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Scarsdale is an exceptional residential community located 24 miles north of New York City in beautiful Westchester County. Settled in 1701, the first United States census of 1790 listed Scarsdale's six and a half square miles as having 281 inhabitants. The 2000 census shows the Village now includes 5,662 families with a population of 17,823.

Scarsdale has consistently been rated as a leading upscale community in the United States with an outstanding school system with high SAT scores and 99% of its graduates going on to higher education. Its Scarsdale Adult School offers a wide range of curriculum in both day and evening courses. The highly regarded Recreation Department maintains over 20 parks and playgrounds (exclusive of school grounds), 26 public tennis courts and a municipal pool, as well as an extensive program of sports for all ages. Also within the borders of Scarsdale are two 18-hole golf courses.

The downtown Village Center, with its elegant Tudor architecture, encompasses stores, professional offices and residential units, surrounded by numerous parks and extensive green spaces.

The Scarsdale Chamber of Commerce, incorporated in 1937, was organized to develop and foster the commercial and civic activities of the Village through the efforts of merchants, service providers, and professional members; to promote goodwill between the residents and this diverse business community, and to liaison with the village government on issues of common concern.

In support of these aims, the Chamber sponsors several events in cooperation with the Village Recreation Department, organizes a merchant summer sidewalk sale, operates an information and referral service to answer inquiries from the public and its own membership, and holds business and social meetings for networking and for sharing problems and solutions.

Ten Reasons Why You Should Join The Scarsdale Chamber of Commerce

  1. The Chamber advocates for Member businesses to help them thrive and grow.
  2. The Chamber provides a forum for Members to join the conversation about the village and have input into policy.
  3. The Chamber produces events and generates publicity to promote Members and help attract new customers.
  4. The Chamber presents guest speakers who offer valuable advice, service and information that can make businesses more profitable.
  5. The Chamber works with Village landlords to help identify and target viable businesses and motivate them to move here.
  6. The website provides each Member a detailed page in the Business Directory.
  7. The website provides Members an opportunity to advertise and to announce individual promotions, sales and special events.
  8. The Chamber website is linked to Facebook and Twitter, so views, visits and information reach beyond our local area.
  9. Chamber membership is so inexpensive, it may be the cheapest investment you make.
  10. Over 130 local merchants think membership is a good idea. Visit www.scarsdalechamber.org. to learn who they are.


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