BSBPA News

May 2021 Newsletter

The Village of Ballston Spa will once again hum with life this summer, a summer that will look more like those we remember before 2020 and COVID-19 curtailed much of the social interaction and public activities we were used to. And while gatherings will continue to follow the prevailing New York State guidelines, as vaccinations… Read more »


April 2021 Newsletter

April is a time for rebirth and renewal, and it’s starting to feel like that for us here at the BSBPA.  Our new board President, Sandy Hassfurter, starts off this month’s newsletter.  While she is new to the role of president, she is not new to the executive board, having been a Vice President for… Read more »


Summer Events Sponsorship Opportunities

The BSBPA is looking forward to offering residents and visitors summer events once again! Do you enjoy live music on a summer evening?  Sitting under the stars to enjoy an outdoor movie?  Shopping for fresh local produce, baked goods and crafts?  Look no further than downtown Ballston Spa this summer as the BSBPA presents its… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting for Grand Re-opening: ReShop for the Good

The BSBPA held a ribbon cutting on April 8, 2021 to celebrate a new name for a great place. ReShop for the Good sells secondhand furniture and home goods to support Rebuilding Together Saratoga County’s goal of building healthy neighborhoods and ensuring homeowners in need can live independently in safe and healthy homes. Stop in… Read more »


Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association 2020 Annual Report

March 31, 2021 marks the end of the fiscal 2020 year for the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association.  Our Annual Report is typically presented at the Annual Meeting and Community Mixer, held in mid-March.  Of course, due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions, that event was not held.  We do hope to be able to… Read more »


March 2021 Newsletter

This month marks a year since the COVID19 pandemic threw all our lives into turmoil of one kind or another.  It’s incredible to look back on the challenges, the losses–and the resilience that have brought us to this point. Here’s to all of you who have persevered and who continue to do so! March is… Read more »


February 2021 Newsletter

As another winter snow storm heads our way (it is February in upstate New York after all), here’s the latest from the BSBPA. We are disappointed that several of our usual events and activities (including February’s annual Chocolate Fest) continue to be affected by the COVID pandemic, but we remain hopeful that as 2021 progresses,… Read more »


BSBPA Scholarship

The $500 BSBPA scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating Ballston Spa High School student who has demonstrated professionalism in his or her place of employment and responsibility in the school community.  You can print out the application information sheet below or pick up a copy at the Ballston Spa High School guidance office.  All… Read more »


2021 Ballston Spa Map Guide

We are getting underway with production of our 2021-22 Ballston Spa Map and Visitor Guide, now in its 16th year.  An advance notice was emailed to all business and non-profit members on January 26. We love Ballston Spa, and what better way to showcase our wonderfully vibrant village’s shops, restaurants and services! ALL BSBPA business… Read more »


COVID-19 Information and Resources

CDC guidelines state that fully vaccinated people, defined as two or more weeks after receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws,… Read more »


January 2021 Newsletter

I’m sure just about everyone is ready to put 2020 in the been there-done that column!  Let’s not dwell on what is behind us but look ahead to 2021 and all its possibilities.  In this issue, BSBPA President Stacy Simmons has some thoughts as we jump into the new year.  There certainly are promising things… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Nani’s Indian Kitchen

How excited are we that Nani’s Indian Kitchen is open here in Ballston Spa? Well, we were the first of 3 groups today (along with the Saratoga County Chamber and the Capital Region Chamber) to line up with Nafeesa Koslik and her family to cut an official welcoming ribbon. This restaurant is a true family affair… Read more »