Welcome Cherokee Tap Room

More than 400 businesses and organizations belong to the Chamber to receive benefits and support efforts to strengthen their businesses and our region. Increased membership allows us to offer additional programs and benefits, have a stronger voice in advocacy and be involved in more activities and initiatives in our communities. The Chamber welcomes its newest member, Cherokee Tap Room, to help us fulfill our mission.

Cherokee Tap Room is a locally-owned restaurant and bar with the same ownership as Profile Coffee and Roasters, which is also one of our newest members. It has over 20 beers on tap, including some hard-to-find brews, and also offers a menu of cocktails and wine, including wine by the bottle for sale. It has an extensive restaurant menu, including weekly specials. Cherokee Tap Room also has special events, such as its upcoming Supper Club on Sept. 16, which will be a special fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House of Danville. Check out its Facebook page for details of this and other special events. Cherokee is open Tuesday-Thursday from 4-9:30 p.m., Friday from 4-10:30 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., and Sunday for brunch only from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. For more information, visit its website or call 570-284-4495. 

Welcome Mayberry Hospitality, LLC

More than 400 businesses and organizations belong to the Chamber to receive benefits and support efforts to strengthen their businesses and our region. Increased membership allows us to offer additional programs and benefits, have a stronger voice in advocacy and be involved in more activities and initiatives in our communities. The Chamber welcomes its newest member, Mayberry Hospitality, LLC, to help us fulfill our mission.

Mayberry Hospitality is a locally-owned, “one-stop shop” for off-premise catered events. A custom catering company with over 25 years of experience, Mayberry serves both social and corporate events and can tailor a menu to any venue, preference and budget. It supports sustainability locally by sourcing the freshest ingredients available locally while also teaming with some of the leading food service providers to give its customers a global reach. In addition to food, it also offers bar service, tent measurement, table and chair, linen and other equipment rentals. It also sponsors the Mayberry Supper Club, a quarterly pop-up dining experience in “secret” locations. Mayberry Hospitality is located at 115 Liberty Valley Rd. in Danville, and can be reached at 570-275-9292, by email, or visit its website or Facebook page

Member News – August 29, 2018

Member News

  • Community Options, Inc., a provider of residential and employment support to people with disabilities, is seeking individuals interested in serving on a new business advisory committee for Community Options’ Bloomsburg office. Community Options’ mission is to promote the integration of persons with disabilities within the communities in which they reside, enabling them to become viable and contributing neighbors, employees and citizens of the community. The purpose of this committee is to discuss and implement ways to help the organization better integrate into the community and bridge the gap between the community and the individuals it serves. If you may be interested in serving on this committee, or for questions, contact associate executive director David McConaghy at 570-638-6007 or email. The next committee meeting is scheduled for tomorrow Aug. 30 at noon at Community Options’ Bloomsburg office, located at 1117 Old Berwick Rd.

 

  • Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. will hold a SNAP Awareness Day tomorrow, Aug. 30 at its Shamokin, Sunbury and Bloomsburg offices, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The purpose of this event is to spread awareness of the SNAP program (also known as food stamps), its eligibility and qualification guidelines and how to apply. CSO’s Bloomsburg office is located at 16 Sherwood Dr. For more information or for questions, call Harry at 570-644-6575 ext. 178.  

 

  • The Montour St. bridge in the Borough of Danville (located just behind the Sunoco gas station on Rt. 54), will be closed on or around Wednesday, Sept. 5 for reconstruction. Motorists are reminded to please use an alternate route. Check the Borough’s Facebook page for updates on this project. 

 

  • The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will hold another free concert on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium.

    Willie Kelly and David Power

    This performance will feature David Power, one of Ireland’s foremost uilleann pipers, and New Jersey fiddler Willie Kelly, who will combine traditional Irish music. This duo recently collaborated on a new album titled Apples in Winter, which the Irish Echo described as something “will resonate with the people who love and admire traditional Irish music played with a stately air and a gentlemanly touch.” 

 

  • In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Camp Victory will hold a special free family fun day for the community on Sunday, Sept. 9, from 12-3 p.m. Its swimming pool, climbing wall and zip line will be open and there will be hot dogs, ice cream, drinks, an arts and crafts project, a moon bounce, wagon rides and live music. For more information, visit the Facebook event page

 

  • The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation will hold a luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 12-1:30 p.m. at Monty’s on the Bloomsburg University campus to celebrate the grants made to community organizations through the Bloomsburg Area Community Foundation. Local nonprofit organizations will be presented with the 2018 grant awards. There is no cost to attend, but an RSVP is requested. See the invitation for more information. RSVP online or by emailing or calling Karri Harter at 570-752-3930 ext. 6. 

 

  • The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation will also host a special presentation on how federal tax reform, signed into law last December, is impacting charitable planning for individuals and businesses on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at the Iron Fork at Frost Valley Resort in Danville. A lunch session will focus on individuals and families and will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m., with lunch served at noon. An afternoon session focusing on businesses will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m., with hors d’oeuvres served at 4 p.m. There is no cost to attend either session. See the flyer for additional information. RSVP by Sept. 5 online or by emailing or calling Karri Harter at 570-752-3930 ext. 6. 

 

  • The Borough of Danville’s Flood Resiliency Task Force will host a flood insurance policy seminar at the Danville Borough building, 463 Mill St., Danville, on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m. Stetler Insurance Associates will present information regarding what should be included on the flood insurance policy declaration page, review common mistakes seen on flood insurance policies, and answer questions. The Flood Resiliency Task Force is made up of representatives from real estate, banking and insurance industries, as well as local residents and Borough staff. See the flyer for additional information, or contact Jamie Shrawder at 570-275-3091 ext. 3 or email

 

  • MePush will be hosting a series of study sessions throughout the fall at its conference room at 130 Buffalo Rd., Lewisburg, for information technology professionals that are taking and interested in getting together to study for the Cisco CCNA exam. This major certification in the IT industry is a big undertaking for some, so MePush would like to offer a forum to help other IT pros in the area improve their skills and certifications. If interested, please email Art so MePush can have a headcount. 

Central Susquehanna Community Foundation Offering Grants For Flooding Relief

The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation is offering a round of grants to support nonprofit 501(c)3 and government organizations that are providing disaster relief from the recent flooding within the Foundation’s service area, which encompasses Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Union, Snyder and lower Luzerne counties. The maximum grant available is $5,000, and a total of approximately $40,000 is available through the CSCF Disaster Relief Fund and the Berwick Health & Wellness Fund. 

The deadline to submit a grant application is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Grant decisions will be announced in Oct. 2018. Only 501(c)3 nonprofit and government organizations are eligible and 100% of the requested funding must be invested within the CSCF service area. Individuals are not eligible to apply.

For more information, read the press release, and for additional questions, contact Christine Pangelinan at 570-752-3930 ext. 2 or by email

Welcome Profile Coffee and Roasters

More than 400 businesses and organizations belong to the Chamber to receive benefits and support efforts to strengthen their businesses and our region. Increased membership allows us to offer additional programs and benefits, have a stronger voice in advocacy and be involved in more activities and initiatives in our communities. The Chamber welcomes its newest member, Profile Coffee and Roasters, to help us fulfill our mission.

Profile Coffee and Roasters is a locally-owned coffee shop and roaster located in Elysburg that is coming up on its third anniversary, having opened in Nov. 2015. It serves both breakfast and lunch, as well as brunch on Sundays, and its menus rotate with the seasons. In addition to its signature coffee, it also serves a selection of teas from throughout the world, as well as cold brews during the summer months. It also has a small e-commerce website and as it begins its fourth year in business, will be aiming to grow its wholesale business. Located at 185 South Market St. (Rt. 54) in Elysburg, Profile is open Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 7 p.m. – 5 p.m., and can be reached by phone at 570-672-9120, or visit its website or Facebook page.