in this issue

Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!

The Chamber will be closed Monday, July 4,
in observance of the holiday.


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!     

Monday, September 19

Normanside Country Club
Salisbury Road, Delmar

Dinner and Raffle
Save the date for an afternoon of golf and an evening of networking!  The day includes lunch in the banquet room, 18 holes of golf (with cart), use of practice facilities and locker rooms, bag drop service and dinner.  There will be fun contests and a raffle to benefit two local non-profit organizations.

All are welcome, Members and Non-Members - register with a friend, relative, or co-worker.  Soft spikes and appropriate attire are required.  Registration will open in July - stay tuned!

Promote your business to the community and be visible at the event - click HERE.

Contribute a gift certificate/product to the raffle, which supports local charities.  Contact the Chamber at 518.439.0512 or via email.


Do you LOVE our town?  Visit the Chamber office to purchase
one of these unique gifts, whether it's for a family member,
friend, co-worker - or for yourself!

Historic Tales of Bethlehem, New York
by Susan E. Leath,
Town Historian
Card from Original Drawing by Peter Keitel
Images of America
by Susan E. Leath,
Town Historian

includes tax
$3 for each
$4 for $10
includes tax

Visit us at the Farmers Markets

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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.


Looking for some low cost fun for your kids this summer? Sign up for the Kids Bowl Free program at Del Lanes! 15 and under get two free games a day all summer, and all you pay is shoe rental. Sign up by clicking here today!

The Middle School has returned to the Bethlehem Children's School - and enrollment is open. With a new Tiny Sprouts, Pre-K successfully added last year, Bethlehem Children's School continues addressing the enrollment gap by welcoming back its middle school. The school's reworked curriculum sets itself apart from other middle school programs by focusing on community outreach and community service projects. All inquiries should be sent via email to Heather LeVeille, Director, or by calling 518.478.0224.

Learn how M&T Helping Hands helps adults stay independent using non-medical home care services by coming to their presentation Tuesday, July 12, at 2pm at Glenmont Abbey Village. Click here for full flyer.

It's time for All About Bikes at the Bethlehem Public Library! Join one of the experts from Steiner Sports at 7pm on Thursday, July 14, to hear all about bicycle safety and basic maintenance. 

The Kiwanis Club of Delmar has just announced their Annual Golf Outing for Charity. The outing will take place Monday, August 1, at Normanside Country Club. See flyer for complete details - register as an individual golfer, or as an event sponsor.

There's always something special going on at Romo's Pizza! Tuesday is Chicken Parm Night for $9.99; Wednesday enjoy live music, Thursday is Trivia Night, and Sunday is Spaghetti & Meatballs. Slice specials are available all day, or indulge in their Happy Hours Specials.

Jake Moon Restaurant & Cafe will be closed for vacation from June 27 - July 5. They will reopen on Wednesday, July 6.

The Shampoodle Extreme Makeover Pet Edition starts today! Click HERE to submit your photos from June 29-July 23. Voting will take place July 24-August 6. Pooch Grand Prize includes wash, grooming, toothcare and MORE, while the Pooch Owner will receive a Grand Prize from Loredana's Hair Studio & Spa (haircut, style, manicure & pedicure). 

Just in time for summer - floating sunglasses are now available at Buenau's Opticians! Amphibia Sunglasses stay safe in the pool, on your boat, in the lake or ocean - stop in today to check them out.

"Hey Jude...The Tribute", a top-flight group that plays high-quality, exciting, exacting renditions of songs written and performed by The Beatles spanning their entire decade together, will be performing Thursday, June 30 at 7pm at the Bethlehem Central Middle School.  This event is FREE - bring the whole family! 

The last ever, final Bethlehem 4th of July 
VINTAGE Baseball Game will be played with the rules of the year 1864 - Civil War era.
The Bethlehem BRAVES Town Team vs.
the New York Mutuals of Bethpage, Long Island will face off on Monday, July 4 at 12:45pm. Brought to you by Bethlehem Mickey Mantle, Inc., this is a FREE event and will take place at Bethlehem Elm Avenue Town Park, Field # 5 (261 Elm Ave., Delmar).

Make sure that if THIS happens to your boat, you're covered! Contact Brady Agency today at 518.439.3017.

The Summer Patio Schedule at Shogun Sushi & Sake Bar is HERE! Visit the patio and enjoy the warm weather while you listen to live music and eat fantastic food. August dates to follow.

Looking for healthier snack options for your place of business?  See if you qualify for a FREE healthy vending machine at your site. Click for flyer, and email Christy of HealthyME Living for more details.

Catch Acoustic Fire, the acoustic group from the Playin' With Fire Band, at fellow member business Shogun Sushi & Sake Bar on Thursday, June 30, from 7-9pm on the deck! 

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

Another set of CGC Prep and TDI Prep classes are starting at Shawna's Dogs - visit their website to learn more!

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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The next local Solar for All meeting will be held Monday, July 11, from 6-8pm at the Bethlehem Town Hall.  Learn how solar is a feasible option for homeowners, renters, and business owners - see how you can reduce your electric bill.


View the online version of the Bethlehem Business map here.


Looking for work space? 
Visit our
Marketspace page frequently to see
available office space.





Looking for work? 
Visit our
Job Postings page frequently to see current openings.



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