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NYS Business Council Calls for Wage Theft Prevention Act Reform

Posted July 31, 2014

Approved by strong, bipartisan majorities in both the NYS Senate and Assembly, legislation to reform the so-called Wage Theft Prevention Act was, at press time (for the Chamber's August newsletter), on Governor Cuomo's desk, awaiting his signature.

Trolley into Twain Country Tours Begin on July 15

Posted July 14, 2014

The Chemung County Chamber of Commerce would like to announce that the Trolley into Twain Country tours will begin on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

Register Today for the 26th Annual James V. Clune, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted June 4, 2014

The registration form for the 26th Annual James V. Clune, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament is available now.

Street Signs Available for City of Elmira's 150th Anniversary

Posted May 13, 2014

2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Elmira. To commemorate this anniversary, the Sesquicentennial Committee, with cooperation from the City of Elmira, is initiating a Second District Enhancement Project which includes new street signs and sign placards throughout the downtown area of the city.

WETM Report: CCC Announces Welding Certificate Program

Posted May 6, 2014

Elmira, N.Y. -- A new program is coming to Corning Community College, and local companies say they'll benefit from it.

Leadership Chemung Class of 2013-2014 to Graduate

Posted April 29, 2014

The Chemung County Chamber of Commerce's 2013-2014 Leadership Chemung class will graduate during a breakfast program sponsored by Chemung Canal Trust Company on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at the Elmira Country Club.

Star-Gazette Highlights 150 Interesting Elmira Facts for City's Sesquicentennial

Posted April 7, 2014

Did you know that a president once spent the night in Elmira or that an Elmira native won two Academy Awards (and we’re not talking about Hal Roach)? There’s so much to know about the Queen City as it celebrates its 150th anniversary with events throughout the year, including a special re-enactment of the signing of the city charter on Monday, the city’s actual anniversary date.

Chamber's Sixty Second Survey Report Available

Posted March 28, 2014

The Chamber's Member Services Council recently conducted its annual Phonathon to thank local businesses for their support of the Chamber.

Monterey Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility Rally Held in Albany

Posted March 13, 2014

ALBANY — Correctional facility workers and lawmakers rallied Tuesday at the Capitol to protest the closing of four correctional facilities later this year.

Direct Service to Chicago Focus of WETM Segment

Posted February 27, 2014

WETM-TV recently interviewed Ann Crook (Elmira Corning Regional Airport Director of Aviation) and Kevin Keeley (President & CEO of the Chemung County Chamber of Commerce) about United Airlines' direct air service to Chicago from ELM.

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