Momentum Magazine March 2019 Edition - Page 3

CHAMBER NEWS The Chamber helped celebrate the grand opening of Blushing Bridal Boutique in downtown Scranton. Skills in Scranton recently hosted a meeting of community partners from education, workforce and economic development. Skills in Scranton looks to partner with the NEPA Manufacturing Partnership to develop collaborations between manufacturers and regional education and workforce development partners. The Chamber hosted a Meet Up for Lunch at Outreach Center for Community Resources. Skills in Scranton recently hosted its Virtual Business Program at Mid Valley High School. This program allows students to develop entrepreneurial skills in the fields of business, communication and technology by connecting students with business mentors. The Chamber helped celebrate the grand opening of the Wandering Hen Café and Marketplace in downtown Scranton. SLIBCO (Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company) recently named its Board of Directors for 2018-19. SLIBCO is the not-for-profit industrial development affiliate of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. From left, front row: Penny Common, SLIBCO board vice president; Marianne Gilmartin, SLIBCO board president; Andrew Hailstone; Bob Durkin, SLIBCO board executive vice president; and Jennifer Davis. Back row: Alex Stark; Amy Luyster, Scranton Chamber vice president; Vincent A. Bonaddio; Charles C. Jefferson; Alana Roberts; Kenneth G. Okrepkie; Richard R. Beasley; Donald Brominski; Joseph Ferretti; Christopher L. DiMattio; Thomas Baileys; Philip P. Condron; Frank J. Fata; Paul D. Horger; and Andrew Skrip, Scranton Chamber vice president. Patricia P. Acker; Raymond S. Angeli; Susan Duckworth, SLIBCO board treasurer; Lawrence C. Malski; Robert Markowski; and James J. Peters, SLIBCO board vice president; are also board members. The Chamber hosted a Women in Business Lunch at the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center featuring Dr. Jill Murray of Lackawanna College. Scranton YP hosted a “Nosh and Knowledge” panel discussion featuring Tony Bartocci of Posture Interactive, Maggie Calpin of Nibbles and Bits, and Jerry Champi of FNCB Bank. The Chamber helped celebrate the unveiling of renovations to the Greater Scranton YMCA in Dunmore. • 3