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Sunmark Federal Credit Union Ribbon Cutting
 
267 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Wednesday, July 18, 9am


Join us for Sunmark Federal Credit Union's official ribbon cutting! The brand new Delmar branch will hold their soft opening on June 25. Take advantage of their current offerings, available at the Delmar location only - click for the flyer. Final ribbon cutting ceremony details to follow, so stay tuned!




  
QUARTERLY
Renewing Members 


Thank you to the below Members who renewed
their membership this past quarter.

We appreciate your continued support of
our Chamber and our Community!

For details on these and all of our Members, visit our  online Directory

BBL Construction Services, LLC
Joan Jabonaski
Bethlehem Chabad
Free Movement Pilates LLC
Atria Delmar Place Senior Living 
       Residence
Taco Bell
Law Office of Gary S. Keegan
National Bank of Coxsackie
Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC
Bethlehem Terrace Apartments
Selkirk Fire District
Glenmont Job Corps Center
Kinderhook Bank
Haven Hair Studio
PC Promotional Printing
Price-Greenleaf Inc
King Bros Building & Remodeling, Inc
Law Office of Lee Greenstein
Yanni's Too
Charter Oak Insurance and Financial 
       Services an Office of Mass Mutual
Pusatere Landscapes
Brittany's Doggie Style Mobile Pet
       Grooming
C & M Mechanical Heating and Air
       Conditioning
Professional Planning Group
Angela's Pizza And Pasta Restaurant
Hannigan Law Firm PLLC
Frank Ray's Cleaning Service
Herbach Consulting
O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub
Merriman & Pfister's Marketplace
Staples
Spotlight Newspapers
Steven Carberry Remodeling
Summit Brokerage Service, Inc.
Callanan Industries, Inc
PSEG Power New York LLC
Bethlehem Commons at Good
       Samaritan Village
Mountain View Brasserie
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
       Blake, REALTORS
Robinson Hardware & Garden Center
Gregory A. Swift, CPA, MBA
CDPHP
Beverwyck
Capital District Dermatology
       Associates, P.C.
CheckWise Payroll LLC
Primomo & Herzog DDS
Hill Top Cattle Farms & Trucking
Geist Brothers Auto Body Inc.
Mauro's Menu
1st Advantage Dental
Shampoodle, LLC
Swifty's Restaurant & Pub, Inc.
Schuyler Companies
Elsmere Fire District
Four Corners Pharmacy
McSharry and Associates Realty
Wells Fargo Advisors LLC - Greg Pienkosz
RainbowCare & Consultants, Inc
Quality Inn & Suites
Wine & Spirits Of Slingerlands
Red Line Sales & Service
Bethlehem's Little Helper Service LLC
Fairytale Journeys by Tim Brooks
Price-Greenleaf Inc
Four Star Service of Albany, Inc.
Gustave C. Schoenborn Jr.
Collins & Son Inc
Bentley Self Storage, LLC
South Albany Airport Corp.
Louise Frick
Wealth Strategies Group
Tangora Technologies, Inc
Pratt & Associates
Wildbird Junction Backyard Nature
       Shoppe
Cornell's Cat Boarding
Sawyer's Screen Printing & Embroidery
SEFCU - Glenmont Branch
Friends of Bethlehem Parks and 
       Recreation
Robert Miller
Garden Bistro 24
Kuder Real Estate
Aetna Medicare
Gold Coin Restaurant
Durant Funeral Home Inc
Shawna's Dogs


Visit us at the Farmers Market!

Both of the Delmar Farmers Markets have been open since May and are in full swing!  As part of the Chamber's Buy Bethlehem Buy Local Initiative, we will be representing our Member businesses at the  Saturday Delmar Farmers Market  on
July 21  and  September 15 .


click logo to visit website

click logo to visit website
Tuesdays
2:30 - 6:00 PM
Delmar 1st United Methodist Church
428 Kenwood Avenue
Saturdays
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bethlehem Middle School
332 Kenwood Avenue


If you are interested in having your business or organization's
promotional materials included in these outreach efforts,
please drop off materials at the Chamber office.

Interested in joining us to represent your business or organization
at the Market in person? Contact the Chamber at 518.439.0512 or
via email to check availability.

 
Member Announcements:   NEW HIRES

Stram Center For Integrative Medicine
T he Stram Center welcomes Meaghan Sanderson FNP-BC to their practice.  
I hope to give my patient's the ability to reach their greatest health potential, whatever that may be. Whether you are suffering from an acute illness, chronic disease process, or just hoping to stay healthy; I believe it is important to always strive for excellence and incorporate genuine, high quality medical care to achieve the greatest health results. My goal is to help my patient's achieve their health goals so they may live on to help their families do the same!

Click here to find out more about Meaghan Sanderson FNP-BC.


Danielle Wilson has recently joined Hartmann Financial Group as a Business Development Officer focusing on small business retirement plans. She will also offer tax advice and will be a key account executive. Hartmann Financial Group offers many services including retirement planning, investment management, college savings plans, debt counseling, budgeting, insurance, etc. Hartmann Financial Group's varied services allow clients to meet all their financial needs in one place. Danielle looks forward to helping clients prepare for their future and assisting them in achieving their goals.



Hannah will be providing financial planning, investment and insurance services. Hannah's background in education gives her valuable tools for developing meaningful client relationships. Helping clients fully understand and plan for their financial future is her overall goal. Hannah operates as a Fiduciary in all client interactions.






Satish Mohan ND, RN, has joined the team at the  Stram Center for Integrative Medicine. "I believe that health is an active process maintained through cultivating awareness, intention, lifestyle choices and therapies that support the body's innate ability to heal itself. If illness arises, its underlying cause is unique for each person and requires thorough assessment and individualized treatment. The whole person must be considered, including physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects, to facilitate healing. I hope to empower patients with understanding and tools to prevent disease and support health."

Click here to learn more about Satish Mohan ND, RN.




SAVE THE DATE


Monday, September 17

Normanside Country Club
150 Salisbury Road, Delmar

Dinner and Raffle
Save the date for an afternoon of golf and an evening of networking!  The day includes
lunch in the banquet room, 18 holes of golf (with cart), use of practice facilities and locker rooms, bag drop service and dinner.  There will be fun contests and a raffle to benefit  two local  non-profit organizations.  Click to visit the website.

Sponsorship and Player Information will follow, or contact the Chamber
at  518.439.0512 or by  email  with questions.

MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS

Own a home or condominium in Florida?  That market has historically been quite restrictive and you may have struggled to find the right coverage at a reasonable rate. Bryant Asset Protection can help. They are fully licensed in Florida and work with some new competitive companies.  For a complementary policy review and proposal, contact Jeffrey Bryant at 518-439-1141.

Shopping for a vehicle? Check out  Crossroads Ford in Ravena for their newest addition: 2016 Ford Edge SEL AWD 4dr Crossover and all of their Vehicle Inventory.

Visit Stewart's Shops through Sunday, 7/8/18 to put your favorite flavor in a crispy waffle cone for just $2.75.

Have you visited Samantha's Gift Shop at Robinson Hardware and Garden Center in Slingerlands? So many new items for you or that special someone.  We are now carrying Mud Pie products as well.

Kids Bowl Free is back at Del Lanes ! Sign up now for two free games for kids 15 and under all summer. Coupons are mailed every Sunday Night and now there is even an app you can download so you don't have to print the coupons! For info and to sign up visit the website .

In the market for crushed stone, asphalt, or concrete for a project, large or small?  Callanan Industries, with a location in South Bethlehem, offers a variety of products and services.  See flyer for details.

CAP COM Federal Credit Union has introduced its new Community Heroes Mortgage Program. The program is a way for CAP COM to say "thank you" to people who dedicate their lives to others' well-being. Program participants receive cash and discount benefits when obtaining a mortgage through CAP COM's mortgage division, Homeowners Advantage. Benefits are valued at more than $1,000. Eligible professions include Fire and Rescue, Law Enforcement, Healthcare, U.S. Military and Education. For full details, visit the website.

Elsmere Fire District recently recognized Jerry Smith for 50 yrs of service, congratulations!  They also recognized Rick Palmer and Matt Wilcenski for completing their 6-month initial training and welcomed them into Active Membership.  If you are interested in serving the Bethlehem community, contact Elsmere Fire at 518-439-9144 for information.

To Life! now offers  Reiki treatments for survivors on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 1-4pm. Diane Leary, Reiki Master and retired registered nurse, provides these complimentary sessions. Call now to schedule your treatments at 518.439.5975.
 
The School Supply Drivesponsored by Bethlehem Senior Projects and the Bethlehem Food Pantry, has been extended through 8/9/18. Donations can be dropped off at Town Hall (445 Delaware Avenue, 1st fl), or at the Bethlehem YMCA (900 Delaware Avenue).  Click  here  to see a full list of acceptable items. Supplies  will be used for children in the BCS, RCS and GCS Districts whose families live in our town and are eligible to use a local food pantry.

The new Delmar branch of  Sunmark Federal Credit Union is now open! They are located at 267 Delaware Avenue - click here to see the full press release. To celebrate they will have some special offers, available at the Delmar location only, through 7/31/18: 
15 month certificate 2.65% APY; Money Market 1.25% APY; and Auto Loan rates as low as 1.94% - see flyer for complete details.
 
Are you ready to take your teaching practice to a deeper level? Are you ready to explore the layers within as both a teacher and a student? This is your chance. Jai Yoga School presents Antarvedi - our 300 Hour Teacher Training designed to uncover your dharma (purpose) as a yoga teacher . Coming Fall 2018, apply on our website .

Get your bike road ready with the Dero Fixit Station available 24/7 at the Bethlehem Public Library ! Available on the library plaza, the station includes all the tools necessary to perform basic bike repairs and maintenance.

Extra Napkin is now serving PIZZA! Check out their Slice Special pricing: Cheese Slice $2.50, Gourmet Slice $3.00, 2 Cheese Slices + Fountain $6.00, and 2 Gourmet Slices + Fountain $7.00.

2019 Walt Disney World Packages have been released!  There is so much new to see at Walt Disney World - from Pandora, in Animal Kingdom, to Toy Story Land, in Hollywood Studios, to the brand new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge also in Hollywood Studios. Don't forget your favorite attractions in Magic Kingdom and EPCOT. Tim Brooks has  years of experience both traveling to and booking Walt Disney World vacations - contact Fairtyale Journeys with Tim Brooks now to book your next trip! 518.441.1608 or via email.

Visit The Wireless Center (Verizon) in Delaware Plaza for your FREE account analysis! Click here for a $25 coupon towards a phone & any accessory bundle, or $25off an Ellipsis 8 HD.

The Selkirk Fire Department is upgrading to meet the community's needs , and the needs for the future. It's the largest fire district in the Town of Bethlehem, encompassing almost 2,500 homes & properties and 30 square miles. Check out their brochure to read all about the Building Project.

Looking for work? Visit the Chamber Job Board! Recent positions posted include a full-time Carpenter/Foreman with C&J Custom Builders, a part-time Receptionist/Kennel Technician with Pet Styles, and waitstaff at Nicole's Restaurant.

Ready to go faster? Visit the Glenmont or Valatie Steiner's Sports Ski & Bike store and pick up these Special Edition Continental  TDF Grand Prixe 4000 folding tyres!

Summer is finally here, and so are Royal Meadery's Mead MixersStrawberry Lemonade and Watermelon Cooler are available this weekend, and Cherry Limeade is on deck! Summer Sundays will also kick off this weekend - they will be open  the first Sunday of the month from 12-4pm. In addition to Sunday, regular hours will remain (Fri 5-9pm and Sat 11am-5pm).

Looking to do a small remodel or a larger addition? Local builder, Hanifin Home Builders can tackle the job. Kitchen, baths, garage additions. Visit their website or contact them about your project at 518.439.9033.
 
Balance Massage is now offering a  $49 Introductory Special - they are open  7 days a week.  Massage, bodywork, energy; call  518.475.9999 to schedule.

Merriman & Pfister's Marketplace has so  many goodies from Colleen Treiling, Mistura, Schlabaugh & Sons and Zen Puzzles! Browse the shop for that perfect, unique gift. They also have  Ellis Tobin Clock, Allyn Ties and Frittelli and Lockwood Ties, Patent Artwork, Bob Philipchick, Davin & Kesler bottle openers plus Vanessa Williams bonsai.

Get ready for summer with 25% off ALL SUNWEAR at DiNapoli Opticians For more information, visit their website.

The warmer weather is here and so are the ticks. Discovering a tick can be scary, and this season is becoming one of the worst we've seen in the Northeast. If you have been bitten by a tick, develop symptoms or need help with tick removal, visit any of the 10 Albany Med EmUrgentCare locations  (Bethlehem has one in Glenmont), open  9am to 9pm every day for treatment. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones with these tips from the CDC.

Barefoot Space now offers training classes ! They have 3-day and 1-day sessions coming up this Summer and Fall. 3-Day Fundamentals July 5-7, Sept 1-3, and Nov 10-12; 1-Day Converge Aug 4, Oct 6, and Nov TBD. View the flyer for more details.

Budget Blinds of Delmar does commercial AND residential work . Visit their site to learn more - they offer some amazing products, including solar shades that don't block the view of the outside! In-home consultations are free.

Are you aware of common business scams and how to prevent them from happening to your business? The Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York can help - click here for the flyer, or visit their site to learn more about Email Scams, Fake Websites, Invoice Scams and more. 

OnTarget Team Building has partnered up with the Carey Institute to offer your group a team building experience like no other ! The Carey Institute's 100-acre estate is less than 40 minutes from Albany. Receive 20% off two or three hour team-building sessions. View the flyer for complete details.


For a full list of the ongoing member deals & offers, visit  Member News .

Have news you want to share with the community?  Send an email to submit Member News for an upcoming weekly edition.
OFFICE SPACE

Looking for work space? 
Visit our
Marketspace page frequently to see
available office space.

 

   

HELP WANTED

 

Looking for work? 
Visit our
Job Postings page frequently to see current openings.

 

    NEW MEMBERS   

2 Howard Place, Suite 1
Delmar, NY 12054
518.439.2770

5 Vista Boulevard
Slingerlands, NY 12159
518.379.9108

26 Century Hill Drive
Latham, NY 12110
518.229.3968

16 Corporate Woods Blvd.
Albany, NY 12211
518.444.2044

241 Route 9W, Suite 300
Glenmont, NY 12207
518.449.0738

Slingerlands, NY 12159
518.489.4499

Labbie Electrical Contractors
180 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.475.1491
 
Delmar, NY 12054
518.708.6760
 
Watervliet, NY 12189
518.368.5518
 
Selkirk, NY 12158
518.767.0011
 
20 Century Hill Drive
Latham, NY 12110
518.640.8770
 


WEBSITE of the WEEK

Did you know that all summer long Mauro's Menu will hold a BBQ everyThursday
Pre-orders are accepted for ribs, chicken or ribs/chicken combo. Call 518.475.1033 to place your order, or just drop by. And visit their page link below to stay up-to-date on their soft serve ice cream flavors! 
 



Don't forget - you can now join
or  renew your dues online .

 
AROUND THE REGION


Better Business Bureau is teaming up with experts across Upstate New York to present the following Business Builder Webinars:

SOCIAL MEDIA AND BUSINESS: The good, bad and profitable side of being connected
We'll discuss everything from the basics of setting up and posting to an account, to when and where to place ads that reach your target audience, and how marketing on the newest networks can put you ahead of the competition. Join Chris Wronski of W Marketing Group as he helps us navigate the world of social media.
Date: Jul 31, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Click here to register



Multiple Business Recruitment Event
Representatives from several companies will be recruiting for various job openings at Career Central, 175 Central Ave, 3rd Floor, Albany, NY on Wednesday, July 11 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  For a list of companies and more details see the flyer.



Looking to connect for government contracts? At the 2018 Albany Matchmaker on July 24, small business owners will have an opportunity to discuss potential contracting opportunities face-to-face with representatives from colleges and universities, large corporations and federal, state and local agencies. Starting June 19, small businesses can register up to two representatives at a cost of $50 per person. Registered small businesses will be able to schedule up to eight appointments online starting July 2. This event sells out annually, so don't delay in registering! Visit the site for details and to see the participating agencies.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 
1am-4pm / Albany Marriott, Wolf Road 

The largest and longest running Job Fair in the Capital Region will be back on July 10.  This event connects you with local companies interested in hiring qualified   skilled workers in different and diverse available job positions. Click HERE to attend, or click HERE to become an Exhibitor. 
 
 COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

We are less than a month away from the  Selkirk Fire Department   Annual SUMMER Events!  Check out both the Fair and Flea Market event pages for more information:  
62nd Annual Glenmont Fireman's Fair - July 19th, 20th, 21st, 6-11pm each night. GAMES RIDES. FOOD...Come taste the incredible food that the cookshed has been serving up for 60+ years. Pizza, Hot Dogs, Burgers, Sausage Sandwiches, Fish Fries, Chicken Tenders, French Fries, Onion Rings. Steak Sandwiches.
Clam Bar serving Raw and Steamed Clams, and our famous Clam Chowder. Ice Cream, Sno Cones, Popcorn, Hot Pretzels, Nachos w/ Cheese. Our Auxiliary's FAMOUS Fried Dough.
All of your favorite games will be back.



The Tuesday Delmar Farmers Market opens for the season on Tuesday, May 1, 2:30-6pm, at  Delmar First United Methodist Church , 428 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar. Stop by for the first of the season produce and farm fresh items. 

The Saturday Delmar Farmers Market opens for the season on Saturday, May 5, 9am-1pm at the Bethlehem Middle School on Kenwood Avenue.  Visit the website for details. 

View the current  menus  for  Extra Napkin  and  Mercato's Pizzeria & Restaurant ! Both restaurant are located across the street from Delaware Plaza - Extra Napkin serves up burgers, salads, wraps, juice and more, and Mercato's has been providing Delmar with pizza and Italian favorites since 1997.

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays between 10 AM and 2 PM, the Town of Bethlehem accepts donations for Habitat ReStore of the Capital District of slightly used furnishings, cabinets, and other building materials at the Town of Bethlehem Transfer Station, 136 Rupert Rd, Selkirk, NY. See the Flyer for details.    
    
Add an event to our Community Calendar here and click Submit an Event, it's free! 
 

BETHLEHEM BUSINESS MAP

View the online version of the Bethlehem Business map here.

BCSD +  Chamber

Internships & Part-Time Positions

Interested in hosting a High School student for an Internship or paid part-time work shifts?  Register your business by completing the form.  Click here , or use the below link.


For additional details, contact the District Program Liaison  Nick Petraccione at 518.439.4921 x22053, or contact the Chamber at 518.439.0512.

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