Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 
Membership Monday 
** Member Special Offer ** from Casella Waste Management

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Join us for  Breakfast on March 6, 2020

Friday,  March 6, 2020
8:30 to 10:00 am

The Old SchoolHouse Inn & Restaurant
28218 New York State Highway 206
Downsville, NY 13755

Cost: $15 per person. 

Start your day with a little productive and profitable networking!

Our monthly first friday eat & meet breakfast is a terrific opportunity to network before your workday begins. Make new business connections, brush-up your existing contacts, meet new and o ld friends, and keep current on what's happening in our region. 

The featured speaker for this event is Sean Leddy from the Delaware County Planning Department who will be speaking about the county's outreach efforts and importance of participation in the 2020 Census, which will begin in earnest in Mid-March.

T his event is sponsored by Margaretville Telephone Company.
Margaretville Telephone Company is proud to offer reliable, high-speed internet access, cable television programming and local cable telephone services to the rural area residents and businesses of the Central Catskill region of Upstate New York

** Member Spotlight ** Catskill Momos

Have you been to Catskill Momos in Delhi? 

Catskill Momos Member Profile
Catskill Momos Member Profile

A promotional video profiling your business is just one of the many benefits of being a member of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. If you would like us to create a brief video profile, call us at 607.746.2281 or email 

The video is yours to use on your website, digital email blasts, social media or however else you see fit!
2020 Leadership Delaware Class Tours Amphenol

The 2020 Leadership Delaware Class, co-facilitated by Maia Wilde and Chamber President Ray Pucci, toured one of the Delaware County's largest manufacturing companies on Wednesday, Feb. 19 - Amphenol in Sidney.

Participants were able to see the multi-million dollar facility which relies largely on military defense contracts and employees hundreds of Delaware County residents, making it an anchor of Sidney's and Delaware County's business community.

Delaware County Economic Development Executive Director Glenn Nealis was the day's featured speaker.

2020 Leadership Delaware Class in Sidney on February 19
Chamber Check In!

Chamber staff were hard at work for members this week!   Take a look at what we've been up to and what we have planned in the coming weeks:

Chamber Check In
Chamber Check In

For more information visit the Chamber's website at
FREE One-on-One Business Counseling Sessions in Delhi

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering FREE comprehensive programming to provide management and technical assistance to small businesses in Delaware County!

Specializing in  direct one-to-one counseling, the SBDC offers assistance in the following business areas:
  • Start-up assistance
  • Business Plan Development
  • Accounting and Financial Projections
  • Sources of Financing
  • Marketing
  • Business Expansion
  • Relocation and Agribusiness
There is  no cost for the counseling services of the SBDC.

Reservations are required for the one hour appointments. To make your reservation for Tuesday, March 31 (10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.) at the Delaware County eCenter, located at 5 1/2 Main Street, Delhi call 607.746.2281. 
State Budget Presentation in Hamden on March 5

NYS Commissioner of Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Patrick Murphy will
give a presentation on New York's proposed budget for fiscal year 2021 on Thursday, March 5 at noon, at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County, 34570 State Route 10, Hamden.

Workforce Development Survey Participation Requested

Please take a few minutes to complete the business survey from CDO Workforce.
Your feedback will not only help to inform about your workforce needs, it will give CD O Workforce and their partners the information needed to create a working blueprint to address business needs in Chenango, Delaware and Otsego counties.

 Click HERE to  take survey.
Are You Interested in Joining the Chamber Board of Directors?

The Nominating Committee of the Chamber Board is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Chamber Board of Directors.  Terms are a three-year period and begin on May 15.

To serve as a director, you must be a Delaware County Chamber of Commerce member and have a willingness to work collaboratively toward accomplishing the goals of the organization.  

Self nominations are encouraged.  

A ballot of all candidates will be distributed to active members by March 15. Certified results will be announced in April.

Email nominations to Seth Blocker, our current nominating committee chairperson, at by March 1.
Notary Public Workshop in Delhi on March 10

SUNY Delhi will be offering a Notary Public Workshop on campus, March 10, 2020 from 9 am to 1 pm. This workshop prepares individuals for the NYS Notary test, provides a comprehensive view of the Notary Public Office, and gives examples of situations that the Notary Publics are likely to encounter. Participants must pre-register before March 4, 2020. No walk-ins will be allowed. For more information contact The Office of Outreach & Workforce Development at 607-746-4545, visit or email

Cost per person is $139.

Let Immigrants Meet Your Hiring Needs!

If you're the owner of a small business, it's highly likely that hiring employees will be part of your many job duties. Unfortunately, it's not as easy as just posting a job and immediately finding the perfect person to fill an open position. It can often be difficult to find a good employee, and you may want to look at hiring immigrant workers. Join Local Immigration Attorneys to Learn the Benefits and Steps to Hiring Immigrant Workers

Wednesday March 25 , 2020 from  8 to 10 AM
Koffman Southern Tier Incubator
120 Hawley Street, 1st Floor Koffman Southern Tier Incubator
Binghamton, NY 13901

Learn how Immigrants/refugees can meet the needs of your growing workforce and what you need to know about hiring foreign workers.

For more information and to register contact Terry Stark at 607.761.5968 or email
5 Hour Pre-Licensing/Defensive Driver Course in Delhi

2020 classes have been scheduled at SUNY Delhi for the New York State approved 5-hour pre-licensing course for drivers to learn the rules of the road and safe driving principles.

Classes will be held:

Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10, from 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 5 and 6 from 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Cost is $35 per person

Details about the location provided upon required registration with Office of Outreach & Workforce Development by calling 607.746.4545 or email
Chamber Now Offers Health Care Options!

Providing quality healthcare for employees can be a 

Our members tell us that healthcare is a top concern for
their businesses. That's why the Delaware County Chamber has partnered with
the Small Association Leadership Alliance (SALA) to allow our members
access to a comprehensive and cost-effective alternative to traditional
insurance plans. The SALA Healthcare Program offers two preventative care plans
with a medical cost sharing program covering unexpected or catastrophic events.
Participants can expect to save as up to 60% when compared to traditional group
health insurance. Prescription drug and telemedicine programs are also
included. The SALA Healthcare Program helps businesses, who are unable to
provide group health insurance, offer their employees access to affordable,
high quality healthcare.

For more information visit us online at
Your Business Featured Here (FREE)!

In our effort to help all businesses succeed, we want to feature YOUR business here and on our social media channels! If you've received a "Business Feature" email request  from our office with a short questionnaire, please answer the questions and submit a jpeg logo or photo that you think best depicts your business, and send to Lillian at

If you have not received an email yet, please feel free to copy and paste the below-listed questions into an email, along with a logo or photo, and we will be happy to help promote your business!

Business Name:
Contact info including mailing address, website address, email and social media information:
Hours of operation:
Number of Years in Business/Year Business Opened:
What types of services or products does your business provide?:
How many employees do you have?:
Recent or Planned Changes in Operation:
What you want your (potential) customers or clients to know:
Tell others why they should join the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce:

Delaware County Chamber of Commerce