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Thursday, April 02, 2020
ALBANY, NY – April 2, 2020 – In addition to providing child care services for families, A New England Nanny is now offering help to Capital Region residents who need assistance with picking up groceries, prescriptions, restaurant takeout, and more. The Community Caregiver service seeks to help families, first responders, seniors, those with pre-existing medical conditions, or anyone else not able ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Business/Economic, Member News
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
School’s Out, Inc.  Enrichment Center, located at 239 Delaware Ave, is open to our current essential worker families. The program will be open from 7:30 am-6:00 pm M-F while BCSD remains closed.  The program will provide care for 40 children, maintaining groups of 10 or less, as recommended by the CDC. We also continue to follow the guidance of health and government authorities.Daily tuition is ...read more
Categories: Member News, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
We have noticed a number of businesses have been raking yard waste and leaving it the curb.  We want local businesses to understand that, in light of the Governor's directive that non-essential activities be suspended and due to the need to save the use of face masks, the Town has suspended use of their vacuum trucks to pick up leaves and yard waste.  The Town will continue picking up piles of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News
Thursday, March 26, 2020
ALBANY, NY (March 23, 2020) — The Capital District YMCA has extended care to cover “essential” workers. In addition to licensed health professionals such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, LPNs, there are many other “essential” workers. For the complete list, please check here: https://esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026 The Y has also partnered ...read more
Categories: Business/Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Member News
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
SOURCE: US Chamber of Commerce5 Ways to Retain Your Customers During the Coronavirus OutbreakEven if you need to close due to health and safety concerns, there are ways to keep serving your customers during the coronavirus outbreak. By: Emily Heaslip, ContributorSocial distancing, while good for public health, is bad for small businesses. Foot traffic has dropped steeply since the coronavirus ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
During this uncertain and stressful time, CAP COM is here to support you and your employees. CAP COM has announced consumer loan relief assistance and will work with each member individually to meet their unique needs. Loan relief information can be found on their website; further assistance for members and businesses will be posted, as it becomes available. www.capcomfcu.org/hereforyou . Please ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
 March 23, 2020   To Our Valued Customers,  Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones during these uncertain times.  We will all get through this time in history by sticking together as a community.  During this extremely difficult situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19), nothing is more important to TACS Auto Body & Service than the health and safety of our customers & ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Business/Economic, Member News
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Bethlehem Grange 137 is looking for donations of cuttings of houseplants, rootings, and houseplants. We would also really appreciate any terracotta flower pots, any size, any plastic pots, tea cups, not necessary to match, teacup & saucer combinations, and any interesting planters.   We are hoping for pots that can be used for any of our newly rooted plants, and any re-potting that needs to be ...read more
Categories: Member News, Community
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
From our partners at The Business Council: Today the New York State Legislature will pass, and the Governor is expected to sign, a bill that adopts two separate and distinct sick leave programs: 1) A provision that provides paid time off for employees impacted by the COVID-19 virus and; 2) A new, permanent law requiring all employers to provide sick leave to their employees. You can find the bill ...read more
Categories: Business/Economic, Press Release, Chamber News
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
To Our Valued Customers,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones during these uncertain times, and like so many, we have a heavy heart as we hear each day about the impacts COVID-19 is having on our communities. The health and safety of our customers and employees is our top priority.  We continue to monitor this situation closely and wanted to take a moment to summarize some of ...read more
Categories: Member News, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where they operate. We’ll share more details as they become available. This program can you help by: Keep your workforce going strong Help with your rent costs Connect with more customers Cover operational costs
Categories: Business/Economic, Community, Chamber News, Press Release
Friday, March 13, 2020
BETHLEHEM, N.Y. – In response to the rapid spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in the interest of public health and safety, Bethlehem Public Library will be closed to the public from 5 p.m. Friday, March 13, until further notice.As a public gathering place, the library is exercising caution to protect the health of the people who use the library and the community at large. Closing the ...read more
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
The Ravena News Herald has Spring Forward Deals for ad placements. Be sure to take advantage of these great deals!
Categories: Business/Economic, Community, Product/Service Announcement
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
ALBANY – March 6, 2020 – CAP COM Federal Credit Union and its charitable giving arm, the CAP COM Cares Foundation, have announced the launch of the 2020 BIG Benefit Raffle. Once a year, the credit union runs a two-month campaign offering a chance to win up to $10,000. Tickets, priced at $25 each, can be purchased by anyone. This year’s raffle will run through May 1st or when tickets sell out. A ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Albany County Businesses and Employers,   On behalf of the Albany County Department of Health, below are resources recently provided by the New York State Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help businesses prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings as follows:   Centers for Disease Control and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber News, Member News
Thursday, February 13, 2020
We are looking for community donations of clean plastic bags or paper bags.   We use these bags for our Craft & Plant Sales and our Garage Sales. Help us and recycle your clean plastic bags by donating them to Bethlehem Grange.  You can drop them off during our meetings, or during our Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner on Saturday March 7th. Other times can also be arranged for drop off.  Please do ...read more
Categories: Club/Organization, Member News, Community, Non-Profit
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Do you have a Tattered or Worn Flag?   Dispose of it properly & respectfully.  Bring it to Bethlehem Grange #137 at 24 Bridge St., Selkirk, NY 12158. Deposit your flag anytime, in the mailbox located outside, between the 2 front doors.  We, with the help of the American Legion Post 37, will have great consideration and regard to honor these flags in a proper disposal ceremony.
Categories: Community, Non-Profit, Member News
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
PRA is excited to announce the release of a new product, Best Practices for Creating a Mentally Healthy Workplace. A new addition to our well-being portfolio, this release is a tool that employers—large and small—can use to assess their organizations and create concrete action items for growing mentally healthy workplace practices, policies, and programs.  Creating a mentally healthy workplace ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News
Monday, December 30, 2019
The Farms & Forests Fund is an option under the Town’s larger Farms and Forests Conservation Program. Landowner applications for this program are accepted on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Interested landowners with 5 acres or more of farmland or open space can apply anytime by completing the Town’s Conservation Project Landowner Application.  This program pays farmers and open space ...read more
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