604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042-5272
Phone: 717.273.3727
Fax: 717.273.7940
Email: info@lvchamber.org
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Wednesday, April 01, 2015Public Affairs Events

Breakfast with Congressman Costello

Breakfast with Congressman Costello


In partnership with the U.S. Chamber and sponsored by Edward Jones of Myerstown, the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present this breakfast program with Congressman Ryan A. Costello of Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District. Congressman Costello will join us to discuss a broad range of issues as he begins his first term as a Congressman in 2015.

Click here to download an event flier!

When:Wednesday, April 01, 2015 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:HACC Central Pennsylvania's Community College
Lebanon Campus
735 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:This event costs $10 for both Chamber members and non-members.Register Today!
For More Information:Greg Buckler

717-273-3727

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Wednesday, April 08, 2015SCORE Appointments

SCORE Counseling

SCORE Counseling


Call the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce to make an appointment with a SCORE mentor. Our "SCORE mentors are ready to share their years of business Knowledge with you - how to plan, how to market, what pitfalls to avoid and how to maximize your success."

The 1 hour sessions are free, please call the Chamber at 717-273-3727 for an appointment.

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years.

When:Wednesday, April 08, 2015 9:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland St.
Lebanon, PA 17042
Registration:Please choose an appointment time convenient for you.Register
For More Info:Peggy Kreiser

717-273-3727

pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, April 09, 2015Public Affairs Events

Public Affairs Roundtable

Public Affairs Roundtable


The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce's April Public Affairs Roundtable will be held on Thursday, April 9, from 7:30 to 9:00 am. The roundtable will feature Senator Mike Folmer, Representative Russ Diamond, and Representative Mauree Gingrich. This panel will present attendees with a session update and a review of the state budget.

Sponsored by PRL, Inc., the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce's Public Affairs Roundtable provides a forum for Chamber members to discuss and obtain updates from key local, state and federal officials on current issues of importance to our area’s business community. Anyone with any questions on the Public Affairs Roundtable can contact Greg Buckler at the Chamber by phone at 717-273-3727 or by email at gbuckler@lvchamber.org.

When:Thursday, April 09, 2015 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:This event is free to attend for Chamber members.Register Now!
For More Information:Greg Buckler

717-273-3727

gbuckler@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, April 09, 2015Chamber Special Event

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Job Fair

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Job Fair

Chamber members are invited and welcome to take part in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church's job fair! There is no cost for a Chamber member to have a booth at the fair. Representatives from PROBE and CareerLink will be on hand to help with interview preparation and resume support. Potential employers will be permitted to host on-site interviews. Additionally, there will be a Spanish translator on site.


When:Thursday, April 09, 2015 9:00 AM thru 03:00 PM
Where:Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
103 East Market Street, Jonestown

Registration:Anyone interested in having a table at the job fair may contact Director of Membership Bethany Houser for more information.
For More Info:717-273-3727

bhouser@lvchamber.org

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Friday, April 10, 2015Networking Events

Mix 'N Munch Lunch

Mix 'N Munch Lunch

Have FUN Meeting New People and Making New Business Connections Over Lunch!

Mix ‘N Munch is an informal lunch gathering that gives Chamber members and guests an opportunity to eat, meet and build their business network.

 

Click here to download an event flier! 

 

  

When:Friday, April 10, 2015 12:00 PM thru 02:00 PM
Where:Hebron Catering and Events, Inc.
701 E. Walnut St., Lebanon

Registration:$20 per person - Chamber Members
(With advanced payment or payment at the door)

$25 per person - Chamber Members
(Without advanced payment or at the event)

$30 per person - Public Admission FeeRegister Now!
For More Information:Greg Buckler

717-273-3727

gbuckler@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015Leadership Lebanon Valley

Leadership Day Conference

Leadership Day Conference


Leadership Lebanon Valley will host a Leadership Day Conference on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at StoneRidge Retirement Living in Myerstown.  This event, which is being sponsored by Good Samaritan Health System, will feature Keynote Speaker, Frank Dixon, Chairman Emeritus, Frank J. Dixon Foundation, four workshop sessions, lunch with Jacquelyn Gould LLV’08 MS RN, Vice President for Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, and a Leadership Panel Discussion. The Leadership Day Conference is for area business people and residents interested in learning more about leadership skills and characteristics from established business and community leaders.

Attendees will have the opportunity to choose four workshops from the six sessions being offered.  Topics for the six workshops include: Team Building, Leadership Habits and Attitudes, Communications, Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce, Dealing with Difficult People and Accountability (goal setting, coaching, delegating).

The LLV Leadership Day Conference is open to any area business person and has a cost of $60 per person for Lebanon Valley Chamber members or LLV Alumni and $75 per person for non-members.  

Click here to download an event registration form!

When:Tuesday, April 14, 2015 8:00 AM thru 04:30 PM
Where:StoneRidge Retirement Community
440 E Lincoln Ave
Myerstown PA 17067-2239
Registration:Register
For More Info:Peggy Kreiser

717.273.3727

pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015Networking Events

Business After Hours

Business After Hours

Join Lebanon Valley Chamber members and guests for an opportunity to network, expand your business contacts and gain exposure for your business or organization. Enjoy great hors d’oeuvres, beverages and door prizes! Members 1st will be hosting the event to feature their facilities and services.

Quest, Inc. will be the featured caterer for this event.   

 

Click here to download an event flier.


When:Tuesday, April 14, 2015 4:30 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:Members 1st Federal Credit Union
1940 Quentin Road, Lebanon


Registration:

FREE Attendance For Lebanon Valley Chamber Members

 

$10 For Non-Members

 

Please contact the Chamber if you would like to gain additional exposure for your business or organization by contributing a door prize for this event. (Members Only)

Register Now!
For More Information:Jessica Stankovich

717-273-3727

jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015Business Development

The Dollars & The Details: Maximizing Retirement Plans

The Dollars & The Details: Maximizing Retirement Plans


This event is sponsored by Edward Jones of Myerstown in partnership with American Funds.

Are YOU ready for retirement???

Join us for this educational luncheon sponsored by Steve Goodhue of Edward Jones - Myerstown in partnership with American Funds. Steve will present and explain various retirement plans and compare them on such factors as employer eligibility, contribution/benefit limits, maximum employee eligibility, set-up deadlines & contribution deadlines. American Funds will discuss 401K plans and will cover such topics as the fiduciary responsibilities of employers, open architecture plans, & how to achieve fee rebates which can be used by employers to offset legal, accounting & third party administrator fees or be distributed to plan participants.

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When:Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:00 PM thru 02:00 PM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:This event is FREE to attend for both Chamber members and non-members.Register Now!
For More Information:Bethany Houser

717-273-3727

bhouser@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, April 23, 2015Workshops & Webinars

2 workshops in 1!

2 workshops in 1!


60 Ways to Grow Your List
Presented By: Terri Cole of Chickadee Marketing

Part 1: Join us for a "60 Ways to Grow Your List" workshop - you'll leave with ideas and strategies to capture new contacts, grow your list and take action to help move your business forward. Having an interested and qualified list of contacts is vital to every business. Continuing to grow that list is just as important. In this workshop we will show you 60 easy ways to grow your contact list today!  

We will cover:   • Why someone should join your contact list and what’s in it for them  • How to ask people to join your list "face-to-face" • How to use social media to grow your list • How to grow your list on your website or blog  • How to use print material to get people to sign up  • How to use events to help grow your list  • How to use incentives and giveaways to grow your list.  

Plus, you'll have a chance to network with other attendees and grow your contact list during the workshop!

Customer Engagement & Loyalty
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When:Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:00 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:*Free for Both Chamber Members & Non-Members, but registration is requested!Register Now!
For More Information:Peggy Kreiser

717-273-3727

pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, April 23, 2015Public Affairs Events

Meet the Candidates Night!

Meet the Candidates Night!

In partnership with the Lebanon County Democratic Party, the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a “Meet the Candidates Night” on Thursday, April 23.

 

The following candidates will be present to meet and speak with attendees:

 

(names listed in ballot order)

 

Chris Tarsa

Kathy Pflueger

Ralph Duquette

Jo Ellen Litz

 

Agenda:

6 -7 p.m. Meet and Mingle

7 - 8:30 p.m. Candidate Forum

8:30 - 9 p.m. Post-Program Networking

9 p.m. Adjournment

 

Anyone with additional questions regarding this event can contact Greg Buckler at gbuckler@lvchamber.org. This is a FREE event and refreshments will be provided.

 

Click here to download an event flier.  

When:Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon


Registration:Register Now!
For More Information:Greg Buckler

717-273-3727

gbuckler@lvchamber.org

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Friday, April 24, 2015Small Business Roundtable

Small Business Roundtable

Small Business Roundtable


It’s time to get behind the scenes! Learn how banks make credit decisions for small business loans. Christopher Deascenti, a commercial lending officer with Metro Bank, will lead the discussion on what banks look for, what financials are needed, and other tips to help you make a successful loan application. Lunch for the roundtable will be provided courtesy of Metro Bank. Those who wish to network before the Small Business Roundtable begins may come early to meet with fellow small business owners.
    
The Chamber’s free, monthly Small Business Roundtable sessions are designed to provide small business owners and home-based business entrepreneurs with information exchange and networking opportunities, as well as educational workshops aimed at meeting the small business and home-based business owners’ needs. While the sessions are intended for members of the Lebanon Valley Chamber, Chamber non-members may attend one roundtable meeting as a guest to learn more about the roundtable program and the Chamber.  

Click here to download an event flier!

When:Friday, April 24, 2015 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:Register Now!
For More Information:Peggy Kreiser

717-273-3727

pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015Networking Events

New Member Connect

New Member Connect

Come and Get to Know the Chamber!!!

 

We’re inviting our new members to come and learn about the Chamber while enjoying some light refreshments!!!

 

New Chamber members are invited to come and meet with our Director of Membership and a number of Chamber Ambassadors who can help guide and mentor them through their membership. There will be light refreshments provided by new member Sweet Sanctions. All new members are encouraged to attend.

 

This event is sponsored by Pennsylvania Chamber Insurance.

 

Download an event flier here. 

  

When:Tuesday, April 28, 2015 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon

Registration:This is a FREE event!Register Now!
For More Information:Bethany Houser

717-273-3727

bhouser@lvchamber.org.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015Chamber Special Event

Women in Business Scholarship Luncheon

Women in Business Scholarship Luncheon


Join us at the Women in Business Committee's Scholarship Luncheon. Sponsored by Metro Bank, the luncheon will feature Anne Deeter Gallaher, co-author of the book Women in High Gear, as the speaker/presenter. Becky Briody of Chef on the Go will provide catering. Highlights of the luncheon also include the announcement of the 2015 Women in Business Non-Traditional Student Scholarship winner(s).

The event will begin with registration, networking, and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., followed by the featured presentation from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Cost for the luncheon is $25 for Chamber members with payment in advance or at the door, $30 for Chamber members without payment in advance or at the door, and $35 for non-members.

We hope that you will join us for our Scholarship Luncheon!

Click here to download an event flier!

When:Wednesday, April 29, 2015 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:The Mansion at 5th
450 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:Register Now!
For More Information:Suzanne Biever

717-273-3727

sbiever@lvchamber.org

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Wednesday, May 06, 2015Chamber Special Event

Economic Summit

Economic Summit

The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Summit is a day of panels and keynote presentations designed to look at Lebanon Valley’s competitive advantage from an economic development standpoint. The summit will begin to build a picture to look at what Lebanon does well, what we can improve, and what might be done to help the county grow into what it could be. We hope that you will join us for this informative event!

AGENDA

7:30 a.m. Registration, networking, & continental breakfast

8 a.m. Opening and welcoming remarks

8:15 a.m. City of Lebanon Economic Development Strategic Plan

      - Mayor Sherry Capello and Fourth Economy

9:30 a.m. Break

9:45 a.m. Panel Presentation #1

      - Susan Eberly of the Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation

      - Chris Moonis of Myerstown Borough

      - Alex Halper of the PA Chamber of Business & Industry

11 a.m. Panel Presentation #2

      - Dan Betancourt of Community First Fund

      - Becky Konzelmann of SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon

      - Martin Wubbolt of PA CareerLink

12:15 p.m. Lunch with Keynote Speaker Governor Wolf (invited)

1:30 p.m. Panel Presentation #3

      - Tom Richey of LMS Commercial Realty

      - Kristen Watts of Fulton Bank

      - Jeff Steckbeck of Steckbeck Engineering & Surveying

      - Representative from Good Samaritan Health System

      - Audrey King of Bell & Evans

2:45 p.m. Break

3 p.m. Breakout discussions

3:30 p.m. Remarks by County Commissioner Bill Ames

3:50 p.m. Closing remarks

4 p.m. Adjourn

 

Click here to download an event flier and to view available sponsorships! 

 

Thank you to our lunch sponsor, PinnacleHealth. Thank you also to our program sponsors, Bell & Evans, Buzgon Davis Law Offices and First National Bank of Fredericksburg!

  

When:Wednesday, May 06, 2015 7:30 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:Lebanon Valley College Mund Center
101 N. College Ave., Annville

Registration:This event costs $50 for both Chamber members and non-members.Register Now!
For More Information:Greg Buckler

717-273-3727

gbuckler@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, May 07, 2015Public Affairs Events

Public Affairs Roundtable

Public Affairs Roundtable


The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce's May Public Affairs Roundtable will be held on Thursday, May 7, from 7:30 to 9:00 am. The roundtable will feature board member and superintendent for the Annville-Cleona School District, Steve Houser. Steve Houser will speak about what the county’s school districts are doing around Chapter 339 plans, which require each school to have an integrated k-12 career counseling plan. A growing piece of these plans include the public and business community. Joining Steve Houser for the roundtable will be Colin Romberger with the Boy Scouts. Colin Romberger will speak about the Boy Scouts' career development Exploring program and how potential partnerships with the business community tie in.

Sponsored by PRL, Inc., the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce's Public Affairs Roundtable provides a forum for Chamber members to discuss and obtain updates from key local, state and federal officials on current issues of importance to our area’s business community. Anyone with any questions on the Public Affairs Roundtable can contact Greg Buckler at the Chamber by phone at 717-273-3727 or by email at gbuckler@lvchamber.org.

When:Thursday, May 07, 2015 7:30 AM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:This event is FREE for Chamber members.Register Here!
For More Information:Greg Buckler

717-273-3727

gbuckler@lvchamber.org

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Friday, May 15, 2015Chamber Special Event

25th Annual Excellence in Education Banquet

25th Annual Excellence in Education Banquet

Save the Date!

 

Join nearly 400 Chamber members, students, teachers and their families at this gala event that honors the top five percent of the graduating seniors from Annville-Cleona, Cedar Crest, ELCO, Lebanon Catholic, Lebanon County Career & Technology Center, Lebanon, New Covenant Christian, Northern Lebanon, and Palmyra High Schools and the mentors who have made a difference in their lives.

 

Student/mentor sponsorships are $150.00 per student to offset the cost of meals for the business representative, honored student and mentor. Additional tickets may be purchased at $40.00 per person. Click here for more details.


When:Friday, May 15, 2015 6:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:Mund College Center
Lebanon Valley College
101 N. College Avenue, Annville

Registration:To register for this event or contribute a sponsorship, please contact Jessica Stankovich at the Chamber.
For More Information:Peggy Kreiser

717-273-3727

pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015Workshops & Webinars

Access to Capital

Access to Capital
Learn what financial resources are necessary to start your business and where you can access them. Become a stronger loan candidate.

Presented by Community First Fund*

Promoted by: The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
LVCC THE RESOURCE FOR BUSINESS
Business start-up. Business expansion. Business relocation.


*The mission of Community First Fund is to create sustainable prosperity for low wealth communities and individuals, especially Persons of Color and women, by aligning capital, knowledge and advocacy to advance business ownership, housing and community development in the communities we serve.

When:Tuesday, May 26, 2015 7:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:

Access to Capital Webinar

Event Registration through Eventbrite  

   
For More Info:Lydia Walker

(717) 273-3727

lwalker@commfirstfund.org

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Sunday, June 07, 2015Leadership Lebanon Valley

Lebanon County Restaurant Week

Lebanon County Restaurant Week

Come and join us for this wonderful community event...

 

Lebanon County Restaurant Week!!

 

June 7 - 13!!! 

 

 

Lebanon County Restaurant Week will be the premier showcase for local restaurants in the Lebanon Valley. Building off of the success of other regional restaurant week promotions in Hershey, Lancaster, Palmyra, and Annville, Lebanon County Restaurant Week creates the opportunity to invite new guests to dine in the area's establishments. 

 

This will be the inaugural week for Lebanon County Restaurant Week. Any restaurant within Lebanon Valley is eligible, and we encourage geographic diversity in our participants. It is our hope to showcase to both Lebanon County residents and Central Pennsylvania that Lebanon County is home to some of the most delicious food in the region. Interested in having your establishment take part in Lebanon County Restaurant Week? View the agreement form here for more details!

 

The current 2015 Leadership Lebanon Valley class has taken the initiative to create, plan, and promote Lebanon County Restaurant Week. Money raised from participating vendors and sponsorships will go into the LLV scholarship fund for future classes.

 

Stay tuned for more information on Lebanon County Restaurant Week and check back to view the updated vendor list and restaurant week specials!

 

Participating Restaurants (To Date)... 

 

Inn 422 

 

Texas Roadhouse (Palmyra)

 

Snitz Creek Brewery

 

 Tony's Mining Company

 

 Quentin Tavern

 

Le Sorelle Porch & Pantry

 

Hearth Family Restaurant  

 

Timeless Cafe 

 

Napoli Family Restaurant

 

The Jigger Shop 

 

Dairy Queen West 

 

Golden Corral

 

The Downtown Lounge 

 

  


When:from Sunday, June 07, 2015 12:00 AM
thru Saturday, June 13, 2015 12:00 AM
Where:All Throughout the Lebanon Valley...And Beyond!!! (Please see the complete list of participating locations above.)

For More Information:Kristine Warner

717-514-0321

kristine@gggraphicsandevents.com

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015Chamber Special Event

Annual Golf Outing

Annual Golf Outing

The Chamber's Annual Golf Outing is scheduled to take place Wednesday, June 17, at Fairview Golf Course located on Quentin Road in Lebanon. Cost for the outing is $95 per person or $380 per foursome for Chamber members, and $125 per person or $500 per foursome for Chamber non-members. Additional sponsorships are still available, and can be viewed in the sponsorship booklet. The Annual Golf Outing will feature a continental breakfast to begin the event, followed by a shotgun start (scramble format). The day will conclude with a lunch reception complete with awards and door prizes.

 

 Click here to download a registration brochure!

 

Register now to reserve your spot for this must-attend event!

 

Thank you to our event sponsors!

 

Co-Presenting Sponsors: LMS Commercial Real Estate & the Joseph Deerin Foundation

 

Bag Tag Sponsor: Good Samaritan Health System

 

Putting Sponsor: DRT Transportation

 

Breakfast Sponsor: Bulter Manufacturing

 

Lunch Sponsor: Capital BlueCross

 

Graphite Sponsor: PinnacleHealth; Jonestown Bank & Trust Co.; First National Bank of Fredericksburg

 

Hole Flag Sponsor: Arthur Funk & Sons, Inc.; Stanilla, Siegel and Maser, LLC; Grudi Associates; Lebanon Catholic School; Metro Bank

 

Tee Sign Sponsors: Balsbaugh Insurance Agency; Harry Bachman Auctioneer; Lebanon Farms Disposal; Woodland Contractors; Belco Community Credit Union; Sylvia Hoffman - Century 21 Krall Real Estate; Hains Dry Carpet Cleaning; G & L Trophies; Kades-Margolis Corporation; Stifel; Gill Rock Drill Co. Inc.; Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Ltd.; Bowman's/Byerly Insurance Agency; Amerman, Ginder & Co., LLC

 

  

When:Wednesday, June 17, 2015 7:30 AM thru 03:00 PM
Where:Fairview Golf Course
2399 Quentin Road, Lebanon

Registration:To register for the golf outing, please contact the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce office.
For More Info:Jessica Stankovich

717-273-3727

jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, July 07, 2015Chamber Special Event

Lebanon Valley Chamber Night at the Reading Fightin Phils!

Lebanon Valley Chamber Night at the Reading Fightin Phils!


Take your clients, employees, friends and family out to the ballgame!

The Lebanon Valley Chamber Night at the Fightin Phils will be held at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading and will feature a special giveaway/promotional item of a free kids replica jersey. The Reading Fightin Phils will play against the Portland Sea Dogs. The gates at the stadium will open at 5:00 p.m., with the game starting at 7:05 p.m.

This unique Chamber event will provide sponsoring member businesses with the opportunity to distribute a large number of free tickets for this game to their customers, vendors, employees and/or members of the public and the chance for extensive exposure for their business prior to and at the Fightin Phils game in Reading.

For a complete list of available sponsorship opportunities, view the flier here!

Thank you to Hall of Fame Sponsor Bell & Evans!

When:Tuesday, July 07, 2015 5:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:FirstEnergy Stadium
1900 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19612
For More Information:Greg Buckler

717-273-3727

gbuckler@lvchamber.org

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