HOMETOWN: Cadyville, New York FAMILY: Husband, Jon; son Griffin; pets: Dixi, Oreo and Nacho EDUCATION: B.A., Mass Communication, SUNY Plattsburgh OCCUPATION: Executive Vice President, North Country Chamber of Commerce Jody Parks has been a well-known face at the North Country Chamber of Commerce for over 25 years. She has been a driving force both behind read more

Keeping Community Initiatives ALIVE

The local not-for-profit JCEO has a straightforward mission: to alleviate poverty through practical, timely and innovative services that emphasize and develop problem solving skills in people. Officially known as the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity of Clinton and Franklin Counties, Inc., the organization’s roots date back to 1964 and President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty. read more


‘BOUNCING BACK’ IS WHAT WE’RE HEARING ABOUT THE ECONOMY, OUR HEALTH, OUR COMMUNITIES. TRUE – THAT’S OUR HOPE, BUT WITHIN EACH OF US IS THE CAPACITY TO DO SO MENTALLY. Your RESILIENCE During this imposed physical distancing with a majority of our workforce working remotely or, perhaps, not at all, there are times when we read more