Schenectady Chamber to present Good News Awards

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GLENVILLE — The Chamber of Schenectady County will confer its annual Good News Awards on Thursday, but not in person, thanks to some ongoing bad news — the pandemic.

The event will be live-streamed from River Stone Manor from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Good News Awards honor businesses, organizations and individuals who have shown exceptional growth or support for the community, or launched a unique product or service, or just been a notable success story.

The 2020 recipients are:

  • Clarkson University’s Education Department;
  • Clinton Street Mercantile;
  • Jack’s Place, Jack Falvo III Foundation of Schenectady;
  • JDog Junk Removal & Hauling LLC;
  • Patrick’s Union Street Barbershop;
  • Turf Tavern.

Additional honors will be conferred for milestone anniversaries:

  • Union College, 225 years;
  • Town of Glenville, 200 years;
  • Town of Rotterdam, 200 years;
  • Merriam Insurance Agency, 125 years;
  • Capital District YMCA Glenville Family Branch, 50 years;
  • New York State Chiropractic Association, 50 years.

The Chamber of Schenectady County is an affiliate of the Capital Region Chamber.

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