604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042-5272
Phone: 717.273.3727
Fax: 717.273.7940
Email: info@lvchamber.org
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Thursday, March 05, 2015Public Affairs Events

Public Affairs Roundtable

Public Affairs Roundtable


The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce's March Public Affairs Roundtable will be held on Thursday, March 5, 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, March 05, 2015 7:30 AM thru 09:00 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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Tuesday, March 10, 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:Tuesday, March 10, 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, March 12, 2015Business Development

"Eggs & Issues" Doing Business with Ft. Indiantown Gap

"Eggs & Issues" Doing Business with Ft. Indiantown Gap

How to do Business with Ft Indiantown Gap AND Six Veterans Homes, PA National Guard Armories and Field Maintenance Shops, PA National Guard Airbases and PA Veterans Service Centers.

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has on-going opportunities for vendors to supply services, supplies, construction projects and equipment throughout the state. There is a diverse need for a variety of supplies, from maintenance repair parts to building materials, targets, and books and publications. The Chamber's "Eggs & Issues" event is designed to help attendees learn how to expand their business by selling to the government. The program will include: - How to Register your Business - Finding Opportunities - Marketing Your Firm - Supply Schedules - Tips to Prepare Your Offer - How to Seek Additional Assistance In addition, a representative from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) team will be present to answer any questions an employer may have about responsibilities regarding the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA).  Click here to download an event flier!


When:Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:Ft. Indiantown Gap Community Club
Fisher Ave., Annville
Registration:Register Now!
For More Information:Peggy Kreiser

717-273-3727

pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015Business Development

Biz 101: Introduction to Business

Biz 101: Introduction to Business


Sponsored by Metro Bank and presented by The Women's Business Center at Community First Fund, Biz 101 is a seminar that explains the fundamentals of becoming a successful entrepreneur. Topics of the seminar include:
- Weighing considerations in starting a business
- Evaluating your business strengths and weaknesses
- Understanding and adapting your life experience (skills) to the business arena
- Developing a strong business idea
- Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur
- Key elements of a comprehensive business plan

This is the first in a series of business development workshops fostered and promoted by the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Business Center at Community First Fund, SCORE Lancaster Lebanon and the Lebanon Valley Workforce Alliance.

Click here to download an event flier!

When:Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:This event is free for both Chamber members and non-members, but registration is requested. Anyone interested in starting a business is welcome to attend!Register Now!
For More Information:Peggy Kreiser

717-273-3727

pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, March 19, 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! The Iron Valley Golf Club will be hosting the event to feature their facilities.

Click here to download an event flier!

When:Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:30 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:Iron Valley Golf Club
201 Iron Valley Drive, 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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Thursday, March 19, 2015Business Development

LCCTC Open House & Job Fair

LCCTC Open House & Job Fair
The Lebanon County Career & Technology Center is having an open house & job fair!

Is your business hiring? Interview prospective employees on the spot! At the open house, you can also promote your products and services, and learn about funding resources that your business may be eligible for to advance your employees' training and continuing education!

This is a FREE event! Space is limited, so reserve your table today! Reservations are due by March 12, 2015. To register, visit www.lcctc.edu/go or contact Lauren Holubec, Adult Education Coordinator, at the number below.

When:Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:Lebanon County Career & Technology Center
833 Metro Drive, Lebanon
For More Information:Lauren Holubec

717-273-8551 Ext. 2131

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Friday, March 20, 2015Chamber Special Event

Chamber Open House!

Chamber Open House!


We invite you to come out and meet the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce at our open house! If you are a Chamber member, have con­sidered joining the Chamber of Commerce, or have ever wondered “What goes on at a Chamber of Commerce?” we hope you will visit us. Mike Ebersole and WQIC will be broadcasting LIVE from the Chamber from 10am-2pm. We will have food samples available, made fresh and delivered from some of our member businesses.

We look forward to seeing you there! This is a FREE event and both Chamber members and non-members are invited to drop in to visit!  

Click here to download an event flier!

When:Friday, March 20, 2015 9:00 AM thru 03:00 PM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:Any Chamber member who desires to display their wares or services at the Chamber's Open House may call the Chamber for more information.
For More Information:Bethany Houser

717-273-3727

bhouser@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015Business Development

Finance 101: Introduction to Business Finance

Finance 101: Introduction to Business Finance


Sponsored by Metro Bank and presented by The Women's Business Center at Community First Fund, this is an informative training event that teaches individuals the fundamentals of the loan approval process. Topics of the seminar include:
- Basic banking practices
- The five C's of credit and how they impact your finances
- How to relate to your lender and create strong alliances with financial institutions
- The "behind the scenes" process of credit analysis and loan approval

This is the first in a series of business development workshops fostered and promoted by the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Business Center at Community First Fund, SCORE Lancaster Lebanon and the Lebanon Valley Workforce Alliance.

Click here to download an event flier!

When:Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:This event is free for both members and non-members, but registration is requested. Anyone interested in learning more about business finances and how to get a loan is welcome to attend!Register now!
For More Information:Peggy Kreiser

717-273-3727

pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Friday, March 27, 2015Small Business Roundtable

Small Business Roundtable: Identity Theft

Small Business Roundtable: Identity Theft


This month’s Small Business Roundtable open discussion will be led by Tom Cary, Identity Theft Specialist with LegalShield. Conversation will be centered on being proactive while protecting your identity.

Soda and coffee will be offered at the March Small Business Roundtable courtesy of the Chamber. Attendees are also invited to bring their own lunch. 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.  

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When:Friday, March 27, 2015 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Registration:While registration for the February Small Business Roundtable is not required, reservations are requested. Attendance is limited to 30 people on a first-come basis. The roundtable is free for Chamber members. Non-members may attend one session for free as a guest.Register Now!
For More Information:Peggy Kreiser

717-273-3727

pkreiser@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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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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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.

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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Thursday, April 23, 2015Workshops & Seminars

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!

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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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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, 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.

 

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

Breakfast Sponsor: Bulter Manufacturing

Lunch Sponsor: Capital BlueCross

Tee Sign Sponsors: Balsbaugh Insurance Agency; Harry Bachman Auctioneer

Putting Sponsor: DRT Transportation


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!

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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Wednesday, September 30, 2015Chamber Special Event

Business Expo!

Business Expo!

 

You are invited to attend the event of the year! Save the date for the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce's Business Expo! 

 

Join the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center to visit the many exhibits by area businesses and organizations, as well as non-profits. Don’t miss your chance to enter to win some fabulous door prizes and learn about the businesses and organizations that serve your Lebanon Valley. There is NO ADMISSION FEE for this event.

 

Come out and support the Lebanon Valley! We hope to see you there!

 

Early bird registration and sponsorships are now available. View the various sponsorship levels here. View exhibitor agreement here!.


When:Wednesday, September 30, 2015 2:30 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:Lebanon Valley Expo Center
80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon

For More Information:Jessica Stankovich

717-273-3727

jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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