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On November 15, the Times Union published our special section on philanthropy, Capital Region Gives. As part of a contest, 10 local nonprofits had the opportunity to share $100,000 in granted advertising space in the Times Union. This year, 34 nonprofits were eligible to win a share of the $100,000 grant. Voting to determine which  nonprofit will…
MEDIA CONTACT: Eugene White Northern Rivers Family of Services 518.701.4927 (cell) [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2018 Northern Rivers Names Daley as Chief Human Resources Officer ALBANY, NY — Northern Rivers Family of Services announced that Linda Daley has joined the organization as Chief Human Resources…
Stragility has officially launched its new website.  Check it out at: www.stragilityllc.com Stragility hones in on the three foundations that make every company a high performer - strategy execution, people development & process creation. We help you move your business forward by doing the work for you and being your accountability partner.
The New York-Penn League Champion Tri-City ValleyCats announced on Friday that the 2019 season will feature 15 postgame fireworks extravaganzas, two camp days, and a Labor Day matinee to conclude the regular season at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium. The 15 fireworks shows have become a staple summer attraction for Capital Region fans, and that tradition…
More than 150 holiday cards, created by lower, middle and upper school students and faculty from The Doane Stuart School, were presented last week to William and Ellen Niemiec from the Gerald O’Neil Post #1683 in Rensselaer, NY.  Over the course of a week, students were offered the chance to make their own holiday cards for veterans and active…
St. Peter’s Health Partners (SPHP) has earned Integrated Care Certification from The Joint Commission. The certification demonstrates SPHP’s focus on improving care coordination across the continuum of care, particularly as it relates to information sharing, transitions of care, hand-off communications, and other key activities impacting patients…
TroyRecord.com Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced $29.6 million in state funding has been awarded to eight projects that will provide homeless veterans, survivors of domestic violence and individuals with mental illness with permanent housing and support services, including St. Paul's Center in the city of Rensselaer. "These projects will…
Hudson Valley Community College will roll out a new fast-track option for its associate degree in Nursing this summer. Recently approved by the State University of New York, the One Year Advanced Placement Nursing option will allow eligible students to begin the Nursing program in the summer, condensing two core clinical nursing courses in the…
The Hoosick Local Development Corporation (HLDC) has installed a carved great horned owl on the front peak of the Village Municipal Building. The owl “comes to life” each evening at sunset by broadcasting a series of authentic hoots and shrieks which were provided as a courtesy by the Macaulay Library at the Laboratory of Ornithology Cornell…
University at Albany students will embody the spirit of the holidays by delivering and unloading hundreds of holiday gifts collected for children served by Northern Rivers Family of Services member agencies Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child & Family Center through the Northern Rivers Holiday Giving program. Northern Rivers…
TroyRecord.com An 8th grade teacher from Averill Park Central School District was recently informed that he has received "National Board Certification" for his work as a social studies teacher. Chris Anderson, an 8th grade team leader, social studies teacher and technology integration specialist at Averill Park Central School District, was…
The Brunswick Veterinary Hospital is extremely proud to announce that we have been awarded the American Animal Hospital Association’s top honor, AAHA accreditation. That means your pet is being cared for by one of the top 12-15% of animal hospitals in the United States and Canada! AAHA has been recognizing veterinary hospitals for their commitment…
Sunmark Federal Credit Union announced that it has officially merged with Delmar Owens Corning Fiberglass (Delmar OCF) Federal Credit Union. Delmar OCF Federal Credit Union was founded on September 23, 1976 to serve the employees of the Delmar Owens Corning company location. Founded in 1938, Owens Corning manufactures insulation, roofing, and …
Tucker Schwab, a kindergarten student at Hillside Elementary School in the Niskayuna School District, was treated like a Millionaire for a Day by First New York Federal Credit Union. First New York Federal Credit Union has been teaching thousands of area students for years to save their money through its KID$ (Keep Investing Dollars Savings)…
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Hudson Valley Community College has announced the appointment of two new deans, both of whom come from within the ranks of the college administration. Penny Hill, who previously served as the lead administrator at the college’s TEC-SMART extension center, has been promoted to Dean of Economic Development and Workforce Initiatives, and Karen Ferrer…
CAP COM Federal Credit Union and the CAP COM Cares Foundation will be partnering with Siena Men’s Basketball to “adopt” the Bus Stop Club for the 2018-2019 season. This is the second year that the credit union has selected a nonprofit to join in partnership. To show the credit unions community partnership, CAP COM and Siena will work together to…
Northern Rivers Family of Services has officially launched their Holiday Giving campaign. For the next three weeks, the organization will work to make the holidays brighter for 1,400 children and families served by Northern Rivers member agencies Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child & Family Center. The goal is to collect 6,…
By Liz Young  – Albany Business Review Hudson Valley Community College will invest $2 million to expand its nursing program with a one-year, accelerated option. The program option is intended to help students enter the workforce more rapidly. Students who already earned a bachelor's degree are eligible for the one-year advanced placement option.…
The days after Thanksgiving are a busy time for Unity House as it begins its Children’s Holiday Program that supplies more than 1,500 children with new items such as coats, boots, clothes, games and toys for the holidays. Through this program individuals and businesses are invited to help by donating purchased toys they have selected, by “adopting…
On November 15, the Times Union published our special section on philanthropy, Capital Region Gives. As part of a contest, 10 local nonprofits had the opportunity to share $100,000 in granted advertising space in the Times Union. This year, 34 nonprofits were eligible to win a share of the $100,000 grant. Voting to determine which  nonprofit will…
MEDIA CONTACT: Eugene White Northern Rivers Family of Services 518.701.4927 (cell) [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2018 Northern Rivers Names Daley as Chief Human Resources Officer ALBANY, NY — Northern Rivers Family of Services announced that Linda Daley has joined the organization as Chief Human Resources…
Stragility has officially launched its new website.  Check it out at: www.stragilityllc.com Stragility hones in on the three foundations that make every company a high performer - strategy execution, people development & process creation. We help you move your business forward by doing the work for you and being your accountability partner.
Jan
09
Find out what’s ahead in 2019 for Rensselaer County and the status of significant local economic development initiatives. Attend the annual State of the…
7:30 a.m. Check-In & Breakfast; 8-9 a.m. Remarks & Q&A
Jan
24
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
Feb
15
A panel discussion featuring State representatives addressing issues facing our communities. The Chamber's "Meet The Legislators" event provides members…
11:30 a.m. Check-in & Lunch; 12-1 p.m. Panel Discussion