in this issue
We want your promotional materials!

MONDAY, 5/2, we will be preparing 50 WELCOME PACKETS,
which are used by realtors and businesses for

We are running low on some of our member promotional material here in our office.  If you would like to have your material included in this batch of Welcome Packets, and re-stock our display racks in the office, please make sure to drop it off at the Chamber office.
Materials can be dropped off M-F 9am-5pm,
or put in the mail slot.
Wednesday's Networking Mixer at My Place & Company drew quite a crowd!  We saw many familiar faces, and some new ones too, which is always nice.  View the photo gallery here.


Bethlehem Restaurant Week is coming - SAVE THE DATE!
Check our website later this week as we start to link the menus.

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening
365 Feura Bush Road, Glenmont
Friday, May 13

Come celebrate the Grand Opening of W Couture Boutique, a clothing boutique right here in Glenmont!  They carry brands made in the USA, Italy, France and Canada.  The owner, Wendy, has designed a new Exclusive Basic Wear Collection as well as a Private Resort Wear Collection.  They have all sizes and tons of styles to fit every body type.

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).

Ribbon Cutting
316 Delaware Avenue, Suite 24, Delmar
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Join us as we cut the ribbon at the Equitas Realty office in Main Square!  Full event details to follow.


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

The 2016-2017 Business & Community Directories
have been distributed!

Keep an eye out for your copy in your Spotlight newspaper - the directories were included in this week's edition.  If you would like more, simply stop by the Chamber office!

As the weather continues to warm up, more and more seasonal businesses are opening back up!  Here are some of the ones we know about so far:

Boathouse Grille - open 7 days a week starting May 1
Mauro's Menu - ice cream now open 7 days a week
Yanni's Too - now open 7 days a week

Tuesday's Delmar Farmer's Market - opening Day May 3
Delmar Farmer's Market - opening Day May 7

National Teacher Appreciation Week
is NEXT WEEK, May 2-6!

Do you know what makes a great gift?

Shop BETHLEHEM Gift Cards

Cards can be purchased in any denomination from $5-$500 and are used like cash at participating businesses in town.  Click HERE to see the full list of 40 businesses.  Purchase cards online, over the phone at 439.0512, or in person at the Chamber office M-F 9am-5pm (318 Delaware Avenue, Suite 11, Main Square).

Support our local businesses and keep money in our community!


Delmar Bistro now has their liquor license, so enjoy a drink while you dine! Located in Delaware Plaza, their hours are as follows: closed Mon; Tues-Thurs 9am-7pm; Fri-Sat 9am-8pm; Sun 10am-6pm.

Join TOP FORM Delmar for a special event this evening! Hosted by Dr. Michael Fleischer, motivational speaker, GMO Free, Organic Superfoods for Wellness & Health Expert, learn gentle detox strategies and tips for health, stress relief, and increased energy. Every attendee will receive a $50 gift card! 7-8pm, see flyer for more details.

Let Mom know how much she means to you this Mother's Day - send her a beautiful bouquet of her favorite flowers or something to satisfy her sweet toothAAA Hudson Valley members can send for 25% less from 4/25 - 5/8/16, visit website to order.

Make your Mother's Day reservations today for Yanni's Too. Call 756.7033, and click for the menu.

Visit Tomo Asian Bistro and take advantage of their new specials! Monday choose 1 appetizer and 1 entree for $13, and Tuesday pick 3 sushi rolls from the regular roll menu (R1-R30) for $10.

The To Life! 18th Annual Gala - Honoring the Women In Our Lives is coming up on May 3! 5:30-8:30pm at the Franklin Plaza, register here. This is To Life!'s spring fundraising event which includes a showcase of area restaurants and a silent auction. A brief formal program includes presentation of awards and film highlights from To Life! events held throughout the year. Funding opportunities include corporate sponsorship, honorary committee participation and general ticket sales. All proceeds are used to fund To Life!'s extensive education programs, support services and wellness programs held throughout the year. 

The Spring Open House at the Pine Hollow Arboretum will be held on Sunday, May 1, from 1-4pm. Guided tours of the newest trails will be offered at 2pm and 3pm, there will be refreshments and a chance to connect with other arboretum supporters, friends, volunteers and staff. 

Monday, May 2, there will be a Bethlehem Senior Transportation Shopping Trip to Colonie Center and Northway Mall, organized by the Town of BethlehemCall 439.5770 from 9am-3pm to make reservations, space is limited. Note: Bethlehem Senior Transportation is unable to transport appliances or other "big box" items. Please plan to have these items delivered. Check with the store for details.

Allstate/Woods Insurance protects Employees too. Click here to view the brochure. Get rewarded for referrals - use this form to list at least two personal referrals, and for every referral quoted, you will be entered into our monthly raffle for a $100.00 gift card!

For the remainder of April, Ando Salon is offering our $30 Wella Luxe Oil Treatment for $10. Call now to book an appointment or add it on to your service: 439.2887.

Looking for some great hikes this Spring? Click here to see the upcoming hikes organized by Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy.

Click here for the May Art Schedule at Ben's Jammin' Treasures. Oil painting, Paint & Sip, design your own bracelets, furniture painting, and more!

Check the O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub events page to see their upcoming events: margarita specials and live music by Mike DeAngelis from 8-11pm on May 5, Cinco de Mayo; Mother's Day reservations May 8; Trivia Night Monday, May 9 - and more!

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

May is National Pet Month - the perfect time to check out this member website!  They offer dog washing (DIY, or you can have your dog washed for you), dog grooming, and doggie daycare.  

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


will be kicking off our 2016 season on 
Tuesday, May 3!  Located at the First United Methodist Church at 428 Kenwood Avenue in Delmar, we will have over 20 vendors - thank you to all our amazing supporters!  The market will be open from 2:30-6pm until November 22.  This market is a producer only market. We have the best local farmers, producers and crafters. We also offer many hot prepared foods to help make dinner planning easy for those busy nights.  Be sure to check our website and Facebook sites and share away on your social media sites! We will also have a community table for any non-profits in the area up for grabs this year as well as our token machine and EBT/SNAP benefits. Tokens are available for purchase at the WASH GREEN and Clean table. 

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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Glenmont, NY 12077

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Albany, NY

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Albany, NY 12203

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Lake Placid, NY 12946

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Selkirk, NY 12158

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Glenmont, NY 12077

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Delmar, NY 12054

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Latham, NY 12110

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Albany, NY 12202

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Albany, NY 12206

272 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

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Delmar, NY 12054

Glenmont, NY 12077

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Glenmont, NY 12077

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Delmar, NY 12054

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Latham, NY 12110

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Latham, NY

Delmar, NY 12054

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25 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

Glenmont, NY

382 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

1391 Indian Fields Road
Feura Bush, NY 12067

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180 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

Congressman Paul Tonko
and USDA Rural Development are offering a Business and Industry Program Workshop on Tuesday, May 3, at the Riverfront Center in Amsterdam, 10am-12pm.  This workshop is directed to businesses, farmers, entrepreneurs, lenders, Chambers of Commerce, and economic development agencies. Topics will include Rural Energy for America Program, Business and Industry Loan Guarantee Program, and the Value Added Producer Grant program. Call Congressman Tonko's Office to register, 518.843.3400; click to view flyer.

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

Bethlehem Youth Court will host their Annual Law Day Event and New Member Induction Ceremony Tuesday, May 10, at 7pm. The Keynote Speaker will be David Soares, Albany County District Attorney, and the event will be held in the Bethlehem Town Hall Auditorium.  RSVP by May 6 to Katrina via email or by phone, 439.4955 x1143.  See flyer for full event details.


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