BSBPA News

BSBPA Mixer at High Rock Distillery

The BSBPA is excited to be hosting an evening mixer on Wednesday, June 14, from 5:30-7:30 pm, at High Rock Distillery, 1321 Saratoga Road (Route 50 just south of the village).   Owners Peter Hatalyk Jr and Jake Hewson craft small batch spirits, including bourbons, vodka and gin at the distillery, using locally sourced ingredients. As well as… Read more »


Ballston Spa Garage Sale Weekend

The annual Ballston Spa Village Wide Garage Sale Weekend takes place Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, 2017. In a tradition that goes back well over 25 years, residents and community groups hold sales throughout the village and the surrounding area. Hours vary by location. If you are having a garage/yard sale or related event in… Read more »


May First Friday–Ribbon Cutting, Student Artwork and Tasty Treats

May’s First Friday saw a celebration of student artists with displays in several venues throughout downtown.  We also officially welcomed CMK & Associates Real Estate to the village with a ribbon cutting, joined by the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


May 2017 Newsletter

We’ve gotten a tease of the warm weather ahead, so read up on the upcoming summer season in Ballston Spa.  Concerts, outdoor movies, farmers’ markets, summer First Fridays–there’s something for everyone!  Also find out how you can support these free family-friendly events through your sponsorship.  Plus Association and Member news, May events and more. (Note:… Read more »


April First Friday “Pick A Reading Partner” Photos

April’s First Friday brought out families to visit many of our downtown businesses and enjoy listening to readers, as we celebrated “Pick A Reading Partner Night” with Ballston Spa elementary schools.  Thank you to all our “mystery readers” who volunteered their time and to all the venues who hosted them! ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


April 2017 Newsletter

April begins our fiscal 2017 year. In this issue, BSBPA President Stacy Simmons has some words of action for us as we work together to improve, support and promote our community.  Plus, meet our newest board members, read about upcoming events, Member and Association news, and more. (note: to see newsletter in full size, click… Read more »


BSBPA 2016 Annual Report

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association presented its 2016 Annual Report as part of the program at the March 20, 2017 Annual Meeting. Please see below.  Our fiscal 2017 year starts April 1, 2017.


April Networking Breakfast

April’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, April 18, 7:30-8:30 am at Avon/Team Best’s store, 102 Milton Avenue.  Owners Darryl & Sherry Best and Heather Couvertier  specialize in selling Avon products, including make up and skin care, fragrances, clothing and shoes. They also offer make up and skin care classes and consultations, as well as recruit and… Read more »


2017 BSBPA Annual Meeting & Community Mixer

The 2017 BSBPA Annual Meeting is in the books. Once again, Next Door Kitchen & Bar was a fantastic venue–great food and libations, including those named in honor of our underwriting sponsors! Thank you to all who joined us–we’re looking forward to a great year ahead! Our sincere appreciation once again to underwriting sponsors Ballston… Read more »


April First Friday Mystery Readers Wanted!

The Pick A Reading Partner (PARP) Reading Celebration is Friday, April 7 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.   The event is being coordinated by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association, First Friday business participants and the local elementary schools and PTAs.   PARP is a program designed to encourage parents, family members and friends to read to… Read more »


BSBPA Scholarship

High school students who hold jobs in the community, while maintaining good standards in their schoolwork and deportment, should be recognized for their diligence and responsibility. The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association Scholarship of $500 shall be awarded to a graduating senior who has demonstrated professionalism in his/her place of employment and responsibility in… Read more »


March 2017 Newsletter

The BSBPA Annual Meeting is this month! Plus, information on 2017 Concerts in the Park Sponsorship opportunities, along with Association and member news.