Hazard mitigation meeting planned
Otsego County will host a webinar today as part of the development of its Hazard Mitigation Action Plan. The 6 p.m. Public Risk Assessment Webinar will offer information about the plan process. According to a media release, the goal of the plan is to minimize or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from known natural hazards. To register, visit www.otsegocounty.com/depts/pln/HMGPUpdate.htm. For more information, contact Erik Scrivener at email@example.com or 547-4225.
Student business plans event
Forever Photos, a student business based at the Otsego Area Occupational Center in Milford, will celebrate its opening with a photo session from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday.
According to a media release, Forever Photos is a student-run professional photo studio. Tuesday’s event will feature discounted rates starting at $10.
The BOCES center is at 1914 County Highway 35; for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 286-7715, ext. 404.
Bank to open Oneonta branch
The Delaware National Bank of Delhi will celebrate the opening of its Oneonta branch with a ribbon cutting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The event, which will feature Dee Hillis, vice president of Delaware National Bank, and Barbara Ann Heegan, executive director of the Otsego County Chamber, is open to the public.
The new office is at the corner of Ford Avenue and Main Street.
According to a media release, the bank was established in 1839 above a storefront on Delhi’s Main Street.
Today, the bank has branch offices on state Route 28 in Margaretville, on state Route 23 at Pindar’s Corners in Davenport and on state Route 10 in Hobart.
Discussion to focus on democracy
The James M. Milne Library at SUNY Oneonta will host a discussion Tuesday on civic participation and the meaning of democracy in local, national and global communities.
The conversation will take place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Alden Room on the third floor of the library, according to a media release from the State University College at Oneonta. It will focus on an excerpt from philosopher and educational reformer John Dewey’s 1939 speech, “Creative Democracy.”
The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required, though RSVPs are requested to Pamela Flinton of the library at email@example.com or by telephoning 436-2998.