Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce

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Upcoming Events

Christmas in Eastchester-a day to “party hop”

Sunday, December 3, 2017

1-4 PM

Annual VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS PARTY

Hosted by the Eastchester Historical Society

WHERE….. Marble Schoolhouse,

Corner of California and New Rochelle Roads

 

2-4 PM

Santa Stop

Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce

                WHERE …… Gazebo Park

 

4:30  PM

Tree Lighting ceremony/Holiday Lights Celebration

Hosted by the Eastchester Beautification Committee

WHERE …… Memorial Park

 

Santa's stop in Eastchester will be held on December 3rd from 2 to 4 pm at the Gazebo area across the street from  Eastchester Town Hall. If you have any handouts which is appropriate for children, please bring them to the Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber office well in advance of December 1st so that we can put them in our give away bags. Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided to everybody who comes by.
Please welcome our newest Chamber member, Power Learning which is located at 273 Columbus Avenue, Tuckahoe which is in walking distance from Crestwood Railway Station. 914 - 337- 6357.  Their programs provide students, teachers, parent and administrators with specialized tools for individualized learning and whole group instruction
The Fountains at Riverview is our Chamber member which provides excellent assisted living care services. It offers varied floor plans, a calendar of interesting programs, plus top notch care tailored to each person's needs. It is located at One Rivervue Place in Tuckahoe not too far away from Tuckahoe Railway station.  914-768-6012.
Please welcome our new member Edward Jones at 109 Montgomery Avenue, Scarsdale 914-713-1216 Sara Scheff can assist you as your personal FInancial Advisor.

Chamber of Commerce Holiday Dinner will be on December 20th at Leewood Golf Club at 1 Leewood Drive in Eastchester. Cocktail starts from 6:30 pm and Dinner from 7:00 pm Please reserve your seat by calling Mariam Janusz at the Chamber of Commerce office (914) 779-7344 Cost is $35 per person. You can pay by Pay Pal ($38 per person).

December Holiday Dinner Party
Senior's Holiday Party for the Tuckahoe Senior Citizens will be held on December 21st at Fr. Fata hall at Assumption Church in Tuckahoe.
 

January General Meeting will be held at the Roma's Restaurant at 29 Columbus Avenue in Tuckahoe on January 8, 20918. Details to follow. Planned topic is "Relay for Life"

Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce will be organizing our 2nd Annual Health Fair in February 2018. The proceeds of this event will be contributed to the Scholarship Funds. Details of the dates and time  will be posted at a later date.

Person of the Year Award Party & 70th Anniversary of Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce Celebration will be held on April 12th (to be confirmed) at the Mulino's at Lake Isle in Eastchester. More Details to follow.

Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce is planning to make an opoly-style board game called Eastchester Tuckahoe-Opoly as part of our 70th anniversary of the Chamber of Commerce!  It will feature local businesses in Eastchester and Tuckahoe. More details will be provided in the future Chamber Newsletter so stay tuned. If you are interested in helping the committee, please contact Nicole Pushkal of Nicole Interior Designs Inc who is the Chairperson of the committee.

Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating our 70th anniversary during 2017-2018 term. If you have any interesting ideas that we can incorporate into our 70th anniversary celebration, please submit your ideas and recommendations to the Chamber.
The new term of the Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce will start from July 1st so please renew your Chamber membership by mailing your check to Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce office at 65 Main Street, Suite 202, Tuckahoe, NY 10707.
And please continue to encourage other local businesses in Eastchester and Tuckahoe to join our Chamber.  New member applications are available by
clicking here.
We now have Young Professional Committee chaired by Marie O'Connor of Nordic Cryotherapy. This new committee is for young business owners in Eastchester & Tuckahoe for networking and to grow their business. Please contact Marie at 914-771-9000 if you are interested in joining the
Young Professional Committee.

We now have Chamber logo T-Shirts for people who volunteer at our Chamber sponsored events. We have sizes in small, medium, large and X-Large while supplies last. So come and volunteer to help at our Chamber of Commerce sponsored events.
Are you opening your business in
Eastchester or Tuckahoe?
Join Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce and we will help you with your
ribbon cutting ceremony.

In the News

Check out the photos from this year's Santa Stop!


At our Chamber monthly dinner meeting on November 13th, Rev. John Arthur Nunes, PhD, the new President of Concordia College gave us an update on whats new at Concordia College. 

Incredible Hulk stopped by at the Eastchester Middle School (Middle School Gym) on October 29th to pose for photographs with the children who came to the "ragamuffins" party. Participants were treated to snacks provided by the Eastchester Little League, goodie bags and DJ dance party. Kathy Muscat, Elizabeth DeJesus, Margaret Colavita, Mariam Janusz and Paul Okura from the Chamber of Commerce were there to hand out give away bags from the Chamber members.
Lil Chameleon is a premier kid's resale boutique selling new and nearly-new size NB-14 clothes, books, toys and gear with the highest payout around. The store is located at 29 Elm Street, Tuckahoe and is open from 9:30 am to 6 pm. Also open on Saturday from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm. 914-346-5148.

Grand Opening and a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on October 28th with Tuckahoe's mayor, Steve Ecklond and the members of the Chamber. Great place to shop things for children at very reasonable price.

PANGO Pay by Phone Comes to Eastchester & Tuckahoe!

No change for the parking meter?  No problem!  Eastchester & Tuckahoe have partnered with Pango to offer a pay by phone option.  It's easy to set up an account: download the parking app on your smartphone and enter your vehicle(s) and credit card information one time only.  Whenever you park in Eastchester, or in Tuckahoe, simply open the app, choose your vehicle, enter your parking meter number and select the amount of time you want to park.  Once you hit start, you have paid by Pango

In addition to the Pango App customers can start/stop parking sessions in the following ways:

Web -  Go to www.myPango.com log into your account and start/stop parking sessions

Mobile Web – Go to www.myPango.com from your mobile device log into your account and start/stop sessions

IVR & Personal Assistance – Dial (877) myPango or 877-697-2646 and start/stop a parking session via automated Interactive Voice Recognition

Click here to access the Pango website.

On October 23rd, the New York Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville hosted our Chamber members to a special event to show case their new Cancer Center. The new facility is quite impressive and very conveniently located in walking distance from the Bronxville Railway station.

During the first week of October, our Chamber President, Paul Okura was part of Walk in US/ Talk on Japan tour of universities and high schools in New Jersey and New York. Made presentations at Princeton University, Seton Hall University, Mercer College and other institutions to foster better relationship between Japan and the United States.

4th Annual Eastchester 5 K run was held on September 24th at Eastchester Town Hall. The proceeds from this year's race were donated to the Eastchester Historical Society and the Tuckahoe/Eastchester Girl Scouts. Over 900 runners crossed the finish line. Our Board member, Judy Fix at Cornell's Hardware helped as part of the organizing committee.

Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce kicked off our 2017-2018 season with our General Meeting which was held at Angelina's in Tuckahoe on September 18th.  Our guest speaker was Minue Yoshida, a motivational, sales, Training, business coach/speaker. She helps business owners and leaders grow their business and improve their leadership skills.
Please welcome our newest Chamber member Dr. Joshua Davis of Metro Dental which had its Ribbon Cutting ceremony on 9/16 (Saturday) . The address of the new dental office is 300 Columbus Avenue next to Lola NY and Chocolate Box Cafe which are all our Chamber members. Metro Dental is across from Crestwood Railway Station. 914-533-4200.  Dr. Joshua David will help you keep your dazzling smile.
Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce sponsored  Summer Concert for everyone on July 26th at Lake Isle Country Club in Eastchester. The event was well attended with many dancing to every one's favorite band, FDR Drive. Great band, great venue and perfect weather.

In June, the Chamber had our annual scholarship dinner at Mickey Spillane's restaurant in Eastcheter. Thanks to the Scholarship Committee headed by Amanda Saraceno from Keller Williams, our Chamber was able to award $2,000 scholarship money each to Madison Santoro from Eastchester High School and James Rockhill  from Tuckahoe High School. Congratulations to both graduating seniors. The photographs is of both students congratulated by Mayor Steve Ecklond of Village of Tuckahoe.  The Chamber also would like to recognize and thank Yoga Heaven, Pilates Unleashed and I Train with Juan for running the Health Fair which also helped to raise scholarship funds. Thank you to all the generous donors!!

Lola NY, a women's boutique opened at 300 Columbus Avenue in Tuckahoe.  Lola NY joined our Chamber of Commerce and had its ribbon cutting ceremony / grand opening party on June 9th. The mayor of Tuckahoe, Steve Ecklond was on hand as well as Chamber of Commerce members to celebrate the well attended event. Lola NY is right next to The Chocolate Box Cafe which is also our Chamber of Commerce member. They are both conveniently located across from Crestwood Railway station. Please welcome Denise Elias and Dawn Pasacreta who are the co-partners of Lola NY. The store has gorgeous women's clothing and accessories. Now there is no need to drive into Manhattan for great fashion.
Congratulations to Mickey Spillane's opening of outdoor patio and banquet space. Grand opening celebration was held on June 15th with live band and fantastic food. The place was packed and everybody had great time. Great place to gather with friends and family.
 
1st Annual Health Fair to benefit our Scholarship Fund which consisted of 3 evenings of Yoga/Pilates/Zumba classes were held on May 23rd, May 30th and on June 6th. Classes  were all great and everybody had a great workout. Instructors were provided by participating studios from: Yoga Haven from Tuckahoe, from Pilates Unleashed from Eastchester and i Train with Juan from Tuckahoe. Special thanks to Amanda Saraceno of Keller Williams and Heidy Tejeda of Pilates Unleashed as well as other Chamber members who helped organize and run the fun event. And also thank you to Koala Park Daycare who provided their staffs to baby sit children.

Person/Organization of the Year Award

was held on April 6, 2017
at Mulino's at Lake Isle
This year, we honored Judy FIx of Cornell's Hardware Store who is our past President of the Chamber of Commerce. And we also honored Eastchester Italian-American Citizens Club. Over 180 people attended the fun filled event.

General Chamber Meeting

was held on February 27
at American Bistro
 Nick Zanzano showed photographs from Turn of the century Tuckahoe

Please welcome our new chamber member, Papas'  Gold City Jeweler which is located at 2217 Central Avenue in Yonkers. They are a full-service jewelry store. In addition to selling beautiful jewelry, they also provide their customers a variety of services from repair, to sizing. Whether you are looking for an engagement ring, loose diamond, wedding band, diamond jewelry, colored gemstone jewelry, watches, and more, their staff will go out of the distance to fulfill your needs.

Our newest Chamber member, The Chocolate Box Cafe held their Ribbon Cutting party on January 27th.

Chocolate Box Cafe is located at 300-A Columbus Avenue just in front of the Crestwood Railway Station.

Chamber Networking Event was held at the new Barnes & Noble Concept Store at 680 White Plains Road, Eastchester. More than 40 business owners from Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce and from BNI Genesis Chapter in Scarsdale enjoyed great wines, beers, specialty coffee and delicious appetizers. It was great opportunity for the local business owners in Scarsdale, Eastchester and Tuckahoe to get connected. We also had a group tour of the new book store which is great destination spot for the entire family.

Senior Holiday Party was held on December 20, 2016 at Father Fata Hall at the Church of the Assumption in Tuckahoe
Seniors were presented with a variety of gift certificates and discount coupons to local restaurants as well as other holiday gifts. The event was sponsored by our Chamber of Commerce and conducted in collaboration with the
 Tuckahoe Senior Citizens.
Nordic Cryotheraphy Holiday party was held on December 17th 
Thank you to everyone who came despite the snow storm to participate. The money raised from the event will be used towards the Eastchester/Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce college scholarship program which is awarded to
Eastchester High School Senior
and Tuckahoe High School Senior 
Chamber Holiday Party was held on December 13th at
Old Stone Mill

Tuckahoe Framing Gallery is now open at 114 Main Street, Tuckahoe.  To celebrate its grand opening, Tuckahoe Framing Gallery is offering all customers 10% off all custom framing orders for the ENTIRE month of December.  Just mention email from Chamber of Commerce to receive 10% discount in December. Tuckahoe Framing Gallery  specialize in conservation and museum-grade framing. With over 5,000 frame samples and over 2,000 mat colors to choose from, they will find a design that matches your vision and style.

Annual Santa Stop in Eastchester was held on December 4th at the Gazebo  in Eastchester. Families who visited Santa Stop enjoyed delicious hot chocolate donated from Odyssey Diner and cookies from Martine's and Teresa's BakeryValue Drugs donated the candy canes and Nicole Interior Designs donated the garland for the gazebo. Many thanks to the volunteers from Koala Park Day Care, Nordic Cryotherapy, iTrain with Juan, Aflac, Cornell's True Value, Nicole Interior Designs, Muscat Innovations Custom Engraving, CMIT Solutions and Margaret Colavita.

Please welcome our Chamber of Commerce new Board Members: Elizabeth DeJesus, AVP & Managing Director of Sterling National Bank, Amanda Sareceno, Associate Broker at  Keller Williams and Marie O'Connor, Owner of Nordic Cryotherapy. We are very excited to have these talented and energetic Chamber members on our Board to expand our Chamber's value to our members.

Barnes & Noble officially opened its first new concept store in Westchester. The Barnes & Noble concept store is located at 680 White Plains Road inside the Vernon Hills Shopping Center in Eastchester.  The 22,000-square-foot space features a full service restaurant, outdoor seating with a stone fire pit and even a bocce court. Another great destination for the entire family.

Keller Williams which is our Chamber of Commerce member firm presented a check of $10,000 to Tuckahoe Senior Citizens as a result of the Masquerade Fundraiser held at Keller Williams office in October. As to date they have donated $25,000 over the last 3 years to Tuckahoe Seniors. We would like to recognize the entire team at Keller Williams for their tremendous work and also thanks to all the local firms and individuals who donated money to this worthy cause. 

Congratulations to our Chamber member, Broken Bow Brewery from Tuckahoe who is one of four in New York state to win top honors at a national beer competition. Broken Bow Brewery which is a family owned business won a gold medal in the Belgian-style strong Specialty Ale category for its Old Split-foot. The competition was the 35th Great American Beer Festival which took place in Colorado in October. The festival featured almost 1,800 breweries from every state and the District of Columbia. The brewery is conveniently located near Crestwood Station and it is a great place to enjoy truly tasty beer. If you have never tried their delicious beer, they are also available at local supermarkets such as Beverage Mart and Country Markets on White Plains Road in Eastchester.

We had Police Chief John Costanzo from Tuckahoe Police Dept. as our guest speaker at our Chamber General Meeting which was held on November 14th at Tuck'd Away Bar & Grill. Chief Costanzo updated us about some of the telephone scams which we should be aware of and asked that we stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the local police immediately.  

Please welcome our newest Chamber of Commerce member, Barnes & Noble Concept Store which will be opening up in Vernon Hills Shopping  Center in Eastchester. Customers will be able to enjoy wine or beer while browsing the books. Along with a broad assortment of books, expanded seating and large open spaces for in-store event and it is expected to have full-service restaurant. 
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