in this issue

It was so much fun browsing and shopping at the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening this past Saturday at the W Couture Boutique!  Owner Wendy Ritz was joined by husband Bill, daughter Karissa, Mother Lynn Chilcott, Bethlehem Chamber President Jennifer Kilcoyne, chamber reps, and some eager shoppers to celebrate.  Click HERE to view the full photo gallery.

We had a blast Tuesday checking out the Security Supply Plumbing & Heating Showroom!  See the photo gallery HERE.

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!

Bethlehem Economic Development Event
Former Adams Hotel, 393 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
Thursday, June 9, 8am
to Elizabeth Staubach by May 27

The Third Annual Bethlehem Economic Development Marketing and Networking event, aimed at highlighting key commercial and industrial development areas throughout the town including buildings available for purchase and lease, vacant land suitable for development as well as updates on the Delaware Avenue Streetscape project and the Town of Bethlehem Microenterprise Grant Program.

Sponsored by: 

Ribbon Cutting
316 Delaware Avenue, Suite 24, Main Square, Delmar
Wednesday, June 15, 5-7pm

Join us Wednesday for a BBQ on the lawn at Main Square and help us cut the ribbon with our new neighbors!  Additional event details to follow.


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

Important Information:

The Bethlehem Committee on Deer and Ticks has produced a rack card to highlight the committee's presence in town and to direct residents to their  webpage which has a host of information about various deer and tick related issues.  If you are a doctor's office, veterinary office, or any other business that would like a stack of these cards for your waiting room or office, email the committee to request a supply.

American Pickers is coming to New York!


AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique 'picking' on History.  Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team will be filming in New York for Summer 2016.

AMERICAN PICKERS is looking for leads and would love to explore your buried treasure. They are on the hunt for characters with interesting and unique items.  Some of what they look for: vintage bicycles, toys, unusual radios, movie memorabilia, advertising, military items, folk art, early firefighting equipment, vintage musical equipment, automotive items, and clothing. 

If you or someone you know has a large, private collection, submit your name, phone number, location and description of the collection with photos via email, or call 855-OLD-RUST (855-653-7878).  See full flyer here.

DID YOU KNOW.....that you could borrow a
GoPro Camera from the Bethlehem Public Library,
 among many other non-traditional items???

See below for the full list of available items:
* Orion StarBlast 4.5" telescopes, guides and accessories
* GoPro cameras and accessories
* Jumbl slides and negatives scanner
* BookFlix, an online early literacy resource
* In-depth online tech and career tutorials from Atomic Training database
* Digital magazines
* Playaway Launchpads, pre-loaded, kid-friendly tablets
* WiFi service at the town pool and Elm Avenue Park
* Fishing poles for all ages
* A free, lockable charging station for phones and digital devices
* Free-standing Dero Fixit bike maintenance station


Support the WWA ARC this weekend during their Consignment/Thrift Blowout Sale! Friday May 20 12pm-5pm, Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22 9am-5pm - browse men's, women's and children's clothing, assorted furniture and other items at the 11,000 sf WWA ARC Warehouse at  436 Quaker Rd. Queensbury, NY. Every purchase is eligible for vacation getaway drawing!

Breathe Massage will be open Memorial Day Weekend with appointments available each day. Bring your Military ID card in and receive $10 off any service of $50 or more - we thank you for your service! Call 621.7979 today to schedule.

This Thursday, May 19, O'Slattery's Irish Restaurant & Pub will feature live music by Mike DeAngelis from 7-10pm. Trivia Night with host Chad Koenig starts Monday, May 23 - he will be hosting every Monday at 7pm!

See the Playin' with Fire Band live at one of these upcoming events, or book them for your private party. Graduation, birthdays, anniversaries and more - contact Kim for details.

You're invited to the next Healthy Happy Hour at TOP FORM Delmar! Thursday May 26 from 7-8pm - break your addiction to processed food, detox your body, and and lose 5-20 lbs. in 10 days. See flyer for details. And take advantage of their Summer Special: regular price is $550 for 3 months, but sign up now and get June, July and August for the amazing price of $415 - and get the rest of May FREE! Your athlete may attend as many times per week as they would like, or they can customize their own training special to fit their time frame. Call 451.9283 or email Evan to schedule a free, no obligation, consultation and training session. Click for flyer.

Every Thursday in May at Swifty's Restaurant & Pub it's Keep the Pint Night (Guinness Nitro IPA) from 5-7pm!

Check out 16 Handles to try their Coco Loco Coconut Water Sorbet - so refreshing!  They've got you covered with 50 topping choices from fresh fruit to hot fudge.

Attention college students - home for the summer with nothing to do? HIIT it with Foundry Fitness this summer for only $75 a month. Limited time offer, only valid with college ID, email or call 650.8111.

National Senior Health and Fitness Day is Wednesday, May 25! Visit the Bethlehem YMCA for a Wellness Fair, try out some of their fantastic classes, and end the day with a Lunch & Learn at 12pm. Sponsors include BlueShield of Northeastern NY, Town of Bethlehem Parks & Recreation, and the Bethlehem Senior Services Department. View the flyers for details: Page 1, Page 2, and Lunch & Learn.

The next Paint Nite at Del Lanes is Friday, May 27 at 7pm. Paint an adorable panda, and use the promo code on the flyer
to receive 35% off your ticket!

Click here to see what Seniors need to know about selling their home. Contact Realty USA.com's Vonna DuMicich via email or by phone (210.6033) for more info.

Are you looking for a wonderfully nurturing, nature based environment to send your children for a few hours a day? Click here to learn about Summer Camps at the Bethlehem Children's School. Get the registration form here.

Summer is almost here, and La Empanada Llama has begun their summer hours: May 1-August 31 (dine in, take out, or deliveries) Tues-Thurs 11am-8pm; Fri 11am-10pm; Sat 3pm-10pm. Late night deliveries will continue from 10pm-12am (Fridays and Saturdays)!

Dinner during the week can so so tough! Make your week a little easier and reserve chicken for Tuesday Delmar Farmers' Market from Geurtze BBQ. Call 439.7760 before noon on Market Day to order, and pick up your dinner between 2:30-6pm.

It's Graduation Season, and Joyelles Jewelers has the perfect gift! From necklaces to watches to bracelets, stop in and browse their selection. Just added: Tracy Arrington, Meira T, and Tom Kruskal jewelry.

Nominations are still OPEN for Bryant Asset Management's Q2 Generation Grants ProgramJeffrey and Mark Bryant honor their parents' principles by giving back to the local community each quarter through a series of grants of up to $1,000 that result in community improvements. If you know of a worthwhile local community effort or if you represent a group or are an individual who would like to be considered for a grant, contact us with questions via email, by phone to 439.1141 x114, or click HERE to complete the form on our website. 

Give your small business the competitive edge it deserves with a Capital Bank Small Business Account. See flyer for full details.

Late night delivery is back at La Empanada Llama! To order, call 915.1887 or order online. We also cater, so keep us in mind for your graduation party! We have many options from our empanadas and tamales, to our salads, to our different rices and plantains and our amazing desserts and cupcakes! Call or text our catering director at 225.4745, or email us
Berkshire Bank, the #1 SBA lender, is celebrating small businesses with a variety of limited-time offers! View the flyer for details, and stop in to a branch to take advantage.

Click HERE to see the list of 2016 Spring/Summer events offered by Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy!

Upcoming classes at Free Movement Pilates include Early Bird Pilates mat (6-6:45am) with Christine Edwards. She will continue to teach Pilates Mat on Sundays at 8am. Contact Christine for details at 421.4375; 8 class package for $80 (good for only Early Bird and Sunday classes). Or attend one of the DoTerra Essential Oils classes - Thursday, May 19 (1:30pm) or Friday, May 20 (1pm or 6:30pm)If you want to feel better, live better, and learn about stocking your medicine cabinet with natural solutions, RSVP to Jen Anderson via text to 300.8844.

Join Ben's Jammin' Treasures Saturday, May 21 at 11am and paint a beautiful ocean picture with oil paint. Taught by Dawne Ellers, certified Wison Bickford Teacher, seats are limited so call 729.5445 to reserve your spot.

If you are a college student, or know one looking for a gym membership, Delmar Health and Fitness is offering a College Student Membership for $30/month - no commitment!

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.

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

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

Don't forget to schedule your prom appointment! If you are part of the texting service at Ando Salon you'll receive $5 off. Sign up at time of service for the texting program and save an additional 15%!

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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Delmar, NY 12054

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Latham, NY 12110

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Albany, NY 12202

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Delmar, NY 12054

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Delmar, NY 12054

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Delmar, NY 12054

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Latham, NY


Third Generation Master Barber Greg Zorian is launching Zorian of New York - a new line of men's grooming products!

The products are available in Clifton Park and Delmar with a special in store promotion, or via pre-order with Kickstarter. Congratulations Greg!

The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region has two great workshops coming up:
8-WEEK BUSINESS TRAINING COURSE -Learn what you need to know to start and run a successful small business with our 8-week intensive training course, offered in partnership with the Huether School of Business of The College of Saint RoseClass topics include: developing a business plan, strategic planning, marketing, sales forecasting, financial management and analysis, legal, insurance and tax issues. The course provides fundamental planning concepts and tools to help existing and potential business owners.
Date: Saturdays mornings starting May 21
Time: 9am-12pm
Cost:  $160
Location: 920 Albany Street in Schenectady
Free parking is available in the adjacent lot. Tuition includes class materials and light refreshments. Scholarships may be available. For more information or to register, please call or email Paul Stewart at 436.8586 x805.

Hootsuite is an exciting web-based dashboard used to manage, monitor and track all of your social media properties from one place. You'll learn how it can help your organization or business save time and increase your visibility. Facilitated by Erik Bunaes & Allison Bosse from Endorphin Advisors.
Date: Thursday May 26, Time: 10am-12pm
Cost:  FREE, Location: 255 Orange St., Albany (Emily L. Grisom Community Room, 2nd Floor Conference Room)
The parking lot is adjacent to building. Handicapped Accessible. RSVP requested: call or email Paul Stewart 436.8586 x805.

There is one CREDC public meeting left titled "Preparing for Round VI" presented by Mike Yevoli, Regional Director, Empire State Development and Executive Director, CREDC.  For details visit the website.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Schenectady County   9 am - Registration, 9:30-11:30 Presentation
Proctors, GE Theatre | 432 State Street, Schenectady NY

CREDC's Workforce and Education Workgroup  - Monday, June 6, from 9-11 am
University at Albany's Uptown Campus, Hall of Fame Room of the SEFCU Arena
The Workgroup will focus on the process for the Round VI consolidated funding applications (CFAs) as well as potential Round VI projects. Individuals, agencies and organizations associated with education and all aspects of workforce development and training are encouraged to attend. To register visit the website.

On Tuesday, June 7, the State of New York will launch a new Cyber Security Initiative titled "5 Steps To Better Cybersecurity" for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, Local Governments, Not-For-Profit Organizations, and IT and E-commerce vendors.  The event will be held from 10am-12pm at the Empire State Plaza, Meeting Room 6 in Albany.  The presentation will take participants through the set of steps that will help them identify what they have at risk and what they need to protect them. Educational materials can be be used by your organization to learn how to protect yourself from cyber-attacks. For more details and to register, visit the website    


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