Business, Entrepreneur and Economic Development Advocate of the Year Sought

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) The Hamilton Business Alliance and Partnership for Community Development invite the community to nominate a local business, an entrepreneur and an economic development advocate for recognition at the first “Celebrating Business in Hamilton” awards presentation sponsored by the HBA and the Partnership for Community Development.

The three awards will be […]

Fleischer of Empire State Future to Speak at ‘Housing in Hamilton’

Partnership for Community Development News

(Hamilton, NY – March 2013) The Partnership for Community Development, Hamilton’s economic and community development organization, will hold a free public presentation on “Housing in Hamilton” March 6 at 7 p.m., at the Hamilton Central School, 47 W. Kendrick Ave., Hamilton.

During the event, PCD staff will present the […]

Free Business Seminar Offered

(Hamilton, NY – Jan. 2013) The Partnership for Community Development’s Small Business Resource Center will offer a free seminar for current and prospective small business owners in Hamilton on Jan. 16 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the PCD’s offices, 11 Payne St. in Hamilton.

John Elberson, Vice President of Commercial Banking for Alliance Bank, […]

PCD Awards Grants to Local Businesses

(Hamilton, NY – Dec. 2012) The Partnership for Community Development, Hamilton’s nonprofit economic development agency, has awarded $35,000 through its Micro-Assistance Grant program to 12 Hamilton businesses. The grants are awarded through a competitive process and are intended to encourage small businesses to undertake new and innovative projects. Funds for the program were provided by […]

Hamilton Town Council Hears from PCD, Continues Budget Work

Submitted by Chris Rossi

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) Our Oct. 11 Hamilton Town Council meeting opened with news from Shannon Montaro from the Partnership for Community Development. The PCD is a unique non-profit organization created as a collaborative effort of the village and town of Hamilton and Colgate University. All three entities provide financial […]

PCD Thanks Community for Support

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) On behalf of the Partnership for Community Development and the Festival Committee, I would like to thank everyone who helped make the recent Great Chocolate Train Wreck Festival such a tremendous success.

We are especially grateful to all of the volunteers who took time out of their […]

PCD to hold Free Seminar for Small Business Owners, Prospective Owners

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) The Partnership for Community Development’s Small Business Resource Center will offer a free seminar for current and prospective small business owners in Hamilton Oct. 16, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Colgate Inn.

John Elberson, vice president of Commercial Banking for Alliance Bank, will speak on commercial finance and […]

Trains, Music, Rides and More at Great Chocolate Train Wreck Festival

Hamilton’s own Dove Creek will hit the stage at 10 a.m. during the Great Chocolate Train Wreck Festival Sept. 29 on the village green.

Kids can enjoy train rides, bounce houses and chocolate at this year’s festival.

(Hamilton, NY – Sept. 2012) The Great Chocolate Train Wreck Festival will steam back into Hamilton on Saturday […]

Two-Time Grammy Winner to Lead Free Workshop for Area Teachers

Submitted Photos/Susan Wilson

Bill Harley will appear at the 2012 Great Chocolate Train Wreck Festival in September in Hamilton.

Bill Harley will lead a free one-hour workshop for Central New York teachers Sept. 28 at 3:30 p.m., at the Colgate Bookstore.

(Hamilton, NY – Sept. 2012) The Partnership for Community Development will offer a free […]

Hamilton Highlights Now Open for Ads and Submissions

Partnership for Community Development

(Hamilton,NY – Aug. 2012) The Partnership for Community Development is pleased to announce that Hamilton Highlights is now open to ads and calendar submissions from all businesses and organizations in Hamilton. Hamilton Highlights is the monthly magazine about all that is happening in Hamilton.

Each month, 1,000 copies of the magazine […]

PCD Seeks Volunteers for Chocolate Train Wreck

(Hamilton, NY – Aug. 2012) The Partnership for Community Development is seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of tasks during the Great Chocolate Train Wreck Festival scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, on the Hamilton Village Green.

Volunteers are needed for one-hour, two-hour, half-day and full-day (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) slots. Tasks include set-up, […]

PCD Thanks Area Sponsors

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY – July 2012) On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Partnership for Community Development, I would like to thank Alliance Bank, the Hamilton Initiative and the Hamilton Business Alliance for their generous financial support that has made the PCD’s new Small Business Resource Center possible.

Thanks to their […]