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Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Announces Crystal Apple Finalists

Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Chair, Matt Griesemer of Freeman Howard, PC is pleased to announce the six finalists for the 24th Annual Crystal Apple Award.  The official slate of nominees for the 24th annual award includes Hudson Valley Creamery, LLC, Germantown Variety, Crossroads Food Shop, Hudson Cruises, Inc, Columbia Land Conservancy and Won Dharma […]

Business View - Thursday, January 24

25 Networking Tips On Tuesday, January 22, 2013, in the morning, the Chamber Ambassador Committee hosted a seminar “Networking to Make Money”.  Below are 25 of the networking tips that were discussed: Your goal is to help other people. Understand their needs before you tell them your needs. You don’t need to know the most […]

In Memory of Roger Coleman

The staff and Board of the Chamber send our condolences out to the family of our recently deceased friend and Board member Roger Coleman, Publisher of Hudson Catskill Newspapers. Roger was a tremendous contributor to our organization and will be greatly missed.  Roger was not the type of person to just lend his name to […]

Chamber Seeking Nominations for 24th Annual Crystal Apple

The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates for nomination for the 24th Annual Crystal Apple Award.  This prestigious award is presented to a Chamber member business to recognize an extraordinary contribution to economic progress, community improvement, and the quality of life in Columbia County during 2012.  All Chamber member businesses are eligible and […]

Chamber Business View

Chamber Membership is Effective Business Strategy 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 […]

A. Colarusso and Son Honored

A. Colarusso and Son was honored at the 2nd Annual Giving Thanks Reception a the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, November 28.  A. Colarusso and Son has been an outstanding employer and community contributor for 100 years.  As part of this annual award, a $500 check is give to a local charity of […]

Due to the possible impacts fo Hurricane Sandy the following events are cancelled:  The Debates co-sponsored by the Chamber and Hudson-Catskill Newspapers scheduled for this evening have been cancelled. The “Ready…..Set….Reform!” Forum scheduled at Columbia-Greene Community College has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. The Chamber office will be closing later […]