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Ana Galeano recently joined Dowling Law as a senior attorney. Ms. Galeano has over 24 years of corporate law experience, advising and representing corporations and organizations in the areas of corporate formation, governance, restructuring, mergers, acquisitions, private and government financing, intellectual property protection, and contractual…
The arrival of the summer season is nearly upon us, and Troy continues to be the premiere destination for entertainment, music and family fun in 2017. Nearly 40 live music concerts, festivals and special events have been scheduled for the months of June, July, August, and September across the Collar City. On Thursday, May 25, Mayor Patrick Madden…
Seth Rosenblum, CEO of The Rosenblum Companies is among 25 recipients of the 2017 “Corporate and Social Responsibility Award” in Real Estate and Construction from City & State New York. The full list of honorees is below. City & State’s Social Responsibility Award honors business professionals from the New York region who, on behalf of…
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) has announced that maintenance on the parking garage at the Rensselaer Rail Station will begin on Monday, May 22, 2017. The project includes replacing the parking membrane that covers the top deck and protects the garage from the elements, routine maintenance to the physical structure, and the…
Chaplain Gerald Ladouceur of The Community Hospice has authored a book, “Hope Lives On: Beyond the Veil of Death,” which explores some of those very questions. The book is a compilation of numerous mystical, spiritual and unexplained accounts as conveyed by dying patients and their families. Ladouceur has been documenting the stories through more…
On Thursday, June 8, 2017 Rensselaer Honda of Troy, New York, will be hosting our Fifteenth Annual Memorial Charity Golf Outing to benefit the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. Unfortunately, we experienced the loss of a valuable friend and employee, Tom Gorman, to Pancreatic Cancer. Tom worked at Rensselaer Honda for 10 years…
The Albany Symphony announced the appointment of Anna Kuwabara to the position of executive director, effective July 3, 2017. Kuwabara is currently vice president for orchestra operations & facilities at the St Louis Symphony Orchestra. Prior to the St. Louis Symphony, Kuwabara served as an associate director in Career & Professional…
Six faculty and staff members from Hudson Valley Community College were named recipients of the prestigious SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence for 2017. Instituted in 1972 by the State University of New York, the Chancellor's Award recognizes exceptional contributions to the university by dedicated professionals. Recipients must show a…
THIS IS MUSIC YOU MORE THAN HEAR—THIS IS MUSIC YOU FEEL! May 31 - June 4, 2017 at EMPAC, Troy, NY The American Music Festival is a bold, five-day festival of innovative concerts and artistic happenings across Troy, NY. Experience thrilling new works by living American composers and cross-genre artists. Witness for yourself how the Albany Symphony…
Mission Accomplished Transition Services has partnered with Bella V Boutique, the Albany Barn and Moxie to design the Fashion Edition, a career development and exploration program to help aspiring fashion professionals launch their career in the industry. The graduates of this program will be honored at the Rites of Passage Ceremony at 6:45 pm on…
Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., is pleased to announce its presentation at the Electric City Innovation Center’s (ECIC) inaugural StartUp Town Square event in Schenectady, New York on May 24th 2017 from 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM. Partner Shanna K. Sanders along with Associate Jacquelyn A. Graff will be presenting on the topic “An…
Linium Recruiting, the Capital Region’s leading professional staffing agency serving industries ranging from IT, science and engineering to health care, accounting and sales, announced today that it has been named by Forbes to its list of America's Best Recruiting Firms 2017. Linium was ranked 101st nationwide in Forbes’ listing of America's Best…
Northeast Wrestling and the Tri-City ValleyCats are excited to announce that Wrestling Under the Stars will take place at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on Saturday, July 15, and will feature wrestling superstar Rey Mysterio, WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley, Northeast Wrestling Champion Cody Rhodes, former WWE Intercontinental Champion Ryback, local…
The Chamber is thrilled to share that 22 of this year's Albany Business Review's 40 Under 40 Award recipients are members. Included in this prestigious list is our very own President Kate Ollier!  "I am honored to receive this prestigious award along with so many inspiring business leaders and peers," says Chamber President Kate Ollier. "My fellow…
The Tri-City ValleyCats and Community Resource Federal Credit Union have teamed up for the 2017 season to bring fans the “Home Run Community Heroes Starting 9,” a program that aims to highlight those that go above and beyond in the Capital Region community. The initiative will recognize selected nominees at the ValleyCats game on Thursday, July 13…
On May 7, at the Empire State Plaza Convention Hall, Capital Roots, raised $82,000 at their 30th Annual Spring Brunch. The event included a buffet brunch featuring culinary fare prepared by 116 restaurants, a silent auction with more than 100 items, an airline ticket raffle, and children’s activities celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Veggie…
Parsons Child & Family Center’s Camp to Belong NY program has been awarded a $3,000 grant from the MAXIMUS Foundation. The grant will help support operations for Camp to Belong NY, a weeklong camp provided free of charge to children who have been separated by the foster care system. This year’s session will be held June 24-30 at Camp…
Two New MWBE Programs to Expand Capacity-Building Opportunities and Offer Certification Assistance to MWBE-Eligible Firms Proposals Due on Monday, June 5th  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the creation of two new minority and women-owned business enterprise programs. A Request for Proposals has been issued for the creation of the MWBE Business…
Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., is pleased to announce that Partner Susan E. Farley served on the 2017 Presidential Rank Awards (PRA) at the White House in Washington, D.C.  Panel members for the PRA are comprised of current or former leaders in the private sector, or former Federal executive leaders.  The PRA is one of the highest…
Hudson Valley Community College holds its 63rd annual Commencement ceremony where 1,976 students will earn associate degrees and certificates. Of them, 412 will graduate with academic honors. Graduates from more than 80 career- and transfer-oriented programs range in age from 17 to 61. More than 220 studied exclusively online. There are 90 active…
Ana Galeano recently joined Dowling Law as a senior attorney. Ms. Galeano has over 24 years of corporate law experience, advising and representing corporations and organizations in the areas of corporate formation, governance, restructuring, mergers, acquisitions, private and government financing, intellectual property protection, and contractual…
The arrival of the summer season is nearly upon us, and Troy continues to be the premiere destination for entertainment, music and family fun in 2017. Nearly 40 live music concerts, festivals and special events have been scheduled for the months of June, July, August, and September across the Collar City. On Thursday, May 25, Mayor Patrick Madden…
Seth Rosenblum, CEO of The Rosenblum Companies is among 25 recipients of the 2017 “Corporate and Social Responsibility Award” in Real Estate and Construction from City & State New York. The full list of honorees is below. City & State’s Social Responsibility Award honors business professionals from the New York region who, on behalf of…
May
31
Learn how to use a development and PR approach to successful grant writing for your organization. Diane Cameron Pascone, director of development &…
7:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast; 8 - 9:30 a.m. Program
Jun
06
Review the principals of effective presentation design and delivery. Learn how to organize content, formatting, colors and many other tips. Topics Include…
8 - 8:30 a.m. Registration & Refreshments; 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Training Session
Jun
08
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event! These luncheons are a fun and effective way to…
11:30 a.m. Registration; 12 - 1:15 p.m. Networking Program