Due to the increasing number of business owners who are Spanish dominant, the EHCC will conduct the meeting in August in Spanish, while the meetings in May and November will continue in English The February 20, 2013 meeting has been cancelled.
Aromas Boutique Bakery & Cafe Opens
East Harlem's newest Bakery opened this month on Second Avenue. Aromas Boutique Bakery and Cafe is open for business at 2248 First Avenue, which is between East 115-116 Streets. Their motto is "Leave The Baking To Us this Year". Besides Baked goods, Aromas is available for your to get some breakfast and lunch. Check out their website for a full listing of their menu items, better yet visit them and taste their delicious cakes, pies, cookies and sandwiches. Read Story
November 2010 Quarterly Meeting
The East Harlem November 2010 Chamber of Commerce Meeting. The quarterly meeting opened with welcoming remarks from President Henry Calderon. Mr. Calderon introduced Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito, who spoke about youth violence and the Youth Council which meets regularly at her district office to discuss issues that concern youth. The Councilwoman encouraged everyone to get involved in her Youth Council and in the different Community Advisory Boards, such as the Metropolitan Hospital Center CAB and the 23rd and 25th Precinct Advisory Board. Read Story
Chamber Holds Breakfast Meeting
East Harlem - February 5, 2010. The chamber held it's first meeting of 2010, a breakfast meeting, at the Terrance Cardinal Cook Center. The breakfast's topic was "East Harlem Businesses; How to operate during A Recession". The breakfast hall was packed with attendees, including the Councilwoman Melissa Mark Viverito, State Senator Jose Serrano, Jr., Congressman Charles Rangel, and State Senator Adam Clayton Powell IV.
Mr. Henry Calderon spoke about the need for local business to advertise, increase discount and specials in order to bring in customers. He also mention the need to improve a business establishments' appearance. Mr Calderon also spoke about businesses taking advantage of small business tax incentives and Empire State Zone business hiring incentives. Lastly, Mr. Calderon spoke of the need to keep the business. Read Story
Chamber November 18, 2009 Meeting
The East Harlem Chamber of Commerce held its last quarterly meeting for 2009 at the El Banco Popular. The meeting featured a few guests speakers, including, the new Executive Officer of the 25th Precinct, a representative of Congressman Charles Rangel's office, the Executive Officer of the East Harlem Business Capital Corporation and Mr. Henry Calderon. Read Story