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Small Business Regulatory Watch To Warn Of Government-Created Pitfalls

State Senator Terrence P. Murphy, Chairman of the State Administrative Rules and Regulations Commission (ARRC), has established a small business regulatory watch to make fellow small business owners (he owns 2) aware of rules which can adversely affect them. This […]

Shop Putnam Expo Set For April 19

The business community of Putnam County and the surrounding area has a great annual event to help businesses large and small network with each other and with residents of our area. The annual Shop Putnam Expo is returning to Mahopac […]

The First Ever Putnam County Chambers Legislative Priorities Booklet Released

Your countywide chamber of commerce has released its first 2015 Legislative Priorities booklet, giving residents, business owners and elected officials an opportunity to review the issues of greatest concern in a concise, clear format. We believe this will help achieve […]

Annual Elected Officials Forum Shows Effectiveness Of Business Advocacy

Elected officials and business leaders have once again met in a non-partisan atmosphere of communication and collaboration to help shape the future of Putnam County’s business community and enhance the quality of life for all of us who make our […]

Annual Trailblazer Awards Bring Out The Business Crowd

The Putnam County business community once again celebrated its growing stature in style at Villa Barone this past February 26, honoring 39 nominees and giving local business men and women a chance to shine in front of their peers. Nearly […]

Assessing The Business Community’s Impact On Putnam’s Economics

Recently, after input from local businesses led by representatives of the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce, The Carmel/Kent Chamber of Commerce and the Putnam County Chambers of Commerce, the Town of Carmel decided to reconsider a proposal that would have […]

Setting Legislative Priorities For Putnam’s Business Community

A Legislative Priority booklet is a useful tool that chambers of commerce and other community organizations use to clearly identify their board-approved positions on various issues of importance and provide a point of reference for elected officials and administrators during […]

Local Sign Ordinances Need To Be Developed In Concert With Business Needs

The Town of Carmel is looking to enact a new sign ordinance, which potentially threatens efforts to improve the local economy and may hamper the conducting of business in the area. While in theory a sign ordinance is a good […]

Former Chairman Zacotinsky Honored As Mahopac-Carmel Businessperson of the Year

Recently the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce awarded their Businessperson of the Year to longtime local business owner and former Board Chairman Bill Zacotinsky of East Road Motors in Carmel. Zacotinsky received the award after more than 30 years running […]

Putnam Scores Big In Regional Economic Development Council Awards

The Mid-Hudson Region has come out on top in the 4th annual quest for state funding of initiatives, with $82.8 million going to 118 projects/initiatives which will preserve and develop the valley’s “green” infrastructure and foster the continued growth of […]