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Selling a business is one of the most important financial transactions a business owner can make. To assist with this process, Wojeski & Company, CPAs, P.C. has just released a three-part video series in conjunction with business partner Greenbush Financial Group, LLC, as a resource to the local business community. In the videos, David Wojeski…
Whitney Young Health has announced the appointment of Dr. Deborah Vasquez as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vasquez joined the Whitney Young Health team in 2013 as a Pediatric Attending Physician. She most recently served as the Associate Director of Pediatrics before assuming the role as the Interim Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vasquez is a board…
UHY LLP has released the results of their 2020 Middle Market Survey. "Perspective from fellow business leaders during challenging times may help validate or incubate strategic planning concepts. This year's UHY Middle Market Survey focuses on business performance, strategy, preparation and execution. Use the results of this survey to have deep…
There may be considerably more people who register Troy as their hometown taking part in the virtual 73rd edition of the Troy Turkey Trot set for Nov. 26-28. Organizers of the Trot — one of the nation’s oldest and largest Turkey Trots — today announced they have sent an invitation from Mayor Patrick Madden to the mayors of nine U.S. Troy cities (…
The Russell Sage College Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to extend the contract of President Christopher Ames through 2024. Ames became Sage’s 10th president in 2017. Under Christopher Ames’ leadership, Sage has improved its financial position, going from a deficit of $5.5 million to two consecutive years of surpluses in excess of $2…
‘Stroll Season’ to officially begin on Sunday, December 6 The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced their plans for the 38th Annual Troy Victorian Stroll Season. Poised to look and feel different from past years, the 2020 ‘Stroll Season’ will officially kick-off on Sunday, December 6 and create a festive atmosphere to…
The City of Troy Police Cadet Post #4102 is seeking applicants for their youth training program. The program has 10 available vacancies for teenagers and young professionals interested in furthering their knowledge and understanding of law enforcement. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply (instructions below), with interviews scheduled to…
First New York Federal Credit Union is committed to serving our members and our community. In an effort to assist those who are not fortunate enough to be able to purchase personal hygiene products (deodorant, soap, shampoo, toilet paper, etc.) First New York will be collecting rolls of toilet paper starting on November 1, 2020 up until December…
As 2020 draws to a close, we can reflect on a year of unique challenges. Over the last several months, in direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CDPHP swiftly expanded access to new, no-cost telehealth and mental telehealth options, waived cost-share for COVID-19 testing and treatment, removed prior authorization to speed the delivery of care,…
First New York Federal Credit Union has a $1,000 winner from the “Lucky Savers” program. With so many New Yorkers struggling to put money away for the future, how can credit unions encourage members to save? One promising way is to ensure that the act of saving is fun. Lucky Savers is structured to do exactly that: help motivate individuals to…
Troy will be Capital Region hub of activity for worldwide event; Community groups, government, universities and businesses partner on events The Downtown Troy BID announced today Collar City businesses, community groups, government, and universities will come together for a week of virtual panel discussions, gatherings, webinars, resource sessions…
Hill & Markes, a family-owned wholesale distributor, is donating a portion of their breast cancer facemask sales to Ellis Hospital for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Hill & Markes presented a monetary donation for $1,500 to Ellis Hospital in collaboration with vendor partner Maxwell-McKenney. “Hill & Markes is pleased to partner with…
Russell Sage College will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a new veterans lounge on its Troy campus from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 11. The public is invited to view the ribbon cutting online. The event is free, but advance registration is requested at https://sage.secure.force.com/events#/list. The online event will include a video tour of…
The Troy Record just posted an article on the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area use of GyvLink (both Rensco Chamber members) to request item-donations for their Pre-K program. The article is here: https://www.troyrecord.com/news/local-news/boys-girls-clubs-of-the-capi… There are still ways that local companies and individuals can contribute…
The Grasso trio of Hatchet Hardware is adding another location in the Capital Region. Angelo, Giovanni, and Erika Grasso announced that they would be opening the doors of the former Morgan Stanley building at 1448 Balltown Rd. in Niskayuna in December of 2020 as their fifth Hatchet Hardware location.   The Grasso's hope to further their bonds in…
My Little Dog & Co. LLC, a specialty pet boutique, is offering private shopping experience sessions for small groups of 6 to 12. The sessions are aimed at providing a safe, stress-free shopping experiences for pet lovers to shop the store's variety of stylish apparel, accessories, home goods & gifts.  To make a reservation for your group,…
eBizDocs is honored to announce it received PSIGEN’s Partner of the Year Award. eBizDocs was chosen from a worldwide network of PSIGEN partners for its ability to continually exceed customer expectations across a broad range of industries. Superior product and implementation knowledge allows eBizDocs to apply the PSIGEN document capture and…
LATHAM, N.Y. - - Sunmark Credit Union announced today that it has received approval from the membership of Columbia-Greene Federal Credit Union to merge with Sunmark Credit Union. Additionally, Columbia-Greene members approved the conversion from a federally-chartered credit union to a state-chartered one. The $36 million-asset Columbia-Greene FCU…
HUDSON RIVER FINANCIAL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION MEMBERS APPROVE MERGER WITH SUNMARK CREDIT UNION LATHAM, N.Y. - - Sunmark Credit Union announced today that it has received approval from the membership of Hudson River Financial Federal Credit Union in Mohegan Lake, New York to merge with Sunmark Credit Union. Additionally, Hudson River Financial…
Selling a business is one of the most important financial transactions a business owner can make. To assist with this process, Wojeski & Company, CPAs, P.C. has just released a three-part video series in conjunction with business partner Greenbush Financial Group, LLC, as a resource to the local business community. In the videos, David Wojeski…
UHY LLP has released the results of their 2020 Middle Market Survey. "Perspective from fellow business leaders during challenging times may help validate or incubate strategic planning concepts. This year's UHY Middle Market Survey focuses on business performance, strategy, preparation and execution. Use the results of this survey to have deep…
Whitney Young Health has announced the appointment of Dr. Deborah Vasquez as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vasquez joined the Whitney Young Health team in 2013 as a Pediatric Attending Physician. She most recently served as the Associate Director of Pediatrics before assuming the role as the Interim Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vasquez is a board…
Dec
03
In 2015, the Chamber developed CEO Roundtable Discussions with much success.  The purpose is to bring together small groups of CEOs, presidents and/or…
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. EST
Dec
14
Kick off your holiday season and finish 2020 strong with our Virtual Holiday NetworkingPlus! Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our…
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
Dec
17
Designed to help individuals new to WordPress environment, join Training and Development Specialist, Eleonora Morrell, MicroKnowledge, Inc. to learn how…
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. EST