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For Immediate Release:
July 7, 2011
Contact: Lisa MacSpadden 518-486-9846
Jorge I. Montalvo 212-417-5803


Department of State Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Plattsburgh
Public Invited to Participate in Dialogue on Improving Regional Economies

Plattsburgh – The New York Department of State will hold the first of a series of regional town hall meetings to discuss regional economies on Tuesday, July 12, in Plattsburgh, New York. 

Deputy Secretary of State Dierdre “Dede” Scozzafava will meet with local leaders and interested citizens to discuss how the Department of State can help create thriving and sustainable communities. The meetings are part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s commitment to ensuring that state programs reflect local and regional needs.  The meeting will begin with remarks by Deputy Secretary Scozzafava, followed by discussion.  The meeting is open to the public.


WHO:       New York Department of State Deputy Secretary of State Dierdre “Dede” Scozzafava

WHAT:     Plattsburgh Town Hall Meeting

WHEN:      Tuesday, July 12, 2011 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  (Remarks at 6:30, discussion begins at 7:00)

WHERE:    Westside Ballroom, 253 New York Road, Plattsburgh