BSBPA News

January 2019 Newsletter

Happy New Year!  It’s the time to look ahead, make plans, get organized and hit the ground running!  In this issue, BSBPA President Stacy Simmons is checking in, offering some food for thought as we step into 2019.  There’s information on the 6th Annual Chocolate Fest, which takes place on February 1.  We’re looking for… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at B.A.C.C.

The BSBPA is happy to help the Ballston Area Community Center (BACC) “officially” open its newly refurbished gymnasium with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, January 3 at 6 :30 pm. The BACC provides essential child and youth programs for the Ballston Spa community.  


November 2018 Newsletter

Have you looked around recently and thought to yourself–how is it November already?!  The seasonal changes have shortened our daylight, have us bundling up against the cooler weather and perhaps have us thinking about family gatherings and festivities to come.  That’s what we have on our minds these days, as we are well underway in… Read more »


October 2018 Newsletter

Nothing like starting off autumn with a flurry of activity!  October’s First Friday celebrates “Love Local” with a special shopping incentive, the 16th Annual “The Way We Were Car” Show fills the downtown with cars, music, food and fun and the Ballston Spa School District brings out school and community spirit during Homecoming Week.  Plus… Read more »


September 2018 Newsletter

It’s September-typically one of the nicest times of the year here in upstate NY.  The hot, humid summer days are waning and we welcome temperate days and cool evenings.  In this issue, we look back at some of our very successful summer events and look forward to the Fall’s major event, the 16th Annual “The… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Prolific Marketing

Prolific Marketing has moved to a new, larger space (27 Kent Street, Suite 107 B) and the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, along with The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County, will be helping Dan Barner and his crew celebrate their new digs on Thursday, August 16 at 6;30 pm.  Enjoy refreshments, meet the team, and learn… Read more »


August 2018 Newsletter

It’s August, and while we are certainly in the midst of all the usual mid-summer activities, we are already looking forward to Fall and one of our biggest events, the 16th Annual “The Way We Were” Car Show.  Taking place on Sunday, October 7, the Car Show is our big fundraiser for the year.  It… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Coffee Planet

  It’s the “Passing of the Coffee Pot”, as longtime Coffee Planet owner  Cliff Baum turns over the reins to Kim Tribley.  Please join us as we celebrate Cliff’s contributions to our business community and welcome Kim by getting her off to a rousing start! About Coffee Planet: Located in the heart of the Village… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Jumper Bean Preschool

  Ashley Tyler, owner of Jumper Bean Daycare, is opening a second location, Jumper Bean Preschool, this September at 441 Geyser Road in Ballston Spa.  Join us for a ribbon cutting on Saturday, July 21 at 11 am and get an early look at the new facility! About Jumper Bean: Jumper Bean Preschool is a… Read more »


July 2018 BSBPA Newsletter

It’s July, and the heat is on!  We hope you are staying cool, and enjoying the simple things that make life in our small town so worth living.  From Adopt a Plot volunteers to the farmers’ market’s fresh summer produce, tasty baked goods and unique artisan crafts, to outdoor events for the entire community, to… Read more »


June 2018 BSBPA Newsletter

June is the official start of the summer season, and that means Ballstonians are taking it outside–whether dining al fresco, taking part in recreational activities or just enjoying the beautiful weather we’ve earned after the past winter!  This month, we roll out three of our most popular events: The Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market, Movies in… Read more »