Saturday, January 14, 2012
Benefit tasting event coming in April.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Looking for a unique gift for Valentine’s Day? The Taste of Madison 2012 Organizing Committee announces a Special Valentine’s Day Promotion: Purchase two VIP tickets ($200) for $175 for the 11th Anniversary of the Taste of Madison. “Taste 2012” will take place on Monday, April 2 at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. This special promotion is available until Feb. 14 only and may be purchased online at www.tasteofmadison.org or at all Gary’s Wine & Marketplace locations. The annual fund-raising event is organized by the Madison Rotary Club Foundation, the Madison Chamber of Commerce, and the Downtown Development Commission. Proceeds from the event will be equally divided among the three groups, who will in turn fund local charities and …
Friday, June 24, 2011
Rose City tradition returns for 20th season.
Madison's Farmers Market opened for business Thursday, as clouds and rain cleared away in time for eager shoppers to peruse vendors' booths on Waverly Place. The market this year moved to the heart of the downtown business district, sponsored for the first time by Drew University and Gary's Wine & Marketplace. Shoppers grabbed free tote bags from the Chamber of Commerce and quickly fanned out among the displays of fruits, vegetables, dairy products, fresh fish and much more from vendors who came from as far as Long Beach Island, Bergen County and Pennsylvania.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Business improvement and community service recognized at annual Chamber event.
The Madison Chamber of Commerce honored personal achievement, business longevity and commitment to community at its annual Awards Picnic held Thursday night at the Hamilton Park Hotel and Conference Center in Florham Park. More than 100 small business owners, friends and local government officials came out to see awards presented across 10 categories including Best Renovation, Historic Business Awards and the Best Comeback Award. "This turnout shows the commitment that the chamber and the businesses have to Madison," said Chamber President John Morris. "And it shows that businesses are joining and staying." Notable award winners included Chef Loryn Dagon, owner of Chef Loryn's who was presented with the Comeback Award. Dagon's kitchen was …
Friday, June 10, 2011
Mike Tannenbaum, Basking Ridge resident, tells Morris business audience that Jets football and business operations both use people-first approach.
When building a successful professional football operation, it is just as important to select the right coach and quarterback as it is to give an ear to what the drivers, trainers, ball boys and secretaries have to say. Indeed, it might be more important to listen to the non-athletes of the organization, Mike Tannenbaum, general manager of the New York Jets told a Morris County Chamber of Commerce audience in Florham Park Friday. All Jets personnel who come in contact with the players are required to turn in at least two sentences about that interaction, said Tannenbaum, a Basking Ridge resident. When a player, especially a draftee or a professional the Jets are interested in signing, is driven somewhere by the team, the driver is …
Friday, January 14, 2011
A night to revel for Madison businesses.
Friday, January 14, 2011
Running your own business may be a 24/7 proposition, and the end-of-year holiday season is the busiest time of all. That's why 65 people attended the Madison Chamber of Commerce's Annual Holiday Party Jan. 12 at Rocco's Tuscany Grill, the better to toast the holidays that were, and look ahead to more good times to come. They'll shortly reconvene at Taste of Madison, the annual food and wine extravaganza and Chamber fundraiser scheduled for Jan. 18 at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. For tickets visit tasteofmadison.org.
Monday, November 1, 2010
Ghosts and goblins of all ages march in Madison's annual parade and trick-or-treat at shops throughout town.
The Madison Chamber of Commerce sponsored the "Halloween Hoopla" on Saturday. Children and parents gathered on Kings Road and paraded throughout Main Street. They were treated to a magic show and many merchants were handing out candy to the little ones. In addition, Madison Photo Plus donated one free photo per child in costume. Photos can be picked up on Monday. More than 400 people participated in the Halloween festivities.
Friday, March 26, 2010
Chamber of Commerce sponsoring third-annual Easter Fun Fest from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
If you're looking for a shopping opportunity with a child-friendly atmosphere this weekend, Saturday is the day to head downtown in Madison. The Easter Bunny will be hopping around businesses, many of which will be giving out candy and toy-filled Easter eggs during the Chamber of Commerce's third-annual Easter Fun Fest. The event will take place starting at 11 a.m. and will go until 12:30 p.m. "It's a great chance for people to enjoy their downtown, to get out there and meet new people, to see old friends, and have a great time," Chamber of Commerce President, and owner of Stewart-Morris Awards, Gifts and Flags, John Morris said. "It's a great way to start the spring off for everybody, residents and businesses alike." The event is free of …
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Specials throughout Madison will begin on Thursday and go through Saturday.
The Madison Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring January Sales Days starting Thursday, Jan. 21, and continuing throughout Saturday, Jan. 23. The special comes a little over a month after the chamber sponsored Holiday Shopping Days. The sales during this event are designed to help clear way for new spring merchandise. Many service businesses and restaurants will also be offering discounts during the three days. Participating businesses include Alfred's Sport Shop, New Leaf Consignment, Stewart-Morris Awards, Gifts & Flags, Sprouts, Gerlach's, Gary's Wine & Marketplace, The Suburban Shoe Shop, Once & Again Consignment, Rose City Jewelers, The Chocolate Rose Shoppe, Schnipper's. The Rocking Horse, Unitravco, Green Energy Innovations, Blue Ridge …
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Chamber of Commerce hopes special event will bring residents to Madison businesses.
If you're reading this, you probably live in Madison. If that's the case, then you have probably gotten breakfast with your family at The Bagel Chateau. Maybe you have met a buddy for a drink and enjoyed some live music at Shanghai Jazz. You might have surprised your wife with jewelry from Rose City Jewelers, (and if you haven't, she might read this first...). Whether eating, drinking, strolling or shopping, Madison wouldn't be Madison without its downtown district – little in size, but absolutely stocked with great businesses. This week, residents, the Chamber of Commerce, and downtown merchants are coming together for Madison Holiday Shopping Days. As part of the "Home for the Holidays in Madison" initiative, people can expect to "…