Author Archives: Rick Ammirati

President’s Letter – October 2021

Greetings Once Again, Welcome officially to the fall season. As you travel around the region the turn of foliage is absolutely stunning. Apple & pumpkin picking is in full swing out east and if you have the chance please head out to our local farms as they could really use your support.

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President’s Letter – September 2021

Greetings, Welcome to September! My personal favorite month of the year. Granted it’s my born on month so there is some favoritism however it’s also a time for new beginnings as we close out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. The sapphire month signals a time to get back to school, work and the […]

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President’s Letter – August 2021

Greetings of the Summer, The heat truly is on and hopefully, everyone is keeping cool with the beach, pool, and all the other modern-day cooling conveniences. As I’ve written for over the past 20 plus years, it’s hard to beat the summers on Long Island. Well, maybe on Maui..but let’s be realistic…Long Island summers are […]

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President’s Letter – July 2021

Greetings Once Again, Summer is here and things are heating up in Holbrook. The chamber is excited to announce that we will once again be able to host the Annual Holbrook Carnival after missing our first in twenty years last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The dates are August 26th thru the 29th. We […]

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President’s Letter – March 2021

Greetings, After a snowy and cold February, spring cannot arrive soon enough for many of us. Taking a line out of a song from the late Great Tom Petty called “The Waiting”, “the waiting is the hardest part.”

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President’s Letter – February 2021

Greetings, I hope you all and your families are staying safe and healthy as we move into the new year with the hope of returning to some social and economic normalcy.

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Chamber Presidents Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 on Local Business

The Middle Long Island Chamber presidents – Rick Ammirati, Holbrook Chamber; Lenore Paprocky, Greater Middle Country Chamber; Eileen Tyznar, Sayville Chamber; Kevin Hyms, Greater Ronkonkoma Chamber; Michael Wentz, Farmingville Hills Chamber – discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on local business.

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President’s Letter – March 2020

Greetings, Welcome to almost spring! March reminds us to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and start those spring cleanups. Put them both together and you get Irish Spring. Hey, the Our Place Newspaper is known for the best corny jokes you can find, sometimes it’s good to lighten up and laugh.

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President’s Letter – February 2020

Winter Greetings, Given how uneventful weather wise January was, many of us are hoping our old neighbor Holtsville Hal will wake to a cloudy day on February 2nd proclaiming spring is just around the corner.

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President’s Letter – January 2020

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2020 not only a new year…it is also a new decade. A time to reset and refocus on all that lies ahead both in life and in business.

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