Local businesses are invited to participate in the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce’s collaborative marketing event, ‘The Dealmakers Tailgate Convention,’ on Wednesday, May 16, at Hotel Indigo in Riverhead. Between 4 and 7 p.m., participants will be assigned spaces in the hotel’s back parking lot and work out of their car trunks; setup time is 3 p.m. A prize will be given for the best tailgate setup. In case of rain, the event will move inside, with setup starting at 2.
The fee is $50 for chamber members, $100 for others. Applications and additional information are available at riverheadchamber.com.
• Bridgehampton National Bank has announced the appointment of Mattituck resident Thomas Sullivan as vice president, commercial lending officer for the bank’s Suffolk County market. Mr. Sullivan was most recently a vice president with Capital One Bank, working with commercial clientele.
• Bridgehampton National Bank has reported the results of it winter “Holiday Apple” campaign, which collected $17,000 in donations from customers, employees and the company itself. The funds were distributed to local food pantries, which each received $1,000, along with nonperishable food items that were also collected during November and December.
• The April dinner meeting of the North Fork Chamber of Commerce will be held Monday, April 30, 6 p.m. at Orient by the Sea Restaurant on Main Road, Orient. Carolyn Fahey of the Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Workforce Housing will speak. The cost is $28 for members, $35 for others. RSVP to 765-3161.