Pike Chamber announces sponsors, speakers for its State of the County Dinner

Hawley. The annual dinner is a chance to find out how the county is doing and its plans for the future, ranging from tourism to the environment to homelessness.

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  • The State of the County dinner will be held at Woodloch Pines Resort in Hawley

If you go

What: The Pike County Chamber of Commerce's State of the County dinner
When: Thursday, May 16: Meet-and-greet starts at 5:30 p.m., dinner starts and 6:15 p.m, program follows
Where: Woodloch Pines Resort in Hawley
How much: $55 per person
Email: info@pikechamber.com
Web: pikechamber.com.
Phone: 570-296-8700

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce board of directors has announced the sponsors for its State of the County dinner coming up on May 16 at Woodloch Pines Resort in Hawley:

Platinum — Twin Peaks Inc.

Gold — The Dime Bank

Silver — Pike County Light and Power/Corning Gas

Bronze — Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau and Lackawanna College

Media sponsor — Bold Gold Media Group


The featured speakers are:

Christopher Barrett, President/CEO of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau

James Pierce, Hopeline and Outreach Coordinator for Pike County Hands of Hope

James McCarthy, Land Management Group Supervisor for Pike County with the PA Game Commission

Kristin Magnotta, Northeast Regional Director for PA Governor Tom Wolf

Rosemary Brown, Pennsylvania State Representative

Michael Peifer, Pennsylvania State Representative

Jonathan Fritz, Pennsylvania State Representative

The annual dinner is an opportunity to learn about how the county is doing and its goals.

The evening will feature updates on a range of government initiatives, the importance of tourism, environmental considerations from the local Pennsylvania Game Commission that covers Pike County, and the rise of homelessness in the area and what is being done to support those friends and neighbors.

All members of the business community and any interested residents are invited to attend.

The event includes a meet-and-greet with cash bar, and a sit-down dinner with a choice of seafood, pasta, or chicken.

There is still time to support the important event by placing an ad, starting at $100, in the program book.

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