Archive for November, 2015

OC Citizens Foundation to Host Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus

The Orange County Citizens Foundation will host an open forum with Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus on Thursday, January 7th, 2016. Neuhaus, who was elected to office in 2013, will speak to attendees about his plans for Orange County before the end of his first term. Topics scheduled for discussion include water infrastructure, land use, economic development, transportation, recreation, waste management, cultural affairs, and healthcare. The “Moving Orange County Forward Forum” will be held at The Seligman Center at the Orange County…

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OCCF Accepting Nominations for 8th Annual Placemaking Conference & Awards

 The Orange County Citizens Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Placemaking Awards, which will recognize individuals, organizations, projects, and festivals that have contributed to the creation or transformation of public “places” to improve the local community, and have exemplified placemaking concepts and practices. Awards will be presented at the Citizens Foundation’s Eighth Annual Orange County Placemaking Conference & Awards on Friday, June 3, 2016. Nominations can include self-nominations, as well as nominations of others. Nominations can be submitted through December…

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SCVA Leader Recognized by NYS Tourism Industry Association

Sullivan County Visitors Association President/CEO Roberta Byron Lockwood was recently chosen by her peers to receive a New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) Excellence in Leadership Award. The award recognizes leaders in New York State’s tourism industry who have achieved a high level of excellence and accomplishment. The winning individuals or organizations are selected on the basis of demonstrated commitment, leadership, and accomplishment in travel and tourism. The 2015 Winners were honored at the NYSTIA Annual Meeting Awards Dinner on Thursday,…

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Media Solstice Marketing & PR Expands Its Design Team

Port Jervis, NY (November 10, 2015) – Media Solstice Marketing & Public Relations is pleased to welcome Luis Guadalupe to its growing team of marketing professionals. Guadalupe, who joins Media Solstice as a junior graphic designer, earned his bachelor of fine arts in Studio Art (with a concentration on graphic design and printmaking) from SUNY Plattsburgh. As a senior at Plattsburgh, Guadalupe was selected to be the branding designer for the college’s 2015 B.F.A. Senior Exhibition, and created the event’s catalog, promotional…

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