P u b l i s h e d b y t h e G r e a t e r N e w t o n C h a m b e r o f C o m m e r c e T Taste of Newton August 2009 Save the Date - Monday September 14th Calling all restaurants! Mark your calendars for Monday, 2009 BOARD OF September 14, 2009 for the 8th DIRECTORS Annual Taste of Newton. Spring Street comes alive for a festive evening kick- President ing off the fall season. Restaurants and Dawn Delaney culinary businesses have an opportuni- Minisink Press, Inc. ty to showcase their talents by supply- Vice President ing samples of their cuisine. Music is Kim Woodhull provided for your Newton Housing Authority listening and dancing pleasure. This is Treasurer a premiere event for the Chamber and Florence Watt our biggest fundraiser. Sussex Bank With 500 people attending the event Secretary Sandy Diglio we need your help. Volunteers are needed to help set up and dress the MEMBERSHIP tables; help for this shift would begin at about 3:00pm until completed. Dennis Becker Chairs have to be unfolded and placed, D.Becker Photo tables need to be draped. We need people who are willing to man the ticket tables at each end of the Kristi Becker street between the hours of 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. It would be great if we could get some shifts working Cheddar Alley that detail, so everyone attending has a chance to enjoy the event. We also need help at 10:00 pm to Joann Ciancitto break down and clean up the event. Many hands make light work. Please call Kristi Becker at Holiday Inn Express 973-670-2155 or Nancy at the Chamber office 973-300-0433. Mark Hontz Law Firm of Hollander, Ticket sells will begin soon, so get your order in, this event has always sold out! Strelzik, Pasculli, Hinkes, Vandenberg, and Hontz, LLC B Business Expo Save the Date - Monday September 24th S Sweet Harvest Day Save the Date - Saturday October 10th Don Meng The Craft Creators Rachel Muller Sussex Mortgage Joe Stickles Cornerstone Title Mark your calendars for the Business Expo, This year the Chamber will be and Abstract Thursday, September 24, 2009 at the Lafayette coordinating with Main House. We needed more space to comfortably Street and Sussex County Bob Woods accommodate our vendors. This is a great oppor- Community College on STS tunity to promote your business, company or serv- October 10th to host a Executive Director ice to the general public. It is free to the visitors, combination event. SCCC Nancy Woods and we offer some good incentives to get the pub- will host the Old Mine lic to attend. Road Festival, Main Street will be having their 2nd Saturday Greater Newton Registration information will soon be available. Chamber of Commerce event and the Chamber will host another old fash- 61 Spring Street Join us to advertise your business. In a down ion baking contest and tasting. We will again be P.O. Box 386 economy this is another way to promote your busi- collecting food for both the local food pantries and Newton, NJ 07860 ness. Call the Chamber office for information on Phone: 973.300.0433 also a collection for the pet pantry. More informa- how to register. Joann Ciancitto is the chairman of Fax: 973.579.6114 tion to follow on this upcoming event. this event. Sidewalks Sales The Chamber again hosted the sidewalk sales that are held N Newton Day Festival Another Successful Year This was another suc- cessful year for the C Calendar of Events August – September 2009 AUGUST 12, 2009 annually in July. This Board Meeting - 8:00 AM Newton Day Festival. year we changed the GNCC Office Thank you to all the date to co-coordinate members who gave of with the Main Streets SEPTEMBER 9, 2009 their time to help out ‘Second Saturday’ Board Meeting - 8:00 AM on the day of the festi- event. We were very GNCC Office val. Thank you to fortunate to have Dominick’s Pizza and SEPTEMBER 14, 2009 beautiful weather all Shoprite Liquors for the Taste of Newton - 7:00 PM three days of the donation of food and Spring Street sale. Customers look beverage for the evening forward to this annu- SEPTEMBER 15, 2009 (RAIN DATE) part of the event. It al event to search Taste of Newton - 7:00 PM helped the Chamber out bargains. Spring Street generate extra funds to offset the cost of the SEPTEMBER 22, 2009 many free events that Open House - 5:30 PM Scholarship the community enjoyed Liberty Towers that day. Rain in the Awards evening didn’t dampen SEPTEMBER 24, 2009 This year the the spirits of the many Business Expo - 4:00 PM Chamber awarded people who attended. Holiday Inn Express CLOWNING AROUND - Young visitors four scholarships. These events are wonderful opportunities included a Karaoke con- enjoy entertainment and refreshments at The winners were: Events during the day to network with your fellow members and the Newton Day Festiv al. I Rebecca Presher test, Just for Fun Dog develop your business. Unless you partic- who received the Show, Kofi Drum Circle, ipate you don’t receive the benefit. award for a student and Snakes, Snails,& Turtle Tales, along with about 90 booths attending Sussex selling food, trinkets, and offering information. At Memory Park in County Community the evening the Miss Newton Contest, and Little Miss and Mister New Members List College. Newton Contest was held. As folks enjoyed the music of The Blue (as of August 1, 2009) I Jessica Tomarchio, Emerald Band, rides were given on the Itty Bitty Fire Truck and received the Edward the children enjoyed making wax hands and sand art. Of course Atlantic Private Care Elvidge Scholarship the highlight of the evening was the Fireworks display. Paula Vasquez and will be attending 103 Spring Street Newton, NJ 07860 The College of New Jersey. Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce 973-540-8265 I John-Paul Couce who will attend Gift Certificate Program Connections Magazine John Lawson Cornell University received the $500.00 Chamber T he GNCC is initiating a Gift Certificate Program whereby individuals can purchase Chamber of 6605 Lake Ariel Hwy. Honesdale, Pa 18431 570-647-0086 Scholarship. Commerce gift certificates that will be honored at local participating PB & J Stores, Inc I Erica Schorling businesses. The business owners Sara Ann and Jim Megletti received the then turn the certificates in to the 145 Spring Street $1000.00 Culinary Scholarship to attend Chamber Office for reimbursement. Newton, NJ 07860 Johnson & Wales This has proven to be a successful 973-729-5095 program in other communities. It is a University. win-win situation, whereby the recipient can choose from several Congratulations to stores, restaurants, and services to use their gift and it encourages all the winners and people to shop locally. we wish the students good luck as they continue their This publication was produced and designed by education. Awards Committee Moonlight Imaging for the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce in order to provide informative material. It is It is time to begin thinking about persons and businesses that Joe Stickles is distributed with the understanding that it does not con- you feel should be nominated for our annual awards. This is a the Chairman of stitute legal advice and the Chamber of Commerce great opportunity to honor our Volunteers, and businesses who assumes no liability for loss or damage as a result of the Scholarship are striving to make our community a better place. Be looking individual interpretation and reliance on the material in committee. for a mailing soon with the nomination forms. this publication.
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