BROOKE E. ROUSE NEW CHAMBER CHIEF
The Board of Directors of the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce has named Brooke E. Rouse of Canton as its next Executive Director. Brooke will replace retiring Executive Director Pat McKeown starting on June 2. Read the press release.
THE REALLY BIG SHOW = SPRING
Our annual home, garden and business expo -- with some crafts, food and wine, too -- is slated for April 25 and 26 at Clarkson University's Cheel Arena. Here's the list of vendors and entertainment, and more details... See you this weekend!
REGISTER NOW FOR HERITAGE TALKS
Registration is now open for the 6th Annual War of 1812 Heritage Talks, hosted by the Fort La Présentation Association at the Freight House Restaurant, Ogdensburg, April 25 and 26.
The event kicks off Friday evening with a family-friendly concert of period ballads, jigs and reels featuring fiddler Don Woodcock. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. on the 26th for the main Heritage Talks program, including speakers from Maryland, Connecticut, Vermont, Ontario and New York. Click here for admission costs and to register online.
Busy days ahead for the St. Lawrence County Historical Association... On April 26, it's the 24th Annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale at the McKenney Middle School in Canton. On April 27, SLCHA hosts a Civil War Roundtable at 2 p.m., focusing on the Battle of the Wilderness and the Battle at Spotsylvania Court House. More for history buffs in DeKalb Junction on April 28, when John Austin, author of St. Lawrence County in the War of 1812, will speak at Meetinghouse Museum on East DeKalb Road at 7 p.m.
BRING THE DOG
Take the entire family on vacation to St. Lawrence County -- click here to discover our pet-friendly accommodations.
New from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation: the New York Wildlife Viewing Guide, describing more than 100 places to observe wildlife from bald eagles to white-tailed deer. Visit NewYorkWatchableWildlife.org to find out more.
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St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce