Staten Island, NY – The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce will hold its 123rd Annual Gala on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Celebrate at Snug Harbor, located at 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301. Event co-chairs are Cory Schifter of Casale Jewelers and Danielle V. Johnsen of Digital Edge.
The action-packed “An Evening in Gotham Harbor” gala begins at 7:00 p.m. with a cocktail hour sponsored by National Grid, followed by dinner and dancing at 8:00 p.m. The evening’s entertainment, by Partners in Sound Productions, is sponsored by Atlantic Salt, Inc.
The Annual Gala is the longest-running Chamber program and one of Staten Island’s premier business and social events. Each year, the guest list includes the Chamber’s Board of Directors and other leaders, business owners, executives, community leaders and elected officials. “It’s wonderful to see the business community come together to celebrate the Chamber and its members who do so much to strengthen our local economy,” said Linda Baran, president and CEO of the Chamber. “Each year, attendance continues to grow, and we are excited to see so many businesses engaged.”
The Gala will also feature special appearances by Humble Heroes, and an array of games and raffles. Tickets to the Gala (formal attire, black tie optional) are $200 per person. For details about the Annual Gala, call Joyce Suss, Special Events Coordinator, at 718-727-1900. To purchase tickets, visit www.sichamber.com.
Many other Staten Island businesses help sponsor the Gala – the biggest fundraising event of the year for the Chamber. This year’s An Evening in Gotham Harbor Sponsors are Atlantic Salt, Inc.; National Grid; and Broadway Stages. Chamber Champion Sponsors are Con Edison; Northfield Bank; and Staten Island University Hospital. VIP Villain Sponsors are Angiuli & Gentile LLP; Bentson Insurance Group; Empire State Bank; Gateway Arms Realty Corp.; GCT USA; Matrix; Spectrum; Staten Island Advance; The Angiuli Group, LLC; The Port Authority of NY & NJ; Stop & Shop; United Activities Unlimited; Urby; and Victory State Bank. Joker Broker Sponsors are Casandra Properties Inc.; Gateway Church; John Calabrese Financial; Pratt Industries USA, Inc.; St. John’s University; Stat Land Security Services; The Behrins Law Firm PLLC; Troinet; and Members of the Staten Island Chamber’s Gala Committee.
The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce was established in 1895 by a small group of Staten Island merchants and professionals “to promote the general business interests of Staten Island.” Since then, it has grown into the largest business organization on Staten Island representing nearly 700 separate businesses and 20,000 employees. Every major industry sector is represented in the Chamber’s membership, with businesses ranging in size from “mom and pop” stores to large public corporations.