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Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Weekly Update “Skaneateles Skinny”
Week of Feb 7th 2011

Prepared by Candace Searing for Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce
THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

Tuesday, February 8 WOMEN EVENT: Women TIES Mohawk Valley Luncheon: “Becoming a
More Productive Leader and Growing a Business by Utilizing A Virtual Assistant” sponsored by
the Women’s Business Center of New York State. For more information visit
www.womenties.com

Wednesday, February 9 KID’S TRIVIA starts at 5:30 PM and Adult Trivia starts at 7:00 PM.
Creekside Coffeehouse. 35 Fennell St., Admission of $1 per person (315) 685-0379
www.creeksidebooks.com

Thursday, February 10 MUSIC: Open Mic Night. 6:30 – 8:00 PM. Creekside Coffeehouse. 35
Fennell St., Free (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.com

Thursday, February 10 CHAMBER EVENT: Are you a new member to the Skaneateles
Chamber of Commerce? The Chamber membership committee invites you to a New Member
Orientation immediately preceeding the Feb chamber monthly meeting. Orientation starts at
10:45 AM, Monthly Meeting at Noon. Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. RSVP by Monday, Feb 7
(315) 685-0552.

Thursday, February 10 CHAMBER EVENT: CANDIDATES FOR VILLAGE ELECTION TO SPEAK at
Chamber Meeting at the Sherwood Inn. Lunch will be served at noon and costs $15.00 per
person inclusive of tax & Gratuity. Reservations are required by calling the Chamber office at
685-0552 by February 8th. Following lunch we will hear a brief statement from the candidates
running for Skaneateles Village Trustee and Village Mayor.The public is also invited to attend this
luncheon, so feel free to make reservations for non-members as well as members.

Friday, February 11 WINE DINNER: “All In Good Taste” at The Lodge at Welch Allyn. A
sampling of premium wines chosen specifically to accentuate the night’s cuisine. Distinctive Hor
d’ Oeuvres, Gourmet dinner stations, Enticing desserts, Jazz Entertainment. $65.00 inclusive per
person, Reserve by 2/4/2011 by calling (315) 291-3721. Limited seating and full bar available.

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To promote parent/child fitness and bonding, The Center (1 Hoffman St, Auburn) is offering Zumbatomic for kids with teacher Amy Mahunik at the same time an adult Zumba class with Christine Bartolotta is being offered. These classes will be held on Thursdays, Feb 24 – March 31, 6:15 – 7:15. Zumbatomic fuses Zumba moves with high energy workouts to let kids get healthy exercise while having a blast! Cost: $30 for six Zumbatomic sessions, or $7.00 to drop-in; $48 for six adult Zumba classes, or $10 to drop-in. Pre-registration is required. Register by calling (315) 704-0319 or online at www.thecenter4wellness.com.

THE CENTER
1 Hoffman St.
Auburn, NY 13021
P: 315.704.0319
F: 315.704.0160
www.TheCenter4Wellness.com

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Continuing Thru 2/19/2011
Event: Exhibit: All Power to the People – Graphics of the Black Panther Party USA
Location: ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue, Syracuse
For More Info: 315-218-5711

Continuing Thru 2/13/2011
Event: Syracuse Stage, in conjunction with Syracuse University presents: Rent
Location: Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse
For More Info: 315-443-3275

Continuing Thru 3/20/2011
Event: Exhibits: The Infinite Mirror-Images of American Identity & The Prints of Seong Moy
Location: Syracuse University, 215 University pl, Syracuse
For More Info: 315-443-4097 (more…)

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Fun Fact about the Syracuse area …. did you know …..

…. …. that Ernie Davis, halfback for Syracuse University, was the first African-American to be awarded the coveted Heisman Memorial Trophy in 1961. Davis, who wore the legendary #44 for Syracuse University, was born near Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Elmira, NY. Nicknamed the “Elmira Express”, Davis also was the first African-American member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, a nationally recognized Jewish fraternity. In 1962, he was the #1 NFL draft choice, picked up by the Washington Redskins and traded to the Cleveland Browns. Never having the opportunity to play professionally, Davis was diagnosed with leukemia in 1962 and passed away at age 23 in 1963. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, the same cemetery that Mark Twain is buried.

Attached, please find this week’s edition of the Friday Facts. For details on any of these events or others down the road, take a gander at our website at www.VisitSyracuse.org.

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Look-it … it’s right here at www.VisitSyracuse.org!

Linda Woodrow
Executive Assistant & Marketing Coordinator
Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau
CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity
572 South Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-470-1913 | Fax: 315-471-8545
LWoodrow@VisitSyracuse.org
www.VisitSyracuse.org

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/SyracuseNY
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/SyracuseNY

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On-going Onondaga County Events!

• Syracuse Symphony Orchestra performs at the Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter several times per month. For specifics, call 424-8200 or go to www.SyracuseSymphony.org.

• The Warehouse Art Gallery is currently featuring the exhibit Rigo 23: The Tate Wikikuwa Museum: North America 2024 thru 2/6/2011. For details call 443-6450.

• So much to do at Beaver Lake Nature Center! Enjoy many fantastic seasonal programs – call 638-2519 or visit www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

• Every season is a great time of year to visit the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. Participate in the Winter at the Zoo photo contest continuing thru January 31, 2011; for details, go to website (www.RosamondGiffordZoo.org) or call them at 435-8511.

• Highland Forest County Park is a great place to snowshoe, cross country ski or toboggan. Call 683-5550 or www.OnondagaCountyParks.com.

• The Everson Museum of Art is featuring the exhibit – Haudenosaunee Elements. Call 474-6064 or www.Everson.org for details.

• Onondaga Historical Museum is featuring the exhibit Toys from the 1970′s. For specifics, call 428-1864 or go to www.CNYHistory.org.

• Syracuse Crunch Hockey is back with great slammin’ action at the War Memorial at Oncenter! For specific times & dates, call 435-2121 or on their website at www.SyracuseCrunch.com.

• IMAX Movies: Amazon, Aliens of the Deep, & Toy Story 3 are currently showing at the Museum of Science & Technology (MOST). Call 425-9068 or www.most.org for specific times and dates. Visit their new exhibit Spectacular Saturn.

• CNY Regional Farmers Market is open from 7am to 2pm each Saturday & Sunday (flea market); Market Common shops open daily. Call 422-8647 for information. Enjoy this unique shopping experience!

• Spaghetti Warehouse features Acme Mystery Dinner Theater and Magic Circle Children’s Theater on Saturdays about noon. Call 475-1807 for details.

• Onondaga Lake Park – Central New York’s premier park conveniently located on Rt. 370 in Liverpool. Call 453-6712 or go to www.OnondagaCountyParks.com for details.

Skaneateles Suites is your choice for hotel room lodging in
Central New York.

Posted: Friday, February 4th, 2011 @ 10:31 am by Curt
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