CHAMBER NEWS AND EVENTS
33rd Annual Awards Dinner
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
Congratulations to Our Honorees!
Business Person of the Year MELISSA STEEN
I Love Books
Citizen of the Year LYNNE LENHARDT
Community Spirit DAVID DECANCIO
Lifetime Achievement JOHN W. ABBUHL, M.D.
Pine Hollow Arboretum (posthumous)
Youth Award TESSA HUGHES
Thanks to Our Sponsors!
There is still time to Sponsor and be a part of this year's event, see block below.
RESTAURANTS - to participate and reserve your spot, send an email or call 518.439.0512.
DINERS - stay tuned for participating restaurants
to our Member businesses who made the
2018 Capital Region Living Magazine's BESTIES list!
for categories and placement.
CapCom Federal Credit Union
Capital District YMCA
AAA Hudson Valley
Mirror Lake Inn
A. Phillips Hardware
Colonie Golf & Country Club
Free Movement Pilates
Mad Dog Bicycles
Something Olde Something New
Sunmark Federal Credit Union
MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS
Glenmont Abbey Village
tomorrow for the
Fair Housing 50th Anniversary Breakfast Panel.
Albany's community leaders are coming together to celebrate and discuss the
anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Panelists will be discussing the importance of this historical act, how Fair Housing impacts the Capital District, current legislation regarding Fair Housing, and the future of the act. Panelists included: New York State Assemblywoman Patricia
Fahy Earl T. Redding, Esq. Michael J. Uccellini, CEO of United Group of Companies and President of IREM
Chapter 93 ... and other county representatives and industry professionals. 7:30am breakfast, 8am panel discussion, This is a FREE event, click here to register.
Bethlehem Business Women
Tag Sale will be held 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
The Selkirk Fire Company has announced four Chicken BBQ dates: Fridays
April 27, May 18, June 15, & Sept 21. 4pm until sold out, $11 per person includes 1/2 Chicken, Baked Potato, Corn, Cole Slaw, & Dessert.
480 Bridge Street, South Bethlehem NY
Youths age 16-24
and their parents are invited to learn about no-cost educational opportunities offered at
Glenmont Job Corps Center
. The info session takes place every Thursday from 1-2pm at 175 Central Avenue, Albany 12206. This is a FREE event. Call 518.767.2292
The Mind Body system wide outage over, and you can now sign up for your favorite classes at Free Movement Pilates:
Sun, April 15:Yin Yoga w/ Lauren
Fri, April 27:"Take a Load of Your Shoulders" w/ Melissa
Sat, April 28: Beginner Yoga 4 Week Series w/ Erin
(Saturdays 10:30-11:45 $50 for 4 Weeks); and
Fri, May 18th: Ayurvedic Self Love w/ Sammy Jo
At Ando Salon we love showing our clients a little appreciation for their loyalty! So we want to give away a FREE basket FULL of goodies for your hair! All you have to do is LIKE our Facebook page and SHARE this post to get entered! At the end of the month we will pick the winner of our MYSTERY basket Don't forget to let your friends and family in on the fun too! You must like AND share to be entered!!! Good luck!
CAP COM Federal Credit Union will host the
Capital Region's Homebuyers Workshop & Expo on
Sunday, April 15, from 1-4:00pm at The Desmond Hotel.
Workshop topics will focus on Homebuying 101, Financing, Down Payment Assistance, and Homebuying Do's and Don'ts.
CAP COM recently began offering a 100% financing option that helps expand funding choices for buyers.
Read the complete press release here.
You're invited to the first cooking party of the year at
! Sign up for
"Taste of Italy", April 19, for a
four course Italian inspired menu paired with Banfi wines. Along with award winning vineyards, Banfi winemakers are recognized as pioneers in elevating the standards of Italian winemaking. Call 518.439.4505 x10 for reservations; click here for the full menu.
Run, walk, jog, or roll for a cause! Join the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy for
this special opportunity to move your body and support the Conservancy for Earth Day. All proceeds will benefit the
This fun run is an "out and back" 5K on the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail and is appropriate for the whole family and all skill levels. Click for complete details.
has added a brand new floor plan - "
The Keri"! Available Summer 2018, contact Jared George at 518.858.2637 or Bill Swift at 518.779.3259 with any inquirers.
Wine and Spirits of Slingerlands has announced their
April 2018 Staff Wine Picks! Check them out at their tasting this Friday:
Sheila: 2015 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars 'Karia' Chardonnay (Napa Valley) $24.99 (reg $29.99);
Max: 2014 Clos de los Siete Malbec Blend (Mendoza) $12.99 (reg $14.99);
Ian: 2016 Gradis' Ciutta Pinot Grigio (Collio, IT) $15.99 (reg $18.99);
Ted: 2017 Sheldrake Point Dry Rosé (Finger Lakes) $13.99 (reg $16.99); and
Brian: 2015 Castello di Monsanto Monrosso Red Blend (Toscana) $12.99 (reg $14.99).
Spring is (almost!) here - sign a new lawn contract with
Pusatere Landscapes, and
receive 1 free mow. Call Tom today at 518.703.0300.
Save the date for
A Toast To Life
, hosted by
. Join them to celebrate all who provide support and services for breast cancer survivors and families in the Capital Region! Register to attend, or donate an item for their raffle. Click for the
The Cue Theatre
will be holding auditions for the Wizard of Oz April 16 and 17 from 6-8pm. Open to ages 7 and older, all 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
Does your child love music? Register now for Romper Rhythms with Blue Sky Music Studios! Full of hands-on activities & musical instruments, your child will look forward to singing songs, dancing with monkeys, shaking shakers, hitting drums, and much more! Register now by returning the completed registration form via email, fax or mail.
Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is partnering up with the Bethlehem Public Library to present the Earth Day Story Walk for Preschoolers and Parents. We'll take a short walk through the Swift Preserve, noticing the amazing plants and animals that surround us, before sitting down to enjoy a story in the open air. For directions to Swift Preserve, click here. 10am Friday, April 20.
Join the Bethlehem YMCA on Saturday, April 21 from 10am-1pm for a FREE family fun-filled event! Healthy Kids Day is the YMCA's national initiative to improve and promote the health and well-being of children. There will be bounce houses, a preschool play area, basketball, hockey, soccer, face painting, and MORE - visit their Facebook page for details.
Discover and explore one of the the Capital Region's own hidden gem, The Pine Hollow Arboretum! Visit them Sunday, April 22, for their Spring Open House & Earth Day Celebration.
There will be guided tours, kids activities and refreshments. All are welcome, this is a FREE event from 1-4pm.
The Town of Bethlehem will hold the Spring Recycle Fest on
Saturday, April 14, from 10am-1pm at the Elm Avenue Park. View the flyer.
- Clothing/textile reuse and recycling
- Document shredding
- Book reuse and recycling
- Plastic toy reuse and recycling
- Electronics, appliances, and scrap metals
It's also Garden Day - you can receive FREE compost for your flower and food gardens and home landscaping needs. 8am-4pm at the
Town Compost Facility, 1244 Feura Bush Road (Route 32 South, just 2 miles South of Elm Avenue Park)
Bring your own container and shovel - no loader available on Garden Day.
next flight will be April 28
, which will include approximately 50 Veterans visiting Washington DC to visit their War Memorials.
Help raise funds for the flight by supporting their Mission Book
contains photos, Veterans' stories, Veterans 'in memoriam' and well wishes. The book is presented as
a token of appreciation to the Veterans, Guardians and Patriots at the Flight Day Send-Off Ceremony. It is also used for
promotional purposes and for other events during the year. Click here for details.
- Contribute for the 2017 tax year until 4/17/2018!
- Unlike the stock market, your insured NBC IRA account can't go down!
- This is BY FAR one of the best IRA rates in the area!
Stop into your local branch before it's too late (s
ee branch for details and disclosures).
Script Your Family's Future: Why You Need an Estate Plan is a 50-minute educational program designed to help you understand the important role a well-executed estate plan can play in ensuring your strategy remains aligned with your goals. Join Lisa Pett, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, on Tuesday, April 17, at 4pm for this FREE event. See flyer for complete details.
Mark your calendars - the
Boathouse Grille will be opening for the season on
Thursday, April 12!!!
Albany Med EmUrgentCare's
Occupational Medicine Services
help save your business money
by assisting in hiring the right people, reducing workplace injuries, and treating injuries quickly and efficiently. Learn more about our Occupational Medicine Services
Celebrate Earth Day with the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy! MHLC is hosting a Fun Run on the Rail Trail for Earth Day. Run, walk, jog, or roll for a cause on Saturday, April 21, at 9am. All proceeds will benefit the
Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy
Sign up by yourself or with your family, friends, or your colleagues.
Register online; i
f your business is interested in signing up a team of people or sponsoring the event, call 518.436.6346. Find more details on the Facebook page.
Do you have a
furniture piece that needs refreshing
? Or an old family piece that needs a modern update? Contact
in Voorheesville and they will assist with all your upholstery needs. 518-765-2169.
For a full list of the ongoing member deals & offers, visit
241 Route 9W, Suite 300
Glenmont, NY 12207
Slingerlands, NY 12159
Labbie Electrical Contractors
180 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
Delmar, NY 12054
Watervliet, NY 12189
Selkirk, NY 12158
20 Century Hill Drive
Latham, NY 12110
180 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
100 Kenwood Road
Albany, NY 12202
2 Normanskill Blvd., Suite 205
Delmar, NY 12054
279 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
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Latham, NY 12110
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AROUND THE REGION
Join elected officials, planners, economic developers, grant professionals and more for the CDRPC Spring Community and Economic Development Workshop at HVCC TEC-SMART in Malta, NY on April 26. CEG's Andrew Kennedy will lead a discussion called "Unpacking Amazon: Why the Capital Region had a compelling case for HQ2 and what we've learned."
In addition there will be sessions featuring local and national experts in planning and economic development. Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals members, as well as AICP-certified Planners, can receive up to three hours of continuing education credit for the day. Click to REGISTER.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
10-4pm * Albany Marriott, Wolf Road
This event connects you with local companies interested in hiring qualified,
skilled workers in different and diverse available job positions. Click
to register, or click
to reserve a booth.
View the current
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.
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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
, 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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available office space.
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Member to Member Deals
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Businesses interested in offering
Hot Deals to the Community,
for more information.