Month: October 2022
Reclaiming a Black family’s history as American history
TIMES UNION - Jahkeen Hoke, a local business executive, researches family history, and discovers a great-great-great-great grandfather who fought for the Union Army's African-American regiment immortalized in the Denzel Washington film "Glory"
Local restaurant owner gifted with brand new van
WNYT - The owner and head chef of Allie B’s Cozy Kitchen in Albany just received a brand new van, from the non-profit organization, Business for Good.
Albany restaurant owner surprised with new catering van
NEWS10 - Owner and head chef of Allie B’s Cozy Kitchen Kizzy Williams was surprised with a new branded catering and delivery van, from Business for Good.
Comprehensive initiative announced to address homelessness in Saratoga Springs
THE SARATOGIAN- Saratoga Springs Mayor Ron Kim, joined by City Council members and County Officials, William Dake of Stewart’s Stores, and Ed and Lisa Mitzen of Fingerpaint Marketing and Business for Good, announced a comprehensive initiative to address the city’s homelessness.
Saratoga to open new year-round, 24-hour shelter for unhoused people
Times Union- “It will be a place for homeless individuals to go, get warm and be safe and dry,” Lisa Mitzen said on Monday. “It will help them get off the street, go and do their laundry, use the restroom and hopefully build a nice rapport with the staff who will offer the services they need.”
Albany native named new CEO of Albany Black Chamber of Commerce
Times Union- The Albany Black Chamber of Commerce is a new creation of Business for Good, a Capital Region nonprofit that works on equality and economic development issues and owns the University Club property in downtown Albany.