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The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce a call for members’ art for the 2019 Fence Show. The Fence Show got its name when members’ artwork was exhibited on the iron fence surrounding Washington Park in Troy, the original location of the Arts Center. In 2018, we accepted over 400 pieces, including paintings, drawing,…
architecture+, a design and service oriented architecture and planning firm in Troy, New York, is pleased to announce that we received an Interior Award of Merit from the American Institute of Architects Eastern New York Chapter for the Milne Library Renovations at SUNY Oneonta. The project was completed for the State University Construction Fund…
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce the opening of “The Cairns” with works by Rhea Novak in the Wallace & Foyer Galleries. Please join us for a reception to be held in the Wallace & Foyer Galleries during Troy Night Out, Friday, March 29 from 6pm – 8pm. Novak will also be joining us on Thursday, April 4th at 6pm…
Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce that Joy Rodriguez has been promoted to Branch Manager in Colonie. In her new role, Ms. Rodriguez will oversee sales, service and day-to-day operations at the Colonie Office. Ms. Rodriguez has worked in banking for more than 10 years. She joined Saratoga National Bank in 2014 and was…
Longtime Albany business law firm Nolan & Heller announced today that as it moves to a new downtown location at 80 State Street it has been renamed Nolan Heller Kauffman, adding Madeline H. Kibrick Kauffman, one of the firm’s two managing partners, as a named partner. Since its founding in 1964, Nolan Heller Kauffman has provided a full range…
Northern Rivers Family of Services announced that Ricardo Phipps has been named director of the organization’s just-launched New Directions residential program. New Directions, a program for Teens Going Places, Going Strong, is a residential placement option serving 8 young women ages 16 and 17 at the Northern Rivers Schenectady residential…
Joan Heffler Photography is celebrating 20 years as a full service photography studio specializing in people for corporate, weddings, events and portraits in the capital region and beyond as far as Germany and Israel and in New Jersey, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. She has been a member of the Chamber for more than a decade…
Through a $1.1 million grant from the US Department of Labor, CEO has now entered a formal agreement withSEAT in Schenectady to bring its programming expertise to YouthBuild students in Rensselaer County, offering the expanded, wrap-around support so successful in Schenectady County. A new partnership between two community-based organizations will…
City officials announced the completion of the first phase of upgrades to the City of Troy’s downtown parking system kiosks. Newly-upgraded digital pay-stations were activated beginning Wednesday, March 20th.    Mayor Madden said, “The deployment of new parking management technologies is part of our commitment to support Troy’s downtown business…
United Way of the Greater Capital Region of the Greater Capital Region (UWGCR) today announced 5.18 Day, the largest single day of community impact with more than 40 service projects scheduled to support local nonprofits in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady and Schoharie Counties.  The 5.18 projects will be managed through their re-…
During its annual Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. last week, the Credit Union National Association recognized SEFCU’s ongoing effort to deliver free, dynamic financial education to young people with its Desjardins Award for Youth Financial Education in the more than $1 billion in assets category. “This award is a meaningful…
Northern Rivers Family of Services member agency Parsons Child & Family Center, has been awarded $10,000 grants for its Camp to Belong and Early Head Start programs and a $5,000 grant for its Child and Adolescent Mobile Crisis Team. The Charles R. Wood Foundation award of $10,000 will be used to help fund operations for Camp to Belong New York…
A new mobile app to aid in emergency alerting and preparedness is being made available by Rensselaer County and the county Bureau of Public Safety, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced. The new Prepare Rensselaer mobile app can be used on iPhone and Android devices and is available for download free of charge from the iPhone and Google Play…
The Berkshire Bank Foundation announced its annual Capacity Building Grant request for proposals (RFPs), a unique grant opportunity to help meet the evolving needs of non-profit organizations in communities served by Berkshire Bank. Berkshire is inviting grant proposals that seek to build the capacity of non-profit organizations by providing funds…
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, is very pleased to announce that it has expanded the firm’s mediation practice, led by retired Justice Bernard J. Malone, Jr.  The practice will now accept all disputes, both complex and simple. Judge Malone brings 50 years of litigation experience, including many years as a New…
DeCrescente Distributing Company (DDC) is excited to announce a partnership with VPX Sports to distribute BANG® Energy Drink, a great-tasting 16-ounce carbonated beverage formulated to fuel the brain and body. BANG® is now available in 12 unique flavors like Sour Heads and Purple Haze throughout the Capital Region. “BANG® is not your typical high-…
Richard Bigham, Partner at The Bonadio Group, is an honoree of Albany Business Review’s 40 Under 40 class of 2019. The honorees are a group of executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders. An advisory committee, made up of past 40 Under 40 winners and staff at the Business Review, selected this year’s group from over 350 nominations. Richard (…
Whitney Young Health announced that they will be relocating their North Troy health center in summer of this year. This new and improved health center will be located at Riverside Plaza, 849 2nd Avenue in Troy. This state-of-the-art, 4,950 square-foot health center is projected to be open this summer. The new location will feature four medical…
The Tri-City ValleyCats, a Class A affiliate of the Houston Astros, have announced a piece of their 38-game 2019 summer promotional schedule at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium. Opening Night on Sunday, June 16 will feature a Father’s Day Sunday Funday Celebration, and the ValleyCats 2018 New York-Penn League championship banner will be raised. The…
Capital Region residents looking to complete their High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma will now have a new testing location – Albany Center for Education (ACE), Hudson Valley Community College’s new extension site located at 30 North Russell Road, off Central Avenue, a location which has long housed the Capital District Educational Opportunity…
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce a call for members’ art for the 2019 Fence Show. The Fence Show got its name when members’ artwork was exhibited on the iron fence surrounding Washington Park in Troy, the original location of the Arts Center. In 2018, we accepted over 400 pieces, including paintings, drawing,…
architecture+, a design and service oriented architecture and planning firm in Troy, New York, is pleased to announce that we received an Interior Award of Merit from the American Institute of Architects Eastern New York Chapter for the Milne Library Renovations at SUNY Oneonta. The project was completed for the State University Construction Fund…
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce the opening of “The Cairns” with works by Rhea Novak in the Wallace & Foyer Galleries. Please join us for a reception to be held in the Wallace & Foyer Galleries during Troy Night Out, Friday, March 29 from 6pm – 8pm. Novak will also be joining us on Thursday, April 4th at 6pm…
Mar
28
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 & Networking
Apr
04
Join us at a graduation ceremony and dinner in honor of The Leadership Institute’s Class of 2019.  The Leadership Institute is proudly sponsored by…
5:30 p.m. Networking Reception; 6:30 p.m. Graduation Ceremony
Apr
10
Take your management style to the next level and inspire, energize and innovate your team. Build upon your skill-sets for leading your team including…
7:30 – 8 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8 – 9 a.m. Presentation