September 2012 Newsletter




In This Newsletter


Upcoming Chamber Events

Pike County Chamber of Commerce and Pike County Builders Association Annual John Gouse Memorial Golf Outing

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES 12th ANNUAL DAY OF CARING AND 10TH ANNUAL 9-11 MEMORIAL BLOOD DRIVE!

The Wayne Pike Chapter of the American Red Cross

Cellular One of Northeast Pennsylvania helps support the Delaware Valley Warrior Football team

Black Bear Film Festival Artful Bear Sculpture Honors Artist Jasper Johns & HIV Survivors and Victims

Jim Mahon’s Moving and Trucking Inc. Celebrate Milestone

September Events – 2012 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTE September 2012 Calendar of Events

23rd Annual Delaware River Cleanup was a huge success!

The Dingmans Bridge has designed a special maintenance schedule for 2012, due to the continued closure of Route 209.

Niki Jones Agency Donates Public Relations and Marketing for Black Bear Film Festival

United Way Funds Support Pike County Developmental Center

Rodeo Championship Finals!

SAFE HAVEN of PIKE COUNTY, INC. Update: Tour de Pike County!

Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. is pleased to invite you to become a part of the solution.

The Pike County Developmental Center Tricky Tray

Out of the Darkness Community Walk 2012

Forces of Nature

Grey Towers Heritage Association Receives Grant to Assist With Cemetery Repairs

Endocrinologist Joins Pocono Health System

SAFE HAVEN of PIKE COUNTY, INC. PRESENTS THE 14TH ANNUAL HOUSE TOUR: “BEHIND CLOSED DOORS”

Penn State Extension - Pike County - Pocono District

Small Business Institute Scholarship Available

Little Acorns Day Care News

St. Patrick’s Plans Parish Picnic

DELAWARE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION

The Wayne/Pike Technology Training Lab - Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Tree Walks Planned for September 15 at Grey Towers

Fall Harvest Festival at PEEC

WMH Auxiliary Luncheon & Fashion Show Guest Appearance by “That Shower Guy” Michael G. Stanton


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September 2012 NewsFlash


Upcoming Chamber Events

Monday - September 3rd - CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

Thursday - September 6th-
Finance Committee meeting 8:30am
Signature Event Dinner 5:30 at Woodloch Pines

Monday- September 10th-
Marketing Committee meeting 3:30pm

Wednesday- September 12th-
Membership Committee meeting 9:00am

Thursday September 13th -
Women In Business meeting 8:30am

Thursday September 20th-
Third Thursday Breakfast Seminar at Best Western 7:30am

Tuesday September 25th-
Board of Directors Meeting 7:30am at Belle Reve

Wednesday September 26th-
Networking Event at the Hotel Fauchere 5:00pm to 7:00pm



Pike County Chamber of Commerce and Pike County Builders Association Annual John Gouse Memorial Golf Outing

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Woodloch Springs Golf Resort

Tournament Schedule:
7:30a.m. Registration
8:30a.m. Shotgun Start
Lunch and Awards Immediately Following<...
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UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES 12th ANNUAL DAY OF CARING AND 10TH ANNUAL 9-11 MEMORIAL BLOOD DRIVE!

Sue Robbins of the United Way of Pike County announced that the 12th Annual Day of Caring will be on Saturday September 15th at Delaware Valley High School and Wallenpaupack Middle School. The 10th An...
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The Wayne Pike Chapter of the American Red Cross

is seeking volunteers who are responsible and reliable. The American Red Cross is an organization governed, supported and primarily staffed by volunteers. Today, 1.3 million Americans throughout the n...
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Cellular One of Northeast Pennsylvania helps support the Delaware Valley Warrior Football team

Cellular One of Northeast Pennsylvania is giving back to the community with a donation of $500 to the Friends of Warrior Football Booster Club. The Booster Club is a non-profit organization that prov...
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Black Bear Film Festival Artful Bear Sculpture Honors Artist Jasper Johns & HIV Survivors and Victims

The Black Bear Film Festival unveiled the 2012 Artful Bear Sculptures to the public in Milford on Saturday, August 11th, 2012 in the garden of the Milford Community House. The eleven bears and their a...
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Jim Mahon’s Moving and Trucking Inc. Celebrate Milestone

The local family owned and operated Jim Mahon’s Moving & Trucking has just celebrated their 39th year in business providing professional moving services to the entire Tri-State area.

Th...
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September Events – 2012 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

538 Emery Road
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
570-828-2319, www.peec.org, peec@peec.org

“Migrate to PEEC” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
Labor Day Weekend: August 31–Sept...
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ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTE September 2012 Calendar of Events

Tuesdays, Sept. 4 to Dec. 18, 2012 Art in Nature: Children’s Clayplay, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
This workshop will focus on hand building techniques including pinch, coil and slab pottery wit...
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23rd Annual Delaware River Cleanup was a huge success!

Kittatinny Canoes completed its 3 day river cleanup, using 210 volunteers to do 3 days of cleaning and 1 day of sorting trash.
70 miles of river and 140 shoreline miles were covered from Ten Mi...
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The Dingmans Bridge has designed a special maintenance schedule for 2012, due to the continued closure of Route 209.

. Details follow:

• Fall maintenance work will be performed during the week of September 10-14, 2012.

• On Monday and Friday of maintenance week, the bridg...
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Niki Jones Agency Donates Public Relations and Marketing for Black Bear Film Festival

Niki Jones Agency, a local public relations, marketing, and advertising agency located in Port Jervis, NY, elected to donate their marketing and public relations services for the 13th Annual Black Bea...
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United Way Funds Support Pike County Developmental Center

Sue Robbins and John Gilpin, both of the United Way of Pike County were very pleased to present a check in the amount of $4,000.00 to Liz Torkildsen, director of the Pike County Developmental Center. ...
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Rodeo Championship Finals!

See cowboys and cowgirls from across the U.S. compete in the Championship finals 2-day event on Friday and Saturday nights Sept. 14 and 15 at Malibu Dude Ranch. Cowboys compete in bull riding, calf ro...
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SAFE HAVEN of PIKE COUNTY, INC. Update: Tour de Pike County!

To accommodate some renovations to the course and to ensure the safety and comfort of our riders, the Tour de Pike County has been postponed until October 14, 2012.

If you have already ...
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Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. is pleased to invite you to become a part of the solution.

Beginning on September 11, 2012, Safe Haven will offer its newly designed 70-hour training program. This curriculum will enable you to serve the victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual a...
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The Pike County Developmental Center Tricky Tray

Saturday, September 15, 2012, at Delaware Valley High School 11th/12th Grade Cafeteria, Routes 6 & 209 in Milford, PA. Trays, Grand Prizes, 50/50 Raffle. Refreshments available. No admission fee. ...
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Out of the Darkness Community Walk 2012

Milford, PA, July 27—Suicide is the third leading cause of death among teens and young adults, and the second leading cause of death for college students. Additionally, older Americans over the age of...
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Forces of Nature

Tickets on Sale NOW
for Forces of Nature
September 8, 2012
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Grey Towers Heritage Association
cordially invites you to an event for...
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Grey Towers Heritage Association Receives Grant to Assist With Cemetery Repairs

The Grey Towers Heritage Association has received a grant of $20,000 from ESSA Bank and Trust Fund to help repair and restore historic family plot fencing and grave markers in Laurel Hill Cemetery, lo...
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Endocrinologist Joins Pocono Health System

Pocono Health System has welcomed an endocrinologist to its family of healthcare providers. Dr. Ronald Pyram completed his endocrinology fellowship at the SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, New Y...
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SAFE HAVEN of PIKE COUNTY, INC. PRESENTS THE 14TH ANNUAL HOUSE TOUR: “BEHIND CLOSED DOORS”

On Sunday, September 9, 2012, Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. proudly presents its 14th Annual “Behind Closed Doors” House Tour. This year’s event showcases select historic homes in Dingmans Ferry, i...
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Penn State Extension - Pike County - Pocono District

514 Broad Street
Milford PA 18337

9/4/12 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can’t find the answer to or a bug you can’t identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be a...
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Small Business Institute Scholarship Available

Small Business Institute scholarships are awarded to Food, Beverage or Hospitality based businesses who seek a hands-on, learning program designed to help entrepreneurs sharpen the skills needed to de...
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Little Acorns Day Care News

They are currently accepting applications for the 2012-2013 school year for Headstart and Pre-K children. Before and after school care is available as well. Little Acorns Day Care is a Keystone Star...
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St. Patrick’s Plans Parish Picnic

Milford’s Saint Patrick’s Parish proudly announces Sunday, September 16, 2012 as the date of their Annual Picnic. “Rain or Shine” this fun-filled event will be held on the parish grounds located at 1...
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DELAWARE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION

What is Co-Operative Education?
It is a program that combines classroom instruction with on-the-job training in a career area of the student’s choice. It serves students whose career obje...
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The Wayne/Pike Technology Training Lab - Ribbon Cutting & Open House

A ribbon was cut on July 24, 2012, officially opening The Wayne/Pike Technology Training Lab. “With over 70 community attendees, including many elected officials, the support of our community and loca...
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Tree Walks Planned for September 15 at Grey Towers

Guided walks and talks about the trees on the grounds of Grey Towers National Historic Site, 122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford, PA, are planned for Saturday, September 15, 2012, at 11:30 am and at 1:30...
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Fall Harvest Festival at PEEC

Celebrate Autumn the traditional way at the Pocono Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC’s) Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The festival will feature seasona...
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WMH Auxiliary Luncheon & Fashion Show Guest Appearance by “That Shower Guy” Michael G. Stanton

Find your new look from a familiar place—the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s Other Shop I or Other Shop II. New and gently-used clothing, from the elegant to the everyday, from both shops will be...
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