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This committee’s mission is to pursue economic development & legislative issues that impact the business community. The committee drafts position papers, interacts with government officials from all levels and hosts issue driven events as needed. This committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at 8:00 A.M.at the Chamber Office

Committee Members:

James Eiseman – New York Life Insurance Company
Vince Ricotta – Concept Construction
Mike Bartlett – Hamburg Development Companies
Patrick Kelly – National Fuel
Gerry Glose – G.P. Glose Consultants
Mike Zyglis – SimplexxGrinnell
John Werely – Retired from Buffalo Crushed Stone
Russ Dimitroff – American Medical Response
Ben Fantaske – Key Video Production
Cyndi Matla – Hamburg Chamber of Commerce

 

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This committee’s mission is to enroll new members, retain current members, and act as ambassadors for the Chamber and community. This mission is vital to strengthening our collective voice in the community. This committee meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 8:00 A.M. at the Chamber Office.

Committee Members:

Nancy Cox – The Bonadio Group
Shawn Buffum – Buffalo News & Hamburg Sun
Deb Welch – Evans Bank
Liz Sgroi – Prima Oliva
Jim Bitten – 44 Communication Design
Brenda Mikolajczak – Lake Shore Savings
Cyndi Matla & Jamie Decker – Hamburg Chamber of Commerce
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This committee’s mission is to enhance and grow Hamburg as a destination for tourists, both locally, nationally and internationally. Providing a reason for tourists to visit and spend some of their discretionary time and money in Hamburg. This committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at 8:00 A.M. at the Town of Hamburg Senior Center

Committee Members:

Marty Deneke – Town of Hamburg Recreation & Senior Services Department
Eric Adams – Picture Your Walls
Catherine Mika – Imagine Hamburg
Chris Snyder – Imagine Hamburg
Shannon Traphagen – Buffalo Healthy Living
Judy Wilder – Judy Wilder Bookkeeping
Phil Stokes – Penn Dixie
Chris Hoover – Hamburg Historical Society
Jerry Bastedo – Hamburg Rotary
Francine Geyer – Lake Erie Seaway Trail
Ben Fantaske – Key Video Production
Jamie Decker – Hamburg Chamber of Commerce

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This committee oversees the Chamber’s scholarship program for high school seniors and ensuring the integrity of the Scholarship Fund is upheld. The committee also coordinates the Student Star Dinner held in February. This innovative program reaches out to all 3 senior highs schools and Randolph Academy-Hopevale Campus to recognize students for their strength of character based on the virtues of Character Council of WNY. Committee meeting dates and times vary depending on need.

Committee Members:

Joe Gunning – Davis Financial
Katie Quick – St. Francis High School
Krissy Lawrence – Hamburg Finance Academy
Phil Stokes – Penn Dixie
Brittany Kruse – Elderwood at Hamburg
Frontier High School
Randolph Academy-Hopevale Campus
Jamie Decker – Hamburg Chamber of Commerce

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This committee’s mission is to help small and large businesses to grow within the community; through networking, educational seminars and other forms as needed. This committee meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 8:00 A.M.at Spot Coffee in the Village of Hamburg

Committee Members:

Steve Wischmann – Horizon Performance Solutions
Nancy Cox – The Bonadio Group
Mike Farrell – Constellation Energy
Eric Adams – Picture Your Walls
Keith Wesolowski – Wesolowski Law Group
Cyndi Matla & Jamie Decker – Hamburg Chamber of Commerce

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This committee’s mission is to conduct a golf tournament that is both a profitable & enjoyable social function for the chamber; by providing the HCC members & guests the opportunity to both compete and socialize with one another. This committee meets starting in January

Committee Members:

Joe Gunning – Davis Fiancial
Alison Pierce – Toshiba Business Solutions
Jeanne Stegmeier – Northwest Bank
Mike Farell – Constellation Energy
Jennifer Houle – Business First

This committee’s mission is to conduct a fun holiday event for the HCC members while raising funds for the HCC Scholarship Fund. This event gives new and old members an opportunity to re-connect & establish new business contacts to ring in the new year. This committee meets starting in June.

Committee Members:

Joe Gunning – Davis Financial
Alison Pierce – Toshiba Business Solutions
Jeanne Stegmeier – Northwest Bank
Jennifer Houle – Business First
Rob Tobin – Nationwide Insurance
Jim Bitten – 44 Communication Design
Krissy Lawrence – Hamburg Finance Academy
Tracy Jaroszewski – Lakeshore Hardware & Tool Rental
Cyndi Matla & Jamie Decker – Hamburg Chamber of Commerce