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Thursday, March 16, 2017

BarFogo new Happy Hour

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Mauri Berno of Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse at 7:50 PM

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse presents it new Happy Hour with $4 Brazilian Bites, $6 South American Wine and $8 Brazilian Inspired Cocktails. Monday to Friday 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Mention your chamber membership for a complimentary appetizer.


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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

15 Small Business Grants All Women Entrepreneurs Should Apply For

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 2:48 PM

It can be difficult enough for startup companies to become profitable, however small businesses led by women are at an even greater disadvantage.

Data from the loan market suggests that female entrepreneurs are 5 percent less likely to receive conventional business loans.

Fortunately, several lenders and corporations have acknowledge female entrepreneurs' disadvantages and have attempted to reduce gender inequality and build the economy.

Read on for our list of business grants all women entrepreneurs should apply for.


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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Nolan Painting Invests More than $26,000 To Support the Community in March, April and May as Part of Nolan in the Neighborhood Program

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Scott D. Tattar of Nolan Painting at 11:39 AM

Nolan Painting, southeastern Pennsylvania’s largest family-owned residential painting company, will donate $13,185 to support a variety of regional events in March, April and May. In addition, the company has pledged $8,340 to the YMCA for its annual giving campaign. Nolan will also be giving away nine “Painter for a Day” certificates worth $525 each to schools and charitable organizations to raise money. This brings Nolan’s grand charitable total for Spring ’17 to $26,250.

The investment in the community is part of Nolan in the Neighborhood, a community initiative supporting local organizations and events throughout the Main Line and surrounding areas with a total anticipated donation of $1 million over the next decade.

Event details are available at:
http://www.nolanintheneighborhood.com/events/


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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Brownstein Group Makes Leadership and Organizational Changes; Names Erin Allsman Agency’s First Managing Director

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Aimee Cicero of Brownstein Group at 5:05 PM

Brownstein Group today announced the promotion of Senior Vice President, Public Relations & Social Media Erin Allsman to Managing Director effective immediately. In a decade at Brownstein Group, Allsman has grown the public relations department by 400 percent, launched the social media and content marketing practices and led the agency to its first national PR and social media awards. As the first Managing Director, Allsman will oversee Brownstein Group’s public relations, social media, branding and digital practices while also leading the agency’s long-term growth and specialization strategies.


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Design Collaboration Delivers a Transcendent Spa Experience

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Barb McGarvey of Hanson Design at 12:37 PM

Recently, Hanson Design was recognized for their work to create a new retail brand experience for Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa guests. Their collaborative design team of experts was comprised of a the branding agency, Hanson Design, the architecture group, The Sheward Partnership, and the interior designer, Judy Muenzberg – each being invaluable in creating the desired “transcendent experience” for the Hand and Stone Guest.


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Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Spring Group Dining Offer

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Thais Baldini of Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse at 11:02 AM

Make a reservation for 15 or more guests by May 12, for an event held by June 11, and you will receive one dining card towards your next visit. It’s our way of saying thank you for holding your group event at Fogo de Chão.

Receive a $150 Fogo Dining Card for events of $75/person or more
or
$100 Fogo Dining Card for events of $74/person or less

Email: phillyevents@fogo.com TODAY!


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Monday, March 06, 2017

5 Things You Must Do if You're Buying a Small Business

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 10:23 AM

Buying a small business will net you new connections, assets, and a new income stream.

All of which are beneficial in theory.

However, purchasing a small business is a big step that often entails taking on significant risk.

Read on for give steps you must follow to limit that risk and avoid buyer's remorse.


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Sunday, March 05, 2017

Small Business IT Solutions - Contact us today!

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Bryan Minka of netStructure at 5:26 PM

netStructure makes technology accessible and meaningful for our clients.

There is no one-size-fits-all technology solution. Many businesses benefit from a combination of IT Consulting, Managed Services, and Cloud Solutions. Regardless of your technology needs or goals, with more than 20 years of industry experience the team at netStructure solutions will partner with you to find the best options for your business.


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Friday, February 24, 2017

Kaplin Stewart Congratulates Pamela M. Tobin, Esq. on Making Partner!

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Danielle Borzor of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, PC at 11:14 AM

Pamela M. Tobin, Esquire has been named a partner of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. in Blue Bell, PA. Ms. Tobin handles complex commercial litigation on behalf of businesses and individuals in both state and federal court. She has handled cases involving computer and software implementation contracts; will and trust contests; real estate disputes; defamation and constitutional claims; and claims against secondary schools and universities for due process violations and disproportional discipline. Ms. Tobin strives to obtain justice for her clients whether in the form of a prompt settlement or expeditious judicial resolution. For more information, visit www.kaplaw.com or call 610.260.6000.


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Monday, February 20, 2017

James C. Schwartzman Re-elected Chairman of the Pennsylvania Judicial

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Jeanna M. Hahn of Stevens & Lee/Griffin at 9:44 AM

James C. Schwartzman Re-elected Chairman of the Pennsylvania Judicial
Conduct Board

PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 20, 2017 – Stevens & Lee’s James C. Schwartzman has been re-elected to a second term as Chairman of the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania. Now in his third year of Board service, he was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in August 2014.
Mr. Schwartzman represents lawyers, law firms and judges on ethics-related issues. He has extensive trial experience in the courts in southeastern Pennsylvania. Mr. Schwartzman is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

New Service Aims to Improve Efficiency and Financial Clarity for Philly-area Business Owners and Startups

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Adrienne M Onorato of Alloy, Silverstein, Shapiro, Adams, Mulford, Cicalese, Wilson & Co at 11:33 AM

Alloy Silverstein, a regional CPA firm with locations in Cherry Hill and Hammonton, announces a new service line and website dedicated to improving efficiency and financial clarity for business owners, startups, franchises, and micro-businesses through outsourced cloud accounting solutions.

As a Xero software partner, Alloy Silverstein's Cloud Coaches can handle transactional and bookkeeping tasks, automate A/P and A/R, be a controller or part-time Virtual CFO, or can take over and streamline your organization's entire accounting department. Learn more about our custom monthly packages and sign up for a free email course on our new website, http://ascloudservices.com.

Stay up to date on tax and entrepreneurial news, new business advice, and all things paperless by following our new Twitter account, @AlloyCloud.

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Java/JEE Trainees Ready For Hire

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Laurie K. Barrow of Mindteck Inc. at 9:28 AM

If your company is experiencing the stress of the ever-present IT skills shortage and are looking to fill Java Developer positions within your team, please check out our students and graduates who are ready to hit the ground running, For questions or to discuss further, please email Laurie Barrow at laurie.barrow@mindteck.us


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Friday, February 10, 2017

Valentine's Day at Fogo de Chao

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Thais Baldini of Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse at 1:25 PM

Friday, February 10th- Tuesday, February 14th couples who dine with us will receive a dining card for a complimentary lunch or dinner on their next visit*! *redeemable February 15th-April 30, 2017. Make your reservation today!


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Thursday, February 09, 2017

Small Business Cyber Security: How to Prevent a Cyber Attack on a Budget

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 11:27 AM

Regardless of the industry or its size, businesses are falling victim to cyber-attacks at an ever increasing rate.

What's worse, is that 60% of small businesses can expect to be hacked in a calendar year, according to the report.

With so much at risk, its important for small businesses to find effective and affordable ways to protect themselves from cyber thieves.

This post outlines steps that are not only effective, but also affordable to help you sleep better at night knowing your company is as safe as possible from cyber-attacks.


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Monday, February 06, 2017

Comcast Honors 2017 Gus Amsterdam Leadership Award Winners

Posted to Announcement by Kevin Broadhurst of Comcast NBC10 Telemundo62 at 9:25 AM

The Comcast Foundation and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Thursday honored two local students with the Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mayoral Luncheon. Comcast Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer David L. Cohen presented Fakira Awawdeh and Widchard Faustin with individual $5,000 scholarship awards at the luncheon, held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Finalists for the Gus Amsterdam Leadership Awards are chosen from the winners of the Comcast Foundation’s Leaders and Achievers scholarships. The nationwide Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program recognizes students for academic achievement, leadership skills, and a commitment to community service. The Gus Amsterdam award targets students who attended high school in Philadelphia and are continuing their education at a college or university in the city.

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Small Business Hiring: Employee vs. Independent Contractor

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 9:30 AM

If your business has grown to the point where you can no longer do everything yourself - congratulations! That's a big milestone for entrepreneurs and it signifies that you're making smart business decisions.

Though bringing on a new employee or contractor is a smart way to ease your workload, its not something that should be entered into lightly and there are some distinctions between the two classes of workers.

Read on for some factors to help you decide whether your new hire should be an independent contractor or an employee.


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Friday, January 27, 2017

Comcast Foundation Awards More Than $1.8M in 2016 to 49 Nonprofits in Greater Philadelphia & New Jersey

Posted to Announcement by Kevin Broadhurst of Comcast NBC10 Telemundo62 at 11:53 AM

The Comcast Foundation awarded more than $1.86 million in grants to 49 nonprofit organizations located in Comcast's Freedom Region, which serves Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and northern Delaware, in 2016. The grants support programs aimed at the Comcast Foundation's areas of focus – expanding digital literacy, promoting community service, and building tomorrow's leaders.

"Comcast is proud to award these grants to our partner organizations to connect and strengthen the communities we serve," said Jim Samaha, Senior Vice President of Comcast's Freedom Region. "Thanks to the tireless and invaluable work of these nonprofit organizations, our Region is a better place to call home."

To see the full list of local organizations making a difference in the community and were supported by the Comcast Foundation this year: prnewswire.com/news-releases/comcast-foundation-awards-more-than-18m-in-2016-to-49-nonprofits-in-greater-philadelphia--new-jersey-300393536.html?tc=eml_cleartime.


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Monday, January 23, 2017

WBENC Certifies BSTI as a Women’s Business Enterprise

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Vicki Charles of Brownfield Science & Technology at 11:19 AM

Brownfield Science & Technology (BSTI), a local consulting and remediation firm, is excited to announce that we have recently been certified as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women's Business Enterprise Council (WBEC), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

To read the full press release, please click the link below or open the related file.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Victoria Charles at 610.593.5500 or email at vcharles@bstiweb.com

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Nolan Painting Wins Angie’s List and Houzz Honors for Customer Service Excellence

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Scott D. Tattar of Nolan Painting at 10:48 AM

Nolan Painting, Southeastern Pennsylvania’s largest family-owned residential painting company, has been awarded Angie’s List 2016 Super Service Award for the 11th consecutive year. In addition, the company received the Best of Houzz award in Customer Service from Houzz, a homeowner-to-homeowner guide to the top home service professionals.
“We are extremely proud to be recognized by the people who matter most—our customers,” said Kevin Nolan, founder and president of Nolan Painting. “Our team of full-time employees is dedicated to 100 percent customer satisfaction…every day and every job.”


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Monday, January 16, 2017

2017 Kaplin Stewart's SuperLawyers

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Danielle Borzor of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, PC at 12:48 PM

Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C., with offices in Blue Bell and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been selected as 2017 Super Lawyers – Gregg I. Adelman for Land Use/Zoning, Andrew B. Cohn for Construction Litigation, Marc B. Kaplin for Land Use/Zoning, Robert A. Korn for Construction Litigation and William J. Levant for Creditor Debtor Rights. In addition, Jessica A. Kubisiak has been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2017.


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Friday, January 13, 2017

Business Insurance 101 - Everything You Need To Know

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 11:33 AM

Running a small business is like walking a tightrope, thrilling but also comes with some risk. Whether you're a veteran entrepreneur or making your first foray into business, there are an overwhelming number of things to learn.

Learning about small business insurance can seem like learning a new language, so in this post we've tried to explain everything you need to know in a vocabulary that's easy to understand. You'll find out how to choose the right coverage and what you can expect from your policy.

That's one more thing you can check off your list of things to do to get your business off the ground!


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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Introducing Neolith - A Revolutionary New Compac Surface

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Susanne Howarth of Elegantly Set In Stone at 11:22 AM

As the first chartered fabricator in the area, Elegantly Set in Stone has the expertise to bring your ultra compac stone project to life.
Neolith gives life to a surface with an extremely high level of resistance to scratches, high temperature, chemicals and UV rays; and also with quasi-zero porosity, therefore waterproof and resistant to stains. A surface with more than 40 different models to satisfy the tastes, needs and trends of any household anywhere in the world. A surface with exclusive detail-rich designs that dress a given space with a touch of class without actually compromising at any moment its invariable durability.
Call us at 302-543-6739 or visit our showroom at: 400 Marsh Road in Wilmington, DE.


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Tuesday, January 03, 2017

HOLLISTER CREATIVE WINS TWO NATIONAL AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING GRAPHIC DESIGN

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Kim R. Landry of Hollister Creative at 2:01 PM

Hollister Creative, Inc., the Philadelphia marketing communications agency, is pleased to announce it closed out 2016 with two new awards for outstanding graphic design: an international Davey Award for a fundraising case for support booklet and an American Graphic Design Award for an annual report.

“Competing for awards with the best agencies worldwide is motivating for our creative team, and winning is gratifying for us and the clients whose projects are honored,” said Kim Landry, President of Hollister Creative.

Hollister Creative is a national award-winning marketing communications agency focused on the needs of service businesses and nonprofits. The agency's clients are clustered in the fields of business and professional services, education, health and human services, charities and causes, manufacturing, real estate, culture, entertainment, media and sports. Learn more at http://www.hollistercreative.com.


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Friday, December 30, 2016

Field Guide To Starting A Business

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 12:33 PM

With the new year upon us now just might be the perfect time to turn that great idea that you know will take off into a reality. Or perhaps you've been doing a side gig that you're ready to take full time. Either way, there are several steps you should take to get your business off on the right foot.

There are many things to think about when starting a business. Read on for tips on how to plan in advance to give your business the best chance of success.


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Friday, December 16, 2016

Seven Ways to Maximize Holiday Sales for Small Business

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 10:02 AM

With the holiday season in full swing, it seems as though everyone is spending more money, but is your small business making more money?

During this busy season of gift buying, your small business may flourish or may be all but forgotten in the rush.

Read on for tips to bring in extra business for this and future holiday seasons.


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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Campus Philly 2016 Annual Report

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Deborah Diamond of Campus Philly at 10:53 AM

Campus Philly's 2016 Annual Report summarizes our partnerships, programs, events and experiences that transform Philadelphia from college town to hometown for thousands of students. We are happy to share some highlights from these programs over the past year and thank the partners that make them possible.

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Thursday, December 01, 2016

Why Small Business Insurance May Be the Best Investment You Can Make

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Priyanka Agarwal of Hiscox Business Insurance at 4:40 PM

We understand that as a small business owner every dollar you don't spend goes towards your bottom line and helps make your business more profitable.

However, not having business insurance can hurt your small business in the long run as a client can sue you, even if you haven't made a mistake.

Investing in your business over the long term is smart, and protecting your business with liability insurance can save you a lot of money in the long run.

Find business insurance tailored to your specific type of business and the unique risks you face with our new post.


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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Nolan Purchases New Equipment to Better Serve Customer Painting Needs

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Scott D. Tattar of Nolan Painting at 4:12 PM

Havertown, Pa. (November 21, 2016) – Nolan Painting, southeastern Pennsylvania’s largest family-owned residential painting company, announces the purchase of two new Haulotte Four-Wheel Lifts to better serve the needs of residential customers. Nolan is the first and only local residential painting company to invest in this innovative equipment.

The lifts are lightweight, easily transported and can lift up to 60-feet. They do no damage to landscapes and allow Nolan painters to reach places other painters cannot. The lifts are typically used for spots 30 feet high or higher. They also cut down on the dangers inherent to climbing ladders and walking on roofs. Nolan painters will also use the new lifts for the holiday lighting service they are now offering.


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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Crisis Management in the Digital Age: 5 Phases of Crisis Response

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Paula Panicheili of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP at 12:08 PM

Former managing director and deputy mayor of the City of Philadelphia, Richard Negrin, shares his insight and experience in handling crises. His white paper on Crisis Management in the Digital Age: 5 Phases of Crisis Response helps outline the broad concepts and considerations involved to formulate a more comprehensive crisis management effort and a formal crisis response plan.

The information contained in this publication should not be construed as legal advice, is not a substitute for legal counsel, and should not be relied on as such. For legal advice or answers to specific questions, please contact one of our attorneys.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Nolan Painting Welcomes Tony Stinger as Material Resource Manager

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Scott D. Tattar of Nolan Painting at 5:51 PM

Havertown, Pa. (November 15, 2016) – Nolan Painting, southeastern Pennsylvania’s largest family-owned residential painting company, announces the hiring of Tony Stinger as its first-ever Material Resource Manager. In his new role, Mr. Stinger will be responsible for equipment upkeep and maintenance, as well as the purchase of paint, sundries and personal protective equipment (PPE). He will oversee material costing and staging, including pre-ordering and delivery to job sites. In addition, he will serve as Nolan Painting’s point-person in relationships with supply stores and vendors.

Mr. Stinger joins the Nolan team after 25-years with MAB/Sherwin Williams where he began as a Sales Associate and rose through the ranks over his distinguished tenure – advancing to Assistant Manager and then Manager in 1996.


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