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

April 08
Down to Earth Farmers Market
9am - 1pm
First Presbyterian Church
34 S Highland Ave - Ossining

April 11
Business-B4-Business Coffee Chat Networking
8am - 10am
Ossining Chamber office
2 Church St, #205 - Ossining

April 12
SCORE Workshop
"Sales Strategies"
1pm - 3pm
120 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains                  FREE  
Click here to Register

April 12
SCORE Webinar
"Reading your Data - Web & Social Analytics"
7pm - 8pm
your computer                 FREE    
Click here to Register

April 19
SCORE Workshop
"Financing Your Small Business"
9am - 12pm
Greenburgh Library
300 Tarrytown Road
Elmsford                       FREE  

June 10
Ossining Village Fair
10am - 5pm

    Red  events are GOCC events
Get Your Ossining Village Fair Applications IN!!!

We are filling up - have you mailed in your application?

  Applications can be downloaded by  clicking here.   If you would like to pay with credit card or Paypal - visit the Chamber's website  
 

Prices increase May 1st

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 
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 - 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
Quick Links


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Chamber Events for April.....

 
Business- B4-Business

Tuesday, April 11
8am - 10am

Ossining Chamber office - 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, we would like to see you.  

You don't need to be a member to join us for cup of coffee
Chamber News.....  

2017 Summer Internships at Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce 
  1. Chamber Marketing & Graphic Arts Internship 
  2. Chamber Special Events and Programs Internship
  3. Chamber Membership Administration Internship
  4. 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 john@ossiningchamber.org or call 914.941.0009. Interested applicants should - submit a cover letter and resume. 
Member News.....  

Please join Matero Fine Jewelry (238 Saw Mill River Road, Suite 100 - Millwood), Friday, April 7th from 10am-8pm for our "Spring Fling".   Not only are a portion of the proceeds going to "Autism Speaks" but as an added incentive we will also be se lling all Henderson pieces at 10% off.   www.materofinejewelry.com

Ossining Farmers Market is at First Presbyterian Church - 34 S. Highland Avenue, Saturdays from 9AM-1PM. Shop in comfort with your favorite local growers and food makers. Welcome spring this week with farm-fresh vegetables, eggs, meats and more. Don't forget that you can drop off textiles for recycling.  Ossining Farm's Market moves outside April 22 to participate in Green Ossining Earth Day Festival.  Then back to Market Square April 29th. 

New member Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) will host a Community Open House to introduce its new performance space at 23 Water Street - Ossining....Saturday, April 8th 11am-2pm.   Visitors are invited to hear talks about the history and future plans of WCT and the performance space and to participate in sample theater art classes that will be offered at the venue later this spring. The Performance Space will remain open to the public until 2:00pm for anyone wishing to stop by for information. A final Open House will take place on Saturday, May 13th.   www.wctheater.org

Say 'Happy Easter' with flowers from Rubrums Florist ( 154 S. Highland Avenue - Ossining ) .  Visit their website for ideas

Richard Zuckerman, President of Enveloping Sound at 515 North State Road - Briarcliff Manor is having some SALES!!!  "  Outdoor speaker sale - 20% discount on select outdoor speakers. Expires end of May AND Speaker Trade in - Trade Up program with minimum of a 20% discount against select Paradigm speaker models. Expires end of April.  For additional information go see Richard or view the attached flyers.  Also visit their website.

Also from the Ossining Arts Council - to commemorate the OPENING of the new Cedar Lane Arts Center (CLAC) - all Artists are invited to participate in an Inaugural Exhibition opening on 
April 21.  The Cedar Lane Arts Center (formerly known as Shine House) has been beautifully renovated to serve as another asset to the burgeoning art scene in Ossining.  The new arts center is located in Cedar Lane Park on Cedar Lane in Ossining adjacent to the Ossining Organic Community Garden.  The theme for the show is The Natural Environment - the natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally. The term is most often applied to the Earth or some part of Earth.   Please contact OAC for additional information.

It's "Spa Week" at Bella Maiya Day Spa (1326 Pleasantville Road - Briarcliff Manor) from   April 18-April 30th.   Visit their  Facebook page for more information

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 performances@riskomusic.com to reserve your seats. This show is great for all ages.   7 performances to choose from
Thursday 5/4 7pm
Friday 5/5 7pm
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.   www.mikeriskomusicschool.com
Area News.....  

Ossining's Earth Day Festival is Saturday, April 22nd at Louis Engel Waterfront Park from 11am - 4pm.  The Festival has grown from roughly 300 attendees in its first year with an expectation to surpass last year's nearly 4,000 attendees. Join some 80 vendors and the Greater Ossining community in our annual celebration of Earth Day. This year, as we celebrate the 47th Anniversary of Earth Day, we will focus our theme on food sustainability, including such issues as food waste, cooking and food preservation, nutrition, edible gardens, backyard food and permaculture, and access to food. Hosted by Green Ossining in partnership with both the Town and Village of Ossining, and Ossining Parks & Recreation, featured events of the day include: Arts & Artisan Vendors * Food sustainability eco-demonstrations & hands-on activities * Kid's Activity Zone * Zero-Waste in action on the Festival grounds * Local Food including vegetarian and vegan fare*Craft Beer*Textile Recycling & E-Waste drop off *Compost Bin Sale * Stone Barns* Hilltop Hanover* Teatown* Greenburg Nature Center * Fable: Farm-to-Table *Ossining Farmers Market* Food Foraging with Wildman Steve Brill * Center Music Stage with Line-Up including The Mike Risko Band, KJ Denhert, Christina Picciano (of All My Friends), The Forget-Me-Knots, Les Hommes de Cave and The Shovel Ready String Band * Arm of the Sea Theatre * and more! And our very own Farmers Market will open their outdoor market season with us down at the River in celebration, so you can shop from 11-4p.  Keep up to date with news - www.greenossining.org