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Chemung Canal Trust Company Continues as the GlassFest Presenting Sponsor

Chemung Canal Trust Company Continues as the GlassFest Presenting Sponsor

Chemung Canal Trust Company Continues as the GlassFest Presenting Sponsor

Corning, NY—Corning's Gaffer District is pleased to announce that Chemung Canal Trust Company is the returning as the presenting sponsor for GlassFest for the tenth year.

 

Held throughout Downtown Corning between May 23-26 GlassFest10 is a four-day celebration of glass featuring hot glass shows, artists, vendors, live music entertainment, fireworks, and business promotions throughout the Gaffer District.

 

Chemung Canal Trust Company became the presenting sponsor of the inaugural GlassFest in 2010 and has played an integral role in the event's overwhelming success since. GlassFest continues to receive rave reviews from glass artists, collectors, and visitors—many of whom travel to Corning from locations throughout the United States and the rest of the world.

 

"We are pleased to be the presenting sponsor of the 10th anniversary of GlassFest. Over the past decade, this event has grown from humble beginnings as a festival in support of glass and the fire arts within our community to a signature event within New York State, attracting thousands of visitors each year, not just from the Twin Tiers but from throughout the entire East coast. The Gaffer District staff, the bank and all of our sponsors have worked diligently to make this festival a fun, family event. Based on the increased attendance each year, we believe we've succeeded." Senior Vice President & Director of Marketing for Chemung Canal Trust Company, Mike Wayne commented.

 

Named an American Bus Association Top 100 Event for three consecutive years and with attendance from visitors and locals expected to be at an all-time high, Gaffer District and Chemung Canal officials are planning for the popular event to bring even more excitement and recognition to Corning's Historic Downtown this year.

 

Coleen Fabrizi, Executive Director for Corning's Gaffer District added "When I reflect on the fact that we are celebrating our 10th GlassFest I am so very grateful for the tremendous and steadfast support of our founding sponsors and all those that have joined them over the years. Their combined generosity means GlassFest continues to be an extraordinary 4 days filled with joy-filled experiences and memory making moments for everyone!" added Coleen Fabrizi, Executive Director for Corning's Gaffer District.

 

The 10th annual GlassFest will kick off with the celebrated Glass Ribbon Cutting ceremony at the Corning Museum of Glass at 5:30 pm on Thursday, May 23rd is free and open to the public. For a complete listing of GlassFest's scheduled events and updated information, please visit www.glassfest.org.added Coleen Fabrizi, Executive Director for Corning's Gaffer District.

 

For more information on Chemung Canal Trust Company, please visit ChemungCanal.com.

 

For additional information regarding Corning's Gaffer District, please visit GafferDistrict.com.

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