Thank you to all the parents who participated in our Parents Night Out event on May 11th. And huge thanks to all the volunteers who came to watch and entertain the kids!! The proceeds of this event will go towards the Scholarship Fund.
It was great opportunity for networking among the Chamber members
January General Meeting was held at the Roma's Restaurant at 29 Columbus Avenue in Tuckahoe on January 8, 20918. We had New York Life representative who was our guest speaker who gave an excellent presentation on how to prepare financially for retirement.
Chamber of Commerce Holiday Dinner was held on December 20th at Leewood Golf Club in Eastchester. We had excellent turn out and the Country Club was gracious to move us to the larger banquet room. Thank you Leewood for such great hospitality!
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.
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
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.
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.
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!!
Person/Organization of the Year Award
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.
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 Bakery. Value
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.
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.