Minutes of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce
At Lina’s Restaurant
January 14, 2015
Jamie Certosimo President AAMCO
Lisa Bendel Vice President Park Lane Jewlery
Jessica Ballew Treasurer Columbia Bank
Helyne Czajkowski Secretary The Health Center at Bloomingdale
Denise Brewster Trustee Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Lucille Brule Trustee Coldwell Banker
Lina Pagliarulo Trustee Lina’s Restaurant
Jerry Vinci Mentor Acu-Data Business Products Inc
Vivian Vinci Acu-Data Business Products Inc
Ken Patolia Drupalnest
Elisa DiChristina Glow House Kids
Ken Ginefra GCS Consultants
Donna Schwarz Treasure Hunt
Linda Sokerka Coldwell Banker
George Brewster Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Bob Cianci North Jersey Media
Beverly Sullivant Reformed Church of Kinnelon
Donna Azzolino Group Tours
Phil Azzolino Group Tours
Robert DeVito Innovation Fitness
Matthew Jacobs Innovation Fitness
Joe Lafergola Fish Window Cleaning
Lindsey Sass The Healing Center
Jeanette Mathews Welcome Wagon
Sal Pagliarulo Lina’s Restaurant
Christopher Kanganis Stretch One, LLC
Ed Morba Family Home Funding
Dave Warfield Retired
The general meeting of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce was called to order by Jamie Certosimo at 12:20PM with a salute to the flag. Four officers and three trustees were present; Jim Murasko was unable to attend.
APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP
There were three new applications for membership, Jimmy Geez Sports Bar in Oakridge, Double Down Entertainment in Butler and Stretch One LLC, Used Cars in Riverdale. A motion to approve the applications was made by Ed Morba and seconded by Beverly Sullivant. Chris Kanganis owner of Stretch One LLC, Used Cars was present at the meeting and told the chamber members about his business.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE November 12, 2014 MEETING
A motion to approve the minutes was made by Lucille Brule and seconded by Denise Brewster.
Checking Account balance is $2,868.46, New Checking account balance is $0 and the Pay Pal account balance is $0. A motion was made by Lucille Brule to accept the Treasurer’s report and seconded by Vivian Vinci.
BILLS TO BE PAID
There were no bills to be paid.
Jamie Certosimo informed the chamber that Diana Boyd resigned effective immediately. He also read an update letter from Jalyn Lovejoy last year’s scholarship recipient from Riverdale.
Lucille Brule is collecting coupons to benefit the American Legion
We will be talking about the committees next month
- Jamie Certosimo reminded attendees to take advantage of the member to member discounts available.
- Please visit our website www.triborochamber.org.
- Jaime also reminded everyone to bring promotional materials to meetings.
- Jamie also reminded the attendees about the advertising opportunity the Chamber has with the Suburban Trends.
- The Chamber currently has 22 members on Facebook
Jerry Vinci nominated Lisa Bendel as the new Vice President since Diana Boyd resigned. It was seconded by Lucille Brule and the rest of the chamber members voted Lisa in.
The New Officers for 2015 and Trustees were Installed- Jaime Cerosimo, President, Lisa Bendel, Vice President, Jessica Ballew, Treasurer and Helyne Czajkowski, Secretary with a one year term ending 12/31/15. Both Lina Pagliarulo and Lucille Brule will remain as trustees with a two year term ending 12/31/16. Denise Brewster and Jim Murasko are the other two trustees through 12/31/15 Jerry Vinci will also sit on the board as Past President for one year and will be a mentor to Jaime Certosimo and the entire group of officers.
CHAMBER MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Ed Morba of Family Home Funding was this month’s spotlight speaker and educated the Chamber on Reverse Motgages.
The raffle was won by Chris Kanganis. Please not all proceeds from our 50/50 go towards our guests’ lunches.
At 12:57PM, Lucille Brule made a motion to adjourn the meeting. It was seconded by Jessica Ballew.