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F.O.C.U.S. on the New State Fair

THE NEW STATE FAIR After $50 million in renovations to Fairgrounds facilities, attendance at non-fair events there is up 42 percent in 2017. Acting State Fair Director Troy Waffner will discuss what’s planned in the $70 million Phase II. Friday, … Learn More >>

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CNY Works

How CNY Works  A shift to a knowledge economy from big manufacturing has left gaps in skilled labor, employment, and in our community.  How will they be filled?  Friday, July 21st, 2017 – 7:30 am to 8:45 am in City … Learn More >>

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Innovation in Tech Education

Career Education for an Ever-Changing World  Syracuse City High Schools are adding options to study cyber security, unmanned aerial systems and geospatial technology to existing programs such as medical assisting, laboratory technology and auto technology. Friday, June 16th, 2017 – … Learn More >>

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F.O.C.U.S. FORUM on ONONDAGA LAKE

  F.O.C.U.S. FORUM on ONONDAGA LAKE NATURAL RESOURCE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT DRAFT RESTORATION PLAN The Onondaga Lake Trustees are looking for public comment on a proposal negotiated with Honeywell for more than 1,000 acres of habitat restoration and hiking trails near … Learn More >>

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FOCUS on Youth Employment – Putting Jobs First Calls for First Jobs

KNOW A KID WHO WANTS A SUMMER JOB? HAVE A NEED FOR SUMMER WORKERS? KEEP OUR YOUTH PRODUCTIVE AND PAID WITH SUMMER JOBS Each summer Syracuse City Parks and Recreation Department and Onondaga County Parks employ teens as lifeguards, musicians, … Learn More >>

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Bethaida “Bea” González la Guardiana de la Sabiduría del 2017

F.O.C.U.S. nombra a Bethaida “Bea” González la Guardiana de la Sabiduría del 2017 Reconociendo décadas de trabajo en la comunidad y su compromiso a la gente de Syracuse, el grupo F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse y su junta directiva ha elegido honrar a … Learn More >>

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F.O.C.U.S. on UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS

BRINGING UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS TO CENTRAL NEW YORK Join a discussion about what new provisions for unmanned flight research mean for Central New York at the next F.O.C.U.S. Forum. Speakers will include: Leaders from CenterState CEO Craig Marcincowski, Director of … Learn More >>

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MEDIA RELEASE

F.O.C.U.S. GREATER SYRACUSE FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CHARLOTTE (CHUCKIE) HOLSTEIN TO STEP DOWN  Search for Next Executive Director Announced  SYRACUSE, NY, February 1, 2017 F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse announced today that Charlotte (Chuckie) Holstein will retire as executive director effective April … Learn More >>

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F.O.C.U.S Greater Syracuse Executive Director Job Description

Executive Director Job Description MISSION STATEMENT: F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse is a citizen driven organization that taps citizen creativity to impact change in Central New York by enabling citizens, organizations and government to work together to enhance the quality of our … Learn More >>

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FOCUS FORUM on TRANSPORTATION

HOW CENTRAL NEW YORK MOVES INTO THE FUTURE Join a discussion with Centro Chief Executive Officer Rick Lee, Syracuse Metropolitan Transportation Council Director Jim D’Agostino and Onondaga Citizens League Board Member Peter Sarver Keeping our region in motion requires coordination, … Learn More >>

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