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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 »


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

  As of March 19, 2021 restaurants will be permitted to have indoor dining available at 75% capacity, which is subject to change depending on NYS directives.   Restaurant in-person dining hours are open to 11 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 »


Directory Boards

There are 5 directory boards located throughout the village of Ballston Spa (Wiswall Park/Front Street, Milton Avenue/O’Brien’s Pharmacy building, Malta Avenue, Milton Avenue and Washington Street/Midtown Wine building and Milton Avenue and Prospect Street). The directory boards take advantage of Ballston Spa’s “strolling village” vibe.  These boards attract the attention of people using the public… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Sunset Grill

Karen and Eric Sherman, new owners of Sunset Grill, formerly the Sunset Café, are celebrating their one year anniversary and we’ll be there to mark the occasion! “Check out some of your old favorite menu items plus our great new ones. The best Quesadillas, Fajitas, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs, Seafood, and Hickory Smoked Meats around. Join… Read more »


February 2020 Newsletter

What better way to chase away the winter blues, as February kicks off with our popular mid-winter event, Chocolate Fest!   Read more about chocolate chefs and venues.  Also in this issue:  We’re getting underway with our 2020 Ballston Spa Map and Visitor Guide production.  All BSBPA member businesses and organizations in good standing are listed… Read more »