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Ed Bartholomew, President  |  Arleen Girard, Chair

NOVEMBER 4, 2016
EDC Holiday Mixer

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

9th Floor Monument Square
333 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY
Please join us as we celebrate the holidays overlooking the Adirondacks, Green Mountains, Glens Falls and surrounding communities. Light refreshments will be served.
Your Donations Are Appreciated
Unwrapped Gift for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks 
(10-12 age group most needed)

Thank you to our sponsors.

333 Glen Street LLC

Interested in sponsoring this event?  Sponsorship Opportunities are available with benefits being offered for a co-sponsor fee of $550:
  • 5 event tickets
  • Premium logo placement in promotion & event materials
  • Podium acknowledgement
  • Mention in pre-event website and e-newsletters
(Please note EDC is a 501C3 organization and co-sponsor fee is tax deductible.)

To become a sponsor, contact: Elaine Behlmer at or call 518-761-6007 x203.

To register RSVP by 12/5/16 to Elaine Behlmer.  Cost is $10 per person to attend. Please make check payable to EDC and mail to 333 Glen Street, Suite 101, Glens Falls, NY  12801.

Hurry!  This event fills quickly.

EDC President Ed Bartholomew participated in this week's Capital District Regional Economic Development Council's presentation to the  Strategic Implementation Assessment Team (SIAT ) for request for funding in round 6 of the NYS Consolidated Funding Process.
Bartholomew provided an update and an outline of activities regarding the Glens Falls $10M Downtown Revitalization Initiative Award.  He also had an opportunity to highlight the arrival of Just Water to the region when asked about the project by Secretary of State Rossana Rosado.  Capital Region was among the 10 regional councils who presented their plan over the two day event.
Following projects were designated priority projects in Warren County by the Capital Region's Council including Finch Paper, Park Street Theater, Hudson Headwaters Health Network project at 90 South Street and Adirondack Brewery Lake George. Funding decision for all CFA project submittals will be in late November and early December. 

21st Congressional Forum sponsored by:
EDC Warren County
Adirondack Chamber of Commerce
Moderator Ed Bartholomew
President & CEO 
EDC Warren County
Elise Stefanik:  Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform Party
Mike Derrick:  Democratic, Working Families Party
Matthew Funiciello: Green Party

Don't Miss Out!  Glens Falls DRI Survey

Help prioritize projects for funding by the Downtown Revitalization Initiative by taking this survey for downtown Glens Falls.

This survey is intended to gather input from a diverse range of residents, business owners, property owners, workers, and visitors to Glens Falls' downtown. Input from this survey will be used to help prioritize projects for funding by the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. All individual responses are confidential and will be tabulated and shared in summary form only. The survey will be open until November 23, 2016.

Get your hockey tickets now:

Upcoming Home games at the Glens Falls Civic Center at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016:  Adirondack Thunder vs. Florida Everblades

Saturday, November 26, 2016:  Adirondack Thunder vs. Florida Everblades

Tuesday, November 29, 2016:  Adirondack Thunder vs. Manchester Monarchs

Click here to website for ticket information.
Click here for schedule.

Good Luck to the Glens Falls Football Team

Friday night, Hudson (9-0) and Glens Falls (9-0) meet to determine who will represent Section II in the Class B state playoffs.
"Flannels & Handles Hoedown" event on November 12th!

Swing your partner round and round at West Mountain School's First Annual "Flannels & Handles Hoedown" on Saturday, November 12th from 7 pm - 11 pm! The event benefits the West Mountain School, West Mountain's non-profit organization, which supports education through ski racing for children. Matching Flannels are highly encouraged and Handles (Mustaches) on a stick will be provided at the event. You will not want to miss this community event! We will have live music from Stones Mountain Band, line dancing demonstrations, silent auction items and more!

Price: $100 per Couple/$60 per Individual (must be over 21 to attend). Price includes a buffet dinner and two drink tickets per person of a house wine or Harpoon's "Flannels Friday" Ale. Live music by Stones Mountain Band.

Please call Sara Montgomery at 518-300-0987 for tickets or stop by the front desk Monday-Friday between 9 am-4 pm.
WMS Board of Directors: Sara Montgomery, Patrick Cunningham and Paula Slayton.

See y'all on November 12th!

These 5 Companies Are Working Towards Changing The World

More PR for JUST and Glens Falls
Another Film TV Opportunity Occurring for Warren County

Filming will be underway next week for two days in Glens Falls for the shooting of one episode of the Learning Channel's television program "Long Lost Family" on TLC.

Filming locations include the downtown area in Glens Falls. 

Tupper Lake Undergoing New Branding

T he town and village of Tupper Lake have announced the launch of the new Tupper Lake brand, a unique image and message that is designed to increase awareness of the community for both tourism and economic development.

The Tupper Lake brand message and logotype treatment is the culmination of a year-long process, including a series of public meetings, surveys of residents and visitors, and a focus group of local stakeholders.

1936 -2016 Celebrating the 80th Anniversary Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Exhibition

The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY October 29 - December 31, 2016

The 2016 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition will be held October 29 through December 31, 2016 at The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York. The Hyde will celebrate the 80th anniversary of this regional, one of the longest-running regionals in the country, with a museum-wide exhibition. The exhibition is collaboratively sponsored by The Hyde Collection, the Albany Institute of History & Art, and the University Art Museum, University at Albany, and rotates between the three organizations.

Economic Development Corporation/EDC Warren County
has successfully moved to our new location at:

333 Glen Street, Suite 101
Glens Falls, NY  12801

Our telephone number remains the same:
(518) 761-6007.

Please change your records to reflect our new contact information and direct all future correspondence to our new address above.  We appreciate your cooperation in helping to make this a successful move.

Survey of Adirondack Lodging Operators Underway

The Adirondack Community-based Trails and Lodging System (ACTLS) is asking the public to fill out a survey to help inform them of the merits and design of a future lodging affiliate system.

Latest Report Capturing NYS Manufacturing Data and Trends

Empire State Manufacturing Snapshot 2016

Manufacturing employs about 460,000 people in New York State, spread across over 17,000 establishments. From bakeries in Manhattan, to paper mills in Potsdam, to machine shops in Buffalo, to the shop floors of semiconductor, adhesive, and medical device producers, the Empire State's manufacturers are dispersed across the state's diverse economic landscape.

Each of the state's ten economic development regions has a unique configuration of manufacturing establishments, varying greatly in the number of establishments, average establishment size and representation of different industry segments.

Click here. 

America's Biggest Banks Are Closing Hundreds of Branches

America's biggest banks are closing hundreds of branches.  Bank of America, Citigroup and JP Morgan shut 389 branches since the third quarter of last year.
Springsteen's Drummer Buys Lake Placid Lot

Adirondacks continue to attract high profile buyers of prime lakeside property. Former E Street band member and now late night show band leader Max Weinberg sets record high sale for vacant land on Lake Placid.




The Charles R. Wood Theater, Glens Falls, NY


Tuesday/6-8 p.m.

Sat, Nov 5, 2016 until Sun, Nov 6, 2016 
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome), 326 Sherman Avenue, Queensbury, NY 12804

Friday, November 11
Veteran's Day Observed

November 15, 2016
8:00 a.m. 
333 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY

Save the Date:  
Tuesday, January 17 - Thursday, January 19
Marriott Hotel, Wolf Road
Albany, NY

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