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Chamber Chatter: Specials for Moms and the Prom

A weekly column from Peggy Conway of the Bronxville Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber Chatter: Specials for Moms and the Prom Chamber Chatter: Specials for Moms and the Prom Chamber Chatter: Specials for Moms and the Prom Chamber Chatter: Specials for Moms and the Prom

While we welcome the month of May, we begin it on a somber note. Alfredo Cruz, our longtime member and owner of , passed away last week.  We mourn his loss and send our condolences to his wife, Lee.  Lee and Alfredo have been in business in Bronxville for almost 30 years and have many friends here.  Alfredo was a larger-than-life personality and we will miss him.

We have a busy week ahead in Bronxville!  Read on so you will be in the know.

has a fabulous selection of jewelry for all of your spring gift occasions— Mother’s Day, communions, confirmations, graduations and more.  ASHA by ADM, a new collection, will suit anyone on your list.  The store will stay open late prior to Mother’s Day for your shopping convenience.  Check the website for details. 

is offering a Prom Special: Girl’s styles for prom $40, Men's haircuts $25.  Call and ask about their Mother's Day Special.

On the subject of the prom, a group of our members has united to bring you Bronxville Prom Night 2011, a chance to shop for prom accessories at one time all under one roof.  Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 12 from 7 – 9 p.m., and join us for this new venture.  Bring your date and your friends to 54 Palmer Rd., where you can take advantage of the following deals:

Select your corsages and boutonnieres from fabulous new designs.  Check out the gorgeous jewelry from Citrine.  Make an appointment to have your hair and makeup done for the prom by the professionals at .  Schedule an appointment to whiten your teeth so your smile will dazzle your date. is offering a tooth whitening special of one-third off the regular price—that’s $225 instead of $675. You can even schedule a photo shoot with Lisa Sorenson, acclaimed photographer.  All this under one roof—don't miss it!

Mrs. Morgan’s Flowers was chosen to decorate the newly renovated Cross County Shopping Center.  Take a look at the gorgeous floral decorating that the staff designed for the grounds of the center.   

will host two literary evenings this month. On Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m., the Friends will host a “Books and Coffee” evening.  The evening is a discussion of the book, “Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters of an American Visionary,” by the author and former Bronxville resident, Steven R. Weisman.  Weisman will sign copies of his book.  Michael Elliott, deputy managing editor of Time magazine, is our host for the evening. Two weeks later, on Thursday, May 19, relax over a glass of wine and join in a conversation with Anne Kreamer, author of  “It’s Always Personal: Emotion in the New Workplace."

will hold a trunk show by ISDA on Friday, May 6.  ISDA is a trendy but classic design label that looks good on everyone, including moms. Stop in and check it out for yourself!

On Friday, May 6, presents “Trails to Treasures."  The fun begins with a champagne reception from 9-11 a.m. at the Bronxville Field Club.  Shopping and a home tour will follow the reception.  Proceeds help to fund the charitable projects of the Junior League. 

The always-lively has lots of fun in store for Mother’s Day weekend.  There will be store-wide specials all weekend, and a special raffle will be held on Sunday. 

On Saturday, May 7, will hold its annual Spring Fling.  Along with a petting zoo, bouncy castle, games, and music, the school will have a ceremony dedicating its outdoor playspace to Jan Gray.  The event will run from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the school on 17 Sagamore Rd. 

Also on Saturday, May 7, will begin its store-wide clearance sale, where you will find savings of up to 40% off regular prices.  Stop by and find a unique gift for your mom or yourself.

As the weather heats up, Haagen Dazs invites you to join them for Free Cone Day on May 10.  Stop in for a free scoop of your favorite flavor from 4 to 8 p.m.  Now that’s a great scoop! 

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