Installation Dinner & Awards Night
Chairperson: Chanbir Kaur, Community National Bank
This committee is responsible for planning the Chamber’s annual installation dinner and awards ceremony, which takes place at the beginning of each year. The event serves as an opportunity to swear in all Chamber officers and to recognize business and civic members who have made outstanding contributions to the organization and the community.
Committee Members: Bill Medlow, Architect, WTMA; Donna Greenspan, Travel Quest, , Mitch Parker, Minuteman Press; Dr. Lisa Predmore AuD , Lisa C. Predmore AuD., PC, Matt Silver, Merrill Lynch, Marilyn Urso, Better Homes and Gardens Realty.
Co-Chairs: Donna Greenspan, Travel Quest; Judy Moranzoni, Chamber Administrator
Co-Chairs: Scott Klein, Stifel Nicolaus
Mitch Parker, Minuteman Press
This committee develops and organizes several networking and marketing events throughout the year. These provide opportunities for members and non-members to interact and exchange business contacts.
Chairperson: Virgilio Baez, Astoria Bank
Committee Members: Allison Barriga, NEFCU; Danielle Delgrosso,Roslyn Savings Bank; Donna Greenspan, Travel Quest;
Susan Aminov, TD Bank; Tricia Shannon, Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Debra Parisi, Signature Premier Properties.
Chairperson: Danielle Delgrosso, Roslyn Savings Bank
The Movie Night committee organizes a popular summer event that brings families and neighbors together to enjoy a free outdoor movie in the parking lot of the Astoria Savings Bank. This event is presented in cooperation with the Town of Oyster Bay Department of Community & Youth Services.
Committee Members: Danielle Delgrosso, Roslyn Savings Bank, Virgilio Baez, Astoria Bank, Chris Coschignano,Esq., Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker; , Debra Parisi, Signature Premier Properties, Maureen Nickel, BrightStar Care
Syosset Street Fair
Chairperson: Kenneth L. Robinson, Esq.
The Street Fair Committee’s focus is on assembling vendors, local merchants, sponsors,and volunteers for this very popular annual event, which brings our community together and introduces residents to our local businesses. The committee is also responsible for arranging entertainment and brainstorming new features to keep the Street Fair fresh and exciting.
Committee Members:Kenneth Robinson, Robinson and Associates; Chanbir Kaur, Community National Bank; Susan Aminov, TD Bank; Judy Moranzoni, Chamber Administrator; Matthew Silver, Merrill Lynch; Donna Greenspan, Travel Quest; Ruth Seidenberg, Ruth S. Interiors; Debra Parisi, Signature Premier Properties; Dr. Lisa Predmore AuD; Steve Ross , Ross Realty Group; Bill Medlow, WTMA Architecture.
Chef’s Night Out
Chairperson:Marilyn Urso, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Atlantic Shores
This committee is responsible for organizing an annual event at which local restaurants and caterers have an opportunity to showcase their signature dishes for Chamber members and community residents.
Committee Members: Donna Greenspan, Travel Quest; Ruth Seidenberg, Ruth Interiors; Matt Silver, Merrill Lynch; Bill Chabina, William J. Chabina and Company; Allison Barriga, NEFCU; Maureen Nickel, BrightStar Care
Holiday Lighting Spectacular
Chairperson: Frank Urso, Better Homes and Gardens Realty Atlantic Shores
The Holiday Lighting Spectacular committee produces the Chamber’s annual Christmas/Chanuka extravaganza, which takes place the first Sunday of December at the Astoria Bank Plaza. This very popular event features a holiday concert, complimentary food and refreshments, the lighting of Syosset’s Christmas tree and menorah, and a visit from Santa Claus.
Committee Members: Sally Biondo (Syosset Equities), Jack Biondo (Syosset Equities), Sal Biondo (Syosset Equities), William J. Chabina Jr. (William J. Chabina Company), John Cohan (ACS Automation, LLC), Danielle Delgrosso (Roslyn Savings Bank), Roy Dhawan (Syosset Fire District), Vinny Greco, Mike Larkin (Landscaping), William T. Medlow (WTMA Architecture), Tom Montalbano, Dr. Lisa Predmore, AuD (Clinical Audiologist), Tricia Shannon (Prudential Douglas Elliman Realty), Marilyn Urso (Better Homes and Gardens Realty), Frank Urso Jr. (Better Homes and Gardens Realty).
Co-Chairs: Frank S. Urso, Better Homes and Gardens Realty Atlantic Shores
Dr. Lisa Predmore, AuD, Clinical Audiologist
The Government Relations Committee periodically reviews government policy, legislation, and similar initiatives to assess their impact on local business, employment, and the economy. The committee may also recommend to the Board of Directors a course of action pursuant to issues that may arise. (No action of the Government Relations Committee shall involve the endorsement of incumbents, candidates or those contemplating public office.)
Chairperson: William T. Medlow, WTM ARCHITECTURE
The Environmental Committee’s responsibility is to define, educate, and promote sustainable real green initiatives to assist Chamber members in improving their business processes to help protect the environment. The committee is also designed to develop strong partnerships with “Green” related organizations and companies that support our environmentally responsible endeavors.
Small Business Seminars/Speakers
Chairpersons: Matt Silver, Merrill Lynch; Steve Ross, Ross Realty Group, LLC; Mitch Parker, Minuteman Press Syosset; Virgilio Baez, Astoria Bank; Maureen Nickel, BrightStar Care
Publicity/ Media Relations
Chairperson: Frank Urso, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Atlantic Shores;Dr. Lisa Predmore, AuD, Clinical Audiologist; Tricia Shannon, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
This Publicity Committee is involved in all aspects of publicizing our many Chamber events and activities. From print to social media, this committee will handle it all!
Committee Members: Marilyn Urso, Better Homes and Gardens Realty, Lee Reynolds, Anton Newspapers
These are just some of the committees that can use your help! Keep checking back as we feature more.