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July 2019 Newsletter

Read up on lots of family friendly local events, plus member and Association news.  Get out there and experience the joys of summer in a small town!  


2019 Ballston Spa Property Beautification Award Nominations

  The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association is requesting nominations for its 2019 Property Beautification Awards in Ballston Spa. The awards are given in recognition of the restoration, renovation, new build, and beautification efforts by homeowners and businesses, which have enhanced the Ballston Spa area within the past 2 years.  This year’s awards will… Read more »


June 2019 Newsletter

Get ready for Summer fun as June gets underway.  Whether it’s the farmers’ market, events like movies and concerts, or just enjoying the warm days and evenings strolling the village, shopping and dining, we hope to see you out and about in B Spa! Also in this issue, find out how offering a discount to… Read more »


2019 BSBPA Scholarship Winner

  At the May 20 BSBPA Board meeting, we were pleased to recognize this year’s BSBPA Scholarship recipient, Grace O’Connor. The $500 scholarship is awarded each year to a graduating Ballston Spa High School student who “has demonstrated professionalism in his/her place of employment and responsibility in their school community.” Grace works at Coffee Planet… Read more »


2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition Winners

The 2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition was held on Saturday, May 4. Over 250 birdhouses were created and decorated by children and adults along with colorful hand-painted banners with “Hope/Peace” birds.   All are on display throughout the village’s downtown and along the Tedisco Walking Trail, through the summer months.   Category winners of “The Mayor’s Choice… Read more »


Trash Can Panels

The BSBPA and the Village of Ballston Spa have been purchasing 60-gallon plastic trash receptacles to replace old and failing wood units in the business district. This style receptacle is used in many stadiums, airports, universities and small towns and we have used them for several years with great success. As you can see by… Read more »


May 2019 Newsletter

“Spring has sprung. The bird is on the wing.”  Indeed, here in Ballston Spa, the latter is definitely in evidence, with the downtown decorated with birdhouses and banners as part of the 2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition.  Find out more information about the May 4 celebration is this issue, plus the roll out for… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Ribbon Cafe

                    A beautiful morning to bring the big scissors and ribbon to Ribbon Cafe on Prospect Street in Ballston Spa. We had to pull Kevin out of the kitchen to do the honors (with Christine next to him). There was a restaurant full of patrons eagerly… Read more »


2020 Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market Vendor Application

The Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association (BSBPA), runs from June 13 through September 26, 2020. The markets are held on Thursdays from 3-6:30 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm in Wiswall Park, at the corner of Front Street and Low Street in the Village… Read more »


May Networking Breakfast

May’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, May 7, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Healing in Motion, LLC, 160 Milton Avenue in Ballston Spa. Billie McCann, OTR/L, earned her degree in Occupational Therapy from Utica College of Syracuse University. Her experience includes working with adults and children with a variety of disabilities.  Her special focus is on… Read more »


April 2019 Newsletter

April is a busy month for us here at the BSBPA.  It’s the start of our fiscal year and it’s the time when our summer committees are off and running.  Read about the big three events for summer–the Farmers’ Market (now accepting vendors), the Concerts in the Park Series and Movies in the Park (both… Read more »