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Jayme Orr Rhodes to Speak at 2017 Conference

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our keynote luncheon speaker for the 2017 Conference.  Jayme Orr Rhodes, president of Serviam Construction will share her inspiring story with an audience of as many as 200 business professionals at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort on Friday, May 19th. Jayme Orr Rhodes is a [...]

By | 2017-05-19T11:43:27+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Events, News|Comments Off on Jayme Orr Rhodes to Speak at 2017 Conference

2nd Annual Health & Wellness Symposium Planned

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our 2nd annual Health & Wellness Symposium, presented by UPMC HealthPlan: Thursday, March 16th at Homewood at Spring House Estates. The breakfast-and-lunch event will feature a series of presentations by Chamber members who are experts in their health-and-wellness-related fields, including a keynote presentation by Mary [...]

By | 2017-05-19T11:43:28+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Events, News|Comments Off on 2nd Annual Health & Wellness Symposium Planned

BASICS: Steps to Success to Prepare Students for Job Opportunities

The Chamber and Chamber (Education) Foundation are pleased to present this annual event, linking schools with local businesses.  Steps to Success is a valuable day of speakers, activities, and exercises designed to prepare local students for their first work experiences. Businesses are invited to sponsor/exhibit as part of our job/career/education fair.  Business leaders are also [...]

By | 2017-05-19T11:43:28+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Events|Comments Off on BASICS: Steps to Success to Prepare Students for Job Opportunities

Women in Business Conference Request for Proposals: Breakout Session Presenters

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the 2017 Women in Business Conference, scheduled for Friday, May 19th at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort and Spa. The Conference, which sells out at 150 attendees, features keynote presentations during breakfast and lunch, exhibitors to visit, and breakout sessions offering [...]

By | 2017-05-19T11:43:29+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Events, News|Comments Off on Women in Business Conference Request for Proposals: Breakout Session Presenters

Judicial Forum to Feature Bedford County Court of Common Pleas Judges

The Chamber is pleased to present a special event in the Government: It’s Your Business speaker series, featuring Bedford County’s Court of Common Pleas. […]

By | 2017-05-19T11:43:30+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Events, News|Comments Off on Judicial Forum to Feature Bedford County Court of Common Pleas Judges

Small Games of Chance Luncheon Planned

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the next program in the Government: It's Your Business Speaker Series, a Small Games of Chance Luncheon featuring Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Officer Chris Burns: Tuesday, January 17th at 12pm at the Bedford Elks Country Club. The program, provided in partnership with Bedford County District [...]

By | 2017-05-19T11:43:31+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Small Games of Chance Luncheon Planned

Happy Holidays from the Chamber!

Thank you to our members, friends and community partners for all of you support and cooperation throughout the year!  We are proud to work with you and for you! The Chamber Board of Director and Staff wish you the happiest of holiday seasons and a prosperous new year!  We look forward to a wonderful 2017. Save Save Save [...]

By | 2016-12-27T16:29:12+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Happy Holidays from the Chamber!

Chamber Encourages You to Buy Local Throughout the Holidays

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce was pleased to support local business as a Community Champion for Shop Small Saturday, November 26th. Shop Small Saturday kicked off  the local holiday shopping season and the Chamber reminds the community of the importance of supporting local businesses that make donations to schools and sports teams, churches and [...]

By | 2016-12-06T08:11:13+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Chamber Encourages You to Buy Local Throughout the Holidays

New Overtime Ruling Delayed by Federal Court

In March of 2016 the Department of Labor (DOL) announced an update to the overtime rule, potentially reclassifying millions of American workers.  The ruling was set to raise the minimum salary threshold for exempt employees from $23,660 to $47,476 per year.  To date, 21 state attorney generals have filed motions to block the overtime ruling, [...]

By | 2016-12-06T08:13:10+00:00 December 5th, 2016|News|Comments Off on New Overtime Ruling Delayed by Federal Court