In an attempt to spark entrepreneurship, the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance is offering to help new businesses in the area. BizInc. is the alliance’s new business incubation program. The program, according to Chattie Van Wert, alliance director, will help new and expanding businesses by offering benefits and assistance.
continued — recreation and tourism businesses, especially those that help expand the shoulder seasons;
— retail and service businesses that enhance the downtown experience for residents, NCCC students and visitors;
— health-related businesses that support the hospital and senior living facilities;
— high tech businesses, web-based, engineering, light manufacturing, computer science, data services;
— arts and culture-based ventures; and
— educational support businesses that enhance or help expand the education of community members.
People interested in starting or expanding a business can contact the alliance at its Montcalm Street office, call Van Wert at 565-0054 or call Matt Courtright at Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 585-6619.
Wotton said the alliance is also interested in working with local business leaders who would like to assist with the BizInc. program.
“We’re always interested in building our team,” Wotton said. “If you are interested in lending your business skills to our alliance team of mentors, Email me. It takes a minimal amount of time to make a big difference in the future of our community. Be part of the solution. Be active in the alliance.”
Wotton can be Emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.