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This weekend Skaneateles will host the NYS Girls Varsity Hockey State Championships at the Skaneateles Community Center. The Skaneateles Girls Varsity team beat Potsdam (last year’s state chaps) in order to make it into this Final Four Championship.

Skaneateles Central will play Oswego Central at 5 pm at the Community Center in the first semi-final.
Then Chazy will play Alexandria Bay Central at 7 pm. The consolation game and championship game will be played on Sat, Feb 13th starting at noon.

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 @ 11:53 am by Curt
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Togethering, Girl’s Night Out, whatever you call it, think of Vitamins for the Soul.

We see a lot of this at Skaneateles Suites. Likely it’s because the The Bungalows are so well suited for ‘gathering’ as well as sleeping. No doubt the Main House is a favorite for groups up to eight.

Some recent examples:

Two College roomates ‘meet in the middle’ every year to fondly remember all that was all those years ago. Mary is from Ottowa, Sheila from Ohio. Both at the Suites, We sent them to the Charlie Major Nature Trail. Both left with a smile.

Three wives and moms from Rochester, all had babies on the same day in the same hospital 15 years ago. They took one 2-bed BUngalow, but one slept in the tub because the other two snore. We sent them to dinner at Joe’s Pasta Garage with a ‘note’ from the Suites, Joe bought them dessert. I recommended they turn their cell phone <off>, that the kid’s call could wait. They agreed and did.

Here is a good one; three fathers brought their 5 college-age daughters for a weekend of Togethering. (Each daughter more drop dead gorgeous than the other, I might add.) We got them invited to the 40th Aniversary Celebration of a local Boat Line Comapny. They didn’t know a soul, or even what the celebration was about. Nor did they care. They ate and drank and mingled and had a ball.

A husband and wife stay with us in a Jacuzzi Suite fairly often. They order take-out and eat  right in the room. We give them early arrival, they always are late checking out. I guess it takes them a long time to eat. But here is the rub; their home is 1/2 mile away.

The list goes on, but the storyline is all the same.

Togethering, like Vitamins for the Soul.

Posted: Saturday, December 6th, 2008 @ 4:11 pm by Curt
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Girl\'s Night Out at Mirbeau Inn and Spa

Creekside Books & Coffee Co-Hosts:
Girl’s Night Out at Mirbeau Inn and Spa!
Keynote Speaker: author Jeannie Ralston
Special Appearances: from the Carol M. Baldwin Family
Yvonne Conte, author of The Positive Power of Humor
Saturday October 23, 2008 from 5 – 11 PM

[Skaneateles, NY]  Creekside Books & Coffee, an independent bookstore and coffeehouse in Skaneateles, will be co-hosting a Girl’s Night Out at Mirbeau Inn and Spa cultivating hope and celebrating National Breast Cancer Awareness Month:  A portion of the night’s proceeds will support the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund.

Treat yourself to a Girl’s Night Out at Mirbeau Inn and Spa!
Thursday October 23, 2008
5:00 pm            Welcome Reception
6:00-11:00pm    Programs and Dinner

This Memorable Evening Includes:

*Special Guest Appearance by a member of the Carol M. Baldwin Family.
*Cocktail Party with wine provided by Skaneateles’ Own Award Winning Anyela’s Vineyard.
*Buffet Dinner provided by Mirbeau’s World Class Restaurant Giverny.
*Espresso Bar courtesy of Creekside Books and Coffee.
*Signature Pink Ribbon Dessert donated by Patisserie Artisan Breads and Fine Pastries.
*Mind-body wellness experts from Mirbeau Inn and Spa who will lead transforming exercises for women.
*Vendors with products targeted to women’s health and wellness, such as lavender oils, soaps and other fun products.
*Complimentary Spa Tote stuffed with a copy of The Unlikely Lavender Queen and other goodies sponsored by CNY Healing Arts.
*Spa pajama party with the opportunity to share inspirational stories.
*Jennifer Tom, founder of Positively Pink Packages and herself a breast cancer survivor, will help Laura lead “The Survivor’s Circle”.

Keynote Speaker Jeannie Ralston, author of The Unlikely Lavender Queen A Memoir of Unexpected Blossoming  From the cover:”Sometimes you don’t get everything you want out of life.  Sometimes you get lavender.”

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jeannie Ralston has been featured on Good Morning America, in Southern Living, Ladies Home Journal and Small Business Magazine; Ralston has been writing for 23 years.  She has also, somewhat reluctantly, become an agricultural entrepreneur.
For more information visit Jeanne’s website:  www.jeannieralston.com

ALSO FEATURING: Yvonne Conte, author of The Positive Power of Humor
With Yvonne Conte, national speaker, motivational humorist, and best selling author of Serious Laughter and Bits of Joy who believes a good sense of humor is essential in living a healthy, well-balanced life.  Her presentations are very, very funny; however, above and beyond all the laughter, participants will hear a motivating, inspiring message.  You will laugh yourself silly while learning to look at life from a new perspective! www.yvonneconte.com

Don’t miss this fun-filled evening!  Support breast cancer research while recharging your spirit.

Event Ticket $75 for the evening.

Limited number of advance sale tickets available now at Creekside Books and Coffee, 35 Fennel Street, Skaneateles, NY  (315) 685-0379
Creekside Books & Coffee is located at 35 Fennell Street in Skaneateles.  The bookstore is the only retail store in the village selling new hardcover and paperback books as well as toys, gifts, greeting cards and other merchandise. The coffeehouse features the freshest roasted coffee in town, a light fare menu and a pleasant atmosphere to relax and enjoy.

Posted: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 @ 1:25 pm by Curt
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