in this issue

Hands of Grace Massage Therapy Ribbon Cutting and Open House
274 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Friday, June 5, 4:30 pm

Join us as we welcome Hands of Grace Massage Therapy to Delmar.  Meet the therapists and tour the space of this new studio. 

For additional details on all of our upcoming events,   

Saturday, July Date TBA, 9am-1pm - Delmar Farmer's Market - at the Bethlehem Middle School, 332 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar

Tuesday, June 30, 2:30-6pm
- Tuesday Farmers Market  
      Delmar 1st United Methodist Church,
      428 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar

As part of the Chamber's Buy Bethlehem Buy Local Initiative, we will be representing our Member businesses at two Farmer's Markets and assembling Welcome Packets for distribution to new residents and new employers. 

If you are interested in having your business or organization's promotional materials included in these outreach efforts, please drop materials to the Chamber office.
Interested in joining us to represent your business or organization at one of the Markets, contact the Chamber to schedule a date and time.  If you have questions, please contact Danielle at 439-0512 or by email


Coldwell Banker Prime Properties Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening
1345 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands
Thursday, June 11, 5 pm Ribbon Cutting
Open House 4-7pm

Join us to celebrate the opening of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties' new office in Slingerlands.

June Networking Mixer
Shogun Sushi & Saki Bar
Main Square, 318 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Tuesday, June 23, 5-7pm

Kick-off your Summer networking on the covered patio at Shogun Sushi & Saki Bar in Delmar.

Business For Breakfast: 
Information Technology in Today's Connected World

Bethlehem Public Library
Wednesday, July 1, 8am

Learn how to utilize cloud technologies to reduce cost, increase productivity and empower your employees, and protect your valuable business data.

Applications Available Online

The Town of Bethlehem was successful in its application to the New York State Office of Homes and Community Renewal for the creation of a Microenterprise Grant Program.  The Town will receive $200,000 to provide grants to eligible Microenterprises, emerging, and existing businesses that want to locate in or expand within the Town of Bethlehem.  It is anticipated that a minimum of ten (10) businesses will be assisted with the awarded grant funds.  Grant awards will range from $5,000 to $35,000 and can be used to purchase inventory, machinery, equipment, furniture, fixtures and to meet working capital needs. 
Businesses who are interested in learning more about the Microenterprise Grant Program and the application process but were unable to attend the information sessions, may view the Microenterprise Grant Presentation.     

View the Grant Application  

For additional information:  
contact Elizabeth Staubach, Town of Bethlehem Department of Economic Development and Planning, 439-4955 ext. 1189
ShopRite Supermarket in Slingerlands will host "ShopRite Supports our Veterans BBQ" on Saturday, June 6 from 11am-3pm. Fun for the whole family!  A BBQ with a variety of food and ALL PROCEEDS go to ShopRite's Veterans Foundation. Games, Farmers Market, Kids Crafts, LIVE Music Plus Much Much More, including an educational seminar titled Understanding Beef from 11am-2pm with Chef Melissa Sheridan.  This 3-hour free seminar will showcase: Beef 101, Where your Beef Comes From, Health Aspects of Beef, Economical Cuts of beef and the Best Ways to Grill up and Cook Various Cuts of Beef.  

Free Movement Pilates LLC is offering

YOGA and Core. Mondays, beginning June 8th. 6:00-7:15pm. Eight (8) Classes for $80. Samantha Jo is expanding her Yoga teaching into Delmar and joining Free Movement Pilates. Samantha already has a large following in Greene County and offers a unique style of Yoga, w/ emphasis on a warm core and center and positive words offered throughout class. Contact Karly to sign up 518-275-2644.


The Delmar Kiwanis Foundation will hold its 2015 Annual Golf Outing for Charity on Monday, August 3 at the Normanside Country Club. Proceeds for this event benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center and local Kiwanis projects for children. Kiwanis Club of Delmar is looking for Sponsors for this great event. To sponsor the event download the sponsorship form here. If you are a golfer and would like to participate in this event download the registration form here.  


Jake Moon Restaurant Cafe has immediate openings for servers, bussers and kitchen workers at a busy casual eatery 6 miles from the high school. Please have transportation, references and good work habits. Call 768-2570 for appt.

Laberge Massage Therapy invites you to an Open House on Tuesday, June 9 from 5:30-7:30pm. Laberge Massage, Fitness Potential & their network of professionals invite you to gather information about how their health oriented services and products may benefit you:  Massage, Pilates, Yoga, Young Living OIls, To LIfe! and more! -Raffles & FREE Gifts -Gift Certificates Available -Valuable Information -Demonstrations -Charitable Donations will be accepted on behalf of To Life!...Breast Cancer & Women's Health Education & Support Snacks and refreshments will be offered. RSVP to Lauren Laberge at 518-577-5488.

If you missed The Book Fair Saturday, there's still time to support The Cue Theatre in Delmar with your Barnes & Noble online purchases through June 4.  See the flyer for details.

Angela's Pizza and Pasta's June Sub of the Month is Chicken Milanese - house-breaded chicken, fresh arugula, fresh tomato, fresh parmesan, and a house made lemon vinaigrette!  Get this quality summer sub only at Angela's Pizza where we're more than just pizza!!

The Bethlehem Garden Club's Annual Garden Tour will be held on Wednesday, June 10 from 4-8pm.  The Tour highlights local gardens and provides the opportunity for interested gardeners to see some unique and beautiful areas not usually open to the public.  Your ticket also gives you a discount for dining that evening in local restaurants. The Garden Club also hosts a Plant Sale on Wednesday, June 10 from 3-7pm at Delmar Presbyterian Church, 585 Delaware Ave. Delmar. Find some interesting and beautiful perennials available for sale. Garden Club members are available to answer questions and help in your selection of home-grown and nursery-grown perennials. Raffle tickets are also available at the plant sale. Winners may walk away with one of several fabulous prizes, including the opportunity to have a crew of seasoned Bethlehem Garden Club Members come to your home and work on your garden! There is no ticket required to attend the Plant Sale. Proceeds go toward our beautification efforts within the Town of Bethlehem, as well as to provide support for our Science Education grant. For tickets, email or call 439-6833 or tickets available day of for $15 at the Plant Sale.

Yanni's Too new Food Truck is available for your Summer parties or event!  Choose from a wide menu of unique food items that will come to you, including Clam Rolls, Mahi Mahi Tacos, Sliders, Korean BBQ and more.  Call Marc Yanni for details at 756-7033.

Nia comes to the Stram Center for Integrative Health!  Please join Andrea Hersh on Monday, June 8th from 6 pm- 7:15pm. Space is limited - call today to register, 518-689-2244. Visit their website for all upcoming programs.

Joyelles Jewelers is celebrating their 25th Anniversary in business!  Please come in to enter our drawings for jewelry give-aways and take advantage of our one week sale now through June 6.  Located in Main Square, 318 Delaware Avenue in Delmar.

Shampoodle is holding a walk in conjunction with Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy's Summer Solstice Festival to benefit Pawsome Pups Persevere. Take your pup for a walk on the Rail Trail starting in Delmar on Saturday, June 20th. There is no set distance or amount of time that you have to walk...it's just a fun day!  At noon the Summer Solstice Festival will start with lots of vendors. For registration, download Form or for more information stop in at Shampoodle or call 248-3409. Anyone can pre-register or register at the event.

The ISC-Audubon Golf & Learning Academy at Colonial Acres is pleased to be hosting a FootGolf Tournament on Saturday, June 13, 2015 with proceeds to benefit The Giving Circle, Inc., which is a Saratoga-based not-for-profit, that is focusing this fundraiser on building badly needed schools in Uganda, Africa.  The event will be the Grand Opening of FootGolf at Colonial Acres. FootGolf is a blend of soccer and golf.  For details and to register contact Denise Stasik, 518-280-3849.

The Boathouse Grille's Summer Hours are now in effect. The restaurant is open Monday through Sunday and they are offering a new menu, while you dine inside or out, overlooking the Hudson River.  For reservations call 756-7300.

BodyBrite Delmar is offering a BodyBrite Grad Gift - get your grad professional teeth whitening at $99 and save 50% off your treatment until June 15.  For information or to schedule, call 439-7960

Since summer came early, Breathe Massage Therapy is offering several June Specials! 3 Swedish Massages for $180; 3 Deep Tissue Massages for $199. Call today to schedule an appointment, 621.7979. We also will be adding NEW SERVICES July 1st, Stay tuned!

Bethlehem Mickey Mantle, Inc. is holding their 2015 Annual BRAVES Raffle Fund Raiser with Three GRAND Prizes!  PLUS, the 2 top Raffle Ticket Sellers win big too!  Win a set of 4 PREMIUM Seats to the YANKEES vs. RED SOX - Aug. 4th (Section 215 Row 15 Seats 1,2,3,4) OR a set of 4 PREMIUM Seats to the METS vs. RED SOX - August 28th (Section 319 Row 3 Seats 9,10,11,12) OR a 50" Wide-Screen LED TV.  Drawing is 4th of July at 1864 Vintage Base Ball Game at Field # 5 - Winner need not be present. Raffle tickets are $6.00 each, 2 for $10.00, 5 for $20.00. PLACE A CIRCLE AROUND M or T or Y at the bottom of the ticket stub. M for METS, T for TV, Y for YANKEES. Ticket stubs are placed in individual bins for each of the three specific Grand Prize drawings. To purchase tickets, call (518) 469-8772 or visit the website.

The Town of Bethlehem Industrial Development Agency (IDA) is looking to fill a Board position. The IDA is an independent agency authorized under state law, and its board members serve without compensation and at the pleasure of the Town Board. Members must be Town residents and should have or develop general knowledge of Bethlehem's development patterns and economic development goals. For additional details and requirements, visit the website.  Please email cover letter and resume by June 15, 2015, to Mary Tremblay-Glassman, Director of Human Resources.

Normanside Country Club will offer the next Cooking Party with Chef on June 11th from 6:30-9:30pm. Chef Ken Ruud will be taking on a four-course meal fully inspired by the Florida Keys!  See the full menu here. To make reservations, call 439.4505 ext.10!

Akira in Glenmont will be extending their hours on Fridays and Saturdays, Late Night Lounge hours until 2:30am with music entertainment. They will also feature a Spring Sushi Special on Mondays and Tuesdays, beginning 5/25 with 30% off selected sushi special rolls.  Promotion will run through the Summer Solstice, June 21.

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy's
Summer Solstice Festival and Hike-a-thon is just around the corner on Saturday, June 20th. New this year is a Hike-a-thon beginning at 10am before the Festival starts at 12 noon.  See details on all six hikes and register here, two along the trail and one for pets and their owners. Free and open to the public. It's not too late to be a part of the fun! Vendors and Sponsors that sign up before this Friday, May 22, also receive special benefits.  Sign up here.

A-1 Merchant Solutions offers to Bethlehem Chamber Members our new Advertising & Proximity Marketing Mobile App for only $30 PER YEAR! Your customers download the UBiz app onto their Smart-Phones and see your business news and/or offers with pictures and a map to your location! You are in total control of your news & offers, as you can change them anytime you desire!  Have a new special everyday of the week if you like! Announce new products, services, menu items, events, etc! It also provides links to Your Website, Facebook & Twitter pages, if you have them.  It's like having your own mobile app without the expense of developing it or promoting it! For more information download the flyer or call us for an appointment for a no-obligation quick demonstration (5 minutes) of the Ubiz Mobile App at:518-763-4000 or  email.  

The Bethlehem Senior Chorus,
celebrating their 10th year, will hold their
Spring Concert on Wednesday, June 10 from 1-2pm at Town Hall. Event is free and open to the public.

Bethlehem Historical Association's next history hike is Saturday June 13, features the historic hamlet of Slingerlands. We gather at the Fire Fighters Memorial Park on New Scotland Road at 9:30am. For more details, registration information and the complete year's schedule, visit  Bethlehem Historical Association.


On Sunday, June 14 from 2-4pm, the Bethlehem Historical Association is having their annual Ice Cream Social to celebrate the opening of their summer season. Exhibits include Circa 1965,which features photographs and memorabilia from around town during the 1960s as well as colorful posters from the Slingerlands Players. Free and open to the public. The Bethlehem Historical Association is located in the historic Cedar Hill Schoolhouse, 1003 River Road, Selkirk.

The  Town of Bethlehem will host several Community Town Hall Meetings in the coming months.  Community town hall meetings are an opportunity for citizens to speak directly with town-wide officials and discuss town issues and specific community concerns. They are scheduled in neighborhood centers throughout the town. An agenda is set around initiatives and concerns specific to the area. Citizens are also welcome to provide open comment on other issues of concern to town residents and leaders.  Come to share your views with Supervisor Clarkson, Town Board members, and other town officials. Community Town Halls scheduled for this Spring: 

Slingerlands/North Bethlehem June 11 (Thu) 7pm at Slingerlands Fire Department, 1520 New Scotland Road.  For more details, visit the website.   


The Delmar Farmers Market is open Saturdays, 9am-1pm for the season.  Visit over 50 vendors for farm fresh produce, crafts and food stands. At the Bethlehem Middle School, 332 Kenwood Avenue every Saturday through December.     
Tuesday Delmar Farmers' Market

428 Kenwood Avenue - First United Methodist Church Parking lot, begins May 5th and runs through November 24th, 2:30PM - 6:00PM. Enjoy some great local products like fruits and vegetables, fresh artisan breads, gourmet cheese spreads, local honey, homemade desserts, fresh flowers and plants and more. Also enjoy a relaxing chair massage and get some great take out food for dinner. For more information, contact - Frank Stanton, President 518-756-8228.


16 Handles Stage 16 Concert Series - Join us for live music every Friday from 7:00-9:00 pm as we feature local talent in our Stage 16 concert series! Follow us on Instagram @16handlesglenmont for announcements and line-ups.  

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Love It or Cut It-Salon, Spa & Barber

Nikki Carkner

821 Route 9W

Glenmont, NY 12077

(518) 635-4176


Taco Bell

Opening August 2015
Jessica Woodburn
351 Route 9W
Glenmont, NY  12077


 TG Associates CPAs, PLLC

Thomas Goodfellow

P O Box 238

Delmar, NY 12054

(518) 424-6776


  Coldwell Banker Prime Properties 

Bob Sandberg 

1345 New Scotland Road

Slingerlands, NY 12158

(518) 439-9600 


Edward Jones 

Thomas Norman 

360A Northern Blvd., Loudon Plaza

Albany, NY 12204

(518) 433-7418


Hodes and Landy 

Ginger Landy 

284 State Street

Albany, NY 12210

(518) 465-8303


Bethlehem Mickey Mantle, Inc. 

Steve Peterson 

159 Delaware Ave #208

Delmar, NY 12054

(518) 469-8772


Field Realty 

Peter Tryon 

1511 New Scotland Rd.

Slingerlands, NY 12159

(518) 598-4000


Merriman and Pfister's Marketplace 

Kathy Agneta 

388 Kenwood Ave  (Back of Bldg)

Delmar, NY 12054

(518) 588-7268


Ruth Jacobs, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach 

Ruth Jacobs 

511 Kenwood Ave. Apt. B

Delmar, NY 12054

(518) 817-3486



Susan Gola 

1399 Vischer Ferry Road

Clifton Park, NY 12065

(518) 952-6040      



The Capital Region Economic Dev- elopment Council (CREDC) will be holding sessions for CFA training in the coming weeks. The Arts, Culture and Tourism CREDC work group will hold three sessions that will include targeted CFA training followed by a forum to solicit visionary ideas about how the creative economy might be leveraged to promote economic growth in alignment with the priorities of the CREDC Strategic Plan and URI Revitalization Plan.
*Each session will be identical - you only need to attend one of the following*
Friday, June 12, 2015.  2:00 - 5:00 P.M - Proctors | 432 State St. in Schenectady
Monday, June 15, 2015, 9:00 A.M. - noon - Lake George Great Escape Lodge | 89 Six Flags Dr. in Queensbury  Register Here  

Upcoming CFA Workshops:
Friday, June 26, 2015, 10 A-12:30 P.  
Lake George, Fort William Henry Hotel
Register Here
Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 10 A.- 12:30 P.
Hudson, Columbia Greene Community College.  Register Here

CEG The Center For Economic Growth will host the 2015 Technology Innovation Awards on Thursday, June 25, 12 pm at the Albany Marriott.  The event  recognizes and honors our region's most innovative and growth-oriented companies and individuals for superior achievements. Please join us to celebrate and honor this year's winners and for a special video tribute to our beloved colleague and friend, Jeffrey A. Lawrence. For details, sponsorship opportunities and to register, visit the website.


Please join the Community Loan Fund for our Annual Spring Tour as we celebrate Community Dev- elopment Projects spanning our 30 year history. Wednesday, June 10th, 5-7 pm at the Albany Barn (corner of Second and North Swan Streets in Albany). Please RSVP to Linda at 518-436-8586 x806  Free parking is available in the Metropolitan New Testament Mission Baptist Church's parking lot, located at 105 Second Street, just up the block from The Barn.   


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