SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A Saratoga
Springs business woman attended the State of the Union address in Washington,
D.C. Tuesday night.
Marianne Barker and her husband
opened the shop, Impressions, about 36 years ago. They sell everything from art
work to clothing – most with a Saratoga flare.
Barker said she's been an active
member of the business community and had worked with Congressman Paul Tonko.
She said she received a call from Tonko inviting her to the State of the Union
her he selected Barker to be his guest because of her dedication to Saratoga
a long-time resident of the Spa City, and she hoped President Obama would
mention small business in his address.
Zanetti is a managing partner at Impressions and was also excited to for Barker
to attend the State of the Union.
said that whether you agree or disagree with the President's policies, having
the opportunity to see the State of the Union in person is a really cool