On Friday, Jan. 10, new members of the Board of Directors of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce assembled for their first meeting of the new term.
The meeting was held in the Greenbrier Room at Mount Alverno Center on the Warwick Campus of Bon Secours Charity Health System.
According to Michael Johndrow, executive director of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce, it was an important meeting to update the organization’s vision, introduce new officers and new board members, propose events and identify central issues.
The members of the board agreed to continue sponsoring major annual celebrations such as the annual Community Showcase, along with Applefest, a Taste of Warwick and Home for the Holidays. The chamber will also continue with its educational, networking and mixer events.
James Mezzetti is the new chamber president
Johndrow also took this opportunity to welcome the new members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board.
The meeting was also an opportunity to review the Chamber’s accomplishments during the previous year and discuss some upcoming programs for the new year.
The new president of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce is James Mezzetti, president of Myles Wealth Management and also a past President of the Village of Florida Chamber of Commerce.
“I understand how important small business is to our local communities,” he said. “I feel very blessed to be part of the Warwick Chamber of Commerce and hope to help continue the great work they have done.”
- Roger Gavan
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1. On Friday, January 10, the new Board of Directors of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce assembled for their first meeting of the new term.
Rear from left, Michael Hodge, Mike Cordero, Jason Grizzanti, Anita Volpe, Mike Ehlers, Christy Tuper, Corrine Iurato, Justin Eltz, Nicole Tompkins, Christine Moley, John Redman, Valerie Zammitti, Michael Johndrow and James Mezzetti
Seated from left, John Rader, David Leach, Amanda Becerra, Ryan Hansen, Jean Beattie, Janine Dethmers, Susan Ronga, AnnMarie Graziadio and Kimberly Starks.
2. The new Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Board.
From left, Secretary Kimberly Starks, Second Vice President Michael Hodge, First Vice President Valerie Zammitti, Michael Johndrow, President James Mezzetti, Treasurer Susan Ronga, past President John Redman .