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Pocono Chamber Announces Virtual Report to Business Program

January 14th, 2021 | Monroe County, PA – The Pocono Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce this year’s Annual Report to Business program that will take place virtually on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 9:00 AM. Through the duration of the event, attendees will hear from leaders of the Monroe County Business Community. This year’s speakers will provide important updates on healthcare, real-estate, tourism, and economic development.

Attendees will be joined by all three Monroe County Commissioners (Chair – Sharon S. Laverdure, Vice-Chair – John R. Moyer, and Commissioner – John D. Christy) who will deliver their annual Commissioner’s Report. This year’s Commissioner’s Report will focus on the Covid-19 Cares Act Block Grants, Broadband Survey Results, the Courthouse Expansion and much, much more! All attendees are encouraged to submit questions for our commissioners upon their event registration, there will also be an opportunity to submit questions in real time during the live presentation. 

A Health Report will also be delivered by our county’s top healthcare leaders (Elizabeth Wise, President of Lehigh Valley Hospital – Pocono and Donald Seiple, President of St. Luke’s University Health Network Monroe Campus). Chuck Leonard, Executive Director of the Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation will report on the outlook of our economic development initiatives that affect the residents and business owners of Monroe County. Robert Starret, Broker and Owner of RE/MAX Commercial Partners will dive into Monroe County Commercial Real Estate and Chris Barrett, President and CEO of the Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau will speak on the vital role that tourism plays in the continued growth of our county! 

Liz Blose, Assistant Vice President of the Pocono Chamber stated “The Chamber team is excited to start off 2021 with this annual event which will provide our community members with an outlook on what they can expect from our local organizations in the coming year. This year’s event is surly different from last year’s Report to Business which packed 200+ attendees into Kalahari’s conference center, but we are determined to deliver our valued major events to our membership in this new virtual format. We look forward to being back in person as soon as we are able!”

This year’s event is free for all current and prospective members to attend thanks to our sponsors Lehigh Valley Hospital – Pocono (Presenting Sponsor) and PPL Electric Utilities (Gold Spotlight Sponsor). To register, become a sponsor or for more information, please contact Michael Moreno at 570.421.4433 or email at

The Pocono Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to act as a unified voice of business dedicated to the prosperity of all commerce leading to the enhancement of the quality of life in our region and surrounding area. The PCC faces relevant business issues each day and supports sustainable economic growth consistent with the best interest of the community. The Pocono Chamber of Commerce welcomes both small and large businesses to join the Chamber make the Pocono region prosper.

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