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Featured Project: Star Trek Convention – Trekonderoga!

beam family_step1The second Star Trek and pop culture convention in Ticonderoga – Trekonderoga 2016 – was a great success, with many exciting events (including a rocking Elvis concert). Consistent with the Star Trek motto "Live Long and Prosper!" the convention brought over 600 attendees (doubling the previous year) including many new visitors to the town. The two Trekonderoga conventions are estimated to have brought over a half million dollars in economic benefits to the Ticonderoga area. MORE

Past, Present & Future Projects

Since its creation in 2011, TRA has been a leader in a variety of concrete projects to boost the economy and well-being of the Ticonderoga area, with more under development. 

Past Projects

  • Downtown Gallery - The Gallery provides an attractive location where local artists display and sell paintings, photographs, pottery, jewelry, handicrafts, furniture and other items.
  • Workforce Readiness - Following the initial pilot training program, the Ticonderoga Central School system now provides the training program for these skills and this credential for high school seniors.
  • The Mural Project - The project has improved the presentation of the town of Ticonderoga by turning large blank walls in the downtown area into large-scale art.

 

Present and Future Projects

  • Trekonderoga – The second Star Trek and pop culture convention in Ticonderoga was a great success, doubling the attendees and bringing strong attention and economic benefits to the area.
  • Entrepreneurs Fund - This new fund will provide grants for micro- and small businesses in the Ticonderoga area.
  • Paddle Tennis – The Northern Lake George Paddle LLC now provides two year-round lit and fenced courts for paddle tennis, with a special emphasis on youth.
  • Projects Under Development - TRA is exploring a variety of further projects, among them a possible brewpub, supporting the creation of a School of Applied Technology, and the creation of innovative financial products for revitalization.
The project has improved the presentation of the town of Ticonderoga by turning large blank walls in the downtown area into large-scale art.

The Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance is a not-for-profit local development corporation whose mission is to help restore economic prosperity in the Ticonderoga region by serving as a catalyst for public-private partnerships and investment opportunities.

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