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 CAP COM Federal Credit Union has hired Carin Urban as the credit union’s Vice President of Member Services, overseeing CAP COM’s 11 branches, as well as its Member Contact Center. Urban will develop and lead programs to strengthen member experience and service delivery. She brings more than 25 years of retail banking management experience to the…
From doing weekly grocery shopping to depositing checks, today’s environment has made people even more inclined to adopt digital ways to tackle their day-to-day. To meet the needs and expectations of mobile-first users, SEFCU is working with Google to introduce digital accounts, which will be available to its customers through Google Pay. Members…
Sarah Morrison, senior state aid planner at Questar III BOCES was named Advocate of the Year by the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO). The award is presented to an individual, organization or company that has demonstrated a deep and lasting commitment to advocating on behalf of public schools and an understanding or…
Gather 20-25 of your friends and let Mazzone Hospitality bring the food, drink, and racing action to your backyard this summer!
Mazzone Hospitality is offering special Entertaining at Home packages for groups of 20-25 people this summer. There are options for everyone, including steaks, brick oven pizza, burgers and dogs, mexican, and more! Gather your friends and family and let Mazzone Hospitality make the rest easy!
Greenstone Experiential (GreenstoneXP), providing transformational group programming for individuals and businesses, is pleased to announce its new series of summer and fall retreats. These “pivoted” services for 2020 will be held at the Rotary Scout Reservation in Averill Park, NY which provides ample outdoor space to allow for social distancing…
Carbone Subaru in Troy Shares the love with Vanderheyden by presenting a donation of $31,501 as a result of the Subaru Share the Love Event. General Manager, Kevin Hoagland presented the check to President and CEO, Karen Carpenter Palumbo along with some Vanderheyden students and their Director of Student Services, Dr. Peter Taormina. This check…
Russell Sage College and the Louis and Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program have announced four projects selected to receive grant funding for 2020-2021. The Rubin Community Fellows program funds cooperative projects between higher education faculty members and not-for-profit or government agencies in Rensselaer County. This year, all of the…
While drug prices continue to rise during troubling economic times and a global pandemic, CDPHP and Levrx Technology are teaming up to provide patients and doctors with a unique tool to help lower the cost of prescription drugs.    “Too often, patients lack the information they need to get the best prices on their prescription drugs. This is…
architecture+, a design and service oriented architecture and planning firm in Troy, New York, has announced that Meriam Murray has joined the firm as an Interior Designer. Murray, of Schenectady, New York, has worked at architecture+ since 2019 as a Student Intern while completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior and Spatial Design from The…
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, residents in Albany County are facing layoffs and furloughs, and many are experiencing food insecurity for the first time. On Thursday, July 23, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany and the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York are teaming up with New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (…
Bailey Pratt and John Paul Di Giovanna have joined the Albany staff of Wojeski & Company CPAs, P.C. Pratt will serve as client bookkeeper within the firm’s tax preparation practice. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Siena College and has one year of prior experience. Di Giovanna has joined the firm as a staff accountant in…
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has affected the economy and workforce, Saint Rose will offer a free Sales Skills Training Certificate Boot Camp to help displaced workers or those looking to sharpen their skills or change industries. This online non-credit bearing program is delivered by the College’s Sales Professional in Residence…
The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) has launched a Behavior and Enrichment Helpline (BAEH) for pet owners. This free service provides training and behavior tips and solutions to common pet challenges with the aim of enhancing relationships and ultimately keeping animal companions with the families who love them. It is one of three programs…
Greenstone Experiential is announcing new services for the 2020 summer and fall season which include both socially distanced in-person retreats for personal growth and learning, as well as services for businesses for transitioning back to work and adjusting to the need for racial openness in the workplace. Greenstone Experiential (GreenstoneXP) is…
CAP COM Federal Credit Union has hired Becky Daniels as the credit union’s Director of Community Engagement. She will bring a depth of experience in her role on the Community Relations team lead by Susan Rosko Fogarty, CAP COM’s Chief Relationship Officer. Daniels will oversee community relations efforts consisting of CAP COM School Banking, CAP…
The Eastwick Press LLC is beginning it's fourth year since its rebirth on July 7, 2017. We pledge to continue to move forward with out goal of providing community news for Rensselaer County. We are also proud to say our Grafton office will be a pick up site for the Rensselaer County free lunch and snack program for the summer, starting July 13.…
Due to growth, Pinnacle Human Resources, LLC has moved its headquarters from 90 State Street to 418 Broadway in downtown Albany, NY. In business since 2009, Pinnacle HR has experienced steady growth over the years, landing #14 in Albany Business Review’s Fastest Growing Companies list. They currently have offices in Albany, Saratoga Springs, and…
Albany, N.Y. – SEFCU is committed to changing lives through financial services and by volunteering, providing monetary support, and partnering with local leaders and nonprofits to find solutions to the challenges facing our communities. The COVID-19 outbreak was no exception. As described below, since it started, SEFCU stepped up to support…
 CAP COM Federal Credit Union has hired Carin Urban as the credit union’s Vice President of Member Services, overseeing CAP COM’s 11 branches, as well as its Member Contact Center. Urban will develop and lead programs to strengthen member experience and service delivery. She brings more than 25 years of retail banking management experience to the…
From doing weekly grocery shopping to depositing checks, today’s environment has made people even more inclined to adopt digital ways to tackle their day-to-day. To meet the needs and expectations of mobile-first users, SEFCU is working with Google to introduce digital accounts, which will be available to its customers through Google Pay. Members…
Sarah Morrison, senior state aid planner at Questar III BOCES was named Advocate of the Year by the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO). The award is presented to an individual, organization or company that has demonstrated a deep and lasting commitment to advocating on behalf of public schools and an understanding or…
Aug
07
In 2015, the Chamber developed CEO Roundtable Discussions with much success.  The purpose is to bring together small groups of CEOs, presidents and/or…
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. EST
Aug
17
Join us for a day of clubs, carts & connections at The Country Club of Troy! Start practicing your swing!  The Chamber's 2020 Annual Golf Classic will…
Tee Times Available Between 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sep
17
2020 Award Recipients To Be Announced Soon! An evening honoring outstanding examples of philanthropic giving and citizenship. For more than 25 years, the …
5:30 p.m. Networking & Cocktail Reception; 6:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony & Dinner