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Trumansburg Area Chamber of Commerce
February 2017 Chamber Connection
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Second Annual Restaurant Week, March 1st - 5th!

March into Spring and enjoy the area’s culinary bounty at Trumansburg Eats! This second annual restaurant week will take place March 1-5th in the Village of Trumansburg and beyond. Kick off restaurant week with a Downtown Hop, on March 1st from 5:00pm - 8:00pm, as downtown restaurants and businesses open their doors to offer cider, beer, wine, and spirits tastings and celebrate all the area has to offer. Take a stroll up and down Main Street, enjoy tastings, and grab a bite! Visit the website to see a full listing of participating restaurants and their specials.


Empty Bowls Fundraiser to Support the Trumansburg Food Pantry
The 2017 Empty Bowls Fundraiser will take place Sunday, March 12th from 1:30 - 3:00 at Atlas Bowl. For $25 you will receive a handmade bowl, soup made by area restaurants and a cookie provided by our local churches. Children under 15 are free. You can also enjoy half price bowling. Tickets available at Salmon Pottery (Sat and Sun 11-5) and Good to Go.  Gift certificates for raffle prizes are needed. Please contact Lynne Bursic 387-6562 or lynnebursic@gmail.com

Salmon Pottery Offers Deals to TACC Members
Salmon Pottery Gallery will extend their teacher discount deal to all chamber members for the month of February. Receive 20% off  and if you spend $50 after the discount, and you will receive a free gift. Hours are Sat and Sun 11-5 or by chance or appointment. Please stop in if you haven't. We have lovely handmade items - many by local artists.
 
GrassRoots Camping Passes on Sale Now!
Camping for the 27th Annual GrassRoots Festival is now on sale. Don't wait, as camping does sell out quickly! Please visit the GrassRoots website for ticket options and details.

Spring Clean Up with Elmore Enterprises

Spring is almost here, and its a great time to start thinking about spring yard and tree clean up. Elmore Enterprises, professional member of the International Society of Arborculture, has been specializing in tree care and arborculture for over 10 years. To learn more about our services, visit our website.
 

Trumansburg Central School District Prioritizes Community Engagement

The TCSD BOE and Leadership Team are happy to announce the next step in the community engagement process - a weekly Free Press column, (Tburg School Talk). This weekly column is intended to increase community awareness regarding District and Board of Education initiatives and meetings, provide helpful information to students and families, celebrate staff and student accomplishments, and highlight school and community organizations and their contributions to our District. We are so pleased to be taking steps to more fully communicate the exceptional accomplishments within our school and community! If you have ideas of the kinds of stories you would like to see in this column, please send an email to Elaine Springer.

NEWS FROM THE CHAMBER
We have been working closely with the Tompkins County Chamber and the Convention & Visitors Bureau to attract more people to the Trumansburg area. The new Visit Ithaca travel guides have just been printed. If you would like to have some at your business, send us an email, or stop by Good to Go! any time to pick up a stack. Be sure to check out the Village of Trumansburg "dining spotlight" on page 45.
 

BREAKFAST BUSINESS NETWORKING

March 15th, 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Falls Tavern and Restaurant
$10 per person, order off the menu
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MONTHLY BOARD MEETINGS

The TACC Board of Directors meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month, at 8:30 am. The next scheduled meeting is March 8th, 2017 at the Ulysses Town Hall.

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ATLAS BOWL NAMED ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to Atlas Bowl for winning the 2016 Tompkins Chamber Entrepreneur of the Year, "for their investment in Trumansburg, development of a community recreational and culinary hub, and continued commitment to growth through collaboration." Visit the Tompkins Chamber website to read more.
The Trumansburg Area Chamber of Commerce is the voice of local business. With over 100 active members, we are dedicated to making our community a great place to live, work and visit. We are 100% member supported and solely depend on the time and energy of our membership to create and promote local commerce.  Just as you must provide value to your customers, the Trumansburg Chamber of Commerce believes in providing value to our members. Whether you seek to build your business, strengthen your community, or influence public policy, you can find opportunity and support through the Chamber. TACC always welcomes new members! You can refer a possible member by sending them to our website member application, or email TrumansburgChamber@gmail.com.
You don't have to wait to send in your member announcements. They can be sent any time! Please email member announcements to the Chamber at TrumansburgChamber@gmail.com!
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