Staten Island, NY. January 17, 2012 –Staten Island’s local delegation will meet with Chamber of Commerce members at a special legislative breakfast to be held on February 3rd from 8:30am to 10:30am at the Historic Old Bermuda Inn (2512 Arthur Kill Road). Presented by the Chamber’s Young Professionals Group and Small Business Committee, the breakfast will give Chamber members an opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns, and hear about the delegation’s upcoming 2012 legislative agenda at the city, state, and federal level.
The legislative breakfast is held annually to help unify Staten Island’s businesses and elected officials, and to spur them into action on challenges facing the borough. It offers a way for Chamber members to make local officials aware of community issues, and to raise concerns about regulations important to the business community. “By coming together on these issues, we hope to find solutions and keep the lines of communication open,” said Chamber President Linda Baran.
Confirmed to attend are Borough President James P. Molinaro, Senator Diane Savino, Senator Andrew Lanza, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, Assemblyman Matthew Titone, Assemblyman Lou Tobacco, Assemblyman Michael Cusick, Councilwoman Debi Rose, Councilman James Oddo, Councilman Vincent Ignizio, and William J. Smith, a Representative for Congressman Michael Grimm.
This special event is open only to Chamber members and members of the press. Call (718) 727-1900 for more details.
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The Young Professionals Group is a meaningful networking faction of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce made up of dedicated, talented young professionals ranging in age from 21-40 on Staten Island. The mission of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Group is to engage and empower young professionals to become future leaders by providing personal and professional development opportunities through programming, networking and civic involvement.
The Chamber’s Small Business Committee is made up of a dedicated group of business owners and advocates whose mission is to identify legislative issues that affect small businesses, educate membership about the impact of legislation on small businesses, advocate actively before government on behalf of small businesses, organize small businesses to support/oppose specific legislation, and to unify the small business community behind its efforts.