• President's Message

    Beth Mignone

    Hello Farmingdale!

    I want to extend a big thank you to all of you from our over 200 members for your support over the first months of 2022.

    We know so many of our members are fighting inflation which means so are our clients and customers. Everything costs more, especially gas. We need your support more than ever. We know our small business members are doing their best to hold prices as much as possible. Let's continue to support the Businesses that Support Farmingdale. 

    Despite the hardships caused by inflation, and through the generosity of our members and supporters, the chamber was able to increase the number of scholarships we award to graduating Farmingdale High School seniors. Congratulations to our scholarship recipients, Vanessa Espinosa, Tania Gomez, Allison Rosinger, and Marcin Wasiuta, and all 2022 Graduates. 

    Congrats to all of our new Businesses for choosing Farmingdale, and we look forward to so many great Summer events. 

    For a list of Members, or our events please visit our directory.

    Joseph Garcia

    516-449-2028 cell
    516-845-4700 office

  • Ken Marcus, Outstanding Businessperson of 2021

    The Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Ken Marcus was selected as our Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce 2021 Outstanding Businessperson of the Year.  

    Each year the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce encourages members to select an Honoree to receive this prestigious award.  The Honoree must meet the following criteria:

    • Active Member of the Chamber of Commerce
    • Owns or manages a business located in the community
    • Has made a significant contribution to the local economy, to the advancement of the Chamber and has made a meaningful and important contribution to the general welfare of the local community.

    The Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously agreed that Ken fully meets and exceeds these criteria and is proud to recognize him as our 2021 Honoree. 

    Kenneth Marcus is the owner of the Marcus Family Agency with Allstate... a full-service insurance agency that covers the entire state of New York, while specializing in addressing the individual needs of local residents.  He has a true passion for helping families in our Daler community better understand how to protect what's important to them.  

    Ken has been very active in the Farmingdale community since acquiring his office in 2013.  He is a dedicated member of the Farmingdale Breakfast Rotary Club and proudly serves on the Board of Directors of the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce. Ken strongly believes that it is important to give back.  That is why he is also involved with sponsorships to the Farmingdale Community Summit Council, the Farmingdale Annual Comedy Night, Island Harvest, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and Blessings in a Backpack.  "I love what I do and enjoy being a local business owner helping people in Farmingdale." 

    In response to his being recognized as Business Person of the Year, Ken said:  “I can’t express enough, how proud I am to serve alongside such an incredible group of people and for them to consider me as a contributing business owner in this awesome community.”

     
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  • Our Mission

    The Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is dedicated to "Building a Better Business Community Together" and to serve the heart of the greater Long Island business area. The Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce, Inc. pledges itself to the following goals.

    • To further the mutual interests of all organizations in their relationships with town, county, village and state governmental agencies.
    • To promote the passage of legislation serving the best interests of our businesses and community.
    • To promote inter and intra-area buying of products and services.
    • To promote beautification of the local industrial and commercial community.