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2023 Business Person of the Year

Smitha Lukose-Khan
Flushing Bank

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GREATER NEW HYDE PARK CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2024 Presidents Gala

On January 17th, 2024, the New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce held their annual Presidents Gala. The annual Gala is one of the Chamber’s larger events. The event was held at The Inn in at New Hyde Park.  In attendance were elected officials, Chamber Members, Business Owners, family and friends of the Chamber.

Town of North Hempstead Council Member, Christine Liu installed two incoming Board Members: Zaleena Schooler from American Community Bank and Norma Steele from Colonial Voluntary Benefit. Town of North Hempstead Supervisor, Jennifer DeSena re-instated six existing Board Members for an additional two year term:  Bianca O'Brien, Frank Miranda, Peter Caputo, Richard DeMartino, Richard Guilfoyle and Smitha Lukose-Khan.

Ralph Ventura, Past President and current Board Member, was presentated with the Angela Powers Award.  A distinguished award given to members for going above and beyond.

After the swearing in ceremony, all guests enjoyed a delicious dinner and the raffle drawing. Many walked away winning gift baskets, gift cards, gas card, etc. All net proceeds from the Gala will be donated to the Chamber’s Benevolence Committee which will be donated back into the community. This was made possible by the generous donations of the Chamber’s members and business owners. 

Visit www.nhpchamber.org for more amazing pictures.
List of businesses who graciously donated a raffle prize

Orient Garden Asian Fusion

Ribbon Cutting

The NHP Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on December 7th, 2023. As one of the newest member of the NHP Chamber of Commerce, the business was able to experience a fabulous ribbon cutting ceremony with attendees such as Local Officials and Dignitaries, Chamber Board members, along with members of the Community. They all came out to show their support and enjoyed sampling some great food. Orient Garden is an Asian Fusion Restaurant serving robust flavors, a variety of dishes, pleasing to just about everyone. Stop by and experience one of the newest restaurants in Garden City Park located at 101 Herricks Rd, Garden City Park. Feel free to say hello to Owner Xin Tang, he is looking forward to the community supporting his small business!

The Greater New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce Annual Holiday Food Drive has been completed!

This year, the Chamber delivered over 1500lbs of non-perishable food items to the Greater NHP community for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays. The success of this Drive came from the many small businesses, community residents, and volunteers who provided their time and generous donations.

To kick off preparation for the Christmas delivery, volunteers came to GEICO to assist with sorting the collected proceeds on Saturday, December 16th.  All the extra hands allowed for a smooth and efficient organizing process!

Special thanks to the NHP Fire Department, Chief Joe Barbagallo, Junior Fire Department Advisors, Wally Brooks, and Lora Aigotti; and Junior Fire Department Volunteers, Dylan Quicano, Nick Vulpis, and Brendan Finely.  To local students, Jenna Joseph, Zaria Khan, Evelyn Viegas, and Angel Mathew.  As well as to Cheryl Fajardo, Zoultan Khan, and Smitha Lukose-Khan.

On Tuesday, December 19th, the NHP Chamber completed two deliveries totaling 85 bags of food items to the Notre Dame Parish Pantry and Holy Spirit Church.   Accepting our donations were Cheryl Kontopoulos from Notre Dame, and Richard Puglisi from Holy Spirit.

On Wednesday, December 20th, we were able to donate an additional 18 bags to the Nassau Veterans Service Agency ahead of the Christmas Holidays!  Thank you to Veteran, Jim Merritt, Volunteer Driver at the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency, for the pick-up and delivery of the Chamber’s donation.

Additionally, thank you to Flushing Bank for their total donation of $500 in food items and tote bags for transport and delivery.  To the McGowan GEICO Agency for use of their location throughout the duration of the drive and to Eric Spinner for providing transportation for the collection delivery!

Appreciation to our Board Members, Rich De Martino, Smitha Lukose-Khan, Donna Pagano, Cheryl Fajardo, Saveeta Barnes, Larry Armstrong, Rich Pallisco, Jeanette Frisina, Ralph Ventura, Rosanne & Eric Spinner, and Chamber Members, Ryan & Eileen McGowan, and T’orra Scurry for assisting with the delivery!

To all the Chamber businesses, Organizations, and Schools who volunteered as drop off locations—thank you! They included ACE Hardware, American Community Bank, City Line Florist, Dominick’s Deli, GEICO, Flushing Bank, Gourmet Bake Shop, Harbor Child Care, M&T Bank, NHP Fire Department, NHP High School, NY Life/Lake Success, Push Fitness, Ridgewood Savings Bank, Safety Swim, Tutor Time, and Valley Bank.

And finally, to all our community residents for their continued generosity and support.  It is your giving spirit that allowed us the opportunity to further give back to our residents and Veterans this Holiday Season!

The Greater NHP Chamber of Commerce has installed banners inviting shoppers to ‘Shop Local’ at the City Park shopping center in Garden City Park.

 

The Chamber received a grant from PSEG allowing its Beautification Committee to purchase the banners.

Pictured in the Lidl parking is Rich Pallisco, Dean Lykos and Smitha Lukose-Khan.

 

Big Thanks to Ira Harris of Dezant Signs.
 

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Beautification at its Best!

The Beautification Committee has transitioned the NHP Triangle and Chamber planters to a bright Holiday theme.

 

The green pine, white birch, and bright red ribbons beautifully reflect the colors of the Season!  Thank you to City Line Florist and the NHP Lions Club.

 

Pictured are Committee Members, Rich Pallisco, Dean Lykos, and Smitha Lukose-Khan.

Wishing the New Hyde Park Community, a joyous Holiday Season!

This site provides valuable information to our members and those who live, work or want to do business in
New Hyde Park, Garden City Park, Herricks and the Lake Success Commercial Parks.

We invite you to take advantage of all that we have to offer. Whether you are looking to find a local business or
grow your business locally, we are here to help.

After more than 50 years of service to the community, the one thing we have learned for certain
and seen demonstrated time and time again is that when new connections
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