Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

DeCrescente Secures OSHA Recertification: One of the Safest Places to Work in NYS!

DeCrescente Distributing Company (DDC) is proud to announce recertification by OSHA as a SHARP site in New York State, holding that distinction every year since 2006.

The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award is earned by companies that create and maintain a safe and healthy workplace for their employees by identifying and implementing best practices to protect workers, creating a culture that focuses on safety and maintaining a workplace injury rate that is under the national average for the industry.

DDC meets or exceeds all requirements with an injury rate that is approximately half the national rate for our industry. Currently there are only 55 companies in New York State that are SHARP certified and in 2006, DDC was the first beverage distributor in New York State designated as a SHARP site. Today, there are only two other beverage distributors in New York State that share this prestigious award.

At the award presentation, DDC President CJ DeCrescente, said, “This honor is truly meaningful to us.  While efficiency is important, we can’t do it at the expense of the safety of our employees.  Our folks have been extremely receptive in understanding the importance of safety in the workplace and should take great pride in this recognition.”

The Louis and Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is pleased to announce the projects that have been selected to receive grant funding for 2018-2019. Funding supports non-profit organizations and government agencies in Rensselaer County. The projects include: Children’s Museum of Science & Technology, $13,106 - CMOST will develop a… A video game company led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students was named a finalist in the college game competition at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles last week. Unfortunately, the game, IO Interloper by the RPI spin-off Dang! did not emerge the winner, losing out to a team from Bringham Young…
First New York Federal Credit Union is proud to announce and welcome Thomas Phillips as the company’s new Vice President of Lending. Thomas began his career with HSBC Bank, and through mergers, also worked at First Niagara and Keybank. At KeyBank, he was the VP/Area Retail Leader, where he directed sales, service and financial operations spanning…
Join us as for a ribbon cutting celebration of The Original Goat Yoga's first New York location! As seen on ABC News, CNN, ESPN, Vogue, New York Times,…
11 a.m.
Join us for our summer after-hours event! Connect with fellow members on the rooftop terrace of the Franklin Plaza. Enjoy stunning sunset views of Troy,…
5:30 p.m. Networking
Join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating newly rehabilitated playgrounds. A team of volunteers from CAP COM Federal Credit Union and the CAP COM Cares…
11 a.m. Ribbon Cutting