The Levittown Chamber of Commerce would like to introduce Gary Tarlov who is the owner of EmbarkNation, a Cruise Planners Franchise. EmbarkNation is a full service travel franchise, located in Levittown. Tarlov has been a member of the chamber for the past five years and is active in attending the general meetings as well as serving on the LCOC Board of Directors. He has also participated in the Chamber Fall Festival and has supported fundraising efforts of one the Chamber’s Non-profit organizations.

Tarlov’s business model is as an American Express Travel Representative that works with all the major cruise lines, hotels and tour operators around the world. Tarlov’s business specializes in both ocean and river cruises for singles, couples, families and groups of all sizes.

Read more: 2021 Spotlight on Business - Gary Tarlov

The Levittown Chamber of Commerce would like to introduce a long time member, Frank Mormando, who is the current Owner/operator of Levittown Lanes located at 56 Tanners Lane along with his son Joseph.

The Mormando family has operated the business for 66 years providing Bowling Entertainment to the community with Frank representing the second generation with Joseph representing the third generation.

Mormando grew up in Levittown and went to Abby Lane School. He has been a member of the Chamber for many years and has served as Treasurer for 20 years.

Read more: Spotlight on Business - Frank Mormando

The Levittown Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize a long -time member of the community. Pat’s Barber Shop (formerly known as Pergament Barber Shop) located at 17 Emerson Ave in Levittown. 

The barber shop has been in existence for 51 years. Owned and operated by 92 year old Pasquale Palumbo with the help of his daughter, Rose Drummond and son Charlie Palumbo. 

Speaking with Rose she said that she is thrilled with being selected by the Chamber for this spotlight! 

Being a family run business for all these years run the “old school way” with the help of many of the loyal barbers  some having been with them for 25 years, has been a joy according to Rose and the “old school way” has helped keep their prices affordable. 

Read more: Spotlight On Business - PAT’s BARBER SHOP

The Levittown Chamber of Commerce would like to spotlight a long time Chamber member Joan Lynch, who is the Immediate Past President of the Chamber and serves on the scholarship, budgeting and festival committees. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Gerben Foundation whose charter is to provide financial support for research and treatment of Canine Lymphoma and is also a member of the Levittown Lions Club. She was a past honoree at the Levittown School District’s annual dinner for her commitment and service to the community and was honored at the Nassau County Legislature 2019 Women of Distinction Program-Trailblazers  the New Millennium 21st Annual Awards Ceremony for District 15.  

Read more: Spotlight on Business - Joan Lynch 2020

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