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UPCOMING 2013 CHAMBER EVENTS
May 16 (Thrs)
8-9:30 AM - "Avoid these 6 Business Killers" Breakfast
Hosted by AXA Advisors
Place: AXA Equitable, Parker Plaza, 400 Kelby Street, 6th Floor, Fort Lee
Cost: No Charge
Description: Are you avoiding the 6 mistakes that can destroy your business & your future? Join community business owners for breakfast, networking, and a powerful 45 minute program presented by AXA Equitaable. Includes complimentary breakfast Call Chamber Office to register at 201-944-7575..
(Sun) - Volunteers Needed - Bike Race Aid Station
Event: Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York (110 mile bike race)
Event Description: Join as a volunteer to show the world, once again, the BEST of the Fort Lee Region. The FLRCC Aid Station is critical to the Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York experience!! Starting from the George Washington Bridge, the bikers wind their way through northern New Jersey and southern New York, finishing this 110 mile race in Weehawken, NJ.
Volunteer Description: The Fort Lee Aid Bike Station volunteer duties will consist of receiving product, organizing the tables and product and handing out to bikers. Directional volunteer duties include guiding bikers and ensuring area is clear.
Two Volunteer Shifts: : 8am-1pm and 1pm-6pm
For more information call the Chamber office at 201-944-7575
May 22 (Wed)
PM - Business After Hours at Le
Sponsored by Restoration 1
Place: Le Jardin, 1257 River Road, Edgewater
Cost: $20 Members; $25 Non-Members
Description: Network with community business owners and leaders while enjoying a wide selection of passed and stationary hors d'oeuvres including a pasta station, variety of international cheeses, bruschetta station, steak tiplets on garlic toast, chicken sate and more..
June 13 (Thrs)
PM - Joint Business After Hours
with Gold Coast Chamber at Hudson Blue Bar & View
Place: Hudson Blue Bar, 4800 Port Imperial Blvd, Weehawken (inside Port Imperial Ferry Terminal)
Cost: $20 Members; $25 Non-Members
Description: Join the Fort Lee Regional and Gold Coast Regional Chambers' of Commerce for an evening of networking and delicious hors d"oeuvres. Enjoy beautiful views of NY along the Hudson River. Outdoor patio (weather permitting) and cash bar.
(Tue) 7:30 - 9:00 AM - "Networking Best Practices"
Place: Valley National Bank, 1372 Palisade Avenue, Fort Lee
Cost: $10 Members/Non-Members
Description: Join us for a Networking Breakfast hosted by Valley National Bank. Networking Best Practices Program facilitated by Mike Lettieri and Margaret Maclay. Enjoy coffee and pastries. Make new connections and build on existing ones.
June 27 (Thrs)
PM Start - Annual Golf & Spa Outing (4-Man
Scramble - Shotgun Start)
Place: Crystal Springs Golf Course, Hamburg, NJ
Cost: Golfers Package inc Lunch & Dinner - $165; Dinner Only - $60; Non-Golfer Options include Spa, Pool & Dinner Package or Tennis, Pool & DInner Package.
Description: A perfect opportunity to network while enjoying a relaxing day out on a beautiful course. The many contests, prizes and raffle opportunities add to a fun filled experience. Bring the whole family for a fun day at the pool & spa. For more info call the Chamber at 201-944-7575. Click to view flyer.
(Wed) 12:00 - 1:30 PM - Annual General Membership
Place: DoubleTree Hotel, 2117 Rt. 4 Eastbound, Fort Lee
Cost: $35 Members; $45 Non-Members
Description: Announcement of the 2013 Person of the Year, installation of the 2013-14 Board of Directors, presentation of the Beautification Awards.
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MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS
(Sun) 11AM - 6PM - Annual Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival
Place: Main Street, Fort Lee
Description: Call for Vendors / Artists: Fort Lee Arts & Music Fest JUne 2nd, 2013 presented by the Fort Lee Mayor & Council and The Office of Cultural Affairs. For information or vendor applications call 201-592-3663. Click to view Flyer.
thru Sept 8 - Palisades Amusement Park Exhibit - "A
Pool, A Book & A Centennial"
Place: Fort Lee Museum, 1588 Palisade Avenue, Fort Lee
Hours: Noon to 4 PM on weekends, 7 PM to 9 PM on Wednesday evenings and for groups during the week by appointment.
Description: Features rare archival photos and artifacts from the world’s largest outdoor saltwater swimming pool. The exhibit includes photos and artifacts of the park employees who are featured in Emmy Award winning writer Alan Brennert’s new book Palisades Park. This book, published by St. Martin’s Press, will be released on April 9th, 2013 and Alan will be at the museum at 7 PM that night for a book reading / signing. For further info call the Fort Lee Historical Society at (201) 592-3580 or visit www.thefortleehistoricalsociety.org.
Donation Request -
Thomas Paine Statue $17.76 Campaign
Description: Fort Lee Common Sense Society is seeking help to complete the funding of Fort Lee's statue of Revolutionary war patriot Thomas Paine to be unveiled at Monument Park. Please make a donation of just $17.76 for the Spirit of 76. They need 2,500 donations of $17.76 to meet our fundraising effort.
Checks payable to: Thomas Paine Statue/VFW Account
Send Donations to: Fort Lee Common Sense Society, Fort Lee Municipal Bldg, 209 Main Street, Fort Lee, NJ 07024
For more info: 201-693-2763 or visit www.commonsensesociety.org .
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