Please make your hotel reservations ASAP by calling the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel at: 315-686-1100 – be sure to indicate that you are with the NYS Cheese Mfrs. Association group block. The hotel cut-off date of AUGUST 9th


September 10-12, 2017, 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel, Clayton, NY.

The fall meeting of the Association is set for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, September 10, 11, & 12, 2017 at the beautiful 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton, NY. Please make your hotel arrangements without delay, even if you must cancel later — the hotel cut-off date is: Friday, August 9th! Please call the hotel directly at: 315-686-1100 to make your reservations. Please be sure to indicate you are with the NYS Cheese Mfrs. Association block. Single/double room rates are: $179 – Village View; $199 River View.

Activities

The activities will start with a cocktail party Sunday evening (attire — business casual). The golf tournament will be on Monday at the 1000 Islands Country Club, Wellesley Island. Nathan Pistner and Howard VanBuren are Chairs and we will forward your golf registration information to them. We will collect your greens fees in advance saving congestion at the pro shop. The cost is $60.00 and includes a golf cart. (For the non-golfers, there are a number of nearby attractions that lend themselves to self-conducted tours. For information on Clayton, NY area attractions visit: http://www.1000islands-clayton.com/play-thousand-islands/attractions/. We will also provide information packets at the registration desk.

This year’s Monday Evening Cocktail Reception will be an Uncle Sam’s Boat Tour/Cocktail Cruise. Boarding will be at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel Docks at 4:45pm with departure at 5:00pm sharp.

Speakers

The speakers program will once again include Ed Gallagher, Dairy Farmers of America who will present “Milk Marketing Outlook — An Update;” Samuel Alcaine, Dept. of Food Science, Cornell University will provide a “sensory” presentation; well-known local resident and fishing guide Jeff Garnsey will present “Sharing Paradise;” and to round out the program, David Bandler, Cornell University, will talk about “The cheeses of the Galapogos Islands – and Other Observations.”

Reserve your Hotel Room

Please remember to make your hotel reservation ASAP to secure your room, even if you must cancel later. The golf and meeting registration forms should be returned to Janene no later than September 1ST. (Note that registration materials are also posted on our website at: https://nyscheesemakers.com/.) Please contact Janene if you have any questions or need assistance (607-277-5833 e-mail: jgg3@cornell.edu). We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Clayton, NY!

Agenda

Sunday, September 10th

Check-In  (1000 Islands Hotel, Clayton, NY)
Practice Golf  (1000 Islands Country Club, Wellesley Island, NY)
Cocktail Party — 6:00pm-7:00pm  (1000 Islands Harbor Hotel)
Dinner — On Your Own

Monday, September 11th

Golf Tournament – 9:00am at 1000 Islands Country Club (Howard VanBuren, Chrm.)
Non-Golfer’s Self Conducted Tours
Uncle Sam’s Boat Tours Cocktail Cruise (Boarding @ Harbor Hotel Docks – boarding starts @ 4:45pm, Departure @ 5:00pm)
Awards Dinner — 7:15pm at 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel (Ticket Required)

Tuesday, September 12th

Continental Breakfast – 8:00am (Conference Room)
Speakers Program – 8:30am (Seneca Ballroom)
Business Meeting and Reports (Tom Eastham, President,  NYS Cheese Mfrs. Assoc.)
Milk Marketing Outlook: An Update – Ed Gallagher, DFA
Sensory Presentation – Samuel Alcaine, Cornell University
Sharing Paradise –  Jeff Garnsey, Fishing Guide, St. Lawrence River
The Cheese of the Galapagos Islands: And Other Observations – David Bandler, Cornell University
Adjourn

Documents

 

Price Qty
Member and Spouseshow details + $250.00 (USD)  
Membershow details + $150.00 (USD)  
Non-Member and Spouseshow details + $275.00 (USD)  
Non-Membershow details + $175.00 (USD)  
Greens Fee - Monday Golfshow details + $60.00 (USD)  
Extra Dinner & Reception Tickets (for registered participants)show details + $75.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $10 Cash Donationshow details + $10.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournamen t- $20 Cash Donationshow details + $20.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $50 Cash Donationshow details + $50.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $100 Cash Donationshow details + $100.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $150 Hole Sponsorshipshow details + $150.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $200 Hole Sponsorshipshow details + $200.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $250 Hole Sponsorshipshow details + $250.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $500 Hole Sponsorshipshow details + $500.00 (USD)  

Your contributions in the past have truly helped make our tournaments a great success. We are once again adding another option for donations. In addition to cash contributions to help offset the cost of golf/generate cash prizes, we are adding a special “hole sponsor program” for those companies interested in supporting this event. Companies wishing to donate $150 or more as a “hole sponsor” will have a sign posted at a tee box with their name on it.

Price Qty
Golf Tournament - $10 Cash Donationshow details + $10.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $20 Cash Donationshow details + $20.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $50 Cash Donationshow details + $50.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $100 Cash Donationshow details + $100.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $150 Hole Sponsorshipshow details + $150.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $200 Hole Sponsorshipshow details + $200.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $250 Hole Sponsorshipshow details + $250.00 (USD)  
Golf Tournament - $500 Hole Sponsorshipshow details + $500.00 (USD)  

For those who have placed a bid for the NYS Cheese Mfrs. Auction and would like to pay by credit card – please select the ‘ticket’ with your payment amount.

Price Qty
Silent Auction Paymentshow details + $300.00 (USD)  
Silent Auction Paymentshow details + $350.00 (USD)  
Silent Auction Paymentshow details + $400.00 (USD)  
Silent Auction Paymentshow details + $450.00 (USD)  
Silent Auction Paymentshow details + $500.00 (USD)  
Silent Auction Paymentshow details + $700.00 (USD)  
Silent Auction Paymentshow details + $1,000.00 (USD)  
Silent Auction Paymentshow details + $1,200.00 (USD)