The BSBPA is excited to be hosting an evening mixer on Wednesday, June 14, from 5:30-7:30 pm, at High Rock Distillery, 1321 Saratoga Road (Route 50 just south of the village). Owners Peter Hatalyk Jr and Jake Hewson craft small batch spirits, including bourbons, vodka and gin at the distillery, using locally sourced ingredients. As well as… Read more »
May’s First Friday saw a celebration of student artists with displays in several venues throughout downtown. We also officially welcomed CMK & Associates Real Estate to the village with a ribbon cutting, joined by the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
We’ve gotten a tease of the warm weather ahead, so read up on the upcoming summer season in Ballston Spa. Concerts, outdoor movies, farmers’ markets, summer First Fridays–there’s something for everyone! Also find out how you can support these free family-friendly events through your sponsorship. Plus Association and Member news, May events and more. (Note:… Read more »
April’s First Friday brought out families to visit many of our downtown businesses and enjoy listening to readers, as we celebrated “Pick A Reading Partner Night” with Ballston Spa elementary schools. Thank you to all our “mystery readers” who volunteered their time and to all the venues who hosted them! ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
April begins our fiscal 2017 year. In this issue, BSBPA President Stacy Simmons has some words of action for us as we work together to improve, support and promote our community. Plus, meet our newest board members, read about upcoming events, Member and Association news, and more. (note: to see newsletter in full size, click… Read more »
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association presented its 2016 Annual Report as part of the program at the March 20, 2017 Annual Meeting. Please see below. Our fiscal 2017 year starts April 1, 2017.
The 2017 BSBPA Annual Meeting is in the books. Once again, Next Door Kitchen & Bar was a fantastic venue–great food and libations, including those named in honor of our underwriting sponsors! Thank you to all who joined us–we’re looking forward to a great year ahead! Our sincere appreciation once again to underwriting sponsors Ballston… Read more »
The Pick A Reading Partner (PARP) Reading Celebration is Friday, April 7 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. The event is being coordinated by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association, First Friday business participants and the local elementary schools and PTAs. PARP is a program designed to encourage parents, family members and friends to read to… Read more »
High school students who hold jobs in the community, while maintaining good standards in their schoolwork and deportment, should be recognized for their diligence and responsibility. The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association Scholarship of $500 shall be awarded to a graduating senior who has demonstrated professionalism in his/her place of employment and responsibility in… Read more »
The BSBPA Annual Meeting is this month! Plus, information on 2017 Concerts in the Park Sponsorship opportunities, along with Association and member news.
On March 3, 2017, the BSBPA celebrated with a ribbon cutting to mark the grand re-opening of Avon Products/Team Best’s new, larger location at 102 Milton Avenue. Joining us, along with owners Darryl & Sherry Best and Heather Couvertier, were Ballston Spa mayor John Romano, Chamber of Southern Saratoga County’s Pete Bardunias, BSBPA board members, fellow… Read more »
Hundreds came out on a chilly February evening to stroll the village and sample a delicious assortment of chocolate specialties offered by chocolate chefs, ranging from sweet to savory to beverages. Visitors also enjoyed art shows, special sales and music on the First Friday. The competition for our taste buds was fierce! Here are our… Read more »