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on Wednesday, February 26th at Upstate Wine & Spirits
in Delmar was a great mix of new and existing members
and featured a wine tasting of four local vineyards.
The Tri-Chamber Business For Breakfast event on
February 20th featuring Guest Speaker Jay
Rifenbary was a great opportunity to network with
Colonie and Guilderland Chamber members.
29th Annual Awards
Friday, April 11, 2014
6 pm Cocktails and Networking
music by A3
7:30 pm Dinner
catered by 2Shea Catering
8 pm Awards
for our premiere networking event of the year!
This year we will honor the following
Swifty's Restaurant and Pub Bethlehem
Business Person of the Year
of the Year
To promote your business at
this sold out event, see the
To register, visit our
The Chamber's New
Over the next month, we will phase in our new logo.
The Thinking Behind our New Logo
the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, we're always asking
ourselves "How can we help a small business thrive in
today's marketplace?" And when we sit down to create
new membership benefits, it's usually that question
that guides us.
updated brand communicates that philosophy to the
community. The cleaner, more streamlined design
illustrates our understanding that a small business
needs to be efficient to thrive in the modern world.
And the ring that encircles the b represents
both our understanding that the business world is
constantly evolving, as well as our commitment to
acting as a central, grounding force in the lives of
our member organizations.
hope you'll join us as we move deeper into the 21st
century, and approach all the exciting challenges and
opportunities that come with being a small business in
more information on joining the chamber, contact us at
439-0512 or email@example.com
Thanks to Chamber member organization
MCA3 Marketing and Creative
helping us design our new brand
The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce will begin to
feature artwork by the members of the Bethlehem Art
Association at the Chamber office, located in Main
Square Shoppes, 318 Delaware Avenue in Delmar. Ten
members of the BAA will have their work on display
during January and February. This will be the first
of a series of revolving art shows. Every two months
there will be a new show featuring up to 12 local
artists. The Chamber invites the community to stop
into the office, weekdays 9am-5pm to view the exhibit
and support our local artist community.
The Bethlehem Art Association was formed in 1966
to serve as a focal point for art activities in
Bethlehem. To learn more about the BAA, visit their
LOOK FOR THE NEW BETHLEHEM BUSINESS MAP
street map of the Town of Bethlehem featuring our
local businesses is complete. Free copies of the map
are available at the Bethlehem Chamber office, Town
Hall and at various businesses around town
online version of the Town map
MEMBER NEWS and SPECIALS
in Glenmont is offering several routine maintenance
specials for your car or truck. For coupons click
here and call
462-3977 to make an appointment.
in Delmar is your local hardware supplier for winter
products. Stocked with shovels, ice melt and other items
to help you weather the storm. Stop into their location at
235 Delaware Avenue or cal 439-9943.
Tomo Asian Bistro
is featuring Happy Hour from 3-5pm Monday through Sundays.
Special drinks and menu items will be available. 1365 New
Scotland Road in Slingerlands. 439-8666 or
First Niagara Bank
Health Savings Accounts for individuals and
businesses with a qualifying High Deductible Health
plan. For details on this tax saving account, see
brochure and contact
Tanyah Simmons at the
Delmar branch at 478-0544.
Space For Rent has now been moved to the
MarketSpace page of our website.
To submit your Chamber Member
classified ad or special offer, send an
Supervisor John Clarkson addressed attendees at the
2014 State of the Town on Thursday, January 23, with
updates on current projects and future plans for
night we welcomed Lou-Bea's Pizza to Delmar. Owners
Stephen Rosenblatt and Ryan Hancox, center, are joined
by Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy (l), Town
Supervisor John Clarkson, Mary and Liz Hancox and
representatives from the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce
(Shoham Piorentino and Tanyah Simmons, First Niagara
Bank; Barbara Saati, A1 Merchants and Jennifer
Kilcoyne, Chamber President). This is the second
location for Lou-Bea's, operating in Albany since
We welcomed Delmar Health
and Fitness with an official ribbon cutting and grand
opening on Thursday night. Owner Mike Mashuta, center,
is joined by Joann Gustafson (l), Delmar Health and
Fitness and Bethlehem Town Supervisor John Clarkson
(r), along with friends, staff and representatives
from the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce staff and Board
(Monica Wagner, MetLife Financial
Services;Charles Grizzaffi, Garden Bistro 24; Matt
Ungerer, TACS Auto; Dave Taillon, Passero Associates;
Marge Kanuk, Realty USA, Jon Phillips, Phillips
Hardware; Jennifer Kilcoyne, Bethlehem Chamber).
Yolanda Caldwell, owner of Glenmont-based
Titus Enterprises, on the
opening of her new office space at 255 Orange Street
in Albany. Yolanda, center, was joined by Mary Rozak
of the Albany County Executive's Office, the Titus
Team, family and friends and representatives from the
Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, including Jennifer
Kilcoyne, President and David Taillon, Passero
Associates and Chamber Board.
Our first networking
mixer of the year was a success! A great crowd
turned out and enjoyed the space and food at
Normanside Country Club in Delmar.
See more photos on our