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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!

Chamber Members to offer Shadowing Opportunities: This year, the Nutley High School and the Chamber will be partnering together in an effort to help the students explore job and career options. The Chamber already has a list compiled of members who are interested. If you wish to learn more about the program or would like to sign up, please contact the Chamber office via email, chamber@nutleychamber.com or call 973-667-5300.

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

Nutley Thriving Survivors – Memorial Garden: Since 2003, the Nutley Thriving Survivors, Inc., has been supporting women who live or work in Nutley who have battled breast cancer. Food certificates and gift cards are sent to homes of women undergoing treatment, transportation is provided if needed, mammograms are paid for women without insurance or just a friendly ear to listen or offer comfort. Over the past 15 years, we have made our presence known in Nutley and beyond. Unfortunately, we have lost many women as well. To honor those brave women, the Nutley Thriving Survivors, Inc., is building a Memorial Garden along Vincent Place. We hope to have a dedication on April 23, 2017. We will be dedicating funds raised specifically for this garden. Any donations earmarked for the garden would be greatly appreciated. They may be sent to Nutley Thriving survivors, Inc., PO Box 749, Nutley, NJ 07110. DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE.

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.

Beso Del Sol – Promotion: Visit us for a customized natural organic spray tan designed specifically for you! Share this promo for $5.00 off your airbrush tan. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Cathy Ricci, Wellness & Success Coach – Spring Into Health: Here we go!! Summer bodies are made in the winter! Who’s ready to get healthy? Join our Spring Group Cleanse. Get started between March 14 and April 30. Shed those winter pounds, gain lean muscle, relieve stress, and re-energize your body with our 30-day cleansing and fat burning system. Fuel your body with gluten free, soy free, non GMO and low glycemic nutrition and feel better than you have in years. Vegan, Kosher, and Diabetic options available. Free one-on-one coaching included. Call 201-247-2866 for your free 15 minute consultation or email cathyRicciNJ@gmail.com. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Nutley Thriving Survivors – Memorial Garden: Memorial garden to be built by Thriving Survivors. The Nutley Thriving Survivors Inc. has been a guiding light for women battling breast cancer for many years, and now, the group is building a memorial garden to honor the many brave women who have lost their battle with the disease. The garden will be constructed along Vincent Place in Nutley, with Essex County giving the group its blessing to use the unused land for the garden. Funding for the project comes from donations sent to the group – in the name of those who have lost their battle with breast cancer – as well as an allotment from the group’s treasury. READ ARTICLE.

Starlight Dance Center – Total Beginner Courses: Our Total Beginner Courses are starting now. Over March and April, choose from Ballroom & Latin Social Dancing, Salsa, Bachata, West Coast Swing and Hustle. All the dances you’ve been dying to learn, designed for the Total Beginner dancer. Just pick your dance (or dances), your month and you’ll be the life of the party in no time! So, what are you waiting for? Register today! DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Nutley Public Library – 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. Oil, acrylic 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.

Pinot’s Palette: Pinot’s Palette opened its doors on March 11th! Their calendar is on their WEBSITE where you can book classes. Chamber members: Pinot’s Palette has also extended to all of the members a discount code (NCOC) which will give you $10.00 off a regular class!

Ellis Dance Studio – 2017 Recital Ad Sales: We are very excited about this year’s Ad Sale for our 2017 Recital Program! We want to make it as easy as possible for everyone to be able to send a special message to your dancer in our beautiful Recital Program. Every dancer is going to want to be recognized for their accomplishments whether it is their 1st year or 15th year. DOWNLOAD ADVERTISING APPLICATION or call us at 973.320.2071 for information.

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.

Cathy Ricci, Health & Wellness Coach – Post Super Bowl Group Cleanse: Here we go!! Summer bodies are made in the winter! Who’s ready to get healthy?! Join our Post Super Bowl Group Cleanse. Get started February 13th thru March 30th! DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Valley National Bank – Reach for the Stars! Kids first savings club account limited time offer. Up to $20.00 match on first deposit, .50% guaranteed for six months. DOWNLOAD FLYER for details.

The Salvage Boutique – Host An Event! Host a private shopping event at The Salvage Boutique for your family and friends! DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Diamond Spring – Now Delivering: Diamond Spring is excited to announce an addition to their many amenities: they now offer Delivery Service from their Café Cantina menu. DOWNLOAD MENU for details.

Amici Salon – NHS Fashion Show: Recently, Amici Salon helped Nutley High School class of 2017 by making them runway ready with hair and makeup for this year’s Annual Fashion Show entitled “Yule Ball”. Fun was had by everyone, with all looking their best! Take a look at some before and after’s: VIEW IMAGES.

Capturing Beauty Photography, one of our newest members, recently celebrated their Grand Opening with family & friends and a ribbon cutting by the Chamber. They also helped promote themselves by sponsoring the Chamber’s Santa’s Arrival Event by putting something in the goodie bags for the children and also by donating a door prize. Wishing them all the best!

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.

Nutley Family Service Bureau – Women’s Healing Circle: (Ages 18-30) Embrace the joy of sisterhood. Together, come create a sacred space where hearts connect, spirits are lifted, and honor is given to one another. This circle will provide the opportunity to tap into innate wisdom of the heart, where core strength and beauty reside. Through this weekly gathering, therapist-guided tools will be offered in community for the practice of powerful attitudes such as self-appreciation, positivity receptiveness and acceptance of grace. Insurances accepted for payment or $15/session. Come as you are. Every Wednesdays, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, at 172 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110. Please call with questions and to register (973) 667-1884. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

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.

Tempo Music Therapy – Music for Children with Autism! Your child may be eligible to participate in a study about identifying emotions in music and in speech. Please DOWNLOAD FLYER for specific study criteria. The study lasts only an hour, and conveniently takes place at Tempo! Music Therapy Services in Nutley, NJ.

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.

MainStreet NJ – Great idea to utilize the Pokemon Go fad to help businesses: Remember Beanie Babies? It was good for a 2-year or so mega-trend that sold something like 1.5 Billon cheap toys (for not cheap prices) all over the US during that time. It became, before the Internet was really a thing, a commercial marketing meme that many small businesses took advantage of where those products in some way fit with the business type. Here is a great article on how to operationalize your downtown and its businesses to tap into this trend while it is hot, bring people to your district, expose them to it, generate organic PR, and, if you play your virtual cards right, get those who come to actually buy from your businesses. Here’s another article as wellDOWNLOAD FULL ARTICLE.

Glamour n’ Glitz Beauty Palace: Join them for some girl time at their exclusive salon filled with fun services & activities! DOWNLOAD FLYER.

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.

American Party DJs – NCOC Discounts: New member American Party DJs is offering exclusive NCOC discounts for its entertainment services to all chamber members. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

CrossFit Nutley now offers YOGA! A class tailored for crossfitters and athletes, beginners welcome! DOWNLOAD FLYER for more information.

Petracco & Sons – Party Season is upon us! 507 Bloomfield Avenue. Planning a Communion or Confirmation party? look to us for your catering needs. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Gencarelli Brothers – 371 Centre Street. Check out our present special offers. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

DiLaRu Boutique – Free Scarf Friday is back: When you shop on a Friday, receive a free scarf with your $30 purchase.

RE/MAX Park Square has a new location! They are now located at 244 Chestnut Street.  Best of luck in your new location!

Shoe-Ting Starz Shoe Store – New Merchandise: Geox boy’s sneakers and Umi girl’s loafers came to join our store. Many more shoes are coming in. So come drop by and see what we have. Don’t forget, every Sunday is a Sale day. Call our store at 862-238-8448 for more information.

Historic Restoration Trust of Nutley – Historic Maps of Nutley now available for purchase at the Manor: In the Ballroom, we now have on display and available to purchase, reprints of two sets of historic maps of Nutley. Most landowner’s names on these map plates are still known to us through streets named after them. The earlier set of three maps is from the 1890 Robinson Atlas of Essex County that show the locations of some of the tracts of land owned by the prominent families that made up the area while it was still Franklin. The second set of three maps is from the 1906 Mueller Atlas of Essex County that provide more detail of the roads, homes, streetcar tracks, and railroad that existed when Nutley was incorporated as a town. Each map is printed on quality paper and priced at $30 each or $75 for a complete set of three. We will work with the Nutley Historic Preservation Committee to use the proceeds from the sale of the maps to purchase signage for historic Nutley sites. Come visit the Manor for a tour of this lovely homestead, rich in history, and take the time to locate your home on the maps. The Manor is open for tours the third Sunday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Or contact us at 973-661-3410 or EMAIL US.

Feiler Dental Associates – Groupon Deal for New Patients: Oral Exam, Prophylaxis (Cleaning) and Digital X-Rays-Please CLICK HERE for details.

Invincible Ark Fitness:  Life Begins Now! Senior Citizens Fitness Class for Ages 55+. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

IWF Wrestling Centre – Flexibility & Stretching Class in Nutley: New Flexibility & Stretching Public Group Classes take place every Monday 10 am, and Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 6:15 pm at IWF Centre, 75 Franklin Ave, Nutley.  Low impact class, great for Beginners & Athletes.  Led by 20-year pro athlete Kevin Knight.  Only $10 per session. No reservation needed & no commitment. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.

Washington Park Tavern: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. we now have a Late-Night Bar Menu! Eat in or take out! Menu choices are posted on our Facebook page! Every Thursday night is Prime Rib Night, followed by Karaoke with DJ Trip (DOWNLOAD FLYER) beginning at 9:00 pm! Serving our full menu until 10:00 p.m. and a late-night bar menu until 1:00 a.m. Join us for some fun! Introducing Seafood Night every Monday from 4:30-10:00 p.m.! Come stuff yourself with fresh seafood from our reasonably priced menu! Check out the menu on our Facebook page!

Invincible Ark Fitness – Boxing Bootcamp: Find the Warrior Within You! Certified expert trainers, real people with real results. Boxing basics, techniques, fundamentals, strength & conditioning, sparring & drills. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Tempo! offering Music Together Classes: Sample a Music Together family classes for children birth through age six. These classes follow the recommendations of child development researchers, grouping children of a variety of ages because this fosters natural, family-style learning. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones; older children learn by leading young ones; and adults are happy because the children in the family can go to class together. Each child participates at his or her own level in singing, moving, charting, listening, watching, or exploring musical instruments. Any caregivers – parents, grandparents, nanny – can bring the children. The whole family is welcome for this important family music experience. Visit our website to register for a free preview of the parent/child class so your family can experience Music Together.

Giovine Music – New Program: 291 Franklin Avenue – 973-235-1232. Now offering a special rate on music lessons for Senior citizens. A great savings per lesson with proof of age and time availability. Offer good for piano, organ, guitar, bass, violin, and voice. Call for more details.

PCL Solutions: PCL Solutions would like to extent to our fellow Chamber of Commerce members a Free onsite IT assessment & consultation for their businesses. As we head into the fall & winter seasons power outages, storms and damage become more frequent. Having the proper technology infrastructure & disaster recovery plan becomes imperative to the success of your business.  Whether you & your staff need to remotely access the office because there is a foot of snow on the ground or need a disaster recovery plan & back-up of your data because a severe storm is flooding your office,  PCL Solutions can help you plan ahead to keep your business fully operational in any scenario. PCL Solutions also services the home user market. We offers free a diagnostic test & virus scan for personal computers. This allows a customer to get a proper inspection of their computer before making a decision on any repairs that may need to be done. We would like to extend a 10% discount to the residents of Nutley on any computer work they may need! DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Trio Jewelers: Trio Jewelers is expanding their lines of jewelry and adding new items daily. Discounts on selected merchandise, call for more details 973-667-8628.

Elements Massage: Member parking is back! Reimbursement for parking for all Wellness Program Members. For more details call 973-542-8449. Jay Pila, the new owner of  Elements Massage recently purchased the studio and is looking forward to getting to know all other business owners and operators in Nutley. Now offering Aromatherapy! Please call for more details, 973-542-8449.

The Phoenix Center is currently looking for more businesses to partner with their employment program:
The employment program’s goal is to provide 16-21 year old students with work experience to prepare them for life after school. This partnership is available for any and all businesses. The Phoenix Center is especially looking for clerical office work and data entry experience to offer its students in the upcoming school year. The student employee will be accompanied by one of The Phoenix Center job coaches. A business partnering with The Phoenix Center employment program can provide their student employee with a paid or unpaid internship option. Please contact Phoenix Center Job Developer and Chamber of Commerce member, Jonathan Andolino, for additional details about their employment program at work (973) 542-0743 x 54, via cell at (201) 306-3586, or email at jandolino@thephoenixcenternj.org.

Luna Wood Fire Tavern:
Enjoy our Raw Bar every Monday night at 223 Franklin Avenue.

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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!

Congratulations, Nancy DeLima for 5 years of dedicated service. Nancy received the “Recognition of Service” award from Farmers Insurance.

Luna’s Anniversary: Luna Wood Fire Tavern is celebrating their 2nd Anniversary. Congratulations!

Margaret Russo5K Logo Winner: As in the past, the Chamber turned to Linda McDonnell’s Nutley High School Digital Photography students to design the race’s logo. Out of many outstanding submissions, the 5K Committee chose an image designed by Margaret Russo, a senior. Margaret has been interested in art since she was a child, with drawing and design being her favorite forms. After high school, Margaret plans to attend Ramapo College, majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Art. She looks forward to obtaining a job in computer-generated imagery (CGI for short) and visual effects, working on things like movies and video games. Margaret’s design will appear on the 5K brochures, Franklin Avenue banner, t-shirts, lawn signs, the Chamber’s Facebook page, and on the Chamber’s 5K Fun Run and Home pages.

Joseph J. Galiastro, Garruto Law OfficesGarruto & Calabria: Attorney Joseph Galiastro (pix) has joined the law office of Garruto & Calabria. Prior to being admitted to the New Jersey Bar, Joe Galiastro taught at St. Peter’s Prep for twenty-one years. He earned the Jesuit Bene Merenti Award for excellence in teaching in 1985. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1988. He is admitted to practice law by the New Jersey Supreme Court and the United States Federal District Court. He has practiced in the area of Personal Injury Law and has represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants. He is a member of the Hudson County Bar Association and acts as an Arbitrator of Personal Injury Lawsuits in Hudson County. He is also a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice.

Janet Yeh, MD, Clara MaasClara Maass Medical Center: Janet Yeh, M.D., a fellowship trained surgeon specializing in breast surgical oncology, recently joined the medical staff at Clara Maass Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, and will serve as Director of the Breast Center. Her talent and expertise in breast health will provide women in Essex, Hudson, Bergen and Passaic counties with additional access to the latest prevention, detection and treatment options for breast-related issues. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Yeh, please call (973) 844-4161.