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Hiking During a Pandemic: Risks, Precautions, and Takeaways

Hiking During a Pandemic: Risks, Precautions, and Takeaways

Posted: 4/22/2020

The following is a guest blog by our Chamber member Jackson Donnelly. Through his business "Hike with Jackson," Donnelly offers guided hikes in and around the Adirondack Park. He offers a variety of experiences for different skill levels. You can opt for a  1-to-1.5-hour hike, half-day hike or full-day hike. Customize your...

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Americade sets new dates; Pays tribute to First Responders

Americade sets new dates; Pays tribute to First Responders

Posted: 4/22/2020

Americade will ride into Lake George this year, but with different dates and a few changes to ensure it’s a safe event for all. This year’s new dates are July 21- 25, 2020. Traditionally held the first full week of June, the Americade Motorcycle Rally has been a cornerstone of the Lake...

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Tips For Wedding Planners During COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips For Wedding Planners During COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted: 4/21/2020

So the world screeched to a halt and you have been in self quarantine for over four weeks. Wedding planning still continues for many who have had to postpone or cancel their weddings around the March to May timeline. If you are a wedding planner and looking on what to...

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CVB April Virtual Meeting

CVB April Virtual Meeting

Posted: 4/16/2020

On Thursday, April 16th, The Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau hosted their second monthly CVB meeting via Zoom conference call. There were 31 in attendance from across the region from various properties, sporting venues and we were grateful that Supervisors Legett, Bramer, Hogan, and Strough were able to...

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Global Meetings Industry Day Goes Virtual

Global Meetings Industry Day Goes Virtual

Posted: 4/13/2020

Lake George NY - Industry advocates across the tourism and meetings industries from around the world, were set to once again celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day on April 14th, 2020. A time to recognize the importance of the meetings industry as a whole, the economic impact it has to communities...

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Has Your Wedding Been Affected By COVID-19?

Has Your Wedding Been Affected By COVID-19?

Posted: 4/13/2020

To address the elephant in the room, the entire wedding and special events market has been interrupted due to the current environment of the novel COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. Social distancing guidelines have been extended to the end of April across the country and the entire state of New York has...

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Support tipped workers with new Brewnited beer!

Support tipped workers with new Brewnited beer!

Posted: 4/10/2020

You can help support tipped employees who are out of work simply by purchasing a beer!  A coalition of six local brewers known as Brewnited have created a beer called “Negative Input” that you can purchase at various locations in the area.  Their goal is “to take the negative input that we...

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Abide by the #ParksPledge to keep our trails open

Abide by the #ParksPledge to keep our trails open

Posted: 4/8/2020

Unfortunately two trails were closed this week due to overcrowding. An influx of people last weekend at one of the area’s most popular trails — The Pinnacle —  led to its temporary closure first. Later in the week the Lake George Land Conservancy closed the Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob as of April...

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Support local businesses with Gift Card purchases

Support local businesses with Gift Card purchases

Posted: 4/8/2020

Unfortunately right now we can't head to the spa or take the kids to local attractions. But as we all work together to practice social distanceing and stop the spread of COVID-19, we can support local businesses by stocking up on gift cards to use after this is all over. Just imagine...

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Non-Profits are here to help (and need your help!)

Non-Profits are here to help (and need your help!)

Posted: 4/7/2020

It's even clearer now how truly essential our community non-profits are while New York is on pause as we work to stop the spread of COVID-19.  Local non-profits are working tirelessly to help the community — whether it's working to get food on the tables for families or a new Community...

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