Resolution Supporting Buttenschon and Griffo Efforts to Address Out-of-state Landlord Problems

APPROVED APRIL 9, 2024 RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS   GREATER UTICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE     WHEREAS,  there have been mounting concerns over out-of-state landlords acquiring various housing facilities in the Mohawk Valley Region who have not acted in good faith to properly care for the well-being of local residents and, at times,…

Resolution Opposing the Consumer and Small Business Protection Act

APPROVED APRIL 9, 2024 RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS   GREATER UTICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE     WHEREAS,  state legislation entitled the “Consumer and Small Business Protection Act” has been introduced by State Senator Comrie and Assemblymember Weinstein (S.795/A.7138);  and   WHEREAS,  the legislation purports to increase protections for consumers and small businesses but…

Resolution Opposing Accelerates Timetable to Replace HFC Refrigeration

APPROVED APRIL 9, 2024 RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS   GREATER UTICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE     WHEREAS,  New York Governor Kathy Hochul has proposed, through the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), to phase out refrigerators and air conditioners that use hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s) – the main refrigerant currently used in these appliances;  and  …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Awards Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation

The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce has been awarded a five-star accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the highest level of accreditation available. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s accreditation program is the only one of its kind which defines excellence in chamber performance and planning. There are roughly 7,000 chambers of commerce throughout the…

Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce Announces 2024 Business Person of the Year Honoree

GREATER UTICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES 2024 BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR HONOREE   The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce ‘Businessperson of the Year’ award, presented by Staffworks, is given annually to an individual who has shown exemplary service to the Chamber and/or community, putting focus on individuals who are dedicated to improving and impacting the…

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MVHS Reaccredited as HeartCARE Center: National Distinction of Excellence

Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has received reaccreditation as a prestigious HeartCARE™ Center: National Distinction of Excellence from the American College of Cardiology (ACC). The hospital was the first healthcare organization in New York State to earn this accreditation, and one of the first to achieve this honor nationally. Accreditation is based on rigorous on-site…

AmeriCU Credit Union announces new manager for Utica Financial Center

Kevin Dzwonkowski has been announced as the Financial Center Manager for AmeriCU Credit Union’s Utica location, providing financial assistance to the credit union’s -members in the Mohawk Valley. Dzwonkowski brings with him over twenty years of experience and knowledge in the credit union industry. Dzwonkowski’s new role will involve supervising and administering the day-to-day operations…