Member Essentials-CEO Insights December 2023

Posted on November 30, 2023

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Below is a snapshot of the latest news and top headlines from our members. We want to hear from you! You can request your organization's news and events be shared on the CenterState CEO website.


Armory Square businesses host winter apparel donation drive for Syracuse City School District students.

Dannible & McKee hosts annual tax and financial planning conference.

Excellus BCBS Awards hospitals $28 million for quality improvements.

Felix Schoeller North America unveils new coating operation in Pulaski.

Helio Health awarded grant for James Street renovations, opens Rochester location. 

Andy Breuer of Hueber-Breuer Construction talks to for its leadership series.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) makes former downtown Sibley’s Department Store its home.

Syracuse IDA approves $4 million in tax breaks for JMA Wireless expansion.

KeyBank honors Syracuse–area business owner at annual Key4Women awards, including Susan Crossett, president and CEO of CPS Recruitment Inc.

M3 Placement and Partnership recertified as WBE for the third time.

NBT Bank formally opens new Syracuse financial center location in The Post building.

Oneida Indian Nation honors more than 400 local veterans at annual veterans recognition event at Turning Stone Resort Casino.

Oswego Health says work is underway to improve area around its Fulton location. 

PPC to add nearly 200 jobs by end of 2024 as it relocates production from overseas.

Holiday Nights return to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in December.

She Fancy Grazing Co. to join the Salt City Market.

Upstate Medical University’s College of Nursing partners with SUNY Canton to offer remote nursing doctorate program.

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CPS Recruitment Announces Two Promotions
July 2, 2024

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CPS Recruitment has provided direct hire recruiting, temporary staffing solutions, contract, contract to hire, and payroll services to corporations nationwide for more than 34 years.

Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary Designation Celebration
July 2, 2024

Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary Designation Celebration

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Country Smoked
July 2, 2024

Grand Opening Annoucement: Country Smoked BBQ & Fixins’ Brings Fresh BBQ Experience to Central Square

In addition to their standard menu items, they will be offering exciting weekly specials, ensuring there’s always something new to try.

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Oswego Health Appoints Wajeeh Sana, MD, FAAFP as New Chief Medical Officer

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Ron Tascarella
July 2, 2024

Oswego Health Announces New Board Leadership

Oswego Health Board of Directors unanimously voted on leadership changes.

Missy Purtell
July 2, 2024

Oswego Health Promotes Melissa Purtell, RN, BSN, MSN to VP of Nursing Operations

Purtell has spent her career in the nonprofit healthcare system.

Marriott Syracuse Downtown 100th Anniversary Celebration
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Join the hotel for an exciting, fun-filled weekend packed with events and activities as it honors a century of history and hospitality.

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