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For every $25 you donate to Northern Rivers between Tuesday, November 13, and Thursday, November 15, your name will be entered to win TWO (2) BOX SUITE SEATS for Dave Matthews Band on Wednesday, December 5, at the Times Union Center. TWO WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN! Live Facebook drawing on Friday, November 16, at 10:30 a.m. www.northernrivers.org/DMB …
With the 36th Annual Troy Victorian Stroll less than four weeks away, Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the annual search for the 2018 Christmas Tree is officially underway. Members of the public are invited to submit a tree for donation and display in Monument Square in downtown Troy throughout the holiday season. Mayor Madden said, “The Troy…
Robin K. Cooper, Albany Business Review Jeff Vukelic will spend up to $4 million to construct a 35,000-square-foot addition to his Budweiser, spirits and craft beer distribution center in Saratoga Springs, New York. Growing demand for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages between Albany and the Canadian border is the driving force behind Vukelic's…
CAP COM Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Verizon, is “reuniting hearts” with its Reunite Flight program. The program was founded to help active-duty military personnel travel to be with their families when it otherwise might not be financially possible. This program is a way for CAP COM to recognize and thank service members for all they…
Students in Hudson Valley's Automotive Technical Services program now have another vehicle to use for hands-on diagnostics and repair in their classes, thanks to a donation from the Goldstein Auto Group. Goldstein originally donated the 2010 Dodge Caravan to the Mohawk-Hudson Humane Society, where it was used over the last few years to transport…
Albany, N.Y., November 12, 2018—The Bonadio Group, upstate New York’s largest independent provider of accounting, tax, and consulting services, has hired Keri Freiler, to join the firm as a senior consultant in the Internal Audit division and Jenna Agars as an assistant accountant in the Government Compliance and Labor team. Keri is responsible…
Pierce Communications has announced the addition of Brianna Ferrara to its team as a public relations associate. In her new role, Ferrara is responsible for handling the needs of the agency’s clients and ensuring clients’ brands and missions are upheld. Ferrara has several years of public relations experience managing clients and working in a non-…
Capital Roots, local food access nonprofit, planted 50 new trees in Troy on Thursday to beautify city streets. The organization spearheaded the project through its Urban Greening program which aims to create mutually beneficial relationships between city neighborhoods and the environment for cleaner air, reduced energy costs, and increased…
Global Director of Partnership Marketing at International Company Joins Lake Placid Marketing Agency SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (November 9, 2018) – Adworkshop, a full-service marketing agency with offices in Lake Placid and Saratoga Springs, kick-started an expansion plan with the hire of Michael Fudzinski to the newly created role of Executive Vice…
Fast-Growing Marketing Agency with Offices in Lake Placid and Saratoga Springs Hires Seasoned Strategist to Lead Creative Team SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (November 9, 2018) – Adworkshop, a full-service marketing agency with offices in Lake Placid and Saratoga Springs, continues to ramp up an expansion plan with the hire of Jason Capello as Creative…
Volunteers are Needed as Tutors, Reading Mentors, and Special Events Workers Troy, N.Y.: Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County needs volunteers. Anyone who is interested can attend one of two upcoming free information sessions. The first will be held on Wednesday, November 14 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at the LVORC office, 71 First Street, 3rd…
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. (TBC), a top accounting and advisory firm and Ferraro, Amodio & Zarecki, CPAs (FAZ Forensics), a leading boutique forensic accounting firm have announced a strategic alliance designed to provide their respective Capital Region clients and contacts with expanded service offerings. TBC and FAZ will…
Recovery Sports Grill to honor and recognize all veterans and active duty military by offering them a free meal for Veterans Day, on Monday, Nov. 12. “This is a day to celebrate and remember the brave men and women who have served our country,” said Director of Restaurant Sales, Sarah Quinn. “Inviting our veterans and active duty military in to…
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, announces two new Associates, Salvador (Jake) Capecelatro and James Wisniewski.  Jake Capecelatro joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Real Estate Practice Group.  Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Capecelatro worked in a small, real-estate-centric law firm in Albany and as…
Capital Region employers expect to add jobs through the end of this year and maintain that momentum in 2019, even as it remains difficult to find qualified candidates to fill them. That’s according to the Fall 2018 Alaant Hiring Index released today by Alaant Workforce Solutions (Alaant), the Capital Region’s leading professional workforce…
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Alvaro Gonzalez, Ph.D., has joined Chazen’s Municipal department as a Senior Project Engineer. Gonzalez is a civil and environmental engineer that has a focus on water resources and environmental engineering. In his early academic career, Gonzalez attended the University of Cartagena and the University…
TroyRecord.com Officials recently announced that the roughly 70 employees of the Cohoes Community Center will receive the wages they are owed for their final week of work. The community center recently abruptly shut down due to financial difficulties. Officials said the payment of these wages was made possible thanks to the generosity of SEFCU.…
The Bonadio Group, upstate New York’s largest independent provider of accounting, tax, and consulting services, has hired Gloria Nostramo, CPA, to re-join the firm as a tax principal in the Commercial division and Michael Cross, to join the firm’s Enterprise Risk Management division. Gloria Nostramo specializes in providing tax services for a…
Recognizing the need for highly trained sales managers and sales representatives in the business world, The College of Saint Rose has become the only college or university in New York State to offer a program in sales. Beginning in January 2019, students can work toward a Bachelor of Science in marketing with a concentration in sales management.…
Join us for the 34th Annual Holiday Hunger Appeal to benefit The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. The Holiday Hunger Appeal display is set up at Crossgates Mall where volunteers ask shoppers to make a donation to the Food Bank. The Appeal runs from November 14 - December 24. It's a great team-building activity. Sponsorship is still…
Students in Hudson Valley's Automotive Technical Services program now have another vehicle to use for hands-on diagnostics and repair in their classes, thanks to a donation from the Goldstein Auto Group. Goldstein originally donated the 2010 Dodge Caravan to the Mohawk-Hudson Humane Society, where it was used over the last few years to transport…
For every $25 you donate to Northern Rivers between Tuesday, November 13, and Thursday, November 15, your name will be entered to win TWO (2) BOX SUITE SEATS for Dave Matthews Band on Wednesday, December 5, at the Times Union Center. TWO WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN! Live Facebook drawing on Friday, November 16, at 10:30 a.m. www.northernrivers.org/DMB …
With the 36th Annual Troy Victorian Stroll less than four weeks away, Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the annual search for the 2018 Christmas Tree is officially underway. Members of the public are invited to submit a tree for donation and display in Monument Square in downtown Troy throughout the holiday season. Mayor Madden said, “The Troy…
Nov
15
Join us in honoring Bob Horan's legacy of collaborations between business and education to close the skills gap. Online registration has closed; member…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8-10 a.m. Event
Nov
27
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 & Breakfast; 8 - 9 a.m. Benefits Overview
Dec
02
Attend the Northeast's largest, free holiday festival. With more than 100 entertainers, there is something for everyone! Join in the merriment as the…
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.