CHAMBER NEWS AND EVENTS
Last week the 5th Annual Bethlehem Economic Development Marketing and Networking
event was held at The Hamlet at Slingerlands. View the
June Networking Mixer:
O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant
318 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Wednesday, June 13, 5-7pm
|Kick off your summer with a Networking Mixer at O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub. Join us for our Membership Drive event, which is FREE for Members and their guests!
Jai Yoga School Ribbon Cutting & Block Party
5 Vista Boulevard, Slingerlands
Saturday, June 16, 1pm
|Jai Yoga School has moved to Slingerlands! Join us Saturday as we cut the ribbon, and stay for their Block Party. The open house will include food & craft vendors, henna, massage, a bounce house, and more - view the flyer or visit their Facebook event for details.
at the Chamber
The Bethlehem Art Association has installed a new exhibit at the Bethlehem Chamber office. Stop in weekdays through the end of February, to view works from twelve local artists.
For more information on the Bethlehem Art Association visit their website.
We want your promotional materials!
This month we will be preparing
50 WELCOME PACKETS
which are used by realtors and businesses for
We are running low on some of our member promotional materials here in our office. If you would like to have your material included in this batch of Welcome Packets, please make sure to drop it off at the Chamber office.
Materials can be dropped off M-F 9am-5pm,
or put in the mail slot on the front door after hours.
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
Click to visit the website.
Sponsorship and Player Information will follow, or contact the Chamber
518.439.0512 or by
With so many events coming up these next couple of month's, now is a great time to purchase
Shop BETHLEHEM Gift Cards
8th Grade Moving Up Day Ceremony
Bethlehem High School Graduation
and don't forget Teacher Gifts!!!
Cards can be purchased in any denomination from $5-$500 and are used like cash at participating businesses in town. Click
to see the full list of businesses. Purchase cards
, over the phone at 518.439.0512, or in person at the Chamber office M-F 9am-5pm (318 Delaware Avenue, Suite 11, Main Square).
Support our local businesses and keep money in our community!
SAVE THE DATE
Bethlehem First Night
Bethlehem will be holding a First Night Celebration to ring in the New Year! A family friendly and fun event, First Night will be held on New Year's Eve, Sunday, December 31st.
The celebration will begin with
at the Four Corners
followed by entertainment and activities.
Interested in performing?
Deadline for submission is June 15.
Click for the FORM.
Interested in volunteering?
Discover & Explore
Discount deadline has been extended!
Book by June 15th and SAVE $200!
**Open to all Travelers in the Community**
Cross the next country off your bucket list with a trip to Ireland this Fall!
The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Discoveries present this 8-day journey to Ireland. Ireland is located in the North Atlantic and is the third largest island in Europe.
The island has lush vegetation due to its mild but oceanic climate, and Ireland is free of the temperature extremes we experience here in the Northeast. Experience the Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland's most visited sites, and Galway, a harbor city located on the West coast. The trip includes two castle visits - Kilkenny Castle and Bunratty Castle - as well as an excursion to Dingle and a visit to the Rock of Cashel.
There is also an optional two day Dublin post-tour excursion.
Open to all members of the community, the 8 day trip begins on Monday, October 15, 2018 and includes round trip airfare from New York City, round trip transfers between airports and hotels, 6 nights of first class hotel accommodations, daily breakfast and tours.
for the full itinerary.
MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS
Do you have your Father's Day gift yet? Wildbird Junction Backyard Nature Shoppe
doesn't just have everything for the wild bird lover - get Dad a
Tilley Hat with it's 50+ UPF Protection and Lifetime Guarantee, or a pair of
top-quality Binoculars from Nikon, Vortex or Opticron, or even a Brass Thermometer or Weather Station from Conant.
Can't decide? Give Dad a Gift Certificate and let him choose!
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.
will be at
Albany's Dad Fest
this weekend - visit them and check out their
solar powered cellphone charging station. See the full event line-up here.
Art on the Rail Trail (ART)
, a committee of the
Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy
, is having a
fundraiser party to raise money for next mural on the trail
. There will be drinks, foods, and music by Conscious Club - see
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.
Pine Hollow Arboretum
will hold their inaugural Founder's Day to celebrate the life, work and legacy of founder John W. Abbuhl.
At 3pm there will have a brief presentation and commemorative tree planting. Light refreshments will be provided.
The event will take place on the grounds of Pine Hollow, so come dressed for the outdoors! Visit their event site for more details.
Reloadable cards are now available at Resolute Tattoo - these cards make great gifts OR if you're not a great saver but have been wanting to start a large (or small) tattoo these will be perfect. Think of it as tattoo layaway!
Gift your graduate with love with something special from Joyelles Jewelers! Open Tuesday - Saturday, see their hours here.
Gregory's Barbershop offers a full line of premium grooming products - perfect for Dad! Right now they are offering
Buy One, Get One styling gel or shampoo - mix and match ($18 value).
Get a $50 rebate or FREE Rudy Project Spinhawk Matte Black Sunglasses when you order a Rudy Project Rx at
! This offer is valid through June 30, 2018. See store for complete details.
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.
The Spinney at Van Dyke presents two upcoming events - a Community Yard Sale, and a fundraiser for
With Our Voice, Inc. The Yard Sale will take place this Saturday, June 9, from 8am-12pm at 6 Parker Methusa Place; click for the flyer. The fundraiser will be held Wednesday, June 13, at 7pm. Sandy Schuman will present "My Father was a Storyteller" - see the flyer for complete details.
Graduation season is here!
Angela's Pizza & Pasta
in Glenmont has everything you need to throw a
. Check out there catering menu and order form
Tangora Technologies in Delmar is growing! Parker Tangora has recently joined the family business. And Tom Connelly has joined as their new Customer Service representative. Tangora Technologies serves Business and Residential clients, offering services in their 4 divisions: Heating & Cooling; Entertainment Systems; Technology (security and automation) and Whole House/Business Generators. Visit their website or call 518.478.9513 to schedule your appointment.
Patriot Flight is sponsoring the upcoming Dancing with the Veterans event! Join them Saturday, June 23, from 7:30-10:30pm at Danceland in Latham. There will be raffles, an auction, military memorabilia displays, and more. Visit their Facebook page for more info.
Cleaning out lockers, backpacks, desks, and more? Donate your unused or gently-used school supplies to help support the efforts of the Bethlehem Food Pantry. The Food Pantry is currently accepting school supply donations, and the Bethlehem Central School District is lending a hand. There are collection boxes at the main office of every BC school through June 21. Click here to see a full list of acceptable items.
Let Fairytale Journeys Travel help you plan a magical Disney vacation to
create memories for a lifetime! Save up to 20% on select stays at Disneyland Resort Hotel. Or Stay 3 Nights, get the 4th Night FREE this Fall
at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa.
2019 Walt Disney World Vacation Packages will be available starting on June 19. A lot of new attractions are coming to the parks including Toy Story Land In 2018 and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge in late fall 2019. Contact Tim for more information
at 518.441.1608 or via email.
The next Selkirk Fire Company Chicken BBQ will be held on Friday,
June 15, at 4pm until sold out. $11 per person includes 1/2 Chicken, Baked Potato, Corn, Cole Slaw, & Dessert.
480 Bridge Street, South Bethlehem NY
will hold their annual
Pink Ball on October 28
- save the date! It will be held
at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs, and they will
be celebrating their 20th Anniversary.
There are an estimated 300 million people in the world with color vision deficiency. Red-green color blindness doesn't mean only color confusion with red and green colors, but the whole color spectrum can cause confusion. EnChroma glasses are the only specialty eyewear that alleviates red-green color blindness, enhancing colors without the compromise of color accuracy.
Get Grounded with
Yoga for Your Feet and Lower Limbs at Free Movement Pilates. This workshop will be held Friday, June 22, from 5:30-7:30pm. Taught be Melissa hurt, the
workshop teaches the architecture of the feet and lower limbs creating the foundation for standing yoga poses. Participants will get to know their feet as the base for their posture and livelihood. They will identify their habits, release tensions, and create energy flow in the lower limbs. $30, r
eserve your spot by following this link to the Mind Body Scheduler.
Join LEAD Colsulting & Coaching for a Vision Workshp - "It's My Turn." You
will have an opportunity to define and experience your dream for turning your greatest possibility into your reality. Wednesday, June 20, from 5-6:30pm, at the Berkshire Bank Community Room. Click for flyer for workshop details and registration instructions.
Have a hole in your screen? Let A. Phillips Hardware help! Drop it off at any Phillips Hardware location - for more info, visit their site.
Starting this week, the
will be hosting YAPPY HOUR every Tuesday from 4-6pm this summer! Bring your four legged friend and enjoy drink specials on the deck. This week, they will be giving away Dogfish pint glasses to everyone who brings their dog!
**all dogs must be on leashes, friendly dogs only please**
The Cue Theatre
2018-2019 Season is here! We are very excited to announce this line-up of shows that allow us to bring more unique productions to our area! Audition announcements for each production will come separately. Click for the line-up. The Cue can also use your home improvement leftovers - paint, lumber, fixtures, recital costumes - clean out your closet or garage. We are also looking to borrow fencing, hay/straw, cornstalks, wheel barrows, wagon wheels, bridles or other farm type items for the Wizard of Oz.
If you would like to make a donation,or if you have something we can borrow, please email
is hiring! COOKS wanted - stop in today and apply to join the Yannis Too Crew.
CapitalCare Family MedEsthetics is offering several Spring specials valid through June 14. Eclipse Microneedling with PRP, Buy 1 Syringe Get the 2nd half off (Juvederm Ultra, Ultra Plus & Voluma), and more - see flyer for details.
Enter the Spring 2018 AAA Pet Travel Photo Contest by June 25!
Capture your happy traveler in a scenic location. Visit the AAA Hudson Valley site for details.
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.
will hold a BBQ every Thursday until the Fall! Pre-orders are accepted for ribs, chicken or ribs/chicken combo. Call 518.475.1033 to place your order, or just drop by.
Sevenzocks Nursery is now selling bagged mulch and soil, and all flowers are in! Pick-up and delivery are available, just call
Take advantage of the Spring Bundle from Spectrum Business! Higher speeds, lower prices - and no hidden taxes or fees. See flyer for details.
For a full list of the ongoing member deals & offers, visit
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available office space.
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page frequently to see current openings.
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Slingerlands, NY 12159
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Latham, NY 12110
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Albany, NY 12211
241 Route 9W, Suite 300
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180 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
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Delmar, NY 12054
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Albany, NY 12202
2 Normanskill Blvd., Suite 205
Delmar, NY 12054
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Delmar, NY 12054
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WEBSITE of the WEEK
Did you know you can SAVE MONEY on items you use everyday for your business? Take advantage of the Staples Business Advantage program now and start saving today! This program is
free for Chamber members; call Yvette at 518.423.6601.
Don't forget - you can now join
AROUND THE REGION
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.
The Albany County Legislature is currently considering a
proposal that would mandate private sector employers - both for-profit and not-for-profit, to provide paid sick leave to their part-time and full-time employees. This proposal would cover any employee who performs work within Albany County for more than 80 hours in a calendar year. View the full proposal here.
View the current
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!
Congratulations to Selkirk Fire Department's newest Firefighter I graduates: Steven Hummel Jr. and Christopher Corbett. Both FF Hummel and FF Corbett are 3rd Generation Firefighters. Visit their Facebook page to view the photo.
BETHLEHEM BUSINESS MAP
View the online version of the Bethlehem Business map
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
, 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.
Member to Member Deals
to save on valuable services from local Chamber members.
Businesses interested in offering
Hot Deals to the Community,
for more information.