BSBPA News

April First Friday “Pick A Reading Partner” Photos

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 2017 Newsletter

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 »


BSBPA 2016 Annual Report

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.


BSBPA Scholarship

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 »


March 2017 Newsletter

The BSBPA Annual Meeting is this month! Plus, information on 2017 Concerts in the Park Sponsorship opportunities, along with Association and member news.


2017 Chocolate Fest–How Sweet It Was!

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 »


February 2017 Newsletter

Plan your Chocolate Fest stroll with our list of locations, information about our 2017 Map Guides and upcoming Annual Meeting & Community Mixer in March.  Plus member news, and some winter activities around town.   


January 2017 Newsletter

This month, read more about the 2017 Chocolate Fest, coming up in February, plus how to get more from your ballston.org website listing, a wrap up of holiday events and “Meet the BSBPA Board” Night on January 16.


Holiday Mixer

The BSBPA’s annual Holiday Mixer was held on Monday, December 12 at The Brickyard Tavern.  Once again, it was a lively and festive gathering of Ballstonians–with lots of familiar faces, along with some new ones!  A big thank you to our Ballston Spa businesses, organizations and residents for donating some great door prizes–always a big… Read more »


2016 Beautification Awards

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 17 at Brookside Museum, each… Read more »