Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Madison Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations of borough business owners and employees for annual award.
If you've dealt with someone at a Madison business who goes above and beyond to provide exceptional customer service, the Madison Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. The chamber has announced it once again is offering the Extra Mile Award to a Madison business owner or employee who provides "that extra-special friendly and knowledgeable service" to truly make a difference in a customer’s shopping experience. The Madison Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations from the public until June 1. Winners will be invited to the chamber’s Annual Award Picnic on Tuesday, June 11, at Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center in Florham Park. The dinner, the chamber’s largest social event of the year, includes the presentation of the …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Each year, the Madison Chamber of Commerce provides scholarships to Madison High School students of at least $500, and the deadline to apply is Friday.
Fundraiser at Poor Herbie's scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
A Madison dentist, a Main Street shop owner and a certified public accountant will get behind a bar Thursday to take part in a "bartender showdown" to benefit a scholarship fund for high school graduates who plan to study commerce in college. The Madison Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Poor Herbie's to hold the fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Waverly Place restaurant to raise funds for the Chamber’s Jack Morris Memorial scholarship fund. The scholarship is given in memory of Jack Morris of Stewart-Morris Awards, Gifts & Flags as a tribute to his commitment to the Chamber and to the Madison community, according to a chamber news release. Morris was a 1948 graduate of Madison High School. During Thursday's event, …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The 5th Annual Easter Fun Fest, sponsored by the Madison Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for March 23.
Wednesday, March 6
The Madison Chamber of Commerce is preparing to bring the Easter Bunny and plenty of candy and toy-filled Easter eggs to downtown businesses during its 5th Annual Easter Fun Fest on Saturday, March 23, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Children and their parents are encouraged to bring their Easter baskets and visit participating downtown businesses to collect candy and toy-filled eggs. The event is free of charge. Children can visit with the roaming Easter Bunny and enter to win a new bicycle donated by Peter Daniele of Rose City Collision, 291 Main Street, and provided by the Madison Bicycle Shop, 14 Kings Road. The Chamber of Commerce will also raffle off special gifts provided by Madison businesses. The gifts will be displayed at the Chamber …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
New initiative asks residents to encourage business owners in other towns to check out the Rose City.
Elected officials and business leaders in Madison want residents to "help find the next great downtown business." Councilman Bob Landrigan said a grassroots initiative asking borough residents to do just that is being started by the Madison Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Development Commission and borough officials. He announced the plan during the governing body's meeting last Monday and said the idea came out of a meeting with Mayor Bob Conley, Chamber President Ken Toumey and Downtown Development Commission Chair Eric Range. Having a strong downtown "drives the rest of the town" and "helps all of us," said Landrigan, the Council's community affairs liaison. So, instead of waiting for landlords to attract good tenants, or waiting for good…
Monday, December 3, 2012
A look at the week ahead in the Rose City.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Open Studio: From 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Monika Fine Millinery, 9 Myrtle Ave., is opening its studio to the public for hats, hat chat, and refreshments. Chamber Holiday Open House and Basket Raffle: On Thursday, participating stores will hand out raffle tickets to customers to participate in a free basket raffle, with more than 25 baskets to be raffled off at 6:30 p.m. Participating merchants will display balloons outside their premises. The event begins at the start of business and continues throughout the day. Baskets, with values ranging up to $350, will be on display at Coccia Realty, 49 Main Street. Winners do not have to be present for the drawing. State Final: Madison will face Mountain Lakes at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kean University. …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Madison Chamber of Commerce letter praises borough for quickly powering business district, making borough nearly whole again in less than a week.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
To the Editor: The Madison Chamber of Commerce is very thankful for the outstanding and heroic efforts of the people of Madison's municipal government before, during and after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. The Borough of Madison's thorough disaster plan was managed and executed with the utmost professionalism and care for the benefit of Madison's citizens, visitors and businesses. Under dangerous, once-in-a-lifetime circumstances the people of the Borough of the Madison quickly restored power to the business district. That was a big step back to normalcy for so many. In the storm's aftermath the people of the Borough of Madison kept downtown safe and standing on two solid feet, which allowed many businesses to provide desperately …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Outdoor tables will showcase special offers this week to make way for new merchandise.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The Madison Chamber of Commerce invites shoppers to enjoy End of Season Sale Days from Thursday through Saturday this week. Madison merchants will be offering extra savings and deep markdowns designed to clear the way for new seasonal merchandise, the Chamber announced in a news release. Tables will be set up outside participating stores showcasing their special offers. “We love seeing people strolling through town shopping and dining and we are looking forward to welcoming everyone back from the summer," said Danielle Dixon, owner of dtorr boutique. “We are excited to be able to give shoppers an additional reason to 'Shop Madison' with our End of Season Sale Days.” Free parking is available at lots on Waverly Place, Cook Ave. and Elmer …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Carmine Toto Jr. is first Hall of Fame inductee.
The Madison Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday evening at the Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center. Awards included the Jack Morris Memorial Scholarship Award, Business Improvement Awards, Community Service Awards, the Extra Mile Award and this year, for the first time, the Hall of Fame Award. The scholarship award, given to graduating students who plan to continue their higher education in the field of commerce and are chosen based on their personal achievement, letters of reference and academic performance, was presented to Philip Duffy, Nicole Iannarone and Siobhan McCulloch. The business improvement awards honored Adams Dental, Doodlebugz Boutique, San Francisco Mercantile and Tivoli Creative Design Studio…
Monday, May 28, 2012
The Madison Chamber of Commerce is accepting Extra Mile Award nominations until Friday.
If you know an employee or owner of a Madison shop or restaurant who always takes the initiative to please their customers, the Madison Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. Emailed nominations for the the chamber's Extra Mile Award are being accepted until Friday. Winners will be invited to the Chamber’s Annual Award Picnic on Tuesday, June 12, at Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center in Florham Park, the chamber’s largest social event of the year. Business Improvement Awards, Community Service Awards and the Jack Morris Memorial Scholarship Award also will be presented at the event. “The spirit of the 'Love Madison Shop Madison' campaign is embodied in the employees and entrepreneurs who work so very hard in Madison's stores and …