DCRCOC News

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Highlight Your Business in May at the TLF Business & Consumer Expo and Great HV Scavenger Hunt

Sign up your business to participate in the Think Local First Business & Consumer Expo, the Great Hudson Valley Scavenger Hunt, or any of the upcoming Chamber events, and help remind our local community to shop and Think Local First.

Frank Castella, President & CEO

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Highlights of Youth Leadership and Leadership Dutchess 2022

The Chamber Foundation’s Youth Leadership and Leadership Dutchess programs continue to deliver meaningful professional development, leadership skills training, and community involvement opportunities to local teens and adult professionals.

Laura Doe, Director of Programming & Development

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Come Out for a Day of Golf for a Great Cause

Each year, The Chamber Foundation hosts a Day of Golf to benefit the Norman and Rita Nussbickel Memorial Scholarship. I hope you will join us this year on Tuesday, June 21 at The Links at Union Vale in support of this great cause. The Day of Golf features not only golf, but also contests, raffles, a silent auction, and delicious food and drinks throughout the day. You can golf as a single, or as a foursome. To register, please reach out to Events Specialist, Allie Gunn-Holder, at 845.454.1700 x. 1050.

Scott Pawenski, Board Chair

Friday, April 1, 2022
Spotlight on our Leadership Programming sponsors!

This month I want to give special thanks to the organizations that generously sponsor The Chamber Foundation’s three leadership training programs for 2022: Youth Leadership, Leadership Dutchess, and Executive Leadership.

Laura Doe, Director of Programming and Development

Friday, April 1, 2022
Be Found Using Your Membership

With spring’s arrival on our doorstep, Chamber Members will be receiving their printed Spring/Summer 2022 Business Directory in the mail. The Directory makes it easy for the entire community to Think Local First and find your business - in print, online, and around the neighborhood.

Scott Pawenski, Board Chair

Friday, April 1, 2022
Get Ready for The Great Hudson Valley Scavenger Hunt 2022

Last year, we recognized that one of the challenges local businesses were facing was staying connected with their customers, so we developed the inaugural Great Hudson Valley Scavenger Hunt, presented by KeyBank. It was such a success, with over 900 participants, that we will be bringing it back this year!

Frank Castella, Jr.

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Applications Now Open for Leadership Dutchess and Youth Leadership 2023

Always looking ahead, it is now time to start recruiting for the next class of future leaders. Youth Leadership and Leadership Dutchess are accepting applications for the Class of 2023 cohorts!

Laura Doe, Director of Programming and Development

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Youth Leadership Day of Service 2022: How You Can Help

The Chamber Foundation’s Youth Leadership program helps students in grades 10 and 11 learn about leadership and their community, and prepare for college and career. This year the 10th grade students are planning their Day of Service in partnership with local nonprofit, Clarkson University Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries. Students plan their Day of Service in order to learn and apply real-life interpersonal, organizational, and public leadership skills.

Alejandra Calderon, Youth Leadership student

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Mark Your Calendars As We Welcome Spring

The Hudson Valley has had the first hints of warmer weather, reminding us that spring is on its way, and bringing a full calendar of Chamber events with it, including signature events, ribbon cuttings, and plenty of chances for fun along the way. These are opportunities for your business to get involved, be seen in the community, and network with other members.

Scott Pawenski, Board Chair

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Celebrate the Forty Under 40 Honorees of 2022

Each spring, we take time to highlight and honor the Forty Under 40 movers and shakers of the Hudson Valley. Bestowed annually to forty people under the age of 40 who have shown a strong commitment to the Hudson Valley, the Mover & Shaker Awards honor individuals making a difference in their communities and going above and beyond in their professions.

Frank M. Castella, Jr.