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  • June 06, 2019 4:55 PM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    With over 275 attendees the Regional Meet N’ Greet at Tun Tavern sponsored by SAAGNY was a great opportunity to mix and mingle with old friends and new.  Thank you to CPPA, VAPPA, and NEPPA for their support of this annual event. 

  • June 06, 2019 1:16 PM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    Members of Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) and their guests kicked off Expo East on Monday with a long-standing and beloved tradition—the golf tournament. This year’s Lenore Goldberg Memorial Golf Outing was held at the Stockton Seaview Golf Club with 12 foursomes teeing off at noon under breezy, blue skies. The first-place winning team was comprised of Dave Atlas, Henry Fajardo, Dan Torre, and Jack Geiger.

    The event was named to honor the late Lenore Goldberg who was a legendary volunteer for the regional association and served as president in 2005-2006.

    Proceeds from the event benefit The SAAGNY Foundation, Inc., which was established in 1995 to provide educational scholarships, general assistance, and a means for the promotional products industry to engage the community through charitable endeavors and activities. The foundation routinely hosts various charitable events, primarily for children in the tri-state area. These events include a full day of activities at Happiness is Camping, a sleep-away camp for children with cancer, and a full day of activities at the Hilltop School, a school for children facing a variety of learning, social and emotional difficulties.

  • May 31, 2019 2:06 PM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    Spread Some Happiness With Us!


    Join Us for Two Days of Service!

    Each year The SAAGNY Foundation volunteers visit Happiness is Camping, a sleep-away camp in western New Jersey for children with cancer and their siblings.  This annual excursion - complete with carnival games, activities, arts and crafts, and lots of fun - is always pirate themed.  This year The SAAGNY Foundation will be visiting 

    Happiness is Camping
    Thursday, July 11

    We are  looking for volunteers - we hope you will join us for this very rewarding day!  For further information please email saagnyfoundation@saagny.org

    The SAAGNY Foundation will be visiting Hilltop School, Haverstraw, NY for a day of fun activities to spread happiness and new experiences.

    Hilltop School 
    Thursday, August 1

    The Hilltop school is for children facing a variety of learning, social, and emotional difficulties. who face a variety of learning challenges. The program provides a predictable and positive learning environment so that students are able to acquire the skills necessary for both academic and social success. The SAAGNY Foundation through a variety of planned activities exposes students to a fun day of just being kids!

    We are  looking for volunteers - we hope you will join us for this very rewarding day!  For further information please email


  • May 28, 2019 4:32 PM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    48 Hour FLASH SALE 

    This Opportunity Expires Thursday, May 30, at 5:00 p.m.

    The SAAGNY Foundation is Going to Broadway!

    We hope you will join us for a fabulous night on Broadway and support of The Foundation.  

    Thursday, July 18

    7:00 p.m.

    $129 mid - Orchestra seats

    Waitress the Musical

    Featuring Erich Bergen


    Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that mirror her topsy-turvy life such as “The Key (Lime) to Happiness Pie” and “Betrayed By My Eggs Pie.” When a baking contest in a nearby county — and a satisfying encounter with someone new — show Jenna a chance at a fresh start, she must find the courage to seize it. Change is on the menu, as long as Jenna can write her own perfectly personal recipe for happiness.

    Brought to life by a groundbreaking, all-female creative team, this Tony Award®-nominated hit features original music and lyrics by 7-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Love Song,” “Brave”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland).

    WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly, and is “sweet, sassy and passionate,” according to New York Magazine. Don’t miss this uplifting and hilarious musical.

    Join us after the show for an exclusive Q and A with Erich Bergen

    sponsored by Compass Industries!

    Click here to purchase your seats. 

    Don't delay this deal will only last 48 hours. 

  • May 17, 2019 1:16 PM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    Our SAAGNY team, Michael Reisbaum, Rick Brenner, Michele Jennrich, and Brian Deissroth, represented SAAGNY in Washington D.C. at Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) for the past two days.  They participated in L.E.A.D. which delivers the promotional products industry's message to Capitol Hill.  Over 70 representatives from PPAI, SAAGNY, and other regionals  participated in more than 300 meetings with Congressional officials.

    The talking points for these meetings included:

    • Tax Reform and its Impact on Small Business
    • Role of Independent Contractors Within the Promotional Products Industry
    • Effective Use of Promotional Products
    • Global Value Chains - Adding a human face to the Promotional Products Industry by Explaining to Congress that even though many of our industry's products are imported, once these products are brought to the U.S. they are decorated and sold by American workers, and used to promote American goods and services  
    • Creating Awareness and Support of the Promotional Products Industry

    Each year, industry professionals travel to Washington D.C. to educate members of Congress and their legislative staff about the effectiveness of promotional products and the strength of our $24 billion industry that employs nearly half a million Americans.   

    This participation is vital to the preservation and growth of our industry.  While we know not everyone can participate in Washington D.C., you can support the efforts of L.E.A.D. by reaching out to your elected officials that will support L.E.A.D.’s efforts in D.C.  Please click here for further information on how to reach your legislative official. 

  • May 17, 2019 1:13 PM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    On the fourth day of Promotional Products Work! Week - SAAGNY toured Notes Inc. in Syracuse, NY.  It was a great day spent touring the facility, learning about new products, roundtables with the owner - Kemper Matt, Sr.  

    Thank you to all who attended and coordinated this event.

  • May 14, 2019 5:27 PM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    Thank you Tekweld for opening the doors to SAAGNY members today, the second day of Promotional Products Work! Week.  It was a great way to spend the day learning about all that Tekweld has to offer!

  • May 07, 2019 12:54 PM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    The recipient of the 2019 SAAGNY Foundation Scholarship has been selected and is:      

    Sara Blau, daughter of Julie Levi, Progressive Promotions

    The competition was extremely strong this year, as it is every year, and the judges had a difficult time reaching their decisions.

    This scholarship is awarded annually.  Students are eligible at any level of their collegiate pursuits and we encourage you to apply again.

    Congratulations Sara!

  • May 03, 2019 11:06 AM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    48 Hour FLASH SALE 

    This Opportunity Expires Sunday, May 5 at 11:00 a.m.

    The SAAGNY Foundation is Going to Broadway!

    We hope you will join us for a fabulous night on Broadway and support of The Foundation.  

    Friday, November 15

    8:00 p.m.

    $139 mid - Orchestra seats

    These are pre-opening special prices!

    Tina, The Tina Turner Musical

    Tina follows Tina Turner from her humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global queen of rock 'n' roll. Born Anna Mae Bullock in 1939, Turner rose to fame in the 1960s alongside her husband Ike. She later revealed in her autobiography that she had suffered domestic abuse at his hands—they separated in 1976 and divorced two years later. Turner later made a massive comeback in the 1980s. The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll has sold 180 million records worldwide and been honored with 11 Grammy Awards.  Tina: The Tina Turner Musical has found its Broadway home. Direct from an Olivier-nominated London run, the hit bio-musical will arrive at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on October 12 ahead of a November 7 opening night. As previously announced, Tony nominee Adrienne Warren will reprise her Olivier-nominated turn in the title role.

    Tina features a book by Katori Hall and direction by Phyllida Lloyd, with choreography by Anthony van Laast, set and costume design by Mark Thompson, musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbec, lighting by Bruno Poet, sound by Nevin Steinberg and orchestrations by Ethan Popp.

    Click here to purchase your seats. 

    Don't delay this deal will only last 48 hours. 

  • April 10, 2019 7:46 AM | Donna-Jean Plante (Administrator)

    Thank you to all who attended the SAAGNY – Top Golf Event last night!


    It was a fun time mixing and mingling with old friends and new as well as some healthy competition!

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