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Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates New Location Downtown

The GWACC celebrates its new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Credits: Jackie Lieberman
Westfield Mayor-Elect Shelley Brindle, GWACC Executive Director Gene Jannotti and Garwood Mayor Charles Lombardo. Credits: John Mooney
Credits: John Mooney
Credits: John Mooney
Credits: John Mooney
Credits: Jackie Lieberman

WESTFIELD, N — The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce marked the move to its new office at 212 Lenox Ave. in Downtown Westfield Saturday with a grand opening celebration.

Representatives from the Downtown Westfield Corporation, Mayor-Elect Shelley Brindle, Garwood Mayor Charles Lombardo and past executive directors of the GWACC joined members and staff for the ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a buffet lunch from 16 Prospect.

“After 69 years, approaching 70 years, it’s great that for the first time ever we’re on a street-level storefront location,” GWACC Executive Director Gene Jannotti said. “We’re just pleased to be here. It’s a very nice place and hopefully now we can be an even bigger part of the community.”

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Several people helped make the move from Elm Street possible, according to the chamber, including Charlie Cacici at Main Street Movers,  Elaine Fernando of Organized Transitions, Jacie Civins at Evalyn Dunn Gallery, Infantino Brothers Disposal Co., Mitch Beinhaker of The Beinhaker Law Firm, Kamal Assad of  Signarama and Steve Needle of NeedlePoint homes.

The GWACC  serves businesses and non-profit organizations and supports the local economies in Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Garwood and Mountainside. The chamber includes nearly 500 member businesses and organizations. For more information, visit  


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