The Chamber offers a number of tangible benefit programs to help member businesses succeed and save money. Below are just a few of the programs that you, as a Chamber member, can take advantage of.

ChamberChoiceChamberChoice offers professional consultation and access to a ‘one-stop-shopping’ resource for employee benefits. The new ChamberChoice program features the most competitive Highmark Blue Shield rates available in the market plus savings on dental, vision and life insurance.  ChamberChoice, provides customized PPOBlue and prescription drug plans with options to meet employers’ needs of providing quality health care coverage within budgetary constraints.  ChamberChoice has also partnered with national providers United Concordia and Davis Vision on dental and vision plans.

In addition to providing core coverage, other value-added services of the ChamberChoice program include: a $15,000 term life insurance policy for each employee enrolled in a medical plan, COBRA administration, online billing and administration, and FSA, HSA and HRA administration.

Benefit summary information and options for the health, dental and vision programs are available online at http://www.chamberchoice.com/.

ChamberChoice Energy Program managed by OnDemand Energy

The Chamber is committed to helping its members save money and mitigate increases due to the rising cost of energy.  OnDemand Energy’s primary intent is helping their business customers manage energy needs both on the supply and demand side of the meter.  They offer professional energy procurement consulting that allows their clients to continue focusing on their core business needs.  OnDemand offers the broadest array of electrical choice, including customized products and strategies.  A ChamberChoice Residential Energy Program is also available to chamber member employees and their friends and family.  This is a great way to bring value to your employees without touching your bottom line.  For more information, please call 866.699.9968 or visit our website at www.ondemandenergy.com.

Small Business Development Center

The Wilkes University SBDC provides guidance with sales and marketing strategies, growth strategies, additional research, environmental concerns and legal assistance. Services are free and available at the Chamber office at 784-2522 or sbdc.wilkes.edu.

Referrals

We want to talk about you! People look to The Columbia Montour Chamber for reliable information and references about the best our area has to offer. We make it a policy to refer people directly to our Chamber members.

News and Information

From our E-biz Weekly electronic newsletter to programs and seminars, The Chamber provides timely business news and information to members on an ongoing basis to help them stay competitive.

Multimedia Projector

Enhance your next meeting or event with a PowerPoint presentation or video. Chamber members have access to a multimedia projector that can project images from a laptop computer, VCR, and other sources for a small conference room up to a large banquet room.

Meeting Room

The Chamber’s conference room is available for members to use.  Seating 12-15 people, the room is suitable for meeting clients or private interviewing.

Business Representation

Looking for representation that counts? The Chamber is the voice of business in the community. We’ll help you make a difference in how our community makes decisions. Whether the issue involves burdensome regulations, transportation, land use planning, growth management or fees and taxes, The Chamber works hard to help create and maintain an environment in which business can succeed.

Human Resource Services

Affordable Human Resource Services for your company! Help with your Worker’s Comp., Employment, Regulatory Compliance, Policy, Unemployment Comp., Employee Disputes, and more. Designed for small business – this plan will keep you out of trouble and up-to-date on current personnel and HR practices. All this is available with the HRSolutions Plan from HRS/TND Associates, Inc. 1-866-344-5600 or http://www.hrstndassociates.com/.

Discounted Hershey Park Tickets

Members can save off a regular admission ticket. Through this Chamber promotion, regular adult tickets are $43.00, a savings of $20.80, and Junior/Senior tickets cost $33.00, a savings of $7.80. Order forms are in the March ChamberPack, at the Chamber office, and can also be downloaded here: Hershey Flyer 2016. Tickets will be valid for the entire regular season at the park, May through September.

All order forms and payments must be submitted to the Chamber no later than April 11th, 2016.