Local business owners who are interested in growing their businesses are encouraged to attend the premiere networking event of the summer of 2008.


Local business owners who are interested in growing their businesses are encouraged to attend the premiere networking event of the summer of 2008.

Volunteers from the Business Card Exchange committee of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce announced that a Business Card Exchange is Thursday, July 31. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Muir House, 102 Route 2001 in Milford. The Muir House is the event sponsor. More than 100 members of the Chamber are expected to network at the event.

Businesses that are not members of the Chamber are invited to attend and network with members. Members are encouraged to bring a new business or friend. Networking is one of many Chamber membership benefits that can help a business grow.

“Business card exchanges are a tremendous way to meet new clients,” said Scott J. Weiland, executive director of the Chamber. “We are pleased that we are able to organize an event where local businesses can thrive by doing business with each other.”

Complimentary beer, wine, and soda will be available, as well as complimentary hors d’oeuvres and light fare. The event is free to attend for members and is $5 a person for non-members. To register for the card exchange and other upcoming Chamber events please contact Lee Ann Camarero at 570-296-8700 or info@pikechamber.com. Deadline for registration is Friday, July 25. For more information, log on to www.pikechamber.com.

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization working to grow the regional economy through collaboration and community growth projects. It is comprised of hundreds of community leaders and volunteers from various industries. The mission of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce is to accelerate business growth in Pike County, Pennsylvania, by representing business in promoting economic development while preserving and enhancing our community’s quality of life, by providing value-added programs and benefits to promote membership and to help members achieve success and by building partnerships and coalitions for business to effectively work with community, government and educational organizations in the shaping of public policy.