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NBC's TODAY Show to Feature Lake George Region

Posted: 2/16/2023

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LAKE GEORGE, NY — The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB is thrilled to announce NBC’s TODAY show will feature the Lake George region on Monday, February 20, 2023, as part of a new series called “TODAY’s Winter Escape!”

The series highlights different destinations across the country. It is primarily focused on warm weather destinations but will feature Lake George as the solo wintery getaway.

The segment will be filmed live from the veranda at the Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center with beautiful Lake George in the background. Lake George Winter Carnival will set up their hot chocolate bar.

The TODAY Show would like to have a crowd in the background of the live spot. The public is invited to attend and must be present no later than 7:30 be part of the fun. We can’t guarantee where you’ll be in the crowd or if you’ll be on camera. Please be aware that you may have to stand outside in the cold for an hour since the live spot doesn't air until 8:30 a.m. The Fort is sold out that night so parking is very limited.

TODAY is sending a camera crew and producer while local affiliate, WNYT NewsChannel 13, will broadcast its morning show, Today, from Lake George with co-anchor Chris Onorato.

At 8:30 a.m. TODAY anchors will introduce the segment and toss to Onorato to interview Mayor Robert Blais, the nation’s longest serving mayor with 52 years in office.

WHAT: TODAY Show will feature the Lake George region as part of its series, “TODAY’s Winter Escape!”

WHEN: Monday, February 20, 2023. Public needs to arrive no later than 7:30 a.m. Spot airs at 8:30 a.m. on NBC.

WHERE: Fort William Henry, 48 Canada St. Lake George, NY 12845. The segment will be filmed in the veranda overlooking the lake. Limited parking is available by the Conference Center. There is also public parking nearby on Betty Little BLVD (formerly West Brook Road) and on Beach Road.

WHO: WNYT Co-anchor Chris Onorato will interview Mayor Robert Blais. The public is invited to be present in the background.

About the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB:

The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB, Inc. strives to drive tourism to the Lake George region year-round while fostering a vibrant business community. The Chamber seeks to promote growth and development of its member businesses by offering networking events, educational programs, ribbon cuttings

and other opportunities. Founded in 1952, the Chamber is a member-driven, not-for-profit 501 C (6) corporation. The Chamber, with a regional mindset, comprises more than 430 members in various sectors of the business community. The Chamber staffs the Visitor Center on the corner of Beach Road and Canada

Street in the village of Lake George and the Adirondacks Welcome Center on the Northway between Exits 17 and 18 and typically serves more than 100,000 visitors annually. The Chamber also publishes an annual Travel Guide with a 75,000 circulation and Community & Business Directory geared toward people and businesses looking to move to the area. The Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau (LGRCVB) is a division of the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB and works as an extension of the Warren County Tourism Department. While the Tourism Department markets Warren County to the leisure consumer tourism market, the mission of the LGRCVB is to bring year-round, weather-proof group business to Warren County in the form of meetings, conventions, reunions, sports events, weddings, and more. Learn more at Connect with the Chamber on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.


Media Contact:

Amanda Metzger
Marketing Director
Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB

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