Press Releases

NEW Date: May 19th – SpringFest 2024

NEW Date: May 19th – SpringFest 2024

Due to inclement weather on Sunday, May 5,  SpringFest 2024 has moved to its rain date -- Sunday, May 19. See you then!    David Weinstein, Chamber president and event chair   SpringFest will now take place on Sunday, May 19th, 2024 from 10:00am to 5:00pm on the...

Eclectic Energy at Feb Meeting

Eclectic Energy at Feb Meeting

Maximizing your website's SEOs, mentoring students and decoding dietary supplements were all topics explored at the chamber's February 28th Membership Meeting. Chamber president David Weinstein began with an update on SpringFest, noting that this year's event on May...

President’s Message – Winter 2024

President’s Message – Winter 2024

It may still be cold outside but things are heating up with the chamber, especially with its largest event of the year – SpringFest. This year it will be held on Sunday, May 5th and for the first time we’ve added a rain date: May 19th. It will be our third year on the...

Exploring Self-Care Connections at Next Women’s Group Meeting

Exploring Self-Care Connections at Next Women’s Group Meeting

Be sure to join us on Wednesday, February 21st at 6:00pm for the next POB Chamber Women's Group Meeting. It will be held at the POB Library, downstairs in room B. After open networking, Tami Racaniello of Wellness Unicorn will navigate us through the deep link between...

Suozzi Engages with POB Chamber at January Meeting

Suozzi Engages with POB Chamber at January Meeting

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum for the upcoming special election on February 13th (with early voting beginning Feb 3rd) pivoted to a town hall format at its membership meeting on Wednesday, January 17th with Democratic Congressional...

Interns Available! Via Program at POBJFK HS

Interns Available! Via Program at POBJFK HS

Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School’s School to Career Program gives students the opportunity to intern and expand the walls of classroom learning while simultaneously assisting the needs of the local business community. Many POB Chamber members have benefited from...

President’s Message – Fall 2023

President’s Message – Fall 2023

It has been great to see so many of you at our fall meetings, events and at the run of ribbon cuttings! There have been at least six since the summer. Business is booming in Plainview-Old Bethpage and the chamber is excited to welcome these new members to the...

Meet Our Current Charity Partner

Meet Our Current Charity Partner

Ariella's NY Friendship Circle has been selected as the POB Chamber's new charity partner. The 501c3 organization was initially established to foster meaningful and lasting friendships among teens and individuals of all abilities. (Read their history below) Thanks to...

Two Great Grand Openings!

Two Great Grand Openings!

Nothing exudes the energy of a grand opening celebration. With ceremonial scissors in hand, the business owners snip the wide red ribbon and cheers erupt! The chamber had the pleasure of hosting two such events for members this summer: One at SRG Residential and one...

Zehava Friedman

Zehava Friedman

Zehava Friedman Board Member Coldwell Banker American Homes zfriedman@cbamhomes.com As a realtor with Coldwell Banker American Homes for the past six years, Zehava Friedman has been successfully pairing buyers and homeowners with outstanding results. She and team...

Shoshana Ellihou Cellers

Shoshana Ellihou Cellers

Shoshana Ellihou Cellers Board Member Sassy Gal Media shoshana@sassygalmedia.com With an impressive professional background from producing and editing promos at CBS News, creating content for Cablevisions’ Powertolearn to senior development positions at multiple...

Ted Kramer

Ted Kramer

Ted Kramer Treasurer Lawn*Doctor ted@ldlongisland.com After a successful career in public accounting and global finance, Ted Kramer left corporate America and purchased his first Lawn * Doctor franchise in the fall of 2006. (Fueled by the desire to spend more time...

Women’s Group Meets, Looks Ahead

Women’s Group Meets, Looks Ahead

On Monday evening June 5th members of the POB Chamber women's group met to network over a drink and some appetizers at Plainview's Main Event. After member intro's, there was a productive discussion of potential topics for future meetings. New board member Shoshana...

ADP Offer Benefits Customers and Chambers

ADP Offer Benefits Customers and Chambers

With several appealing packages to consider, ADP is offering new customers incentives to sign up with the payroll powerhouse. In turn, customers who mention that they were referred by the POB Chamber, enable the chamber to receive a $1,000 reward. It's a win-win! (You...

President’s Message – Late Spring 2023

President’s Message – Late Spring 2023

We have been so busy here at the chamber I almost missed the Spring President’s Message! What has been keeping our board and members so engaged? Here are some highlights: SpringFest – Our annual community event (held in the spring for the second year) proved to be...

New Board Members Welcomed at May Meeting

New Board Members Welcomed at May Meeting

Cue the applause! The POB Chamber welcomed three new board members (and extended the terms of two others), and also recognized the contributions of several outgoing board members at its May membership meeting on Wednesday, the 17th. Shoshana Ellihou Cellers, Sassy Gal...

SpringFest Success! Sun and Fun Ruled the Day

SpringFest Success! Sun and Fun Ruled the Day

How do you create a pop up palooza that brings a community together? First you ask Rick Lewis CEO of the Mid-Island Y JCC, one of the busiest places on earth, if you can take over the grounds for the day. And then you gratefully support the generous event sponsors who...

President’s Message – Winter 2022/23

President’s Message – Winter 2022/23

I hope you are enjoying a happy holiday season with family and friends. It was nice to spend time with many of you at our holiday party – the first in three years -- on December 5th at Prime Burger. And despite a small turnout for our December membership meeting on...