4th Annual Eastchester 5 K run will be held on September 24th at 9 am at Eastchester Town Hall. The proceeds from this year's race will be going to the Eastchester Historical Society and the Tuckahoe/Eastchester Girl Scouts. Last year, there were over 900 runners who crossed the finish line. For more information, please go to www.eastchester5k.org to register https://runsignup.com/race/ny/eastchester/eastchester5k to Volunteer: http//www.eastchester5k.org/volunteer
If you have any questions, contact Judy Fix at Cornell's Hardware.
On October 23rd, we will have a special event at the New York Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville so please save the date. The hospital will be hosting our Chamber of Commerce and take us on a tour of their new wing.
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.
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.
Buzz Potential is a new Chamber member. The company provides marketing and communication services for small and medium-sized businesses. Marketing/communication strategic development and implementation, social media engagement, website consultation, media training, sales process review, public relations/social media video and photography services, public relations training/consultation, media/advertising planning and strategy.
Several Chamber member firms were selected as 2016 Best of Westchester in their respective categories by Westchester Magazine. Congratulations to local Chamber members on the list!
The Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for NY Sports and Spinal Physical Therapy on July 10th at 125 Columbus Avenue in Tuckahoe. NY Sports and Spinal Physical Therapy offers a variety of physical treatment services such as sports, orthopedic to pre/post-operative physical therapy care.
There were a number of Chamber members who helped at the Summer Concert on July 6th by handing out items donated by Chamber members such as pens, mats, bottled water, key lights, etc. Volunteers from Keller Williams Realty handed out mats to the audience. Other volunteers were Nordic Cryotherapy, Kristen Krauskopf, CPA, Aflac, Ameriprise and CMIT Solutions. Thank you to all the volunteers!
Dr. Joseph Manzi, Scholarship Committee Chairman presented the scholarships to Jennifer Gjidoda from Eastchester High School and to Daniel O'Mahony from Tuckahoe High School.
Mayor Steve Ecklond, Councilwoman Theresa Nicholson, Paul Okura, President & Mariam Janusz, Executive Director of the Chamber congratulated both students.
February General Meeting was held on
February 29, 2016
Guest Speakers were
Carl Albano, Assistant Superintendent and
Dr. Julio Urbina, Board of Ed. President
They briefed us on the school district's strategic plan and board goals & vision for the future.
We also had representatives from Tuckahoe Public Library briefing the Chamber members about the resources available at Tuckahoe Public Library
Please follow below instruction to host an intern.
You can email the above to Phyllis Rothschild, Wise Program Coordinator at Eastchester High School at PRothschild@Eastchester.k12.ny.us
Or mail the above to the following address.
Eastchester High School
Attn.: Phyllis Rothschild
2 Stewart Place
Please submit the Sponsor Agreement as soon as possible since there are over 200 senior high school students waiting to find a suitable host organization.
Senior Holiday Party was held on December 17, 2015 at Father Fata Hall at the Church of the Assumption in Tuckahoe. Over 80 senior citizen guests came to the holiday party. Chamber of Commerce presented gift bags with gifts donated by the Chamber of Commerce members.
Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce held its HOLIDAY PARTY to celebrate the 2015 holiday season at the Olde Stone Mill Restaurant on December 15th.
The Village of Tuckahoe held its Winterfest in Depot Square on December 5 and 6, 2015. Tree Lighting ceremony was held with an
appearance by Santa Claus. Caroling was performed by
Asbury Summer Theatre.
Environmental Committee held environmental achievement awards pto recognize individuals, businesses, community groups, students, government
entities or other organizations that conduct or participate in activities that
benefit the community’s environment. The event was held at Broken Bow Brewery on December 3, 2015.
Award Winning Beer Tasting Event was held on October 15, 2015 at Growlers Beer Bistro. Westchester residents had an opportunity to sample some of “world class beers” - during Gold Medal Night, a unique tasting event at Growlers Beer Bistro in Tuckahoe.
Grand opening event for PWR + BARRE was held on Sunday, Sept. 20th. at the studio which is located at 80 Maple Street, Scarsdale, around the corner from Trader's Joe.
There were many people at the grand opening event. Sonia Kozak who is the owner of PWR + BARRE gave demonstrations and people who came to the grand opening took the opportunity to experience various exercise routines taught by Sonia.
Classes are now available so contact Sonia. Click here for information.
We had a great dinner event at Stephen's Green Bar & Restaurant where several new Chamber members introduced about their business.