Press Releases

Museum Receives Wetland Donation

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 in Press Releases

NEWS MEDIA RELEASE Date               September 26, 2014                        Contact       John Adamski Phone          585-746-6247 Email           jadamski@fingerlakesmuseum.org FINGER LAKES MUSEUM GAINS GROUND Gift of land enlarges campus KEUKA PARK, NY – The Finger Lakes Museum has more than doubled the size of its campus in Branchport. Thanks to a generous gift of land donated by sisters Anne Salisbury and Molly Sujan and to a cash contribution from their neighbors Rolf Zerges and his wife Lynda Rummel, the museum now owns...

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Finger Lakes Museum Changes Course

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Press Releases

  NEWS MEDIA RELEASE Date              September 18, 2014                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact      John Adamski Phone          585-746-6247 Email           jadamski@fingerlakesmuseum.org FINGER LAKES MUSEUM CHANGES COURSE Board of Trustees votes to relocate project KEUKA PARK, NY – In an unexpected change in direction, the Finger Lakes Museum’s board of trustees voted to move the project from its proposed location in Keuka Lake State Park to the site of its Discovery Campus in Branchport. The resolution was...

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Maiden Voyage Set for St. Ayles Skiff

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in Press Releases

NEWS MEDIA RELEASE Date               August 22, 2014                                Contact       John Adamski Phone          585-746-6247 Email           jadamski@fingerlakesmuseum.org FINGER LAKES MUSEUM SCHEDULES LAUNCH Maiden voyage set for August 30th KEUKA PARK, NY – The Finger Lakes Museum announced plans to launch the St. Ayles Skiff that has been under construction in its boat shop on the Keuka College campus since last March. The 22-foot wooden rowboat is a replica of a Scandinavian North Sea fishing vessel that...

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Museum Educators Receive NYS Outdoor Guide Licenses

Posted on Apr 15, 2014 in Press Releases

NEWS MEDIA RELEASE   Date                April 15, 2014                                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact          Natalie Payne                                     Phone             607-368-3054 Email              npayne@fingerlakesmuseum.org MUSEUM EDUCATORS RECEIVE NYS OUTDOOR GUIDE CERTIFICATION Keuka Park, NY – Finger Lakes Museum Educators, Patricia Atkinson and Angela Cannon-Crothers, both received notification last week that they passed the New...

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Museum Announces Appointment of New Finance Director

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 in Press Releases

FINGER LAKES MUSEUM ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT New Finance Director appointed by Board March 28, 2014 KEUKA PARK, NY – The Finger Lakes Museum’s Board of Trustees has announced another new appointment. Dan McCormick, of Canandaigua, has been hired to serve as the Museum’s Finance Director. His duties will include drafting and managing the Museum’s budget and administering the grants received through the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council and other private and public sources. He served as chief financial officer at the George Eastman House for 22 years before retiring from...

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Trustees Appoint New Executive Director

Posted on Mar 21, 2014 in Press Releases

FINGER LAKES MUSEUM ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR APPOINTMENT KEUKA PARK, NY – The Finger Lakes Museum’s Board of Trustees made a new appointment at its March 18th board meeting. Philip Lentini, of Penfield, who had been serving as the Museum’s Vice President for Advancement since late 2013, was elected to a seat on the board and appointed to the position of Executive Director. He will be in charge of managing the Museum’s day to day business operations and will continue to direct its fundraising programs. He previously served 9 years as a Vice President of the Rochester Museum and...

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