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January's Member Meeting: Board Member Voting

  • Elk's Club 900 Wolcott Avenue Beacon, NY, 12508 United States (map)

Members of Beacon's Chamber of Commerce meet to mix, mingle and vote on several Board member positions. This is your chance to meet other business owners in Beacon, and get involved directly with the Beacon Chamber of Commerce!  Current good standing of membership is required to attend this meeting and to vote. If you would like to join the Chamber of Commerce for the first time, or renew your membership, you may do so in person at this meeting.

There are 2 new open Board member positions, and 3 nominees who are running for re-election. If you are thinking of getting involved as a Board member, and if you want to show your support, then this is an important meeting to attend. If you are interested in a Board position, please email Pat Moore, or announce your candidacy at the meeting.

The people running for election or re-election are:

-Carmen Johnson, Welcome Center
Running for re-election as Recording Secretary
Ms. Johnson has served as the volunteer coordinator of the Welcome Center for several years. She filled the unexpired term of another individual and is running for her first 2-year term.

- Ron Iarossi, Beacon Creamery
Running for re-election as Director
Mr. Iarossi is a current member of the board and is running for a second 2-year term as a Director.

- Patrick Moore, Antalek & Moore Insurance
Running for re-election as Director
Mr. Moore has filled an unexpired term and is running for a 2-year term as a Director.

- Kate Rabe, Business Consultant
Running for: Director
Ms. Rabe is running for a two-2-year term as a Director.

- Michele Pitcairn Williams, style storehouse
Running for: Director
Ms. Williams is running for a 2-year term as a Director

Special Opportunity For New Members!
The first 2 new businesses to join Beacon's Chamber of Commerce at this meeting will have the opportunity for the Beacon Sloop Club to match their first membership dues payment of $100 by donating $100 to an organization of their choice. The two winners and organizations they designate the donations made on their behalf will be announced during the meeting.

Location: Elk's Club, 900 Wolcott Avenue, Beacon NY
6pm-6:30pm: Socialize
6:30pm-7:00pm: Dinner (Provided and Sponsored by Antalek and Moore and Freedom Ford)
7:00pm: Chamber Meeting to Announce Updates and Vote on Board Positions.

Speaking Opportunity: Do you have an expertise you'd like to share with our business community? You can present to the members at these meetings! Submit yourself and what you'd like to talk about to Susan Pagones, Board Member and partner at Antalek and Moore Insurance. Email Susan at

Hosting Opportunity: Do you have a space that you would like to host a Member Meeting in? Let us know about it  by emailing Rick at Member meetings are on the 1st Tuesday of each month and run generally from 5:30pm-7:00pm

Later Event: February 7
February's Member Meeting