“Val has the experience, skill, and confidence to lead The Clark Sports Center in the coming years, Clark said in a prepared statement. “With Val at the helm, I know the Sports Center will further deepen its relationships with the membership, local schools, businesses and nonprofit institutions,” Clark said.
Comprised of a 64,000-square-foot facility and 17 acres of playing fields, the Sports Center has more than 4,000 members and employees 32 full-time and 70 part-time employees. The center was opened in 1891 as the Alfred Corning Clark Gymnasium and moved and expanded to its current location in 1986.
Group highlights farms with tours
The Upper Unadilla Valley Association will present farm tours and a banquet to highlight the region’s produce and business ventures, a media release said. The events are open to the public.
On Sept. 16, five farms and home-based food businesses in the West Winfield area will be open for tours in the afternoon until 4 p.m.
At 6 p.m. Sept. 25, a banquet at The Horned Dorset Inn in Leonardsville will feature local foods, and Patrick Hooker, senior director of industry development at Empire State Development and the state’s former commissioner of agriculture, will speak. The cost is $45 per person, and reservations are required by Sept. 18.
For reservations or more information, call Larraine McNulty, Upper Unadilla Valley Association president, at (315) 855-4368.
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