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Members Speak

Carbon Chamber & Economic Development members give their thoughts on why it is important to belong to the Chamber and how it has helped their business and community.

Aki Susko (True North Advertising)

Mark Fludgate (Elk Lighting)

Pete Turko (Home Solutions Partners)

Delia Apollo (Apollo Farms)

Marlyn Kissner (Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber)

Kenny Bretz (Nacci Printing)

cccommunityfoundationlogo“The Carbon County Chamber have been wonderful to work and partner with. As the director of a new nonprofit organization, I am faced with the challenge of making contacts and getting my organization's message out in the community. Joining the Chamber and attending their events has given me numerous opportunities to connect with top professionals in our region. When I approached them to ask for their participation in my first big event (the Carbon County Nonprofit Forum), the Chamber stepped up and offered to partner. As the only employee of my organization, I was thrilled to have a trusted collaborator to offer insight into the planning and help with some of the heavy lifting required to execute a successful event. Alice, Kathy, Linda, and Marlyn have all been very kind, welcoming and helpful. I know the Chamber will be a valuable partner going forward and I look forward to working together on our shared community development goals."

- Amber Breiner

Carbon County Community Foundation

mazzellaenterprises“Since our first meeting and joining with the Carbon Chamber; we have picked up two Chamber member jobs and appreciate that very much!  ."

- Demetri Patitsas

Mazzella Enterprises

dave_figenshu“The Chamber has given us so many opportunities to promote our unique business to the region. Having access to The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber was an added value that has already paid enormous dividends. Partnerships with supporting businesses in the area has also been a big plus."

- Dave Figenshu, Director of Photography

Full Moon Video Services/ Full Moon Digital TV

546“The health and vitality of our local businesses have a direct, positive impact on the health and vitality of the communities we serve. Our bank has been active in the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce since its inception because out of all the organizations with which we are involved, the Chamber is the one organization that is perfectly positioned to support the growth and development of our local businesses.” 

- Patrick H. Reilly, President/CEO

Mauch Chunk Trust Company

547 “As a long-time member of the Carbon County Chamber, I've seen how the Chamber allows me to build relationships within the business community, connect with our community,  and support the County's economic growth.”

- Barb Green, President

Blue Mountain Ski Area

545 “The Blue Mountain Health System strives to care for the residents of Carbon County as well as those who do business here. As the largest employer in the county, we have found  the Chamber to be highly proactive as advocates for a healthy and favorable business climate. It  provides us with a voice on issues such as education and  training for much-needed medical jobs.”

- Andrew E. Harris, President/CEO

Blue Mountain Health System