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NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2013

WEST HEMPSTEAD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWS New Website: www.westhempsteadchamberofcommerce.com P.O. Box 174 516-619-2045

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Small Business Saturday This year’s Small Business Saturday is on November, 30th. The West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce will be promoting the day using Email, Facebook, Twitter, our Website, and our partners, Beacon Newspapers,

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Small Business Saturday

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Some More Street Fair Photos Some of Our Members

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Board Officers / Directors Nov. 12 Meeting Canceled SAVE THE DATE - Holiday Party

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and others. Please think how your business can also promote the day and encourage customers to SHOP LOCALLY. Feel free to post your specials and deals on our Facebook page! Thank you for supporting our member businesses!

Some West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce Highlights of 2013

Please feel free to forward this Newsletter to any interested resident or business. Thank you for supporting our member businesses!


Some More Street Fair Photos

Some of Our Members: B&O Furniture, Dr. David FriedmanOrthodontics, Island Rehabilitation Associates, Philson Cleaners, Lester Davis Allstate Agency, Cherry Valley Marketplace, Gino’s Pizza Restaurant, Business Health Benefits Plus, Martin H. Cohen – CPA, Dr. Ronald Rooney, Adelphi Cleaners, Damocles Designs Web Services, I&D Glatt, Sentinel Printing, Ready to Pass Inc.., Pat Swift - Energy Girl, Faye Healthy, Introspect Investigations USA, Lani’s Catering, West 130 Apartments, Avenue Delicatessen, 508 Subway, Digifix, Fel's Hair Creations, New York Equestrian Center, AAA-1 Transmissions, Novus Prime Properties, Olympic Den, Nicky T’s Automotive, Dahn Yoga, Abner Plumbing & Heating, Jayson Pharmacy & Surgical, The Lucky Duck, Krafted Home Remodeling, Trigo – L’Pasteleria, Ann HannonDMD, Jacobson Realty, Sheva’s Hallmark, Allstate-Drake Agency, Liberty Tax Service, Garden City Pizza & Catering, and Clean Scene Laundromat. Thank you!

When searching for a local service or item, please make the new West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce website your first search stop and consider adding to your “Favorites” on your browser. The website is at: www.westhempsteadchamberofcommerce.com


West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce Board Officers Robert Manuella - President Finest Security (516) 486-1318 Vita Zorbo - Vice President National Wholesale Liquidators Hilda Manuella - Treasurer Finest Security (516) 486-1318 Zehava Schechter Recording Secretary Attorney at Law (516) 292-1550

Board of Directors Patricia Locurcio – Historian / Ribbon Cutting Avon Consultant (516) 315-2762 Marie Taylor - Membership Edward Jones Investments (516) 538-4338 Christa Mally – Street Fair Hot Stop Cruises (516) 280-8528 Rosalie Norton - Beautification WH Community Support Assoc. (516) 485-5132

NOVEMBER 12TH MEETING CANCELED Regrettably, our November 12th West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce general meeting was canceled due to logistical reasons….BUT….PLEASE SAVE THE DATE

Karl Riesterer Sr. – Past President Riesterer’s Bakery (516) 481-7636 James Witter – Ribbon Cutting Gateway Investments (516) 240-1741 Fred Sorrentino – Programs Barnes-Sorrentino Funeral Home (516) 481-8870 William P. Zacharias - Programs Business Health Benefits Plus (516) 414-1927

The West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party will be Thursday, December 12th at Pompei Restaurant. RSVP invitations and details will be sent out soon.

---------------------------------------------------Joe McDonald – Website Damocles Designs (516) 522-0731 Manny Martinez – Facebook/Publicity Consultant (516) 565-0065

We wish you and your family a VERY Happy Thanksgiving, Holiday Season and a HAPPY NEW YEAR!


Some West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce Highlights of 2013 Jan 1st - Membership Drive Feb 23rd – West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce reaches 200 fans on Facebook Feb 28th – West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce Mingle at West 130 Apartments April 6 – 508 Hempstead Tpke Subway celebrates with a ribbon cutting with the WHCoC April 20th – New York Equestrian Center celebrates with a ribbon cutting with the WHCoC May 2nd - National Wholesale Liquidators celebrates with a ribbon cutting with the WHCoC May 21st – Figaro’s Wine & Liquor celebrates with a ribbon cutting with the WHC0C May 17th – Liberty Travel of West Hempstead celebrates with a ribbon cutting with the WHCoC May 21st - Joey Haar becomes the VERY FIRST HANC Student recipient of the West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce Award June 3rd - Jenna Garlasco and Saige Amoruso win the 2013 West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce Award at West Hempstead High School June 13th - Jonathan Brown becomes the VERY FIRST St. Thomas Student recipient of the West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce Award June 15th- Edward Jones and Avenue Delicatessen celebrate with ribbon cuttings with the WHCoC July 31st – National Wholesale Liquidators opens up Reading Nook with the WHCoC Aug. 4th – West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce co-sponsors a musical concert at Hall’s Pond Aug. 18th – WHCoC members go to a Long Island Ducks Baseball game Sept. 25 – West Hempstead Maptoons Release Mingle at the Lucky Duck Sept. 29th – West Hempstead Street Fair Oct. 18th - Patricia Locurcio named Business Person of the Year by the WHCoC Oct. 26 – “Small Business Saturday” Initiative begins with numerous member videos on Facebook Nov. 30th - Small Business Saturday When searching for a local service or item, please make the new West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce

Dec. 12th –website WHCoC Party Pompei yourHoliday first search stopatand consider adding to your “Favorites” on your browser. The website is at: www.westhempsteadchamberofcommerce.com


Nov. / Dec. 2013 West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce Newsletter