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24 bands will play live in downtown Scranton Community Block Party on May 7-8

24 bands will play live in downtown Scranton Community Block Party on May 7-8

From a press release: Earlier this month, the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announced its plan to host a free outdoor block party featuring live music and entertainment, shopping, dining, children’s activities, and more. Coinciding with First Friday Scranton, the Chamber Community Block Party will take place on Friday, May 7 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. […]

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Scranton Chamber hosts new Community Block Party downtown with music, vendors, and more May 7-8

Scranton Chamber hosts new Community Block Party downtown with music, vendors, and more May 7-8

From a press release: Today, the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announced its plan to host an outdoor block party featuring live music and entertainment, shopping, dining, children’s activities, and more. Coinciding with First Friday Scranton, the Chamber Community Block Party will take place on Friday, May 7 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday, May […]

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Recovery grants for Lackawanna and Luzerne County hospitality businesses open in March

Recovery grants for Lackawanna and Luzerne County hospitality businesses open in March

From press releases: Both Lackawanna and Luzerne counties will release millions of dollars in grants to help restaurants, hotels, and other businesses in the hospitality industry following an exceptionally difficult year. In February, Governor Tom Wolf signed Act 1 of 2021 into law, which set aside $145 million to establish the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery […]

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Shop at small businesses and win $50 a day with Scranton Chamber’s #SupportLackawanna contest

Shop at small businesses and win $50 a day with Scranton Chamber’s #SupportLackawanna contest

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce is giving away $50 a day through Friday, Dec. 25 as part of its “#SupportLackawanna: Shop Small. Shop Safe.” campaign with Lackawanna County. The giveaway is free and open to the public, and easy to enter. Participants just have to use the hashtag “#SupportLackawanna” in […]

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Scranton Chamber offers reopening businesses #reviveNEPA as Lackawanna County enters yellow phase

Scranton Chamber offers reopening businesses #reviveNEPA as Lackawanna County enters yellow phase

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce wants to ensure businesses are prepared to reopen as Lackawanna County moves into the yellow phase this Friday, June 5. Both Geisinger and the Scranton Chamber have released several important resources for Northeastern Pennsylvania companies to use as they prepare to get back to business. […]

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Scranton Chamber of Commerce will host virtual ‘dinner’ with $125+ tickets

Scranton Chamber of Commerce will host virtual ‘dinner’ with $125+ tickets

After rescheduling its annual dinner from March 31 to June 17, the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will move the event “to a virtual platform to ensure the safety of the guests and staff,” a first for the 152-year-old tradition. In a May 27 press release, the not-for-profit organization said that […]

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Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announces 2019 SAGE Award finalists

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announces 2019 SAGE Award finalists

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2019 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence. The SAGE Awards honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winners will be announced on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Chamber Gala, held at the […]

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The winners of the 2016 Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce SAGE Awards are…

The winners of the 2016 Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce SAGE Awards are…

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2016 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence that honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winner of each award category was publicly announced at the Chamber Gala on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at […]

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Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announces 2016 SAGE Award finalists

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announces 2016 SAGE Award finalists

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2016 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence. The SAGE Awards honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Chamber Gala, held at The […]

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The winners of the 2015 Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce SAGE Awards are…

The winners of the 2015 Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce SAGE Awards are…

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and MetroAction announced the winners for the 2015 SAGE Awards (Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence), which honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation, at the Chamber Gala on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at The Theater at Lackawanna College. More than 100 applications […]