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CHAMBER NEWS AND EVENTS


We celebrated the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties at 1345 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands on Thursday. This office merges the Delmar and Guilderland offices into one new beautiful space.    


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June Networking Mixer  
Shogun Sushi & Sake Bar
Main Square, 318 Delaware Ave 
Tuesday, June 23, 5-7 pm   
  RSVP 

Kick-off your summer networking on the covered patio of Shogun Sushi & Sake Bar in Delmar. 

    
For additional details on all of our upcoming events,   
     
   
SEE YOU AT THE SOLSTICE CELEBRATION!


Visit the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce's Table at the Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday, June 20, 12-4pm along the Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail.

The Chamber will have Business & Community Directories and Bethlehem Town Business Maps available along with information on our Buy Local Campaign. 

This free event is open to all, offering a variety of vendors and activities for the whole family.  See the flyer and website for more details, accessible points along the trail and convenient parking.  We hope to see you there!
 
 

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Pioneer Bank Glenmont Grand Reopening
329 Glenmont Road, Glenmont
Tuesday, June 30, 5:30 Ribbon Cutting
Open House 5-7pm
RSVP

Join us to celebrate the Grand Reopening of the most innovative banking center in Glenmont!



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

Bethlehem Public Library
Wednesday, July 1, 8am
$5 Member/$15 Non-Member
RSVP

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




    VISIT US AT THE MARKETS!

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


MICROENTERPRISE GRANT  
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  
 
MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS
 

Del Lanes in Delmar is offering a Kids Bowl Free Program! Children 15 and under get 2 FREE games per day all summer long! Sign up at this link.    

  

Amelia's Garden is now open Wednesdays from 12-5. Stop in and meet Lisa. Great fabrics available for your quilting or sewing needs. 

  

The Bethlehem YMCA is hosting The 2015 Bethlehem Area YMCA Car Show and Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 27th from 11am-3pm in the back parking lot and at the Pavilion!!  60+ cars and trucks expected. The event will have a DJ, food and drinks, bounce houses, cotton candy, face painting, vendors, and basket raffles! Kids 12 and under FREE, everyone else is $2.00. For details see the flyer.  If you would like to enter a car, be a vendor, or have any questions please contact Rusty Decker at 439-4394.       

  

BodyBrite Delmar is getting ready for their SkinCeuticals Launch Party June 17th from 4 - 7 PM. Check out our biocellulose masque for after IPL or Microdermabrasion. Add-on to your next facial to repair and moisturize your skin.  For information or to schedule, call 439-7960.

 

Los Panchos Mexican Grill & Bar will open early on Father's Day, Sunday June 21 at 12 Noon to celebrate Dads.  Join them for drinks and a special menu.  Call 813-4922 to reserve early. 

  

Ben's Jammin' Treasures in Slingerlands is offering a Summer Paint, Dip and Sip Special - Invite 6 friends you come free , or invite 10 friends and two people come free (#11 -you, #12). You choose the day, time and picture you would like to paint. We supply the art supplies, chips, salsa and painting guidance. You supply the creativity and any beverages you may like. Call 729-5445.   

    

From 6/1-8/1/2015 Grassroot Givers will be collecting bathing suits for children at the Arbor Hill Community Center. Children in urban areas are not allowed to wear clothing in the public pools. Many of their families cannot afford to purchase bathing suits. Please go to www.grassrootgivers.org to make a donation. 100% of your donation directly supports our summer projects.    

  

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.

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!!

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.

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.

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.

  
 COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

The Town of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation officially opened the Elm Avenue Park Pool Complex today, Wednesday, June 10th.  For details on facilities and hours see the website here.

Strides 4 STRIDE 5K Run Walk Roll will be held on Saturday, June 20 at the Albany Riverfront Park, Corning Preserve beginning at 9am. To register for this event please go to their website.

Summer reading at Bethlehem Public Library. Sign up for this program begins on Monday, June 22. Hero-themed programs for all ages - even adults! Prizes, activities and special events to keep you reading all summer long!
See www.bethlehempubliclibrary.org for schedules and more information.

 

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.  
    

Add an event to our Community Calender here and click Submit an Event, it's free!  

NEW MEMBERS   

 

Owens Corning

Joe Blair

1277 Feura Bush Road

Feura Bush, NY 12067

(518) 475-3604

 

South Albany Airport Corp.

Ted Zabinski

6 Old School Road

Selkirk, NY 12158

(518) 281-5430 

 

Broadway Bound Performing Arts Academy

Lindsay Dashew 

785 Delaware Ave (Upper Level)

Delmar, NY 12054

(917) 447-6499

 

Loredana's Hair Studio & Spa

Loredana Cicero 

266 Delaware Ave

Delmar, NY 12054

(518) 439-9309

 

Poise Studios 

Karli Goering 

5 Vista Blvd.

Slingerlands, NY 12159

(518) 461-5055 

 

Rise Engineering

Joe Frey

16B Petra Lane

Albany, NY 12205

(518) 935-1724 

 

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 

 


   

AROUND THE REGION...


The Capital Region Economic Dev- elopment Council (CREDC) will be holding sessions for CFA training in the coming weeks.
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.

 


BETHLEHEM BUSINESS MAP

View the online version of the Bethlehem Business map here.

WEBSITE of the WEEK

Don't FORGET you can now join or renew your dues online.

 

OFFICE SPACE

Looking for work space? 
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Marketspace page frequently to see
available office space.

 

   

HELP WANTED

 

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Job Postings page frequently to see current openings.

 

 



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