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Don’t forget to keep us up-to-date on all of your anniversaries, open house events, community service activities, awards, help wanted, and business expansions. Have some interesting news, let us know! We’ll forward your news to your fellow Chamber Members. Please send us your photos of recent excursions in and around Nutley and we will post them on Facebook! Great way to help promote our local businesses!

Mattia Committee Honors Nutley Thriving Survivors: The Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Committee has selected the Nutley Thriving Survivors as the winner of its 2018 Memorial Award for Distinguished Community Service. Mark Boffa, committee president and grandson of the late Dr. Mattia stated; “Each year we have the difficult task of selecting one honoree from a number of outstanding individuals and organizations who have been nominated, but there is no question that the Nutley Thriving Survivors amply demonstrates the volunteer spirit that my grandfather strongly supported.” VIEW PRESS RELEASE.

ON3 & Prism Capital – Event Videos: If you missed ON3 & Prism Capital’s two-part Suburban Revitalization Forum event series last month, no worries! Full length videos of both presentations are now available! Check out the event previews and links to full video coverage below! Thank you again to all who attended.
Suburban Revitalization Forum Part 1
“Where People Are Choosing to Live, Work & Play in New Jersey Now”
Featuring Dr. James Hughes, a nationally-recognized academic expert on demographics, housing, and regional economics and Author of New Jersey’s Postsuburban Economy. Dr. Hughes discusses the current predicament in New Jersey that is driving suburban municipalities to reimagine the way they attract and retain future residents. Dr. Hughes highlights the current demographic, socio-economic and lifestyle changes and trends impacting the way people choose to live, work and play in New Jersey today. This context is critical to understanding and planning for future growth as our suburbs evolve. VIEW VIDEO.
Suburban Revitalization Forum Part 2
“The Big Design & Development Project of the Next 50 Years”
Featuring Ellen Dunham-Jones, a suburban redevelopment expert & Author of Retroftting Suburbia, and CHRIS PORTER Vice President & Chief Demographer at John Burns Real Estate Consulting & Co-Author of Big Shifts Ahead: Demographic Clarity for Businesses. Part 2 of the Suburban Revitalization Forum discusses the ways redevelopment can be tailored to take advantage of the demographic, socio-economic and lifestyle changes and trends impacting how people live, work and play in New Jersey today. Chris Porter first examines the demographic trends shaping real estate development and land use. Dunham-Jones then analyzes the importance, practicality and success of suburban retrofit and redevelopment as an opportunity to create more sustainable places and redirect growth into existing communities that could use a boost. VIEW VIDEO.

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Bucco Couture – Early Bird Wedding Special: Book your tuxedo and save $20.00. Get the latest and hottest looks in today’s fashion. Check our WEBSITE. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Broadway House For Continuing Care – NJ DOH Commisioner’s Visit: New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal, MD, visited Broadway House on March 19th after accepting an invitation from President/CEO James Gonzalez, MPH, FACHE, LNHA. Accompanying him was his Chief of Staff Andrea Martinez-Mejia. DOWNLOAD PDF for details.

Starlight Dance Center – New Spring Classes: New classes starting the week of April 2nd. Do you feel you need to add something new to your life? More Happiness, more friendships and just feeling great about yourself? Our Brand New Total Beginner dance classes are doing just that. Especially designed for the those with “Two Left Feet”! 4 week classes starting the week of April 2nd. Check out our schedule on our WEBSITE and sign up for our affordable life changing classes. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Broadway House For Continuing Care – Embracing Quality Award: Broadway House for Continuing Care is the recipient of Providigm’s sixth annual Embracing Quality Award for exceptional performance and achievement of a Deficiency-Free 2017 New Jersey State Department of Health annual survey. DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT.

Bucco Couture – Wedding Special: The time is quickly approaching and your wedding is just months away. If you haven’t booked your tuxedos yet, now is the time… The earlier you book the less stress you have. Take advantage of our Wedding Special! DOWNLOAD FLYER for details!

Franklin Steakhouse – Kids Eat Free on Wednesdays! Lunch or dinner with adult entree purchase. Ask server for more details. 238 Franklin Avenue, Nutley, 973-667-1755.

AXA Advisors – Announcing Beacon Wealth Partners, LCC: We are pleased to announce the formation of Beacon Wealth Partners, LLC, a financial services firm associated with the AXA Advisors, LLC Broker/Dealer. As a platinum group within AXA Advisors focusing on wealth management services, our mission will be continuing to bring a high level of value to our clients. We are expanding our services and areas of focus by creating this partnership within AXA Advisors to better serve our clients through sound, objective strategies. Our firm’s growth has been predominantly internal, built from the referrals of our clients and professional associates. At Beacon Wealth Partners, our client-centered approach will always remain as our number one focus. To meet the needs of our client base, we have teamed up with high quality, committed professionals who hold these same values for training, development, and growth. Please note that there are NO changes in our advisor/client relationship (We will remain your advisor), our address and phone numbers, your fee structure, account numbers or account custodians, your on-line account access and the terms and conditions of your accounts with us . We will continue to operate from our current offices, with no change to the “white glove treatment” you are accustomed to. All existing contact information for us will remain the same but we will be adding our new website (See link at end of paragraph) and our new email addresses (mcocco@beaconwealthpartners.com and scocco@beaconwealthpartners.com). Access your account at our new WEBSITE.

Nutley Public Library – The Women Artists of Nutley Exhibit: Enjoy an exhibit of new works by members of The Women Artists of Nutley in the gallery and display case of the Nutley Public Library during the months of March and April. Acrylic, gouache and watercolor paintings as well photography, pastels and drawings by these talented women will be featured. Women’s History Month is celebrated in the United States in March every year. This art display by Nutley women is one of many ways that the library recognizes Women’s History Month. Stop by the library to learn more about women’s history and appreciate their many accomplishments. Call the library at 973-667-0405 for more information on this exhibit and other programs and exhibits. The complete schedule of programs is available at the library and on the library WEBSITE.

Starlight Dance Center – Salsa & Latin Lounge: Starlight Salsa & Latin Lounge, every Friday night until May 25, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, in the Front Room. Hosted by Dianna. For all registered Starlight Students and their friends. A truly fun and relaxed night to meet and dance! Enjoy a mix of Ballroom, Latin, Hustle, West Coast Swing and more in the main ballroom and a Latin mix ALL NIGHT in the front room. $10 Starlight Students, $15 Non Students, BYOB. Call 973-235-9835 for reservations.

Starlight Dance center – Spring Classes: 4-week, total beginner classes for March 2018. Couples and singles welcome! $45 per person. Contact us at 973-235-9835. DOWNLOAD FLYER for schedule.

Cavallo’s Market – Celebrating 86 Years! Our family has been in business, here in Nutley, since 1930. We are the third generation serving satisfied customers. We hope you will become part of our family tradition. DOWNLOAD FLYER to view all of our holidays specials.

Hero King & Uber Eats: Hero King Announces they collaborate with Uber Eats. CLICK HERE to find your Vanity URL that you may use when posting on social media. The link will send people to your restaurant’s page on Uber Eats.

Ellis Dance Studio – Referral Program: When you refer your friends to Ellis dance Studio, we will give you a special gift. Your referrals are the biggest compliment we can receive and we certainly appreciate them! DOWNLOAD FLYER for details.

Cubanelle – Salsa Fix Fridays: 9:30 pm to 1:00 am. Music by DJ Cado, DJ Jod & Guest DJ’s. Show them how we get down. We’re moving chairs and tables for you to get your Salsa Fix! Lets GO! at Cubanelle every Friday Call (973) 284-1300 for more details and to reserve a table! 522 Franklin Avenue, 973-284-1300. Free entrance and free parking across the street. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Nutley Public Library – Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion Group Meeting Schedule: The Nutley Public Library hosts a monthly book discussion at the Nutley Parkside Apartments, 7 William Street, the first Tuesday of the month at 2 pm. The Winter/Spring season of book discussions at the Nutley Parkside Apartments begins February 6 at 2 p.m. Book groups are a wonderful way for individuals to share their love of reading and books with other readers. Residents outside of the Parkside Apartments meet at the library at 1:30 p.m. and proceed with the librarian to the senior building. Join us for a new season of informative, friendly and informal book discussions at the Nutley Public Library. Contact Information: Kiran Patel, 973-667-0405, X2631. DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE.

Franklin Steakhouse – Brunch Special: All yo can eat Sunday Brunch Buffet & Bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Marys & Screwdrivers! Sundays 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Half-price for children ages 5 to 12, 4 and under eat free. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Hero King – Partnership Opportunity: Looking to partner with those that want to not only be part of this community but also want to keep the traditions of the “old school” feeling alive. This is a true turnkey opportunity, with a solid customer base, loyal following, 5 star rating on yelp and established local business. Perfect opportunity for a husband and wife team, stay at home mom looking to get back to work and be more involved in her community, or someone looking to run their own local business without starting from scratch. If you think this is exactly what you have been waiting for and a perfect way to kick off your new year, let us know via email at HeroKingStoresNJ@gmail.com and we’ll set up a meeting with the crew to start the process. As always, thank you all for your interest, loving our brand, and keeping small business in our community that touches lives and makes a difference. We are Hero King Handcrafted Sandwiches, Your Little Neighborhood Sub Shop that laughs at your jokes, cries at your losses, cheers for your achievements and you call your chosen family. It’s a place you walk in a stranger and leave a friend. It’s truly a magical shop that brings people together and changes everything. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Elements Massage – Gift Card Sale: Elements Massage is pleased to bring back its blow out gift card sale! Wellness Program for members and non-members available. DOWNLOAD FLYER for details.

Old Canal Inn – Donations: Every Wednesday night at 8:00 pm, Tito’s Handmade Vodka is sponsoring the search for the Queen of Hearts. For every cocktail sold, we are donating $1 and Tito’s Handmade Vodka will match every dollar to Nutley Family Services and Special Dragons Fight Against Autism. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Tempo Music Therapy – Music Together: Ages Birth to 5, Wednesday 6-6:45 (Coleen), Thursdays 9:15-10 (Coleen), Thursdays 10:15-11 (Coleen), Fridays 10-10:45 (Greg), Saturdays 10:45-11:30 (Angela). Email us at info@tempotherapy.com to join a class. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Nutley Music Boosters Association: Don’t miss the chance to support the Nutley Music Boosters Association and their goal of traveling to Gator Bowl this year! DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Nutley Auto – Online Service Appointments: Schedule your next appointment online! Did you know you can schedule your next service appointment online? Just like how you purchase flights, book hotel reservations, and buy tickets online, you can now experience the same ease and convenience when it comes to booking your Kia service. You can go online at anytime and from anywhere that is convenient for you, to schedule your next service appointment with us. It only takes a few simple clicks. CLICK TO SCHEDULE. If you have any questions about online scheduling or your vehicle’s service needs, please contact us at (973) 667-0500 or anne@nutleyauto.com. We look forward to seeing you soon! DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Diamond Spring – Early 2018 Registration: Check out early registration for the Summer 2018 Season at Diamond Spring. Call us at 973-661-3020 or EMAIL US.

Absolute Rehab Physical Therapy – Fall Back into Rehab: “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in.” Make it your priority today! Do not wait until it is too late. Absolute Rehab is now offering Free Evaluation & Home Exercise Program. Call office for details at 973-235-1111. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Nutley Family Service Bureau – We Need Your Help! NFSB is excited and working hard… We purchased the former American Red Cross building at 169 Chestnut Street and assumed responsibility for the Food Pantry, feeding almost 100 Nutley households. Renovations will begin shortly to improve the Food Pantry facilities, expand our clinical, and move the popular Thrift Shop into a larger space. Once renovated, we have to furnish our new space. We at NFSB are champions of recycling, and we would welcome traditional office equipment and modern and eclectic retail fixtures that you no longer need. Please DOWNLOAD FLYER to see our wish list. We sincerely appreciate your generosity!

Enqwest – Special Chamber Member Offer: Save money on your monthly phone and internet bills. Let us show you how you can reduce costs while increasing productivity. Special offer for NCoC members. Please contact us for information at 201-654-4488 or EMAIL USDOWNLOAD FLYER.

Valley National Bank – Teen Checking Account: VNB Teen Checking is the first step in helping teenagers learn responsible banking habits. Open an account and receive up to a $25.00 match of initial deposit. EMAIL US for details. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Hero King – New Menu: Check out the new menu at Hero King. DOWNLOAD MENU.

The Nutley Educational Foundation (NEF) – The Nutley Learning Tree: The Nutley Educational Foundation (NEF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Nutley Learning Tree. The Nutley Learning Tree (NLT) is a program that matches Nutley Public School Educator material and project needs called “wishes” with contributors who can make their wishes come true! VIEW WEBSITE.

Starlight Dance Center – Teddy Bear Ballroom: Register your child now for Teddy Bear Ballroom, specially designed for kids 3-4 years old. Ballroom Dancing is the perfect fusion of art and sport. Kids will learn basic coordination skills, musical knowledge, discipline and respect for themselves and their partners! Visit our WEBSITE for more information!

Cathy Ricci, Wellness & Success Coach – Bedtime Belly Buster Challenge: One of the biggest challenge areas I get asked about is the belly! Here’s your chance to join our two week challenge and tackle your mid section! The Bedtime Belly Buster burns belly fat, improves sleep, and boosts energy. Who’s ready to join me and add the Bedtime Belly Buster to your daily routine? Contact Cathy Ricci at cathyricciNJ@gmail.com.

Rocky’s Pizzeria – Order Online: Rocky’s Pizzeria is now offering ONLINE ORDERING. Why not give it a try?

The Salvage Boutique – Host A Private Shopping Event: Host a private shopping event with us and enjoy the perks! Reserve a date and time, invite your guests, and we’ll do the rest! 6 guest minimum. Hostess receives free clothing. We will supply refreshments and individual styling tips. Call us at 973-922-1310, or EMAIL US at. Look for our Weekend Pop Up Events, follow us on FACEBOOK and Instagram for info.

PCL Solutions welcomes Patrick McCarron, Director of Business Development, as the newest member of their team. If you have any question, be sure to reach out to Patrick. VIEW BIO.

American Party DJs – Special Equipment Pricing: Snow Machines, Fog Machines, PA Systems and more… American Party DJs is offering Special Equipment Pricing for all NCoC members. Plus, we come setup, break down and make sure the equipment is operating for you. We do all the work. For more info and Chamber specials, please call 973-910-0468.

Franklin Steakhouse – New Sunday Brunch: 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm, featuring full brunch menu, bloody marys & mimoasa included, $25 per person, $12 children ages 12-5, 4 & under eat free! VIEW WEBPAGE. We also have other Weekly Specials and Events. VIEW WEBPAGE.

List4Lower Realty – Office Space Available: Opportunity for an office share, first floor, Franklin Avenue professional office. $350.00 month, includes utilities and wifi. If you are interested or would like more information, please call Lori Monaco at: 973-715-1215.

www.NutleyRealEstateGuy.com blog gets 1000’s of views per month. Matthew Defede is offering local businesses to write a 1000 word post about their business to market and promote their business or service. Must have 100o words & 3 photos and Matthew Defede will post it and provide you with a link back as well. Please email matthewdefede@realtyexcuitves.com if interested. DOWNLOAD MARKETING GUIDE.

Nutley Rotary Club – Connect For Good! Join the Nutley Rotary Club. View our brochure highlighting our projects and activities, including donating the Gazebo and the Welcome to Nutley Signs! For more information contact Dorothy Huey at hueynews@optonline.net. DOWNLOAD BROCHURE.

Luna Wood Fire Tavern – Now Delivering: DOWNLOAD FLYER for more information about Luna Wood Fire Tavern!

American Legion Post 70 – Facebook: Don’t forget to check out the Legion’s Facebook page.

Mamma Vittoria – Friday Night Dining: Mamma Vittoria offers fine dining every Friday evening, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. DOWNLOAD MENU.

Benefit Providers: Are you interested in marketing Health Insurance products or do you have questions about Medicare? Please contact Jack Conca at 973-797-0991. Our Website has changed to www.Healthbenefitsnavigatorllc.com. Please take note of this update.

Virtual Assist – Website: Virtual Assist has a new website. Feel free to Browse at www.virtualassistllc.com

Glamour n’ Glitz – Lip Gloss/Blam: Every Thursdays and Fridays. Hairstyling, Manicure, Dress-up, Sing Rockstar Drums and more… RSVP required at 973-542-8348 or Text 973-392-7461. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

AXA Advisors – Financial E-Newsletter: Don’t spend more time focused on planning your vacations than you spend on staying abreast of financial issues that may have a much longer affect on you and your loved ones’ future quality of life. Here is AXA Advisors’ most current financial newsletter, written to bring relevant up-to-date financial information to your attention. We hope you enjoy it. If we can ever be of assistance, feel free to contact Michael S. Cocco, CFP(r) at (973) 667-8650 or michael.cocco@axa-advisors.com. Thank you for taking the time to view this. Please let us know if AXA Advisors can provide you with additional details. We are located at 356 Franklin Avenue, Nutley, NJ 07110. VIEW WEB PAGEDOWNLOAD PDF.

Realty Executives – Elite Homes: Realty Executives Elite Homes has created The DeFede Report, which tracts real estate in Nutley and will come out monthly. If you are interested in helping to promote the Report and have the Report on hand for your customers/clients at your business location, you will be added to the sponsor box at the bottom of the Report all for FREE. For more information contact Matthew DeFede, call/text: 862.228.0554.

Luna Wood Fire Tavern: Luna is NOW Delivering!

Gabriella’s Place Catering: Gabriella’s Place is pleased to announce they offer catering for all occasions! For more information, please call 973-667-767.

New Social Media Dashboard: Matthew DeFede just launched a new social media dashboard for small businesses: NJSocialBiz.com. It gives the ability to small retail shops the ability to market and sell online special offers and products.

Pasquale Pisani – Financial Advisor: New Location is now at 17 Sylvan Street, Suite 104, Rutherford, NJ 07070, 201-777-1980.

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Happy Anniversary Brazilian Jui-Jitsu: Brazilian Jui-Jitsu is celebrating their 2nd Anniversary, congratulations!

list4lowerrealtyAwardList 4 Lower Realty Award: Congratulations to our Lori Monaco from the Nutley Chamber of Commerce! Lori just achieved the Bronze 2017 Circle of Excellence Sales Award.

NCoC Supports the Nutley SYA: NCoC presented the 2017 5K donation check to Nutley Special Young Adults for their Respite Program.NCoC SYA 5K Donation

Linda BusetIt is with great pleasure we announce the addition of Linda Buset as Recording Secretary to the Nutley Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Board. Linda has also been working as our Social Media Specialist for over 2 years now and doing a fantastic job! Linda brings with her many years of experience dealing with different types of organizations and the knowledge and wherewithal to get the job done. After many years of dedicated service as Recording Secretary and advisor to the Board, Celeste Federico will be stepping away from this position. We would like to thank Celeste for her many years of service to the Board and look forward to her filling her new role as Member-at-Large.

Melandre Salon 30th AnniversaryLast Tuesday, Melandre Salon & Sulis Spa celebrated its 30th Anniversary!! Everyone enjoyed wine and hors d’oeuvres and all who attended received a complimentary beauty box. Congratulations, here’s to another 30!

Tempo! Music Therapy celebrated its 15th year on June 4th – Congratulations!

Antonio Cozzolino

Antonio Cozzolino

2017 5K Fun RunNCoC 5K Logo Design Winner: As in the past, the Chamber turned to Nutley High School’s Art and Photography students to design the 2017 5K Fun Run race’s logo. Out of many outstanding submissions, the 5K Committee chose an image designed by Antonio Cozzolino, a junior. A talented artist, Antonio is very active in the art program at the school. He is a member of Nutley High’s Set Design Club where he helps to create beautiful props and backdrops for the school plays. Antonio has been asked or volunteered to do many great things for his school such as making playbills for school plays, designing basketball trophies for student athletes or creating logos for local businesses or events as school projects. Antonio plans to head to college where he will embrace his talent and passion by majoring in Art and Design. After graduating, he hopes to become a professional 2D Animator or a Storyboard Artist for a 2D Animated Show.

Diamond Spring has a new Website! Check out our new website and let us know what you think! VIEW WEBSITE.

List4Lower Realty AwardList 4 Lower Realty – Award: Congratulations go out to Lori Monaco of List 4 Lower Realty for receiving the 2016 NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Award Bronze!