PIKE COUNTY - The Board of Directors of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce respectfully apologizes to the Jewish Community for scheduling our Chamber Champions Awards Dinner on the Jewish Holy Day of Yom Kippur (Sept. 30).
It was an unfortunate oversight on our part. We truly appreciate the members of the Jewish faith who brought this to our attention. The Chamber never willingly wanted to offend any faith and we are truly sorry. It is most important that we be respectful to all faiths. So to all of our neighbors and friends from the Jewish faith please accept our apologies.
We hope you will join us on the new date November 3 to celebrate our Chamber Champions at Silver Birches Restaurant on Lake Wallenpaupack.
Businesses and business leaders across Pike County will be honored at the 2017 Pike County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Champions Awards Dinner, set for Friday, November 3rd, at 5:30 p.m., at Silver Birches, 205 Route 507, in Tafton.
Individuals and businesses in seven categories will be recognized for their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the economic development and quality of life of Pike County. The event, which is expected to be heavily attended, is “by advance reservations only” as seating is limited.
2017 Chamber Champions Awards recipients include: Key Food Marketplace in Milford/Business of the Year; Matt Osterberg/Person of Excellence; Luhrs True Value Hardware and Woodloch/Business Expansion Award; Amy Eisenberg/Individual Hometown Star Award; Greater Pike Foundation/Organizational Hometown Star Award; Justin F. Genzlinger, Settlers Hospitality Group and P.J. Wiebel, Econo-Pak/Rising Star Award; Safe Haven of Pike County and United Way of Pike County/Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award, and Davis R. Chant, Lifetime Achievement Award.
“We expect this event to be a highlight of the county’s social calendar,” said Jack Boyle, dinner chair, “given the exceptional quality of these honorees.”
Noted attorney, Kelly Gaughan, Esq., will be the Emcee for the festive and celebratory evening, which will feature a cocktail reception (cash bar), dinner and program.
“The overriding mission of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce,” says Chamber President Jody Welsh, “is to accelerate business growth in Pike County, by promoting economic development while preserving and enhancing our community’s quality of life.” The Chamber Champions awards program, Welsh added, “salutes those who are making a difference in advancing that mission.”
Admission is $50 per person, with reservations being made by calling (570) 296-8700 or firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP by October 25, 2017.