January 11, 2019

We’re here to help you grow your business! One way we do this is through our printed Directory . Some important info:

  • Is your membership information correct? We sent an email earlier this week to every member; if there is a change, let us know by 1/31/19.

  • Our sales rep Paula Segal will begin calling members about advertising in the publication.

  • Full Page Ad Incentive: Book your full page ad by 1/31/19 and receive a free Hot Deal during the month of February (valued at $25)

  • New this year – our Directory will be part of “Discover Albany,” Albany County’s tourism office’s welcome center

  • This year's edition will also have some updates and changes to make it more readable and user friendly – don’t miss your opportunity to be included!

Chamber Vision 2019: join us for this free event on February 5 to learn about plans for the year ahead, as well as to share your business needs. We will also share with our members ways they can use their FREE member benefits to maximize their membership.

2019 Survey: keep an eye out for our survey which will be sent out next week – we would love to hear from you!

34th Annual Awards Dinner: save the date for April 11, 2019

Maureen McGuinness
for the
2018-2019 Business & Community Directory 
Earlier this week Maureen sent an email to all members with their current information.

If a change needs to be made,
let us know by 1/31/19.

If you have not received your member verification form, click below for the online Directory, then search for your company to verify your info.
State of the Town 2019
Bethlehem Supervisor David VanLuven will deliver the Annual State of the Town Address to showcase town accomplishments in 2018 and outline challenges, opportunities, and priorities for 2019. All are welcome at this free event.

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Tri-Chamber Speed Networking
Join members of the Colonie Chamber of Commerce and the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce for this high impact networking opportunity. Bring your business cards to share and be prepared to follow up on those leads when you return to work.

Click event image for details and to REGISTER.
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; registration is encouraged.

Click event image for details and to REGISTER.
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Community Corner, and Around the Region for complete details.
To Life! Qi Gong for Breast Health: Wednesday, Jan 23, 6:30pm (FREE, please register)

Organize Senior Moves Downsizing & Organizing - Simplify You Life: Friday, Jan 18, 10:30am

Wine & Spirits of Slingerlands Complimentary Wine Tasting: tonight, Friday Jan 11, 4:00-7:00pm

Free Movement Pilates Calming PSOAS Release Yoga Workshop: Friday, Jan 11, 5:30-7:00pm

Town of Bethlehem Parks & Rec Dept American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course: begins January 14, 5:00pm
CAP COM Federal Credit Union President & CEO, Paula Stopera, Announces Retirement after 39 years with the company.

The Drug Take Back Act went into effect this summer, and Four Corners Pharmacy is a location. This allows the public to safely dispose of medication and needles - full details in News Feed.

The 2018 BMW 320i xDrive Courtesy Vehicle at BMW of South Albany has only 4,100 miles! Grab this amazing car for $299 a month with $1,000 down including BMW loyalty.

Contemporary Designs is now offering specialty printing - water based washable ink! Also, Carhartt Workwear is coming soon...stay tuned!

Dinner for 4 is back at Yanni's Too! Complete details in news feed article.

The Bethlehem YMCA wants to help you stay motivated this January with their Commit to Be Fit Program!

Contact Fairytale Journeys by Tim Brooks to learn about the new FREE DINING program at Walt Disney World.

The Selkirk Fire Department is a 100% volunteer fire department. They are looking for new members to serve.

Don't hate on Mondays - Bellini's Italian Eatery offers Pie-on-the-Fly Monday Takeout Special!

New York State minimum wage will continue to increase annually, taking effect December 31, 2018 ( Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy)
BELOW: a photo from our first Sexual Harassment Training, presented in partnership with Pinnacle Human Resources
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Join the Town of Bethlehem Town Historian Susan Leath for a Winter History Walk at Henry Hudson Park. Saturday, January 12, 10:00am
Times Union Job Fair: Monday, Jan 21, 10:00am-4:00pm
Located in Glenmont, Farm Family Insurance Company - Burke Insurance Associates offers Life, Health, Auto, Farm, Contractors, Business Owner's, Equine and Landscape Insurance, as well as Homeowners Advantage, Liability/Umbrella Coverage, Disability Income, IRA’s and Annuities. Click logo to visit their website.