Simply looking at revenue isn’t enough to gain an accurate view of your financial situation, according to the Better Business Bureau. To determine how a business stands, it is important to both understand how to calculate profit margin as well as what that figure means to a particular small business. Follow this link to learn more about calculating a profit margin and planning next steps. Also, the Bethlehem Chamber’s SizeUpBethlehem tool can be of use in comparing similar businesses in the town and
Owner of Romo’s Pizza traveled to Tulsa to join World Pizza Champions in partnership with The University of Tulsa and set a new world record for World’s Largest Pizza Party to benefit Make-A-Wish Oklahoma. The group set the record on Saturday, January 21 and had a total of 3,357 participants. The attempt is a charitable initiative of World Pizza Champions, as many members from around the country and world were in Tulsa to together author a cookbook. World Pizza Champions team is a U.S. based
Stewart’s Shops receives Social Media Award for 2023. These awards were given to convenience store (c-store) chains, like Stewart’s Shops, to recognize them for driving engagement across social media platforms such as TikTok, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. CStore Decisions wrote, “The winners of the 2023 social media awards are brands that present a clear voice across social media platforms, understand their audience, have a clear strategy and know how to engage fans through unique and entertaining
The Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau Fund through the Community Foundation for the Grater Capital Region announces the opening of the application for hospitality grants for nonprofits. The deadline for the applications is March 8. According to a release by News 10, the Michele L. Vennard Hospitality Grant Program helps build and sustain tourism destinations, attractions and events in the area. Eligible applicants can receive grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. An online application can be
Concession Stand Operator Needed for Elm Avenue Park Pool The Town of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Department invites proposals from food service vendors to operate the concession stand at the Elm Avenue Park pool complex for the 2023 summer season. Interested parties may receive information about the proposal and operating requirements by contacting the Administrator, Jason Gallo, jgallo@ townofbethlehem.org or 518-439-4955 x1604.
Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, has been awarded an order to deliver two 30-tons-per-day (TPD) hydrogen liquefaction systems (also known as hydrogen liquefiers) to TC Energy Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP). These 30TPD hydrogen liquefaction systems utilize a hydrogen refrigeration cycle and bring to market one of the most energy efficient designs to date.Liquid hydrogen has superior energy density than gaseous hydrogen,
BBB Torch Awards for Ethics Info:The BBB Torch Awards for Ethics honors organizations whose leaders demonstrate a high level of personal character, ensure the organization's practices meet the highest standards of ethics, and consequently generate trust with its customers and the community. Eligibility & Criteria: (Deadline is February 1st!)The Torch Awards is open to for-profit, 501c3 and 501c6 nonprofit organizations of all sizes. Additional requirements are on the website below: Website &
Stephen McCormick joins National Bank of Coxsackie as VP/Commercial Loan Officer The National Bank of Coxsackie announced today that Stephen McCormick has joined National Bank of Coxsackie as its newest Vice President/Commercial Loan Officer.McCormick comes to National Bank of Coxsackie with over 10 years of experience in the Banking Industry. He joins NBC from Sunmark Credit Union, where he was a Business Loan Officer in the Albany area. His experience focuses on developing relationships with Commercial
Empire State Development programs includes unprecedented access to capital for loans, equity and technical assistance for small businesses, and specifically for socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (SEDI)-owned businesses, and very small businesses to recover from economic effects of COVID-19 and allow them opportunity to succeed in the post-pandemic economy. For more information click here.
While there is a scheduled dues increase in March 2023, the Chamber also has a couple of incentives in place to save members the increase if they renew before March 1. The scheduled increases can be found here. Current members can save by renewing for 2023 before March 1 at the 2022 rates. New Member can receive join at 2022 rates before March 1. If you have been a past member, you can rejoin at the 2022 rate before March 1. And if you are a current member, you can earn a $50 credit for each
As we slide into the fourth quarter of the year, it's important to start thinking about how you can finish the year strong and set your business up for success. There are a few key areas you'll want to focus on, including evaluating your goal achievement for the year, outlining new goals for the coming year, planning your holiday marketing, stocking up on inventory, reviewing your accounting, organizing your tax paperwork, and changing your business structure if necessary. Updating your website and social