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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
David Gagnon, Chairman of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, announced today that Jess Davis of Kingston has joined the staff of the Chamber of Commerce as Director of Membership Engagement on a part-time basis. In her new role, Ms. Davis will be working with Carol Ricken, the Chamber’s Membership Director, and will focus on membership attraction, retention and ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (July 9, 2019) – The Chazen Companies is proud to announce the addition of 13 summer interns in the fields of municipal engineering, land development, structural engineering, surveying and planning. The 13 interns come from a variety of different backgrounds and schools and join Chazen with a shared goal of exploring a career path and gaining valuable work experience. They are ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, June 27, 2019
The search is on for the top businesses, business leaders and organizations in Ulster County as preparations are now underway for the 2019 Ulster County Business Recognition Awards Celebration. The Recognition Awards Celebration is a joint program of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Ulster County Economic Development Alliance.  Nominations are now being accepted until August ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Kerhonkson, NY — June 12, 2019 — CARF International announced that Villa Veritas Foundation, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its residential treatment: alcohol and other drugs/addictions (for adults) programs. The latest accreditation is the 5th consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to Villa Veritas Foundation, Inc. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 13, 2019
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce the expansion of their construction services with the addition of Joseph Delaney, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP, PgMP, CCM as Director of Construction Services.  Dr. Delaney brings to the position 25 years of experience as a construction professional. Previously President of C & S Design Build Inc., he started the agency in the construction management business, ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
You can hear all about it at the next breakfast meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce, scheduled for 7:30-9:00 a.m., May 23 at the Wiltwyck Golf Club in Kingston. The sponsor is the Ten Broeck Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing. The breakfast meeting, “New Trails Making Ulster County a World-Class Outdoor Recreation Destination” will feature Acting Ulster County Executive ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, May 03, 2019
On Wednesday, May 8 at 11 a.m., Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park will host local first responders on the Walkway to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the great fire that crippled the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge in 1974. The event is complimentary to attend and open to the public. Free parking is available on the Poughkeepsie side of the Walkway at 61 Parker Avenue, and on ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, May 02, 2019
(Kingston, NY)  The Kingston Land Trust has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation to support their restoration process of the Pine Street African Burial Ground in Uptown Kingston. They are collaborating with another nonprofit, Harambee, as well as the community to restore the site, which includes an existing building, and open it to the public as a regional ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, April 05, 2019
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce two new employees have joined its Hudson Valley office.  Gerald Williamson has joined Chazen as a SUE/Survey Technician for its Land Surveying Division. Williamson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology from the University of Minnesota, and has experience working in the environmental field; specifically with designing, maintaining, and performing ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, April 04, 2019
The departure of Ulster County Executive Mike Hein means there will be a special election April 30th to decide who serves as Ulster County Executive for the remainder of 2019.  Pat Ryan and Jack Hayes, the two candidates running for County Executive, will be the featured speakers at the next Breakfast Meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce, April 17 from 7:30 to 9:00am, at ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Walkway Over the Hudson has hired Jaclyn Renner, a fundraising professional with experience working for regional and national nonprofits, as Director of Development. In her new role, Renner is responsible for individual donor cultivation, Walkway stewardship, the Walkway’s membership program, directing the annual Starry Starry Night benefit, as well as leading the Walkway’s Ten-Year Anniversary ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The Jewish Federation of Ulster County’s Fall for Art Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for their 23rd annual fundraising  juried art show, sale and cocktail reception, which is scheduled for Thursday, NOVEMBER 7, 2019, 5-8pm at The Chateau, 240 Boulevard, Route 32, in Kingston.  Applications and guidelines for Hudson Valley based artists are NOW available on-line at ...read more
Categories: Member News
Friday, March 01, 2019
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that Henry deVries, Financial Advisor, CFP and Branch Manager in the firm’s Wealth Management office in Kingston, NY has been promoted to Associate Vice President and has recently earned the Portfolio Manager designation. Henry deVries has worked at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management since 2011. In addition to providing financial planning services, he ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The Hudson River Maritime Museum is pleased to announce the purchase the 100% solar powered 44 foot tour boat the Solar Sal. Built by the Hudson River Maritime Museum’s restoration crew under the direction of Jim Kricker, this vessel is the only solar powered boat in operation on the Hudson River and does not require fossil fuels to operate.  Designed by marine architect Dave Gerr from a concept ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, December 06, 2018
SUNY New Paltz President Dr. Donald Christian will be the guest speaker for the next Ulster Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting, which is scheduled from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. Rondout Savings Bank is the sponsor. The Kingston Catholic School Choir will help ring in the holiday season by performing carols. Christian plans to talk about SUNY New Paltz’s role in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Members of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and guests will have an opportunity to learn about plans to redevelop the former Uptown Kingston Parking Garage site into a mixed-use hotel/apartment complex at the November 16th monthly breakfast meeting. The event will be held at the Wiltwyck Golf Club from 7:15 to 9:00am. The breakfast sponsor is Kimlin Energy Services.  The breakfast ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, November 05, 2018
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Alvaro Gonzalez, Ph.D., has joined Chazen’s Municipal department as a Senior Project Engineer. Gonzalez is a civil and environmental engineer that has a focus on water resources and environmental engineering.  In his early academic career, Gonzalez attended the University of Cartagena and the University of Los Andes in Colombia where he earned his B.S. ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Friday, October 12, 2018
The Lia Auto Group which includes 22 dealerships in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York is pleased to announce the opening of their brand new, state-of-the-art Honda facility located at 743 East Chester Street, Kingston NY.  A ribbon cutting will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Monday October 15th.  The facility is 39,000 square feet and will satisfy all sales, service and general parts needs. ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Ulster County Economic Development Alliance have announced the winners of their 14th Annual Business Recognition Awards. Chamber President Ward Todd said the awards recognize Ulster County business leaders, businesses and organizations that are leaders in their sectors, have achieved outstanding results, or shown dedication and commitment to ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, October 05, 2018
Chazen Expands in Poughkeepsie   The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce the addition of three new employees to its Poughkeepsie office.  Samantha LoVerme has joined Chazen’s Land Development team as an Assistant Project Engineer. Previously, LoVerme was a summer intern with Chazen, and upon graduating from Manhattan College, we are welcoming her back to the team. She earned her B.S. in ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Meet the Candidates breakfast featuring all eight local candidates for the New York State Senate. Ulster County is unique in that it includes parts of four districts in the state Senate. The breakfast is scheduled for October 17th, from 7:30-9:00 a.m. at the Best Western Plus in Kingston. Chamber President Ward Todd said the format for ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, October 01, 2018
The Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter recently hired Tina Eckert to oversee the Dutchess/Ulster and Putnam Walks to End Alzheimer’s, scheduled for Oct. 20 on the Walkway Over the Hudson starting at the Highland entrance and Oct. 21 at Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Carmel. “We’re thrilled to have Tina as a part of our team,” said Michele Muir, Vice President of Marketing and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, September 10, 2018
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce the addition of three new employees to its Troy office.  Maureen White has joined Chazen’s Geotechnical department as Assistant Project Engineer. White is a resident of Troy and earned her B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She previously worked as a Geotechnical Engineer, and some of her prior experience also includes ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Jason Tommell has joined the Chazen team as the Director of Land Surveying for the Poughkeepsie office located at 21 Fox Street. Tommell is a professional experienced in account management, program management, and strategic marketing.   Tommell received his bachelor’s degree in Humanities from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland and his ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
The next breakfast meeting of the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce will feature a Meet the Congressional Candidates forum on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. The invited candidates include first-term incumbent Republican Congressman John Faso of Kinderhook, Democrat Antonio Delgado of Rhinebeck and Green Party hopeful Steve Greenfield of New Paltz. The breakfast, scheduled for 7:30-9 a.m. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
The Chazen Companies today announced that Richard M. Loewenstein, Jr., P.E., has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.   Loewenstein earned his BS in Forest Engineering from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University. He is a licensed professional engineer in 10 states, has held a number of professional and civic ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Kerhonkson, NY (September 4, 2018) – The Villa Veritas Foundation’s Walk the Walk for Recovery, to be held Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the Walkway Over The Hudson in Highland, NY, is a uniquely positive fundraiser focused on solutions. Now in its seventh year, the event promotes understanding of drug and alcohol addiction, but its primary mission is to deliver a simple, powerful message against ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
During the New York Chapter of The Wildlife Society’s annual meeting, David W. MacDougall, CWB®, Senior Natural Resources Scientist, The Chazen Companies, received the Outstanding Professional award.  MacDougall is a Certified Wildlife Biologist and is experienced in threatened and endangered plant and animal surveys, habitat assessments, wetland delineations and permitting. He has conducted ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, March 28, 2016
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced plans to take a limited number of Hudson Valley residents on an exploratory trip to Cuba in the fall of 2016. Local travelers will have the opportunity to experience the ‘real’ Cuba before mass tourism changes the island forever. Be among the select few American travelers in five decades to visit Cuba. Included in the trip will be the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, March 28, 2016
The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce recently surveyed its membership on the proposed New York State increase in the Minimum Wage to $15 an hour. The results showed that while nearly third-quarters of chamber members (72%) favored an increase in the Minimum Wage, close to two-thirds (64%) were opposed to raising the Minimum Wage to $15 an hour, which would amount to an increase of 67%. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News