The Franklin County Fair has announced that they are cancelling this year's festivities.
Reimbursements will begin Monday, June 1st. The Franklin County Agricultural Society offices in Malone will be open noon to 6pm on June 1st, 3rd, and 5th for processing reimbursements. Additional dates will be announced as necessary. For those who purchased tickets online, please submit any changes of address and/or payment information by email to , otherwise reimbursement for any online orders will be issued to the purchaser on file. Ticket holders also have the option to decline reimbursement as a one-time donation to the Franklin County Agricultural Society, such support being gratefully appreciated at this time.
The Potsdam Snack Pack Program helps over 300 students with healthy snacks on the weekends and during holiday breaks. Over 19,000 actual snack packs are been sent out to date. The cost to provide these healthy snacks to students in need works out to about $100 per year. The Potsdam Snack Pack program is constantly seeking volunteers to help pack the snacks, and also continuously accepts donations of snacks or monetary donation to offset the cost of the snack packs. You can find out more and make donations to the Potsdam Snack Pack Program by visiting Potsdam Snack Pack dot org.
The Canton Dairy Princess days scheduled for June have been cancelled. As well, the Canton Chamber of Commerce has announced that they are also cancelling the town of village sales weekend that usually happens at the beginning of August. For more information, and for a short video of past Dairy Princess days, visit the Canton Chamber of Commerce website at
The Colton Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting its annual chicken BBQ at Colton Station #1 on Saturday July 18th, 2020 from 11 am until it is gone. This event will be TAKEOUT ONLY. Menu includes ½ chicken, baked beans, salt potatoes, roll and a brownie. Prices are Adult $12 and Seniors $10. We are selling meals only. We are taking pre-orders. The earlier we receive pre-orders, the better our ability to buy enough chicken to feed everyone who wants a meal. Please email, text or a department member, or Jeff (firstname.lastname@example.org/315-322-2362) or Angel (email@example.com/315-212-0768).
The Rotary Club of Potsdam invites the North Country community to its 16th annual Potsdam Rotary Scholarship Golf Tournament, which has been rescheduled from May to Friday, August 7, at the Potsdam Town & Country Club. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 11:30, and a fun clambake celebration afterward. Registrations for foursomes are now being accepted at potsdamrotary.org (click on "Potsdam Rotary Scholarship Golf Tournament 2020" under Upcoming Events).
The cost includes greens fees, carts, lunch, and a seafood and barbecue dinner (also available without dinner). The event will take place regardless of weather. Please let us hear from you by July 27.