In Potsdam, Assemblywoman Russell to announce program to increase sales by local businesses, artisans
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 4:54 pm

POTSDAM -- A new program focusing on increasing patronage of North County businesses and artisans will be announced by Assemblywoman Addie Russell at events in Potsdam and Watertown Thursday.

The initiative, "Rediscovering Your Backyard," will be unveiled at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Lawrence Arts Council headquarters, 51 Market St., Potsdam.

It is open to the public and anyone interested in learning more about the initiative is


The second event will be at 1:30 p.m. at the NNY Arts Council in the Franklin Building on Public Square in Watertown.

Further details regarding "Rediscovering Your Backyard" following the

events will be available by calling the Assemblywoman's Canton office at