Chamber News

Joining the Chamber

Posted on April 22, 2016
Thinking about joining the Chamber, but are uncertain as to why you should? Let's break this down: When decision-makers believe a business is a Chamber member, they are 59% more likely to buy goods and services from that business! Did you also know that consumers are 63% more likely to buy goods and services from a company they believe is a member of the Chamber. But there’s so much more to that, for all the AMAZING benefits you get from becoming or being a Pike Chamber member go here: - Some of these benefits you really cannot put a value on! Join the Pike Chamber today! Or give us a call 570-296-8700

Stay Local

Posted on April 15, 2016
Want to stay local and support local businesses? Take a look at the Chamber Directory - regardless if you are looking for a Cleaning Service, Employment Agency, a Photographer for an upcoming event or Transportation we have it all covered. Remember to stay local and help support your local businesses.

Pike Chamber Celebrates Opening of Alliance Adult Living Care Homes

Posted on May 6th, 2016
Members of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors were on hand to celebrate the Grand Opening of their newest member Alliance Adult Living Care Homes LLC in Matamoras, PA recently. Alliance Adult Living Care Homes LLC is a Personal Care Home that is a residence that provides 24/7 senior care shelter, meals, supervision and assistance with personal care tasks typically for older people or people with physical, behavioral health or cognitive disabilities who are unable to care for themselves but do not need nursing home or medical care. Their services accommodate the need of each resident individually with everyday tasks including but not limited to: eating, drinking, walking, bathroom management, personal hygiene, making/keeping doctor’s appointments, assisting with or administering medications, laundry etc. AAL staff has over 20 years of experience providing care for the elderly with compassion and respect in private or shared rooms with high quality care at affordable prices.

The concept of Alliance Adult Living started in January 2013 when Administrator and Owner Georgina Miner who at the time was working for two other major assisted living and nursing home facilities witnessed a resident’s wife crying in his room and when she went to comfort them the wife explained that she could no longer afford to pay the high premiums and had no choice but to take him home and try to care for him alone. That’s when she started thinking of the idea of starting her own personal care home. After working many extra hours and working double shifts without a day off she managed to save enough money to open her facility the Alliance Adult Living Home which is what Georgina believes is the most affordable place in Matamoras helping families to care for their loved ones.

For more information on Alliance Adult Living Care Homes, please contact Georgina Miner at 570-409-3198.

Photo – l-r : Associate of AAL, Arlene Quirk, Chamber 1st VP, Staff member of AAL, Lee Ann, Chamber Office Manager, Jody Welsh, Chamber President, AAL Owner Georgina Miner, Georgina’s son, James Miner, III, husband, Devron McDermott, Chamber Director and two Staff Nurses.

Pike Chamber Holds FREE Networking Seminar

Posted on May 3rd, 2016
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce they are hosting a free lunch ‘n’ learn seminar on May 17th called “The Four Secrets of Networking to Grow Your Business”.
Held from 12:00p.m. to 1:15p.m. at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce offices at 209 East Harford Street in Milford, PA, the Chamber is excited to have Will Voelkel of William Voelkel Training and Consulting LLC teaching the seminar.
Open to the public, members and non-members; the attendees will learn to grow their business, about your customer relationships, and your revenue, networking has become more critical than ever. Whether you are new to networking, a pro, or somewhere in the middle, this one-hour lunch ’n’ learn will provide practical networking tips in an informative and enjoyable environment -- applicable whether you are meeting people at a business event, at group functions, or in your everyday life with friends, colleagues and family, or you want to learn more about how to leverage social media such as LinkedIn.

Will Voelkel is founder, president and owner of William Voelkel Training and Consulting LLC, a Milford-based firm that specializes in helping local businesses and corporations worldwide improve the performance of their business through management coaching, sales and customer service training, and business consulting. Will is a trainer, speaker, and author with extensive experience in management, sales, leadership and customer service, offering his services in both group training and one-on-one coaching. He works with clients such as American Express, Goldman Sachs, Pepsi, Dow Chemical, 3M, Weight Watchers, and various non-profits. Will also serves as the new Executive Director of the tri-state Black Bear Film Festival and is a member of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce.

The seminar is open to the public and will be FREE on a first come, first served basis for the first 20 attendees who RSVP by May 13th. You will be served a light lunch and handout. Please RSVP via email to For questions you may call 570-296-8700.

Pike Chamber Announces Tourism Seminar to Kick Off The Season

Posted on May 3rd, 2016
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to join us on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 7:00am to 8:30am at Belle Reve Senior Living Facility for our Tourism Seminar presented to you by Carl Wilgus, President/CEO of Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau.

During this seminar Mr. Wilgus will discuss with you the following: the significance of tourism to the Pocono Mountains region, share profile of who are the visitors and what they do when they visit, discuss the branding being done to promote our destination, share new initiatives being implemented to grow the business and illustrate the link between tourism promotion and Economic Development.

Reservations are suggested for this event and are being taken today. The price is $10.00 for Pike Chamber members and $15.00 for non-chamber members. Please call today to reserve your seats 570-296-8700.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 570-297-8700 or email us at Hope to see you there!

Member Benefits

Posted on April 1, 2016
It pays to become a member, check out all the great Member Benefits you get as a Pike County Chamber of Commerce member

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