DINE OUT FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTHProceeds to Benefit Astor Services for Children & Families Hudson Valley restaurants are stepping up in a big way for the month of May in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month and to show their support for Astor Services for Children & Families (Astor) and the mental/behavioral services the nonprofit provides to children and families throughout the Hudson Valley and the Bronx. Astor has provided over 155,000 tele-mental health sessions and has admitted over
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan will be the special guest speaker at the next Virtual Breakfast Meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event is scheduled for 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. on April 20. The breakfast, sponsored by Sawyer Savings Bank, will be broadcast from The Venue Uptown and Livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube. Kingston Radio will provide technical support.County Executive Ryan will bring chamber members up to date on plans to reimagine the former Bank of America building in
Honor’s Haven Retreat and Conference, a wellness center in Ellenville, NY, recently opened its doors to 20 frontline healthcare workers for a complimentary wellness retreat. The retreat was conceived as a result of surveys given to healthcare workers working closely with Covid patients and their families that found that an alarming number of frontliners are now reporting mental health issues, physical symptoms, and negative emotional responses, such as compassion fatigue and questioning their career path.
Kingston, N.Y.—Fall for Art, the primary community fundraiser for the Jewish Federation of Ulster County, will celebrate 25 years with its 2021 Juried Art Show and Sale. This event showcases and supports the talented artists of the Hudson Valley.Fall for Art committee chair Barbara Cohen said that Fall for Art is thrilled to be marking 25 years of supporting artists and the community.“Fall for Art is grateful to the artists, sponsors and community support over the past twenty-four years,” Cohen said. “Our
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KINGSTON, NY January 26,2021 --- Frank Campagna, owner of Tri-State Associated Services, Inc. (TSAS), is pleased to announce that Shana Stephens has been named Customer Service Manager of ColorPage, the design, print and mail division of TSAS. Shana comes with over a decade of graphic communications and customer service experience. She is a solution driven individual whose knowledge extends beyond commercial and digital printing. In her new role, Shana will be responsible for
Strategic Move Reflects Current Leadership Team, Next Generation Hires and Bold Vision for the Future WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY, November 17, 2020 – One of the most prominent law firms in the Hudson Valley has announced that, effective immediately, it will begin operating under a new name: Stenger, Diamond & Glass, LLP. Formerly SRDD Law, the rebranded firm has a more than four-decade legacy of serving the community’s legal needs in Dutchess, Ulster, Orange and Putnam counties, with extension into
Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates, recognizes workplace health programs and workforce heart health (Poughkeepsie, NY November 16, 2020) – The results of the American Heart Association 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Indexwere announced recently and Hudson Valley Credit Union achieved national Silver recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Hudson Valley Credit Union is one of 776 organizations that completed the Index assessment this year,
Kingston Mayor Steve Noble will be the featured speaker at the Chamber’s next Virtual Breakfast Meeting from 9:00–10:00 a.m. Nov. 12.The event, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare, will be broadcast Live on the Chamber Facebook page from The Venue Uptown at Best Western Plus. Radio Kingston will provide technical support.Mayor Noble said he will offer congratulations to business leaders for their valiant battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. He will thank the business community for keeping people employed
SUNY Ulster, the affordable two-year college in Stone Ridge, N.Y., is the Ulster County Business of the Year for 2020.SUNY Ulster is one of eight honorees by the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Ulster County Economic Development Alliance in announcing their 16th-annual Business Recognition Awards.“We are very excited about this recognition and are appreciative of the Chamber's support,” said SUNY Ulster President Alan P. Roberts.The college, which was recently ranked as the No. 1 community
Incumbent Democratic Congressman Antonio Delgado of Rhinebeck and Republican Kyle Van De Water of Millbrook will be the featured speakers at the next Virtual Breakfast Meeting hosted by the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held on Tuesday October 20th, just two weeks prior to Election Day. The breakfast, sponsored by Nuvance Health, is scheduled from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. and will be broadcast Live from The Venue at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. There will be no audience.
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 chance to explore the vibrant capital of Havana, ride a steam train through the sugar cane fields, learn
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%. According to the Chairman of the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee, Joe Charmello, “Many members told us