Chamber News

Outdoor Networking Event & Family Fun!

Posted on June 3, 2014
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce along with event sponsor Costa's Family Fun Park would like to invite you to an Outdoor Networking Event on Wednesday, June 18th (rain date June 19th) at the Costa's Family Fun Park on 2111 Route 6 in Hawley from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.

Everyone (members/non-members) is welcome to bring your friends and business associates along with plenty of business cards and take advantage of this event to network your business, organization or upcoming event! You will have many chances to make new contacts and get more business no matter what industry you are in. Making those important face to face contacts at this relaxing evening event is such a powerful and affordable marketing tool that can help your business grow.

Admission at the door is FREE for Pike Chamber members or $10.00 for non-members. There will be a complimentary hot dog & hamburger cookout, refreshments, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Also Costa's will be offering a special Activity Wristband for $15.00 per family member. If you would like to donate a door prize, please call ahead to let us know.

Door prizes are an easy marketing trick that allows the winner to take home something from your business with your contact information for future business to you. Some good examples of a door prize would be a gift basket/bag filled with things from your company ie: brochures, magnets etc. explaining what you do, maybe a nicely wrapped box of samples if you are a baker or candy maker, a gift certificate for breakfast/lunch/dinner attached to a bottle of wine or Perrier. Even if you can't put together something from the office, pick up a bouquet of flowers and attach your business card to it; people will remember you.

For further information contact the Chamber by e-mailing or calling the Chamber office at 570-296-8700.
If you need directions call Costa's at 570-226-8585.

Pike Chamber Hosts Comedy Night at The Riverview Inn

Posted on June 2, 2014
If you are looking for an evening filled with fun, food, entertainment, pick up your phone and make your reservations for the Pike County Chamber's Comedy Night! You are certain to have fun and laughs with two top Comedian's Brian Cichocki and Sandy Marks who have performed on HBO and in Caroline's, Dangerfield's, Comix, Jester's, Vegas, Atlantic City, Paris and even Amsterdam.

Get a group of friends or take your spouse out for "date night" and have dinner and see the show. Held at the Riverview Inn in Matamoras, PA on Friday, July 18th. Doors Open at 7:00p.m., dinner at 7:30p.m. and laughs begin at 9:00p.m. Dinner and show is only $45.00 per person or if you just want to see the show it's $25.00 per person.

The Comedy Night has the following several sponsors so far: Farmers Insurance, Bon Secours Community Hospital, ServPro of NE Monroe & Pike Counties, Precision Landscaping of Milford, Neversink Media Group and Sponsorships are still available; the sooner you sponsor, the more promotion you will get.

There is still time to join in on the fun so make your reservations soon. Reservations a must by July 15th so call 570-296-8700 for more details.

Unemployment Compensation Separation Issues Breakfast Seminar

Posted on May 2, 2014
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce will be continuing their Third Thursday Breakfast Seminar Series on May 8, 2014 with the topic of "Unemployment Compensation Separation Issues."

The Pike County Chamber, the Pike County Workforce Development Agency and the PA Department of Labor & Industry are working together on a seminar series of business topics throughout the year and unemployment compensation was one of the most asked about issues.

This important business seminar will explain the process the UC Service Center follows when investigating and issuing determinations relating to quits and discharges including: explaining the fact-finding process, how the UC Service Center rules without fact-finding information from a party, what factors determine if a separation is a "quit" or a "discharge", what determines "burden of proof", how certain exceptions under the Federal Trade Readjustment Act are factored into determinations and what additional steps are available if there is a disagreement with the determination.

We all know how there are times the UC program seems confusing, so be sure to bring any questions or concerns you have. We hope this seminar, along with a chance to hear issues other employers are experiencing, can help your business better understand the UC program.

Held at the Best Western Inn at Hunt's Landing in Matamoras, PA, the program begins promptly at 7:30a.m. with breakfast ready at 7:15a.m. on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

It is $15.00 per person for Pike Chamber members and $20.00 per person for Non-members and you must RSVP to reserve your space by calling 570-296-8700 or e-mail no later than May 6th.

Welcome New Member Glenn's Hauling & Handyman Service!

Posted on March 27, 2014
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the Grand Opening of a new business called Glenn's Hauling and Handyman Service. Owner and operator Glenn Morse works out of Greentown, PA but covers the entire surrounding area. Glenn offers a wide variety of services including snow plowing, delivery of firewood, mulch, top soil, driveway fill, stone, sand and more. Glenn can also do handyman services such as minor remodeling, electrical, plumbing, fix pot holes, appliance/furniture removal, home cleanouts and even vinyl lettering for vehicles and signs. Free estimates and senior citizen discounts available. Call Glenn Morse today at 570-507-3737 or visit

Pictured from l-r: Pike County Chamber Director Jaci Teune, Chamber Director Arlene Quirk, Owner Glenn Morse, Chamber 1st Vice President Simone Palmer and Chamber Secretary Aileen Sullivan.


Posted on March 25, 2014
The following sponsors have signed up for the Pike County Chamber's Community Expo and Job Fair: Pike County Light & Power, Bold Gold Media, Viamedia, Wayne Memorial Hospital and Farmers Insurance-Philly Viscardo.

The Community Expo & Job Fair will be held on April 5th 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 many varieties of vendors representing various businesses, civic & non-profit organizations, restaurants, artisans, gifts 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.

Booth applications are still being accepted by members, non-members, clubs, artisans, restaurants, healthcare facilities, banks, home-based businesses, realtors, home improvement companies, recreational services, civic or non-profit organizations etc. Booth prices are very reasonable from $25.00 to $75.00. Don't miss out on this opportunity to promote & market yourself or upcoming event.

Event Sponsorships are still available. For more information or to register please call 570-296-8700 or visit Deadline is April 3rd.

Become a Member

Posted on March 18, 2014
Becoming a member of the Pike County Chamber provides your local business with many benefits and lots of exposure. It pays to join! Visit us at to view all of our member benefits and to download our membership application.

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