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
Anne Marshall, Vice President
Steve Campbell, Secretary
Alicia Coons, Treasurer

Rochelle Bartolo
Dawn-Marie Blasl
Annie Brody
Judy Grunberg
James Knight
Anne Marshall
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:
March 9, 2018
May 11, 2018
July 13, 2018
September 14, 2018
November 9, 2018


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 9, 2018
April 13, 2018
June 8, 2018
August 10, 2018
October 12, 2018
December 14, 2018

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