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 Chamber members can take advantage of.
ChamberChoice offers professional consultation and access to a ‘one-stop-shopping’ resource for employee benefits and essential business services. www.ChamberChoice.com
Employer Sponsored Health Insurance – Health insurance has changed with the Affordable Care Act. ChamberChoice has responded with a product portfolio to meet the needs of Chamber Members and their employees. Contact them to learn more about their full service solutions.
Energy Solutions – In partnership with Kinect Energy Group, ChamberChoice is pleased to offer Chamber members options and a no-cost, no-obligation review of natural gas and electric bills.
Business Insurance – Our business insurance program with Penn National has paid members over $240,000 in dividends over seven years, based on the group’s collective loss experience. Contact a member insurance agent to see if the program is the right fit for your business.
Associated Insurance Management – 570-275-0100
Henry Dunn Insurance – 570-416-0044
Hutchison Insurance Agency – 570-784-5550
Administrative and HR Services – Services include online enrollment;
consolidated billing; COBRA, FSA, HSA, HRA, and payroll services; dependent eligibility audits; wellness programs; and a dedicated call center for your employees and their dependents.
Discount Programs – Affordable, comprehensive and essential benefits including dental and vision; health, wellness and senior services; drug and pet prescriptions; and pet services.
Small Business Development Center
The SBDC network provides free, confidential consulting services to assist entrepreneurs and small businesses with business planning, pursuing financing, sales and marketing strategies, technical needs, environmental concerns, and legal assistance. We can connect you to an SBDC office by calling 570-784-2522. For more information about SBDC services:
Columbia County businesses: wilkes.edu/sbdc
Montour County businesses: bucknell.edu/sbdc
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.
Demographics and wage rate information is also available in developing business and marketing plans and employee recruiting efforts.
Enhance your next meeting or event with a presentation or video. Chamber members have access to a multimedia projector that can project images from a laptop, DVD, and other sources for a small conference room up to a large banquet 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.
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.