Minutes of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce
At Lina’s Restaurant | January 11, 2017 | In Attendance
Jamie Certosimo President Aamco Transmissions
Lisa Bendel Vice President Park Lane Jewelry
Bill Stanton Treasurer Columbia Bank
Lucille Brule Trustee Coldwell Banker
Lina Pagliarulo Trustee Lina’s Restaurant
Jim Murasko Trustee Allstate Insurance
Denise Brewster Trustee Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Jerry Vinci Acu-Data
Vivian Vinci Acu-Data
Beverly Sullivant Reformed Church in Kinnelon
Betsy Cavagnaro Terrie O’Connor
Matthew Jacobs Innovation Fitness Solutions
Donna Schwarz Treasure Hunt
Kenny Cordero Jimmy Geez North
Gary Geresi Assisting Hands
Larry Jacobs Money Mailer
George Verile Only The Best Carpet Cleaning
Stu Feldman Techhoma Computer Care
Elisa DiChristina GlowHouse Kids
Peggy Denequolo Lakeland Bank
Carianne Reeber Lakeland Bank
Alison Vanassa Young Living Essential Oil
GENERAL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 12:16 p.m. by Jamie Certosimo of Aamco Transmissions with a salute to the flag.
NEW ! DISCUSSION TOPIC – How do you get new customers?
Lisa Bendel of Park Lane Jewelry introduced a discussion topic for this month’s meeting. Members shared their methods for obtaining new clients.
Lisa asked members to submit discussion topics for future meetings.
ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS AND INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS
APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP
- Larry Jacobs – Money Mailer
- Peggy Denequolo – Lakeland Bank
A motion to accept new members was made by Jim Murasko of Allstate Insurance and 2nd by Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
NOMINATION OF NEW SECRETARY
Chamber president Jamie Certosimo of
Aamco Transmissions placed the name of Elisa DiChristina of Glowhouse Kids in nomination for chamber secretary. A motion to elect Elisa DiChristina was made by Jerry Vinci of Acu-Data and 2nd by Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic. Elisa was unanimously elected chamber secretary by the membership.
APPROVAL OF NOVEMBER 9, 2016 MINUTES
A motion to accept the minutes was made by Beverly Sullivant of The Reformed Church in Kinnelon and 2nd by Jim Murasko of Allstate Insurance.
TREASURER’S REPORT – Treasurer, Bill Stanton
Checking Account Balance $2,561.96
Pay Pal Account Balance $2,692.93
Motion to accept the treasurer’s report was made by Lisa Bendel of Park Lane Jewelry and 2nd by Lina Pagliarulo of Lina’s Restaurant
BILLS TO BE PAID
Quarterly Website Maintenance $220.00
Website Annual Fee $159.00
A motion to accept the treasurer’s report and pay the bills was made by Jim Murasko of Allstate Insurance and 2nd by Gary Geresi of Assisting Hands.
Jimmy Geez Sports Bar & Grill Multi-Chamber Mixer - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 – $20.00 Advanced registration, $25.00 at the door.
Dine to Donate at Jimmy Geez – Tuesday January 17 (all day event). Flyers were distributed to the members. Jimmy Geez will donate 10% of the bill with presentation of the flyer.
Bloomingdale Foundation For Literacy – The Bloomingdale Library notified the chamber that they will have a 50/50 raffle.
Tickets are $50.00. Only 200 will be sold.
Kenny Cordero of Jimmy Geez Sports Bar & Grill. Kenny talked about the dedication to great food and a friendly atmosphere at Jimmy Geez. A party room is available. Jimmy Geez has 2 locations: Oak Ridge & Haledon.
Matt Jacobs of Innovation Fitness Solutions Matt discussed their approach to “Wholisitic” health and wellness. Fitness programs are tailored for specific age groups. IFS offers private and group personal training, weight loss programs, lifestyle & nutrition coaching.
Next month’s spotlight speakers are Carianne Reeber of Lakeland Bank, Stu Feldman of techHHoma Computer Service, and Donna Schwarz of Treasure Hunt Consignment Shop.
50/50 RAFFLE WINNER: Lisa Bendel of Park Lane Jewelry
At 1:15 p.m. a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Beverly Sullivant of the Reformed Church in Kinnelon and 2nd by Denise Brewster of Bloomingdale Chiropractic.