To the editor:
The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series, presented by Adirondack "By Owner," concluded its eighth annual season with its final performance on Aug. 13.
The seven weekly performances, which ran from July 2 through Aug. 13, featured local, regional and national acts in the scenic and historic setting of Mid's Park on Main Street, Lake Placid. The music series' mission is to provide free concerts that introduce residents and visitors to a diverse range of musical genres and to provide exposure and experience to emerging artists in a scenic and relaxing setting.
The Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series committee would like to extend our very sincere appreciation to our sponsors and donors, without whom this series would not be possible. Special thanks go to our Whole Note-Title sponsor, The Pines Inn, and our Half Note-Presenting sponsor, Adirondack "By Owner." Our complete list of sponsors and donors include:
-Whole NoteTitle Sponsor: The Pines Inn
-Half Note-Presenting Sponsor: Adirondack "By Owner"
-Quarter Note-VIP Tent Sponsor and Artist Tent Sponsor: Charlie Cowan of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, and Price Chopper
-Eighth Note-Supporting Sponsor: Big Mountain Deli and Simply Gourmet; Boots and Birdies Miniature Golf; Brian P. Barrett, Attorney at Law; Centerplate; Curtis Lumber; Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort (in Memory of Christl Holderied); Lake Placid Center for the Arts; Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa; Olympic Regional Development Authority; Placid Boatworks; Smoke Signals; The Cowboy; the Ledger family; village of Lake Placid; WSLP FM-93.3; Susan and Woody Gandy
-Treble donation: CanAm Hockey Group, High Peaks Resort, Lagunitas Brewing Company, State Farm-Mike Foote, Sysco Albany, Whiteface Club & Resort
-Bass: Adirondac Rafting Company, Adirondack Chocolates, Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club, Freestyle Cuisine, Gwyn-Anne Bissonette, Heidi and Peter Roland, Lake Placid Family Dental, the breakfast club, etc., The Brown Dog Cafe & Wine Bar
-Tenor donation: Adirondack Trading Company, Bookstore Plus, Casella Waste Systems Inc., Charles E. Walsh, Gordon W. Pratt Agency Inc., Hannaford, Haselton Lumber, Hurley Brothers, Jennifer Newhart, Lake Placid Christmas Co., Lake Placid Lacrosse, Mountain Prosthetic & Orthotic Services, Phil Brown, Ruthie's Run
-Alto donation: Chair 6 Restaurant, Engel & Voelkers Lake Placid Real Estate, North Elba Park District, Outpost Wine and Spirits.
In addition, the Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series has been made possible through a generous gift from the Uihlein Foundation.
The Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series committee sincerely thanks all the local businesses for their invaluable support and donations. It is with their generosity that we are able to bring this music series to the community of Lake Placid. Please support the local businesses that support us.
And finally, a special thanks to all the volunteers that help to make these concerts happen: Gail Billerman, Kayte Billerman, Lucky Cerutti, Eric Damour, Cori Deans, Keela Grimmette, Devin James, Pete Johnson, Mike Korpan, John Million, Cagan Rice, Jamie Rogers, Sarah Rogers, Dillon Shows and Jason Strickland. Your assistance and support is truly appreciated!
Thanks to all - see you next summer!
Bill Billerman, chairman
Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series