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Enter the Third Annual Scarecrow Contest!

Candor Fall Festival’s Third Annual Scarecrow Contest


Eligibility: Our Third Annual Scarecrow Contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, clubs, groups, schools, civic organizations & businesses.

Ideas: Scarecrows may be traditional, whimsical, humorous, mischievous, lovable or scary. Design a scarecrow to depict a Fairy Tale or Fantasy figure or just let your imagination run wild! Any entries distasteful or not family friendly will not be accepted. Businesses, Churches and Organizations create a scarecrow depicting who you are. Prizes: Winner’s Trophy and Braggin’ Rights awarded at the close of Fall Festival at the Candor Fire Station. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes awarded to:1. Individuals/Families 2. Businesses
3. Non-profit Organizations.

Entry Fee: FREE! There is no cost to enter the contest.

Entry Due Date: Thursday, September 30th. The location of your entry will be provided on a map so interested folks can tour before, during and after the Fall Festival, October 11-12, 2014. Please have your completed Scarecrow on display by October 4th. Judging will take place during the week of October 5th. Winners will be announced and trophies presented at 2:00pm, October 12th, at the Candor Fire Station.

Entry information should be submitted to:
Hope VanScoy, 607-659-5213,, PO Box 25, Candor, NY 13743
Name/Business Organization____________________________________________

Address_____________________________________ City, State, Zip____________________________________________

Scarecrow location if different from above address_______________________________________________
Contact person____________________________________________ Phone or Email_____________________________

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Fall Festival Brochure Information Deadline

Anyone wanting to have information in the Fall Festival brochure should get information to Cheryll Berg at or call 607-659-3854 by Thursday, August 14. Thank you.

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Candor Chamber Picnic September 10

All Chamber members are invited to the annual Candor Chamber Picnic, Wednesday,  September 10, at 6 p.m at the Aspen Family Campground, 217 Tuttle Hill Road, Candor, NY 13743

For futher information contact Gloria Ward at 659-7312. Please bring a salad or dessert.


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Twenty Years and Growing…Join the Candor Chamber of Commerce

The Candor Chamber of Commerce marks its 20th year in 2014.  New members are always welcome and we look forward to many more years of promoting the Candor community.

The Candor Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit corporation organized to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Candor community so that its citizens and business community shall prosper. All necessary means of promotion shall be provided and particular attention and emphasis shall be given to the agricultural, economic, civic, commercial, cultural, industrial and educational interests of the community. The foremost goal the chamber shall be TO PROMOTE A BUSINESS CLIMATE IN  WHICH OUR COMMUNITY WILL GROW AND PROSPER. (from the bylaws of the Candor Chamber of Commerce).


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Candor Chamber of Commerce Meeting June 11

The June meeting of the Candor Chamber of Commerce will be Wednesday, June 11, at 6 p.m. at Two Hoots Flower & Gifts, 40 Delray Avenue, Candor, NY. All are welcome.

For further information contact Cherie Kidney at Two Hoots at 607-236-0007

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Candor Chamber of Commerce highway clean up day

Saturday May 24th, 9:00am, we will be meeting at dandy mart in the village of candor located on the corner of mill street and 96b. From there we are given instructions from Peter Ward.
Meeting will follow at the dandy mart to discuss plans for the chamber of commerce float for the 4th of July parade and other various topics
Please come join us!

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Candor Chamber Meets May 14

The Candor Chamber of Commerce will hold its May meeting Wednesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at the home of Carol VanEpps, 911 Dry Brook Road, Willseyville, NY.

The meeting is open to all members and anyone interested in the Candor Chamber of Commerce. We will be discussing the upcoming Fall Festival and plans for a float in the annual Fourth of July parade.

For further information contact Interim President Cherie Kidney at 607-236-0007.

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Candor Chamber Meeting April 9

The Candor Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting April 9 at 3 p.m. at Two Hoots Flowers & Gifts, 40 Delray Avenue, Candor, NY.

All Chamber members and community members are invited to the meeting. The Chamber is always looking for new ideas. We welcome your comments on our recent Community Showcase and look forward to suggestions for the October Fall Festival.

If you are interested in attending the meeting or have questions, you can call Two Hoots at 607-236-0007 for more information.


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Candor Community Showcase March 22

Come out and see what the Candor community has to offer on Saturday, March 22, at the Candor Fire Hall.

Businesses, organizations, nonprofit groups and more will be at the fire hall from 11 a.m. to 3 pm. for the fifth annual Candor Community Showcase.

There will be drawings and door prizes and much more for the public. Learn about special programs and events in the Candor area. The annual event is sponsored by the Candor Chamber of Commerce and is free to the public.

There will be something for all ages. The Balloon Man will be on hand to entertain the young people. Flowers for the ladies. Come enjoy the day.

Deep Rooted Catering will provide a delicious lunch for $10 per person.

For further information or if you would like to set up at the event, contact: Glorida Ward at (607) 659-7312 or Tables are $15 for Chamber members or $25 for nonchamber members. The Candor Fire Hall is located on Route 96B/Owego Road in Candor. Check out the Candor Chamber of Commerce website at

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Candor Chamber Meeting March 12- Please note location change!

The meeting will take place at 11:30 a.m. at the home of Peter and Gloria Ward, 133 Ithaca Road, Candor, NY (Deerfield Estates).   (607)-659-7312

Please note the meeting location was changed. This is not a luncheon meeting.

Plans will be finalized for the upcoming Community Showcase on March 22.

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