'Coffee & Connections' group rounds out 2013 in Mt. Pleasant
The Laurel Highlands Chapter of the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce, based in Mt. Pleasant, recently held its final “Coffee & Connections” session of 2013 at Amber House at Harmon House.
The event is coordinated by Deborah Salopek, the chapter's manager, and Patricia Karbowsky, director of sales and marketing at Harmon House Care Center and Amber House at Harmon House, located at 601 S. Church St. on the fifth floor in the borough.
It is designed to give both chamber members and prospective members the opportunity to mingle and network with one another and learn the benefits of being a member of the organization.
The guest speaker at the most recent session was chamber member Gino Laspina, chief executive officer of Keystone Capital Solutions in Jeannette, who discussed financial solutions to help startup companies grow and experience success.
Those also in attendance included chamber members Julie Alakson, senior marketing coordinator for UPMC Senior Communities; Kevin Bock, president of Integrity Estate Advisors and Veterans Benefit Advisors in Pittsburgh; Erica Carson, senior event producer of Carson's Premiere Catering in Scottdale; Jack Fardo, sales manager of Republic Services based in Wheeling, W.Va.; Sue Fox, community liaison for Harmon House Care Center and Greensburg Care Center; Dan Galbraith, marketing concierge for Solutionist SWAG of Greensburg; Anthony Hickton, president of AHHHH!!!!!!! Transit Advertising in Bethel Park; Debbie Miller, proprietor of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More in Hempfield; James P. Rega II, a private investigator and owner of Rega Investigative Group, LLC, in Mt. Pleasant; Tony Vecchio, a realtor for Northwood Realty Services in Greensburg; and new member Deb Wilkins, owner of Double Hydrant Bed & Biscuits Dog Boarding in Upper Tyrone.
The next “Coffee and Connections” session will be held at Amber House at Harmon House on Jan. 28, with event registration to begin at 7:45 a.m. to be followed by networking and featured speaker (Bock) at 8 a.m. Adjournment will be at 8:45 a.m. Admission to the event is free to chamber members and $10 for future members. Registration is required. To register, call 724-834-2900 or visit westmorelandchamber.com.
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