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Local Chamber seeking help

The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is seeking to hire a part-time administrative assistant. Applicants must be knowledgeable in working with Quick Books, Microsoft Word, Excel and possess excellent phone skills. Send resume to: Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, 3847 Main St., Warrensburg, NY 12885.

Reception for area artist set

Schroon Lake artist Annie Gregson will be presenting a show of her solar etchings at Willows Bistro during the month of April.

The exhibit features an opening reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 8 at Willows Bistro, 3749 Main St. in Warrensburg.

The etchings were produced by a photo-chemical etching on a solar plate through UV light exposure and then printed as either an etching or relief impression. The medium provides a wide range of printed effects and can resemble lithographs, screen prints or photographic effects.

Gregson's works are inspired by scenes from nature, life experiences, and her dog, pulled together in an array of intriguing works. Her work has previously been displayed as part of several juried LARAC art shows, and an Art teachers association exhibit. Gregson, a retired Schroon Lake Central School art teacher, also teaches workshops and provides individual lessons in drawing, watercolors, printmaking, and calligraphy. for details, contact Gregson at 532-0275 or AnneGregson@gmail.com.

Fundraiser set for ski crash victim

A benefit party and auction has been planned to raise money for Kim (Gorham) Zilm, 38, of Lake George, who was paralyzed in a skiing accident in February. The incident shattered one of Zilm's vertebrae.

The event, presented by friends and family members who've formed the group Karing for Kim, is to be held Friday, May 27 from 6 to 11 p.m at the Fort William Henry Hotel in Lake George. Advance tickets are available by calling 527-2502.

The Zilm family, which includes Kim and her husband, Mike, and two young daughters, face a substantial financial burden, according to a press release authored by the group.

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