Randy Ohlendorf is chamber’s new director

April 2, 2015

The Newcastle Chamber of Commerce board announced in a news release that Randy Ohlendorf will serve as the organization’s new executive director.

The board received more than 20 applications for the position left vacant by Imelda Dulcich’s resignation, board President Sara Biancofiori said.


Ohlendorf, a longtime Newcastle resident, is an experienced business developer and consultant in healthcare, human capital and employee benefits. Read more

Newcastle Library looking for ‘The Voice’

July 2, 2014

Winner to sing at library’s first naturalization ceremony

O say, can you sing “The Star-Spangled Banner?”

If so, the Newcastle Library wants to test your patriotic pipes at its July 12 singing competition.

“The Voice of the Newcastle Library” contest will crown a local crooner, who will then get the honor of singing the national anthem at the library’s first naturalization ceremony July 23.

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Newcastle Chamber sets date for 2014 Diamond Awards

March 5, 2014

The Newcastle Chamber of Commerce has selected a date for the 2014 Newcastle Diamond Awards.

“We’re rolling out the red carpet again for the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce’s Diamond Awards, which will be held on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at The Golf Club at Newcastle,” Imelda Dulcich, Newcastle Chamber of Commerce executive director, said in a statement.

This will be the second year the Diamond Awards takes place in the evening at The Golf Club at Newcastle. Based on last year’s successful event, the chamber board determined that it would continue with the evening time frame and format in 2014.

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Chamber sets date for 2013 Diamond Awards

June 19, 2013

NEW — 5:20 p.m. June 19, 2013

By Christina Corrales-Toy The 2012 Diamond Award recipients pose with their new hardware at The Golf Club of Newcastle Nov. 14.

By Christina Corrales-Toy
The 2012 Diamond Award recipients pose with their new hardware at The Golf Club at Newcastle Nov. 14.

The date is set for the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Diamond Awards, and attendees can expect to see a few differences at this year’s annual celebration. Read more

Chamber hires part-time executive director

January 8, 2013

NEW — 4:55 p.m. Jan. 8, 2013

The Greater Newcastle Chamber of Commerce announced that it has hired Imelda Dulcich as its new part-time executive director, in a statement released today.

The executive director is responsible for implementing the policies of the chamber’s board of directors and administering the approved budget.

Dulcich is also expected to provide more opportunities for Newcastle businesses to market their companies with the addition of a blog to the existing website and a greater presence on the chamber’s social media platforms. Read more