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NYGIVESDAY,Tues 11/28/17, celebrates nonprofits across the state. It is designed to inspire people to take stock of what the holidays mean and come together to remember those who need our help. Since 1968, Hope 7's commitment to our mission has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children and families in our community. With your support…
Corning Place Communications (CPC), an Albany-based strategic communications firm, together with the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC), were honored at the 2017 Capital Region MARCOM Awards competition. Held on Thursday, November 16, at Proctors in Schenectady, this annual event pays tribute to excellence in the field of…
CSArch ranked #24 on Architect Magazine’s 2017 Top 50 Firms in Business, a nationwide ranking that recognizes leading architecture and engineering firms for their business performance. Based on 2016 data, the ranking accounted for profitability, business practices, employee benefits, and net revenue per employee. Since its inception in 1991,…
Frank Ferrucci has been promoted to partner at Wojeski & Company CPAs, PC. He will be responsible for managing client accounts within the firm’s audit practice, ensuring quality standards, and developing new business, among other duties. Ferrucci will also assume a lead role in the firm’s peer review process. A cum laude graduate of Le Moyne…
The Arts Center of the Capital Region announces the opening of its annual Holiday Shop of hand-made fine art and fine craft gifts on Saturday, November 25 at 11AM.  The Shop is entirely volunteer-led and its proceeds go directly to area artists and to the Arts Center’s fund for early childhood programming.  Pat Carlson, community volunteer and…
MVP Health Care’s Medicare Advantage Plans have been named Best Medicare Plans for 2018 in New York State and Vermont by U.S. News & World Report, earning a rating of 4.5 stars out of a possible five stars. MVP insures 61,000 Medicare beneficiaries in New York and Vermont, and is among the top performing health insurance companies listed by U.…
Every business owner wants a healthier, happier, more productive staff. But how can you implement a truly successful corporate wellness program when all the available health information seems to contradict itself? Theresa "Sam" Houghton, a wellness consultant based in North Greenbush and owner of GreenGut Wellness, wants to change all that. With…
Key Private Bank announced Andrew Alessi has been named vice president and senior financial planner, and Sasha Herzig has been named vice president and trust officer. Alessi and Herzig are based in KeyBank’s Capital Region headquarters office at 66 South Pearl Street in Albany. Andrew Alessi is responsible for providing professional individuals…
CSArch, a leading architecture, engineering and construction management firm in the Capital Region, is pleased to announce the addition of three strategic hires to its firm: Paul Conant AIA, Senior Associate; Mark Landon AIA LEED AP BD+C, Senior Associate; and Phillip Quindara, Director of Marketing. Mark Landon joins CSArch as a Project Manager…
To kick off the Holiday Season, Wojeski & Company is hosting its Fourteenth Annual Charity Event. This year's event will be held at the East Greenbush Fire House located at 68 Phillips Road, on Thursday, December 07, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Children's entertainment will include Ron Prior of SEH Entertainment with music, games &…
The State University of New York Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Dr. Roger A. Ramsammy as the seventh president of Hudson Valley Community College. Ramsammy comes to Hudson Valley with more than 30 years of higher education experience, including academic and administrative leadership positions at three of the largest multi-…
CAP COM Federal Credit Union is partnering with Hannaford Supermarkets to feed nearly 400 families this Thanksgiving. For the past 5 years Hannaford Supermarkets has generously supported the CAP COM Cares Foundation’s Sharing the Harvest Thanksgiving program by donating all non-perishable food items including potatoes, stuffing, gravy, canned…
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) students Jacqueline Curtsinger ’18, M.S. in technology commercialization and entrepreneurship; Jacquelyn Demshick ’19, biomedical engineering and design, innovation, and society; and Ria Shroff ’19, biomedical engineering and design, innovation, and society, have been named University Innovation Fellows by…
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson is hosting a reception for Rensselaer alumni, parents, students, and friends at Steinway Hall in New York City on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The evening will include a performance led by Mary Simoni, dean of the Rensselaer School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences…
The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York is pleased to announce that Paula Stopera, President and CEO of CAP COM Federal Credit Union, and Marcia White, President of Marcia White Consulting LLC, will serve as honorary co-chairs for the 20th Annual Platinum Anniversary Fire + Ice Gala. “The Fire + Ice Gala is the Red Cross’ signature…
Please join Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger on Thursday, November 30th, 10:30am for the Grand Opening and Dedication of the new Community Mausoleum – Mary Immaculate, Patroness of America at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna, NY. The Bishop will dedicate the new mausoleum, followed by a light snack reception and tours. RSVP’s are appreciated…
As the festivities of the holidays approach, people start to consider what they are thankful for, and while doing this, some decide to donate their time, talent or treasurers to others. RentPath, a digital marketing solutions company that offers mobile and online solutions to search for apartments and houses for rent, is working with a number of…
More than 70 people gathered at Siena College's Snyder Hall on Thursday for the Greater Capital Region Food System Assessment Stakeholder Forum. The event was the first in a series of forums to be held over the next year. The Greater Capital Region Food System Assessment is a comprehensive food system assessment aimed at increasing economic…
Elizabeth M. Miller, Executive Director of the Capital District Women’s Employment & Resource Center (WERC), was recently recognized by News10ABC as one of the “Inspiring Women of the Capital Region”. “Inspiring Women” is a featured news series that is sharing the stories of 20 local women who are each making a positive impact in our area. One…
The Sage Colleges now offers an Information Technology-Cybersecurity Bachelor of Science degree program on the Sage College of Albany campus as well as online. Both programs offer students a foundation in data communications and networking, programming, operating systems, system administration, database design, systems integration and project…
NYGIVESDAY,Tues 11/28/17, celebrates nonprofits across the state. It is designed to inspire people to take stock of what the holidays mean and come together to remember those who need our help. Since 1968, Hope 7's commitment to our mission has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children and families in our community. With your support…
Corning Place Communications (CPC), an Albany-based strategic communications firm, together with the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC), were honored at the 2017 Capital Region MARCOM Awards competition. Held on Thursday, November 16, at Proctors in Schenectady, this annual event pays tribute to excellence in the field of…
CSArch ranked #24 on Architect Magazine’s 2017 Top 50 Firms in Business, a nationwide ranking that recognizes leading architecture and engineering firms for their business performance. Based on 2016 data, the ranking accounted for profitability, business practices, employee benefits, and net revenue per employee. Since its inception in 1991,…
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Attend the Northeast's largest, free holiday festival. With more than 100 entertainers, there is something for everyone! Join in the merriment as the…
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dec
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We’re giving thanks for our members by offering an exciting contest for two members to win customized Chamber marketing packages valued at $1,500 each! It…
Register By 12 p.m.
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Jump-start your holiday season! Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at this fast-paced networking event. Attended by more than 100…
11:30 a.m. Check-in & Lunch; 12 - 1:15 p.m. Networking