Press Releases


Posted on Aug 24, 2015 in Press Releases

Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium NEWS MEDIA RELEASE Date August 24, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MUSEUM EXCEEDS CROWDFUNDING GOAL “Launch the Launch” campaign over the top Branchport, NY – The Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium succeeded in its first try at online fundraising after signing on with GiveGab, an Internet crowdfunding service based in Ithaca. The three-week campaign raised over $10,000 in contributions for an ADA-compliant kayak and canoe launch at its Creekside Center on Sugar Creek in Branchport. Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising...

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Construction of the new Creekside Center is now under-way!

Posted on Jun 14, 2015 in Press Releases

Press Release: 7/14/15 FINGER LAKES MUSEUM TO LAUNCH CREEKSIDE CENTER Timber frame raising to begin Wednesday BRANCHPORT, NY – After several weather-related delays, construction of the Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium’s Creekside Center, its new canoe and kayak livery, is scheduled to begin this Wednesday. New Energy Works Timberframers of Farmington, NY, will raise the antique frame of a reclaimed 19th-century barn alongside Sugar Creek on the museum’s waterfront campus in Branchport, giving it a second life. The company, which refurbished the frame and its joinery, specializes in...

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Posted on May 22, 2015 in Press Releases

NEWS MEDIA RELEASE Date May 22, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Natalie Payne Phone 607-368-3054 Email   MORE CHANGES AT THE FINGER LAKES MUSEUM & AQUARIUM Adamski steps down as board president BRANCHPORT, NY – At its recent annual meeting, the board of trustees of the Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium (FLM&A) made a number of administrative and structural changes to the organization. After five years at the helm, FLM&A founder John Adamski stepped down as board president but retains his seat on the board. He will now take charge of public...

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Museum featured on TWC Finger Lakes region program

Posted on Apr 25, 2015 in Press Releases

BRANCHPORT, N.Y. — Formed by glaciers millions of years ago, the Finger Lakes are one of the most recognizable landmarks on the earth’s surface when seen from outer space. The region today draws thousands of tourists a years who come to explore its beauty, its water and its wine. The group behind the future Finger Lakes Museum, at the north end of Keuka Lake, wants to make sure everyone who lives or passes by the area appreciates the history of the Finger Lakes region and learns what makes the place so special. What once was once an elementary school in Branchport is being...

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Fun Family Activities Planned For 2015 Brrranchport Winterfest

Posted on Mar 5, 2015 in Press Releases

Date March 5, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Natalie Payne Phone 607-368-3054 Email THIRD ANNUAL BRRRANCHPORT WINTERFEST OFFERS ACTIVITES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY Branchport, NY – Join The Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium at Camp Good Days in Branchport for its third annual Brrranchport Winterfest on Saturday, March 14th from 11 am to 4:30 pm. Sponsored by Camp Good Days and the Museum & Aquarium, this 2015 Brrranchport Winterfest will feature a day filled with fun indoor and outdoor activities for the entire family! This event is FREE to the public and...

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Finger Lakes Museum Receives Two Grants

Posted on Jan 6, 2015 in Press Releases

NEWS MEDIA RELEASE Date            January 6, 2015                                   Contact        John Adamski Phone           585-746-6247 Email  FINGER LAKES MUSEUM RECEIVES TWO GRANTS Regional Economic Development Council Recommended Awards KEUKA PARK, NY – On December 11, 2014, The Finger Lakes Museum was awarded two New York State agency grants through Round IV of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council Initiative. The awards totaled $254,500. In two...

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