May 9 @ 6:00pm – Women of Excellence Dinner, 700 Davenport Ave, New Rochelle. Register: http://conta.cc/15gckkd
May 16 @ 11:30am – ActionCoach Business Seminar, Marriott Residence Inn, 35 Le Count Place, New Rochelle. Register: http://conta.cc/1889VaI
May 23 @ 6:00pm – Open Mic @ A Place 2 Go, 273 North Ave, New Rochelle
June 11 @ 11:30am – Problem Boards and Board Problems Lunch Seminar, New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Lane, New Rochelle
FEMA and SBA have extended their relief application deadline to February 28th, 2013. If you need to contact them, please follow the links provided for contact information and application forms.
Celebrate with us this year at On The Waterfront Restaurant
2 Pelham Road, New Rochelle, NY
$30.oo Future Members
Crudites and Buffet. Wine, beer and cash bar will be available for two hours.
Register here: http://conta.cc/RdlCb1
URGENT INFORMATION RELEASE
County Executive Rob Astorino has released notification that the President has declared Westchester a disaster area due to Hurricane Sandy making this region eligible for federal disaster aid. You can register online or by phone.
Those businesses within Westchester County should register online with FEMA at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or call 1 800-621–FEMA (3362), as quickly as possible. President Obama has directed the Small Business Administration to expedite relief assistance. Financial assistance includes:
1. Loans up to $2 million to repair disaster damage or destroyed real estate, machinery, equipment, inventory and other real estate assets. Financial assistance in combination with property loss, cannot exceed $2 million;
2. Small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, and many not-for-profit organizations are eligible for the Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster (SBA) Loans which provide working capital assistance;
3. Interest rates for not-for-profit organizations are three (3%) percent and four (4%) percent for businesses, both with terms up to 30 years;
4. Applicants may apply online using the electronic loan application via the Small Business Administration website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov.ela.
5. The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is
December 31, 2012; the deadline to return economic injury applications is July 31, 2013.
The Chamber of Commerce remains committed to working with businesses and the not-for-profit community in this recovery process. Additionally there are numerous banks and lenders that are working with the SBA and SBDC to get loans to you as quickly as possible to ensure that your business gets up and running post haste. Please contact the Chamber at (914) 632-5700 for additional information. We will keep you posted as new information is received from both the government and member lending institutions.
The Leader in High-Tech Golf Instruction is having a 1 Year Anniversary Party in New Rochelle.
Join the Chamber of Commerce of New Rochelle and Mayor Noam Bramson on
Wednesday, October 24th at 5:00 PM at 130 Rhodes St., New Rochelle.
GolfTEC, the world leader in high-tech golf instruction,
is pleased to announce 1 Year Anniversary Party at their
New Rochelle location at 130 Rhodes Street on Wednesday, October 24th at 5:00 PM.
GolfTEC teaches more than 20% of US golf lessons annually and has Improvement Centers located in almost all major US cities, Mexico and Canada.
GolfTEC is the only golf instruction company that utilizes the five factors needed for lasting golf improvement:
Fact-based Diagnosis, Sequential Lessons, Video-based Practice, Advanced Retention Tools, and Precision-matched Clubs.
The GolfTEC Proven Path has helped golfers of all ages and ability levels play better, more rewarding golf.
Here are some dates for you to take note of:
- September 18 @ 3pm: We gather to show support to one of our newest members, Planet Wings, at their ribbon cutting ceremony. Join us, along with Mayor Noam Bramson, as we help welcome this new eatery located at 134 North Ave.
- New Rochelle Arts Fest is this weekend! September 22 & 23. Follow this link for a complete listing of venues and performances: www.newrochellearts.org
- Chamber Chat on WVOX: October 10 @10am. Jennifer Flowers, President and Owner at Accreditation Guru, is on. www.AccreditationGuru.com If you would like to join us for one of our shows, call us at 914-632-5700 to set a date.
- Young Professionals of Southern Westchester: October 18 Our second seminar/networking event on Social Media takes place at NoMa Social in Radisson Hotel. Details to follow!
- Our 49th Annual Thanksgiving Parade takes place November 17! Our planning committee is already in motion!
Hope to see you there!
Webster Bank Cordially Invites New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Members to a Special Event
“Commercial Real Estate Financing for Property Owners and Investors”
Please join us for a panel discussion focusing on Commercial Real Estate lending.
Find out how your clients can take advantage of
today’s competitive rates to purchase, improve and refinance
owner-occupied and rental properties of all types.
Master of Ceremonies:
Brendan Sachtjen, Regional President
John Guy, Director of Business & Professional Banking
Eli Gordon, Executive Director, New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce
Robert F. Polito Jr., SVP Government Guaranteed Lending
John Baker, Regional Manager Business & Professional Banking
Frank Celentano, SVP, Business & Professional Banking
Marriott Residence Inn,
35 LeCount Place, 6th Floor
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Thursday, September 13, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Please RSVP to Roseanna Power at 914-298-2580
firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, September 6, 2012
Breakfast will be served.
Space is limited,
so please reserve your seat today!
Webster Bank, N.A.
We have a couple of upcoming events:
June 6: Board of Directors Installation Ceremony and BBQ at Five Islands Park
June 14: Young Professionals of Southern Westchester Networking Night at Residence Inn by Marriott
We are looking forward to a fun and exciting night of networking and races, tomorrow night, 530pm @ Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway. Hope to you see you there!
Here are some dates you will want to put on your calendar:
January 25 @10am: Chamber Chat w/new member, Blackboard Pizza! Live Stream WVOX.
January 31 @ 530pm: Business After Business Joint Networking Event with The Business Council of Westchester @ Empire City Casino Yonkers Raceway.
February 8 @ 830am: Lenders Forum Panel Discussion with Laurence Gottlieb, Director of Economic Development for Westchester County as moderator. A free seminar hosted by the Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Webster Bank, CCR, NYS EDC, SEEDCO, KeyBank, and the Small Business Development Center at the New Rochelle Public Library.
February 16 @ 6pm: General Membership Meeting at the Davenport Club.
March 1 @ 6pm: Mayor Noam Bramson delivers the annual State of the City Address.
The Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Directors is wishing all a very Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!
NOVEMBER 10: Women of Excellence Dinner @ Beckwith Pointe, 6pm, $75/pp
NOVEMBER 19: Thanksgiving Parade, Starts at Eastchester Rd & North Ave, 10am
DECEMBER 1: Holiday Lighting @ Memorial Plaza, 5pm
DECEMBER 1: Chamber Holiday Party shortly after Holiday Lighting, location and time TBA
***There will be a networking event at the end of October. Date, time and location will be posted as soon as possible***
To register please follow this link: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=akhj9deab&oeidk=a07e42xsveya161683f
Join Us at the Chamber of Commerce of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Rotary Club Dinner with County Exec. Rob Astorino on Jan. 19th
REGISTER NOW: Event Web Page
On January 19, 2011 County Executive Robert P. Astorino will give an overview of his first year in office, talking about his three-pronged effort to provide tax relief, maintain essential services and promote economic growth, while looking ahead to the challenges and opportunities in store for 2011.
He will also talk about the county’s efforts to tout itself as the region’s “intellectual capital” and promote Westchester as the place to do business.
The Chamber of Commerce of New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Rotary Club will host the event at the Davenport Club, 400 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle. There will be a Cocktail Hour from 6:00 to 7:00 PM with dinner starting at 7:00 PM.
The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1922, is committed to advancing the concerns of the New Rochelle business community and the economic vitality of the city. It provides a variety of services to its members and is an active participant in governmental affairs. The Chamber works closely with the city of New Rochelle and the Business Improvement District (BID) to promote economic development and market assets of New Rochelle. Members are encouraged to participate.
The Chamber lobbies actively on behalf of the businesses it represents to ensure that New Rochelle provide a favorable environment in which to operate a business or profession. Our numerous events have enhanced city life for many years.
The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
Rotary International recognizes the value of diversity within individual clubs. Rotary encourages clubs to assess those in their communities who are eligible for membership, under existing membership guidelines, and to endeavor to include the appropriate range of individuals in their clubs. A club that reflects its community with regard to professional and business classification, gender, age, religion, and ethnicity is a club with the key to its future.
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