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Choosing Happiness Book Signing Event

Date: April 23, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Washington Crossing Inn

Join local international best-selling author Kelly Schaefer for Hor D’Oeuvres & Intimate Conversations.

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Financial Advisor Opportunity Open House

Date: April 23, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Edward Jones – Office of Lori Hoppman (1099 General Knox Rd., Ste. 1A, Washington Crossing, PA 18977)

If you’re ready to take control of your career and rise to new challenges in exchange for greater independence and more personal satisfaction, then you’re ready to explore a career as an Edward Jones Financial Advisor. Please call 215-493-0172 by 4/16/15 to let us know you are coming.

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Dinner and a Show – IN THE MOOD

Date: April 25, 2015
Time: Buffet Dinner at 6:00 p.m. with Show to follow
Location: Davisville Church (325 Street Rd., Southampton, PA 18966)

Presenting the Barbershop Harmony of the BucksMont Squires of Soung Chorus. No ticket orders after April 21, 2015.

Contact Aaron Fox, 215-757-4632 or any of your Squires friends for tickets and information.

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Position your Business for Explosive growth in 2015

Date: April 29, 2015
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Middletown Country Club (420 N. Bellevue Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047)

You’re invited to our next monthly educational seminar for owners and operators of small businesses. Two Insperity advisors will be here discussing ways to run your business more efficiently. Topics will include healthcare reform, benefit management, government compliance, and employee development. A light breakfast will be served.

We also look forward to showing off the Country Club, they are a brand new member of LBCCC!

Please bring your questions on these points above and any others you have about running your business.

Register Here!

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A Woman’s Place – Chocolate Lovers’ Fantasy

Date: May 2, 2015

A night filled with chocolate, champagne, and celebrating when A Woman’s Place (AWP) marks 20 years of the Chocolate Lovers’ Fantasy.

The silent and live auctions will be packed with fantastically filled baskets, unique experiences, and fabulous getaways. Enjoy the delicious hors d’oeuvres and a sit-down dinner paired with wine, beer, and bubbly, but don’t ruin your appetite for the night’s main event – a spread of chocolate desserts measuring over 55 feet in length.

Click here for more information! or contact Heather S. Giampapa at 215.343.9241 x120 or hgiampapa@awomansplace.org

Get your raffle tickets here!

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Greater Philadelphia Metro Export Plan Business Survey

Date: Survey will be posted online until May 15

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, and a diverse array of private, public, and nonprofit partners have come together to develop a customized metro export plan during 2015 to help area firms grow. As part of this initiative, the Economy League has created a brief online survey designed to learn more about local companies’ experiences with exporting.

The 10-minute confidential survey linked below is designed to help gather information about area businesses’ current exporting activity, challenges, and needs. In addition to your feedback contributing to a more effective export growth plan for Greater Philadelphia, everyone who fills in the survey will be entered to win a $150 Garces Restaurant Group gift certificate.

Take the survey here!

Questions? Contact Anne Marie Bonner at ambonner@economyleague.org

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Unheralded Courage – To Commemorate the Victory of WWII Seventy Years Ago

Date: May 3, 2015
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Masonic Lodge – Edgewood & Heacock, Lower Makefield

A Presentation by Emmy-nominated Filmmaker Robert Child and Panel Discussion with 3 Local WWII Veterans. Rob will share stories, video clips & behind-the-scenes anecdotes from filming his 3 award winning WWII documentaries.

Click here for more information or contact Kathy Kraeck, Vice President, Veterans Szuare Foundation at kkraeck@live.com or 215-321-9604.

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Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs Competition to Award more than $450,000 for Best Use of Tech

Comcast Business will seek out the nation’s most innovative startup companies and entrepreneurs to compete in the Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs competition. Contest applicants must submit a 250-word essay explaining how they would use $30,000 in technology investment to enhance their business.

Startups and entrepreneurs are encouraged to visit http://business.comcast.com/i4E to submit their application and essay and review the full program details. Entries are due by March 15, 2015.

Entries will be judged and two winners will be selected in each of the 16 Comcast Business Regions: one winner for startup companies (in business less than two years) and one winner for entrepreneurs (in business for more than two years). The 32 regional winners will each earn $10,000 in cash.

From the regional winners, six grand prize winners will be selected – three startups and three entrepreneurs – who will earn an additional $20,000 in cash, plus a trip to Philadelphia and business advice from industry experts, including Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine, Wharton entrepreneurship lecturer and DreamIt Ventures’ Director Patrick Fitzgerald, Comcast Chief Development Officer Sam Schwartz, and Managing Director of Comcast Ventures Louis Toth.

Regional winners will be notified beginning the week of April 8, 2015. Public voting for the 32 regional winners will be held April 27 – May 10, 2015. The six grand prize winners will be announced the week of June 1, 2015 with an awards event planned for August 2015.

For more information, call 866-429-3085.

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A Special Opportunity for one Chamber Member Company

Save $1350 per Employee per Year

A healthier workplace and better quality of life for each employee is coming your way in “Preventing Sickness & Enjoying Well-Being”
The large not-for-profit Integrated Benefits Institute (full of PhD’s) http://ibiweb.org/ supported by major insurance companies, retailers and manufacturers conducted a study showing that the average employer loses $5400 per year per employee due to sickness. This does not include the cost of insurance premiums, administration, or loss of sales. It is comprised of sick days, days at work sick resulting in lower productivity, and long-term illness.

R3 Results, an educational film production company spun-off from R3 Consulting, which has coached 1-in-5 of the Fortune 50, is looking for a company to participate in its next film project “Preventing Sickness & Enjoying Well-Being.” The company should have a minimum of 50 employees. About a dozen volunteers from the company would take part in coaching that will reduce sickness at work, and address deep-rooted resistant problems and patterns. The goal is a 25% reduction of losses over the next year. There will be no charge to the company. For a company with 1000 employees this could mean a savings of $1,350,000 per year. For a company of 100 it would mean $135,000 per year and improved quality of life and employee appreciation. This is offered on a first come basis. If interested please immediately contact Ken Hantman for details at ken@r3results.com or 215-947-2338.

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