IPCC April 2017 Business of the Month Ralph’s Tackle

  Congratulations to Ralph’s Tackle for being honored as The Island Park Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month for April 2017. Ralph’s opened for business in 1956 here in Island Park. Co-Founder Anthony Meyers was joined by his son Glenn Meyers in 1976. Glenn served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1981 through 1985 and then rejoined his Father in running the Business. Sadly, Anthony Meyers passed away in July 2015 but Glenn has been carrying on the legacy of Ralph’s ever since. Get your Striped bass fishing on by coming into Ralph’s and taking advantage of their sales on Shakespeare poles and reels as well as Mojo Rigs and aluminum sand spikes and more. While you are there don’t forget to congratulate Ralph’s Tackle on their business of the month award and their over 61 years in...

IPCC May 2017 Business of the Month Puma’s Autobody

  MAY 2017 BUSINESS OF THE MONTH – PUMA’S AUTO BODY Congratulations to Puma’s Auto Body for being awarded the IPCC’s Business of the Month for May 2017. PUMA’S was founded in 1986 by the Late Anthony (Tony) Puma, Jr.(D. 6/18/14). Tony along with his Wife, Gia, raised 5 very proud children, Anthony, Nina, Matthew, Vinny and Frankie, who have carried on Tony’s legacy of providing quality auto body repair and service to our community. A family business and always family minded Tony would bring his children to work. That caring and involvement paid off as the Puma family is still serving the community in the same fashion taught to them by their Father. Puma’s Auto Body handles all facets of Auto Body Repair from detailing and custom pinstriping and body damage repair to frame straightening and custom painting. Their business is an Island Park staple and for that, we are honored to award them the business of the month award. Please come to the IPCC’s Pink Tie/Scarf Mixer to benefit breast cancer on May 23, 2017 at Jimmy Hays Restaurant and celebrate with them as they receive their...

July 2nd IPCC Minutes

7:15pm Mark Taglianetti opened up the meeting Mikey Told a funny joke. Acct Balance $6374.47 Old Business None Speaker Ellen Frisch from the Herald spoke about Aug 27th Community Herald Guide. Chamber members get 10% off ads. Deadline is July 24th. Speaker Tony Genova from Island Park Community App. Free to public Chamber gets commission from sales Could bring an estimated 5-6k Only Chamber members can be on the app $600/yr ($50/month) for businesses $100 set up Frist 10 businesses are $350/first year 4-6 weeks to launch Download eblades as a sample Sheila Resigned due to scheduling conflicts Shop & Eat Week dates changed to Aug 21-30 Pub run date changed to Aug 22nd Meeting...

Island Park General Chamber meeting

Island Park General Chamber meeting 05/07/15 Pie Craft Pizza 7:45 Our President, Mark Taglianetti opened up the meeting starting with: Old business – none New business – Restaurant week is July 10 – 18, beginning on a Friday and ending on a Saturday with a “Pub Run”, 4 locations starting at 6:00 with Miami Night, Poncho‚Äôs, Flamingo’s, Island Park Ale House consecutively where pre-sales will receive a pint glass and a tee-shirt with Sponsored business name all at the cost of $45 per person. This charge entitles each attendee to 1 mystery shot/drink at each establishment, who will write a specified letter on the wristband to indicate they have received your 1 drink. At the last venue, The Ale House, there will be food and karaoke. Three dollars per person goes to each establishment. Mark stated that the point of the event is to raise funds for the Chamber. The event is estimated to bring in a profit of approximately $2,276. Barbara Rubin wanted to know what the fundraiser for because as a chamber we would have to have a cause since we are not a charitable organization. Mark stated that there will be a Pedi cab available for whoever needs it. He also stated that he will be doing the printing at no cost and that the tee-shirts and pint glasses will cost the Chamber $600 for 75 tees and glasses. Glenn Ingoglia asked what if someone comes the night of and wants to pay $45 to get the full deal. Mark stated, if there are any available after the pre-paid have received their items then they are...