Chamber News



Grand Opening & Open House at Pike County Chamber’s Newest Member Primerica Financial Services


Posted on April 4th, 2018
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce’s newest member Primerica Financial Services is hosting an Open House to celebrate their Grand Opening at the Lumberyard Shops in Milford, PA on Saturday, April 14th.


Stop over to 115 Seventh Street at the Lumberyard Shops in Milford anytime from 12:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. for some food and refreshments, see their expansive offices and learn all about Primerica a community based financial services company. Their focus is an educational approach to teaching people “how money works.”

They are looking to grow within the Pike County community and are also expanding their team. Interested future team members may call 570-296-4521 or stop by anytime.

Pike County Chamber to Induct New Directors and Install New Officers for 2018


Posted on January 12th, 2018
On January 24, 2018 (snow date January 31st) the Pike County Chamber of Commerce will hold their Annual Installation Dinner and General Membership Meeting where they will induct new Directors and install the new slate of Executive Officers for 2018. The ceremony and dinner will be at The Best Western Inn at Hunt’s Landing in Matamoras, PA. Any person(s) or business wishing to attend must please call and make a reservation at 570-296-8700 or email info@pikechamber.com. The fee for this wonderful dinner and dessert is $35.00 for Pike Chamber members and $45.00 for non-members and will begin at 5:30p.m.

The Pike Chamber exists to bring you more business; create better connections, make our member’s businesses more visible and develop community leaders.

In order to support those goals and our mission, the Chamber continues to search for ways to provide more complete and up-to-date information, services, and benefits to Chamber members and the community. Becoming a Chamber member will provide an individual or business with benefits and advantages only offered to members. The annual investments by our members provides the funding necessary to continue and expand the many programs and activities that are designed to benefit local businesses, as well as the community.

The newly installed President will be discussing a new blueprint for the Chamber’s role in community growth, the Pike Chamber’s “2018 Commitment to the Community”. This Commitment includes a number of planned key actions, including our vision to identify and pursue partnerships that we believe will provide value to our members and to the business community.

For more information about joining the Pike County Chamber of Commerce please call 570-296-8700, or visit www.pikechamber.com.

Ryan’s Deli and Pike County Chamber are Hosting a Business Networking Event!


Posted on January 12th, 2018
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce along with event sponsor Ryan’s Deli located at 707 Route 739, Lords Valley, PA would like to invite you to a Business Networking Event on Thursday, February 1st at 5:00p.m. (with snow date Friday, February 2nd) RSVP is requested.

A new addition to our Networking Events is the Pike County Chamber in a collaborative effort with the United Way of Pike County are having a FOOD DRIVE at EVERY Chamber function to help service all of the food pantries in Pike County. Please be sure to bring with you any non-perishable items in a bag to help!

Everyone (members/non-members) is welcome to bring your friends and business associates along with plenty of business cards and take advantage of this event to network your business, organization or upcoming event! You will have many chances to make new contacts and get more business no matter what industry you are in. Making those important face to face contacts at this relaxing evening event is such a powerful and affordable marketing tool that can help your business grow.

Along with a NEW FORMAT there will be complimentary food, refreshments, beer specials a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. If you would like to donate a door prize, please call ahead to let us know. Admission at the door is still FREE for Pike Chamber members or $10.00 for non-members.

Door prizes are an easy marketing trick that allows the winner to take home something from your business with your contact information for future business to you. Some good examples of a door prize would be a gift basket/bag filled with things from your company ie: brochures, magnets etc. explaining what you do, maybe a nicely wrapped box of samples if you are a baker or candy maker, a gift certificate for breakfast/lunch/dinner attached to a bottle of wine or Perrier. Even if you can’t put together something from the office, pick up a bouquet of flowers and attach your business card to it; people will remember you.

PLEASE RSVP by e-mailing info@pikechamber.com or calling the Chamber office at 570-296-8700.

CHAMBER CHAMPIONS EVENT CELEBRATES EXCELLENCE in PIKE COUNTY


Posted on November 3rd 2017
Set to be the business event highlight of the year in Pike County, the 2017 Chamber Champions Awards Dinner will be hosted by the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Friday, November 3rd, at Silver Birches (formerly Ehrhardt’s), on Lake Wallenpaupack, 205 PA-507, Hawley, PA 18428.

The celebratory event will honor individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations that are making a critical difference in economic development and quality of life across Pike County. “We are thrilled at the enthusiastic response to this very special event saluting some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs and human service professionals in our region,” says Dinner Chairman, Jack Boyle.

Award recipients include: dp Luhrs True Value Hardware and Woodloch/Business Expansion Award; Safe Haven of Pike County and United Way of Pike County/Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award; Greater Pike County Community Foundation/Organization Hometown Star Award and Key Food Marketplace of Milford/Business of the Year.

Individual recipients include: Amy Eisenberg/Individual Hometown Star Award; P.J. Wiebel of Econo-Pak and Justin F. Genzlinger of Settlers Hospitality Group/Rising Star Award, and Matthew Osterberg/Person of Excellence Award.

Davis R. Chant is the recipient of the Chamber Champions Lifetime Achievement Award.

The evening’s program includes a cocktail reception (cash bar), at 5:30 pm, followed by a buffet dinner, and presentation of awards by Chamber President, Jody Welsh.

It is fully expected that the RSVP-only event will be well attended, and so timely reservations are recommended. Congratulatory greetings and ads are invited for the official program book, with a firm deadline of October 19th for submissions.

Event sponsors include: Econo-Pak, The Honesdale National Bank, KKPR Marketing and Public Relations, Neversink Media Group, Sohn Media Solutions, JEM Screen Printing and Embroidery, Key Food Marketplace, Jersey Video and Myer the Florist.

Sponsorship and advertising opportunities, as well as ticket reservations, are available at (570) 296-8700 or info@pikechamber.com.

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is Rescheduling our Chamber Champions Awards Dinner


Posted on September 18th, 2017
The Board of Directors of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce respectfully apologizes to the Jewish Community for scheduling our Chamber Champions Awards Dinner on the Jewish Holy Day of Yom Kippur. It was an unfortunate oversight on our part. We truly appreciate the members of the Jewish faith who brought this to our attention. The Chamber never willingly wanted to offend any faith and we are truly sorry. It is most important that we be respectful to all faiths. So to all of our neighbors and friends from the Jewish faith please accept our apologies. We hope you will join us on the new date November 3rd to celebrate our Chamber Champions at Silver Birches Restaurant on Lake Wallenpaupack.

Businesses and business leaders across Pike County will be honored at the 2017 Pike County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Champions Awards Dinner, set for Friday, November 3rd, at 5:30 pm, at Silver Birches, 205 Route 507, Hawley, PA 18428.

Individuals and businesses in seven (7) categories will be recognized for their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the economic development and quality of life of Pike County. The event, which is expected to be heavily attended, is “by advance reservations only” as seating is limited.

2017 Chamber Champions Awards recipients include: Key Food Marketplace in Milford/Business of the Year; Matt Osterberg/Person of Excellence; Luhrs True Value Hardware and Woodloch/Business Expansion Award; Amy Eisenberg/Individual Hometown Star Award; Greater Pike Foundation/Organizational Hometown Star Award; Justin F. Genzlinger, Settlers Hospitality Group and P.J. Wiebel, Econo-Pak/Rising Star Award; Safe Haven of Pike County and United Way of Pike County/Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award, and Davis R. Chant, Lifetime Achievement Award.

“We expect this event to be a highlight of the county’s social calendar,” said Jack Boyle, dinner chair, “given the exceptional quality of these honorees.”

Noted attorney, Kelly Gaughan, Esq., will be the Emcee for the festive and celebratory evening, which will feature a cocktail reception (cash bar), dinner and program. Admission is $50 per person, with reservations being made by calling (570) 296-8700 or info@pikechamber.com. RSVP by October 25, 2017.

“The overriding mission of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce,” says Chamber President Jody Welsh, “is to accelerate business growth in Pike County, by promoting economic development while preserving and enhancing our community’s quality of life.” The Chamber Champions awards program, Welsh added, “salutes those who are making a difference in advancing that mission.”

PIKE COUNTY BUSINESS AWARDS SET for SEPTEMBER 29th at SILVER BIRCHES in HAWLEY


Posted on September 8th, 2017
Businesses and business leaders across Pike County will be honored at the 2017 Pike County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Champions Awards Dinner, set for Friday, September 29th, at 5:30 pm, at Silver Birches, 205 Route 507, Hawley, PA 18428.

Individuals and businesses in seven (7) categories will be recognized for their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the economic development and quality of life of Pike County. The event, which is expected to be heavily attended, is “by advance reservations only” as seating is limited.

2017 Chamber Champions Awards recipients include: Key Food Marketplace in Milford/Business of the Year; Matt Osterberg/Person of Excellence; Luhrs True Value Hardware and Woodloch/Business Expansion Award; Amy Eisenberg/Individual Hometown Star Award; Greater Pike Foundation/Organizational Hometown Star Award; Justin F. Genzlinger, Settlers Hospitality Group and P.J. Wiebel, Econo-Pak/Rising Star Award; Safe Haven of Pike County and United Way of Pike County/Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award, and Davis R. Chant, Lifetime Achievement Award.

“We expect this event to be a highlight of the county’s social calendar,” said Jack Boyle, dinner chair, “given the exceptional quality of these honorees.”

Noted attorney, Kelly Gaughan, Esq., will be the Emcee for the festive and celebratory evening, which will feature a cocktail reception (cash bar), dinner and program. Admission is $50 per person, with reservations being made by calling (570) 296-8700 or info@pikechamber.com.

The 2017 Chamber Champions Awards committee includes: Jody Welsh, President, Pike County Chamber of Commerce; Arlene Quirk, Keller Williams; Paul M. Brislin, EA; Derek Bellinger, Wayne Bank; Devron McDermott, Citizens Bank; Jack Boyle, Palmetto Court Productions LLC, and Lee Ann Camarero, Office Manager, Pike County Chamber of Commerce.

“The overriding mission of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce,” says Chamber President Jody Welsh, “is to accelerate business growth in Pike County, by promoting economic development while preserving and enhancing our community’s quality of life.” The Chamber Champions awards program, Welsh added, “salutes those who are making a difference in advancing that mission.”

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