Podcast by We are Lake Placid
Jay Rand, North Elba supervisor
Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed North Elba Supervisor Jay Rand about some of the issues facing the town, including large-scale events, tourism, affordable housing and New York's legalization of recreational marijuana.
Jim McKenna, Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism
Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism CEO Jim McKenna about developing a destination management plan for Lake Placid. ROOST markets the region to tourists and will now help with destination management.
Jeff Potter, Olympic Regional Development Authority
Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Jeff Potter, events director at the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority, as he readies to retire after 36 years at the organization in Lake Placid.
Matt Smith, North Country School
Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed North Country School Director Matt Smith about the Lamb Watch project. The school, outside of Lake Placid, has a working farm with barn animals, and ninth graders spend nights in the barn this time of year watching over the pregnant ewes in case they show signs of giving birth.
Dani Delaini, Center for Businesses in Transition
Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Dani Delaini of the Adirondack North Country Association's Center for Businesses in Transition about the virtual conference, "Small Communities. Big Opportunities. Own a North Country Business, " scheduled for Feb. 24 to 27.
Gordy Sheer, USA Luge
Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Gordy Sheer, director of marketing and sponsorships at USA Luge, about the upcoming Running of the Balls fundraiser. More than 1,000 lacrosse balls will be sent down the mile-long luge track at Mount Van Hoevenberg to raise money for recruiting, training and supporting athletes with the ultimate goal of winning medals for the U.S. at the Winter Olympics.
We are Lake Placid - Ruth Hart
Wonderful interview with Mrs. Hart. I have known her all my life and her children. She’s a fantastic lady and is well deserving of this honor. Congrats Mrs. Hart!!!