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  The Third Annual

A Taste Of Bernardsville & Beyond

Presented by The Bernardsville Chamber of Commerce
A Unity Day Event
Benefiting The Bernardsville Fire Company and First Aid Squad, and Senior Citizens

Thursday October 1st   6-9PM

The Olde Mill Inn
225 Morristown Road (Route 202)
Basking Ridge, NJ

Click to purchase your tickets online here

or at the following merchants:
bling,
Gary’s Wine & Marketplace,
J.M. Stringer Gallery,
Somerset Hills YMCA (on Mount Airy Road)
or at any of these Bernardsville banks:
Chase Bank,
Lakeland Savings Bank,
Millington Savings Bank,
Peapack-Gladstone Bank,
PNC Bank,
Roselle Savings Bank
or at the Fire Company table at the Farmer’s Market, Saturday mornings

See photos from Taste of 2014   Taste of 2013

Restaurant application
Sponsor application
Silent Auction donation form
Chair people

Chamber sponsored event calendar
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Chamber News

The new 2015-2016 edition of the Shopper'S Guide is available and is currently being distributed to shops.

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Please look for it at the library and at local participating businesses and keep a copy handy at your home.

Merchants: If you need some Shopper's Guides to have on hand for your customers contact the Chamber Administrator Nancy McLure 908-204-9572.

Chamber Events

Community Links


Upcoming Events

Friday September 4
6-9pm
ArtWalk

Saturday September 12
11:30am-2:30pm
Family Fun Day at Fellowship Senior Living

Saturday September 12
7:05pm
Support Childhood Cancer Awareness with a Patriots Game

Sunday September 13
12noon-4pm
3rd Annual Pig Roast at Osteria Morini

Wednesday September 16
7pm
Walk, Jog, Run! at Bernardsville Public Library

Wednesday September 23
4-6pm
Charles Belfoure book signing at the Bookworm

Tuesday September 29
11:30am
Author Mary Norris to appear at Bernardsville Library Friends' Fundraiser


At the first A Taste of Bernardsville & Beyond
Visual Arts

Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery logo

In Season


New works in Oil, Watercolor, Pastel and Pen & ink by Mark de Mos

On exhibit through September 26th

Bernardsville Public Library logo
"The Fox Hunt"
 by Lorraine Robertson
 at The Bernardsville Public Library
"The Fox Hunt"
by Lorraine Robertson

Paintings by Lorraine Robertson


Lorraine Robertson, a resident of Chester, is an award-winning artist who paints mainly in oil, but also in watercolor, pastel and acrylic. Of the fact that she seems to paint all subjects: figures, nudes, still lifes, seascapes cityscapes, animals, florals, and landscapes, she says, “That is because I see beauty everywhere and want to capture it on canvas. The best part is sharing my excitement and enthusiasm for that beauty with those who view my art.”
On exhibit through September 30th

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month



September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and as you may know, Bernardsville lost two very young children over the past year to cancer: Campbell Hoyt (8 yrs old) and Conner Crooks (3 yrs old).
The Team Campbell Foundation was established as a 501 (c) 3 this past January, to continue Campbell's mission of love, hope and caring for families impacted by childhood cancer. Our mission is to bring awareness, help fund research, and support families impacted by Childhood Cancer. All current board members also live in Bernardsville.
The Borough of Bernardsville supports us on our mission and is allowing us to Go Gold where we can for the month of September. Some of the businesses in the area that are also supporting TCM are: Prestige Auto, Rossi Management, Rebecca Collection, O-PA, and Plaza Salon.
We are preparing lawn signs and gold bows for resident's homes and some businesses as mentioned above.
We would love the support of as many area businesses as possible. We are preparing 8 1/2 X 11" versions of the lawn signs (Image attached) that we are hoping business will put up in their store front windows to help us spread awareness (signs supplied by us at no cost).
We would also love for Restaurants to give out little awareness stickers to their patrons when they give them their checks (image attached).
There is no cost to the business! What is most important to TCF, is building awareness!
We were hoping you could let the businesses know that a volunteer from Team Campbell Foundation would be stopping by to ask permission to put up the signs sometime next week. Of course if they would prefer we not stop by, just let me know and we will not as we want to ensure that we maintain the best relationship within our community!
If any businesses would like to support our September Childhood Cancer Awareness efforts in a bigger way, we do have several sponsorship opportunities available. TCF is sponsoring the Somerset Patriots GO GOLD Game on 9/12. We are looking for a Sponsor (or sponsors) for one of the Boxes so that we can invite children with cancer to the game for free and give them this special area. Because they are often weak and not feeling well it is hard for them to attend unless there is a safe place for them.
Or maybe local business can just have the flyers for tickets to the game (image attached and we can provide) in there store, for patrons who might be interested in purchasing tickets.
We have other ways businesses who are interested can help as well, like purchasing Large Lawn signs from TCF and putting them around their property! If any local business would like to speak with me about how they can help, they can call me directly at 908-499-7894.
Best regards,
Genene Sullivan
Vice President
Team Campbell Foundation
908-499-7894
Click for more information on the game


Welcome New Members
Tara Gilvar
of
B.I.G.
John Bell
of
Capacity Business Consulting
Flutur Nitting
of
Affinity FCU
Rita Zarabara
of
Astrahealth Center
Craig Verduin
of
The Interface Financial Group
The Rev. Franklin E. Vilas
of
St. Bernard's Episcopal Church
Stefanie Mathews
of
FLIP Consignment
Chris Spina
of
Media Ozone
Paul Hatrak
of
Focal Point Business Coaching
Annie Cheong
of
Annie's Cosmetics
Kurt Becker
of
Monk's Painting & Carpentry
Marcie Hanhart
of
Action Coach
John Trabucco
of
Chase Bank
Olivia Banyon
of
O-PA! Performance Academy

Merchant Events

ArtWalk logo

Friday September 4
6-9pm

Participating:
Fellowship Senior Living logo

Join Us for Family Fun Day
Saturday September 12th

Fun and Food for all ages
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Support Childhood Cancer Awareness with a Patriots Game September 12th

See more details elsewhere on this page
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Osteria Morini logo

3rd Annual Pig Roast
Sunday September 13th, Noon to 4

All profits benefitting the Bernardsville Fire Company. Click to purchase tickets
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Walk, Jog, Run!
Wednesday, September 16 at 7:00 pm

Learn how to get in physical shape without injury by walking, jogging and running at a free, interactive workshop presented at Bernardsville Public Library on Wednesday, September 16 at 7:00 pm by Somerset Hills Chiropractic. This workshop is for all ages with an emphasis on beginner to intermediate levels. A computerized foot scanner will help identify specific issues with people’s feet. Speakers are chiropractors Drs. Glenn Eigenmann and Brian Wallace, and Tish Hamilton, Executive Editor of Runner’s World magazine. “Start off in the right direction! Get off the couch and get going!” says Dr. Eigenmann, who has been a local chiropractor for twenty-five years. He is certified in fitness instruction and exercise management and is currently training to participate in running, obstacle, strength and endurance events.
There is no charge to attend the program, but advance sign-up is requested.


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Charles Belfoure book signing
Wednesday September 23rd, 4-6pm

Book Signing here at The Bookworm with Charles Belfoure, the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Architect, will be signing his new book House of Thieves. "An entertaining excursion through Guilded Age New York" KIRKUS
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Author Mary Norris to appear at Bernardsville Library Friends' Fundraiser
September 29th at 11:30am

Meet Mary Norris, an editor who has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker’s copy department, maintaining its celebrated high standards. She recently published her first book, “Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen,” in which she brings her vast experience, good cheer, and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a boisterous language book as full of life as it is of practical advice. Patricia O’Conner of the New York Book Review wrote, “Hilarious… [T]his book charmed my socks off.” At this event, Ms. Norris will talk about her book and working at the New Yorker. Books will be available for purchase and signing.Mary Norris This fundraiser for the library will be held at Hamilton Farms Golf Club, 1040 Pottersville Road in Gladstone. Tickets, which include a copy of the book, lunch and wine, are $100/person ($75/person without the book) and must be purchased by September 19
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Member News and Promotions

Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery logo

First Annual Pre-HolidaySale All Art Glass 10% off through September 30, 2015 by all the Glass Artists of Studio 7
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Rin Robyn Pools logo

Even though it's 90 degrees, it's time to let us know when you'd like us to close your pool!
You can download the Closing Agreement by clicking here

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3 of 15,578 Don't miss these classes starting next week at The Center!
Fall Open Life and Open Portrait studio classes start next week!

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We Travel to You!
*As the summer winds down Peony's Envy is back on the road delivering peonies for the fall planting season. Below is a partial list of where we are headed in the coming months. For more information see our monthly calendar
*Looking to have Peony's Envy travel to your event? Click here for more information

O-PA! Performance Academy logo

Special 12-week after-school programs for kids K-12 (3pm-6pm) Enroll in our classes and take advantage of our "MindBar" and Study Lounge as a safe after-school alternative. Great for tutoring and group study assignments. Grab a snack in the cafe, use our computers, study, and get some training in with our awesome classes.
Click this link to sign up for this great Fall program

Gary's Wine & Marketplace logo

93 Point Tuscan Sangiovese under 20 with Reduced Shipping on 6 or More
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Tons of Toys logo

Hosting a number of events throughout September! Crafting, Cat/Kitten Adoption and Fundraiser, Shopkins, and much more. See our latest email to get up to date information and don't forget to like us on Facebook for the latest and greatest in toys. Save Gas - Shop Local - Love Bernardsville Shop Bernardsville!
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*Facebook page

O-PA! Performance Academy logo

Fabulous Fall Classes & Deals.
For only $118 per month, get unlimited monthly JUMP, Yoga and Conditioning classes. To get the Fall deal and learn more,
visit us online

Kathleen Mulvaney / Coldwell Banker logo

"Three Sanity-Saving Tips For Moving-In Day";
"Focus On Functionality When Buying Your Home";
"What Sellers Should Know About Pets and Showings";
"What Makes A Home a Good Buy?";
"3 Home Improvement Projects That Last a Lifetime";
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The Rebecca Collection
Summer sale extended through September 16th
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The Connection Magazines logo

The September Bernards-Ridge Edition of the Connection Magazines will be in mailboxes Sept. 3rd. If you missed our exciting Fall issue make sure you don’t miss our exciting Holiday issue! Call us at 908-903-1799 or email us @ connectionsnj@gmail.com to reserve your space today.
View our magazine online

Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery logo

Mark de Mos exhibit
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Gary's Wine & Marketplace logo

Vinous 90 Point Spanish Red just 11.99 with Free Shipping on 6 Plus Coupon Savings on a Case
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Peony's Envy logo

Cut Flower Pack Special
Peonies make some of the best cut flowers available. Long graceful stems hold gigantic blossoms of pink, cream, and magenta. Best of all, with a little practice, they can be stored for months in bud to open beautifully in the vase. We have collected some of the best peonies to grow for cut flowers and combined them into our Cut Flower Pack. This pack includes six outstanding cut flower varieties, tried and true for their cut flower ability. Feel like going big? Try our Pack of 24 Plants, an outstanding deal.

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Our Best Value California Chardonnay just 14.99 with Free Shipping on 6 Plus Coupon Savings on a Case
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The Rebecca Collection
Back-To-School - Backpacks, Lunchboxes, Wristlets, Pillows, Journals, and More!!
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Press Release - The Center for Contemporary Art Offers Fall Classes & Workshops
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Site Specific Installation by NJ artist Katie Truk opens
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