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You're invited to a virtual BABY SHOWER!



You’re cordially invited…to make a difference in the lives of some very special infants and toddlers! Our Early Head Start program serves more than 139 children, 127 families and 5 expecting mothers, all of whom struggle with poverty. That’s why we’re hosting a virtual baby shower all month, and we need your help.

Strollers, car seats, bedding, diapers, and clothing—there is an endless list of things infants and toddlers need. By donating items from our Amazon wish list any time between August 1 and 31, you’ll help ensure that these families can keep their children safe and secure.

Simply visit our wish list, select and purchase the items you want to donate and they’ll be delivered directly to us. Or if you’re out shopping, simply purchase items from the list at any store and drop them off at our 60 Academy Road office in Albany or our 125 Bigelow Avenue location in Schenectady weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

A new baby is a cause for celebration. With your help, our Early Head Start families will be able to focus on that joy.

Eight in ten Capital Region employers are optimistic about job growth in the new year, but more than ever, filling open positions remains a significant challenge. That’s according to the Fall 2019 Alaant Hiring Index, an exclusive analysis of the area’s labor market prepared by Alaant Workforce Solutions, the Capital Region’s leading professional…
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…
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.