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Pike County Light & Power to Hold Workshop at Expo


Posted on May 9, 2011
Pike County Light & Power, one of the Gold Sponsors at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Community Expo & Car Show, will be holding a FREE Energy Efficiency Workshop at the Expo from 12 Noon to 1:00p.m. in the cafeteria.

In keeping with the Expo’s “Go Green” theme, the Customer Energy Services Department of Pike County Light & Power will have featured Guest Speaker Charmaine Cigliano who will provide low cost or no cost energy efficiency saving tips to help attendees lower their energy bills during her “Be Green and Save Some Green” program. The first 50 people to come to the workshop will get a FREE CFL (compact fluorescent light bulb). CFL’s use 75% less energy than incandescent bulbs and last seven times longer. Light refreshments will be served to workshop participants during program.

During the Energy Efficiency Workshop you will learn how you use energy and what simple low cost and no cost actions you and your family can take to help the environment and keep your “pocketbook” full and happy too.

Other activities going on in and around the expo will include meeting our Special Guest Lisa Alexander “The Queen of Green” and learn her living green ideas, over 60 vendors of various businesses and organizations from the surrounding area you can visit to gather valuable information, 50/50 cash raffle, other top raffles that include prizes of gas cards, overnight stay at your choice of Cove Haven facilities, and two chances to win dinner for two at Woodloch Pines.

You can also vote on your choice of your favorite classic antique car at the Car Show outside and while you are perusing around checking out the cars you can see our special auto guest – the KITT car from the 1980’s show Knight Rider, see the new Chevy Volt car from McGuire’s Chevy in Newton, NJ and a hybrid vehicle from Pike County Light & Power, sing and dance along with our DJ Rampy from Generation 2 Disc Jockies Connection, have the kids get their face painted, take a jump around the Bouncy House & be entertained by “Lucky the Hobo” and his balloon masterpieces. “Lucky” says,

Winners of Community Expo Booth!


Posted on May 6, 2011
The winners of the free booth at the Community Expo & Car Show 2011 are Charlie & Teresa Lutz representing Primerica Financial Services located on 311 E. Harford Street in Milford, PA. All of the names of the companies and organizations that had registered before April 15th were entered in a drawing to win the free booth donated by one of the Expo Gold Sponsors – The Milford Journal. The Lutz’s will get their booth fee refunded back to them so they can put it back into their company.

Other sponsors include Wayne Memorial Hospital, Pike County Light & Power, Bon Secours Community Hospital and the Pike County Dispatch.

The Community Expo & Car Show will be held on May 21st at the Delaware Valley School’s grade 9-10 cafeteria & gym. There is FREE admission to the public from 11:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. Attendees can visit more than 55 vendors with a “Go Green Theme” representing various businesses, civic & non-profit organizations, restaurants, artisans and more. The area people and local consumers are encouraged to attend so come out with the entire family to this wonderful neighborhood event to collect valuable information and meet and see the many area businesses and organizations that make up this wonderful community we live and work in.

At the Expo you can also participate in a 50/50 raffle, other top raffle prizes including dinners for two at Woodloch, gas cards, and an overnight stay at your choice of Cove Haven facilities. There will be displays, demonstrations and check out the Classic Antique Car/Truck Show featuring a Chevy Volt from McGuire’s Chevy in Newton, NJ, a hybrid vehicle from Pike County Light & Power and special guest – the KITT car from the 1980’s show Knight Rider. Be sure to cast your vote on who you think should win the top overall car prize! Kids and adults alike can have a fun time singing and dancing along with DJ Joe, getting their face painted and being entertained by “Lucky the Hobo” and his balloon masterpieces. “Lucky” says, "it's not all skill, it takes a touch of magic and a lotta love". Food and refreshments will be available to purchase also.

Lisa Alexander who is an international authority & local celebrity on sustainable living and green building and sought after expert appearing on many major TV networks such as HGTV will be our very special guest. Lisa is also the Founder & CEO of Green Life Inc. a company committed to educating the public on how to live healthier more sustainable, practical “Green” lives. Lisa is known as “The Queen of Green.”

Booth applications are still being accepted until May 6th so don’t miss out on this opportunity to promote & market yourself, business/organization or upcoming event. We are also looking for antique or classic cars/trucks who can register for car show for free. For more information or to register please call 570-296-8700 or visit www.pikechamber.com.

Pike Chamber Networking Breakfast at Belle Reve


Posted on May 2, 2011
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce and Belle Reve Senior Living Center want you to get your day started right with a nutritious breakfast while taking this opportunity to network your business, organization or upcoming event. Bring your friends and business associates along with plenty of business cards to make new contacts and get more business no matter what industry you are in. Making face to face contacts at this breakfast is a powerful and affordable marketing technique that can help your business grow.

This wonderful complete breakfast and networking opportunity will be held at Belle Reve Senior Living Center at 404 East Harford Street in Milford, PA on Wednesday, May 25th from 7:30a.m. to 9:00a.m. Admission at the door is $5.00 for Pike Chamber members or $10.00 for non-members. There will be a 50/50 raffle and a large gift basket donated by Belle Reve will be raffled off too! If you would like to donate a door prize, please call ahead to let us know.

Please R.S.V.P. by May 24th by e-mailing info@pikechamber.com or calling the Chamber office at 570-296-8700.

Annual Golf Outing


Posted on May 2, 2011
Annual Golf Outing Wednesday, October 5, 2011. Save the Date. Click Here for details.

Pike Chamber's 2011 Guide to Pike County, PA Now Available


Posted on April 20, 2011
The 2011 Guide to Pike County Pennsylvania which also includes the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Membership Directory is now available just in time to kick off the upcoming tourist season. The free guide and member directory is not only available locally at the Pike County Chamber office in Milford, but it is also being distributed throughout eight counties in three states: Sussex and Warren counties in New Jersey, Sullivan and Orange counties in New York and Monroe, Lackawanna, Pike and Wayne Counties in Pennsylvania. It will also be available to residents and visitors at several visitor information centers in the area as well as local area businesses. The guide and membership directory contain details on Pike County destinations and businesses with information and glossy photos to appeal to locals and visitors alike. It is a comprehensive book that is rich in history and filled with all kinds of area information featuring many of the areas beautiful historic sites, places to stay, eat and shop. Whether you live, just visiting or intend on spending any time in Pike County; this is the must have tool. It is sure to be a hit with everyone. For more information please contact the Pike County Chamber at 570-296-8700.

Spring Networking Event at New Malibu Dude Ranch


Posted on March 7, 2011
Local business people will have the opportunity to network at The Pike County Chamber of Commerce’s Spring Networking Business Card Exchange at the newly renovated Malibu Dude Ranch is Milford, PA on Thursday, March 24th from 5p.m. – 7p.m. Guests will arrive and be offered hors d’oeuvres, light refreshments and a cash bar while taking the time to come together, make new business contacts and learn from your peers.

The Pike Chamber wanted to kick off their first Networking Event of 2011 with something fun and exciting and at the same time allowing Malibu Dude Ranch to showcase their newly renovated facility. So bring a friend or business associate over and take advantage of this great way the Pike Chamber is offering business people to get together and network; no matter what industry you are in. The price is $5.00 for members and $10.00 for non-members. We will be holding a 50/50 raffle and have door prizes. If you want to bring a door prize, please call the Chamber to let them know ahead of time.

“We are so excited to have become the new owners of Malibu Dude Ranch; we are striving to have a good reputation so that patrons & neighbors are happy with what we have done and would be proud to have us part of the community & come back and visit again” said Allan Detweiler.

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209 East Harford Street - Milford, PA 18337


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