10-18 Communicator.pdf

NEWS AND ACTIVITY REPORT

October 2018

day conference includes: CEO & Professional Staff Roundtables; Speed Networking foocusing on new affinity programs; Chamber Issue Sessions; Top 10 for Membership Growth; 30 Innovative (Kick A$$) Program Ideas for Chambers; Recruitment & Retention for a Strong Membership Foundation; Innovative Leadership Programs; Growing Your Chamber Online with Google; Making WOW Moments for Your Members & Volunteers; and Is Your Chamber Ready to Live the New Brand? The featured speaker at the conference is Robert C. Harris, CAE. Bob has 30+ years experience with associations, chambers and other nonprofits. His seminars are interactive, focused on core-knowledge and organizational (realistic) capacity. He utilizes case studies, trends and headlines for board orientation, training, strategic planning, staff training and consulting. He is the author of Association Management 101 Online © ; creator of the Association Self-Auditing Process © and co-author of “Building an Association Management Company. Mr. Harris is known around the world for sharing best practices and promoting sustainability of associations and chambers. Specialties include: Strategic Planning - without games and group hugs; Board Roles and Responsibilities - customized to the organization; and Staff Training (risk, efficiency, policy management, governance, etc.). The Schuylkill Chamber is excited to host PACP.

PACP Conference Comes to Schuylkill County Chamber Professionals Throughout Pennsylvania to Meet The Pennsylvania Association of Chamber Professionals Fall Conference will be held on October 17 through 19, 2018 at Mountain Valley Banquet Venue in Barnesville. The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce is serving as the host Chamber in its 100 th Anniversary year. A special currently serving in 2018 as the PACP Chair of the Board. One of the conference highlights will be Wednesday evening when the PACP Conference will experience an “Evening in Schuylkill County.” The anticipated 80 PACP conference guests will be hosted at the October Chamber Mixer co-sponsored by M&T Bank and Vito’s Coal Fired Pizza and Restaurant at Vito’s followed by a tour of the Yuengling Brewery and finishing the night with a tour and social at the Schuylkill Chamber office in Union Station. The PACP conference offers top-notch educational sessions led by today’s leading professionals in Chamber management and related industries. Additionally, the PACP conference provides a great opportunity for networking with other chamber professionals. Professionals from Chambers throughout Pennsylvania will participate during the course of the event. The three- significance is also that the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Robert S. Carl, Jr., is

100 th Anniversary Events 10-03-18 Walk-Taste-Appreciate

SCHUYLKILL CHAMBER Point of Interest…

sponsored by Wegmans at Union Station/ Barefield

1998: D.G. Yuengling and Son build a new brewery at Port Carbon, expanding their capacity to one million barrels of beer each day. 1999: Lowe’s Distribution Center opens in High Ridge Industrial Park, located along I-81. 2004: The Tamaqua Train Station reopens following a 10-year renovation. A gallon of milk is $3.32 and a loaf of bread is $1.41.

10-16-18

HR Helpline Webinar with Deana Hollister at Your Desktop

10-25-18

9th Congressional District Forum at DHH lengel Middle School

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