The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is pleased to announce that in coordination with the North Country Chamber of Commerce they will hold a Health Insurance Information Session on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017. A formal presentation will take place from 11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon and then individuals will be able to meet with the Chamber’s Health Insurance Broker individually from 12:00 Noon – 3:00 PM to discuss your particular situation and needs. The TACC Office is located at 94 Montcalm Street, Suite 1 in Ticonderoga. Light refreshments will be served
Lisa Bedard Dupee, a licensed broker, from the North Country Chamber of Commerce will be presenting information on the 2018 health insurance pricing and products available for both individuals and small businesses/groups. Open enrollment begins for individuals on November 1st and many companies are renewing their polices for January 1st. It is time to renew your plans and see if there are any other options for you. Lisa is a certified navigate to the NY State of Health Marketplace and will discuss tax credits as well guidelines involved for qualifying for a group/business plan and types of plans available.
“Everyone at the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce goes above and beyond to provide services and information to the members. Our focus is the same. The partnership we have allows us to offer members across the region not only access to health, vision and dental policies, but to information as well. If you own a business be aware of when your health insurance anniversary is. Let us help you review your plan, look at your options and any new plans available. No one should be without health Insurance. Give us a call and make an appointment for this very important information session. We will help make health insurance stress free for you,” shared Lisa Bedard-Dupee, Director of Health Services - Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce.
For answers to questions about the health insurance market, assistance with enrollment, or to make an appointment, contact Lisa Bedard-Dupee at the North Country Chamber at 518-563-1000.
“We are honored to be able to continue to partner with the North Country Chamber of Commerce to offer additional benefits to our Members. We encourage all of our Members to take advantage of meeting with Lisa and the array of benefits available to you through the TACC and our partners,” commented Matthew Courtright – TACC Executive Director.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) October After Business Mixer and Networking Event will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Libby’s Bakery Café from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Libby’s is located at 92 Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga, NY. Sponsors providing door prizes will be Bridge Point Communication, Bodette’s Barbecue, Brannock Properties, Sugar & Spice Country Shoppe & the Wagon Wheel Restaurant.
“We invite all Ticonderoga Area Chamber Members, businesses, and organizations along with their employees, co-workers, and volunteers to attend the October Networking event at Libby’s Bakery Café. Please join us to reconnect with area businesses and organizations as well as meet new people. Not only is it a perfect opportunity to network but a chance to support another business within the Ticonderoga Area. Networking is the perfect way for the business community to connect and support one another. In addition, it is a chance for businesses to discuss common issues and concerns and provide this information to the Chamber. Libby’s was our 2016 Business of the Year and we are thrilled to continue our close partnership with them. It is our honor to serve, market, and promote them as a TACC Member. They take advantage of the many benefits and truly realize that their support of the Chamber is support of our mission, vision, and all of our efforts to make the Ticonderoga Area an exceptional place to live, work, and visit. They see that it is an investment in the future of the area,” stated TACC Executive Director, Matthew Courtright.
Libby's Bakery Cafe is a small artisanal restaurant. Breads are baked daily along with many hand-crafted savory and sweet confections. Libby's takes pride in the creation of their products. All the meats are roasted, and sliced in house. Many of the meats also come from local sources. Where and how our food is prepared are questions never to be ignored! The Cafe has a full espresso bar with house made flavoring syrups, along with regular coffee, decaf, and assorted loose-leaf teas. All coffee and teas are organic and fair trade from A&E Roastery located in Amherst NH. The store offers many options for breakfast ideas such as yogurt with homemade granola, egg, meat and cheese sandwiches, egg whites, daily quiches, and toast.
At lunchtime no corners are cut, sandwiches are loaded with meats, cheeses, fresh veggies. They offer sandwich and daily soup specials. Have some time to spend? There is free Wi-Fi too!
During the warm months there is cozy bistro seating on the front deck and seats for 34 within. Service is dine in, take out, and phone orders are accepted. Libby's is hoping to add green delivery for the immediate area. Libby’s is now serving wine Wednesday through Saturday and Small Plates on Friday and Saturday from 4:00 – 6:00 PM.
Libby's Bakery Cafe is a culmination of a life-long dream for owner Claire. Tucked into the Adirondack Mountains in the heart of downtown Ticonderoga, NY, Libby's is a hub of fun. Opening the doors in June of 2013, the goal has always been outstanding food, gracious service, and a warm ambiance. When customer's walk through the doors they are greeted with the same kind and comforting energy Libby, Claire's Grandmother, would have shown. The store is run by Claire, Katherine, and her husband Andrew. Libby's is open all year round.
For more information on Libby’s Bakery Café visit https://www.libbysbakerycafe.com or call (518) 558-1522. Libby’s is locally owned and operated by Andrew & Katy Rasmus and Claire Brown.
“Our menu and business continues to evolve and change. We are thrilled to now be offering wine as well as small plate specials. In addition, we are continuing to use locally sourced products including cage-free and humane certified eggs. Stay tuned during the upcoming cold weather months for additional news and changes including a once a monthly special evening and dinner special. We are honored to continue to partner and work closely with the Chamber. This is our third After Business Mixer we are hosting to continue the tradition and to support all of the efforts of the Chamber. We are a proud TACC Member,” shared Katy Rasmus – Owner of Libby’s Bakery Café.
The Chambers “After Business Mixers” provide a networking forum for Chamber Members and area business people in addition to showcasing the site of the host as well as promoting the door prize sponsors. Networking is a key component of Chamber membership and marketing your business. Chamber members, area businesses, and organizations are encouraged to take advantage of this and all networking opportunities.
For more information, a Ticonderoga Area Business Directory, Calendar of Events, or area information contact the TACC at 518-585-6619 or visit www.ticonderogany.com.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) Ambassadors are pleased to announce they will hold a Mini-Golf family friendly fundraising event on Friday, October 20th, 2017 which will include Glow-Golf and Trivia as well as complimentary snacks, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar will be available for adults 21 and older. The cost will be $15.00 per person (ages 13 and up) and $10.00 per student/child (up to age 12). This event is open to the public.
The TACC Ambassadors will use the proceeds to implement a project of their choice. The Ambassadors are currently looking into purchasing a screen and projector to be used by the Chamber and to be able to show outdoor movies. They also hope to be able to allow other organizations to use the equipment for programs within the community.
“The Ambassadors are thrilled to offer this event to the community. We have been working hard to not only assist the Chamber in all of their efforts but to reach our goal of purchasing the screen and projector. This event will be family friendly, high energy, and great fun. Together with all of the Ambassadors we invite you to join us. By working together with the Chamber, Members, Partners, and the Ambassadors we are able to help the Chamber live their motto of Business Focused, Community Minded, and Future Driven,” shared Jodi Gibbs - Inter-Lakes Health/ TACC Ambassador Chairperson.
Ambassadors are additional representatives of the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce for businesses and organizations. Ambassadors assist at Chamber events throughout the year. Part of the role of an Ambassador is also being involved in the community, fostering new relationships with area businesses and organizations, and to act as an informational resource for members of the chamber. Ambassadors have the ability to strengthen the business community and reach out to the greater Ticonderoga Area through TACC. Ambassadors also welcome new TACC members and Ticonderoga Area community members as well as visitors.
“We are honored to be able to host this event for the Chamber Ambassadors to show our continued support of the community and all the Chamber does to make the Ticonderoga Area a better place to live, work, and visit. We are a proud TACC Member,” commented Jay Wells – Owner of Five Nations Golf.
For more information visit www.ticonderogany.com, the TACC facebook page, or call 518-585-6619.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is pleased to announce their Fall/Winter Fundraiser “Five Hundred Dollar Fridays.” Every Friday in December, TACC will give away $500.00. For a $20.00 donation you will receive a ticket for a chance to win. “Five Hundred Dollar Fridays” tickets will be available at the TACC office throughout the months of October and November as well from TACC Board Members, Ambassadors, and Volunteers.
Only 300 tickets are available. Stop by to make your donation and get a ticket for a chance to win before they are gone. Drawing dates are as follows: December 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th, 2017. All money will be given in the form of a TACC check. Each ticket will have a coordinating number. Tickets will be hand drawn at random every Friday in December. All proceeds to benefit the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce in their efforts to serve, market and promote the Ticonderoga Area.
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