Chamber membership drive | Elizabethtown Column

Amazing, we are finally having some Spring weather! The Elizabethtown Thrift Shop would like you to know that Spring has arrived at the shop too. The room angels have made the change over to their Spring and Summer clothing. Last Saturday, they had a successful collection day with many great outfits donated, housewares and artwork. Stop in, see the changes, this month they will have a nice display of Red Hat items and Easter goodies. The teen room will especially have some excellent trendy outfits for sale. Look for the raffle of a beautiful scenic oil painting. If you have any questions or would like to become a volunteer, call 873-6518 or visit their website at www.etownthrift.org. New volunteers are always needed and welcomed.

The Elizabethtown-Lewis Chamber of Commerce is having their annual membership drive. It’s not necessary to own your own business to become a member, individuals are welcome. If you’re interested in the local economy, supporting current businesses, encouraging new businesses to town, along with staying current on town happenings, then acquire an application or find out more information about the chamber by visiting their website www.elizabethtownchamber.com or call 873-9279 for an application to be mailed to you. Businesses that would like to be in the 2014-2015 brochure, need to have their application along with their $50 fee submitted by Tuesday, April 15, allowing time to have the brochures printed, delivering them to the public by Memorial Day. Individual memberships are $25. The chamber meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. in the ACAP offices on Court Street. Mail applications to E-town-Lewis Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 241, Elizabethtown, NY, 12932. Follow them on Facebook at Elizabethtown Lewis Chamber.

As the season is changing, many of us live in older homes, decide to spiff things up while we work on the daunting task of Spring cleaning. Keep in mind that many of our older homes may have toxic lead paint in them. If you think that could be possible in your home, especially if you have small children who put everything in their mouths, take time and call the Essex County Public Health for a screening. You may contact them at 873-3500, visit their website at co.essex.ny.us/publichealth or follow them on Facebook at Essex County Public Health. 

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