Calling on Governor Hochul to end emergency executive sessions

Approved August 9, 2022 RESOLUTION OF THE GREATER UTICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CALLING ON GOVERNOR HOCHUL TO END EXECUTIVE EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS WHEREAS,  Governor Kathy Hochul declared a “statewide disaster emergency due to health care staffing shortages” in September 2021;  and WHEREAS,  Governor Kathy Hochul declared another state of emergency in November 2021 in response to…

Opposing the Good Cause Eviction Legislation

Approved May 31, 2022 RESOLUTION OF THE GREATER UTICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OPPOSING THE GOOD CAUSE EVICTION LEGISLATION WHEREAS,  the New York Legislature is currently considering Senate Bill S-3082 and Assembly Bill A-5573 which has been called the “Good Cause Eviction” bill and would establish universal rent control across the state;  and WHEREAS,  this proposed…

Research grant with University of Minnesota aims to examine specific aging-related gene sites in mammals to understand why some genes may be more robust

UTICA and ALBANY, NY – SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) announced Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Adam McLain with Assistant Professor Dr. Lauren Endres have received more than $105,000 from the National Institute on Aging, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of an overall $439,000 collaborative research effort with University…

Service Above Self Gala

The Inaugural Service Above Self Gala is Rotary Club of Utica’s opportunity to honor deserving individuals–members and nonmembers–for their community service as well as raise funds for a worthy cause. This year’s beneficiary of the Service Above Self Gala proceeds is Camp Abilities of Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI). Camp Abilities-CABVI is a youth development program…

Join Us for an In Person Event on April 29: Tamaé Memole presents: “Creating a Protective Factor Responsive Workplace”

Tamaé Memole will provide an introductory overview of some organizational culture change work that will support healthy work environments for staff – a work environment that strengthens the protective factors of all staff. She will discuss the different components of what it takes – and how we all play a role in supporting healthy work culture.…

Empowered Pathways, Inc. Seeking participants for Excelerator

Empowered Pathways is seeking participants for a free, in-person advanced MS Excel training entitled Excelerator. The 18-hour training will be three mornings a week from 9:00am-12:00pm, for two consecutive weeks, starting April 26th-28th and concluding the week of May 3rd through May 5th. Pre-registration required. Excelerator will teach basic to advanced Excel, spreadsheets, drop-down lists,…