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    Monday, December 09, 2019
    4 Ways to Pull Great Stories Out of Your Customers Storytelling makes for amazing marketing because people don't realize they're being marketed to. They're pulled into the story. They develop an emotional attachment to your business and they stick around for the resolution.   Good storytelling casts your customers as the heroes of their stories. You want their successes and triumphs to be told ...read more
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    Monday, December 02, 2019
    Penn Highlands HealthcareContact: Holly Shok, 375-6508    Penn Highlands Healthcare to Celebrate #GivingTuesday  For the third year in a row, Penn Highlands Healthcare is asking for the region’s participation in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. ...read more
    Categories: General
    Monday, November 25, 2019
    COMPROMISE OVERTIME, MINIMUM WAGE BILL PASSES STATE SENATENovember 22, 2019Legislation passed the Senate last week to rescind a controversial overtime eligibility expansion proposal and incrementally increase Pennsylvania’s minimum wage rate from $7.25 an hour to $9.50 by 2022.  Senate Bill 79 was approved by a 42-7 vote.  The PA Chamber has strenuously opposed the Administration’s proposal to ...read more
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    Sunday, November 24, 2019
    Nominations are being accepted until January 6, 2020 in the following categories: New Construction, Preservation, Community Spirit and Special Merit. Information about the categories can be found by clicking on the links below. Once nominations are received, applications will be sent to the nominees to gather additional information that will help with the award selection process. Awards will be ...read more
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    Monday, October 21, 2019
    FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ISSUES FINAL OVERTIME RULE UPDATESThe Trump Administration issued its final rule to update federal overtime eligibility standards for Executive, Administrative and Professional – commonly referred to as “white collar” – employees.  The changes are scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2020.  The most significant update is a change to the salary threshold at which an ...read more
    Monday, September 23, 2019
    4 Steps to More Exciting (and Productive) Meetings   If you host regularly scheduled meetings or events (like a weekly review) in your business, you may not even realize how detrimental they are to the productivity of your team.   According to the National Statistics Council, about 37 percent of employee time is spent in meetings for the average employee. You may also be surprised to hear that ...read more
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    Monday, September 23, 2019
    5 Do’s for Using YouTube for Your Small Business If you’re looking for a new way to reach your clients or customers or to increase your exposure to a new generation of visual learners, you should consider YouTube. It’s easy and engaging and helps your audience get to know you more effectively. Your small business social media strategy most likely includes Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and maybe ...read more
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    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    Travel to South Africa with the Chamber and Kish Travel in 2020September 14-20, 2020$4,487 (double occupancy)4 game drives at the Malibu Game LodgeHout Bay with a Seal Island Cruise (weather permitting) Boulders Beach to see the African PenguinsCape of Good Hope Section of Table Mountain National Parkand more!Includes roundtrip bus transportation from Huntingdon County to Washington Dulles ...read more
    Categories: Trips
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    Automatic DraftingAvailable  The Chamber is now able to automatically withdraw payments from your bank account. The ACH form is available at huntingdonchamber.com or you can email ymartin@huntingdonchamber.com. In the custom area you can note whether dues payments only or all payments are to be drafted from your account. You will be notified a couple weeks prior to your dues being drafted.   
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