in this issue
The 31st Annual Awards Dinner
is this Friday!

Last chance to register - RSVP
now if you don't want to miss out on.....

beer tasting by
Bethlehem's first microbrewery

a chance to win a 2-Night stay at Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, NY
a chance to win 2 tickets to a performance of the
Philadelphia Orchestra
SPAC's 50th Golden Anniversary Celebration

.....and much, much MORE!

The rain held off for Friday's ribbon cutting at the new office for Bethlehem Counseling Associates. Partners Amy C. Anneling, PhD, Beth Z. Herr, LCSW-R, John J. O'Connor, PhD, Susan E. Oringel, PhD, Barbara F. Pats, PhD, Charles Sciavolino, LCSW-R, and Lawrence S. Stallman, PhD were joined by chamber reps to cut the ribbon. Click here for the photo gallery.

Yesterday we cut the ribbon at Sam's Italian American Restaurant to kick-off their 45th Anniversary celebration.  Stop in to dine from their special anniversary menu through Saturday, April 9 - view the menu here.  Click for the photo gallery.

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!     

Last chance to RSVP!

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

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.



Starting TONIGHT at Romo's Pizza & Restaurant we will be starting live music from 6-9pm. Kicking off this week will be Marcus Ruggerio! If you or someone you know is interested in playing contact us directly at 518.449.5871.

The new menu at Roux is available tonight! Chef Michael Mastrantuono, formerly of Mezzanotte and Milestone, will debut his new menu on April 6 at 5pm.

Taco Bell Foundation is awarding $1 million in scholarships to young adults. We are looking for innovators, creators and dreamers who have the passion to pursue their unique dreams. Click here for details!

The schedule for Playin' With Fire Band has just been released! Click HERE to see the full list.

Two members have teamed up to offer even more to their clients - Foundry Fitness and Poise Studios are now offering Studio Share! View the flyer for details.

There will be live music by Mike DeAngelis Friday, April 8 from 8-11pm at O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub!

Do you know a student who is looking for a summer internship?  Policy Research Associates is seeking interns for Summer 2016. Students interested in behavioral health, criminal justice, or juvenile justice should apply today!

Learn about essential oils and your bio-energy Thursday, April 7 at Merriman and Pfister's Marketplace. Ruth Smalley, our local author, is also a holistic educator and certified Donna Eden Energy Practitioner. 6:30pm, bring a friend and enjoy refreshments!

The April Art Schedule for Ben's Jammin' Treasures is HERE. Paint & Sip, make your own earring, acrylic paint classes, and more!

Stop by the Bethlehem Public Library on Sunday, April 10 from 1-4pm for Meet Our Local Authorsan event that highlights the work of local writers and features a keynote address by Lisa Lutz, a New York Time bestselling author. Almost two dozen local authors will be participating.

Visit the Glenmont Abbey Village on Thursday, April 14 for their Downsizing Seminar & Open House from 5-7pm. Organize Senior Moves will be one of the presenters - presentations will take place between 5:50-6:30pm. Click for the full details.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Next week is National Library Week - we are fortunate to have such an active and vibrant library in our town with great resources and programming for the community!

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


The Town of Bethlehem Spring Recycle Fest is Saturday, April 9This program is co-sponsored by Bethlehem Central School District Green Team and the Delmar Farmers Market. The event is open to all area residents. There will be secure paper shredding, book recycling, electronic/appliance recycling, and textile/clothing recycling (ripped, stained, etc. - all items accepted). Free shredding is limited to Town of Bethlehem Residents and BCSD taxpayers only.
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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Delmar, NY 12054

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Delmar, NY 12054

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Feura Bush, NY 12067

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180 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
Feura Bush, NY 12067
Feura Bush, NY 12067

Horizon View Travel
Delmar, NY 12054

Law Office of Meredith H. Savitt, P.C.

Delmar, NY 12054


The College Experience Interactive Job Fair is Tuesday, April 12 from 1-4pm at St. Joseph's Auditorium at The College of St. Rose.  They are seeking to connect strong businesses who are interested in hiring people with intellectual disabilities.  Click here for full flyer.


View the online version of the Bethlehem Business map here.


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Marketspace page frequently to see
available office space.





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