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Bethlehem Restaurant Week starts MONDAY!  We have 16 participating locations this year, click HERE to see menus.  Reservations are recommended.












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Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening
365 Feura Bush Road, Glenmont
Friday, May 13
11am

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
5-7pm

Wondering what kind of COOL THINGS you'll see at the Mixer?  See below block for details.

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
2384 Route 9W, Ravena
Thursday, May 19, 4pm

Heaven's Lil' Angels provides in-home caregiving services. Join us to help them cut the ribbon on May 19!




Ribbon Cutting
316 Delaware Avenue, Suite 24, Delmar

POSTPONED
stay tuned for the rescheduled date


   

For additional details on all of our upcoming events,  
view our Chamber Events Calendar!     
What do these three things have in common?

1) A tub that fills from the ceiling
2) An entire wall of working faucets
3)A VibrAcoustic tub (hear and feel music and sound for a unique bathing experience)

They can all be found at the Security Supply Plumbing & Heating Showroom!  There is so much to see and experience, so come geek out with us and network while you explore some of these unique products.  There is no other showroom like this in Upstate NY!  Click HERE for a sneak peek of the Showroom.

A Tub That Fills from the Ceiling
Tub That Fills from the Ceiling

 


Our NEW B2B Leads Group will be launching in two weeks and we are looking for more members!

If you are a business owner and your target clients are other BUSINESSES (not individuals), then this group might be the one for you. Current industries represented include Insurance, Payment Processing Solutions, Time Management Coaching, Banking, Payroll Services, and Team Building. All other categories are OPEN, so email the chamber to learn more.



With so many events coming up these next couple of month's, now is a great time to purchase
Shop BETHLEHEM Gift Cards


Mother's Day May 8 ● Father's Day June 19 ● 8th Grade Moving Up Day Ceremony June 23 ● Bethlehem High School Graduation June 24

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!
MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS

Mark your calendars with these upcoming events at the Bethlehem Public Library! Click titles for flyers: May 2-27 Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays is R.A.D. for Seniors - a 10-session physical defense class. Thursday, May 12 is the next Trivia Night, and Minecraft for Caregivers is Friday, May 13 from 1:30-2:15. Also, their first ever Meet the Candidates night will be tonight, May 4, at 6pmThis forum will give candidates for the Bethlehem Public Library Board of Trustees a chance to share a little more about themselves and why they chose to run. This year's candidates are Caroline Brancatella and Paula Rice.

Happy Mother's Day from Ando Salon! Our gift to you is $5 off your next service from now through May 14. Print out Facebook offer or mention at time of service.

Tonight at Roux, the Sherlach Brothers will be guest bartending from 6-8pm for Mary's Fund - %100 of tips will go to this charity. And Saturday May 7 is the Kentucky Derby Day Outdoor Patio Grand Opening event! $5 mint juleps, watch the race on two 34" flatscreen tv's. See flyer for full details.

Lots going on at CapitalCare Family MedEsthetics: save 20% off Avene RetrinAL through May 14; Mother's Day Specials$99 Microdermabrasion, $599 Sheerwave Eye Lift (package of 6 treatments); May Specials - $375 PRP Injections (save $125), $999 Microneedling w/ PRP (package of 3, save $500), and Juvederm Voluma Derma Filler (2 syringes for $1499, save $500).

Garden Bistro 24 will be offering a Mother's Day Brunch and Dinner - click HERE to see the specials.

The Bethlehem Soccer Club Spring Rec Picture Day and Bake Sale is coming up on Saturday, May 14. 8am start, at the Bethlehem Town Park on Elm Avenue - scheduled times were given to teams at the start of the season.

The Albany Devils have advanced to the 2nd  round of playoffs for the first time in franchise history!  As a thank you for your support, we have provided a way for you and your employees to receive discounted tickets for the entire 2nd round.  There are no box office or Ticketmaster fees to pay, simply click here to take advantage of our discounted tickets. For 10 or more tickets, email Rob Soto or call him at 433.8457.

BarreFlow, a fitness concept which combines barre exercise with aspects of yoga and pilates, gets seal of approval for continuing Education Credits from major fitness associations. Poise Studios owner Karli Taylor teamed up with Jodi Druzba to develop this concept. Click here for the full article.

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.

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. 

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!

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!

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.
WEBSITE of the WEEK

Their Spring Sale is going on now - 5% off any item, shop in person or online and use coupon code SPRNSLE16!


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

 
 COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Saturday, May 14, the Bethlehem Bicycle & Pedestrian Committee, Bethlehem Parks & Recreation, the Bethlehem Police Youth Bureau, the Capital District Transportation Committee, and the Delmar Farmers Market are co-sponsoring the 2016 Bike Expo at the Bethlehem Middle School. 9am-12pm, activities include helmet fitting, bicycle inspection, used bicycle auction, and more!

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! 
 


NEW MEMBERS   

Selkirk, NY
518.441.1608

365 Feura Bush Road
Glenmont, NY 12077
518.275.0424

Naval Recruiting Station 133, Colonie CTR
Albany, NY
518.649.0479

300 Great Oaks Blvd., Suite 300
Albany, NY 12203
518.869.9302

77 Mirror Lake Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946
518.523.2544

1277 Rt. 9 W
Selkirk, NY 12158
518.635.4111

365 Feura Bush Road
Glenmont, NY 12077
518.731.9999

20 Hallwood Road
Delmar, NY 12054
518.698.9082

24 Century Hill Drive
Latham, NY 12110
518.220.3011

40 Broadway, Unit 3
Albany, NY 12202
518.465.0219

911 Central Avenue, #186
Albany, NY 12206
800.210.8423

272 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.439.6132

333 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.482.5421

Glenmont, NY 12077
518.432.7446

797 Route 9W
Glenmont, NY 12077
518.767.2574

741 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.439.5560

20 Century Hill Drive
Latham, NY 12110
518.242.8800

935 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY
518.928.8816

Delmar, NY 12054
518.300.3211

a division of Novus Engineering, P.C.
25 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
518.439.8588

Glenmont, NY
518.364.1589

KUDOS TO 


They were one of about a dozen local businesses in Saratoga, Schenectady, Rensselaer and Albany counties to be recognized May 2 at the U.S. Small Business Administration's 18th annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon.

AROUND THE REGION... 
  
 
CEG
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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Marketspace page frequently to see
available office space.

 

   

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