in this issue

for providing the
beautiful centerpieces
for our 31st Annual Awards Dinner!

Several lucky winners got to take the centerpieces home to enjoy.  If you missed the 31st Annual Awards Dinner photo gallery, click HERE.


Tuesday we celebrated the Grand Opening of Glenmont Abbey Village, the newest active senior community for adults 55 and older. Michael Uccellini, President and CEO of the United Group of Companies (center) is joined by UCOG representatives including Sharon Kelley and Corinne Ellis, along with Town Supervisor John Clarkson, Town Board members Doris Davis and David VanLuven, Jennifer Kilcoyne, President of the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and and Liz Gemlick also with the Chamber.  See Photo Gallery.


Bethlehem Restaurant Week is coming - SAVE THE DATE!
Stay tuned to see what restaurants are participating this year...

May Networking Mixer
475 Central Avenue, Albany
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Network out of the box this month at Security Supply Plumbing & Heating's state-of-the-art showroom. The Showroom is a Kohler Premier Showroom with over 7,000 sf of display space. Check out working tubs and showers, as well working kitchen sinks and faucets. There are many types of bathroom displays and accessories - there is nothing like this Showroom in Upstate NY! Complimentary wine, beer and soda will be served, along with catered hors d'oeuvres. Sales staff will be on hand to answer questions.

PARKING: There are 14 parking spaces off the Central Avenue side of the Showroom, and there is also parking along Central Avenue (it is not metered). To access the rear lot, which holds 50 cars, drive down Clinton Avenue and pull in the rear gate. The Showroom is opposite Bleeker Stadium (the Counter/ Showroom entrance is there as well).


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

The 2015-2016 
Bethlehem & New Scotland
Telephone Directories
are here!

We've received several inquiries about their arrival, and they were delivered to our office Tuesday.  Stop by the Chamber office today to get your copy!

New artwork from the Bethlehem Art Association is on display!  Visit the Chamber office to see the artwork up close.  All artwork is for sale, and the artist contact information is available in our office.


Students Lend A Hand

Glenmont Job Corps Center located on River Road in Glenmont, NY is a residential technical training school for youth ages 16-24. Job Corps is funded by the Department of Labor to offer underprivileged youth the opportunity to earn a High School Diploma, learn a trade, go to advanced training or be employed in a well-paying job. 

Glenmont Job Corps Center prides itself on giving back to the community - our students are available to help out with many kinds of community service projects.  Examples of past projects include:
  • Bethlehem Community Christmas Dinner
  • Bethlehem Town spring and fall clean-ups, 
  • Colonial Acres Walking Trail construction
  • Equinox Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Albany Pal installation of Holiday Lights
  • and many other events!
Our students work in a professional manner and are caring and courteous.  If your community group is in need of assistance please contact: Ann Marie Morin, Glenmont Job Corps Center Business / Community Liaison, via email or at or 518.767.2293. 

SAVE THE DATE - Summer Festival has been schedule for Sunday, July 17! Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is looking for sponsors, click here for the Partnership Package information. With over 100 exhibitors and over 1,000 attendees, this is a great opportunity to gain exposure for your business. This year's event will be hosted at Indian Ladder Farms to celebrate their 100th Anniversary, and the Grand Opening of their Farmstead Brewery and Cidery. View the event flyer for full details, and click for the exhibitor application.

Next week CrossFit Spur is offering an ENTIRE WEEK of unlimited guest passes!
Monday, April 25 - Friday, April 29, bring your friend(s) to an entire week of classes so they can fully experience what being a CrossFit Spur Athlete is all about.

You're A Good Man Charlie Brown is coming to The Cue Theatre! If you are a business looking to support the arts, contact them to advertise in their Production Program. And get your tickets online today - three showings only, May 6 at 7pm and May 7 at 2pm and 7pm.

New member Sevenzocks Nursery is offering 10% off any mulch, stone or soil delivery (2yd minimum, offer expires 5/7/16). Call 635.4111 to schedule your delivery today!

It's motorcycle season!  Brady Insurance has got you covered, click for their Motorcycle Insurance Program flyer.

Lock into National Bank of Coxsackie's Spring CD Special: 13 Months at 0.52% APY. View flyer for full details.

Don't miss out on April's BIC promotion with The Skyline Printing Co. - 500 BIC Clic Pens with 1-color or 2-color imprint on the barrel, plus 500 BIC Sticky Note pads with a full color imprint on each sheet, for the sale price of $399. See the flyer for full details, this sale has been extended until the end of April.

A-1 Merchant Solutions is announcing their Flat Rate Program - $125 per month for unlimited transactions. Click here for full flyer; for questions email, or call 763.4000.

Heaven's Lil' Angels offers companionship and assistance for seniors, including light housekeeping, meal preparation, hygiene assistance, and more! Click to see their NEW brochure.

With every NEW 6-Month subscription to The Ravena News-Herald, receive a $10 Shop 'n Save gift card! Submit the form to start your subscription, call Jessica at 943.2100, or subscribe online.

Come experience Latin American cuisine on tonight, April 21 for the next cooking class at Normanside's One Six Five Restaurant. 6:30-9:30pm, call 439.4505 to reserve your spot, and see the 4-course menu here.

Stop by the Pioneer Bank branch in Glenmont and try out their new ITM (Interactive Teller Machine) for a chance to win $25! Sweepstakes are open until April 30, click for the rules.

Advertise in the Hudson Valley Mercantile, a quarterly, full-color, glossy magazine by Columbia-Greene Media. April 29 is the deadline, click here for rates. This publication cover topics ranging from history to the arts to the environment, offering a broad mix of content not found in any other publication.

Parents - now's your chance to share your love of Foundry Fitness's HIIT classes with your kids! We will be a running a 6-week child HIIT class starting in May. Reserve your spot now via email, by calling 650.8111, or by stopping into the studio - see flyer
for dates and details

Earth Day is Friday, April 22, and Stewart's Shops will be giving away FREE hot coffee when you come in with your travel mug on Earth Day.

Greenfest is right around the corner! If you can help out, sign up now to volunteer. The event will be Saturday, May 14 at The Bethlehem Chidren's School.

Did you know that Kenwood Manor provides skilled nursing? A local adult home, Kenwood Manor is conveniently located in a lovely community. The facility provides minimum assistance for activities of daily living, home cooked meals, transportation to appointments, and weekly outings. Call 439.8899 for more information - tours are given daily.

It's time to do some Spring Cleaning!
Call Junk King, the nations #1 junk removal service today for the lowest priced estimate, guaranteed in writing. Book online to save $30, or call 888.888.JUNK.

Do you have a child starting kindergarten in the fall at one of Bethlehem Central School's five elementary schools? Don't miss Kindergarten 101: An Information Night for Parents on tonight, April 20, from 6:30-8pm, at Glenmont Elementary School. Faculty and staff from around the district will be on hand to answer questions and provide a glimpse of today's kindergarten classroom and many of the student services offered by the district.

Don't miss the Bethlehem Women's Club Tag Sale on Saturday, April 23! The sale will take place at the Delmar Reformed Church from 8am-1pm. Drop-off items on Friday, April 22 from 10:15am-1:30pm. See the flyer
for the list of acceptable items.

This year's I Love My Park Day, organized by Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation, will be Saturday, May 7 from 9am-12pm. Visit Henry Hudson Park and help clear debris, plant flowers, rake the ball field and playground, clean the pavilion & hibachis, and more. Register or volunteer by email; the first 50 volunteers will receive a free t-shirt! See flyer for complete details.

Kick off your spring cleaning and drop off your sensitive paperwork to be shredded right on site at the Community Shred Day hosted at Godfrey Financial Associates. This is a FREE event and will run from 9am-12pm on Saturday, April 23. Non-perishable food items will also be collected for the Bethlehem Food Pantry.

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.

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


The Delmar Duathlon is this Sunday, April 24!  Sign up alone or as a team, click here.  Proceeds will be used for programs at the Elm Avenue Pool complex and to support the YMCA's Annual Campaign.

On Thursday, April 21 the Bethlehem Historical Association presents 
Michael Engle - he will be giving an illustrated talk about diners in Bethlehem and the Capital District. A faculty member at HVCC, he co-authored "Diners of New York" and wrote "Diners of the Capital District." His current project focuses on the history of diners in the Great Lakes states. The lecture takes place at the Cedar Hill Schoolhouse, 1003 River Road, Selkirk, at 7pm. All are welcome at this free event, and refreshments and conversation will follow the talk. Town historian Susan Leath will be available to sell and sign her new book, Historic Tales of Bethlehem, New York.

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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Junior Achievement
present the Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame, Wednesday,
May 4, 2016, at the Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, Reception: 5:00pm; Dinner Seating: 5:50pm.  2016 Hall of Fame Inductees include Michael Castellana, SEFCUE. Steward Jones, E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy and John Michaels, The Michaels Group.  Induction into the Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame is a preeminent business award in the Capital Region.  The honorees will be part of an illustrious group, living and deceased, who are noted not only for their leadership in enhancing free enterprise but also for their contributions to their community. For more information, visit the website

Google Analytics: Using Website Traffic Data 
Another great workshop from the
Community Loan Fund is coming up on Thursday, April 28.  Google Analytics is a free and very powerful web traffic data analysis tool available from Google. It's commonly installed by website designers (and very easily installed if it's not on your website). In this seminar, you will be introduced to Google Analytics, you will learn the most important data you should be watching, and you will learn what this data means to your business.  The workshop will be facilitated by Erik Bunaes & Erica Dunn, from Endorphin Advisors.  RSVP requested, please call Paul Stewart at 436.8586 x805.
Thursday, April 28th, 10am-12pm
255 Orange St., Albany
Emily L. Grisom Community Room
(2nd Floor Conference Room)
parking lot is adjacent to building
handicapped accessible


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