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May 30, 2012

Leadership Chenango group to graduate June 7

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The Leadership Chenango Class of 2012 will graduate June 7.

The graduation ceremony and dinner will be at the Northeast Classic Car Museum in Norwich, with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:15 p.m. Also, the Dan Marshman Ag Leadership Award will be presented to Donald Franklin of Plymouth, a former dairy farmer and Plymouth town supervisor who recently served as chairman of the Ag and Farmland Protection Board.

Leadership Chenango was developed under the auspices of The Chenango Foundation in 1988. Initiated by business representatives, community leaders and government officials, goals were set to develop future leaders who could address local challenges.

This year's Leadership Chenango Class of 2012 includes: Matt Asma of Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Robin Beckwith of Catholic Charities, Jackie Brunschmid of NBT Bank, Marsha Cornelius of SUNY Morrisville's Norwich campus, Courtney Crisler of The Place, Jill Eddy of Commerce Chenango, James Gager of Beyond Measure, Kassandra Golden of the Canasawacta Country Club, Carol Hicks of Golden Artist Colors, Jeffrey Johnson of Preferred Mutual Insurance Co., Diane Joos of NBT Bank, James Kerns of NBT Bank, Eddie Maslin of the Raymond Corp., Tonya Moryl of NBT Bank, Lori Olsen of Manpower, Roger Shackelton of Frontier Communications, Kenneth Smith of Cornell Cooperative Extension, Hilary Wilcox of GHS Credit Union and Stacie Edick of Leadership Chenango. Judie Wright of Consulting wRight was the class facilitator.

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Country store in Cooperstown re-opens for season

A store has re-opened in Cooperstown for hungry music-lovers, fishermen and others.

Mt. Wellington Market, a cafe and country store at 7471 State Highway 80 in Cooperstown, opened for its third year.

In addition to food offered for take-out or to eat in a "relaxing atmosphere," the store sells beer from a selection of local and New York breweries, owners Emily and Will Gibson said in a media release. The store also features picnics for the nearby Glimmerglass Festival, gift items made by local artisans and bait and tackle.

Emily Gibson said orders may be sent via text as well as by telephone at (617) 549-0809. Hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Study: Nurses still in demand

The Healthcare Association of New York State said demand will continue for nurses and other health care professionals.

HANYS' 2012 Nursing and Allied Health Care Professionals Workforce Survey Report said more than half of hospital responding anticipate growth in demand for health care professionals, including registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurse managers, a recent media release said. The most difficult allied professionals to recruit continue to be clinical laboratory technologists, medical coders, physical therapists and occupational therapists, the study said.

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