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The “Logistics” Of Prosperity For Putnam County

On Monday July 9th at 7PM, there will be a Town Board Work Session and presentation on a large project proposed for Southeast, held at the Town of Southeast Courthouse, 1360 Route 22, Brewster, NY. The proposal by Northeast Logistics, […]

Economic Development from Ground Up

Putnam County Economic Development ( PCEDC) President Jill Varricchio has been talking up a “Business accelerator” program for Putnam County. She says “as a catalyst for thoughtful economic development and being familiar with the evolution of the Orange County Accelerator, I […]

To Survive, Local Retailers Must Make The Shift To Online Sales

On Small Business Saturday, the county executive and I conducted our 5th annual tour of Putnam County small businesses. Stores were filled with great selections, beaming with community pride and the kind of service only small town retail can provide. […]

Small Business Development Center returns to Putnam 

Small Business Development Center returns to Putnam 

After more than a decade’s absence, the New York State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has returned to Putnam County with a satellite office alongside the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce in the Tompkins Community Center, 953 S. Lake Blvd., […]

Small Business Saturday Brings Opportunity to Putnam Entrepreneurs

Each year, an event designed to support and promote the approximately 80 million independent businesses in this country has grown larger and stronger. Known as Small Business Saturday, the event takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving (this year it’s Saturday, […]

Countywide Chamber Clout Means A Seat At The Table For Business

When the Putnam County Chambers of Commerce was founded nearly 5 years ago, it instantly added a certain gravitas to the local business communities vis a vis county, regional and state legislators. Putnam businesses needed to be heard, and today […]

The Business Community’s Unsung Heroes – Making A Difference Every Day

The role of the local small business community in building our economy is well documented, but its only one part of the story.   Oftentimes, the generosity, volunteerism and community involvement of our business owners and their employees goes completely unnoticed, […]

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 […]