February 14, 2019

Members are at the heart of what we do so on this Valentine’s Day my staff and I will be making some surprise visits to some members. This is our way of saying “Thank You” for all you do to make our community what it is. The customer service you provide to customers and your attention to detail deserve recognition.

Members can follow our Valentine’s Day adventures on both our Facebook and our new Instagram page @Bethlehemnychamber.

As I have been meeting with members, I continue to educate them about the ways the Chamber can share information about your business or organization with the greater community. Our website readership continues to grow. Sharing information on our site is a great way to get the word out. You can share information on our website and it will be considered for inclusion in this newsletter. 

Click HERE to learn how to share your member news, events, and job postings.

Because you are at the heart of what we do, we are constantly looking for ways to help meet your needs. We have recently entered into a partnership with Energy Next . You will be contacted by Joanne Forrester from Energy Next who will provide you with more detailed information on the program. This program allows you to reduce your energy costs by purchasing from top tier suppliers. For additional information please click here . Members can anticipate saving between 12-20% on their energy costs.

Another money saving benefit we offer our members is a savings on Constant Contact . Even if you are already using the product you can switch your account to a Chamber account and save money. Details on this program can be found by clicking here .

Maureen McGuinness
Sponsorships Available for 34th Annual Awards Dinner
We will host our 34th Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 11, at Normanside. A number of sponsorship opportunities are available. Gain valuable exposure for your business or organization - to view levels and complete details, see the Sponsorship Form.

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To Life! Nourishment for Women During and After Breast Cancer Treatment: Saturday, Feb 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Twisted Vine Wine & Tap Franklin Micare Duo - Valentine's Jam: Thursday, Feb 14, 7:00pm
Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited (BOU) 7th Annual Bethlehem Community Spelling Bee: Tuesday, Mar 5, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Yohe & Sons Fine Art Expressions Art Show: Sunday, Feb 17, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Jai Yoga School Total Beginner Yoga Series w. Sabrina: Tuesdays, Mar 5-26, 5:45pm – 6:45pm
Jai Yoga School Total Beginner Yoga Series w. Jammella at Jai Yoga School: Saturdays, Mar 9-30, 9:15am – 10:15am
O’Slattery’s Irish Restaurant & Pub Create Succulents In A Moss Planter: Monday, Mar 4, 7:00pm

Normanside Sweetheart Special: Thursday Feb 14 – Saturday Feb 16
Royal Meadery Valentine's Day Mead and Cupcake Pairing: Friday, Feb 15, 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Boston Bus Trip – Save the Date: Saturday, Mar 16, optional tix to the Boston Flower & Garden Show
Thinking about a career in Real Estate? Contact the Howard Hanna Delmar office today!

Meet the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservatory 2019 Award Winners! Each year they celebrate the individuals who lead conservation in the Capital Region at our Annual Awards Dinner.

Delmar First United Methodist Church's RPMs Youth Group will hold their annual Mission Trip Fundraiser in March.

New York Divorce: How much does it cost to get divorced in NYS? See how For You By You’s cost compares to the state average.

If you are looking to grow your business or seek out new career or marketing opportunities in the new year, get a head start with Bethlehem Public Library’s powerful digital research tool, ReferenceUSA.

Ando Salon is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special! Valid 2/1-2/14/19, check out News Feed for details.
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Shannon's Barber Shop BA is now under new ownership - welcome back
to the Chamber!
The Business Council NYSTAR Assistance Available to New York Business WEBINAR: Campus to Commerce - How Universities are Fostering Industry Innovation: Thursday, Feb 28, 11:00am (free and open to ALL NY businesses)
Located in Glenmont, Farm Family Insurance Company - Burke Insurance Associates offers Life, Health, Auto, Farm, Contractors, Business Owner's, Equine and Landscape Insurance, as well as Homeowners Advantage, Liability/Umbrella Coverage, Disability Income, IRA’s and Annuities. Click logo to visit their website.