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Jimmy Geez Sports Bar and Grill
329 Route 23 South
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438

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Double Down Entertainment
85 Reservoir Avenue
Butler, NJ 07405

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Stretch One LLC Used Cars
91 Route 23 South
Riverdale, NJ 07457

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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
  • New Members Added, welcome!
  • Welcome new Chamber Officers!
  • Monthly Meeting February 11th at Lina's Restaurant
  • Minutes from January Meeting added
  • Revised Scholarship Guidelines for 2015
  • You can now pay annual dues online here

Chamber Member Spotlight

Chamber Member Spotlight - Ed Morba

Ed Morba educated chamber members about all aspects of reverse mortgages.

Ed Morba
Family Home Funding

Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce News UPDATES

Join Us February 11th

Please join us Wednesday, February 11th at 11:45 pm at Lina's Restaurant for our monthly meeting.

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!

Welcome New Chamber Members!

Jimmy Geez Sports Bar and Grill - James Garruto
Oak Ridge, NJ - view website

Double Down Entertainment - Glenn Oddo
85 Reservoir Avenue - view website

Stretch One LLC Used Cars - Christopher Kanganis
91 Route 23 South - view website

Welcome to Our New Officers for 2015!

At January's meeting we ushered in our new officers for 2015. We are looking forward to a very productive year and have lots of great activities planned for all of our members!

Left to Right:  Jessica Ballew, Treasurer, Jamie Certosimo, President, Lisa Bendel, Vice President, Helyne Czajkowski, Secretary, & Trustees Lucille Brule, Denise Brewster, Lina Pagliarulo, Jim Murasko (not pictured)

Thank you and Farewell to Gerald Vinci

Gerald Vinci, president of Acu-Data Business Products, Inc. in Butler, NJ has served as president of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber for the last 13 years. As a show of appreciation and thanks for his years of service, newly elected President Jamie Certosimo presented him with a gift from the chamber members - A weekend at the Sagamore Hotel at Lake George, NY as a show of thanks. He will remain an integral part of the Chamber and the local community. Thank you for your service!

Minutes of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce
At Lina’s Restaurant
January 14, 2015
In Attendance

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.

 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. 

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.

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

  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. 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.  
Ed Morba of Family Home Funding was this month’s spotlight speaker and educated the Chamber on Reverse Motgages.
50/50 RAFFLE
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.

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

Denise Brewster
Lucille Brule'
James Murasko
Lina Pagliarulo
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