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Chamber President Announces Return of MapToons

Chamber President Announces Return of MapToons

FREE ad deadline extended to September 24th! On behalf of the Board of Directors I am pleased to announce that we have again partnered with our friends at MapToons -- Long Island Chamber Maps. Since our last map five years ago, MapToons has added a mobile app to their...

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Gregg Jaffe Joins the Chamber Board

Gregg Jaffe Joins the Chamber Board

The POB Chamber recently welcomed Gregg Jaffe as its newest board member. Gregg replaces Ben Alssid who stepped down in June. Gregg has more than 20 years of public accounting and tax experience serving middle and small market companies in a variety of industries:...

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In-Person Networking a Big Success!

In-Person Networking a Big Success!

On Tuesday evening July 27th about 35 members and guests were excited to mingle in person for the first time since last March! Some of the chamber's newest members were on hand and recent board members were able to receive hearty congratulations from those in...

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Saladino Speaks, Takes Questions at June Membership Meeting

Saladino Speaks, Takes Questions at June Membership Meeting

Not our typical June membership meeting (a barbecue lunch at noon), this year's gathering was virtual on June 16th at 7:45am. Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino agreed to join us early to update the 33 members and guests on the call about all things town...

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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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