Welcome to the Melville Chamber of Commerce 
- "Vision & Voice"
Monthly Edition
March, 2016
In This Issue
Message from our Board
News and Programs
Upcoming Events
Employment Law
Your "Business Link"
Financial Planning
Member Spotlight of the Month
Message from our Board    

Message from Board Member, Krysti O'Rourke       

March weather is tentative. Mother Nature's winds are tentative. One wind that stays "strong"- The Melville Chamber of Commerce.
From the minute I started developing a relationship with the Chamber, I experienced a warm and welcoming vibe of productivity.  There was something special about this organization that I had never experienced before - the opportunity to do business in a professional and friendly way. Business is competitive, however, the opportunity to see things in a collaborative way is distinct to this Chamber: Opportunity to do better business, create jobs, develop networking opportunities, and learning things on a "macro and micro level" is what the Melville Chamber is all about. Most of all, they support you to do what you want to do.
From the Young Professionals, to the Morning Business Workshops, to the Women's Empowerment Network activities to the Podcasts and Evening Networking Opportunities, the Chamber gives options to be involved. Options to meet, greet, and do business.  
The fusion of education and business is also apparent with the Chamber as we are working on a model for members to create and post internship and entry level job opportunities for our student and recent graduates. It is a win-win opportunity that allows companies to hire fresh talent and for the talent to EXPERIENCE and attain the skills to STAY on Long Island. As the Director of Career Services for Five Towns College, I see the need. We need to do more to promote the relationships between business and education.
I am proud to be a Board Member for the Melville Chamber. I see what they do. Working with businesses to stimulate our economy, provide opportunity, and create growth in our communities- enforcing the strategies to be successful as a business and as a community member.
The Lion is roaring, and a strong, productive wind is here - thanks to the Melville Chamber.

Take advantage of opportunities coming your way!
Best regards,
Krysti O'Rourke  
Board Member 
Melville Chamber of Commerce
News and Programs

Click here for Podcasts


Townwide Fund Red Tie Gala a Success!

Over $100,000 was raised to fund grants that provide 
human service programs to the neediest in the community.

The 2016 Gala Honorees gathered in the Library at Oheka Castle on February 11.

2016 Honorees
Elena D'Agostino, Lucky To Live Here Realty
David Gustin, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC and 
President, Melville Chamber of Commerce
Dr. William Healy, III,Northwell Health Physicians Partner, 
Orthopedic Surgery, Huntington Hospital
Jim Leyritz, PinkTie.Org andFormer NY Yankee
Ed Perez, Diversity Resource Network
Upcoming Events
Membership with the Melville Chamber of Commerce provides ample opportunities for networking with other business professionals through a broad range of programs and events.

Save The Dates And Mark Your Calendars 

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"Open Committee Meeting"

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time: 8:00AM-10:00AM
Place: Northwestern Mutual  


"Business Resource Roundtable"

Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Time: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Place: Half Hollow Hills Community Library        

"Business Breakfast Series"

"A Successful Website Is Yours?"

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Time: 8:30AM-10:00AM
Place: Catapano Engineering Assembly Hall         

More info

"Young Professionals Group Networking Event"

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM
Place: Paint & Main  

 More info



Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016
Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM
Place: Huntington Hilton      

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Next event to be announced shortly

Employment Law
Employment Law
Column is sponsored by Jackson Lewis
Congress Reacts to Obama Administration Moves
on Joint Employer Liability 
Your "Business Link"

The Half Hollow Hills Community Library and member of the Melville Chamber of Commerce helps small businesses to grow our community. You can find up-to-date business resources in print and online to help you achieve your business goals @
Let the library serve as a resource and "Business Link" for your growth and economic success.  
Focus On

The Elevator Speech   
Financial Planning
Financial Planning

Column sponsored by:
Wells Fargo Advisors
The Role of Dividend-Paying Stocks

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.

Remember our motto, building relationships is the key to building business!!

Melville Chamber Management
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Member Spotlight
March, 2016

Richard Cassiano

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We will be selecting our next "Member Spotlight of the Month" at one of our upcoming events.
New Members

Please Welcome Our New Members

Aiko Asian Bistro
Mary Kay Cosmetics
Healthy Living By Design, Inc.
New York Business Brokerage, Inc.
Prime Visibility
Unhinged Web Studio, Inc.
Chamber Programs 
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our Chamber Programs
Member Referral Program

Help us grow your Chamber and earn cash in the process!

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It's quick - and easy!
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Employment Opportunities

Chamber members may submit job openings by email to  or by fax @ 631-777-6261, and the Chamber will post them on the Chamber website.

Real Estate

Real Estate Sales, Rentals 
and Virtual Offices

The Chamber works actively with the Real Estate community to make sure that you get in touch with the appropriate people and find a space that matches your needs. 

Nonprofit Organizations


The Melville Chamber of Commerce fully supports the many 501c(3) charitable organizations within the region.   





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Contact Info

Melville Chamber of Commerce
585 Broadhollow Road

Melville, NY 11747

      631-777-6261 fax

Melville Chamber of Commerce | 585 Broadhollow Road | Melville | NY | 11747