The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce is kicking off October as Chamber of Commerce Month, and in doing so, they are holding an event to recognize several long-standing members who are celebrating a special anniversary with the organization in 2017. The 3rd Annual Anniversary Membership Celebration will take place on Thursday, October 5th. In addition to the businesses being recognized, as well as their employees, the entire Chamber membership is invited to attend. During this mixer-style event, each business will be recognized during a brief program and will also receive a gift from the Chamber. Everyone will enjoy complimentary hors d' oeuvres, beer & wine.
“October’s celebration of Chamber of Commerce Month, is the perfect opportunity to recognize local businesses who are celebrating a milestone anniversary with us in 2017. These businesses are the fabric of the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce and we are grateful to our sponsors for providing the opportunity to recognize these members at this event.” explains Donna Barna, Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Chairman.
Chamber Member Businesses celebrating a special anniversary in 2017 and being recognized at this event include: 95 YEARS, OneGroup Dryfoos Insurance; 60 YEARS, Joseph Miorelli & Co Inc and Penn State Hazleton; 55 YEARS, Coffee Service and Berger Family Dealerships; 50 YEARS, Fabri Kal Corporation and Altadis USA; 45 YEARS, St. Luke Village, WBRE/WYOU TV, Yannuzzi Inc and Metallo's Formal Wear; 40 YEARS, John Yurconic Agency - Hazleton Branch and Pennsy Supply Inc; 35 YEARS, Henkel Consumer Goods, Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, Cohline GMBH, Baker Tilly; 30 YEARS, Chaskin Jewelers, Comfort Inn, Johns Manville and Word Family Church; 25 YEARS, Eckley Miners Village Museum, Berger Construction Co, Hazleton Area Public Library, WYLN TV 35, McCarthy Tire Service, Precision Design and W-B/Scranton International Airport; 20 YEARS, Skokoski & DeCosmo Law Offices, Sand Springs Country Club, Barry Isett & Associates Inc, Lowe's of West Hazleton, Eye Care Specialists, Spectrum Associates Inc, Greater Hazleton Senior Citizens Services Inc., Lehigh Tire Company, Luzerne County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Tri-County Business Machines Inc, Joseph E. Berger and From Head to Toe.
The 3rd Annual Anniversary Membership Celebration is being sponsored by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Bemis Company Inc, Residence Inn by Marriott, Hampton Inn and Fairfield Inn by Marriott. The event will take place on Thursday, October 5th from 5 pm to 7 pm and is being hosted by Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. It is free to attend, but reservations are required by registering on the Chamber’s online calendar at www.hazletonchamber.org or by contacting the Chamber at 455-1509 or . For all upcoming Chamber and community events visit their website.
Event sponsors pictured in the photo from left is: Toni Marie Ruggerio, Area Director Sales & Marketing for Residence Inn by Marriott/Fairfield Inn & Suites and Hampton Inn; Carla Thaller, Regional Director Operations for Residence Inn by Marriott/Fairfield Inn & Suites and Hampton Inn; Veronica Garcia, General Manager Residence Inn by Marriott; Bob Caccese, Technical Manager, Bemis Company Inc; Katie Kemmerer, Community Affairs, NEPA Region for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield; Melissa Lindsey for General Manager Fairfield Inn & Suites; and Daniel Wojciechowski, General Manager for Hampton Inn.