Seminars and Classes

Defensive Driving Classes

Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28, 2019
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12 and Thursday, June 13, 2019
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

All classes held at First New York’s Community Room at 2 Wall Street, Colonie, NY

Upon completion of a 6-hour course you will:

  • Receive a 10% insurance discount on the collision and liability premium for the driver on the policy, valid for 3 years.*
  • Reduce the total points on your driving record up to 4 points for violations occurring within the past 18 months.
  • Refresh your driving skills and learn techniques for collision prevention.

The cost of a course is offered at a discounted price of $25. But hurry–we have a limit of 24 participants per class.
To reserve your spot, call (518) 393-1326, press #1804.

* Actual discounts and point reductions may vary. Consult with your auto insurance carrier for more details. A minimum number of attendees are required to hold the seminar.


Free Home Buyers After Hours

Wednesday, March 27
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Peddler's Bar and Bistro
16 Old Route 9, Clifton Park, NY

Join us for our first annual Home Buyers After Hours event. You will learn all about the home buying process and meet with a realtor, appraiser, mortgage lenders who will provide helpful tips on home buying and answer all your questions.

Talk to the Experts about…

  • Renting vs. Buying
  • The current real estate market
  • Mortgage Financing
  • Making an offer
  • The home buying process
  • The inspection process
  • The pre-approval process

To reserve your spot, call (518) 393-1326, press #1804.


Boating Safety Course

Saturday, May 4
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

First New York’s Community Room at 2 Wall Street, Colonie, NY

Fee: $30 Per Participant /Additional $10 to NYS for Filing Fee
Limit of 35 participants*

This course acquaints boaters of all ages with safe and legal boating practices. Students completing this course and passing the instructor-administered exam will earn the New York State Boater Safety Certificate. This course is open to students ages 14 and up. Students 18 years of age and older should bring a picture I.D. to class.

To reserve your spot, call (518) 393-1326, press #1804.

* A minimum number of attendees are required to hold the seminar.


Free Social Security Seminar

Wednesday, May 15
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

First New York’s Community Room at 2 Wall Street, Colonie, NY

Your plans for drawing Social Security are a critical financial decision, and if you know the “rules of the road”, it can make a big difference in the success of your retirement journey. Get all your Social Security questions answered at our no-cost, no-obligation seminar presented by Donald L. Dorr Jr., CFP®, MEMBERS Financial Services Representative.*

  • What are the rules for collecting your Social Security benefits?
  • How can spouses coordinate their benefits and possibly receive more?
  • Are there different routes to take that could increase your benefit amount?
  • How can Social Security fit within your overall retirement income plan?

To reserve your spot, call (518) 393-1326, press #1302.

* All guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of the issuer. Representative does not specialize in Social Security issues. For questions about your Social Security benefits contact your local Social Security office. For information regarding your specific tax situation, consult a tax professional. For legal questions, consult an attorney. Representative is neither a tax advisor nor attorney. Representatives are registered, securities are sold and investment advisory services offered through CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc (CBSI), member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor, 2000 Heritage Way, Waverly, IA 50677, 800.356.2644. Nondeposit investment and insurance products are not federally insured, involve risk, may lose value and are not obligations of or guaranteed by the financial institution. CBSI is under contract with the financial institution, through the financial services program, to make securities available to members.