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ISSUE 1 2016

The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce

Six Days of Healthy Saratoga Meetups to help you achieve your goals in 2016! Tuesday




Healthy and Happy

Health & Wellness Expo

Relaxation Strategies & Healthy Beer Samples! Saratoga City Tavern, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Visit and learn more about local health & wellness organizations! Clifton Park Halfmoon EMS, 5:30-7:00 p.m.





Healthy Activities Circuit

Juicing, alignment, cycling & yoga! Saratoga Cycling Studio, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Healthy Food, Wine and Yoga

Cooking demo, tasting and recipes with wine samples and yoga! Cornell Cooperative Extension, 5:30-7:00 p.m.





Freebie & Discount Friday

A day to save on Wellness Related Products and Services

Check for the list of savings available Sunday


Saratoga Farmer’s Market & Health Fair Local food and info from local health and wellness organizations. Lincoln Baths, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

#healthysaratoga Sponsors:

Hops & Yoga

Common Roots Brewery, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa

Saratoga Chiropractic

Adirondack Health & Wellness

Glens Falls Hospital

Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce

Adirondack Sports & Fitness

Glens Falls Tae Kwon Do

Saratoga Crackers®

Adirondack Trust Company


Saratoga Cycling Studio, LLC

Advanced Spray Foam

Saratoga Economic Development Corp.

Aflac New York, Melissa Murphy

Go Kids Go2Snax

All Good Things II

GP Global Trade LTD.

Saratoga Hospital

Allegory Studios

Green Conscience Home and Garden

Saratoga Human Resources Solutions

Alta Planning + Design

Hard Balance Bodyworks

Saratoga Living Magazine

Alzheimer’s Association

Healthy Living Market and Cafe

Saratoga Mama

The Ayco Company, L.P.

Helene Brecker

Saratoga Mineral Water Tours

Beltone Hearing Aid Center

Herbal Answers

Saratoga Regional YMCA

Blitman Development

Informz Inc.

Bloom: A Movement Space


Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association

BlueShield of Northeastern New York

The Joint

Saratoga Stress Reduction Program

Bodywork Professionals

Junda Video Enterprises

Saratoga Stryders Inc

Brownell Electric Corp.

Kim Klopstock’s The Lily & The Rose

Saratoga TODAY

Capital District YMCA - Southern Saratoga

LiveWell ADK Saratoga/Gerber Family Chiro & Wellness Ctr.

Sensory Six LLC

Marshall & Sterling

State Farm Insurance, Dan Wagner Agency

Medical Thermography Associates

Susan Farnsworth

Miles Ahead Communications

Takaction LLC

Monroe Consulting Group

TD Bank

Namaste Yoga

To Life!

Couch White, LLP

New York State Recreation & Park Society

Tone Creative


Nurture Green Salon & Spa LLC

Tree of Life Healing Arts

Crossfit Soulshine


Turning Point Chiropractic, PLLC

The Crystal Spa

Orthopedic & Spine Physical Therapy, PC

United Iroquois Shared Services,Inc

Curtis Lumber

The Prevention Council

Unleashed Canine Care, LLC

Custom Fitness

Primal Bliss Nutrition

Upstate Concierge Medicine

DeCrescente Distributing Co., Inc.

Purebred Athletics

USATF Adirondack

Denali Wellness Center

Quad Graphics, Inc.

Vent Fitness

Dr. Thomas Pray, DDS

Quantum Communities LLC

Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs

Ellis Medicine

Realty USA/Connie Natale

Welcome Relief Massage Therapy

Ellis Primary Care - Ballston Spa

Reform. A True Pilates(TM) Studio

Well Source Development, LLC

Employee Benefits Center, LLC

Roohan Realty

The Wesley Community

The Escape Artist

Roosevelt Bath & Spa

Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park

Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp.

Ruby Red Road, the Easy Way Home

ZEST, A Personal Chef & Catering Company

Fallon Wellness Pharmacy of Saratoga, LLC

Ryan Wersten MIOP Foundation

Family Vision Care Center

Saratoga Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss Program

CAPTAIN Youth & Family Services CASmith, LLC Clarity Juice LLC Complexions Spa for Beauty & Wellness Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County

FC4, Inc. (Firecracker 4 Road Race) Fitness Artist

Saratoga Bootcamp

Full Spectrum Healing

Saratoga Bridges, NYSARC, Inc., Saratoga County Chapter Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care

Gentiva Home Health

Saratoga Casino & Raceway

Fleet Feet Sports Four Winds Hospital Saratoga

Saratoga Farmers’ Market

Staccato Barre and Bodyworks, LLC

Take the Pledge!

Join the #healthysaratoga Movement as we work together to ensure Saratoga County is one of the healthiest places to live and work.


NEW MEMBERS JOINED OCTOBER 22 - DECEMBER 4, 2015 Affordable Energy Insulation Company Peter Collison 831 Route 67 Building 39B Ballston Spa, NY 12020 915-3661 Primary Category: Construction

Julie & Co Realty Camille Hord 18 Division St, Suite 314 Saratoga Springs, New York 12866 350-7653 Primary Category: Real Estate Sales

Aramark Scott Collingwood 5 University Place, Suite A216 Rensselaer, NY 12144 591-8400 Primary Category: Consulting - Specialized Services

Kasselman Solar Steven Kasselman 20 Walker Way Colonie, NY 12205 478-8365 Primary Category: Energy

Bonnie Piesse, Life Coach (310) 242-3732 Primary Category: Business/Personal Coach

Katrina Trask Nursery School Sheila Vanacore 22 Circular Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 584-8968 Primary Category: Education

Chelsea Ahl Photography 3 King Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020 858-0576 Primary Category: Photography CMK & Associates Real Estate- Christine Gerber 818 Saratoga Road Burnt Hills, NY 12027 848-7425 Primary Category: Real Estate Sales Fred’s Tents & Canopies, Inc. 420 Hudson River Road Waterford, NY 12188 233-8368 Primary Category: Manufacturing Hamlet & Ghost Dennis Kiingati 24 Caroline, Suite 1 Saratoga springs, NY 12151 (919) 624-8839 Primary Category: Restaurants/Dining HomeBridge Financial Services, Inc. Heidi Ives 125 High Rock Avenue, Suite 202 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 438-1217 Primary Category: Mortgages Integrative Vision Therapy Sherry Sherlock 3 Franklin Square Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 886-1710 Primary Category: Eye Care Jeffrey Rockmore, MD Jeffrey Rockmore 455 Patroon Creek Blvd #101 Albany, NY 12206 438-0505 Primary Category: Physicians

Nicole Byrne, DMD, PLLC 659 Saratoga Rd. Gansevoort, NY 12831 226-6010 Primary Category: Dental Care/Supplies Northeast Kidney Foundation Carol LaFleur 501 New Karner Road, Suite 6 Albany, NY 12205 533-7880 Primary Category: Non-Profit Organizations Northeast Promotional Group Deana Endieveri 75 Main St. (Rte. 9) South Glens Falls, NY 12803 793-1024 Primary Category: Promotional Items/Specialties

KO Motorsports Kevin O’Connor 11 Spring Street Schuylerville, NY 12871 415-2027 Primary Category: Automotive - Body and Repair

Only This Moment, LLC Lisa Powers 8 Royal Birkdale Court Penfield, NY 14526 (585) 330-8365 Primary Category: Consulting - Business

Krucz Consulting, LLC David Kruczlnicki 6 Sienna Drive Ballston Lake, NY 12019 307-8377 Primary Category: Consulting - Non-Profits

Pasta Pane Rustic Italian Bistro Nicholas Porreca 18 Park Avenue Clifton Park, NY 12065 371-5762 Primary Category: Restaurants/Dining

Law Office of Alice M Breding, Esq. Alice Breding 1407 Route 9, Bldg 2 Clifton Park, NY 12065 512-0702 Primary Category: Attorneys/Legal Services

Porsche of Clifton Park Christian Trujillo 205 Route 146 Mechanicville, NY 12118 664-4448 Primary Category: Automotive/Motorcycle - Sales

MadAddie Marketing Kariann Wolf Morris 46 Old Stage Road Ballston Lake, NY 12019 857-3359 Primary Category: Marketing

Property Management Capital District John Holland Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 681-6872 Primary Category: Real Estate Property Management

Maui Whitening Clifton Park NY, LLC George Gratton 22 Clifton Country Road, Ste. 16 Clifton Park, NY 12065 930-2061 Primary Category: Dental Care/Supplies

Robert W. Pulsifer, Esq. Robert Pulsifer 562 Maple Ave. P.O. Box 878 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 587-9105 Primary Category: Attorneys/Legal Services

Mutual of Omaha - Karyn Kipp Karyn Kipp 3 Washington Square Albany, NY 12205 869-4415 ext. 233 Primary Category: Insurance

NEW MEMBERS JOINED OCTOBER 22 - DECEMBER 4, 2015 CONTINUED Rodan & Fields Executive Consultant Christine Smith Mechanicville, NY 12118 774-0159 Primary Category: Health/Fitness/Nutrition

Solar City - Greg Johnson 3 Sam Stratton Road Amsterdam, NY 12010 389-5433 Primary Category: Solar/Renewable Energy

Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care Cookie Travis 149 Ballston Ave Ballston Spa, NY 12020 885-2288 ext. 1001 Primary Category: Health Care/Hospitals

Solar City - Mario Pietromonaco 3 Sam Stratton Road Amsterdam, NY 12010 776-0374 Primary Category: Solar/Renewable Energy

Saratoga Health and Wellness Michael Lapolla 538 Maple Avenue - Route 9 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 306-6987 Primary Category: Health/Fitness/Nutrition Saratoga Stress Reduction Program Caroline Russell Smith One Roof 58 Henry St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 581-3180 Primary Category: Health/Fitness/Nutrition Saratoga Urology Matthias Solga 1 West Avenue, Suite 320 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 306-6184 Primary Category: Health Care/Hospitals

TCG Enterprise Thomas Grande Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 339-9777 Primary Category: Carpet/Upholstery Cleaning The Pike Company, Inc. Laura Muschott 210 Clifton Corporate Parkway Clifton Park, NY 12065 371-5900 Primary Category: Construction The Reserve Night Club Brian Miller 6 Caroline Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 791-6199 Primary Category: Night Club/Bar

The Sagamore Lori Rehm 110 Sagamore Rd Bolton Landing, NY 12814 644-9400 Primary Category: Lodging West-e Photography Mary Beth D’Aloia 107 S. Linden Street Mechanicville, NY 12118 429-0931 Primary Category: Photography Windrush Taylor Zorman 35 Van Dam Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 290-1188 Primary Category: Computer Software/Hardware/ Consulting Zusin Dental Kara Scieszka 92 Broad Street Schuylerville, NY 12871 695-9015 Primary Category: Dental Care/Supplies

MEET YOUR 2016 AMBASSADORS The Chamber is excited to introduce you to our 2016 Ambassador team. These committed individuals will assist the Chamber, and you, their fellow members, throughout the year in a variety of ways. They look forward to welcoming you to our events by working the registration tables; delivering membership plaques to new members, and assisting you to make those connections to help your business grow. We thank them for their dedication to our Chamber and the business community as a whole: Listed in the photo: Bottom Row Left to Right: Karen Charbonneau, Miranda Realty Group; Elizabeth Burke, The Hub@63 Putnam Powered by Migrate; Lauren Rowland, Saratoga Springs City Center; Michelle Taylor, Logo Warehaus.Standing Left to Right: Deann Devitt, Adirondack Trust Company; Cathy French, The Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs; Kevin Murphy, Crossfit Soulshine; Arielle Landsberg, Tone Creative; Eileen Long, 1-800-Radiator of Albany; Brandon Ture, Employee Benefits Center.Missing from the Photo: Dan Bruno, New York Life and Suzanne Mangini, Backstretch Barbeque

MEMBER ANNIVERSARIES - MEMBERS WHO RENEWED BETWEEN OCTOBER 22 - DECEMBER 4 OVER FIFTY YEARS Carusone & Carusone McMahon & Coseo, P.C. Panza’s Restaurant OVER FORTY FIVE YEARS Mullen Wheaton Moving, Storage & Logistics Company, Inc. OVER FORTY YEARS Mohican Hill Apartments Soave Faire, Inc. OVER THIRTY FIVE YEARS Compton’s Restaurant The Great Escape Lake George Steamboat Co., Inc. Northern Dean, Inc. Saratoga Regional YMCA OVER THIRTY YEARS The Humor Project, Inc. MVP Health Care Myrtle Street Obstetrics & Gynecology, PC Saratoga Springs City Center Superior Coach, Inc. Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC OVER TWENTY FIVE YEARS Battenkill Riversports & Campground Esthetiques European Skin Care Clinique Susan Farnsworth Greater Grace Community Church R.J. Taylor Builders, Inc. Realty USA - Sharon Byrne, Inc. Saratoga Springs Teacher’s Association OVER TWENTY YEARS 9 Maple Avenue Aztech Environmental Technologies, Woman Owned Business The Children’s Museum At Saratoga Cornell’s Used Auto Parts & Towing Service Fred D. Dreher, D.D.S. Stephen R. Foley, D.C. Hildreth’s Restaurant & Catering Hinman Construction Holiday Inn Catering Service LaMarco Physical Therapy, P.C. Promotions Plus, Inc. RFB Management Services, Ltd. Richard Sears Tree Experts, Inc. OVER FIFTEEN YEARS A. Burton Excavation & Landscaping A.J. Signs CBRE- Albany Chianti il Ristorante Crystal Rock Feigenbaum Cleaners, Inc. Frost Hurff Architects HAPPY Software, Inc. Howe Caverns, Inc. Internet Marketing Ninjas Jenkins, Beecher & Bethel LLP Saratoga Business Journal Saratoga Hair Transplant Center Saratoga PLAN Saratoga Source Scallions Restaurant Sisson Heating & Cooling Co, Inc. Sparkle, Glisten & Shine, Inc.

OVER TEN YEARS Adirondack Sports & Fitness The Ayco Company, L.P. Design Contracting, LLC ES11 Web Development Farm Family Insurance Company First Niagara Bank Garden Time Harbour Roads Harris Beach PLLC Home Instead Senior Care Imagine That Marketing & Communications Mama Mia’s Pizza and Cafe McKinley Griffen Design & Advertising National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame Nick Paravalos Nigro Companies Orthopedic & Spine Physical Therapy, PC Pennell’s Restaurant Phinney Design Group Putman Enterprises, Inc. Saratoga Chem Dry Saratoga RV Park T & E Associates, Inc. Terrace Homebuilders Waterwheel Village, Ltd. Windrifter Ballooning OVER FIVE YEARS Andy-Winslow Painting LLC Best Tile Distributors, Inc. Boat N R.V. Condos Bohler Engineering, LLC Bonded Concrete, Inc. Croyles Quality Contracting Custom Courier Solutions, Inc. Fingerpaint FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth P.C. Frank Garrison GLOBALFOUNDRIES Hodgson Russ LLP The Inn at Erlowest Jones & 50 Wine and Spirits Lockwood Landscape Designs Luther Forest Wealth Advisors, LLP McCombie Construction Michael H. Iacolucci Miller Mechanical Services, Inc. NESCO Resource, Inc. Paul Davis Systems Quality Foreign Car Care Rand Window Fashions, LLC Raven Net Systems, LLC Reinhart & Associates, LLC Sandler Training Saratoga Peanut Butter Company Select Sotheby’s International Realty Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park Soul Session Edu-tainment, Inc. State Farm Insurance, Dione Ramsdill Triangle Diner Turbine Services, Ltd.

OVER ONE YEAR A & L Specialties, Inc. Articulate AUSA Capital District of NY Chapter Auster Wang Business and Consulting Services, LLC Back Bay Advisory Group, LLC Beacon Sales Company, Inc. Best Home Furnishings Bow Tie Cinemas Criterion II Capital District YMCA- Southern Saratoga CETS - Core Engineering Tax Services Clifton Park Center Mall Comic Depot LLC Common Roots Brewing Company Common Thread Saratoga Community Foundation/Greater Capital Region Criterium, Inc. CT McCabe Consulting Services LLC Dock Brown’s Lakeside Tavern and Inn (The Nest) Driscoll Foods Earth Care Plus, Inc. Ellis Medicine Excelsior Springs EYP Architecture & Engineering Farmhaven Kennel Daniel J. Fleming DDS Foothills Tree Service Garnet River, LLC Green Conscience Home and Garden Horigan, Horigan & Lombardo, PC Jim’s Glass Service Lance Plumbing layered. design Live Nation Mabey’s Moving & Storage Inc. Metro Metal Recycling Mohawk Sign Systems Morgan Stanley, James Whalen Clifford Passen, MD Peabody’s Planetarium Dr. Thomas Pray, DDS Prediletto Electric Prime National Credit Repair Roohan Realty - Christina Papadopoulos Saratoga Botanicals Organic Spa & Store Saratoga Centers for High Performance Organizations Inc. Saratoga Learning Center Saratoga Olive Oil Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio Smashburger Spire Inspections Sun Cleaners True Living Financial Union Gables Victorian Mansion Inn & Suites United States Small Business Administration Wesley Evergreen Adult Day Services Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialist & The Williams Rejuva Center






Tuesday 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Parting Glass Pub 40-42 Lake Avenue Saratoga Springs

Thursday 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Embassy Suites 86 Congress Street Saratoga Springs



Thursday 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. Saratoga Springs City Center 522 Broadway Saratoga Springs

No Charge Uber’s Potential in Saratoga County

$20 before registration deadline. $25 after. Registration deadline is Tuesday, January 19 by 5:00 p.m.

Cost is $100 per person. Sponsorships available.


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WOMEN IN BUSINESS GROUP Tuesday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Saratoga County Chamber Offices 28 Clinton Street Saratoga Springs



The Saratoga Young Professionals will sponsor a “Meet Up” to discuss the possibility of Uber and Lyft at The Parting Glass Pub. With the possibility of Uber and Lyft coming to New York State, we will explore the various economic impacts that will follow. In addition, you will have the opportunity to enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drink specials, and valuable networking. Thank you to The Adirondack Trust Company for sponsoring the 2016 Saratoga Young Professionals Network. The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce will meet for their Third Thursday Breakfast to feature a panel of elected officials. Hear from: Assemblywomen Carrie Woerner; Assemblyman Jim Tedisco and Senator Kathy Marchione, as they give an update of what is happening in Albany that will impact Saratoga County. There will be time for Q&A at the completion of the discussion. The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to the 98th Annual Dinner on Thursday, January 28th, from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. at the Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway. The event will kickoff with a cocktail hour, from 6:00 to 7:00, followed by dinner and the program, from 7:00 to 8:30, and will conclude with a dessert reception running until 9:30. For more information and to view a list of sponsors, please see the back page.




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ORIENTATION & MIXER Thursday Orientation: 4:00 - 5:00 Mixer 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Saratoga National Golf Club 458 Union Avenue Saratoga Springs


$5 before registration deadline. $10 after. Registration deadline is Tuesday, February 26 by 5:00 p.m.

The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce will meet for their first networking mixer of 2016 at Saratoga National Golf Club. Join your fellow Chamber members for an evening of networking, while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and drink specials. Immediately before the mixer, from 4:00 to 5:00, Chamber President, Todd Shimkus, will host an orientation for all new and existing members who are interested in maximizing their membership.

FUTURE EVENTS HEADS UP Thursday, January 18 Offices Closed in observation of Martin Luther King Jr Day

Tuesday, March 1 Saratoga Young Professionals Network 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 12 #healthysaratoga HORSE Basketball Challenge 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Monday, February 15 Chamber Offices Closed In observance of President’s Day

Tuesday, March 8 Women in Business Group 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, March 24 Orientation & Mixer 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.

To make a reservation, please contact the Saratoga County Chamber offices, 584-3255 or register online,

Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce 28 Clinton Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Return Service Requested


98TH ANNUAL DINNER - THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016 The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to the 98th Annual Dinner on Thursday, January 28th, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway. The event will kickoff with a cocktail hour from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. followed by dinner and the program from 7:00 to 8:30 and will conclude with a dessert reception running until 9:30. 2015 Chair of the Board and Executive Director of Saratoga Bridges, NYSARC, Inc., Saratoga County Chapter Valerie Muratori, will be recognized for her leadership and recap the successes of this past year. In addition, 2016 Chair, Matt Jones, The Jones Firm will be welcomed in, along with the Chamber Board of Directors, volunteers and 25 year anniversary members being recognized for their support.

Valerie Muratori

To make your reservation, or to reserve your sponsorship, please visit or call 584-3255.

*Thank you to this year’s sponsors to date! Presenting Sponsor

Table Sponsors 1st National Bank of Scotia BlueShield of Northeastern New York Bonacio Construction, Inc. Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC CAP COM Federal Credit Union Carter Conboy First Niagara Bank Hampton Inn & Suites Saratoga Springs Downtown KeyBank Mazzone Hospitality Munter Enterprises, Inc. NBT Bank N.A.

Saratoga Bridges, NYSARC, Inc., Saratoga County Chapter Saratoga Casino & Raceway Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership, Inc. Saratoga Eagle Sales & Service, Inc. Saratoga Hospital Saratoga National Bank & Trust Co. SEDC Sneeringer Monahan Provost Redgrave Title Agency, Inc. Stewart’s Shops Turner Construction The Wesley Community

Diamond Sponsor

Reception Sponsors Adirondack Technical Solutions Bouchey Financial Group, Ltd. CMJ, LLP Ballston Spa National Bank D.A. Collins Companies Hedley & Co., PLLC Lavelle & Finn, Attorneys at Law National Grid Polyset Company

*Sponsors as of Friday, December 11, 2015