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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre PresentsDrive Through Hurleyville to See Santa at HPAC!Santa’s Magic is Alive and Well and coming to Hurleyville! Join us for Socially Distanced Selfies with Santa at The Hurleyville Performing Arts CentreSaturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 13th from 1:00-4:00pmDrive through the circle drive and Come see Santa in the HPAC Lobby. You will be able to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
“It’s A Wonderful Life” 1940’s Virtual Radio Show     The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop presents “It’s a Wonderful Life” 1940’s Virtual Radio Show by Joe Landry, bringing back the sparkle and the magic of the holidays from days gone by…  George Bailey is a small-town man with so many problems that he is contemplating a Yuletide suicide. George's life is played back to us in flashback - his ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, November 20, 2020
Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre And Gallery 222 PresentThe 2020 Holiday Artisan Market   Shop Local this holiday season. Gallery 222 is hosting the Fourth Annual Holiday Pop-up Shop. Get some holiday shopping done early and safely. We have an assortment of jewelry, ceramics, paintings, prints and sculpture; all created by local artists. Open Now through December 20th with work by:Dasha ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Garnet Health to Offer Free Virtual COVID-19 Support Group      Garnet Health’s Community Health Department will offer a free, virtual COVID-19 Support Group from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month, starting December 15, 2020.       The support group, which is aimed at addressing the emotional stress of COVID-19, is for those who are recovering, or who have recovered, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
More Than Meditation: How Mindfulness Improves Your LifeBy Joseph Chavez Carey, MD Primary Care Medical Director, Garnet Health Doctors    When we think of staying healthy, images of working out and eating right come to mind for most people. However, keeping mentally fit is just as important as keeping physically fit – which is where mindful meditation comes in. Although this practice may be ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 16, 2020
Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Ranks Among Fastest Growing in the NationThe nonprofit established in 1999 ranked first in growth among Community Foundations in New York State   MONTGOMERY, NY (November 16, 2020) – The annual Census Report compiled by the Indiana based Community Foundation Research & Training Institute was recently released, highlighting the Community Foundation of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, November 13, 2020
The Forestburgh Playhouse Academy Presents:FB Academy Winter 2020 Education Catalogue:WINTER MASTER CLASS WORKSHOP SERIES  Acting, Choreography, Vocal Technique and more!Ages: 8-18Tuition: $50 Per Class or $250 for full Winter Online Class Pass (All 6 classes included)      The weather is getting colder, but we are just warming up and continuing stellar theatre education at the Forestburgh ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ Grover M. Hermann Hospital is Nationally Recognized with Press Ganey’s Guardian of Excellence Award for Three Years in a Row    Receives National Pinnacle of Excellence Award for the first time  Callicoon, NY – Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills’ (formerly Catskill Regional Medical Center) Grover M. Hermann Hospital has received Press Ganey’s ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 09, 2020
Joseph A. Salvatore Named Superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River    Beach Lake – National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Gay Vietzke has named Joseph A. Salvatore as the new superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. His new role is expected to begin on December 20.      “We are very excited to have Joe Salvatore join us in Interior Region 1,” ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, November 06, 2020
CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS AT THE FORESTBURGH PLAYHOUSE And Supporting The Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless   Join Us On December 12th Rain Date: December 13th At 7PM in the Gardens of the Forestburgh Playhouse or Streamed Online from the comfort of your own home!FREE  Come Celebrate the Holidays together at the Forestburgh Playhouse. As a community, we will trim and light the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, November 06, 2020
Garnet HealthAnnounces Director of Infection Control  Middletown, NY- Garnet Health, formerly the Greater Hudson Valley Health System,is pleased to announce Jacqulynn Carroll, RN, BSN, CIC, as Director of Infection Control (IC).                           Ms. Carroll provides system-wide leadership that includes planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating Garnet Health’s Infection ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Garnet Health Receives National 2020 Press Ganey Success Story Award One of only six healthcare organizations in the United States to be recognized for Innovation and Leadership in Transforming Patient Care Middletown, NY- Garnet Health, formerly the Greater Hudson Valley Health System, is pleased to announce it has been named a national 2020 Success Story Award® winner by Press Ganey.  Press ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Catholic Charities Launches Annual ‘Adopt-a-Family’ Program Seeking Donors to Create Brighter Christmas for Children in Need  Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster – Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster is ready to make Christmas merrier this year for the children and families it serves. The not-for-profit human service agency announced the launch of its annual Christmas Adopt-a-Family ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
THE WOMEN’S BAR ASSOCIATION OF ORANGE AND SULLIVAN COUNTIES2020 RATINGS OF JUDICIAL CANDIDATES      The Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties (“WBAOSC”) is pleased to announce its ratings of judicial candidates after interviews conducted by the WBAOSC Judicial Screening Committee on October 13, 2020 and October 14, 2020.       The WBAOSC Judicial Screening Committee determines ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, October 09, 2020
Western Sullivan Public Library AnnouncesSeed Library Seeking to Expand by Accepting Donations at WSPL! Sullivan County, NY: The Western Sullivan Public Library would like to expand it's Community Seed Library.  As fall is the perfect time to harvest all of those amazing seeds for next year's garden, we're calling on all gardeners - seed donations are needed for our Seed Library!  Please consider ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 09, 2020
SBA and Treasury Announce Simpler PPPForgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or LessWASHINGTON—The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 20, 2020
4 Marketing Tips for Businesses with No Marketing Budget   You likely have heard the phrase, “you need to spend money to make money.” I'm not here to argue that from either side but digital marketing has allowed businesses with very small budgets to make a big impression. While it hasn't exactly leveled the playing field, it certainly has helped businesses gain a larger audience with very little ...read more
Categories: Community, Weekly Business Article, Chamber, Economic
Monday, July 13, 2020
Change These 3 Things in Your Business Now for a Stronger Recovery  With numbers of COVID infections increasing daily in many states, people are wondering when it will end and when we can begin to start feeling confident in an economic recovery.  No one knows for sure when recovery will begin.  In the meantime, there are a few things we know about how business and customers have changed. You ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Weekly Business Article
Monday, July 06, 2020
Addressing the COVID Customer’s Content Needs: yes, they’ve changed and you should too   If ever there was a reason to increase and alter your social media and blog posting, it’s COVID. At first, with so much of the workforce at home, there was a lot of traffic online. You may have been happy with the number of reactions and shares you were getting.   But let's face it, people were bored or ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, June 29, 2020
5 Ways to Communicate Difficult Business Messages    If there's one thing 2020 has shown us, it's how to bolster our communication skills. We've had cause for a lot of really difficult conversations with our customers. Nobody ever wants to give bad news but 2020 seems like the year we have to keep reiterating and sharpening our communication skills with difficult messages.  But if you feel like ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Weekly Business Article
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Childcare for Essential Workers in Sullivan County   Liberty:  By Executive Order, the public school districts of Sullivan County, New York have developed emergency child care plans for essential workers. Essential workers include first responders, healthcare workers, food manufacturers, supermarket workers, food preparation workers, commercial truck drivers, transit workers, carriers of critical ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Chamber, Economic
Monday, March 23, 2020
Access Launches 24/7 Virtual Mental Health & Substance Use Urgent Care In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Access: Supports for Living Inc. has launched a Virtual Mental Health and Substance Use Urgent Care. Adults and children struggling with anxiety, depression, or any other mental health or substance use concern will have access to this new, virtual resource beginning Monday, March 23rd at ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Monday, March 09, 2020
Are You a 2020 Business?   If you are a business owner, you likely have learned quite a bit over the past decade. No matter what your industry, the way we do business has changed drastically. From internet sales to global competition,  social media to chatbots, search engine optimization to word of mouth marketing, the learning curve in business has been steep.   But these tools are not what ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, March 02, 2020
The Sullivan County Chamber is a Good Neighbor in our Communities   Often assumed a business support organization only, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce is a good neighbor in all communities in Sullivan County and the region! The Chamber of Commerce does have one certain common denominator with our fellow Chambers, and that is to encourage and promote local business. While individuals who ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Weekly Business Article
Monday, January 20, 2020
Good BusinessAs the economic outlook in Sullivan County continues to be bright, more and more businesses are popping up in Sullivan County’s villages and towns.  This means existing businesses are working harder than ever to remain competitive.  One such way to remain viable in our county’s new business market is updating retail interiors.  Accessibility renovations have become de rigueur of the ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, January 06, 2020
6 Law Changes That May Affect Your Business in 2020   Ahhh 2020. A year in which the futuristic movies Blade Runner and Back to the Future are both now set in the past. If that doesn't blow your mind, you’re either under 25 or not one for movies. Not impressed? Then how about some of the big changes that are taking effect for small business this year? Many of these were signed into law a ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, December 09, 2019
Johnny the Bagger: a Customer Service StorySeveral years ago,  a motivational speaker at a convention shared the story of “Johnny the Bagger.” The presenter was hired by a large supermarket chain to lead a customer service program, and she shared that experience with us.In her presentation to the employees of this supermarket she said, “Every one of you can make a difference,” and she challenged ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, November 18, 2019
As we are moving into the holiday gift giving season and onto a brand-new yearn have you thought about giving yourself and your business a gift? Most of us will spend a few weeks looking for the perfect gifts for loved ones, employees, clients, pets, teachers, and a host of others. It’s time you shift that generosity to yourself and your business with these gifts you should be giving and ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Help Your Customers Fall in Love Even If Your Brand Isn't George Clooney Customers want to do business with companies they know, like, and trust. You've likely seen extremely dedicated fans of the Fortune 100 brands. They wait in ridiculously long lines for product roll-outs; they refuse to buy from a competitor; and they think every other brand in that category is inferior.  But how can you ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, November 04, 2019
Chamber Membership: Getting Out What You Put InThere’s a saying in chamber circles that a chamber membership is like a gym membership. You get out what you put in. You can’t join a gym, never go, and expect to have abs like Ryan Gosling. But is a chamber membership really like going to the gym? That depends on whether you like going to the gym or not.Getting Out What You Put in to ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 28, 2019
6 Popular Misconceptions About the Chamber That Could Be Limiting Your Business   Chamber membership is good for business because it influences the community's perception of you. However, many business owners don't know exactly what the chamber does and so they don't take advantage of the help and resources it offers. For a minimum investment, the chamber can help your business grow in ways ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 21, 2019
Experience Is the New Marketing Gimmick I've worked with many businesses in creating content for their website. When I do, one of the questions I ask is what makes them different from their competition. Almost always they answer their customer service and their willingness to stand behind their product or service. Perfect. Except…   Every business thinks they have these things. And even if they ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 07, 2019
How to Prepare Your Site for Holiday Traffic If you have a brick-and-mortar location, chances are you're doing some sort of decorating for the holidays. Even if you don't celebrate, it's likely your customers do so in order to spread the holiday cheer you get festive.   The same should be true of your website. While you don't need to decorate per se, you do need to prepare for holiday traffic. ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, September 23, 2019
31+ Social Media Posts to Improve Your Holiday Marketing The fall and early winter are a treasure trove of holidays.  It seems like we go from one to the next. That's why it's incredibly important to make sure you're using these momentous occasions in your marketing.     Have you ever noticed how retail goes straight from one holiday to the next? One of the reasons for that is because holidays ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, September 09, 2019
5 Ways Your Customers Win with You as a Chamber Member A chamber membership is an investment in your business. As an investment, you undoubtedly expect a return. While it’s easy to look at what you paid for membership and how many new customers were sent you way through the chamber and calculate your return that way, there’s more to it than just that. For instance, did you know that your ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
4 Ways a Chamber Membership Can Balance Out Seasonal Business If your business is seasonal, it probably feels a lot like feast or famine. You may love your seasonal crowds but hate the fear you won’t last long enough to see your next one. Seasonal businesses or businesses in towns with a seasonal draw struggle with year-round consistent revenue. While you might not ever achieve revenue equality ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 26, 2019
5 Ways the Chamber Can Help Make You a Better Networker Networking opportunities are everywhere. You no longer must leave your house to be able to network, but studies now show that online networking doesn’t hold the same power as in-person networking. Networking is critical to landing a job, learning about opportunities before they are broadcast, and getting more sales for your business. You ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 19, 2019
Do you track the number of sales you make along with the revenue? Of course you do. How do your numbers look? Are you increasing or remaining the same? Hopefully you’re not down this year but if you are, these may be some of the reasons why and what you can do to fix them: You Can’t Compete on PriceI’m making a broad generalization here, but as a small business you can’t compete on price with the ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 12, 2019
9 Tips For Improving Your Listing In Voice Search   Just when you thought your website was search engine optimized and then mobile search optimized we have another challenge--voice search optimization. Yes, that’s right. According to Bright Local’s Voice Search for Local Business Study, 58% of consumers used voice search to locate information about a local business. Nearly half of that number ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Thursday, August 08, 2019
In a recent survey by Daysmart Software, 54% of small business owners admitted to being worried about making enough money. Making money is a common concern because not only does it factor in bringing in enough clients or customers but also ensuring your products or services are priced right and negotiating any cash flow problems.   Small business owners have lots of stressors as they follow ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article

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