Author: Finger Lakes Visitors Connection

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection is the tourism promotion and management agency for Ontario County. Our mission is to create visitorship and economic vitality for Ontario County by marketing its tourism assets and positioning the area as a premier leisure and meetings destination.

South Bristol, NY - July 6, 2012 - The Brown Hound Bistro, 6459 Route 64 in Bristol Springs, introduces Chefs Clay Secrest & Evan Schapp this summer.  The two chefs worked together at the NY Wine & Culinary Center and joined the Brown Hound in May, jumping at the opportunity to develop the restaurant's 'buy local' vision with heightened focus. 

CANANDAIGUA, NY – Finger Lakes Visitors Connection received acclaim with one PRism award and one Award of Excellence from the Rochester chapter of Public Relations Society of America at the PRism awards dinner at Artisan Works in Rochester on June 21. The Visitors Connection was honored in the non-profit category for the organization’s blog, Insiders Diaries, and for the Visitors Connection web site, 

CANANDAIGUA, NY – Fresh air. Gorgeous scenery. A great workout. It’s a great combination for participants in the new and innovative Finger Lakes TRYathlon hosted by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection on June 9th. The Finger Lakes great outdoors is Nature’s Health Club, and the TRYathlon takes advantage of nature’s assets to get fit and stay healthy. This first-ever Finger Lakes TRYathlon encourages people to get out and TRY a variety of activities to get involved in healthy living. 

Victor, NY— Multi-award winning Native folk and blues rock guitarist Keith Secola (Anishinabe) headlines The Friends of Ganondagan’s 21st annual signature event—the Native American Dance & Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30 from 10 am to 6 pm. Secola’s famous song, NDN Kars, is considered the contemporary Native American anthem and is the most requested song on Native radio in the U.S. and Canada.