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Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce Receives ‘Chamber of the Year’ Award from The Business Council of New York State, Inc.



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 Year’ award honors one outstanding chamber organization in New York State that displays a positive social conscience and commitment to pro-business activities within their community and the state. The award also requires the recipient to have an established reputation for delivering a high level of programs and services in their community, while remaining active in state and local business advocacy.  

“On behalf of our board of directors and staff, our Chamber is incredibly grateful to receive this immense honor from The Business Council of New York State,” said Kate Manley, President of the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce. “Since 1900, our Chamber has been established as a timely resource and staunch advocate for our local business community. With the obvious challenges presented by this year, we are even more driven by the needs of our member businesses to advance the economic prosperity of our region.” 

“The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce has been a great partner and member for close to 70 years,” said Heather Bricetti, President & CEO of The Business Council of New York State Inc. “Through a continued investment into their members and area businesses, the Chamber helps promote a friendly and positive business climate that benefits the entire region. From the top down we congratulate the entire staff on this well-deserved award.” 

Representing the needs of over 800 member businesses, the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce was established in 1900 as the principal business, civic and economic development agency for Rensselaer County and the surrounding gateway communities. For more information, visit www.renscochamber.com.  

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