Spotlight on WAMC Underwriters

Spotlight introduces a few new underwriters to you each month. WAMC relies on the support of our underwriters and are pleased to present them to you. Read about them here and in some cases visit their home page directly from the Spotlight. Please take a few minutes to learn more about how the people who help us can help you. - Melissa Kees, Underwriting Sales Manager  mkees@wamc.org

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ACRES - Alden Country Real Estate Services

Jul 26, 2019

  Mission

The mission of Alden Country Real Estate Services (ACRES) is to create a new business model for the practice of real estate in the Berkshires and beyond based on holistic and heuristic principles:

·         Holistic (adjective): Characterized by comprehension of the parts of something as intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole.

·         Heuristic (adjective): Enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves.

Vision

Hawkins House Jewelry and Fine Gifts

May 10, 2019

If you’ve ever visited Hawkins House you may have been surprised by it’s size. “We have over 2,300 square feet of retail space making it a haven for browsers” says owner Elizabeth Ganger. “We have the work of dozens of artisans including an exceptional selection of handcrafted jewelry.” The Hawkins House crafts market has grown over the years to include two historic buildings with a modern expansion. “The additional space has allowed us to add new lines, including a whole new section for “Retrendz” – an exquisite collection of new and gently used clothing.” 

The Fly Shack

Apr 25, 2019

It was Mike Bokan’s love of fly fishing and tying that led him to open The Fly Shack 15 years ago. What started as a small, online business selling flies out of his house has grown into a 1700 sq. ft. storefront carrying today’s top brands as well as Fly Shack’s own product line which is geared towards the budget conscious angler. In addition to the storefront, their facility also features an upstairs gymnasium where rods can be cast and ample warehousing space for fulfillment of internet and catalog orders.

Solara EcoLuxury Apartments

Mar 22, 2019

Solara EcoLuxury Apartments is now pre-leasing for Spring 2019!  Solara is a net-zero luxury apartment community developed by Bruns Realty which meets 100% of its energy needs through on-site solar power. 

Jack Miller Contractors

Mar 13, 2019

What do you get when you mix building science, respect for people, craftsmanship, a love of beautiful buildings and complete nerdiness?

Jack Miller Contractors (JMC) finds itself at the crossroads of these fundamental components of the building process with every project. “We care as much about how we build, as we what we build,” says founder and owner Jack Miller.

Haldora Clothing & Home

Feb 27, 2019

Haldora: a clothing designer and artist. An Icelandic and European heritage of craftsmanship has instilled her attention to detail, setting her standards high. Haldora’s clothes are for the discerning woman, designs where age or size isn’t important. “It’s clothing that goes anywhere,” Haldora explains, "My clothing is about building a wardrobe that is timeless.” Figuring prominently is her signature item “The Orchard Shirt”, minimalist and timeless, it possesses sophistication with a fan following.

C.H. Evans Brewing Co.

Jul 16, 2018

C.H. Evans Brewing Co. was founded in Hudson, NY in 1786, and successfully brewed thousands of barrels of beer up until it's closure during prohibition. In 1999, C.H. Evans IV brought the brewing tradition back to his family name by opening a brewery/restaurant in the historic Albany Water Pumping Station. The Albany Pump Station, erected in 1874 housed several steam-fired engines used to pump the city of Albany's drinking water from the Hudson river up to Bleeker Reservoir, better known now as Bleaker Stadium.

The Schoharie River Center

Jul 16, 2018

The Schoharie River Center at 2025 Burtonville Road, Esperance, NY announces a summer literary arts festival: Writing the Watershed: A Literary Arts Festival Featuring Literature, Stories, and Writers from the Mohawk Region, August 24-26, 2018.  Writing the Watershed has as its goals

Home Made Theater

Mar 26, 2018

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Lyrics by Tim Rice

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

April 21, 27, 28, May 4, 5 – 7:30 P.M.

April 22, 29, May 6 – 2:00 P.M.

King Wealth Management

Mar 26, 2018

King Wealth Management Group is an independent financial advisory services firm.  Our mission is to simplify the complexities of wealth management, for individuals, families, and institutions.  Our services include Portfolio Management, Wealth Management, Institutional Wealth Management, and Financial Planning.  We have just moved into our new office location at 270 West Circular Street, Saratoga Springs.

www.kingwealthmanagementgroup.com

HMT: Inspecting Carol

Feb 8, 2018

Inspecting Carol
By Daniel Sullivan

February 10, 16, 17, 23, 24 – 7:30 P.M.

February 11, 18, 25 – 2:00 P.M.

Mass Match

Feb 8, 2018

I'm Lanie Delphin -- A matchmaker and the owner of Mass Match Dating and Matchmaking Service.

The Gift Garden

Dec 28, 2017

Beth and Dwain Wilwol purchased the Gift Garden in January of 2015, taking over from Bette Gershaneck whom they worked for 25 years previous. Together Beth and Dwain relocated and expanded the Gift Garden to 431 Main Street in November 2016.
They have continued the tradition of a local small town florist and gift shop, dedicated to satisfying the needs of their customers. 

The Double H Ranch

Dec 28, 2017

The Double H Ranch, located in town Lake Luzerne, NY, is gearing up for another exciting and empowering ski season with our Adaptive Winter Sports Program. Established in 1998, the Adaptive Winter Sports Program offers children ages 6-16 dealing with chronic and life-threatening illnesses the opportunity to participate in various winter sports in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains FREE of charge with necessary equipment provided.  Our winter program is meant to help teach kids a valuable lifelong skill, while also creating a memorable experience for the entire family.

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

Nov 29, 2017

We Are Your Partner in Charitable Giving

The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley works in Dutchess, Putnam and Ulster counties to strengthen our communities by helping people like you establish charitable funds to benefit the organizations and communities you love.

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are one of the largest grant makers in the Hudson Valley region, providing philanthropic services to donors and vital grant support to nonprofits working to improve quality of life for all.

Who We Serve

To outsiders, it might look like Patricia Dalton Fennell leads a few separate lives. In science, she’s a clinician, therapist, researcher, and published expert on the understanding and treatment of chronic illness. In the arts, she’s a jazz musician and producer. In service, she works in restorative justice, cares for dying patients and their families, and treats survivors of trauma. But throughout her “careers,” Fennell has found that the worlds frequently collide, and that the skills she has honed in one field have proven surprisingly applicable to the others.

Center for Internet Security

Nov 21, 2017

At CIS®, the Center for Internet Security®, they believe that everyone deserves a secure online experience. CIS harnesses the power of a global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cyber threats.

James A. Caruso

Oct 12, 2017

JAMES A. CARUSO, Attorney and Counselor at Law, providing experienced, professional arbitration and mediation services to individuals and businesses in contractual, matrimonial,  construction, real property, and commercial disputes throughout the entire Capital Region, the Hudson Valley, and the lower Adirondack Region.

Jim is a practicing attorney with 34 plus years of experience. He is a former Principal Law Clerk to two New York State Supreme Court Justices and a former Principal Court Attorney to a New York  Family Court Judge.

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region

Oct 12, 2017

  Founded in Rutland, Vermont, the Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) has grown to include locations throughout Bennington and Rutland Counties. VNAHSR is a non-profit, Medicare-certified home health and hospice agency delivering a wide-range of advanced medical care with compassion, dependability, and expertise to people of all ages.

Villa Veritas

Oct 12, 2017

  The Villa Veritas Foundation, Inc., an inpatient healing and rehabilitation center located in Kerhonkson, NY, has been connecting people with treatment and recovery for over 40 years. Founded by the late Jim Cusack and his wife, Sue, Villa Veritas has remained steadfast in its mission to provide a safe haven for alcoholics, addicts, and their families to find health and hope using the time-tested 12 Step Program as its framework. The center distinguishes itself with a holistic-based approach in combination with the 12 Steps. 

 

Ambrose Electric

Jun 6, 2017

Ambrose Electric is a licensed electrical contractor providing both commercial and residential services to customers in the greater Capital District of New York State. Ambrose Electric’s Standby Power division is a Certified Power Pro Generac dealer. We provide sales, service, repairs and installation of Generac automatic backup generators for both residential and commercial applications. For over 36 years our mission remains to deliver the highest quality products and services at a responsible cost to each and every one of our clients.

National Yiddish Book Center

Jun 6, 2017

This summer, the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, celebrates its sixth annual Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music, featuring a special performance of A Night in the Old Marketplace, a multimedia folk oratorio by Frank London, a founding member of the Klezmatics.

Nature Works

Apr 17, 2017

Nature Works Organic Land Care is an Ecological Landscape Construction Company, creating innovative outdoor living spaces for clients. 

Nature Works is dedicated to environmentally-friendly approaches through all phases of Landscape Construction--from Design to Installation and Maintenance.  They have been a leader in all-organic land care in the Tri-State region for over a decade. 

The Rosenblum Companies

Apr 4, 2017

The Rosenblum Companies is a developer and full service owner-operator of premier properties in the Capital Region totaling over one million square feetSince 1979, Rosenblum has focused on providing better spaces and real estate services to Fortune 500 companies, regional businesses, healthcare practices, government agencies, and nonprofit institutions alike. 

The Foreigner at HMT

Mar 28, 2017

Charlie Baker is a painfully shy Englishman who’s terrified of conversation – with anyone! So when he’s dropped off at Betty Meeks’ rural Georgia hunting lodge for a few days of peace and quiet, the local inhabitants are told that Charlie can’t speak or understand a word of English. This puts Charlie in the interesting position of overhearing more than he should! THE FOREIGNER humorously barrels along and explodes in a wildly funny climax.

Albany Shindig

Mar 17, 2017

The next Albany Shindig! is  Friday,  April 21 from 7:00 to 9:30 PM at First Congregational Church, 405 Quail St., Albany, NY. 

The Albany Shindig! was created to offer participants an opportunity to gather and socialize, listen to great music, and dance to those same musicians with a focus on simple traditional dances geared to all ages of participants; including singles, couples, families, teens, people with disabilities and the elderly.

The Brien Center

Feb 27, 2017

MISSION AND VISION

The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is a community-based, non-profit agency with a 95 plus year history of providing a continuum of care for children, adolescents, adults and families who suffer from serious and persistent behavioral health disorders. We are guided by the belief that everyone in Berkshire County benefits when people are mentally, physically and emotionally healthy.

Solid Ground Center

Feb 27, 2017

Solid Ground Center for a Balanced Life opened in 2010. Our mission at Solid Ground is to support you in your search for ways to increase feelings of well-being, to achieve more balance in your life and to respond to life’s stressors.

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