Minutes of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce
At Lina’s Restaurant | March 12, 2014 | In Attendance
Jerry Vinci President Acu-Data Business Products Inc
Jamie Certosimo Vice President AAMCO
Denise Brewster Treasurer Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Lucille Brule Trustee Coldwell Banker
Jim Murasko Trustee Allstate Insurance
Lina Pagliarulo Trustee Lina’s Restaurant
Theresa Wilson Trustee Practice Synergy LLC
Debbie Arena State Farm
Diana Boyd GST Unlimited Inc
George Brewster Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Bob Cianci Suburban Trends
Elisa DiChristina Glow House Kids
Charlie Faure SCORE
Hina Jaggi Qualicare Homecare
Martin Kelly Otterstedt Insurance
Trina Kincey Get Real Wellness
Joe LaFergola Fish Window Cleaning/Guest
Lindsey Sass The Healing Center
Donna Schwarz Treasure Hunt
Mary Stevens MRS Bookkeeping Service
Beverly Sullivant Reformed Church Kinnelon
Cynthia Templeton Push to Walk
Vivian Vinci Acu-Data Business Products Inc
The general meeting of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce was called to order by Jerry Vinci at 12:19PM with a salute to the flag. Four officers and four trustees were present.
APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP
The Executive Board’s recommendation to receive Dominick Belfiore/SBA as an Honorary Member was brought before the general membership. Beverly Sullivant made a motion to approve. Jim Murasko seconded. Other applications received were from Hina Jaggi, of Qualicare Home Care, in Kinnelon and Mark Romain of b Euphoria Salon & Spa, in Butler. A motion to approve was made by Vivian Vinci and seconded by Bob Cianci.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE FEBRUARY 12, 2014 MEETING
A motion to approve the minutes was made by Lucille Brule and seconded by Jamie Certosimo.
Checking Account - $5,582.83 A motion was made by Jim Murasko to accept the Treasurer’s report and seconded by Teresa Wilson.
BILLS TO BE PAID
- Printing of flyers for Business Card Exchange =$ 60
- Butler/Tri-Boro Rotary Golf Outing Sponsorship = $100
- Officer Phil – Ad – Creative Safety Products =$199
Items 1 and 2 were voted on together. Bob Cianci made a motion to accept. Teresa Wilson seconded.
Item 3 was voted on separately. A motion was made by Jim Murasko not to pay this solicitation. It was seconded by Donna Schwarz.
GST 2nd Annual Tricky Tray is scheduled for March 22nd at the Knights of Columbus in Pequannock.
Jerry Vinci discussed our Multi-Chamber Business Card Exchange which was held on February 19th at The Outback Steakhouse in Butler. The event raised $460 for the Chamber’s Scholarship Program.
- Jerry Vinci reminded attendees to take advantage of the member to member discounts available on our website www.triborochamber.org.
- He also reminded everyone to bring promotional materials to meetings.
- Another Chamber mixer is in the works. This one is planned for May 21st, at Chili’s, in Riverdale.
- A Chamber PayPal account has been activated and is ready to receive dues payments on our website.
- Scholarship information is being posted on our website.
- 2014 Scholarship committee consists of Lucile Brule, Ed Morba and Karen Austin.
CHAMBER MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Jim Murasko, of Allstate Insurance, shared some valuable information for homeowners. He stressed the importance of property upkeep and general maintenance.
The raffle was won by Denise Brewster.
At 1:02PM, Lucille Brule made a motion to adjourn the meeting. It was seconded by Diana Boyd.
Charlie Faure, of Northwest NJ SCORE, was the guest speaker. SCORE offers small business mentoring that is free, personalized and confidential. SCORE works with both start-ups and those in business. Please visit www.northwestnj.score.org or contact email@example.com for more information.