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FENCE Select & Student Exhibit 2021 Nov. 19– Dec. 11, 2021 TROY (10/27/2021)—The Arts Center of the Capital Region would like to announce and congratulate this year’s FENCE Select artists and winners. Artists chosen for this year’s Select exhibit include: Jason Allendorph, Fern Apfel, David Austin, Alison Bachorik, Michele Bager, Justin Baker…
(Albany, NY) Light up your holidays with Chevy Chase live on stage plus an audience Q & A following a screening of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. After the showing of the holiday classic on the big screen, the celebration will continue with actor Chevy Chase (Clark Griswold) sharing stories from his career and the making of his classic…
Hoosick Falls, N.Y. – The New York State Unified Court System’s Third Judicial District has opened the newest location of its Community Court Access Program (CCAP) in cooperation with Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services (UHDVS) program at UHDVS’s Hoosick Falls center at the Hoosick Falls Armory, 80 Church St. The building also houses the…
ALBANY, N.Y. – October 22, 2021 – CDPHP is pleased to announce that its Medicare Advantage plans are the highest rated in New York state and among the highest in the country on the 2022 Medicare Advantage honor roll. U.S. News uses plan-ratings data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to populate its comparison tool and…
Amsterdam, NY – October 20, 2021 – Hill & Markes, a family-owned wholesale distributor, has launched a new podcast. Since1906 (hillnmakes.com/Since1906), is about distribution powerhouse Hill & Markes and how their mission is more than moving product of a shelf - it’s a commitment to safety and well-being. Since1906 is about how every…
ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Albany FireWolves, of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), announced the introduction of the Junior FireWolves Winter Box Program in September. The co-ed program is an instructional platform developed by the FireWolves organization and consists of practices, scrimmages and tournaments all led by USBOXLA and FireWolves…
(West Sand Lake, NY, 10/19/2021) – With just days before their first practice, a handful of local sled hockey players with disabilities still needed volunteers to skate with them and push their sled so they can play. A sled hockey pusher is the unsung hero of the team, assisting any player who cannot propel himself due to mobility disabilities.…
Albany, NY – Alaant Workforce Solutions, the Capital Region’s leading professional workforce services firm, is strengthening its commitment to helping organizations recruit and hire top talent amid a historically challenging job market with the addition of two senior professionals to its staff. The hiring of Michelle Conn and Lauren Valentine …
Two prominent leaders in the financial services industry, SEFCU and Mastercard, are teaming up for an exciting new education partnership that will promote and scale financial well-being and inclusion. As part of the partnership, Mastercard will introduce SEFCU’s award-winning Institute for Financial Well-Being's free education webinars, active…
The Strategic Planning Steering Committee at Siena College is developing the College's 2022-2027 strategic plan. As part of the process, information from all stakeholders is being collected to help inform the process. This includes information from those individuals and/or businesses who are current or prospective employers for Siena College…
Whitney Young Health’s annual fundraiser, The Legacy Event, was held on October 6, 2021 at the Albany Capital Center. This event recognizes and honors community leaders who are making a difference in the Capital Region and benefits individuals and families who rely on Whitney Young Health for affordable medical, dental and behavioral health care…
Behavioral Health Pavilion recognized with award architecture+ is pleased to announce that the Behavioral Health Pavilion at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been recognized with a Merit Award for Interior Architecture by AIA Columbus. architecture+ is proud to have worked with NBBJ on the planning and design of this groundbreaking new facility…
Dr. Frank Rice of Integrated Tissue Dynamics recently spoke at the 4th Annual International Cannabinoid Derived Pharmaceuticals Summit in Boston, Mass and was very well received by the research and investment community.  Integrated Tissue Dynamics’ research can have an active role in the direction of the beneficial use of cannabinoids. Drs. Rice…
HMA Contracting's creation of the Caring Community Basket Brigade began in 2016 with the goal to feed fifty families a full Thanksgiving meal. Fast forward to 2021 and this campaign has fed over 2,400 families a full Thanksgiving meal. This year’s campaign we have a goal to feed 1,000 families. This initiative would never have been able to grow…
Do you enjoy reading? Would you like to share your love of reading with children to support their reading development? Do you have an hour a week to spare? If so, the Everybody WINS! Power Lunch program is just for you.  Everybody WINS! Power Lunch is an innovative reading and mentoring program that increases children’s prospects for success in…
Cobleskill, N.Y. (October 12, 2021) – Fenimore Asset Management, an independent, Capital Region-based investment advisory firm and manager of the FAM Funds family of mutual funds, has named Marc Roberts as a Portfolio Manager of the FAM Value Fund. Established in 1987, the FAM Value Fund is one of three mutual funds that Fenimore manages. The FAM…
ALBANY, N.Y., October 6, 2021 — KeyBank announced Fran O’Rourke, regional sales executive for Key Private Bank, has been named market president for KeyBank’s Capital Region. As market president, O’Rourke will drive collaboration and coordination of activities and resources in the market, as well as serve as the face and voice of KeyBank in the…
Amsterdam, NY, October 6, 2021– Hill & Markes, a family-owned wholesale distributor, is hosting a Trunk or Treat for their employees and community at their facility on Monday, October 25, from 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Get spooky with Hill & Markes for an evening full of candy, cider donuts, and festivities!  “Engaging and uplifting the community…
The annual Rensselaer County Coats for Kids golf tournament was the most successful to date, and the county will be able to provide the largest number of coats since the effort was launched, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced. The county will be providing 1,000 coats to kids facing economic challenges across the county, McLaughlin said. “…
Community Caregivers is a nonprofit that provides assistance such as transportation, grocery shopping and friendly visits/phone calls to our senior neighbors in Albany and Rensselaer Counties. There is no charge for our services due to our dedicated volunteers. We currently have a waiting list of neighbors in Rensselaer County and need volunteers…
FENCE Select & Student Exhibit 2021 Nov. 19– Dec. 11, 2021 TROY (10/27/2021)—The Arts Center of the Capital Region would like to announce and congratulate this year’s FENCE Select artists and winners. Artists chosen for this year’s Select exhibit include: Jason Allendorph, Fern Apfel, David Austin, Alison Bachorik, Michele Bager, Justin Baker…
Hoosick Falls, N.Y. – The New York State Unified Court System’s Third Judicial District has opened the newest location of its Community Court Access Program (CCAP) in cooperation with Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services (UHDVS) program at UHDVS’s Hoosick Falls center at the Hoosick Falls Armory, 80 Church St. The building also houses the…
ALBANY, N.Y. – October 22, 2021 – CDPHP is pleased to announce that its Medicare Advantage plans are the highest rated in New York state and among the highest in the country on the 2022 Medicare Advantage honor roll. U.S. News uses plan-ratings data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to populate its comparison tool and…
Nov
10
Maximize your Chamber investment by discovering all of the advantages of membership, for you AND your employees. Learn about exclusive perks and services…
Details: Check-in and Breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.; Benefits Presentation from 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Dec
09
Jump-start your holiday season, get connected, develop leads and build relationships at this fast-paced networking event. This event is one of our most…
Details: Check-in and Lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Networking from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.