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Get Your Tickets for the 2022 Best of Columbia County Red Carpet Awards Celebration Thursday, June 2, 2022

Get your tickets for the 2022 “Best of” Columbia County.  The event is Thursday, June 2 beginning at 5:30 pm.  This year’s celebration is at the beautiful PS21 – Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, a State of the Art Open Air Pavilion Theatre in Chatham. Your ticket gives you entry to this exciting event, delicious catered lite fare by Georgia Ray’s, live music, and some of the best views in the County. A cash bar with local wine and beer will be available. Tickets are $45 each and must be purchased in advance.  Come celebrate under the stars!  The “Best of” Columbia County Red Carpet event……be there when the “Best of’s” are announced!  For tickets call the Chamber at 518-828-4417 or visit:

Thank you to our 2022 “Best of” Sponsors!  We appreciate your support!  Beverage Sponsors:  Harring Properties and Claverack Builders; Silver Sponsors:  Furniture Plus, The Olana Partnership, Village Dodge, Concra Appraisal Associates and Key Bank and our Venue Sponsor:  PS21 – Performance Spaces for the 21st Century.

Coffee & Connections – Wednesday, June 1, 2022 
Grab a cup of your favorite morning beverage and join the Chamber Staff for informal conversations and networking Wednesday, June 1, 2022, and continuing the first Wednesday of each month thereafter. Coffee & Connections will take place at the Chamber Office located at 1 North Front Street in Hudson.  We will start at 8:30am and end by 9:30am. This is a casual format for all members to enjoy, whether you are a new member and want to know more about your member benefits, or an existing member who has questions or concerns. Please join us for some unscripted conversation.

Reservations required, to reserve your space call 828-4417 or send an email to


Sign-up for the ⛳ 33rd Annual Chamber Golf Tournament Thursday, June 16, 2022
The 33rd Annual Golf Tournament will be held at Copake Golf & Country Club in Copake on Thursday, June 16, 2022.  It will be a 4 Person Scramble.  Cost is $135/pp.  Includes:  Golf, Cart, Complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa during Registration at the Bar, Lunch at the Turn, Complimentary Beer or Wine and BBQ Dinner.  Please click here for a registration form and sponsorship opportunities or contact Amy Kneller at or call 518-828-4417.

Business After Hours or Business Before Hours
Have you ever thought of hosting a Business After Hours or Business Before Hours at your business? If so, contact Amy at the Chamber for more details and available dates at 518-828-4417 or


Mandatory NYS Sexual Harassment Training:  
All New York State (NYS) employers are required to provide anti-sexual harassment training on an annual basis.  Employees must be trained at least once per year. This may be based on the calendar year,  anniversary of each employee’s start date, or any other date the employer chooses. New Haven Consulting Group who has developed an online training that meets the State’s detailed requirements.  The Prevention of Sexual Harassment course, or PSH-NYS, is conducted as traditional classroom or as an online workshop, addresses both the legal and behavioral aspects of sexual harassment to ensure an inclusive, highly productive work environment.  Cost is $20 per employee.

HOW IS PSH-NYS DELIVERED? – Online – PSH-NYS online is a completely interactive, self-paced learning system in which participants are assessed, led through a customized content module, and checked at each point in the learning process. On line training can be purchased directly through credit card payment or in volume through client invoice.  Cost is $20 per employee.

To register for the Sexual Harassment Training, please click on link  Combating Sexual Harassment Online Workshop 


Check out the Chamber Member Businesses Job Postings.  Click here.  Job Postings!  List Them and Find Them!

  • Have you visited our Job Posting page on the Chamber website?  Click here to see some of the great opportunities that member businesses currently have posted. 
  • If you are interested in posting a position, you can use the login you may have previously created, or connect with Debbye Byrum at 518-828-4417 or, who will help get you set up.
  • And finally, if you know anyone looking for a job, please refer them to our website at  Just click on the big red “Search for Jobs” button on the righthand side of our homepage.
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