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Alaant Hiring Index: After Strong Start to 2019, Hiring to Slow Amid Recruiting Challenges, According to Capital Region Employers https://www.alaant.com/blog-news/press-release-alaant-hiring-index-spri… Optimism remains high for future job growth, even as companies temper hiring expectations through the end of this year Albany, NY – Hiring was…
Fitness in the Park returns for Summer 2019 Classes will be led with Heartspace Yoga and Healing Arts and Lotus Wellness Studio TROY, N.Y. — Troy’s Fitness in the Park returns for a new season, providing free Yoga classes for the public. The program will be held every Sunday, June 23 through August 25, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in…
Public Art Projects to Transform Troy, Build Community After years of planning, Arts Center of the Capital Region’s efforts come to fruition. The presence of art in the public eye changes the way one experiences a city. From bold, monumental murals to unexpected moments of whimsy, public art can enliven streetscapes and engage visitors and…
United Way Selects Vice President, Community Impact Albany, NY- Andi Pratt, M. Ed. has re-joined United Way of the Greater Capital Region (UWGCR) as Vice President, Community Impact. Pratt will oversee United Way’s impact initiatives, grants portfolio and development of community partnerships. Pratt comes to UWGCR after a two-year stint at MVP…
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. (TBC), announces that Pasquale M. Scisci has been elected as their new Managing Partner, succeeding James W. Drislane, who served for six years. The succession took effect June 1st, 2019. “I am honored that the shareholders have entrusted me to serve as Managing Partner, “Scisci said. “I am excited to…
As part of the 50th anniversary programming and celebration, MACSC is hosting an Economic Impact Luncheon on Thursday June 13th at Park Tavern to showcase real time impact MACSC has on the community. C.J. DeCrescente will address the importance of fostering partnerships between non-profits and the business community as a call to action for…
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (June 12, 2019) – The Chazen Companies is pleased to welcome the addition of two new employees to its expanding Construction Services team in Troy and Glens Falls. Jeffrey Mancini joined Chazen as a Senior Construction Inspector. Mancini has over 32 years of experience in the civil engineering industry, including project…
The College of Saint Rose is proud to announce that President Carolyn J. Stefanco has been named chair of the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) Board of Trustees. President Stefanco has served as a member of the AUBG Board since 2016.  “It is a great honor to be elected chair of the AUBG Board, and to play a leadership role for this fine…
Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area is holding the inaugural “Capital Area Community Celebration” to memorialize the recent merger of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany and Troy Boys & Girls Club. The free family friendly event is taking place on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at both the Albany and Troy clubhouses and is…
CDPHP today cut the ribbon for two brand-new health and wellness trails at Pine Hollow Arboretum. The CDPHP Tranquility Trail and Woodland Way aim to encourage folks to hit pause on their day to enjoy some fresh air and picturesque scenery, all while getting in some heart-healthy exercise. “I’m thrilled that we are supporting the CDPHP Tranquility…
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (June 5, 2019) – The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Bernard J. Graves III, P.E. has joined the company as a Geotechnical Project Engineer for its Geotechnical Engineering group located in Nashville. Graves has five years of experience in the field, including shallow and deep foundation analysis, slope stability analysis…
Virginia Goatley, professor and chair in the Department of Literacy Teaching and Learning at the University at Albany, was appointed on Tuesday to a two year-term as higher education co-chair on the State Professional Standards and Practices Board for Teaching (PSPB). The 31 member PSPB serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Regents and…
MVP Health Care today announced that its CEO, Denise Gonick, will leave the company at the end of the summer. “It’s been an honor to work with MVP for 24 years and to lead the organization as CEO for the past seven. MVP is now in a position of great strength and I take pride in knowing that I have accomplished everything I set out to do during my…
We are asking for donations of modern, stylish professional attire that you are seeking a new home for.  Your donation will help us offer an affordable shopping experience to rising young professionals and entrepreneurs who may not have the financial resources to purchase quality business attire. Your gift will help them look the part and feel…
Hill & Markes, a 113-year-old wholesale distributor, is pleased to announce they will be hosting their inaugural Innovation Summit on June 7th, from 9 am – 3pm at the Hill & Markes headquarters. They are collaborating with industry leaders to highlight the most cutting-edge technology directly to customers - to help keep their facilities…
Alaant invites you to participate in the Alaant Hiring Index Survey, a semi-annual measure of the Capital Region’s job market. The Spring 2019 Edition of the Alaant Hiring Index will assess the experience and expectations of employers regarding the technology and professional job market, including the outlook for growth, which positions are…
Hudson Valley Community College’s Respiratory Care program recently received the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC). The Respiratory Care program has been accredited by COARC for more than four decades. The award, which will be handed out at the American Association for…
Excelsior College is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Dolan, PhD, to the position of dean of the School of Graduate Studies. Most recently, he served as the associate dean. Dolan joined Excelsior College in 2014 as the director of assessment and program evaluation and has successively taken on more responsibility during his time with…
The CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge – the Capital Region’s largest annual road race – raised record-breaking funds for two local charities. Race organizers presented $47,000 in donations today to this year’s charities of choice, the Albany Damien Center and Family Promise of the Capital Region. “I continue to be blown away by the generosity of our…
— Sandra Beck, founder and CEO of Tidy Tots Diapers, was presented the 2019 Key4Women Achieve Award at the Annual Key4Women Forum on May 17 at the Albany Marriott. The Achieve Award honors a local woman business leader who has achieved a high level of success in her career while making many contributions to the community. The award is part of…
United Way Selects Vice President, Community Impact Albany, NY- Andi Pratt, M. Ed. has re-joined United Way of the Greater Capital Region (UWGCR) as Vice President, Community Impact. Pratt will oversee United Way’s impact initiatives, grants portfolio and development of community partnerships. Pratt comes to UWGCR after a two-year stint at MVP…
Alaant Hiring Index: After Strong Start to 2019, Hiring to Slow Amid Recruiting Challenges, According to Capital Region Employers https://www.alaant.com/blog-news/press-release-alaant-hiring-index-spri… Optimism remains high for future job growth, even as companies temper hiring expectations through the end of this year Albany, NY – Hiring was…
Fitness in the Park returns for Summer 2019 Classes will be led with Heartspace Yoga and Healing Arts and Lotus Wellness Studio TROY, N.Y. — Troy’s Fitness in the Park returns for a new season, providing free Yoga classes for the public. The program will be held every Sunday, June 23 through August 25, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in…
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A representative from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be available at the Chamber office.  This service is available to all businesses…
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Jun
20
Designed for Chamber members looking to maximize their investment by getting engaged and connected with the business community. Whether you’re a new or…
7:30 a.m. Check-in; 8-9 a.m. Benefits Overview & Networking
Jun
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Spectacular views on a summer evening combine with purposeful networking for a special after hours event at the award-winning Country Club of Troy. This…
5:30-8:30 p.m. Networking; 5:30-7 p.m. Learn To Golf Breakouts