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CHAMBER NEWS AND EVENTS


Save the Date

33rd Annual Awards Dinner

Normanside
150 Salisbury Road, Delmar

Thursday, April 26
5pm
Join the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 26 for our 33rd Annual Chamber Awards Dinner. Network with 200+ business colleagues while we
recognize individuals from Business and the Community for
their contributions throughout the year.

5:00pm Networking ● 6:15pm Dinner ● 7:15pm Awards



  



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valuable visibility for your business with an
Annual Awards Dinner sponsorship!

Each sponsorship level includes a certain number of event tickets so you can attend the event and network with 200+ business and community members.




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MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS

Save the Date for the annual  Bethlehem Business Women Tag Sale! The event will take place Saturday, April 21, from 8am-1pm at the Delmar Reformed Church. This is their major fundraiser for the Bethlehem Business Women Scholarship Fund , which awards  scholarships  to graduating Seniors (# of scholarships depends on amount of funds raised). View the flyer here.
 
On Saturday, March 10, the  Bethlehem Children's School presents their  Farm to Table Fundraiser. Support the event by sponsoring, or attend as a guest!

Don't forget trivia at Track 32 Italian Restaurant & Pub every Mondays at 7:30pm! Beer specials and win gift cards... plus earn qualifying points to win a trip to Boston!

Looking for a river cruise but still want to have the top-notch customer service and attention to detail that Disney provides? Adventures by Disney has operated river cruises on both the Rhine and the Danube for the past couple of years. Starting in 2019, they will be adding a third river to their collection of river cruises... The Seine (a 10-day/9-night trip featuring two full days in Paris with a seven-night cruise). Adventures by Disney will be continuing their Rhine River and Danube River Cruises. Contact Tim with  Fairytale Journeys by Tim Brooks for more info.

McCarroll's The Village Butcher now offers  fish from Hooked Seafood Company! - stop by and check out the selection!

At Bryant Asset Protection, we pride ourselves on our attention to detail and customer service. Now with our mobile app, we can serve you even better!
You'll love the convenience of being able to gather claim information when the claim happens, request and store ID cards, start policy changes and contact us with the tap of a button. Click to download the FREE app now!

Opt in to Buenau's Opticians Text Marketing Program to receive special offers and promotions! Just text "Optics" to 85100 and reply yes to receive SMS marketing messages (message & data rates may apply).

The Cue Theatre will be holding auditions for the Wizard of Oz April 16 or 17 from 6-8pmOpen to ages 7 and older, a ll roles are open.  Tuition for the program is $250. The Cue Theatre offers financial aid. For complete audition and performance details, visit their Facebook page. Questions? Contact them via email.

The p ractice of Dr. Jack Devore, OD is thrilled to introduce neubau (noy-bow) eyewear to their practice.  "Neubau, Vienna's seventh district, is an archetypal hub of urban creativity with a colorful sense of individual character everyplace you look.  It is also the spiritual home of neubau eyewear, not in a localized sense, but in the distinctive way the brand celebrates a vibe, an attitude, and a state of mind that you will find in quarters like these in cities all over the world." Click here to check out the collection.

The Elsmere Fire District proudly presents their "Fish Fry Dinner" Fridays 2/16, 3/2, 3/16 and 3/30. Get a Fish Fry, French Fries and Coleslaw for for $9.00. New England Clam Chowder is only $3.50, and the Kid's Meal is $5.00 (chicken nuggets and french fries). 4pm-7pm at the firehouse, 15 West Poplar Drive, Delmar.

Quality PM just finished updating their showroom cabinets and office space. Stop by and check it out!

It's almost T-I-M-E for the Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited (BOU)  6th Annual Community SpellingSign up your team (up to 5), Sponsor a Team, Sponsor a word, or Donate a raffle/silent auction item. Visit their site for details.

The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine now offers  Rhythm & Flow Yoga on Tuesdays from 6:30 PM - 7:45pm. This is an all levels class designed to help you find balance between the asana poses, movement, and sound. Experience pranayama, chanting, and light vinyasa with thoughtful sequencing. Focus is on alignment and is appropriate for beginners. Click here for more information

Spring is in the air! Don't forget to stop into A. Phillips Hardware and pick up some Botanical Interest seeds. Planting time will be here before you know it!

Registration is now open for the Workshop and Special Class with Esak Garcia at  Radiance Hot YogaThis is an amazing opportunity to bring information and insight to your practice.  Esak has been practicing and teaching Bikram Yoga for 24 years. Esak is a founding board-member of USA Yoga and the International Yoga Sports Federation, the creator of Jedi Fight Club, and creator of the e84 Teacher Training Diploma Program.  Enroll on Mindbody for the Glenmont Studio under the "Enrollments" tab - click here Sunday, March 4th, at the Glenmont location: 11:30-2:30pm Workshop,  3:00-4:30pm e84 Intermediate Class For more details, visit the event page.

Summer is planned thanks to the  Bethlehem Children's SchoolTheir summer program is designed for maximum ease and flexibility. Choose any number of weeks and among three different day length options: half-day, full-day, and extended day. Click here to register and pay.
 
It's that time of year again.... Bar and Restaurant Tournament at Del Lanes! Join us for another fun filled month of bowling and drinks!
 - Brackets and Jackpots will be run on every shift!
 - Jell-O Shots and Drink Specials
 - Variety of snacks
View flyer for details and call 518.439.2224 to reserve your spot today.

Visit Ando Salon and give your locks some love! Ask for the AMAZING $15 Awapuhi treatment to reduce that winter breakage and get that strong and healthy hair everyone craves! Call 518.439.2887 to make an appointment.

Bethlehem Chabad presents Black & White Purim on Thursday, March 1, at 5pm. The event includes a strolling entertainer, a black and white buffet, Megillah reading, and more - see flyer
for complete details and for RSVP instructions.

CapitalCare Family MedEsthetics is offering the following specials now through March 14: IPL Hair Reduction (25% off packages of 8 or more treatments), Sculptra ($1300 full face rejuvenation or $700 one specific area rejuvenation), and $40 for Z0 SkinHealth Hydrafirm Eye Cream.

The Delmar Reformed Church's Youth Group will be holding their  annual coffee house to raise funds for their April mission trip to Philadelphia to do important work with the Broad Street Ministry.  The Coffee House is the group's major fundraiser and features gourmet desserts, specialty coffees, and lively music performed by the Sacandaga String Band. A silent auction features many wonderful selections ranging from restaurant gift certificates, original artwork, concert tickets, handmade crafts and much more!  The event is Saturday March 10 from 6-9pm at the  Delmar Reformed Church Tickets at door are 2/$25 or $15 each, students $5.  For more information contact Beth Gould, RPMs Youth Group, at 518.596.2116, or via email .

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

BETHLEHEM BUSINESS MAP

View the online version of the Bethlehem Business map here.

    NEW MEMBERS   

The Wireless Center (Verizon)
180 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.635.3535

Kyle Schoonmaker
100 Kenwood Road
Albany, NY 12202
518.396.3400

2 Normanskill Blvd., Suite 205
Delmar, NY 12054
518.220.4233

279 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.439.8891

1187 Troy Schenectady Road
Latham, NY 12110
518.730.9006

5 Elm Avenue, #1
Delmar, NY 12054
518.621.1044

316 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
845.532.4687

363 Delaware Ave
Delmar, NY 12054
518.439.9911

50 Beaver Street, 1st Floor
Albany, NY 12207
518.641.0618

Dhaval Patel
365 Feura Bush Road
Glenmont, NY 12077
518.977.3050

125 Wolf Road, Suite 501
Albany, NY 12205
518.698.9991

321 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.935.4800

329 Glenmont Road
Glenmont, NY 12077
518.264.9000

 AROUND THE REGION


Join Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul
at Governor Cuomo's Council on Women and Girls Regional Empowerment Forum. This Forum is in  partnership with Center for Women in Government & Civil Society, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy,
University at Albany.

Goal: To develop an empowerment action plan and discuss the intersectionality of the Women's Agenda for the Capital Region
When: Thursday, March 8th at 9:30 AM
Where: University at Albany, Board Room, Campus Center West. Please park in the Student Dutch lot to avoid ticketing.
RSVP: via email to Jeff by 3/7/18



The 2018 Hudson Home Show is less than 2 months away! Make sure you reserve your booth now by calling 518.828.1616  x2463, or save your spot via email. Presented by Columbia-Greene Media, the event will take place Saturday, March 24.

KUDOS TO 


 
Congratulations to the team from the Delmar Fire Department for coming in 2nd place at the 30th annual Cystic Fibrosis stair climb!


WEBSITE of the WEEK

Brighten up someone's day (or your own!) with the gift of flowers!




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

 
 COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS  

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! 
 
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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 Jeff Bregenzer via email or at  518.439.4921.

OFFICE SPACE

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

 

   

HELP WANTED

 

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Job Postings page frequently to see current openings.

 

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