Tennille Knoop and family

Utica School Community Story

Diversity In Learning: Pride in the Utica School District By Tennille Knoop I grew up an Air Force brat. Born in Caribou, Maine, I stayed attached to my mother’s side as we relocated to Guam, Hawaii, Indiana, and Missouri. Life on base was interesting, as we were surrounded by like-minded families from all walks of…

Face-To-Face Friday

Who was monkeying around before charging up for the weekend? We were! Our Chamber staff has decided to get out of the office and visit our members a bit more. Last Friday, we stopped by the Utica Zoo and then at New York Power Authority’s Energy Zone. The Utica Zoo is doing some spring cleaning…

MVHS Offers Breastfeeding Café and Free Classes, Support for Mothers

        The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Maternal Child Services offers free monthly breastfeeding classes for expectant parents who have chosen or are considering breastfeeding. Common breastfeeding concerns will be addressed and breastfeeding education and resource information will be provided. Fathers are encouraged to attend. Classes are held at the St. Luke’s…

Baird Employees Recognized With New Titles

            Three employees in the Baird Utica Branch have recently received new titles:   Scott George is now a Managing Director.  Scott is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ CFP® Professional, and a Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM™.  He has been with Baird since 2005.   Zack Maxwell is now a Senior Vice President. Zack…

SUNY Poly Foundation Announces $75,000 in New Donations to Establish Endowed Scholarships

The SUNY Poly Foundation is announcing a total of $75,000 in donations from three sets of individuals to establish merit-based scholarship programs and further defray educational costs for undergraduate students attending SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly). Overall, the scholarships, detailed below, aim to ensure that students who have a history of strong academic efforts, financial…