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Pause Gallery has announced they have officially reopened! Read below for an email that was sent out to customers that outlines the new guidelines for patrons of the gallery: These past few months have been challenging for everyone, and we hope that you are all safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We are also broken-hearted for our Black…
Archery is one of the truest forms of an individual  lifetime sport that everyone can participate in. STRIDE has been introducing the sport to youth and veterans with disabilities since 2014 when they built a competition range in the woodlands at their camp in Chatham NY. STRIDE’s professionally-designed outdoor competition archery range is…
ALBANY, NY – June 24, 2020 – BST & Co., LLP today announced a series of new staff appointments at the Capital Region-based financial and management consulting firm. “We are pleased to welcome our newest staff members to BST as we continue our efforts to provide the highest quality of service to our clients across a broad range of disciplines…
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) and CDPHP today announced that the 2020 season of CDPHP Cycle! will begin on June 22. The onset of COVID-19 delayed the launch of CDPHP Cycle!, but with enhanced safety and sanitary precautions and guidance, and an increased demand for outdoor activities, CDTA and CDPHP will ease in to the 2020…
GLOBALFOUNDRIES® (GF®), the world's leading specialty foundry and the leading U.S. pure-play manufacturer of semiconductors, today announced it has secured a purchase option agreement for approximately 66 acres of undeveloped land adjacent to its most advanced manufacturing facility, Fab 8, in Malta, N.Y., near the Luther Forest Technology Campus…
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, residents in the Greater Capital Region are facing layoffs and furloughs, and many are experiencing food insecurity for the first time. On Tuesday, June 23, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany and the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York are teaming up to host a mass food distribution in the City of…
On Thursday, June 18, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany will be hosting its eighth Night at the Museum fundraiser as a virtual event. Each June, over 500 people gather on the 4th floor of the New York State Museum to celebrate and support the work of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany. It is the organization’s premiere…
First New York Federal Credit Union is proud to announce the opening of its 2,100 square foot full-service branch at 31 Jordan Road in North Greenbush on Monday, June 15, 2020. The new location is designed to better accommodate First New York’s growing membership in Rensselaer County and it features ample parking, two drive up 24-hour First New…
Joan Heffler Photography is open for business now! Booking corporate headshots, Events, Portraits, Commercial Photography, Wedding Photography, Real Estate photo services and  Food Photography.   Contact Joan at [email protected] or visit www.joanhefflerphotography.com for more information. 
On Friday, June 12, Everything UR, a new, local start-up company and charitable foundation headquartered in Brunswick, NY, had the privilege of presenting a $1,500.00 donation to Karen Carpenter-Palumbo, CEO/President at Vanderheyden in Wynantskill, NY. The donation is a result of the Everything UR Foundation’s first fundraising effort; the sale…
On Wednesday, June 10, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) was recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with their inaugural Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship. The award recognizes members of Congress who in their actions have demonstrated a willingness to work across the aisle in support of common objectives. This year’s award…
PRESS RELEASE DATE: June 9, 2020 FROM: Donna Shepardson, [email protected] BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATORS´ ASSOCIATION OF THE CAPITAL DISTRICT The following seniors have been selected as Outstanding Business Students in the Capital Region. This is the 28th year that the Business and Marketing Educators' Association of the Capital…
SEFCU is pleased to announce that Kendra Rubin, Esq. has joined its executive team as Chief Legal Officer. Rubin is a highly qualified attorney who brings to SEFCU nearly a decade of legal experience in the credit union industry, government, and the private sector. Rubin will serve as SEFCU’s general counsel, working closely with both internal and…
The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) has replaced its traditional gala with a virtual event. The Benson’s Pet Centers “Hope Grows Here” Gala for Animals will streamed live on the Society’s Facebook page on Saturday, June 20 at 6 pm. Complete details about the event can be found here: https://mohawkhumane.org/gala-animals-2020. The community is…
On Thursday, June 11, the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York will hold a drive-thru Food Pantry at Albany International Airport. In partnership with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, Albany International Airport, and the Food Bank's Golf Classic Planning Committee & Sponsors, the food drive is open to any and all community…
Every day through June 24, the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region will be holding the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge on their Facebook page. By engaging with the content they provide each day, you can help change the way in which you think about racial justice. As an organization with a mission of eliminating racism, the YWCA of the Greater…
High school and college students throughout the Capital Region, Syracuse, Binghamton, and Buffalo were awarded a total of $50,000 in scholarships this week by SEFCU as part of the credit union’s annual scholarship program. Students’ applications are evaluated based on academic achievements, leadership positions held, a written essay, and community…
In accordance with “NY Forward Phase-2 Retail”, we are once again opening our doors. At Your CBD Stores, the health, wellness and safety of our customers and our colleagues are our first concern. As part of “NY Forward” Our store has affirmed with New York State that our operation is in accordance with COVID-19 guidance as provided by the New…
Alaant Workforce Solutions, the leading professional workforce services firm in New York’s Capital Region, today announced it has been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Recruiting Firms 2020 – the fourth consecutive year Alaant has received this prestigious recognition. Again this year, Alaant is the only recruiting firm in the Capital…
Pause Gallery has announced they have officially reopened! Read below for an email that was sent out to customers that outlines the new guidelines for patrons of the gallery: These past few months have been challenging for everyone, and we hope that you are all safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We are also broken-hearted for our Black…
Archery is one of the truest forms of an individual  lifetime sport that everyone can participate in. STRIDE has been introducing the sport to youth and veterans with disabilities since 2014 when they built a competition range in the woodlands at their camp in Chatham NY. STRIDE’s professionally-designed outdoor competition archery range is…
ALBANY, NY – June 24, 2020 – BST & Co., LLP today announced a series of new staff appointments at the Capital Region-based financial and management consulting firm. “We are pleased to welcome our newest staff members to BST as we continue our efforts to provide the highest quality of service to our clients across a broad range of disciplines…
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14
This course is designed to have participants reflect on and recognize the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on our work teams and workplace interactions…
2:00 - 3:00 p.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…
Two Flights; A.M. & P.M. Start Times - More Info TBA Soon
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