in this issue

It was a beautiful morning for a Ribbon Cutting! Frank DeGraw, CEO, and Sunmark Federal Credit Union Delmar Branch Manager Kate Kolakoski were joined by Assemblymember Patricia A. Fahy, Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy,  Bethlehem Town Supervisor David VanLuven, Bethlehem Town Board Member Jim Foster, staff, Chamber representatives, and members of the community for the ceremony. Click for the Photo Gallery.

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.


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Member Announcements:   NEW HIRES

Stram Center For Integrative Medicine
T he Stram Center welcomes Meaghan Sanderson FNP-BC to their practice.  
I hope to give my patient's the ability to reach their greatest health potential, whatever that may be. Whether you are suffering from an acute illness, chronic disease process, or just hoping to stay healthy; I believe it is important to always strive for excellence and incorporate genuine, high quality medical care to achieve the greatest health results. My goal is to help my patient's achieve their health goals so they may live on to help their families do the same!

Click here to find out more about Meaghan Sanderson FNP-BC.

Danielle Wilson has recently joined Hartmann Financial Group as a Business Development Officer focusing on small business retirement plans. She will also offer tax advice and will be a key account executive. Hartmann Financial Group offers many services including retirement planning, investment management, college savings plans, debt counseling, budgeting, insurance, etc. Hartmann Financial Group's varied services allow clients to meet all their financial needs in one place. Danielle looks forward to helping clients prepare for their future and assisting them in achieving their goals.

Hannah will be providing financial planning, investment and insurance services. Hannah's background in education gives her valuable tools for developing meaningful client relationships. Helping clients fully understand and plan for their financial future is her overall goal. Hannah operates as a Fiduciary in all client interactions.

Satish Mohan ND, RN, has joined the team at the  Stram Center for Integrative Medicine. "I believe that health is an active process maintained through cultivating awareness, intention, lifestyle choices and therapies that support the body's innate ability to heal itself. If illness arises, its underlying cause is unique for each person and requires thorough assessment and individualized treatment. The whole person must be considered, including physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects, to facilitate healing. I hope to empower patients with understanding and tools to prevent disease and support health."

Click here to learn more about Satish Mohan ND, RN.


Amazon Prime Day is over, but you can still support some of our local non-profits when you shop in the future through the Amazon Smiles program. They will donate 0.5% of your purchase to when you shop using the Smile Amazon link - just search for your charity and select it. Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited and  Pine Hollow Arboretum are both on the list!

The Dole flavors of the week at  Mauro's Menu  are chocolate and mango - so treat yourself this week!

The Out of Oz brooch collection from  Spellbound Whimsy  is available for purchase! Every brooch you buy supports The Cue Theatre. Use the code "ozgifts" for the purchase of three or more and save $6 - click here.

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy will hold their FREE Summer Festival + Hike-a-thon at Indian Ladder Farms this Saturday, July 21. Enjoy live music, beer specials, a petting zoo, face painters, and more from 12-4pm. Visit their site for complete details. All Hike-a-thon outings are free, but spaces are limited - click here to register.

Veronica's Culinary Tavern debuted new Happy Hour specials yesterday!
Tues-Sat from 4-6pm, enjoy $1 clams casino, $2 Corona or Heineken splits, $3 for a pair of Buffalo chicken sliders, and more specials at $4, $5, $6, $7, $8 and $9 - everything is under $10!!! Visit their Facebook page for the complete list of specials.

This Saturday, July 21, join Jai Yoga School  for a  Guide to Deepening your Practice and Teaching through the Prana Vayus with Victoria.  Whether you are aiming to teach private lessons, or just want to be create a better understanding about you own practice and body - this workshop is for you.  It is perfect for those beginning their journey in yoga, and those who are keen to share the gift of yoga with others.  This program is a part of Jai's Continuing Education Program (Yoga Alliance Certified). Visit their Events page for the full details.

There are only 2 weeks left of the  National Business Technologies  Ronald McDonald House Campaign! For every new Facebook or LinkedIn follower, they will donate $1. Help them reach their goal of donating $1,000! Click for their Facebook page.

Don't miss these Summer Specials from CapitalCare Family MedEsthetics - available 7/15-8/14/18. $650 Lip Augmentation, Microdermabrasion $99ea or $360 for 4; Sheerwave Skin Tightening buy face + neck and get eye area free; and 20% off ALL sunscreen brands.

BMW of South Albany needs your help! They are changing up their inventory - sell or trade in your vehicle, the make/model/miles do not matter. Call 888.542.9066 to schedule your personal appraisal.

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.

Did you know that Brittany's Doggie Style Mobile Grooming has a  special add on package that includes nail grinding and teeth cleaning for only 15$ extra?  Make their teeth pearly white and there nails nice and smooth with no sharp edges! Call 518.858.5878.

The Bethlehem Public Library's annual summer concert series, Evenings on the Green, has begun! The remaining schedule includes  7/25 Squeeze Play Accordion Band; 8/1 Rick Bedrosian; and 8/8 The Zucchini Brothers. C lick here for a description of each act.  Evenings on the Green concerts are always free and appropriate for all ages.

Take note - Backyard Sheds & Gazebos will be closed Sundays for the months of July and August!

The Jonathan Carey Foundation would like you to consider making a  tax deductible donation - click here,or mail  a check directly to the foundation at 90 Delaware Ave, Delmar NY 12054. Formed 11 years ago after the tragic death of Jonathan in a NYS Facility for the Disabled, the foundation has become a tireless advocate to protect and ensure the rights of other disabled individuals and their families. Jonathan's Law was signed into law in May 2007, opening up access to abuse and neglect records that were previously concealed from the families. 

Tick season is in full swing!  Sheridan Pest Control can help and it's ORGANIC. Call now to learn more about their organic options:  518.935.7162.

Shopping for a vehicle? Check out  Crossroads Ford in Ravena for their newest addition: 2016 Ford Edge SEL AWD 4dr Crossover and all of their Vehicle Inventory.

Have you visited Samantha's Gift Shop at Robinson Hardware and Garden Center in Slingerlands? So many new items for you or that special someone.  We are now carrying Mud Pie products as well.

Kids Bowl Free is back at Del Lanes ! Sign up now for two free games for kids 15 and under all summer. Coupons are mailed every Sunday Night and now there is even an app you can download so you don't have to print the coupons! For info and to sign up visit the website .

In the market for crushed stone, asphalt, or concrete for a project, large or small?  Callanan Industries, with a location in South Bethlehem, offers a variety of products and services.  See flyer for details.

Elsmere Fire District recently recognized Jerry Smith for 50 yrs of service, congratulations!  They also recognized Rick Palmer and Matt Wilcenski for completing their 6-month initial training and welcomed them into Active Membership.  If you are interested in serving the Bethlehem community, contact Elsmere Fire at 518-439-9144 for information.

To Life! now offers  Reiki treatments for survivors on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 1-4pm. Diane Leary, Reiki Master and retired registered nurse, provides these complimentary sessions. Call now to schedule your treatments at 518.439.5975.
The School Supply Drivesponsored by Bethlehem Senior Projects and the Bethlehem Food Pantry, has been extended through 8/9/18. Donations can be dropped off at Town Hall (445 Delaware Avenue, 1st fl), or at the Bethlehem YMCA (900 Delaware Avenue).  Click  here  to see a full list of acceptable items. Supplies  will be used for children in the BCS, RCS and GCS Districts whose families live in our town and are eligible to use a local food pantry.

The new Delmar branch of  Sunmark Federal Credit Union is now open! They are located at 267 Delaware Avenue - click here to see the full press release. To celebrate they will have some special offers, available at the Delmar location only, through 7/31/18: 
15 month certificate 2.65% APY; Money Market 1.25% APY; and Auto Loan rates as low as 1.94% - see flyer for complete details.
Are you ready to take your teaching practice to a deeper level? Are you ready to explore the layers within as both a teacher and a student? This is your chance. Jai Yoga School presents Antarvedi - our 300 Hour Teacher Training designed to uncover your dharma (purpose) as a yoga teacher . Coming Fall 2018, apply on our website .

Extra Napkin is now serving PIZZA! Check out their Slice Special pricing: Cheese Slice $2.50, Gourmet Slice $3.00, 2 Cheese Slices + Fountain $6.00, and 2 Gourmet Slices + Fountain $7.00.

2019 Walt Disney World Packages have been released!  There is so much new to see at Walt Disney World - from Pandora, in Animal Kingdom, to Toy Story Land, in Hollywood Studios, to the brand new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge also in Hollywood Studios. Don't forget your favorite attractions in Magic Kingdom and EPCOT. Tim Brooks has  years of experience both traveling to and booking Walt Disney World vacations - contact Fairtyale Journeys with Tim Brooks now to book your next trip! 518.441.1608 or via email.

Visit The Wireless Center (Verizon) in Delaware Plaza for your FREE account analysis! Click here for a $25 coupon towards a phone & any accessory bundle, or $25off an Ellipsis 8 HD.

Looking for work? Visit the Chamber Job Board! Recent positions posted include a full-time Carpenter/Foreman with C&J Custom Builders, a part-time Receptionist/Kennel Technician with Pet Styles, and waitstaff at Nicole's Restaurant.

Looking to do a small remodel or a larger addition? Local builder, Hanifin Home Builders can tackle the job. Kitchen, baths, garage additions. Visit their website or contact them about your project at 518.439.9033.

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Quantum Engineering is a full service Consulting Engineering Firm. Services include feasibility studies through detailed design, construction observation, systems commissioning and more - click to learn more.

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Better Business Bureau is teaming up with experts across Upstate New York to present the following Business Builder Webinars:

SOCIAL MEDIA AND BUSINESS: The good, bad and profitable side of being connected
We'll discuss everything from the basics of setting up and posting to an account, to when and where to place ads that reach your target audience, and how marketing on the newest networks can put you ahead of the competition. Join Chris Wronski of W Marketing Group as he helps us navigate the world of social media.
Date: Jul 31, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Looking to connect for government contracts? At the 2018 Albany Matchmaker on July 24, small business owners will have an opportunity to discuss potential contracting opportunities face-to-face with representatives from colleges and universities, large corporations and federal, state and local agencies. Starting June 19, small businesses can register up to two representatives at a cost of $50 per person. Registered small businesses will be able to schedule up to eight appointments online starting July 2. This event sells out annually, so don't delay in registering! Visit the site for details and to see the participating agencies.


There will be a  POP UP History Event  Sunday afternoon, July 22, from 2-4pm. " Decorate a Hat for Your Doll or Stuffed Animal" - Linda Schacht and Andrea Angerame will be ready with straw hats and all sorts of decorating materials and tools.  Bring your doll or stuffed animal and leave with it wearing a new fancy hat.  There is no charge, either for admission or the activities. Cedar Hill Schoolhouse Museum, 1003 River Road, Selkirk.

The  Selkirk Fire Department summer events are happening now! See below for details:
62nd Annual Glenmont Fireman's Fair - July 19th, 20th, 21st, 6-11pm each night. GAMES RIDES. FOOD...Come taste the incredible food that the cookshed has been serving up for 60+ years. Pizza, Hot Dogs, Burgers, Sausage Sandwiches, Fish Fries, Chicken Tenders, French Fries, Onion Rings. Steak Sandwiches.
Clam Bar serving Raw and Steamed Clams, and our famous Clam Chowder. Ice Cream, Sno Cones, Popcorn, Hot Pretzels, Nachos w/ Cheese. Our Auxiliary's FAMOUS Fried Dough.
All of your favorite games will be back.

Mark your calendars for National Night Outone of the largest Crime Prevention gatherings in the United States. Information about crime prevention and personal safety will be provided by many different organizations. There will be a bounce house, free admission to the town park pool after 6pm, and much more. Click here for details.  Presented by Bethlehem Police Department - Family Services Unit, the event will take place  Tuesday, August 7, 6-8pm at the  Elm Avenue Park.

The Tuesday Delmar Farmers Market opens for the season on Tuesday, May 1, 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 opens for the season on Saturday, May 5, 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.    
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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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