April 2021 News
Message from the Chamber Staff:

Dear Valued Members!

Welcome to April, when summer is in sight! Thank you to Roman Cafe for their fundraiser on April 13, and for all of your support for these events!

For all of May, Solidays bar will donate 10% of your purchase to the Chamber if you mention our name while ordering! Their chicken pot pie is amazing!

The Chamber Golf Tournament is coming up! Please mark your calendars and register today to participate - more details on our website or below! Kenmore Mercy Hospital has gifted the Chamber tote bags, but we're in need of any promotional or branded items you would like to include for our golfers by May 10th!

If we can ever be of any assistance, please reach out to us!

Chamber Staff -
Sarah Nelson - Director of Marketing and Membership
director@the-tonawandas.com

Susanne Oakey - Chamber Bookkeeper
chamberbookkeeper@gmail.com

Krista Atkinson -Administrative Assistant
chamber@the-tonawandas.com
Please note our current hours:

Monday - Wednesday: 10am-6pm
Thursday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday: Closed
Thank you to our past Citizen of the Year Linda Finiki for her generous donation, and for all of the work she and additional past Citizen of the Year Bobbe Seekins put into our Spring Raffle! They single-handedly sold about half of the tickets!
Attention all restaurants!

We welcome our valued Chamber Members to submit a written proposal for our Chamber Expo Box Lunches for Saturday, October 16, 2021
 
We are looking to provide box lunches/drink to our vendors. 
We would like to offer our vendors (3) options, with (1) option being a vegetarian option. We are asking that they be delivered to the vendors booth at 12:00 noon (time subject to change). 
The event is at Gratwick Hose Company, Inc.
 
Please use the proposal application here.
Submission Deadline:            May 3, 2021 
 
We look forward to having you join us at the Expo
on October 14, 2021! Thank you for your support!
There are lots of way to join our Chamber team!!
Join a Committee!
  • Business Connections
  • Event Committee
  • Economic Committee
  • Gateway Cities Promotions
  • Business After Hours
  • G.L.O.W. (Growing Leadership Opportunities for Women)

Stop by for a tote bag, membership directory and more! We are following new state guidelines requiring masks and 6 feet social distance, as well as signing in and answering a few questions.

Welcome Bags – please let the office know if you would like any for your community friends, groups, new homeowners, etc.

Want Money??? Help a new member to join and we will give you MONEY off your renewal!

Celebrate! Are you a New Business? Celebrating a Anniversary? – Let’s do a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

Member-to-Member Discounts! Check out our website and Facebook for more information!

Don't forget our Member Job Posting section on our website! If you're hiring, we'd love to post the job for you on our Facebook page and website! Send directly to chamber@the-tonawandas.com!
THANK YOU to

Jaime's Ice Cream and Wurlitzer Pizza
Fatman's Pizza
Roman Cafe

And thanks to all of you who visited and supported
our fundraising events! Your support has blown us away!

Matt from Town of Niagara said the Chicken Finger Pizza from Roman Cafe was the best he ever had! The restaurant was clean and staff was so friendly!
Walter Ludwig from our wonderful sponsor Kenmore Mercy Hospital is presenting at the KenTon Chamber Speaker Series. Free registration!

April 20
Located online
12-1pm
Register here!

Mr. Ludwig will speak on understanding the vaccination process, the outlook for the hospital in the Ken-Ton Community, and lessons learned from the Pandemic.
We want to Share YOUR BUSINESS!

Send us your events or specials! We'll share them on Facebook and our newsletter or website to help you get the information out!!
Send any information to chamber@the-tonawandas.com.
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Chamber 2021 Golf Tournament
June 14
12pm shotgun start
Click here for the full brochure and registration form!
Golfers are $120 each, sponsorships available, as well as ad space in the program book!
2021 Chamber Events
details subject to change - please follow our website and on Facebook for news and events!
Easter Raffle
April 1-30, 2021
 
Chicken BBQ Dinner
May 22, 2021
254 Sweeney Street, NT
 
Member Appreciation Picnic
June 24, 2021
5:30-7:30pm
254 Sweeney Street, NT

Summer Picnic Rockin' on the River
August 11, 2021
4-9pm
The Shores Restaurant
Golf Tournament
September 13, 2021
  
Member Expo
October 16, 2021

Annual Dinner
November 4, 2021
 
Fall Meat Raffle
November 2021
 
Christmas Raffle
December 1-31, 2021
 
Holiday Mixer
December 6, 2021
Business Connections meets every other Tuesday at 8:30am via Zoom

Upcoming Meetings:



April 20: Alliance Wealth Management of WNY. Register here!
 
May 4: New Member Sharif Hamdy. Register here!

Check out the recordings of prior meetings on our website and Facebook page!

If you are interested in joining this group or presenting, please contact Sarah Nelson at director@the-tonawandas.com
Member of the Month: Matt's Music

(Pictured Left to right - Steve Schiavone, Kathy Carr, Sarah Nelson – Director… Katie Carr Stuermer (and Baby!), Zach Carr

They offer everything you need to make or enjoy music, so let the good times roll!
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Welcome to the Newest Members
of the Chamber Family!


3G Signs LLC

Boulevard Federal Credit Union

Brownies Sports Bar & Tavern, Inc.

Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center

CarePatrol of Buffalo Niagara

Cooper Sign Company & Old Glory Flag & Banner

Exit 2 Bar & Grill

Mind & body Massage

The Lemke team at Hunt Real Estate ERA

The Village Bake Shoppe

Master's Barbeque Company

Thirty-One Gifts
Coming next month...