Getting down to business: Members of the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce recently toured the Sixth Police Precinct’s stationhouse on W. 10th St. and also the adjoining Bomb Squad headquarters on Charles St. The Bomb Squad’s super-sniffing dog was happy to say hi to the local business leaders, as were members of the precinct’s detectives squad.
For local businesses to thrive, merchants, their staff and their shoppers all need to feel safe. Honoring the police who protect the neighborhoods where its 200 members do business, the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC) held its 11th Annual Safe City, Safe Streets luncheon at Manhattan Penthouse last week.
The 10th Annual Safe City, Safe Streets Luncheon, organized by the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC), recognized NYPD service throughout the ranks, but it specifically highlighted five Officers of the Year for 2013.
n most companies, people who work together bond and become friends. In a small business like the bar I manage in Chelsea, those bonds, and the trust that comes with them, are particularly important. There are just 12 of us at our little bar, and we are like a family.