September 6, 2017 E-Weekly Chamber Newsletter
THANK YOU TO OUR E-WEEKLY SPONSORS!
MEMBER NEWS
Seeking motivated Staten Island high school students!

WHO: Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Foundation
WHAT: Young Entrepreneurs Academy (after school program)
WHEN: Oct. thru April, every Wed. from 3:30 - 6:30 pm
WHERE: Staten Island Technical High School
WHY: Create your own business and become a CEO

CONTACT: Kim at kburbano@sichamber.com • 718.727.1900
DUE: Applications will be accepted thru September 15, 2017

Students can apply online or learn more by calling the Chamber at 718.727.1900.
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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Tara French to Join Northfield Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Staten Island Children’s Museum Welcomes New Trustees & Officers:
Kanika Mathur, Alanna Sachs, and Kevin Drumgoole.
MEMBER BUSINESS TIP
BUSINESS PLANNING: THE HOURGLASS APPROACH
When it comes to annual planning, businesses often spend too much time on the planning process or too little because they are busy with day-to-day operations. There’s a simple method called the “Hourglass Approach” that can help you efficiently focus on your goals and create a plan to achieve them. 

Top of the glass  
In the first stage, review the internal and external business environment. Force yourself to carefully consider the variables affecting your business:  

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UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
Now Accepting 2017-18 YEA! Applications
Applications will be accepted through September 15.

2017 Building Awards Program
2 SPONSORSHIP SPOTS AVAILABLE

Application Deadline : Friday, September 15, 2017
Judging Date : Friday, October 6, 2017
Journal Ads Applications Due : Friday, November 3, 2017
Awards Luncheon : Friday, December 1, 2017

"Back to School" Business After Hours
Sponsored by St John's University

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 pm
St. John's University , Kiernan Suite in Kelleher Center
300 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301

Lions Pride Leadership & Business Roundtable Workshop, Presented by Lions Pride Leadership Company

FREE for Members!
Tuesday September 26, 2017
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Staten Island Advance
950 West Fingerboard Road, SI, NY 10305
Room 303 / RED Room 3rd Floor
(Must Pre-Register, Limited Seating)

Web Design Workshop
Presented by Tom & Co.

FREE for Members!
Thursday October 5, 2017
9:30 am to 11:00 am
The Staten Island Advance
950 West Fingerboard Road, Staten 
(Must Pre-Register, Limited Seating)

2017 Annual Membership Meeting & B2B Expo
SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

Thursday, October 19, 2017
The Vanderbilt at South Beach

Small Business Saturday

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

HOLIDAY MIXER
Sponsored by Valpak

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Historic Richmond Town

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