The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is pleased to announce their schedule for the 2017 National Small Business Week Celebration which will take place April 30th – May 6th, 2017 with a variety of events, open houses, trainings, and more. This is the third time TACC is participating in this national event with the theme “Growing A Positive Community.”
2017 National Small Business Week Schedule:
Sunday, April 30th
Five Nations Golf Small Business Mini Golf Celebration
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Five Nations Golf
Buy One get One Free Mini Golf. Prizes for the lowest adult and children's score of the day will be provided. Contact Five Nations Golf at 518-586-6838 for more information.
Monday, May 1st
TACC Membership Benefits 101 Open House
11:00 - 3:00 PM, TACC Office
An opportunity for TACC Members to ask questions & learn more about Member Benefits, as well as what your support allows the TACC to provide. It is also a chance for Not-Yet Members to find out more about becoming a Member. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Door prizes will be given out to those who attend.
Tuesday, May 2nd
Lake Champlain Region/Ticonderoga Area Fishing Tournament Economic Impact Press Conference
11:00 AM, Ticonderoga Boat Launch (Lake Champlain)
Wednesday, May 3rd
Entrepreneur Business Seminar (FREE)
“What It Takes To Start a Business”
8:00 - 9:30 AM, TACC Office
If you are thinking about starting a business or becoming an entrepreneur, this is the course for you. Learn the practical steps you need to take to bring your dream into reality. For details on this seminar contact the Chamber Office. Hosted by the North Country Chamber of Commerce, SCORE, & Adirondack Economic Development Corporation. Registration Required. Call 518-585-6619. Complimentary refreshments sponsored by SCORE.
Health Insurance Services Open House
11:00 - 3:00 PM, TACC Office
Services provided by the Plattsburgh North Country Service Corp./North Country Chamber of Commerce. Current & prospective members/clients are invited. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Door prizes will be given out to those who attend.
Thursday, May 4th
Ticonderoga Hidden Treasures Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration
4:00 PM, Ticonderoga Hidden Treasures
You are invited to celebrate with Hidden Treasures on Montcalm Street and welcome them to the business community. All are invited to attend. Complimentary refreshments will be served.
Sip & Paint
5:30 PM, Burleigh House
Fundraiser to benefit a TACC Ambassador Project. Join Artist Debbie Mackey! $25.00 per person includes canvas, supplies, and two drink tickets. Choose from two paintings. 50/50 Raffle & Cash Bar will also be available. Attendees must be 21 or older. Registration Required. First come first served. Hosted by the TACC Ambassadors to benefit the Chamber! RSVP to 518-585-6619. Must pay to hold your space.
Friday, May 5th
Spring Shopping & Dining Night - Growing A Positive Community!
Variety of Promotions, Specials, & More! Participating businesses open until 8:00 PM, unless noted. Get your passport to the Ticonderoga and visit at least 6 participating businesses (get your stamp or sticker). Return your passport to the Chamber to be entered for a chance to win over $200.00 in gift certificates to local businesses. Show your support. THINK LOCAL! SUPPORT LOCAL! YOUR COMMUNITY - YOUR FUTURE See Spring Shopping & Dining Guide for list of specials and promotions.
Saturday, May 6th
Fort Ticonderoga Opens For The Season - Fort Ticonderoga Living History Event
As a reminder Business Support & Services are available from the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, North Country Small Business Development, & SCORE all year via the Chamber. Call the Chamber office for more information or to make an appointment.
“After participating in 2015 for the first time we quickly realized this national initiative was something locally we wanted to participate in each year to expand and include our THINK LOCAL campaign. We hope to see many Ticonderoga Area community members out and about supporting our local community and we look forward to seeing our Members, businesses, and organizations taking advantage of all of the programs and events happening all week. We are honored to serve, market, and promote our Members, Partners, and the Ticonderoga Area,” shared Matthew Courtright – TACC Executive Director.