The Chamber Hosts its Annual Summer Festival

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and the economic development marketing affiliate, The Scranton Plan, is hosting its annual Summer Festival at The Country Club of Scranton, Clarks Summit, on Monday, August 21.

Summer Festival, sponsored by Lackawanna County, Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services, UGI, Sordoni Construction, FNCB Bank, Quandel Construction, Colwell-Naegele Associates, Penntex Construction, Peoples Security Bank, Stevens & Lee, Barry Callebaut, and Greenman-Pedersan, Inc. welcomed more than 80 attendees including real estate brokers, consultants, and site selection specialists from neighboring states to a round of golf at The Country Club of Scranton, followed by dinner and networking.

“Summer Festival is a signature event for The Scranton Plan and continues to be an impactful economic development marketing tool said AJ Cimahosky, economic development specialist. “The event provides an opportunity to showcase the many business opportunities available in northeastern Pennsylvania.”

The festival aims to introduce corporate executives and real estate professionals from neighboring states to the quality of life and business opportunities available in the greater Scranton region.

About The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization that works to improve the area’s economic environment and quality of life by offering programs and services which stimulate economic growth, promote business prosperity and nurture educational opportunities. For more information about the Chamber, visit

About The Scranton Plan
The Scranton Plan, the economic development marketing affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, has helped more than 350 companies relocate to northeastern Pennsylvania and assisted in creating more than 42,000 jobs since its inception in 1945. The Scranton Plan, in conjunction with The Chamber affiliates Lackawanna Industrial Fund Enterprise (LIFE) and Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company (SLIBCO), has developed 15 industrial office and technology parks and cultivated more than $650 million in real estate investments. For more information, visit 

Saint Joseph’s Center Summer Festival

The 2022 Saint Joseph’s Center Summer Festival includes the WNEP Telethon and Go Joe Ride Along. 

The Summer Festival will return to the Festival Grounds at Marywood University on Friday, July 29 from 4—10 p.m., Saturday, July 30 from 4—10 p.m. and Sunday, July 31 from Noon to 7 p.m. 

We are happy to announce that this is the 25th Anniversary of the Go Joe Bike Ride!  We are forever grateful to Joe Snedeker and WNEP for all the miles, friendships and great memories thanks to the Go Joe Bike Ride.  Joe has pedaled hundreds of miles, within and beyond WNEP’s viewing area to raise critical funds for important resources for individuals and families served by Saint Joseph’s Center.  In conjunction with Go Joe 25, this will be the third year for the Go Joe Ride Along that invites all interested cyclists, beginners and experienced, to do their part for Saint Joe’s.  This year’s Ride Along will feature many family friendly events sponsored by the Borough of Dunmore and Lackawanna County. There are also many indoor, independent and open cycling events to sign up for.

WNEP will host the annual Telethon on Friday, July 29th and Saturday, July 30th, 2022 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the Festival Grounds at Marywood University.    Viewers can tune in to watch WNEP-TV 16 and learn more about the positive ways that Saint Joseph’s Center is impacting the community.

Tickets for the Summer Festival Cash Raffle with a prize of $10,000 will be sold for $50 each.  Chances on other monetary prizes can be mailed to those interested.