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                                                                                                   The Newsletter of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce



                                                      50 Members Utilize Membership
                                                      Directory Networking
                                                      During the month of June, 50 member volunteers stopped into the Chamber and left
                                                      carrying stacks of valuable tools. Driving near and far, East Shore and West Shore, they
                                                      accomplished their mission – to provide other members with these valuable tools, the
                                                      2007 Membership Directory and Business Resource Guides.
                                                           Why you ask? Delivering Membership Directories is an excellent face-to-face
Dr. Brian Barrett of the Hetrick Center, Richard      networking opportunity for members and their employees. As Membership Directory
Moore with Landmark Commercial Realty and Qui         deliverer Chick Zoll of Don Jacobs Insurance Services put it, “I am proud to hand-
Chau of VQC Designs, LLC, network at the May
Mixer, held at HealthSouth Rehabilitation’s           deliver Membership Directories. It has opened the door for me to meet decision makers
Wormleysburg clinic on May 17.                        in a business. Not only does it allow me the opportunity to discuss the Chamber, but I
                                                      can briefly promote my business. In doing so, I have been able to become the insurance
                                                      agent for numerous businesses, including my largest account.”
                                                           The Chamber is grateful to these members who took the time to deliver your
                                                      Membership Directories. If you see these members around, be sure to thank them for
                                                      their hard work and dedicated service to you, their fellow members.
                                                                   Brie Spangler, ACA Mortgage Company, LLC; Autumn Gleichman,
                                                      AMG Consulting; Barbara Sadler, Barbara Jean Enterprises; Brianne Sagan,
                                                      Belco Community Credit Union; Mike Wolfe, Belco Community Credit Union;
                                                      Susan Mayernick, Business2Business Magazines; Mike DiVecchio, Central
                                                      Pennsylvania College; Rick Fox, Central Pennsylvania College; Karen E. Ramm,
Kelly Lieblein of Highmark Blue Shield (center)       Centric Bank; Kathleen Swailes, Commonwealth Accounting Solutions; Karen Bissell,
and fellow panelists, PA Senator Patricia Vance       Compassionate Senior Care; Marilyn Zywiec, Computer Information Systems, Inc.;
(left) and Kelli Passow of WHP CBS21 (right),                                                        (Please see Directory Networking on p. 2)
share their insights on respect in the workplace at
the Women in Business Roundtable’s “Expect
Respect” event on June 14.                            Cumberland County Mega Mixer
August 1                                              Offers Excellent Networking
“From Good to Great” Event                            Expand your circle of business contacts through out all of Cumberland County at the
                                                      first ever county-wide Mega Mixer. Cumberland County Economic Development, in
                                                      conjunction with the West Shore, Greater Carlisle Area, Mechanicsburg and
August 8                                              Shippensburg Area Chambers of Commerce are partnering for an evening of outstand-
Business & Industry Night Exhibitor Seminar           ing business-to-business interaction.
                                                            Join the fun at Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., on
August 14                                             August 30, for plentiful networking, hors d’oeuvres, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic
August Spotlight Luncheon                             beverages. You will not want to miss this event. Don’t forget your business cards!
                                                            This event is free to attend thanks to the generous sponsorship of many of our
                                                      members including abc 27, Balfurd Healthcare & Linen Rentals, MEF Commercial
August 22                                             Services and Pyramid Construction Services, Inc.
August Networking Mixer                                     Register to attend at the events calendar on www.wschamber.org or by emailing
                                                      events@wschamber.org. If you are interested in being a sponsor for this county-wide
                                                      event, contact Tammy McCrae at 761-0702.


                                                                            JULY NEWSLETTER SPONSOR
                                                                                            AHEDD
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NAI/CIR announces the Bill Gladstone              Director Profile
Group handled the following transac-
                                                                         Bruce Seagrist is a Senior Manager for McKonly & Asbury, LLP,
tions: The Technology Council of
                                                                         located in Camp Hill, PA. Bruce has served on the Chamber’s Board
Central PA has leased an additional
1,153 sq. ft.; The Harrisburg University of                              of Directors for more than one and a half years. He also serves on




                        Business News
Science & Technology has leased an                                       the Chamber’s Budget Committee, Transportation Committee and
additional 3,276 sq. ft. of office space in the                          chairs the Economic Development Committee. Bruce is involved
Hbg. Transportation Ctr.; and 2,400 sq. ft.                              in the West Shore Chamber because he believes, “The Chamber is
of retail space at 7830 Witmer Dr., Swatara                              an important element in the makeup of the business community. It
Twp., to The Golf Peddler.                                               provides entrepreneurial networking opportunities, a forum to
                                                                         address business issues, as well as programs to improve the business
High Associates, Ltd. handled the                                        environment in our area.”
following leasing arrangements: 1,300 sq.              A life-long resident of central Pennsylvania, Bruce was born in Harrisburg, attended
ft. at Capital City Plaza, Hartzdale Dr., to      high school in Mechanicsburg and graduated from Elizabethtown College with a B.S. in
Moneyline Lending; more than 7,000 sq. ft.        Business Administration. He is married to Kathy and has two sons, Shawn and Kevin.
to Pets and You in Red Lion.                      In his free time, he enjoys travel and gardening. Bruce enjoys life in central Pennsylva-
                                                                      …
                                                  nia because it is, “ a great place to live and raise a family. It also provides a variety of
Landmark Commercial Realty, Inc.                  career and business opportunities as well as a unique set of social and cultural activities.”
handled the following transactions: Butler
Dynamics LLC leased 5,100 sq. ft. ware-
house space, at 629 Lowther Rd.,                  Directory Networking: Thank members who delivered
Lewisberry; RRC Roofing Consultants
leased 4,000 sq. ft. warehouse space at 22
                                                  your 2007 Membership Directory
8th St., New Cumberland; Gilbane Building         Corie Stewart, Core Office Solutions; Tim Potter, Country Inn and Suites; Chick Zoll,
Co. leased 1,550 sq. ft. office space at 1017     Don Jacobs Insurance Services, Inc.; Tony Hutcheson, Engle-Hambright & Davies, Inc.;
Mumma Rd., Wormleysburg; Bluevase                 Rebecca Foote, Foote Capital Mortgage Company; Patricia Gasant, Merrill Lynch;
Resources, LLC leased 1,002 sq. ft. office        Andrew Barlup, Goodwill Industries of Central PA; Kristin Hundley, Graphcom, Incorpo-
space at 355 N. 21st St., Camp Hill;              rated; Carolee Taylor, Hampton Inn Harrisburg-West; J. Arthur Sullivan, HealthSouth;
Docuscript, LLC leased 779 sq. ft. office         Edna Lippi, Herbalife; Megan Emfield, Homewood Suites Hotel - Harrisburg West; Dawn
space at 355 N. 21st St., Camp Hill.              Rickenbach, Homewood Suites Hotel - Harrisburg West; Jim McGraw, Joseph McGraw,
                                                  Inc.; Julie A. Lichty, Julie A. Lichty, Business & Career Coach; Rhonda Hebbard,
CAMPBELL Commercial Real Estate,                  Luxor Events & Marketing; Douglas Weiser; MaryEllen Roseberry, MaryEllen Roseberry,
Inc.’s Art Campbell handled the                   Independent Beauty Consultant; Sharon Kemmerer, Media Networks, Inc.; Mike
following transactions: ProLogis has leased       Phillips, Miller & Norford, Inc.; Zeddie Neidig, The Patriot News; Carl Croushore,
3,800 sq. ft. of office space at 4900 Ritter      Priority Systems, Inc.; John C. Baker, Rememberances by Rose; Phil Shenk, Shenk
Rd., in the Rossmoyne Business Ctr.; the
                                                  Athletic Equipment Company; Mindy Naylor, SMB&R Inc.; Peter Weaver, SPACEMART
purchase of 11,000 sq. ft. bldg. by GHAR, at
                                                  Self Storage; Kathy George, Subway; Bob Noonan, Triscari Group; Robert Manbeck,
424 N. Enola Dr., E. Pennsboro Twp. from
Lynn’s Market Inc.; purchase of the office        United Water Pennsylvania; and Tom McKee, Wachovia Securities, LLC.
bldg. at 1847 Center St., in E. Pennsboro
Twp. by CSC Properties, LLC. Remax                August Mixer Offers Evening of Creative Elegance
Realty Associates, Inc. represented
                                                  Explore the delightful beauty of a 19th century home while enjoying homemade hors
the Buyer. The Dept. of PA VFW recently
moved the State Headquarters to 4002              d’oeuvres, wine and top notch business-to-business networking. Join us on August 22,
Fenton Ave., in Harrisburg, and sold 201 N.       from 5 to 7 p.m., at the August Mixer, held at Creative Elegance Boutique, 2129 Market
Front St., in Harrisburg, to the PA Housing       Street in Camp Hill. The Boutique occupies a home that was built in 1809 and serves as
Finance Agency (PHFA).                            the backdrop to the latest in men’s,
                                                  women’s and infant’s fashions.
American Home Bank, N.A. now has                       The Mixer will feature the new Fall
the capability of writing Commercial Real         line for men’s clothing, as well as many
Estate loans to a 30-year amortization. The       beautiful items for women and babies.
bank can provide Commercial Mortgages             The Creative Elegance staff will be
with 5, 7 or 10-year fixed rate periods, up       cooking up their favorite recipes to share
to 20-year term and 30-year amortization          with Chamber members and attendees
for investor and owner-occupied commer-           will enjoy both alcoholic and non-
cial properties. For more info, call Robert       alcoholic beverages, as well.
Pauletta at 218-6635.                                  This event is free to attend, but
                                                  registration is required. Do not forget
The Lebanon Valley Chamber of
                                                  your business cards to enter into a door
Commerce announces that Larry
Bowman has been selected as their new             prize drawing for one of two $100 gift
President of the Chamber.                         certificates. Register today by visiting the
                                                  events calendar at www.wschamber.org or
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                                                                                               Town Planner Community Calen-
Exciting Business & Industry Night Updates                                                     dars are now accepting space reservations
Summer is in full swing and it is time to begin thinking about the West Shore Chamber’s        for businesses in the 2008 editions. Space
57th Annual Business and Industry Night! This year’s theme is, “The Past, Present & Future,”   is limited so call 503-4815 today to be
which gives exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their “past” history in PA and provide a    present in the area’s premier event calen-
preview of exciting new concepts, products and services that their businesses offer.           dar!
     The annual Business and Industry Night event is one of the Chamber’s premier
networking events, giving exhibitors and attendees the opportunity to mix and mingle           Barger Advertising is celebrating its
with over 1,100 business people. Our 125 exhibitor spaces sold out at the end of June,         one-year anniversary. Kim Barger provides
and a waiting list is being compiled. This year’s exhibitors include the addition of 20        freelance marketing and design services
first-time exhibitors - providing even veteran attendees something new to see.                 such as brochures, newsletters, direct mail
     In addition, top-notch refreshments will be served throughout the night. A sampling       pieces, print advertisements and annual
of the menu includes a turkey carving station, baked brie with raspberries in phyllo dough,    reports. Visit www.bargeradvertising.com
hibachi beef kabobs, crab cakes, coconut shrimp, and more.                                     for monthly discounts.
     Lastly, who can forget the fabulous entertainment we all
enjoy? This year on the front porch, attendees will be jazzed                                  RETTEW recently hired Brent L. Birth,
by the “Jazz Me Trio.” Great networking with friends past,                                     PLS, to serve as group manager of survey
present and future, high quality hors d’oeuvres and snappy                                     operations in their Northeastern PA region.
entertainment promises a wonderful time will be had by all.
     This makes the “present” the perfect opportunity for you                                  HerbaLife’s product of the month is the
to take advantage of the most anticipated networking event of
                                                                                               new Garden 7TM, a convenient supplement
the year, which will be held on October 4, 2007,
                                                                                               packet that helps busy people ensure they
from 3 - 7:30 p.m., at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel and
                                                                                               get the phytonutrients of a variety of fruits
Convention Center in Camp Hill.
     Visit the Chamber’s website for an exciting glance into                                   and vegetables every day of the year. For
the “future” and to purchase your ticket to the event. Tickets                                 more info, contact Health and Wellness
on are sale now for $17 prior to the event and $20 the day of                                  Coach Edna Lippi at 975-0164.
the event. Don’t let the West Shore Chamber’s biggest
event of the year “past” you by, so make sure you purchase your tickets today at               Lieutenant Troy Orr, Contracting Branch
www.wschamber.org!                                                                             Head for the Navy Supply Information
Autumn Lang, Business & Industry Night Chair                                                   Systems Activity (NAVSISA), will be
                                                                                               deployed to Afghanistan this summer to
Crystal Clark, Business & Industry Night Vice Chair                                            oversee budgeting and comptroller duties
                                                                                               during a 180 day deployment.
Step into the Spotlight at the
                                                                                               Arthur Sullivan, HealthSouth Recruiter,
August Luncheon                                                                                won 1st place in his age group at the
On Tuesday, August 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., join Chamber members for a delicious         American Lung Association’s 5K Run at
luncheon and tasty presentation from Sponsor Friends and Family Pizza Buffet at the            City Island on June 13.
August Spotlight Luncheon. This luncheon is being held at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg
West, 5401 Carlisle Pike, in Mechanicsburg.                                                    Fulton Bank announces the following;
     Spotlight events offer members the opportunity to learn more about what their             James G. Tatnall, has been promoted to
fellow chamber members have to offer. The events feature presentations spotlighting            senior vice president/commercial develop-
Chamber members, such as August Spotlighters AHEDD, AmeriChoice Federal Credit                 ment manager in the Commercial Lending
Union and the Holiday Inn Harrisburg West. Following the presentations, attendees are          Department of the Capital Division, Jill
                                                                                               Ann Lind has been named branch loan and
given the opportunity to star in their own fifteen second commercial. Fifteen seconds
                                                                                               operations manager at the Downtown
goes quickly, so come prepared! The cost to attend is $20 per person and reservations
                                                                                               Harrisburg branch; and Betsy Eichelberger
can be made at the events calendar at www.wschamber.org or by emailing                         has been promoted to Branch Manager at
events@wschamber.org.                                                                          the Silver Spring Commons Branch.

                                                                                               Commerce Bank announced this year’s
                                                                                               “Cash for College” Scholarship Program
                                                           Harrisburg       International      recipients: Angela Johnson of Annville-
                                                           Airport’s new Executive Director,   Cleona High School, Lauren Martin of
                                                           Tim Edwards, and Marketing          Warwick High School and Jennifer Nauss
                                                           Director, Scott Miller, presented   of Mechanicsburg Area Senior High
                                                           to the Chamber’s Aviation           School. Also, J.D. Power & Associates
                                                           Committee on May 16,                announced that Commerce Bank was rated
                                                           regarding their marketing           #1 among retail banks in its Central PA
                                                           efforts and plans for the           footprint — and the best among all other
                                                           airport in 2008.                    retail banks throughout the greater Com-
                                                                                               merce footprint including New York, New

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Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and             New Members
Maryland.                                      The following new members were approved and acknowledged by the Chamber’s Board of
                                               Directors at their July 2007 meeting.
AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union
                                               Duncan-Nulph Hearing Associates, PC          INTERIORS by Decorating Den




                        Business News
announces the following: On June 4, at
their 3rd Annual Charity Golf Classic,         Danette Nulph                                Barbara Tabak
Kipp Stecher, President/CEO presented          5020 Ritter Road, Suite 106                  3201 Linden Parkway
The Four Diamonds Fund with a check            Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4837                 Harrisburg, PA 17110
for $9,000 and donated $1,000 to the           766-1500                                     541-1659
Pennsylvania Credit Union Association;         Health Care                                  Decorating
On July 1, Y.T.W. Community Federal                                                         www.decdens.com/btabak
Credit Union merged with AmeriChoice           Home Instead Senior Care
Federal Credit Union.                          Christopher Barr                             Chuck Heller
                                               5002 Lenker Street, Suite 101                Landmark Commercial Realty, Inc.
Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc.                Mechanicsburg, PA 17050                      20 Erford Road, Suite 215
(HRG) has hired John Kerstetter to be an       731-9984                                     Lemoyne, PA 17043
environmental scientist in their Harris-       Health Care                                  731-1990
burg office and Ryan Hippenstiel, P.L.S., as   www.homeinstead.com                          Real Estate
a project surveyor focusing on projects in                                                  www.landmarkcr.com
Northeastern PA. HRG promoted Doug             Humana MarketPoint
Weikel, P.E., to manage the operations of
                                               Dawn Spahr                                   Sanbil, Inc.
its Civil Service Group company-wide.
                                               5000 Ritter Road, Suite 101                  Bill Bittner
 Classic Drycleaners and                       Mechanicsburg, PA 17055                      737 Ridge Road
Laundromats received the Century               355-5861                                     Lewisberry, PA 17339
Club Silver Level Award, in recognition of     Health Care                                  938-1592
business growth in 2006, for the third         www.humana.com
year in a row, from the Certified Restora-
tion Drycleaning Network (CRDN).                  COMMITTEE UPDATES
Paula Kostick was recognized for her
service on the Partners Advisory Council.      • The 60th Anniversary Committee and 60th Anniversary Gala Subcommittee
                                               both met to discuss planning for 2008. The mission of the 60th Anniversary Committee
The Rotary Club of Harrisburg has              is to facilitate our 60th anniversary celebrations, saluting our members, founders and
recently completed a Strategic Planning        leaders, as well as our past, present and future accomplishments. The Gala Subcommittee
process facilitated by Kent Frese, President   discussed possible dates and locations and determined the event would be a formal, black
of Leadership Management Insti-                tie optional event.
tute.                                          • The Marketing and Public Relations Committee reviewed website updates and
                                               identified three 60th anniversary year themes for presentation to the 60th Anniversary
Mid Penn Bank was recognized in the            Committee at their next meeting. In addition, the committee reviewed the Chamber
June 2007 issue of the US Banker maga-         website and its user-friendliness. Some suggestions were made to revamp the home page
zine in a national listing of the “Top 200     and accessibility of information on the site.
Community Banks Ranked by 3-Year               • The Education Committee met and reaffirmed their position to support Hiring
Average ROE.” Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc.           Certificates, specifically those that would serve the entire central PA area.
had a three-year average return on equity      • The Women in Business Roundtable’s steering committee met to discuss the
of 12.94%. On May 9, Mid Penn Bank was         upcoming events for 2007, including the Trap Shooting Event, as well as a Women in
approved for the Preferred Lender              Business Roundtable logo.
Program (PLP) which streamlines
procedures to provide financial assistance
to the small business community, from the
Small Business Administration (SBA).                                                                               Try us...
                                                                                                                    get noticed!
VQC Designs is participating in the Art
Association of Harrisburg’s Gallery Walk
                                                                                                                     WE SPECIALIZE IN
on September 9. Exhibiting artists will be                                                                            SOLVING YOUR
on hand throughout the day to personally                                                                               MARKETING &
represent their work.                                                                                              PRINTING PROBLEMS...
                                                                                                                    UNDER ONE
The Susquehanna Area Regional Airport                                                                                 ROOF!
Authority (SARAA) reported that May
2007 was the busiest month at Harris-                                                                              3544 Gettysburg Rd.
                                                                                                                   Camp Hill, PA 17011
burg International Airport since
June 2005. Year-to-date 2007 traffic is up
                                                                                                                    717-731-9456
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                                                                                               7.2% when compared to the first five
   SHORT OF IT
                                                                                               months of 2006.
• The Chamber Reservation/Cancellation Policy is in place to reserve a seat and/
or meal at events. The Chamber specifically requires reservations or cancellations for         SF&Company, (formerly Seligman,
events with a cost to ensure we have the correct count for the meal. Whether a member          Friedman & Company, P.C.) welcomes
                                                                                               Robert E. Ribic, Jr., CPA, CBM, CVA, CDFA
comes or not, the meal must be paid for by the Chamber. If members choose to cancel
                                                                                               as a Business Valuation Director. Visit the
after the cancellation deadline, they will be invoiced and held responsible for payment.       new website at http://www.sfc-cpa.com.
For questions about this policy, please contact Tammy or Aretta at 761-0702.
• Membership Directories and Business Resource Guides have now been                            Consumer Impressions, Inc., a
distributed to all of our wonderful members! If you do not have a Membership Directory         mystery shopping and bar spotting
or need an additional copy, contact the Chamber at 761-0702. Membership Directories            company announces its $185 Summer
are available at the Chamber offices free of charge. The cost for a Membership                 Special, the lowest price ever.
Directory to be mailed to you is $5.                                                           Call 761-2005 or visit
• Seeking 60th Anniversary Committee Volunteers – We need you to make our 60th                 www.ConsumerImpressions.Biz. Offer
Anniversary celebrations a success! If you would like to volunteer to participate on our       expires August 31, 2007. (Some restric-
                                                                                               tions apply.)
Gala or Picnic subcommittees, please contact Rachel at Rachel@wschamber.org.
• Keystone Photography and Pure Gallery Inc. have generously adorned the
                                                                                               The Cornerstone Culinary Kitchen
Chamber’s Board Room with their framed art. Be sure to note their quality art when             and Cooking School has added a
visiting and take the opportunity to do some shopping. All the artwork is for sale!            grilling class on July 28, from 6 – 9 p.m.,
Special thanks to these businesses and also to Kathie’s Christmas who provided the art         taught by Executive Chef Chuck LaPorta
from January to June.                                                                          and featuring Grilled Salmon with
• The August ChamberPAK is an excellent direct member-to-member marketing                      lavender butter and mangoes. The cost is
solution for businesses. Mail your promotional piece to more than 1,100 Chamber                $55, BYOB. Call 909-6854 to register.
members for less than the cost of postage. The deadline to register for the next mailing is
August 10, and the cost to participate is $300. Contact Tammy McCrae at 761-0702 for           Jan Beebe, of JB Document Services,
more information.                                                                              has shifted her focus to helping non-
                                                                                               profit organizations raise money through
• Business and Industry Night Exhibitors are invited to participate in a free
                                                                                               well-executed capital campaigns. From
seminar hosted by Jay Young of Nimlock Central PA/Exhibit Studios on August 8, at the          concept to implementation, from records
Community Center, in Giant Foods Store, in Camp Hill. The event is free to attend, but         and reports, Jan works with the directors
is only open to 2007 Business and Industry Night exhibitors. It will cover exhibiting          on every step. To learn more, visit
basics as well as a discussion of how to make your exhibit space memorable. Visit the          www.jbdocumentservices.com.
events calendar at www.wschamber.org for more information.
                                                                                               The American Lung Association will
                                                                                               again be holding their annual walks on
Event to Feature Networking Tips                                                               October 14, on City Island. The name of
                                                                                               the walks have been changed from Asthma
Prepare for the Chamber’s largest networking event of the year, Business and Industry Night,   Walk to the “Walk for Life and Breath” to
at a new event created from your feedback at the “Speed Networking” event in March.            encompass all lung disease. Funds raised
     After reviewing the survey responses, the moderator of the “Speed Networking”             will support lung disease education,
event, Deborah Saline, of PRworks, Inc., proposed the idea of an event called, “Network-       research and advocacy in central PA.
ing Power Play.” This fit what members were asking and the Chamber has scheduled the           Register at www.lunginfo.org/walks or
event so members can learn and prepare for upcoming networking opportunities.                  contact Susan Eaton at
     The “Networking Power Play” luncheon seminar will be held on August 28, from 11           seaton@lunginfo.org.
a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel, and it will teach attendees how to:
                                                                                               McKonly & Asbury LLP announces
• Develop an “elevator speech”                                                                 the formation of a new affiliate company,
• “Wrap up” a conversation and move on                                                         McKonly Benefits which will provide
• “Work the Room”                                                                              employee benefits consulting and broker-
• Follow-up with contacts                                                                      age services to clients throughout central
• And more!                                                                                    PA. Also, Mark Heath, CPA has been
If you are a business owner or new to networking and have heard that networking is             promoted to Principal and Svetlana Kalash
important for business growth, but you are uncertain how to make the most out of               and Dan Matarrese have been promoted
networking opportunities, do not miss this seminar! Experienced networkers should              to Senior Accountants.
attend to brush up on their skills as well.
                                                                                               Harrisburg Academy announces the
     To register, visit the calendar of events at www.wschamber.org. The cost for the
                                                                                               following; Robert E. Caplan, a partner in
luncheon and seminar is $30 and includes a hot buffet lunch. This event is for
                                                                                               FMA Advisory, Inc., was elected to a four-
members only.                                                                                  year term as chair of the Board of Trust-
     A sponsorship for this event is available. Contact Tammy McCrae at 761-0702 or            ees. Also Thomas B. Schmidt III, vice
tammy@wschamber.org to make your business’ name associated with making business
connections possible.
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president; Stacey S. Zuckerman, treasurer;
and Joyce L. Kantor, secretary were named     Member Renewals
as officers. F. Wilson Jackson, M.D.,         Thank you to the following Chamber members who continued their support of the business
Academy Class of 1981; Rebecca A.             community by renewing their annual investment in June.
Stevenson, Class of 1989; Jayne B.
                                              50 - 59 years                               Penn Fuel Propane




                        Business News
Abrams, executive director of
                                              Johnson Duffie                              Property Management, Inc.
ParentWorks, Inc.; and Ellen M. Warren
                                              The Patriot News                            Roaring Spring Bottling Co.
were elected to four-year terms as new
                                                                                          Roof Advisory Group, Inc.
trustees.
                                              40 - 49 years                               SECCO, Inc.
PRworks, Inc. is providing a link via         B & C Fasteners Inc.                        Susquehanna Valley Federal Credit Union
www.prworksinc.com for anyone needing         Giant Food Stores, LLC                      TransAmerica Printing
an overview of national and regional          John Gross & Company, Inc.                  Wachovia Bank, N.A.
media relevancy. At the PRworks website       Mr. James Miller
is a link to a recent professional develop-   Radisson Penn Harris Hotel & Convention     5 - 9 years
ment seminar conducted by the Central         Center                                      Brandywine Realty Trust
Pennsylvania Chapter of the Public                                                        Fulton Bank
Relations Society of America. The             30 - 39 years                               New Song Community Church
seminar included national, state and          Boyer & Ritter CPAs, Michael Menear         Priority Systems, Inc.
regional media experts.                       Boyer & Ritter CPAs, Robert Murphy          R. L. Strawn Associates
                                              Essis & Sons Inc.                           Shay’s Home Improvements, LLC
Intrada Technologies works with               Lamar Advertising                           Smoker, Smith & Associates, PC
companies to build a quality web presence     NAI/CIR                                     Taylor Publishing
and generate traffic and market place-        Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation       The Warrell Corporation
ment on the world wide web. With over         Services                                    Today’s Home & Leisure
30 years of experience, Intrada is offering
a complimentary session to business           20 - 29 years                               1 - 4 years
owners to discuss how a strategic Internet    Advanced Business Products Inc.             Achieve It Now
approach can boost sales. Contact them        BBEC, Inc.                                  ADT Security Services, Inc.
today to schedule at                          Borough of Lemoyne                          AllQuest Real Estate Sales and
www.intradatech.com.                          Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz,               Services, LLC
                                                Joseph Cawley, CPA, CVA                   Associated Bag Company
MJ Business Services and ABC                  Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz,             Braceland Orthodontics
West Lanes invite members to a                  Aaron Grumbling                           Central Penn Youth Soccer League
bowling party at ABC West Lanes, on           Commerce Bank                               Hammaker’s Flower Shop LLC
August 17, at 6:30 p.m. The first 100         Fulton Bank                                 Hampden Optical
people (adults only) to sign up by August     Hartman & Associates Inc.                   Ibis Appraisal Services
10, will enjoy 3 games of bowling & rental    Heiss, Gibbons & Company, Inc.              Integrated Properties
shoes free with the Capital Twilight          JFC Staffing Associates                     Lady’s Choice
bowling league. Contact Michelle Jurick       Journal Publications, Inc.                  Leadership Cumberland
at mjbusiness_01@hotmail.com or Jeff          Keefer Wood Allen & Rahal, LLP              Occupational Health Department
Kohler at 766-7601 to sign up.                Levin Promotional Products, a Philip        R & R Networks, Inc.
                                                 Levin Co.                                Rev. Kenneth Arthur
PRESENCE will feature designs by “&           Miller & Norford, Inc.                      Smith Barney
Trousers” and “Judy Lee Cole” during a        Padden, Guerrini & Associates, PC           Woolf-Strite Insurance
double trunk show, from August 20 -           United Methodist Home for Children          Young Conservatives of Pennsylvania
September 4, at 3580 Gettysburg Rd.,
Camp Hill.                                    10 - 19 years
                                              AHEDD
Carleton Communications’ Market-              Alpha Consulting Engineers, Inc.
ing Coordinator Sarah Wingert volun-          Alphagraphics
teered for Junior Achievement of              American Cancer Society - Capital
South Central PA at Hoover Elemen-               Region Unit
tary School, in Camp Hill, and at Ex-
                                              AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union
change City in York. She plans to help
                                              Century 21 At The Helm
again next school year.
                                              Communication Systems Specialists Inc.
                                              Event Central
Maeva Designs invites you to book a
                                              First Generation Video Productions
Design Social in August to be entered
                                              Golden Living Center, Camp Hill
to win a free pedicure and manicure from
SASS Salon & Day Spa. Host an Open            Hamilton & Musser, PC
House in August and receive a free            Harrisburg Office Furniture Inc.
                                              J. Michael Brill & Associates Inc.
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                                                                                           handbag. Call Eve at 460-1890 or visit
Annual Luncheon to Discuss Past,                                                           www.maevadesign.com.

Present and Future of Economy                                                              Cleve J. Fredricksen Library
Take advantage of an excellent professional development and business strategy              announces their fourth annual “Concerts
                                                                                           on the Lawn” series that is free to the
opportunity at the annual Economic Forecast Luncheon sponsored by Commerce Bank.
                                                                                           public. Homemade baked goods, drinks
The event will be held on September 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the West Shore
                                                                                           and fresh popcorn will be sold during the
Country Club, 100 Brentwater Road, in Camp Hill. Tickets to the event are $35 for          events. Concerts are held on the west lawn
members and $45 for non-members. Tables of eight are available for $280.                   next to the lower parking lot. Come see
     The West Shore Chamber of Commerce is proud to host this annual event for             “Greater Rockin’ to the 50’s with Rico &
member businesses to learn valuable information with a touch of humor from                 the Ravens” on August 9, at 7 p.m. (Rain
Commerce Bank’s Chief Economist, Joel L. Naroff, Ph.D. Dr. Naroff is a nationally          location is Camp Hill HS) Call 761-3900
acclaimed economic expert who advises Commerce customers on a broad range of               x225 for more info.
domestic and international economic issues and provides up-to-the-minute insights on
local, regional, national and global financial trends and developments.                    HR Resolutions has a new address, 4075
     Mark your calendar to enjoy a high quality luncheon, while gaining valuable insight   Linglestown Rd., PMB 252, Harrisburg PA
for your company. Invitations to the Economic Forecast Luncheon will be mailed in          17112.
August. For questions, contact Tammy McCrae at 761-0702.
                                                                                           Urology of Central PA welcomes Dr.
                                                                                           Fred Newton as the Medical Director of
                                                                                           the Radiation Oncology Center of Excel-
Legislative Update                                                                         lence for Prostate Cancer. Also welcomed
Two reform measures highlighted in the June newsletter, SB 707 and SB 7, have been         are Radiation Therapists Antonella Lio and
referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee for consideration. Both bills fall under   Susan D’Arcangelo. Mark Coolbaugh has
the Chamber’s long-standing position for decreasing government spending by enacting        been promoted to Imaging/IMRT Manager.
spending limitations.
    Another Senate Bill the Chamber took a position on, SB 811, was received by the        Pure Gallery, Inc. is now offering local
House and referred to their Aging and Older Adult Services Committee. SB811 would          artist John C. Whitehead, designer and
enforce long-term living facility licensure information and regulations.                   manufacturer of custom lamps and tables.
    Additionally, the Chamber opposed House Resolution 321, which would eliminate          Delivery can be arranged free of charge in
secret ballots for unions, at their June meeting. This bill has been set on the House      the local area. Visit www.puregallery.net.
Calendar for discussion and a vote.
    At the Legislative Committee’s meeting with Senator Folmer in June, Senator            Sass Salon & Day Spa is offering all
Folmer referred to the graph under this article. This graph supports Senator Folmer’s      Chamber members 10% off services. Get
argument that, “ …state spending has grown much faster than income and people’s ability    your best summer look with sun-kissed hi-
to pay. Hence, taxes and fees may take a higher portion of Pennsylvanians’ income than     lites, manicures and pedicures. Call 612-
ever before. While some of this new spending is from ‘other funds,’ the General Fund       0344.
has still grown dramatically in excess of inflation and population,” noted Senator
Folmer’s Chief of Staff, Fred Sembach.                                                     Allenberry Resort Inn & Playhouse
                                                                                           announces “The Full Monty,” running July
                                                                                           25 to August 26. Visit www.allenberry.com
                                                                                           for more info.

                                                                                           SCORE announces the following work-
                                                                                           shops: August 1 - Business Plan Prepara-
                                                                                           tion with Archie Sybrandt; August 8 -
                                                                                           Small Business Startup with Dave Petko.
                                                                                           Both are from 6:30 – 9 p.m. For more info,
                                                                                           call 213-0435.

                                                                                           Sovereign Bank announced that it will
                                                                                           participate in the U.S. Small Business
                                                                                           Administration’s (SBA) “Patriotic Express”
                                                                                           loan initiative for the military community.
                                                                                           Members of the military community
                                                                                           interested in learning more about loan
                                                                                           opportunities with Sovereign Bank and the
                                                                                           SBA may contact Dan Sossaman at (484)
                                                                                           254-0809.
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