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Affinity Programs – Helping your company save                    

For more information on Chamber Affinity Programs listed below,
contact Katie Manning-Hilton or call 518.372.5656.

ENERGY Savings
Energy consumers have a new way to shop for electricity and natural gas. S&B’s Energy Alliance group buying programs allow members of trade associations, chambers of commerce, and municipal governments, and their affiliates, to band together and create “market power” on the consumers’ side of the table. S&B’s success-based fee structure allows groups to build programs risk-free, and to provide their members with a user-friendly way to find the best energy deals in the marketplace.
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Vision Care Savings
Chamber Members can save on new glasses and more. All chamber members receive 20% off lenses and frames. Exams and contact lens are not included. Not only can you as a member take advantage of this deal, but so can your family. For more information call

Michele Miele 355-0795 or 355-0956. Consumer Optical is located at 1426 Altamont Ave, Schenectady NY or online at  http://www.consumeroptical.com/

More Vision Care Savings
With Empire Vision Centers® Discount Programs Chamber members will be provided with the latest in vision care services at special fees. Our discounted fees represent significant savings compared to regular retail prices charged by other vision care providers for equal services and materials. http://www.empirevision.com/

Long Term Care Insurance
Now members can shop for Long Term Care Insurance through the Chamber of Schenectady County. Browse a list of Chamber authorized insurance brokers who can assist you in taking advantage of this great rate on Long Term Care Insurance. You are never to young to start thinking about your future.
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ADP Automatic Data Processing
Discounted payroll services are available. Chamber members currently using ADP services can receive a 10 percent discount on any additional business.  New users will receive a 10 percent discount on payroll services.
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Shipping with DHL:  DHL is the worldwide leader in express shipping. DHL handles more packages and envelopes globally than FedEx and UPS, servicing more than 220 countries.  Chamber members can save up to 25% with DHL through the TCSC Shipping Program.  To enroll, call 1-800-MEMBERS (636-2377) or for more information visit:  www.1800Members.com/TCSC/DHL


DHL ShipReady TM: A unique solution from DHL, ShipReady TM is a nationwide flat rate, prepaid packaging service providing guaranteed Next Day delivery by noon to all primary points in the 48 contiguous states.  With ShipReady TM there are no weight limits, no fuel surcharge, and no pick up fee!  For more information, call 1-800-MEMBERS (636-2377), or visit:  www.1800Members.com/TCSC/ShipReady


Freight Shipping with YELLOW
Yellow is the largest Less-than-Truckload (LTL) carrier in the U.S. and moves more shipments to more destinations faster than anyone else in the business.  For the 4th year in a row, Yellow was recognized by FORTUNE® Magazine as #1 in its industry.  Chamber members can save at least 52% with Yellow.  To enroll in the TCSC Shipping Program, call 1-800-MEMBERS (636-2377) or for more information visit:  www.1800Members.com/TCSC/Yellow



Save on Times Union Delivery
Members can save big when they subscribe to the Times Union. When you subscribe to either the daily or weekend delivery you can save on the published subscription rate. To sign up, call Tom Nolte, Circulation Marketing Manager at (518) 454-5610 or e-mail him at tnolte@timesunion.com


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Get all the latest Business News with the Business Review
Members can save big when they subscribe to the Business Review. When you subscribe to regular delivery you can save on the published subscription rate. To sign up visit the link below and mention that you are a Chamber of Schenectady County Member.

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UMBRELLA of the Capital District
One of the most common reasons elderly and disabled homeowners move out of their homes is that the house becomes, “to much to handle” both physically and financially. Umbrella economically performs those chores that member homeowners can no longer do for themselves, including a preventative maintenance routine designed to identify and repair/replace basic items before they erupt into costly, major repairs. Here are just some of the services enjoyed by Umbrella members: 24-Hour Emergency Response Service, Seven Days a Week, Annual Home Inspection and Written Report Emphasizing Prevention, Smoke Alarm Batteries Replaced Once a Year, Gutter Cleaning Annually, $10/Hour Handyman Service for Routine Repairs and Odd Jobs. Discounts on Parts and Materials, Fixed Rate ($50 PER HOUR) For Licensed Plumbers and Electricians, Security Calls During Major Storms, Home Watch Available Upon Request. click here for more info
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