A Message from Kathleen M. Mangan Chamber President & CEO

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A Message from Kathleen M. Mangan Chamber President & CEO

Business Women’s

Forum

Meet the College

Presidents

Annual Meeting

New Members

Feb

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P A G E 2

P A G E 3

P A G E 4-5

P A G E 6

Incoming director Deborah Brown Photo: is Bob welcomed

Saline

by Board Chairman Bill DeVore and fellow Board

member Robert Manbeck.

Members work the room and network before sitting

down to lunch at the Annual Meeting at the West

Shore Country Club on January 14.

Jan. 27

Olympic Festival

Feb. 10

Land Development Seminar (Sponsorship

Recognition)

Feb. 16

Joint Legislative Forum II (Senate)

Feb. 18

Winter Open House

Feb. 24

Meet the College Presidents

Inspiring Business

The Newsletter of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce

A Message from Kathleen M. Mangan

Chamber President & CEO

Dear Members,

I don’t believe there are many who are regretting the close of 2009

and not looking forward to a brighter outlook for 2010. This new year

brings with it a renewed hope for an improved economy, balanced

with a continued sense of caution in our financial decision making.

The past year’s economic climate may have a bright side, however.

Many have learned to do more with less, have reevaluated their

priorities and will likely view future prosperity through different eyes,

now having experienced this lean time.

While our challenges continue, the West Shore Chamber of Commerce is positioning

itself to be a “can’t do without” resource to you and your business.

As you probably know by now, the Board of Directors of the Chamber has developed

and approved a comprehensive three-year strategic plan that will serve as my road map

over the next several years. The Board, committees and staff are focused on incorporating

this new direction into each phase of our work, and we are already seeing the impact this

plan will have. For instance, we now have a new organizational structure from the Board

leadership to staff levels that I believe will increase our efficiency and effectiveness in serving

our membership. We will conduct benchmarking activities, investigate new and creative

funding streams, and identify and incorporate best practices into our daily operations.

My goal is to make the Chamber as pro-active as possible to the needs of our

membership. The Chamber should serve as a source of information and resources to

businesses of all sizes, and I plan to continue the great work of those who preceded me

in doing all we can to be that source. There are many interesting and complex issues on

the horizon, and I believe the Chamber will have an active role in identifying those issues,

gathering the data needed by our membership, and providing that information to our

membership, so they may utilize it for the benefit of their individual business needs.

This will be an exciting and challenging time, and I hope you will consider what

role you would like to play in it. I encourage you to get involved, whether it’s through

committee participation, sponsorship, or active involvement in one of the many

programs offered through the Chamber.

Chamber to Host Winter Open House

The West Shore Chamber of Commerce invites you to a Winter Open House on February

18 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Chamber office. Enjoy a wonderful afternoon of

quality networking with fellow Chamber members, staff and new President & CEO

Kathleen M. Mangan. A delicious lunch will be provided by The Lion’s Den Catering, a

division of sponsor Kessler Foods. Remember to bring extra business cards for the “Wall

of Fame”. There will be a 50/50 drawing and the chance to win great door prize items

donated by Chamber members. If you would like to donate an item, contact Leigh-Ann

Reitze at leigh-ann@wschamber.org. You are welcome to bring a non-member guest

so they may learn about the Chamber. Space is limited. To register, visit the Events

Calendar at www.wschamber.org.

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Business News

The bolded businesses in Business News

are Chamber members.

Pyramid Construction Services,

Inc., a Quandel Enterprises Company,

has recently begun construction on several

new projects: Carnival of Health exhibit

at the Whitaker Center; new urgent

care facility for ERgency Associates at

6481 Carlisle Pike; and office renovations

for Public Financial Management in

Harrisburg. Also, a tenant fitout for

Susquehanna Valley Pain Management in

the Heritage Medical Building, Lemoyne

and interior renovations for Hospital &

Health Systems Association of PA were

recently completed.

The Phillips Group recently honored

seven employees for 25 or more years of

service to the company. 25 years - Kevin

Mayfield, Dave Fleischer, Bill Burger. 30

years - Lenny Brown, Bruce Chango,

Bob Chilton. 35 years: Frank Newcomb,

delivery supervisor. For more info contact

Neal Goulet at 566-4541.

integra Print & Image is among an

elite group of companies whose growth

and profitability are increasing in the face

of ever increasing competition. One factor

is the ongoing training provided by CPrint®.

At the CPrint® Conference, not only did

the attendees work with their peers and

CPrint® staff, they ended the session by

taking a test that will help them become

Certified Production Managers.

The Small Business Development

Center (SBDC) at Shippensburg

University is one of 18 university-based

centers in Pennsylvania and part of a

national network of over 1,000 Centers

sharing business best practices and

expertise with entrepreneurs. The mission

of the Pennsylvania SBDC network is to

help businesses start, grow and prosper.

For more info call 477-1935.

SF&Company CPAs and Business

Advisors, with offices in Harrisburg, State

College, and York, is pleased to announce

that Julie M. Miller, CPA, has earned the title

of Certified Public Accountant. For more

info contact Lynette Larson at 843-0040.

BELCO Community Credit Union

announces the following: BELCO teamed

up with the Hershey Bears for the annual

Teddy Bear Toss on December 5, 2009.

BELCO employees and members donated

more than 400 toys and gave over $300 to the

U.S. Marines 2009 Toys for Tots collection.

BELCO also donated $500 in Visa® gift cards

to the Salvation Army Coats for Kids

Telethon with WGAL on December 11.

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Membership Director Profile: Tom Reed

In January, the Chamber welcomed Tom Reed as Membership

Director. Tom accepted the position because he believes “very

strongly in the benefits of an involved member of the Chamber of

Commerce,” and he wants to “help others benefit from membership

and being involved”. Tom states that some of the great ways the

Chamber benefits members are “mixers, committees, and the

monitoring of state or federal regulation affecting businesses”.

A lifelong resident of central Pennsylvania, Tom has had

relationships with Chambers for quite some time. He first became

involved in the West Shore Chamber as a general manager for the

Brenner family of dealerships. When he opened his own business,

Keystone Business Coaching, he joined the West Shore Chamber. As a member, Tom

found mixers to be one of the most profitable Chamber benefits. Tom has received many

referrals and great advice from members of the Chamber as a business owner, and now

wants to return the favor and “help others to achieve what they got in business for, and

to show them how the Chamber can help”.

If you would like to get in touch with Tom to ask questions about the benefits of your

Chamber membership, or know someone who would benefit from Chamber membership,

you can contact him at tom@wschamber.org or 761-0702.

Register Today for the Business Women’s Forum

The regional Business Women’s Forum will take place on April 12 at the Radisson Penn

Harris Hotel & Convention Center. This high-quality professional development event for

area businesswomen is the largest of its kind in central Pennsylvania.

The Forum will feature a morning welcome from last year’s event chairwoman, Jen

Delay; an informative and inspiring keynote address over lunch from Colette Carlson,

author and international speaker; and a closing address from Marcia Rynearson of

ActionCoach. Small group sessions on a variety of topics are scheduled throughout

the day and an exhibit hall featuring area businesses will offer useful information and

products for attendees.

Early registration will be available for a discounted price of $120 if reserved before

March 12. Women looking for inspiration, business connections and quality professional

development can visit www.businesswomensforum.com for a complete event schedule,

sponsorship information and to register to attend.

Generate Leads, Increase Foot Traffic, Have Fun:

Host a Chamber Mixer

More than 100 members look forward to spending an afternoon or evening networking

with fellow business men and women at Chamber Mixers. These events provide

members with a forum to do business with one another, build relationships, and receive

advice. Mixers are free to the membership and are some of the Chamber’s most popular

events.

As a mixer host, the sponsor provides

the facility, hors d’oeuvres, beverages and

parking. The sponsor is able to choose the

date, time and theme and the Chamber will

provide help in planning and executing the

event. The Chamber will promote the event

in press releases, the newsletter, the events

flyer, and online. Additionally, the Chamber

will take care of event registration before

and during the event. After, the mixer host

receives a detailed attendee list for postevent

marketing.

Mixers are limited to one afternoon and

one evening mixer per month. To become a

mixer host, contact Leigh-Ann Reitze at 761-

0702. Mixer dates are set on a first-come,

first-served basis.


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Chamber Newsletter Advertising and

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Every month, more than 900 business men and women look to their mailboxes and

online for the Chamber Connections Newsletter. These eight pages of business news,

advocacy, networking events and member activity are read by more than 98% of members.

Advertising and sponsorship opportunities are exclusive to Chamber members and can

be purchased for as little as $115.

Why Should I Advertise or Sponsor Connections Newsletter?

• Connections mails to the entire Chamber membership.

• 98% of recipients report they read and share it in their offices.

• There is no additional cost for higher visibility spaces.

• Connections is available on the Chamber’s homepage at www.wschamber.org for a

month and in the newsletter archives for an entire year.

Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited. For

more information on marketing within Connections Newsletter, contact Mary Clayton

at 761-0702 today.

Build Relationships with Educational Leaders:

Meet the College Presidents

Join the Chamber Education Committee and postsecondary presidents on February 24

from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at The National Civil War Museum. The Meet the College

Presidents’ convocation will address the opportunities, demands, challenges and

changes within higher education in central Pennsylvania and the overall impact specific

to economic development within the region. Build relationships with educators and

businesses, enjoy a delicious breakfast, and learn how these educational leaders, their

institutions, and their students positively affect the economic development of the area.

The cost to attend this event is $25/member and $35/non-member and includes breakfast.

Thank you to sponsor Daley Zucker Meilton Miner & Gingrich LLC.

Invited presidents will showcase their institution, curriculum, and current

programming while providing the audience of businesses, organizations, parents,

educators, and potential continuing education students with commentary on other points

of interest such as: preparing future leaders for the changing needs of the workforce;

new initiatives within each institution; embracing all generations; and community

involvement.

Confirmed guests include:

• Dr. Theodore E. Long, Elizabethtown College

• Dr. Melvin Schiavelli, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

• Dana Melvin, ITT Technical Institute

• Stephen C. Mac Donald, Lebanon Valley College

• Link Martin, Temple University

Harrisburg

• Carla Horn, YTI Career Institute

• Todd Milano, Central Pennsylvania

College

• William N. Ruud, Ph.D, Shippensburg

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• Dr. Edna V. Baehre, Harrisburg Area

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To register for this event, visit the

Events Calendar at www.wschamber.org

or fax your reply to 761-4315. For more

information contact Leigh-Ann Reitze at

761-0702.

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RGS Associates, Inc. a land planning,

landscape architect, and civil engineering

firm with offices in Brownstown and York

PA has been named as one of the fifty Best

Places to Work in PA for medium sized

companies. They are honored to have been

recognized with this award for the past four

consecutive years.

Elite Circle Computing LLC released an

iPhone / iPod Touch application for Multiple

Sclerosis (MS) patients. CEO David Warden

was diagnosed with MS in 2008, and designed

the app primarily to track medication use and

injection sites in a technologically advanced

way that is easier and more convenient than

paper journaling. Visit www.i-Inject.com for

more information.

This Holiday season, AmeriChoice Federal

Credit Union employees helped make

Christmas wishes come true for 20 needy

children in a south central Pennsylvania

community through a partnership with

the Mechanicsburg School District

Wildcat Foundation for “Project Gift Box”.

The School District identifies families in need

within the community, then area businesses

and community members “Adopt-a-Child”

to provide gifts for those children. For more

info, contact Toni Montgomery at 591-1269.

The Keystone Area Council Boy

Scouts of America announces that this

year is the 100th Anniversary of Scouting.

To reconnect with scouting, visit www.

keystonebsa.org.

RETTEW Associates Inc., an Engineering

News-Record top 500 design firm providing

engineering, transportation, environmental

consulting, planning and surveying services,

recently welcomed James M. “Jake” Wilburn

IV as a project manager in the firm’s

environmental sciences group. Wilburn,

a resources management expert, assists

private- and public-sector clients with

developing water resources management

plans and obtaining source water and

groundwater permits to meet environmental

compliance regulations.

NAI CIR announces the following transactions:

The Bill Gladstone Group represented the

landlord in the 12,755 SF lease renewal by

The Salvation Army at 5051 Hampton

Ct., Lower Paxton, handled the lease of an

additional 5,220 SF of office space at 5660-5670

Lancaster St., Hbg., and represented the seller

in the purchase of a 2,048 SF office building at

1103 N. Front St., Hbg. Joe Bedard assisted

in the lease negotiations of 2,400 SF of office

space at 4349 Carlisle Pike, Hampden Twp.,

and 3,714 SF of office space at 175 Limekiln

Rd., Fairview Twp.

West Shore Sportsmen’s Association

welcomes Gina Murphy-Burns to the Board

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Chamber Annual Meeting Celebrates 2009;

Looks Forward to Success in 2010

More than 200 Chamber members gathered at the 2009 Chamber Annual Meeting & Luncheon on January 14. Thank you to

sponsors Highmark BlueShield, Thomas, Thomas & Hafer LLP, and Konhaus Marketing & Communications.

Thank you to The Camera Box for providing all photographs of the Annual Meeting.

The Board of Directors announced its officers for 2010:

Chairman...........................................................................................Bill DeVore

Treasurer........................................................................ Aaron Grumbling, CPA

Assistant Treasurer................................................................... Jennifer Buehler

President.................................................................................Kathleen Mangan

Executive Vice President.......................................................... Tammy McCrae

Immediate Past Chairman.................................................................Chick Zoll

Vice Chair of Administration..................................................... Rick LaVanture

Vice Chair of Community & Economic Development..................... Rob Lauriello

Vice Chair of Member Services.....................................................Andrea Dietz

Vice Chair of Program.............................................................Rhonda Hebbard

Vice Chair of Public Relations & Marketing..................................... Bob Saline

The following Directors were elected and approved for terms ending 2012:

Deborah Brown...................................................................................Sales4You

Andrea Dietz.................................................. Urology of Central Pennsylvania

Bill DeVore........................................................................integra Print & Image

Aaron Grumbling............................................Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz

Rob Lauriello..............................................................RETTEW Associates, Inc.

Rick LaVanture..........................................................Holy Spirit Health System

Bob Saline, APR, Fellow................................................................. PRworks Inc.

Chick Zoll recapped 2009 and highlighted some

of the diverse ways the Chamber met member’s

needs through new programs, positions and

initiatives.

The Board thanked the following out-going directors whose

terms expired December 31, 2009 (pictured from left to

right): Marilyn Zywiec, Computer Information Systems

Inc.; Kerwin Stetler, Pyramid Construction Services, Inc.;

Jennifer Buehler, Buehler Wealth Management Group

of Wells Fargo Advisors; Not photographed: Donna

Davidson, Special Olympics Pennsylvania Area M.

Incoming Directors Bob Saline, Andrea Dietz, Rob Lauriello,

Deborah Brown, and Bill DeVore pose for a photograph after the

Annual Meeting. Not photographed: Rick LaVanture and Aaron

Grumbling.


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Kerwin Stetler (right) presented the 2009 George C. Hoopy Award to

Chick Zoll, Don Jacobs Insurance Services, Inc. Chick modestly

accepted the award and stated that he “had big shoes to fill, because

Mr. Hoopy was an amazing man.”

Kay Straw, Executive Director of Special Olympics

Pennsylvania Area M, in Donna Davidson’s stead,

delivered Donna’s speech. The audience was able to

take home a valuable piece of knowledge that Donna

strongly believes in: “It’s all about attitude”.

Reverend Ken Arthur led attendees in the

invocation and pledge.

More than 200 members had the opportunity to network at the luncheon.

Bill DeVore presented the 2009 Inspiring Business Award to Bob

Saline, APR, Fellow with PRworks Inc. Bob was honored

to receive this award because it “embodies everything that the

Chamber is about,” he stated.

Kathleen M. Mangan welcomed attendees at her first

formal appearance as the Chamber President & CEO.


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of Directors for 2010. Gina was elected in

the November Officer elections to serve

as Assistant Secretary. All other sitting

Officers and Board Members were reelected

to serve another term.

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Business News

Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz

(BSSF), a public accounting firm with

offices in Camp Hill and Lancaster,

is pleased to announce the following

promotions: Robyn M. Dougherty, CPA and

Corinne P. Rebinski, CPA were promoted

from Manager to Senior Manager. Jessica

L. Lacklin, CPA and Nancy L. Shifflet, CPA

were promoted from Supervisor to Manager.

Jennifer A. Matlock, CPA, Devon M. Ness,

CPA, and Shawn E. Thoman were promoted

from Senior Staff Accountant to Supervisor.

Robert P. Soltis was promoted from Staff

Accountant to Senior Staff Accountant.

Carrow Real Estate Services, Pa.,

LLC announces the following transaction:

Serena Schulz and Helen Latchford

represented the lease of 9668 sq. ft. of

office space in East Pennsboro Twsp. At 150

Corporate Center Drive, Camp Hill.

The Foundation for Enhancing

Communities (TFEC), is pleased to

offer scholarships to high school and

postsecondary students who reside in

Cumberland, Perry, Franklin, Dauphin

and Lebanon Counties. College tuition

rates are on the rise and the cost to attend

college is becoming increasingly difficult to

meet. The Foundation has approximately

80 scholarship funds, which granted over

$340,000 for the academic year of 2009-

2010. For more info visit www.tfec.org.

Orrstown Bank is pleased to announce

that Zachary M. Flynn, has joined the

company as a Senior Vice President,

Regional Senior Loan Officer overseeing

the commercial development efforts of the

West Shore region for Orrstown Bank.

Keystone Human Services presented

its 15 th Annual Chocolatefest, “A Celebration

of Love and Chocolate” with a Mexican flair

on January 17 in the Great American Hall of

the Hershey Lodge. All proceeds benefited

Keystone Human Services and their family

of nonprofit agencies.

Property Management, Inc. has been

awarded the management contract for

Graham Hill Apartments beginning

December 23, 2009. Graham Hill Apartments

is a 152 unit Conventional Apartment

Complex located in Mechanicsburg.

McKonly & Asbury LLP announces the

following promotions: Elizabeth Brooks,

CPA, Elaine Nissley, MBA, CISA, PMP, CCSA,

CICA, and Jason Skrinak, CPA have been

New Members

The following new members were approved by the Chamber’s Board of Directors at their

January meeting. Thank you to sponsors Bob Saline, APR, Fellow, and Charlie Oakes.

Cumberland Keuka Company

Keith Walborn

2850 Appleton Street

Camp Hill, PA 17011

901-5462

Transportation

Jacobson Staffing Company

Dawn Bateman

485 Terminal Road

Camp Hill, PA 17011

731-1636

Employment/Training

www.jacobsonco.com

Martin J. Flannery & Associates LLP

Martin Flannery

430 N. Enola Drive

Enola, PA 17025

732-2331

Accounting

Martin J. Flannery & Associates LLP

Nathan Hileman

430 N. Enola Drive

Enola, PA 17025

657-1300

Accounting

Member Renewals

Thank you to the following members who continued their support of the business

community by recently renewing their annual membership investment.

41 to 49 years

Yale Electric Supply Company

B & C Fasteners Inc.

West Shore Country Club

31 to 39 years

Barristers Land Abstract Company

Greater Harrisburg Assn. of REALTORS

Zimmerman’s Automotive Service Inc.

21 to 29 years

Heiss, Gibbons & Company Inc.

Econo Lodge

Lemoyne Sleeper Company Inc.

10 to 19 years

Card Express Inc. T/A The House of Cards

The Virginia Nut Shop Inc.

Greater Harrisburg Area SCORE Chapter

Hempt Bros. Inc.

Borough of Wormleysburg

Senate of Pennsylvania

Central Penn Appraisals Inc.

Cumberland Masonry Inc.

Smith Elliott Kearns & Company LLC

Central Pennsylvania College

West Shore Evangelical Free Church

Blooms by Vickrey Flowers & Gifts

Prevention Health Screenings

Kevin Felmlee

8 Appaloosa Avenue, 1st Floor

Dillsburg, PA 17019

432-7394

Health Care

www.preventionhealth.org

The Burg

Angela Durantine

1103 N. Front Street

Harrisburg, PA 17102

350-0428

Newspapers

www.theburgnews.com

Titus Leasing Company

Donna D. Brady

1851 Center Street

Camp Hill, PA 17011

731-0504

Financial

www.titusleasing.com

5 to 9 years

American General Financial Services

Sheaffer’s Carpet Cleaning

Hassinger & Company Inc.

United Water Pennsylvania

ITT Technical Institute

Homewood Suites, Harrisburg East

Eastgate Realty Associates

The Proper Printer Inc.

MidAtlantic Automotive Aftermarket Assoc.

Braceland Orthodontics

1 - 4 Years

Barbizon Modeling and Acting

Triscari Group

Courtyard by Marriott Harrisburg West /

Mechanicsburg

Black Consulting Services Inc.

iSS, Integrated Staffing Solutions LLP

Keystone Apple Inc.

Kline’s Quality Mowing & Landscaping

Inc.

Boshinski Eye Clinic

Boiling Springs Tavern

Holzer Design

York Waste Disposal Inc.

AutoCamp Tire and Auto Service


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U P C O M I N G E V E N T S

Members can register to attend Chamber events through the online events calendar

at www.wschamber.org.

1/27 Olympic Festival, 5:30 p.m. Networking Reception / 6:15 Dinner, Liberty

Forge, 3804 Lisburn Road, Mechanicsburg - Join the Altland House at Liberty Forge

for an Olympic Festival capturing the excitement of the 2010 Winter Olympics

scheduled to begin in Vancouver on February 12 with keynote speaker and Chamber

Director Diann Roffe. The cost to attend is $40/person, $75/couple and $300/table

of eight.

2/10 Land Development Seminar, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Harrisburg

West, 5401 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg - Learn more about getting past the difficulties

of land development projects. If you are a developer, land holder, attorney, municipal

manager, engineer or realtor, this program is for you. The cost to attend is $40/member

and $50/non-member. Attorneys can receive three hours of Continuing Education

Credit for an additional $25. Thank you to sponsors Central Pennsylvania Business

Journal, Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS, Smith Cartwright LLP and PA

American Water.

2/18 Winter Open House, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m., West Shore Chamber of

Commerce, 4211 Trindle Road, Camp Hill - Network with fellow members while

enjoying a light lunch catered by the Lion’s Den Catering, a division of sponsor Kessler

Foods. For more information see article on page 1. There is no cost to attend.

2/24 Meet the College Presidents Breakfast Forum, 8:30 - 11:00 a.m., The

National Civil War Museum, One Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg - Join the

Chamber’s Education Committee and postsecondary presidents at this convocation to

discuss the opportunities, demands, challenges and changes within higher education

in central Pennsylvania and the overall impact specific to economic development

within the region. The cost to attend is $25/member and $35/non-member. For more

information see article on page 3.

C H A M B E R S H O R T S

n The Business & Industry Night Committee has chosen this year’s theme: Monte

Carlo. Booths are available for $550 before April 17, and $600 after. To reserve your booth

today, contact Leigh-Ann Reitze at 761-0702.

n Thank you to the Strategic Planning Committee Volunteers who are helping drive

the Chamber into the future with a three year strategic plan. The committee members

are: Larry Bashore; Crystal Clark, Esquire; Bill DeVore; Andrea Dietz; Aaron Grumbling;

Robert Lauriello, PE; Rick LaVanture; Geir Magnusson; Larry Roberts; Robert Saline, APR;

Gary Scicchitano; Kipp Stecher; Kerwin Stetler; and Chick Zoll.

n Has your business card changed? If so, remember to update the Chamber “Wall

of Fame” with your most up-to-date business cards. Business cards can be dropped off

or mailed to the Chamber at 4211 Trindle

Road, Camp Hill.

n Check your Chamber emails for

information on joining 2010 Chamber

Committees. If you would like to receive

Chamber emails contact Donna Zywiec Inspiring Business

at donna@wschamber.org.

n The Cumberland County 150th

Civil War Commemoration Steering

Committee is looking for a Chamber

member to sit on the committee and

represent businesses and bridge the gap

between programming and the business

community. For more information

contact Sandy Allison at 761-0702.

promoted to Principal; Chuck Henry, CPA

to Senior Manager; Josh Bantz, CPA, Walt

Schiavoni, CPA, Lauren Kohr and Lyle Loeb to

Manager; Amy Fenninger, CPA, Sarah Frazier,

CPA , and Yanli Liu to Senior Accountant.

TheBurg, Harrisburg’s fastest growing

community newspaper, now celebrating

it’s one-year anniversary, has opened a new

office at 1103 N. Front Street in Harrisburg.

Our phone number has remained the same

- 350-0428. To learn more about them and

what’s going on in your community,visit

www.theburgnews.com and Facebook.

The Phillips Group’s adopt-a-family

program brought holiday cheer to three

families in central Pennsylvania. Phillips,

central Pennsylvania’s leading independent

office products company, has adopted

families every year for more than a decade.

Cornerstone Coffeehouse & Culinary

Kitchen’s back room is available for your

next party, private dinner, event or meeting.

It offers delicious breakfast, luncheon and

dinner selections for up to 30 guests. For

more info, please call Sue at 909-6854.

LB Smith Ford Lincoln Mercury is

holding its Second Mile Celebration of

Leadership on February 5 at the Hershey

Lodge at 6 p.m. This celebration will honor

Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally,

named one of the World’s Most Influential

People by TIME Magazine 2009.

Space Mart Self Storage is offering a

FREE climate control upgrade until April 1,

2010. Now, you can rent a climate controlled

storage unit for the same price as an ambient

unit of the same size. This represents a

monthly savings of $31 to $77, depending on

the size of the unit you need. Available for

most unit sizes. Call 790-9100 for more info.

Whitaker Center for Science & the

Arts announces it’s new exhibit, Carnival of

Health opening on January 16, 2010. More

than 2,200 square feet of fun-filled edutainment

will open visitors’ eyes to the wonders of

healthy living and the human body. Guests

of all ages can whack germs instead of moles

while learning about hygiene with Icky the

Clown; discover the importance of a healthy

body image with the help of a fun house mirror;

and challenge their bodies and minds with

these and other exciting hands-on activities

- all modeled after classic carnival favorites.

Sponsored by Capital BlueCross.

K o n h a u s M a r k e t i n g &

Communications is sponsoring the

Ski4Life fundraising event to benefit

the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

The event is to be held March 6 at Ski

Roundtop. Visit www.lls.org/cpaski4life

to register.


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