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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Livengrin’s 48th Anniversary Celebration with Special Guest of Honor: Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

Posted to Event by Mr. Scott Blacker of Livengrin Foundation, Inc. at 2:13 PM

WHAT: Livengrin Foundation, a Bucks County-based, non-profit addiction treatment center, is holding its 48th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, October 30. Proceeds benefit Livengrin’s First Responders Addiction Treatment Program (FRAT), which reaches out to police, firefighters, emergency personnel and combat veterans. Each month 12 to 15 Iraq and Afghanistan war combat veterans come to the doors of Livengrin Foundation seeking addiction treatment, but have no health insurance. The non-profit Livengrin Foundation treats these heroes through patient charity care. The event will help many brave combat veterans and First Responders receive the help and support they desperately need.

WHO: Former U.S. Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner
Livengrin Foundation supporters, alumni, staff, friends and families

WHEN: Thursday, October 30
• 6:30 p.m. – VIP and General Receptions
• 7:15 p.m. – Dinner

WHERE: Northampton Valley Country Club
10 Harmony Drive
Richboro, PA 18954

TICKETS: Tickets for the event can be purchased in advance at https://www.livengrin.org/gala/. For more information, contact Scott Blacker, Vice President for Development at (215) 638-5200 x 207.


About Timothy Geithner
As the 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury, Timothy Geithner played a central role in formulating U.S. domestic and international economic policy during President Barack Obama’s first term. He was a principal architect of the president’s strategy to avert economic collapse and to reform the financial system, while also tackling a broad set of international economic challenges. Between 2003 and 2009, Mr. Geithner served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He first joined the Treasury Department in 1988 and held a number of positions in three administrations, including Undersecretary for International Affairs under Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers. Mr. Geithner is currently President of Warburg Pincus and author of STRESS TEST: Reflections on Financial Crises.

About Livengrin Foundation
Founded in 1966, Livengrin is a premier provider of treatment and recovery services for alcoholism and drug addiction. With nine locations throughout the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley region, the nonprofit Livengrin offers a complete range of inpatient rehab, medical detox, outpatient, family counseling and DUI education. It leads the nation in providing specialized programs for nurses and First Responders.


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Career Expo

Posted to Job Opportunity by Mr. Joseph Cipolla of JEVS Human Services at 9:44 AM

JEVS Human Services teams up with the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia to offer a Career Expo open to all job-seekers. October 22nd at 2100 Arch Street Philadelphia.
RSVP to Wendy Rosenfeldt 215-854-1874


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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Creative Business Funding Philadelphia

Posted to Event by Ms. Kathleen Fahy of American Executive Centers, Inc. at 9:06 PM

Conventional and Creative Business Funding
for Startups and Existing Businesses

In today's economy creative business funding is essential
to start up or grow your business

In this informative presentation you will learn about some of the conventional business funding tools and their requirements for underwriting.

This is also an opportunity to learn about some of the other emerging business funding tools like:

Crowdfunding
Retirement plan investment without tax or penalty
Peer to peer lending
And much, much, more


Presented by
Pango Financial


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Grow Your Business with Social Media

Posted to Event by Ms. Kathleen Fahy of American Executive Centers, Inc. at 9:01 PM

Social media can transform your business and your relationship with your customers. If the thought of getting a social media program for your firm up and running properly is overwhelming, this three-part program will help you implement a program that will help grow your business.


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5th Annual Bellevue Gets Engaged

Posted to Event by Ms. Angela Perry of Mary K. Dougherty & Associates/MKDA/Nicole Miller at 3:20 PM

October 12
12- 4 p.m.
The Bellevue Gets Engaged,located in the Ballroom at The Hyatt at The Bellevue, the event showcases 40 of Philadelphia's finest the bridal industry has to offer. Partners include decadent desserts, musicians, florists, decor, and photographers to name a few. The event concludes with a high-energy Nicole Miller Fashion show.
http://mkda.ticketleap.com/the-bellevue-gets-engaged-2014/

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5th Annual Bellevue Gets Engaged
Sunday, October 12th
12 - 4 PM
Bellevue Gets Engaged Tickets
#bellevuegetsengaged


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Workplace Productivity: Workplace Practices The Ensure Productivity

Posted to Event by Ms. Molly D. Shepard of The Leader's Edge at 12:28 PM

Workplace Productivity: The Primary Killers & Our Solutions

Join us Friday, November 14th for the final session within the Workplace Productivity breakfast series. Led by Peter J. Dean, Ph.D. President and Founder, Leaders By Design, this session focuses on Workplace Practices That Ensure Productivity by taking an enterprise-wide approach to creating a cohesive culture where interpersonal exchanges improve productivity. Participants will gain tools and techniques to ensure their team is operating in a positive and productive environment with optimal communication skills.

This session will take place at The Rittenhouse Hotel, 210 W. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, 7:30-10:00 am in the Parkview Room located on the 4th floor. Breakfast is included.

Individual session cost $75 and includes a copy of The Coachable Leader by Peter J. Dean, Ph.D.

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Workplace Productivity: The Four Poisonous Personalities in the Workplace

Posted to Event by Ms. Molly D. Shepard of The Leader's Edge at 12:20 PM

Workplace Productivity: The Primary Killers & Our Solutions

Join us Friday, October 17th for the 2nd session within the Workplace Productivity breakfast series. Led by Peter J. Dean, Ph.D. President and Founder, Leaders By Design, this session focuses on the Four Poisonous Personalities in the Workplace that can pollute the organization and erode productivity and leadership credibility. Participants will learn how to deal with these four extreme and abrasive personalities as well as discuss the factors that drive success in communication, collaboration and cooperation.

This session will take place at The Rittenhouse Hotel, 210 W. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, 7:30-10:00 am in the Parkview Room located on the 4th floor. Breakfast is included.

Individual session cost $75 and includes a copy of The Coachable Leader by Peter J. Dean, Ph.D.

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Maximizing and Monetizing the Value of Your Business

Posted to Event by Mr. Dan Ross of Entrepreneurs Forum of Greater Philadelphia at 9:59 AM

With nearly $3 trillion in the hands of corporations, private equity funds and venture capital firms, there has rarely been a more important time than now to prepare for that “knock on your door” or phone call from someone interested in buying your company, regardless of whether you’re ready to sell it! Mergers and Acquisition activity has increased significantly over the last 6 months and that trend is likely to continue. If you are doing everything you can to build a successful business, you will undoubtedly land on “someone’s radar screen”. Doesn’t it make sense to be the one driving the process? Our distinguished panelists will provide you with insights and strategies you need in order to view your business through the lens of a prospective investor or strategic buyer. This will help you maximize the value of your business, and monetize it on your own terms.


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Monday, September 29, 2014

Transforming Business with iOS

Posted to Event by Mr. Troy Hassis of Sprint Nextel at 4:59 PM

Join Sprint and Apple for a briefing to learn how iPhone and iPad can change the way you work. iPhone and iPad are driving productivity and innovation in progressive companies and organizations worldwide. By empowering employees with the very best tools, technologies and apps to do their jobs, these businesses can focus more on executing strategies and solving real-world problems.

When: Monday October 20, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Where: Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, 200 S. Broad Street, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

For additional information, including how to register, visit: Transforming Business with iOS Invitation


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BDO Seminar Invitation: October Nonprofit and Higher Education Breakfast Session

Posted to Event by Ms. Chevaneese Hague of BDO at 4:20 PM

October 14, 2014

The Hub Cira Centre
2929 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Connected to 30th Street Station for those taking public transportation and also the Amtrak parking deck for those that prefer to drive (discounted parking available).

2 CPE credits in the field of Accounting

Agenda
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM - Registration, Networking and Breakfast

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Session

Contact
Meredith Burall
(215) 940-7845
mburall@bdo.com

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Grow Your Customer Base This Dec. 2 -- Giving Tuesday

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Betsy Anderson of The Philadelphia Foundation at 10:22 AM

This Dec. 2, join CVS Health, Bank of America, Google, Gap and your local peers and competitors by showcasing how your care about the community. Giving Tuesday now is an established global force for social good. The Philadelphia Foundation can match your business with an effective nonprofit that aligns with your mission, help you make in-kind donations of services or equipment or suggest volunteer opportunities. Fill out the hyperlinked survey, email GivingTuesday@philafound.org, or call 215-863-8130 to get started.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Work It!

Posted to Event by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe at 4:13 PM

Work It! is Career Wardrobe’s signature event dedicated to creating a professional identity online and in person. Join us on Monday November 3 where you can receive a professional outfit & makeover, 1:1 networking instruction, a professional head shot, & assistance in creating or updating a LinkedIn profile. At the conclusion of the day, participating women will join Career Wardrobe board members & volunteers for a networking event to show off their newly developed skills.

Special guest speakers include life coach Carrie Spaulding & Donna Serdula , executive branding expert and author of LinkedIn Makeover: Professional Secrets to a POWERFUL LinkedIn Profile.

Any unemployed or under-employed woman seeking assistance with her job search may apply online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/workit112014


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Blitz Basics Seminar

Posted to Event by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe at 3:32 PM

The Blitz Basics Seminars are workshops presented by volunteers trained and knowledgeable in their industry. Seminars are the 2nd Wednesday of each month, from 9am to noon, free on a first come, first served basis to all clients who register.

Seminar topics may include:

* Resume Do’s and Don’ts – information about what information should be included and examine examples of “good” versus “bad” resumes.
* Cover Letters – find out what should be included (or omitted) from your cover letter.
* Interviewing Skills and Etiquette – discussion about the basic rules regarding interview protocol.
Blitz Basics enhances knowledge and provides information about the workforce world our clients will be entering.


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Join us for lunch! The Future of IT Security, How to Stay Cost Conscious AND Stay in Compliance.

Posted to Event by Mr. Donald Lai of Absolute Computer Solutions at 12:38 PM

"This complimentary lunch is designed to provide you with a forum to discuss and network among your peers in the Philadelphia area. You will have the opportunity to share experiences and benefit from a few hours of "big picture" thinking, while enjoying a delicious meal from Kai. Some of the planned topics are: Mobility, IT Security, Legal Considerations, and Technology Cost Savings, among others."

Companies: Centrify, Fox Rothschild and Absolute Computer

Reserve your seat now!

RSVP via through the registration link or the provided file.

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Business Systems Requirements Analysis workshop

Posted to Event by Mrs. Denita R. Wright Watson of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 11:23 AM

Learn from a Business Process Management/Information Management professional with 30 years of experience in the global corporate world:

- How to translate management vision and needs into a business system requirements
- How to develop a process model and detailed process profiles working with business users
- How to bring process and data together
- How to perform Gap Analysis
- Simplistic problem solving techniques leading to Root Cause Analysis and resulting in productivity improvement
- How to redesign processes while analyzing system requirements
- Defining requirements which users can understand and validate

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Women at the Helm: Transformational Leadership

Posted to Event by Ms. Kristy Leong of NAAAP Philadelphia at 9:27 PM

Join Women in NAAAP: Women at the Helm to hear a panel of inspiring Asian American women leaders who have transformed their company, industry, or community by forging new paths for themselves and others.

Speakers
Kay Yu (Partner at Ahmad, Zaffarese & Smyler, LLC)
Nina Ahmad (EVP Government Affairs, JNA Capital, Inc)
Susan Jin Davis (SVP Product and Operations Compliance at Comcast)
Peggy Kelly (President at Spectrum, a certified Herman Miller dealer)
Tiffany Lawson (Executive Director of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian American Affairs at the Commonwealth of PA).

There will be networking opportunities so bring your business cards.

More Info and RSVP: http://www.naaapphiladelphia.org/event-registration/?ee=29

Women and men are welcome!

Food and drinks will be served.

Schedule
5:30 pm: Registration and networking
6 pm: Panel and Q&A
7:30 pm: Networking
8:30 pm: Closing

Contact: nancy.li@naaapphilly.org

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Join us for lunch! The Future of IT Security, How to Stay Cost Conscious AND Stay in Compliance.

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Donald Lai of Absolute Computer Solutions at 2:32 PM

"This complimentary lunch is designed to provide you with a forum to discuss and network among your peers in the Philadelphia area. You will have the opportunity to share experiences and benefit from a few hours of "big picture" thinking, while enjoying a delicious meal from Kai. Some of the planned topics are: Mobility, IT Security, Legal Considerations, and Technology Cost Savings, among others."

Companies: Centrify, Fox Rothschild and Absolute Computer

Reserve your seat now!

RSVP via through the registration link or the provided file.

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IS Partners LLC launches new website

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Tim Olden of IS Partners, LLC at 9:28 AM

IS Partners, LLC announces launch of new website


Contact information:
IS Partners, LLC
100 Witmer Road, Suite 170
Horsham, Pennsylvania 19044
Phone: (215) 675-1400
Email: info@ispartnersllc.com

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Elevator Lunch and Learn Available

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Christine Workman of Kone Elevators, Inc. at 4:10 PM

“Elevator Maintenance Lunch and Learn”

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn and understand elevator service tools offered by providers and much more while enjoying FREE lunch. This is held at your location, at your convenience. No group too small!

Why is knowledge about elevator maintenance important to you? Because it is essential to ensure you are getting the right service information about your equipment.

The learning objectives of this session include:
• What are the differences in elevator equipment types?
• Learn about service tools offered by providers.
• Planning for the future – obsolescence.
• Tips for code requirements and natural disasters.
• Safety around your building and equipment.

Please contact Christine Workman at (609) 203-6302 or Christine.Workman@kone.com and indicate that you would like to take part of this lunch and learn.. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you!

Call (856) 488-8830 or visit us at www.kone.us
KONE Inc.


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CASA's 2nd Annual Superhero Walk

Posted to Event by Ms. Allison Modica of CASA of Philadelphia County at 3:47 PM

"All kids need a hero, but abused kids need Superheroes."
CASA's 2nd Annual Superhero Walk
The Philadelphia Zoo
Saturday, October 11th
9:00am - Registration and Superhero Activities
10:00am - Walk Begins
12:00pm - Raffle for Kids
$30/adult (18+)
$20/child (3-17) *Kids under 3 are free.
Registration gives you access to the zoo for the day and a free Superhero cape (while supplies last!)

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New Member Discount Posted!

Posted to Discounts by Mr. Manish Gorawala of Tri-Force Consulting Services at 3:01 PM

As you know, turning leads into sales is complicated, leads are difficult to capture and organize, follow-ups are difficult and sales cycles are long, events are difficult to manage and so on…
MLeads solves all the problems mentioned above as an innovative SaaS mobile platform offering one-stop solution for organizing events and leads management for event organizers, exhibitors, business owners, sales and marketing professionals. MLeads guarantees to help grow any business and bring productivity and efficiency.
For more in-depth features information Please click here:https://www.myleadssite.com/

For 10% off discount code GPMLEADS10%


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Plan You Holiday Party at Fogo de Chao and Be Rewarded

Posted to Discounts by Ms. Nicole R. Morgenstern of Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce at 11:23 AM

Confirm your Holiday Party for 15 or more guests before October 31, 2014 and reward
yourself with one of the following...

$150 Fogo Dining Card for You
or
$25 Fogo Dining Card for Each Guest

Rewards apply to events held between Monday, December 1 and Tuesday, December 30.

It’s our way of saying thank you for dining with us during the holidays.

To book your Holiday Party, contact:
Nicole Morgenstern – Sales Manager
PhillyEvents@FOGO.com or 215.485.8627


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Fogo de Chao Special Invitation: Rufino Wine Dinner

Posted to Event by Ms. Nicole R. Morgenstern of Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce at 11:19 AM

Join Beppe d’Andrea, Senior Brand Ambassador for Ruffino for an evening of impeccable wines paired with our specially selected Fogo dinner menu.
Indulge your senses with extraordinary wine and food pairings.

Monday, October 6, 2014
6:30 to 8:30 PM
RSVP to Nicole Morgenstern at 215-485-8627 or phillyevents@fogo.com

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Melvin Powell of Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation at 11:49 AM

Founded by Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider, the Snider Hockey foundation is a revolutionary non-profit organization serving over 3,000+ inner city kids in Philadelphia and Pennsauken,NJ. We provide a variety of recreational and educational services at NO COST to the participants and their families.

With the completion of renovations to 4 City rinks, we now have a variety of new sponsorship and marketing opportunities that can directly align your brand with our community efforts here in Philadelphia. Mr. Snider also personally matches any sponsorship dollar donated 2:1!

Attached is a brief fact sheet if you are interested in learning more about the foundation. To learn more about how your company can gain unique exposure while giving back to the community please contact our Corporate Partnerships Manager, Melvin Powell, at 215-218-7573 or mpowell@esyhf.org.


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A Guide to Business Planning

Posted to Event by Ms. Sharyl S. Overhiser of The Free Library of Philadelphia at 11:00 AM

A Guide to Business Planning
Tuesday, October 28th, 6:30PM-8:30PM
Parkway Central Library
Skyline Room, 4th Floor
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Are you working on a marketing plan or trying to get a handle on your business finances? This free program will provide small business owners and entrepreneurs with insight into financial considerations that are fundamental to planning and managing a successful business. Learn the principal components of a Marketing Plan and a Financial Plan as a guide to starting a new business or sustaining an existing one.

Presenter George Slook is a seasoned business educator with practical experience in academic, small business, and corporate environments. Mr. Slook designs and directs business planning seminars for adult education programs, as well as develops and delivers business education programs for veterans transitioning to civilian employment.

Registration is requested: https://guide-to-business-planning.eventbrite.com


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Friday, September 19, 2014

PWR's PoWeR Award Ceremony and Anniversary Event .

Posted to Event by Ms. Christie Mills of Professional Women's Roundtable at 11:12 AM

PoWeR Award Ceremony Anniversary Event
Sponsored by PNC

Professional Women's Roundtable (PWR) is honored to present its PoWeR Award to Patricia Connolly, Director, Center for Corporate Governance, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University at its 12th anniversary event on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014. Ms. Connolly is a catalyst for thoughtful, constructive discussions on issues and new ideas for leading and governing in the 21st century.

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: DiBruno Brothers, 1730 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

To register: http://www.pwroundtable.com/event-1754980

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JNA Institute of Culinary Arts - Mission Main Street Grant

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Joseph DiGironimo of JNA Institute of Culinary Arts at 10:53 AM

JNA Institute of Culinary Arts, a local culinary school and GPCC member, has applied for a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of a newly launched program, Mission Main Street(SM) Grants.

JNA must submit a questionnaire outlining a business plan that will result in growth of the business and receive at least 250 votes to be eligible for a grant.
Please support for JNA Institute of Culinary Arts by voting at https://www.missionmainstreetgrants.com/business/detail/209
using Facebook Connect.

If selected, we will use the grant to install a green roof farm. Receiving this grant would allow JNA to provide a unique experience to our students and the local community, and also support the environment of the greater Philadelphia region.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Commercial Pest Control Services

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Mike Wall of Terminix Commercial Pest Control at 2:39 PM

If roosting birds are making your building unhealthy and unappealing to your potential customers we can help. Call me at 609-634-7332 to get information about our power washing and bird abatement programs.


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