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

May 06
Down to Earth Farmers Market
Market Square - Downtown Ossining
sponsored by Ossining Chamber

May 09
Business-B4-Business Coffee Networking
8am - 10am
Chamber office
2 Church Street - Ossining
You don't need to be a member to join us for a cup of coffee and chat about topics effecting small businesses

May 11
Small Business Expo
Jacob Javits Center - NYC
9am - 6pm
attend 20+ workshops & visit over 100 vendors             FREE
Click here to register

May 10
SCORE Workshop
"Big Ideas for Growing Your Small Business"
8am - 1pm
Tarrytown Doubletree Hotel
455 S Broadway 
Tarrytown                      FREE  

May 15
SBA Workshop
"Marketing on a Shoestring Budget"
10am - 1pm
290 Broadway, 30th Fl, Rm 3
NYC                               FREE
download the flyer - info

May 24
SCORE Workshop
" Taxes"
1pm - 3pm
Score Office Headquarters
120 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains                    FREE  

June 10
Ossining Village Fair
10am - 5pm

June 13
Business-B4-Business Coffee Networking
8am - 10am
Chamber office
2 Church Street - Ossining
You don't need to be a member to join us for a cup of coffee and chat about topics effecting small businesses

July 15 
Mark Your Calendars
Chamber's LobsterFest
location - TBA

    Red  events are GOCC events
Welcome New Member(s)

Boost Mobile

1152 S Highland Avenue - Ossining

Jimmy Singh

(914) 9826-6125

Log on to their website - give them a call 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 .    

Nominate Local Business

Knowing the vital role small businesses play in the community, business magazine  914Inc  i looking for small businesses who have excelled in Westchester (Ossining - Briarcliff Manor- Croton). They are accepting nominations from companies from around the county.  

Deadline is May 24th.  Visit the website today to cast your nomination  
Mother's Day

Sunday, May14th!!!  

flowers - jewelry - dinner out - dance class - fitness - yoga classes

check out our membership directory for list of ideas.  
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 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 - 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

Tuesday, May 9
8am - 10am

Ossining Chamber
2 Church St, Suite 205

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, we would like to see you

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

Vote for Chamber member Gullotta House in the W estchester Toyota/Scion Give Back Program.  Visit their Facebook page to cast your vote.  Gullotta House is a nonprofit which aides Westchester residents facing a hardship. Income is not a factor. What's the severity of the hardship now, today. They organize community events and provide scholarships. Gullotta House is all volunteers, no salaries are paid. To learn more about Gullotta House visit their website.

Mike Risko Music   presents Annie Kids.... This 45 minute production of Annie will have you singing The Sun will Come Out  Tomorrow  as local kids ages 4-12 dazzle you with their singing, dancing and acting.   Tickets are free but reservations are required. Please email  to reserve your seats. This show is great for all ages.    7 performances to choose from
Sat 5/6 3pm 
and  5pm,  Sun 5/14 6pm (performances at Risko Music  144 Croton Ave ) There is also a sensory friendly seating for children with special needs  on Sat 4/29 at 5pm , also at Risko Music. There will also be a performance  on Friday 5/12 at 7pm  at the Ossining  Public Library Budarz Theater.  F or additional information.

Cedar Lane Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is holding a "Demystifying Medicare & Healthcare Coverage" presentation for seniors on Saturday, May 6th from 1pm - 4pm at Ossining Public Library.  Walk-in welcome but they ask that you pre-register by leaving your name - telephone # and the event you are attending.  Please call 914-231-3236

Join the fun as the Rotary Club of Ossining host the 4th Annual Golf Outing - Monday, May 15th - 11am at Salem Golf Club - North Salem to.  For more information click here to download the poster.

On Thursday, May 18th, Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) will kick off its 2017 Play Reading Series with The Maltese Babka by award-winning playwright C.J. Ehrlich.  Directed by Westchester veteran director Christopher Arena, this original full-length play will keep the audience guessing at every turn. The production runs May 18, 19 and 20 at 8 pm through Sunday, May 21 at 3 pm at WCT's new home, at 23 Water Street, Ossining, NY.  The Sunday, May 21 performance will be followed by a talk-back with the playwright, director and actors.  The rehearsed reading has been developed and dramaturged through WCT's ongoing workshop process which enables member actors and writers to bring new pieces to life.  Limited seating; advance purchase is strongly suggested.  Tickets are available individually to each production or through subscription to the 2017 series.  All tickets are general admission with discounts available for WCT members, seniors, students and groups of 5+.  Purchase tickets online at

Richard Zuckerman, President of Enveloping Sound  at 515 North State Road - Briarcliff Manor is having a SALE!!!  "  Outdoor speaker sale - 20% discount on select outdoor speakers. Expires end of May. For additional information go see Richard or view the attached flyers.  Also visit their website.

Grab your friends, co-workers or family and come down to 6 Degrees of Separation Restaurant & Brewery to test your general knowledge. It's FREE to play! Join us for a night of fun, friendly competition, awesome craft beer and amazing food. " Let's Go Trivia" consists of 5 rounds with 10 questions per round. One point is given for every correct answer and the team with the most overall points after 5 rounds is that night's winner. If there's a tie after any round, a game of Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots will determine the winner. Prizes are awarded to each round's winner and to the team with the most overall points.   Every Wednesday at 7:00pm-9:00pm.

Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services, is offering a free online diagnostic ACT or SAT to all Ossining and Croton high school students. Upon completion of the diagnostic test students will be given a comprehensive score assessment, pinpointing areas of strength and weakness. Following the test, for 30 days students will have access to video tutorials for all diagnostic test questions. Contact them today 914-236-4650 or

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

New York Presbyterian - Hudson Valley Hospital has a great June calendar for their Teaching Kitchen.   Check it out and register for this great classes
Oh-Oh did you forget to send us your Ossining Village Fair Applications!!!

We are filling up - get your applications in!!!!

  Applications can be downloaded by  clicking here

Paying by credit card or Paypal is easy - visit the Chamber's website  

Saturday, June 10th
10am - 5pm 
Historic Downtown Ossining

This premier event has been dubbed one of Hudson Valley's  " must attend"  community street fairs.  We traditionally see 15,000 happy fair-goers that make purchased, have lunch, and meet friends and neighbors to enjoy the day and 3 stages of music!

Would you like to benefit by sponsoring this very popular Hudson Valley community event?  Please call John Girolamo at the Chamber office  (914) 941-0009 or

rain date - June 11
Area News.....  

Please join Green Ossining's Semi-Annual Ossining and Briarcliff Town-Wide Tag SaleSaturday, May 6! It's a great opportunity to meet new neighbors throughout our community as you shop or sell things you no longer need. The tag sales will be held at participants' households throughout Ossining and Briarcliff Manor. The map of participants will be posted on .

Learn how Westchester Co Executive Rob Astorino, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell are steering their counties through unique times when they take part in a " Pattern For Progress " panel discussion May 15th from 745am - 930am at Pace University (Pleasantville Campus),  Visit their website for ticket and additional information.

Join the  5K Run/Walk of the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail in support of our Clear View School Sunday, May 21@7:45am at Joseph Caputo Communty Center (Ossining).  All proceeds benefit the children and families of the Clear View School, a day program for children and youth ages pre-K through 21 serving the communities of NYC, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland and Orange Counties. It is Clear View's mission to restore hope and to give children and families challenged by mental illness a special environment in which to grow, learn, and work through their challenges.  For more information click here to download the flyer.

Ossining Relay For Life is coming Saturday, June 24.  Visit their website to donate - participate - learn more.  
Chamber News.....  

Chamber is looking for volunteers to help out at the Village Fair, Saturday, June 10th.  From setup - check-in - man booth, etc.. Please contact John in the office if you are lend a few hours to this fun day for Ossining.

2017 Summer Internships at Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce 
Chamber Marketing & Graphic Arts Internship 
Chamber Special Events and Programs Internship
Chamber Membership Administration Internship
Chamber Public Policy & Government Relations Internship
Please click here to download details on each internship.   For more information about internships, email the Greater Ossining Ossining Chamber of Commerce at or call 914.941.0009. Interested applicants should - submit a cover letter and resume.