Celebrating 60 years!

in this issue

Last week Judi Gabler, Broker Owner of Gabler Realty, was joined by her team, family, friends, members of the community, and Chamber representatives for the ribbon cutting at their Grand Opening. Click for the Photo Gallery.

Bethlehem Chamber Ireland Trip October 2018
Bethlehem Chamber Ireland Trip
October 2018

Missed the Webinar for the October 2018 Chamber Ireland trip?  Learn more about the trip by watching this short video. Remember - book by 4/15/18 and save $200!

Understanding Customer Reviews

Wednesday, February 28
11am-12pm EST 

The world of customer reviews is evolving daily. Join the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York for this informative webinar.

You will learn the importance of customer reviews, how to manage your customer reviews, how to ask satisfied customers for reviews, and how to respond to
negative reviews.

Save the Date

33rd Annual Awards Dinner

150 Salisbury Road, Delmar

Thursday, April 26
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


Don't miss your opportunity to gain
valuable visibility for your business with an
Annual Awards Dinner sponsorship!

Each sponsorship level includes a certain number of event tickets so you can attend the event and network with 200+ business and community members.


Interested in promoting your business year-round to a business and
consumer audience?

Purchase an ad in the
2018-2019 Business &
Community Directory.

* Glossy, full-color ads
* 8,000 copies printed and distributed
* Convenient size for use year-round by businesses & residents
* Directories included in Chamber Welcome Packets year-round to new residents & new businesses

The most affordable annual avenue to target Bethlehem's
highly desirable demographic!

See  RATE INFO  and Contact our Sales Team
Paula Segal: 518.482.9044
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The Elsmere Fire District proudly presents their "Fish Fry Dinner" Fridays 2/16, 3/2, 3/16 and 3/30. Get a Fish Fry, French Fries and Coleslaw for for $9.00. New England Clam Chowder is only $3.50, and the Kid's Meal is $5.00 (chicken nuggets and french fries). 4pm-7pm at the firehouse, 15 West Poplar Drive, Delmar.

Quality PM just finished updating their showroom cabinets and office space. Stop by and check it out!

It's almost T-I-M-E for the Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited (BOU)  6th Annual Community SpellingSign up your team (up to 5), Sponsor a Team, Sponsor a word, or Donate a raffle/silent auction item. Visit their site for details.

The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine now offers  Rhythm & Flow Yoga on Tuesdays from 6:30 PM - 7:45pm. This is an all levels class designed to help you find balance between the asana poses, movement, and sound. Experience pranayama, chanting, and light vinyasa with thoughtful sequencing. Focus is on alignment and is appropriate for beginners. Click here for more information

Spring is in the air! Don't forget to stop into A. Phillips Hardware and pick up some Botanical Interest seeds. Planting time will be here before you know it!

Registration is now open for the Workshop and Special Class with Esak Garcia at  Radiance Hot YogaThis is an amazing opportunity to bring information and insight to your practice.  Esak has been practicing and teaching Bikram Yoga for 24 years. Esak is a founding board-member of USA Yoga and the International Yoga Sports Federation, the creator of Jedi Fight Club, and creator of the e84 Teacher Training Diploma Program.  Enroll on Mindbody for the Glenmont Studio under the "Enrollments" tab - click here Sunday, March 4th, at the Glenmont location: 11:30-2:30pm Workshop,  3:00-4:30pm e84 Intermediate Class For more details, visit the event page.

Summer is planned thanks to the  Bethlehem Children's SchoolTheir summer program is designed for maximum ease and flexibility. Choose any number of weeks and among three different day length options: half-day, full-day, and extended day. Click here to register and pay.
It's that time of year again.... Bar and Restaurant Tournament at Del Lanes! Join us for another fun filled month of bowling and drinks!
 - Brackets and Jackpots will be run on every shift!
 - Jell-o Shots and Drink Specials
 - Variety of snacks
View flyer for details and call 518.439.2224 to reserve your spot today.

Visit Ando Salon and give your locks some love! Ask for the AMAZING $15 Awapuhi treatment to reduce that winter breakage and get that strong and healthy hair everyone craves! Call 518.439.2887 to make an appointment.

Bethlehem Chabad presents Black & White Purim on Thursday, March 1, at 5pm. The event includes a strolling entertainer, a black and white buffet, Megillah reading, and more - see flyer
for complete details and for RSVP instructions.

Dinner Specials for the week February 20 - 24 at Hidden Cafe include  Filet Mignon, Chilean Sea Bass, and  Mediterranean Chicken. Visit their Facebook for complete details. And don't miss your last chance to help them fundraise - Dine In or Carry Out on Tuesday, 2/27, and 20% of sales will benefit the Beth Israel Hospital. Matt Urban will be running the Boston marathon on April 16 for Team Beth Israel.

CapitalCare Family MedEsthetics is offering the following specials now through March 14: IPL Hair Reduction (25% off packages of 8 or more treatments), Sculptra ($1300 full face rejuvenation or $700 one specific area rejuvenation), and $40 for Z0 SkinHealth Hydrafirm Eye Cream.

The Delmar Reformed Church's Youth Group will be holding their  annual coffee house to raise funds for their April mission trip to Philadelphia to do important work with the Broad Street Ministry.  The Coffee House is the group's major fundraiser and features gourmet desserts, specialty coffees, and lively music performed by the Sacandaga String Band. A silent auction features many wonderful selections ranging from restaurant gift certificates, original artwork, concert tickets, handmade crafts and much more!  The event is Saturday March 10 from 6-9pm at the  Delmar Reformed Church Tickets at door are 2/$25 or $15 each, students $5.  For more information contact Beth Gould, RPMs Youth Group, at 518.596.2116, or via email .

In case you missed it in January, there is another  All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast sponsored by the   Sons of The American Legion on Sunday, February 25, from 9am-12pm!   All proceeds benefit Veteran service programs. The breakfast buffet is at the  Nathaniel A. Blanchard American Legion Post 1040  in Delmar. Adults are $10, and kids under 12 are $5.

To Life! is celebrating survivorship next week on February 23! The 18th Annual Siena Women's Basketball PINK ZONE Game will kick off with a family-friendly reception at 5:30pm, followed by the 6:45pm ceremony/introduction of survivors. Game tip-off versus Canisius is 7pm. Click for tickets, or call To Life! at 518.439.5975. View the flyer for complete details, or check out their Facebook page.

Join Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy on Tuesday, February 27, for their annual celebration of the individuals and community partners who lead the way for conservation in the Capital Region. The event will be held at the historic River Stone Manor in Schenectady. Elizabeth Sobol, President and CEO of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, will be the guest speaker.  Preserve Steward Kathy Meany will be presented with the Dan Driscoll Leadership Award.  Visit the website to buy tickets today.

Every Friday from 2/16 through 3/30, enjoy a fish fry at  Romo's Pizza and Restaurant added an event.  Served with french fries, cocktail or tarter sauce, the fish fry will be available for dine-in, delivery, or take-out.

Angela's Pizza and Pasta's popular pomodoro sauce is now available for purchase! Call 518.427.7122 for details, or pick some up with your next order.

CAP COM Federal Credit Union has opened its 2018 Scholarship and Awards application and nomination period. Each year CAP COM's charitable giving arm, the CAP COM Cares Foundation, donates over $75,000 in scholarships and awards. Back by popular demand from 2017, CAP COM will also recognize 3 teachers in addition to over 30 student honorees. Click for the full press release, which includes a link to the application and nomination forms.

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


View the online version of the Bethlehem Business map here.


The Wireless Center (Verizon)
180 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

Kyle Schoonmaker
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

5 Elm Avenue, #1
Delmar, NY 12054

316 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

363 Delaware Ave
Delmar, NY 12054

Delmar, NY 12054

50 Beaver Street, 1st Floor
Albany, NY 12207

Dhaval Patel
365 Feura Bush Road
Glenmont, NY 12077

125 Wolf Road, Suite 501
Albany, NY 12205

321 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

329 Glenmont Road
Glenmont, NY 12077

1345 New Scotland Road
Slingerlands, NY  12159

20 Hallwood Road, Suite 2
Delmar, NY 12054


The 2018 Hudson Home Show is less than 2 months away! Make sure you reserve your booth now by calling 518.828.1616  x2463, or save your spot via email. Presented by Columbia-Greene Media, the event will take place Saturday, March 24.

The Manufacturing Grants 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 here for eligibility details, award details, and full guidelines.

Application Opens:  February 1
Deadline: February 28
Awards Selected: April


Save $100 - join any branch of the Capital District YMCA by February 28th, and the Joiner Fee will be waived.

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


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! 
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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 Jeff Bregenzer via email or at  518.439.4921.


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