Mark Your Calendar!
- CLICK HERE TO BE 2018 FALL FESTIVAL SPONSOR!
- April 26, 2018: New Members Breakfast, 7:30am
- May 8, 2018: Complimentary Networking at Ridgewood Savings Bank, 5:30pm
- May 16, 2018: Board Elections at Membership Meeting, Five Open Positions
- May 22, 2018: Women's Group Meeting, 6:00pm
- May 28, 2018: POB Memorial Day Parade
- June 20, 2018: Annual BBQ Lunch Membership Meeting, NOON
- June 28, 2018: Annual Golf Outing and Networking
Act Now For Best Value! Fall Festival 2018: New Sponsor and Advertising Opportunities
CLICK HERE FOR THE SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES. Early bird specials, FREE 2019 membership at EVERY sponsorship level, more promotional bang for your buck -- all available now, even earlier than last year! The 2018 Fall Festival on Sunday, September 30th is ramping up early to offer members more value, for more time, than ever before. Be a part of the POB Chamber's largest annual community event. REGISTER TODAY!
SNAP Hosts Networking Night at the Mid-Island Y
On March 14th, members came to network and nosh for a great cause, to support SNAP: Special Needs Autism Program, the POB Chamber's charity of choice this year. The Mid-Island Y JCC hosted the event and provided a delicious Chinese buffet. C2 Education's Kate Salvia presented SNAP co-founders Barbi Schwartzberg and Paige Bravin with a donation for $200 and several hundred dollars in raffle earnings were also gratefully accepted.Read more ...
Welcome New Members!
The POB Chamber warmly welcomed the following members in February 2018:
Iona Gar -- Talent Networks LLC
Akiva Shaprio, Esq -- Akiva Shapiro Law, PLLC
Kelly Bhatia and Raj Bhatia -- The UPS Store #3062
Chamber Helps SNAP Raise Awareness and Funds
For the fourth consecutive year, the POB Chamber has carefully selected a local charity to “adopt” forRead more ...
May 8, 2018: Complimentary Networking at Ridgewood Savings Bank, 5:30pm
You're invited! Open networking, refreshments, raffles and more at Ridgewood Savings Bank, Tuesday, May 8th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the Crossroads Shopping Center (near members La Piazza, Town Bagel and Catch the Wave) on Old Country Road in Plainview. Nibbles provided by Town Bagel. Raffles include a 50/50 and a MasterCard gift card. No RSVP required for this event. We hope to see you there!
May 16, 2018: Board Elections at Membership Meeting, Five Open Positions
CLICK THIS LINK TO PRINT OUT THE Nomination Application Our May meeting means board elections and a generous buffet breakfast provided by Somerset Gardens Senior Living in Plainview at 7:30am. It's an important gathering as a quorum is needed to hold successful elections. Please make every effort to attend. Read More for Election announcement and application form (deadline April 22nd).Read more ...
May 28, 2018: POB Memorial Day Parade
Donations are Needed! (Read More)
The Memorial Day Parade Committee and the POB Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors invite all members, their families and friends to take part in this important community event. We gather in the parking lot at 700 Old Country Road at 9:00am. (The Parade kicks off at 9:30am) The march heads down Old Country Road to the POB Town Park on Washington Avenue where a short ceremony will take place.Read more ...
June 28, 2018: Annual Golf Outing and Networking
Volunteers welcome: Committee meeting, April 20th, 9am at the CC
Join the POB and Westbury/Carle Place Chambers of Commerce at the Cold Spring Country Club on Thursday, June 28th for a day of golf, networking and more! A dinner-only option is available. Registration is limited to 40 golfers so please sign up early. Last year's event was a great success!
Bids for printing of materials are being accepted until March 1st.Read more ...
To Be Active, or Not to Be, That is the Question
There is a great debate and divide in our country over a myriad of issues: Republicans vs Democrats; Trump, for him or not; Russian Meddling in Elections; Gun Control, Taxes, Sexual Discrimination, Privacy, Gerrymandering, Whose Button is Bigger? etc. The list is endless and the debate is never-ending. Passions are inflamed and civility can be lost in the haze.
In today’s environment, based on my observation, more and more people are engaged. People are taking an interest. People advocate passionately for their view points. Engagement seems to be at peak levels with people