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“Paintings of Chatham  & Beyond” by Roger Mason Roger Mason shows Paintings at Chatham   Bookstore, Reception November 7, 5–7 pm. Chatham artist Roger   Mason exhibits “Paintings of Chatham and Beyond,” at the Chatham Bookstore   from November 1 to January 12. A reception takes place on Friday, November 7,   from 5 to 7 [...]

Holiday Business After Hours @ Kinderhook Toyota

Join us as Kinderhook Toyota hosts the Holiday Business After Hours for the Chamber on both floors on Wednesday, December 17  from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  Looking for a little festivity?   Come out and attend the Holiday Business After Hours that offers excellent networking opportunities for area business people.  All members of the business community are invited [...]

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 [...]

Chamber Advocacy

Your membership helps support the Chamber Advocacy efforts for local businesses.  In the past month, Chamber President, David Colby spoke at two local planning board meeting to support member projects.  On May 14, David spoke at the combined meeting of the Claverack and Ghent Planning Boards to support the proposed Ginsberg’s Project.  A new building on Route 66 will help [...]