Chamber of Commerce Installation Is March 27:Dennis Cataldo Set to Take Reins as New President

Dennis Cataldo

Dennis Cataldo

The Chelsea Chamber of Commerce will hold its Installation of Officers Dinner Reception on Thursday, March 27 at Anthony’s in Malden.

Dennis Cataldo, vice president of Cataldo Ambulance Services, will take the oath as the new president of the local business organization. He succeeds Arthur Arsenault as president.

“On behalf of the Chamber, I want to congratulate Dennis on his elevation to president of our organization,” said Saritin Rizzuto, co-chair of the event with Renee Caso. “We also want to thank Arthur for his outstanding service to the Chamber during his term as president.”

Cataldo is a graduate of Malden Catholic High School and holds a degree in Management from Suffolk University. During his career as a leader of the highly respected Cataldo Ambulance Service, Inc., Cataldo spearheaded the acquisition of Atlantic Ambulance Service in 2003 and has overseen the subsequent strategies to grow that brand.

Today, the resources of Cataldo Ambulance and Atlantic Ambulance Service provide more than 140,000 medical transports per year. The company employs more than 700 qualified staff and operates a fleet of mor than 150 vehicles.

Cataldo is active in many organizations and holds the rare distinction of being president of two Chambers of Commerce, having previously served as president of the Malden Chamber of Commerce. Often recognized for  excellence in his profession, Cataldo was awarded the EMS Leader Award by the Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services Council.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Anne Thorndike, who will talk about her research focusing on health, wellness, and access to healthy foods in underserved populations.

The installation will begin at 6 p.m. with a social hour. At 7 p.m., guests will enjoy dinner. There will be musical entertainment, door prizes, a silent auction, and lots more.

The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank its sponsors: Metro Credit Union, Cataldo Ambulance Service, Eastern Salt, Chelsea Bank, Mass General Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Stop and Compare Supermarkets, Arsenault and Cline CPAs, East Boston Savings Bank, and KYOCERA New England.

Tickets are $60 per person and are available by contacting Chelsea Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rich Cuthie at 617-884-4877.

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