AdkAction’s Compost for Good Project is hosting a series of Compost Café chats this winter. Join John Culpepper and Katie Culpepper, co-founders of Compost for Good, to discuss any questions or ideas that you have about composting. We’ll be focusing on different topics each session, but all composting questions are welcome and anyone can attend.
Posts Tagged ‘Community’
What ‘Being in Community’ Means to Adirondack Foundation
As Adirondack Foundation and our partners continue to respond to the impacts of the pandemic, our work is guided by meaningful participation from business, faith, nonprofit, education, and civic leaders who understand that we all must join together to build a better tomorrow.
Since March, we have awarded $1.1 million through 175 grants specifically supporting COVID-19 response and relief efforts. This portion of our overall grantmaking is thanks to more than 500 donations from people deeply concerned about the social, emotional, health, and economic toll this pandemic is taking on our region.
SUNY Canton SBDC launches shop local campaign
A new campaign called Buy Local or Bye-Bye Local seeks to help North Country businesses.
The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and regional partners are reminding community members to shop at local, independent businesses this holiday season to
help them survive as they operate under continuing COVID restrictions.
The SBDC is partnering with business organizations across seven Counties – including Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, Franklin County IDA/LDC, Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, The Saint Lawrence County Chamber, and the Essex County IDA in a united effort to keep small businesses afloat.
Long Lake participates in the #518rainbowhunt
The community of Long Lake recently participated in an effort to spread joy during the New York Stay At Home Orders during the coronavirus mandatory lock-down. Resident and volunteer parents worked with area businesses, Long Lake Central School, and community partners to spearhead the effort to decorate the community with rainbows starting in March
The Facebook group “The 518 Rainbow Hunt” has over 115,000 members throughout the Capital District and beyond reaching into the North Country. The group was founded in March 2020 shortly after the NYS Pause orders took effect. As children had to hunker down at home and start the new and unfamiliar process of homeschooling, parents were seeking a way to find activities to keep their kids busy with something fun and hopeful.
Upcoming webinars for small businesses, other COVID-related topics
The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) has collected the following webinars geared toward COVID-related issues small businesses, nonprofits and other organizations are facing:
Wednesday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m.: Issues & Opportunities in the Food Industry, Reboot Lewis County webinar series, hosted by Lewis County Chamber and Lewis County Economic Development/ Naturally Lewis
Wednesday, April 29, 11:15 a.m.: Nonprofit Town Hall with U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Senator and Minority Leader Charles Schumer, hosted by Nonprofit New York, the New York Council of Nonprofits, and the National Council of Nonprofits
Wednesday, April 29, 12:00 p.m.: Creating a Strategic Plan for After COVID-19, Better Business Bureau Webinar Series
Wednesday, April 29, 1:00 p.m.: SBA Question & Answer Webinar, Saranac Lake Area and Ticonderoga Areas Chamber of Commerce. Submit questions ahead.
Wednesday, April 29, 4:30 p.m.: Marketing for Small Business, hosted by Adirondack Economic Development Corporation in partnership with U-First Federal Credit Union and Boire Benner Group. Email email@example.com to register.
Wednesday, April 29, 8:00 p.m.: Conversations on Your Couch: Community and Pandemic, Humanities of New York
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