Bucks In The News
Stories about The Bucks and our members that have appeared in the press and online.
Staten Island Bucks Hold Installation of New Officers
STATEN ISLAND - The Staten Island Bucks Better Business Network held an installation ceremony for their 2014-2015 officers and board of directors on Wednesday morning in the Hampton Garden Inn, Bloomfield.
Jerry Amerosi, owner of Gold Mine Jewelers and Pandora, was installed as president. After the installation, Amerosi said, "It is an honor to lead an organization of 70 business leaders who consistently commit to helping each other grow their business and excel in their field. Week after week, we help each other be better business people and that makes me so very proud."
The Beat Goes On For Ryan Kelly
STATEN ISLAND — Staten Islanders will get to hear the smooth, silky, sultry voice of Ryan Kelly during an upcoming prestigious songwriters' bill in Manhattan. The gig, dubbed "Songwriter's Beat," translates into a musical event hosted by singer/songwriter and indie music maker Valerie Ghent.
Secrets of Successful Sales Managers
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Members of the Staten Island Bucks Club learned the secrets to becoming a successful sales manager at a seminar held at Hampton Inn & Suites in Bloomfield on Wednesday.
The Fred Pryor Seminar, "Secrets of Successful Sales Managers" offered training for Bucks Club members in a variety of areas, from motivating a sales team to recruiting and hiring top talent
Richard Gardner Toy Drive
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Richard Gardner Jr. Memorial Toy Drive is back for the 19th year — organizers ask that locals donate new, unwrapped toys for distribution to families in need.
The drive honors the memory of Police Officer Richard Gardner Jr., a charitable young man dedicated to his career and family who lost his life in an accident in 1995.
Bucks Share Business Tips
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The vision behind the Staten Island Bucks, a business networking organization that has more than 70 Island-based members, was to create a forum where business owners could share their experiences, good and bad, with each other, as well as ideas and referrals.
At meetings, held every Wednesday morning in the Hampton Inn, Bloomfield, each Buck is required to offer a “tip.”
Bucks Collaborate With Tottenville High
Members of the Staten Island Bucks Business Network visited the school a few weeks ago to learn more about Tottenville's Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, specifically, how small businesses can assist in connecting students to real workplace experiences and opportunities.
Gerald Peters After Work Party
Gerald Peters Gold Mine held an after-work happy hour, TGIAF (Thank God It's Almost Friday), July 11 at the Hilton Garden Inn's Above Rooftop, where revelers indulged in light refreshments, giveaways and raffles, and the Roberto Coin collection was featured. Notable community leaders and several members of the Bucks Business Network were in attendance at the event, attended by some 175 people.