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Thursday, August 25, 2016

4A HIPAA Breach Response Workshop

Posted to Event by Mr. Neil Forte of 4A Security & Compliance at 7:19 PM

4A HIPAA Breach Response Workshop - 2016
Oct. 4, 9am to 12pm, Drexel LeBow, Philadelphia

Join us to learn how healthcare organizations can more effectively prepare, respond and recover from electronic data breaches at a Pre-Conference, Workshop. Topics include Breach Response Regulatory Requirements, Breach Notification Do’s and Don’ts, Crisis Management and How and When to Engage Law Enforcement. With featured speakers:

• Barbara Holland - Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager, HHS, OCR
• Patrick Armor - Special Agent, Cyber Desk, FBI
• Rick Kam – Co-Founder, IDExperts
• Charlie Lyons, VP, Shelly Lyons Public Relations
• Ben Goodman, President, 4A Security & Compliance

To register click here (Free, Limited Enrollment). For information and to register for the full event on Oct. 4 & 5, click 4A Healthcare Data Security & Privacy Symposium. Reduced Rates still available till August 31!

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Stellar Startups Awards

Posted to Event by Ms. Amy Buckman of Philadelphia Media Network at 1:45 PM

Philadelphia Media Network – publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com – is sponsoring its first-ever Stellar Startups Awards event at the Pennovation Center on Sept. 29, 2016.
During the spring and early summer, readers nominated nearly 100 exciting Philadelphia startups for award consideration. An independent panel of experts evaluated these nominations and selected finalists in six categories: College Students, Healthcare, Just Plain Cool Idea, Products and Services, Technology, and Women and Minorities.
The event will begin with a networking cocktail reception, including heavy hors d’oeuvres. The program kicks off with a keynote speech by entrepreneur Josh Kopelman
Sponsorship opportunities, tickets and more information are available here: http://www.philly.com/startupevent.


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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Linda R. Evers Esq. named to American Heart Association Board of Directors

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Terri Jones of American Heart Association at 12:41 PM

Linda R. Evers, Esq. has been named to the Board of Directors for the Great Rivers Affiliate of the American Heart Association (AHA).

The Great Rivers Affiliate is comprised of the states of Delaware, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. As a member of the Board of Directors, Evers will work alongside other leaders in this region to achieve the American Heart Association’s 2020 impact goal. This goal is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.

Linda R. Evers is the chair of the Energy, Communications and Public Utility Group of Stevens & Lee, one of the 200 largest law firms in the country. A regulatory attorney, Linda represents public utilities and other companies in matters before governmental and regulatory agencies, including the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.


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Power of Laughter Luncheon

Posted to Event by Ms. Terri Jones of American Heart Association at 12:28 PM

The American Heart Association will host its second annual Power of Laughter luncheon on Saturday, September 10 at First District Plaza (3801 Market St). Presented by Silent No More, this program is geared toward the cardiac and stroke concerns of the African American and Latino communities who are disproportionately affected. Held from 11a-2p, actress and comedienne Kim Coles (“In Living Color,” “Living Single”) will tickle your funny bone while you focus on the heart. This year, longtime WDAS media personality Patty Jackson will share her story of stroke survival and Dr. Sanul Corrielus will be honored for his work in the community. This event promises to be funny, engaging and informative. Tickets: $25. Visit heart.org/poweroflaughterphilly for tickets and info or call 215.575.5247.

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It Takes theVillage 5K Race and Family Fun Day

Posted to Event by Ms. Betty Wu of theVillage Services at 10:24 AM

The 2nd annual It Takes theVillage 5K will be held on October 22nd from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Last year, over 100 people came out to our bucolic Rosemont campus on a crisp, fall morning to raise money for a good cause, learn more about what we do, and, most important, have a great time! In addition to the 5k, we’ll also be hosting a 1 Mile Walk/Run, a kid’s 100-Yard Dash, face painting, and a variety of family activities. Urban Roots Farm at theVillage will have a farm stand open during the event, so be sure to stop by to buy some of his fresh produce grown in Rosemont.

Registration the day-of begin at 8:00 A.M. For more information, please visit www.thevillagerun.org and to register, https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/BrynMawr/CrossCountry5kRunattheVillage.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Dr. Sanul Corrielus honored

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Terri Jones of American Heart Association at 1:37 PM

The American Heart Association will honor cardiologist Dr. Sanul Corrielus with the Multicultural Leadership Award for his commitment to bringing quality health care to the multicultural communities he serves. He has been an avid supporter of AHA mission and continues to dedicate his time and energy to further the cause as a guest speaker for blood pressure webinars. Dr. Corrielus affirmed his commitment to AHA’s mission by adopting the new blood pressure treatment algorithm into his own practice, which impacted 1,000 multicultural individuals.

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Philadelphia Heart Walk

Posted to Event by Ms. Terri Jones of American Heart Association at 1:28 PM

Join thousands of Delaware Valley residents, including heart disease and stroke survivors, on Saturday, November 5 to walk in the American Heart Association’s 18th annual Philadelphia Heart Walk (5K) to raise awareness and funds to fight cardiovascular disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of death in Southeastern PA and the country. Activities for adults and children will begin at 8 a.m., opening ceremonies at 10, Walk at 10:30 at Citizens Bank Park. Heart Walk Chair: Robert Cottone, IMC Construction. For more information or to register, call (215) 575-5241, email cara.feldman@heart.org or visit www.heart.org/phillywalk.

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Power of Laughter Luncheon

Posted to Event by Ms. Terri Jones of American Heart Association at 9:55 AM

The American Heart Association will host its second annual Power of Laughter luncheon on Saturday, September 10 at First District Plaza (3801 Market St). Presented by Silent No More, this program is geared toward the cardiac and stroke concerns of the African American and Latino communities who are disproportionately affected. Held from 11a-2p, actress and comedienne Kim Coles (“Living Single," "In Living Color”0 will tickle your funny bone while you focus on the heart. This year, longtime WDAS media personality Patty Jackson will share her story of stroke survival. This event promises to be funny, engaging and informative. Tickets: $25. Visit heart.org/poweroflaughterphilly for tickets and info or call 215.575.5247.

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Oriental Rug Cleaning & Sales Discounts

Posted to Discounts by Mr. Jason Conway of Maloumian Oriental Rugs at 9:49 AM

15% off discount for Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce members homes and or places of business.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Job Opening: Employment Specialist

Posted to Job Opportunity by Mr. Eric Rosenfeld of Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians at 10:04 PM

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians (www.welcomingcenter.org) accelerates immigrant integration and economic advancement through education and training, job placement, and small business development. We are seeking an experienced Employment Specialist to assist immigrants and American-born clients in career development, workplace training, and job placement. The Welcoming Center hires talented, energetic people with a proven track record of success working in multi-cultural settings. The Employment Specialist reports to the Director of Programs and coordinates with intake specialists, instructors, other employment specialists, and the compliance manager.

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Introduction to Microgrids

Posted to Event by Mr. Philip Gonski of Burns Engineering, Inc. at 12:31 PM

Learn about microgrids and new sizing tools for economic and resiliency benefits

https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/40846

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Young Fathers United

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Archye Leacock of Institute For Development Of African-American Youth at 12:32 PM

If you know a young Father (age 14-25) that needs parenting help, please pass the word!
Young Fathers United sponsored by IDAAY, Teaches Young Men to Become Strong Fathers!
A Free City-Wide 13 Week Parenting Program
There's still time to enroll.
Learn More: idaay.org/our-programs/young-fathers-united
Location: IDAAY, 5548 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, Pa 19139
Hours: Wednesdays, 5:30pm to 8:00pm (Runs for 13 Weeks)
Contact: Archye Leacock, Founder/Director
Email: aleacock@idaay.org | Phone: (215) 901-6976


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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies

Posted to Event by Keith Rolland of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia at 4:43 PM

Register now for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s 2016 conference Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies. This national biennial conference will be held Wednesday, September 21, to Friday, September 23, 2016, at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. Through a series of exciting and engaging plenary discussions, concurrent sessions, and keynote addresses, the conference will examine how communities connect people, place, and capital to transform local and regional economies in an inclusive way. Check out the conference website and register now to reserve your spot


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Grand Opening PhysioFit Mobile Med Gym- Free outdoor workout session for Mom's to Be and All

Posted to Event by Dr. Tito Ogunsola-Smith of Concierge Physical Therapy & PhysioFit Mobile Med Gym at 4:13 PM

Come Join us and celebrate the opening of the PhysioFit Mobile Med Gym, the sister company to Concierge Physical Therapy. Our ribbon cutting will take place at 10:45 am and our event begins at 11:30am, both on Kelly Drive neat the Waterworks

Attention expectant mothers and all who want to exercise! Come join us on the beautiful Kelly Drive for an exclusive workout session, totally free of charge! De-stress and enjoy some sun with safe exercises for moms to be, brought to you by PhysioFit.

https://www.facebook.com/events/299303907069487/

The event takes place August 30th on Kelly Drive behind Water Works restaurant, and attendees should bring a towel, yoga mat and plenty of water to stay hydrated. The event supports the Maternity Care Coalition. We look forward to seeing you there!


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Prospects to Profits in Sales & Marketing

Posted to Event by Mr. Manish Gorawala of Tri-Force Consulting Services at 7:43 AM

Prospects to Profits in Sales & Marketing

MLeads team invites you to join Manish Gorawala, award-winning Philadelphia-based IT entrepreneur turned innovator, as he introduces you to the possibilities and demonstrates how to use mobile technology to overcome the challenges related to lead collection, lead research, lead follow-ups, statistics, ROI and team management to set your business on a path to success and more opportunities
Location : Chamber of Commerce, 200 S. Broad St. 7th floor Philadelphia PA USA

Date and time: Wednesday 24,August 2016 at 08:30 am-10:30 am


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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Howard Davis Recognized in the 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Kate Goode of Kleinbard LLC at 11:45 AM

Kleinbard congratulates Howard J. Davis, a managing partner of the Philadelphia law firm, on his selection for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in the area of Corporate Law in the publication’s 2017 edition.

Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

Davis, Chair of Kleinbard’s Business and Finance Department, represents clients in a broad range of transactions and acts as outside general counsel to numerous middle market and start-up companies. During his more than 30 years of experience, he has been involved in more than 300 such transactions ranging from small seed capital investments to billion dollar dispositions.


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Monday, August 15, 2016

Make Divorce Healthier Symposium 2016

Posted to Event by Mrs. Connie Bernard of Seamless Events Inc. at 4:16 PM

??We come together to tackle this burning question...How can we work together to make the process of divorce healthier for all?

For the first time, over 100 change-makers will gather to finally remove the shame, blame, and fear associated with divorce.

Experience the energy and passion of like-minded professionals who are ready to create a manifesto for the next generation. Be inspired by powerful talks. Exchange high quality referrals and build a collaborative team. Receive legal and financial professional knowledge that crosses over into your area of expertise. Learn business-building strategies that lead to better, more educated and prepared clients. Gain tips and tricks for minimizing stress, both for your clients and yourself.

Strategize. Collaborate. Galvanize.

Connect with the most remarkable, committed people from PA, New Jersey, New York, DC and beyond.

CLE and CE credit available.?


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Free Lecture Series Resumes at Harcum

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Gale Martin of Harcum College at 4:13 PM

The popular Harcum College Free Lecture Series resumes in September 2016 on the theme "The Science of Success." Experts representing a range of areas will offer a variety of strategies toward achieving more success in the professional and personal arenas. The lectures are free of charge and open to the public. Pre-registration is expected at harcum.edu/lecture. All events will be held in the Strauss Family Rotunda of the Charles H. Trout Library on the Bryn Mawr Campus, 750 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr. A question-and-answer period and light refreshments will follow each presentation:

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 4 p.m. - "The Meaning of Meaningful Work." - Robert W. Rebele, MAPP

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 4 p.m. - "Emotional Intelligence and Why Your E.Q. Matters" -- Heather Uczynski, MA, LP

Tuesday, February 28, 4 p.m. – “Food For Thought” – A panel presentation


Dr. Stephen TreatTuesday, April 11, 4 p.m. – “Managing Conflict” – Dr. Stephen Treat, DMin, MFT


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Rug Cleaning

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Jason Conway of Maloumian Oriental Rugs at 2:05 PM

Put a rug in place of the one you are cleaning from your office, lobby, boardroom etc...


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Thursday, August 11, 2016

The Racquet Club New Squash Courts Grand Opening!

Posted to Event by Mr. Derik Comalli of The Racquet Club of Philadelphia at 3:59 PM

Chamber members are invited to attend this FREE grand opening at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia. Recently rated as the Best Private Club in Philadelphia, the Club will be opening three new squash courts with the help of its non-profit entity The Historic Preservation and Education Fund. High quality squash exhibitions will be on display for this event and complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cash bars will be available.

Click the link to RSVP!


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Aligning Your Organization to Business Strategies and Vision: Opportunities and Pitfalls

Posted to Event by Dr. Terry A. Ellis of StrateZone at 2:01 PM

Leaders and entrepreneurs are constantly challenged with executing a business strategy or vision within their organization. It can be difficult to have leadership teams and employees align to a new strategy, vision, or ways of working at a rapid pace. These challenges may cause delays, wasted time and effort, resistance, and frustration with achieving strategic business goals.

In this workshop, we will review some opportunities, challenges, and pitfalls when aligning an organization to business strategies and vision. You will walk away with a better understanding of why there are challenges and some ideas for solutions to prevent and resolve the challenges when executing strategies.

Monday, September 12, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

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

Members and Non-Members are invited to this free workshop. Reserve your spot and register today.


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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Small Environmental Company Removes 3,000,000 lbs. of Contaminants

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Vicki Charles of Brownfield Science & Technology at 4:01 PM

Brownfield Science & Technology (BSTI), a local consulting and remediation firm, is excited to announce that we have recently eclipsed the 3,000,000 lbs. mark in remediating industrial contaminants from the environment!

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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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Friday, August 05, 2016

Open call for COMHAR, Inc. Board of Directors Membership

Posted to Volunteer Opportunity by Ms. Jacqueline Polanco of COMHAR, Inc. at 1:17 PM

COMHAR, Inc. invites candidates to apply to fill Board of Directors and committee seats. This is an extraordinary opportunity for individuals who are passionate about helping those who have mental health disabilities or helping those who do not have a voice achieve the best quality of life they can.
Please contact Jacqueline Polanco at Jpolanco@comhar.org for further information.


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Thursday, August 04, 2016

Art Institute Annual Student Fashion Show

Posted to Event by Ms. Michelle Jordan of Art Institute of Philadelphia at 3:34 PM

The Art Institute of Philadelphia will present its Annual Student Fashion Show at 7 pm, Friday, August 26 at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. The runway show promises a variety of inspiring designs that are as eclectic as the students from the Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing programs. Every aspect of the production has been created from concept to execution by students. The students were nominated by their instructors to create men and women’s wear for the show.
The winner of this year’s Fashion Icon award will also be announced at the fashion show. The award is given to a designer whose work impacts the Ai Philadelphia community and the community at-large.

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Local Firm Welcomes an ITS and Traffic Operations Leader

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Gwen Himes of Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. (TPD) at 3:18 PM

On August 1st we welcomed a new face to the TPD family: Thomas Walter, formerly of PennDOT District 5-0. During his 35-year career with the District, Tom has become an expert in traffic and operations, including ITS, engineering studies, traffic signals, traffic signing, pavement markings, railroad crossings, roundabouts, and operations / maintenance. More information: http://trafficpd.com/news/welcoming-a-its-and-traffic%20operations%20leader/Index.html

If you or someone you know is looking for a related career, check out our employment page – we are hiring!


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Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Landscape Architect Position at SALT Design Studio

Posted to Job Opportunity by Mr. Andrew Jacobs of SALT Design Studio at 2:57 PM

SALT Design Studio is seeking a highly creative individual with a minimum of 5 years professional landscape architecture office experience, particularly with construction documentation and digital graphic development. Ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter with an exceptional ability to communicate and represent design ideas, strong project management skills, and collaborates well with others. Qualified applicants will have a proven ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task in a small, fast-paced work environment. Fluency with AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite, 3-D modeling and Microsoft Office software required. LA Licensure preferred.



Please email letter of interest, resume, list of references and work samples (no larger than 5MB) or portfolio link to jobs@saltdesigns.com. No phone inquiries please.


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Wellness Summit - Preventing the Big Three: Cancer, Diabetes and Heart Disease

Posted to Event by Mr. Neil Goldfarb of Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH) at 12:02 PM

The Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health Annual Wellness Summit will have a major focus on effective employer strategies to support smoking cessation and healthy weight. The agenda includes speakers, panel discussions, employer case studies, an overview of national and local resources, and an energizing round robin discussion with attendees.


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#PrimePay30 Chalk Art Taking the Country by Storm

Posted to Milestone by Ms. Janet Tirado of PrimePay, LLC at 11:29 AM

Random Acts of Nostalgia Coming to a Sidewalk, Driveway or Wall Near You!

To promote PrimePay, LLC’s $30k American Dream Giveaway, employees nationwide are getting involved in random acts of nostalgia with chalk art. PrimePay’s CEO, Bill Pellicano, came up with the idea and armed his staff with chalk so they could tag the #PrimePay30 moniker on every blank space in sight to the promote the giveaway.

But, why sidewalk chalk?

Because according to Pellicano, it’s a fun way to engage all generations. Now, his inbox is flooded with pictures from across the country showcasing #PrimePay30.

To enter, PrimePay clients can go to www.PrimePay.com/Giveaway to submit their small business story. Submissions will be displayed on the company’s website where the public can vote for their favorite post until Friday, September 30th. The six clients with the most votes have a chance to win $5,000 each. Winners will be announced in October.

Look for PrimePay chalk art near you!

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