Elmont Chamber Members Support Raquelle Vega

Elmont Chamber members will be supporting Raquelle Vega as she runs a half marathon to raise funds for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  All the members of the Elmont Chamber of Commerce wish her the best of luck.  Those interested in supporting Raquelle’s cause can visit http://pages.teamintraining.org/li/nikesf12/rvegah or email rvega816@yahoo.com.

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Elmont Residents Speak Out About Blockbuster Site

Elmont community members speak out about the lack of economic development on Hempstead Turnpike at the site of the old Blockbuster video.  Read all the Herald story here.

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Elmont's Comeback Team Moves Forward

The Invest in Elmont program is growing and moving forward.  Originally for Elmont residents only, the $5,000 scholarship program is now open to all juniors and seniors of the five high schools comprising the Sewanhaka Central High School District.  Invest in Elmont, which is sponsored by the Elmont Chamber of Commerce, is an entrepreneur program where students create business ideas and write business plans on how they would "Invest in Elmont".  The winning business idea wins a $5,000 cash scholarship to further their education.  Here's a link to a story on Invest in Elmont recently featured in the Franklin Square/Elmont Herald.

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Having Trouble Taking a Vacation?

If you're like most small businesses, do you feel your business will collapse if you take a vacation?  Elmont chamber members should read this article for some helpful tips.

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Elmont Chamber Pole Banner Program

Interested in promoting your business? Perhaps advertising on an attractive pole banner along Hempstead Turnpike is the perrfect opportunity.  For more details on the Elmont Chamber's Pole Banner Program, contact Paul Sapienza at paulsapienza29@gmail.com.

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Elmont Chamber Introduces Welcome Basket

The Elmont Chamber of Commerce is proud to intorduce the Welcome Basket Program.  All new residents to Elmont will receive this beautiful basket together with a bouquet of flowers and literature from participating Elmont Chamber businesses.  "The Welcome Basket is great way to welcome new residents to the Elmont community and a great way for Chamber businesses to introduce themselves to potential customers" said Elmont Chamber President Paul Sapienza.  The Welcome Basket program is only available to Elmont Chamber businesses.  If you would like to join the Chamber click on this link http://www.elmontchamber.com/join_the_elmont_chamber_now, or call Chamber at 516-864-4219.

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Invest in Elmont seeks Entrepreneurs

The groundbreaking Invest in Elmont $5,000 Scholarship is expanding.  Juniors and Seniors from Elmont Memorial High School, Sewanhaka High School, Floral Park Memorial High School, New Hyde Park Memorial High School and H Frank Carey High School can now particpate in the entrepreneur program.  Read the full story in Newsday.  For more information on Invest in Elmont, email investinelmont@gmail.com, or call (516) 362-6450.

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Shop Elmont for Back to School Supplies

It's back to school time for all the students in Elmont.  The Elmont Chamber of Commerce encourages all the parents to consider shopping in a local Elmont business for their back to school supplies.  The local Elmont merchant will appreciate your business.  Shop local, shop Elmont.

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Elmont's Own Titus Williams Retains his 132lb Title

The Elmont Chamber of Commerce congratulates Titus Williams, 2012 winner of the Invest in Elmont $5,000 Scholarship, for retaining his 132lb title at the Amateur Boxing Champoinships.  Great work Titus!  Read the full story below:

Titus Williams Defends his Title-Newsday

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Hempstead Turnpike Roadwork in Elmont to Begin this Month

Good news coming out of NYS Comptroller DiNapoli's office.  The Hempstead Turnpike bride deck over the vehicle-pedestrian access road to Belmont Park in Elmont will be replaced. Work will begin this month and is expected to be completed by year's end.

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