Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

Troy Flag Day Parade Committee, City of Troy Seeking Public’s Help to Preserve 50 Years of Parade History



To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Troy Flag Day Parade, parade organizers and Mayor Patrick Madden are asking residents and members of the public to submit historical photos, videos, memorabilia, or other artifacts related to past parades. The public submissions will be used to compile a celebratory video and online photo album to commemorate the five decades of patriotism and pride represented by the annual Troy Flag Parade. The 50th Annual Troy Flag Day Parade will take place on Sunday, June 11, 2017 beginning at 1:00pm.
 
“The Parade Committee is working hard to provide the residents of Troy a memorable 50th anniversary celebration,” said Jerry Weaver, Flag Day Committee President. “We encourage all Trojans to contribute to this important preservation effort as we prepare to celebrate the red, white and blue of our nation’s flag and close the final chapter on the last five decades of this special celebration of the Troy community.”
 
“The 50th anniversary of the Troy Flag Day Parade is a major milestone for one of our City’s most important community celebrations,” said Mayor Patrick Madden. “The public’s participation in this material submission drive can help ensure a half-century of important memories and moments can be enjoyed by future generations for years to come.”
 
The City of Troy’s annual Flag Day parade is the nation's largest celebration of its kind. Materials donated by the public will be compiled to memorialize and recognize the contributions of those who have impacted community life and enhanced the culture of Troy. Examples of materials to submit are: Home videos, family photos, parade program booklets, promotional posters, postcards, and news articles.
 
Individuals interested in submitting physical materials (non-digital) should contact project coordinator T.J. Kennedy at 518-429-0489 to arrange for pick-up or drop-off. All digital files, along with inquiries, should be e-mailed to [email protected]. Materials are requested to be submitted by Monday, May 22nd, 2017.

Christopher D' Allaird, a local CPA located in Troy, NY, has successfully completed the requirements to earn the designation of a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist (CTRS). This dignified certification is earned by good standing members of the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS).  Christopher D' Allaird was first required to be…
Hudson Valley Community College’s Viking Child Care Center has received an annual grant of $121,000 for up to four years that will be used for tuition subsidies for low-income families in the daycare center. The center provides care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years and serves parents attending the college as well as community parents. The…
The members of the City of Schenectady Employees Federal Credit Union (CSEFCU) approved a merger with CAP COM Federal Credit Union (CAP COM) at a special member meeting previously held. This is CAP COM’s second merger of 2019, following Postal Employees of Troy Federal Credit Union earlier this year. CSEFCU is located at 105 Jay Street, in City…
Dec
17
We’re giving thanks for our members by offering an exciting contest for two members to win customized Chamber marketing packages valued at $1,500 each! It…
Register By 12 p.m. on December 17, 2019
Dec
18
Join the festivities at our most popular and final NetworkingPlus event of 2019. Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at this fast-paced…
11:30 a.m. Check-in & Luncheon; 12 - 1:15 p.m. Networking
Jan
08
Join the Chamber at the 2020 State of the County Breakfast and learn what's ahead for Rensselaer County and the business community in the new year. …
Check-in & breakfast 7:30a.m.; remarks and Q&A 8-9:00a.m.