Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

Northern Rivers Welcomes Foster Care Homefinder



Northern Rivers Family of Services has hired Claude Peart as a Homefinder for Schenectady County foster families through the organization’s Give Hope a Home foster care campaign.

Peart will be responsible for finding, maintaining and supporting foster families throughout Schenectady County as part of Give Hope a Home, which serves nearly 300 foster children throughout a 21-county service area in New York. He will work out of the organization’s 1 Genium Plaza office in Schenectady.

Peart rejoined the organization in 2017, previously having served from 2007 through 2013 as a residential supervisor, waiver service provider and teaching assistant. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history from the University at Albany.

Bob Talham, Inc., a Troy-based paving, construction and excavation company, recently donated $20,000 and a car to Unity House’s “Making Child Care Affordable Initiative” as part of the Major Gifts Campaign for the Working Poor. The gift will be used to help Unity House families with child care expenses. After housing, safe and reliable child care…
The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce has received the ‘Chuck Steiner Memorial Chamber of the Year Award,’ from The Business Council of New York State, Inc. The announcement was officially made ahead of the Council’s annual meeting next week.   Established in memory of former regional Chamber executive, Chuck Steiner, the ‘Chamber of…
The GLOBALFOUNDRIES-Town of Malta Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its next round of funding to support local community organizations.  Applications for grant funding can be submitted electronically or may be downloaded and mailed to the Foundation by November 6, 2020. Instructions and links for the application can be found at…
Sep
24
Join Eleonora Morrell, Training and Development Specialist, MicroKnowledge, Inc. as she provide tips and tricks on how to WOW your audience without…
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST
Sep
25
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
Sep
29
On behalf of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Troy Downtown Business Improvement District, we invite you to an “Accelerated…
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. EST