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Chamber Meeting & Speaker Information
OUR OFFICE IS UNDERGOING RENOVATION. PLEASE VISIT US AT OUR TEMPORARY LOCATION IN THE DOWNTOWN PALMER PLAZA, SUITE 204
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Lunch Served: 11:45 am
Networking Time: 11:45 am - Noon
Program: Noon - 1:00 pm
Location: Palmer Moose Lodge
1136 S. Cobb St, Palmer, AK 99645
Program: Terry Smith, President, Unified Operations, "Public Warehousing: Helping Businesses Grow, One Pallet At A Time"
Spotlight: Teri Seward, Jenski Automotive
Greeter: Janet Espinola, Melaleuca - The Wellness Company
Soup & Salad $8.00
50/50 starting at $49.00 and 12 marbles
8 tickets for $5.00
3 tickets for $2.00
1 ticket for $1.00
Market your business by bringing a door prize to our next Chamber Luncheon.
The next meeting of the Colony Days Special Event Committee will take place on Thursday, April 29, at 8:00 am, in Vagabond Blues.
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Wayland Baptist University - Valley Center
SUMMER TERM REGISTRATION: Wayland Baptist University’s summer term registration begins April 27th. Summer Term is May 25th – Aug 8th. Mini term dates are May 25th– June 30th and July 1st – August 8th. Wayland Baptist University is a regionally accredited liberal arts university. WBU offers both classroom and on-line academic programs at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree levels. WBU specializes in efficient and economical degree completion programs for working adults, military members and other non-traditional students by providing evening courses, personalized class sizes, and applicable academic credit for work experience. Veterans can use their benefits at WBU. Call (907)373-4828. http://www.wbu.edu/colleges-in-anchorage/
Downtown Palmer Deli
Diamond Airport Parking
Percussion in the Valley
Not sure if your business organization is receiving all the benefits of Chamber membership? Take a look at the list below and place a check mark next to the programs and events in which you participate. You may be surprised at the opportunities you are missing! Download the checklist here.
Luncheon Benefit Opportunities:
Attend Luncheons: Have you attended a chamber luncheon recently? I know things are busy at the office; however, attending one of the chamber's monthly luncheons could do wonders for your business and for your appetite. This is also a good place to meet and greet your fellow Palmer Chamber Members. Whether you are new to town or have had a business in the area for decades there is always an opportunity to meet someone new.
Business Spotlight: Showcase your business with the opportunity of a 5 minute "spotlight", Projector available and opportunity to place print material at tables during chamber meetings
Member Announcements: Each Chamber luncheon offers 10 – 1 minute announcements to let other chamber members know what is happening at your business. Don’t forget to bring brochure or other printed material for the information table
Greeter Opportunities: Greeter Service at Chamber Luncheon offers you the opportunity to meet every chamber member face to face and expands your networking opportunity provided by Chamber
50/50 Volunteer: This is another great way to network and personally interact with all chamber luncheon attendee’s
Weekly Luncheon Door Prizes: Donate door prizes at Chamber events to show off your company’s products and services.
Other Chamber Benefits:
FREE Website & E-News Announcements: At GPCC, advertising your business on our website is always free! Palmer Chamber also sends out a weekly E-news letter to over 1400 people. Tell the community and its surrounding areas what new and exciting things are happening within your business.
Host an "After-Hours" Event: What better way to introduce people to your business? Business after hours events are a great place to meet new people, make new contacts, promote your business, and talk with other business people facing the same challenges as you.
Membership Mailing List: Did you know that as a Chamber of Commerce member you are entitled to receive a list of every chamber member? If you are interested in obtaining a list, contact the chamber staff at 745-2880 and we'll be happy to print one off and have it ready for you to pick up.
Free Brochure Distribution in Chamber Office: The Chamber office has many visitors throughout the year looking for relocation or visitor information. Make sure your brochure is stocked at the Chamber office located at 550 S. Alaska St.
Gaming Permit: The GPCC owns a gaming permit which can be used for your non-profit group. A letter of intent of use needs to be submitted to the Chamber Board for approval and prior to use. A fee of 10% of the proceeds will be collected for usage. Please contact the chamber for more information.
Committee Volunteerism: Through our committee structure, the Chamber addresses the important issues of public policy, business success and economic .Volunteers make contacts with like-minded business professionals, gain valuable leadership experiences and receive increased visibility for themselves and their organizations. Take a look at the opportunities below and find out how you can get plugged in, today!
Event Volunteerism: The Greater Palmer Chamber puts on many festivals and events for our community throughout the year. Many volunteers are needed to continue the excellence of these festivals. Contact the Chamber to see how you can join in the fun!