The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Downtown Energetic Retailers, Shop Oswego-Live Oswego and the Oswego Network of Entrepreneurs are hosting a meet the candidates forum to provide small businesses an opportunity to have an audience with each candidate to share their thoughts and for candidates to outline their platforms.
Somehow, chocolate has the captivating ability to make everyone happy. That’s why Amy Lear, owner of Man in the Moon Candies in Oswego, loves her business. “Making people happy,” she feels is the best part of her job. “It’s a fun business and it’s a happy business. Chocolate makes people happy. That beats a real job any day of the week.”
At its meeting this week, the Administrative Services Committee gave a favorable recommendation to a request to extend the Oswego Farmers’ Market by two more weeks. It will run Oct. 20 and 27.
The 20thAnnual CNY Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 1-2 in Washington Square Park and presented by the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GOFCC), offers visitors a new ‘Power For Kids’ tent and the opportunity to enter a decorated pumpkin contest with all proceeds going to a local charity, it was announced by Beth Hilton, GOFCC executive director.
Catholic Charities of Oswego County received the Outstanding Not for Profit Award at the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Small Business Breakfast held May 20 at the American Foundry.
Danielle Hayden will be joining the American Red Cross of Central New York as thew Oswego Branch Director. The appointment takes affect April 25, according to Margaret L. Henderson, regional CEO.
The Oswego High School Chamber Singers, under the direction of Veronica Shaver, will be traveling to Annapolis, Maryland, April 7-10 to participate in the Heritage Music Festival. While in Annapolis, the OHS Chamber Singers will perform and compete with other high school choirs from across the country.
Chamber wants to reverse the Independence Day Parade’s route so that it ends at Fort Ontario this year in keeping with the theme “Back In Time.” The full council will also consider resolutions regarding Pumpkin Fest, the farmers’ market, an Oswego triathlon and the Fulton Jazz Fest.
The event serves as an opportunity for the chamber to update its membership on the latest accomplishments of the chamber as a whole and provide them with a clear vision of the chamber’s goals for the future.
Members of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member, Planet Fitness, to the Oswego business community.