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

September 08
Waterfront Concert Series
"Marc Berger & Ride"
Louis Engel Waterfront Park

September 09
Down to Earth Farmers Market
Market Square - Downtown Ossining
sponsored by Ossining Chamber

September 09
Ossining MATTERS
5K/2 mile Run/Walk
Joseph Caputo Community Center

September 13
Business-B4-Business Coffee Chat
2 Church Street, Suite 205
8am - 10am
Join us for a cup of coffee before work 

September 13
SCORE Workshop
"How to Run a Successful Service Business"
1pm - 3pm
SCORE Headquarters
120 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains                                FREE

September 20
SCORE Workshop
"Create Unique Marketing"
1pm - 3pm
SCORE Headquarters
120 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains                                 FREE

September 25
Downtown Business Community Meeting
Melike Mediterranean Restaurant
199 Main Street - Ossining
All businesses, landlords and supports are encouraged to attend

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

October 28
Halloween Pet Parade
more information to follow

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

Red  events indicate Ossining Chamber sponsored events
September 11 Ceremonies

Monday, September 11th @7pm

Louis Engel Waterfront Park

Westchester Collaborative Theater

Join Chamber member
Westchester Collaborative Theater as they host their annual gala benefiting the theater on

Saturday, September 16th
- 6pm-10pm @Shattemuc Yacht Club

Congratulations  Ossining Chamber members for being named Best of 2017
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.
To adopt a tree well, 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.
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
Business - B4 - Business

Wednesday, September 13th
8am - 10am
Ossining Chamber office
205 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 
Downtown Business Community Meeting

Engage-Excite-Explore Ossining

Monday, September 25th @6pm
@Melike Mediterranean Restaurant
199 Main Street - Ossining

Downtown Engagement-Chamber of Commerce Support-DRWC Update-
What's next? Events...
Complimentary Appetizers and Cash Bar
Make a Great Village Even Greater!

All businesses, landlords, and Supporters are encouraged to attend.  
Questions? Contact the Chamber Office 914.941.0009/
Member News.....  

Down to Earth Farmer's Market  is  Saturday  from 830am - 1pm at Market Square. Plums and apples start to take over for peaches and berries in the farmers' market, the weather cools to a degree where turning on the oven seems reasonable and the feeling of building momentum for a new school year and new projects (even for those of us long out of school) kicks in. Chamber member Open Door Family Medical will be offering free blood pressure screening. Greentree Textiles will be on hand to collect old clothes, bedding, shoes and bags.  Don't forget your recycled bags!  Visit their website

Phelps Hospital invite you to participate in the 2nd Annual Autumn Games for Seasoned Adults  Saturday, September 9th from 8am-430pm at Mount Pleasant Community Center in Valhalla.  This is a day of activities and athletic challenges for adults 55 and over.  Need more information click here

Fear of Flying, Public Speaking, Spiders, Closed in Spaces..  
Phobias are a big problem for many people.  Because some of these problems cost people real money at work they may seek help even if insurance doesn't cover the cost.  
Dr. Robert Reiner who is a leading expert in the area of using Virtual Reality and Biofeedback to help people who suffer with phobias.   BioFeedBack Resources International is offering a 1-Day workshop September 11 in Hawthorne, NY with Dr. Reiner to learn about how he does this.   Click here for information on the workshop and registration information.

Senator David Carlucci & Assemblywoman Sandy Galef are hosting Annual Senior Fair, Thursday, September 14th @10am at Joseph G. Caputo Community Center.  Over 50 local vendors.  Need more information see the flyer

Cancer Awareness Health Fair sponsored by New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital is Thursday, September 14th from 10am - 1pm in the hospital's main lobby.  More information visit their website

Ossining Arts Council  presents "Art Speaks" featuring Bonnie Coe - "For the Birds" on Sunday, September 17th 2pm-330pm at OAC Steamer Firehouse Gallery,  Join teaching artist and art historian Jill Kiefer for a series of single session programs about local community artist, their work and it's relation to the art world at large.  $5 donation at door

Do you have a new baby in the family?  New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital invite you to participate in September 22nd class " Homemade Baby-Food Cooking Class" from 10am-11am at Chef Peter X Kelly Teaching Kitchen.  Cost is $10.  Need more information  click here

Maryknoll Sisters is having a Fall Festival Saturday, September 23rd from 11am -4pm at Maryknoll Sisters Center. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, or sponsoring the program send email to or call 866-662-9900.   Need more information?

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.  Download the Prospectus and visit their website for more details.

New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital has their September "Teaching Kitchen Calendar" out.  There are some mighty good cooking up in Cortlandt Manor.  Please call (914) 734-3780 to register.  There are nominal fees for the classes. To see a complete list of dates and workshop click here

Thinking of completing your degree, need some Professional Development or your high schooler is wanting to sign up for classes - take a look at  Westchester Community College's classes.   See their list of classes and dates

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

The Journal News/Lohud is sponsoring a  Food Truck Mash-Up September 10th at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway.  If you are a food truck in the area and would like to participate,  click here  for additional information.

SBDC  is hosting two workshops fully in Spanish, both are geared towards current business owners and entrepreneurs. The dates are September 12 & 19 starting at 6pm until 9pm. Both will be hosted at the White Plains Education & Training Center on Quarropas St, White Plains, NY.  Additional info

Ossining Recreation & Park Department and Ossining Waterfront Kayak Tours is offering an opportunity to paddle the Ossining waterfront for 2 peaceful hours ($75).  Advance reservations recommended for September 22nd.  For more information or make a reservation please call 845-809-5935 or click here for the flyer.  Also visit their website.  

Sick of the summer clutter? Registration has opened for the Green Ossining Fall Community Tag Sale on Saturday, October 7th. For $25, receive a double-sided sign to post on your lawn three days before the sale; additional signs to hang around your neighborhood; a link to your home and items for sale on our Google map; and promotion in the Pennysaver, local press, bulletins, and assorted social media outlets. Don't forget to tell your neighbors-block and multi-family sales get the most visitors!  For more information and to sign-up

Forest of Fears Haunted Hayride  will be 2 night event this year, October 27th & 28th.  They are looking for vendors for this new yearly event.  Please contact Also visit their website for tickets

Welcome New Ossining Village Manager

Debbie McDonnell

We look forward to working with you