May 2019

Lewis County Emerging Professionals Meeting Minutes May 1, 2019

Attendance:

Brittany Davis, Mckenzie Lehman, Alayna Arthur, Rachel Gardner, Gerry Haenlin, David Steltz, Elora Clemens, Dom Giordano, Jaime McGuire, Julia Foy

Agenda:

AdironDuck 6K trail race last Sunday was great and snowy! Great volunteering opportunity and start to the annual 6K

Trivia Night – Wednesday May 22nd at Boondocks

  • Flyer just finished, Facebook event, website and Boondocks will help promote
  • Ask Chamber to do an email blast
  • New event/conference center, 500 ppl called “Three Willows”
  • Please share the event and invite people

Membership – In progress, $20 annual fee, support the group in our efforts, perks around the county

  • More details to come, online payment option
  • Similar group in Watertown, North Country Business Professionals established about 3 years ago, 15-35 people, referrals, know other people, speaker at the beginning of the meetings, professional development oriented, life coaching
  • Lunch & Learn midday timeframe a good idea for seminar type event

Summer Solstice Party Friday June 21st – still in the works, garden party at Tug Hill Vineyards, fundraiser for Renee Beyer Fund

  • McKenzie to talk more in-depth with planning the event/date TBA
  • Uber driver for the event

Community/Lewis County events

Anything to share in your community?

  • Community Day of Caring – LC Leadership Academy, 6 locations around the county, volunteer to help clean up, online registration form, 9am-1pm
  • Leadership Conference broadcast, first time held outside of NYC, worldwide how many locations/people joining?
  • Coffee and Connections? Speed dating networking event

Other ideas or involvement for the future?

  • Murder Mystery dinner at SnowRidge dinner and happy hour $35 cost

Constable Hall (Constableville) looking for volunteers to help with garden restoration project, every few weeks to come and weed it, would get our own name, adopted triangle, 200 year old mansion’s formal garden

LCEP MEETING NEXT MONTH: June 5th 5:30pm at Jeb’s

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The Lewis County Emerging Professionals network was established to attract and retain professionals by enhancing the social, professional, and community outreach opportunities available to emerging professionals within Lewis County and to increase the opportunity for communication, shared knowledge and interaction between those individuals, uniting them in a common cause to promote community development and service.


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