604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042-5272
Phone: 717.273.3727
Fax: 717.273.7940
Email: info@lvchamber.org
Events

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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. The Chamber has a number of FREE tickets for members to distribute to their customers, vendors, employees and/or members of the public. Anyone interested in these free tickets should contact the Chamber office at 717-273-3727! The tickets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Thank you to Hall of Fame Sponsor Bell & Evans!

 

Thank you also to our Home Run Sponsors, CruiseOne, Porterfield-Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, Tom B. Morrissey TV & Appliance, and Steckbeck Engineering & Surveying!

 

Thank you to our media sponsor WQIC/WLBR!

  

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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Friday, July 10, 2015Chamber Special Event

Gus Deraco's Italian Sandwiches' Grand Re-Opening

Gus Deraco's Italian Sandwiches' Grand Re-Opening
Come and help us celebrate!
Gus Deraco’s Italian Sandwiches is hosting a ceremony to celebrate
the grand re-opening of their store!
Come and help us as we thank Gus Deraco’s for promoting business in the Lebanon Valley and wish them the best of luck in this new venture.
We hope to see you there!

When:
Friday, July 10, 2015 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Gus Deraco's Italian Sandwiches
27 South 8th Street, Lebanon

Registration:
Free for Chamber Members & the Public
Registration is not required but requested.

Register Now!

For More Information:
Bethany Houser
717-273-3727
bhouser@lvchamber.org

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Monday, July 13, 2015Networking Events

Cool Summer Networking

Cool Summer Networking

Don’t miss this truly unique experience at Lebanon County’s historic Cornwall Inn! Enjoy a summer’s night out with fellow colleagues, Chamber members and friends while delighting in hors d’oeuvres prepared by the Blue Bird Inn, wine & beer, and a great time socializing and networking. This event is hosted by the Chamber's Women in Business Committee!

 

All are welcome, so be sure to mention this fun event to your co-workers and friends! Bring your spare change! Each cocktail vendor will have a "tip jar" at their table. The jar with the most spare change in it at the end of the night wins the contest! All money collected will be put towards the Women in Business Committee's scholarship fund!

 

Featuring a SUMMER COCKTAIL CONTEST between restaurants. Winner receives the bragging rights for best summer cocktail!

 

Download an event flier here!  

 

Cocktail Contest Participants...To Date!

ADAMS Vintners 

Blue Bird Inn

Foundry Craft Grillery

Lebanon Country Club

Trattoria Fratelli 

 The Sinkhole Saloon

 

Door Prizes! 

$25 Blue Bird Gift Card

Door Prize from LCCTC

(2) 1/2 Massages from Lebanon Valley Massage

$25 Quentin Tavern Gift Card

Door Prize from The UPS Store

Select Bottle of Wine

 

Thank you to our venue sponsor, the Cornwall Inn, and to our food sponsor, the Blue Bird Inn!

Thank you also to our supporting sponsors for this event, The UPS Store and Members 1st Federal Credit Union!

 

  

When:
Monday, July 13, 2015 4:30 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
Cornwall Inn
50 Burd Coleman Road, Cornwall

Registration:
$15 per Chamber member
(with advanced payment or at the door)

$20 per Chamber member
(without advanced payment or at the door)

$25 Public Admission

Register Now!

For More Information:
Suzy Biever
717-273-3727
sbiever@lvchamber.org

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Wednesday, July 15, 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, July 15, 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, July 23, 2015LV Young Professionals

LVYP Mixer

LVYP Mixer

Join the Lebanon Valley Young Professionals for their July mixer! The mixer will be held at one of Woodland Contractors' model homes to showcase the company's construction services. This will be an old-fashioned, backyard BBQ featuring food, libations and some volleyball on the grass. Attendees are encouraged to dress casual.

During the fun event, attendees will have the opportunity to meet and network with other area young professionals from throughout the Lebanon Valley and neighboring communities. Each attendee will also have the chance to introduce themselves and their business or organization to the other young professionals in attendance. 

There is no cost for LVYP members to attend the event, while non-LVYP members can attend for a registration fee of $10 per person. Lebanon Valley Young Professionals members are encouraged to bring along a guest who may be interested in learning more about the LVYP.

The LVYP is an initiative by the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce aimed at supporting and developing the leadership potential of young professionals throughout the Lebanon Valley. The program is also intended to provide these young, emerging leaders with expanded opportunities for involvement in and impact on the community. The LVYP is open to anyone, ages 21 to 40, who lives or works in the Lebanon Valley.


When:
Thursday, July 23, 2015 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
139 Monticello Drive, Lebanon
at Strathford Meadows

Registration:
Free for LVYP Members; $10 Public Admission

Register Here!

For More Details:
Bethany Houser
7172733727
bhouser@lvchamber.org

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Friday, July 24, 2015Small Business Roundtable

Small Business Roundtable

Small Business Roundtable

Bring Your Issues! Small businesses face unique challenges. Roundtable attendees are invited to bring their issues to the table to share experiences and help one another! This month's roundtable discussion is all about the specific needs of the small business owners!

 

Drinks will be provided courtesy of the Chamber. The meeting is casual and attendees can bring their own lunch. Come early and network 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, July 24, 2015 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon

Registration:
FREE for Chamber members. Non-members can attend one session for free as a guest.

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For More Information:
Peggy Kreiser
717-273-3727
pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Monday, July 27, 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:
Monday, July 27, 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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Tuesday, July 28, 2015Public Affairs Events

Breakfast at the Fair

Breakfast at the Fair
Hosted by: The Chamber's Farm-City Committee

Breakfast is served! ...We invite you to attend this complimentary breakfast as the members of the Farm-City Committee prepare breakfast for you, which will include an omelet station, fresh fruit, pastry, juice and coffee.

After enjoying breakfast, you are in for a unique opportunity to hear from Peter Hughes, Red Barn Consulting and the "ABC's of Ag Construction Permitting." At the end of the program, Mr. Hughes will be available for questions and answers.

When:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Expo Center
North Hall
80 Rocherty Road
Lebanon, PA 17042

Registration:
Registration is strongly requested in order to provide enough breakfast for those in attendance.

Register

For More Info:
Peggy Kreiser
(717) 273-3727
pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015Chamber Special Event

Enck's Gun Barn Ribbon-Cutting

Enck's Gun Barn Ribbon-Cutting

Come and help us celebrate!

Enck’s Gun Barn is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their new store location!

Come and help us as we thank Enck’s Gun Barn for promoting business in the Lebanon Valley and wish them the best of luck in this new venture. We hope to see you there!

Download an event flier here!


When:
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:30 AM thru 11:30 AM
Where:
Enck's Gun Barn
17 East Main Avenue, Myerstown

Registration:
FREE!
Registration is not required but requested.

Register Here!

For More Information:
Jessica Stankovich
717-273-3727
jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, August 20, 2015Chamber Special Event

Legislative Update with Congressman Charlie Dent

Legislative Update with Congressman Charlie Dent
Join us at the Chamber for this exclusive event! Congressman Charlie Dent will be at the Chamber office to give members a legislative update. You won't want to miss this opportunity to meet and talk with Congressman Dent about legislation which could affect or benefit our Lebanon Valley community!

Register now to reserve your seat! This event is free, though registration is requested.

When:
Thursday, August 20, 2015 4:00 PM thru 05:30 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon

Registration:
This is a FREE Chamber event!

Register Now!

For More Information:
Bethany Houser
7172733727
bhouser@lvchamber.org

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Friday, August 28, 2015Chamber Special Event

2015 Old Fashioned Family Picnic & Charity Drive

2015 Old Fashioned Family Picnic & Charity Drive

Save the date for our Chamber picnic and charity drive!

 

Hosted by the Ironwood Community Foundation!

Schedule of Events

 

4:30 PM – Gates open and Kauffman’s BBQ Chicken orders can be picked up until 7:30 PM

 

Midway games and activities including both child size and adult size bounce houses and a dunk tank will open from 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM

 

All "For Charity" Booths will be active from 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM 

5:00 PM – Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest

5:30 PM – 3-Legged Race

6:00 PM – Pie Eating Contest

6:30 PM – Big Foot Race

7:00 PM – Cake Walk

7:30 PM – Gunny Sack Races

8:00 PM – Water Relay

8:30 PM – Tug ~ A ~ War

 

 Current Raffle Prizes: 

Grand Prize = 7 Night stay at a resort of the winners choice donated by CruiseOne! - Over $800.00 Value

8 days / 7 Nights accommodations donated by Excess Inventory - Over $500.00 Value

6 Month Membership donated by the Lebanon Family YMCA - $445.00 Value

Complete Vehicle Detailing donated by Klick Lewis Detail Shop - $250.00 Value

1 Year ( 3 day per week) Subscription to The Patriot News - Value $142.48

100.00 Dinner Gift Certificate donated by Final Cut Steakhouse Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

Travel Roll Bag & Gift Card donated by Mary Kay Cosmetics / Cyndi Blecker Coakley - Value $100.00

Four (4) $25.00 Gift Certificates donated by Quentin Riding Club - Value $100.00

Gretna Theatre Gift Certificates donated by Gretna Theatre

12 General Admission Tickets to any Reading Fightin Phils Baseball Games donated by Reading Fightin Phils Baseball - Value $85.00

Two (2) Lube, Oil & Filter Gift Certificates donated by: Ciocca Hyundai Dealership

Five (5) $10.00 Gift Certificates donated by Le Sorelle Porch and Pantry - Value $50.00

1 Hour of Free Bowling and Shoe Rental donated by Palmyra Bowling - Value $35.00

$20.00 Gift Certificate donated by The Sinkhole Saloon adjacent to Palmyra Bowing  

Click Here to Download Raffle / Door Prize Donation Form

 

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE TO CHAMBER MEMBERS, THEIR EMPLOYEES & THEIR FAMILIES!!!! 

For Detailed information visit

http://www.lvccsummerpicnic.com

 

Click Here to Download a Sponsorship Flier!

 

Click Here to Download an Event Flier! 

  

Click Here to Download a Registration Form! 

 

   

When:
Friday, August 28, 2015 4:30 PM thru 09:30 PM
Where:
Ironwood Community Park
(Between 14th Avenue & East Chestnut Street in Lebanon)

Registration:
Kauffman's BBQ Chicken must be ordered in advance for $7.00 per meal.
Basketball & Volleyball Sponsorships are available to Members Only.
Midway Booth Sponsorships are also available to Members Only.  Bounce House Sponsorships are available on a first come first serve basis.

Event Registration!

For More Information:
Nicole Ivie
717-273-3727
nivie@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, September 03, 2015Public Affairs Events

Public Affairs Roundtable

Public Affairs Roundtable

The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce's September Public Affairs Roundtable will feature Richard Dreyfuss of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. A Hummelstown native, Dreyfuss will speak on the state pension issue. He is one of the most renowned authorities on PA's pension issue, and is an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute's Center for State and Local Leadership. Dreyfuss is a pension and health care expert and is a regular contributor to PublicSectorInc.org. 

 

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. 


When:
Thursday, September 03, 2015 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon

Registration:
This event is FREE and open to Chamber members!

Register Now!

For More Information:
Greg Buckler
717-273-3727
gbuckler@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, September 15, 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, September 15, 2015 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon PA
Registration:
This event is FREE for both Chamber members and non-members.

Register Now!

For More Information:
Peggy Kreiser
717-273-3727
pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, September 22, 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, September 22, 2015 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon PA
Registration:
This event is FREE for both Chamber members and non-members.

Register Now!

For More Information:
Peggy Kreiser
717-273-3727
pkreiser@lvchamber.org

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015Chamber Special Event

2015 Scholarship Dinner - Featuring Pedro Rivera

2015 Scholarship Dinner - Featuring Pedro Rivera
Save the Date for the Chamber Foundation's 2015 Scholarship Dinner!

This fourth annual Lebanon Valley Chamber Foundation Scholarship Dinner has been organized to provide funding for use by the Chamber Foundation in providing scholarships to Lebanon County high school students to attend Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW), college and technical school. The Chamber Foundation plans to host this scholarship dinner each year in the future as a means of continuing to fund scholarships for students in our community.

This year's featured speaker will be Pedro Rivera, the Pennsylvania Secretary of Education. Rivera most recently served as the superintendant of The School District of Lancaster from 2008-2015 where he implemented a number of progressive initiatives. Rivera was also honored at the White House as a Champion of Change for his efforts to transform urban education.

Reserve your seat now for the Chamber Foundation's 2015 Scholarship Dinner to hear Rivera speak and to support the Foundation's efforts to provide scholarships to deserving local students!

When:
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 5:45 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:
Lebanon Country Club
3375 Oak Street, Lebanon

Registration:
Dinner costs $85 for both Chamber members and public admission.

Register Now!

For More Information:
Greg Buckler
7172733727
gbuckler@lvchamber.org

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Monday, September 28, 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:
Monday, September 28, 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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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! View the various sponsorship levels and the exhibitor agreement here. View the attendee registration form here. Download a "Save the Date" flier here.

 

Want to See Who Will Be at the Expo!?

Check out Who Has Signed Up So Far!!! 

 

Business Booths

Arthur Funk & Sons 

B. Moyer Radio Communications 

CruiseOne 

Foyers by Bruce 

Juniper Village at Lebanon

Kauffman Creative Services 

Kountry Kraft Inc.

Leadership Lebanon Valley 

Lebanon Transit

Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce 

Lebanon Valley College 

Leitzel’s Jewelry 

Member's First Federal Credit Union (Presenting Sponsor)

Metro Bank 

Steckbeck Engineering & Surveying Inc.

Traditions of Hershey 

WLBR/WQIC

 

Non-Profit Booths

Compeer of Lebanon County 

Developmental & Disability Services of Lebanon Valley 

Jubilee Ministries 

Lebanon County Christian Ministries

Lebanon Family Health Services 

Lebanon Valley Family YMCA 

RSVP of the Capital Region

 

Job Fair Booths

Jonestown Bank & Trust Co.

Lebanon Country Club

Luthercare 

 

 

  

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

Registration:
For More Information:
Jessica Stankovich
717-273-3727
jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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Wednesday, October 07, 2015Chamber Special Event

Hispanic Gala

Hispanic Gala

Break out your cha cha, conga, fandango, and salsa skills for the Hispanic Gala!!!

 

The Chamber is partnering with HACC Central Pennsylvania's Community College to host this gala event at the Lebanon Campus located on Cumberland Street. There will be networking, entertainment, authentic Latino cuisine, a Mariachi band, and a DJ for dancing! You won't want to miss this must-attend, unique, first ever, one-of-a-kind event! 

 

Save the date for the upcoming Hispanic Gala and brush up on your tango!

 

When:
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 5:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:
HACC Central Pennsylvania's Community College
Lebanon Campus
735 Cumberland Street, Lebanon

Registration:
Online Registration Coming Soon!
For More Details:
Bethany Houser
7172733727
bhouser@lvchamber.org

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Monday, November 23, 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:
Monday, November 23, 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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