St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

 St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center ...
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Community Mentor: Mariam Waqar Khattak

Agency and Placement Location: 101 Main St., 1st Floor, Canton, NY 13617

Transportation: Within walking/biking distance

Mission: According to their website "The mission of the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is to cultivate, develop and support Chamber members and other businesses by creating a vibrant business climate that encourages growth and enhances the unique quality of life in St. Lawrence County."

Projects:*subject to change:

Life Undiscovered 
Student(s) will work with Brooke (director of tourism) to help students at SLU (and others) discover what is happening around the area. Projects may include blog creation, Hill News column, social media and/or posters and outreach opportunities to SLU groups  to get off campus and embrace the local area.

Coming Home
Student(s) will work with Ben to interview business owners, community leaders and others who have come back home after growing up, going to college, and/or working in the North Country. Understanding why people have returned to the North Country, the life they have created in this new season of their life and how they have embraced and invested in the community. Interviews will published in blogs and shared with university communications or others as appropriate

Agency Requirements: TBD