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Pike Chamber is Excited that Twin Peaks Inc. is Platinum Sponsor for “State of the County” Dinner


Posted on April 18th, 2019
Pike County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the current sponsors of their State of the County dinner. The Board of Directors would like to thank Twin Peak Inc. as the top Platinum Sponsor, The Dime Bank as Gold Sponsor, Pike County Light & Power/Corning Gas as Silver Sponsor, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau and Lackawanna College as Bronze Sponsors and Bold Gold Media Group as a media sponsor.

Please join us along with top policymakers and business and community leaders from throughout the area at The Pike County Chamber of Commerce “State of the County” dinner to be held on May 16, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at Woodloch Pines Resort in Hawley, PA.

The Featured Speakers at our “State of the County” Dinner are Christopher Barrett, President/CEO of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, James Pierce, Hopeline & Outreach Coordinator for Pike County Hands of Hope, James McCarthy, Land Management Group Supervisor for Pike County with the PA Game Commission, Kristin Magnotta, Northeast Regional Director for PA Governor Tom Wolf, PA State Representative Rosemary Brown, PA State Representative Michael Peifer and PA State Representative Jonathan Fritz.

This is an opportunity to learn firsthand about a number of exciting County goals and the State of Pike County for 2019. The evening will feature updates on a variety of government initiatives, the importance of tourism, environmental considerations from the local PA Game Commission that covers Pike County and the unfortunate rise of homelessness in the area and what is being done to support those friends and neighbors. This is an important opportunity to learn more about the direction of our County.

We invite all members of the business community and any interested residents to please join us. Tickets are $55.00 per person and that includes a meet and greet with cash bar, sit down dinner with a choice of seafood, pasta or chicken and the State of the County program.

There is still room to support this important event by placing an ad for as little as $100.00 in the evenings’ program book and several levels of sponsorship opportunities are available ranging from $500.00 to $2,000.00. For more information on sponsorship details please email info@pikechamber.com or visit our facebook or web page www.pikechamber.com.

Meet and greet starts at 5:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 6:15 p.m. and our State of the County program to follow.

For more information, to become a sponsor, take an ad or make reservations contact the Chamber office at (570) 296 – 8700 or online at www.pikechamber.com.

Pike Chamber Announces "State of the County" Dinner Speakers


Posted on March 28th, 2019
We invite you to join top policymakers, along with business and community leaders from throughout the area at The Pike County Chamber of Commerce "State of the County" dinner to be held on May 16, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at Woodloch Pines Resort in Hawley, PA.

The Pike County Chamber’s Board of Directors are very excited to announce the lineup of featured speakers at our “State of the County” Dinner. The guest presenters are Christopher Barrett, President/CEO of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, James Pierce, Hopeline & Outreach Coordinator for Pike County Hands of Hope, James McCarthy, Land Management Group Supervisor for Pike County with the PA Game Commission, Kristin Magnotta, Northeast Regional Director for PA Governor Tom Wolf, PA State Representative Rosemary Brown, PA State Representative Michael Peifer and PA State Representative Jonathan Fritz.

This is an opportunity to learn firsthand about a number of exciting County goals and the State of Pike County for 2019. The evening will feature updates on a variety of government initiatives, the importance of tourism, environmental considerations from the local PA Game Commission that covers Pike County and the unfortunate rise of homelessness in the area and what is being done to support those friends and neighbors. This is an important opportunity to learn more about the direction of our County.

We invite all members of the business community and any interested residents to please join us. Tickets are $55.00 per person and that includes a meet and greet with cash bar, sit down dinner with a choice of seafood, pasta or chicken and the State of the County program.

Thank you to our current sponsors: The Dime Bank, Pike County Light & Power/Corning Natural Gas and Bold Gold Media Group.

There is still room to support this important event by placing an ad for as little as $100.00 in the evenings’ program book and several levels of sponsorship opportunities are available ranging from $500.00 to $2,000.00. For more information on sponsorship details please email info@pikechamber.com or visit our facebook or web page www.pikechamber.com.

Meet and greet starts at 5:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 6:15 p.m. and our State of the County program to follow.

For more information, to become a sponsor, take an ad or make reservations contact the Chamber office at (570) 296 – 8700 or online at www.pikechamber.com.

Pike County Chamber of Commerce Introduces New Pike County Visitors Map


Posted on February 28th, 2019
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce a new and improved Pike County Visitors Guide map. This map could not have been created without the help from the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau and the amazing talent of James Levell

“I am very excited to be able to present this new addition to the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center” said Jessica Black, Pike County Chamber of Commerce President. “Our new Visitors Center at the Milford Community House has seen upwards of 700 visitors some months and we hand out hundreds of brochures promoting our County. This map has so much information encompassed in one piece”.

We are pleased to showcase our Pike County Chamber membership in a directory broken down by category for easy reference; its businesses are named instead of trying to reference by numbers. It represents all of Pike County including the Lake Wallenpaupack area, Route 739 Corridor, and a large pull out of The Historic Village of Milford. This map checks all the boxes for us. The map includes notable history of Pike County, beautiful pictures, and information on the local waterfalls, "one of our top five questions that we get at the Visitors Center" stated Black.

Our new Pike County Map is available now at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center located at 201 Broad Street, inside the Milford Community House and will also be distributed to the various Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau locations and businesses throughout the region. Pick one up today! For more information on the Pike County Chamber of Commerce please call 1-570-296-8700 or visit www.pikechamber.com.

Pike Chamber Celebrates Pike Fitness Center's GRAND RE-OPENING!!


Posted on February 1st, 2019
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed back Pike Fitness Center as a new member and celebrated their Grand Re-Opening with new owners whom were the previous owners; Regina & Don Hubbard.

Pike Fitness Center is a full-service gym offering fitness classes, cardio and strength training equipment. Services range from general orientation to intensive personal training. Regina and Don are seasoned physical therapist and the prior owners of Pike Physical Therapy and Fitness Center. They sold the fitness portion in 2015 and the physical therapy division in 2017. However, in September, 2018 they had the opportunity to resume ownership of the fitness facility. Damien Roche, the former owner remains with us as an instructor, personal trainer and consultant. They saw a community need to expand the fitness services and upgrade the equipment of this facility. Since they are one of three major fitness centers in the area, they felt the need to preserve the personal community spirit focused on health and wellness of our local community

Their mission at Pike Fitness Center is to encourage healthy lifestyles and wellness of our members through fitness and comprehensive programs. They started this facility to transition and challenge our members to achieve their individual goals at highest level of performance. They wish to enrich the quality of their lives with greater endurance, strength and functional abilities no matter what age. They strive to be the place their members chose to work on their personal fitness goals and to engage in social interaction with those who share the similar values.

Their mission is to fulfill the goals of their members and to have a positive impact on their lives with a creative fitness experience. Guidance and encouragement is their obligation to create a personalized place to elevate their physical well-being. Regina & Don will provide the facility and personnel to deliver the best possible fitness arena with equipment and classes. They strive to be acknowledged as the community's most unique and respected wellness resource. Pike Fitness Center wants to be the best part of your day, every day. Because fitness can change lives!

The cost of membership has been reduced, new equipment has been obtained and an ever-expanding array of classes are being introduced to meet the demands of their members. Silver Sneakers offers three classes but many others are also available. Membership includes all classes.

They are open 6 days a week. M-F 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sat. 8:00 am to 1:00 pm and Boot Camp Sat. 6:00 am to 8:00. Stop by and visit them at 1346 Route 739 in Dingmans Ferry, PA across from the Ding-Del School. pikefitnesscenter.com 570-686-9496.

Pike County Chamber’s Women in Business Committee Host “Women’s Professional Clothing Day”


Posted on January 10th, 2019
The Women in Business Committee of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce proudly announce they are hosting a Women’s Professional Clothing Day to be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The Best Western Inn at Hunt’s Landing graciously donated some space to help us hold our event to help assist future women in business and women professionals in need on their pathways to success!

From now until February 1st, 2019 the Women in Business Committee (WIB Committee) will be collecting clean, gently worn items such as skirts, jackets, pants, blouses, shoe, jewelry or pocketbooks (no undergarments or hosiery) which needs to be pre-cleaned prior to drop off. The five drop off locations for donations are as follows: The Pike County Chamber of Commerce offices at 201 Broad Street in Milford, Wayne Bank (Milford Branch Only) at 111 West Harford St. in Milford, Pike County Public Library at Milford Branch on 119 E. Harford St. in Milford or the Dingman Township Branch at 100 Bond Court (Log Tavern Road) in Milford, Davis R. Chant Realtors at 2483 Route 6 in Hawley and Pike County Radiology & Lab at 750 Route 739 in Lords Valley, PA.

Once all items have been collected, they will be sorted for the Women’s Professional Clothing Day to be held at The Best Western Inn at Hunt’s Landing on February 9th from 12p.m. noon to 4p.m. If you or anyone you know is in need of professional clothing for a current of future job interview or a new job, please feel free to stop by and see what is available in the many sizes of clothing that will be offered.

We would like to thank Bold Gold Media and local members of the community for helping to spread the word on collecting donations and letting area women know they can come in February 9th for the Clothing Day at The Best Western In at Hunt’s Landing. For more information on the Pike County Chamber of Commerce or the Women in Business Committee, please do not hesitate to contact us at 570-296-8700 or info@pikechamber.com.

Pike County Chamber Holds Dinner to Induct New Directors and Install New Officers


Posted on January 8th, 2019
On January 22, 2019 (snow date January 29th) the Pike County Chamber of Commerce will hold their Annual Installation Dinner and General Membership Meeting where they will induct new Directors and install the new slate of Executive Officers for 2019. The ceremony and dinner will be at The Best Western Inn at Hunt’s Landing in Matamoras, PA. Any person(s) or business wishing to attend must please call and make a reservation at 570-296-8700 or email info@pikechamber.com. The fee for this wonderful dinner and dessert is $40.00 for Pike Chamber members and $50.00 for future members and will begin at 5:30p.m. Must RSVP by January 17th.

The newly installed President will be discussing the organizations goals for 2019 that we believe will provide value to our members and to the business community. The Pike Chamber exists to bring you more business; create better connections, make our member’s businesses more visible and develop community leaders.

In order to support those goals and our mission, the Chamber continues to search for ways to provide more complete and up-to-date information, services, and benefits to Chamber members and the community. Becoming a Chamber member will provide an individual or business with benefits and advantages only offered to members. The annual investment by our members provides the funding necessary to continue and expand the many programs and activities that are designed to benefit local businesses, as well as the community.

We would like to thank our sponsors The Dime Bank and Paul M. Brislin, E.A. for their support. Sponsorship opportunities are still available by contacting the Chamber by phone or email.

For more information about attending the dinner or joining the Pike County Chamber of Commerce please call 570-296-8700, or visit www.pikechamber.com.

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Milford, PA 18337


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