SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Nine different Syracuse businesses that are hiring connected with people visiting Central New York for the holidays, as 40 Below held its 4th Annual Come Home to Syracuse event at The Stoop Kitchen.

"This is a great event. Syracuse is a great area, and I hope they continue putting on more of these events, and keep providing more of these opportunities for people," said Liverpool resident Douglas Mason.

Organizers at 40 Below also announced a new direction for their group as well. Their name is changing to Adapt CNY. Their mission to connect young professionals in Syracuse will remain the same.