Breakfast Networking Mixers – The breakfasts are held the third Tuesday of each month from 7:30 to 8:30 and consist of anything from muffins, bagels, fruit, coffee, water, etc. It is a great opportunity to showcase your business and to bring other members of the community in who may otherwise not be aware of your business. The BSBPA and the host benefits financially splitting the entry fee for each person that attends the mixer to help offset the cost.
Evening Networking Mixers with Local Chambers – The BSBPA holds a joint evening mixer twice each year, one with the Saratoga County Chamber and one with the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County. These are jointly hosted by both members of the BSBPA and a chamber member, as well. The purpose is to bring in other members from surrounding areas into Ballston Spa community who may not otherwise be aware of the business. The BSBPA and the host benefits financially splitting the entry fee for each person that attends the mixer to help offset the cost.
Annual Meeting & Community Mixer – The Annual Meeting & Mixer is held the third Monday in March in place of the regular board meeting. This is an opportunity for members and non-members to socialize, review BSBPA accomplishments and look forward to the upcoming year.
Holiday Mixer – The Holiday Mixer celebrates all the great business owners, volunteers and community members that help make Ballston Spa a wonderful place to live and work. The event is typically held in December.
October’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, October 17, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Brookside Nursery, 824 Route 67 in Ballston Spa. Brookside Nursery is one of the area’s best regarded landscaping and garden businesses. The garden center has been serving customers since 1976 with a wide selection of flowers, plants, trees and shrubs, as well as gardening… Read more »
September’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, September 19, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Creative Endeavors, 49 Front Street in Ballston Spa. Creative Endeavors, a Saratoga Bridges program, offers individuals the opportunity to express their artistic abilities. The gift shop offers a unique shopping experience, with beautifully designed art pieces created by Bridges clients that can be purchased. … Read more »
August’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, August 15, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Hope Church, 206 Greenfield Avenue in Ballston Spa. Meet Pastor Nate Thompson and the members of the Hope Church faith community, learn more about their mission and fellowship. A great way to share and promote your business or organization with others in the… Read more »
July’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, July 18, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Saratoga Community Federal Credit Union, 23 Division Street, in Saratoga Springs. Serving those who live, work, worship or attend school in Saratoga County, Saratoga Community Federal Credit Union lives by the philosophy of “people helping people” and is committed to making a meaningful difference… Read more »
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 »
June’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, June 20, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by the Ballston Area Seniors at the Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Road in Ballston Spa. A vital part of our community, the Ballston Area Seniors advocate and organize activities for senior citizens. Please join us and get to know the members of this busy group!… Read more »
April’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, April 18, 7:30-8:30 am at Avon/Team Best’s store, 102 Milton Avenue. Owners Darryl & Sherry Best and Heather Couvertier specialize in selling Avon products, including make up and skin care, fragrances, clothing and shoes. They also offer make up and skin care classes and consultations, as well as recruit and… Read more »
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 Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, February 21, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Firefly Landing and Co. Sisters Nicole Hayner, Joelle West and Molly Hayner provide an all inclusive experience for event planning and execution, including prep, catering, photography, in collaboration with Miss Molly’s Bake Shop… Read more »
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, January 17, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Ye Olde Wishin’ Shoppe, 19 Low Street (side entrance). Just about the coolest shop in town, Ye Olde Wishin’ Shoppe (YOWS) is a vintage boutique specializing in mens & womens vintage clothing, jewelry,… Read more »
The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, December 20, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Sage Wine & Spirits, 55 Front Street. In her first year in business, Sage Wine & Spirits owner Jes Rich has already attracted a loyal customer base. The shop specializes in sustainable, organic,… Read more »
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 »