Clarence Chamber to have grand opening
There will be an “AM Networking” program taking place May 9 from 8-9a.m., which will be held at 10325 Main St.,(Gianni Mazia’s) headlined as a way for individuals and companies alike to “Generate a Buzz for Your Business.”
The following week, there will be an After Hours Blender, hosted by Dragonfly Studio and Salon at 8290 Main St., between Harris Hill and Transit Roads. Potential guests can RSVP through the Chamber Office for this and all other events at 631-3888.
Last week we had a piece on a program helping parent’s to become aware of their children’s online use and behaviors. Tuesday, May 22 at 7:00 p.m. the Clarence Public Library will host “Social Media Overview,” featuring guest speaker Sean Malcuso of the Mac Groups. Anyone trying to sharpen their social media savvy would be just that to attend.
One final note as we head into the summer, and it has to do with preservation of the seasons that make this area great. In the wake of growing understanding about our technological and industrial effects on the environment, cities, villages and towns across the nation have been converting to more environmentally aware programs. Not to be left behind, the Town of Clarence is ‘Going Green’ in 2013.
There are many steps the town can take to parallel what a number of cities and areas have already installed successfully in their areas. Cherry Hill, NJ made headlines last year when they installed low-energy stoplights and began providing incentives for citizen recycling.
The origin of the movement truly finds its roots with former President Al Gore. Gore, backed by scientists and the platform of United States Vice President, first truly brought it to the public’s attention that our behaviors and activity were having a detrimental impact on the environment.
In a number of cities and towns across the United States, the councils and boards that run them have a broad jurisdiction over their area, making them the perfect vehicles to cast and maintain the “green” programs. The Clarence
While the decision to “Go Green” is a positive one for the area and shows that we are moving in the right direction, it remains to be seen how it will change our everyday lives and exactly how environmentally beneficial the transition will prove to be.