Senator Nozzolio Meets with Finger Lakes Community College Officials

    Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) Board of Trustees Chairwoman, Joan Geise and FLCC President, Dr. Barbara Risser, as part of Community College Advocacy Week to discuss issues facing New York's community colleges and the continued growth of FLCC's Viticulture and Wine Technology Program.


    In partnership with FLCC, Senator Nozzolio lead the effort to create the Viticulture and Wine Technology Program and recently announced that Ontario County has received the contract for $3,256,000.00 in New York State funding for the construction of the Finger Lakes Viticulture Center in Geneva.


    The construction of the Finger Lakes Viticulture Center will support our local economy, create local jobs and continue to put the Finger Lakes region at the forefront of agricultural research and development, while serving as a permanent location for Finger Lakes Community College groundbreaking Viticulture and Wine Technology Program - the only program of its kind in the Northeast.


    Pictured from left to right: Executive Director of the FLCC Foundation; Amy Pauley, Senator Mike Nozzolio, FLCC President; Dr. Barbara Risser and FLCC Board of Trustees Chairwoman,           Joan Geise.