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February 2019 Newsletter

As I write this, we are in the throes of a “polar vortex”.  Ah, winter in the great Northeast.  What we need is a cure for this cabin fever–and what better way to warm our hearts than with CHOCOLATE!  In this issue, read all about our 6th Annual Chocolate Fest which is the feature event… Read more »


2019 Ballston Spa Map Guide

We are getting underway with production of our 2019-20 Ballston Spa Map and Visitor Guide, now in it’s 14th year.   We love Ballston Spa, and what better way to showcase our wonderfully vibrant village’s shops, restaurants and services! ALL BSBPA businesses and non-profit members in good standing will be listed on the directory page.  Our… Read more »


January 2019 Newsletter

Happy New Year!  It’s the time to look ahead, make plans, get organized and hit the ground running!  In this issue, BSBPA President Stacy Simmons is checking in, offering some food for thought as we step into 2019.  There’s information on the 6th Annual Chocolate Fest, which takes place on February 1.  We’re looking for… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at B.A.C.C.

The BSBPA is happy to help the Ballston Area Community Center (BACC) “officially” open its newly refurbished gymnasium with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, January 3 at 6 :30 pm. The BACC provides essential child and youth programs for the Ballston Spa community.  


December 2018 Newsletter

As the old song goes-“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”  It’s certainly a festive time here in the Village of Friends.  The season gets underway officially in Ballston Spa with the annual Holiday Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting on December 7, along with a host of merry activities that evening and through the… Read more »


November 2018 Newsletter

Have you looked around recently and thought to yourself–how is it November already?!  The seasonal changes have shortened our daylight, have us bundling up against the cooler weather and perhaps have us thinking about family gatherings and festivities to come.  That’s what we have on our minds these days, as we are well underway in… Read more »


October 2018 Newsletter

Nothing like starting off autumn with a flurry of activity!  October’s First Friday celebrates “Love Local” with a special shopping incentive, the 16th Annual “The Way We Were Car” Show fills the downtown with cars, music, food and fun and the Ballston Spa School District brings out school and community spirit during Homecoming Week.  Plus… Read more »


September 2018 Newsletter

It’s September-typically one of the nicest times of the year here in upstate NY.  The hot, humid summer days are waning and we welcome temperate days and cool evenings.  In this issue, we look back at some of our very successful summer events and look forward to the Fall’s major event, the 16th Annual “The… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Prolific Marketing

Prolific Marketing has moved to a new, larger space (27 Kent Street, Suite 107 B) and the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, along with The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County, will be helping Dan Barner and his crew celebrate their new digs on Thursday, August 16 at 6;30 pm.  Enjoy refreshments, meet the team, and learn… Read more »


August 2018 Newsletter

It’s August, and while we are certainly in the midst of all the usual mid-summer activities, we are already looking forward to Fall and one of our biggest events, the 16th Annual “The Way We Were” Car Show.  Taking place on Sunday, October 7, the Car Show is our big fundraiser for the year.  It… Read more »


The People and Places of July’s First Friday

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