Seminars and Classes

FREE Student Financial Aid and Admissions Night

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
First New York Community Room - 2 Wall Street, Colonie, NY

Preparing to send a child to college can be an overwhelming process. Laura Augustine, Associate Director of Financial Aid at Union College, will present information about the financial aid process. This seminar is perfect for parents of high school sophomores or juniors.
To reserve your spot, call (518) 393-1326, press #1804 by January 23.


FREE Saving and Investing Seminar

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
First New York Community Room - 2 Wall Street, Colonie, NY

Investing is one of the smartest things consumers can do to secure a brighter future. Every investor has different goals, risk tolerance, and cash flow, which will impact savings and investment choices. Participants will learn about savings strategies and tactics, investment tools, and how to develop an investment portfolio that works with their lifestyle and budget. Donald L. Dorr, Jr., CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, MEMBERS Financial Services, will present information on the bascis of Saving and Investing.
To reserve your spot, call (518) 393-1326, press #1302 by February 11.


FREE Solar Seminar

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
First New York Community Room - 2 Wall Street, Colonie, NY

You’ll learn how solar systems work on your home and how solar can save you money and help preserve our environment. We will also be covering financing, state
incentives, site assessments and tax credits.* This seminar is presented by a full service solar installer in the Capital Region.
To reserve your spot, call (518) 393-1326, press #1804 by February 25.

*Actual discounts, incentives and tax credits may vary and are not guaranteed by First New York. Consult with a tax specialist for tax advice.


Defensive Driving Classes

Saturday, February 23, 2019
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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.

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.