BSBPA News

2022 Community Cleanup Day

We were thrilled to participate in the Rotary Club of Ballston Spa’s annual Community Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 23. Many thanks to our BSBPA members Clean Green Hauling & Removal, LLC for volunteering their services for the morning to help haul the debris away. Members from the Rotary, the Ballston Spa Lion’s Club and… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Iron Roost

Join the BSBPA and the Village of Ballston Spa to celebrate Iron Roost’s 10th Anniversary with a Ribbon Cutting! Sunday May 15, 12:30pm Arrive early for a very special celebration!   Live music by Chris Carey • outdoor dining in Wiswall Park • bounce house • arts + crafts table by Bean Sprouts Daycare •… Read more »


May Networking Breakfast

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association is sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, May 3 from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by The Front Street Social Club, 52 Front Street in Ballston Spa. The Front Street Social Club is in the heart of the Village of Ballston Spa. The restaurant focuses on American and Latin food… Read more »


April 2022 Newsletter

April showers indeed bring May flowers! I’m not sure about you, but I am very ready to see those Spring daffodils pop up in Wiswall Park. The long winter is hopefully on its way out, and with that we can usher in Spring and Summer and all of the fun events that come with it!… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Nourish Designs + A Bead Just So

On Friday, March 16, we celebrated Ribbon Cuttings for two BSBPA Business Members – A Bead Just So and Nourish Designs.  Kate Fryer of A Bead Just So was celebrating a new look for her bead shop. The store now has a bright and beautiful gift area as well as beading accessories, kits and classes…. Read more »


March 2022 Newsletter

March is here and change is in the air!  In this issue, read about the BSBPA board’s strategic retreat and some key takeaways that will guide the direction and focus for the Association in 2022 and beyond.  Six valued BSBPA board members are stepping off the board after each serving between 4-6 years.  They will… Read more »


Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market Volunteers Needed

Since 2003, the Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market has served our community, offering fresh local produce, baked and prepared foods and crafted goods.  The market supports small family farms and producers, while bringing residents and visitors to downtown Ballston Spa to also discover our shops, restaurants, museums and other attractions.  In our recent BSBPA member survey,… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Nourish Designs–and A Bead Just So

Nourish Designs grew out of the creative mind of owner Betsy Seplowitz, who combined her love of designing and drawing mandalas with a desire to contribute to the cause of childhood hunger.  Betsy’s mandala designs adorn clothing, home goods and stationery items with proceeds from each purchase going to provide nourishing meals to kids in… Read more »


February 2022 Newsletter

Baby, it’s cold outside!  But that’s no reason not to engage with your community.  This month has occasions to support worthy causes, enjoy a rollicking student musical, learn about some local history or timely public health matters.  In this issue, find out more about the upcoming changes for the Association’s board, the BSBPA Scholarship, information… Read more »


BSBPA Member Survey Results Summary

In late 2021, the BSBPA asked members to complete a survey to share their opinions of our efforts, outreach and impact.  The results will help inform and clarify goals and priorities for 2022 and beyond.  Below is a summary of the survey results.  Once again, we thank all those members who took the time to… 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 »