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Monday, October 22, 2018Public Affairs Events

WLBR Election Debates

WLBR Election Debates

Please join Laura LeBeau, radio personality, as she moderates debates between:

101st State Legislative District

(R) Francis Ryan (Incumbent)

(D) Cesar Liriano

 

Pennsylvania State Senate District 48

(R) Michael Folmer (Incumbent)

(D) Lois Herr

 

Pennsylvania 9th Congressional District

(R)  Dan Meuser

(D) Denny Wolff 

 

 

 Registration is not needed. The public is welcome.

  

When:
Monday, October 22, 2018 7:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:
HACC - Lebanon Campus
735 Cumberland Street
Lebanon

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018Business Development

Professional Development Series: Session 1

Professional Development Series: Session 1

— a program of Leadership Lebanon Valley

Purpose: To provide education, training and tools to employees or anyone in the workforce who may be ready to advance to a managerial position. Individuals attending the training will enter the workforce with a greater skill set. This is an accelerated leader on-boarding program.

 

Who might utilize this program:

  • Any member business with employees that does not have an internal training program
  • Students and individuals who are looking to advance their skills before applying for a position
  • Employees moving into entry level supervisory positions

 

Program Structure:

  • Classes will run one time a week for four weeks from 8:00 -10:30 am
  • Classes last 2½ hours each for a total of 10 hours of training

 

Program Details:

  • Each class after the first will begin with a 30-minute reflection/discussion on how participants applied their new skills throughout the previous week
  • Participants will leave with a toolkit of resources and information to back up the lessons

 

Training includes:

Session 1: October 23

Self-Evaluation – What are your professional strengths and weaknesses, how can you utilize your strengths as a leader and develop strategies to overcome weaknesses.

Presenter/facilitator: Dennis Mellott - Team Builders

 

Session 2: October 30

Professional Standards in the Workplace: ethics, behavior, time management.

Presenter/facilitator: Dr. Marianne Bartley, Time to Think.

 

Session 3: November 6 

How to Manage Staff: motivation, managing difficult employees, scheduling, understanding HR and legal requirements, hiring and firing.

Presenter/facilitator: Sage Schott Reed, The Assessment Network.

 

Session 4: November 13

Becoming Part of the Company Team – advancing the mission and goals of the company, adding innovation and ideas for growth, making the change to management, managing the work-life balance.

Presenter/facilitator Robert Hadfield, Certified SCORE Mentor.

  

When:
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 8:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Members - 4 week course: $300
Non-Members - 4 week course: $500

Register

For More Info:
Karen Groh
717-273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018Chamber Special Event

38th Annual Farm City Banquet

38th Annual Farm City Banquet

Join us for our 38th Annual Farm-City Banquet! 

We are pleased to announce our special, guest speaker, Joe Bastardi,

Chief Forecaster of WeatherBELL Analytics!

 

 

 

This year's banquet will also be featuring:

Moyer's Mum Farm Tours Review

Farm City Scholarship Presentation

Bee Keepers Display 

Commodity Tables & Sampling

Amazing Door Prizes and MUCH MORE!!!

This is a Sell-Out, One-of-a-Kind Event! Register Today!

 

This year's banquet sponsors include:

Presenting Sponsor: MidAtlantic Farm Credit

Speaker Sponsor: Fulton Bank

Bronze Sponsors:

Farmer Boy AG

WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

Supporting Sponsors:

Buzgon Davis Law Offices

Steckbeck Engineering & Surveying, Inc. 

Table Sponsors:

Arthur Funk & Sons

Ebersole Honda Buick-GMC Hyundai

Ephrata National Bank

First Citizens Community Bank

Fort Zeller Farm

Kauffman's Animal Health 

Lebanon Area Fair

Lebanon County Farm Bureau 

  

When:
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 6:00 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Exposition Center
80 Rocherty Road in Lebanon
Registration:
$30 Admission
$275 Table sponsor, plus display table

Registration cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the event or attendees will be charged. All non-members must pay in advance or at the door.

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For More Info:
Jessica Stankovich
(717) 273-3727
jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018Business Development

POSTPONED: (Spanish) Marketing Digital (Digital Marketing)

POSTPONED: (Spanish) Marketing Digital (Digital Marketing)

Sin un presentador disponible, esto se ha pospuesto hasta que se pueda programar un maestro adecuado. Lamentamos cualquier inconveniente que esto pueda causar.

La Cámara de Comercio de Lebanon Valley lo invita a nuestro Taller GRATIS de Negocios en Español

(The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to our FREE Spanish Business Workshop)

Marketing Digital

Aprenda a usar el marketing digital para avanzar en sus objetivos comerciales y llegar a su cliente objetivo. Consejos de marketing adicionales estaran incluidos. 

Reserve su lugar hoy:

TEXTO 717-454-6985 incluya su nombre, dirección de correo electrónico y el programa al que asiste.


When:
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Free to all attendees

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Thursday, October 25, 2018Chamber Special Event

Greece - A Land of Gods & Heroes Info Session

Greece - A Land of Gods & Heroes Info Session

Join us for a FREE ORIENTATION on our upcoming trip to Greece!

The tour dates are March 16-24, 2019 and costs $2,599 per person plus FREE Delphi tour when registered by October 26. After that date, the cost is $2,699 and the Delphi tour is an additional $139.

This trip will feature: Athens, Arcadia, Corinth, Epidaurus, Kinetta, Mycenae, and Nafplion.

Optional tours and extension available.

Tour will offer: roundtrip international airfare, first-class hotel accommodations, 3 meals a day, deluxe bus tours, professional tour directors, and entrance fees for attractions.

Light refreshment to be provided. 

   

When:
Thursday, October 25, 2018 5:30 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street in Lebanon
Registration:
This information session is FREE to attend!

Register Today!

For More Info:
Jessica Stankovich
(717) 273-3727
jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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Friday, October 26, 2018Business Development

How Medicinal Cannabis Could Affect Your Workforce

How Medicinal Cannabis Could Affect Your Workforce

Please join our panel and Senator Mike Folmer as we have an open discussion on Medicinal Cannabis with experts in the industry.

  • What can be recommended by an approved practitioner?
  • How can it affect an employee?
  • Am I allowed to ask an employee what an approved practitioner has recommended?
  • Do I have to alter my company's drug policy?

It's time to get the facts and make educated decisions about your workforce.

Panelists include: 

  • John J. Collins, Director of Pennsylvania’s Office of Medical Marijuana
  • Dr. Jeff Raber, Director of Extraction and Processing, Whole Plants Health
  • Dr. Jahan Marcu, Chief Science Officer, Whole Plants Health
  • Mahia Sulemanjee Bortocek, Director of Marketing & Outreach, Greenhouse – a managing partner in the Lebanon Wellness Center 
    

When:
Friday, October 26, 2018 8:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
HACC, Lebanon Campus
Multipurpose Room
735 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
This event is open to all businesses in the Lebanon Valley.
While the event is free, registration is requested.

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Friday, October 26, 2018Business Development

First Steps to Starting Your Business

First Steps to Starting Your Business
The Small Business Administration and Kutztown Small Business Development Center will present a "First Steps to Starting your Business" workshop.

This workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop is designed for both entrepreneurs thinking about opening their first business and existing business owners looking for a “checkup”. 


When:
Friday, October 26, 2018 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Free to members and non-members but registration is requested.

Register

For More Info:
Karen Groh
717 273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Friday, October 26, 2018Business Development

The Business Roundtable: Small Business Certification

The Business Roundtable: Small Business Certification

Join us at this month's Business Roundtable as we present: Small Business Certification, presented by the Small Business Administration. You hear about small business certifications but aren’t sure how to use them. Learn the different types of certifications, how to apply and register your small business. 

Topics may include:

  • Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification
  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Certification
  • B Corp Certification (what is a B Corp?)
  • Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Certification
  • LEED Certification

This is open to all Chamber members. Non-Members should contact the office if interested in attending. While the event is free, registration is requested. Lunch is graciously sponsored by Domino's Pizza, Lebanon. Drinks are provided by the Chamber.

  

When:
Friday, October 26, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon PA
Registration:
Members are Free
Non-Members should contact the office if you are interested in attending.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018Business Development

Professional Development Series: Session 2

Professional Development Series: Session 2

— a program of Leadership Lebanon Valley

Session 2: October 30

Professional Standards in the Workplace: ethics, behavior, time management.

Presenter/facilitator: Dr. Marianne Bartley, Time to Think.

  

Registration for this 4 week course is available through the October 23rd event listing.


When:
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 8:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
For More Info:
Karen Groh
717-273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018Networking Events

Networking and Non-Profits

Networking and Non-Profits

You are cordially invited to attend our October networking reception! This event showcases the non-profit and community service organizations at work in our Lebanon Valley community and provides you the opportunity to make new connections with our non-profits and other attendees.

You’ll also have a chance to meet the nominees for the 2018 Nonprofit of the Year Award, which will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Breakfast on December 12. 

We've packed a ton into two hours! 

  • Tasty food catered by Quest Inc.
  • Free drinks including beer and wine.
  • Play our Connect Four game. Every one that Connects Four wins a Sweet Prize!
  • Wine and Chocolate attendee prizes
  • Non-profits make great clients! Make some connections today.
  • Let your voice be heard by voting your choice for Non-Profit of the Year!
  • Special performance by Lebanon Community Theatre previewing Little Shop of Horrors, opening October 31

 

We look forward to seeing you there! 

Are you a non-profit and would like to reserve a table? Reservations for tables can be made below or by calling the office.  

Non-Profits registered include:

  • Compass Mark 
  • Compeer 
  • Developmental & Disability Services of Lebanon Valley 
  • Domestic Violence Intervention 
  • Jubilee Ministries
  • Lebanon Community Theatre 
  • Lebanon County Builders Association 
  • Lebanon County Christian Ministries
  • Lebanon County Library System
  • Lebanon Family Health Services
  • Lebanon Valley Conservancy
  • Lebanon Valley Family YMCA
  • Londonderry Village
  • RSVP of the Capital Region
  • Sexual Assault Resource & Counseling Center
  • United Way of Lebanon County
  • Visit Lebanon Valley
  • WellSpan GSH 

 While the event is free, for members, registration is still appreciated. Non-members are $10 in advance or at the door. 

 

Special Thanks to our sponsors:

 

 

 

When:
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 4:30 PM
Where:
Alden Place
100 Freeman Drive, Lebanon
Registration:
DISPLAY TABLE:
Chamber Members $60
Non-Chamber Members $75

ATTENDEES:
Free for members to attend
$10 for non-members to attend

Registration

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Tuesday, November 06, 2018Business Development

Professional Development Series: Session 3

Professional Development Series: Session 3

— a program of Leadership Lebanon Valley

Session 3: November 6 

How to Manage Staff: motivation, managing difficult employees, scheduling, understanding HR and legal requirements, hiring and firing.

Presenter/facilitator: Sage Schott Reed, The Assessment Network.

 

Registration for this 4 week course is available through the October 23rd event listing. 

  

When:
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 8:00 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
For More Info:
Karen Groh
717-273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, November 06, 2018Business Development

Veteran Small Business Loans & Resources Workshop

Veteran Small Business Loans & Resources Workshop

Veteran Small Business Loans & Resources Workshop


Hosted in conjunction with the SBA and Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, attend this workshop to learn about financing options for veterans, how to prepare for funding, and resources.

 

This event is open to all era service members and spouses.

Questions? Contact Shannon Degiglio at 610-382-3082.

 


When:
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
Registration:
FREE for members and non-members but registration is requested.

Register Now!

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Tuesday, November 06, 2018Networking Events

Business After Hours: WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center

Business After Hours: WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center

Come on out for an evening of networking while checking out the advanced cancer treatment facility.

 

*Please Note: This event runs from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. 


  • Network with Friends and Colleagues
  • Enjoy Great Food & Drinks
  • Make New Contacts!
  • Door prizes

This event is free to members and a great chance to mix and mingle after a day of work. Not a member? It's time to join! Don't miss this opportunity to take a tour, network and take a look around.

WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center offers comprehensive, integrated care to patients. This includes chemotherapy, infusion therapy and radiation treatment. The facility also features many support services, including physician offices, a pharmacy and a spiritual center, as well as offices for social workers and dietitians. 


When:
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
WellSpan Sechler Family Cancer Center
844 Tuck Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Members are free but registration is requested.
Non-Members: $10 (must be paid in advance)

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018Business Development

Professional Development Series: Session 3

Professional Development Series: Session 3

— a program of Leadership Lebanon Valley

Session 4: November 13

Becoming Part of the Company Team – advancing the mission and goals of the company, adding innovation and ideas for growth, making the change to management, managing the work-life balance. 

Presenter/facilitator Robert Hadfield.

 

Registration for this 4 week course is available through the October 23rd event listing. 

  

When:
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 8:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
For More Info:
Karen Groh
717-273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018Leadership Lebanon Valley

LLV Commencement Luncheon

LLV Commencement Luncheon
Join the 2018 Leadership Lebanon Valley Class as they look back on and celebrate the year's activities and become the next LLV alumni.  

When:
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Lebanon Country Club
3375 Oak Street in Lebanon
Registration:
Luncheon Registration (LLV Alumni) - $30
Luncheon Registration (Chamber Member) - $30
Luncheon Registration (Non-Member) - $40

All current LLV class members are registered for this luncheon.

Tables of 10 are available. Please contact Jessica if you would like to reserve a full table.

Register Today!

For More Info:
Jessica Stankovich
(717) 273-3727
jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018Business Development

SPANISH: Contabilidad (Accounting)

SPANISH: Contabilidad (Accounting)

La Cámara de Comercio de Lebanon Valley lo invita a nuestro Taller GRATIS de Negocios en Español

(The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to our FREE Spanish Business Workshop)

Contabilidad

Este taller está diseñado para brindar a los propietarios de pequeñas empresas una visión general de la contabilidad, incluidos los conceptos y la terminología.

 

Reserve su lugar hoy:

TEXTO 717-454-6985 incluya su nombre, dirección de correo electrónico y el programa al que asiste.


When:
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Free to all attendees

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Friday, November 16, 2018Business Development

The Business Roundtable: What is SCORE and How Can They Help

The Business Roundtable: What is SCORE and How Can They Help

Join us at this month's Business Roundtable as we present: What is SCORE and How Can They Help My Business?

This is open to all Chamber members. Non-Members should contact the office if interested in attending. While the event is free, registration is requested. Lunch is graciously sponsored by Domino's Pizza, Lebanon. Drinks are provided by the Chamber.


When:
Friday, November 16, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon PA
Registration:
Members are Free
Non-Members should contact the office if you are interested in attending.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018Chamber Special Event

Workplace Health & Well-Being Summit

Workplace Health & Well-Being Summit

Join us for the area's first ever: Workplace Health & Well-Being Summit

Who should attend:

  • Business owners
  • CEOs
  • Upper and mid-level managers
  • HR Directors

 

Purpose: To provide resources and information for business to take back and implement with their workforce. This would help to build a healthier workforce and would cover topics including:

  • Physical well-being
  • Combating chronic illness
  • Reducing workplace and personal stress
  • Creating a healthy work environment
  • Mental health and support options
  • Drug and alcohol use issues
  • Holistic options: acupuncture, massage, meditation, oils, chiropractic, etc.
  • Implementation of practices

The outcome of which may: 

  • Reduce turnover
  • Allow for higher productivity
  • Provide more creative thinking
  • Reduce insurance costs

 

Schedule:

  • 8:00 am - Breakfast/networking
  • 8:30 am - Keynote Speaker: Jeff Allar, Vice President and Site Manager, Bayer Healthcare, Myerstown
  • 9:00 am - Break
  • 9:15 - 9:35 am - Session 1: Developing a Company Strategy: what is the value and strategy of an employee well-being program presented by Denise Graeff, System Director, Corporate Wellness, UPMC Pinnacle 
  • 9:40 - 10:00 am - Session 2: Metrics for Determining Success: How do you know your program is working? presented by Diane Harlow, Manager, Employer Based Wellness Services, WellSpan
  • 10:00 - 10:25 am - demonstrations, displays, break
  • 10:25 - 10:45 am - Session 3: Connecting Employees with EAPs: Using Healthcare Benefits/Tackling Anxiety and Depression presented by Mike Diller, Director, Employee Assistance Program, WellSpan Philhaven
  • 10:50 - 11:10 am - Session 4: Creating Happy Days: Reducing stress in the workplace, creating a happy work environment presented by Dr. Marianne Bartley, CEO, Time to Think
  • 11:10 - 11:35 am - demonstrations, displays, break
  • 11:35 - 11:55 am - Session 5:  Drug and Alcohol in the Workplace: The importance of a policy, handling reasonable suspicions, offering support - presented by Gina Giordan, Program Supervisor, Drug Free Workplace PA
  • 12:00 -12:20 pm - Session 6: Creative Benefit Packages: Adding Holistic Options presented by Patrick Freer, Strickler Insurance.
  • 12:20- 1:00 pm - Lunch and final remarks
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm - (Optional): Final demonstrations and displays in lobby

 

All attendees receive: breakfast, all sessions, lunch, and a tool-kit of resources.

 

There are many options for participating!

Chamber Members*: $100 per attendee (*Members of surrounding chambers are eligible at the chamber member rate - please contact our office for details.) 

Non-Members: $200 per attendee

 

Sponsorship Opportunities (Chamber members only): 

Gold Sponsor (multiple) $2,000 each

  • 4 attendees for the summit
  • Display space in the lobby with option of a demonstration
  • Pop-up Banner on display at the back of the multipurpose room
  • Inclusion of company material for participant ‘Tool kit’
  • Full page ad in program
  • Inclusion in all event marketing

Silver Sponsor: (multiple) $1,000 each

  • 2 attendees for the summit
  • Display space in the lobby with option of a demonstration
  • Inclusion of company material for participant ‘Tool kit’
  • Half page ad in program
  • Inclusion in all event marketing

Bronze Sponsor: (multiple) $500 each

  • 1 attendee for the summit
  • Display space in lobby
  • Inclusion of company material for participant ‘Tool kit’
  • Quarter page ad in program
  • Inclusion in all event marketing (name listing only)

Display Space: (multiple) $200 each

  • Display space in lobby
  • Inclusion of company material for participant ‘Tool kit’
  • Breakfast and lunch included (summit sessions not included) 

When:
Thursday, November 29, 2018 8:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
HACC - Lebanon Campus
735 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA
MULTIPURPOSE ROOM - off the main lobby
Registration:
Chamber Members: $100
Non-Chamber Members: $200

(members of surrounding chambers can attend at Chamber Member price - please call our office to register)

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For More Info:
Karen Groh
717 273-3727
kgroh@lvchamber.org

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018Membership Development

Member Connect

Member Connect

New and existing members are invited to join us for a presentation highlighting membership benefits.

Topics will include:

  • •What are my membership benefits?
  • •How can I be more involved?
  • •How can the Chamber market my business?
  •  

    Are you considering joining the Chamber? This is a great session for you too! There is no cost to attend. We look forward to seeing you!

     

    For registration please call 717-273-3727 or email Brooke at bmendoff@lvchamber.org.

    If you have any questions please contact Brooke at bmendoff@lvchamber.org  or call 717-273-3727

     

    When:
    Tuesday, December 04, 2018 9:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
    Where:
    Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
    604 Cumberland Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Registration:
    FREE to attend, but registration is requested.

    Register Now!

    For More Info:
    Brooke
    717-273-3727
    bmendoff@lvchamber.org

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    Wednesday, December 05, 2018Chamber Special Event

    Women in Business Holiday Luncheon

    Join us for the Women in Business Holiday Luncheon and Silent Auction!

    The Women in Business Committe invites you to enjoy an afternoon of good company and a silent auction to raise money for non-traditional student scholarships. Entertainment, a delicious plated lunch, and a festive atmopshere make this event an annual tradition.  

    Check back for a sneak peak at some of our silent auction items! 

     

    Thanks to our presenting sponsor:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Thanks to our Supporting Sponsor:

     

     

      

    When:
    Wednesday, December 05, 2018 11:30 AM thru 01:30 PM
    Where:
    Lebanon Country Club
    3375 Oak Street, Lebanon
    For More Info:
    Brooke Mendoff
    717-273-3727
    bmendoff@lvchamber.org

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