Breakfast Networking Mixers – The breakfasts are held the first Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise stipulated) from 7:30 to 8:30 am and hosted by different BSBPA member businesses and organizations who provide continental style breakfast fare (can be hot and/or cold: (i.e. Bagels, baked goods, egg dish, fruit, juice, coffee, decaf, hot tea, 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 split the entry fee, with the host receiving $4.50 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 usually 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 2, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Carlton Hollow Apartments, 2000 Carlton Way, Ballston Spa. Located at the intersection of Northline Road and Greenfield Avenue in the Town of Milton, Carlton Hollow is a newly constructed 55+ apartment complex, featuring upscale apartment living with community amenities that offer fun and fitness… Read more »
September’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, September 4, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Creative Endeavors, 49 Front Street, 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. Products… Read more »
August’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, August 7, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Excelsior Therapeutics, 241 Milton Avenue in Ballston Spa. “Massage therapy is more than a day at the spa. It is about living a healthy lifestyle. Just like making changes in your diet and exercise plan, regular massages support a commitment to a life with… Read more »
Due to the July 4th holiday, July’s Networking Breakfast is the second Tuesday of this month, July 10, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Arnoff Pack & Ship, 10 Stonebreak Road in Malta. Arnoff Pack & Ship opened its doors at their newest location in Malta in April of 2017 and has been providing much-needed packing and… Read more »
June’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, June 5, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Liz Kormos and Sander Bonvell at their home, 89 Hyde Boulevard in Ballston Spa. It is not often that we get to have a breakfast at a village residence! Liz Kormos and Sander Bonvell welcome us to their beautifully constructed home, which also showcases… Read more »
May’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, May 1, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Sherry Hoffman Insurance, 415 Gesyer Road in Ballston Spa. As a State Farm Insurance agent, Sherry Hoffman, and her staff, make it their mission to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. The company has… Read more »
The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association (BSBPA) and The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County are holding a joint Networking Mixer, Wednesday. May 23, from 5:30-7:30 pm at Dunning Street Station, 2853 Route 9 in Malta. The Station’s cool, silver, Art Deco diner houses a great, casual bar and grill, serving imaginative pub style fare and… Read more »
April’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, April 3, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by The Candle Collective, 20 Prospect Street, Suite 214 in Ballston Spa. The Candle Collective was born from a passion to create, whether it be something complex or on the simplest scale. Candle making can be creative, fun and therapeutic. Customers can create their own… Read more »
March’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, March 6, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Wellspring at 480 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Wellspring’s mission is to support survivors and engage the community to end relationship and sexual abuse. Each year, Wellspring’s crisis intervention and survivor services support more than 1,000 clients—providing safe housing to adults and children either fleeing or homeless because… Read more »
Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association 35th Anniversary Community Mixer & Annual Meeting March 19, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Next Door Kitchen & Bar The BSBPA is celebrating 35 years of service to our community and we would like you to celebrate this milestone with us! The evening will begin with a social hour at… Read more »
February’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, February 6, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Wonky Studio & Gallery at 20 Washington Street in Ballston Spa. At Wonky Studio & Gallery, owner Matt Belskis’ motto is “Everyone can be an Artist”. He offers classes and weekly art events that give attendees a chance to nurture their creativity. The gallery… Read more »
January’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, January 9, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Rebuilding Together Saratoga County at 132 Milton Avenue in Ballston Spa. Rebuilding Together-Saratoga County partners with volunteers year round to ensure that homeowners in need can live independently in safe and healthy homes and build healthy neighborhoods through their programs. Their shop in Ballston… Read more »