CHAMBER NEWS AND EVENTS
We celebrated The Wireless Center's ribbon cutting last Friday before they kicked
their Grand Opening on Saturday. Click here for the
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.
June Networking Mixer:
O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant
318 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Wednesday, June 13, 5-7pm
|Kick off your summer with a Networking Mixer at O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub. Join us for our Membership Drive event, which is FREE for Members and their guests!
SAVE THE DATE
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
at the Four Corners
followed by entertainment and activities.
Interested in performing?
Deadline for submission is June 15.
Click for the FORM.
Interested in volunteering?
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.
MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS
The next Selkirk Fire Company Chicken BBQ will be held on Friday,
June 15, at 4pm until sold out. $11 per person includes 1/2 Chicken, Baked Potato, Corn, Cole Slaw, & Dessert.
480 Bridge Street, South Bethlehem NY
will hold their annual
Pink Ball on October 28
- save the date! It will be held
at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs, and they will
be celebrating their 20th Anniversary.
There are an estimated 300 million people in the world with color vision deficiency. Red-green color blindness doesn't mean only color confusion with red and green colors, but the whole color spectrum can cause confusion. EnChroma glasses are the only specialty eyewear that alleviates red-green color blindness, enhancing colors without the compromise of color accuracy.
You have a chance to win a shiny new Jamis X26 at Voorheesville Family Bicycling day, Sunday, June 3, thanks to the donation by Mad Dog Bicycles! Click here for details.
Get Grounded with
Yoga for Your Feet and Lower Limbs at Free Movement Pilates. This workshop will be held Friday, June 22, from 5:30-7:30pm. Taught be Melissa hurt, the
workshop teaches the architecture of the feet and lower limbs creating the foundation for standing yoga poses. Participants will get to know their feet as the base for their posture and livelihood. They will identify their habits, release tensions, and create energy flow in the lower limbs. $30, r
eserve your spot by following this link to the Mind Body Scheduler.
Join LEAD Colsulting & Coaching for a Vision Workshp - "It's My Turn." You
will have an opportunity to define and experience your dream for turning your greatest possibility into your reality. Wednesday, June 20, from 5-6:30pm, at the Berkshire Bank Community Room. Click for flyer for workshop details and registration instructions.
Have a hole in your screen? Let A. Phillips Hardware help! Drop it off at any Phillips Hardware location - for more info, visit their site.
Starting this week, the
will be hosting YAPPY HOUR every Tuesday from 4-6pm this summer! Bring your four legged friend and enjoy drink specials on the deck. This week, they will be giving away Dogfish pint glasses to everyone who brings their dog!
**all dogs must be on leashes, friendly dogs only please**
Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited will host their annual Life After BC on Monday, June 4. This event is in
tended for Juniors, Seniors and their parents. Hear from recent BC GRADS about academic, social and residential life at college and after-college options and ask your questions! View the flyer
The Cue Theatre
2018-2019 Season is here! We are very excited to announce this line-up of shows that allow us to bring more unique productions to our area! Audition announcements for each production will come separately. Click for the line-up. The Cue can also use your home improvement leftovers - paint, lumber, fixtures, recital costumes - clean out your closet or garage. We are also looking to borrow fencing, hay/straw, cornstalks, wheel barrows, wagon wheels, bridles or other farm type items for the Wizard of Oz.
If you would like to make a donation,or if you have something we can borrow, please email
is hiring! COOKS wanted - stop in today and apply to join the Yannis Too Crew.
CapitalCare Family MedEsthetics is offering several Spring specials valid through June 14. Eclipse Microneedling with PRP, Buy 1 Syringe Get the 2nd half off (Juvederm Ultra, Ultra Plus & Voluma), and more - see flyer for details.
Enter the Spring 2018 AAA Pet Travel Photo Contest by June 25!
Capture your happy traveler in a scenic location. Visit the AAA Hudson Valley site for details.
No time to make it to the dealership for a service appointment? BMW of South Albany
will transport your BMW to and from the service appointment! Call 518.463.3141.
Shower your graduate with a beautiful watch, or another special keepsake, from
. With graduation right around the corner, stop in and see all of their handmade unique jewelry. New stuff arrives daily.
OnTarget Team Building has partnered up with the Carey Institute to offer your group a team building experience like no other! The Carey Institute's 100-acre estate is less than 40 minutes from Albany. Receive 20% off two or three hour team-building sessions. View the flyer for complete details.
David has been Atria's National Dementia Care Consultant for almost 10 years. He is nationally and internationally known for his writing and teaching in the fields of Alzheimer's disease & long-term care. His areas of expertise include best care practices for persons with dementia, caregiver support, staff training & the development of engaging and creative activity programming. Click
for the flyer.
will 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.
Sevenzocks Nursery is now selling bagged mulch and soil, and all flowers are in! Pick-up and delivery are available, just call
Save the date for Pine Hollow Arboretum's inaugural Founder's Day! On June 24 the life and legacy of the late founder John W. Abbuhl will be honored. Details will follow, but in the meantime pay the arboretum a visit! Enjoy their Magnolia collection, Silverbells, Azaleas, Rhododendrons, and everything else they have to offer.
Share the gift of fitness & fun with the
NEW Buy 1, Get 1 Pricing when you BUY with a Friend!
This is applicable to both Class Packages & Monthly Unlimited Rates at
Founders HIIT & Strength Club
. Visit their Facebook page and click on the "Better Than Black Friday" special offer for complete pricing details. Act now, the offer is only valid through 5/31/18.
Garden Bistro 24 recently signed a three-year deal with the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to manage the seasonal concession stand John Boyd Thacher State Park. They will offer signature crepes, beef burgers, fresh salads, and homemade ice cream. They will also provide catering for private events booked at the venue in their new 8,200 sf 90-person visitor center.
May is Older Americans Month - the Bethlehem Area YMCA
can help you find ways to eat healthy, get active and stay connected socially - all keys to healthy aging.
Join online today for $0 down! Click here to start your journey to better health.
GTM Payroll Services is now offering iSolved's cloud-based human capital management (HCM) technology that combines key applicant tracking, human resources, time and labor, compliance, payroll, and benefit enrollment functions in one single point of entry solution.
Using a single database architecture, iSolved's fully integrated system reduces compliance risk, increases employee engagement and productivity, and saves time and money.
Capital Region businesses will now have access to a leading-edge HCM solution with dedicated, local support. Click for the complete press release.
Bryant Asset Protection
has been serving the community since 1951.
includes automobile, homeowners, boats/yachts, and more.
includes business auto, cyber security, workers' comp, and more. Check out their
to learn more.
Join Radiance Hot Yoga on Saturday, June 2, to experience Vinyasa with Crystal Singing Bowls Savasana.
This specially designed, stress-relieving vinyasa class will feature an extended savasana with Daniel Roy playing crystal singing bowls.
Take advantage of the Spring Bundle from Spectrum Business! Higher speeds, lower prices - and no hidden taxes or fees. See flyer for details.
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
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.
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AROUND THE REGION
Business Connection Forum Webinar 1
Become engaged in an initiative to make B2B connections among clusters across Europe and North America, particularly New York State. This is the first in a series, and future FuzeHub webinars will focus on specific advanced electronics industry areas, from autonomous operations to smart cities to health applications.
Register now for the webinar this Friday, June 1, 9-10am EST. Learn about the power of trans-Atlantic supply chain connections in advanced electronics industries.
The Albany County Legislature is currently considering a
proposal that would mandate private sector employers - both for-profit and not-for-profit, to provide paid sick leave to their part-time and full-time employees. This proposal would cover any employee who performs work within Albany County for more than 80 hours in a calendar year. View the full proposal here.
are designed to encourage collaboration between companies and non-profit organizations in New York State that work with the manufacturing industry. There will be two grant rounds in 2018; see below for first round dates. Click
for eligibility details, award details, and full guidelines.
Application Opens: May 1
Deadline: May 31
Awards Selected: July
The Bethlehem Historical Association celebrates our town's 225 birthday with cake and ice cream at our annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday afternoon, June 10 from 1-4pm. While you are there, take in our lovely new exhibit featuring wedding dresses from the 1860s to the 1960s. All welcome! Free. Stop by the Cedar Hill Schoolhouse Museum, 1003 River Road, Selkirk. We are open Sunday afternoons from 2 to 4 pm.
was established in 1865, yet the folks buried here, like Revolutionary War veteran Christian Bender and his wife Elizabeth Cramer, touch history back to the 1700's. Nathaniel
and Rhogenia Adams, early residents of the Delaware Turnpike, are also here.
Many other family stories will be explored during this Historical Walking Tour, including Blanchard, Haswell, Slingerland and Van Allen.
Walks are free but please pre-register with the Town of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Department at 518.439.4955 option 3. Questions? Email Town Historian Susan Leath.
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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Community Calendar here and
click Submit an Event, it's free!
They were recently ranked
Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens
. Click for the
In April they were awarded
five NYPA (
New York Press Association) awards, including first place to honor their coverage of the arts.
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Member to Member Deals
to save on valuable services from local Chamber members.
Businesses interested in offering
Hot Deals to the Community,
for more information.