9th Annual Cinco de Mayo Mixer

Our 9th Annual Cinco de Mayo Mixer was held on May 4th at the Conference Center at Shippensburg University. This annual mega mixer is held in partnership with the following Chambers of Commerce: Shippensburg, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Greencastle-Antrim, Mechanicsburg and West Shore. This mixer offers a great networking opportunity to meet business professionals from other chambers while enjoying delicious food, beverages, exhibitors, music by Phantom Shadow and door prizes! Special thanks to the following sponsors for partnering with us: Volvo CE (Gold Sponsor), Carlisle Regional Medical Center, Courtyard Marriott and Orrstown Bank (Silver Sponsor), Ulta Distribution, Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Rotary Club of Chambersburg, Manpower, Creative Engraving Plus, PA Chamber, Strickler Agency, Inc., Members 1st Federal Credit Union, Central PA Wireless, Shippensburg University Office of Professional, Continuing & Distance Education, Schoenberger & Associates, Giant, and ACNB Bank (Bronze Sponsors), Shippensburg Beverage for beverage donation and Shippensburg University for the venue.

3rd Annual Bloom Festival

The 3rd Annual Bloom Festival took place on Saturday, May 6th from 9am – 3pm in the Borough Parking Lot on Burd Street. With almost 60 vendors comprising of craft & retail vendors, food vendors, service organizations, plant vendors and Chamber business members it was a great day for fun! The skies were overcast with a little chilly breeze but there were lots of things to see and do for the whole family including inflatables and music provided by Strouse Entertainment, a children's area staff by students from Shippensburg University Athletics, lawn equipment on display by Forrester Farm Equipment and a fire truck from West End Fire & Rescue. Special thanks to our event sponsors: Robert T. Henry Pharmacy and Shippensburg Community Parks and Recreation Authority for being our Community Sponsors, The Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, and Gannon Associates for our Chamber Porch Sponsor and decorating the office front porch to enjoy year round! We hope to see everyone back next year.


The Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce congratulates the Shippensburg community award winners.

2016 Chamber Award Winners

Business Person of the Year
Scott Eckenrode of Aqua Power Pros & Creative Engraving Plus

Shippensburg University Common Ground Award
Jerome Kater

Chamber of Commerce Common Ground Award
Lorie Davis

Heritage Award
Shetron’s Tire Service

Small Business of the Year Award
Cabin on King

Large Business of the Year Award
Summit Health

New Business of the Year Award
Courtyard Marriott Shippensburg

Non-Profit of the Year Award
Uprise Events Live

Community Service Person of the Year Award
Dr. G.F. “Jody” Harpster

Chamber of Commerce Gavel Award
Ginger Everhart