Spotlight on WAMC Underwriters

Spotlight introduces a few new underwriters to you each month. WAMC relies on the support of our underwriters and are pleased to present them to you. Read about them here and in some cases visit their home page directly from the Spotlight. Please take a few minutes to learn more about how the people who help us can help you. - Melissa Kees, Underwriting Sales Manager

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Boudoir Baby

Oct 8, 2015

  There are many great shops along the streets of Saugerties, New York. If you have small children or are having a baby, have a baby or know someone who is or has one - you must visit this shop - “Boudoir Baby Fine Nursery & Children Furniture”. The Pink Brick Exterior only gives you a clue of what is in store here!

The Opalka Gallery

Oct 8, 2015

  The Opalka Gallery, a contemporary art and design facility at The Sage Colleges’ Albany campus, presents a ground breaking exhibition, “From Concept to Console: The Art and Aesthetics of Video Game Design,” through December 13.

Saratoga Chamber Players

Sep 4, 2015

  When Fall arrives, the Saratoga Chamber Players kicks off its season ofchamber music. Artistic Director, Jill Levy, brings together professionalmusicians from Europe, Asia, Canada and the U.S. to create a varied set ofconcerts. The 2015-16 season marks its 29th year of operation. 

Levy is also concertmaster of the Albany Symphony Orchestra, a
position she has held since 1993 after several years with the Pittsburgh
Symphony. In 1994, SCP’s founding Artistic Director, Lucy Manning,
moved out of the area and asked Levy to take the reins of the organization.

Independent Consumer Advocacy Network

Sep 4, 2015

  The Independent Consumer Advocacy Network is New York State's ombuds program for managed long term care.  ICAN was established by Community Service Society in December 2014, with funding from the State of New York.  ICAN provides consumer education and assistance to people enrolled in Medicaid managed care plans that cover long term care services.  Through our telephone hotline, community outreach, and website, ICAN counselors provide free, confidential assistance to consumers who have questions or problems with their health insurance.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Sep 4, 2015

  Norman Rockwell Museum is located on 36 park-like acres in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Rockwell’s hometown for the last 25 years of his life. Open year round, the Museum holds the world’s largest collection of original Rockwell art, as well as the artist’s original Stockbridge studio. Changing exhibitions feature the work of Rockwell and other contemporary and past masters in the field of illustration.  Enjoy the art of New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast, on view through October 26.

Catskill Forest Association

Sep 4, 2015

  Foresters, bird-watchers, hikers, gardeners, farmers, orchardists and natural resource professionals have at least one thing in common; they are all impacted by white-tailed deer. The Nature Conservancy first rang the alarm bell in 2013 when the organization stated that “no other threat to forested habitats is greater at this point in time – not lack of fire, not habitat conversion, not climate change. We can argue about which threat is more significant than another, but no one who walks the eastern forests today can deny the impact of deer to forest condition.”


Aug 6, 2015

  LiveWell, also known as Albany Psychological Services for Eating Disorders is a psychological practice committed to the treatment of those who are affected by Eating Disorders.  For years, people of the capital district have been forced to seek treatment out of the area leaving behind family, friends, jobs, and school, all of the things that make living a healthy life so important.  LiveWell aims to provide patients with sound care while keeping them in their lives.


Jul 2, 2015

 VOICETheatre is an Off-Broadway company with a summer home in Woodstock, NY. Professional artists create new productions and explore relevant dimensions of classic works. They cherish comedies as well as serious material because laughter diminishes our differences and unites us like nothing else.

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Albany Realty Group

Jul 2, 2015

  Albany Realty Group is a local, woman owned business enjoying success since its inception in 2003.  Primarily a residential resale real estate firm, commercial and new construction projects also fall within their purview.

Located on Osborne Rd. in the Town of Colonie, the office is centrally situated allowing agents to cover the entire capital region with ease.

Marie Bettini, CBR, CRB, e-Pro, GRI Real Estate Broker Albany Realty Group Edit | Remove

Neptune's Harvest Organic Fertilizer

Jun 10, 2015

  Ocean Crest Seafood’s Inc., a wholesale fish and seafood company, is the parent company of Neptune's Harvest Fertilizer's in Gloucester, MA,.  In need of a new, more environmentally safe and cost effective method of disposing of the fish remains, called gurry, that are created after processing, Ocean Crest got together with researchers from the University of Massachusetts' marine science research center and, using an existing facility, developed the process of turning the gurry into fertilizer, which allows the company to utilize 100% of the fish.