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Wine Up - January 26

It’s time to “Wine” Up for 2017 and get ready for a New Year filled with great possibilities.  The Wine Up event is Thursday, January 26 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Chamber Office.   This event includes a wine tasting, wine swap and wine pairing lesson from wine expert Dominique DeVito.  Enjoy the wine [...]

FREE Lunch and Learn - February 22

 Join Ascent Hearing on February 22 @ 11:00 am for a FREE Lunch and Learn at the Chamber Office located at 1 North Front St in Hudson.  As the preferred hearing care provider in the area, it is our mission to bring better hearing to our community. If you suspect you have a hearing loss, now [...]

Ten Things to do in December

20th Anniversary – Winter Walk in Hudson Winter Walk in Hudson – 20th Anniversary on Saturday, December 3 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm, Hudson’s mile-long Warren Street is transformed into a festive boulevard with twinkling lights, brightly decorated shops, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, live reindeer, petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon, carolers, and a legion of characters and performers.  [...]

Ten Things to do in October

Free Hayrides at Love Apple Farm Love Apple Farm ~ Route 9h in Ghent, NY is offering Free hayrides on the hour starting at 10am Saturdays and Sundays in October! Kids can also go to the Petting Zoo and Playground and Pick Apples! No reservations needed. Love Apple Farm recently reopened with a new fresh [...]

7 Numbers You Should be Tracking in Your Digital Marketing

Digital marketing, or web marketing, and social media have a very low cost to entry but that doesn’t mean we should ignore tracking our investment and return. While ROI is not entirely possible when it comes to measuring the success of a relationship and loyalty, it can be applied to the proof of such – [...]

Consumers Favor Chamber Members

A national survey of 2,000 adults reveals that being active in a local chamber of commerce is an effective business strategy because two-thirds of consumers believe that such companies use good business practices, are reputable, care about their customers, and are involved in the community. The study, conducted by The Schapiro Group, an Atlanta-based strategic [...]

A big issue for small business.

COLUMBIA COUNTY – Steele Andrews, owner of the Silvanus Lodge on Route 22 in Hillsdale, believes he and other small business owners are being severely overcharged for their Workers’ Compensation Insurance costs. Workers Comp is a mandated cost, Andrews said, “which is good. It covers both myself as the employer, and my staff, should they [...]