(Left to right) Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association Treasurer Christine E. Kernochan; President Stacy Simmons; Vice President Sandra Hassfurter; and Secretary Kelly Ostrander. Photo by Larry Goodwin.
BALLSTON SPA – Members of the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association (BSBPA) have settled on new officers to continue the promotion of village businesses and special events in the next fiscal year.
Effective April 1, current BSBPA President Stacy Simmons, Vice President Sandy Hassfurter and Treasurer Christine E. Kernochan were renamed for those positions. Secretary Kelly Ostrander and Kathi Leigh, a member of the BSBPA Board of Directors, were named, respectively, vice president and secretary.
The BSBPA was officially formed in 1983. Its members organize networking breakfasts every month at village businesses, as well as popular “First Friday” events such as the “Chocolate Fest” in February. The group also arranges seasonal movies and concerts in Wiswall Park on Front Street.
Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 19, the BSBPA is hosting a 35th anniversary Community Mixer and its 2018 Annual Meeting at the Next Door Kitchen and Bar at 51 Front Street. The event is open to the public. Admission is $30 per person.