October 5, 2017 E-Weekly Chamber Newsletter
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MEMBER NEWS
Placing an ad in the Building Awards Journal is not only an excellent way to promote your business; it also gives you the opportunity to recognize the award recipients. Learn more here!

Mori Taheripour, Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Expert, to speak at SI Chamber’s Annual Membership Meeting & B2B Showcase

The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Membership Meeting & B2B Showcase on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Vanderbilt at South Beach. This year’s Annual Membership Meeting partner sponsors are Consolidated Edison Co. of NY, Inc.; National Grid; Richmond County Savings Bank, a division of the NYCB family of banks; Northfield Bank; United NY Sandy Hook Pilots Benevolent Association; and Santander Bank. 
PICS OF THE WEEK
On September 26, the Chamber hosted a Lions Pride Leadership & Business Roundtable Workshop, presented by Lions Pride Leadership Company for its Chamber members. For Directory Listing, Click Here.
Last weeks Breakfast with the President. From left to right- Rosemarie Cavanagh -  Eat Healthy and Live longer ; Jacqui Klein –  Valpak Deals in Brooklyn & Staten Island  (representing the membership council); Jon Cruz -  The Cornerstone Group of NY ; Roger Marin -  Winter Wonderland SI ; George Chicolo III – Staten Island Chamber of Commerce ; James Wurts -  Bio-One NYNJ ; John Marcolini & Joseph Vinocur - Fuze Solar; and Linda Baran - Staten Island Chamber of Commerce.
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Allstate Insurance Agent: Lana Pikman  celebrated a Grand Opening Chamber ribbon cutting on September 28. For Directory Listing, Click Here.
Congratulations to Cutest Cookies on celebrating their new location with a Chamber ribbon cutting. For Directory Listing, Click Here.
Staten Island Arts hosted a grand opening of an exhibition celebrating “Future Culture” at their ArtSpace gallery at Urby. It runs September 14 through December 9. For more information, call 718 447 3329 or visit statenislandarts.org. MORE DETAILS
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UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
2017 Building Awards Program
2 SPONSORSHIP SPOTS AVAILABLE

Application Deadline : Friday, September 22, 2017
Judging Date : Friday, October 6, 2017
Journal Ads Applications Due : Friday, November 3, 2017
Awards Luncheon : Friday, December 1, 2017

Annual Membership Meeting & B2B Showcase
SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

Thursday, October 19, 2017
The Vanderbilt at South Beach

Business After Hours
Sponsored by St. John's University

Thursday, November 16, 2017
From 5:30 to 7:30 pm
St John's University, in the Kelleher Center

Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 25, 2017
Shop Small, Shop Local!

HOLIDAY MIXER
Sponsored by Valpak

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Historic Richmond Town

Louis R. Miller Business Leadership Awards

Presented by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce and the Staten Island Advance

Sponsored by Richmond County Savings Bank, a division of the NYCB family of banks

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Richmond County Country Club

Business Education & Business Event Dates
Staten Island Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 41277, Staten Island, NY 10304
718.727.1900  | sichamber.com