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Thursday, December 06, 2018
SUNY New Paltz President Dr. Donald Christian will be the guest speaker for the next Ulster Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting, which is scheduled from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. Rondout Savings Bank is the sponsor. The Kingston Catholic School Choir will help ring in the holiday season by performing carols. Christian plans to talk about SUNY New Paltz’s role in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, November 26, 2018
On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter will hold its ninth annual Subzero Heroes ice jump at Berean Lake in Highland.Heroes, who must raise a minimum of $200 in order to jump, will plunge into the icy lake to show their support for families living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Their jumping order is determined by the amount of money they have raised ...read more
Categories: Member News, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Members of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and guests will have an opportunity to learn about plans to redevelop the former Uptown Kingston Parking Garage site into a mixed-use hotel/apartment complex at the November 16th monthly breakfast meeting. The event will be held at the Wiltwyck Golf Club from 7:15 to 9:00am. The breakfast sponsor is Kimlin Energy Services.  The breakfast ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, November 05, 2018
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Alvaro Gonzalez, Ph.D., has joined Chazen’s Municipal department as a Senior Project Engineer. Gonzalez is a civil and environmental engineer that has a focus on water resources and environmental engineering.  In his early academic career, Gonzalez attended the University of Cartagena and the University of Los Andes in Colombia where he earned his B.S. ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Friday, October 12, 2018
The Lia Auto Group which includes 22 dealerships in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York is pleased to announce the opening of their brand new, state-of-the-art Honda facility located at 743 East Chester Street, Kingston NY.  A ribbon cutting will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Monday October 15th.  The facility is 39,000 square feet and will satisfy all sales, service and general parts needs. ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Ulster County Economic Development Alliance have announced the winners of their 14th Annual Business Recognition Awards. Chamber President Ward Todd said the awards recognize Ulster County business leaders, businesses and organizations that are leaders in their sectors, have achieved outstanding results, or shown dedication and commitment to ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, October 05, 2018
Chazen Expands in Poughkeepsie   The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce the addition of three new employees to its Poughkeepsie office.  Samantha LoVerme has joined Chazen’s Land Development team as an Assistant Project Engineer. Previously, LoVerme was a summer intern with Chazen, and upon graduating from Manhattan College, we are welcoming her back to the team. She earned her B.S. in ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Meet the Candidates breakfast featuring all eight local candidates for the New York State Senate. Ulster County is unique in that it includes parts of four districts in the state Senate. The breakfast is scheduled for October 17th, from 7:30-9:00 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. Chamber President Ward Todd said the format for ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, October 01, 2018
The Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter recently hired Tina Eckert to oversee the Dutchess/Ulster and Putnam Walks to End Alzheimer’s, scheduled for Oct. 20 on the Walkway Over the Hudson starting at the Highland entrance and Oct. 21 at Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Carmel. “We’re thrilled to have Tina as a part of our team,” said Michele Muir, Vice President of Marketing and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, September 10, 2018
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce the addition of three new employees to its Troy office.  Maureen White has joined Chazen’s Geotechnical department as Assistant Project Engineer. White is a resident of Troy and earned her B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She previously worked as a Geotechnical Engineer, and some of her prior experience also includes ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Jason Tommell has joined the Chazen team as the Director of Land Surveying for the Poughkeepsie office located at 21 Fox Street. Tommell is a professional experienced in account management, program management, and strategic marketing.   Tommell received his bachelor’s degree in Humanities from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland and his ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
The next breakfast meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce will feature a Meet the Congressional Candidates forum on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. The invited candidates include first-term incumbent Republican Congressman John Faso of Kinderhook, Democrat Antonio Delgado of Rhinebeck and Green Party hopeful Steve Greenfield of New Paltz. The breakfast, scheduled for 7:30-9 a.m. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
The Chazen Companies today announced that Richard M. Loewenstein, Jr., P.E., has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.   Loewenstein earned his BS in Forest Engineering from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University. He is a licensed professional engineer in 10 states, has held a number of professional and civic ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Kerhonkson, NY (September 4, 2018) – The Villa Veritas Foundation’s Walk the Walk for Recovery, to be held Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the Walkway Over The Hudson in Highland, NY, is a uniquely positive fundraiser focused on solutions. Now in its seventh year, the event promotes understanding of drug and alcohol addiction, but its primary mission is to deliver a simple, powerful message against ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
During the New York Chapter of The Wildlife Society’s annual meeting, David W. MacDougall, CWB®, Senior Natural Resources Scientist, The Chazen Companies, received the Outstanding Professional award.  MacDougall is a Certified Wildlife Biologist and is experienced in threatened and endangered plant and animal surveys, habitat assessments, wetland delineations and permitting. He has conducted ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Health Quest affiliate The Heart Center recently added three cardiologists who will see patients at 33 Grand St. and provide an array of cardiac services. Dr. Gary Cohen, Dr. Dineshkant Parikh and Dr. Paul Reiter are board certified and specialize in general cardiology. They will provide diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Diagnostic tests such as cardiac ultrasound, nuclear imaging and ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
At the firm’s annual stockholder’s meeting in April, Tighe & Bond announced the promotion of Principal Planner Tracy Adamski, AICP to Vice President. Adamski, who joined Tighe & Bond in 2001, is an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) professional with 24 years of experience. She provides the firm’s clients with a broad range of planning expertise in regulatory compliance, ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, May 21, 2018
The search is on for the top businesses, business leaders and organizations in Ulster County as preparations are now underway for the 2018 Ulster County Business Recognition Awards Celebration. The Recognition Awards Celebration is a joint program of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Ulster County Economic Development Alliance.  Nominations are now being accepted until August ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Tighe & Bond, one of the leading full-service engineering and environmental consulting firms in the northeastern United States, climbed 19 spots this year to No. 241 on Engineering News Record’s (ENR) 2018 Top 500 Design Firmsranking.In the past two years, Tighe & Bond climbed 34 spots as the firm continues to grow its regional market. ENR ranks its list of top 500 design firms nationally based on ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Former U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson has been a busy man since leaving Congress last year, but he will find time to address the next breakfast meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce May 30 in Kingston. The breakfast, sponsored by Begnal Motors, is scheduled for 7:30-9 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston.  Gibson is currently the Stanley Kaplan Distinguished Visiting Professor of ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, April 09, 2018
The Chamber’s April 24, 2018 breakfast meeting will feature three experts in the field of digital marketing on the topic, “How to Promote Your Business in a Digital Marketing Economy.” It will be held from 7:30-9:00 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. The breakfast sponsor is the Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (MHV).  The speakers will be Katy Dwyer, of the Kingston-based branding ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, March 09, 2018
Annual Peter B. Mathews Honorary Irish Person of the Year Breakfast will be held this year on Friday, March 16th, at the Best Western Plus, 503 Washington Ave., Kingston, starting at 7:00am. It is a light-hearted and beloved Kingston tradition, and those selected as the Honorary Irish Person of the Year have gone down in history as men and women who stand apart from the crowd. The list of ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, March 09, 2018
Ulster County business leaders joined State Senator George Amedore and a representative of Assemblyman Kevin Cahill to oppose efforts by Governor Cuomo to institute a 14% tax hike on private health insurers that would raise the cost of health insurance on individuals and businesses in New York State by more than $140 million. At a news conference at the Seven21 Media Center in Kingston on ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, February 15, 2018
H&V Collision Center, the largest family owned and operated repair company in the Capital District, announced that they are now Audi Ultra certified. H&V is the only collision repair facility in upstate New York to become an Audi Ultra authorized collision repair facility for Audi’s collision repair program. There are currently only 10 other shops in the entire state to earn the Audi designation, ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, February 09, 2018
Ulster County Executive Michael Hein will discuss county property taxes and much more when he appears at the monthly breakfast meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 22. The breakfast, scheduled for 7:30-9 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston, is sponsored by Villa Veritas Foundation Inc. Under the recently adopted 2018 county budget, the property tax levy—or the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, January 29, 2018
Funds Will Provide Support for Artists Displaced by Natural Disasters Woodstock, NY: The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild is pleased to announce it has received a $45,000 grant from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation for the support of artists displaced by 2017 natural disasters in areas such as Texas, Florida, California, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. The award will enable Byrdcliffe to provide meaningful ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
The Hudson River Maritime Museum has been awarded the 2017 Boaters' Choice award, given to the top two percent of marinas in the nation. Selected out 8,000 participants, HRMM was one of 152 marinas in the country to win the annual award. The Boaters’ Choice Award is given to marinas that receive an average of four-star reviews given by boating customers. In 2017, the Museum welcomed approximately ...read more
Categories: Community
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 will be the ...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