The lumber products and hardware store, which has locations in Jay and Malone, NY and employs over 50 local people, has been in Jay Ward’s family for four generations. Ward, who will continue his leadership role as the company’s chief executive officer, completed a contract with his employee team that makes Ward Lumber the largest worker-owned cooperative in the region. [Read more…] about After 130 Years Adk Lumber Company Becomes Worker-Owned Co-Op
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The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) Board of Directors have announced that Executive Director Kate Fish will retire later this year, after nearly 12 years leading the organization. The regional economic development nonprofit has launched a nation-wide search to fill the position. [Read more…] about ANCA Seeks New Executive Director
This year’s Adirondack Buyer Days wholesale gift show is set to take place virtually for the first time in its 35-year history. The virtual marketplace, which is hosted by the Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA), is open to regional makers and retailers seeking local products for their shops. [Read more…] about Adirondack Artisan Trade Show Going Virtual
The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) has announced “Clean Transportation: the Adirondack ON-RAMP,” a virtual summit on clean transportation — a key ingredient to the state’s low-carbon future.
“Clean Transportation: the Adirondack ON-RAMP,” will focus on topics including EV infrastructure, public transportation and commercial vehicles, as well strategies and policies for making clean transportation more accessible for residents and communities in northern New York. [Read more…] about Summit To Address Northern NY Clean Transportation
Adirondack North Country Association’s 2020 annual meeting has been set for Friday, September 18th. This year’s meeting will focus on how racial equity relates to three economic sectors: local food systems, the entrepreneurial economy and the clean energy sector. [Read more…] about Adirondack North Country Assoc Meeting To Focus On Racial Equality
North Country Community College, the Adirondack Diversity Initiative and the Adirondack North Country Association are collaborating to present a series of timely and necessary online programs that shine light on Black History in the Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Adirondack Black History Virtual Programs In August
Thousands have gathered for peaceful protests across Northern New York in recent weeks, as people and communities seek ways to engage in the broader national movement for racial justice.
In response, the Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI), in partnership with the Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA), will host a series of virtual “Listen-in” and “Teach-in” sessions focused on mobilizing the community on issues of racial equity and transformational justice in America. [Read more…] about Adirondack Anti-racism Online “Listen-in” Series