K&J – Empire State Winter Games

Today on the K&J show, we’re talking with Jim McKenna who is the President and CEO of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism, he’s also the president of the Lake Placid Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and on the committee in charge of planning for the Empire State Winter Games which runs February 6th Through the 9th,.2014. The Sochi Olympics Run from the 7th through the 23rd of February which is where our conversation begins.. North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi has been spearheading an effort to put a jumbotron television in Lake Placid… In fact, in Mids Park and my conversation with Jim McKenna Begins with how that might all come together..

The Torch Relay is Scheduled for the 5th of February, the Wednesday just prior to the start of the Empire State Winter Games.. We spoke with Mr McKenna in his offices at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid..  ROOST is working with Tupper Lake to develop a regional approach to events like the Empire State Winter Games and Michelle Clement is the Events coordinator in Tupper Lake.. She’s been coordinating the start of the Torch Run with School Administrators in Tupper Lake.

.K&J – 012214 – Empire State Winter Games – Torch Run – Jim McKenna – Michelle Clement

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