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Wednesday, November 13, 2019Business Development

SCORE: Simple Steps to Starting Your Business (Series)

SCORE: Simple Steps to Starting Your Business (Series)

SCORE 16 - Simple Steps to Starting a Business

November 13 - December 18, 2019

Simple Steps is a comprehensive program offered by the SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon Chapter with the goal of assisting and equipping small business entrepreneurs with the tools needed to develop a successful business plan. The program will help business entrepreneurs start and grow their business. The program consists of five 2+ hour sequential classes.Who should attend? Individuals or business partners considering starting a business, buying a business or small business owners who want to enrich and grow their business profitably.

SIMPLE STEPS SESSION 1: Starting a Business  An introduction to the SIMPLE STEPS Program including steps an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business or run a new business. This session provides:

Introduction to SCORE and entrepreneurial colleagues also starting a business– Myths and realities of entrepreneurship– Critical success factors– Types of Businesses– Overview of key business planning components to be addressed in detail in upcoming sessionso Components of business ownershipo Legal considerations (structure, licensing, taxes) Business and Marketing plan overview Financial Plan overview including cash management and funding

SIMPLE STEPS SESSION 2 : Business Planning  This session focuses on business planning. It discusses how to develop the business idea/concept, create the business model and data collection of core information to create a professional and viable business plan.– Developing your business concept– Elements of a Business Plan– Identifying customers and competitors– How and where to collect the information to complete a Business Plan

SIMPLE STEPS SESSION 3: Marketing This session provides an overview of a marketing plan and guides the participants on the steps necessary to build a successful plan. The discussion will touch on product definition, pricing strategy, competition, target markets, marketing strategies to reach customers and costs elements as related to marketing plan choices.– Define your product or service and the benefits they provide – Define and target your customer and the benefit you provide them– Differentiate your product or service – Promote your product or service – Place your product in the marketplace (retail store, website, mail order, etc.)

SIMPLE STEPS SESSION 4: Financial Planning and Projections  This session focuses on financial planning for a successful business. The session is intended to take the mystery out of the“numbers” and provide a clear financial framework and tools for understanding and tracking business performance. Participants will learn how to create:– Forecast of revenue and expenses– Cash Flow Statement and Balance Sheet – Profit and Loss Statement – Break Even Analysis and Benchmarks for your company compared to industry norms 

SIMPLE STEPS SESSION 5: Funding and Financing and Panel Discussion with Key Resources  This session discusses financing your business. The discussion includes sources of funds, financial statement analysis,accounting and bookkeeping systems, the six C's of credit, banking relations, ratio analysis, monthly preparation andreview of financial statements. A bank loan officer will provide an inside view of how a banker assesses the merits of business plans and loan applications.In addition, a panel of key resources every small business should know will be available to answer questions on why and how to get started. Resources include: Banker, Insurance Agent, Lawyer, bookkeeper and SCORE Mentor.

Register online here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=79jaircab&oeidk=a07efpgj78i6a15575c

 

 

 

When:
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Ephrata Public Library
560 South Reading Road
Ephrata

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Thursday, November 14, 2019Leadership Lebanon Valley

Winners Announced! - LLV Raffle Fundraiser

Check below to see if you had a winning ticket for a prize below!

 

Prize items include:

 

  1. A&M – Gift Certificate $25 (Rodney R)

  2. A&M – Gift Certificate $25 (Troy P)

  3. A&M – Gift Certificate $25 (Molly F)

  4. Ava Jordan Design – Husband and Wife Haircuts and Styles (Troy P)

  5. Be Fit with Sarah and Nikki – 5 Zumba Classes & Shirt (Zachary P)

  6. Bouquet Mulligan – Oakley Sunglasses, Travel Mug & Bag (Ed M)

  7. Christy’s Reflexology and Wellness – 30-minute choice of Reiki or Foot/Hand Reflexology (Krystal B)

  8. Cooper Spa – Gift Certificate $50 (Rich W)

  9. Cooper Spa – Gift Certificate $50 (Brenda B)

  10. E & E Metal Fab – Penn State Fire Ring (Justin K)

  11. Ed’s Automotive – Oil Change (Amaury A)

  12. Ed’s Automotive – Oil Change (Boris B)

  13. Ed’s Automotive – Oil Change (Michelle B)

  14. Ed’s Automotive – Oil Change (Nicholas G)

  15. Ed’s Automotive – Oil Change (Cindy K)

  16. Enck’s Gun Barn – Gift Certificate for a Training Class (Bob W)

  17. Fairview Golf Course Voucher – Weekday Golf with Cart (Rodney R)

  18. Game Traders – Gift Certificate $100 (Kelly W)

  19. Giant Food Store – Gift Card $50 (Jasmine M)

  20. Global Identity Screeners – VISA Gift Card $50 (Carrie E)

  21. Global Identity Screeners – VISA Gift Card $50 (David A)

  22. Hampton Inn – Lebanon – Overnight Stay (Jacquline W)

  23. 2 Sight & Sound Theater Tickets to Miracle of Christmas Show (Jen K)

  24. Holiday Inn Express – Lebanon – Overnight Stay (Jimmy F)

  25. Home Depot – 8'x8' Canopy (Dennis M)

  26. Home Depot – Char Grill, 2 bags of Kingsford Charcoal, and 2 Folding Chairs (Trevor N)

  27. Home Depot – 28" Glass Bistro Table and 2 Chairs Set (Corey D)

  28. Independent Consultant Paparazzi – Gift Basket of Jewelry (Peggy M)

  29. Iron Valley Golf Club – Round of Golf for up to 4 Players (Rosie H)

  30. J & P Winery – Gift Card $25 (Steph F)

  31. Jono Hardware – Stanley 1.5-quart stainless steel thermos (Josh W)

  32. Jono Hardware – Dewalt Organization Box (Boris B)

  33. Americana Wooden Cooler (Amaury A)

  34. Kalahari Resorts – 4 water pass tickets (Larry B)

  35. Kmart – 10’x10’ easy-up tent (Melissa H)

  36. Lovely Hair & Nails – Gift Certificate $100 (Jared H)

  37. LYLAB Technology – Microsoft Surface Go Tablet (Steve V)

  38. Panera Bread – Gift Card $25 (Rodney R)

  39. Pine Meadows Golf Complex – Round of Golf and Cart (Chantel L)

  40. Sheetz – Coffee basket, snacks and travel mug (Malachi R)

  41. 2 Sight & Sound Theater Tickets to Miracle of Christmas Show (Paige R-F)

  42. Gretna Hideaway – Gift Card $25 (Rodney R)

  43. SPLAT Studio – Gift Certificate $25 (Dave Y)

  44. Sprint – JBL Bluetooth Speaker (Jenny K)

  45. Swatara Coffee Co. – Gift Card $20 (Rodney R)

  46. Texas Roadhouse – Gift Card $50 (Jerry S)

  47. TGI Fridays – Gift Card $50 (Peggy M)

  48. White’s Harley Davidson – T-shirts and travel coffee mug (Kathy S)

  49. Anthony and Sons Auto Spa – Gift Certificate $25 (Jill F)

  50. Kalahari Resorts – Overnight stay & water park tickets for family of 4 (Nadia R)


When:
Thursday, November 14, 2019 8:00 AM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
For More Info:
Jessica Stankovich
(717) 273-3727
jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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Thursday, November 14, 2019Leadership Lebanon Valley

LLV Commencement Luncheon

LLV Commencement Luncheon

Join the 2019 Leadership Lebanon Valley Class as they look back on and celebrate the year's activities and become the next LLV alumni.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:

 

                                                                       

  

When:
Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Lebanon Country Club
3375 Oak Street in Lebanon
Registration:
Luncheon Registration (LLV Alumni) - $25
Luncheon Registration (Chamber Member) - $25
Luncheon Registration (Non-Member) - $35

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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Friday, November 15, 2019Business Development

Panel: Medical Cannabis and Company Policies

Panel: Medical Cannabis and Company Policies

Please join our panel of experts as we discuss:

Medical Cannabis and Company Policies

We've gathered a panel of experts to help answer your questions on medical cannabis.

  • Sarah Locklund, Community Outreach Manager, Herbology
  • Peggy Morcom, Esq., Buzgon Davis Law Office
  • State Rep. Russ Diamond, 102nd District

 

Topics will include:

  • What can you ask during an interview?
  • Legal issues – liabilities, discrimination
  • Understanding the benefits/side effects
  • Should I change employee policies?
  • How do people qualify to be a patient?
  • How could this affect someone's performance?
  • Will this interfere with health coverage qualification? 
  • Where does legislation stand on protecting employers?


And so much more. Please bring your questions and we'll let the experts answer.

 

There is no cost for this presentation.  

 

  

When:
Friday, November 15, 2019 8:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
While there is no charge for the event, registration is requested.

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Friday, November 22, 2019Business Development

Business Roundtable: Small Business Taxes & Accounting

Business Roundtable: Small Business Taxes & Accounting

Please join this month's Business Roundtable as we present:

Small Business Taxes and Accounting

What do you need to know about changes in taxes? What are the most common mistakes made in business accounting and taxes? Come on out for a casual presentation with plenty of time for questions and answers. Presented by Daniel Siegel, CPA, of Stanilla Siegel & Maser. 

This presentation is free to Chamber members and is part of our monthly Business Roundtable workshop.

Lunch is provided courtesy of Dominos Pizza, Lebanon. Drinks are provided by the Chamber.

While the roundtable is free, registration is requested.

 

Business Roundtable Annual Schedule:

12/20 - Getting Ready for Twenty Twenty.


When:
Friday, November 22, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:

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Saturday, November 30, 2019Leadership Lebanon Valley

Foundation Scholarship Fund Raiser


When:
Saturday, November 30, 2019 8:00 AM

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Saturday, November 30, 2019Leadership Lebanon Valley

LLV Board Giving

LLV Board Giving

When:
Saturday, November 30, 2019 8:00 AM thru 11:59 PM
Registration:
Donation levels include $20, $25, $50, $75 and $100.
Please contact the Chamber office if you'd like to make a donation in an amount other than the listed options.

Donate Today!

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

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Monday, December 02, 2019Chamber Special Event

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights

Join the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce on an Adventurous Trip to Iceland, a land and culture forged by fire and ice. Where steaming lava fields and massive glaciers sculpt mountains and valleys, leaving thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords. In this land of many natural wonders, enjoy the rare opportunity to see the aurora borealis - one of nature's most dazzling light displays, also know as the northern lights.

 

Tour Dates

December 2-8, 2019 

 

Tour Cost*

$3,999 - Double occupancy

$4,499 - Single occupancy

$3,969 - Triple occupancy

*prices reflect bookings made prior to May 23, 2019

 

Cost Includes 

Airport transportation, roundtrip airfare from Philadelphia International Airport, air taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel transfers, and 10 meals

 

Fantastic Experiences

- Explore Skogar Folk Museum, covering all aspects of Icelandic life.

- Experience the energy at the geothermal fields of Geysir and Strokkur.

- Learn about the volcanic nature of the island of Iceland during a visit to the Lava Exhibition Center.

 

Must-See Inclusions

- Search for nature's dazzling display on a northern lights cruise.

- See Jokulsarion glacial lagoon, filled with floating icebergs.

- Relax in the warm, mineral rich water of the Blue Lagoon.

 

Tour Highlights

Reykjavik, Northern Light Cruise, Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss, Vik, Seljialansfoss, Skogar Folk Museum, Skogafoss, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park, Vatnajokull Glacier, Lava Exhibition Center, and Blue Lagoon.

 

 

  

When:
from Monday, December 02, 2019 8:00 AM
thru Sunday, December 08, 2019 8:00 PM
Where:
Iceland - Reykjavik and Vik

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Tuesday, December 03, 2019Business Development

Workforce Investment Collaborative

Workforce Investment Collaborative

Please join us as we continue our Workforce Investment Collaborative.

The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation have partnered to address some of the ongoing workforce needs of Lebanon County employers. 

The purpose of the Workforce Investment Collaborative is to identify and prioritize common workforce issues faced by Lebanon County employers and develop solutions to address these issues within the business community. The collaboration will look for short- and long-term actionable items for the county and individual businesses. Topics may include best practices, streamlining operations, technology upgrades, and shared employees among others. Attendees will be invited to discuss their ideas.

This is an employer-driven collaboration to create viable solutions for workforce issues. There is no cost or membership requirement to participate.

While this is currently open to any Lebanon County employer, it is geared towards businesses with 20 or more employees. This initiative is currently not open to those who provide employment related services.

Future meetings will follow-up on previous discussions and review resources and obstacles to utilization.

The Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce and Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation invite businesses to attend but request registration by using the link below.

  

When:
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 8:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA
Registration:
Open to members and non-members. Registration is requested so we may plan accordingly for attendees.

Register

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

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Tuesday, December 03, 2019Business Development

Hiring: Second Chances Equal Smart Choices - Luncheon

Hiring: Second Chances Equal Smart Choices - Luncheon

Please join us for lunch as we discuss:

Second Chances Equal Smart Choices

Workforce availability is a challenge for many regional employers. Please join PA Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel as we explore alternative solutions for filling your workforce needs.

 

Agenda:

  • Introduction: John Wetzel, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
  • Comments from PA Chamber:Gene Barr, President & CEO, PA Chamber of Business & Industry
  • Lebanon County Employer: Terri Emler, Murry's, Inc.
  • Reentry with Q&A: Kelly Evans, Deputy Secretary and Dorenda Hamarlund, Workforce Development Specialist  
  • Lebanon County Jail Work Release Efforts:Tina Litz, Deputy Warden of Treatment, Lebanon County Correctional Facility  
  • Lebanon County Parole: Sally Barry, Director, Lebanon County Probation Services
  • Success Reentrant: Ernie Groff, I AM FIT owner and personal trainer, Sinking Springs and Temple, PA
  • Closing Comments: W. Gerard "Jerry" Oleksiak, Secretary, PA Department of Labor and Industry

 

There is no cost for this presentation but registration is requested. 

 

John Wetzel, widely recognized as one of the thought leaders in and voices of corrections today, was appointed Secretary of Corrections for the PA DOC in January 2011 by Governor Tom Corbett following a 22-year career in county corrections that culminated in a position of warden at Franklin County Jail where he oversaw a 20 percent population reduction during his tenure.  

Sponsored by:

  

When:
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
HACC, Lebanon Campus
Multi-purpose Room
735 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:
Free to members and non-members. Registration is requested.

Register

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

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Wednesday, December 04, 2019Networking Events

Women in Business Holiday Luncheon

Women in Business Holiday Luncheon

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

 

 Last year was a sell-out. Don't let your seat disappear!

Event highights include: a silent auction, buffet lunch, entertainment and more!

NEW Red and White Centerpieces to benefit the Women in Business scholarship fund

 

Silent Auction includes items from:

Pittsburgh Steelers

Spring Gate Vineyard

Tanger Outlets

Hershey Theatre

Fulton Theatre

Pittsburgh Pirates

Stella & Dot 

Harrisburg Senators

Tony's Mining Company

Coach

Kate Spade

 

More items are arriving everyday. Check back for a full list.

Thanks to our Presenting Sponsors:

 

 

  

 

 

 

Thanks to our Supporting Sponsors:

 

 

 

  

 

 

                                                                   

 

 

 

                                                            

 

                                                                         

 

Thank you to our Centerpiece Sponsor:

 

   

 

  

When:
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 11:30 AM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Lebanon Country Club
3375 Oak Street
Lebanon
Registration:
$35 Members
$40 Non-Members

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.

Register Here

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

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019Chamber Special Event

Membership Breakfast and Awards

Membership Breakfast and Awards

Join us for this signature event as we celebrate our members, review the year, and introduce our 2020 Chairman of the Board

  • Bob Harris Chairman's Award 
  • ATHENA Award
  • Ambassador of the Year Award - it's a surprise!
  • Business Milestones - Let us know if you have one
  • Non-Profit of the Year - we can't tell you... yet
  • Community Builder of the Year
  • Review of the Year in animation!
  • Preview of the Upcoming Year

This event is usually a sell-out! Register today to guarantee your seat.

 

 

Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor:

  

 

Special thanks to our Investor Sponsor AT&T

 Our Gold Sponsor

 

And Patron Sponsor

  

 

Special thanks to our Milestone Sponsor: 

 

 

 

Special thanks to the Athena Award Sponsor: 

 

  

 

  

 

 

  


When:
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
StoneRidge Retirement - Poplar Run
440 E Lincoln Ave
Myerstown, PA
Registration:
$30 per Member
$45 per Non-member
$220 per Table of 8
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.

Register

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Friday, December 20, 2019Business Development

Business Roundtable: Getting Ready for Twenty-Twenty

Business Roundtable: Getting Ready for Twenty-Twenty

Please join this month's Business Roundtable as we present:

Getting Ready for Twenty-Twenty

It's almost 2020! Are you ready? Do you have goals set for the year? How did you do in 2019? Come on out for a casual presentation with plenty of time for questions and answers. 

This presentation is free to Chamber members and is part of our monthly Business Roundtable workshop.

Lunch is provided courtesy of Dominos Pizza, Lebanon. Drinks are provided by the Chamber. Feel free to bring your favorite holiday dish as well!

While the roundtable is free, registration is requested.


When:
Friday, December 20, 2019 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon
Registration:

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019Chamber Special Event

Foundation Donation

Foundation Donation
Would you like to make a donation to the Lebanon Valley Chamber Foundation? We provide scholarships to Lebanon County Seniors attending a traditional 2 or 4 year college as well as trade schools.

We also provide scholarships allowing Lebanon County students to attend Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week.

Your donation can be any amount. If you don't see an amount listed, please contact the office.

When:
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 12:00 AM
Donate:
Pick your donation level. If you wish to donate an amount not listed, either combine multiple amounts or contact the office for an amount specific invoice.

Donate

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

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Thursday, April 02, 2020Foreign Tours

British Landscapes Tour

British Landscapes Tour

Join us on our next great trip!

 

British Landscapes

featuring England, Scotland and Wales

April 2-12, 2020 

$3,449 Double Occupancy  (Single $4,349; Triple $3,419)

 

This 11-day tour includes: 12 meals (8 breakfasts and 4 dinners), round-trip airfare from Philadelphia International Airport, air taxes and fees/surcharges, airport and hotel transfers, and hotel stays.

 

Tour highlights include: London, York, Edinburgh Castle, Lake District, Castle Stay, North Wales, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stonehenge and Cotswold.

 

Collette Travel Experiences

  • Behold the Crown Jewels of Scotland in a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle
  • Discover the picturesque Lake District 
  • Overnight stay in a historic Welsh castle

Must-See Inclusions

  • See the quintessential sights of London with a local guide
  • Venture to mystical, ancient Stonehenge

Culinary Inclusions

  • Enjoy a private dinner at Hall's Croft, a 400-year old Shakespeare family home
  • Dine like a Londoner with dinner at an English pub

Optional Tours

  • York - The Flavors of Yorkshire ($70 pp): Surround yourself in old-world ambiance and the fresh flavors of Yorkshire when dining in a family-owned alehouse located in the center of historic York.
  • Edinburgh - A Scottish Night Out ($110 pp): Join us for a rollicking evening of tastes, sights and sounds that are classically Scottish. Feast on a banquet prepared from a selection of local recipes.
  • London - London's Fab Food ($95 pp): Follow your guide on an engaging tour of London's more epicurious side.  

 

  

When:
from Thursday, April 02, 2020 8:00 AM
thru Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:00 PM
Registration:
Final day to register for this tour is Friday, September 26, 2019

Upcoming Information Session:
Thursday, September 5 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Chamber office
For More Info:
Jessica Stankovich
(717) 273-3727
jstankovich@lvchamber.org

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