Cultural organizations in the area have been given grant money from the state to help promote upcoming events.
The Lake George Music Festival (LGMF), an internationally recognized classical music festival, plans to use grant funds to promote a new initiative called the LGMF “Plus Pass.”
This promotion of this summer event series, presented on the grounds of the Fort William Henry Hotel in Lake George, will market a season pass valid at the Lake George Music Festival’s summer performances and events within a $40,000 grant, as well as at several other cultural and scenic tourist attractions, increasing visitation to this area and overall region.
The Glens Falls Symphony will use $25,000 in tourism grant funds to produce and promote artistically excellent orchestral and smaller chamber music concerts in the region.
The Sembrich Museum in Bolton will use $60,400 in grant funds to enhance marketing presence leading to the facilities centennial in 2024. Marketing efforts will expand in local and regional publications, social media campaigns, digital and print advertisements and new geographic targeted markets.
Southern Adirondack Independent Living (SAIL) will hold a garage sale Thursday through Saturday, June 15 -17, on its campus at 71 Glenwood Ave., Queensbury.
The sale runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, and Friday, June 16, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17.
SAIL’s annual sale includes clothing and household items, as well as a basket raffle and gift certificates from area businesses. SAIL will also be selling hotdogs and hamburgers.
Proceeds from the day’s festivities benefit SAIL, to help cover costs associated with special projects and services not supported by grant funding. SAIL is accepting donation items to be sold at the annual garage sale. Additionally, SAIL is collecting raffle basket items.
The center provides nonresidential services to people with different types of disabilities to help them maintain independence.
Call SAIL at 518-792-3537 for information or visit www.sailhelps.org.