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

July 15
Down to Earth Farmers Market
830am-1pm
Market Square - Downtown Ossining
sponsored by Ossining Chamber

July 15 
Chamber's LobsterFest
6pm - 10pm
Sing Sing QWL Building
354 Hunter Street - Ossining
Weather looks wonderful - see you there!

July 18
WEDC Webinar
"Social Media Do's and Don'ts?"
12pm - 1pm
Your Computer                    FREE

July 19
SCORE Workshop
"Digital Marketing:  Social, Search & More.  Create the Mix That's Right For You?"
1pm - 3pm
Score Office
120 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains                        FREE

July 26
SCORE Workshop
"Web Accessibility 101 - Are You Reaching All your Potential Customers?"
1pm - 3pm
Score Office
120 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains                        FREE

August 08
SCORE Workshop
"Nuts & Bolts of an Enforceable Contract?"
1pm - 3pm
Score Office
120 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains                        FREE

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Welcome To the Chamber...

Advance Auto
231 S Highland Avenue Ossining

David Tom - owner
914-941-6414


At your Ossining auto parts store, there's much more than the items needed for repairs and maintenance. There are also friendly, knowledgeable Team Members who will answer questions and recommend the parts needed to do your own repairs.

Give them a ring and say " HI"

Attention Chamber members  did you complete your online business  listing?    It is important we receive your listing.   Scan/email or snail mail form to John Girolamo.   If you have a logo please email a JPEG or PNG as attachment to  John .    

Chamber Information

Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce 
2 Church Street, Suite 205
Ossining, NY  10562
914-941-0009  
 
John Girolamo,
Office Administrator 
 
10:30am - 2:30pm  Mon - Fri

 
If you have news for the 
newsletter please send information at least 5-7 days prior to your event in order to get the news into the next newsblast.   Send to

Chamber Officers
G ayle Marchica, Ph.D - 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

Happy Weekend
Adopt a Tree Well

The Recreation & Parks Department is excited about the new Downtown beautification program " Adopt a Tree Well". This 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.
Member News.....  

Down to Earth Farmer's Market  is  Saturday  from 830am - 1pm at Market Square. Chamber Member - Open Door Medical Center returns to the Farmer's Market on Saturday with the Recess Rocks Program to get kids moving by making it fun!!  They will also demo a healthy, seasonal recipe that you can make from market ingredients.   Don't forget your recycled bags!  www.downtoearthmarkets.com

Meet the Entrepreneur Next Door - Chamber member
Lindsay Farrell, CEO Open Door Medical Centers & Jessica Irons, Founder and Director Theater O, will be sharing their entrepreneurship journeys. Hear their stories, ask questions and join the discussion. If you've ever dreamt about starting something of your own this is a great way to start and take a first step to action on Tuesday, July 18th @630pm at the Open Door Family Medical Center - 3rd Floor Conference Room.  

NY Assemblywoman and Chamber member Sandy Galef is hosting "Senior Forum" on Wednesday, July 19th from 9am - 12pm at Cortlandt Town Hall.  Find out about educational programming for mature adults, learn how to avoid crimes targeting seniors and much more.  Breakfast will be served - event is FREE - you don't need to RSVP.  Click here to view flyer for more information.

Do you have questions about senior benefits, senior housing or senior healthcare proxies?  Visit the Senior Service Navigators at the Ossining Public Library  every Tuesday (10am-3pm) and Thursdays (9am-3pm) through October 2017.  If you have questions call Linda Levine (914) 941-2416 x-317

The Westchester Collaborative Theater is holding July Reading of One Act Plays.  Directed by NYU Tisch School of the Arts Professor Nathan Flower, known for his directorial work Off Broadway and abroad and for his drama instruction at various actor studios in Manhattan. The four plays, a blend of insightful drama and engaging comedy, were developed and dramaturged through WCT's lab workshop process. The plays are: The Park by Susan Courtney; Got No Claim by Carol Mark; Missouri Pals by Joe McDonald; The Erythrosine Ballad by Pat O'Neill. The WCT ensemble cast includes: Rick Apicella, Zack Barela, Missy Flower, Miguel Angel Garcia, Julie Griffin, Kurt Lauer, James Leeper, Roberta Robinson and Jane Valentine.  Come by July 21st @8pm, July 22nd
@2pm & 8pm and then July 23rd @3pm at their new home - 23 Water Street - Ossining.   See the flyer for additional information

Shattemuc Yacht Club invites you to 3rd annual Ladies Kayak Day, Sunday, July 23rd @10am. This is a fun paddle on the Hudson River. Please bring a kayak, canoe, or paddle board. Lunch will be provided. The event will benefit the SPCA of Westchester - suggested donation of $10.   Click here to view flyer.  Plus RSVP 914-755-6292

Come and sit in a circle with DragonFly Wellness Yoga Studio on Sunday, July 23rd @8pm as they tap into the power of the new moon.  Manifest your dreams and begin to shed away the layers of debris that stand in your way and no longer serving your highest good.  FREE.  DragonFly is located at 109 Croton Ave - Ossining 

Ossining Native/Actor Dominic Pace presents his annual Grant to support a member of the community in The Arts. This year's recipient is Chamber and Board of Director members - Mike and Miriam Risko who will forward the $500 grant to one of their students. The event will also feature two short films from fellow Ossining native, Kristen Hester, as well as one of Dominic's projects. Complimentary Wine and Appetizers will be served afterwards. Admission is free . S aturday, July 29th @6pm at the Budarz Theater in Ossining Public Library

Chamber member - Gullotta House presents Ossining Family Fun Day & Music Fest - Saturday, July 29th from 12pm - 8pm @Nelson Park.  Food, vendors, inflatables, crafts, pony rides and more.  
For more information or to donate to Gullotta House click here
Gullotta House helps Westchester County residents facing hardship.

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

Biofeedback Resources International is offering a Bootcamp online. Take a look and get on board.  Curious what Biofeedback is:  Biofeedback therapy is a non-drug treatment in which patients learn to control bodily processes that are normally involuntary, such as muscle tension, blood pressure, or heart rate


Congratulations  Ossining Chamber members for being named Best of 2017


Click here to see come list and link to purchase tickets for Best of 2017 party on  July 26 th
Area News.....  

Join Ossining Historic Cemeteries Conservacy for Gravestone Cleaning Workshop on July 15th, August 19th, September 16 from 9am - 12pm at Historic Sparta Cemetery. The mission of the Ossining Historic Cemeteries Conservancy is to preserve, enhance and share the beauty and history of Dale and Sparta Cemeteries for the benefit of present and future generations. The Conservancy will provide assistance and opportunities for community outreach, fundraising and cemetery enhancements by offering public tours of these historic sites, education in cemetery history and landscape design, and hands on training in monument restoration and restoration.  For information see the attached flyer

St. Augustine Parish 40th Italian Festival  is July 18th - 23rd ,
@St. Augustine Church (
381 N Highland Avenue - Ossining ).   Festival armbands for unlimited rides valid Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday ONLY.  Armbands on sale until July 17th are $20 (cash only). You must go to Parish office 9am - 3pm.  Armbands purchased at the Festival are $25. www.staugny.org

Majority Leader Catherine Borgia's office is pleased to announce that it will be accepting letters of interest and resumes for the Summer and Fall 2017 internship program at the Westchester County Board of Legislators. High School seniors and College students throughout Westchester communities are eligible and encouraged to apply. Interning at the Board of Legislators gives students an opportunity to gain an understanding of the legislative process and see firsthand how government works, familiarize themselves with working in an office setting, be an integral part of the district offices public affairs, community outreach, event planning and hone their research skills to help others. While internships are unpaid they are for credit and require high school and college accreditation/affiliation.  Interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail their cover letter and resume to OmarH@WestchesterLegislators.com.  More additional information click here.