Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce

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  • Lights, Camera, Glamour! A Night in Vintage Hollywood at the Bucks County Ball
  • The Lower Bucks County Chamber’s Commerce’s third annual Bucks County Ball is taking place on March 28th at the completely… Read More
  • Bucks County Ball — Get Your Tickets Now!
  • The 2015 Bucks County Ball “Lights, Camera, Glamour! An Evening in Vintage Hollywood” will take place on Saturday, March 28… Read More
  • A Message to the Chamber Membership from the Chamber President and the Economics & Government Group
  • As we go into 2015, there is no shortage of issues in Harrisburg that will significantly impact the Lower Bucks… Read More
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About The Chamber

Lights, Camera, Glamour! A Night in Vintage Hollywood at the Bucks County Ball

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The Lower Bucks County Chamber’s Commerce’s third annual Bucks County Ball is taking place on March 28th at the completely renovated Sheraton Bucks County. This event has been the talk of the town for the last two years, and thanks to incredible partners and outstanding sponsors, this year will offer even more!

This year’s theme is Lights, Camera, Glamour and will be an outstanding vintage Hollywood experience. This is not a sit down dinner but it is a party with a purpose. There will be dancing, fabulous food, multiple bars, various forms of live entertainment, casino-style gaming, raffles, a star-studded cigar bar, a wine toss and many other events and activities too numerous to mention. Of course, it will be fun and entertaining but it is also designed to offer networking opportunities beyond what you can imagine.

This party with a purpose is designed to bring business and community together to make new contacts, spend an evening with your partner or spouse, entertain clients, give your business visibility, party with your neighbors and friends or even show someone from out of town what Bucks County is all about.

In just three years , The Bucks County Ball has quickly become the premier event in the County to re-unite with old contacts and make new friends. The Bucks County Ball is facilitated and promoted by the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce and its members, but networking groups, business associations and community members from throughout the area will come together on March 28th to experience a most memorable evening of fun and friend making.

Join hundreds of locals on the dance floor, jamming with Jazz in the piano bar, sampling the best food in Bucks County, or sipping the signature drink “Some Like It Hot” but don’t miss this outstanding, one-of-a-kind evening that you will be raving about for months into the future.

On March 28th at 7pm, the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel in Langhorne will transform into A Night in Vintage Hollywood for the 3rd Annual Bucks County Ball hosted by the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce. Attendees will enjoy a one-of-a-kind evening of dancing, networking, food & drink, lots of entertainment, and much more! VIP ticket holders will be able to arrive at 6pm for a special reception sponsored by Aria Health.

Check out the Bucks County Ball page here!

Purchase Tickets Here for the Bucks County Ball!

Check out photos of last year’s Bucks County Ball here!

About The Chamber

Bucks County Ball — Get Your Tickets Now!

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The 2015 Bucks County Ball “Lights, Camera, Glamour! An Evening in Vintage Hollywood” will take place on Saturday, March 28 at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel. We hope you’ll join us for this ‘not to be missed’ event of the year! We’ll have dancing, networking, food & drink, lots of entertainment, and much, much more! Check back often as the amazing details emerge!!!

Check out the Bucks County Ball page here!

Purchase Tickets Here for the Bucks County Ball!

Check out photos of last year’s Bucks County Ball here!

About The Chamber

A Message to the Chamber Membership from the Chamber President and the Economics & Government Group

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As we go into 2015, there is no shortage of issues in Harrisburg that will significantly impact the Lower Bucks County business community. An important place to voice your concerns regarding these issues is with your Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce. Your Chamber wants to hear what you have to say about how these issues affect your business, and the message you would like us to send to Harrisburg to help government work with you to make Pennsylvania more business friendly.

The Economics & Government Group, through its Advocacy Committee, acts as the sounding board and information gathering resource for your Chamber’s Executive Board. It is where you can participate most directly in helping shape the Advocacy Committee’s agenda and the positions it recommends to the Executive Board for official Chamber positions. Please help us make sure your voice is heard by joining the Economics and Government Group. We meet the first Thursday of every month, at the Chamber’s offices, at 8:30 AM.

Issues on the table for 2015 include:

1) Entitlement Spending

It has been argued that pension spending is the biggest issue facing the Commonwealth. It (along with Medicaid and prisons) contributes hugely to the ongoing and growing costs of maintaining government programs. By some estimates, our costs for these programs are growing by $1 billion annually while revenue is growing by $300 million annually. It does not take an economics major to realize that we have a problem.

2) Investment Spending:

• Increased funding to basic education.

• Increased funding to higher education.

• Increased funding to economic development through programs such as CRIZ (City Revitalization and Improvement Zone).

3) New sources of revenue that could be considered in 2015?

• Should the consideration of new sources of revenue be contingent on, or independent from, first achieving cuts in entitlement spending.

• Severance Tax (taking into consideration any potential impact on a possible new Royal Dutch Shell ethane cracker in western Pa.)

• Personal Income Tax Increase.

4) Other topics:

• Liquor privatization will be a topic of discussion in the Legislature since it was a priority of the new House Speaker, Representative Mike Turzai. Possible proposals include:

o Leave the current system alone.
o Sell the system to private concerns.
o Enhance the system (better selection, better pricing, and convenience).

• Medicaid expansion.

• Medical (or otherwise) marijuana (think prison costs, taxes, work force impact, etc.)

Information. Understanding. Advocacy

-Dan Bates, Chamber President
-Bill Pelosi, Chair Economics & Government

About The Chamber

Check out these upcoming member events and grand openings!

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Bucks Works Job Fair

Date: March 11
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Central Bucks Family YMCA Gym (2500 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA 18901)

Is your organization currently hiring? Are you looking to attract candidates from across the county? If so, plan to attend the Bucks Works Job fair – exhibitor space $250. Space is limited! Last year’s event attracted over 500 candidates.

Click here for more information !
Click here for Bucks Works Job Fair Table Registration Form!

For registration questions or additional information, please e-mail rmauer@cbfymca.org

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Floor & Decor Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies & Grand Opening

Date: March 11, 12 & 14
Location: 1501 Lincoln Highway, Langhorne, PA 19047

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Floor & Decor, the Atlanta-based leading specialty retailer in the flooring market, announced the opening of its newest location, a 75,000 square foot store. The location marks the retail chain’s first store in Pennsylvania and 51st store nationwide and is bringing 40+ jobs to the area. The Langhorne Floor & Decor location will have a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 11 and be open to the public on Thursday, March 12, 2015 with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce.

Floor & Decor will hold the first in a series of special in-store events on Saturday, March 14 featuring a variety of family-friendly activities, giveaways, and additional prizes
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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!

Click here for more information!

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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.

About The Chamber

Professional Development Opportunities for High School Students and Business Professionals

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The Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce offers programs for students and business professionals. The below document contains information on these programs. It is being developed by LBCCC to provide educational and business organizations a better understanding of the programs provided through LBCCC and its partnerships.

Professional Development Opportunities for High School Students and Business Professionals

About The Chamber

Member Meals & Deals

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Check out the Member Meals & Deals that are offered by LBCCC members!

View Current Member Meals & Deals

Or, you can share your Member promotion with LBCCC. Submit your deal by clicking the link below! When posted, the coupon can be viewed, e-mailed and shared on Facebook. A link to your website is included.

Submit your Member Meals & Deals

About The Chamber

Check out the upcoming LBCCC events!

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LBCCC provides many networking and educational events for all to attend!

Additional information on upcoming events and to Register….click here!

Check back often as more information will become available on these upcoming events!!

Wednesday Works! – Workshops & Seminars
1st Wednesday
March 4 – Increasing Business Leads (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
April 1 – Building LinkedIn Profiles (8:00 – 9:30 a.m.)
May 6 – Networking (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
June 3 – RX for Success (Financial) (8:00 – 9:30 a.m.)
July 1 – Marketing Strategies (Picnic Event) (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
September 2 – Driving Customer Engagement (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
October 7 – Social Media Strategies (8:00 – 9:30 a.m.)
December 2 – Motivating Employees (8:00 – 9:30 a.m.)

Bucks Business Connect
Second Thursday, 8:00-9:15 a.m.
March 12 @ Twining Village Retirement Community
April 9 @ Livengrin Foundation, Inc.
May 7 @ Sesame Place (Note: 1st Thursday)

Business Card Exchange
Wednesday, March 18 @ Univest Bank and Trust Co. (Newtown Branch)
Wednesday, April 15 @ St. Mary Medical Center
May @ Silver Lake Nature Center (Date: TBD)
June – TBD
Wednesday, July 22 @ Lower Bucks Hospital

Young Professionals Happy Hour
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 19 @ ShopRite of Fairless Hills

Bucks County Ball
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday, March 28 @ Sheraton Bucks County Hotel

Get Acquainted with Your Chamber
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 2 @ LBCCC

How to Successfully Exhibit at a Business Showcase
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, April 22 @ LBCCC

About The Chamber

Uninsured? Confused By All Your Health Insurance Options

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St. Mary Medical Center is offering Health Insurance and Medicaid Assistance

Open Enrollment November 15, 2014 – February 15, 2015

Click Here for more info!

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Attention Members…..

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As a member of the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce, did you know that you have your own separate login and password that allows you to do many things on the LBCCC web site?

Members can update your business directory listing, register for events, create your own promotional ‘coupon’ to offer discounts and incentives to not only members, but to the general public as well, post community events, and more!

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Get Social With LBCCC!

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We want to connect with you on our social networking sites to “keep you in the know”!!!!!

So…Get Social With Us!

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