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Chamber Awards Annual Scholarships

Chamber Awards Annual Scholarships

The POB Chamber is excited to announce its POB JFK High School scholarship winners for 2021: Rachel Perlmutter (pictured above), earned the $1000 award for her essay on "What Plainview Means to Me"; and Cynthia Lagallo and Ethan Straus, received $500 each for their...

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Networking Lessons Learned at Women’s Group Meeting

Networking Lessons Learned at Women’s Group Meeting

"Less is more" was the overall theme at the POB Chamber's Women's Group Meeting on June 10th. Networking maven Ellen Volpe, founder of the American Business Associates (ABA) networking group (in its 33rd year), graciously shared her wisdom and offered valuable...

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President’s Message – Summer 2021

President’s Message – Summer 2021

We are ready to "Live, Work and Play" once again in Plainview-Old Bethpage! Our Chamber tag line is more meaningful than ever now that pandemic restrictions are easing and we can cautiously move forward with in-person meetings and events. In-Person Networking Soon! ...

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Board of Directors News at May Meeting

Board of Directors News at May Meeting

At the chamber’s May 19th membership meeting, board member elections took center  stage. It was also announced that the chamber will be filling the seat of one additional outgoing member in the near future. At the virtual meeting, POB Chamber President Andrew Lamkin...

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Record Amount Raised for Chamber Charity Partner

Record Amount Raised for Chamber Charity Partner

Since the fall of 2020, over $8,600 has gone directly to the Rudman Family Food Pantry, thanks to the generosity of POB Chamber members and others in our community. The UJA Federation has matched every dollar of this record amount. In the past, the Chamber was able to...

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March Meeting Highlights

March Meeting Highlights

On Wednesday, March 17th, almost 30 chamber members heard New York State Senator Jim Gaughran touch on a number of topics including the Cuomo crisis; SALT tax breaks; Medicaid look-back implementation; and the extension of executive orders allowing for the...

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Be a Spotlight Speaker at a Future Meeting!

Be a Spotlight Speaker at a Future Meeting!

Did you know that one of the many valuable benefits of your POB Chamber membership affords you a full five minutes to share your business with others?  Spotlight Speakers (usually two per monthly membership meeting) have the opportunity to showcase the important...

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Renew Today – We Don’t Want to Lose You!

Renew Today – We Don’t Want to Lose You!

If you have already renewed your chamber membership, thank you! If not, your chamber website business listing has now been archived. To easily make it active again -- and continue receiving all the valuable benefits of membership -- simply renew today. Use the link in...

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Ambassador Initiative Underway

Ambassador Initiative Underway

It's a win-win! The chamber's Ambassador Program aims to benefit both current and new members. In an effort to foster participation of new members and encourage networking opportunities overall, current members will be paired up with new members who fall into their...

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HS Internship Program Is a Win-Win

HS Internship Program Is a Win-Win

Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School’s School to Career Program gives students the opportunity to expand the walls of classroom learning while simultaneously assisting the needs of the local business community. It's a win-win! Internship Benefits for Employers: ...

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