Business location available

Phillips Hardware has a rental property available attached to the Waterford location between McDonald’s and Stewarts at 42 Saratoga Ave. A deli is moving out so would be a great fit for a deli shop or some other food option. The property gets strong traffic from the hardware store as …

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Recognize an outstanding volunteer

The Jefferson Awards recognize local people who do extraordinary volunteer work within our community. One of the Jefferson Award recipients each year is selected to represent the Greater Capital District at the National Jefferson Awards in Washington, DC in June. The American Institute for Public Service was created in 1972 …

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Network for new business in the new year

Expand your business network and release your stress at the same time. Breathe! Into the New Year at Hot Yoga  sponsored by GCC Workplace Wellness Committee. Bring your business cards and some comfy clothes. Admission is free but register here for to be eligible for our door prize. Tuesday, Jan. 17th at 5:30-6:30 …

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Business News

The Albany County Legislature has introduced legislation that affects small businesses, particularly restaurants and cafes. Local Law S, introduced by Christopher Higgins, would ban the use of polystyrene (foam) by food service establishments, forcing businesses to buy costlier alternatives. Paper and compostable products can cost up to 3 times as …

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Welcome new member, Dr. Jessica Kinkaid

Dr. Jessica Kinkaid, D.C. has recently moved to our area from Texas and joined the Guilderland Chamber. The community is invited to the ribbon cutting at her new office on Monday January 16th at 3PM. The location is Kinkaid Family Chiropractic at 1873 Western Ave., Suite 103 here in Guilderland.

Calling all Restaurants and Eateries

Proposed Restaurant Event for Chamber Members: Enjoy Eating in Guilderland Our suggestion is to run a promotional week with coupons instead of a single price point – Sunday Jan. 22 – Saturday Jan. 28th. You won’t have to provide a menu in advance. You could tailor the offer to your own menu …

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Holiday Angels took flight!

A big thank you to all the Holiday Angels! Presents for 12 families were needed – 2 from each Elementary and Middle School. Over 25 individuals and businesses collaborated to ensure that every gift request was fulfilled! And Carol Van Valkenburgh, the Chamber Membership Associate, coordinated all the logistics. 30 …

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Community Loan Fund in the news

Per the Albany Business Review: The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is getting $250,000 from the Albany Capital Resource Corp., a boost to its revolving loan fund that helps finance small businesses and community development projects..in the 11-county region. The Community Loan Fund is trying to beat a …

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New Addition to The Grand’s Management Team

 Michele Weber joined The Grand at Guilderland as director of finance, responsible for collecting payments for services, handling all residents’ funds and assisting families with Medicaid. Weber has 30 years of experience in the field of long-term care and previously worked at nursing homes and elder law firms.   (Photo: …

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