VERONA, NJ - The Verona Chamber of Commerce met recently to network, share business ideas and work on ways to promote the visibility of Verona small businesses.

The Chamber discussed a series of workshops for business owners that will take place in 2020, such as Social Media Marketing, PlanetCivic Overview and Tutorial, and Financial Planning for Small Businesses. They also discussed additional opportunities for sponsorship. The Chamber of Commerce already sponsors a summer concert, Restaurant Week and the Downtown Trick or Treating event. Current members also welcomed new members Vival Wellness Center and Hardbodyz Fitness.

The Chamber of Commerce will be holding their next meeting on January 13, 7:30 am at the Verona Community Center Annex Building. For more information about attending the next meeting, contact 973-239-4921 or email

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Attendees at the meeting were:

Fuad Dahan-Vival Wellness Center
Cathy Samarati- Investors Bank
Jonathan Gonzalez- The Guac Spot
Daniel Vecchiarelli- Bello by Daniel Ross
Nancy Silver- Empyrean Massage & Body Work
Linda Hoffman- The Towne Scoop
Rich Blaney- Beechwood Financial
Deborah Delvecchio- Chrill Care
Giovanna Marke- Chrill Care
Kerry Metzger- Hearth Realty
Cheryl Brown-TAPinto Verona-Cedar Grove
Ariane Duarte- Ariane Kitchen & Bar
President Michael Duarte- AKB
Rich Fersch- FastSigns
Dr. Tom Malanga- Chiropractor
Jack McEvoy- McEvoy Home Inspections
Steven Neale- Township of Verona

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