Thursday, April 16, 2020
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The Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce (ARCC) is a 100% membership funded organization with the mission of supporting our business community through advocacy, education, connection and collaboration. We thank you for your support.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS

We are in this together.

The ARCC has been compiling information on what businesses are open and ways that the community can support them. View this information on the ARCC website here .

If we missed your business, please fill out our online form with details on your operations.
Post Your Current Job Opportunities to the ARCC JobBank

Are you currently hiring? The ARCC can add your job opportunities to our online JobBank .

Email your current openings to ARCC Marketing & Communications Manager Amanda Blanton.
COMMUNITY HEALTH RESOURCES
HHHN Now Offering Telehealth Appointments

The same high-quality health care, now from the comfort of your home.

You can now receive the same great care from Hudson Headwaters from the comfort of your home, or wherever you are! Our new telehealth services offer current and new patients an easy way to visit with their providers using a personal computer, smartphone or tablet. Patients can choose either a phone visit or a visit using video and audio. Many of our patients find they prefer video and audio as this allows for the same kind of face-to-face conversation that would normally happen in person.

Scheduling your telehealth visit is easy. Click here  to learn how!
AHI Telehealth & Resources

AHI supports telehealth and telemedicine throughout our nine-county North Country region by serving as a resource, helping partners to assess their needs and readiness, connecting organizations to specialists, providing insight on equipment and vendors, helping navigate through regulatory and reimbursement questions, organizing educational opportunities, and sharing grant information.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resource Documents
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the number of changes happening by the hour, the AHI Telehealth team has made available the following telehealth-related resource documents for the benefit of regional organizations. Information is available on the multiple state waivers that have been released, Medicare waivers, commercial plan updates, telehealth software resources, upcoming webinars, and other agency resource guides related to this topic.

Visit their website for more information.
Special Enrollment Period for Qualified Health Plans through May 15

Do you need health insurance or have questions about your coverage? Remember, you can enroll in Essential Plan, Medicaid, and Child Health Plus year round, and a special enrollment period for Qualified Health Plans is underway through May 15.

The Fidelis Care team is ready to assist you by phone.
Call 1-866-435-9521 (TTY: 711)
CONTINUING EDUCATION
Are you hosting an upcoming webinar or other virtual education opportunity?
Tell us about it! Email Amanda with your information.
Free Metrix Online Learning for Warren, Washington & Saratoga County Businesses

Metrix Online Learning is FREE to residents and businesses in Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties and this is a great time to upskill your current employees with valuable skills specific to your industry! Online courses are available in: Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Adobe, Customer Service, Healthcare and more.

Please contact Liza Ochsendorf, Warren County Director of Employment and Training if you have further questions about how to use Metrix with your team! Email Liza at ochsendorfl@warrencountyny.gov  or call 518-824-8865
Webinar Training Series for Community Health Workers

The Community Health Worker training model is designed to provide new and incumbent community health worker staff with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to address a number of health needs in the community. Through ten training modules, participants will gain necessary core competencies and knowledge of the communities and populations they support.
 
This  FREE  training is offered to community health workers, care coordinators, service navigators and any health support staff who are dedicated to improving the health outcomes of their clientele.
 
Webinar Training Schedule
May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 27 and 29; June 1 and 3
from 9:00 am to 11:30 am each day
Click here to register for the online trainings.
Sales Role Play Scenarios Webinar hosted by Sandler Training

Join Sandler Training , on Tuesday, April 21st from 8:30 - 9:30 am, online for a complimentary webinar. Our Sandler trainers will demonstrate these four common sales scenarios. You will leave the webinar with proven techniques that you can use when you encounter these situations in your sales calls/meetings:

  • Overcoming objections.
  • Identifying how your clients want to be communicated to.
  • How to gain and maintain control of your sales call and sales cycle.
  • How to identify if you can turn a suspect into a prospect. 

Register for the webinar here .
MEMBER NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Share your news & announcements with your Chamber! Email Amanda your press releases and general announcements to share in an upcoming e-newsletter.
Locally Owned Beef Jerky Outlet Donates Beef Jerky to Glens Falls Hospital

The Beef Jerky Outlet located at the Outlets at Lake George has started a campaign to donate Beef Jerky to the workers of Glens Falls Hospital Servpro of Southern Saratoga County has kicked off the campaign with a purchase of 250 SnackPaks. With the Beef Jerky Outlet match, that is 500 bags of jerky headed to the hospital.  

The program is simple:

  1. Donate a $10 Jerky Hero SnackPak online buy going to this link.
  2. The Beef Jerky Outlet will match 1 for 1 on every Hero SnackPak.
  3. You may include a personal Thank You note in the comment box at checkout.
  4. Beef Jerky Outlet will deliver the SnackPaks & thank you notes to local heroes.
  5. Stay home. Stay safe. Make a difference.
Mobile Disinfection Stations for First Responder Vehicles Coming to Your Neighborhood Compliments of Quick Response 

Quick Response announced it is launching Mobile Disinfection Stations throughout the Capital Region next week, April 13-17, 2020. All five of the locations will run for the foreseeable future until the COVID-19 pandemic dissipates. These Mobile Stations will disinfect First Responder’s vehicles at no charge. All ambulances, fire trucks, fire chief vehicles and police vehicles used by first responders in the battle with COVID-19 can have a professional disinfection service performed free of charge by Quick Response. After successfully disinfecting hundreds of First Responder stations and vehicles over the past week, Quick Response is now bringing this service locally to you.

Hudson Headwaters Health Network Launches Community Resources Information Project
 
Hudson Headwaters Health Network has launched a new community resource hotline  518-623-0182  to link community members and patients with support services related to food, housing and other non-health related resources. Additional information is posted on the new community resources webpage on the Hudson Headwaters Health Network website:  www.hhhn.org/community-resources
Glens Falls National Bank Announces Officer Promotions

Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce the recent promotions of John Marcantonio to Vice President and Whitney Burger to Assistant Vice President.

Ms. Burger is responsible for maintaining, growing and servicing the company’s municipal relationships. She joined the bank in 2018 and will continue to work closely with branch staff and business partners to offer a variety of products and services to meet customer needs. Ms. Burger currently lives in South Glens Falls and is an active member in her community. She serves as treasurer of the Warren Washington County Homeless Youth Coalition and she is an ambassador for the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Marcantonio joined Glens Falls National in 2016 as an Assistant Vice President. He is responsible for establishing business relationships with new customers and expanding financial services offerings to current customers based on his local knowledge and business experience. Active in the community, he serves on the board of the Alzheimer’s Association of NENY and was named its Volunteer of the Year in 2019. He is also a coach for South Glens Falls Little League and Adirondack Youth Hockey Association. Marcantonio holds a bachelor’s degree in business public management from SUNY Utica and lives in South Glens Falls. 
LARAC Virtually Hosts Show III: Feel It Still

Show III: Feel It Still which was set to open April 3rd is currently on exhibit at the LARAC Gallery. Due to the temporary closing of the LARAC building the exhibit is available virtually at   www.LARAC.org/lapham-gallery/current-exhibition   or on LARAC’s Facebook page.

Show III:   Feel It Still  features the artwork of Nancy O’Hare, Damion Silver, and John Hampshire. LARAC Gallery Curator, Phil Casabona describes  Show III:Feel It Still  as “a culmination of extraordinary works showcasing the relationship between movement and color. You will find beautiful line contortions in all three artists’ works giving you a sense of dance while the color palette creates the soundtrack”.
Alliance for Positive Health’s Virtual  Dining Out For Life®  E vent

Join the Alliance for Positive Health ’s virtual  Dining Out For Life®  event! Every year, Dining Out For Life® raises thousands of dollars for the Alliance for Positive Health’s program services for people living with HIV/AIDS in the North Country and throughout Northeastern New York. In 2020, the Alliance for Positive Health anticipated raising $65,000 from restaurant contributions and diner donations. Though we are unable to physically Dine Out, the Alliance for Positive Health hopes to raise funds to continue support for those most vulnerable in your community.

Support Dining Out For Life® by making a contribution  online . You will be entered to win a getaway to the Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas! By providing a financial gift of $25 or more, you can also receive a voucher for a free car wash from Hoffman Car Wash! Please select Brandon Barton as your restaurant ambassador.

On Thursday, April 30th, consider ordering takeout, delivery and/or gift cards from our Dining Out For Life®  participating restaurants , who have partnered with us in our efforts to end HIV/AIDS. We encourage you to join us in our commitment to support these local businesses through these difficult times. Though the format of Dining Out For Life® may have changed, its mission remains the same: supporting our community while enjoying a meal.
Now Hiring: Join the Binley Team

Binley Florist & Garden Center is now hiring for many positions:

  • Full time/seasonal garden center cashier – cashing out customers in our garden center - Must be 16 years of age
  • Full time/seasonal yard person – loading customers cars and watering plants in green house - Must be 16 years of age
  • Part time delivery driver – daily delivering of floral arrangements. Must be 18 years of age or older and have a clean, valid NYS driver’s license.

Call 518-793-9603, and ask for Lauren or Tami, for details and to schedule an interview.
ARCC 2020 LEADERSHIP CIRCLE MEMBERS
The Leadership Circle is a distinctive opportunity for members to partner with the Chamber through unique, tailored opportunities, providing exclusive access to programs and benefits available only at this membership level. To find out how you can be part of this exclusive membership level, please contact the Chamber at 518-798-1761. We look forward to partnering with you. 

And thank you to our 2020 Leadership Circle Members for their support.
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