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33rd Annual Golf Outing
Normanside Country Club 
150 Salisbury Road, Delmar 

Monday, September 17 

12pm Lunch    1pm Shotgun Start   5:30 pm Dinner & Awards

Join us for our 33rd 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.

October Midday Networking Mixer 

Pioneer Bank 
329 Glenmont Road, Town Squire Plaza, Glenmont

Tuesday, October 16, 12pm

We are mixing things up with a Midday Mixer! We realize that it's challenging for some of our Members to attend evening events, and we want to make sure we provide a variety of ways our Members can connect and network.

Hosted by Pioneer Bank, lunch will be provided and there will be a fun giveaway - make sure to bring business cards to enter to win!


Took the summer off from networking?

Get back into the SWING of things at our 
33rd Annual  Golf Outing  on September 17!

Registration is OPEN TO ALL.

Not a golfer? Attend just the lunch ($20) or dinner ($45) portion of
the event so you don't miss out on making
those important connections.

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Sponsorships range from
$100 up to $800.
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and details.


To realize the full benefit of your sponsorship and be included in the print brochure, lock in your sponsorship
by August 3.

Lock in your sponsorship TODAY!

The mailed brochure will go out next week - don't miss your chance
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Bethlehem First Night

Bethlehem will be holding a First Night Celebration to ring in the New Year! A family friendly and fun event, First Night will be held on New Year's Eve, Sunday, December 31st.
The celebration will begin with fireworks at the Four Corners ,
followed by entertainment and activities.

Interested in  sponsoring?  Click for the FORM.

Interested in volunteering? Visit the WEBSITE.

 Organizing Partners:


Whether you or a loved one are moving to a new home or just want to pare down your possessions, there will be useful tips for everyone at the  "Organizing for Downsizing"  with  Organize Senior Moves . This  September 28 (corrected date)  event will be held at  1pm  at the  Bethlehem Public Library

Don't miss the  Slingerland Vault Fundraiser at Garden Bistro 24 The Friends of the Slingerland Family Burial Vault, headed by the Bethlehem Town Historian, was formed late last year to facilitate the restoration and preservation of this historic property which is part of the Slingerland Historic District. The Slingerlands Garden Bistro 24 is donating  15% of all food  and beverage sales (eat in or take-out) from 3pm to closing on Tuesday, September 25. Reservations are strongly recommended:  518.439.3832.  The menu for the fundraiser offers a unique 3-course meal for $24, featuring  ingredients from local farms including vegetables from the Bethlehem Central Middle School Garden Club (ordering from the main menu also qualifies for the fundraiser).

Did you hear the news? Albany Braces is sending 2 Adults & 3 Children to the New York ComicCon on October 7! Click here to enter.

The next  Patriot Flight  is  coming up on September 29. Help fundraise for the flight by participating in their raffle - only 200 tickets are sold at $50 each, $4,000 goes to the winner and Patriot Flight keeps the rest. See the flyer for complete details.

Football season has officially kicked off! Swifty's Restaurant & Pub has some amazing food specials, and  $3 16oz Utica Club cans. Don't miss a minute of the action!

On September 26, Glennpeter Jewelers Diamond Centre will host a fundraiser for The Jonathan Carey Foundation from 5:30-7:30pm. If you are interested in making a donation for their raffle, please email the foundation. Or attend the event and support the cause - learn about our successes in advocating for the disabled,and meet some of the other families impacted by similar tragedies to Jonathan's. Click here for the event flyer which includes full details.

September is Hunger Action Month and Sunmark Federal Credit Union is not only spreading the word about hunger, but taking action to address it. Find out how, and see how you can help, by clicking here

Free Movement Pilates is very excited to introduce Jean Huta to the studio! She is a  licensed physical therapist with a passion for working with people. On Thursday, September 20, she will present her  Body & Brain TALK:  The Link between Exercise & Brain Health workshop. 5:30-6:30pm, sign up here with the Mind Body scheduler.
On Tuesday, September 18, Rain Hair Studio will partner up again with 
Dr. Bevilaqua of CapitalCare Family MedEsthetics for a Botox event. 5-7pm, spots are still available but it is fillung up quickly - call 518.915.1619 to reserve your slot. $11  a unit with no minimum.

What do YOU think about Art on the Rail Trail's work along the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail?  Art on the Rail Trail, a committee of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, has put together a five-minute survey. We want to know what the community thinks and wants: what pieces do you like? Where would you like to see future pieces of public art? Who would you like to create them?
Please click here to take the survey.

BlueShield of Northeastern New York's latest #PointofHealth podcast "Seven Simple Ways to Save Money on Prescription Drugs" features tips on how to lower out-of-pocket health care expenses and save money on prescription costs. Click to listen.

The last  Selkirk Fire Co. Chicken BBQ of the year will be held on Friday, September 21. The $11 dinner includes 1/2 a chicken, baked potato, corn, coleslaw & dessert. Don't miss out! 4pm until sold out Selkirk Fire Station No. 3 Firehouse,  480 Bridge Street, South Bethlehem.

It's back-to-school and PC Promotional Printing is focused on backpacks From study hall to sports practice, your brand will school the competition -  100% cotton, p added back and straps, a djustable shoulder straps. Visit their Facebook page or click here for details.

Join the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy on Saturday, September 22, for their first  annual Chalk Art Contest and Art Fair on the Rail Trail! There will be food, music, and fun - sponsored by Merriman & Pfister's Marketplace, click here for complete details.

The Pine Hollow Arboretum is moving and they need your help! They are moving their  headquarters to the former residence of their late founder - help them  "put down roots" in the heart of the Arboretum. Click here to donate.

Join Upstate Wine & Spirits next week on Thursday, September 13, for a seminar with  Cooperstown Distillery. 7pm, call 518.439.4361 or email to reserve your free seat.

Did you know that Glenmont Abbey Village has their own bus? They recently went  to the Saratoga Casino, Lake George , New York, and Price Chopper Supermarkets! Visit their site to learn more about what they have to offer at their 55+ senior living community.

Swifty's Restaurant & Pub has teamed up with To Life! to raise money for breast cancer! They are selling Swifty's Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirts for $12 each, and $3 for every shirt sold will be donated to To Life!. Order forms are available at the restaurant.

Attention all Monolith Solar customers - for every person you refer that goes solar with Monolith, they will write you a check for $500! with every person you refer that goes solar with us? Join them in empowering communities to make the switch to solar energy today.

Husazomo is a Japanese hair technique for hair loss. PK is the only Stylist in Upstate NY offering this unique service! Contact Haven Hair Studio for more info at 518.487.4745.

Jai Yoga School has added a new class to their list - Foundations. It is a great class for starting your yoga practice or to revisit the basics of vinyasa to re-group and re-align. Often times it feels challenging to "keep up" in a "vinyasa class" - and it can also be unsafe to push through a higher level class if you feel like you do not know what you're doing. Focusing on precision and proper body alignment, this class will give a strong foundation for your practice.  This class is suitable for ALL levels and will be offered  Mondays at 5:45pm and Tuesdays 11am.

It's not too late to register for the Del Lanes Junior Program - call 518.439.2224 or send an email. The Fall/Winter 2018/2019 schedule offers programs for Pee Wee, Junior Programs, Junior Semi-Classic and Junior Classic.

McCarroll's the Village Butcher is looking to hire a full-time employee for their Deli Counter!  Click here to apply, or click here to view all open positions on the Bethlehem Chamber Job Board.

Did you hear? Founders HIIT & Strength Club is MOVING! The move will take place in August and they will be settled into their new Delmar location in the Fall. The new space will include some added new equipment. In the interim, they have set-up temporary locations in Delmar and Albany so they can keep offering all classesThey will keep you posted via email and social media for their up-to-date schedule, exciting new classes and more information to come.

Organic sugar scrubs, bath bombs, shower steamers and organic foaming liquid soap are now available at  Evolve Handcrafted Soap Company! If you don't want to wait to catch them at the farmers market, products are available at Merriman & Pfister's Marketplace and Artique (off exit 8 in Clifton Park). Or you can click here to order online for local delivery.

Mauro's Menu  continues to hold a BBQ every Thursday until the Fall! Pre-orders are accepted for ribs, chicken or ribs/chicken combo. Call 518.475.1033 to place your order, or just drop by.
Looking for a pet friendly apartment in DelmarAdams Station Apartments is offering a special through the month of August where signing a 13 month lease gets you 1 month of free rent!  Call 518.439.8857 or visit the Leasing Office at 1 Juniper Drive today to learn more.
The Spinney at Van Dyke is running out of cottages!  If you're hoping to downsize by the end of 2018 now's the time to take a tour of the community to understand why the smart money moves to The Spinney!

Purchase one Ultimate Lens Package with new frames, receive a second set of lenses of equal or lesser value FREE  with second frames purchase from  DiNapoli Opticians . The Ultimate Lens Package is the optimal combination of new lens technologies from Varilux and Crizal combined with Transitions Adaptive Lenses to give you the best in vision, clarity and protection. Both complete pairs of eyewear must be purchased on the same date. Offer valid 7/16/18-12/31/18. Not valid with any other offer or discount. See store for complete details.

Taj of Glenmont will now be open with their regular hours on Tuesdays! Previously closed on Tuesdays, their new hours are as follows: SUN-THURS  11:30am-2:30pm & 4:30pm-9:30pm and FRI-SAT 11:30am-2:30pm & 4:30pm-10pm.

For a full list of the ongoing member deals & offers, visit  Member News .

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Delmar, NY 12054

159 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

2 Howard Place, Suite 1
Delmar, NY 12054

5 Vista Boulevard
Slingerlands, NY 12159

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Latham, NY 12110

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Albany, NY 12211

241 Route 9W, Suite 300
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180 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054


Paychex offers payroll and HR solutions for
ANY size business! Visit their site to
learn more today.

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


Capital District Regional Planning Commission Technical Assistance Grants (TAG)
Deadline Sept 2018

The Preservation League of New York State offers Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) of up to $3,000 to not-for-profit arts and cultural groups and municipalities managing historic sites, museums, arts facilities and other culturally important institutions. Grants support technical studies carried out by preservation and design professionals. 
TAG is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. For more information, click here.

Tuesday, 9/18/18 | 2 PM - 6 PM
Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany 

Reach hundreds of technology workers and recent college grads at the Technology and Manufacturing Job Fair. This event connects job seekers with local companies interested in hiring qualified skilled workers in the technology and advanced manufacturing sectors. Click here for details and to reserve your booth.


Congratulations to Steven Kroll for being named EMT of the year! He has been an EMT since 1982- click here to read more about Steven
and  to see the full list.


The Fall Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collections for the Town of Bethlehem will take place on Saturday, September 29, from 8am-1pm. Please see the website calendar for important instructions including a list of acceptable items.  Questions about Town Recycling? Email or call 518.439.4955 ext.1510.

On Thursday evening, September 20, the Bethlehem Historical Association presents Mohicans in Bethlehem History and Today, a talk by Bonnie Hartley, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer of the Stockbridge Munsee Community.  Mohican people are the indigenous people of the Mahicannituck, the waters that are never still, now known as the Hudson River. The presentation will discuss Mohican history in the Bethlehem area including sharing local artifacts.  The talk will be held at the Cedar Hill Schoolhouse, 1003 River Road Selkirk. Doors open at 6:30, the talk will begin at 7pm, and will be followed by refreshments. All welcome at this free event!

The Tuesday Delmar Farmers Market is open for the season on Tuesdays, 2:30-6pm, at  Delmar First United Methodist Church , 428 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar. Stop by for the first of the season produce and farm fresh items. 

The Saturday Delmar Farmers Market  is open for the season on Saturdays, 9am-1pm at the Bethlehem Middle School on Kenwood Avenue.  Visit the website for details. 

View the current  menus  for  Extra Napkin  and  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.    
Add an event to our Community Calendar here and click Submit an Event, it's free! 


View the online version of the Bethlehem Business map here.

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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 here , 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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