Chamber Mission Statement
The Port Jefferson Station/Terryville Chamber’s mission is to be a catalyst for economic growth for our members and the community through advocacy, education and community enhancement.
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Backstage Studio of Dance
After the student performances for hundreds of cheering residents at our tree lighting, courtesy of Backstage Studio of Dance, co-owner Gwenn Capodieci told me how dancing kept her grounded as a child. Her youth, as an ‘Air Force brat’ took her around the world, through NYC, and ultimately to the creation of Backstage Studio of Dance with co-owner Linda Accardo. They are located in the Three Roads Plaza, 1029 Rte 112, Port Jefferson Station.
Gwenn has taken class with Savion Glover, Ann Ranking, Gwen Verdon, Gregory Heinz, Luigi; greats in the dance field. She studied at Herbert Bergolf and Lee Strasberg. In 1986 she opened her own local studio and credits her staff for their exemplary talent, passion and for serving as role models for students.
Locally, Gwenn has choreographed for the Dickens Festival and teaches a ballet class to physics classes at Comsewogue High School every year since 2007. Physical science! She adds, “Dancing is meant to be shared and I want to thank the Port Jefferson Station/Terryville Chamber of Commerce for such wonderful events in our community. I love being able to offer our dancers these opportunities.”
Right back at ya! The Directors of Port Jefferson Station/Terryville Chamber of Commerce thank our loyal member. We highly recommend Backstage Studio of Dance for special events or simply try one of their complimentary classes. Call 631.331.5766, find them on social media or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Polar Express Success
What a huge success! Our Port Jefferson Station/Terryville Chamber of Commerce does it again! A series of four business to community events- culminated on Sunday Dec 16, 2018 with the final viewing of ‘The Polar Express’ movie nights, inside our antique chamber train car at the corner of NYS RTE 112 and 347- offered with all the trimmings including ‘I Believe’ jingle bells tied in ribbon like those in the film, – gifted to all children, plus Polar Express Movie poster-backdrop Portraits, as well as those with Santa who surprised children at the close of the film – photos which families access from our pjstchamber.com site. This and more all due to extraordinary organization skills of our chamber Vice President, Larry Ryan, manager of Port Jeff Bowl and support of Chamber directors.
The Port Times Record
Free Marketing Opportunities
Our chamber members are encouraged to host a member meeting at their place of business. Here’s what you receive for your efforts;
- Opportunity to showcase your products/services to a captive audience
- Mentioned in our weekly email blast with a link to your website
- Event photos on our website Gallery page
- Listed on our website Events Calendar
Contact Jennifer if interested
Jenn at the Keep Pride Rally
We are gathered here today to keep PRIDE in Port Jefferson Station. We LOVE our Community! Our community has so many wonderful things to offer and the best local businesses around.
We can not let bad publicity of our local area lower our expectations of where we live, work, shop, and play! We as a community are better than that.
The local business in this area and shopping center are hurting. They need the support of the community! Even though some of you choose to not shop here any longer, these wonderful local businesses still donate their time, money, and goods to our schools, churches and other organizations that we belong to. Think about that!
The small business is the back bone in every community and when an area within is threatening their livelihood, we the community need to say that we will not let that happen. Let our Voices be heard and our Presence be known that this community will be here to support our local businesses, no matter what!
Daffodil Planting at the Train Car Park 11-2019 Gallery
Port Jefferson Station/Terryville Chamber Family Fun Day 2019
September 2019 Member Breakfast Meeting at the Train Car
Ribbon Cutting at Newest Chamber Member Margaritas Cafe
Miller Business Center
Small Business Development
Local institutional resources include graduate students and faculty, who provide valuable services to the Small Business Development Center. With this advantage, the Center in turn provides assistance in resolving organizational, financial, marketing and technical matters for small businesses as they encounter them. By assisting new and existing business firms, the Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook contributes to the stability and growth of the small business sector and the economy of Long Island.