The BPA is looking for volunteers to help with planning, organizing, and fundraising for the 2019 BH BL Flag Day Parade which will take place on Thursday, June 13th, 2019. The Parade Committee meets monthly from February - June on the first Wednesday of the month at 5 pm, upstairs at Carney's in Ballston Lake. […]
Our Annual Holiday Party is Wednesday, December 5th, 6 pm at Stella's. Join us for appetizers, dinner, dessert, and a cash bar! Don't forget to bring a gift ($20 or less value) in order to participate in the hotly contest white elephant gift exchange. We will also be accepting donations for our Jeanne Bergstrom Families […]
The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is taking place on Tuesday, December 4th, at 6:15 pm at the Town of Ballston Community Library. Bring your friends and family and join us as we enjoy refreshments and light the Christmas Tree! We will have fun and sing Christmas Carols while we wait for Santa to arrive by […]
Join us for our next General Meeting BPA Open Mic Night Open Mic Night a long-standing BPA tradition will be held on Wednesday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Charlton Tavern. Enjoy a delicious dinner buffet while each attendee gets 3-4 minutes to discuss current issues/trends that are currently affecting their particular industry. The […]
Join us for Lunch! The next BH-BL BPA General meeting will be Wednesday, October 3rd 12:00 Noon at the Town of Ballston Community Library. Enjoy lunch while listening to our speaker local business owner Walter Boldish who’s clothing and lifestyle company I Got U promotes a message of anti-bullying, respect, and compassion for all. In […]
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP HARVEST APPLES Saturday, September 22nd from 10AM – 2PM KNIGHT ORCHARDS 325 Goode Street Burnt Hills, NY 12027 We need 30-50 diligent volunteers to help pick as many apples as possible! IF INTERESTED PLEASE CONTACT MEGAN HAGGERTY AT: firstname.lastname@example.org 518-786-3691, x286 Please give us your name, email, & cell phone number in […]
We loved having the DownBeat Percussion group at our event!
Not everyone loves a parade, Tim Newell will tell you, but if young children think it’s a great idea, that’s good enough reason to have one. “Kids really love it, so it’s too bad if you’re 65 and you don’t like them,” said Newell, a 1971 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School graduate and one of […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Peter Herman 518-399-5803 RE: BLIA Offers Power Squadron Boating Course Ballston Lake, NY --- March 21, 2018 --- Ballston Lake Improvement Association (BLIA) will sponsor a United States Power Squadron basic boating course for four evenings beginning May 8 at the Ballston Lake Firehouse on Rt. 146A. This course, which […]
An Evening of Fun, Food & Friends The BH-BL Community Dinner - Family style dinner Last day to purchase tickets is Tuesday, May 1. When: Thursday May 3rd - 5:00-6:30 pm & 6:30-8:00 pm Where: BH-BL High School Cafeteria Carving Stations: Turkey; Prime Rib.; Pork Sides: Roasted & Mashed, Potatoes,gravy, Vegetables, Yorkshire Pudding Pasta.& Sauces Station, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Volunteers Sought for Ballston Lake Clean Up Day – Saturday, May 5, 2018, 8 AM BALLSTON LAKE, NY --- The Annual Ballston Lake Clean Up Day is set for Saturday, May 5. Volunteers are welcome to join in at the Ballston Lake Fire Department, on Route 146-A at 8 AM to […]
For Immediate Release BH-BL BPA Advocates In Favor of the Proposed Rte 50 Sewer District The mission of the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Business & Professional Business Association, Inc. (BH-BL BPA) is to encourage, support and promote business in the footprint of the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District that encompasses the Town(s) of Ballston, Charlton, […]
Lighthouse Insurance Agency LLC is having a Community/Client Appreciation Day this Friday June 9th from 10 am-2 pm. Please help spread the word. BH-BL BPA businesses are invited put out any of their brochures/flyers/coupons on a community table. This is a great opportunity for all business to get their name out there to both Lighthouse […]
6-May-2017 Over 40 community members of all ages filled this Town of Ballston dump truck on Clean Up Day! BLIA worked cooperatively with the BH-BL Business / Professional Association and the Town on the successful effort. Girl Scout leader Linda Herman LaFerriere deserves cudos for the largest participating group - – seven girls showed up […]
Date: Saturday May 20, Time: 9:00 am-12:00 noon Location: 793 Saratoga Road (Route 50) - See Map Don't miss your chance to shred your old documents safely, securely and for FREE! A truck from 3N Document Destruction will be in the Burnt Hills Optical parking lot located at: Maximum limit 45 gallons: a large garbage can of paper per person […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Volunteers Sought for Ballston Lake Clean Up Day – Saturday, May 6, 2017, 8 AM BALLSTON LAKE, NY --- The Burnt Hills Ballston Lake Business & Professional Association and the Ballston Lake Improvement Association are seeking volunteers to join in with scores of local residents, business people and town authorities who […]
The March 1st, 2017 BH-BL BPA General Meeting was a discussion on the efforts of the BH-BL Visioning Committee. Attendees enjoyed networking with several attendees from the BH-BL Rotary. A wonderful breakfast catered by Mike Maloney/The Charlton Tavern and provided courtesy of Charlie Morris. See video below of the meeting including a warm welcome from our gracious […]
Here are the slides of the February Digital Marketing for SMBs presentation from our February 2017 General Meeting. Digital Marketing for SMBs from Rick Noel Here is a video recording of the entire meeting, including participant introduction, followed by an update by Jennifer Crawford of JC Sweet & Co on how to claim and update […]
Welcome to the 2017 BH-BL BPA Talk of the Towns. As some of you may already know, our Business and Professional Organization is geographically aligned with the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District. This includes the towns of Glenville, Ballston, Charlton and Clifton Park. In this video, The Town Supervisors from each town will provide […]
Join the celebration Glenville Office October 11-15, 2016 240 Saratoga Road, Glenville 370-7260 Collection Help us support the children in our community and save .25% on your next installment loan.* socks - underwear - baby shampoo/body wash - hair ties toothbrushes - baby lotion - deodorant - tissue - pillows/sheets Items collected will be donated […]
Thank you Patrick McGrath for writing this letter to the BH-BPA about our Flag Day Parade and your experience there. We sincerely appreciate your words and believe that many felt the same way about the parade! The following is Patrick's account of the parade day experience as he wrote to us in a letter afterward. […]
Join us on December 7th for our annual Holiday Party! Keep warm and enjoy great company from other business owners in the area at Villago's Pizzeria. Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm Admission: $25.00 (includes dinner and holiday banter) Address: Villago's Pizzeria 175 Lake Road, Ballston Lake
As is a long-standing BH-BL BPA tradition, November's General Meeting is Open Mic Night. Join us this November 2nd and enjoy a great networking opportunity. Come hungry to take full advantage of a buffet from Carney's Tavern, one of the best places around to enjoy excellent food and drink! Be ready to share the latest […]
September 7 - Mindset for Success, a Business Development Seminar - Presenter : Judy Brinkman, Owner, Life's 2 Short, LLC. Town of Ballston Library: 8:00 - 9:00 am Admission: $10.00 2 Lawmar Lane, Burnt Hills A person's mindset is one of the most important factors in determining his/her success in any endeavor. All the business strategies […]
Join us for a discussion and opportunity to contribute your thoughts on the future of the Central Core Business District of Burnt Hills- Ballston Lake. Hear firsthand the progress of the Visioning Committee and why the BH-BL CSD is vested in this BPA initiative. The Burnt Hills - Ballston Lake BPA Visioning Committee Mission Statement […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: BALLSTON LAKE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION ELECTS OFFICERS / BOARD ANNOUNCES PICNIC BALLSTON LAKE, NY --- Peter Herman has been re-elected President of the Ballston Lake Improvement Association (BLIA) at the recent 2016 Annual Meeting. Dave Pierce is Lake Management Vice President, Suzanne Bishop is Membership Vice President, and Greg Adams is Newsletter […]
Joint BPA Summer Mixer! Wolf Hollow Brewing Company 6882 Amsterdam Rd West Glenville, NY 12302 Joint Networking and Delicious BBQ provided by Buzzard's Bay Barbeque with BPA's (Ballston Spa, Malta, and Glenville) 5:00 - 7:00 pm About WHBC Wolf Hollow Brewing Company envisions a style of beer that is intentionally created to enhance our local […]
By Mike Brewster, President, Gil’s Garage Inc. I was the first of four children for Lucille and Gil Brewster, and the second of three generations in the family to have attended Stevens Elementary in the BH-BL School District. The bus ride to and from the north end of Burnt Hills to Stevens seemed like an […]
Check out these photos by Dave Bennett of Studio Fifty captured from the 2016 BH-BL Flag Day Parade. Click on any of the pictures below to gain access to the complete 2016 BH-BL Flag Day Parade album comprised of 477 photos or click here to access as a slideshow. Enjoy! Thanks to Dave for capturing […]
By Charlie Morris, President of the Morris Auto Group When I think of the center of our community, I think of the BH-BL Central Schools. It is the hub that ties us all together whether one lives in the town of Charlton, Ballston, or Glenville. We all come together as Spartans….past, present, and future. I […]
Congratulations to all the Float Winners in the 15th annual BH-BL Flag Day Parade. 1- Rotary 2- Charlton Heights School 3- YMCA 4- DE Flynn 5- Pashley School Be sure to like The BH-BL Flag Day Parade on Facebook to stay connected!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: State Agency’s Lake Steward Award to Ballston Lake Improvement Association’s Dave Pierce BALLSTON LAKE, NY --- The New York State Federation of Lake Associations, Inc. (NYSFOLA) presented its 2016 Lake Steward Award to Ballston Lake Improvement Association’s Board Member and Lake Management Committee Chair to Dave Pierce at the recent NYSFOLA […]
BETSY ROSS RAFFLE TICKETS FOR SALE! $20 Each Over 100 prizes from local businesses and organizations plus cash prizes, exceeding $7,500 in retail value! TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE AT: Mail N More, Eileen's Basic Foods, Gil's Garage, Carney's Tavern, Burnt Hills Veterinary Hospital. Only 700 tickets available until June 2nd or until sold out! Click to […]
Volunteers Sought for Ballston Lake Clean Up Day – Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8 AM BALLSTON LAKE, NY --- Volunteers are requested to join in with scores of Ballston Lake / Town of Ballston residents who will be participating in the community’s annual Clean Up Day. We will meet at the Ballston Lake Fire Department […]
Date: 04.13.16 Thursday, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Villago Pizzeria & Ristorante 175 Lake Road, Ballston Lake Admission: $15 - includes light dinner/cash bar Join us for a panel discussion to learn about the efforts of the BH-BL Visioning Committee. Enjoy breathtaking views of Ballston Lake, delicious Italian fare and great networking with colleagues who have […]
The final drawing for the #BetsyRossRaffle to benefit the BH BL Community Flag Day Parade was held last nigh, Friday, May 22nd from 6-7 pm t at the Growly Scot Kitchen at the Rolling Stone Pub, in Burnt Hills, NY. The drawings for the drawing of all 375 tickets for the first annual Betsy Ross […]
Honor the Moo Moo Choo Choo and the spirit of BH-BL! ENTER TO WIN! Open to Students K - 3! Are you excited? Show just how excited you are by honoring the Moo Moo Choo Choo parade float (a parade favorite) at the upcoming BH-BL Community Flag Day Parade, June 11, 2015. All you have […]
Excellent 2015 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Economic Forum tonight with John Rhodes, as he facilitated an excellent economic development forum for the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Community. His presentation included include a discussion on the following: What are the attributes for a successful community? What type of business growth do we envision in our community? What will […]
2015 BURNT HILLS BALLSTON LAKE COMMUNITY FLAG DAY PARADE: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE “GRAND” by Robert Falkenburgh of Northway Tile Something has to be considered pretty darn special to carry the connotation of “Grand” before its name: Grand Canyon, Grand Piano, Grand Slam … Unarguably, all of these are examples of things that are […]
Rick Reynolds Provides 30 Minute Historical Overview of the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Community Rick Reynold's, local historian and our guest speaker in April, delivered a very interesting presentation gracially hosted at Morris Ford. Rick's presentation is packed with historical little gems about the Burnt Hills Ballston Lake Community and is delivered in just over 30 […]
Brownie Smile Song© GSUSA I've got something in my pocket, it belongs across my face. I keep it very close at hand, in a most convenient place. I'm sure you couldn't guess it if you guessed a long, long while. So I'll take it out and put it on, it's a Great Big Brownie Smile!
Volunteer opportunity to help beautify our town by picking up winter debris along the town's highways. May 2nd from 8am to noon. Meet at the Ballston Lake Firehouse on Rt. 146A. Choose a street assignment in your neighborhood. Garbage bags are provided. Town of Ballston will remove filled garbage bags. Enjoy coffee, juice, and donuts. […]
For our February meeting a group of attendees took part in a speed networking event sponsored by Schrader & Company. What a great time!
Jennifer and Leo told us about how they employ over 100 actors, technicians, zombies, and more over the coming month. Checkout some of the new additions like the terrifying Stockyard, and the sure-to-be-scary Clown Carn-evil.
Photo curtosey of Kurt Bedore- click on photo to see enlarged.