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Schmooza Palooza
Albany Marriott 
189 Wolf Road, Albany
Monday, September 12, 4-7pm
RSVP
The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with the Colonie, Guilderland, and Southern Saratoga County Chambers to host this multi-chamber networking event and business expo.  Register as an Exhibitor and showcase your business, or make new connections as an Attendee. See below for details, and visit our website.






31st Annual Golf Outing
Normanside Country Club
150 Salisbury Road, Delmar
Monday, September 19
12pm Lunch1pm Shotgun Start5:30 pm Dinner & Awards

Join us for our 31st Annual Golf Outing - an afternoon of golf and an evening of networking. The day includes lunch in the banquet room, 18 holes of golf, cart, use of practice facilities and locker rooms, on-course refreshments, bag drop service and dinner. There will be fun contests and a raffle to benefit two local non-profit organizations.

SPONSOR
Visibility:  take advantage of this once-a-year opportunity to gain visibility for your business by sponsoring the event. 
Cost:  sponsorships range from $100 up to $800. Click HERE to view sponsorship packages and details.
Deadline:  to realize the full benefit of your sponsorship and be included in the print brochure, lock your sponsorship in by July 29.

PLAY
All are welcome, Members and Non-Members - register with a friend, relative, or co-worker. Soft spikes and appropriate attire are required. Register HERE.

DONATE
Contribute a gift certificate/product to the raffle, which supports local charities. Contact the Chamber at 518.439.0512 or via email.





Speed Networking
w/ the Colonie Chamber
Hampton Inn by Hilton Albany/University Area
1442 Western Avenue, Albany
Thursday, October 13, 7:30-9am

Back by popular demand - the Bethlehem Chamber has partnered with the Colonie Chamber to bring you another Speed Networking event! If you missed the first one in February, now is your chance to connect with colleagues from throughout the Capital Region and make 20 new contacts before you get into the office. Space is limited, so reserve your spot early and bring plenty of business cards. Peter Coombs from FRONTLINE Training & Consulting will moderate. FRONTLINE Training helps salespeople in all types of organizations through workshops, keynotes, and coaching.

Breakfast Sponsor/Venue Host



   
F or additional details on all of our upcoming events,  
view our  Chamber Events Calendar!      
T H A N K  Y O U 
to our 31st Golf Outing Sponsors

E A G L E  S P O N S O R S
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B I R D I E  S P O N S O R S











 
    

P A R  S P O N S O R S 
A. Phillips Hardware
ABC Leasing & Financing
Fairytale Journeys by Tim Brooks

Farm Family Casualty Insurance Company
Graves Electrical Contracting
Marvin and Company, P.C. CPAs


Rhatigan Painting




REGISTRATION SPONSOR


PUTTING CONTEST SPONSOR


MARSHMALLOW DRIVE SPONSOR


LONGEST DRIVE - 
Ladies
Taco Bell
LONGEST DRIVE - 
Men
Crossroads Ford

CLOSEST TO THE PIN - 
Ladies
School's Out, Inc.
CLOSEST TO THE PIN - Men
O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub

D I N N E R  S P O N S O R
 

Click HERE to see our full sponsor list.



Four local Chambers of Commerce partner to present the 2016 Schmooza Palooza event. Join over 100 local business exhibitors and over 500 business professional attendees for a networking event unlike any other. Showcase your business as an EXHIBITOR and meet new connections as an event ATTENDEE.


Monday, September 12th

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Albany Marriott
189 Wolf Road, Albany 12205

click icon above to register an Attendee or register an Exhibitor

SHOWCASE YOUR BUSINESS
Purchase an Exhibitor Package for some awesome event perks.

A $225 Exhibitor Package includes:
* 6 Foot table display during the event (electricity is available on request)

* 6 Event Guest passes for you, your employees, and/or clients

* Hyperlinked logo in all digital communications regarding the event

* Hyperlinked logo and company description on event website, www.letsschmooz.com








MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS

Catch a FREE CLASS at Poise Studios tomorrow night, Thursday, from 5-5:45pm. Support Kathy as she works to complete her BarreFlow certification!

Book your Walt Disney World vacation by August 31 and save up to 25% on rooms at select resorts for stays this fall between August 26 and November 5, 2016! Contact Fairytale Journeys by Tim Brooks at  518.441.1608 or email Tim.

Don't miss the next Open Mic Night at Swifty's Restaurant & Pub! Hosted by by Swifty's house band featuring Brian Mangini, Joe Pucci, Eric Hoffmanis, and Megan Houde from 8-11pm on Tuesday, August 30, it's open to solo acts, bands, all ages, skill levels and musical styles. Sign-up starts at 7pm.

Get your bowling on - LEAGUES are now forming at Del Lanes!  There are options for everyone, call Marvin at 518.439.2224 to register.

There's still time to catch a Friday Night Cookout at The Cheese Traveler before the season ends September 30!  Stop by and dine in, or get your order to go - from 5-9pm Fridays until September 30. Call ahead for faster pick-up at 518.443.0440.

Click HERE to get three Delmar Bistro coupons - Free Appetizer, $3 off $15, and $5 off $25! Delmar Bistro makes delicious, homemade meals, serves beer and wine, and is open Tues-Thurs 9am-7pm, Fri-Sat 9am-8pm and Sun 10am-6pm (closed Mon). 

Stressed out?!! Register now for the Take Back My Day workshop  Alleviating Stress in Everyday Life Tuesday, August 30, 10am-12pm at the  Wiawaka Center for Women - call to register  518.668.9690.

Network for a Cure with LLS (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)  and Berkshire Bank on Thursday, September 15. Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music, a cash bar and a spectacular silent auction at the Century House from 6-9pm. Click here for tickets.

Don't miss the next Open House at Foundry Fitness - open to all Health Industry Employees who want to try a class for FREE. Saturday, August 27 -  call 650.8111 to reserve your spot.

Keep an eye out for HOT DEALS in your mailbox from your local Glenmont Taco Bell! Coupons include BOGO Burrito Supreme, BOGO Quesadilla, and more - click for postcard.

Join Merriman & Pfister's Marketplace for their FIRST annual Chalk Art Competition on August 27. Visit the site for more details.

Now through August 31, visit Robinson Ace Hardware and receive  10% off all Husqvarna tractors in stock!

You can now order from Mega Burger online! Click HERE to place your order now.

Everyday from 3-6pm at Roux, and ALL DAY on Sunday, it's HAPPY HOUR! Click to see the Happy Hour Menu. All day every S aturday, enjoy $1 oysters on the half shell.

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

Summer's not over yet!  Check out the Amphibia Sunglasses - they float! - and more at Buenau's Opticians.


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

 
 COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

The Cedar Hill Schoolhouse Museum, home of the Bethlehem Historical Association, is open on Sundays from 2-4pm through August 28.  All are cordially invited to visit the museum which currently features Parade of Fashion 1860s - 1960s, a wonderful display of clothing and accessories for men, women and children. For more information, visit the website

On Thursdays between 10 AM and 2 PM, the  Town of Bethlehem   will be accepting donations  for Habitat ReStore in the Capital District of slightly used furnishings, working appliances, cabinets, and other building materials at the Town of Bethlehem Transfer Station, 136 Rupert Rd, Selkirk, NY. See the Flyer for details.    
  
16 Handles Stage 16 Concert Series - Join us for live music every Friday from 7:00-9:00 pm as we feature local talent in our Stage 16 concert series! Follow us on Instagram @16handlesglenmont for announcements and line-ups.  
    
Add an event to our Community Calendar here and click Submit an Event, it's free! 
 
NEW MEMBERS   

462 Route 9W
Glenmont, NY
518.449.4244

Coeymans Hollow, NY
518.756.8228

159 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY
518.475.7575

251 New Karner Road, Suite 901
Albany, NY
518.871.9101

Glenmont, NY
518.424.9485

180 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY
518.439.8800

Aetna Medicare
Alcove, NY 12007
518.669.7071

30 South Pearl Street, FL P2
Albany, NY 12207
518.447.8414

Selkirk, NY
518.441.1608

365 Feura Bush Road
Glenmont, NY 12077
518.275.0424

Naval Recruiting Station 133, Colonie CTR
Albany, NY
518.649.0479

300 Great Oaks Blvd., Suite 300
Albany, NY 12203
518.869.9302

77 Mirror Lake Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946
518.523.2544

AROUND THE REGION... 

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The survey will close on August 31, 2016. Qualified respondents will receive their gift card via email within 30 days of the close date of the survey. A valid work email address is required in order to successfully deliver the gift card to you. 

Click HERE to take the survey today. It should take less than 10 minutes to complete the survey, and all information provided in the survey will be kept confidential. Any personal or corporate information collected will only be used for FuzeHub's internal purposes and will not be shared. All data collected will be used to provide results in aggregate. If you have any questions or concerns on this matter, feel free to contact us to learn more. 

BETHLEHEM BUSINESS MAP

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Marketspace page frequently to see
available office space.

 

   

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