Community Contacts
Organization begins with

Bethlehem Art Association
   Purpose: The BAA is a focal point for all kinds of visual activities in Bethlehem; we promote art, art activities, and artists.
Bethlehem Babe Ruth Baseball
   Purpose: to promote a love and respect for baseball, prepare, play hard and safely, and create a team environment where every player is important and has fun
Bethlehem Business Women’s Club
   Purpose: to create networking among women who are or were involved in a business or profession and actively support community projects; members must either live or work in the Town of Bethlehem
Bethlehem Central Community Foundation
   Purpose: to enrich the overall educational process of the Bethlehem Central Schools by funding programs and capital projects not traditionally financed through local tax dollars or other public resources reflected in the annual school budget
Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce
   Purpose: promotion of good business practices, favorable business environment, good government relations and community prosperity
Bethlehem Community Fund
   Purpose: to provide quiet help to children, families and the elderly living within the community; to act quickly and without red tape to address needs that would otherwise fall through the cracks
Bethlehem Food Pantry
   Purpose: to provide non-perishable food to those in need who live in the Town of Bethlehem. By appointment only. Bethlehem Food Pantry is coordinated through Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc. and Bethlehem Senior Services, and stocked by community donations.
Bethlehem Garden Club
   Purpose: to serve the community, conserve our natural resources, support education and increase our knowledge
Bethlehem Healthy Kids Committee
   Purpose: parent satellite group of the BCSD Coordinated School Health Team, whose mission is to work in cooperation with all levels of district administration and personnel, Bethlehem students and families, and the larger community to improve nutrition, physical
Bethlehem Historical Association
   Purpose: to promote general interest in the history of Bethlehem, ascertain outstanding facts pertinent to this history, and memorialize these facts by writings, programs and eductional exhibits
Bethlehem Lions Club
   Purpose: improving the quality of life in our community through services to the sight and hearing impaired, to senior citizens and to our youth
Bethlehem Lodge #85, F & AM
   Purpose: fraternal, charitable and personal development
Bethlehem Mickey Mantle, Inc
   Purpose: highly organized, year-round travel baseball program for players age 12-22; the Braves Travel Baseball Club is powered by Frozen Ropes - Albany Baseball Training Center
Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited (B.O.U.)
   Purpose: not-for-profit organization that promotes education and safe, healthy activities to prevent drug/alcohol use and other risky behaviors by youth residing or attending school in the town of Bethlehem
Bethlehem Pop Warner
   Purpose: to provide youth in the community an opportunity to participate in organized, competitive football and cheerleading with emphasis on the importance of self-discipline, initiative, team spirit and sportsmanship
Bethlehem Second Milers Club
Bethlehem Senior Citizens, Inc.
   Purpose: to provide social interaction and support for Seniors
Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc.
   Purpose: to raise funds for projects that support independence and community involvement for older residents of the Town
Bethlehem Soccer Club
   Purpose: recreational, developmental and competitive youth soccer, facilitating skill development and enjoyment of the game
Bethlehem Toastmasters
   Purpose: A President’s Distinguished Club since 2003, Toastmasters provides a mutually supportive, positive learning environment for development of communication and leadership skills, self-confidence and personal growth
Bethlehem Tomboys Girls’ Softball League, Inc.
   Purpose: opportunity for recreational softball for girls in the town and surrounding community
Bethlehem Writers’ Group
Bethlehem Youth Hockey Association
   Purpose: volunteer organization dedicated to promoting teamwork, skill development and sportsmanship in hockey

Subject index
Adult education
Antiques and collectibles
Arts and crafts
Environment-conservation and education
Family support and well-being
Scholarship and awards
Senior citizens
Service organizations
Sports and recreation-adult
Sports and recreation-youth
Writing and speaking