Merritt Estate Names New Manager
May 24, 2009
FORESTVILLE — Eileen LeMar of Hornell, was recently selected as special projects manager at Merritt Estate Winery. The position includes planning and promoting annual wine festivals and working with the event coordinator to help plan weddings, graduation parties, and corporate events. LeMar graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations in May 2008 from the State University of New York at Fredonia. At SUNY Fredonia, she was involved in Public Relations Student Society of America, Applied Communication Association, and Students in Free Enterprise. Most recently, she worked as an assistant planner for Lavish Events, an upscale event planning company out of Erie, PA. At Lavish Events, she assisted in the research, planning, and execution of weddings and corporate events. “It is a pleasure to have Eileen working at the winery this year,” said Edwin Rodriguez, Marketing and Promotions Director for Merritt Estate Winery. “This year, our Strawberry Festival is going to be the biggest it has ever been, so we are excited to get new staff members involved in the planning process,” said Rodriguez.
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