CHAMBER NEWS AND EVENTS
2018 Award Winners, left to right: (front row) Melissa Steen, Business Person of the Year (I Love Books); Tessa Hughes, Youth Award; Lynne Lenhardt, Citizen of the Year;
(back row) John Abbuhl (accepting on behalf of the late Dr. John Abbuhl for Lifetime Achievement, Pine Hollow Arboretum); Master of Ceremonies Jim Kambrich, WNYT; and
David DeCancio, Community Spirit Award.
Last week we held our 33rd Annual Awards Dinner at Normanside.
Attendees networked with Chamber members, elected officials Assemblymember Patricia A. Fahy, Matthew Barron, a representative from Senator Neil D. Breslin's office, Bethlehem Town Supervisor David VanLuven, Bethlehem Town Board Members Joyce Becker, Maureen Cunningham, and Jim Foster, members of the community, and many other business representatives.
THANK YOU to our Sponsors!
5 Gestures of Trust
Thursday, May 3
|You are invited to join the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for an exclusive webinar talking about a new framework to evaluate customer-business relationships called the 5 Gestures of Trust and the benefit to small businesses like yours.
Aided by the speed of technology and social media, customer experiences can make or break a business. The extensive findings from BBB's research study, 5 Gestures of Trust
, suggest that consumers who report positive experiences, respect, trust, and loyalty with companies tend to describe them as Honest, Transparent, Proactive, Humble and Equitable.
Join us in exploring how businesses like yours can better evaluate customer relationships and in turn, create better experiences using the 5 Gestures of Trust.
managing partner of Metro Tribal, a market insight and brand-story development firm based in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Seattle, Washington will be leading the discussion on the 5 Gestures of Trust.
Leads Group Mixer
Glenmont Job Corps Center
822 River Road, Glenmont
Tuesday, May 8, 9am
|Join us for a Leads Group Mixer! Get your day started by networking in a casual setting over a light breakfast, and make new contacts before the beginning of your work day.
This is a FREE event. A light breakfast will be served, and an RSVP is required. Your RSVP adds your name to the guest list at the campus Guard Booth, where you will need to show your photo ID to check-in.
*Please note that because this is a school campus,
walk-ins cannot be accommodated.
You must RSVP to ensure your name is on the list
provided to the Guard Booth.*
Marketing & Networking Event
The Hamlet at Slingerlands
5000 Dunhill Court, Slingerlands
Wednesday, June 6, 4-6pm
to Elizabeth Staubach by May 30
This year's event will be held at The Hamlet at Slingerlands and
will highlight Small Business and Microenterprise Grant Program recipients. Each grant recipient will showcase their business and products in a Farmers Market type atmosphere. In addition, information will be available on key commercial and industrial development areas throughout the town, including buildings available for purchase and lease, and vacant land suitable for development.
Restaurant Week is almost here!
RESTAURANTS - to participate and reserve your spot, send an email or call 518.439.0512.
DINERS - stay tuned for
Discover & Explore
Discount deadline has been extended!
Book by June 15th and SAVE $200!
**Open to all Travelers in the Community**
Cross the next country off your bucket list with a trip to Ireland this Fall!
The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Discoveries present this 8-day journey to Ireland. Ireland is located in the North Atlantic and is the third largest island in Europe.
The island has lush vegetation due to its mild but oceanic climate, and Ireland is free of the temperature extremes we experience here in the Northeast. Experience the Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland's most visited sites, and Galway, a harbor city located on the West coast. The trip includes two castle visits - Kilkenny Castle and Bunratty Castle - as well as an excursion to Dingle and a visit to the Rock of Cashel.
There is also an optional two day Dublin post-tour excursion.
Open to all members of the community, the 8 day trip begins on Monday, October 15, 2018 and includes round trip airfare from New York City, round trip transfers between airports and hotels, 6 nights of first class hotel accommodations, daily breakfast and tours.
for the full itinerary.
Clean-Up and Wrap-Up
Monday April 23 - Friday May 18
Final work and clean up landscaping is now taking place on Delaware Avenue to complete the Delaware Avenue Hamlet Streetscape Enhancement construction project.
Delaware Avenue will remain open, there will be NO detours.
for complete details.
MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS
Take advantage of the Spring Bundle from Spectrum Business! Higher speeds, lower prices - and no hidden taxes or fees. See flyer for details.
Moles, Voles, Mice, Stinkbugs, Box Elders, and Ticks are a big problem this time of year. And Carpenter Ants are coming very soon...We are already doing work all over Delmar! Call Sheridan Pest Control - we can help! 518.935.7162
From now until Fall, Mauro's Menu will hold a BBQ every Thursday! Pre-orders are accepted for ribs, chicken or ribs/chicken combo. Call 518.475.1033 to place your order, or just drop by.
CapitalCare Family MedEsthetics
25% off the ZO Skin Health and Anti-Aging Kit,
$20 FREE for every $100 purchased in gift cards
in celebration of Mother's Day
. Offers expire 5/12/18.
Register now for this year's Summer Rock Band Camp with Blue Sky Music Studios
! Play in bands, write songs, learn covers, improve your skills, learn from the pros, and record a CD in our professional recording studio. Click here to register.
Need a Mother's Day gift idea? Get a $100 DiNapoli Opticians gift card for just $75!
Offer valid through 5/12/18 at all DiNapoli Opticians locations. Visit their site for more information.
Redeemable at any time. Not valid with any other offer. Must be presented at time of purchase. Redeemable limit four gift certificates per purchase. See store for details.
North Bethlehem Park
will be the site of
Bethlehem's 2018 "I Love My Park Day"
Saturday, May 5 from 9am-12pm
. The event is hosted by
Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation
in conjunction with Parks & Trails New York and the
Town of Bethlehem
. Volunteers will help rake trails, spread wood chips on the playground, weed and plant flowers, and update the picnic area. Register via
, or call 518.605.6580 with questions.
The Town of Bethlehem Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collections will be this Saturday,
May 5, from 8am-1pm at the Town Highway Garage (74 Elm Avenue East). Visit the website for important instructions including a list of acceptable items.
The Cue Theatre
is coming up on
Thursday, May 11, at 7pm
! Get your tickets
, via phone, or at the studio (call ahead for hours).
Reservations are filling up quick for Mother's Day - don't wait! Normanside's Mother's Day Brunch will be offered Sunday, May 13, from 10am-2pm. Click for the menu, and call 518.439.4505 x10 for reservations.
Connect Groups are set to begin May 6 and end the last week of June at Legacy Church. This season there are five Connect Groups offered! Take a look and see which group best fits within your schedule and interest, and then just sign up. For more info on any of the groups, reach out via email.
Join the Bethlehem Area YMCA for Operation Sandwich 2018! With the help of YMCA Volunteers and Bethlehem Central's Participation in Government students we will be making 700 sandwiches and assembling 350 bagged lunches for The Capital City Rescue Mission. See the flyer for details.
Haven Hair Studio
brings you the
Norvell Sunless Airbrush Tan
Saturdays and Wednesdays through May with Athena! Buy
one at $30 and get one 50% off, call
518.506.6521 to schedule.
And the HUSAZOMO Japanese Hair Tie Extension Technique is strong and durable hair loss solution.
For more information and/or consultation call Haven's Husazomo specialist PK at 518.921.2742!
With health care costs on the rise, it's good to know that most preventive care is COVERED IN FULL by CDPHP!
Summer league sign up is back at Del Lanes! Join them Mondays for their Summer Semi Classic:
3 man, 4 games, 12 weeks, LARGE PRIZE FUND!
Join as a team or individual, call today to reserve your spot. 518-439-2224
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
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.
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
For a full list of the ongoing member deals & offers, visit
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.
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
1187 Troy Schenectady Road
Latham, NY 12110
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AROUND THE REGION
Run, bike or hike: soon you'll be able to get to places throughout New York in your running shoes, on two wheels, or in hiking boots. The Empire State Trail now underway will be a groundbreaking project for New York, while the Capital Region's rapidly growing network of trails is also more than recreation, packing a serious economic stimulus. Save the date for
Thursday, May 10 at the Run, Bike, Hike: Capital Region Trails Summit
, at the
NYS Capitol--Assembly Parlor, Room 306, from 8am-10:30am.
Panelists will include state and local leaders, and pedestrian and bike advocates highlighting walking and biking trail expansion and development across the region, including the Empire State Trail, Albany County Rail Trail and numerous on and off-road bike and pedestrian paths in between!
Coffee and check in at 8am, presentations and
roundtable at 8:30am.
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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Looking for work space?
page frequently to see
available office space.
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page frequently to see current openings.
Member to Member Deals
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Businesses interested in offering
Hot Deals to the Community,
for more information.