Bottom Line - October 2014

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Message From The Chair ........................... 2 Small Business Partner of the Month ............. 2 Member Spotlight - Moriarty Physical Therapy ..... 4 Message From The Chamber President ........... 4 Business After Hours ................................ 5 NDEAM ............................................... 7 Member News........................................ 8 Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings ......................... 8 Upcoming Events ..................................... 9 New Members...................................10-11 Ribbon Cutting Photos .............................12 The Chamber Foundation .........................14

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om Stebbins, Executive Director of the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York State, will address the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce on the fight to reform the Scaffold Law and other legislation of interest to the Hudson Valley business community during the October Contact Breakfast on Wednesday, October 15 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and Conference Center. Stebbins has been involved in bringing jobs and economic development to New York since graduating from the MBA program at Cornell University in 2007. Before becoming the executive director of the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York, Tom was a project manager for Horizon Wind Energy, where he developed multiple commercialscale wind farms in New York and the Northeast United States. DRA Imaging proudly sponsors

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the October Contact Breakfast. For more than 30 years, DRA Imaging has led the way in providing state-ofthe art diagnostic imaging. They are a full service medical diagnostic imaging facility offering a complete and comprehensive list of diagnostic and interventional radiological services. Learn more at draimaging.com. The Chamber’s Ambassador Committee is continuing to collect

canned and dry goods at all Contact Breakfasts to benefit Dutchess Outreach. Please deposit all donations in the marked boxes as you approach the registration tables at the Poughkeepsie Grand. Not-for-profit members from Julie’s Jungle and SCORE will also be in attendance. Breakfast tickets cost $20 for Chamber members with advance purchase or are $25 at the door. Non-members can attend for $30. To reserve your place, call 845-454-1700 ext. 1000 or visit dcrcoc.org.

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Business Expo has new features, central location

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he Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Expo returns to the centrally located MidHudson Civic Center on Wednesday, October 22 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Attendees can browse the best in local business at no cost, meeting with owners and managers of companies and organizations across all categories. There will plenty of raffles, giveaways and a grand prize drawing throughout the afternoon.

For complete information, visit dcrcoc.org/BusinessExpo. In addition to the Business Expo trade show, several renowned local restaurants will be offering a full lunch for just $10 per person at the Hudson Valley Food Court, and local marketing experts will be on hand to provide a ‘Social Media Check-Up’ to all interested attendees. Anyone looking to enhance his or her Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or any other profile is encouraged to

take advantage of this free service. There is no cost to attend the Business Expo. Parking is complimentary in either the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel garage or the Financial Plaza Deck across Market Street thanks to the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and the City of Poughkeepsie. Exhibitor booth reservations are available online by visiting dcrcoc. org/BusinessExpo or by calling Carmela Spreer, Vice President of Events, at 845-454-1700 ext. 1006.

The best booth locations are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Health Quest is the platinum sponsor of the Business Expo. Riverside Bank, Integrated Enterprise Solutions, Inc., DCH Wappingers Falls Toyota, TD Bank, Zott Construction, Health Republic Insurance, CDPHP, and the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union also proudly sponsor the event. The Poughkeepsie Journal is the official media partner, and the Mid-

Hudson Civic Center and Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services are community partners. Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond, LLP sponsors the Social Media Check-Up as part of the Chamber’s Business Education Seminar series.

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Officers Ori Brachfeld, Chair ...............................................Dash Lock & Key Service Joseph Bonura, Jr., 1st Vice Chair ...........................................The Grandview John Davies, 2nd Vice Chair ....................................................Riverside Bank Rita McPeck, Treasurer .....................................................................KeyBank Pierrette Ruhland, Secretary ................................................ Red Cap Cleaners Jill Sammon, Past Chair ................... Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corp. Stephen E. Diamond, Of Counsel ...... Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond LLP Directors Salvatore Calta, Jr. ................................................................................... IBM Jennifer Dunn ...................State Farm Insurance - The Jen Dunn Agency, Inc. Ron Flaherty ........................................................TEG Federal Credit Union Dr. Christine Huebner Caridi .................................................. Marist College Kimberly Hunt Lee ..................................................... McCabe & Mack LLP Vincent R. Lander...... Quality Environmental Solutions & Technologies, Inc. William Lessner ............................................................Adams Fairacre Farms James Letterio, Jr. ..................................................Sedore & Company, CPAs Danielle Marxer ................................................................Chazen Companies Patrick Moore...................................................... Antalek & Moore Insurance Scott Pawenski ............................................................................EmbroidMe David Ping ................................................................................Health Quest Alexandra Putman............................................................................. IES, Inc. Vincent Ricotta ........................................ Mercedes-Benz of Wappingers Falls Barry Rothfeld ...............................................................Poughkeepsie Journal Cathy Secor...................................................................................... TD Bank Jeffrey Senft................................................S & O Construction Services, Inc. Mike Spinelli..........................................................................The Brake Shop Denise Doring VanBuren .................. Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corp. Jennifer Van Tuyl............................................................ Cuddy & Feder, LLP Tom Weddell................ Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell LLP Eben Yager .............................................................. Hudson Valley Renegades Associate Board Members James Lentz ...........................................................TEG Federal Credit Union Daniel Lepore........................................................................ LCS Companies Chamber Staff Charles S. North ................................................................ President & CEO Audra B. Gerty ............................................Executive Vice President & CFO Gloria Cukar .................................................. Senior Vice President & COO Myriah Anderson ............................................... Director of Member Services Geoff Brault .........................................................Director of Media Content Loren Hoffman ............................................. Community Relations Specialist Rich Kleban ..............................................Vice President of Communications Dee Richter............................................................... Director of Membership Stephanie Seymour ..................................................... Director of Operations Angela Signor ..........................................................Director of Media Design Carmela Spreer ......................................................... Vice President of Events Howard Lynne ................................................Volunteer Government Liaison The Chamber Foundation Staff Nicholas Shannon .............................................................. Executive Director Workforce Development Center Staff Louise McLoughlin ....................... Vice President of Workforce Development Maryann McKenzie ............................................... Director of Youth Services Elizabeth Kwant .................................................Director of Step Up Program Jessica Vitolano ..................................................................RPI Case Manager Karen Williams..................................................................Work Now Mentor Career Action Center Staff Katrina Gobins.............................................Director of Career Action Center Samantha Mitchell ............................................Career Action Center Mentor Youth One Stop Staff Matt Bettina....................................................Youth One Stop Case Manager Jesse Crisalli ....................................................Youth One Stop Case Manager Kadiyah Lodge ................................................Youth One Stop Case Manager Tim Meyer ......................................................Youth One Stop Case Manager Ashley Wright............................................ 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re you in for the Business Expo on Wednesday, October 22? I sure hope you are, because the Chamber is working hard to make sure this year’s local showcase is the biggest and best ever. So if you’ve got a business to promote, take out a booth. If you just want to support the local economy and browse some really cool displays, mark your calendars and be there! What’s so special about this year’s Business Expo? First of all, the location. We’re in the Mid-Hudson Civic Center, centrally located on Market Street in Poughkeepsie and with plenty of space for vendors to spread out and get creative.

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Second, the Business Education Committee and some committed members are offering a complimentary Social Media Check-Up for your business. Come to the Expo and let our experts review your Facebook and Twitter and whatever else pages and make sure you’re putting your best foot forward. And if you don’t have any of that set up, they

can help you there too! And if that’s not enough, why not join us at lunchtime? This year, the Business Expo features the Hudson Valley Food Court, where top local restaurants are offering complete lunch servings for just $10. Try something new and see and be seen all at the same time! Bottom line, you and your business cannot afford to miss the Business Expo. So I ask again, are you in? If you are, tell everyone online why you’re in, and challenge others to be there as well using the hashtag #AreYouIn. If you need more information or want to reserve a booth, log on to dcrcoc.org/AreYouIn today. See you there!

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At Gordon Fire Equipment, their goal is to provide you with the life-safety equipment and education you need to be prepared for a fire emergency. They are trained and certified. The Chamber’s Small Business Partner of the Month offers small businesses (12 employees or less) direct advertising to members and the community through print, electronic and radio media. If you are interested in this program, please contact Myriah Anderson at (845) 454-1700 ext. 1004.

The Bottom Line is a monthly publication of : The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce One Civic Center Plaza • Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 33 Henry Street • Beacon, NY 12508 www.dcrcoc.org (845) 454-1700 • Fax: (845) 454-1702 The Bottom Line • Volume 31 • Number 10 Annual Chamber membership includes a 1-year subscription to The Bottom Line POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce, One Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce website, www.dcrcoc.org, is developed by Design Intervention Studio. PK-0000193268


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Chamber, Poughkeepsie H.S. begin groundbreaking program

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orged by a landmark partnership between the business community and its local school district, the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce opened the Career Action Center in Poughkeepsie High School for the start of the 2014-2015 school year and started the Career Development Intensive Mentoring Program. The Center is believed to be the first chamber of commerce-sponsored

in-house program in a public school in New York State. This collaboration between Chamber the and Poughkeepsie City School District provides PHS students with the necessary skills to identify and pursue their long-term career interests and/or obtain employment. Professionals from the Chamber’s Workforce Development Center staff the Career Ac-

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tion Center, which is open five days a week while school is in session. Two additional mentors support the Career Development Intensive Mentoring Program along with a CTE teacher from PHS. Participating youth attend meetings at scheduled times for career readiness programs and drop-in hours are also available. “The Chamber and our Workforce Development Center is extremely pleased to be able to impact the youth in our community through the Career Action and Development Center at Poughkeepsie High School,” said Charles North, President and CEO of

the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce. “I’d like to thank Dr. Nicole Williams and everyone at PHS for their help and support in getting this program off the ground. We look forward to graduating students with the skills necessary to succeed in the socalled real world once their studies

are complete.” In addition to job searching and training help, students have access to mentors, can hear from professionals in the business community through a speaker series, and can prepare for interviews with area employers who will attend an annual career fair.

Restaurants, wineries part of event

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ince 1988, the Taste of the Hudson Valley has been a regional culinary tradition. From its humble beginnings as a competition between just 15 local restaurants and five wineries, the Taste of the Hudson Valley has grown tremendously, tripling in size and reach. This year’s Taste of the Hudson Valley will take place on Sunday, November 2 from noon-4 p.m at

The Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The Chamber is a proud sponsor. The event features 50 local restaurants coming together to produce 100 food and wine pair-

ings from the Hudson Valley and beyond. Proceeds benefit the MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Over the past 25 years, the Taste of the Hudson Valley has experienced great success raising over $1.5 million. In addition to the tastings, an auction of fine art, wine, trips and other goods will take place at the event. To purchase tickets for the 2014 Taste of the Hudson Valley visit tastehv.org.

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believe a Chamber of Commerce must be more than networking events and ribbon cuttings. That’s why we continually invest in and grow our Workforce Development Center, which connects local youth and adults with job training, mentorship and education in a variety of ways. We already have Work Now, Responsible Parent Initiative and Step Up programs for adults, as well as Youth Employment Services and the Youth One Stop for school-aged children and young adults. As partners with Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services and the Workforce Investment Board, we feel confident about making a difference in the lives of local students. And now we are proud to unveil our newest program – the Career Action and Development Center at Poughkeepsie High School. To read more about it, please see the article on page 3. Growing and maintaining a robust local economy means not just focusing on what’s happening right now, but also positioning us for the best possible future. That’s why we spend so much time enhancing the development of the employees and leaders of

tomorrow. To that end, I’m extremely gratified to have found amazing partners in Dr. Nicole Williams, the superintendent of the Poughkeepsie City School District, and Poughkeepsie High School Principal Phee Simpson in joining us in helping to find jobs for students and offer them career training. They have welcomed us into their high school home, and we won’t let them down. It is our hope that the Career Action and Development Center in Poughkeepsie High School will become a model for not just schools in the Hudson Valley, but schools all over the state and maybe even the country. One entity can rarely affect change all by itself. It is only through collaboration and shared resources, as well as a blending of expertise, that we can hope to tackle some of the most difficult problems facing our communities. The Career Action and Development Center is a great start. Sincerely,

Charles S. North President & CEO

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operated by Doctors of Physical Therapy (DPT), Moriarty has made a name for itself. DPTs at Moriarty Physical Therapy receive training in cutting-edge examination and medical-screening techniques, which directly benefits patients. Their knowledge and skill in the field result in more detailed examinations, advanced treatment techniques, and shorter recovery times for their patients. In addition, Moriarty is a privately owned practice built upon tailored patient care. Moriarty Physical Therapy offers a wide variety of treatments specializing in non-surgical, surgical, sports and neurological rehabilitation, as well as worker’s compensation and no-fault injuries. Moriarty provides physical therapy to people of all ages from those with geriatric and pediatric disorders to women with pain due to pregnancy. For more information, please visit moriartypt.com or call 845454-4137.

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usiness After Hours pops up early in the October Join fellow calendar. Chamber members and their guests on Wednesday, October 8 from 5-7 p.m. at River Station Restaurant (1 Water Street, Poughkeepsie) for the monthly relaxed networking session. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. To RSVP for this complimentary event,

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here are two upcoming chances to get up early and network with fellow Chamber members. The October Early Bird Conevent nections will take place on Tuesday, October 7 from 7:30-9 a.m., at the Chamber’s Beacon office, 33 Henry Street. This event is sponsored by Mount Saint Mary College. In November, Early Bird Connections will take place on Tues-

day, November 4 from 7:30-9 a.m., at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 1562 Route 9 in Wappingers Falls. Early Bird Connections is a speed-networking event that allows you to interact with other Chamber members and deliver a two-minute promotional pitch to all those in attendance. The goal of the event is to develop meaningful business relationships and discuss your business. It’s fast, it’s fun and, most

importantly, it produces results. This event is complimentary and industry-exclusive. Attendance is industry-exclusive so sign up early. Reserve your spot today by calling the Chamber at 845454-1700 ext. 1000

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or some, Apple will never be the same since Steve Jobs’ passing. The new CEO, Tim Cook, is answering criticism with a new wave of Apple products. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the introduction of Apple Pay and even a wearable device called Apple Watch should quiet any negative comments. You’ll be seeing the use of new horizontal views when using apps, which takes advantage of the larger screens available on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The inside of the iPhone 6 is also impressive, boasting 50 times faster processing speed. The A8 chip inside allows for longer, sustained performance allowing the iPhone 6 to work at

peak performance without slowing down from overheating, and the battery is expected to have 14 hours of video playback capability. Backed by iSight and the new iSight sensor which features Focus Pixels technology, the camera is able to provide better and faster auto-focusing and details. Apple Pay is the company’s effort to get you to toss your wallet aside and replace it with an electronic one. Users simply pay at supporting retails stores by holding their phone near a scanner, while the user holds a finger on the Touch ID sensor. This payment platform also offers higher security as it uses one-time payment codes that are encrypted to

send payments to merchants. The Apple Watch features an accelerometer to track a user’s movements, a GPS with multiple mobile-specific features, including reminding a user of what bus stop they need to get off at based on location. It has high-end fitness features and a third-party app on your iPhone can send a push notification to the Apple Watch. It’s safe to say that the same unique innovations that people expect from Apple will still be available with even more to come in the future.

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SCORE to present business seminar

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ollowing the Contact Breakfast on October 15, SCORE will present a complimentary business seminar from 9-10 a.m., at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and Conference Center.

Attendees will learn how to leverage the cross-industry expertise of seasoned executives to strengthen and grow their business via one on one mentoring and counseling through SCORE for free.

In its 50 years, the national SCORE organization has continually updated and refined the “how-to’s” of starting, operating and growing your business. To register, please visit dcrcoc.org or call 845-454-1700 ext. 1000.

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A national program funded by Congress through the Office of Disability Employment Policy, NDEAM aims for full inclusion of the disabled in the American workforce. Throughout October, which is national disability employment awareness month, it will host various programs that highlight the specific employment barriers that still need to be addressed and removed. For more information, visit dol.gov. The NDEAM Award ceremony is complimentary to attend thanks to the generous sponsorships of Rose and Kiernan Insurance and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Breakfast will be provided by The Dutch Treat Cafe. To RSVP, call 845-454-1700 ext. 1000.

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MEMBER NEwSLINE Digestive Disease Center of the Hudson Valley, the region’s leading Gastroenterology Group, has added a Pediatric Gastroenterologist to its team—the first and only Pediatric Gastroenterologist in the Dutchess, Ulster and Putnam counties. Puneet Gupta, MBBS, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Pediatric Gastroenterologist, who specializes in the following for children of all ages: Chronic constipation, GERD (Reflux Disease), Celiac Disease, Chronic Diarrhea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s Disease and Colitis. Dr. Gupta is available for appointments at the Digestive Disease Center’s Fishkill office. For more information, visit digestivediseaseny.com. Mill Street Loft (MSL), will be bringing their year-round vi-

sual arts classes to two new locations in Northern and Southern Dutchess County. MSL will be returning to Red Hook this fall with six classes for all ages, including adults. Classes will take place at St. Paul’s Parish Hall at Fisk Street and Route 9, which has been home to their award-winning Dutchess Arts Camp each summer for the past six years. In Pawling, MSL has formed a partnership with Mizzentop Day School to offer art classes on the Mizzentop campus. Classes are open to the public and students. Sessions start with classes for elementary and middle school children in September and will add high school and adult classes soon after. Classes will be offered in two six-week sessions from September to mid-December. The Therapeutic Equestrian Center is excited to announce its upcoming TEC Annual Fall Festival: Horse Show & Fundraiser scheduled for October 18. The event, which combines TEC’s Annual Horse Show with its Fundraising Gala, will be held at TEC’s 30,000 state-of-the-art facility which sits on a breathtaking 40 acre property overlooking the Hudson Valley Mountains and picturesque Glynwood Farm. For

more information of the Therapeutic Equestrian Center, individuals are asked to visit www. myfeettakewings.org. Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation has announced that Don Minichino has joined its staff as the Director of Business Attraction. Minichino will attract new job-creating businesses to Dutchess County through the promotion of available office, manufacturing and research and development space in coordination with the organization’s External Marketing Council. He will also work with developers and municipalities to identify and assist in developing new sites. DCEDC is a private, nonprofit organization serving the cities, towns, and villages of Dutchess County. Anyone interested in learning more about DCEDC and its services for business and industry may call 845-463-5400 or visit www.thinkdutchess.com Drink More Good in Beacon has been selected by Martha Stewart and her panel of judges as a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made in the food category. Martha Stewart’s American

Made is an awards program that celebrates new rising stars of the growing nationwide maker community who have turned their passions for handcrafted, welldesigned goods into small businesses and proudly make their products in America. The voting period for this contest ends Oct. 13 and Drink More Good is up for a $10,000 grant to help grow its business. To cast your vote go to www.marthastewart.com/americanmade/ nominee/89786/food/drinkmore-good. On September 11, The Chazen Companies’ senior leadership team volunteered at New York State Mills Memorial State Park to build and paint a fence along the Hudson River that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. The fence serves as a security barrier for children visiting the park. New York State Office of Parks and Recreation has been a client of Chazen for many years. The grant for materials was funded by Volunteer New York and the event was coordinated by United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. The project is a part of the 9/11: Serve + Remember Day of Service Event.

Please help IES welcome Juan Ramos to the team. Juan has skills in all facets of technical support from troubleshooting, installations and maintenance for various network, desktop operations, hardware and software. IES is thrilled to have him on board to compliment their team of technical support specialists so please introduce yourselves to him and welcome him to the local business community! Jerry Martin from Safeguard is holding a unique Advertising Specialties Expo at The Grandview October 21 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. This promotional products and apparel expo will show you great products and services to help you better promote and brand your company. A variety of vendors will be there to show exciting products to help make a lasting impression and create loyal customers. Promotional products, full-color print, employee appreciation, trade show booth ideas, “The Power of Advertising” presentation. Samples will be available and we are giving away five one-week getaway vacations. For more information and to register please email Jerry at jmartin3@gosafeguard.com

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RIBBONCUTTINGS Thursday, October 2 Smart Staffing Group, LLC

4 p.m. 82 Washington Street, Suite 203A, Poughkeepsie

Celebrate the Grand Opening! Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, October 7 American Red Cross of the Mid-Hudson Valley

5 p.m. 4 Jefferson Street, Poughkeepsie Join us as well as the New Paltz Regional Chamber and the Ulster County Regional Chamber to

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celebrate the Grand Opening of the new location! Followed by an open house until 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Join us to celebrate the unveiling of the newly renovated restaurant and the 11th anniversary! Refreshments will include passed hors d’oevres and cash bar.

Thursday, October 9 Your Presence Salon

Friday, October 17 Wallace & Wallace

4 p.m. 1820 New Hackensack Road Poughkeepsie

Join us to celebrate the first anniversary under new ownership! Refreshments will be served.

4:30 p.m. 85 Civic Center Plaza, Suite LL3 Poughkeepsie

Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of the new location! Refreshments will be served.

Friday, October 17 Friday, October 10 Lehigh Lawns & Cosimo’s trattoria & Bar Landscaping 4 p.m. 120 Delafield Street

5:30 p.m. 10 Sprout Creek Court

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Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of the new building! Refreshments will be served. Also includes a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Alzheimer’s Association of Dutchess County.

Thursday, October 23 Marigold Home of Rhinebeck, Inc. 4 p.m. 6815 Route 9, Rhinebeck

Celebrate the Grand Opening! Refreshments will be served.

Friday, October 24 the Blue olive

4 p.m. 26 Charles Colman Blvd. Pawling

Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening! Refreshments will be served. Joint with the Pawling Chamber of Commerce.

Wednesday, October 29 nuSpecies 4 p.m. 427 Main Street, Beacon

Join us to celebrate the grand opening of the new location! Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, October 30 taconic Dental 4 p.m. 1557 Route 82, Suite 8 Hopewell Junction

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Meet the Chamber staff along with other new members while enjoying lunch. Sponsored by: Complete Benefit Solutions (COBESO) and Orange County Trust Company

Thursday, October 2 Small Business Institute Seminar Series

6 - 8 p.m. Poughkeepsie Galleria Community Room 2001 South Road, Poughkeepsie Six-week series helping entrepreneurs to learn how to develop a business plan, finetune a marketing campaign, use social media to grow the bottom line, and apply for financing. This is a six week series of sessions. Sponsored by: Community Capital New York, Cindy M. Smith, CPA PC, Poughkeepsie Galleria and Tompkins Mahopac Bank. In Partnership with: SCORE and NY Small Business Development Center

Monday, October 6 WLA netgiving Reception 5 - 7 p.m.

Fresco! Chop & Ale House 1639 Route 376 Wappingers Falls The Women’s Leadership Alliance Netgiving Reception focuses on offering ideas,

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mid-Hudson Civic Center 14 Civic Center Plaza Poughkeepsie

7:30 - 9 a.m. Chamber’s Beacon Office 33 Henry Street, Beacon

An early morning speednetworking event that allows Chamber members to deliver a strategic two-minute promotional pitch. Sponsored by: Mount Saint Mary College

Annual product and service showcase. Featuring the Hudson Valley Food Court, a social media check-up for your business and more! Visit www. dcrcoc.org/BusinessExpo for full information.

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Tuesday, October 28 AtHEnA Leadership Wednesday, October 8 Business After Hours Luncheon Featuring 5 - 7 p.m. Carolyn Everson

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The Chamber Foundation, in partnership with the WLA, is proud to welcome Carolyn Wednesday, October 15 Everson, Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook Contact Breakfast as the keynote speaker at the 7:30 - 9 a.m. The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel ATHENA Leadership Luncheon. Tickets and info at www.Chamber & Conference Center FDN.org 40 Civic Center Plaza Presenting Sponsor: Health Poughkeepsie Quest; Silver Sponsors: Think Monthly contact breakfast Social First and O’Connor featuring Tom Stebbins from Davies LLP; Supporting the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York State. Dutchess ARC Sponsors: Century 21-Serino Realty, DCH Wappingers will honor Charlie North. Toyota, State Farm Insurance Sponsored by: DRA Imaging – The Jen Dunn Agency, TEG Federal Credit Union and DRA Wednesday, October 15 Imaging; Community Partners: SCoRE Business Dutchess County Department of and Family Services Community Seminar Community College Dutchess and 9 - 10 a.m.

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Wednesday, October 22 think Local First Business Expo

An early morning speednetworking event participants.

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suggestions, resources and/ or connections to fellow attendees. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar available. No charge to attend. Sponsored by: The Hodgkins Agency

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Hopewell Depot Restoration Corporation

1557 Route 82, Suite 8 Hopewell Junction, NY 12533 (845) 243-2300/ Fax: (845) 243-2049 Email: taconicdental@gmail.com Web: www.taconicdental.com Contact: Erin Prunty General dentist performing all phases of dentistry including cleanings, fillings, crowns, bridges, root canals and extractions. Treating children and adults.

P.O. Box 1044 Hopewell Junction, NY 12533 Email: joe.sullivan@ hopewelldepot.org Web: www.hopewelldepot.org Contact: Joe Sullivan Nonprofit railroad museum dedicated to the preservation of and education for the railroad history of East Fishkill and Hopewell Junction.

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115 Stonecrop Lane P.O. Box 367 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 Spring, NY 10516 Cold (845) 297-0017 (845) 265-3409/ Email: kenlazzari@gmail.com Fax: (845) 265-3287 Web: www.dunkindonuts.com Email: sgudim.tec@gmail.com Contact: Ken Lazzari myfeettakewings.org Web: Coffee shop based quick service restaurant serves coffee, espresso- Contact: Sanya Gudim Nonprofit organization serving based beverages, specialty individuals with special needs beverages, bakery products, and hot and cold sandwiches for and disabilities. breakfast and lunch.

8 Commerce Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 (845) 485-8550/ Fax: (845) 485-8552 Email: jjautomotiverepair14@ gmail.com Web: www.facebok.com/ JandJautomotiverepair Contact: Jason Catavero Full service auto repair shop including brakes, tires, oil changes, tune ups, timing belts, welding and custom fabrication, Dunkin Donuts - Wappinger suspensions, and more. 1491 Route 9 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 Riverside Auto Park Inc. Coming soon! 3665 Albany Post Road Email: kenlazzari@gmail.com Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Web: www.dunkindonuts.com (845) 204-9595/ Contact: Ken Lazzari Fax: (845) 204-9596 Coffee shop based quick service Email: riversideautopark@ restaurant serves coffee, espressogmail.com based beverages, specialty Web: www.riversideautopark.com beverages, bakery products, Contact: Chris Devens and hot and cold sandwiches for Complete auto repair and sales. breakfast and lunch.

10 Hellbrook Lane Ulster Park, NY 12487 (845) 339-6680 Email: hbarth@ breakingthecycle.com Web: www.breakingthecycle.com Contact: Heinrich Barth Hosts assemblies in middle and high schools to counteract violence, reach conflict resolution, and build links between students, educators, parents, and law enforcement.

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Dunkin Donuts Pleasant Valley

1601 Main Street Pleasant Valley, NY 12569 (845) 635-9108 Email: kenlazzari@gmail.com Web: www.dunkindonuts.com Contact: Ken Lazzari Coffee shop based quick service restaurant serves coffee, espresso-based beverages, specialty beverages, bakery products, and hot and cold

Dunkin Donuts Poughkeepsie

One Civic Center Plaza Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845) 485-3588 Email: kenlazzari@gmail.com Web: www.dunkindonuts.com Contact: Ken Lazzari Coffee shop based quick service restaurant serves coffee, espresso-based beverages, specialty beverages, bakery products, and hot and cold sandwiches for breakfast and lunch.

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Gerri Brown Consulting

139 Academy Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845) 473-7126/ Fax: Email: gerribrown@hvc.rr.com Contact: Gerri Brown Cause-relted marketing and merchandising consultants with a solid record of success implementing strategies and tactics to build strong collaborations between nonprofits, retail organizations, and the business community.

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eDuCatioN Dutchess County Performing Arts Center

1315 Route 9, Building 2 No. 106 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 (845) 297-5678/ Fax: (845) 297-5679 Email: miss.stacy.dcpac@ gmail.com Web: dutchesscountyperforming artscenter.com Contact: Stacy Schroeder Performing arts school providing instruction in arts education to ages 18 months through adults.

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C/O HLD, 176 Main Street Beacon, NY 12508 (518) 653-9622 Email: ekmoore@tighebond.com Web: www.tighebond.com Contact: Erin Moore Tighe & Bond delivers innovative, cost-effective strategies to solve multidisciplinary engineering problems for local government entities.

eNtertaiNMeNt aND/or aMuseMeNt Hank Lane Music

200 Frank Road Hicksville, NY 11801 (516) 626-8300 Email: dwright@hanklane.com Web: www.hanklane.com Contact: Dane Wright

Founded in 1978 and has been consistently recognized as one of the best dance bands in New York. Adept in all styles of music ever since.

health Care serviCes Byron’s Hudson Valley Hearing Aid Center

22 IBM Road, Suite 109 Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845) 485-0168/ Fax: (845) 462-2484 Email: Hudsonvalleyhearing@ gmail.com Web: www.byronshvhearing.com Contact: Byron Campisi Specialist in hearing instruments including service and repairs.

MarketiNg serviCes hibu

210 RXR Plaza Uniondale, NY 11556 (516) 730-1900/ Fax: (914) 347-4607 Email: John.Lambert@hibu.com Web: www.hibu.com Contact: John Lambert Local marketing firm specializing in website creation, search engine marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and display advertising online. We are also the publishers of Yellowbook.

PuBliC relatioNs Connor & Associates

53 Colburn Drive Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 (845) 216-0721 Email: roger.connor.ny @gmail.com Contact: Roger Connor Media specialists in communications for small business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

restauraNts Joe Cristiano’s Pizza Wappingers Falls

1289 Route 9 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 (845) 632-6094 Email: info@joecristianos.com Web: www.joecristianos.com


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Contact: Jim Ryan We work hard every day not to be your ordinary pizzeria. We focus on being what a neighborhood pizzeria should be - exceptional food service and value.

Joe Cristiano’s Pizza Hyde Park

1225 Route 9G Hyde Park, NY 12538 (845) 229-8125 Email: info@joecristianos.com Web: www.joecristianos.com Contact: Jim Ryan We work hard every day not to be your ordinary pizzeria. We focus on being what a neighborhood pizzeria should

be - exceptional food service and value.

Joe Cristiano’s Pizza Poughkeepsie

518 Salt Point Turnpike Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845) 454-4020 Email: info@joecristianos.com Web: www.joecristianos.com Contact: Jim Ryan We work hard every day not to be your ordinary pizzeria. We focus on being what a neighborhood pizzeria should be - exceptional food service and value.

the Crooked Rooster

399 Manchester Road

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 (845) 204-9900/ Fax: (845) 204-9902 Email: thecrookedroosterny@ gmail.com Web: www.thecrooked rooster.com Contact: Christopher Tompkins Eat-in or take-out lunches, dinners, prepared food and catering. Global comfort food in a family-friendly environment.

Contact: Faraaz Firdaus A good old fashioned American family restaurant where everything is homemade.

retail USS Starcross LLC

1177 Route 9 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 (845) 202-3922/ Fax: (845) 297-8062 Email: tony@ussstarcross.com Lucky’s Web: www.ussstarcross.com 2 Beekman Street Contact: Tony Denizard Beacon, NY 12508 Mobile, cell phones, tablets, (845) 202-7329 and other computing device Email: faraazf23@gmail.com repair shop. Retail supplier for Web: www.luckysinbeacon.com all computer-based products.

traiNiNg & seMiNars nonprofit Works

117 Van Dam Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (518) 581-8841/ Fax: (518) 581-8861 Email: paul@nonprofitworks.com Web: www.nonprofitworks.com Contact: Paul Mastrodonato We help nonprofits help themselves by providing training with grant writing, program planning, board development and more.

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RIBBON CuTTINGS Peak Construction

Rita’s Of Poughkeepsie Grand Opening

Congratulations to Peak Construction, located at 164 Old Rt. 9 in Fishkill, on their 20th anniversary.

Congratulations to Rita’s of Poughkeepsie - now officially open at 4 Taft Avenue!

Queen City Bistro Grand Opening

Elant/Eagle Scout Anthony Bartolotta

Congratulations to Queen City Bistro, now open at 206 Main Street in Poughkeepsie!

Eagle Scout Anthony Bartolotta’s project at Elant at Fishkill, Nursing and Rehab. Center was celebrated with a ribbon cutting at the site.

Mid Hudson Animal Aid 35th Anniversary

Carter MGM Insurance 51st Anniversary

Congratulations to Mid Hudson Animal Aid on 35 years of helping our feline friends!

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he Chamber’s Women’s Leadership Alliance is building on the recent success of its first two Netgiving networking events with two more gatherings in October and November. The primary focus of these events is to offer ideas, suggestions, resources and/or connections to fellow attendees. These are time-structured events to allow equal support to every attendee. The program begins promptly at 5:30 p.m., and you should plan to stay until 7. The event is facilitated by author, entrepreneur and radio personality Keryl Pesce. After a brief general networking session before all guests arrive,

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n October 28, The Chamber Foundation, in partnership with the Women’s Leadership Alliance, is proud to welcome Carolyn Everson, Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook, as the keynote speaker at our ATHENA Leadership Luncheon being held at Dutchess Community College. Taking a different approach, this year’s ATHENA leadership programming is seek-

ing to reconnect with the Hudson Valley’s past ATHENA honorees and recipients and also work on reigniting the spirit of ATHENA in each of us. The ATHENA Model identifies eight distinct attributes that are reflective of women’s contributions to leadership: Authentic Self, Relationships, Giving Back, Collaboration, Courageous Acts, Learning, Fierce Advocacy, Celebration and Joy. These personal traits that are more intuitive to women, combined with the strongest aspects of traditional leadership - taking risks, assertiveness, hard work, prepare women and men to be successful leaders. Come to this event and learn about Carolyn’s rise through the corporate world as a female executive and be inspired as she challenges all of us, both women and men, to take on the characteristcs of ATHENA leadership and use

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Carolyn Everson, Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook them in our everyday lives. Tickets for the luncheon are $40 a person and can be reserved by logging onto ChamberFDN.org or by calling 845-454-1700 ext. 1000. It is sure to be a sellout event so reserve your tickets early. I look forward to seeing you on October 28.

12:30 - 4 p.m. • Mahoney’s Irish Pub & Steakhouse wings, beer, football and fun!

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Charles S. North’s Retirement Reception

5:30 - 8 p.m. • The Grandview Celebrate Charles S. North with a reception benefiting The Chamber Foundation

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The Chamber Foundation Bowling Tournament 1 - 4 p.m. • Mardi Bob Lanes, Poughkeepsie

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OffICerS Bill francis, Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fortress Financial Advisory LLC Tina Walz, Vice-Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .M & T Bank Stacey Langenthal, Treasurer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bank of Millbrook Anthony Morando, Secretary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cuddy & Feder LLP Stephen e. Diamond, Of Counsel . . Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond, LLP DIreCTOrS Amy Dittmar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. Maureen Kangas . . . . . . . Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel & Conference Center John e. Mack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Health Quest Peter Maher. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mid-Hudson Subaru Carmen McGill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dutchess Community College Lisa Morris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union Greer rychcik . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hyde Park Central School District Charles “Chip” Simon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Taconic Advisors, Inc. Skip Weisman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Weisman Success Resources, Inc. fOunDATIOn STAff Charles S. north . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . President Audra Gerty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vice President nicholas Shannon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Executive Director

The Chamber Foundation was proud to recently kick off both Youth Leadership and Leadership Dutchess, classes of 2015. This year’s Youth Leadership Program is being held at Marist College. Welcoming nearly 95 high school students, the session topic was Leading with Leadership and included Frank Castella, Jr., County Executive Marcus Molinaro and Charlie North.

Leadership Dutchess had its first session at the Henry A Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home and was led by Tom Weddell from Vanacore, DeBendictus, DiGiovanni & Weddell. A Welcome Reception was took place in the evening to cheer on the class of 29 participants.

Best of luck to both our classes!


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We can help you rethink health insurance. Every company is unique. That’s why CDPHP® offers so many different benefit packages and plans. From traditional health plans to innovative solutions that give you extra help in controlling costs, like high deductible and value-based options, as well as funding accounts. And depending on the size of your company, we can help administer selffunded options. We also offer more ways to involve your employees in their health. From mobile apps to track exercise and diet, to online help with finding a doctor. All this, plus a national network of more than 725,000 providers. Call us. We want to be your plan for life. To learn more, call your broker or CDPHP at 1.800.993.7299. PK-0000193302

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