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Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce that Garrett Dawson is now branch manager in Clifton Park and Steven Rocque is branch manager in Troy. They will oversee sales, service and day-to-day operations in their respective offices. Mr. Dawson joined Saratoga National Bank in 2012 and was most recently branch manager at the…
THIS IS MORE THAN MUSIC YOU HEAR — IT’S MUSIC YOU FEEL! THURSDAY, MAY 30 - SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2019 TROY, NY Experience more than 55 new or recent works by 38 American composers, including 27 world premiere performances celebrating New York’s leading role in the struggle for equal rights. American master, David Del Tredici and GRAMMY®-winning soprano…
For over 40 years, Adworkshop has provided local and regional clients with creative solutions for their marketing and advertising needs. The agency is re-introducing themselves as Workshop - an integrated brand engagement engine that builds creative brand engagement. Founded in 1977, Adworkshop evolved and adapted through four decades of…
Hill & Markes was awarded the inaugural 2019 Digital Innovative Award from Modern Distribution Management (MDM). Over the last month, MDM received dozens of nominations from distributors across the U.S., Canada and Europe for our inaugural Digital Innovator Awards. Designed to recognize companies investing in cutting-edge digital initiatives…
Mayor Patrick Madden announced the City of Troy Police Department will begin testing body-worn camera devices beginning next month in the Collar City. A limited number of officers will begin wearing cameras to help determine next steps for the full deployment of a body-worn camera program for the entire department.   Mayor Madden said, “…
For the 8th consecutive year, HANYS has been ranked as a Top Workplace! This award is based on the feedback from an employee survey, regarding all aspects of working for the HANYS organization. HANYS is one of only a few employers that has achieved this high honor for 8 years! In addition, HANYS was awarded the honor of highest score of all…
Please join us in congratulating HANYS employees who are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year: Avon Scherff Director, Employee Benefit Services Celebrating 1 Year Wes Price Sales Account Executive, Employee Benefits Celebrating 10 years Laura Sausville Sales Account Executive, Employee Benefits Celebrating 1 Year Tony DeCicco Account…
Mayor Patrick Madden announced the City of Troy in partnership with the Troy Industrial Development Agency (TIDA) will seek to transform the South Troy waterfront through New York State’s Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) Program. The BOA nomination application is an area-wide approach that will inventory brownfield sites, document their existing…
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced 15 projects that will receive nearly $600,000 through the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative in Troy. These projects are a direct result of the Governor's $25 million initiative to help 16 communities develop locally-driven strategies to reduce poverty and increase economic opportunity for all New Yorkers…
YWCA of the Greater Capital Region (YWCA-GCR) has hired Jamie Crouse as the Director of Development and Marketing. Crouse comes to YWCA-GCR from Robert C. Parker School, an independent pre-K through eighth grade school in North Greenbush where for the past two years, Jamie was the Director of Development and Communications. Crouse came to Parker…
The Tri-City ValleyCats have partnered with American National Insurance to present Heroes Night at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on Wednesday, July 17, and will recognize nine heroes within the Capital Region community during a special on-field ceremony prior to their game vs. the Lowell Spinners. The “Home Run Community Heroes Starting Nine” will be…
Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company was recently named to Seifried & Brew’s  “Top 15th Percentile of Community Banks” list based on its performance in 2018. Seifried & Brew compared community banks nationwide with assets between $10 million and $30 billion using its composite ranking system. The ranking points to Saratoga National…
UHY Advisors, Inc. (UHY) today announced that Mark Witte has been promoted to partner. Based in the firm’s Albany, New York office, Witte advises business leaders on a wide range of tax issues with both large multinational businesses as well as small closely-held domestic businesses. His expertise also includes corporate accounting for income…
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce the expansion of their construction services with the addition of Joseph Delaney, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP, PgMP, CCM as Director of Construction Services. Dr. Delaney brings to the position 25 years of experience as a construction professional. Previously President of C & S Design Build Inc., he started…
For the third consecutive year, CDPHP has ranked “#1 in Member Satisfaction among Commercial Health Plans in New York” in the J.D. Power 2019 Commercial Member Health Plan Study. The study measures member satisfaction among 146 health plans in 22 regions across the country. “For more than 35 years, CDPHP has served our community as a leading not-…
Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the City of Troy will auction off surplus equipment from the Department of Public Works and Parks & Recreation. A variety of municipal vehicles, trucks, snow plows, office equipment and furniture is available for online bidding beginning today, Thursday, May 9th.  Mayor Madden said, “The auction of surplus…
On May 5th at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Capital Roots raised more than $93,000 at their 32nd Annual Spring Brunch. The event included a buffet brunch featuring culinary fare prepared by 125 restaurants, a silent auction with hundreds of items, a breakfast station provided by Rivers Casino & Resort and children’s activities.…
Capital Roots, local food access and urban greening nonprofit, announced that it received a $20,000 TD Green Space Grant from TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbor Day Foundation to support innovative urban greening and tree planting projects in underserved areas of the community. In partnership with the City of Watervliet, Capital Roots will use the…
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Managing Partner James E. Hacker, Esq. was named a "Fellow" of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers in London this past April. Founded in 1954 the Academy is an invitation only group of elite trial lawyers. The Academy is recognized as one of the most prestigious organizations of trial attorneys in the world,…
The Doane Stuart School Board of Trustees announced that following a national and international search, Mr. Cecil F. Stodghill, Jr. has been selected as Head of School, to begin July 1, 2019. Mr. Stodghill brings to Doane Stuart vast experience in independent schools, including a proven record of enrollment growth and diversity in one of the…
Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce that Garrett Dawson is now branch manager in Clifton Park and Steven Rocque is branch manager in Troy. They will oversee sales, service and day-to-day operations in their respective offices. Mr. Dawson joined Saratoga National Bank in 2012 and was most recently branch manager at the…
THIS IS MORE THAN MUSIC YOU HEAR — IT’S MUSIC YOU FEEL! THURSDAY, MAY 30 - SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2019 TROY, NY Experience more than 55 new or recent works by 38 American composers, including 27 world premiere performances celebrating New York’s leading role in the struggle for equal rights. American master, David Del Tredici and GRAMMY®-winning soprano…
For over 40 years, Adworkshop has provided local and regional clients with creative solutions for their marketing and advertising needs. The agency is re-introducing themselves as Workshop - an integrated brand engagement engine that builds creative brand engagement. Founded in 1977, Adworkshop evolved and adapted through four decades of…
May
29
Join us for an exclusive inside look at Washington, D.C. with U.S. Representatives Antonio Delgado and Paul D. Tonko. Attend this event to discover what’s…
11:30 a.m. Check-in and Lunch; 12-1 p.m. Discussion and Q&A
May
30
This four week training series is designed for certified and pending certification MWBE business. Discussion of Best Practices for managing business…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Networking; 8-9 a.m. Program Traning
Jun
06
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