New Paltz Forum to Feature Town, Village and SUNY Leaders
The New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce will host an open community forum designed to give New Paltz residents the opportunity to get answers from Town, Village and SUNY leaders all at once. The forum will be held on Tuesday, July 15 from 7:00 until 9:00 pm in the Ulster County BOCES conference room, 175 State Route 32 North, New Paltz.
The New Paltz community is invited to participate in this special open forum, in which a panel of community leaders featuring top officials from SUNY New Paltz and Town and Village governments, police department, rescue squad, library and youth programs will answer questions posed by forum attendees, moderated by New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce President Joyce Minard. The panel includes SUNY New Paltz President Dr. Steven Poskanzer; New Paltz Town Supervisor Toni Hokanson; Village of New Paltz Mayor Terry Dungan; New Paltz Police Chief Ray Zappone and Police Commission Chair Rick Remsnyder; SUNY New Paltz Police Chief Raymond Bryant; New Paltz Rescue Squad President Ted Reiss; New Paltz Youth Program Director Jim Tinger, LMSW; and Elting Memorial Library Board of Directors President Barbara Hardgrave and Vice President Susan Scher.
The New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce, with close to 800 members, is an active and trusted voice in the regional business and residential community, advancing the business, industrial, agricultural and civic interests of the Mid-Hudson Valley Region. Programs and services of the Chamber are made possible, in part, by the support of its Corporate Partners for 2008: Brinckerhoff and Neuville Insurance Group (Associate Partner); CDPHP, Health Quest and Ulster Savings (Supporting Partners).
Members and visitors are welcome at the Chamber's Visitor Center, located at 124 Main Street in New Paltz. For more information about Chamber programs and Visitor’s Center hours of operation, visit www.newpaltzchamber.org or call the Chamber at (845) 255-0243.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.