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					                                                                                JULY/AUGUST 2009
       Business
       Connections
        Promoting Business and the Economic Well-Being of the Region




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DELAWARE COUNTY, YOUR HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE!




                                                        INSIDE THIS ISSUE
                                                        2 Website Stats
                                                        3 Chamber Member Spotlight
                                                          Visual Sound
                                                        6 Bizz Buzz
                                                        14 Calendar of Events
                                                        19 Ribbon Cuttings
Message from the President
By Jeffrey G. Vermeulen
                                                                              Website Stats
                              Welcome to summertime in Delaware
                              County! We are fortunate to live in a
                                                                              For the month of April
                              region that experiences all four seasons        Hits: 463,525                                                 Visitors: 14,427
                              and as the temperatures climb, I                Top Categories searched:
                              encourage you to get out and enjoy the          1. Attorneys
                                                                              2. Accountants/CPAs
                              wonderful leisure activities available
                                                                              3. Restaurants & Take Out Foods
                              throughout our County.                          4. Consulting Services
                                                                              5. Advertising, Public Relations and Related Services
                             As I hope you took note of on the cover
of this edition of our Connections newsletter, we are hosting a new           For the month of May
event this summer called “Delaware County’s Rally for Business.” If           Hits: 475,122                                                 Visitors: 14,368
you are like me, you’re more than likely a bit tired of all of the doom       Top Categories searched:
and gloom economic news that’s being reported in the national                 1. Advertising, Public Relations and Related Services
media. I for one, have noticed there are some truly wonderful                 2. Accountants/CPAs
                                                                              3. Insurance (Agencies, Brokers & Carriers)
business stories to be told right here at home. As such, we, along            4. Manufacturers
with the Delaware County Daily Times and the Brandywine                       5. Real Estate Agents and Brokers
Conference and Visitor’s Bureau, will be hosting the Rally on August
6th to highlight these stories and celebrate our resiliency in the face
of enormous pressure.

Perhaps your company, or one of your clients or colleagues, has
celebrated a business milestone over the past 12 months. Or added
jobs. Or increased charitable giving. Whatever the story may be, we’d
like to hear about it. Over the next few weeks, we will be collecting
these stories and sharing them with our friends at the Times. They in
turn, will be printing a few selected success stories that will be featured
in a special “Chamber Rally for Business” section of the newspaper
surrounding the event on August 6th at the Drexelbrook.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         On the Cover
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Be sure to visit www.delcochamber.org for additional information                        Business
                                                                                        Connections                                                                                                      2009 Rally
regarding the Rally, and to find out how you, your company and staff                     Promoting Business and the Economic Well-Being of the Region




can participate in this truly unique event happening right here in                                                                                                                                       For Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Be sure to visit
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Delaware County. I would be remiss if I didn’t urge you while you are
                                                                                                                                                                                                         www.delcochamber.org for
on our site to click the “Delco/Brandywine Tourism” link to visit the                                                                                                                                    additional information regarding
CVB’s website for information on travel and tourism happenings                                                                                                                                           the Rally, and to find out how
throughout Delaware County this summer.                                                                                                                                                                  you, your company and staff can
                                                                                 DELAWARE COUNTY, YOUR HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE!                                                                             participate in this truly unique
                                                                                                                                                                                                         event happening right here in
On behalf of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, I would                                                                                                                                            Delaware County.
like to extend to you our wishes for a healthy and safe summer and                                                                       INSIDE THIS ISSUE
                                                                                                                                         2 Website Stats
                                                                                                                                         3 Chamber Member Spotlight

hope to see you at the Rally!
                                                                                                                                           Visual Sound
                                                                                                                                         6 Bizz Buzz
                                                                                                                                         14 Calendar of Events
                                                                                                                                         19 Ribbon Cuttings




Sincerely,


                                                                              Published by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce

Jeffrey G. Vermeulen                                                          For advertising information, contact Carol Hoffman at 610.565.3677
President                                                                     or email CarolH@delcochamber.org.
Delaware County Chamber of Commerce




2 Business Connections July/August 2009
Chamber Member SPOTLIGHT

Visual Sound
It takes a special company to stand out in today’s   leader in the industry. Our ability to grow and adapt
highly competitive audio visual (AV) market.         to the latest technology and customer needs allows
That company is Visual Sound. Owned and              us to provide a variety of services to a wide range of
operated by the Bogosian family since its founding   industries including education, government, houses
in 1967, Visual Sound is widely recognized for       of worship and corporate complexes.
providing its customers in the tri-state area with
two high-quality divisions, AV Systems Solutions     Bring Your Special Event to Life
and AV Rental / Staging.                             In today’s high-tech, high-speed world, audiences
                                                     expect to be wowed – enter Visual Sound.
Each project is professionally executed and          Combining our experience, technical expertise
backed by Visual Sound’s commitment to quality       and state-of-the-art capabilities, we help you
and service. At Visual Sound, size doesn’t matter.   reach your audience in the most memorable way
Its team of skilled experts can handle both the      possible. Our event production team offers a full
small and large jobs. Find out how Visual Sound      complement of services designed to add energy
can meet your AV Systems or rental/staging           and excitement to your affair, while removing the
needs. Call Dawn Blanford at 610-690-1491or          hassle associated with conceptualizing, planning
visit www.visualsound.com.                           and producing. These services include staging and
                                                     creative services, media content, technical
Customized AV Systems Solutions                      lighting and audio.
Visual Sound’s highly trained, industry-certified
professionals offer you much more than technical     When you only need to rent a sound system or
“know how.” Emphasizing prompt, professional         projector for a seminar or corporate event, our rental
service, tailored solutions and superior outcomes,   department offers an extensive inventory of
we ensure that your AV installation is perfect for   presentation equipment from which you can choose.
your space, your needs and your budget.              All of our equipment is meticulously maintained and
                                                     pre-tested before it leaves our facilities.
Decades of experience in designing, building and
servicing cutting-edge AV solutions has made us a




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                                                                                                                         2009 Rally For Business 3
                                              Members-on-the-Move

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU) recently made a $2,500               Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union dedicated a minimum of $5 million to
donation on behalf of its members to Tyler Arboretum’s Teaching Garden.         help local small business owners with their business borrowing needs. In
FMFCU made the donation as part of its recent e-Services Campaign               addition, the Credit Union recently added a full line of business services
where members were encouraged to help save the environment by                   and hired Business Development and Commercial Loan Officer, Darren
reducing paper waste and signing up for FMFCU’s electronic services.            Mitchell.

On May 1, the Pennsylvania Department of Education granted Neumann              The March of Dimes is honoring five outstanding members of the Delaware
College the approval to become Neumann University. The process of               County community at their 14th Annual Salute to Excellence in Delaware
achieving university status took more than two years from concept to            County on October 8, 2009, which will be held at Drexelbrook Catering
completion. It is the latest milestone in Neumann’s growth.                     & Banquet facility. This event helps raise money for the March of Dimes
                                                                                mission of improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects,
Delaware County has been chosen to receive $156,640.00 to supplement            premature birth and infant mortality. Contact Alexis Dowhie Moyer at
emergency food and shelter programs in the county. A Local Board made           (610)-945-6050.
up of United Way of Southeast Delaware County, Community Action
Agency of Delaware County, City Team Ministries, Catholic Social                The Entrepreneur’s Source has introduced a new program called AIM for
Services, Family and Community Service of Delaware County and other             Success™. The program is designed for sole proprietors and aspiring
organizations determined how the funds were distributed.                        entrepreneurs. This interactive education program is offered in a group
                                                                                coaching format. Visit www.AIM-FAST.com for more details.
Diane McNitt, President, McNitt Marketing, an award-winning marketing
firm, has expanded her company’s writing services to include editing and        Clear Sound Professional Audio and Video Support is the proud A/V
proofreading of technical articles, books, case studies, directories, buyers’   Sponsor of the 2009 Best of the Main Line Party. This year’s party will be
guides and catalogs, along with creative writing of brochures, newsletters,     on Thursday July 23rd, held at the Drexelbrook Catering & Banquet
flyers, press releases, and web sites.                                          Facility in Drexel Hill, PA. Proceeds benefit Home of the Sparrow,
                                                                                Mommy’s Light and Women’s Resource Center.
The Quality Inn, located at 4 South New Middletown Road, Media, PA, is
now open. The completely renovated hotel features 83 guestrooms, and            Clark and Sallie Bongaardt, owners of Comfort Keepers, were recently
offers Free Deluxe Continental Breakfast, Free High Speed Internet and          honored with a national award by CK Franchising, Inc. for their
Fitness Center. Guestrooms are equipped with microwaves and                     performance as Comfort Keepers franchise owners. The couple received
refrigerators. Whirlpool rooms with new flat screen TV’s are available.         one of the top honors at the Dinner Celebration when they were inducted
Call 610-565-5800 for reservations.                                             into the President’s Club for the fifth year in a row.

Volunteering for the Delaware County Literacy Council is a great way to
give back to your community. It requires a commitment of 1-2 hours, two


                                                                                     FREE
times a week. Also we like our tutors to be able to commit to at least 6
months. The DCLC is dedicated to providing free, individual and small
group literacy instruction to non- and low-reading adults. Visit
www.delcoliteracy.org for more info.

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce announced that
                                                                                       Advertising for
Pennsylvania State Senator Rob Wonderling (R-24th) has been chosen to                  Chamber Members!
become the next President & CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber.
Sen. Wonderling is a 1984 graduate of Allegheny College and received a
                                                                                       As a chamber member, you can share your
Master's degree in Government Administration from the University of
                                                                                       news and upcoming events both online and in
Pennsylvania in 1991.
                                                                                       Business Connections for free! The Members-
Donna L. Urian, CPA of Fischer Cunnane & Associates, Ltd. has been
                                                                                       on-the-Move section is a great way to share
named by Governor Ed Rendell as one of Pennsylvania’s Best 50 Women                    your company’s announcements, news, etc.
in Business for 2009. This program, conceived in 1996, recognizes women                A new added feature is the community
who share a commitment to business growth, to professional excellence                  calendar and bulletin board available at
and to the community - women who are shaping the economic future of                    www.delcochamber.org, which allows you
Pennsylvania.                                                                          to share the same information with the
                                                                                       thousands of visitors that log onto the
Delaware County Community Foundation has been offered a challenge                      chamber’s website.
grant of $100,000 from The Sunshine Lady Foundation to help Delaware
County families facing hardships. However, these funds will be available                               For details email
only if DCCF can raise another $100,000 in matching gifts from the                                carolh@delcochamber.org
community by Dec. 31, 2009. For more information or to donate to this
challenge, visit www.delcocf.org.


4 Business Connections July/August 2009
Government Affairs
 Update                                 The Gas Tax Doesn’t Cut It Anymore
                                        The transportation network in this       requiring the Pennsylvania Turnpike to make periodic payments to
                                        country is set up for a colossal         PennDOT, which then distributes the money statewide. The $1.6 billion
                                        collapse. We built our interstate road   paid out so far by the Commission rescued some mass transit systems from
                                        system and many of our state roads       bankruptcy, and funded road and bridge improvements in every one of
                                        on a combined federal/state gasoline     Pennsylvania’s 67 counties. But the Turnpike payments cover only part of
                                        tax that fifty years ago equaled 35      the bill and are only part of the 2007 law. Under the other part of the law,
                                        percent of the price of a gallon of      the Commission erects tolls on Interstate 80 and uses the receipts to rebuild
                                        gas. It’s now 20 percent. Cutting        I-80. The toll money relieves PennDOT of an $80 million-a-year burden
                                        into the tax receipts even more are      for maintaining the road. That money could be spent on other road and
                                        cars getting more miles per gallon,      bridge projects statewide. If we don’t toll I-80, our transportation funding
                                        and the increased use of alternative     again drops off the shelf.
                                        fuels. We could probably squeak by
                                        with the falling tax receipts, if it     The law also evens the responsibility for paying for the road and bridge
                                        were just a question of funding road     maintenance. The haulers that use I-80 as a state throughway would share
                                        and bridge maintenance. But we’re        some of the road maintenance burden in this state. Now, the trucks and
                                        back at square one. We need to           cars using the Pennsylvania Turnpike are shouldering most of the burden.
                                        rebuild entire sections of highways      At the same time, Act 44 protects local I-80 drivers with a tolling system
                                        and bridges. We need the same level      that ensures 70 percent of everyday car drivers will never pay a toll.
of money in real dollars we raised fifty years ago.
                                                                                 A transportation commission appointed by Governor Rendell in 2004
In a less politically sensitive world state lawmakers and Congress would         concluded that each year Pennsylvania falls $1.7 billion short in
have voted over the years to keep state and federal per gallon taxes at the      transportation funding. The shortages have a cumulative effect. Each year
same level. Taxes, though, have not kept pace with the increase in gas           our bridges weaken a little more, our roads continue to crumble and our
prices. Remember the gas tax is not a percentage tax. It’s a flat per gallon     mass transit systems get a little shoddier. We would need a 15 cent increase
tax. The drop off in tax receipts over the past decades has been staggering.     in the gas tax to make up the difference. That’s 15 cents more per gallon
                                                                                 for every Pennsylvania driver. Or we could even the funding burden by
In 2007, state lawmakers approved an inspired funding alternative. Act 44        tolling I-80. That’s an easy call to make.
increases funding for roads, bridges and even our mass transit systems by




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Bizz Buzz
FACING TODAY’S TALENT
CHALLENGES
To meet today’s challenges, companies world-wide are searching for ways           a person to take action. People can be managed more effectively in an
to do more with less. While many strategies offer streamlined processes and       environment where their motivators are naturally satisfied. Finally, an
ways to add value, the biggest opportunities to meet this challenge lie           assessment of an individual’s personal skills will allow you to determine
within the talent themselves and are critical to future success, including:       WHAT specific talents your employee will naturally excel in and can
                                                                                  ensure you are leveraging the skills they bring to the table. Different than
  • Finding the right talent
                                                                                  hard skills, such as engineering techniques or medical procedures, personal
  • Retaining your top performers
                                                                                  skills are more intangible, such as teamwork, personal accountability and
  • Ensuring your best employees have the opportunity to thrive
                                                                                  self management.
Managing talent can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be. The key is to
                                                                                  Together, this total person analysis will give you a more complete picture
understand the current needs of the organization and what each unique
                                                                                  of personal talent so you can make tough decisions with support, rather
individual brings to the job to help you make tough talent decisions.
                                                                                  than relying on education, experience and intelligence alone. How would
While education, experience and intelligence are important, you simply            a total person analysis benefit your talent management initiatives in hiring,
cannot uncover the true picture of human talent without a total person            leadership development, succession planning or team building?
analysis that includes an assessment of behaviors, values and personal skills.
Together, these areas present a more in-depth approach to truly
understanding an individual’s unique characteristics and how they apply                                     Andy Laskey
to performance on the job.                                                                                  Business Coach
In particular, a behavioral assessment will reveal HOW people behave                                        The Entrepreneur’s Source / AdviCoach
through their natural style in dealing with four different areas: problems,                                 484-490-5423
people, pace and procedure. With a better understanding and appreciation                                    alaskey@EsourceCoach.com
for people with different behavioral styles, communication can be
                                                                                                            Andy Laskey is a Certified Professional
enhanced, conflict can be reduced and a better job fit can be made. With
                                                                                                            Behavioral Analyst through TTI Systems LTD.
an assessment of motivators, you can reveal WHY people act, or what drives

           Bizz Buzz reflects the opinions of a guest writer and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce.




6 Business Connections July/August 2009
New Member SPOTLIGHT

ALL GREEN AND LEAN
Located just outside of Philadelphia, All Green and Lean specializes in energy efficient construction, as well as a number of related services.
We are the premier residential and commercial installer of spray foam insulation, gypsum concrete flooring underlayment, radiant floor
heating and GE solar PV (Photo Voltaic) systems in the tri-state area. The number one most cost-efficient measure to reduce energy costs is
air sealing and insulating. Spray foam insulation is the only insulator that air seals at the same time. Call today to schedule a free estimate to
see how much you could be saving.

Solar Energy: Pennsylvania just recently funded the Sunshine Grant. The grant will refund up
to 35% or 2.25 per watt for the complete cost of a PV Solar System. Also, the American
Recovery and Reinvestment Act mandates a 30% rebate for the complete cost of installation
of a solar energy system. With these rebates, you may be refunded up to 65% of your system cost
within 60 days of installation. If you have a southern facing roof with unobstructed sky access,
call today for a free consultation.


Shawn Standen

All Green and Lean
Business Development Officer
P: (484) 844-4437

sstanden@allgreenandlean.com




          Membership Testimonials
           “With the down turn in the economy, we were looking for different         “We value our membership with the Delaware County Chamber of
           ways to network and market our services. We joined the Chamber and        Commerce. As a Delaware County based CPA firm for two decades,
           visited our first event; I was amazed at the attendance and the amount    we appreciate how the Delco Chamber has grown and expanded
           of networking that was taking place. The cost effective seminars and      throughout the years. The Delco Chamber offers an abundance of vital
           training offered via the chamber website are outstanding. Thank you for   resources that support and enhance success for the regional business
           all that you do and keep up the good work.”                               community. Some membership benefits we have utilized include hosting
                                                                                     client seminars at their state-of-the-art meeting facility, advertising in
                                                                                     their publication, Leadership Delaware County, Score programs, New
           Chris Canada, President                                                   Membership Drive, Health Benefit Plan and Business After Hours.
           THE PLUMBER inc.                                                          We are looking forward to another decade of membership and all of the
                                                                                     opportunities that go along with it”


                                                                                     Robert B. Simpson, MS, CPA, Managing Partner
                                                                                     Brinker, Simpson & Company, L.L.P.




                                                                                                                                      2009 Rally For Business 7
New Members                      April / May 2009

                                            ALL NEW MEMBERS
                                           receive a gift certificate courtesy
                                           of D’Ignazio’s Towne House at the
                                           Chamber’s New Member Reception.


                                          Active Image Media, LLC                         Cleaver Cable Construction
                                          455 Doe Run Ln.                                 52 N. Ridgeway Ave.
                                          Springfield, PA 19064                           Glenolden, PA 19036
                                          (610) 328-3456                                  (610) 586-1170
                                          DESCRIPTION: Video Production                   DESCRIPTION: Cable Networks & Program
                                          CONTACT: Mr. Michael DiTrilio                   Distribution
                                                                                          CONTACT: Mr. James Cleaver
                                          Advanced Staging Productions
                                          1330 Enterprise Dr.                             Cushman & Wakefield of PA
                                          West Chester, PA 19380                          161 Washington St., Ste. 1080
                                          (610) 431-6158                                  Conshohocken, PA 19428
                                          DESCRIPTION: Audio Visual Products & Services   (610) 772-2000
                                          CONTACT: Mr. Steve Kearney                      DESCRIPTION: Real Estate - Commercial &
                                                                                          Investment
                                          All Green and Lean                              CONTACT: Mr. Brian Hilger
                                          4 Rockbourne Rd., Ste. 501
                                          Clifton Heights, PA 19018                       Eadeh Enterprises
                                          (610) 284-FOAM                                  511 Old Lancaster Rd., #8
                                          DESCRIPTION: Environmental Services             Berwyn, PA 19312
                                          CONTACT: Mr. Shawn Standen                      (610) 647-1776
                                                                                          DESCRIPTION: Real Estate Property Management
                                          A-Queen Limo Service                            CONTACT: Ms. Heather Eadeh
                                          2411 Green Hill Rd.
                                          Lansdowne, PA 19050                             Eventricity, LLC
                                          (610) 721-1247                                  115 Tennis Ave.
                                          DESCRIPTION: Automotive Equipment Rental &      Glenside, PA 19038
                                          Leasing                                         (215) 886-0202
                                          CONTACT: Mr. Bhupinder Singh                    DESCRIPTION: Event Production & Management
                                                                                          CONTACT: Ms. Phyllis Jablonowski
                                          BNI Springfield Chapter
                                          9 Morgan Lane                                   Fairfax Consulting
                                          Media, PA 19063                                 P.O. Box 544
                                          (610) 566-3127                                  Pilgrim Gardens, PA 19026
                                          DESCRIPTION: Non-Profit Organizations           (484) 453-8698
                                          CONTACT: Mr. Chris Canada                       DESCRIPTION: Insurance (Agencies, Brokers &
                                                                                          Carriers)
                                          Buys for Good, LLC                              CONTACT: Mr. Michael Graham
                                          210 E. Rose Valley Rd.
                                          Wallingford, PA 19086                           Farris Enterprises
                                          (610) 500-5532                                  1446 Hollow Rd.
                                          DESCRIPTION: Consulting Services                Collegeville, PA 19426
                                          CONTACT: Mr. Anthony DiTommaso                  (866) 820-5142
                                                                                          DESCRIPTION: Backflow Testing
                                          Carmela’s Dance Studio                          CONTACT: Mr. Daniel Ferris
                                          206 Ballymore Rd.
                                          Springfield, PA 19064                           FedEx Home Delivery
                                          (610) 892-8189                                  800 Primos Ave.
                                          DESCRIPTION: Performing Arts Companies          Folcroft, PA 19032
                                                                                          (610) 543-4770
                                          CFATC                                           DESCRIPTION: Transportation-Freight
                                          1600 Calcon Hook Rd., Bldg. 14A                 Arrangement
                                          Sharon Hill, PA 19079                           CONTACT: Mr. Eric Nielsen
                                          (610) 532-5325
                                          DESCRIPTION: Computer System Design &           Findusadeal.com/Media
                                          Related Services                                44 E. Boon Ave.
                                          CONTACT: Ms. Nancy White                        Glenolden, PA 19036
                                                                                          (610) 624-3565
                                                                                          DESCRIPTION: Advertising, Public Relations, and
                                                                                          Related Services
                                                                                          CONTACT: Ms. Dawn Ranieri




8 Business Connections July/August 2009
Girl Geeks Do IT Best!                            Medicare Decision Point                            Talk Fusion/Jerry Kelly
80 Maple Ave., Ste. 2                             201 N. Jackson St.                                 5248 Township Line Rd.
Media, PA 19063                                   Media, PA 19063                                    Drexel Hill, PA 19026
(484) 442-8292                                    (484) 326-6699                                     (610) 789-3501
DESCRIPTION: Web Site Design & Development        DESCRIPTION: Consulting Services                   DESCRIPTION: Marketing Consulting Services
CONTACT: Ms. June Bauer - Scanlan                 CONTACT: Ms. Holly Fisher                          CONTACT: Mr. Jerry Kelly

Hair Kutz Studio Inc.                             MRS, Inc.                                          Task Mechanical Systems
300 W. State St., Ste. 106                        388 Reed Rd., 1st Fl.                              319 E. Berkley Ave.
Media, PA 19063                                   Broomall, PA 19008                                 Clifton Heights, PA 19018
(610) 566-4820                                    (610) 544-6580                                     (610) 284-7808
DESCRIPTION: Salons & Spas                        DESCRIPTION: Audio Visual Products & Services      DESCRIPTION: Mechanical Contractors
CONTACT: Mrs. Jacqueline Ferrell                  CONTACT: Mr. Bill Kriebel                          CONTACT: Mrs. Adrienne Wassell

Halo Commercial Printing                          NetData Systems                                    The Chapman Agency
P.O. Box 355                                      940 W. Sproul Rd.                                  4633 State Rd.
Swarthmore, PA 19081                              Springfield, PA 19064                              Drexel Hill, PA 19026
(610) 543-4060                                    (610) 543-1500                                     (610) 446-0199
DESCRIPTION: Printing & Related Support           DESCRIPTION: Information Services                  DESCRIPTION: Insurance & Employee Benefit
Activities                                        CONTACT: Ms. Maura Sardella                        Funds
CONTACT: Mrs. Diane Moran                                                                            CONTACT: Ms. Melinda Tjaden
                                                  Organized Web Systems
IVC Infusions LLC                                 P.O. Box 238                                       The Connection Tree PA
1016 Warrior Rd., Ste. A                          Morton, PA 19070                                   426 Penn Ave.
Drexel Hill, PA 19026                             (484) 478-0564                                     Drexel Hill, PA 19026
(610) 449-6600                                    DESCRIPTION: Web Site Design & Development         (610) 220-8801
DESCRIPTION: Health Practitioners Offices -       CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer Kennedy                      DESCRIPTION: Real Estate - Related Activities
Other                                                                                                CONTACT: Ms. Patti Smith
CONTACT: Ms. Michael McAllister                   Partner's Consulting, Inc.
                                                  1617 E. Darby Rd., Ste. 201                        The NIA Group, LLC
James P. Swanick                                  Havertown, PA 19083                                1800 Horizon Way, Ste. 400
119 Harwicke Rd.                                  (610) 506-0072                                     Mt. Laurel, NJ 8054
Springfield, PA 19064                             DESCRIPTION: Consulting Services                   (800) 642-3710
(610) 544-0902                                    CONTACT: Mr. Peggy Gionta                          DESCRIPTION: Insurance Related Activities -
DESCRIPTION: Accountants/CPAs                                                                        Other
CONTACT: Mr. James Swanick                        Preston and Company                                CONTACT: Ms. Michele Matthews
                                                  123 Commons Ct.
Laura Solomon, Esq. & Associates                  Chadds Ford, PA 19317                              We Got Pumps, LLC
300 E. Lancaster Ave., Ste. 106A                  (610) 558-3040                                     98 Lacrue Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096                               DESCRIPTION: Accountants/CPAs                      Glen Mills, PA 19342
(610) 645-0992                                    CONTACT: Mr. Thomas Collins                        (888) 817-8677
DESCRIPTION: Attorneys                                                                               DESCRIPTION: Industrial Machinery & Equipment
CONTACT: Laura Solomon                            Primo Hoagies of Media                             CONTACT: Chris Anderson
                                                  132 E. Baltimore Pike
Leatherberry Consulting, LLC                      Media, PA 19063                                    We R Wireless
1016 Warrior Rd., Ste. A                          (610) 565-7000                                     1305 West Chester Pike, Ste. 6
Drexel Hill, PA 19083                             DESCRIPTION: Restaurants & Take Out Foods          Havertown, PA 19803
(484) 452-6330                                    CONTACT: Mr. William Essick                        (610) 449-1690
DESCRIPTION: Marketing Consulting Services                                                           DESCRIPTION: Telecommunications
CONTACT: Mr. Brian Leatherberry                   R. J. R. Sales Consulting Inc.                     CONTACT: Mr. Sam Singh
                                                  4225 N. Lee Ln.
Local Internet Traffic                            Aston, PA 19014
1815 JFK Blvd., Ste. 1409                         (610) 616-4579
Philadelphia, PA 19103                            DESCRIPTION: Consulting Services
(484) 908-3663                                    CONTACT: Mr. Robert J. Romanoski
DESCRIPTION: Advertising, Public Relations, and
Related Services                                  R. J. Wilcox Carpet Cleaning
CONTACT: Mr. David DiPaolo                        265 Merion Ave.
                                                  Aldan, PA 19018
Louviers Mortgage                                 (610) 623-2779
4839 Limestone Rd.                                DESCRIPTION: Floor Products & Services
Wilmington, DE 19808                              CONTACT: Mr. Rob Wilcox
(610) 888-4442
DESCRIPTION: Mortgage, Lending &                  Sir Lancellot Courier and Delivery Service/Parts
Nondepository Credit Intermediation               Distribution Xpress
CONTACT: Mr. William McCaffery                    223 South Governor Printz Blvd.
                                                  Essington, PA 19029
Malz Brothers Hardware                            (610) 595-3390
500 Sharon Ave.                                   DESCRIPTION: Couriers
Sharon Hill, PA 19079                             CONTACT: Mr. Anthony Klondar
(610) 583-9722
DESCRIPTION: Hardware, Plumbing, Heating          Strategic Technology Application Resources, LLC
Equipment & Supplies Wholesalers                  317 Woodland Ave.
CONTACT: Mr. Art Lender                           Media, PA 19063
                                                  (610) 745-0104
                                                  DESCRIPTION: Computer Programming Custom
                                                  Services
                                                  CONTACT: Mr. Gene Riordan




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                                                           It’s                     Summertime
                                                                          2009 Rose Tree Summer Festival

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                                                                                        JULY
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     SUNDAY                              MONDAY                TUESDAY                WEDNESDAY                   THURSDAY                       FRIDAY                   SATURDAY
                                                                                    U.S. Naval Academy        John Hoey                   State Street               Upper Darby
                                                                                    Commandant’s              Orchestra                   Orchestra                  Sousa Band
                                                                                    Combo                     This professional           An exciting Big Band       A Star Spangled
                                                                                    The five-piece            eleven-member band          with vocalists playing     Spectacular: Salute to
                                                                                    ensemble infuses jazz,    features a five-man         popular favorites.         America! Authentic
                                                                                    New Orleans, reggae,      horn section and hip        Sounds of Miller,          Sousa Concert
                                                                                    and Brazilian music                                   Dorsey, James, Shaw,
                                                                                                              sound that’s an annual                                 featuring Director
                                                                                                                                          Barnett, Brown, and
                                                                                    into arrangements of      crowd favorite!                                        Thomas J. Hoey as
                                                                                                                                          more!
                                                                                    classics and pop music.                                                          America’s March King.

                                                                                    1                         2                           3                           4
 Pennsylvania                                                                       Caribbean                 The Fantastic               Redhead Betty              Leroy Hawkes &
 Symphonic                                                                          Authentics                Party Dolls                 Takeout                    the Hipnotics
 Wind Band                                                                          Genuine Caribbean         A fantastic tribute to      Originals and popular      Back by popular
 A selection of U.S.                                                                steel drums with          “girl groups” and           hits spanning six          demand the “Soul
 and European tunes                                                                 vocals accompanied        women in rock, from         decades. Their new         Ambassador to the
 from the stage and                                                                 by keyboards and          Motown to Madonna           self-titled CD features    Blues” and his
 screen plus tunes to                                                                                         and now!
                                                                                    guitar.                                               the single “Never Walk     powerhouse band.
 honor the U.S.                                                                                                                           Away.”                     Old school R&B at
 military service.                                                                                                                                                   it’s best!

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 Blackbird Society                                         The Ursos                Zydeco-A-Go-Go            Tommy Edward’s              Robert Eric Band:          Upper Darby
 Orchestra                                                 Local husband and        Let the good times roll   “Sir Rod” Stewart           A Tribute to the           Summer Stage
 The Roaring ‘20s                                          wife duo rock the        with this six piece       Show                        Piano Man                  Shooting Stars
 Roar Again! Jazz Age                                      hillside with classics   group specializing in     An entertaining             This convincing tribute    A high-energy song
 favorites by Bing                                                                  zydeco, Cajun, classic    tribute to Rod Stewart      might make you think       and dance show for
                                                           from several decades.
 Crosby, Helen Kane,                                                                New Orleans R&B and       featuring Tommy             you’re in the presence     the whole family, with
                                                                                    vintage Louisiana rock    Edward and                  of Billy Joel himself. A   songs from Hairspray,
 Fats Waller, Eddie
                                                                                    ‘n’ roll.
 Lang and Joe Venuti.                                                                                         Melissa Rose.               crowd favorite!            Broadway show, and
                                                                                                                                                                     Disney musicals.

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 Good Excuse                                                                        Red Alert                 Round Tower                 The Cat’s Pajamas          Brandywine Ballet
 Whatever the                                                                       Get up and groove         Enjoy a fun night of        Very cool for kids, with   An evening of classical
 occasion, there’s                                                                  with the best dance       Irish music with Round      a musical comedy           and contemporary
 always a “good                                                                     music from many           Tower - Irish love          twist to high-octane       dance.
                                                                                    decades, including
 excuse” to come                                                                                              songs, rebel songs,         kid-rock, 3-part           www.brandywineballet.com
                                                                                    Motown, R&B, oldies,
 hear this four-piece                                                               funk, and more.           folk songs old and          harmony plus puppets,
 rock band from the                                                                                           new.                        props, dance,
 Delaware County.                                                                                                                         costumes.


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 Melissa Martin &                                                                   Benkelmania Now           Gene Galligan &             The Mango Men
 the Mighty Rhythm                                                                  Extremely popular live    Friends                     A fun blend of rock &
 Kings                                                                              tribute to The Beatles,   Musical puppet show         today’s country plus
 Sophisticated swing,                                                               as seen on Broadway,      for children of all ages,   originals from their
 thrilling vocals,                                                                  tracing The Fab Four’s    plus classics from the      new CD “Everyday’s a
 gutbucket blues,                                                                   career from 1964 to       ‘30s and ‘40s, and
                                                                                    1970.                                                 Saturday.” A family-
 New Orleans two                                                                                              novelty songs for the       friendly blast!
 step, boogie-woogie                                                                                          whole family.
 piano, R&B, and deep
 rockin’ roots.
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     in Delaware County!
 EAGER FOR ANOTHER GREAT SEASON OF ENTERTAINMENT?                                            WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?
 Mark your calendars…....and grab your blankets and chairs. It's time to enjoy               There are no rain dates for Summer Festival concerts that are cancelled due to
 another summer full of spectacular performances on the hillside. Concessions                inclement weather. Cancellation decisions are made right up until show time. At
 are sold at all concerts or you may bring your own tasty provisions. Please                 that time, there will be a recorded message on the parks phone (610-565-7410)
 remember that alcoholic beverages are prohibited throughout the park, and for               indicating the show is cancelled. Rain in the hours preceding the show does not
 everyone's safety and comfort, pets and smoking must remain outside                         mean the show will be cancelled. Every effort is made to ensure the safety of
 the amphitheater.                                                                           the audience. If a thunder storm takes place, the concert will be ended.

 There is no admission charge for the concerts. The concerts are brought to you                                                                               Route 252 & Rose Tree Road
 by Delaware County Council and the generous support of our sponsors.                                                                   Concerts begin at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted.



                                                                               AUGUST
     SUNDAY                        MONDAY                            TUESDAY       WEDNESDAY                          THURSDAY                        FRIDAY                SATURDAY
                                                                                                                                                                       Voloshky Ukrainian
                                                                                                                                                                       Dance Ensemble
                                                                                                                                                                       A dynamic blend of
                                                                                                                                                                       art and energy, the
                                                                                                                                                                       Voloshky style is bold,
                                                                                                                                                                       powerful, and one of
                                                                                                                                                                       sparkling athleticism.




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Chico’s Vibe                                                                   Bryn Mawr                        Adam Monaco &                   Kayfield &             Big G & The
Voted “Best Live                                                               “Mainliners”                     The Woolgathering               Company:               Cool Cats
Band” by Main Line                                                             An award-winning, a              Philly-based band, led          Guitar Legends         Jump, jive, and wail
Times, playing hip                                                             capella men’s chorus             by singer-songwriter            A tribute to guitar    with this fun 13-
                                                                               performs popular                 Adam Monaco, blends             legends Jimmy Page,    member swing band
music from Etta
                                                                               music in the                     upbeat rhythms and              Jeff Beck, Jimi        led by “Big G” George
James to the Beatles                                                                                            engaging lyrics into
to the Black Eyed                                                              barbershop harmony                                               Hendrix, Van Halen,    Whittam. Glenn Miller
                                                                                                                creative folk/pop
Peas. Feel the Vibe!                                                           style. Featured quartet                                          ZZ Top, and more.      to Brian Setzer, classic
                                                                                                                fusion.
                                                                               highlighted.                                                     Plus originals.        rock, Latin.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Delaware County Chamber
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    INSIDE THIS ISSUE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Celebrates Small Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2 Website Stats
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1. Mr. Sandless
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Small Business of the Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 Chamber Member Spotlight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2. Daniel Pope Karate Institute, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Small Business Person of the Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6 Bizz Buzz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   3. Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Not-for-Profit/Charitable Organization of the Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    12 Small Business Seminars
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   4. Weathers Dodge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Family Business of the Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    14 Calendar of Events




12 Business Connections July/August 2009
                                                 Delco Chamber of Commerce Presents
         DELAWARE COUNTY
         CHAMBER OF COMMERCE                     New Member Tools!

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           through our new member’s only section of our website. Simply log in and
           you can get started taking advantage of these new benefits!


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Calendar of Events
July 2009
                                                                                                   Women in Business Network
3   Friday        HOLIDAY - Chamber Offices Closed
15 Wednesday Coffee Connection @ Corinthian Yacht Club                        8:30 AM - 10 AM                        Thursday, July 23
                                                                                                                        11:30 AM – 1 PM
23 Thursday       Women In Business Network @ First CornerStone 11:30 AM


August 2009                                                                                                      First CornerStone Bank
                                                                                                            160 Morton Ave. • Folsom, PA 19033
6   Thursday      Rally for Business @ Drexelbrook                            12:30 PM
                                                                                                   Join the WIBN for a networking event. Don’t forget your
20 Thursday       Coffee Connection @ FMFCU                                   8:30 AM - 10 AM
                                                                                                   business cards! Please note this event is for women only.
                                                                                                        COST: Member: FREE | Non-Member: $15.00/each
September 2009
7   Monday        HOLIDAY - Chamber Offices Closed
8   Tuesday       Executive Committee Meeting @ Chamber                       7:45 AM
10 Thursday       Women in Business Network @                                 11:30 AM
                  Darlington Arts Center
15 Tuesday        Board Meeting @ Chamber                                     7:45 AM              Coffee Connection
16 Wednesday Coffee Connection @ Staybridge Suites                            8:30 AM - 10 AM                                                     COST
24 Thursday       Open House @ Chamber
                                                                                                   Thursday, August 20                        Member: FREE
                                                                                                   8:30 AM                                    Non-Member:
                                                                                                                                               $15.00/each
29 Tuesday        Knowledge at Noon @ Chamber                                 11:30 AM - 1 PM      Franklin Mint
                                                                                                   Federal Credit Union
29 Tuesday        How to Start a Business @ Chamber                           6 - 9:30 PM          375 Baltimore Pike
                                                                                                   Springfield, PA
Check www.delcochamber.org for the latest schedule of events.
Please note dates and events are subject to chance.                                                Come out and share an informal cup of coffee with other
                                                                                                   Chamber members while checking out the new Franklin Mint
                                                                                                   Federal Credit Union location in Springfield. Make sure to bring
                                                                                                   business cards!




     Taste and Tour of the Countryside                                                             Save the Date
                             Tuesday, October 20
       Presented by Delaware County’s Brandywine Conference                                                                Open House
                        and Visitors Bureau                                                                                Thursday, September 24
                                                                                                                           Delaware County Chamber of
              aste and Tour of the Countryside has grown into the largest food and travel expo                             Commerce
         in the Philly burbs, featuring more than 60 booths with food tastings prepared by top                             Save the date for the Chamber’s annual
       restaurants and caterers. From steak to cheesecake, 1500 meeting and event planners                                 open house! Come out to network and
                                                                                                                           learn about how to maximize your
    from 3 states come to ‘taste’ great food, explore exciting attractions and learn about the
                                                                                                                           chamber membership! The schedule of
    finest hotels in Delaware County. In addition to food services there are booths for tourist                            events will be announced as the date
    attractions, hotels, specialty companies and meeting-support businesses. From gaily                                    gets closer. Make sure to log onto
    colored trumpeters at the entrance, to human statues, spectacular ice carvings, fabulous                               www.delcochamber.org for updates!
    live bands, and mouthwatering food, this is the must-have invitation of the season! If you
    are a meeting planner, please contact Marty Milligan at 610-565-3679 to attend this
    luscious “taste” of Delaware County. Meet outstanding musicians, chefs, hoteliers, vintners
    and more - all willing and able to help you create and plan outstanding events. The location
    is Drexelbrook Corporate Event Center in Drexel Hill.




14 Business Connections July/August2009
  Pacesetters                      April / May 2009

ADZ Financing                                 Drexelbrook Catering & Corporate     Merves Amon & Barsz LLC              Sunseekers Travel Services
                                              Events Center
AirTran Airways                                                                    Mr. Sandless, Inc. TM                The Iron Shop by M. Cohen &
                                              Eastern Generator Sales & Service                                         Sons Inc.
Alliance Bank                                                                      Munro Printing & Graphic
                                              Eckell, Sparks, Levy, Auerbach,      Design LLC                           The Scanlan Agency, Inc.
American Revolution Center                    Monte, Sloane, Matthews &
                                              Auslander, P.C.                      Navmar Applied Sciences Corp.        Thomas Chevrolet, Inc.
Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc.
                                              Eddystone Borough                    Olympic Tool & Machine Corp.         Thyme Catering at the Austin Room
Aston Veterinary Hospital, PC
                                              Emerald Swift, LLC                   One Communications                   United Way of Southeast Delaware
Beneficial Bank                                                                                                         County
                                              Falzone Law Offices                  Otto’s BMW
Blackhorse Graphics                                                                                                     Upper Darby Township
                                              Frank Bianco Builder, Inc.           Pacifico Marple Ford Lincoln
Boeing - Philadelphia                                                              Mercury                              UPS
Boiron-Borneman, Inc.                         George Talamini & Associates PC
                                                                                   Paxon Hollow Country Club            Verizon Wireless
Bradford Engineering                          Greater Philadelphia Chamber of
                                              Commerce                             Petrikin, Wellman, Damico, Brown     Weichert Realtors
Buono Bros. Bakery                                                                 & Petrosa
                                              Henkels & McCoy, Inc.                                                     Wheeler Adjustment Service, Inc.
ChesPenn Health Services                                                           Po-Well Trauma Cleaning
                                              Holcomb Behavioral Health            Squad, Inc.                          White-Luttrell Funeral Homes, Ltd.
Chester Fine Arts Center East                 Systems                                                                   Wilmington Trust Company
                                                                                   Professional Clean Out
Cirilli Associates, Inc.                      Honey Fix It, Inc.                   Services Inc.                        Windsor at Brandywine Valley
County Mortgage Services                      I & I Sling Co., Inc.                Professional Duplicating, Inc.       Worthington Plumbing &
D. J. Cross, Inc. t/a Chim Chimney            Info-Graphix Systems, Inc.           Russo Real Estate                    Heating, LLC
Sweeps                                                                                                                  Yellow Book
                                              International Brotherhood of         Scheivert Realtors
David Petz Heating & Air                      Electrical Workers Local Union #98                                        Yoder & Armstrong
Conditioning, Inc.                                                                 Sharon Savings Bank
                                              J.J. DeLuca Company, Inc.
Delaware County Republican                                                         Sir Lancellot Courier and Delivery
Executive Committee                           Jet USA Corp.                        Service/Parts Distribution Xpress
Delphinus Engineering, Inc.                   Joseph Stong, Inc.                   St. James Catholic High School
                                                                                   Alumni Association
Devitt Machinery Co.                          Macorp Business Forms & Systems
                                                                                   Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
Don Guanella Village - Cardinal               Martins Run Senior Living
Krol Center                                   Community                            Sterling Kitchens




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16 Business Connections July/August 2009
          Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber

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5K RUN FOR                                                         Sunday, October 4
                                                                   9 AM Registration


FUNds
                                                                   Delaware County
                                                                   Community College
                                                                   901 S. Media Line Rd.
                                                                   Media, PA 19063

Our event is a key way to help support        Cost: Pre-register - $20 Register day of event - $25
our mission of connecting business and
education. There are many leadership          Sponsor our Run for FUNds!
and educational programs that are             • Presenting Sponsorship for only $2,500.00
either created by the educational             • Start and Finish Line Sponsorship for
system of the business community that           only $1,000.00
need financial support. Our run is a          • Water Station Sponsorship for only $1,000.00
way to ensure that these programs are         • Mile Marker Sponsorship for only $250.00
able to be delivered so we can support        • Supporting Sponsorship for $100.00
the future of our business community
in Delaware County.

         Contact Trish McFarland at 610-565-3677 ext. 104 for more information.
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18 Business Connections July/August 2009
                                 Ribbon
                                 Cuttings                                             Wawa
                                                                                      Celebrated 25 years in Springfield with a Wawaversary & Chamber Ribbon
                                                                                      Cutting event. Wawa was founded in Delaware County and continues to support
                                                                                      our community with great service and a commitment to excellence!




Eye Innovations                                                                       Tony Roni’s
104 W. Township Line Road • 1st Fl. Ste.                                              4911 Township Line Road
Drexel Hill, PA 19026 • 610-446-3939                                                  Drexel Hill, PA 19026
www.eyeinnovations.net                                                                215-877-5250
We welcomed Eye Innovations to their new location with a Grand Opening/ Ribbon        There’s a new restaurant in Drexel Hill and they have “Great Food with Attitude”!
Cutting. Enjoy your next eye exam in a relaxing spa like atmosphere. This cham-       We celebrated a Ribbon Cutting at this new location. What great food, prices
ber member is committed to providing the highest level of professional service        and fun!
and comprehensive eye exams, combined with the highest quality of eyewear,
contact lenses, and related optical products.
                                                                        July/August




                                                                                                              Philadelphia Flyers


  20+ Year                                                                                                    Randstad
                                                                                                              Riddle Health System
                                                                                                              Rothacker Adv & Design Studio

                       Members                                                                                SAP America, Inc.
                                                                                                              School District of Haverford Township

   Baggot & Bak Ltd.                                   Fun Services, Division of Funland, Inc.                Springfield Mall

   Boeing - Philadelphia                               Iron Mountain                                          Suplee Envelope Co.

   Brock's Fire Protection & Supply, Inc.              James Stewart Painting Company, Inc.                   Taylor Rental

   Central Tax Bureau of Pa., Inc.                     John D. Hartman General Contractor                     The Edmar Abrasive Company

   Collex Collision Experts                            Linvilla Orchards, Inc.                                The Old Chimney Sweep

   Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County           Mirmont Treatment Center                               Thom & Dave Marketing Design

   CORT Furniture Rental                               Nistico - Roberts, P.C.                                Whitehill Manufacturing Corp.

   Delco Alarm Systems                                 Penn-Delco School District                             Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades

   Dynamic Tool Co.                                    Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
   Flamingo Travel Group                               Pennsylvania Land Transfer



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                         2 0 0 9 R A L LY F O R B U S I N E S S
                        MEMBER APPRECIATION DAY!
                                               Thursday, August 6 • 12:30 PM
                                       Drexelbrook Corporate Events Center
                                   4700 Drexelbrook Drive • Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Come out to celebrate that business in Delaware County is thriving! We thank our members
for supporting us during these economic times and invite you to come out for a day of fun.
                    Log onto www.delcochamber.org for event details.




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