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Dear Chamber Members,

CHECK OUT www.otsegooutdoors.org


From the rolling hills, forests, and fields to the running brooks and lakes, Otsego County is an excellent setting for recreation and enjoyment. If you believe that contact with the natural world enriches your life, then you share our excitement and have found the right place to get outdoors in Otsego County.

Otsego 2000, Otsego County Conservation Association (OCCA), and Otsego Land Trust have come together to make a comprehensive and searchable listing of every publicly accessible trail in Otsego County, New York



LAST CALL for Nominations of the Sustainable Success Awards!!!

A friendly reminder, The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for our Celebration of Sustainable Success Awards.  Please nominate any Chamber member business who you believe deserves recognition for the Quality of Life Award. The Quality of Life Award is given to a business who is involved in the community and has raised the quality of life for those who live in Otsego County and has made Otsego County a better place to live and work. The second award is the Environmental Stewardship Award which is for businesses, industries or organizations that have implemented programs or projects that have had a positive environmental impact on Otsego County. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged. Please complete and submit the attached nomination form by 5:00p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019. All nominations will be reviewed by our special projects committee and then by Chamber board of directors for judging criteria of the awards.

I look forward to celebrating the successes of the honorees at our Summer Soiree on Thursday, August 22, 2019 beginning at 5:45p.m. Location will be determined on award winners location within the county.  To share with our members new approaches to sustainability and to promote pioneering examples of excellence is ultimately a great way to share county wide best practices and success based on results. We are looking for companies to have shown real business cases for sustainability and innovative approaches in leveraging it, as well as clear figures and outcomes of the projects they have worked on.

Thank you to our members for your contributions to Otsego County. I hope everyone is soaking up these bright sunny summer days in our beautiful county.

 33rd Annual Golf Tournament

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Greetings! The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce looks forward to seeing you this year at our upcoming golf tournament.

The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce is having its 33rd Annual Golf Tournament. To be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at the Oneonta Country Club. Registration starts at 11:30, Shot gun start at 1:00pm. Lunch will be provided and cocktail hour with hors d‘oeuvres and awards with a cash bar at 5:00pm.

We invite you and your colleagues to join us as a sponsor in putting a team together for this event. By being a sponsor in this event you will be promoting your company to a group of people who are very loyal to its sponsors, as well as to the many area professionals who will be participating at the outing itself. Companies like yours make available the resources that enrich our Business Community and for that we are forever grateful. We are anticipating a highly successful and well-attended outing. Please join the Chamber with our friends, neighbors and colleagues for a fun day with exciting golf course contests and prizes at the end. We are offering various levels of sponsorships. The Chamber Board of Directors thanks you in advance for your support and will work hard for your company in promoting and sharing resources among our membership. We look forward to seeing you there! Please see the attached registration form.



Walking Tour of River Street July 24


The Greater Oneonta Historical Society (GOHS) will have a walking tour of historic River Street, beginning at 7:00 PM on Thursday July 24.  Longtime neighborhood residents will join GOHS executive director Bob Brzozowski in leading a nostalgic walk along one of Oneonta’s most historic streets. The tour will begin at the intersection of River and Main Streets, where the village of Milfordville that became the city of Oneonta began. Many early Oneonta families had homes or businesses near this crossroads. There is parking on River Street and in nearby Neahwa Park. From the intersection, the one to one and half hour walk moves west, near the Wilcox farm and through the 6th Ward neighborhood.


This tour is by donation. For more information, contact (607) 432-0960 or [email protected].

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