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Thursday, August 10, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saugerties, NY Woodstock Museum 18th Annual FREE Film Festival Independent movies submitted from around the world, music, light shows with Jim C., bonfire and Q&A with many visiting filmmakers on the theme of “Hope”, set under the stars and tents, and simultaneously in two, air-conditioned, indoor theaters from Wed. Aug. 30 to Mon. Sept. 4 at Woodstock ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Member News
Friday, June 23, 2017
The search is on for the top businesses, business leaders and organizations in Ulster County as preparations are now underway for the 2017 Ulster County Business Recognition Awards Dinner. The event will be held October 26th at Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern in Saugerties and is a joint program of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Ulster County Economic Development Alliance. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Red Hook, NY (June 16, 2017) – Professional Computer Associates (PCA) had three foursomes compete in the Anderson Center for Autism’s Annual Golf Classic at the Thursday, June 15 th at the Links at Union Vale as part of their support for the event. They were even more elated when one of the three groups won the tournament. “PCA has been proud sponsor of the Golf Classic for ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Member News
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Ken Pasternak, the man in charge of the $400-million Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park will address the Ulster Chamber’s monthly breakfast meeting on June 20. The breakfast is scheduled for 7:30-9 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. The sponsor is SUNY Ulster. The Belleayre Resort has been almost 20 years in the making. Pasternak, a world-class developer, said he wanted to ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, May 12, 2017
INSTRUCTOR APPLICATIONS DUE MAY 20, 2017 KINGSTON, NY – The Kingston Sailing Club and the Riverport Wooden Boat School at the Hudson River Maritime Museum announce the creation of the new “Riverport Sailing School”. The youth program kicks off with two one-week pilot programs. Children ages 10 to 13 will meet during the week of August 7 through August 11, and teens, ages 14 and ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, April 07, 2017
New York State Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will be the special guest speaker at the Wednesday, April 19th Breakfast Meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce, to be held at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. Normann Staffing is the sponsor of the breakfast, scheduled for 7:30-9 a.m. Hochul, who took office on Jan. 1, 2015, is the Chairwoman of Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
The Peter B. Mathews St. Patrick’s Day breakfast, hosted by the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be held Friday, March 17 at the Best Western Plus from 7:30-9 a.m. Entertainment will include the Kingston Lions Club Roarin’ Pride Band, the Kingston Ancient Order of Hibernian Pipes and Drums, Alessandra Bailey from the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice and the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
RUPCO, the leading affordable housing advocate and innovative community developer in the Hudson Valley, is opening the doors at 300 Flatbush Avenue, Kingston. The developer invites the public to a free, informal open house on Saturday, February 18 between 10 a.m. and noon. RUPCO holds an option to purchase the building from Ulster County, pending a rezoning decision by the Kingston Planning ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News
Monday, February 06, 2017
Ulster County Executive Mike Hein, who addresses the Chamber’s next breakfast meeting on Feb. 23, believes the county could be looking at the “creation of an entirely new industry” thanks to the state extending a film production tax credit to Ulster County. Hein said he will share his thoughts on the tax credit at the breakfast, scheduled from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Best Western Plus ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, January 19, 2017
John Faso is going to Washington with a whole lot of plans on how to make things better for business people in the 19th Congressional District. The Kinderhook Republican told about 275 members of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 18 that he will focus on economic growth with tax and regulatory reforms as well fixing what he sees as major flaws in Obamacare. For starters, Faso ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Ulster BOCES Superintendent Dr. Charles Khoury will bring local business leaders up to date when he speaks at the next breakfast meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce. The breakfast is scheduled from 7:30-9 a.m. on Dec. 13 at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. His theme will be “Training Students for 21st Century Jobs.” Health Quest is the sponsor. Dr. Khoury said ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, November 18, 2016
Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 100th anniversary of our National Parks by offering an opportunity to explore America’s finest National Parks May 4-11, 2017. The trip has a limited number of spaces available at a great group price of just $2,699 per person, double occupancy. The trip includes air, hotel accommodations, meals and day trips. This National Parks of ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, November 03, 2016
“Protecting the People’s Interests” will be the theme of Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach’s breakfast speech to the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 15. Ulster Community College Foundation, celebrating their 40th Anniversary, will be sponsoring the breakfast, scheduled for 7:30-9:00 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. “We’re ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, October 28, 2016
Taxes, regulations, the minimum wage and corruption in Albany were all on this breakfast menu. State Senate candidates from four different districts shared breakfast with the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 27—and then got down to a substantive debate about the issues at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. The candidates, who appeared before more than 200 local business ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
While the focus may be on the national elections being held this November, there’s lots at stake in New York State as well, including control of the NYS Senate. The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce will welcome eight candidates for the New York State Senate at their Monthly Breakfast Meeting, October 27th, starting at 7:30am, at the Best Western Plus. The format would be the same ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce is offering an opportunity to explore America’s finest National Parks May 4-11, 2017. The trip is available at a great group price of just $2,599 per person, double occupancy. The trip includes air, hotel accommodations, meals and day trips. This National Parks of the West Pride of America Trip is open to members of the Ulster County Regional ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, September 30, 2016
The two candidates vying to replace U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson in Congress engaged in a polite debate before the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 29. Republican John Faso of Kinderhook and Democrat Zephyr Teachout of Clinton even found common ground on some issues during the debate, which lacked the acrimony of some of their previous meetings. Faso, a former minority leader of the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
The next Monthly Breakfast Meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce will feature the candidates to replace retiring Congressman Chris Gibson. Republican John Faso of Kinderhook and Democrat Zephyr Teachout of Dover Plains will be answering questions from local business leaders at the event, scheduled for 7:30-9:00 a.m. Thursday September 29th at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, March 28, 2016
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced plans to take a limited number of Hudson Valley residents on an exploratory trip to Cuba in the fall of 2016. Local travelers will have the opportunity to experience the ‘real’ Cuba before mass tourism changes the island forever. Be among the select few American travelers in five decades to visit Cuba. Included in the trip ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, March 28, 2016
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce recently surveyed its membership on the proposed New York State increase in the Minimum Wage to $15 an hour. The results showed that while nearly third-quarters of chamber members (72%) favored an increase in the Minimum Wage, close to two-thirds (64%) were opposed to raising the Minimum Wage to $15 an hour, which would amount to an increase of 67%. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News