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Please plan to join us for the "Food and Fuel" Fall Conference September 16-17 in beautiful Saratoga Springs
For the first time, this event will bring together members of the New York Association of Convenience Stores
and the Empire State Energy Association. Activities will include the traditional Vendor Appreciation Dinner,
the annual Chairmen's Open Golf Tournament, and NYACS BrewFest 2.0.

Download Conference Brochure                                               Download Registration Form

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Local Issues
  
 
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Fatal shooting on Rochester street, let's blame a convenience store
 
 
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 Resources
 
SNAP logoLearn about SNAP program changes impacting retailers under new Farm Bill       
 
Visit 'Fuel NY' Initiative Web Site to learn more about the State's gas station backup power program
  
CalendarCalendar of upcoming trade shows, golf tournaments and other C-store industry events
 
weDownload 2015 WeCard catalogof tobacco training and reference materials
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Retailer Training Programs
   
Train your employees under New York Lottery's new underage sale prevention program
   
Access Online Certified Food Safety Training to meet 20-C food service licensing requirements
 
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