in this issue

The Chamber partnered with the Town of Bethlehem Department of Economic Development and Planning for an informative session Tuesday night hosted at the Bethlehem Public Library.  Panel members Joseph Landy (Director, Commercial Lending - Capital Region Chamber), Walt Brady (Director of Lending, Community Load Fund of the Capital Region), John Skrobella
(Small Business Development Center) and Dustin Krause
(Assistant VP, New York Business Development Corp.) provided fantastic information to the attendees.  If you want to learn more about what they can do for you, check out some of their materials HERE and HERE, or contact the Chamber for information at 439.0512 or info@bethlehemchamber.com.

Bethlehem Counseling Associates Ribbon Cutting
200 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Friday, April 1, 2016

Bethlehem Counseling Associates has moved - join us to help cut the ribbon at their new location! See the new space during the open house and enjoy light refreshments.

31st Annual Chamber Awards Dinner
Cyprus Shrine Banquet Center, Glenmont
Friday, April 8
5:30 PM
***full details in below block***

Robinson Ace Hardware & Garden Center Ribbon Cutting
1900 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands
Saturday, April 9, 2016

Join us to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of Robinson Ace Hardware & Garden Center. A cookout featuring Weber grills will begin at 10am. We will officially cut the ribbon at 11am, and there will be give-aways (including Yankee tickets and Countryfest tickets). Reps from Stihl Power Equipment, Cambridge Tools and Husqvarna will be in attendance to talk about their product lines and answer questions. Any one item under $50 will be 50% off, and there will be a large garage sale in the Pavilion with blowout prices.

Glenmont Abbey Village Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening
7 Thomas Cole Drive, Glenmont
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of Glenmont's newest active senior community for adults 55 and older. Following the ribbon cutting, light refreshments and live music will be provided in the clubhouse. Tours of the community will also be available. Space is limited, RSVP is required to attend.

April Networking Mixer
241 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Join us for our rescheduled March Mixer! Spring is in the air, it's a great time to get out, network, make fresh connections or nurture existing ones.


For additional details on all of our upcoming events,  
view our Chamber Events Calendar!     

Friday, April 8, 2016
Cyprus Shrine Banquet Center
catered by 2Shea Catering

5:30 PM 
Networking & Cocktails
Tasting by The Real McCoy Beer Co.
Bethlehem's first microbrewery
7:00 PM Dinner ● 8:00 PM Awards Presentation
$65 per person

Join the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce for the 31st Annual Awards Dinner. Network with over 200 business colleagues while we honor this year's award recipients.

Dale Ezyk
Colonial Acres Golf &
Learning Center
Business Person of the Year

Joan Gavrilik
Friends of Bethlehem Parks & Recreation
Citizen of the Year

Gerald Wright
Robert Wright Disposal
Lifetime Achievement
Will vonWedel
Community Spirit

Regina McGuire
Youth Award

Sponsor the Event!
Promote your business or organization at the Chamber's largest networking event through a sponsorship. See sponsorship information 
for details or contact the Chamber at 439-0512 or by email.
Thanks to our Sponsors!  



first niagara bank

lavelle and finn logo

A. Phillips Hardware
Bethlehem Area YMCA
Buenau's Opticians
Burke Insurance Associates & Farm Family Casualty Insurance

Burt Anthony Associates
Columbia Development
Cornea Consultants of Albany
Delaware Plaza LLC
Four Corners Pharmacy
Glenmont Abbey Village-URMC
Glenmont Self Storage
Haslam Tree Service
Homestead Funding - Lisa Fortin
Kinderhook Bank
National Bank of Coxsackie
Nationwide Insurance - Douglas A. Schulz LLC

Robert Wright Disposal, Inc.
Upstate Wine & Spirits Co.



There are many local organizations that rely on volunteers to help them carry out their good works. If you are new to volunteering, it can be hard to know how to get started. Join the Bethlehem Public Library on Saturday, April 2 for our Community & Volunteer Fair from 1-3pm. This event brings non-profit organizations and potential volunteers together. Learn more about how you can make a difference! On Sunday, April 3Marc Edgar will be at the library to teach young people how to create printable 3D designs.
Register early, slots are expected to fill up fast! See the flyer for details.

Tonight at RouxBrian Axford and Paul Borrello will be performing from 6-9pm. Friday, April 1, from 6-9pm The Fresh Trio will perform. Chef Michael Mastrantuono, formerly of Mezzanotte and Milestone, has now joined the Roux team - he will be releasing his new menu on April 6 at 5pm, so stay tuned!

'Tis the season - the Summer Season, that is! The Boathouse Grille will be opening this Friday, April 1 at 12pm. April hours will be Thurs-Sun from 12-9pm. Starting May 1 we will open seven days a week.

The CertifiKIDS products at CAP COM Federal Credit Union are savings products designed to help  kids learn the value of compounding money. Available in 9, 18 or 36 month terms, it's perfect for a
long-term savings goals - click for details.

Interested in being a part of a successful, stable, and FUN company? Stop by the Stewart's Shops Job Fair on April 2! Click for full details.

All lunch items are $7.00 Mon-Fri at Los Panchos Mexican Grill & Bar! Use promo code 7LUNCH. 

Join Bethlehem Children's School and Ben's Jammin' Treasures on Saturday, April 9, at 6pm for their first Paint & Sip at the school! $40 includes all art supplies, wine and food - register via email.

It's Parent's Night Out at the Bethlehem Area YMCA on Saturday, April 9! See flyer for full details.

Historic Tales of Bethlehem New York is now available. Town of Bethlehem historian Susan E. Leath drew inspiration from her articles that were printed in Our Towne Bethlehem to compile this rich collection of essays. Order by email, or call 888.313.2665.

Get ready for the first event of the season at the Pine Hollow Arboretum! The State of the Arboretum event will be Sunday, April 3 at 2pm at the Visitor Center. The arboretum's founder John Abbuhl will share what the Pine Hollow has accomplished in the last year and plans for the coming year. For those interested in volunteering, you will be able to sign up and learn more about how you can help the arboretum maintain its beautiful grounds and stay connected to the community. RSVP via email or Facebook.
MEGA BURGER is now open in Delaware Plaza. Click here for the menu, which includes burgers, salads, shakes and cupcakes!

Support your veterans this Memorial Day, and throughout the year, by participating in the American Legion Memorial Day Honor Roll. The American Legion publishes this booklet every year, which allows businesses to advertise to the 3,000+ parade spectators. Proceeds from the Honor Roll are used to support non-funded veteran service programs, such as Patriot Flight, a local non-profit that flys Veterans to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials for their service. Advertising deadline is April 15, click HERE for the form.

Check out the Get Your LOGO On promotion from The Skyline Printing Co.50 White T-Shirts with 1-color imprint for only $3.50 eachEvery time your customer wears your t-shirt to the gym, it's likely that over 50 people will read it. If your customer wears the shirt to the gym once a week for a year, that's over 2500 views! At $3.50 per shirt, where else can you get your name in front of potential customers for less than a penny per view? Click here for details.

The College Prep Workshop is Wednesday, March 30, at 6pm at CAP COM Federal Credit Union's Albany branch (4 Winners Circle, Albany 12205). This is for high school sophomores, juniors and their parents. Learn how to choose the right school, apply for college, complete the college interview process and find scholarships. The registration link should be available on their Facebook soon.

Two great events coming up at Poise Studios: BarreFlow for Runners, Thursday, March 31. Join us at 7pm and learn exercises to improve your time and stay injury-free. Sunday, April 3, is BarreFlow for Men
The class strongly focuses on proper posture and alignment to achieve results and is excellent in combination with a traditional weight workout. This event will be followed by a reception featuring A Mad Jack Brewing Co. sampling.

Spring is in the air - that means it's time for Spring Cleaning! If you have unwanted junk laying around, Junk King can help. Use our Spring Coupon (exp 5/31/16): $25 off any load, $50 off a full truck - offer not valid on jobs under $99. Cannot be combined with any other coupons or offer.

Take advantage of the CD special at National Bank of Coxsackie - 13 months at 0.52 percent APY! Visit your local branch to set yours up today.

Don't know where to start when looking for Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Memory Care Communities? Let CarePatrol of the Capital District help. Email Rich Curry for more information, or view the brochure.

Did you know? To Life! is on Amazon Smile's Charity list for donations! Next time you are shopping on smile.amazon.com, choose "To Life!, Delmar NY" as your charity of choice and Amazon will donate .5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to To LIfe! Start shopping today!

Salad dressings are back at Garden Bistro 24! Choose from Balsamic Vinaigrette, Citrus Vinaigrette, Maple Mustard Vinaigrette and Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette. Purchase at the restaurant or visit their online store.

Looking to supplement your income? Consider becoming a professional school bus driver. Part-time hours, health insurance once contracted with a 4-hour daily route - click for the flyer, or email Kevin for information.

For a full list of the ongoing member deals & offers, visit Member News.

Both of these member businesses recently launched new websites - check them out!


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


On Thursdays between 10 AM and 2 PM, the Town of Bethlehem will be accepting donations for Habitat ReStore in the Capital District of slightly used furnishings, working appliances, cabinets, and other building materials at the Town of Bethlehem Transfer Station, 136 Rupert Rd, Selkirk, NY. See the Flyer for details.  
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 Calendar here and click Submit an Event, it's free! 


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Judi Gabler made it into the National Association of Realtor's 30 Under 30 Class of 2016 - great job Judi!  She will be featured with her class in the May/June issue of REALTORŪ Magazine.


They were listed as one of the "50 Essential Restaurants of 2016" by the Times Union - congratulations!


The Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Brokers Inc., cordially invite you to join them for dinner at the Century House, located at 997 New Loudon Road, Latham, on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 5pm to mingle, network, and learn from some of the Capital Region's most active Commercial Real Estate Professionals.   What incentives are being offered to commercial tenants today?  As a Company, should you rent or own?  Why should you invest in commercial real estate? Selling or looking to buy a business?  Where are the "hot" submarkets in the region?  What is the real value of a commercial broker? Learn about the latest local market trends and local common  practices from our panel of seasoned real estate professionals in the areas of Retail, Office, Industrial, Multi-Family, Investment Real Estate and Business Brokerage.  To register for the event, visit the website.

The City of Albany seeks nominations for the
2016 Tulip Queen and Court.  Nomination deadline is April 1, 2016.  The Albany Tulip Queen and Court spend their reign promoting education and developing their own initiatives for community outreach and literacy programs throughout the city.  Click to nominate.


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