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As part of its annual Summer of Kindness, the Sunmark Charitable Community Foundation partnered with KIPP Troy Prep High School to assist outgoing seniors as they transition to college. On Thursday, June 6, members of the Sunmark Kindness Crew provided essential supplies to graduating seniors as they prepare for the next chapter of their academic…
Tech Valley Center of Gravity (TVCOG), a nonprofit organization and makerspace located in downtown Troy, is accepting applications for its new Digital Fabrication Residency program. The program, made possible through The Arts Center of the Capital Region’s Arts Thrive and Grow grant, will provide a unique opportunity for residents to learn to use…
The Tri-City ValleyCats announced that the 518 Futures Classic has been postponed to Monday, June 10th. Any tickets purchased for the initial event will be valid for the 518 Futures Classic now on Monday, June 10th.  The Tri-City ValleyCats have partnered with Built2Win to showcase the best high school baseball talent across New York’s Capital…
Yvonne M. Etowa, M.D., MBBCh, has joined Troy Internal Medicine, a practice of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, where she practices internal and primary care medicine. Dr. Etowa received her medical degree from the University of Calabar College of Medical Sciences in Nigeria. She completed a residency at Montefiore Hospital in New…
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) in partnership with the City of Troy, will begin construction on a new mobility hub in the Little Italy neighborhood at the corner of 4th and Liberty Street. Construction is expected to begin on the Liberty Square Mobility Hub on Monday, June 3, 2024.  Mobility Hubs integrate different modes of…
A new bachelor’s degree that prepares students for certification in three widely sought-after teaching areas – childhood education, early childhood education, and special education – will help address the teacher shortage by graduating teachers who can fill three types of open positions in schools.  With this new degree, Russell Sage is the only…
The Tri-City ValleyCats are proud to present their 2024 specialty “Collar City Cats” jerseys. These alternates honor the rich history of Troy, NY, also known as the Collar City. These uniforms proudly represent the baseball lineage of the area that the ValleyCats call home. The ‘Cats will be wearing these jerseys on June 18th, July 12th, and…
GlobalFoundries (Nasdaq: GFS) (GF) today announced a partnership with Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU) and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to invest in workforce development at Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) to help meet the growing workforce needs of the U.S. semiconductor ecosystem. In partnership with Micron and the NSF, the…
The Berkshire Bach Society concludes its regular 2023-2024 season on Saturday, June 8, 2024, 4pm, with A Baroque Spring Posy: Music for Baroque Violin and Harpsichord, at Kellogg Music Center on the campus of Bard College at Simon’s Rock (84 Alford Road, Great Barrington).  Laura Lutzke, Baroque Violin, is joined by Mariken Palmboom, Harpsichord,…
WHAT: Nearly 1,000 students are expected to attend Career Jam Launch, an exciting career exploration event geared towards students in grades 10th - 12th. Students will learn about local career pathways from the region’s leading employers, experience a variety of industries through interactive demonstrations, and learn about direct entry…
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) will come together with the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District (BID) at CDTA’s Congress Street Station in Troy on Thursday, May 16 at 11:30 a.m. to announce them as a new Universal Access partner. Employees of businesses that are part of the Downtown Troy BID will have unlimited…
After a national search, Dr. Matthew Shaftel has been named the 11th president of Russell Sage College. Shaftel, who will begin his presidency on July 1 after serving for the last seven years as dean and full professor in Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts, assumes leadership of Russell Sage following the retirement of President Christopher…
The Tri-City ValleyCats have partnered with Built2Win to showcase the best high school baseball talent across New York’s Capital Region as Joseph L. Bruno Stadium will host the 518 Futures High School Baseball Classic for the fourth time on Thursday, June 6. Gates will open at 4 PM and the Home Run Derby begins at 4:30 PM. The Futures Classic Game…
The Spring 2024 Alaant Hiring Index Survey is in progress! This initiative, brought to you by Alaant Workforce Solutions, aims to gauge the pulse, in real time, the state of the job market. Now is the time to share your insights! Have you made any hires this year? What are your hiring plans moving forward? Are there specific roles you're…
Russell Sage College has hired two highly regarded business professors from The College of Saint Rose for its School of Management and will bring the unique Flex MBA format pioneered at Saint Rose to all of its graduate programs in management starting this fall. Saint Rose has announced it will close at the end of the 2023-2024 academic year.…
River Fest 2024 is set to bring an unforgettable day of celebration and community to Downtown Troy, NY, on Sunday, May 19th, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Hosted by the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District, RadioRadioX and the City of Troy, this annual event is a beloved tradition in the Capital Region, offering a lively mix of music, art, food…
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) Board of Directors, at their monthly Board Meeting on Wednesday, April 24, awarded a contract to Carver Construction for $2.9 million to build two new mobility hubs. Mobility Hubs integrate different modes of transportation and create a single location that gives customers choices with improved…
The Benson’s Pet Center Gala for Animals for the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) will be held on Saturday, June 1 at 6:00 p.m. at the Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle Street, Albany. The event’s Honorary Chairs are Jaime and Jennifer Ortiz, owners of Primary Food Group. Emcees are News10 ABC’s Steve Caporizzo and Humane Society CEO Ashley…
On Thursday, April 25, 2024 Mayor Mike Stammel and the City Planning Department hosted a joint meeting with the Albany Riverfront Collaborative and the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT).  The purpose of the meeting was to discuss DOT’s “Reimagine 787” Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) study in general and how some of the…
The Arrow Family of Companies is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Hunziker as Senior Vice President, Commercial and Industrial Banking Lead for its subsidiary bank Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company. In his new role, Hunziker will be responsible for driving growth, primarily in the Capital Region, focusing on delivering the bank’…
As part of its annual Summer of Kindness, the Sunmark Charitable Community Foundation partnered with KIPP Troy Prep High School to assist outgoing seniors as they transition to college. On Thursday, June 6, members of the Sunmark Kindness Crew provided essential supplies to graduating seniors as they prepare for the next chapter of their academic…
Tech Valley Center of Gravity (TVCOG), a nonprofit organization and makerspace located in downtown Troy, is accepting applications for its new Digital Fabrication Residency program. The program, made possible through The Arts Center of the Capital Region’s Arts Thrive and Grow grant, will provide a unique opportunity for residents to learn to use…
The Tri-City ValleyCats announced that the 518 Futures Classic has been postponed to Monday, June 10th. Any tickets purchased for the initial event will be valid for the 518 Futures Classic now on Monday, June 10th.  The Tri-City ValleyCats have partnered with Built2Win to showcase the best high school baseball talent across New York’s Capital…
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27
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event. The Chamber’s networking events are a high-impact…
5pm-7pm
Jul
10
Maximize your chamber membership by discovering all of the benefits available to you AND your employees. Whether you are a new or long-time member, this…
Check-in and breakfast 8:30 a.m. 9:00-9:30 a.m. benefits overview
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Are you new to the professional world? Have you been wondering how to jump start your professional network? The Chamber is proud to announce the start of…
8:30am-9:30am