in this issue

**TODAY!!! 5-7PM**

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

Join us tonight and help us cut the ribbon with our new neighbors!  An outdoor BBQ on the lawn at Main Square will immediately follow the ribbon cutting.

Last Thursday the Bethlehem Chamber was one of the sponsors of the 3rd Annual Bethlehem Economic Development Marketing and Networking Event, which was held at the former Adams Hotel at 393 Delaware Avenue. Speakers included John Clarkson Bethlehem Town Supervisor and Michael Yevoli, Regional Director of Empire State Development.  The crowd was updated on the Delaware Avenue Streetscape Project and the Town of Bethlehem Microenterprise Grant Program.  Click HERE for the photo gallery.

State Farm Ribbon Cutting - Agent James Leone
365 Feura Bush Road, Glenmont
Monday, July 11, 3-6pm

Help us cut the ribbon with James Leone, State Farm Agent, in his new Glenmont office! 3pm ribbon cutting followed by food and special event activities, including FREE window chip repairs by Glass USA, a face painter for the kids, lots of delicious food, and giveaways.

Grand Slam Networking Event
Joe Bruno Stadium - 80 Vandenburg Avenue, Troy
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

"There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens."
- Tommy Lasorda
Be the player who "makes it happen" and join us as we network with the Colonie Chamber while cheering on the Tri-City ValleyCats! Make valuable connections in this relaxed setting while you enjoy baseball over lunch. Weather worries? No worries at all - guests will enjoy all the amenities of the climate-controlled Diamond Club, complete with a balcony view.
Space is limited. This event is open to members and non-members of the Bethlehem and Colonie Chambers. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. $20 per ticket, includes lunch.

10:45 am Check-In & Networking
11:00 am Opening Pitch
12:00 pm Lunch Is Served


For additional details on all of our upcoming events,  
view our Chamber Events Calendar!     
Call for Promotional Materials

We recently completed 50 Welcome Packets, and we are running VERY LOW on member promotional material here in our office.

If you typically supply us with your promotional material, please make sure to periodically re-stock the Chamber office.  We use the materials for welcome packets, leads groups, farmer's markets (when in season), and for walk-ins.  

If you are a member and have NOT supplied us with your material, please feel free to take advantage of this outlet as a way to advertise and get your information out to the public.

Materials can be dropped off M-F 9am-5pm,
or put in the mail slot.

Visit us at the Farmers Markets

2:30 - 6:00 PM
Delmar 1st United Methodist Church
428 Kenwood Avenue
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bethlehem Middle School
332 Kenwood Avenue

Both of the Delmar Farmers Markets have been open since May and are in full swing!  As part of the Chamber's Buy Bethlehem Buy Local Initiative, we will be representing our Member businesses at both Farmers Markets in town once a month.

If you are interested in having your business or organization's promotional materials included in these outreach efforts, please drop off materials at the Chamber office.

Interested in joining us to represent your business or organization at one of the Markets in person?  Contact the Chamber at 518.439.0512 or via email to schedule a date and time.

N E W   E X H I B I T

Visit the Chamber office to view the new exhibit of artwork by members of the Bethlehem Art Association.

Pieces can be purchased by contacting the artist directly.
To find out more about the Bethlehem Art Association visit their website.


Catch Acoustic Fire, the acoustic group from the Playin' With Fire Band, at one of their upcoming shows at fellow member businesses - Saturday, June 25 at Yanni's Too (7-10pm) and Thursday, June 30 on the deck at Shogun Sushi & Sake Bar (7-9pm). 

Join Marvin and Company, P.C. CPAs for their next webinar: "Retirement Plan Dynamics and Industry Updates (Part II)" on Wednesday, June 15 from 12-1pm.  Learn about hot button topics and current industry changes from Alan W. Clink, CPA, Principal, and Linda M. Conrad, CPA, Senior Benefits Specialist. One hour of continuing professional educational credit is available for CPAs. For complete details, and to register, click here.

Looking for more plants to spruce up your yard? All shrubs at Sevenzocks Nursery are now 30% off! Stop in and take advantage of this fantastic offer!

Medicare 101 will be presented at Glenmont Abbey Village, brought to you by Aetna Medicare. June 21 at 10am, light refreshments will be served. Call 518.419.6661 to register.

Bring in 2 shirts to Best Cleaners and get a 3rd for FREE! Wednesday and Thursday only, offer valid until June 30.

This Friday, June 17, join Poise Studios for BarreFlow for Make A Wish. This is a donation only class - all proceeds will help Poise instructor Gary Dibble on his path to raise $1500 for Make A Wish North Eastern NY. 4:30-5:15pm.

Every Father who dines at Bellini's Italian Eatery this Father's Day, Sunday, June 19, will receive a FREE Chicken Parmesan Entree voucher for their next visit! See flyer.

The next Cooking Party with Chef at Normanside One Six Five Restaurant is Grill It, featuring Sam Adam's beer pairings with Matt Perrazelli! Call 439.4505 x10 to reserve your spot today.

June 24 is the next Paint Nite at Del Lanes! Reserve your spot now at 518.439.2224 and enjoy a night of creative fun and drinks!

To Life! has started a new weekly outdoor walking program that takes place every Tuesday. Bethlehem is a scenic and walkable community - so gather your friends, get outside to enjoy the fresh air and meet some new people! The 45 minute walk starts at 12:30pm from 410 Kenwood Avenue, and the route varies. Call 518.439.5975 or email to sign up.

CAP COM Federal Credit Union is partnering with Yankee Trails World Travel to give away a trip anywhere in the world! Join the conversation and be entered in our Bonus Live Life Luggage Sweepstakes - post or tweet a photo of your Live Life Luggage Tag on CAP COM's social accounts and tell us about your dream vacation destination. See official rules for more details.

Warren Stoker is the Artist of the Month for June at Merriman & Pfister's Marketplace. Enjoy 15% off his wonderful works, either at the shop or online.

This month only, purchase your Albany Devils Season Ticket Membership and receive flex tickets to Siena Men's Basketball or the MAAC Championship! And new this year, Season Ticket Members will receive a free ticket to a select preseason NJ Devils gameDetails here and here.

Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited is looking for new board members! Be on the lookout for more info.

For the month of JuneAndo Salon is offering a $20 Sebastian Drench Treatment with Cellophane - it moisturizes while repairing your hair to rejuvenate and boost shine and smoothness! Call 518.439.2887 to book today.

Come get your ZUMBA on at Kenwood Manor Good Samaritan Lutheran Home on June 17! Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit residents of Kenwood Manor for their Summer Outings Program. $15 at the door, 6:30-8:30pm, see flyer for complete details.

Korean BBQ Pork is Hot Harry's Burrito of the MonthSucculent pulled pork, Spanish rice, shredded jack cheese, southwest coleslaw & our house made Korean BBQ sauce - YUM!

It's never too early to start thinking about Back to School! All mortgage applications submitted to Homestead Funding Corp. between June 1-July 31 will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a $250 Visa gift card. Click for flyer.

The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine is looking for sponsors for the upcoming Focus on Lyme event. This Lyme Disease Educational Forum and Fundraising Event will be held on Friday, July 15, at The Desmond. Click to view the invitation and the sponsorship details

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

Offering original designs which incorporate plantings, hardscape and drainage, all in one package - Red Maple Land Services is proud to be ICPI Certified Paver Installers, as well as, NCMA Certified Segmented Retaining Wall Installers.

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! 


251 New Karner Road, Suite 901
Albany, NY

Glenmont, NY

180 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY

Aetna Medicare
Alcove, NY 12007

30 South Pearl Street, FL P2
Albany, NY 12207

Selkirk, NY

365 Feura Bush Road
Glenmont, NY 12077

Naval Recruiting Station 133, Colonie CTR
Albany, NY

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

77 Mirror Lake Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946

1277 Rt. 9 W
Selkirk, NY 12158

365 Feura Bush Road
Glenmont, NY 12077

20 Hallwood Road
Delmar, NY 12054

24 Century Hill Drive
Latham, NY 12110

40 Broadway, Unit 3
Albany, NY 12202

911 Central Avenue, #186
Albany, NY 12206

The Center For Economic Growth will host the 2016 Technology Innovation Awards on Thursday, June 23, at 11:30am-1:30pm at The Desmond Albany.  The event  recognizes and honors our region's most innovative and growth-oriented companies and individuals for superior achievements. Please join us to celebrate and honor this year's winners and for a special video tribute to our beloved colleague and friend, Jeffrey A. Lawrence. This year's keynote speaker is Alfred Poor, Ph.D., Editor of "Health Tech Insider". For details, sponsorship opportunities and to register, visit the website.

On June 28, 2016 FuzeHub will hold a Solutions Forum for Manufacturers in collaboration with ITAC and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Do you need assistance with production, engineering, product innovation, certifications, marketing, financing, workforce or supply chain development needs? Your time is important. Let us leverage our extensive experience and relationship network to help you succeed. Tell us what growth challenges or initiatives you want assistance with - and we will find the right resources and bring them to you. Visit the website for complete details.

Owners of historic properties may be eligible for 20% federal and 20% state historic preservation income tax credits for rehabilitation projects.  Learn more at the Federal and New York State Historic Preservation Tax Credit Programs Workshop on Monday, June 20.  Co-hosted by Congressman Paul D. Tonko, the workshop will be held at the Schenectady Armory from 2-4pm.  See the flyer for more details, and call Congressman Tonko's office to register: 518.465.0700. 


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