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DelawareCounty REGIONAL NEWS P U B L I S H E D Q U A R T E R LY ______________________________________________________

FROM THE DESK OF TRISH MCFARLAND I am proud to call Delaware County my hometown. It is not just where I happen to live or work, it is a big part of who I am. I have grown up here, I am raising my family here and as the president of the chamber I have the ability to witness the tremendous growth our region has experienced over the years. As a county we are achieving new heights every day and I am excited to be a part of it. At the chamber we are constantly brainstorming new and inventive ways to attract business and tourists to our area. The Travel, Tourism and Entertainment 2016 summer edition of the Delaware County Regional News is a wonderful way to showcase all that our county has to offer. Our edition features content from Destination Delco, one of the many established organizations with which the chamber works closely. The Delaware County Chamber is pleased to extend our warmest congratulations to Tore Fiore, Executive Director of Destination Delco, on this year’s Lifetime Achievement award. A former TV and Radio Executive, having worked for the Mike Douglas Show, Channel 12, KYW Radio and WFIL Radio U.S Army Reserve. As the Executive Director of Destination Delco, Tore has dedicated boundless energy and enthusiasm to promoting Delaware County’s diverse wonders. On behalf of the chamber we are so appreciative of the hard work and dedication Mr. Fiore has provided to help put Delaware County on the map! Please help us honor this well-deserving recipient at this year’s Annual Membership Luncheon on June 15th. In continued tradition, the chamber will kick-off ‘Delco Night’ at Talen Stadium June 22. We encourage our membership to take part in this unique networking opportunity while enjoying a night out with the Philadelphia Union. We hope you will join us! This summer, our region welcomes another unique opportunity to showcase our county. The Rolling Green Golf Club (Springfield, PA) will host the 2016 U.S Women’s Amateur Championship August 1-7. Golfers from around the globe will compete to gain one of the 156 spots in the championship field. This event will bring global focus to the suburban Philadelphia area. The chamber is pleased to support the hard working efforts put on by the staff of Rolling Green and we look forward to the international spotlight this event will bring to our county. The “live, work and play” tag line coined by our CVB, is echoed by the Chamber’s passion for the community. We desire to confirm why it is the best place to live, work and play. We hope we will see you at one of our many upcoming events! Wishing you a wonderful summer of many successes and countywide enjoyment!

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Contents DELAWARE COUNTY REGIONAL NEWS MAGAZINE Summer 2016

2 From the Desk of Trish McFarland 4 Small County is BIG on Hospitality and Entertainment

7 Tourism – The Overlooked Export 8 Rolling Green Golf Club Hosts the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

10 Destination Delco 12 Advice on Battling Common Summertime Injuries

14 Options For Making Your Small Business Website Mobile Friendly

16 Are You A Leader? 18 Personal Income & Sales Tax 19 Delicious Delco – Recipe 20 Upcoming Events 20 Welcome New Members

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Small County is

BIG on Hospitality and Entertainment Golf, Concerts, Festivals and Hiking are all part of the Delaware County’s Park System Nine holes of golf over the rolling hills of Concord. Free music concerts under the stars. Olympic-style athletic competition for senior citizens. All that and much more is part of the recreation and entertainment scene in Delaware County. What’s great is that most of these activities are free because they are offered by Delaware County Council and the Delaware County Department of Parks and Recreation

Mario J. Civera Jr. “We’re just outside of Philadelphia, but we are within minutes of everything you’d want to do.” No other county in Pennsylvania can claim to be the place where William Penn first stepped ashore in America, the landing that launched the Commonwealth. In

From its extensive park system, to dozens of historic sites, to arboretums and scenic hiking trails, Delaware County packs a lot of fun within its borders. for the benefit of county residents. There is a nominal fee for golf, but you can’t beat the price for nine holes. Delaware County is one of the smallest counties in Pennsylvania, land-wise. But it’s big on offering opportunities to hike, exercise, play sports, bird watch, ride a bike, or just escape the hustle and bustle and commune with nature. “Whether you are a resident, or a visitor, we think Delaware County offers a very welcoming, diverse and fun menu of things to do for individuals, families and organizations,” said County Council Chairman

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fact, Delaware County has bragging rights to being the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania, with the first court, school and government office. History abounds in Delaware County, as does great modern hospitality, dining, arts and entertainment, culture and sports. Delaware County Council works with several partners to ensure that people near and far look to “Delco” when they want to enjoy an outing with friends, family, business associates or out-of-town guests. “In Delaware County, we are proud of our past, and energized about our future,”

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said Civera. “We have everything here. You can see paintings by the Wyeths in Chadds Ford, Broadway stars in musicals at the Media Theatre, dine on Asian cuisine in Upper Darby or catch pro soccer action at Talen Stadium on the Delaware.” Delaware County Council is pleased to partner with the Destination Delco Visitors Center on many projects and campaigns to tout attractions from the scenic farmlands of Chadds Ford, to the tony Main Line, to the main streets of Media and Upper Darby. Most residents have visited Rose Tree Park, the crown jewel of the County’s park system. From June 15 to August 14, residents can enjoy free concerts under the stars during the Summer Festival at the amphitheater in Rose Tree Park. There is a concert for every musical taste from jazz and pop to classical and big band. The 2016 series opens June 15 with the Rose Tree Pops that play memorable tunes from movies and musicals. Other performers include the Upper Darby Sousa Band, Jimmy and the Parrots, an Eagles tribute band, Charlie Gracie, the Bryn Mawr Mainliners, the U.S. Army Field


Band and the Irish band, Blackthorn. The full Summer Festival schedule is posted on the County website at www.co.delaware.pa.us. Visit the section on Parks and Recreation. You also find information on Clayton Park, the largest of the county’s park and recreational facilities, which sits on 170 acres of scenic woodlands and rolling greens in Concord and Bethel townships. Clayton Park offers outdoor enthusiasts a nine-hole golf course, four playing fields, eleven shaded picnic groves, and two nature trails. The county parks are also the setting for a Pumpkin Festival in the fall, the Festival of Lights in the winter and horticultural pro-

grams throughout the summer in Smedley Park. There are 12 parks total. Also in June, athletes age 50 and older will compete in the Delaware County Senior Games, which feature competition in bowling, golf, table tennis, bocce and pickleball. For information on the Senior Games visit www.DelcoSeniorGames.org. The County’s history forms a strong foundation for the 21st century attractions that continue to make the county a vibrant, accessible, affordable place. In partnership with the Delaware County Heritage Commission, County Council on May 4 recognized 12 individuals and organizations dedicated to the preservation

of history in Delaware County. Delaware County’s rich history certainly attracts people to various landmarks from the Brandywine Battlefield in Chadds Ford to Governor Printz Park in Tinicum Township, the site of the first settlement in Pennsylvania. Delaware County Council is proud of our county’s rich heritage and cultural offerings and we hope that our residents and visitors take advantage all that Destination Delco has to offer.

Big on offering opportunities to hike, exercise, play sports, bird watch, ride a bike, or just escape.

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Tourism –

The Overlooked Export By: Robert Elsas, Regional Manager, Office of International Trade, SBA

In 2014, international tourism generated $1.5 trillion for US business owners and their communities – good news for U.S. entrepreneurs! In fact, tourism is considered the U.S.’ most overlooked export. Further good news for U.S. businesses is that the International Trade Administration (ITA), a part of the Department of Commerce (DoC), provides services to help U.S. firms capture much of the tourism business. They have team members across the country to help firms understand global markets. The local trade specialists at ITA’s U.S. Commercial Service (CS) help interested firms develop international marketing plans, meet buyers at international trade shows, and more. Their trade specialists assist promotion bureaus, visitor bureaus, hotels, and tour operators, to name just a few. For example, China is rapidly becoming one of the most important outbound tourism markets in the world. According to the China National Tourism Administration, Chinese outbound travelers reached 109 million in 2014 and the U.S. is an increasingly popular destination. In 2014, China ranked as the 6th largest international market for the U.S. According to the National Travel and Tourism Office of the DoC, China is expected to become the largest source of overseas visitors to the United States by 2020. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has export promotion loan guarantees available to help your small business with capital to go global – including boosting tourism. An International Trade Loan (ITL) allows for global expansion with loan guarantees for firms adversely affected by import competition or that want to expand their exporting operations. SBA allows the borrower to use loan proceeds to acquire, construct, renovate, modernize, improve, or expand facilities and equipment to be used in the U.S. to produce goods or services involved in international trade and to develop and penetrate foreign markets. Loaned funds also may be used to refinance an existing loan and loan proceeds may be used for business purposes that enhance a company’s export development. Loan proceeds can go as high as $5 million.

A second program, Export Express, takes the form of a term loan or a revolving line of credit – that can go as high as $500,000 – and can be used to participate in a foreign trade show, support standby letters of credit and translate product literature for use in foreign markets. The loaned funds may also be used to finance specific export orders, expand production facilities, and purchase equipment, inventory or real estate.

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE VIEWS TOURISM IN THE FOLLOWING THREE WAYS: Tourism is an export of recreational services The foreign buyer brings foreign exchange into the US The foreign buyer picks up the service in person A third program, the Export Working Capital Program (EWCP), provides up to $5 million and greater flexibility in negotiating export payment terms. However, disbursements can only be made against firm purchase orders, contracts, letters of credit from a foreign buyer, or “open account terms” with foreign accounts receivable insurance. The uses of the proceeds for this loan are: financing for suppliers, inventory, work-in-progress, or production of export goods or services; working capital to support foreign accounts receivable during long payment cycles; financing for stand-by letters of credit used as bid or performance bonds or as down payment guarantees. If any of these programs and services might be of assistance in expanding your business, contact your local U.S. Export Assistance Center at www.sba.gov/managing-business/exporting/us-export-assistance-centers to learn more about the Export Working Capital Program and whether your business qualifies. Marketing assistance from DoC can be obtained at www.export.gov/. Robert Elsas, Regional Manager, Office of International Trade, SBA, has been serving the Mid-Atlantic Region in marketing and underwriting SBA’s international loan guarantees for the past 19 years.

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Rolling Green Golf Club Hosts

THE 2016 U.S. WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP Volunteer • Watch • Enjoy Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, will have the distinct honor of hosting the 116th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, August 1 – 7, 2016. We are certain that this historic event will prove to be a memorable and enjoyable experience for golf fans in the Delaware Valley. The public is welcome to attend at no charge compliments of Rolling Green Golf Club. Rolling Green is approximately 10 miles west of Center City Philadelphia, located near the intersection of Route 1 and the Blue Route (I476) in Delaware County. Designed by William S. Flynn and Howard Toomey on its 157-acre property in 1925, Rolling Green Golf Club opened for play in 1926. The U.S. Women’s Amateur

Championship marked the beginning of women’s competitive golf in this country. Along with the U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Open, the Women’s Amateur was one of the USGA’s first three championships conducted in 1895. The Women’s Amateur has long identified some of golf ’s greatest women players, many of whom have gone on to successful professional careers. The most noteworthy champion is Glenna Collett Vare, a lifelong amateur who won the Robert Cox Trophy a record six times. Second only to Vare is JoAnne Gunderson Carner, who won five Women’s Amateur Championships. Other women to secure their place in golf history include Patty Berg, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Louise Suggs. Beth Daniel, Juli

Inkster and Morgan Pressel. Golfers from around the globe will compete in qualifying sites across the U.S. to gain one of the 156 spots in the championship field. In recent years, the field included foreign players representing Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, the People’s Republic of China, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Germany, Great Britain (England and Scotland), Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Jamaica, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Sweden, Spain and Wales. In short, this event will bring a global focus to the suburban Philadelphia area. Follow the RGGC 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship on Social Media for Instant Updates: www.RGGC2016.com; FACEBOOK: RGGC2016; TWITTER: RollingGreen16; INSTAGRAM: RollingGreen2016.

This historic event will prove to be a memorable and enjoyable experience for golf fans in the Delaware Valley.

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ADVICE ON

BATTLING COMMON SUMMERTIME INJURIES By Gregory Cuculino, M.D., Chair of Emergency Medicine, Crozer-Keystone Health System

I remember the times when summertime actually meant something different than the normal routine. I could sleep late, spend the entire day outside playing with friends, and only had to worry about when school was starting again. But then life took over and summer just meant going to work a little sweaty and at least coming home in the sunlight. So for most of us, summer does not change our daily routines and the risks of life are the same. But there are some things that are specific to summer that everyone could avoid or lessen with a little information and preparation.

SUNBURN Even on cloudy days, ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause skin damage. Apply sunblock when you are outside for prolonged periods of time. You should use a sunblock with an SPF 30 or higher. The key is to apply liberally, at least 15 minutes before going outside, and reapply every 2 hours or after heavy sweating or swimming.

DEHYDRATION This is particularly dangerous for the young and elderly. Often they cannot express their thirst and in some cases not even feel the need to hydrate. The damage can range from mild fatigue, muscle aches, headache, nausea and vomiting to life-threatening seizures and stroke-like symptoms. The key is to avoid the heat of the day and continue to drink fluids loaded with electrolytes. Avoid caffeinated beverages. And as soon as you start feeling ill, remove yourself from the heat and drink.

INSECT BITES/BEE STINGS They are everywhere. They can ruin a picnic, bike ride and even relaxing on the beach. Insect repellent works well. When bitten avoid scratching to reduce the possibility of infection. If stung by a bee, look for a retained stinger. If one is found do not pinch it to remove it. Use something like a credit card to flick the stinger out. Squeezing it can introduce more venom. If there are any signs of a severe allergic reaction, such as a diffuse rash; swelling of the face, lips, or tongue; or shortness of breath, call 9-1-1 immediately or seek attention in the emergency room.

DROWNING/DIVING ACCIDENTS No matter how good a swimmer anyone thinks they are, swimming and alcohol do not mix. Swimming is a dangerous activity for all ages. Diving into shallow areas is a common cause of death and paralysis. Too often teenagers are picked out of the pool after diving head first, unable to move from the waist down. Medicine is making great strides in dealing with spinal cord injuries, but often the damage is permanent. Children of all ages need constant supervision. It only takes a few minutes for a child to go under and suffer a permanent neurologic injury. Keep a constant count of the heads playing in the pool, and make sure that number stays the same.

POISON IVY The oil from poison ivy leaves can cause severe contact dermatitis, resulting in a red, itchy rash that forms blisters and vesicles. The oil often gets under your fingernails and is spread everywhere you scratch. This often causes the rash to be in straight lines. Treatment ranges from over-the-counter lotions to relieve the itch to oral steroids for more severe reactions.

With a little caution and preparation, everyone can enjoy a safe and healthy summer.

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OPTIONS FOR MAKING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WEBSITE MOBILE FRIENDLY Courtesy of Chester County Score

With Google changing the game in April 2015 by giving better search results page ranking to mobile-friendly websites, many small businesses have cause for concern. According to an infographic by Greater Rochester SCORE, 93.3 percent of small/medium business websites were not yet mobile friendly at the end of 2014. That’s a big deal considering that in May 2015, Google announced more Google searches take place on mobile devices than on computers in the United States and nine other countries. Trying to navigate through and view a website that doesn’t present well on a mobile device frustrates users and can create missed opportunities for your business. If your website is not yet mobile friendly, you’re probably wondering about your options for making it so. Here are three ways you can turn your website into one that will play well with mobile devices:

Develop a mobile version of your desktop website. By using a conversion platform, your website developer can create a separate version of your website that will appear when someone views your site on a mobile device. This is a relatively quick way to make your website mobile friendly, but it has some drawbacks; you’ll need to maintain and update content on two separate websites and visitors on mobile devices may get frustrated because your website’s mobile version will likely not have the breadth of information that your desktop site has.

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Use a mobile plugin for your site. Popular website content management systems like WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla have plugins you can install to make your website mobile friendly without creating a version separate from your desktop website. For more information about how you might make your existing site mobile friendly using plugins, visit Google’s Mobile Guide, which provides links to software available for various website platforms.

Recreate your website using a responsive web design. Responsive design takes a mobile-first approach and provides a solution that gives you one website with design and features that adapt to screens of various sizes (smartphones, tablets, etc.). From the start, it takes into account how design, content, features, and functionality must be incorporated to ensure a positive user experience regardless of whether your website is accessed from a mobile device or desktop computer.

Turn your website into one that plays well with mobile devices.


Typically, the separate mobile version of a desktop site and the plugin options are viewed as temporary fixes while responsive design is considered a more permanent solution. Each solution has some pros and cons, so consider talking with a website design professional to determine what makes sense for you in the short- and long-term. Not sure where to turn? Contact your local SCORE chapter for guidance and resources to help you with all aspects of starting and growing your small business. Chester and Delaware County SCORE is a non-profit organization that provides free counseling to entrepreneurs and small business. They have more than 100 experienced counselors with expertise in almost every facet of business. Of the more than 300 SCORE chapters across the nation, the Chester and Delaware County SCORE chapter was named “Best Chapter in America� in 2015. The chapter also teaches more than 50 seminars and workshops. Their Advisory Boards were created to help existing businesses to grow. Call today to schedule a personal session with a counselor at any one of our 13 counseling locations, or to learn more about our small business education programs. Call us at 610-344-6910 or click here to visit us online Chester and Delaware County SCORE.

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ARE YOU A LEADER? Through the Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce (FDCCC) Leadership Academy, participants expand beyond the management skills that make them effective at work to develop the leadership abilities that will help them inspire their teams and create innovation & opportunity in their organizations and the community.

“Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things.”

The Business Leadership Academy of Delaware County runs from September to June. Through a series of interactive sessions led by a facilitator, along with key influencers throughout the county as panelists. Graduates are recognized at the Chamber’s Annual Membership Luncheon in June. Get your application in to be in the Business Leadership Academy Class of 2017! Fill out an application at www.delcochamber.org/chamberfoundation by August 31, 2016.

- Peter Drucker

Enrollment in the

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY is limited! Participation in the BUSINESS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (BLA) is open to persons living and/or working in Delaware County. A maximum of twenty individuals will be accepted to participate in the program each year. Application deadline is Wednesday, August 31st. Participation must be supported by your employer. Scholarships may be available for those who qualify.

Apply at delcochamber.org/chamber-foundation

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SPOTLIGHT – Insights Into Leadership Through Youth Leadership Academy

NICOLE STRASINSKI School: Upper Darby High School Grade Level: Sophomore On top of being a dedicated and motivated honor student, Nicole Strasinski, Sophomore, Upper Darby High School, is involved with multiple activities such as the Anti-Bullying Club and being a Homeroom Representative. Nicole has also participated in competitive cheerleading for Kedron and Drexel Hill Raiders through 8th grade. Once she started high school she became an Upper Darby Royals Varsity Cheerleader as a freshman. Along with competitive cheerleading, Nicole also participates in competitive gymnastics at the Delco Training Center.

“Putting together a leadership presentation with people I just met was exciting and fun!” Recently Nicole attended the 2016 Youth Leadership Academy at Penn State Brandywine Campus. During the academy she was able to engage with local area leaders in government, business, nonprofits, and media. “It was motivating to hear how each panelist got started in their careers,” she said. “I really enjoyed speaking with the panelists, especially Mike Ranck. I loved spending time at the YMCA growing up and respect him for his leadership there… The media panel was memorable because of their funny stories!” Nicole also participated in an “Ignite Presentation” with her fellow peers on the topic of leadership. Nicole said, “Putting together a leadership presentation with people I just met was exciting and fun!” The three day program was very engaging and insightful for Nicole. The YLA has helped her better understand leadership, and how she can impact her community. After the Youth Leadership Academy, Nicole continues to strive at Upper Darby High School and become a better leader for her peers.

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PERSONAL INCOME & SALES TAX In February Governor Tom Wolf gave his 2nd budget address, and proposed an increase in the Personal Income Tax and expansion of the Sales Tax.

In particular,

an increased Personal Income tax will hurt small business owners and result in consumers having less money in their pockets. With a decreased income, they spend less. When the consumers spend less, the growth of the economy slows and results in fewer jobs being created. Since fewer jobs are being created, the unemployment rate rises. People searching for jobs have less chance of being hired and stay unemployed longer. A Personal Income tax increase hurts consumers, and begins the start of a domino effect on the economy. The sales tax also affects consumers, and indirectly businesses. The increased

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cost of products causes a decreased demand, so consumers no longer buy as many products. Large businesses may be able to withstand this hit, but small businesses, which are the bulk of our members, may struggle. In 2015, 98% of Pennsylvania businesses were small businesses. So when they lay off employees, many Pennsylvanians are affected. Not only will the sales tax increase, but it will also be expanding to other professional services. This expansion would include services such as child care, nursing homes, and legal services just to name a few. It has become a concern that with taxes being put on to these services that it would discourage people from using them all together, therefore bringing in less revenue than is expected. An increased or expanded sales tax also greatly affects the southeastern part of the state. If the expansion is adopted it might encourage Pennsylvanian’s in this region to cross the border and indulge in tax free shopping in our neighboring state Delaware, therefore hurting Pennsylvania businesses. Raising taxes will not fix the state’s ongoing revenue problems and a positive business climate in our Commonwealth benefits our residents, municipalities, and various other institutions. Support of pro-business policies go a long way towards making Delaware County and Pennsylvania a better place to live, work, and raise a family.

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DELICIOUS DELCO

PHILLY CHEESE STEAK By Debbie Formica, Martindale’s Natural Market

INGREDIENTS Grass fed chip steak from Lancaster hormone-free cows Onion or two Olive oil Salt, pepper, garlic powder Italian crusty rolls Provolone cheese Optional toppers: sauted mushrooms, sweet peppers, hot peppers, marinara sauce, hot sauce, ketchup

Procedure: 1. Add sliced onions to a hot oiled pan over medium heat. Sauté until golden for about 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Remove.

A visit to the Philadelphia area wouldn’t be complete without indulging in a Philly Cheese Steak. Choose local, high quality, hormone-free beef from our farmers in Lancaster County and make it yourself. It’s easy! 2. Slice chip steak into very thin strips and brown on high heat using the same pan. Apply seasonings as desired. When almost cooked through, add vegetables back in and mix it up for another minute or two.

3. Slice and lightly oil the rolls. Place cheese on top. Pile on the hot meat mixture. Adorn with optional toppers.

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INTERESTED IN TRYING OUT NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES? New! PROMO CODES are available for Future Members for many of our networking events. Contact the Chamber for more information on a complimentary admission promo code. JUNE 20 COFFEE CONNECTION: BHCU GLEN MILLS 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

AUGUST 4 BUSINESS TRADE SHOW 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

1810 Wilmington Pike Glen Mills, PA 19342

Concord Country Club 1601 Old Wilmington Pike West Chester, PA 19382

JUNE 22 DELCO NIGHT WITH PHILADELPHIA UNION & TAILGATE TAILGATE 4:30 PM GAME 7:00 PM

AUGUST 4 WHAT IS YOUR STRATEGY? WINNING IN A COMPETITIVE MARKET 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talen Energy Stadium, 1 Stadium Dr. Chester, PA 19013

Concord Country Club 1601 Old Wilmington Pike West Chester, PA 19382

JULY 21 SUMMERTIME MEMBER ORIENTATION 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 1001 Baltimore Pike Ste. 9LL Springfield, PA 19064 JULY 21 YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TURN THE JOB YOU HAVE INTO THE JOB YOU WANT! 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Inn at Swarthmore 10 S Chester Rd, Swarthmore, PA 19081

AUGUST 23 VOLUNTEER! HELP LOCAL KIDS GET READY FOR SCHOOL WITH THIS BACKPACK EVENT AT CITYTEAM 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CityTeam Ministries 634 Sproul Street Chester, PA 19013 AUGUST 31 SPEED NETWORKING 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 1001 Baltimore Pike Ste. 9LL Springfield, PA 19064 OCTOBER 6 ATHENA LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Llanerch Country Club 950 West Chester Pike Havertown, PA 19083 OCTOBER 20 BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: LPL FINANCIAL 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

LPL Financial 780 Parkway Drive Broomall, PA 19008 Near Marple Sports Arena

Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 1001 Baltimore Pike Ste. 9LL Springfield, PA 19064

JULY 27 ECONOMIC FORUM 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

SEPTEMBER 14 BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: BENEFICIAL BANK 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Springfield Country Club 400 W Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064

Beneficial Bank 537 Baltimore Pike Springfield, PA 19064

Welcome New Members American Community Journal American Senior Benefits AWE Acquisition, Inc. B & L Bouquets, LLC Brazuca Brazilian Restaurant & Catering CapitalFront, LLC Corey's Floors, LLC Delaware County Press Club dica software Donaghue & Labrum, LLP Ed's Auto Body Inc. Employee Benefit Solutions Farmers Insurance Mike Costanzo Agency GAPS EcoSys LLC Glen Mills Senior Living

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SEPTEMBER 20 THE MILLENNIAL MYTH: LET'S PLAY 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Register to attend these events and other business boosting opportunities at www.delcochamber.org.

A warm welcome to our newest Members! Membership in the Chamber is a savvy business investment. Through Membership, you gain a dedicated partner who is committed to the support and growth of your regional business environment. We look forward to seeing you around the Chamber.

Good Health Pharmacy Grasons Co. of Delaware County HEADstrong Foundation Inner Springboard JDog Junk Removal & Hauling Lowe's Home Improvement Mary Kay Cosmetics MOD Pizza More Joy Now, LLC Mr. Appliance of the Delaware Valley One True Heart Healing Center Pat's Pizza Family Restuarant Philadelphia Media Network Quinn Insurance Agency Real World Magic, Inc.

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RePipe 4710, Inc. Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 19 Siana, Bellwoar and McAndrew, LLP Spigel Consulting Strength for Life Tancredi Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center The Inn at Swarthmore Thumbtack Tracy's Home Decor Wieand Law Firm Wild Birds Unlimited of Concordville WilsonPromos XOTIVE Facility Solutions, Inc.


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