Celebrating 60 years!
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CHAMBER NEWS AND EVENTS
 


CrossFit SPUR owner John Hogan, with scissors, was joined by friends, clients, Chamber reps and local businesses to celebrate his 3-year anniversary and cut the ribbon at his newly revamped space.  Click for the photo gallery





Business For Breakfast:
Cyber Security

Albany Mariott Hotel
189 Wolf Road, Albany

Thursday, March 16, 2017
7:30am Registration
8-9:45am Presentation


If your business experienced a cyber security threat or a data breach, would you know what to do? Are you protected? Do you know the warning signs? You don't want to miss this FREE, informative event!

Hear from experts on topics including protecting your business, securing mobile devices, cyber security insurance, and more.

Scheduled speakers include: BBB of Upstate New York, AT&T, FBI, New York State Senator George A. Amedore, Jr., New York State Assemblyman John T. McDonald, III, Anchor Agency, and more.

Presented by:
Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York | AT&T | Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce | Colonie Chamber of Commerce | The Chamber of Southern Saratoga | Albany Marriott Hotel





Metabolic Meltdown Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

28 Hudson Avenue, Delmar

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Join us as we welcome Metabolic Meltdown to town with the grand opening of their 4th location!   Stay tuned for the ribbon cutting time.






Albany Realty Group
Ribbon Cutting

203 Delaware Avenue, Delmar

Thursday, March 16, 2017
4-7pm / 4:30pm Ribbon Cutting

After six years at their  Colonie  office, Albany Realty Group recently purchased a building in Delmar.  Join us as for food & music and help cut the ribbon at their new space!



   
F or additional details on all of our upcoming events,  
view our  Chamber Events Calendar!      

LAST CALL!!!


Reserve Your Ad for the
2017-2018 Business &
Community Directory

Interested in promoting your business year-round to
a business and consumer audience? 

Purchase an ad in the upcoming 2017-2018 
Business & Community Directory. 

* 8,000 copies printed and distributed
* Glossy, full-color ads
*Convenient size for use year-round by businesses and residents
*Directories included in Chamber Welcome Packets year-round to new residents and new businesses

The most affordable annual avenue to target Bethlehem's highly desirable demographic.

See Rate Info and Contact our Sales Team:
Paula Segal  518.482.9044
Don McCormick  518.542.3341


It's Annual Dinner time!

Thank you to our committed sponsors thus far - we couldn't execute this annual event every year without your support.

View the full current sponsorship list HERE.

Current Platinum Sponsors recognized below.








To become a Sponsor, click HERE.
 

Dental Renewal & Open Enrollment



Open Enrollment Period:
3/1/17 - 4/1/17

**Enrollment forms MUST be received by Thursday, March 30th**
Click HERE for the enrollment form.
Click HERE for the full info sheet.

No action required for accounts with no changes - your account will automatically renew per the new rates below.

Quarterly (Monthly) Premium:
                       Individual:
$ 149.79 ($  49.93)
                       Employee+1:
$ 296.79 ($  98.93)
                       Family:
$ 426.60 ($142.20)

Questions? Contact Shelli Taber, Benefits Administrator, 
via email or phone 518.439.0512

MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS

This Friday, March 3, visit Glenmont Abbey Village for their Taxes Workshop at 2:30pm. The presentation will include pensions, stocks, Social Security, and more. The event is free and open to the public. Call 888.700.9157 to reserve your spot; click here for the flyer.
 
Friday Fish Frys are back at Elsmere Fire District. 4-7pm for the following Fridays: 3/3, 3/17, 3/31, and 4/14.
 
The Bethlehem Public Library's winter concert series "A Little Sunday Music" wraps up its 2016-17 season Sunday, March 5, at 2pm with a performance by cellist Will Hayes, who will be playing unaccompanied cello suites by Bach. Concerts are free and open to the public.
 
Looking for an apartment, or know someone who is? S.F. Tollgate Apartments offers modern 1 BR and 2 BR apartments in historic local building. View their MarketSpace listing for details.
 
Pick up your Capital Region Nature Passports from Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy's Delmar office.  The passport is a collection of 25 micro-adventures which can be completed entirely within the forests, streams, and fields of MHLC's public preserves and protected lands. Email or call 518.436.6346 for more information
 
Get your patio ready with new outdoor living furniture and Weber grills from Robinson's Ace Hardware!
 
Review Glenmont Dental on review on Facebook, Yelp, or Google to enter to win a brand new Sonicare toothbrush! And just a reminder that they will be closed for vacation from March 10-19, reopening on March 20. If you are looking to book an appointment, call now to get in before they leave at 518.472.8064 or text 518.400.3535.
 
Another round of CGC and TDI classes is starting at Shawna's Dogs! Canine Good Citizen Prep Class Monday, 3/13 at 6:15p, 7 weeks with CGC Test on the 8th week, $120 (1st night NO DOGS for orientation), only 1 spot left and Therapy Dog Prep Class Monday, 3/13 at 7:15p, 4 weeks with scheduled TDI Test at the end, $100. Email Shawna to sign up.
 
Today kick off CAP COM Federal Credit Union's Spring Big Benefit Raffle! The Big Benefit Raffle fundraiser helps support the Foundation's mission to nurture the community through health and wellness programs; financial literacy and education initiatives; and causes that assist children and underprivileged families.  For ticket sold this Spring they will also donate $2 to the Capital District YMCA  Running Start Program. Click here for more info or to purchase your ticket.
 
Exciting news - Romo's Pizza is now open on Mondays from 11am-9pm
 
Check out 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.
 
ADP Small Business Services offers complete Payroll and HR solutions - save time and let the experts help! Click for details. They also offer the RUN app (powered by ADP) that lets you manage your payroll anytime, anywhere. View flyer for more info.

Want to win a brand new Amazon Echo? Like and review National Business Technologies on Facebook to enter. Contest ends 3/3/17, so hurry!
 
Del Lanes is now accepting entries for their annual Bar and Restaurant Tournament. And March Madness Scotch Doubles are right around the corner - every Saturday in March starting 3/9. Stop in or call 518.439.2224 to reserve your spot.
 
No dental insurance? Click here for a Bethlehem Town Family Dental coupon for 15% off all services!
 
Visit the A. Phillips Hardware site to get your $5 off $25 coupon - bring it to any Phillips Hardware location!
 
For a full list of the ongoing member deals & offers, visit  Member News .
WEBSITE of the WEEK

Serving families in Delmar, the Town of Bethlehem and the surrounding community since 1904.



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

 
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.

 


BETHLEHEM BUSINESS MAP

View the online version of the Bethlehem Business map here.

 COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

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! 
 
    NEW MEMBERS   

Karen Pollan
585 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.439.9252

Doug Luberda
3261 West State Road
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
844.424.4960

Alan Rosenberg
911 Central Avenue, Suite 328
Albany, NY 12206
518.441.4677 

George McHugh
2170 River Road
Coeymans, NY 12045
518.355.6034

Halfmoon, NY
518.670.3021

Wildbird Junction
Lance Raffe
308 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
Opening in Spring 2017 

PO Box 190
Delmar, NY 12054
518.439.9265

8 Vista Lane
Selkirk, NY 12158
518.475.1200 

28 Hudson Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.860.9299

Pusatere Landscapes
7 Par Drive
Albany, NY 12208
518.703.0300

Express Savings Discount Store
255 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

AdvoCare
128 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, NY  12054
518.222.9154

785 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.486.8580

180 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.339.0854


 AROUND THE REGION.....

Calling for Nominations for Albany County's Finest Citizens:

Volunteers are ordinary citizens with extraordinary hearts. Albany County benefits greatly from the efforts of individuals who donate their time and energy to make the community a better place to live. It is important for us to say thank you to the volunteers who go above and beyond in Albany County. Do you know someone who should be recognized?

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy is asking you to nominate the most dedicated and passionate volunteers you know in Albany County for the Albany County Executive's Volunteer Award. The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 13.   The submission process is easy - visit this site  for the nomination form. You can find it on the rotating image on the main page. Fill out the form and attach a one-page summary explaining why this person should be recognized. All Albany County residents are eligible for the award.

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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