Oswego County News Release
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May 7, 2009

Next Oswego County Ambassador Workshop is May 21 in Oswego

OSWEGO -- The next Oswego County Ambassador program will be held Tuesday afternoon, May 21, at 2 p.m. at the Oswego EconoLodge, East First Street, Oswego. The program is free and all interested persons are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

The program gives Oswego County residents a chance to learn and share information about Oswego County’s business opportunities, tourism and recreational attractions, and agricultural industries. The project is sponsored by the Oswego County Legislature and several community organizations.

All participants will be entered into drawings for door prizes, including a $500 non-transferable travel voucher donated by Canalview Travel in Fulton.

County Legislator Louella LeClair, District 25, Fulton, originated the Ambassador program. LeClair, who is vice chairwoman of the Legislature’s Economic Development and Planning Committee, said that county residents can help to generate business and promote the county if they are more aware of economic development initiatives and programs that enhance the quality of life in Oswego County.

The staff of Operation Oswego County, Inc., Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County, and the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning will present information about their programs and services.

Oswego County Ambassador programs are also scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at at R.J.’s Irish Wigwam, Wigwam Drive, Sandy Pond; and at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, at the Castaways Restaurant, 916 Co. Rte. 37, Brewerton. All of the meetings are open to the public.

The Oswego County Ambassador Program is sponsored by the Oswego County Legislature, Canalview Travel, Alliance Bank, Abbott’s Lake Country Studio, R.J.’s Irish Wigwam, the Castaways, Tavern on the Lock, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Resort, County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning, Operation Oswego County, Inc., Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County, Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, Pulaski-Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, Fort Brewerton – Greater Oneida Lake Chamber of Commerce, Greater Mexico Chamber of Commerce, and Holst Well Drilling.

For information or to register for one of the workshops, contact the Oswego County Tourism Office at 349-8322 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 8322, or by .

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