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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
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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
All Signs & Graphics

Fairytale Journeys by Tim Brooks
Farm Family Casualty Insurance Company
Graves Electrical Contracting

Marvin and Company, P.C. CPAs
Rhatigan Painting




Taco Bell
Crossroads Ford

School's Out, Inc.
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.



We came.

We saw.

We loved.

Check Italy off your bucket list with this amazing trip to Southern Italy and the Amalfi Coast!  Rich in culture and stunning scenery, Southern Italy is the setting for this epic adventure.  As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, find yourself relaxing in the town of Sorrento or sight-seeing along the Amalfi Coast, which includes gorgeous places like Positano, Ravello and Amalfi. On this remarkable trip you will also encounter the world famous archaeological site of Pompeii.

Open to all members of the community, the trip begins March 23, 2017.
Click HERE for the full itinerary.

Amalfi Coast

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




Tomorrow, September 1, catch these two musical acts live in Main Square:
Acoustic Fire of the Playin' with Fire Band at Shogun Sushi & Sake Bar from 7-9pm, and  Mike DeAngelis at O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub from 7-10pm.

September 1  is the first day to sign up for the 9/21  A.A.R.P. Smart Drivers Driving Course. You must sign up in person at the Town of Bethlehem Town Hall (open at 8:30am). It is a one-day course held at town hall on September 21 from 9am-4pm with a break for lunch.

The 2016-2017 Albany Devils schedule is here! Click to view.

Interested in learning more about Broadway Bound classes? Join them for their Open House Saturday, September 10, from 10am-1pm. Check out the new studio while you are there!

Fall is right around the corner - and that means MUMS! in the next two weeks, the mums in the Robinson Ace Hardware greenhouses will be exploding with color. Stop by to stock up and get decked out for fall.

Calling all Jeeples! Bring your Jeep by the  Curtis Lumber Company  Car & Truck Show (Ballston Spa location) with JEEP Playground   on Sunday, September 11 from 11am-3pm and play in their Jeep Playground! Mingle with other Jeep enthusiasts and enjoy a huge Car and Truck Show filled with beautiful show cars and trucks, music, food, giveaways and much more! For event details go here.

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). 

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.

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 .

September means back to school!
Whether you are looking for your child's first educational experience, ready to transition your young child into elementary school, or have a middle school student in need of a different, more positive environment to bring out all that is special about him or her - explore The Bethlehem Children's School. We believe you will discover a unique place to learn, ask questions, build meaningful relationships, and grow. Little school. BIG Education.

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


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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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.

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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. 


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