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Welcome to the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit corporation serving the business communities of Bloomingdale, Butler, Kinnelon, and Riverdale.
Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES
  • Monthly Meeting May 13th at Lina's Restaurant
  • Guest Speaker: Al Bottner - Wesley Marketing
  • Spolight Speakers: Lisa Bendel - Park Land Jewelry and Chris Miller - Traditional Okinawan Karate
  • April Meeting Minutes Added

Chamber Member Spotlight - Jessica Ballew - Columbia Bank
Chamber Member Spotlight

Jessica discussed the longevity of the bank which opened in the 1920's. She mentioned banking services  and funding available to businesses and non profits. She also talked about employee assistance to nonprofit organizations.

Jessica Ballew
Columbia Bank

Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES

Join Us May 13th

Please join us Wednesday, May 13th at 11:45 pm at Lina's Restaurant for our monthly meeting. Our guest speaker this month will be Al Bottner from Wesley Marketing. He will be discussing the negative impacts of not having a mobile friendly website for your business.

Every month we host a Meet & Greet prior to the start of the meeting which runs about 30 minutes. So the meeting will officially start at 12:15 pm.

We also encourage all of you to bring along your promotional items. We hope everyone utilizes our chamber to help create new opporunties for their own business!

Thank you for attending our April Meeting

Thank you to our Butler, Kinnelon, and Bloomingdale borough clerks for their presentation about all the exciting events happening in their respective towns. 

From Left to Right:
Mary O'Keefe - Butler Borough Clerk,  973-838-7200
Karen Luele - Acting Borough Clerk for Kinnelon, 973-838-5407
Jane McCarthy - Bloomingdale Borough Clerk, 973-838-0778

Thank you to all who attended. We look forward to seeing you again at our May 13th meeting.

Minutes of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce

At Lina’s Restaurant | April 08, 2015

In Attendance

Jamie Certosimo                       President                      AAMCO
Lisa Bendel                               Vice President               Park Lane Jewelry                    
Jessica Ballew                          Treasurer                       Columbia Bank 
Helyne Czajkowski                     Secretary                      The Health Center at Bloomingdale
Lucille Brule                              Trustee                         Coldwell Banker
Lina Pagliarulo                          Trustee                         Lina’s Restaurant
Jim Murasko                             Trustee                         Allstate
Jerry Vinci                                 Past President Mentor   Acu-Data Business Products Inc
Vivian Vinci                                                                   Acu-Data Business Products Inc
Donna Schwarz                                                             Treasure Hunt
Carianne Reeber                                                            Lakeland Bank
Beverly Sullivant                                                            Reformed Church of Kinnelon
Robert DeVita                                                               Innovation Fitness
Sean Topnick                                                                Innovation Fitness
Jack Pezzuti                                                                  Cartridge World
Karen Luele                                                                   Borough of Kinnelon
Jennifer Stillman                                                            Borough of Kinnelon
Gary Garasi                                                                   Assisting Hands
Thesa Nolasco                                                              Assisting Hands
David Warfield                                                              Retired
Joe Bianci                                                                     NJ Advance Media
Elisha DiChristina                                                          Glow Kids
Linda Sokerka                                                               Coldwell Banker
Todd N. Soltesz                                                                        Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home
Ken Ginefra                                                                   GCS Consultants
Mary Stevens                                                                MRS Bookkeeping Svs.

The general meeting of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce was called to order by Jamie Certosimo at 12:19PM with a salute to the flag.  All four officers and three trustees were present, Denise Brewster was unable to attend.

 There were no new applications for membership.

A motion to approve the minutes was made by Lucille Brule and seconded by Beverley Sullivant.

Checking Account balance is $4,661.46 and the Pay Pal account balance is $1,161.60. A motion was made by Jerry Vinci to accept the Treasurer’s report and seconded by Lisa Bendel.

First quarter website fees $225.00, Little League Sign Sponsorship for $150.00.  A motion to pay the bills was made by Lucille Brule and seconded by Carianne Reeber.

Jamie Certosimo informed the chamber about a few upcoming events.  Kinnelon PBA is having their 4th annual Tricky Tray Beefsteak at the Brownstowne on 4/11/15.  Ringwood Chamber of Commerce is having a multi chamber networking event on 4/30/15 from 6pm-8pm.  There will be a Tri-county golf outing on 5/7/15 if interested please see Jaime for more information.  Lucile Brule informed Chamber members of the Coldwell Banker Pet Adoption community project being held 4/18/15 from 11am-2pm at the Coldwell Banker on route 23 ion Butler.  Robert DeVito also informed the chamber members that Innovation Fitness will be opening up their third location on Ringwood Avenue in  Haskell.  Finally Elisha DiChristina of Glow Kids announced they will be adding new programs for kids with special needs and also she will be publishing a children’s book. 


  1. Jamie Certosimo reminded attendees to take advantage of the member to member discounts available.
  2.  Please visit our website www.triborochamber.org
  3. Jaime also reminded everyone to bring promotional materials to meetings.
  4. Jamie also reminded the attendees about the advertising opportunity the Chamber has with the Suburban Trends.
  5. Jamie spoke about membership applications and the possibility of an incentive program.


Jerry Vinci chair of the scholarship committee let the members know that the deadline for application will be 5/1/15 and the winners will be announced at our 5/13/15 meeting.  The scholarship committee consists of Beverly Sullivant, Donna Schwarz and Carianne Reeber.


Jaime Certosimo spoke to the chamber members about increasing the spotlight speaker to three every other month and having a guest speaker every other month.   Jerry Vinci informed the members that emblems to put in their businesses will be available by our next meeting.


At 12:49PM, Jack Pezzuti made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  It was seconded by Jaime Certosimo.

Guest Speaker

This month we had three guest speakers Jane McCarthy, borough clerk of Bloomingdale, Mary O’Keefe, borough clerk of Butler and Karen Luele, borough clerk of Kinnelon.  All three clerks talked about all the exciting events happening in their respective towns. 


Jessica Ballew of Columbia was the spotlight speaker and educated the chamber members about Columbia Bank.  Columbia Bank was opened in the 1920’s and is a mutual held bank.  She also informed the members of the longevity of their employees and some of the programs available to non for profit companies. 

50/50 RAFFLE

The raffle was drawn by Jessica Ballew and won by Jack Pezzuti.


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2015 Officers
Jamie Certosimo, President
Lisa Bendel, Vice President
Helyne Czajkowski, Secretary
Jessica Ballew , Treasurer

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Lucille Brule'
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Lina Pagliarulo
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