Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce
News and Upcoming Events from Ossining Chamber & Members
Upcoming Events

October 07
Down to Earth Farmers Market
Family Fun Day
Market Square - Downtown Ossining
sponsored by Ossining Chamber

October 10
Business-B4-Business Coffee Networking
8am - 10am
Ossining Chamber office
All are welcome

October 04
SCORE Workshop
"Mistakes I made in Business and How You Can Profit from Them"
1pm - 3pm
SCORE Headquarters
120 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains                                 FREE

October 11
Briarcliff Manor Chamber Networking Event
The Briarcliff Manor 
25 Studio Hill Road - Briarcliff Manor
7pm - 9pm               $25 cash only

October 18
SCORE Workshop
"Basic Concepts of Financial Accounting"
1pm - 3pm
SCORE Headquarters
120 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains                                 FREE  

October 26
Candidates Forum
Ossining Public Library
sponsored by the Ossining Chamber

October 28
3rd Annual Halloween Pet Parade
11am - 1pm
Elks Lodge to Mike Risko Music
presented by the Ossining Chamber & Ossining Uptown Alliance

November 04
Pub Haul
Not your usual Pub Craw - this one has a trolley!!!  
seating is limited (40) / tickets $30 pp  Purchase your tickets at the office or available on website Monday
presented by the Ossining Chamber & Ossining 

November 25
Shop Local Saturday
get out to support our local businesses

Red  events indicate Ossining Chamber sponsored events
Welcome New Member

J. Philip Real Estate
522 N State Road
Briarcliff Manor

Tina McGuire 
and Phil Faranda

914-414-0759 Tina
914-450-8883 - Phil

Give them a call or drop an email to say " hi"
Adopt a Tree Well

The Recreation & Parks Department is excited about the new Downtown beautification program "Adopt a Tree Well ".  his program, brought to the community by the Downtown Economic Development Fund Council, allows individuals, organizations or businesses to "adopt" a tree well for a contribution of $199.00.
Simply complete the  tree well form  and submit along with the $199.00 sponsorship fee to the Recreation Office at the Community Center, 95 Broadway.  Please make checks payable to: Village of Ossining

Congratulations  Ossining Chamber members for being named Best of 2017
Chamber Officers
Dr. G ayle Marchica - President
John Stylianou - Vice President
David Schofield- Treasurer
John VanSteen - Secretary

Board of Directors
Dr. Renuka Rao Bijoor, Daysi Briones, Harry Campbell,  John Girolamo, 
Alex Jeffrey, Esq., Gregory Perry,
Mike Risko,  Susan Riordan, 
Neil Woolf
Chamber Information

Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce 
2 Church Street, Suite 205
Ossining, NY  10562
John Girolamo,
Office Administrator 

10:30am - 2:30pm  Mon - Fri
If you have news,  please send information at least 5-7 days prior to your event in order to get the news into the next newsblast.  
Send to

Tuesday, October 10th
8am - 10am

Ossining Chamber  
2 Church Street, Suite 205 - Ossining

Join us for a cup of coffee and chat with other entrepreneurs about topics effecting today's small businesses.  Does not matter if you come for 10 minutes or stay the entire time

You don't need to be a member to join us 
Member News.....  

Down to Earth Farmer's Market  is  Saturday  from 830am - 1pm at Market Square. Enjoy Family Fun Day in Market Square and then shop the farmers' market for snacks, lunch and groceries! This week they welcome a NEW VENDOR - Miracle Springs Farm - with a variety of NY made cheeses, including organic, biodynamic yogurt and items from Chaseholm Farm Creamery. Chamber member - Ossining Public Library will host a book sale at the market, Parks & Recreation will be at our Community Table and Chamber member Ossining Arts Council will have information about their open studio tour coming up.   Don't forget your recycled bags!  Visit their website

Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) continues its Jazz Masters music series with the Gerry Malkin Jazz Collective, appearing at 7:30pm on Saturday, October 7th at WCT's new home 23 Water Street - Ossining.  Tickets are $15.  More information please visit WCT website.
  • Saturday, October 14th pop legend Marlene Verplanck of whom the  New York Times  wrote " She may be the most accomplished  
    interpreter of popular material performing today."   She will perform 2 sets at 7:30 and 9:00pm.  Tickets are $20. 
Eduscape Associates who is part of the Community Partnership Program with Ossining School District, is having a PSAT Boot Camp, Saturday, October 7th @130pm at Ossining Public Library.  All HS Sophomores and Juniors taking the PSAT need a test strategy, this will give them the confidence and strategy needed.  Visit their website to reserve your child's seat, you can also download the flyer for more information
  • Do you have a high school senior looking to start that college essay?  Eduscape Associates "College Essay Boot Camp" is Sunday, October 8th from 11am-1pm at Ossining Public Library.  To reserve your child's spot visit Eduscape's website or click here to download the flyer
NY Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, invites you to attend the great debate " Single Payer Healthcare ", the pro & con discussion about healthcare in NY.  Tuesday, October 10th 7pm-9pm @Cortlandt Town Hall.  Would like more information and see who the panelist are - click here to download the flyer

Pop-up bake shop and acoustic open mic at Mike Risko Music Wednesday, October 11th from 4pm - 8pm.  Check out local favorite Moom's Bakery goodies and listen to the open mic entertainment.
  • Country Star Jessica Lynn comes to Ossining on October 18. Limited seating for this FREE concert at Mike Risko Music, reservations are required. Call us at 914-762-8757 or email to reserve a seat. 
Hot Societe Boutique ( 175 Main Street - Ossining) is having Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 14th from 4pm - 7pm.  Meet and greet with Drita D'Avanzo, TV personality of VH1 ModWives and VH1 newest upcoming show Scared Famous.  Event tickets are limited.  Visit their Facebook page for more details.  Plus you can download the flyer

The Ossining Arts Council  is proud to host the first ever Ossining  Open Studio Tours on October 14 . The purpose of the Tour is to showcase the amazing amount of talent we have in Ossining. At each Studio, artists will have on view examples of their work and give attendees an insight into their creative process. visit their website for more details.

New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital has their "October Events Calendar" out.  There are some great presentations.  All take place at NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital's Chef Peter X. Kelly Teaching Kitchen. To see a complete list of dates and workshop click here
  • New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital is having their Annual Fall Gala Celebration Friday, October 20th at Tarrytown House Estate.  To purchase tickets or sponsorship opportunities click here
Join Gullotta House as they raise awareness and collect donations October 24th (4pm - 8pm) at Louis Engel Park - Ossining as they support World End Polio Day.  Visit their website for more information

Gather together to help Ossining Children's Center nourish our community! The non-profit organization will host a Fall Harvest Luncheon to benefit its Tuition Assistance Program. The event will include lunch, cocktails, and a silent auction on Friday, November 3rd from 1130am - 230pm at Briarcliff Manor (25 Studio Hill Road - Briarcliff Manor).  To purchase tickets or learn about sponsorship opportunities call Shawn at (914) 941-0230 or

New member Bridges to Community is joining Mark Rollins, Executive Vice President, Westchester office of Brown & Brown on a house building trip to Masaya, Nicargua - November 11-18.  For additional information or interested in participating visit their website

Biofeedback Resources International has some excellent workshop in October and a new Hawaiian Relaxation audios.  Are you familiar with Biofeedback?  It is a technique you can use to learn to control your body's functions, such as heart rate.  You are connected to electrical sensors that help you receive feedback about your body.  Who benefits from Biofeedback - people who suffer from migraines, ADHD, PTSD, Children's anxiety at the Dentists, Urinary incontinence, Cognitive and behavioral therapies and so much more!!  Visit Henry Campbell's website or Facebook for workshops and more

Museum in the Streets (MITS) is open and FREE.  This is a self-guided walking tour and consist of 25 numbered panels with images and explanatory text about the architecturally and historically significant buildings within Historic Downtown Ossining.  For more information or questions please contact Chamber member - Miguel Hernandez at  A route map is available to download plus there are a few copies at Joseph Caputo Community Center.

Let WillYUM Spice serve as your Gift Concierge this Halloween and upcoming Holiday Season and provide special and personal attention to your clients with our Done For You Gifting Program.  Visit their Facebook and website

Don't forget about " Ladies Night" packages from Bella Maiya Day Spa.  For ideas see list of their packages

Brighten someone's day with a fall floral arrangement from Rubrums Florist.  Give Frank and Sue a call at 914-941-1801 or visit their website to make that order

CONGRATULATIONS to Cedar Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center staff they raised more than $1,000 for the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease. The fundraiser, held at SUNY Purchase on Sunday, September 24, attracted approximately 1,600 supporters. Cedar Manor, located in Ossining, participates annually to help raise awareness and find a cure for this debilitating illness
Non-Member Area News.....  

Green Ossining Fall Community Tag Sale  is  Saturday, October 7th . Don't forget to tell your neighbors, friends about community tag sale!  For more information visit Green Ossining website

Forest of Fears Haunted Hayride  will be 2 night event this year, October 27th & 28th.  Visit their website for tickets