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 January 2018
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES
Ken Ginefra - GCS Consultants Matt Jacobs - Innovation Fitness Solutions
Jerry and Vivian Vinci - Acu-Data Business Products, Inc.

Ken Ginefra
GCS Consultants

Ken discussed the importance of cyber security.

GCS Consultants
Phone:
973-838-8511
Address: 170 Kinnelon Road Suite 16
Kinnelon, NJ 07405
Website
:
view website

Matt Jacobs
Innovation Fitness Solutions

Matt discussed the benefits of the programs at IFS and how they are tailored to each individual's needs.

Innovation Fitness Solutions
Phone:
201-951-8080
Address: 1574 Route 23 North
Butler, NJ 07405
Website
:
view website

Jerry & Vivian Vinci
Acu-Data Business Products, Inc.

Jerry talked about the 40th anniversary of Acu-Data, the importance of loyal customers, and how printing has changed through the years.

Acu-Data Business Products, Inc.
Phone:
973-838-5678
Address: 1572 Rt. 23 North
Butler, NJ 07405
Website
:
view website

Happy New Year and Best Wishes for 2018!

Please join us Wednesday, January 10th at 11:45 pm at Lina's Restaurant for our monthly meeting.

Our spotlight speakers this month will be all 4 police chiefs from the Butler, Bloomingdale, Kinnelon, and Riverdale boroughs as our guest speakers.

Every month we host a Meet & Greet prior to the start of the meeting which runs about 30 minutes. So the meeting will officially start at 12:15 pm.

We also encourage all of you to bring along your promotional items. We hope everyone utilizes our chamber to help create new opporunties for their own business!

Welcome New Chamber Members

Paychex - Tricia Shea
Fair Lawn, NJ - view website

Family Carpets - Michael Slater
Riverdale, NJ

Minutes - Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce

November 8, 2017 | Lina’s Restaurant

In Attendance

Jamie Certosimo                       President                            Route 46 Auto
Lisa Bendel                               Vice President                   Park Lane Jewelry        
Bill Stanton                               Treasurer                            Columbia Bank
Elisa DiChristina, LCSW             Secretary                           GlowHouse Kids, LLC
Lina Pagliarulo                          Trustee                               Lina’s Restaurant
Lucille Brule                              Trustee                              Coldwell Banker
Jerry Vinci                                 Trustee                               Acu-Data Products
Vivian Vinci                                                                           Acu-Data Products
Sal Pagliarulo                                                                        Lina’s Restaurant
Denise Brewster                                                                   Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Deborah Antonowich                                                          Mary Kay
Beverly Sullivant                                                                  Kinnelon Reformed Church
Matt Jacobs                                                                          Innovative Fitness Solutions
Tim Merner                                                                           LDI
Tricia Shea                                                                            Paychex
David Donnamaria                                                               Dynamic Audio & Video
George Verile                                                                       Only The Best Carpet Cleaning
Pamela Slater                                                                        Family Carpets
Alexander Slater                                                                   Family Carpets
John Tully                                                                             Delta Strategic
Donna Schwarz                                                                    Treasure Hunt
Bernice Obendorf                                                                 Aging Well, LLC
Gary Garesi                                                                           Assisting Hands
Ken Ginefra                                                                           CGS
Mel Sherif                                                                              Minuteman Press
Todd N. Soltesz                                                                    Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home
Stu Feldman                                                                         TechHoma Computer Services

GENERAL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 12:09 p.m. by Lisa Bendel of Park Lane Jewelry with a salute to the flag.

The Tri-Boro Area Chamber Of Commerce Purpose was read.

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS AND INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP

  1. Paychex – Fair Lawn, NJ – Patricia Shea
  2. Family Carpets – Riverdale, NJ  - Michael Slater

A motion to accept new members was made by Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker and Beverly Sullivant of Kinnelon Reformed Church.

A motion to approve the October 11, 2017 meeting was made by Gary Garesi of Assisting Hands and 2nd by George Verile of Only The Best Carpet Cleaning.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

            A.  Member to member discounts

TREASURER’S REPORT

Treasurer, Bill Stanton

  1. CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE =  $  2,181.03
  2. PAY PAL ACCOUNT =  $ 3,247.46       
  3. TOTAL = $ 5,428.49

BILLS TO BE PAID

  1. Website Monthly Maintenance For November and December - $300.00

A motion for bills to be pad was made by Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Jamie Certosimo of Route 46 Auto.

COMMUNICATION

            A.  Multi- chamber mixer event at Jimmy Geez from 6 to 830
            B.  Christmas Party
            E.  Honor our Veterans dinner

COMMITTEE REPORTS

            A.  Election Chairperson Beverly Sullivant
                        Motions To Elect:
                        1. Jamie Certosimo of Route 46 Auto as President, motioned by Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic.
                        2.  Lisa Bendel of Park lane Jewelry as Vice President, motioned by Elisa DiChristina of GlowHouse Kids, LLC and 2nd by Jamie Certosimo of Route 46 Auto.
                        3.  Bill Stanton of Columbia Bank as Treasurer, motioned by Lisa Bendel of Park Lane Jewelry and 2nd by Jerry Vinci of Acu-Data Products
                        4.  Matt Jacobs of Innovative Fitness Solutions as Secretary, motioned by Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Vivian Vinci of Acu-Data Products.
            5.  Gerald Vinci of Acu Data Products as Trustee, motioned by Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Mel Sherif of Minuteman Press.
            6. Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic as Trustee, motioned by Sal Pagliarulo of Lina’s Restaurant and 2nd by Todd N. Soltesz of Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home.

SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS

  1. Gerald and Vivian of Acu Data
  2. Matt Jacobs of Innovation Fitness Solutions
  3. Ken Ginefra of GCS Consultants

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER:

Jamie Certosimo of Route 46 Auto.

 At 1:15 p.m. a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by and 2nd by Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic and Gary Garesi of Assisting Hands.

Lunch Payments in Advance

You asked... we answered.

Starting this month you can send payment in advance for your lunch at our monthly meeting. We've set this up as an easy to use form which allows you to select how many attendees you wish to pay for. We hope everyone finds this useful!

 February 2018
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES

Next Meeting February 14, 2018!

Please join us Wednesday, February 14th at 11:45 pm at Lina's Restaurant for our monthly meeting.

Every month we host a Meet & Greet prior to the start of the meeting which runs about 30 minutes. So the meeting will officially start at 12:15 pm.

We also encourage all of you to bring along your promotional items. We hope everyone utilizes our chamber to help create new opporunties for their own business!

Local Blood Drive - Friday, Feburary 9, 2018

CHAMBER MEMBERS:

There will be a blood drive on February 9, 2018 at the VFW Post # 8096 69 Carey Avenue, Butler from 4:00pm to 8:00pm

(Please see attached flyer for details)

Give the gift of life.

Thank you for attending the January Meeting

Thanks to all our chamber members for attending the January meeting. We had a great turnout and would like to take a moment and thank all the police chiefs from Butler, Bloomingdale, Kinnelon, and Riverdale for their informative presentations.


L-R Det. Daniel Greenwood - Bloomingdale Police, Chief John Schwartz - Kinnelon, Chief Ciro Chimento - Butler, Chief Joseph Borell - Bloomingdale, Chief Kevin Smith - Riverdale

The police chiefs discussed the importance of having surveillance cameras at home as well as at businesses. Systems can be registered with the police and could be helpful in solving crimes. Detective Greenwood discussed the heroin problems in this area and the use of Narcan to combat the effects of drug overdose.

Welcome New Chamber Members

Elite Financial Services - Greg Tonnon
Mahwah, NJ - view website

Dynamic Audio & Video - David Donnamaria
West Milford, NJ - view website

The New Jersey Center of Physical Therapy - Trish Mantzouranis
Riverdale, NJ - view website

Minutes - Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce

January, 10 2018 | Lina’s Restaurant

In Attendance

Jamie Certosimo                       President                                Route 46 Auto
Lisa Bendel                               Vice President                        Park Lane Jewelry       
Bill Stanton                               Treasurer                                 Columbia Bank
Matt Jacobs                              Secretary                                 Innovation Fitness Solutions
Lina Pagliarulo                          Trustee                                    Lina’s Restaurant
Lucille Brule                              Trustee                                   Coldwell Banker
Jerry Vinci                                 Trustee                                    Acu-Data Products
Denise Brewster                        Trustee                                  Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Vivian Vinci                                                                                 Acu-Data Products
Peter Bremy                                                                              Butler Community Church
Tim Merner                                                                                LDI
Benjamin Stark                                                                          TJP Wealth Solutions
George Verile                                                                        Only the Best Carpet Cleaning
Todd Soltez                                                                           Stickle - Soltez Funeral Home
Peg Denequolo                                                                         Lakeland Bank
Stu Feldman                                                                             TechHoma LLC
Tricia Mantzouranis                                                              NJ Center of Physical Therapy
Robert Suhai                                                                         NJ Center of Physical Therapy
Joan Fields                                                                             All Professional Realty
Roger Fields                                                                           All Professional Realty
John Walters                                                                           All Professional Realty
Greg Tonnon                                                                           Elite Financial
Elisa DiChristina                                                                       Glowhouse Kids LLC
Dedra Cherry                                                                      The Health Ctr at Bloomingdale
Pam Stevens                                                                         Treasure Hunt
Donna Schwarz                                                                     Treasure Hunt
David Donnamaria                                                                Dynamic Audio & Video
Ken Ginefra                                                                           GCS Consultants
John Tully                                                                              Delta Strategic
Gary Geresi                                                                            Assisting Hands
Tricia Shea                                                                             Paychex
Det. Daniel Greenwood                                                         Bloomingdale Police
Chief Joseph  Borell                                                               Bloomingdale Police
Chief Ciro Chimento                                                               Butler Police
Chief John Schwartz                                                               Kinnelon Police
Chief Kevin Smith                                                                   Riverdale Police


GENERAL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 12:15 p.m. by Lisa Bendel of Park Lane Jewelry with a salute to the flag.

The Tri-Boro Area Chamber Of Commerce Purpose was read. ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS AND INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP

  1. Dynamic Audio and Video - David Donnamaria
  2. Elite Financial Services - Greg Tonnon
  3. The New Jersey Center of Physical Therapy –Tricia Mantzouranis & Rob Suhai

A motion to accept new members was made by Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker and Stu Feldman of TechHoma Computer Service.

A motion to approve the November 8, 2017 meeting was made Vivian Vinci of Acu-Data Products and 2nd by Jaime Certosimo Route 46 Auto.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Member to member discounts

TREASURER’S REPORT

Treasurer, Bill Stanton

  1. CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE =  $  3,804.42
  2. PAY PAL ACCOUNT =  $ 2,143.48       
  3. TOTAL = $ 5,947.90

BILLS TO BE PAID

  1. Website Monthly Maintenance For January - $150.00
  2. Annual Hosting Fee - $159.00

A motion for bills to be pad was made by Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic CTR and Todd Soltesz of Stickle - Soltesz Funeral home.

COMMITTEE REPORT -  None Available

SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS FOR FEBRUARY MEETING

  1. Elisa DiChristina of Glow House LLC
  2. Gregory Tonnon of Elite Financial
  3. George Verile of Only the Best Carpet Care

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER:

Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic CTR

GUEST SPEAKERS:

Police Chiefs Ciro Chimento – Butler, Joseph Borell-Bloomingdale, John Schwartz-Kinnelon, Kevin Smith-Riverdale and Bloomingdale Detective Daniel Greenwood
Chief Borell discussed the importance of having a surveillance system for businesses and homes. Video systems can be registered with the police and can be helpful in solving crimes.

Detective Greenwood spoke about the heroin problems in this area and the use of Narcan to combat the effects of drug overdose.

At 2:00p.m. a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic.

Lunch Payments in Advance

You asked... we answered.

Starting this month you can send payment in advance for your lunch at our monthly meeting. We've set this up as an easy to use form which allows you to select how many attendees you wish to pay for. We hope everyone finds this useful!

 March 2018
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES

Chamber Spotlight Speakers

George Verile - Only The Best Carpet Cleaning
Donna & Phil Azzolino - Group Tours & Travel
Elisa Di Christina - GlowHouse Kids, LLC

George Verile
Only The Best Carpet Care

George discussed great carpet cleaning with a steam based system.

Only The Best Carpet Care
Phone:
973-835-1800
Address: 1144 Ringwood Avenue
Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

Donna & Phil Azzolino
Group Tours & Travel

Personally escorted trips to exciting locations. Donna spoke about the ongoing collection of items to send to our troops.

Group Tours & Travel
Phone:
973-513-9001
Address: 2 Kiel Avenue #247
Kinnelon, NJ 07405
Website
:
view website

Elisa Di Christina
GlowHouse Kids, LLC

Programs for children to develop social skills, safety skills. Programs for special needs children. Birthday party packages.

GlowHouse Kids, LLC
Phone:
973-850-6366
Address: 227 Wanaque Ave
PO BOX 154
Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
Website
:
view website

Next Meeting March 14, 2018!

Please join us Wednesday, March 14th at 11:45 pm at Lina's Restaurant for our monthly meeting.

This month we welcome guest speaker Luis Rodriguez - Director of the Butler Public Library.

Luis will talk about Free e-resources from your library that can help your business Your local public library provides many resources for business owners. Luis Rodriguez, Director of the Bulter Library, will give an overview to two resources you can access for free from any internet connection: The Gale Small Business Builder and ReferenceUSA.

Every month we host a Meet & Greet prior to the start of the meeting which runs about 30 minutes. So the meeting will officially start at 12:15 pm.

We also encourage all of you to bring along your promotional items. We hope everyone utilizes our chamber to help create new opporunties for their own business!

Wine Tasting / Business Card Mixer

Please join us Wednesday, March 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at:

Gary's Wine & Marketplace
1303 Route 23 North
Wayne, NJ 07470

Gary’s will provide an assortment of wines to taste and cheeses to snack on.

$15.00 per person advance registration
$20.00 per person at the door

(Please see attached flyer for details)

Welcome New Chamber Members

KMC Mechanical Inc - Pamela Bronander
Bloomingdale, NJ

D4 Properties LLC - Nicholas Depaolera
Bloomingdale, NJ

Butler Church of The Nazarene - Pastor Chuck Corradino
Butler, NJ - view website

TJP Wealth Solutions - Benjamin Stark
Tarrytown, NY - view website

Thank you for attending the February Meeting

Thanks to all our chamber members for attending the February meeting. We had a great turnout and would like to take a moment and thank all who attended. We want to thank our Chamber Member Spotlight Speakers for their contributions:

  1. Elisa DiChristina of Glow House LLC – Child protection and “Are you a glow kid”.
  2. Phil and Donna Azzolino of Group Tours – Group traveling with Phil and Donna personally to create an experience of a lifetime.
  3. George Verile of Only the Best Carpet Care – Great carpet cleaning with a steam based system.

Minutes - Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce

January, 10 2018 | Lina’s Restaurant

In Attendance

Jamie Certosimo                       President                        Route 46 Auto
Lisa Bendel                               Vice President                 Park Lane Jewelry       
Bill Stanton                               Treasurer                        Columbia Bank
Matt Jacobs                              Secretary                         Innovation Fitness Solutions
Lina Pagliarulo                          Trustee                            Lina’s Restaurant
Jerry Vinci                                Trustee                            Acu-Data Business Products
Denise Brewster                        Trustee                            Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Vivian Vinci                                                                      Acu-Data Business Products
Tim Merner                                                                       LDI
Benjamin Stark                                                                 TJP Wealth Solutions
George Verile                                                                   Only the Best Carpet Cleaning
Peg Denequolo                                                                  Lakeland Bank 
Tricia Mantzouranis                                                           NJ Center of Physical Therapy
Robert Suhai                                                                     NJ Center of Physical Therapy
Joan Fields                                                                       All Professional Realty
Roger Fields                                                                      All Professional Realty   
Elisa DiChristina                                                                Glowhouse Kids LLC
David Donnamaria                                                              Dynamic Audio & Video
Ken Ginefra                                                                       GCS Consultants
John Tully                                                                          Delta Strategic Marketing             
Tricia Shea                                                                         Paychex
Joe Rebecky                                                                      Staples                                                        
Donna Azzolio                                                                    Group Tours & Travel                   
Phil Azzolio                                                                         Group Tours & Travel                                          Mel Sherif                                                                            Minuteman Press                                 
P. Slater                                                                               Family Carpets                                      Alexander Slater                                                                   Family Carpets                                
Breeanna Calabro                                                              Borough of Bloomingdale                        
Kim Grosjean                                                                     Merchant Advocate                            
Nick DePaolera                                                                D4 Properties                                     
Pamela Bronander                                                          KMC Mechanical Inc.                          
Debbie Antonowich                                                        Mary Kay Cosmetics                            
Carianne Reber                                                              Lakeland Bank                                   
Heather Mcmanus                                                         Artistry Interiors                                
James O’Brien                                                                  AT&T Riverdale                                 
Gilbert R.                                                                               AT&T Riverdale

GENERAL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 12:26 p.m. by Jaime Certosimo of RT. 46 Nissan with a salute to the flag.

The Tri-Boro Area Chamber Of Commerce Purpose was read. ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS AND

INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP

  1. KMC Mechanical – Pamela Bronander
  2. D4 Properties LLC. – Nicholas Depaolera
  3. Butler Church of the Nazarene – Pastor Chuck Corradino
  4. TJP Wealth Solutions – Benjamin Stark

A motion to accept new members was made by Phil Azzolino of Group Tours and Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic CTR.

A motion to approve the January 10th, 2017 meeting was made Phil Azzolino of Group Tours and 2nd by Jaime Certosimo Route 46 Auto.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Member to member discounts
Secondary Member services Raffle

TREASURER’S REPORT
Treasurer, Bill Stanton

  1. CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE =  $  3,735.92
  2. PAY PAL ACCOUNT =  $ 2,100.03
  3. TOTAL = $ 5,835.95

BILLS TO BE PAID

  1. State on NJ Permit fee for 5/9/18 Raffle - $20.00
  2. Field sign for Triboro little league - $200.00

A motion for bills to be paid was made by Jerry Vinci of Acu-Data and Lisa Bendel of Park Lane Jewelry.

COMMITTEE REPORT -  None Available

SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS FOR FEBRUARY MEETING

  1. Elisa DiChristina of Glow House LLC – Child protection and “Are you a glow kid”.
  2. Phil and Donna Azzolino of Group Tours – Group traveling with Phil and Donna personally to create an experience of a lifetime.
  3. George Verile of Only the Best Carpet Care – Great carpet cleaning with a steam based system.

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER:

Phil Azzolino of Group Tours & Travel Secondary Raffle winner: Tim Merner of LDI color Toolbox

GUEST SPEAKERS: None available
Spotlight speaker for March 14th, 2018
Joe Rebecky – Staples

At 1:32p.m. a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic and Phil Azzolino of Group Tours & Travel.

Lunch Payments in Advance

You asked... we answered.

Starting this month you can send payment in advance for your lunch at our monthly meeting. We've set this up as an easy to use form which allows you to select how many attendees you wish to pay for. We hope everyone finds this useful!

 April 2018
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES

Chamber Spotlight Speakers

Herman Zube - Staples Manager
Luis Rodriguez - Direct of the Butler Public Library

Herman Zube
Staples

Spoke about printing, promotions and tech services.

Staples
Phone:
973-248-1463
Address: 106 Rt. 23 North
Riverdale, NJ 07457
Website:
view website

Luis Rodriguez
Butler Public Library

Spoke about the free resources available to small businesses through the library.

Butler Public Library
Phone:
973-838-3262
Address: 1 Ace Road
Butler, NJ 07405
Website
:
view website

Next Meeting April 11, 2018!

Please join us Wednesday, April 11th at 11:45 pm at Lina's Restaurant for our monthly meeting.

This month we welcome spotlight speakers Greg Tonnon of Elite Financial, Beverly Sullivant of Reformed Church in Kinnelon, and Mel Sherif of Minuteman Press.

Every month we host a Meet & Greet prior to the start of the meeting which runs about 30 minutes. So the meeting will officially start at 12:15 pm.

We also encourage all of you to bring along your promotional items. We hope everyone utilizes our chamber to help create new opporunties for their own business!

Thank you for attending the March Meeting

Thanks to all our chamber members for attending the February meeting. We had a great turnout and would like to take a moment and thank all who attended. We want to also thank our Guest Speakers Luis Rodriguez from The Butler Public Library and Herman Zube of Staples.

Luis presented Gale Small Business builder and Reference USA now offered through libraries.

Herman presented the refocused electronics tech services and now offering business spotlights at Staples to help Cross promote.

Minutes - Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce

March 14 2018 | Lina’s Restaurant

In Attendance

Jamie Certosimo                       President                                  Route 46 Auto
Lisa Bendel                               Vice President                          Park Lane Jewelry
Matthew Jacobs                         Secretary      Innovation Fitness Solutions / Parisi Speed
Lina Pagliarulo                          Trustee                                     Lina’s Restaurant
Lucille Brule                              Trustee                                     Coldwell Banker
Gerald Vinci                              Trustee                                     Acu-Data
Vivian Vinci                                                                                 Acu-Data
Ken Ginefra                                                                               GCS
Denise Brewster                        Trustee                                 Bloomingdale Chiropractic
John Walters                                                                             All Professional Realty
Mel Sherif                                                                                 Minuteman Press
Beverly Sullivant                                                                 Reformed Church In Kinnelon
Tim Merner                                                                        LDI Color Toolbox
Peg Denequolo                                                                         Lakeland Bank
Carianne Reeber                                                                       Lakeland Bank
Roger Fields                                                                              All Professional Realty
Gisell Martin                                                                              Bloomingdale Health center
Carl Holzwanth                                                                          Lets Talk Wireless
Rowdy Polo                                                                              Smoke Rise Village Inn
Stu Feldman                                                                             Techhoma computers
Pastor Chuck                                                                            B.C.O.N
Pete Bremy                                                                               B.C.O.N.
Jane D’Anthony                                                                        Weichert
Herman Zube                                                                            Staples
David Donnamaria                                                                     Dynamic Audio and Video
Joan Fields                                                                               All Professional Realty
Sal Pagliarulo                                                                            Lina’s Resturant
Greg Tonnon                                                                             Elite Financial
Luis Rodriguez                                                                          Butler Public Library

GENERAL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 12:20 PM by Jamie Certosimo of Aamco Transmissions with a salute to the flag.

The Tri-Boro Area Chamber Of Commerce Purpose was read by Peg Denequolo of Lakeland Bank

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS AND INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP (NONE)

APPROVAL OF February 14th, 2018 MINUTES

A motion to approve the minutes was made by Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic and 2nd by Joan Fields of All Professional Realty.

TREASURER’S REPORT – Gerald Vinci - Acu-Data

  1. CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE =  $  5,101.92
  2. PAY PAL ACCOUNT = $ 1,080.87    
  3. TOTAL = $ 6,182.79

BILLS TO BE PAID

  1.  Bloomingdale Post Office box - $88.00

A motion to approve the minutes was made by Vivian Vinci of Acu-Data and 2nd by Jaime Certosimo Rt. 46 Nissan.

Next month the spotlight speakers will be: Beverly Sullivant of The Reformed Church of Kinnelon

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Updated Member to member discounts
  2. Member give away update:  Matthew Jacobs of Innovation Fitness Solutions Raffled 2 Private training sessions - Winner Tim Merner of L.D.I., No current updates.
  3. New Member to Member give away: Lisa Bendell of Park Lane Jewelry giving away a Jewelry basket.
  4. Update Promotional Items as requested by Jaime Certosimo of Route 46 Nissan.
  5. Scholarship raffle

OLD BUSINESS
None

GUEST SPEAKER
Herman Zube of Staples presented the refocused electronics tech services and now offering business spotlights at Staples to help Cross promote.
Luis Rodriguez of Butler Public Library presented Gale Small Business builder and Reference USA now offered through libraries.
NEXT MONTHS SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS
Greg Tonnon of Elite Financial
Beverly Sullivant of Reformed Church In Kinnelon
Mel Sherif of Minuteman Press

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER
Peggy Denequolo - Lakeland Bank
MEMBER TO MEMBER RAFFLE WINNER
Gisell Martin - Bloomingdale Health Center

 A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Denise Brewster Bloomingdale Chiropractic and 2nd by Beverly Sullivant of Reformed Church In Kinnelon

Lunch Payments in Advance

You asked... we answered.

Starting this month you can send payment in advance for your lunch at our monthly meeting. We've set this up as an easy to use form which allows you to select how many attendees you wish to pay for. We hope everyone finds this useful!

 May 2018
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES

Chamber Spotlight Speakers

Beverly Sullivant - Pastor - Reformed Church of Kinnelon
Greg Tonnon - Elite Financial Services Mel Sharif - Minuteman Press

Beverly Sullivant
Reformed Church in Kinnelon

Talked about the programs for children with special needs offered at the church.

Reformed Church in Kinnelon
Phone:
973-838-3113
Address: 155 Kinnelon Road
Kinnelon, NJ 07405
Website:
view website

Greg Tonnon
Elite Financial Services

Discussed many of the benefit plans available to employers for their employees, Health insurance, dental coverage, 401K, etc.

Elite FInancial Services
Phone:
201-825-6155
Address: 115 Franklin Turnpike, #369 Mahwah, NJ 07430
Website
:
view website

Mel Sherif
Minute Man Press

Gave an overview of all the printing services available

Minute Man Press
Phone:
973-206-9313
Address: 54 Main St. Bloomingdale, NJ 07403
Website:
view website

Next Meeting May 9, 2018!

Please join us Wednesday, May 9th at 11:45 pm at Lina's Restaurant for our monthly meeting.

This month we welcome spotlight speakers Kenneth Bagner & Mariana Moghadam from Sobel & Co. who will present a Tax Bill Workshop.

We will also have our raffle drawing and will be talking about our upcoming luncheon on June 13 when we welcome our scholarship recipients to talk briefly about their plans for the future.

Every month we host a Meet & Greet prior to the start of the meeting which runs about 30 minutes. So the meeting will officially start at 12:15 pm.

We also encourage all of you to bring along your promotional items. We hope everyone utilizes our chamber to help create new opporunties for their own business!

Thank you for attending the April Meeting

Thanks to all our chamber members for attending the April meeting. We had a great turnout and would like to take a moment and thank all who attended. We want to also thank our Spotlight Speakers Beverly Sullivant of Reformed Church in Kinnelon, Greg Tonnon of Elite Financial Services, and Mel Sharif of Minute Man Press.

Beverly discussed 10a.m. Worship on Sundays, Bible studies and Mission trips as well as Precious Playtime once a month for families with disabilities.

Greg talked about Benefit plans to employers for employees, health, 401K, dental, etc.

Mel spoke about print and design cards, folders, stamps and will help with small orders as well.

Minutes - Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce

April 11th 2018 | Lina’s Restaurant

In Attendance

Jamie Certosimo                       President                              Cloud Canine
Lisa Bendel                               Vice President                      Park Lane Jewelry       
Bill Stanton                               Treasurer                               Columbia Bank
Matt Jacobs                              Secretary                              Innovation Fitness Solutions
Lina Pagliarulo                          Trustee                                  Lina’s Restaurant
Lucille Brule                              Trustee                                 Coldwell Banker
Jerry Vinci                                 Trustee                                 Acu-Data Business Products
Denise Brewster                        Trustee                               Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Vivian Vinci                                                                           Acu-Data Business Products
Peter Bremy                                                                         Butler Community Church
Benjamin Stark                                                                    TJP Wealth Solutions
George Verile                                                                      Only the Best Carpet Cleaning
Peg Denequolo                                                                     Lakeland Bank
Stu Feldman                                                                         TechHoma LLC
John Walters                                                                         All Professional Realty
Greg Tonnon                                                                          Elite Financial
Ken Ginefra                                                                           GCS Consultants
John Tully                                                                              Delta Strategic
Pastor Chuck                                                                         Butler Church of the Nazarene
Mel Sherif                                                                               Minuteman Press
Kyle Barker                                                                             Minuteman Press
Heather McManus                                                                  Artistry Interiors
Carianne Reeber                                                                    Lakeland Bank
Yvette Irving                                                                           Allstate
Betsy Cavagnaro                                                                    TerroConnor Realtors
Pam Bronander                                                                      K.M.C. Mechanical
Beverly Sullivant                                                                    Reformed Church in Kinnelon

GENERAL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 12:20 p.m. by Lisa Bendel of Park Lane Jewelry with a salute to the flag.
The Tri-Boro Area Chamber Of Commerce Purpose was read.
ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS AND INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP

  • N/A

A motion to approve the March 14th, 2018 minutes was made by Ben Stark of TJP Wealth Solutions and Beverly Sullivant of The Reformed Church in Kinnelon.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Member to member discounts
  • Salem Biz Breakfast
  • West Milford Chamber of Commerce Mixer

NEW BUSINESS

  • Member to member discount updated
  • New member contest for 2018
  • Wine tasting at Gary’s wine as a charity for the Chamber - Ken Ginefra of GCS Consultants  
  • Scholarship Raffle update - Gerald Vinci of Acu-Data

TREASURER’S REPORT

Treasurer, Bill Stanton

  • CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE =  $  5,649.92
  • PAY PAL ACCOUNT =  $ 1,591.25
  • TOTAL = $ 7,241.17

BILLS TO BE PAID

  • Raffle Printing - $60

A motion for bills to be paid was made by Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker and Lina Pagliarulo of Lina’s Restaurant.
COMMITTEE REPORT -  None Available
SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS

  • Greg Tonnon of Elite Financial – Benefit plans to employers for employees, health, 401K, dental, etc.
  • Beverly Sullivant of The Reformed Church in Kinnelon - 10a.m. Worship on Sundays, Bible studies and Mission trips as well as Precious Playtime once a month for families with disabilities.
  • Mel Sherif of Minuteman Press - Print and design cards, folders, stamps and will help with small orders as well.

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER:
Pastor Chuck of the Church of the Nazarene - $52


Member to member raffle winner
Pam Bronander K.M.C Mechanical - Won $50 off computer repair from Techoma LLC
SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS FOR MAY MEETING

  • John Tully of Delta Strategic Marketing

 At 2:00p.m.a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic and Vivian Vinci of Acu-data.

Lunch Payments in Advance

You asked... we answered.

Starting this month you can send payment in advance for your lunch at our monthly meeting. We've set this up as an easy to use form which allows you to select how many attendees you wish to pay for. We hope everyone finds this useful!

 June 2018
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES

Chamber Spotlight Speakers

Mariana Moghadam - Sobel & Company Ken Bagner - Sobel & Company

Mariana Moghadam
Sobel & Company

Discussed the effect of the new tax bill on businesses.

Sobel & Company
Phone:
973-994-9494
Address: 293 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039
Website:
view website

Ken Bagner
Sobel & Company

Discussed the effect of the new tax bill on businesses.

Sobel & Company
Phone:
973-994-9494
Address: 293 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039
Website:
view website

Next Meeting June 13, 2018!

Please join us Wednesday, June 13th at 11:45 pm at Lina's Restaurant for our monthly meeting.

This month we welcome our scholarship recipients and their families to attend our June meeting as our guests!

This is also our last chamber meeting before summer break so we will have our raffle drawing as well. Our fall session and first fall meeting will resume on September 12, 2018.

Every month we host a Meet & Greet prior to the start of the meeting which runs about 30 minutes. So the meeting will officially start at 12:15 pm.

We also encourage all of you to bring along your promotional items. We hope everyone utilizes our chamber to help create new opporunties for their own business!

Welcome New Chamber Members

Allstate Insurance - Yvette Irving
Franklin Lakes, NJ - view website

Thank you for attending the May Meeting

Thanks to all our chamber members for attending the May meeting. We had a great turnout and would like to take a moment and thank all who attended. We want to also thank our Spotlight Speakers Mariana Moghadam and Ken Bagner from Sobel & Company who discussed the effect of the new tax bill on businesses. .

Minutes - Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce

May 9th 2018 | Lina’s Restaurant

In Attendance

Jamie Certosimo                       President                                   Cloud Canine
Lisa Bendel                               Vice President                          Park Lane Jewelry       
Bill Stanton                               Treasurer                                  Columbia Bank
Matt Jacobs                              Secretary                                 Innovation Fitness Solutions
Lina Pagliarulo                          Trustee                                  Lina’s Restaurant
Lucille Brule                              Trustee                                    Coldwell Banker
Jerry Vinci                                 Trustee                                    Acu-Data Products
Denise Brewster                        Trustee                                 Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Sal Pagliarulo                                                                            Lina’s Restuarant
Vivian Vinci                                                                                 Acu-Data Products
Peter Bremy                                                                             Butler Community Church
Benjamin Stark                                                                         TJP Wealth Solutions
Peg Denequolo                                                                       Lakeland Bank
Stu Feldman                                                                           TechHoma LLC
Joan Fields                                                                              All Professional Realty
Greg Tonnon                                                                            Elite Financial
Ken Ginefra                                                                             GCS Consultants
Mel Sherif                                                                                 Minuteman Press
Carianne Reeber                                                                      Lakeland Bank
Betsy Cavagnaro                                                                     Terri O’Connor Realtors
Pam Bronander                                                                         K.M.C. Mechanical
Herman Zube                                                                           Staples
Debbie Antonowich                                                                 Mary Kay Cosmetics
Gary Geresi                                                                               Assisting Hands
Matt Depoalera                                                                          D4 Properties LLC
David Donnamaria                                                                    Dynamic Audio and Video
Elisa DeChristina                                                                         Glow House Kids
Ken Bagner                                                                                 Sobel & Co.
Mariana Moghadan                                                                     Sobel & Co.
Gerald Deugin                                                                            Cornerstone Financial
Vince Conti                                                                                  Cornerstone Financial
George Mullen                                                                          Allstate

GENERAL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 12:20 p.m. by Lisa Bendel of Park Lane Jewelry with a salute to the flag.
The Tri-Boro Area Chamber Of Commerce Purpose was read.
ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS AND INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP

  1. Yvette Irving - Allstate Insurance

Motions to approve were made by Ken Ginefra of GCS Consultants and second by Joan Fields of All Professional Realty.
A motion to approve the April 11th, 2018 meeting was made by Carianne Reeber of Lakeland Bank and Lucile Brule of Coldwell Banker.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. N/A

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Member to member discount
  2. Scholarship Raffle update - Gerald Vinci of Acu-Data
  3. Raffle winners: 4th Matt Depoalera of D4 Properties - $125, 3rd and 2nd Peggy Denequolo of Lakeland Bank - $125 + $250, 1st Place Betsy Chandler of Terri’o Connor Realtors - $500

TREASURER’S REPORT

Treasurer, Bill Stanton

  1. CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE =  $  5,551.92
  2. PAY PAL ACCOUNT =  $ 2,122.93
  3. TOTAL = $ 7,674.85

BILLS TO BE PAID

  1. Annual domain name for website - $28.50

A motion for bills to be pad was made by Pam Bronander of K.M.C. Mechanical and Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic.

COMMITTEE REPORT -  N/A

GUEST SPEAKERS

  1. Kenneth Bagner and Mariana Moghadam of Sobel & Co. - Presentation on the new tax bill and the effect it has on business owners.

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER:

Greg Tonnon - Elite Financial

Member to member raffle winner

Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker - Won a free PC tune up from Ken Ginefra of GCS Consultants

SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS FOR June MEETING

N/A

 At 2:00p.m. a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Ben Stark of TJP Wealth Solutions and Vivian Vinci of Acu-Data.

Lunch Payments in Advance

You asked... we answered.

Starting this month you can send payment in advance for your lunch at our monthly meeting. We've set this up as an easy to use form which allows you to select how many attendees you wish to pay for. We hope everyone finds this useful!

 July 2018

 

Summer Recess

 

 August 2018

 

Summer Recess

 

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