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May 2020 Newsletter

It has been heartening to see the camaraderie and resilience of the Ballston Spa community during these past several weeks.  Even as we continue to face uncertainty as to how and when we can start to move toward a measured “re-opening”,  we remain optimistic that the time will come for us to be together again. … Read more »


Facebook Video Post Opportunities for BSBPA Members

We understand COVID 19 shutdowns and quarantines have made doing business and maintaining your contacts with customers and members difficult. We are providing an opportunity for businesses, not-for-profit and resident members to create a video showing the community what you do and how you’re still doing it! Ideas: Take the viewer for a tour of… Read more »


Ballston Spa Blooms-3rd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition

The 3rd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition is underway. The theme this year is “Ballston Spa Blooms” to celebrate not only the coming spring flowers but the commitment to a strong community spirit.   Over 320 pre-made birdhouses have been distributed to be decorated by residents of the village. Birdhouses will be displayed throughout the village,… Read more »


#BSpaCares-Support Our Non-Profit Organizations

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several of our local non-profit organizations are even more in need of your support as they continue to serve the needs of the community. Click on the organization name for link. Non-profit organization members, please email info@ballston.org with information about what you are currently doing and what your needs are… Read more »


#BSpaBusiness–Support Our Local Businesses

Most shops and businesses are re-opened to in-person shopping within the NYS guidelines.  We will be updating this page with the newest information from our members as we receive it. If you would like your Ballston Spa business to be added to this list or you notice something that needs to be updated, please email… Read more »


April 2020 Newsletter

This April is unlike any other April in memory, as our community continues to grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In this issue, find out how you can continue to support the small businesses and locally owned restaurants, as well as non-profit service organizations during this new era of social distancing.  There’s also… Read more »


BSBPA 2019 Annual Report

The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association presents its Annual Report summary for the 2019 Fiscal Year:


Small Business and Non-Profit Financial Support Resources

 Here are available options for small businesses and non-profits in need of financial support due to the COVID-19 impact.   Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Applications Re-opened $8 Million Loan Fund to Assist Local Businesses Impacted by COVID-19   EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program EZ Forgiveness Application Full Forgiveness Application… Read more »


#BSpaEats-Restaurant Dine In, Take Out & Delivery

  Currently restaurants are currently permitted to have indoor dining available at 50% capacity, which is subject to change depending on NYS directives.  As of November 6, restaurant in-person dining hours are limited to 10 pm.  Many are still offering takeout and delivery options as well.  Wine/beer establishments are also offering delivery and/or take out… Read more »


Ballston Area Seniors Cancellations

Please note that the Ballston Area Seniors have cancelled all activities until after April 20th. No luncheons, activities, dances, pickin’s. This closure is for all activities.


March 2020 Newsletter

It’s March–can spring be far behind?  For the BSBPA, this is the end of our fiscal year.  We will be gathering for our Annual Meeting and Community Mixer on March 23 to review the year and look forward to 2020.  It’s a great opportunity to meet and chat with the board and fellow members and… Read more »