PRESS PHOTOS BY LISA HOPSTOCK The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Granny Schmidt's Bake Shop to its new home on Grape Street in Whitehall. Cutting the ribbon are, from left, Laura Long, Whitehall chamber executive; Whitehall Mayor Edward D. Hozza Jr.; Melissa Miller, executive pastry chef for Granny Schmidt's; Michelle Quier, owner of Granny Schmidt's; Elaine Coringrato, Granny Schmidt's customer service representative; Suzanne Giovino, owner of Jon's Bridal by Suzanne; and Linda Nabb, owner of
The WACC also welcomed a new furniture store to the former Raymour & Flanigan space in the Whitehall Square Shopping Center at 2180 MacArthur Road. Pictured during the Aug. 22 ribbon-cutting ceremony at Mealey's Furniture's new Whitehall location are, from left, Tim Foster, operations manager, distribution center (hidden by camera); Carol Baj, upholstery buyer; Lynne Noorman, director of communications and strategic planning; Chuck Hatch, shipping manager, distribution center; Bill Levine, director of
Several new members were welcomed during the month of August. Accepting their new membership plaques at the August luncheon are, from left, Maria E. Maritch, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Garrett Rhoads, IDC America Energy Consultants; Dr. David Roy, North Whitehall Chiropractic; Laurel Youse, McCann School of Business & Technology; Jeanette Meisner, Meisner Services; and Karen Kuranda, Stone Technologies, LLC.
Programs to be presented to WACC
The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events.
Thursday, Sept. 6 – 5 p.m., Lehigh Valley Easy Pages Mixer at Poolside, Ramada.
Thursday, Sept. 13 – 11:45 a.m., Membership luncheon at Fellowship Community, 3000 Fellowship Drive. Speaker: Bob Weaver, HR for Hire, will discuss "Twelve Potential Areas of Liablility for Small Businesses Under Employement Law."
Tuesday, Sept. 18 – noon, WOW: "Taking Care of our Elderly Parents and Loved Ones" at Amore Restaurant, 2449 Mickley Ave.
Wednesday, Sept. 19 – 8 a.m., Ask The Experts: "How to Maximize Your Booth at an Event" presented by Larry Rafes at Chamber Office, 1457 MacArthur Road.
Wednesday, Sept. 19 – 10 a.m., Griddle 145 ribbon cutting/grand opening at 1146 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.
Thursday, Sept. 20 – noon, Nonprofit Awareness Expo at Lehigh Valley Mall.
Saturday, Sept. 29 – 11 a.m., Doggie Day and Pet Parade at Whitehall Parkway.
RSVPs are required for most events. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 610-432-4130 or visit www.waccpa.org.