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Friday, February 05 2016
Health Quest Medical Practice’s $1.8 million new medical center in Kingston Plaza at 334 Plaza Road brings multiple health services under one roof to further improve access to healthcare for the community. The practice’s Kingston-based offices of obstetrics and gynecology, primary care and rheumatology recently relocated to the attractive facility on a visible plaza corner that is ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, January 25 2016
Rep. Chris Gibson made his last appearance before the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 20, but since he is setting his sights on higher office, the goodbye could be short-lived. Gibson, who normally spoke to the Chamber each January to give members a legislative update, had kind words for the group as he spoke to a packed house. “This is one of the funnest events I have of ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Press Release
Tuesday, January 05 2016
The first breakfast meeting of the New Year for the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce will feature an address by U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson. The breakfast will be held on Wednesday, January 20th at 7:30am, at the Best Western Plus on Washington Avenue, Kingston. Congressman Gibson is retiring after three terms in Congress at the end of the year. “As always, this is a special opportunity ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, January 04 2016
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has chosen a new Executive Committee for 2016. Larry Begnal, of Begnal Motors, assumed the position of Chairman of the Board, effective January 1, 2016. He succeeds Terry Parisian, General Manager of the Hudson Valley Mall, who will continue on the Board of Directors as Immediate Past Chair. Other officers recently elected include: ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, October 21 2015
KINGSTON—The two candidates running for Kingston mayor had a whole lot to say about how they would improve the business climate in the city during a debate on Oct. 20. The forum, sponsored by the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce, hosted Democrat Steve Noble and Republican Ron Polacco at the Best Western Plus before a crowd of close to 300. During the hour-long debate, both ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, October 07 2015
Democrat Steve Noble, who won the Democratic Party primary over incumbent Mayor Shayne Gallo, will face off against Republican Ron Polacco at the Ulster Chamber Breakfast, scheduled for 7:30-9 a.m. on Oct. 20 at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. The breakfast sponsor is Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union. Chamber President Ward Todd said the candidates will make opening statements and then ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, September 11 2015
The 2015 Buy Local Expo hosted by the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce will be held next Wednesday, September 16th from Noon to 5:00 pm at the Diamond Mills Conference Center in Saugerties, NY. This is the 19th consecutive year for the Buy Local Expo. Nearly 100 exhibitors will take part in the Buy Local Expo, the largest Business Expo in Ulster County. Returning and new exhibitors will ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, July 10 2015
Michael Kaminski to succeed Richard Trocino as President and CEO in October. Last year, current President and CEO, Richard Trocino, announced privately to the Hudson Valley Hospice and Foundation Boards his plans to retire this fall. With the rapid pace and complexities of healthcare reform and the Agency’s ongoing strategic and tactical plans, the Board’s challenge was to find a ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News
Friday, June 26 2015
One of Ulster County's leading entrepreneurs told local business leaders on June 17 that he is working on something that could "dwarf"his pst projects. Tom Struzzieri, the founder of HITS Horse Shows and HITS Endurance, and the owner o fDiamond Mills Hotel & Tavern in Saugerties, made the comment during the annual Community Breakfast hosted by the Ulster County Regional Chamber ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, June 04 2015
Tom Struzzieri, the founder of HITS Horseshows and HITS Endurance, and the owner of Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern in Saugerties will be the special guest speaker at the Chamber's Annual Community Breakfast June 17th. The breakfast scheduled for 7:30-9:00 am at diamond Mills, is sponsored by ColorPage Marketing and Publishing Services. The Focus of the breakfast will be on leadership as the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, June 02 2015
Ulster County's largest business networking event, the 2015 Buy Local Expo hosted by the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce will be held Wednesday, September 16th from Noon to 5:00 pm at the Diamond Mills Conference Center in Saugerties, NY. This is the 19th consecutive year for the Buy Local Expo. Once again this year, it is anticipate that nearly 100 exhibitors will take part in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, May 29 2015
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli seemed right at home when he appeared before the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce on May 26. DiNapoli chatted up local officials, mixed in jokes and delivered a fact-filled approach during his breakfast speech to the county’s business leaders. The state’s chief financial officer, who is involved in his local chamber of commerce on Long ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Press Release
Friday, May 08 2015
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the state's chief fiscal officer and the sole trustee of its pension fund, will address the Chamber's nest monthly breakfast meeting on May 27. He will speak about some of the ways the state invests and helps business. the breakfast, scheduled for 7:30-9:00am at the BEST WESTERN PLUS, 503 Washington Ave. in Kingston, is sponsored by FASTSIGNS. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, May 08 2015
The Rondout Rowing Club announces a scholarship to be awarded to an Ulster County Veteran for the Learn To Row program. This Scholarship comprises 3 parts: - An evening at the Kingston YMCA that includes a class on the use of rowing machines (called "ergs"), viewing of a safety video and a swim test. - A day at the West Point Military Academy with instruction in their state of the art ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 07 2015
HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley's president and CEO laid out a new vision for local health care before business leaders on April 30 that he said would immediately change preceptions. David Scarpino said the envisioned "education and health innovation corridor" alnog Broadway and Midtown Kingston would be a "huge win for the community" and features $88 million in ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, May 05 2015
Social media expert Doug Motel, Cheif Visionary Officer of Site Optimized is presenting a seminar "Playing the Game of Social Media Marketing." Doug will show you how to market your business with teh top social media platforms, including Facebook, Google +, Twitter, Pintrest, YouTube and LinkedIn. This is an intro-level workshop but even seasoned marketers can gather some new tips! The ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, April 15 2015
President and CEO of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley David Scarpino will addresses business leaders at the monthly breakfast meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce at 7:30am on Thursday, April 30, at the Best Western Plus. Scarpino’s remarks will center on an intended affiliation with Westchester Medical Center, changes in state funding for hospitals and ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, April 08 2015
Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU) announced today that Beth A. Lawrence-Lallis has been named Business Services Loan Officer. In her new role, Mrs. Lawrence-Lallis will deliver HVFCU’s commercial loan programs to businesses located throughout Dutchess and Ulster Counties. Mrs. Lawrence-Lallis has more than ten years of experience in the financial services industry, and is ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, April 01 2015
The best places to work tend to belong to their local chamber of commerce, according to a recent study by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). Of Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in the United States and Canada, 94 of the recognized businesses are members of their local chamber, including all of the top 24. Separately, ACCE found that in a random ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, February 23 2015
Hein unveils another initiative for veterans Ulster County Executive Mike Hein, fresh off the opening of the Patriots Project last year to house homeless veterans, told business leaders on Feb. 19 about another plan he has to honor vets. Hein said the front lawn of the Ulster County Office Building will be the home of a new memorial to honor about 1,300 veterans from the county who have died ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, February 13 2015
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce is planning a vacation getaway to the Coast of Amalfi Italy & Rome November 8-16, 2015. The trip is available at a Great Group Rate Price of just $2,699 per person, double occupancy and is open to members of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce as well as the general public. Explore the beautiful coast of Italy. The magic is everywhere ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, February 09 2015
Ulster County Executive Michael Hein will speak to members of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the general public on February 19 th , 7:30-9 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. The breakfast is sponsored by the HealthAlliance Foundation. The County Executive said his breakfast remarks would touch on several issues such as property taxes, access to higher education, new ...read more
Categories: Chamber News