Company Briefs: Nov. 16, 2014

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Duffy is accountable for establishing new and maintenance existing agricultural financing relationships, servicing agricultural loans to meet the needs of company clients and accomplishing customer-service objectives set by the Lending Department.

Duffy has 18 years’ experience in the agricultural financing field and alsoas well as taught agricultural finance for eight years at the Vermont Technical College. She is likewise a licensed veterinary specialist with 25 years’ experience and is the owner/operator of a timberland in Bethel, Vt. She is also a skilled ox teamster and has actually trained and dealt with 3 teams of oxen.

Duffy is an advisory board member for The Carrot Project, a multi-state micro-loan program, and formerly served as vice president for Spay-ED and VT CAN, low-cost spay/neuter programs and center. She holds a Bachelor’s degree Degree in Animal Science from the University of Connecticut.

Neighborhood Bank System Inc. is a signed up bank holding company based in Dewitt, NY, with $7.4 billion in possessions and roughly 190 retail office centers. Its completely owned banking subsidiary operates as Community Bank NA across Upstate and Central New York.

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Vacation ornament

PLATTSBURGH– The Rotary Club of Plattsburgh has actually produced a limited-edition unique accessory including a picturean image of a regional landmark and is selling them for $20 each. The three-inch scalloped-edge ornament includes an imagea photo of Valcour Lighthouse.

Rotarian Peter Ensel stated this is the very first in a series of celebratory accessories featuring historic landmarks in the area.

The local Rotary Club plans to produce and sell the ornament as a fundraising event. And, featuring Valcour Lighthouse on the first ornament in this series was essentialwas necessary to us since this landmark, which was developed in 1874, has substantial history for the area.

The lighthouse on the front of the ornament is a rendering of a photograph taken by North Country resident Jonathan Chew. The description on the reverse reads, Valcour Lighthouse. Located on the western coast of historical Valcour Island, the Bluff Point Lighthouse is a North Nation landmark. DevelopedIntegrateded 1874, the lighthouse was used to help ships browse Lake Champlain in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

The porcelain accessory is cut in 22-karat gold and fired at 1,400 degree for sturdiness.

The ornament is the perfect gift to advise family and good friends no longer residing in the location of the history and beauty of the region, Ensel said.

Only 400 of the limited-edition ornaments were produced, and just over 100 of them have actually already been sold. To acquire your very own ornament for $20 while materials last, contact Ensel at� They are also on sale at NBT Bank

, Route 3 in Plattsburgh. The Rotary club will certainly sell any remaining accessories at Champlain Centre Shopping center on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 10 am to 4 pm Money raised PLATTSBURGH– Ambit Energy consultants from

throughout the North

Nation region have come together with household and palsfriends and family for the fifth consecutive year to achieve the leading area on the contribution list for the 2014 Unique Olympics Polar Plunge. In 2010, the New york city Chapter of the Unique Olympics presented the

first Polar Plunge fundraising drive in the Plattsburgh location. In that year, a variety of groups committed to the plunge and began exactly what has ended up being an annual event on behalf of youngsters with unique requirements. Influenced by the management of Senior Consultant Pam Ryan, the Ambit team has been the top

Polar Plunge fundraising company since the start. In collaboration with consultants from throughout the nation, it has raised well over$50,000 for the Unique Olympics in the previous five years. During this time, the New York Chapter of the Unique Olympics raised over $200,000 towards devices and fitness center time needed by Special Olympians. Making use of a range of fundraising techniques, including online and in-person donation solicitations, raffles, bakes

sales and Polar Plunge sponsorships, Ambit Energy Polar Plunge team members have actually had the ability to surpass their fundraising goals each year, resulting in the following annual contributions: 2010,$2,500; 2011,$9,710; 2012,$ 9,211; 2013,$12,742; and 2014, $17,500. According to Ryan,” Ambit Energy has attained various turning points including becoming the largest energy-related advertising company worldwide, winning the

New York State JD Power Award for consumerclient service, and being named the fastest-growing privately held company in America by INC 500 magazine.”Ambit Energy supplies electrical energy and natural-gas services in deregulated markets across the United States, primarily marketed through a direct-sales channel of more than 250,000 independent experts

. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company is focused on being the finest and most-respected retail energy carrier in America offering affordable selections for today’s energy customer. Team members called LAKE PLACID– Adworkshop has actually included 2 brand-new faces to its digital-marketing group, Leigh Campbell and Aaron Keet. Campbell, Adworkshop’s new mid-level designer, relocated to the Adirondacks from New york city City.

As a former public affairs

expert with the United States Military, Campbell has actually served in Iraq, where he managed media inquiries, performed United States Army public affairs

objectives and created annual development reports for the city of Mosul. He concerns Adworkshop from Havas Worldwide, where he worked as a designer and agency professional photographer for customers consisting of Charles Schwab and OppenheimerFunds. As a mid-level designer, Campbell will perform initial and convincing creative concepts for both print and web projects

to enhance the user experience on content-rich websites. He holds a Public Relations and Print Journalism Certification from the United States Defense Info School in Fort Meade, Md. Keet, who is Adworkshop’s most recent digital advertising professional, has actually worked as a designer and item photographer for Rysen Media in Hauppauge, NY, in addition to a graphic artist for Hay Cent Garments, a clothing-design company he co-founded. A graduate of Briarcliffe College, Keet has

studied at Penn State University as well as the American Motorbike Institute. Keet holds a crucial study and approach function, handling and executing paid search campaigns. Keet is an avid artist and has actually investedhung around painting and illustration in Italy and continues to construct high-end gaming PCs in his extraextra time.”Adworkshop remains to expand into new markets with the opening of our new Albany Workplace,”said Wendy

Knight, Adworkshop’s handling director.”Our most recent group members are poised to hit the ground running, and we couldn’t be more fired up to welcome Aaron and Leigh to our group. “Donation bestowed TICONDEROGA– As part of International Cooperative credit union Week

(Oct. 12 to 18), Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union hosted 3 Shred Fests, 3 Member-Appreciation Bar-B-Ques and a complimentary Fraud Awareness and Prevention Seminar. Shred Fests provide a mobile paper-shredding truck at each of the Cooperative credit union’s branches in Elizabethtown, Port Henry and Ticonderoga

. The general public was welcomed to

donate non-perishable food items in exchange for free paper shredding. In total, 10,000 lbs. of paper was shredded at the events producing a $300 donation from the recycling of the shredded paper. The Cooperative credit union included$ 600 to that amount leading to

a complete donation of$900, together with lots of bags of food products to be divided among three area food pantries. Over a dozen people went to the Scams Awareness and Prevention Workshop where they received information on finest practices for credit-card holders and found out ways to determine different forms of scams consisting of identity theft. The complimentary seminar was presented by Diane Vetrone, fraud expert with the Cooperative credit union’s credit-card partner, Covera. In addition, hundreds of free lunches were served throughout the week by Cooperative credit union personnel at Member Recognition Bar-B-Ques held Oct.

15 to 17. International Cooperative credit union Week honors the essential role that cooperative credit union play in their neighborhoods. As a financial cooperative, credit unions do not pay dividends to outdoors shareholders. Rather, earnings are gone back to their members in the type of lower loan rates, higher interest rates on deposits and lower or no deal

charges. For more informationTo learn more, visit or call 585-6725.


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