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Empower Conference Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Peoples Security Bank & Trust, have announced the 2019 recipients of the Peoples Security Bank Empower Scholarship.

The Peoples Security Bank Empower Scholarship Program provides opportunities for individuals and small businesses to attend and/or participate as a vendor at Empower NEPA Women’s Leadership Conference.

This year’s attendee recipients are as follows: Rosemary Bohenek, Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA; Erika Bruckner, Clarks Summit University; Maggie Calpin, Nibbles & Bits; Jessica Colvin, Pure Suds Co.; Ashley Geiser, UPMC Susquehanna; Marina Ginko, Crocus Café; Michelle Halabura, American Red Cross; Faith Ann Liuzzo-Bartholomew, FAB Travel; Bridget Moran Gianino, Bee’s Backyard; and Asia Wallace, Paradise Sweets & Soulful Eats.

This year marketplace vendor recipients are: 13 Olives, AOS Metals, FAB Travel, N3 Cleaning Services LLC, Nearme Yoga, Nibbles and Bits, On & On, Pure Suds, The Naked Angel and Township Trading Co.

“At Peoples Security Bank, we strongly believe in contributing our resources to make our community a better place to live and work,” said Thomas P. Tulaney, Senior Executive Vice President. “This scholarship program perfectly fits that mission as it will help more people further enhance their professional goals through participating in the Empower conference.”

Empower is the premier women’s leadership event in our region. Peoples Security Bank & Trust serves as the presenting sponsor. Empower is a day-long conference that highlights the ability all women have to create positive change in their communities and in their own lives, while recognizing the extraordinary power that exists when women come together to support each other.

“The Empower conference is truly a great opportunity for this area’s professionals to celebrate women’s contributions to our region’s—and our nation’s—cultural landscape,” said Bob Durkin, president, The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. “Thanks to the generous support of Peoples Security Bank & Trust, we will be able to help more women discover their personal power as a result of participating in this initiative.”

For more information, visit www.scrantonchamber.com/empower.