Category - Messages for the Community

Summer in the Finger Lakes is finally here! The sun sets a little later, and the rolling green hills are a bit greener. There’s something about this time of year that seems to put a smile on people’s faces and add extra pep to their step. Let’s harness all that momentum and focus it on summer planning!

Here are a few ideas to jump start your summer fun!

Building the Ultimate Finger Lakes Picnic

Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:00 AM by Kendall Knaak

It’s what I like to call the Finger Lakes conundrum. There are so many trails to hike and vistas to see, but there are also some delicious foods to be sampled around the area. How is one able to do everything at once?

Enter picnicking.

Fusing together a rejuvenating hike with Ontario County dining, all while maintaining social distancing regulations is a perfect warm weather day activity, and I am here to make it even easier. So, lace up your sneakers, grab your picnic basket, and let’s hit the trail!

Para decirlo a la ligera, COVID-19 está cambiando nuestras rutinas y actividades diarias y cómo estamos viendo la vida durante el tiempo de distanciamiento social. Pero en lugar de pensar en esto como cuarentena, piense en esto como una oportunidad para pasar tiempo de calidad en casa con su familia que generalmente no tiene. El distanciamiento social o físico es un concepto nuevo para nosotros, por lo que, si necesita algunas ideas de cosas que hacer mientras evita el contacto con otras personas fuera de su hogar, ¡tenemos lo que está buscando!  

Finger Lakes Crossword Puzzle

Friday, April 10, 2020 2:00 PM by Valerie Knoblauch

At home for the foreseeable future? Us too. You've probably heard from experts about the importance of keeping your mind, body, and spirit sharp. I'm a big believer in keeping my mind, body, and spirit moving forward and staying positive. You can just ask my family or my team! I always have a new project in the works, and this time at home has allowed me to tap into new creative talents I didn't realize I had, like crossword creation. Why not test your knowledge of the Finger Lakes with this crossword created by me! Can I stump you? Let's see what you've got!

To put it lightly, COVID-19 is changing our routines and daily activities and how we’re looking at life during the time of social distancing. But instead of thinking of this as quarantine, think of this as an opportunity to spend quality time at home with your family that you don’t usually have. Social or physical distancing is a new concept for us, so if you’re in need of some ideas of things to do while avoiding contact with others outside of your home, we’ve got what you’re looking for!