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Foundry Fitness
1-Year Anniversary 
243 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Tuesday, August 16, 5pm
Join us as we celebrate the 1-Year Anniversary and cut the ribbon at Foundry Fitness! The staff will be calculating body fat percentages, refreshments will be offered, and everyone is welcome to try the 5:30pm class for FREE. Just call Foundry Fitness ahead of time at 650.8111 to reserve your spot.

Schmooza Palooza
Albany Marriott 
189 Wolf Road, Albany
Monday, September 12, 4-7pm
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.

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.

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

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
lavelle and finn logo

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




School's Out, Inc.

O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub
Crossroads Ford

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

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


Saturday August 13 will be the Real Estate Open House at Foundry Fitness. A ll real estate agents AND those who may be looking to buy/sell a house are welcome to try a class for free. Visit their website  for their Saturday schedule, and call 650.8111 to reserve your spot. 

Learn more about two upcoming events with Louise Finlayson, PhD (Transformational Coach / Clinical Psychologist / Workshop-Retreat Leader)  by visiting her website. Workshop 1: Wednesday, August 17, 1-4pm: Living with Passion and Purpose, $50. Workshop 2: August 21-23, The Art of Conscious Living, $425 (includes accommodations, meals and workshops). Both will be held at the  Wiawaka Women's Retreat Center on Lake George.

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.

Click HERE for the remaining Patio Music Schedule for Shogun Sushi & Sake Bar! This Thursday, August 13, brings Andy & Meg to the stage from 7-9pm. 

Marvin and Company, P.C. CPAs will host the next webinar in its complimentary series titled: Business and Personal Income Tax Update on Wednesday, August 17 from 12-1pm. Guided by Thomas W. Donovan, CPA and Daniel J. Litz, CPA, you will receive advice and suggestions on how to better manage your tax affairs. One hour of continuing professional educational credit is available for CPAs. Click here to register, and for more information contact Tom or Dan.

Learn simple, delicious authentic plant-based Mexican dishes Thursday, August 18, at the  Plant-Based, Authentic Mexican Food Workshop at the Stram Center for Integrative Medicine. 5:30-6:30pm, $20 per person, call 689.2244 to register.

Friday August 19, the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is excited to offer a FREE wilderness crafts program! Make  a melon basket out of harvested vines, learn the art of making cordage, and create a stone necklace.  Space is limited, click here to register today.

Enjoy live music by Katsura Saturday, August 20, at Roux! 6-9pm.

The next 8-week session of Yoga and Core with Sammy Jo starts August 22 at Free Movement Pilates. $98 for 8-week session, $15 drop-in rate. Mondays, 6-7:15pm, no class 9/5 or 9/26. Email Sammy Jo to register.

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

For the fourth consecutive year, Berkshire Bank, America's Most Exciting Bank®, is sponsoring Hancock Shaker Village's "Be Our Guest" program, a cultural access program that provides children ages 12 and under with free admission with a paid adult throughout its 2016 season. Visit the Hancock Shaker Village website for museum hours and directions.

Attend the UAlbany Weekend MBA Program Information Session on Wednesday, August 17  and learn how the Weekend MBA Program can power up your career! Speak firsthand with the program director, students and alumni, tour the Executive Education Center, discuss any specific questions you may have about the program, and find out if the program is the right fit for you. Click here for more details.

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

The Cue Theatre was the recipient of this quarter's generous Generations Grant from Bryant Asset Management. August 12-14 The Cue Theatre presents Shrek, the Musical. Click for showtimes and tickets. August 22-September 2, limited spots are still available for Jungle Book Kids Camp. Financial assistance available, email to reserve your spot. 

Every Thursday at 6pm, enjoy live entertainment at Garden Bistro 24 for their Live Outdoor Music under the canopy. August 11: The Slate Hill Band, and August 18:  The Bill Alston Jazz Trio. Stay tuned for more dates!

Bring your family and friends to Poise Studios Sunday, August 14,  for a FREE yoga class with Erica Smith! Enjoy a relaxing, meditative session and also learn important information regarding free cancer screening for those who qualify. Melissa from Cancer Services Program will be there to provide information, answer questions, and even schedule screenings on the spot. 2-4pm, all are welcome.

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

Help Bethlehem Senior Projects and the Bethlehem Food Pantry collect school supplies for their 2016 School Supply Drive! Donations are accepted through August 17 at the following two locations: Bethlehem YMCA (900 Delaware Avenue) and Bethlehem Town Hall, Senor Services Dept. (445 Delaware Avenue).  Click HERE to see the list of supplies needed.

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 .

Located in the historic Delmar Fire House at the Four Corners, our practice focuses on civil litigation and the representation of fire and emergency medical services organizations throughout New York State.  We also represent contractors, municipalities, and select insurance carriers in matters involving contracts, insurance coverage, and claims for damages or personal injury.

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


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! 

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Click HERE for information on the   Beginning Office Assistant Exam. This exam, used to fill a number of entry level positions, presents an opportunity to start a career in New York State Government. P lease note applications must be submitted or postmarked by August 10, 2016.

As a small to medium-sized manufacturer in New York State, what types of challenges are you facing? What barriers are preventing you from moving your business to the next level? Let us know by taking the 2016 New York Manufacturer Survey.

Our mission at FuzeHub is to help you meet your business challenges head-on by identifying and connecting you with the resources you need. In this survey, we want to hear from you about your specific needs and learn how we can better align our services to meet those needs.

As a small token of our appreciation for your time, the first 50 people to take the survey will receive a $5 gift card for Amazon.com. To qualify for the gift card, you must
* Be employed by a New York manufacturer
* Complete the entire survey
* Submit a valid work email address

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. 


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