Mark Your Calendar!
- December 3, 2015: Holiday Party at Holiday Inn Plainview
- December 16, 2015: General Membership Meeting 7:45am
- December 18, 2015 5 pm - 9:30 pm Old Bethpage Village Candlelight Evening
- January 20, 2016: General Membership Meeting 7:45am
- January 26, 2016 6:00pm Multi-Chamber Networking
- Tuesday, February 11: Complimentary Paid-Up Membership Dinner
Member Events and MoreFREE Cancer Screening, Thursday, December 3rd: For Head and Neck Cancer at NS-LIJ Plainview Hospital. Basement Lecture Rooms A and B. Non-invasive screening by a Board Certified NS-LIJ ENT. Call 516-719-2418 to make your appointment.
Grand Opening, Friday, December 4th: Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology will celebrate the opening of its Levittown location. Please join them for cocktails and appetizers, and a tour of the state-of-the-art radiology facility. RSVP to Karin Casson 516-637-9531 or Karen Malamud at 631-579-2418. All are welcome!
Island Harvest Food Drive, through December 22nd. Sponsored by new member, James Funaro, Nationwide Agency. Drop off non-perishable food items to the Bethpage Professional Building, 4230 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 104. 9:00am to 5:00pm. Call 516-204-7223 for more information on suggested donation items.
Plainview Old-Bethpage Chamber of Commerce
Encourages the growth and development of its members
Provides a forum for Members to meet, discuss business ideas and opportunities
Enhances the well being of commerce, industry, education, artistic, and civic interests in the area
Undertakes an active leadership role in the community
Promotes business activities in the Plainview-Old Bethpage community
Represents and speaks on behalf of the business community
Infamous Day, Extraordinary OpportunitySeptember 11, 2001 is inarguably one of the darkest days in our nation's history. In 2016 we will mark the 15th anniversary of these senseless attacks. The Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce is planning to erect a memorial that will serve a dual purpose: to respect and honor the victims, and reaffirm our country's core values as a free and tolerant society.
The memorial will contain a precious piece of steel that was extricated from the World Trade Center site and donated to the Chamber. It will be located in one of the gardens at the POB Library on Old Country Road in Plainview.
The Board of Directors of the Chamber is calling upon members to have a special connection with the memorial right from the start: design proposals are being accepted now through February 1st. The memorial must be Read more ...
Welcome New Members: October 2015The POB COC welcomed the following new members in October 2015:
Chocolate Works Plainview, Leslie Elsner
Douglas Elliman Realty, Renee Cantos
Nationwide Insurance, James Funaro
Wells Fargo, Michael Natter
Chamber Embraces The Morgan CenterContinuing its commitment to community causes, the Chamber Board has chosen
The Morgan Center as its "adopted" charitable organization through September 2016. Last year the Chamber showcased the excellent work of The Compass Project, creating awareness and generating support for the organization at various events. While many worthwhile candidates were considered, The Morgan Center's unique mission resonated among board members.
Like many groundbreaking ideas, The Morgan Center was fueled by need and compassion. In 2000 Rod and Nancy Zuch's 2-year-old daughter, Morgan, (now 17) was diagnosed with leukemia. Like other children battling the disease Read more ...
December 3, 2015: Holiday Party at Holiday Inn PlainviewCelebrate the season with us! RSVP Here! Bring a guest or include your staff in our festivites from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. The evening at The Holiday Inn Plainview features a delicious buffet dinner, DJ and dancing, exciting raffle prizes (including a 50/50 with proceeds going to The Morgan Center) and creative fun with the Simon Elliot Events Selfie booth. To check it out, Click here. The cost is $50 for members; $60 for non-members. Includes wine and beer.
CLICK HERE TO RSVP!
To donate a raffle prize, contact Marcia Finkelstein at forsalebyMarcia@aol.com or 516-729-8550 or contact the Chamber directly email@example.com 516-937-5646
December 16, 2015: General Membership Meeting 7:45amAs the year winds down, join us at The Marriott Residence Inn Plainview at 7:45am for our final general membership meeting of 2015. The featured speaker from Alure Home Improvements will relate the company's journey from a small start-up to one of the area’s most respected home improvement businesses -- and their experience with ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The morning's agenda also Read more ...
The same can be said about our Chamber. Our growth has been phenomenal over the past four years, growing from 100 members to over 185 members. Tangible benefits of membership include custom pages on our website, valuable networking opportunities, business collaboration between members, promotion of members on the website and in the Herald, and a greater visibility on social media sites like Facebook. At our October Candidates' Meeting, a member came up to me and said, “You guys are doing a great job!” The member remarked