Dutchess County Regional CHAMBER of COMMERCE News
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The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its 2013 corporate sponsors and board of directors.  This years’ group of sponsors is comprised of local business leaders ranging from multimillion-dollar organizations to family-owned and operated small businesses.  Complete Benefit Solutions, Inc. (COBESO), Health Quest and KeyBank have all committed to return as corporate leaders for a second straight year.  A corporate leader is the highest level of sponsorship the Chamber offers, and shows a unique commitment to helping business and growing the local economy.

Health Quest and its medical practices is the Mid-Hudson Valley’s largest healthcare system providing the highest quality of medicine across a broad spectrum of areas. Offering the full range of hospital services, urgent care, homecare and nursing home care, the Health Quest system provides immediate service to the one million people who reside in the New York counties of Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, Putnam and northern Westchester.

At KeyBank, through smart solutions and superior service, they partner with you to achieve your financial goals – all while showing a strong commitment to the communities they serve, supporting economic development, volunteerism, financial education, and green initiatives whenever possible.

COBESO, Inc. helps people avoid the common mistakes and misunderstandings often made when it comes to choosing insurance benefits.  With over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, COBESO has developed a specialty in working with small to mid-size employee groups, those that are looking to supply valuable benefits and quality service to assist in keeping loyal employees at the best price possible.

All Access Dental, Bonura Hospitality Group, DCH Wappingers Falls Toyota, Design Intervention Studio, Hudson Valley Audio Visual, Integrated Enterprise Solutions, Inc., M&T Bank, and Quality Environmental Solutions and Technologies, Inc. will serve as corporate partners in 2013. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp., EmbroidMe, Hudson Valley Renegades, LCS Facility Group, Inc., Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Mid-Hudson Subaru, N&S Supply, Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel & Conference Center. Poughkeepsie Journal, Rhinebeck Bank, Riverside Bank, Rose & Kiernan, Inc., Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond, LLP, TD Bank, TEG Federal Credit Union, Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home, Ulster Savings Bank and Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell CPAs have committed to participating in the Chamber as corporate supporters.

In addition, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, Cumulus Broadcasting, FOX Radio, and Radio Woodstock 100.1 will serve as corporate media partners.

Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce corporate sponsors help finance and promote many of the business and community-focused events on the Chamber calendar each year, including gatherings like the Consumer Expo and Business Expo, Breakfast of Champions, Forty Under 40 Awards and Balloon Festival.

In 2013, chairperson Jill Sammon of Central Hudson will lead the Chamber’s all-volunteer board of directors.  Sammon’s executive committee will consist of First Vice Chair Joe Bonura, Jr. of Bonura Hospitality Group, Second Vice Chair Ori Brachfeld of Dash Lock and Key Service, Treasurer John Davies of Riverside Bank, Secretary Vincent Ricotta from Mercedes-Benz of Wappingers Falls, Immediate Past Chair Frank Castella, Jr., of Harmon and Castella Printing, and Of Counsel Stephen Diamond from the law firm of Stenger, Roberts, Davis and Diamond LLP.

With board members typically serving two-year teams, most of the body remains the same in 2013.  New additions include: Ron Flaherty, TEG Federal Credit Union; Gail Jones, Saint Francis Hospital and Health Centers; Danielle Marxer, The Chazen Companies; Scott Pawenski, EmbroidMe; Barry Rothfeld, Poughkeepsie Journal; and Eben Yager, Hudson Valley Renegades.

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