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					                                                                             Newsletter
                                                                                                                  June 2011

                               Please Join US                                        Thank you to our
                                                                              ―2011 Select Business Sponsor‖
                           Friday, June 10, 2011.
                         Plum Chamber Luncheon
Monthly Luncheon




                      We would like to welcome guest speaker:
                         Wayde D. Nelson, Business Advisor
                               Core Money Engine

                   Topic of Discussion: ―Your Ideal target market
                          and why it’s important to know‖
                                                                      Save the Date!!
                                Time: 11:30 am—1:00 pm
                              Location: Bella Luna Trattoria          Saturday, October 8, 2011
                               5060 William Penn Highway              2nd Annual Plum Chamber Golf Outing
                                  Monroeville, PA 15146
                             $20 members/$25 nonmembers               (If you are interested in helping this committee or becoming a
                     Please register at www.plumchamber.com or call   sponsor, please contact the office).
                                  office at 412-772-8420

                                                                      CHAMBER MEMBER NEWS
“A Minute to Win It”                                                  If you have business related news that you
After Hours Business Event                                            think is important to the chamber and its
                                                                      members, please contact the chamber office at
Plum Community Center                                                 412-772-8420 or email info@plumchamber.com.

Put the “U” in commUnity

—Meet and network with members of the business community              “Early Bird Business Builder”
—Learn about potential opportunities to expand your customer/
client base                                                           Held on the second & fourth
—Discover and be a part of the new plans                              Wednesday of every month!
for building a better community
                                                                      June meetings are as follows:
Make every minute count —Join us:                                     Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Thursday, June 16, 2011                                               Seth DeSabato, CHI Signs & Designs
5:00 to 6:30 pm                                                       Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Plum Community Center                                                 Tracy Quicker, Palms Therapeutic Massage LLC
499 Center-New Texas Road
                                                                      Time: 7:45 a.m.— 8:45 a.m.
Plum, PA 15239                                                        Location: S & T Bank
                                                                      301 Unity Center Road, Plum
~Light fare and beverages will be served.
                                                                      Get a jump start on your morning! Join us for Open Business
Register at www.plumchamber.com or call 412-772-84240                 Networking. Plan on a 1 minute commercial about your
                                                                      business!
                               Cathy Aikins
                               (o) 412.760.9289
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May Networking Luncheon                                         COMMUNITY….
Thank you to everyone who attended our Networking               St. John the Baptist School Car Cruise, June 12, 2011. St John
Luncheon at Pugliano’s Italian Grill. It was unfortunate        the Baptist Church/School, Corner of Unity Center Road and
that our guest speaker was unable to                            Millers Lane in Plum—June 12th from 1:00 –5:00 pm (car regis-
                                                                tration starts at 12:45pm)/
attend due to a business emergency,
                                                                Car Entry Fee is $5.00 and Dash Plaques will be given to the first
but it was a great opportunity for every-
                                                                100 cars—Vendors, Chinese Auction, 50/50, including a progressive
one in attendance to showcase their
                                                                50/50 raffle (drawn in October), food, DJ and fun!!! (rain date is Sep-
business and upcoming events.                                   tember 18, 2011) Please call the school at 412-793-0555 for more
                                                                information.
Thank you to Gary Pugliano and Pugliano’s Italian Grill
for the great food. We are never disappointed. Please
                                                                Strawberry Festival 2011, Friday, June 10, 2011 from 4 pm–7 pm
consider patronizing this restaurant the next time you          An Old Fashioned Strawberry Festival will take place at the Presby-
are dining out!                                                 terian Church of Plum Creek 550 Center New Texas Road, Plum.
                                                                There will be lots of food including barbeque sandwiches, hot dogs,
Pugliano’s Italian Grill and Catering                           cold and hot beverages, fudge, and plenty of strawberries, cake, and
1808 Golden Mile Hwy., Plum, PA                                 ice cream available. There will be no charge for refreshments but a
Phone: 724-327-8991                                             free will offering will be taken.



To Our Members…..

The Plum Chamber of Commerce will be having a food booth at the 2011 Plum Community Festival.
We will be selling hot dogs and hamburgers. We are looking for members who are interested in
volunteering 1-2 hours of their time to help out in our booth. If you are interested in helping out,
please contact the Plum Chamber office at 412-772-8420 to reserve a 1-2 hour time block. Please
consider volunteering your time! We look forward to hearing from you.

Plum Community Festival - Larry Mills Park, O'Block Road, Plum, PA
Pride in our Community
Friday, July 29, from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm—Saturday, July 30, from 2:00 pm – Fireworks

The Plum Community Festival is a FREE fun-filled time with prizes, live entertainment, food, games, and Zambelli Fireworks! The
fireworks are paid for by the Plum Community Festival. If you would like to donate funds towards the fireworks, please contact Lenny
Dunnivan at lenny@eberinsurance.com.

There are nominal fees for food, games and some activities. Proceeds benefit individual organizations and/or the festival.

If you would like to register your business or non-profit organization as a participant, please register at
www.plumcommunityfestival.com, "Registration" link. If your business would like to sponsor a tent or event, please select the
"Sponsorships" link at www.plumcommunityfestival.com.
Coming Soon: The Green Plum Market                              Our First Annual Monte Carlo Fundraiser
A Local Farmer’s Market & Vendors                               (Saturday, April 30, 2011)
July 2011 at 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.                             We would sincerely like to thank every Chamber mem-
                                                                ber who made a donation to our Chinese Auction
Buy locally grown fruits and vegetables in                      Raffle:
season. Also available are tables for local crafters and
                                                                —Lottery ticket Basket donated by Trib Total Media
vendors. Please call Judi Fisher at 724-327-1952.
                                                                —Damon’s Gift Card donated by Grasinger Homes
                                                                —TGI Friday’s Gift Card donated by Grasinger Homes
         MAY AFTER HOURS EVENT                                  —$40 Palmieri’s Restaurant Gift Certificates donated by
                                                                Palmieri’s Restaurant
                THANK YOU                                       —3 month YMCA Membership donated by E.S. YMCA
                                                                —Breakfast & Lunch Package to Nowalk’s Daily Grind donated by
              Joyce Lock and                                    Nowalk’s Daily Grind
                                                                —Golf Themed Basket donated by Ron Boller, Boller Financial Services
        First Commonwealth Bank                                 —Fantastic Sam’s Hair Care Basket donated by Holly Hill, Fantastic
                                                                Sam’s of Plum
                                                                —Italian Foods Gift Basket donated by RoseMarie’s Italian Market
                                                                — Nesbit’s Family Fun Package—donated by Nesbit’s Lanes
                                                                —Teeth Bleaching Gift Certificate donated by
                                                                Chatlos Family Dentistry
 ...for hosting last month’s business after hours event . If    —Basket of Cheer—Courtesy of Plum Chamber
you were in attendance, then you had a great opportunity        —$100 Comp Solutions Gift Certificate donated by Ken Westrick, Comp
 to meet and network with over 35 business members in           Solutions
our community. Everyone was extremely impressed with            —Home Safety Basket w/$50 Target Gift card donated by Dom Borriello,
                                                                Borriello Insurance Agency
  the great display of delicious food and drinks that were
                                                                —Relaxation/Body Care Basket donated by Tracy Quicker, Palms Thera-
 provided! A beautiful gift basket was also raffled off to a    peutic Massage LLC
   lucky business member. Thank you to everyone who             —Royal Flush—Free porta john rental for an event donated by Kathy
   came out to support this event and thank you again to        Corcetti, Royal Flush
  First Commonwealth for hosting this successful event.         —Corcetti Chiropractic Gift Certificate for Free Screening and evaluation
                                                                donated by Kathy Corcetti
                                                                —1,000 Free Business cards donated by Minuteman Press, Plum

                                                                —SILENT AUCTION ITEM...NFL FOOTBALL SIGNED BY STEELER
                                                                GREAT JEROME BETTIS
Member to Member Discounts                                      Donated by Mark Flaherty—Allegheny County Controller

Please contact our office if you would like to offer other
                                                                We would also like to thank everyone who dedicated
Chamber members a discount on your services. En-
                                                                their time to help make this event a success, espe-
closed is a current list of our member to member dis-           cially:
counts. This information is also included on our website
at www.plumchamber.com.                                         Monte Carlo Event Committee: Ryan Antonucci, Tracy Mitchell,
                                                                Anthony Tierno, Chris Zozula, Emil Heintzinger and Suzanne
                                                                Heintzinger
GET INVOLVED!
                                                                Monte Carlo Event Assistants: Tracy Quicker, Renee Antonucci,
Please consider becoming involved the                           Geetika Tandon
planning of one of our upcoming special
events. They will be working on some of                         Master of Ceremonies: Emil Heintzinger
our upcoming events for 2011 including:                         Game Dealers: Poker—Chris Zozula, Roulette—Ryan Antonucci
                                                                & Renee Antonucci, Black Jack—Dr. Scott Pint & Mike Silvert,
Business Trade Show: Date to be announced
                                                                Money Wheel—Chuck DeSabato
Golf Outing, scheduled for Saturday, October 8, 2011
                                                                Italian Buffet provided by RoseMarie’s Italian Market
This is a great opportunity to help your local Chamber, while
                                                                Music provided by MUZAK & Bill Calloway
meeting the business members in your community, building your
own business, and having fun!! We need your help to be suc-     Playlist prepared by Erin Heintzinger
cessful and continue to grow!                                   Beverages provided by Balson’s Distributor
                                                Current Plum Chamber Members
                           A.E. Nicholas Construction Co., Inc.                North American Karate and Fitness
                           AmeriServ Financial Bank                            Northwood Realty Services
                           BP Insurance, Inc.                                  Nowalk Daily Grind
                           Bayne's Wild Life Pest Control                      Oakmont Country Club
                           Bill's Hometown Pharmacy                            PA State Senator
                           Boller Financial Services, Inc.(State Farm Agent)   Palmieri's Restaurants
                           Borriello Insurance Agency (State Farm Agent)       Palms Therapeutic Massage LLC
                           Bruce Construction, LLC                             Pattyn Computer Services
                           Bruce E. Dice & Associates, P.C.                    Pint Family Chiropractic
                           Charles W. Trenz Funeral Home, Inc.                 Pittsburgh Business Times
                           Chatlos Family Dentistry                            Plum Borough
                           CHI Signs & DeSigns Inc.                            Plum EMS
                           Comp Solutions, LLC                                 Plum Rotary
                           Complete Business Services                          Plum Senior Community Center
                           Concordia Lutheran Ministries                       PNC Bank - Golden Mile Hwy.
                           Congressman Jason Altmire                           Professional Mortgage Group LLC
                           Contractor's Crossroad                              Pugliano's Italian Grill & Catering
                           Corcetti Chiropractic & Rehab Centre                R. F. Mitall & Associates, Inc.
Board Members              D. Johnson Insurance Agency (Erie Ins. Agent)       Red Swing Group
Scott Pint                 DJSL Enterprises, LLC                               Royal Flush
 President                 Dollars Inside                                      S & T Bank
Ryan Antonucci             East Suburban Family YMCA                           Sanders Video Services
 Vice President            Edward Jones                                        Schultheis Bros. Co.
Mike Dell                  Energy Swing Windows, Inc.                          Shields Consulting
 Treasurer                 Equity Advisor Group                                Shop 'n Save
Chris Zozula               Fantastic Sam's                                     Signs of Excellence, Inc.
 Recording Secretary       First Call Plumbing                                 SK Management
Emil Heintzinger           First Commonwealth Bank/Murrysville                 SRI Onsite Drapery Cleaning/Elegant Touch
 Director of Membership    Grasinger Homes Inc.                                St. John the Baptist School
Geetika Tandon             Golden Years Management                             Standard Bank
 Director of Events        Holiday Park Apartments                             State Farm Insurance—Fred Stock, Agent
                           Howard Hanna                                        State Representative Joe Markosek
                           In Community Magazines                              Super Media
Staff                      INNOVA BENEFIT Services, LLC                        Superior Window Manufacturing Inc.
Laurie Borriello           It's All Clean, Inc.                                The Garland Agency, Inc.
  Director                 Junction Climate Control Inc.                       The Greeting Gallery
Stephanie Shields          Kings Family Restaurant                             The Meritage Group
  Consultant               Kubit Chiropractic Clinic                           Tomasits Landscaping, Inc.
Gwen Sullivan              Loan Web USA                                        Triangle Benefit Services, Inc.
  Committee and Special    Mallisee Farm Kennel                                Trib Total Media
  Events Coordinator       Meli Plastering, LLC                                Tyler Mountain Water and Coffee
                           Merrill Lynch                                       Unity Chiropractic Inc.
Office Hours:              MetLife Financial Services                          UPMC Community Relations/Corp. Services
Monday—Thursday            Minuteman Press                                     WPC Sportswear and Specialties
9:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.        Nesbit's Lanes Inc.                                 Ventec Refrigeration Inc.
Phone: 412-772-8420        New Hope Functional Medicine &                      VPS-Reliance Business Solutions
Fax: 412-772-8231          Chiropractic                                        Zaiaka Authentic Indian Cuisine
email:                     Nezen Creation, LLC                                 Zucco Security
info@plumchamber.com
website:
www.plumchamber.com
                          Please consider using one of our members the next time you are in need of a service that
                          they provide! Check our website often for a current list of member to member discounts.
                                                        *Indicates New Members

				
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