The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB is teaming up with Collette Tours to offer a trip to Rome and the Amalfi Coast in March 2019.
Included in this 10-day trip are 13 meals and an itinerary including beautiful accommodations and tours of historic sites in Rome as well as a the excavated ruins of Pompeii and a winery at the foothills of Mount Vesuvius.
Attendees will explore a Mediterranean paradise on the Bay of Naples, cruise to the island of Capri, tour a local Buffalo milk mozzarella factory and more.
Airfare and transportation to and from the airport is covered in the price.
Contact the Chamber at (518) 668–5755 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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“Adirondack Archangels: Guardians of the High Peaks,” a book by Christine Bourjade and Alex Radmanovich of New Russia, and Montreal, Quebec, respectively, has been named by the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group as one of the best indie books of 2018.
The book is published by the Lake-George based Adirondack Mountain Club.
The book was cited as a finalist in the Environment category in the 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, a book awards program for independent publishers and self-published authors. The awards are judged by leaders of the indie book publishing industry, including many with long careers at major publishing houses.
“Adirondack Archangels” is a collection of essays by and about individuals who have worked to protect the Adirondack Park and its highest peaks. The book comprises thirty-nine essays and includes a foreword by celebrated writer Bill McKibben and over 250 photographs.
All proceeds from “Adirondack Archangels” go to support the High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program. The program focuses on educating hikers, protecting and monitoring the alpine summits, and training the next generation of environmental stewards. The program is a partnership of ADK, the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, and the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
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The Glens Falls Community Theatre (formerly known as the Glens Falls Operetta Club) awarded $2,000 in scholarships to two area high school students who are attending college and will pursue a degree in music, music education, theater, dance or technical theater.
Two $1,000 scholarships were presented to the following students: Case Prime from Lake George High School who will be attending Columbia College of Chicago majoring in music technology; and Brandon Sarti from South Glens Falls High School who will be attending SUNY Fredonia majoring in musical theater.
The Glens Falls Community Theatre has donated more than $100,000 in scholarships to talented area students over the past 82 years.
Students in 25 school districts in Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga counties were invited to apply for the scholarships. Each applicant was required to audition for and be interviewed by, a panel of judges.
Students receive their scholarships after they have completed their first semester of college.
For more information, visit www.gfcommunitytheatre.org.