Travel like a Local
Get an authentic experience when you travel like a local with one of our Tourism Ambassadors!
Tourism Ambassador - George Fiorille
George is an avid fisherman and a seasoned local writer whose insider knowledge of all of the fishing hot spots in Cayuga County and the Finger Lakes is unparalleled.
As an experienced angler, he has competed and won the Bass Master tournament, he is a college bass fishing professor, and promotes fishing, tackle, and marinas. You may know him from his writings in national publications and his work with ESPN on two fishing shows.
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The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler. It’s obviously a sign that fall is on the way. With the arrival of fall, lakes and other waterways in Cayuga County are getting void of pleasure boaters. This in turn…
Tourism Ambassador - Michelle Barber
Women on the water!
Fishing enthusiast Michelle Barber is here to take you to all of the hotspots in Cayuga County!
Michelle is the ‘reel’ deal when it comes to Finger Lakes fishing and enjoying the beautiful water all around us, whether in a kayak or motorboat, or just shoreside.
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Meet Michelle Barber! When Michelle isn't behind the desk at Five Star Bank, odds are likely that you can find her on the waters of Cayuga Lake. She and her husband Rob Barber are fishing enthusiasts, and if you need an inside scoop on…
Tourism Ambassador Dawn Jordan
A marionettist, muralist and full time artist, Dawn Jordan brings to life the spirit and beauty of the Finger Lakes. Other than her time studying in London, England and South Florida, she has lived most of her life in the beautiful Finger Lakes region. Her career accomplishments have included graphic artist, MacKenzie-Childs artist and running an advertising and design business.
Outside of work, you will know Dawn Jordan for her amazing murals focusing on Erie Canal history, a passionate topic for her. Read about all her murals at: streetsmartart.com, and then head out and experience them in person.
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Meet the latest winner of our monthly drawing from our E-Learning Program Participants! Congratulations to Dawn Jordan, one of recent graduates and winner of the $100 BID gift certificate raffle. Dawn is one of the talented painters at…