BSBPA News

2019 Chocolate Fest Participation Information and Chef Application

What is Chocolate Fest? As part of our monthly First Friday Events, we will continue to present our February family fun event – the Ballston Spa Chocolate Festival. Area restaurants, bakeries, and chefs are all welcome to compete in a chance to showcase their talents and tastes by preparing small sample sized chocolate offerings to… 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.  


BSBPA Holiday Mixer

You are cordially invited! 5:30 pm Light Fare Buffet and Cash Bar 7:00 pm Door Prizes and 50/50 Raffle Join us for a festive evening! $25 per person.  Online pre-registration is now closed.  Pay at the door–cash, check or credit card accepted.  RSVP (appreciated but not mandatory) to info@ballston.org or 518 885-2772      


December Networking Breakfast

  December’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, December 4, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by the Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street in Ballston Spa. (http://www.brooksidemuseum.org) Built in the 1790’s, Brookside Museum is one of Ballston Spa’s most iconic buildings, home to the Saratoga County Historical Society.  The mission of the SCHS is to keep history… Read more »


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 »


2018 Ballston Spa Beautification Award Winners

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, in partnership with Curtis Lumber, honored business owners and residents whose renovation, restoration, and beautification efforts have enhanced the Ballston Spa community over the past year.  The winners were chosen from nominations submitted by others in the community. At a reception on October 29 in the Kitchen &… Read more »


November Networking Breakfast

  November’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, November 6, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Trustco Bank, Milton Branch, 2 Trieble Avenue in Ballston Spa.   Trustco Bank has provided high quality financial products and services since opening for business in 1902. Today, Trustco Bank has 148 branch locations, including three in the Ballston Spa/Malta community. The Bank believes 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 »