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SEFCU is once again sweetening the pot for this year’s Buffalo Bills playoff games as the credit union supports our hometown team and tackles hunger at the same time. For every point the Bills score tomorrow against the New England Patriots, SEFCU will donate $125 to FeedMore WNY. “FeedMore WNY deeply appreciates SEFCU’s continued partnership. …
(Troy, N.Y.) – For over 30 years, Hudson Valley Community College has served students with differing abilities. On Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 10:00 a.m., officials from the college and Living Resources Corporation will sign an agreement that will bring Living Resources’ “CareerNext” Program to Hudson Valley’s campus.    The CareerNext program…
Excelsior College, based in Albany, New York, has launched its first bilingual degree pathway in Spanish, called ¡Adelante!, to help Spanish-speaking students achieve their educational aspirations in the United States. Online courses begin on March 7 and the enrollment period is now open to students. Students will be able to increase their English…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOCAL TRAVEL PROFESSIONAL TAMMY DOUCETTE BECOMES AN SNG CERTIFIED ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL ADVOCATE (TM) TROY, NY – January 2022 – Tammy Doucette, travel agent/owner with Tammy Doucette Dream Vacations, recently received certification from Special Needs Group, Inc. (www.specialneedsgroup.com), a global provider of special needs…
Menands – With the state’s eviction moratorium set to expire on January 15, 2022, many in our community and their pets may soon have no place to live. In an ongoing effort to help keep families and their animal companions together, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) has developed new ways to support people in financial crisis, specifically due to…
TROY (01/07/2022)— The Arts Center of the Capital Region announces the final project of Meg Jala’s residency at the Fish Market Project entitled Dear Human. Dear Human is both an exhibition and performance, taking place at the Fish Market Residency at 2952 6th Ave, Troy. The Dear Human Project began as a performance art piece, in which the artist…
Excelsior College is pleased to announce Daniel Pascoe Aguilar, PhD, MDiv, as the founding director of the Center for Social Justice and chief diversity officer. Pascoe Aguilar brings a holistic view of social justice and diversity, equity, and inclusion to this role and is committed to developing a diverse and interculturally developed next…
TROY (01/04/2022)—The Arts Center of the Capital Region is kicking off the new year with a special pre-exhibition performance and discussion on Thursday, January 6th at 6 p.m. with artist Adam Tinkle and audio research scientist/electronic musician Joe Mariglio, who form the duo They Shoot Lasers, Don’t They?. Tinkle’s exhibition Screenbathing…
Regina LaGatta has been promoted to the position of Vice President for External Affairs and Government Relations at Hudson Valley Community College. In this role, she will lead strategic initiatives to broaden the college’s impact both locally and globally. Regina is part of the college’s Executive Team; guides the development of new partnerships…
Malta, NY, Dec. 30, 2021 - Nothing is more important to GlobalFoundries Inc. (GF) than the safety and well-being of our worldwide team, their families and communities. Just as our feature-rich semiconductor chips enable technological innovation, as a company we aim to be a catalyst for driving positive social impact at home and around the world.…
(Albany, NY) – In their first joint venture since announcing plans for a historic merger, SEFCU and CAP COM have united to fight hunger and brighten the holidays for people in need across New York State. SEFCU President and CEO Michael Castellana, CAP COM President and CEO Chris McKenna, and employees from both organizations distributed more than…
Albany, NY:  2021 has marked the 50th anniversary for Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. (TBC), the largest CPA firm based in the Capital Region. TBC has been serving thousands of clients for five decades in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax and advisory services, as well as other specialty services including pension administration…
December 29, 2021 (Latham, NY): Community Resource Federal Credit Union (CRFCU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Toni Lynn as Vice President of Member Experience. As an accomplished marketing and business development professional with an established record of accomplishments. Toni will oversee CRFCU’s marketing and business development…
On December 3, 2021, Christopher D’Allaird CPA, EA, CTRS, has been awarded the designation of NTPI Fellow®. This designation is evidence of significant expertise in the representation of taxpayers before the IRS. The National Tax Practice Institute™ (NTPI®) is a stringent three-level program of study that covers all facets of representing clients…
Courtney Lamport is Hudson Valley Community College’s new Director of External Partnerships and Economic Development. Lamport will be based out of the college’s TEC-SMART extension center in Malta, and is tasked with expanding opportunities the college can provide for high school students and adult learners in the fields of STEM, healthcare and…
Join Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar at the Summit to Success event on January 11, 2022. This event includes dinner and the opportunity to hear powerful messages from Board member and alumnus of Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar, Paul Collins-Hackett aka “Batman” and the keynote speaker Dr. Mark Montgomery who is the Chief Diversity Officer/Deputy…
TROY, NY - On Thursday, December 9, the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame announced that ValleyCats President Rick Murphy will be honored this summer as part of the star-studded Induction Class of 2022. Rick joins a class headlined by New York superstars Babe Ruth, Goose Gossage, Ron Blomberg, and David Cone. Rick Murphy is the definition of a…
Eurazeo Brands has acquired a controlling stake in Beekman 1802, a microbiome-focused skin care brand centered around goat milk. Eurazeo invested $62 million in the company, alongside co-investors Cohesive Capital Partners and the Cherng Family Trust. In total, $92 million was invested. Beekman was founded by husband-and-husband team Brent Ridge…
HUDSON, N.Y. – Questar III BOCES has hired William Wood as its new career and technical education principal. Wood has been working in education since 2013. Throughout his career, he has taught grades eight to 12, and has been an administrative intern, an associate principal, and a summer school principal. Prior to joining Questar III, Wood was the…
SEFCU is once again sweetening the pot for this year’s Buffalo Bills playoff games as the credit union supports our hometown team and tackles hunger at the same time. For every point the Bills score tomorrow against the New England Patriots, SEFCU will donate $125 to FeedMore WNY. “FeedMore WNY deeply appreciates SEFCU’s continued partnership. …
(Troy, N.Y.) – For over 30 years, Hudson Valley Community College has served students with differing abilities. On Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 10:00 a.m., officials from the college and Living Resources Corporation will sign an agreement that will bring Living Resources’ “CareerNext” Program to Hudson Valley’s campus.    The CareerNext program…
Excelsior College, based in Albany, New York, has launched its first bilingual degree pathway in Spanish, called ¡Adelante!, to help Spanish-speaking students achieve their educational aspirations in the United States. Online courses begin on March 7 and the enrollment period is now open to students. Students will be able to increase their English…
Jan
27
Join the us at the 2022 State of the County Luncheon and learn what's ahead for the Rensselaer County business community in the new year.  Rensselaer…
Check-in and Lunch at 11:30 AM. County Executive's address at 12 PM.
Feb
03
Kick off 2022 and get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event. This popular networking event…
Check-in and Lunch at 11:30 AM. Networking program from 12 - 1 PM.
Feb
25
A panel discussion featuring State representatives addressing issues facing our communities.  The Chamber's "Meet the Legislators" event provides members…
Check-in & Luncheon at 11:30 AM. Panel Discussion with Legislators and Q&A from 12 - 1 PM.