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Registration for the 2019 Spring Fair Has Begun

Spots are filling up quickly so please register now for the 2019 Spring Fair to be held on June 8th! Please note that there will be NO rain date and Main Street will be closed for the duration of the fair. The Fair starts at 10:00 am and runs until 5:00pm.

Vendor spots are $85.00, non-profits are $45.00 and Chamber Moriches member are $45.00. All mailed applications and checks must be received by May 31, 2019.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade Journal Ad Opportunities Still Available

If you would like to take part in our March 10, 2019 Annual St. Patrick’s Day Guide by taking one of the following color ads, please complete the form and return.
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Great Accomplishments & Looking Forward

As this year is ending I want to wish you all a happy, healthy New Year. A BIG THANK YOU to our Chamber members and board for this great year. When I reflect back on 2018 I think of how much we were able to accomplish, not only with our fairs but also a new Veterans Day Parade. Thank you all for your hard work and help through the year. I am looking forward to working with our new board and planning on another great year.

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Installations & Recognition at Holiday Dinner

The Chamber of Commerce Annual Holiday Party took place on December 11th at 7pm at La Volpe Restaurant in Center Moriches. There were close to 80 guests that joined us for this wonderful annual event. Supervisor Ed Romaine and Suffolk County Clerk Judy Pascale were there to install the 2019 officers and directors.

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Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Brightens the Holiday Season

This year we had our annual tree lighting in the King Kullen Shopping Center located right in our lovely town of Center Moriches. Community members and elected officials started arriving at around 7pm on December 7th. We heard music from the Center Moriches High School Band and handed out cookies and hot Chocolate. We then had a visit from Steven Schwartz of the Center Moriches Jewish Center, to light the Menorah and explain a bit about Hanukkah and it’s traditions.

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Become an MLK Day of Service Luncheon Sponsor

The Town of Brookhaven is looking for community partners to take part in and help sponsor their 3rd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Day of Service Luncheon. Please read the following from Mr. Marvin L. Colson and Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright:

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Honoring Our Veterans

On Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11th at 2pm, the community came together to celebrate our veterans and active military members and spend time remembering the importance of the sacrifices made by them and their families. This was our First Annual Veterans Parade and it could not have gone better. Community and military members drove and marched along Main Street in East Moriches in classic cars, army trucks, and with a pride for this country that brought everyone together. The weather was beautiful and sunny. Over 1,000 families, kids, and adults came out to enjoy the day and we had over 500 marchers, many of whom have served in our military.

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Ghosts and Goblins and Ghouls – Oh My!

On Halloween night, from 4:30-6pm, Main Street in Center Moriches was filled with kids and adults in costumes of every description! The weather was perfect and everyone had a wonderful time.

For nearly 20 years our town has provided a safe and fun way to trick or treat without the worries and stress that comes with going house to house. Business owners and community members alike handed out candy and treats to well over 1,000 children and adults.

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Girl Scout Troop 1556 Makes Pinwheels for Peace

On Wednesday, September 19th, our local Girl Scout Troop 1556, led by Jennifer Glover, gathered at the sign welcoming people into Center Moriches. The troop is made up of young community members all around 11 years of age, and all standing up for a good cause – World Peace. The pinwheels you see were all hand designed by our lovely Girl Scouts and were admired by many local community members.

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Arthur Gerhauser to be 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal

The Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of the Moriches are very pleased to announce that long-time Chamber officer Art Gerhauser will be the Grand Marshal of the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

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