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 January 2019
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES

Next Meeting January 9, 2019!

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

We are looking forward to another productive meeting this month.

This month we welcome borough police chiefs Joseph Borell (Bloomingdale), Ciro Chimento (Butler), John Schwartz (Kinnelon), Kevin Smith (Riverdale).

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

Castelli's Pizza Kitchen - Nick Castelli
Butler, NJ - view website

Blue Star Mothers of Northern New Jersey-NJ6 - Tricia Strasser
Oak Ridge, NJ

Rainbow International of Ringwood - Joe Kaytes
Ringwood, NJ - view website

Thank you for attending the December Meeting!

We had a great turnout for our Holiday Luncheon and want to wish all of you a Happy New Year. Thank you for your continued support and involvement in the Triboro Area Chamber of Commerce!

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 2019
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES

Next Meeting February 13, 2019!

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

We are looking forward to another productive meeting this month.

This month we welcome our chamber member spotlight speakers:

  • Lucille Brule - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  • Dr. Robert Rosania - Cornerstone Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
  • Pam Stevens - Treasure Hunt Consignment Shop

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

The Butler Hair Salon & Spa - Cristina Emiliano
Butler, NJ - view website

Butler Public School District - Dr. Daniel Johnson
Butler, NJ - view website

Security System Solutions, LLC - Rick Mingeram
Bloomingdale, NJ - view website

Central Shippee, Inc. - Eric Hubner
Bloomingdale, NJ - view website

New York Life - Anthony Mazzella
Pompton Lakes, NJ

Let's Think Wireless - Carl Holzwarth
Pine Brook, NJ - view website

Bond Street Mortgage LLC - Jason Atchison
Paramus, NJ - view website

Wine Tasting / Business Card Mixer

Please join us Tuesday, March 19 from 5:30 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)

Thank you for attending the January 2019 Meeting!

Huge thank you to our Borough Police Chiefs for their presentation on the ramifications of legalization of marijuana in New Jersey.

The police chiefs (L-R)   John Schwartz,Kinnelon, Ciro Chimento, Butler, Joe Borell, Bloomingdale, Kevin Smith, Riverdale

The police chiefs (L-R) John Schwartz,Kinnelon, Ciro Chimento, Butler, Joe Borell, Bloomingdale, Kevin Smith, Riverdale

Minutes - Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce

January, 9 2019 | Lina’s Restaurant

In Attendance

Jamie Certosimo          President         Cloud Canine
Lisa Bendel      Vice President Park Lane Jewelry
Benjamin Stark Secretary         TJP Wealth Solutions
Lina Pagliarulo Trustee Lina’s Restaurant
Lucille Brule     Trustee Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Gerald Vinci     Trustee Acu-Data Business Products, Inc.
Ken Ginefra     Trustee GCS Consultants
Liz Johnson                                                                               Always Best Care
Gary Garesi                 Assisting Hands
Heather McManus                   Artistry Interiors LLC
Greg Tonnon               Elite Financial Services
Sal Pagliarulo              Lina’s Restaurant
Mel Sherif                   Minuteman Press
Beverly Sullivant                     Reformed Church in Kinnelon
Patti Perugino             Bloomingdale Public Library
Dr. Robert Rosania                 Cornerstone Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
Pastor Chuck Corrandino                   Butler Church of the Nazarene
Liz Johnson                 Always Best Care Senior Services
Phil Azzolino               Group Tours & Travel LLC
Patty Sassone                                                                        Holistic Harmony LLC
James LaSala             James LaSala Esq.
James Garruto                        Jimmy Geez Sports Bar & Grill
Pamela Bronander                  KMC Mechanic Inc.
John Tully                   Delta Strategic Marketing
David Donnamaria                  Dynamic Audio
Elisa Di Christina                    Glowhouse Kids
Carianne Reeber                    Lakeland Bank (Bloomingdale)
Peggy Denequolo                                                                  Lakeland Bank (Butler)
Carl Holzwarth                                                                        Let’s Think Wireless
George Verile              Only the Best Carpet Care
Todd Soltesz               Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home
Anthony Mazzella                   New York Life
Brianna Wiggins                                                                    Paychex
Joseph Kaytes                                                                       Rainbow International of Ringwood
Rick Mingeram                                                                      Security Systems Solutions LLC
Elyse Williams                                                                       Security Systems Solutions LLC
Cristina Emiliano                                                                   The Butler Hair Salon & Spa
Pam Stevens                                                                         Treasure Hunt Consignment
Barbara Licitra                                                                       Bloomingdale Public Library
Barbara Garruto                                                                    Jimmy Geez Sports Bar & Grill
Michelle Bardgett                                                                  Paychex                                 

GENERAL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 12:15 pm by President Jamie Certosimo, Cloud Canine with a salute to the flag.

ROLL CALL AND INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS AND GUESTS

INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS

  1. Bond Street Mortgage LLC (Paramus) – Jason Atchinson
  2. Butler Public Schools – Dr. Daniel Johnson
  3. Central Shippee. Inc. (Bloomingdale) – Eric Hubner
  4. Let’s Think Wireless (Pinebrook) – Carl Holzwarth
  5. New York Life (Pompton Lakes) – Anthony Mazzella
  6. Security Systems Solutions Inc. (Bloomingdale) – Rick Mingeram
  7. The Butler Hair Salon – Cristina Emiliano

A motion to accept the new members was made by Lucille Brule, Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Phil Azzolino, Group Tours & Travel

APPROVAL OF MINUTES NOVEMBER 14, 2018
A motion to approve the October 10 minutes was made by Beverly Sullivant, Reformed Church in Kinnelon and 2nd by Gary Garesi, Assisting Hands.

TREASURER’S REPORT
1. Checking Account Balance: $ 2,331.14
2. Paypal Account: $5,650.43
TOTAL: $7,981.57

BILLS AND COMMUNICATIONS

BILLS

  1. Vinci Digital Marketing $150 Annual Web Site Hosting
  2. Vinci Digital Marketing $150 per month for web site…yearly
  3. Acu-Data Business Products $60 printing fee for updated business cards
  4. Tri-Boro 1st aid squad fundraiser match $1,250 (total $2,500)
  5. Raffle permit fee for the state of NJ $20

A motion to approve the bills was made by Lucille Brule, Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Mel Sharif, Minuteman Press

COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Welcome Committee – Lisa oversees welcoming new members, replacing Sal of Lina’s. Jamie requested this be open to all members to collectively welcome guests and new members.
  2. There will be 3 spotlight speakers for next month
  3. If members would like to join the Facebook group they can get in touch with Lisa Bendel
  4. Member to Member Discounts- Members who wish to give discounts to chamber members or change discounts should send their requests to the chamber email info@triborochamber.org.
  5. Jamie announced that all items on the promo table at Lina’s are free. You do not need to pay to put your items on the table.
  6. Ken Ginefra won the membership contest and the prize of free membership for a year.
  7. Membership applications are now available online at www.triborochamber.org
  8. The chamber website can also update member information if you go online and want to change any information about how to be reached.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. Program Committee - Peggy and Carianne are looking to have a gentleman named Charlie come in March and discuss how to enhance your business. In May they are looking to have a speaker come from the Morris County Chamber of Commerce.
  2. Fundraising & Networking – Ken is looking to set up another Smoke Rise event in September along with a Fundraising event in October. Ken also wants to set up another Gary’s Wine event in March. Dates to follow.
  3. Advertising – Mel Sharif is working on ideas to better promote the chamber and each member business in addition to the existing mailer he sends out. Please contact Mel for more information.

CHAMBER MEMBER SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS
None this month, we had the police chiefs come in and discuss ramifications of legalization of marijuana in NJ.                                   
50/50 RAFFLE WINNER: George Verile, Only the Best Carpet Care and Patty Sassone, Holistic Harmony

ADJOURNMENT – At 1:50 pm a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Lucille Brule, Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Pam Stevens, Treasure Hunt Consignment

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 2019
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES
Pam Stevens - Treasure Hunt Cosnignment Shop
Dr. Robert Rosania - Cornerstone Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
Lucille Brule - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Pam Stevens
Treasure Hunt Consignment Shop

Stated she will accept almost any item in her store and the split Is typically 50/50. She normally holds items for 90 days, but can be flexible depending upon the situation.

Treasure Hunt Consignment Shop
Phone:
973-838-9088
Address: 25 Main Street
Bloomingdale, NJ 07403
Website
:
view website

Dr. Robert Rosania
Cornerstone Chiropractic & Rehabilitation

Discussed the nervous system and how chiropractic care can keep the body functioning properly.

Cornerstone Chiropractice & Rehabilitation
Phone:
973-831-1100
Address: 7 Newark Pompton Turnpike
Riverdale, NJ 07457
Website
:
view website

Lucille Brulé
Coldwell Banker

Discussed dual agency and the things to look out for when working with real estate companies with prospective conflicts of interest.

Coldwell Banker
Phone:
973-283-7767
Address: 1450 Rt. 23 North
Butler, NJ 07405
Website
:
view website

Next Meeting March 13, 2019!

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

We are looking forward to another productive meeting this month.

This month we welcome our guest speaker Jim Charette - Kitchen Sink Coaching For over 20 years KSC has been assisting business professionals in developing new business opportunities.

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

Wendy's - Lenfam Management Co - Sam
Butler, NJ - view website

Magic Cleaning Concepts, LLC - Ron Denequolo
Pequannock, NJ - view website

Mikulik Lawn and Landscape, LLC - John Mikulik
Vernon, NJ - view website

Bulldog Tattoo - Kathryn O'Neill
Butler, NJ - view website

Wine Tasting / Business Card Mixer

Please join us Tuesday, March 19 from 5:30 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)

Minutes - Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce

February, 13 2019 | Lina’s Restaurant

In Attendance

Jamie Certosimo          President         Cloud Canine
Lisa Bendel      Vice President Park Lane Jewelry
Benjamin Stark Secretary         TJP Wealth Solutions
Lina Pagliarulo Trustee Lina’s Restaurant
Lucille Brule     Trustee Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Gerald Vinci     Trustee Acu-Data Business Products, Inc.
Ken Ginefra     Trustee GCS Consultants
Vivian Vinci                                                                                Acu-Data Business Products, Inc.
Gary Garesi                 Assisting Hands
Mel Sherif                   Minuteman Press
Dr. Robert Rosania                 Cornerstone Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
Pastor Chuch Corrandino                   Butler Church of the Nazarene
Liz Johnson                 Always Best Care Senior Services
Patty Sassone                                                                        Holistic Harmony LLC
John Tully                   Delta Strategic Marketing
Elisa Di Christina                    Glowhouse Kids
George Verile              Only the Best Carpet Care
Todd Soltesz               Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home
Anthony Mazzella                   New York Life
Joseph Kaytes                                                                       Rainbow International of Ringwood
Rick Mingeram                                                                      Security Systems Solutions LLC
Pam Stevens                                                                         Treasure Hunt Consignment
Eric Hubner                                                                            Central Shippee Inc
Melissa D.                                                                               Cloud Canine 
Pam Slater                                                                              Family Carpets
Dan Gallagher                                                                         Gallagher & Associates
Jean A.                                                                                    Innovation Fitness Solutions
Debbie Antonowich                                                                 Mary Kay Cosmetics
Larry Jacobs                                                                           Money Mailer
John Mikulik                                                                            Mikulik Lawn and Landscape, LLC
Kim Caputo                                                                             Smoke Rise Village Inn
Robert Bura                                                                            Metro Public Adjustment
Katy O’Neill                                                                             Bulldog Tattoo
Yisell Martin                                                                            The Bloomigdale Health Care Center

Jameen Radams                    JAR Financial Services LLC                    

GENERAL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 12:17 pm by President Jamie Certosimo, Cloud Canine with a salute to the flag.

ROLL CALL AND INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS AND GUESTS

INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS

  1. Bulldog Tattoo:  Kathryn O’Neal
  2. Magic Cleaning Concepts, LLC: Ron Denequolo
  3. Mikulik Lawn and Landscape: John Mikulik
  4. Safeway Van Lines: Jeff Fogarty
  5. Wendy’s Restaurant Butler

A motion to accept the new members was made by Lucille Brule, Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Lina Pagliarulo, Lina’s Restaurant

APPROVAL OF MINUTES JANUARY 9, 2019
A motion to approve the October 10 minutes was made by Todd Soltesz, Stickle-Solterz Funeral Home and 2nd by Gary Garesi, Assisting Hands.

TREASURER’S REPORT
1. Checking Account Balance: $4,914.87
2. Paypal Account: $3,322.64
TOTAL: $8,237.12

BILLS AND COMMUNICATION
NO BILLS TO PAY THIS MONTH
A motion to approve the bills was made by Lucille Brule, Coldwell Banker and 2nd by Mel Sharif, Minuteman Press

COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Welcome Committee – Lisa oversees welcoming new members, replacing Sal of Lina’s. Jamie requested this be open to all members to collectively welcome guests and new members.
  2. If members would like to join the Facebook group they can get in touch with Lisa Bendel
  3. Member to Member Discounts- Members who wish to give discounts to chamber members or change discounts should send their requests to the chamber email info@triborochamber.org.
  4. Jamie announced that all items on the promo table at Lina’s are free. You do not need to pay to put your items on the table.
  5. Next month will be the guest speaker Jim Charette with Kitchen Sink Coaching.
  6. Membership applications are now available online at www.triborochamber.org
  7. The chamber website can also update member information if you go online and want to change any information about how to be reached.
  8. Reminder, Smiley Face tags mean new members and “I am a Guest” means they are guests! Please reach out to all new members and guests to welcome them into the chamber.
  9. The membership contest is now in full force. For the member that gets the most referrals who sign up to join the chamber, the chamber will pay for that member’s fee for the year!
  10. The grand opening of The Butler Hair Salon owned by chamber member Cristina Emiliano took place so please ensure to spread the word or stop by for a fresh makeover.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. Fundraising & Networking – Ken is looking to set up another Smoke Rise event in September along with a Fundraising event in October. Ken also wants to set up another Gary’s Wine event in March. The Gary’s Wine event is set for Tuesday, March 9, 2019. It is from 5:30pm-8:00pm. $15 per person advance registration and $20 at the door. Address is Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, 1303 Route 23 North, Wayne, NJ 07470. Bring plenty of business cards, this event is open to anyone looking to network so please invite colleagues and friends! Especially from other chambers! Call Ken at 973-291-8048 ext. 102 for further questions.
  2. Scholarship – Jerry provides the chamber with some updates about the upcoming scholarship we provide to 4 students. He will begin looking for volunteer chamber members to review the application and essays as well as provide ticket books for sale which helps raise funds for the scholarships.
  3. Advertising – Advertising committee meeting took place right after the chamber meeting for those who had any additional questions or concerns.

CHAMBER MEMBER SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS

  1. Lucille Brule of Coldwell Banker discussed dual agency and the things to look out for when working with real estate companies with prospective conflicts of interest.
  2. Dr. Robert Rosania of Cornerstone Chiropractic & Rehabilitation discussed the nervous system and how chiropractic care can keep the body functioning properly.
  3. Pam Stevens of Treasure Hunt Consignment Shop stated she will accept almost any item in her store and the split Is typically 50/50. She normally holds items for 90 days, but can be flexible depending upon the situation.                 

50/50 RAFFLE WINNER: Ken Ginefra, GCS Consultants & Computer Repair Center

Reminder there will be a spotlight speaker next month and the giveaway gift by Dan Gallagher of Gallagher & Associates

ADJOURNMENT – At 1:24 pm a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by John Tully of Delta Strategic Marketing and 2nd by Jamie Certosimo, Cloud Canine.

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!

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