81 st Annual Chamber of Commerce Award Banquet Winners
Small Business of the Year – Premier Events
Large Business of the Year – Orrstown Bank
Shippensburg Person of the Year – Chief Fred Scott (Ret.)
Non-Profit Organization of the Year – King’s Kettle Food Pantry
Shippensburg University Common Ground Award – Mitchell Burrows
Chamber of Commerce Common Ground Award – Javita Thompson
Chamber of Commerce Gavel Award – Dan Baer
5 th Annual Bloom Festival
The 5 th Annual Bloom Festival was held on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in the Borough Parking Lot located on West Burd Street. With over 60 vendors compromised of craft, retail, plant and food vendors as well as non-profit organizations and children’s inflatables, it was a sunshine filled day of fun! Music and inflatables were provided by Strouse Entertainment. Thank you to Gannon Associates Insurance for “blooming” the Chamber office porch with beautiful flowers and to Chamberlin & Wingert Sanitary Services for donating our comfort facilities.
11 th Annual Cinco de Mayo Regional Fiesta Mixer
Our 11 th Annual Cinco de Mayo Regional Fiesta Mixer was held on May 2, 2019 at the Volvo Customer Center. 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 other business professionals and members from the partnering chambers while enjoying delicious food, beverages, exhibitors and music. Musical entertainment was provided by DJ Donovan. Special thank you to our venue host, Volvo Construction Equipment and to the following sponsors for partnering with us: Alliance Engineering (Exclusive Event Sponsor), Members 1 st Federal Credit Union (Event Partner Sponsor), A&K Settlements (Event Partner Sponsor), Nori Media Group (Event Partner Sponsor), Franklin County Visitors Bureau (Event Partner Sponsor), Transource (Event Partner Sponsor), Kathy’s Deli (Food Sponsor), CAEDC (Food Sponsor), Manpower (Beverage Sponsor), Orrstown Bank (Beverage Sponsor), DeRock Electric Company (Beverage
Sponsor), Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Table Sponsor), Drayer Physical Therapy (Table Sponsor), Courtyard Marriott (Table Sponsor), PeopleReady (Table Sponsor), SU Dept. of Recruitment, Business Internships & Entrepreneurial Outreach/PCDE (Table Sponsor), Planet Fitness (Table Sponsor) and UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle (Table Sponsor). Thank you to Shippensburg Beverage and Appalachian Brewing Company for providing our beverages and The Beistle Company for donating the festive decorations.