The Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce

"The Premier Resource for Local Businesses"

70 Years of Service 1939 - 2009


AppleTree Business Park ~ 2875 Union Rd Ste. 7A Cheektowaga, NY 14227 Phone 716.684.5838 ~ Fax 716.684.5571



What's Coming Up




Tuesday, June 2

9:00 am

Business and Government Issues Committee

Apple’s Deli

AppleTree Business Park


Wednesday, June 3

8:00 am

Social Media 102 – You are Social
Now What?
Microsoft - Walden Galleria 


Thursday, June 11

12 noon

Board of Directors Meeting

Millennium Hotel Buffalo


Thursday, June 11
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Empower Federal Credit Union
2690 Walden Avenue

Wednesday, June 17

8:45 am

SBA Educational Series

Marketing 101 – A Guide to Winning Customers

Empire State College

2875 Union Road, Suite 34





Mission Statement

"To assist, support and promote 
business in the Cheektowaga 
Community through economic, 
education, and legislative programs, 
and in doing so, strengthen 
the Cheektowaga Community"


Vision Statement

"To become a prominent information 
and communications center for 
business and  economic development 
within the Cheektowaga Community."



The Cheektowaga 
Chamber of Commerce 
is a member of:




Message from the President

Debra S. Liegl
President / CEO 

The mission of the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce is to assist, support and promote business in the Cheektowaga community through economic, educational and legislative programs and in doing so strengthen the Cheektowaga community.



A Message from the President…


Mark your calendar for the weekend of June 12, 13, and 14 and join your neighbors for the 7th Annual Cheektowaga Crabapple Festival!  This event, sponsored by the Town of Cheektowaga, is filled with events for the whole family beginning with a Super Cruise on Friday, June 12 from 5 – 9 pm and music by Crash Cadillac from 7 –11 pm, Kids Day at the Park on Saturday, June 13 which will include a Food Truck Rally from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm and music by Hit N Run from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm.  On Sunday, June 14 the event will begin at 12 noon at the War of 1812 Cemetery.  The day will conclude with a Flag Day Concert featuring the Cheektowaga Central Jazz Ensemble and the Cheektowaga Community Symphony Orchestra at 6:45 pm followed by fireworks at dusk.  For more information, call 686-3465.

The Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce is pleased to partner with Microsoft to provide cutting edge training to our members.  Our fifth training seminar – Social Media 102 – You are Social – Now What? will be held on Wednesday, June 3 at Microsoft Store at the Walden Galleria.  You’ve thought about what social networks to use for your organization and you’re ready to take the next step. Where do you go from there? At this seminar you will learn the benefits of using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+,  how other organizations are marketing with them and some dos and don’ts of each channel. You will also get tips on how to tell if your social media activity is working. Call the Chamber Office at 684-5838 to make your reservation!

Join us on Thursday, June 11 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm  for our Networks Event at Empower Federal Credit Union, 2690 Walden Avenue.  Bring you colleagues and say hello to summer at this great networking event! Food will be provided by The Great Foodini Food Truck!  The cost to attend is $10.  Call the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce to make your reservation.

The Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce is also partnering with the Small Business Administration to bring a series of educational seminars to our members.  On Wednesday, June 17, we will host our forth educational seminar for 2015: Marketing 101: A Guide to  Winning Customers. This course is designed to provide a basic overview of marketing. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who are interested in reaching a broader customer base. The seminar will be held at SUNY Empire State College, AppleTree Business Park, Suite 34. The seminar will begin at 8:45 am with Registration and Networking followed by the seminar from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.  Call the Chamber Office at 684-5838 to make your reservation.

Looking for the right people for your team?  Let us be your partner for success and join us at our Job Fair!  On Tuesday, August 4 we will host our Job Fair at Walden Galleria from

10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Our Job Fair draws hundreds of potential employees from all of Western New York and is a cost-effective way for employers to find qualified employees!  Chamber Members can take a booth at the Job Fair for just $150.  Call Diane at 684-5838 to find out how you can be a part of this event and find the right people you need for your company!

And, one final note: I have had the honor and privilege to serve as the President and CEO of the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce for the past 14 years.  As I move on to new opportunities, I want to thank all of you for your support over the years.  I value the friendships and relationships I have made and have truly enjoyed working with all of you.  As the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce moves on under new leadership, I hope that you will continue to support the organization and each other.  This is an outstanding organization with the best members and a Board of Directors focused on serving the businesses and the community. While we have accomplished much, there is more work to do and I ask that you be a part of this by being involved in the organization.  Serve on a committee or on the Board of Directors.  Attend the events and bring others who you know will benefit from being a member of the organization.  Show the pride you have in the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce with your business and community contacts.  Thank you for the opportunity you gave me 14 years ago.  I have been blessed to be able to serve this great community.  I will miss you all and wish you all the best!

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank you for your support of the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce.  Have a safe and happy summer and congratulations to all the 2015 graduates!  God bless.


Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce
AppleTree Business Park ~ 2875 Union Road, Suite 7A
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Phone# 716-684-5838 ~ Fax# 716-684-5571


Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce
AppleTree Business Park
2875 Union Road, Suite 7A ~ Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Phone# 716-684-5838 ~ Fax# 716-684-5571

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