Wednesday, January 28, 2009

A United Voice for Riverdale Businesses

The Greater Riverdale Chamber of Commerce has announced today that it is "open for business."

Led by Joseph Gorden, a professional engineer and former City Council member, the organization hopes to serve as a revitalizing force for businesses in the Greater Riverdale area. Their website,, will be up and running in the near future.

As the Riverdale Press has been reporting, businesses in the hood have been suffering lately. The Chamber of Commerce will certainly be a step in the right direction for businesses hoping to unite and work on behalf of the Riverdale business community as a whole.

Congressman Eliot Engel, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and City Council Member G. Oliver Koppell are all backing the newly created Chamber of Commerce.

For more information regarding becoming a member of the organization, please call (718) 543-3952 or email
Congrats to the Greater Riverdale Chamber of Commerce!


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