Announcements

Shed the Meds

On Saturday, October 4th, the Glen Cove Police Dept., Volunteer EMS, and S.A.F.E. will coordinate the safe, secure and environmentally responsible disposal of your unwanted/expired medicines. 10 AM- 2 PM, behind Police Headquarters , Bridge St.

 

CDA Commercial Sign Program 2014

The Glen Cove Community Development Agency has CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) funds available for its Commercial Sign Program 2014.
This program is available to store-front businesses in the Downtown Business Improvement District on a first come/first served basis. For more information and to download an application visit:

http://glencovecda.org/applicationsandforms.html
or call 516.676.1625.

Applications may also be obtained at Glen Cove City Hall, third floor, Glen Cove Community Development Agency office.

 

Fall Plants Available for Order

Dear BID Members:
Fall Plants (mums, cornstalks, etc) are now available for order.
Orders must be in by September 23rd 2014- pickup will be October 1st.
Please fax to the number on the attached form.


Attachments:
FileDescriptionFile Size
Download This File (Fall Plant Letter 2014.pdf)Fall Plant Letter 2014 353 Kb
Download This File (Fall Plant Order Blank 2014.pdf)Fall Plant Order Blank 2014.pdf 263 Kb
 

You are invited to jion us at our CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at
The Glen Cove Senior Center 130 Glen St. Glen Cove
Next Meeting:WEDNESDAY, JULY 30 2014 6:30-7:30 pm
This group is for anyone coping with the challenges of being a caregiver
RSVP REQUIRED, contact Nina Dobris, group leader
516-652-3964 or: ndobris@nshs.edu

 

 THE DOWNTOWN BID CLEANS UP!

   

Glen Cove, NY – The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District (B.I.D.) has contracted with Cabo Landscaping to perform a weekly district-wide litter pick-up and maintenance. This includes mulching, plant care in public areas, cleanup of beds and parking areas, leaf and litter pick-up and semi-annual big clean-ups. Recently, the B.I.D. had Cabo Landscaping do a complete weed removal program. Look for the...

 
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In The Press

Patch- Website Lists Glen Cove on 100 Safest Cities list

Courtesy of Glen Cove Patch:

Glen Cove Rated One of Nation's Safest Cities

Website ranks city twelfth safest in U.S.
By Micah Danney
March 19, 2013
Your chances of being the victim of a crime in Glen Cove are less than in most other cities in the country, according to a recent report.

The website NeighborhoodScout released its list of the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. for cities with populations of more than 25,000 people. Glen Cove ranked 12, one spot higher than Greenwich, Conn. and one behind Sammamish, Wash.

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Glen Cove Downtown BID

BEAUTIFIES DOWNTOWN WITH FLOWER BASKETS
 

Glen Cove, NY – The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District purchased 83 hanging flower baskets to grace the light poles of the downtown commercial district.

 

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Upcoming Events

The streets of downtown filled with costumed creatures, as sculptured pumpkins overlooked the goings-on in Village Square on Saturday, October 25; the Glen Cove Downtown BID’s annual Halloween Parade turned School and Glen Streets into trick-or-treat central.
The day started with the Regency at Glen Cove’s thrilling Spooky Story Hour; marchers lined up just before 1PM to follow a float decorated by volunteers from the Glen Cove High School DECA Club through downtown, then visited welcoming merchants for trick-or-treat goodies.  
    The Maniac Pumpkin Carvers of Brooklyn made their first-ever appearance in Glen Cove; carver Chris (Maniac) Soria worked throughout the afternoon to produce two intricately detailed pumpkins with grimacing faces.
    The Fun Bus mobile gym kept kids sliding, climbing and running for multiple trips through its interior, while game tables featured Halloween fun such as “Dizzy Mummy”, “Vampire (marshmallow) Bite” and “Spider Ring Toss”.
Congratulations to Costume Contest winners “Pikachu” Logan Piriyatamwong, “Albert Einstein” Aurora (Rory) Seery, and “Autumn Princess” Rachel Solomon! We would like to thank our judges, Mary Cooper of the Downtown BID Board of Directors and DECA Clubmembers Sky Lewis, Kiyona Joseph, Sirina Joshi, and Madeline Schlesinger for their services.
Seven pies were demolished by our hungry Pie-Eating Contestants, with Raul Aguilar finishing the most pie in sixty seconds, no hands allowed!
The Glen Cove Downtown BID would like to thank the members of the Glen Cove DECA Club for their assistance, and our sponsors: Christina Mercurio DDS Pediatric Dentistry, The Downtown Café, and Starbucks, as well as our participating merchants.

 

"Lights on Afterschool" Open House at the Glen Cove Boys and Girls Club

Thursday October 23, 2014 5:00-6:30 PM

Family fun activities-Raffles-Food

113 Glen Cove Ave. Glen Cove, NY 11542 (516)-671-8030 xt 101 www.glencovebgc.org

SAT Prep Courses Offered: 18 hrs.of instruction- 6 classes, 3 hours,4 full length practice exams. Course materials and online resources. $100, plus a $25.00 club membeship fee. $50 rebate after attending 9-10 SAT sessions, and 3 'Money Matters Program' sessions.

 

 

 Fall Workshops at the Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State College


631-420-2000-  Visit the Small Business Development Center's website to register for workshops, and for further information.

Tuesday 09/30/14     9:00AM - 11:00AM   This is Not a Hobby, It's My Business! Taking Your Business and Yourself Seriously
Being an entrepreneur comes with its own set of challenges. Being a woman in business owner adds challenges to that list. This interactive workshop is designed for women who want to learn strategies to counter that list of challenges and make their business a "business" not a hobby. Pre-registration is required.          SBDC Conference Center

$12.00   
Tuesday  09/30/14  6:00PM -  8:00PM       Campaigns that Drive Action: Newsletters & Announcements              At the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive actions - collections of marketing activities that help a small business or organization to achieve its goals and objectives. Newsletters and announcements have become a core component of those campaign choices. This workshop will reveal some simple but effective practices and considerations for the small business seeking to make their email newsletters more effective. Pre-registration is required.          SBDC Conference Center
$12.00   Register Online

Wednesday  10/01/14    10/8/14   10/15/14  10/22/14  10/29/14    6:00pm-9:00pm  QuickBooks for Beginners-a five part series:  A hands on five part workshop series designed for beginners interested in learning to accurately set up QuickBooks for your business.  Topics will include how to manage accounts payable, how to manage accounts receivable, and how to navigate QuickBooks with ease.  Pre-registration is required.            SBDC Conference Center
$200.00    Register by 9/24/14 get discounted price of $150.00       

Wednesday 10/08/14     9:00AM - 11:00AM            Business Basics: How to Successfully Start a Small Business   What you need to know to start a small business. Topics will include business types, government regulations, writing a business plan, basic tax information, and financing your business. Pre-registration is required.        SBDC Conference Center
$12.00
Wednesday  10/15/14  9:00AM - 11:00AM              Campaigns that Drive Action: Feedback & Surveys               One important campaign type that is often overlooked revolves around getting feedback from your customers or supporters through the use of surveys, polls, or reviews. This workshop will reveal some simple but effective best practices and considerations for small businesses seeking to build a survey that allows them to gather the valuable insights from their audiences that will allow them to move their organization forward. Pre-registration is required.                SBDC Conference Center          $12.00

Thursday   10/16/14   9:00AM - 12:00PM How to Write a Business Plan      An in-depth, interactive experience designed to help you develop an effective business plan. Pre-registration is required.          SBDC Conference Center               $17.00   

Thursday 10/23/14  6:00PM - 8:00PM       Campaigns that Drive Action: Offers & Promotions                One important campaign type that many small businesses have likely run, but would like to learn more about, revolves around Offers and Promotions. These could be a simple coupon or Facebook campaign. This workshop will help you learn what you need to know about successful deals, and how you might use them for your marketing efforts. Pre-registration is required.                SBDC Conference Center               $12.00   

Wednesday 11/12/14     9:00AM - 11:00AM            Business Basics: How to Successfully Start a Small Business
               What you need to know to start a small business. Topics will include business types, government regulations, writing a business plan, basic tax information, and financing your business. Pre-registration is required.        SBDC Conference Center  $12.00

Thursday 11/20/14     9:00AM - 12:00PM
               How to Write a Business Plan-    An in-depth, interactive experience designed to help you develop an effective business plan. Pre-registration is required.  SBDC Conference Center $17.00