The State Legislative Breakfast was held on December 4th at Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Restaurant. The legislative panel included Senator Lisa Baker, Representative Sandra Major, Representative Michael Peifer and Representative John Siptroth. The guest moderator for the event was George Roberts, TV-13 Senior News Anchor.
This Legislative event was excellent opportunity to hear first hand about the issues that have an effect on the area where we live and work. The Legislators discussed many current and imperative issues such as energy and the Marcellus gas drilling, educational issues for our youth and transportation for senior citizens. In addition, an update of the state budget was presented.
This legislative update was presented by the Southern Wayne Regional, Wayne County, Hawley – Lake Wallenpaupack and Pike County Chambers of Commerce. The joint chambers would like to acknowledge and thank the sponsors for this legislative event: The Dime Bank, Boucher and James Inc., Stephens Pharmacy and Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Banquet Center.
The Healthy Workplace Awards, sponsored by Blue Cross NEPA and ChamberChoice, were also presented by all four of the participating Chambers. The recipients were the Woodloch Pines Resort for the large business category and The Himalayan Institute for the small business category.