The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce is now seeking nominations for their 16th Annual Business & Community Awards. The awards are given each year in order to recognize individuals and businesses, which help to promote and support the Greater Hazleton Area.The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce is now seeking nominations for their 16th Annual Business & Community Awards. The awards are given each year in order to recognize individuals and businesses, which help to promote and support the Greater Hazleton Area.
Nominations are being accepted for: Small Business of the Year; Large Business of the Year, Rocco Colangelo, Sr. Volunteer of the Year, Pride of Place, Healthy Workplace of the Year, Green Business of the Year and Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
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The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce is offering a program on Evaluating Your Workers Comp Claims, Worker Ergonomics & Productivity Improvement on Wednesday, September 13th. The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce is offering a program on Evaluating Your Workers Comp Claims, Worker Ergonomics & Productivity Improvement on Wednesday, September 13th.
This program will explore how Physical Demands Validation (PDV) lead to a variety of safety tools including ergonomic, safety training, wellness and functional testing programs. Attendees will learn about the different types of functional testing programs, how each tests physical ability differently and how the clinical examination portion of the test may differ between types of programs. Each of these aspects plays an important role in mitigating risk. You will understand how PDV and Function Testing can help to decrease absenteeism and presenteeism, increase productivity, decrease injury rates and be an essential part of your safety and wellness strategy.
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Continuing with the chamber’s legislative series, Hazle Township Supervisor and Chairman Jim Montone will address the business community on September 21st at the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Red Carpet Breakfast program. He will provide an update of the township’s current and future projects. Attendees will also have the opportunity for a question and answer session at the end of his presentation. The breakfast program is hosted by Bonanza Steakhouse, 574 Susquehanna Blvd., located across from the Laurel Mall in Hazle Township.
The program will begin at 7:45 a.m. and conclude at 9:00 a.m. A full breakfast will be served at the upcoming breakfast program for a $20 fee for chamber members and a $25 fee for non-chamber members. Chamber members and guests who would like to attend should contact the chamber office at 570-455-1509 or register online at hazletonchamber.org by Monday, September 18th.
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The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce is offering a seminar on Time Management for Small Businesses on Thursday, September 7th. Cindy Milan-Ortiz, Assistant Branch Manager at Woodforest National Bank will discuss the concept of time management, why it is important to small businesses and how you can benefit from using time management.
She will also explain some commonly employed time management practices, including Pareto analysis, the ABC method, the Eisenhower method and the POSEC method and how you can incorporate any of these methods easily into your daily business routine.
The seminar will take place on Thursday, September 7th from 9 am to 10 am at the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce office, which is located inside Hayden Tower at 8 W. Broad Street, Mezzanine Level Suite 1490 in Downtown Hazleton. Registration is $10 for Chamber members and $15 for non Chamber members. Registration is required by registering on the Chamber’s online calendar at www.hazletonchamber.org or by contacting the Chamber at 455-1509 or .
Avenues Vocational & Employment Services of Hazleton is sponsoring an exclusive Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Networking Mixer on Wednesday, August 23rd from 5 pm to 7 pm. The mixer will take place their facility which, is located at 600 South Poplar Street in Hazleton.
Chamber members, their employees, co-workers and guests are invited to this free, casual, after-hours event, which provides a networking opportunity for the Greater Hazleton Area business community.
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