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                                                                                                  The Newsletter of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce



                                                       Chamber Annual Meeting Announced
                                                       The West Shore Chamber Annual Meeting and Luncheon is scheduled to take place
                                                       on January 15, 2009 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the West Shore Country Club.
                                                       Thank you to sponsors Highmark Blue Shield, Thomas, Thomas & Hafer LLP and
                                                       Konhaus Marketing & Communications. Additional sponsorships are available by
                                                       contacting Tammy McCrae at 761-0702. The cost to attend will be $45 per person and
                                                       tables of ten are $400.
                                                           This important meeting celebrates the passing of another successful year, and
                  Photo Credit: The White Wolf Group
                                                       gives a preview of what will be happening in 2009. The annual meeting is where new
Chairman Chick Zoll and Emcee Jim Buchanan
                                                       Chamber board members are elected, outgoing directors are recognized, and the
present Gala champagne toast winner Andrea Dietz
with a dazzling Charles Krypell necklace donated       Chamber’s most prestigious awards are presented. Watch www.wschamber.org and
by Mountz Jewelers. Photo Credit: The White Wolf       email reminders for more information on this key Chamber event.
Group                                                      Space is limited and this event sells out fast, so remember to register as soon as
                                                       possible. Registrations can be made via email to wschamber@wschamber.org or at
                                                       the events calendar online at www.wschamber.org.


                                                       Capstone Anniversary Event
                                                       Celebrates Chamber Milestone
                  Photo Credit: The White Wolf Group   On October 25, more than 250 members put on their best evening wear and joined
Senator Vance, Representative Nailor, Representative   fellow members at the Hilton Harrisburg. The evening was a delightful celebration
Grell, and The Honorable Gary Eichleberger all         of friends, business, and Chamber history. Thank you to Diamond Sponsor WPMT
recognized the Chamber’s 60 year history in the        Fox 43, Table Wine Sponsor EDS, Entertainment Sponsor Holy Spirit Hospital,
community.                                             Registration Sponsor Capital BlueCross, Decoration Sponsors Hammaker’s Flower
                                                       Shop and PNC Bank, and Underwriting Sponsors Giant Foods, integra Print & Image,
                                                       The Camera Box, and The White Wolf Group.


                                                       Robert Ortenzio Receives
Members at the Gala enjoy a delicious meal while
                                                       Business Achievement Award
networking and reminiscing.                            On November 20, more than 200 attendees joined the Chamber and sponsor
                                                       Commerce Bank in honoring Robert Ortenzio, Chief Executive Officer of Select
                                                       Medical Corporation, as this year’s recipient of the Business Achievement Award.
December 17                                            This prestigious award was first established in 1990 and was awarded to Robert’s
December Networking Mixer                              father, Rocco Ortenzio.
                                                           Robert has shown his commitment to the community by creating local, regional
                                                       and national jobs through Select Medical Corporation which under his leadership
December 29                                            has grown from a small start-up company into a national provider of specialized
Member to Member Connections Mails                     health care. His focus on clinical quality, operational excellence and progressive yet
                                                       responsible growth has successfully guided Select Medical for the past 12 years. Select
                                                       Medical has been recognized as one of the Best Managed Companies in America by
                                                       Forbes Magazine and as a Hot Growth Company by Business Week Magazine.


                                                                      DECEMBER NEWSLETTER SPONSOR
             Inspiring Business
                                                                                 ORRSTOWN BANK
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                 Business News
RETTEW welcomes: Rane A. Wilson,
PG, as project manager, and Suzanne
                                              Director Profile
E. Stasiulatis. Kevin Wall has been
promoted to project manager.                                    Chris Frampton is a Financial Advisor-CFP (Certified Financial
The Foundation for Enhancing                                    Planner®) for the Frampton Kimmel Group, and a proud member
Communities asks you to support a                               of the West Shore Chamber for three years. He is a native of
cause you care about with a gift to one of                      Akron, Ohio, and moved to the west shore area 12 years ago.
The Foundation’s many charitable funds                          Chris believes “central Pennsylvania offers a wide variety of both
or by starting a fund of your own. To learn                     business and entertainment opportunities for its residents.”
more, visit www.tfec.org or call 236-5040.
                                                                       Chamber membership to Chris means that “professionally
Reclamere Inc. announces the                                    we have had the opportunity to help other businesses make their
following: Christy Curtorillo, as
Administrative Office Manager; and the                          companies stronger” and personally he has befriended “some
hire of Kevin Doyle, CISSP, ISSMP, CISM, as   really great people.” Chris attends many Chamber events for the opportunity to
Security Auditor and Assessment Manager.      build business relationships with other members. In addition to being on the
Boyer & Ritter, CPAs welcomes Jennifer        Board, Chris serves on the Golf Committee, is the President of his Church Council
DeGaetano as the Director of Marketing.       and Chairman of the American Heart Association’s Heart and Stroke Gala.
Accounting Today recognized the firm as one
                                         .
of the “Best Accounting Firms to Work For”
Mark Bayer and Crystal Stine of
Orrstown Bank attended the                    BWF Sponsors Tap into Growing Market
Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition’s
Breast Cancer Leadership Training             with Unique Purchasing Power
Seminar at the Harrisburg Hilton,             Are you looking to reach out to a growing demographic which includes 45% of the
where they presented a check of almost        workforce and controls $7 trillion in purchasing power? The Regional Business
$13,000 from the new Think Pink Checking      Women’s Forum is a multi-chamber event that offers networking, sponsorship and
accounts.
                                              exhibit opportunities for businesses looking for access to a powerful marketing
Felicita Garden Resort and Spa                demographic – women.
invites you to pamper yourself with a
                                                   Women now own 30% of all businesses in the U.S., and 70% of new businesses
manicure, pedicure, champagne, and
a hot stone massage. Call 599-7615 to         are started by women. Women also influence a majority of purchasing decisions both
receive a 20% discount until December 19.     at home and in the office. “There is no more compelling reason to sponsor the 2009
                                              Business Women’s Forum and to market to area business women than one simple
The Board of Directors of Mid Penn
Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ – MPB), parent          fact – it’s good for business,” according to Anne Deeter Gallaher, President of the
company of Mid Penn Bank, declared            Deeter Gallaher Group LLC and chair of the event’s marketing committee.
a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per          The Business Women’s Forum is co-hosted by the West Shore, Greater Carlisle
share, payable November 24, 2008, to          and Harrisburg Regional Chambers of Commerce. This multi-chamber event draws
shareholders of record November 5, 2008.      more than 1,000 women for a day of professional development and networking.
The White Wolf Group congratulates            There are a wide variety of sponsorship and exhibit opportunities for businesses
the winners of their Business & Industry      that want to tap into this unique and powerful market. Chamber member and
Night booth giveaway. Megan Zengerle          group registration discounts are available for attendees. The event will take place
of Journal Publications (Central              on April 2, 2009. For more information on how you can be a part of this event’s
Penn Business Journal) and                    success, contact Tammy McCrae at 761-0702 or visit the event’s website at www.
Scott Kelley of Sacunas Integrated            businesswomensforum.com.
Communications received therapeutic




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massage certificates courtesy of Sass
Salon & Day Spa.
                                                                                         Marketing Solutions
High Hotels Ltd announces the
                                                                                          Graphic Design
                                                                                                                  Member Mentor
promotion of Laurel F. Rolle to
Regional Manager for: Hampton Inn                                                             Printing           Networking Tip of


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Harrisburg-West and Homewood                                                                Direct Mail
Suites by Hilton, Harrisburg-West.
                                                                                                                    the Month
Commerce Bank/Harrisburg, NA,                         &                                                        “Networking is hard for me because
                                                                                                               I don’t like to talk about myself.” Tip:
announces the promotion of Cheryl
Nickliss to Employee Relations Manager.        Konhaus Marketing                                               Don’t talk about yourself, instead,
                                               & Communications                                                ask open-ended questions. Get
Brown Schultz Sheridan &                         Personalized Marketing Solutions
                                                                                                               people to talk about themselves and
Fritz announces the following new                       formerly TransAmerica Printing
                                                                                                               their business and fold information
staff members: Jeffrey N. Clippinger
and Kimberly M. Rohrer, accountants;
                                                3544 Old Gettysburg Rd. ~ Camp Hill, PA 17011                  about yourself and your business into
                                                        www.KonhausMarketing.com                               responses. Now you’re networking.
and Candace R. Masson, marketing
coordinator. BSSF was named as one of                                  717. 731.9456
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                                                                                             the Best Accounting Firms to Work For.
Senator Vance Reports                                                                        Belco Community Credit Union
“Very Difficult” Year Ahead                                                                  employees donated $1,085 to the Susan
                                                                                             G. Komen for the Cure® foundation in
More than 130 members of the Greater Carlisle Area and West Shore Chambers of                observance of Breast Cancer Awareness
Commerce gathered at Hotel Carlisle on November 6 to hear Senator Patricia Vance’s           Month.
annual address on the state of the district in Pennsylvania. The Senator spoke on a
number of topics including Pennsylvania’s anticipated budget shortfall and the current       ActionCOACH, has been named a
economy. Vance said that the state of the economy overpowers everything.                     finalist in two categories: “Best Overall
                                                                                             Company” and “Best Multinational
     Reduced revenue has taxed the state budget and although the Governor has made           Company in North America” in the Stevies
cuts, it still faces a growing deficit. Education and welfare are the two largest budget     2008 International Business Awards.
line items with 67% of the welfare budget going to seniors and people with disabilities.
Pennsylvania has the third highest elderly population in country. “This is the most          The Shippensburg SBDC is a
challenging budget in at least 18 years,” Vance stated.                                      partner with Ben Franklin Technology
                                                                                             Partners in this year’s $100,000 Big Idea
     Vance also reported on the following:
                                                                                             Business Plan Contest. Visit http://
• Puppy Mill Legislation. Vance’s office received more than 2,300 emails in just one         100k.benfranklin.org or call 477-1935
day from both inside and outside of PA on this issue.                                        for more information.
• Merger of the Two Blues (Highmark Blue Shield and Independence BlueCross
out of Philadelphia). The decision on this merger is the Insurance Commissioner’s            Autumn Wolfe, CPA and partner
responsibility, not the legislators. If a merger is goes through, a possible concern, said   at McKonly & Asbury, LLP, has
                                                                                             been appointed to the Central
Vance, would be job losses in Cumberland County due to duplicate services.
                                                                                             Pennsylvania College board of
• Governor Rendell’s Adult Basic Care Plan. One of the main issues with the plan is          directors. McKonly & Asbury has been
the unclear source of the funding.                                                           named one of the Best Accounting
• Chesapeake Bay Waste Reduction Act. Through a Federal mandate by the                       Firms to to Work For in the U.S. by Best
Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania must be compliant by 2010.              Companies Group and Accounting Today.
The problem is finding the funding.
                                                                                             Integrity Bank reported an increase of
• Transportation. With the rejection of tolling I-80 and the withdrawal of                   66% in earnings for the third quarter 2008.
the turnpike lease, funding for the $36 million on upgrades to the state’s aging             During the same period loans grew 19% to
infrastructure needs to be found.                                                            $331 million from $277 million.
• Truck Idling Law. The recent passage of this environmental law will help reduce
air pollution in our area and was highly supported by the trucking industry.                 NAI CIR announces the following
                                                                                             transactions: the sale of 2.87 acres on Old
                                                                                             Trail Rd, Etters; Daniel J. Alderman. The
                                                                                             Bill Gladstone Group handled the
                                               60 Years Ago                                  lease of 2,289 sq. ft. of office space at 470
                                                                                             Friendship Rd, Swatara Twp to Central
                                                                                             PA Rehabilitation Services; and
                                               •   The Theory of Quantum Dynamics            the leasing of 3,410 sq. ft. of office space
                                                   was developed by Richard                  to a Miracle-Ear franchise in Camp
                                                   Feynman.                                  Hill, Graystone Bank has leased an
                                                                                             additional 4,631 sq. ft. of office space in
                                               •   Popcorn was sold on a mass scale          the Veteran’s Memorial Office Building,
                                                   for the first time.                       Harrisburg, and Joe Bedard has
                                                                                             handled the leasing of 129,183 sq. ft. of
                                                                                             warehouse space in Mechanicsburg.
                                               •   Boxing and wrestling were
                                                   television’s prime attractions.           Roof Advisory Group, Inc. has
                                                                                             been listed in the 2008 Wealth Manager
                                                                                             magazine’s annual nationwide ranking of
                                                                                             wealth managers by average investment
                                                                                             assets under management per client
                                                                                             relationship for the second year.
                                                                                             Rose Anderson, owner of Pure
                                                                                             Gallery, has received the Certified
                                                                                             Picture Framer designation from The
                                                                                             Professional Picture Framers Association.
                                                                                             Volunteers of America has launched
                                                                                             its annual Toy Drive. To find the closest
                                                                                             business or organization collection site for
                                                                                             new, unwrapped toys or to request a toy
                                                                                             collection box, call 236-1440.
                                                                                             SF&Company announces the following:
                                                                                             Claire S. Weaver, CPA, AEP, CSEP, has

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                Business News
earned the designation of Accredited
Estate Planner (AEP); and Greg A. Alt,       New Members
CPA, as the Accounting and Auditing          The following new members were acknowledged and approved by the Chamber’s
Director.                                    Board of Directors at their November meeting.
Neill Funeral Home, Inc., will
collect holiday cards and hard candy
for soldiers overseas and veterans in        Aamco Transmission                     Pennsylvania Association For The Blind
local VA hospitals until December 1          Shawn Lilley                           Elaine R. Welch
and unwrapped toys, blankets, clothes,       3600 Market Street
and non-perishable food items for the                                               90 East Shady Lane
                                             Camp Hill, PA 17011                    Enola, PA 17025
Salvation Army to assist families in need,
                                             909-4044                               234-3261
until December 8. Call Shelly at 564-2633
prior to delivering donations to either      Automobile
                                                                                    Associations
location; 3501 Derry Street, Harrisburg,                                            www.pablind.com
or 3401 Market Street, Camp Hill.            Carlisle Expo Center
The Pennsylvania Department of               Frances Kachnoskie
                                             1000 Bryn Mawr Road                    Silpada Designs
Environmental Protection (DEP) has
appointed E. Charles Wunz, P.E., DEE, of     Carlisle, PA 17013                     Debbie Farver
Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc., to          243-7855 ext 164                       5865 Spring Tree Court
its Water Resources Advisory Committee.      Banquet Facilities                     Enola, PA 17025
Fulton Bank announces that Vann              www.carlisleexpocenter.com             732-4720
S. Rath has been promoted to regional
senior commercial credit analyst.            Carpet Majik                           Tom Wenger Photography. LLC
Thomas, Thomas & Hafer                       Tony Dees                              Tom Wenger
announces the addition of Jeffrey            227 West Siddonsburg Road              480 Pine Ridge Circle
McCormick to the firm.                       Dillsburg, PA 17019
                                                                                    Lewisberry, PA 17339
                                             766-7994
Presence will have a Cozy Sweater                                                   227-6890
Party from November 28 - December 6.         Fire and/or Water Restoration
                                             www.carpetmajik.com                    Photography
Bring a warm sweater for donation to
Harrisburg Bethesda Mission: Women’s                                                www.tomwenger.com
and Children’s Shelter for 10% off a         Good News Church
new sweater. Enjoy cocktails and hors        Al Sones                               Zero Energy Properties
d’oeuvres on November 28. A cash and         124 State Road                         Guy D. Huber
carry Debra de Roo Resort Trunk Show         Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-3156           1505 Market Street
runs from December 8 - 13.                   791-0860                               Camp Hill, PA 17011
Montour Home Comfort Services-               Religious Organizations                737-0120
Division of Sunoco Inc offers                www.goodnewsfmc.org
this energy tip: according to the U.S.                                              Building/Construction
Department of Energy, homeowners                                                    www.zeroenergyproperty.com
                                             Great Clips
can save as much as 10% a year on
heating and cooling bills by turning the     Mark Alt
thermostat back 10 to 15 degrees. For        320 Pennsboro Plaza
more information call 564-1440.              Enola, PA 17025
                                             260-3737
Frampton Kimmel Group
announces that Chris Frampton and            Beauty Salons
Jackie Kimmel have each been named           www.greatclips.com
as Raymond James Financial Services
(RJFS) 2009 “Rising Star” award recipients   Hearts~n~Hands Seroma Club
based upon longevity with the firm, fiscal   Bea Gabany
production and percentage growth of that     119 Allen Court
production over the prior year.              Camp Hill, PA 17011
Dr. Erica Voss-Meloy of                      439-3692
Mechanicsburg Eye Associates                 Organizations
has joined the Optometric Nutrition
Society and received a certificate for       Hilton Garden Inn Harrisburg East
twenty years of membership in the
                                             Jaime Prough
Pennsylvania Optometric Association.
                                             3943 Techport Drive
The Hershey Harrisburg Regional              Harrisburg, PA 17111
Visitors Bureau has a new Visitor            635-7299
Information Center located at 17 South
                                             Hotels/Motels
Second Street in Harrisburg, open
                                             www.harrisburgeast.stayhgi.com
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                                                                                        Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM
December Mixer Provides                                                                 until 5:30 PM with weekend hours soon
Festive Networking                                                                      debuting.
                                                                                        Conservation Concepts, Inc. has been
Build relationships and business contacts at Giant Foods on December 17 with this       chosen by VELUX America, the largest
festive lunch mixer held at the 2nd Floor Community Center of the Giant Super Food      worldwide manufacturer of Solar Water
Store in Camp Hill from 12 – 2 p.m. Sample the catering creations of Giant Foods        Heaters, to be their central PA dealer.
while networking with fellow members.                                                   Landmark Commercial Realty, Inc.
     Both members and prospective members are invited to attend this popular            handled the following transactions: the
networking event free of charge to capitalize on the chance to mingle and connect       purchase of a 2,758 sq. ft. office building
with other professionals. The Chamber recommends all members take advantage of          at 2444 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg brokered by
this opportunity to inspire business with other friendly, principled, connected and     David J. Remmel; the lease of an office
professional members.                                                                   suite at 298 S. Progress Ave., Harrisburg
     Mixers are free and registrations are appreciated. To streamline your way into     brokered by Chuck Heller; and Caring
this event, register today by sending an email to wschamber@wschamber.org or via        Hands       Chiropractic        Wellness
                                                                                        Center, Inc. has leased 627 sq. ft. of office
the events calendar online.
                                                                                        space at 6 Kacey Court, Mechanicsburg.
                                                                                        The Communication Gym is adding
                                                                                        training locations to better serve the
Representative Scott Perry Calls for Composure                                          growing communications needs of the
and Unity within the Business Community                                                 region’s businesses. Sessions are currently
                                                                                        held at JPL and Central Pennsylvania
The West Shore Chamber Legislative Committee welcomed comments from                     College. For more information visit
Representative Scott Perry (R – 92nd District) at the October 16 meeting. The budget    www.TheCommunicationGym.com or call
was of prime concern for Representative Perry. “For the past six years, government      888-9-THE-GYM.
spending in Pennsylvania has been at an unprecedented level,” he stated. A $2-3         SECCO, Inc. has become an ENERGY
billion shortfall is projected for the 2009 budget, and Pennsylvania’s borrowing debt   STAR Partner for their Commercial
now stands at $110 billion. As a businessman, Perry finds Pennsylvania’s budgeting      Division. ENERGY STAR is a voluntary
process a “tragedy” and says we need to look at effectiveness in the state’s future     partnership between businesses,
budgeting processes.                                                                    government and others united to protect
                                                                                        our environment by changing to energy-
     When asked where blame for the current economic crisis lies, Perry responded       efficient practices today.
that it is everyone’s responsibility. The
public’s belief in entitlement and the                                                  Dale Carnegie’s® Competency Based
                                                                                        Development Solutions can make your
politicians who try to outdo each other                                                 business more effective. To find out
have both led to fiscal irresponsibility.                                               more, contact Buddy Bresnick at buddy.
When asked about his thoughts on                                                        bresnick@dalecarnegie.com.
placing caps on government spending,                                                    The Board of Directors of Whitaker
Perry put the onus on the public to                                                     Center for Science and the Arts
control the amount of money they give                                                   elected Jack M. Stover as its new Chair.
the government to spend. In order to                                                    Wonders, The Arts & Science Store, has
bring down spending, Perry said, the                                                    unique gifts, stocking stuffers and more
legislators need more calls asking for                                                  for the holidays. To learn more about store
                                                                                        merchandise and hours call 724-3854.
less. The public also needs to demand
accountability for where their tax dollars                                              Build a Better You for the Holidays at
are going.                                                                              Executive Books. Visit ExecutiveBooks.
                                                                                        com for titles to help enhance your most
     Perry commented that he experiences                                                valuable asset, yourself!
daily the social implications resulting
from the current economic downturn.                                                     Abel Personnel held a renaissance
                                                                                        themed celebration on October 31
                                     ,
“People are frustrated and angry” he said.                                              honoring thirteen current members of the
Perry pointed out that it is important                                                  Protection Services Inc. team placed by
for individuals to come out against                                                     Abel Personnel. This is the first event to
extremism politics. Additionally, he                                                    mark the beginning of Abel Personnel’s
urged businesses to continually articulate                                              40th year in business.
the importance of business in our                                                       Cleve J. Fredricksen Library
communities to everyone with whom they                                                  welcomes new Library Director, Bonnie
come into contact.                                                                      Goble.
                                                                                        High Associates Ltd. announces that
                                                                                        Denise Cass has joined the firm as an
                                                                                        industrial/commercial REALTOR®.
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                  Business News
Central Penn Business Journal’s
The Book of Lists is both a business          Member Renewals
resource and a marketing vehicle to           Thank you to the following members who continued their support of the business
advertise your business. For more             community by recently renewing their annual membership investment.
information, call Nate Tile at 236-4300
or email natet@journalpub.com.                31 - 40 years                             Community Trust Company
Rich Valley Golf is now booking 2009          Bishop Paper Company                      Cordier Antiques & Fine Art
golf outings and special events. The                                                    Don Jacobs Insurance Services Inc
150 person indoor room has a podium           11 - 20 years                             Engle-Hambright & Davies Inc.
with microphone and projector for             Dr. Victor Cohen
presentations. Call Amy at 691-8805                                                     Express Employment Professionals
                                              Duty’s Lock, Safe & Security Inc.
ext. 5 for more information.                                                            ezTechDirect
                                              Fagan Accounting & Management
Allenberry Resort Inn &                                                                 Grandon Real Estate Inc.
                                              Michael L. Bangs Attorney At Law
Playhouse presents Santa’s Christmas          Omex-Office Maintenance Experts           H. Edward Black & Associates PC
in the Country, now thru December 21.                                                   Mass Construction Group Inc.
                                              Schneider Electric/Square D Company
Call 258-3211 or visit www.allenberry.                                                  Oreck Factory Showroom of Camp Hill
com for reservations.                         Seifert Woodcrafts Inc.
                                                                                        Presence
SCORE is looking for more volunteers.         6 - 10 years                              ReproHouse.net
For information contact Ed Kitchen at
                                              Farrell Associates LLC                    Shearer Advertising
saledw@aol.com or SCORE at score@
panetwork.com.                                MAGNET Co-Op.                             Smith Cartwright LLP
                                              Momentum, Inc.                            Southern Penn Communications
Luxor Events & Marketing                      Outback Steakhouse
is producing the 8th Power Through                                                      Temp Tech Inc.
                                              Partners in Women’s Healthcare PC         Trans Associates Engineering
Knowledge Conference for 500 people
with disabilities on April 2-4, 2009.         Signs by Tomorrow
                                                                                            Consultants Inc.
For more information on exhibiting,           Temple Beth Shalom
                                                                                        Triscari Group
sponsorships or registration call 506-0634.   The Hetrick Center
                                              Wingate Inn                               Uplifting Athletes Inc.
Property Management, Inc.                                                               Volunteers of America
began management for the following
properties: Victoria Abbey at Forest          1 - 5 years
Hills in Lower Paxton Township;               American Heart Association Capital
Neighborhood Assn Valmere Path, York;             Region Division
Fair Hill Neighborhood Assn and The           American Lung Assn. of Pennsylvania
Preserve Neighborhood Assn in Enola;          Boiling Springs Tavern
Walden Neighborhood Assn and Versant
at Pinehurst HOA in Mechanicsburg.            BRE Financial Solutions Inc.
                                              CEDG Inc.
B.R.P. Entertainment announces it’s
newly created Multicultural Division          Colony Business Systems
headed by Danna McIntire. For
entertainment inquiries, call 761-7612
or visit www.brpentertainment.com.              COMMITTEE NEWS

Carpet Majik, LLC has relocated               • The Education Committee is
to the West Shore and specializes in          looking for businesses to participate
the cleaning of carpet, upholstery,           in a newly implemented Job Shadow
tile & grout, oriental rugs and water         Database. If you would like to help
damage restoration services. For              impact young individuals who may
more information on all certified
green products, or to schedule a free         lead your business in the future by
inspection, call Tony Dees at 766-7994.       giving them the hands on experience
                                              of a job shadow, contact Leigh-Ann
Debbie Farver, independent Silpada
Designs representative, will help you         Reitze at leigh-ann@wschamber.org
with all your personal and gift giving        today.
needs. Order by December 11 for
guaranteed Christmas delivery. Call           • The Member Mentor Committee
732-4720 or visit www.mysilpada.              announces the debut of a new feature,
com/debbie.farver to browse the entire
                                              Networking Tips in the Connections
sterling silver jewelry catalog.
                                              newsletter. Tips provided by members
 CAMPBELL Commercial Real                     of the committee will help you
 Estate Inc. announces the following
 transaction: the sale of a 14,000 sq. ft.    market yourself while making and
 building at 4359 Linglestown Road,           building strong business-to-business
 Harrisburg.                                  relationships.
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                                                                                         Harrisburg Stampede is having
Members Had a “Blast”                                                                    a Meet and Greet on December 1 at
at Trap Shoot Event                                                                      Legends in the Holiday Inn West
                                                                                         Mechanicsburg with sponsors abc
Members enjoyed a day on the range at the 2nd Annual Women in Business                   27 and Harrisburg Magazine.
Roundtable Trap Shoot Event on November 3 at the West Shore Sportsmen’s                  Space is limited, RSVP to jbowman@
Association (WSSA). This sold out event, sponsored by Wachovia Securities,               aifaprofootball.com or call 236-4680 for
supplied members with an arsenal of new skills, friends, and information. Additional     more information.
thanks go to supporting sponsors integra Print & Image and Sir D’s Catering.             Herbert, Rowland & Grubic,
     Members received training and instruction in both trap and pistol shooting.         Inc. (HRG) has hired Eric Boyer as an
About 30 volunteers from the WSSA provided participants with firearms, safety            electrical engineer.
lessons and guided practice for the entire day. Carol Dietz donated all of the clays     Pazazzz has holiday gifts from $5.00
used for the event in honor of her late husband, Jack, who was essential in helping      and up and is now featuring a Chocolate
the Committee create the first Trap Shoot Event. Thank you to everyone from the          Artist with edible goodies. Starting
WSSA for their vital role in the event’s success.                                        November 23, Pazazzz will be open 7
     A new addition to the event was a block shoot, a game of chance where               days a week.
participants shoot buckshot at a target and the closest to the center wins half of the   Attorney William E. Miller, Jr. has been
money collected. Winners of the Block Shoot were Karen Smith of the Patriot News         named to the Harrisburg Academy’s
for the morning session and Tammy McCrae of the West Shore Chamber for the               Board of Trustees. He serves as solicitor
afternoon session.                                                                       for Upper Allen Township.
     Congratulations to top trap shooters: James Thomas, Thomas, Thomas & Hafer          Outback Steakhouse gift cards make
LLP - 23/25, Mark Brown, Capital BlueCross - 15/25, Roger Barilani, Wachovia             great employee gifts: purchase $100
Securities LLC - 16/25, Carrie Smyth, Thomas, Thomas & Hafer LLP – 12/25, Jessica        worth of Outback gift cards and enjoy a
Lilly, Capital BlueCross – 10/25, and Diann Roffe, Cloister Wash & Lube – 10/25 .        $20 bonus card for yourself.
                                                                                         Zero Energy Properties serves both
                                                                                         commercial and residential properties and
                                                                                         can show you how to economically utilize
                                                                                         technology to make your property a zero
                                                                                         energy property. For more information
                                                                                         contact Guy Huber at 737-0120 or
                                                                                         guyhuber@zeroenergyproperty.com.
                                                                                         Sylvia D. Hepler of Launching
                                                                                         Lives was featured in a half hour
                                                                    Attendees receive    personal interview on WHP-580
                                                                                         AM. Listen by going to http://www.
                                                                    handgun safety       whp580.com/pages/michaeljparks.html
                                                                    instruction before   and clicking on the audio link.
                                                                    participating at
                                                                    the pistol range.    Igneous Rock Gallery
                                                                                         announces Sunday hours from 1-
                                                                                         6 p.m. until Christmas. Visit www.
                                                                                         igneousrockgallery.com or call Robert
                                                                                         Wertz, proprietor, at 774-4074 to
                                    Photo Credit: The Camera Box                         see beautifully colored and elegantly
                                                                                         statuesque volcanic rock water fountains.
                                                                                         Weekday hours are by appointment.
                                                                                         R.S. Mowery & Sons announces that
                                                                                         they were named the Business of the Year
                                                                                         Winner in Central Penn Business
                                                                                         Journal’s “50 – 100 Employees” category.
                                                                                         Great Clips announces the opening
                                                                                         of the Enola salon in the Pennsboro
                                                                                         Commons Shopping Center on
                                                                                         December 13 at 9 a.m. with drawings for
                                                                                         free haircuts, gifts and refreshments. All
                                                                                         haircuts will be $3.99 for the next 30 days.
                                                                                         For more information visit greatclips.
                                                                                         com or call Mark at 260-3709.
                                                                                         Sign-A-Rama in Camp Hill announces the
                                                                                         following employee assignments: Nicolas
                                                                                         Preneau to Production Manager, Alicia
                                                          Photo Credit: The Camera Box   Cavanaugh to Client Services Representative,
                     Every trap shooter had a personal instructor at the trap range.     and Mark Blahusch to Engraved Products
                                                                                         and ADA Compliance Manager.
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            West Shore Chamber of Commerce
            4211 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011
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Connections is published monthly by the
West Shore Chamber of Commerce,
4211 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

Phone: (717) 761-0702  Fax: (717) 761-4315
Email: wschamber@wschamber.org
Website: www.wschamber.org

Chick Zoll, Chairman of the Board
Bill DeVore, Vice Chair of Administration
Bob Saline, Vice Chair of Community
             & Economic Development
Jennifer Buehler, Vice Chair of Governmental Affairs
Andrea Dietz, Vice Chair of Member Services
Aaron Grumbling, Treasurer
Kerwin Stetler, Past Chair

DIRECTORS
H. Leslie Bishop            Rick LaVanture
Crystal Clark, Esq.         Jim McGraw
Donna Davidson              Jeian Rauchut
Joe Farrell                 Diann Roffe
Chris Frampton              Bruce Seagrist
Rhonda Hebbard              Tammy Shearer
Tony Hutcheson              Phil Shenk
Robert Lauriello, PE        Kipp Stecher
Edward M. Messner, President & CEO
Contributing Writers: Sandy Allison, Mary
Clayton, Tammy McCrae and Leigh-Ann Reitze