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Roscoe needs votes to win national contest

May 11, 2011

ROSCOE, NY Roscoe is looking for voters to help it win the World Fishing Network (WFN) contest as the "Ultimate Fishing Town" in the United States. The winning community will receive $25,000 to improve fishing access, as well as a cable TV episode about the town. The final voting round began at 12:00 noon on May 10 and continues through May 31.

Voting is done via email by going to and following a simple procedure. Individuals are able to vote four times a day (once each in specific blocks of time) for each e-mail address they have. Those who voted in the first round are already registered.

First time voters need to follow a set of directions.
1. Go to and cast a vote for Roscoe
2. Individuals will receive an e-mail from WFN to verify their e-mail vote – and must respond to the WFN by clicking on the link
3. This process may be repeated for every e-mail account an individual has
4. Votes may be cast every six hours until May 31st

Elaine Fettig, president of the Roscoe-Rockland Chamber of Commerce, said there’s help for individuals who want to vote regularly, “Understanding that people are busy and may not be able to process multiple votes per day, we’ve set up a team of volunteers to assist. After individuals have taken the initial steps and been verified by WFN, simply forward the name and e-mail address used to vote to Our team will add it to the list it is processing.”

For more information on how to participate with the Roscoe Chamber, contact Elaine Fettig at 845-439-4039 or