The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association is requesting nominations for its 2016 Property Beautification Awards in the village.
The awards are given in recognition of the restoration, renovation, new build, and beautification efforts by homeowners and businesses, that enhanced the Ballston Spa area within the past two years. This year’s awards are sponsored by Curtis Lumber.
Criteria for residential nominations can include exterior renovations and restorations; new builds; or landscaping improvements. Criteria for commercial nominations can include complete renovations; new exterior attractive signs or window displays; or new interior improvements.
All projects should be complete at the time of nomination.
A nomination form is available to be filled out online at www.ballston.org. Forms may also be printed and either emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: 2016 Beautification Awards, c/o BSBPA, PO Box 386, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.
All nominations should be made by Aug. 31. Award winners will be honored at an award presentation preceding the BSBPA board of directors meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17. For more information, contact Michelle Burlingame at email@example.com or Ellen Mottola at firstname.lastname@example.org or 885-2772.
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Ascent Wealth Partners in Saratoga Springs was named to the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers, as of June 16.
The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S. Ascent Wealth Partners is a member of the Dynasty Financial Partners’ Network of Advisors.
This is the third annual FT 300 list, produced independently by the Financial Times Ltd. in collaboration with Ignites Research, a subsidiary of the FT that provides business intelligence on the investment management industry.
The 300 top RIAs hail from 34 states and Washington, D.C.
The FT 300 is one in a series of rankings of top advisers the FT produces in partnership with Ignites Research, including the FT 401 (DC retirement plan advisers) and the FT 400 (financial advisers from traditional broker-dealer firms).
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In celebration of its silver anniversary, GTM Payroll Services in Clifton Park is donating $25,000 to several community organizations that serve the Capital Region.
These groups are: Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, Alzheimer’s Association Northeastern New York, Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, Double H Ranch, Hannah’s Hope Fund, Homeless and Travelers Aid Society, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York, Mother Teresa Academy, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region and Senior Services of Albany.
Year after year, GTM Payroll Services and its employees get involved in the community by volunteering their time, participating in fundraising events, making donations and contributing goods to local organizations.
GTM now employs more than 60 professionals at its headquarters in Clifton Park and recently added a second office location in Glens Falls.
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