Pike County Chamber Held New Directors Ceremony


On January 11, 2011 the Pike County Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Installation Breakfast and General Membership Meeting where they inducted the new Directors and installed the new slate of Officers for 2011.

The ceremony and breakfast was held at Mount Haven Restaurant in Milford. Attorney John Stieh installed the Chamber’s Executive Committee: Dr. Candis Finan, Delaware Valley School District, President; Kathleen Hummel, Woodloch, 1st Vice President; MaryAlice Petzinger, Wayne Bank, 2nd Vice President; Philly Viscardo, Dingman Delaware Insurance Agency, Secretary; and Ed Nikles, Sr., Ed Nikles Custom Builder, Treasurer.

Amy Bridge, The Milford Journal, James Campistrous, J-Angelo Event Planning, Mary Decker, Bon Secours Community Hospital, Matt Dorcas, Bold Gold Media, Eric Hamill, Esq., David Hoff, Wayne Memorial Hospital, Tom Hogan, Hogan Homes, Aileen Kolvenbach, Pike County Light & Power, Tish Leizens, Our House Magazine, Greg Lutfy, The Biondo Group, Nancy Steinbacher, Belle Reve were inducted as new Directors; Davis R. Chant, Chant Realty, Beth Nikles, Nikles Realty and Ken Winters, Eastern Propane were inducted as Honorary Directors and Adriane Wendell, Harrington House as the Milford Business Council Representative.

Those new Directors join the existing board of directors who represent other area businesses and community representatives:  Paul Brislin, E.A., Mary Ann Butler, Times Herald Record, Coulby Dunn, Mountain View Homes, Lee Oakes, Monique Olivier, Hampton Inn & Simone Palmer, Dime Bank.

The mission of the Pike County Chamber is to accelerate business growth in Pike County, Pennsylvania, by representing business in promoting economic development while preserving and enhancing our community’s quality of life, by providing value-added programs and benefits to promote membership and to help members achieve success and by building partnerships and coalitions for business to effectively work with community, government and educational organizations in the shaping of public policy.

In order to continue to carry out that mission, the Chamber continues to search for ways to provide more, complete and up-to-date information, services, and benefits to Chamber members and the community.  Becoming a Chamber member will provide an individual or business with benefits and advantages only offered to members. The annual investment fees of members provide the funding necessary to continue and expand the many programs and activities that, which are designed to benefit local business as well as the community.

For more information about joining the Pike County Chamber of Commerce please call 570-296-8700, or visit www.pikechamber.com.

Photo at Top – (from l-r  James Campistrous, Tom Hogan, Nancy Steinbacher, Tish Leizens, David Hoff, Adriane Wendell, Aileen Kolvenbach & Amy Bridge.)