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Guilderland Chamber Calendar

2014 Events

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5 - 2014 First Friday Business Breakfast. Time Well Spent. Presented by Lisa Jordan of the Right Fit Coaching. 7:30am registration and 8am presentation begins. Holiday Inn Express 1442 Western Ave., Albany. What is missing between your deepest self and the life you truly desire is the clear path. The synergy that comes when you share your intentions, values, beliefs and limitations with an objective, outside perspective is what provides that clarity and focus. I match your energy and provide a sounding board as together we unlock what is already deep inside, and find the right fit for you. Cost $5 members and $10 non members. Call 456-6611 to reserve your spot or reserver online here - $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

10 - 11 - 8am ExporTech Workshop Series: Learn how to take advantage of growth opportunities in global markets, and take a proactive and strategic approach to international sales! Center for Economic Growth, 39 North Pearl Street, Suite 100 Albany, NY 12207. For more information, contact Louise Aitcheson at or 518-465-8975, x229.

11 - 2014 Fashion Night Out sponsored by Family Friends Future, INC and Style Abby. VIP Cocktail Party at 6pm, Main Event 7-10pm Fashion takes on Albany in support of Alzheimer's awareness at the 2nd annual Fashion Night Out. Guests will walk the purple carpet, and the area's best local models will hit the runway to show off the latest trends and the season's must have looks. There will also be appetizers, cash bar, and a raffle. Prices for general admission start at $50. For more information, call 518-596-3356.

11-12- the Sports and Spinal Wellness Center will hosting a Community Service Appreciation Event-Celebrating our Local Heroes! Times vary during the days. See more information here. The Sports and Spinal Wellness center will be offering a variety of free services and giveaways in conjunction with patriots day!  You can contact them at 869-3415.

12 - Altamont Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Annual Back to School Brook’s BBQ! 330pm to 630pm. Take out Only.  Drive through available. New this year, Rib Dinner! $11.50 Chicken dinner prices are: Adult-$10, Children’s dinner $7, Half Chicken only $7. Sauces available for sale, BBQ, Chicken, and Spiedie. $5 a bottle.

13- 3rd Annual Guilderland Community Fest to Benefit a Local Family, Presented by Christ's Church Guilderland, in cooperation with friends and neighbors of the Rodino Family, Guilderland Parks and Recreation, and the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place from 12:00pm - 4:00pm at  Tawasentha Park, Guilderland. Join us for an afternoon of music, food and fun for the whole family.  There will be kids' activities such as pony rides, a bounce house, pumpkin painting and an obstacle course. Local vendors and businesses will also have tables set up to share information about their organization or to offer their goods for sale.  All proceeds will go directly to the Rodino family, who has been struggling with providing around-the-clock care for three family members all battling Huntington's disease.  For more information about the Rodino family, please visit If your business/organization would like to support the event, please contact Dawn Jacobson at (518)588-5916 or email

18 - Guilderland Chamber Women in Business Group meeting 8am. A Natural Way Café 2568 Western Ave., Come and enjoy Coffee and conversation. A great laid back way to network! FREE!

21 - 11 AM. We are delighted to announce our 2nd annual Canine Classic run, raising money for Guilderhaven, (a local rescue/adoption organization.) We are reaching out again to local businesses and individuals to consider donating a gift certificate, merchandise, refreshments, or a service to be offered for our fund-raising raffle and gift baskets. In addition, if you would like to set up a vendor booth to display and sell your wares, we welcome you to do so.This year, our event is timed to coincide with the Voorheesville Public Library's Annual Book Sale right across the street. We will have a barbecue, live music, games, and good company! For more information,  call the Village Animal Clinic at 765-0111 and ask to speak to Amber Pitcher.

22- 24th Annual St. Jude Golf Classic in memory of Eric J. Fenton will be held at the Albany Country Club. The event is presented by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and there are numerous opportunities for sponsorships which you can learn about here. To find out about the event or to enter, please click here

23 - Chamber Networking Event and Business Expo. 4:30-7pm. Shaker Ridge Country Club,  802 Albany Shaker Rd, Loudonville. The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce, along with the Bethlehem, Colonie, Southern Saratoga County Chambers, CAYP (Capital Alliance of Young Professionals), and the Capital Region Rotary Club, are hosting a multi-chamber networking event.  Featuring members of six business organizations, this event offers huge opportunities, new business contacts, and more! Members: $10.00 Non-Members: $20.00. Call 456-6611 for reservations and information or reserve online here - $10 Members, $20 non-Members.

23 - Attend the UAlbany Weekend MBA Program information session, and learn how the program can power up your career. Speak with the program director, students and alumni, tour the Executive Education Center, discuss any specific questions or concerns you may have. The program is at 6 pm at the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber, 5 Computer Drive S, Albany, NY 12205. Call 518-956-8330 for more information.

  Event Sponsors  
Tekceptional Solutions Premier One IT Solutions Mobile Makeover
All and One Consulting Bouchey Accent Commercial Furniture
The College of St. Rose Lipera Web Design Geovanny


26 - Neighbors Helping Neighbors Day- Community Caregivers Sponsored by M&T Bank. Neighbors helping neighbors day will be a day of service at multiple locations and homes throughout Guilderland, Altamont, and Bethlehem. Community Caregivers will coordinate sites and projects with multiple groups and individual volunteers free to participate. The day will culminate with a reception at Crossgates Mall. For more information or to register, call 518-456-2898. 

28 - Times Union Center-Live Life Local-Showcasing Albany's Small Business Community. 11am-4pm. The Times Union Center. Local businesses, farmers, food & beverage vendors, artists and artisans, and nonprofit organizations operating in Albany County are invited to sell and provide samples of their products/services to the public. $60 for small business vendor table, $40 for nonprofits. Click here to sign up!


1 - The Small Business Albany Showcase - Presented by Darcy Knapp, Chairman. 7:00am-5:00pm. The Holiday Inn Express & Conference Center 400 Old Loudon Road (Rt 9 & Rt 9R), Latham, NY 12110. Business Expo, Social Media Conference & Job Fair. Networking Breakfast 7am-9am
Marketing, Business & Social Media Seminars starting at 8am. Door Prizes all day. Free Admission. Exhibitor & Seminar Space Available, Register at Download the Exhibiter Form (PDF) here.

1 - The 8th Annual Ladies Night Out! Sponsored By CDPHP, Crossgates Mall, Bouchey and Clarke, Tabak and Kiosse Law, Edward Jones-Lisa Pett and Pictures with Personality Joan Heffler! 5:30pm to 8pm. Treviso-Italian American Club 257 Washington Ave. Ext.  Come enjoy a relaxing night out with vendors ranging from Hair salons, to chiropractors, dentists, make up, massage therapists and more! Enjoy refreshments, raffles and giveaways. Great for a girls night out! Cost is free to attend and everyone is invited. ! RSVP so we can get a count for the food. 456-6611 or

3 - First Friday Business Breakfast-Apple for Business!  7:30 am registration, 8:00 am presentation. Holiday Inn Express, 1442 Western Ave. Michael Seinberg of Seinberg & Son Macintosh Consultants will talk about how to use Apple for business and if it's the right choice for your needs. $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Register online here - $5 for members; $10 non-members.

4 - The 8th Annual Souped Up on Guilderland! At the YMCA Adventure Camp off of Route 155. Sponsored By NBT Bank, Price Chopper, Heritage Village, Stewarts Shops, Tri-City Rentals, T.M. Byxbee Co. CPAs, NY, P.C., The Times Union. This community wide event features a Soup Contest featuring the area’s finest restaurants! Categories that the public will vote on include Best Soup, Best Chilli, Best Stew, Best Vegetarian, and Most Unique. In addition to the soup contest, the event also features an antique car show. The region’s most fantastic cars, trucks, hot rods, customs, motorcycles, and classics will be on display and visitors will vote for the best set of wheels. Vendors from local businesses will also be on hand showcasing their items and services! This event runs from 10am to 2pm with the Soup portion opening at 11am. $5 for admission to the soup and vendors and car show attendance is free! For more information take a look at


Bus15 - Bus Trip to New York City! Cosponsored with the Gulderland Public Library. The buss leaves the Library parking lot at 8:00 am for Midtown. The return trip departs New York City at 7:00 pm sharp. $45 per person. Proceeds go to helping underwrite Library programs. Register online here for this date. $45 per person.

Registration deadline is October 24!


Bus6 - Bus Trip to New York City! Cosponsored with the Gulderland Public Library. The buss leaves the Library parking lot at 8:00 am for Midtown. The return trip departs New York City at 7:00 pm sharp. $45 per person. Proceeds go to helping underwrite Library programs. Register online here for this date. $45 per person.

Registration deadline is October 24!

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