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Host of WCNY’S‘The Capitol Pressroom’ Susan Arbetter to Speak at OCL Annual Meeting June 13

Thursday, May 11, 2017, By Eileen Jevis

Susan Arbetter

The Onondaga Citizens League (OCL) announces that Susan Arbetter, director of News & Public Affairs at WCNY & host of WCNY’s  “The Capitol Pressroom” radio show will be the keynote speaker at the annual OCL meeting.

Arbetter will discuss the importance of civic engagement during her presentation “Just Do It: Why Meaningful Democracy Requires Action.” She is the recipient of over 30 awards for electronic journalism, including at 2013 Emmy Award for Best Public Affairs Series for the WCNY television show “Insight” and a 2016 Emmy nomination for Best Political Program, WCNY’s “Connect: NY.”

The 2016/17 OCL Study, “How CNY Works” will be presented at the meeting. The yearlong study takes a look at the history of work in Central New York, examines the present economic ecosystem and explores current and future job trends in our region.

The June 13 annual meeting luncheon will be held at Drumlins Country Club, 1800 Nottingham Road, Syracuse. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. and the luncheon meeting will begin at noon. and is open to the community. Reservations are required. Individual tickets are $40 for OCL members and $45 for non-members. Reservations can be made by emailing or visiting the website:

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