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Schmooza Palooza
Albany Marriott 
189 Wolf Road, Albany
Monday, September 12, 4-7pm

It's not too late to RSVP as an ATTENDEE!

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.

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

Trustco Bank



Burke Insurance Associates





Taco Bell
Crossroads Ford

School's Out, Inc.
O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub

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.

Click below icon to register as an ATTENDEE.

Exhibitor registration is now closed.

Monday, September 12th

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Albany Marriott
189 Wolf Road, Albany 12205

click icon above to register an Attendee




Fall Fest / Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Celebration is Saturday, September 10, at O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub! E njoy live music, face painting, Irish dancing, the beer truck, and more - visit their website for full details. 

Don't miss the First  Annual Solid Rock Church Yard Sale! Saturday, September 17 from  8am-3pm. If you would like to be a VENDOR call  518.687.2255. Now accepting donations (furniture, clothes, dishes, etc. - all items must be in good condition) - call 518.439.4314 for drop-off details.There will be pony rides, pizza, and more! 

Join Capital Region Special Surgery for the Race for Hope on September 24. All costs are underwritten by Capital Region Special Surgery and all proceeds go to help those in the Capital Region living with brain, head and neck cancers. Click for the  brochure to donate or register to race!

Take advantage of the Junk King's Back to School Special Does your college student still have a dollhouse in your basement? Do you still have a swing set in your backyard but your child is in grad school?  $25 off any load or $50 off a full truck ( Offer not valid on jobs under $99. Cannot be combined with any other coupons or offer.  Offer Expires 9/30/16).

The Kohler Bus is coming!  This hands on and interactive performance experience will be stopping the Security Supply Plumbing & Heating Albany location on Tuesday, September 13 from 11am-7pm. See how the Kohler products function and how installation works. RSVP via email to Ken.

Sign up now for  Intro to Yoga with Nicole Campbell, CYT, at Free Movement Pilates Learn what yoga is along with basic postures, breathing techniques and relaxation in a comfortable settings. See flyer for dates and pricing.  Must register in advance, email or call Nicole at  201.463.0303.

History Hikes continue in September. Meet at the Selkirk Town Park on Saturday, September 10 at 9:30am for a walk around the village of Selkirk. Hikers will learn about the history of the hamlet, including the story of American Revolution veteran James Selkirk. Town of Bethlehem Historian Susan Leath  is available to speak to your group about local Bethlehem history. Talks can be tailored to all ages; contact her via email.

September's Coffee & Conversation series at Bethlehem Public Library begins Friday, September 9, with "To Life!" an upbeat celebration of the songs of optimism and hope from popular Broadway musical scores by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter and more. This is a FREE event and it begins at 1pm.

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! Enjoy performances by Broadway Bound students and a live band from Siena College. Sign up to win a FREE iPad, 32" Smart TV, or FitBit! See flyers for full details.

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 .

Sign a flexible, month-to-month lease by September 30, 2016, and lock in your rental rate with a no-increase guarantee until
January 1, 2018. Apartments are going fast, so call today!

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


Bethlehem Historical Association presents their September 15 Lecture at 7pm - The Greatest Show on Earth. While researching his book on Hudson River steamboats, Tom Allison discovered that the Circus owes a lot to Albany and one man in particular, Gilbert Spalding. Circus trains, bleachers, even the set up at every venue was his invention.  The lecture takes place at the Cedar Hill Schoolhouse, 1003 River Road, Selkirk. All are welcome at this FREE event. Refreshments and conversation  will follow the talk. 

The Fall Giant Rummage Sale will be held at the Bethlehem Grange from 9am-4pm on the following dates: 9/9, 9/10, 9/16 and 9/17 24 Bridge Street, Selkirk -  proceeds will go to building new roof for Grange.

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.  
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Technology & Manufacturing Job Fair
Tuesday, September 13
2-7pm, Albany Marriott
Contact Marcy Rollis at 518.454.5550 or via email  with questions or to participate.

Registration for MEDTECH 2016 is now open! Register now and join FuzeHub at the largest gathering of executives and senior leaders from New York State's biomedical industry on September 26-28 at the Hilton Albany and receive the early bird discount if you register before August 19. This year's conference focuses on the need for New York companies to effectively innovate and what the upcoming election means to the Bio/Med industry. Click to register.


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