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Friday, January 22, 2021
Garnet Health Doctors Appoints Associate Medical Director of Behavioral Health Middletown/Harris, NY – Garnet Health Doctors is pleased to announce that Chujun Yuan, MD, PhD, has been appointed Associate Medical Director of Behavioral Health for Garnet Health Doctors.  Dr. Yuan oversees the operations of inpatient Behavioral Health Units at Garnet Health Medical Center and Garnet Health Medical ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 22, 2021
Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre: Keeping Local Families Warm HURLEYVILLE, New York — Over the last two months, staff members at the Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre have been receiving and cataloguing hundreds of brand new winter clothes donated by community members as part of HPAC’s annual Winter Holiday Clothing Drive. “Being able to help make a positive impact on our community has ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 22, 2021
-- MEDIA ADVISORY – Catholic Charities to Partner with St. Joseph’s Parish and Food Bank of HV to Feed Hungry Neighbors in Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster with Introduction of Drive-Thru PantriesInitiative to Kick-off at Pop-up Pantry, Wednesday, January 27 at 280 Broadway, NewburghWHO: Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster, St. Joseph’s Parish (New Paltz), and Food Bank of the Hudson ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Jacobowitz and Gubits Welcomes Two New Attorneys to the Firm      WALDEN, NY - Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce that two new attorneys have joined the firm. Rebecca Baldwin Mantello has joined the firm’s Business Consumer Team as Senior Counsel concentrating in civil and commercial litigation, personal injury, and appeals. Michael J. Kenney has joined the firm’s Property ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Catholic Charities to Recognize Essential Workers at 2021 Celebration of Charity EventSeeking Nominations to Honor 20 Who Provided Help and Created Hope on Frontline in 2020  GOSHEN – Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster’s 15th annual Celebration of Charity will pay tribute to the region’s essential workers. The non-profit agency is seeking nominations for its “Charities’ Community ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Thursday, January 14, 2021  DURING FIRST MEETING WITH PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN’S DOT NOMINEE, PETE BUTTIGIEG, SCHUMER PUSHES FOR EXPANSION OF ROUTE 17; FOLLOWING DECADES OF ADVOCACY, SENATOR MAKES ROADWAY SAFETY, ALLEVIATING CONGESTION, AND HV ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION TOP PRIORITIES FOR NEW ADMINISTRATION & INCOMING TRANSPORTATION CHIEF  Schumer Has Pushed For ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 15, 2021
SUNY Sullivan and Sullivan 180 Presents…LIVE TRAINING    This one-session workshop, held via zoom is 60 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of Q&A designed to teach suicide warning signs and QPR’s three life-saving skills: Question…the person about suicide, Persuade…the person to get help, and Refer…the person to the appropriate resource.   Dates Offered: January 18, February 15, March ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, January 14, 2021
The updated list of upcoming webinarsWe have scheduled webinars on four titles of SBA’s Coronavirus Relief five programs.Please see the descriptions of the topics and scroll down to the “The updated list of upcoming webinars in Jan. and Feb., 2021” to register the one(s) meet your needs.  We also are including webinars to help entrepreneurs start, grow and succeed. Let 2021 be your Year of new ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Friday, January 08, 2021
Release Date:January 8, 2021            Contact:  press_office@sba.gov; 202-270-3876Release Number: 21-02                           Follow us on:Twitter, Facebook, Blogs& Instagram     SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
2020 Driving Edition of Catholic Charities’ Goshen Christmas House Tour Offered Family Fun and Fundraising Success 6th Annual Tour Grossed $19,000  Goshen – The need to pivot was an often-repeated theme for 2020 and the 6th annual Goshen Christmas House Tour hosted by Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster was no exception. The beloved holiday event took on a pandemic twist and became ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
 Western Sullivan Public Library Announces January Children's Programs Take & Make Craft Kits: Each week we will be putting out brand new kits for you to take home and enjoy. *January 3 - 9: Stuffed Alien Friend*January 10 - 16: Thermometer Craft Kit*January 17 - 23: Color Your Own Mini-Puzzle*January 24 - 30: Winter Magic Book*January 31 - February 6: Color-In Valentines Treat Bag  All of our ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
iHeartMedia’s 23rd Annual Friendly Auto Group Stuff-the-Bus Food Drive Helped Catholic Charities Feed Hungry Neighbors in the Mid-Hudson Region 10,500 pounds of food donated at area Stop & Shop locationsGOSHEN – With food insecurity mounting in the wake of the pandemic, the need for this winter’s iHeartMedia’s Stuff-the-Bus food drive was greater than ever. The bi-annual drive, now in its 23rd ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
$420 thousand in Scholarships Available for Class of 2021 through Community Foundation of Orange and SullivanStudents are encouraged to apply for available scholarships by April 15 deadline MONTGOMERY, NY (January 5, 2021) – A total of nearly 150 scholarships worth nearly $420 thousand will be awarded this spring to students in Orange and Sullivan counties. High school seniors and adults ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
SBA Extends COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Deadline through Dec. 31, 2021 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to Dec. 31, 2021.  The deadline extension comes as a result of the recent bipartisan COVID-19 ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Advanced DRI Announces Merger  with Fairfield, N.J.’s A. Molly CompanyHudson Valley Restoration Company Expands Regional Footprint with MergerNEW HAMPTON, NY (Jan 5, 2021) – Advanced DRI, formerly Hudson Valley DKI, announced today a merger with A. Molly Company, a full-service environmental, construction and restoration firm serving customers in the state of New Jersey. Together, Advanced DRI, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, January 04, 2021
This year has been a little more difficult to figure out new year’s resolutions. Part of that is because we’re all still reeling from the “lessons” we learned in 2020. Even the best prepared businesses lacked preparation for a global pandemic. Still, the new year is a great time to reexamine what you’ve been doing and how it can get better. Here are a few ideas:   4 New Year’s Resolutions for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Weekly Business Article
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Western Sullivan Public Library Announces January Teen/Tween Programs Teen Hangout Join us for a chance to spend some time with friends, new & old. During our time together, we'll catch up on all the things we've been doing, play some games, share fun tips on different projects we're working on and talk about how we're adjusting to a virtual world.  Teen Hangout is happening on Wednesday, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Western Sullivan Public Library Announces January Home-School Programs S.T.E.M. PacketA S.T.E.M. story is a fantastic way to incorporate English, Science, Engineering, and Math skills all in one! Jump into this story of four kids as they enjoy a winter snow day, but also encounter different kinds of STEM challenges for you to solve along the way!   Register any time before January 29. Packets ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, December 21, 2020
Bring in Last-minute Shoppers with These 4 COVID Precautions As I write this, we are a few days away from Christmas. And while it may feel like the holiday season has already been decided with everyone from the post office to mail-order businesses saying there's no way they can meet Christmas deadlines, now is the time that local small businesses can shine. You have an advantage at this point ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Tuesday, December 08, 2020
U.S. Chamber Supports Bipartisan Progress on Pandemic Relief, Calls on Congress to Pass Legislation by the End of the YearWednesday, December 2, 2020 - 1:30pmWASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce strongly supports the bipartisan group of lawmakers who have put forward a new pandemic relief package to be passed by the end of the year. The following statement can be attributed to Executive ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, December 07, 2020
Western Sullivan Public Library AnnouncesCreation Station - Virtual Art Class Series Children we have the perfect thing for your winter recess - a virtual art series! Join us each day this week for a new lesson or watch the video later at your convenience.   During these video tutorials we will learn pencil sketching, inking, markers, watercolor and acrylics with the intention of character ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Garnet Health to Offer Free Virtual COVID-19 Support Group      Garnet Health’s Community Health Department will offer a free, virtual COVID-19 Support Group from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month, starting December 15, 2020.       The support group, which is aimed at addressing the emotional stress of COVID-19, is for those who are recovering, or who have recovered, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 20, 2020
4 Marketing Tips for Businesses with No Marketing Budget   You likely have heard the phrase, “you need to spend money to make money.” I'm not here to argue that from either side but digital marketing has allowed businesses with very small budgets to make a big impression. While it hasn't exactly leveled the playing field, it certainly has helped businesses gain a larger audience with very little ...read more
Categories: Community, Weekly Business Article, Chamber, Economic
Monday, July 13, 2020
Change These 3 Things in Your Business Now for a Stronger Recovery  With numbers of COVID infections increasing daily in many states, people are wondering when it will end and when we can begin to start feeling confident in an economic recovery.  No one knows for sure when recovery will begin.  In the meantime, there are a few things we know about how business and customers have changed. You ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Weekly Business Article
Monday, July 06, 2020
Addressing the COVID Customer’s Content Needs: yes, they’ve changed and you should too   If ever there was a reason to increase and alter your social media and blog posting, it’s COVID. At first, with so much of the workforce at home, there was a lot of traffic online. You may have been happy with the number of reactions and shares you were getting.   But let's face it, people were bored or ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, June 29, 2020
5 Ways to Communicate Difficult Business Messages    If there's one thing 2020 has shown us, it's how to bolster our communication skills. We've had cause for a lot of really difficult conversations with our customers. Nobody ever wants to give bad news but 2020 seems like the year we have to keep reiterating and sharpening our communication skills with difficult messages.  But if you feel like ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Weekly Business Article
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Childcare for Essential Workers in Sullivan County   Liberty:  By Executive Order, the public school districts of Sullivan County, New York have developed emergency child care plans for essential workers. Essential workers include first responders, healthcare workers, food manufacturers, supermarket workers, food preparation workers, commercial truck drivers, transit workers, carriers of critical ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Chamber, Economic
Monday, March 02, 2020
The Sullivan County Chamber is a Good Neighbor in our Communities   Often assumed a business support organization only, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce is a good neighbor in all communities in Sullivan County and the region! The Chamber of Commerce does have one certain common denominator with our fellow Chambers, and that is to encourage and promote local business. While individuals who ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Weekly Business Article
Monday, January 20, 2020
Good BusinessAs the economic outlook in Sullivan County continues to be bright, more and more businesses are popping up in Sullivan County’s villages and towns.  This means existing businesses are working harder than ever to remain competitive.  One such way to remain viable in our county’s new business market is updating retail interiors.  Accessibility renovations have become de rigueur of the ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, December 09, 2019
Johnny the Bagger: a Customer Service StorySeveral years ago,  a motivational speaker at a convention shared the story of “Johnny the Bagger.” The presenter was hired by a large supermarket chain to lead a customer service program, and she shared that experience with us.In her presentation to the employees of this supermarket she said, “Every one of you can make a difference,” and she challenged ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, November 18, 2019
As we are moving into the holiday gift giving season and onto a brand-new yearn have you thought about giving yourself and your business a gift? Most of us will spend a few weeks looking for the perfect gifts for loved ones, employees, clients, pets, teachers, and a host of others. It’s time you shift that generosity to yourself and your business with these gifts you should be giving and ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Help Your Customers Fall in Love Even If Your Brand Isn't George Clooney Customers want to do business with companies they know, like, and trust. You've likely seen extremely dedicated fans of the Fortune 100 brands. They wait in ridiculously long lines for product roll-outs; they refuse to buy from a competitor; and they think every other brand in that category is inferior.  But how can you ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, November 04, 2019
Chamber Membership: Getting Out What You Put InThere’s a saying in chamber circles that a chamber membership is like a gym membership. You get out what you put in. You can’t join a gym, never go, and expect to have abs like Ryan Gosling. But is a chamber membership really like going to the gym? That depends on whether you like going to the gym or not.Getting Out What You Put in to ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 28, 2019
6 Popular Misconceptions About the Chamber That Could Be Limiting Your Business   Chamber membership is good for business because it influences the community's perception of you. However, many business owners don't know exactly what the chamber does and so they don't take advantage of the help and resources it offers. For a minimum investment, the chamber can help your business grow in ways ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 21, 2019
Experience Is the New Marketing Gimmick I've worked with many businesses in creating content for their website. When I do, one of the questions I ask is what makes them different from their competition. Almost always they answer their customer service and their willingness to stand behind their product or service. Perfect. Except…   Every business thinks they have these things. And even if they ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 07, 2019
How to Prepare Your Site for Holiday Traffic If you have a brick-and-mortar location, chances are you're doing some sort of decorating for the holidays. Even if you don't celebrate, it's likely your customers do so in order to spread the holiday cheer you get festive.   The same should be true of your website. While you don't need to decorate per se, you do need to prepare for holiday traffic. ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, September 23, 2019
31+ Social Media Posts to Improve Your Holiday Marketing The fall and early winter are a treasure trove of holidays.  It seems like we go from one to the next. That's why it's incredibly important to make sure you're using these momentous occasions in your marketing.     Have you ever noticed how retail goes straight from one holiday to the next? One of the reasons for that is because holidays ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, September 09, 2019
5 Ways Your Customers Win with You as a Chamber Member A chamber membership is an investment in your business. As an investment, you undoubtedly expect a return. While it’s easy to look at what you paid for membership and how many new customers were sent you way through the chamber and calculate your return that way, there’s more to it than just that. For instance, did you know that your ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
4 Ways a Chamber Membership Can Balance Out Seasonal Business If your business is seasonal, it probably feels a lot like feast or famine. You may love your seasonal crowds but hate the fear you won’t last long enough to see your next one. Seasonal businesses or businesses in towns with a seasonal draw struggle with year-round consistent revenue. While you might not ever achieve revenue equality ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 26, 2019
5 Ways the Chamber Can Help Make You a Better Networker Networking opportunities are everywhere. You no longer must leave your house to be able to network, but studies now show that online networking doesn’t hold the same power as in-person networking. Networking is critical to landing a job, learning about opportunities before they are broadcast, and getting more sales for your business. You ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 19, 2019
Do you track the number of sales you make along with the revenue? Of course you do. How do your numbers look? Are you increasing or remaining the same? Hopefully you’re not down this year but if you are, these may be some of the reasons why and what you can do to fix them: You Can’t Compete on PriceI’m making a broad generalization here, but as a small business you can’t compete on price with the ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 12, 2019
9 Tips For Improving Your Listing In Voice Search   Just when you thought your website was search engine optimized and then mobile search optimized we have another challenge--voice search optimization. Yes, that’s right. According to Bright Local’s Voice Search for Local Business Study, 58% of consumers used voice search to locate information about a local business. Nearly half of that number ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Thursday, August 08, 2019
In a recent survey by Daysmart Software, 54% of small business owners admitted to being worried about making enough money. Making money is a common concern because not only does it factor in bringing in enough clients or customers but also ensuring your products or services are priced right and negotiating any cash flow problems.   Small business owners have lots of stressors as they follow ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article

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