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Passport for Good, a student engagement data solution company based in Troy, recently added five new team members to accommodate its expansion into schools across New York state. Jeff Masline joined the company as senior director of sales and marketing. With nearly 20 years of experience in the education sector, he oversees the sales team as well…
Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce it has been named “Top Small Community Lender” by the U.S. Small Business Administration for the Capital Region for the sixth consecutive year. The SBA recognizes the most active 7(a) lenders in three asset-size groups. In the 2019 federal fiscal year that ended September 30, Saratoga…
On Wednesday, November 6, the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce held a press conference at Franklin Plaza to formerly ‘kick-off’ the Troy Victorian Stroll. Now in its 37th year, the annual event attracts thousands to the heart of historic downtown Troy and features a wide variety of vendors and live entertainment for families to enjoy…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2019 Contact: Michael P. Murray, Director of Marketing Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP (518) 487-7766 [email protected] WHITEMAN OSTERMAN & HANNA NAMED A TIER 1 FIRM BY U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® “BEST LAW FIRMS” ALBANY, N.Y. (November 4, 2019) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest…
With 20+ years of leading and designing branding programs for high-profile clients worldwide, Holguin brings recognized expertise to serve client needs and accelerate rapid growth at id29  Troy, NY – id29, one of the Northeast’s leading brand, creative and digital agencies, today announced the addition of Rafael Holguin as Executive Creative…
As the holiday season approaches, Unity House is partnering with CEO and Capital Roots to collect food and financial donations to provide Thanksgiving food packages for 200 households in Rensselaer County. The packages will include the makings of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, including fresh produce and pies, and a gift card to enable…
H2H Associates, LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of Trevor Thomas, PE to partner, joining Richard Hisert, PhD, PG as principal leadership. Thomas has been H2H’s technical services manager since the firm’s inception in 2005, bringing a strong background in civil, environmental, natural resource, and forestry engineering. With this…
Pinhole Press, a local eCommerce company specializing in personalized photo gifts, games and cards, has pledged to donate $1,000 to five not-for-profit organizations across the nation.  The idea was born out of Pinhole Press's new fundraising program, which promises up to 50% gross profit on sales generated by registered schools and 501(c)(3)…
Fenimore Asset Management, the investment advisor to FAM Funds, announces that Denise V. Gonick has joined the FAM Funds Board of Independent Trustees. Denise is a lawyer by profession and was most recently the President & CEO of MVP Health Care. During her seven years as President & CEO, MVP Health Care successfully diversified its…
Each year, Centerstate CEO celebrates outstanding businesses and organizations in Central New York for having hired new employees; expanded, relocated or made significant capital investments due to growth; received a local, statewide or national award; or celebrated a significant milestone or anniversary.  This year, Pinnacle Human Resources, LLC…
– TEDxAlbany, an independently organized event, annually sponsored by Overit, announces its schedule of speakers and that tickets are now on sale! This year’s day-long event will take place on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Overit’s headquarters on New Scotland Avenue in Albany. Scott Jarzombek, Executive Director of the Albany Public Library,…
TROY WEB CONSULTING ACHIEVES SILVER PARTNER STATUS WITH UIPATH Troy Web Consulting’s momentum continues with achievement of a key partnership milestone with UiPath, bringing even more value to customers with Robotic Process Automation. TROY, NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER XX, 2019 – Troy Web Consulting announced it has achieved silver status in UiPath’s…
ALBANY, New York, October 23, 2019 – BST & Co. CPAs, LLP, one of the Capital Region’s leading financial and management consulting firms, will welcome GE employees affected by the recent pension freeze to learn about their options during a free seminar on Wednesday, November 6 from 9 to 10 a.m. In early October, GE announced that it will freeze…
As the holiday season quickly approaches, the Capital District YMCA has announced a continued partnership with the 'Caring Community Basket Brigade.' The initiative was started by HMA Contracting in 2016 with the goal of providing underserved and needy families across the Capital Region with a means to prepare a full Thanksgiving meal. Since 2016…
The City of Troy is inviting local area business owners to attend a meeting at City Hall Council Chambers (433 River St. Troy, NY) on Tuesday, October 29 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The meeting will address a recent Hoosick-Hillside study that was aimed to make it easier and safer for people to go where they want, including stores, schools and services. …
Old World Provisions Inc. will build a $4 million addition at its meat processing plant off Campbell Avenue in Troy and expects to hire nearly 100 workers over the next three years.The family-owned, fourth-generation company is expanding its product line to reflect consumer interest in healthier meats and in ecologically friendly options, such as…
The Chazen Companies is proud to announce Elizabeth “Liz” Cadwell, EIT has been honored as one of six women named “Women on the Rise” by the Albany Business Review. ‘Women on the Rise’ identifies and honors women leading the way for the next generation with their outstanding and significant contributions to the business community. Cadwell joined…
With an even greater focus on client satisfaction and training, GTM Payroll Services recently expanded into a completely renovated building at 9 Executive Park Drive in Clifton Park. With 12,500 square feet, the space better accommodates GTM’s growing team of more than 70 employees, features a modern training facility, and includes many amenities…
The Louis & Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is accepting applications for grant funding to support collaborations between 501(c)(3) agencies in Rensselaer County and faculty experts from Emma Willard School, Hudson Valley Community College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or The Sage Colleges. Proposed projects should serve the…
For Immediate Release Saposnick Joins Wojeski CPA Firm Kelly A. Saposnick has been named senior tax manager at Wojeski & Company CPAs, P.C. As a member of the Wojeski tax team, she is responsible for tax planning, preparation, and compliance for individuals, businesses, trusts, estates and nonprofits. Saposnick holds a B.S. degree in…
Passport for Good, a student engagement data solution company based in Troy, recently added five new team members to accommodate its expansion into schools across New York state. Jeff Masline joined the company as senior director of sales and marketing. With nearly 20 years of experience in the education sector, he oversees the sales team as well…
On Wednesday, November 6, the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce held a press conference at Franklin Plaza to formerly ‘kick-off’ the Troy Victorian Stroll. Now in its 37th year, the annual event attracts thousands to the heart of historic downtown Troy and features a wide variety of vendors and live entertainment for families to enjoy…
Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce it has been named “Top Small Community Lender” by the U.S. Small Business Administration for the Capital Region for the sixth consecutive year. The SBA recognizes the most active 7(a) lenders in three asset-size groups. In the 2019 federal fiscal year that ended September 30, Saratoga…
Nov
19
We want your feedback! Join our online focus group and let us know your opinion on your membership with the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce…
11:30 a.m.
Nov
21
Experts agree - workforce readiness requires collaboration between education and business. Join the effort to find solutions to the region's workforce…
Check-in & breakfast 7:30 a.m.; event 8-10 a.m.
Dec
08
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.