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Spotlight on Business: March 19, 2017

March 19,2017 10:27

PLATTSBURGH — High Peaks Dental will host the North Country Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours mixer this month. Area business people are invited to the event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at High Peaks Dental, 675 State Route 3, ...



Business mixerPLATTSBURGH — High Peaks Dental will host the North Country Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours mixer this month.Area business people are invited to the event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at High Peaks Dental, 675 State Route 3, Plattsburgh.
The mixer will feature complimentary hors d’oeuvres catered by Anthony’s, a cash bar, networking and more. Attendees are encouraged to bring their business cards to enter to win an Apple watch and other sponsored prizes.Business After Hours is an opportunity to expand business networks and is open to all chamber members and their employees. Nonmembers are encouraged to contact the chamber for a special-guest pass. For more information or reservations, call the chamber at 563-1000. Award receivedLAKE PLACID — Placid Planner Weddings & Events has been selected as a 2017 winner of The Knot Best of Weddings award, according to business owner Elexis Gaines.This award represents the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on www.theknot.com. 
In 2017, only 2 percent of the 300,000 local wedding professionals listed on TheKnot.com have received this distinguished accolade. In its 11th year, The Knot continues its longstanding tradition of supporting local wedding vendors with The Knot Best of Weddings 2017, an annual by-couples, for-couples guide to the top wedding professionals across the country.“Lake Placid truly is the destination wedding capital of the Adirondacks, and I am beyond elated to call this magnificent Olympic village home base for my ever-growing firm,” Gaines said. For a complete list of wedding-planning services and available dates, email info@placidplanner.com or visit www.placidplanner.com. 
Donation bestowedPLATTSBURGH — Stewart's Shops recently presented a check for $1,250 to the Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum as part of Stewart's Holiday Match program.The funds are to be used for children 18 years and younger in the geographic area where shops are located and where money was raised. The museum is in the process of building a family/handicapped bathroom with a changing station, safety bars and plenty of space for a wheelchair or parents with toddlers. Partial funding was received through an earlier grant from the Charles R. Wood Foundation, which allowed them to install the septic system. The funding from the grant will be used to purchase bathroom fixtures. The plan is to have the facility operating sometime during the 2017 season. The museum will open starting May 13.For more information about the Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum, visit www.babbiemuseum.org.

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