The Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold an economic outlook event on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Queensbury Hotel, 88 Ridge St., Glens Falls.
This event is sponsored by NBT Bank and attendance is free for ARCC members.
Kenneth J. Entenmann, CFA, and chief investment officer and chief economist at NBT Bank, will be the guest speaker. His topic will be “Should I Stay or Should I Go? Waiting For The Imminent Recession That Has Yet To Happen.”
He will talk about how the Federal Reserve’s policy will impact the equity and fixed income markets, as well as the potential for a recession.
Entenmann has more than 35 years of investment management experience and is a chartered financial analyst. He earned his B.S. in applied economics and business management from Cornell University and his M.B.A. from the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. In his current role, he oversees more than $9 billion in assets under management and administration in trust, custody, retirement, institutional and individual accounts.
Breakfast will be provided.
The Adirondack Thunder announced that the annual Thunder 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Glens Falls Civic Center Foundation is set for Sunday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m. at Cool Insuring Arena.
The 5K race will begin at the arena and continue down Glen Street.
Proceeds will go toward renovations at Cool Insuring Arena, which is over 40 years old this year, and in need of some upgrading
The First 100 registered participants will receive a long sleeve T-shirt.
People can register for the event at runsignup.com/Race/NY/GlensFalls/5KThunderRun .
The Killington World Cup Foundation (KWCF) has recently awarded 31 grants totaling $270,000 to Northeast area nonprofits in nine states for the upcoming ski season. The West Mountain School (WMS) it is one of the recipients.
The grant award will help fund the WMS Building For The Future capital campaign for the race building expansion at West Mountain slated to begin this summer.
Those who would like to contribute to the Building For The Future can contact WMS Vice President Sara Montgomery at West Mountain.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Syracuse-Upstate New York District Office has officially launched the call for nominations for the 2024 National and District Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year Award.
This annual event aims to recognize the contributions of small businesses nationwide. Last year’s winners included businesses located in Albany, Syracuse, Central Square and Sherburne New York.
Visit the SBA’s dedicated website at www.sba.gov/nsbw to download forms, criteria, and guidelines for submitting a nomination. The Syracuse-Upstate New York District Office Nomination Guidelines and district awards categories can also be found on SBA’s dedicated website at www.sba.gov/national-small-business-week/district-office-awards.
The SBA Awards given in celebration of National and District Small Business Week include the following:
Syracuse-Upstate New York District Small Business Week Categories: Small Business Person of the Year (National and District), and Small Business Exporter (National and District)
Local District Awards: Minority Small Business Champion or Business of the Year, Veteran Small Business Champion or Business of the Year, Women in Business Champion or Business of the Year and Rural Small Business Champion or Business of the Year.
The Upstate New York District Office must receive all nominations by electronic submission no later than 4 p.m. on Dec. 7. To obtain additional information, contact Jeffrey Boyce at Jeffrey.Boyce@sba.gov.
The Friends of Crandall Public Library will hold a fall book sale in the Community Room with a selection of materials for children, teens, and adults on Friday, Oct. 20, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Plastic bags will not be available so people are asked to bring their own bags.
WorkSmart Coworking & Meeting Space celebrated five years of supporting local entrepreneurs and business owners on September 30, with an Open House at 237 Glen St., Glens Falls. WorkSmart provides entrepreneurs, freelancers, and business owners with a collaborative workspace membership model for furnished offices, shared workspaces and meeting spaces designed to increase productivity. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.