President’s Message – June 2016
Dear Business Colleagues and Neighbors,
“In the summertime when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky. When the weather’s fine you got swimmin’, you got swimmin’ on your mind. – Mungo Jerry “ In the Summertime”
I was born a summer person. And every year as soon as I hear that song I know summer is “on”! BBQ’s, outdoor concerts, plain old backyard fun!
Have fun with the Chamber this summer starting on July 8thth at the Chamber’s Annual BBQ. The place: Michael Murphy Park on Lake Ronkonkoma. Always a blast for the whole family. Then August 14th – the Chamber’s 4th Annual Celebrity Softball Game to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
On May 19th the Chamber held its annual Heart & Soul Awards Dinner. What a special night it was. Volunteers from our community were honored for all they do for Ronkonkoma. Ronkonkoma is lucky and proud to have these honorees part of our community. A great big thank you from all of Ronkonkoma!
Summertime is a time for fun but don’t forget about your business! Join the Chamber, come to our meetings, we want to do business with YOU!
Don’t forget — June 19th is a big day – Father’s Day. So to all you dads, have a great day!
Food for Thought:
People don’t like losing businesses and services in their town but don’t equate this to how they spend their money. Businesses will only survive if customers spend locally – so if you want a vibrant community where people can socialize as well as shop – shop locally.
Is there anything the Chamber can do for you? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your comments/suggestions.
That’s it for now … until next month enjoy the summer weather. We certainly waited a long time for it.
President, Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce