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The Finger Lakes Museum Hires Development Director

Posted on May 14, 2012 in Press Releases

Contact: Natalie Payne Number: 315-595-2200 or 607-368-3054 Email: npayne@fingerlakesmuseum.org www.fingerlakesmuseum.org The Finger Lakes Museum announces the appointment of Richard Lane as Development Director. Richard brings over 20 years of extensive senior level experience in the non-profit sector to the Museum, which will open its Discovery Campus, in Branchport in 2013 and plans to open its exhibit-based museum facility and aquarium in 2014-2015 at Keuka State Park. While serving four nationally-recognized organizations, Richard has worked on capital campaigns, including construction...

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The Finger Lakes Museum Hosts Camporee

Posted on May 8, 2012 in Press Releases

The Finger Lakes Museum Hosts Camporee

Date: May 8, 2012 Contact: John Adamski Phone: 585-746-6247 Email: jadamski@fingerlakesmuseum.org   KEUKA PARK, NY – Last weekend (May 4th, 5th, and 6th) The Finger Lakes Museum hosted a Boy Scout Camporee at its Branchport Discovery Campus. 120 scouts from 12 regional scout troops camped out on the grounds and participated in activities that included lacrosse, pioneering, and a history lesson on the Civil War delivered by presenters dressed in period garb and exhibiting genuine artifacts. And the weather couldn’t have been better. The highlight of the day on Saturday was a visit...

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Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council Unveils Design for “Discovery Campus” of The Finger Lakes Museum

Posted on May 3, 2012 in Press Releases

Contact: Jason Conwall (ESD) | jconwall@esd.ny.gov | (347) 714-0875 | (800) 260-7313 Jon Sorensen (EFC) | jon.sorenson@efc.ny.gov | (518) 956-2297 Natalie Payne (FLM) |npayne@fingerlakesmuseum.org | (315) 595-2200 | (607) 368-3054 The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council today unveiled design plans and an online virtual tour of The Finger Lakes Museum’s Discovery Campus, the first phase of a transformation project along Keuka Lake. The project is moving forward on the strength of a $2.3 million award from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Regional Council initiative for being...

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The Finger Lakes Museum’s 2012 Annual Campaign is Underway

Posted on Apr 23, 2012 in Press Releases

Contact: Natalie Payne Number: 315-595-2200 or 607-368-3054 Email: npayne@fingerlakesmuseum.org KEUKA PARK, NY – The Finger Lakes Museum’s First Annual Campaign – Preserving Your Passions – is underway with the target of raising $450,000. Building on the success of their 2011 Founders Campaign that raised $1 million, the Museum’s board president, John Adamski, states “I am confident that we’ll be able to achieve that kind of success again with this year’s drive. It’s a creative campaign that we think will be attractive to anyone – make that everyone – who is as...

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“Name the Eagle” Winner!

Posted on Apr 16, 2012 in News Archive, Press Releases

“Name the Eagle” Winner!

Six-year-old Broden Herron, a first-grader at Frank Knight Elementary School in Seneca Falls, won The Finger Lakes Museum’s Name the Eagle Contest with his submission of the name “Soren”. Broden and his classmates were treated to a visit from Liberty, a live bald eagle, and her handler Paul Schnell from the Institute of Environmental Learning in Hilton, NY.

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