Member Essentials-CEO Insights February 2024

Posted on January 31, 2024

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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.


AmeriCU Credit Union unveils remodel of Auburn Financial Center.  

Local restauranteurs will open a steakhouse in the newly completed City Center building. 

Melanie Littlejohn will begin her new role as Central New York Community Foundation President Mar.1. 

Gov. Kathy Hochul creates AI innovation research consortium made up of New York higher education institutions, including Cornell University

Devin’s Rec Room begins major fundraising campaign for facility on Syracuse’s Northside. 

Drakos Dynamics will open a new urgent care facility for all ages in Cicero. 

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited the Food Access Healthy Neighborhoods Now Winter Market to announce her Healthy Food Financing Initiative Reauthorization Act. 

Oswego Health will use $10,000 Excellus BlueCross BlueShield grant to open primary care facility.   

Rosamond Gifford Zoo’s executive director joins the International Elephant Foundation. 

Salt City Market tenant Baghdad plans to open second location in Westvale Plaza. 

Solvay Bank expands its commercial banking footprint in Mohawk Valley. 

Student-athlete mental wellness app wins SUNY Oswego Launch It competition. 

Syracuse Mets will again offer We Care Wednesdays for nonprofits this season. 

Syracuse Regional Airport Authority executive director elected chair of national airport policy council. 

Syracuse University unveils new seating plan for the JMA Wireless Dome. 

ICS changes its name to TechMD

Tompkins Community Bank takes part in 2024 homebuyer dream program. 

Visions FCU formally opens a financial readiness center at Syracuse University’s NVRC.  

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Other Member News

M.A. Polce Promotes Rick Pollard to Vice President for Strategy & Business Development
March 1, 2024

M.A. Polce Promotes Rick Pollard to Vice President for Strategy & Business Development

In his new role, he will lead all sales, marketing, and business development efforts.

Blue's Birthday Bash April 3 from 4-6 PM
March 1, 2024

Blue's Birthday Bash- Bryant & Stratton College- Special Guest, Crunchman

Celebrating the 170th anniversary of Bryant & Stratton College on April 3.

February 29, 2024

Fundamentals of Working with the Media

This interactive presentation will cover the fundamentals of working with the news media.

February 28, 2024

Dannible & McKee LLP Recommends Filing Taxes Early and Electronically

Tax season is in full swing and now is the time to file your taxes.

Fast Track to Small Business Start-Up
February 28, 2024

Fast Track to Small Business Start-Up Virtual Webinar

The workshop includes a variety of presenters who are all experts in different facets of small business start-up.

New CNAs graduate from Oswego Health's training program
February 27, 2024

Seven New CNAs Graduate from Oswego Health’s On-the-Job Training Program at The Manor

The Manor at Seneca Hill makes starting a career in healthcare easy with on-the-job training and a paid certification program.  

Cayuga St. Steakhouse Murder Mystery Dinner
February 26, 2024

Cayuga St. Steakhouse Murder Mystery Dinner

Get all the details here.

Attend the CNY Women's Summit at the Oncenter!
February 23, 2024

Attend the CNY Women's Summit at the Oncenter!

See all the details here.

Dr. Lynn-Beth Satterly
February 20, 2024

Liberty Resources Welcomes Dr. Lynn-Beth Satterly to its Primary Care Practice

In this role, Dr. Satterly will provide comprehensive care in collaboration with an integrated health team.