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CHAMBER CHATTERS

April 7, 2017

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REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY NOON SATURDAY, APRIL 8
TO CLAIM PRIZES.
THANK YOU TO OUR PRIZE SPONSORS!
Dn'A Bikes - A new bicycle up to a $350 value
Fegley Oil - A $50 Valero gift card
Boyer's Tamaqua - A $25 Boyer's gift card
M&S Hardware - A youth lacrosse set and table tennis to go set
Cabela's - Fishing rods
Jamie Greenzweig Insurance - A $50 gift card
Air Products - Gift bags
Schuylkill County DA Christine Holman - A $25 Tamaqua Station Restaurant gift certificate
Heisler's Dairy Bar - Golf passes and a gift certificate
 
Many thanks to the Law Offices of Gary Marchalk and Schuylkill Trout Unlimited for providing more than fifty 15" trout to be stocked throughout the derby. Several additional prizes will also be drawn at random on April 8 from the registrations received.

 
PLEASE NOTE: VENUE CHANGE TO TRINITY UCC
We are still accepting orders for new banners, although we will not be able to guarantee their installation before Memorial Day. So if you missed the initial deadline for purchase, you can still buy a banner for your favorite Veteran, volunteer, emergency responder, or civic leader. Please see our web site for a form and more information:
http://www.tamaqua.net/newsandevents/bannerprogram.html
On April 26, 2017, the Tamaqua Area Chamber of will hold our 65th Annual Community Dinner, during which the 2017 Community Progress Report will be presented. This progress report contains information, pictures, and updates on the projects that have taken place within the entire Tamaqua Area throughout the previous year. Click on the image above to view the 2016 Community Progress Report.
 
This progress report is used as a marketing piece throughout the year to promote the Tamaqua area to potential investors, consumers, developers, businesses, and residents. The report is distributed to area real estate agencies, organizations, as well as the chamber’s web site.
 
As a vital member of our community, we are asking that you support our continuing efforts by placing an advertisement in the report. Over 200 printed copies of the report were distributed last year. The online accessibility increases the value of the report for the community and our supporters. Copies of the report are also provided to each advertiser.
 
The dinner also features the presentation of the annual Citizenship Award as well as Business Person of the Year. Keynote speaker to be announced.
 
Fill out the AD FORM ON OUR WEB SITE and return it to the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce before April 3, 2017, so that we can include your business in this valuable marketing piece.
 
Thank you for your continued support of these efforts to improve our community!
 
Join the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce at the 65th Annual Community Dinner for the presentation of the 2017 Joseph M. Plasko Citizenship Award to Paul Dodson and 2017 Tamaqua Area Business Person of the Year Award to John and Melanie Ross of the Tamaqua Station Restaurant. Wednesday, April 26 at 5:30 at Mountain Valley Golf Course in Barnesville. Keynote speaker to be announced.

CLICK HERE FOR A DINNER REGISTRATION FORM

JOIN THE CHAMBER!


Many thanks to the businesses and individuals who have joined so far this year. Any members who have not renewed by March 31 will have their benefits suspended until dues are received.

Memberships are open to individuals and businesses. Individual membership is $50, business memberships start at $75. For a list of benefits and more information, follow this link to our web site: Membership Information.

You can find an application at this link as well: 2017 Membership Application or contact us at chamber@tamaqua.net for a new membership packet.
CHAMBER MEMBER NEWS
HOMETOWN

JOB OPENINGS:

The Tamaqua Borough is accepting applications for part-time lifeguards and clerks at the Howard D. Buehler Memorial Pool for May through August 2017. Join the staff at “The Bungalow” and spend your summer working in the sun while keeping our swimmers safe!
 
Applications can be downloaded now or pick up a copy at the Municipal Building or Chamber Office.
 
Child abuse certification, PA State Police Criminal History, Federal Criminal History, lifeguard, and first aid certifications are required. For more information, please contact the Tamaqua Municipal Building at 570-668-0300 or stop by in person, Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM.
Tamaqua Has Heart t-shirts for sale at the Tamaqua Arts Center, 125 Pine St.
Youth sm-md-lg $10/ea.
Adult sm-lg  $15/ea.
Adult xl-2xlg $18/ea.
 
In black or sport grey.
Call 570-668-1192 or email:  marketing@tamaquaarts.org

 

Open for the season!

Daily 10:00am-9:00pm
743 Catawissa Rd
 
(570) 668-3399

SWEET TREATS CAKES AND COOKIES

The local venue for Leadercast Live 2017 will be the Tamaqua Community Art Center, 125 Pine Street in Tamaqua. Sponsorship opportunities are available now. For information, call 570-668-1192.

April is ASPCA 's Prevention for Cruelty of Animals Month.

If you see or know someone's beloved canine or feline friend getting abused, you can contact your local police office, local shelter, or control agency for assistance.

How to report Cruelty?
-Write down in detail of what you saw, specific date, and time of the situation.
-Take multiple pictures, keep an extra copy for your safe keeping.
-If you can collect the name of animal, who the owner is, or where they live- you can give this information to provide law enforcement.
-Or, if you don't feel comfortable telling your personal info of who is reporting, you can do it anonymously.

For more information please visit this site at https://www.aspca.org/take-action/report-animal-cruelty

MERMON MOTORS has been in business since 1987, offering quality pre-owned cars & trucks for sale.  We handle both commercial & non-commercial vehicles.
CLICK HERE FOR OUR INVENTORY.

LUCY M. MURPHY CPA
231 WEST BROAD ST
TAMAQUA PA 18252
570.668.4455
LMURPHY@PTD.NET

Friday April 21, 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Big Benefit Concert
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua, PA 18252
 
Featuring Rock, Country and Original Music. 
Starring Micah Gursky with Bill Moyer. 
with Tamaqua Chris Morrison, Senator Dave Argall, Amanda Miller and Larry Wittig
Proceeds benefit Tamaqua Art Center.
 
$100 theatre seating
$250 pub table
 
Sponsor packages available. 
 
For more information call (570)668-1192
 
STEP-UP TAMAQUA UPCOMING EVENTS
Wednesday, April 12 – Town Hall, Tamaqua Middle School,  6 p.m.
Monday, April 17 – Narcan training, Founder’s Hall, Trinity UCC, 6:30 p.m. (No Step-Up meeting)
Wednesday, May 3 – Schuylkill DA Holman, Rotary/Chamber, Salvation Army, 8 a.m.
Mondays, May 8 and 22 – Families Facing Addiction, Founds Hall, Trinity UCC 6:30 p.m.
Monday, May 15 – Chris Herren speech, Marian HS, 7 p.m. (No Step-Up meeting)
Saturday, May 20 – Sounding Out Against Heroin, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 22 – Safe Streets Awareness Walk, Bungalow, 6:30 p.m.
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