BSBPA News

Ribbon Cutting at Ballston Spa Deli Sunoco

  “A little rain” didn’t stop the festivities as the BSBPA and local officials held a ribbon cutting today celebrating the grand opening of the Ballston Spa Deli/Sunoco with owner Dimple Singh and his staff. The deli was hopping and the gas pumps busy with customers! The newly renovated convenience store features Boar’s Head deli… Read more »


August 2020 Newsletter

Our 2020 Summer may not feel quite like those in the past, but August brings a return to a couple of family favorite events, the Concerts in the Park and Outdoor Movies.  Both require a bit more cooperation on everyone’s part to be able to take place safely–read more about it here. Thanks to the… Read more »


July 2020 Newsletter

Downtown Ballston Spa is back!  As the Capital Region enters Phase 4 of re-opening in this  COVID-19 “new normal”, our village is gradually and safely bringing back in-person dining and shopping.  Read more about it in this issue.  Plus, information about the Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market, upcoming summer events, along with Association news (meet our… Read more »


Ballston Spa Downtown Reopening

  Downtown Ballston Spa is Back! On June 19, to celebrate the return of in-person dining and shopping to the downtown area, BSBPA board members Sandy Hassfurter, Christine Kernochan, Kelly Ostrander, Kathi Leigh, Donna Martin, Bernadette VanDeinse  and executive administrator Ellen Mottola were joined by Mayor Larry Woolbright, Milton Supervisor Benny Zlotnick, NYS Senator Jim… Read more »


June 2020 Newsletter

As we start the summer season and the warm days coax us outside, things in our village are still not quite as they usually are.  But there are little signs that we are slowly making our way back.  In this issue: The Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market will be open for the season starting June 13,… Read more »


May 2020 Newsletter

It has been heartening to see the camaraderie and resilience of the Ballston Spa community during these past several weeks.  Even as we continue to face uncertainty as to how and when we can start to move toward a measured “re-opening”,  we remain optimistic that the time will come for us to be together again. … Read more »


Facebook Video Post Opportunities for BSBPA Members

We understand COVID 19 shutdowns and quarantines have made doing business and maintaining your contacts with customers and members difficult. We are providing an opportunity for businesses, not-for-profit and resident members to create a video showing the community what you do and how you’re still doing it! Ideas: Take the viewer for a tour of… Read more »


April 2020 Newsletter

This April is unlike any other April in memory, as our community continues to grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In this issue, find out how you can continue to support the small businesses and locally owned restaurants, as well as non-profit service organizations during this new era of social distancing.  There’s also… Read more »


BSBPA 2019 Annual Report

The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association presents its Annual Report summary for the 2019 Fiscal Year:


Small Business and Non-Profit Financial Support Resources

 Here are available options for small businesses and non-profits in need of financial support due to the COVID-19 impact.   Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Applications Re-opened $8 Million Loan Fund to Assist Local Businesses Impacted by COVID-19   EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program EZ Forgiveness Application Full Forgiveness Application… Read more »


#BSpaEats-Restaurant Dine In, Take Out & Delivery

  As of March 19, 2021 restaurants will be permitted to have indoor dining available at 75% capacity, which is subject to change depending on NYS directives.   Restaurant in-person dining hours are open to 11 pm.  Many are still offering takeout and delivery options as well.  Wine/beer establishments are also offering delivery and/or take out… Read more »


March 2020 Newsletter

It’s March–can spring be far behind?  For the BSBPA, this is the end of our fiscal year.  We will be gathering for our Annual Meeting and Community Mixer on March 23 to review the year and look forward to 2020.  It’s a great opportunity to meet and chat with the board and fellow members and… Read more »