Downtown Directory Board Signs –Limited Availability

The BSBPA offers this great outdoor advertising opportunity to its members. Directory Board Signs: Contacts: Steve Springer ( or Ellen Mottola ( Closing date: June 16, 2017 We are reminding BSBPA members about the opportunity to advertise your downtown village business on the directory boards. These boards are located in prime areas as indicated above. Space… Read more »

Trash Can Panel Advertising Available

The BSBPA offers this great outdoor advertising opportunity to its members. Trash Can Panels: Contacts: Stacy Simmons ( or Ellen Mottola ( Closing dates: June 16, 2017 The BSBPA, along with the Village of Ballston Spa, will be purchasing another 2 additional 60-gallon plastic trash receptacles to replace old and failing wood units in the business… Read more »

May Networking Breakfast at CMK & Associates

An enjoyable morning gathering at CMK & Associates Real Estate on May 16.  Thank you to Liz Perrins and staff for hosting us, and Miss Molly’s Bake Shop for the delicious quiche and baked goodies.  See you next month for the June 20 networking breakfast at the Ballston Area Seniors.

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 »

Ribbon Cutting at CMK & Associates Real Estate

On May 5, 2017, the BSBPA and Chamber of Southern Saratoga County officially welcomed CMK & Associates Real Estate to their newest office at 108 Milton Avenue. The Ballston Spa office is the 6th office in the Capital Region for CMK & Associates.  They are happy to join the Ballston Spa community and love locally… 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 »

June Networking Breakfast

June’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, June 20, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by the Ballston Area Seniors at the Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Road in Ballston Spa.   A great way to share and promote your business or organization with others in the community, the breakfasts are open to all. Cost: $5 with advance reservation, payable… 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.