Minutes of the Tri-Boro Area Chamber of Commerce
At Lina’s Restaurant | January 13, 2016 | In Attendance
Jamie Certosimo President Aamco Transmissions
Lisa Bendel Vice President Park Lane Jewelry
Helyne Czajkowski Secretary The Health Center at Bloomingdale
Denise Brewster Trustee Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Lina Pagliarulo Trustee Lina’s Restaurant
Lucille Brule Trustee Coldwell Banker
Jerry Vinci Acu-Data
Vivian Vinci Acu-Data
Dave Warfield Retired
Todd Soltesz Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home
Kenneth Ginefra GCS Consultants
Donna Schwarz Treasure Hunt
Matthew Jacobs Innovation Fitness
Beverly Sullivant Reformed Church in Kinnelon
Gary Geresi Assisting Hands
Jack Pezutti Cartridge World
George Brewster Bloomingdale Chiropractic
Clary James Belgard Group
Alex Belgard Belgard Group
Stu Feldman tecHHoma LLC
Phil Azzolino Group Tours
Donna Azzolino Group Tours
Chris Miller Traditional Okinawon Karate
Jeffrey Burke Trinity Clean LLC
Rich Strait Beyond Your Books
Elisa DiChristina Glow House Kids, LLC
Ed Morba Family Home Funding
Treasurer, Jessica Ballew and Trustee, Jim Murasco were not in attendance
The meeting was called to order at 12:28 p.m. by Jamie Certosimo with a salute to the flag.
Each member was given one minute to tell us about their businesses.
APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP
There were four new applications for memberships. Gene Bohensky of The Alternative Board, Alex Belgard of The Belgard Agency, Ronald Scaloce of RJS Contruction, Inc. and Stu Feldman of tecHHoma Computer Services. Jerry Vinci of ACU-DATA BUSINESS PRODUCTS made a motion to approve the four new applicants’ memberships and it was seconded by Beverly Sullivant of REFORMED CHURCH OF KINNELON
APPROVAL OF November 11, 2015 MINUTES
Motion to accept the minutes by Denise Brewster of BLOOMINGDALE CHIROPRACTIC 2nd by Lucille Brule’ of COLDWELL BANKER.
Checking Account Balance $3,071.46
Pay Pal Account Balance $1,634.65
BILLS TO BE PAID
Annual hosting fee for our website 12 months 2016 for $159.00
4th quarter 2015 Website maintenance charges $225.00
Motion to pay the bills made by Todd Soltesz of Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home and seconded by Gary Geresi of Assisting Hands.
Helyne Czajkowski of The Health Center at Bloomingdale invited the entire Tri-Boro Chamber of Commerce to the health center’s Perfect Survey and Twenty Year Anniversary Celebration, Thursday, January 21’st from 4:30p to 7pm. It is FREE and will be located at their location, 255 Union Avenue, Bloomingdale, NJ. If interested one must RSVP to 973-283-1700.
Stu Feldman of tecHHoma Computer Services informed the chamber members about the Highlands Savings Card. For more information one can visit NJheat.org.
Jaime Certosimo AAMCO TRANSMISSONS president of the chamber reminded the Chamber members of the Member to Member discounts, the Chamber’s website www.triborochamber.org, Chamber advertising opportunities with the Suburban Trends and our Facebook page.
Jaime Certosimo of AAMCO TRANSMISSONS told the chamber members about the multi chamber business card exchange hosted on 11/20/15 at Route 23 Buffet. He said it was attended by 59 people from area chambers and the net profit for our chamber was $342.50. The next multi chamber will be held in nine months and will be sponsored by the West Milford Chamber of Commerce.
Jaime Certosimo of AAMCO TRANSMISSONS announced two events being hosted by the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce. January 14th they are having a monthly luncheon at Bahama Breeze and January 28th they will be hosting a Bowling Night at T-Bowl Lanes. Information on both of these events will be available both on our website and Facebook page.
Next month’s meeting spotlight speakers will be Elisa DeChristina of Glow House Kids, LLC and Stu Feldman of tecHHoma Computer Services.
50/50 raffle was $46.00 won by Stu Feldman of tecHHoma Computer Services
At 1:03pm a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Lucille Brule’ of COLDWELL BANKER and, Lina Paglirulo of Lina’s Restaurant seconded the motion.
The guest speaker this meeting was Tommy Hilcken of Toolbox Talent. He is a motivational humorist who is dedicated to helping individuals realize and act on the greatness they posses in themselves for over 25 years.