January 24, 2019

This morning we joined the Colonie and Guilderland Chambers for a Speed Networking Event at Colonie Center.

Approximately 50 attendees from the three chambers networked before work!
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2018-2019 Business & Community Directory 
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let us know by 1/31/19.

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Nominations Open for 34th Annual
Awards Dinner
We are now taking nominations for our 34th Annual Awards Dinner. Award categories include Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Community Spirit Award, Lifetime Achievement, and Youth Award. Nomination deadline is
February 8.

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Sponsorships Available for 34th Annual Awards Dinner
We will host our 34th Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 11, at Normanside. A number of sponsorship opportunities are available. Gain valuable exposure for your business or organization - to view levels and complete details, see the Sponsorship Form.

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Chamber Vision 2019
Join us for our Chamber Vision 2019 event! Meet our new president Maureen McGuinness, hear what’s planned for this year, share your business needs, and learn how to maximize your membership.

This is a free event; but registration is required.

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Sexual Harassment Training for NYS Employers and their Employees
Did you know that ALL employers in New York State are required to provide all current and new employees with sexual harassment prevention training? We understand how overwhelming the new sexual harassment prevention regulations can be. We want to assist our members in meeting this training deadline.

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Town of Bethlehem Microenterprise Grant Public Information Sessions: Tuesday, Feb 12, 8:00am and Wednesday, Feb 20, 5:00pm

Wildbird Junction Backyard Nature Shoppe Nuturing Nature Free Kids Craft: Saturday, Jan 26, 11:00am-2:00pm

Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Boston Bus Trip – Save the Date: Saturday, Mar 16, optional tix to the Boston Flower & Garden Show

LEAD Consulting & Coaching Jump Start the New Year: Wednesdays, Jan 23 – Feb 27, 8:00pm – 9:00pm (CORRECTED TIME)

Pine Hollow Arboretum Gala at The Spinney at Van Dyke: Thursday, Jan 24, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Selkirk Fire Department Captain Shaun Wagner Benefit Dinner: Satutrday, Jan 26, 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Bethlehem Central School District School Bus Test Drive Open House: Wednesday, Jan 30, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Tri-Village Little League is looking for sponsors for their upcoming season – visit the News Feed for details.

Bryant Asset Protection has some staff announcements, including a retirement and more.

Community Bank System will enhance their Capital District presence with the acquisition of Kinderhook Bank Corp.

Stay ahead of the game and get your bikes to Steiner’s Sports Ski & Bike now for your Spring Overhaul Tune-Up!

Evolve Handcrafted Soap Company is having an online special for their newest scent, Seductive Citrus Hand-Milled Beer Soap! Buy 2 handcrafted bars, get the 3rd at 50% off - use code 'newsoap' at check out.

Policy Research Associates welcomes Qwynn, their new project associate!

CAP COM Federal Credit Union President & CEO, Paula Stopera, Announces Retirement after 39 years with the company.
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Center for Economic Growth BizLab eXpert Workshop 2019 Tax Update – Ask the Experts: Thursday, Jan 31, 12:00pm-1:30pm

LEFT: David Van Luven delivered the State of the Town address last week. Photo courtesy of Spotlight Newspaper / Diego Cagara.
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