The following is a republished press release from the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce and sponsor Chemung Canal Trust Company and NOT written by The Ithaca Voice … click here to submit community announcements directly to The Voice, or contact me at  

Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce and sponsor Chemung Canal Trust Company are announcing the third year of the Chamber’s successful Movies in the Park program. The movies will take place on Friday nights at 8:30 PM in Stewart Park in front of the Mayor’s flagpole. Around 2,000 flocked to the park last year to watch movies like Finding Nemo, The Goonies and Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Voting is now open at to decide the 5 movies for this summer. The first movie will be shown on July 29th, with movies everyFriday through the end of August. Rain dates will occur on Saturday night.

This program is supported by sponsors Chemung Canal Trust Company, Envisage, Rasa Spa, ESPN Ithaca, and C.S.P. Management.

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With nearly 700 active members, the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to making our county a great place to live and work.  We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization dedicated to promoting business in our region by being the community’s nexus. The Tompkins Chamber works to forge links between and among business and government, community organizations, local residents and institutions.

The mission of The Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce is to advocate for the free enterprise system and sound economic development, foster success for its for-profit and not-for-profit members, and promote a high quality of life for all Tompkins County residents.

Jolene Almendarez is Managing Editor at The Ithaca Voice. She can be reached at; you can learn more about her at the links in the top right of this box.