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SLATE BELT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Announces our 2015 Scholarship recipients!

Daryn Green, Bangor High School

Kayla Waidner, Career Institute of Technology

Bonnie Jackson, Faith Christian School

Angelina Biondo, Pen Argyl High School

Dominico Palma, Pius X High School

& the recipient of the Frederick R. Curcio Jr. Award is Kelli Anne Franza of Pius X High School.

An awards dinner will be held on May 14th to honor these students.  Over 52,000 dollars have been given to deserving students over the past 14 years through our scholarship program.   This program is funded through our annual Scholarship Golf Tournament.  Please help us continue helping our future business leaders by sponsoring or participating in our outing this July 20th at Woodstone Golf Club.

Upcoming Events:

5/2: Slate Belt Safety Fair & Wellness Expo@ Washington Twp. Elementary School.

5/9: Networking Mixer @ Three Brothers Beverage

5/14: Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner, Tuscarora, 6:30 pm

6/19: Chamber Night with the Iron Pigs Baseball

7/20: Scholarship Golf Classic @ Woodstone Country Club

Reservation are a must, 610-588-1000

More events to come….call with your suggestions!

CLICK ON THE FLYERS TAB ON THE UPPER LEFT OF THIS WEB SITE FOR FLYERS!

 

 

 

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NEWSLETTER ISSUE 5                                                                                                                      May 2015

The 2015 SBCC Membership Directories are complete….If you have not already received yours, stop by the office or any chamber event to pick one up.

Join us on May 9th at Three Brothers Beverage for a networking mixer and on the 14th for our Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner for the 5 area students at Tuscarora.  Our next Business Luncheon will be held on June 23rd at the Wind Gap Park with food provided from Café on Broadway in Wind Gap and guest speaker on the Appalachian Trail.

Economic Development Committee Update:  We are continually working to keep the Slate Belt commercial property inventory list up to date.  If you have a listing or know of a private listing, please send in your fact sheets.  The committee is working with Northampton County to apply for a grant that’s main focus will be broadband.  In the past few months the committee has been gathering information on the top priorities of the area and answering the question “what do you perceive as the top challenges that hinder economic development”  Broadband cam in first, then other were infrastructure, marketing, vacant building, tourism regional zoning, streetscape/traffic improvement along the 512 corridor and more.  We will begin to research deeper into these areas with the hope to have put a plan together by the end of the year.  Our next committee meeting is May 19th, 8 am at the chamber office.  Anyone is welcome to join us.

 NEW MEMBER FOR APRIL

Berkheimer, Tax Administrator

Susan Ruch, Representative

50 N. 7th St.

Bangor, PA 18013

610-588-0965 x 2272

E-Mail: sruch@hab-inc.com

Web Site: www.hab-inc.com

Specializing in all Pennsylvania Act 32 and Act 50 tax administration services.  We are the trusted partner for 32 TCDs and provide services to help individuals, employers, tax preparers and governments.

Liberty Fire Company #2

Rick Bruce, Secretary

67 North 8th St.

Bangor, PA 18013

610-588-2366

E-Mail: liberty3013@gmail.com

Web Site: www.libertyfireco.org

Fire prevention & fire suppression.

Victory Jewooc of Martial Arts UC

Jason Victory, CEO

4 N. Robinson Ave.

Pen Argyl, PA 18072

484-225-8903

E-Mail: Jason.victory@yahoo.com

Web Site: www.victoryschoolofmartialarts.com

Martial arts & fitness classes for ages 4 and up.

Please change the following in your Membership Directory

Paramount Business Development has moved to

745 Min St., Suite 205

Stroudsburg, PA 18360

SBCC UPCOMING EVENTS

5/9: Three Brothers Beverage Mixer, 12 pm

5/14: Scholarship Awards Dinner @ Tuscarora Inn

6/19: Chamber Night Iron Pigs Baseball Game

6/23: SBCC Business Luncheon @ Wind Gap Park

7/20: Scholarship Golf Classic @ Woodstone Country Club

More event to come….call with your suggestions!

 SBCC Officers & Directors

Steve Hurni, President

Mary Marshall, 1st Vice President

Jeff Ott, 2nd Vice President

Fred Curcio, Secretary

Rosemary Albert, Treasurer

Nadine Moyer, Chairman

 One Year Directors

Rosemary Albert, Mary Marshall, Jewel Williamson-Burns, Nadine Moyer, Joann Ginder, Chuck Niclaus, Jeff Ott, Adolph Marth

 Two Year Directors

Paul Donovan, Jr., Lucy Flinn, Fred Curcio, Kim Armitage, Steve Hurni, Bryan Gault, Victor Rodite   

 DON’T’ FORGET TO LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: SLATEBELTCHAMBER

Gift Certificates are available at the SBCC office year round for many of our area businesses!

 SBCC Mission Statement: To promote and enhance positive business activity and growth in the Slate Belt region with special emphasis on community involvement.

 SBCC, 187 Blue Valley Dr., Bangor, PA 18013 610.588.1000 info@slatebeltchamber.org  www.slatebeltchamber.org

   PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

MERCHANTS BANK

OTT CONSULTING

THRIVENT FINANCIAL

                   STATE FARM LUCY FLINN                    

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