About CABA - Main Street, Chatham

The Chatham Area Business and Arts Mission Statement

The Chatham Area Business and Arts (CABA), a coalition of individuals, businesses and organizations, works to promote the Chatham, New York region as a vibrant, positive environment for shopping, dining, enjoying the arts and conducting business.

CABA Member Benefits

  1. CABA helps promote your individual business through various media opportunities.
  2. The website promotes both individual member businesses and the greater Chatham area.
  3. Festivals and events sponsored by CABA drive more business into the area.
  4. Membership offers an opportunity to network with other business people.
  5. Promotional tools are offered to help individual businesses achieve their unique goals.
  6. When reasonable, CABA will look within its own membership base for products and services.
  7. Members have the satisfaction of knowing that they are actively engaged in their own community. Membership is a commitment to the community and to the local economy.
  8. Individual businesses have the opportunity to list special events and sales on a “bulletin board” within our website. The website averages about 500 unqiue visitors per month, climbing to over 1,000 during peak periods such as Summerfest and the winter holidays.


Become a member of the Chatham Area Business and Arts today.
Download An Application
Membership Renewal Form
New Member Application

Board of Directors

Debbye Byrum, President
James Knight, Vice President
Steve Campbell, Secretary
Tom Clark, Treasurer

Rochelle Bartolo
Annie Brody
Tom Crowell
Judy Grunberg
Lael Locke
Carol Patterson
Parry Teasdale

Suzanne Knights, honorary member

About OurBoard Meetings

Board meetings are held at 8:30am at Kinderhook Bank in the village of Chatham. Members are welcome to attend.

Meeting dates:

Meetings are held at Kinderhook Bank and begin at 8:30am.

Each is a Friday:
January 18, 2019
March 8, 2019
May 10, 2019
July 12, 2019
September 13, 2019
November 8, 2019


BiMonthly Breakfasts

CABA hosts a breakfast gathering every other month for members of the Chatham business community to network and discuss new ideas. A light continental breakfast is served from 8:30-10:00am. $5.00 admission.

Dates are:
February 8, 2019
April 12, 2019
June 14, 2019
August 19, 2019
October 11, 2019

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