Wilkes-Barre Connect
2020 Annual Dinner - Charitable Organization if the Year

2020 Annual Dinner - Charitable Organization if the Year

December 4, 2020

Join the Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber as we talk to our 2020 Charitable Organization of the Year Award recipient,  Osterhout Free Library, about the great work the do for our community. 

2020 Annual Dinner  -  Diversity Champion Business of the Year

2020 Annual Dinner - Diversity Champion Business of the Year

December 4, 2020

Join the Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber as we talk to our 2020 Diversity Champion Business of the Year Award recipient,  PNC Bank, about their diversity, equity, and inclusion work

Episode 18 - Connect Conference  - Cassandra Coleman

Episode 18 - Connect Conference - Cassandra Coleman

December 3, 2019

Cassandra, the executive director of America250PA, discusses the goal and purpose of the project. Cassandra also talks about the "meeting in a basement in Wilkes-Barre" that sparked the Direct Effect Challenge with state universities and the US Postal Service. 

Episode 17 - Connect Conference - Victoria Stephen and Heather Snead

Episode 17 - Connect Conference - Victoria Stephen and Heather Snead

November 21, 2019

Victoria and Heather talk with us about innovation and the United States Postal Service. Recently, the USPS has taken on the goal of reaching and impacting the next generation and make sure direct mail is included in marketing efforts, not just digital avenues. This includes direct effect challenges like the one wrapping up at the conference. 

Episode 16 - Connect Conference - Pitch Participants

Episode 16 - Connect Conference - Pitch Participants

November 21, 2019

This episode focuses on the Pitch participants that presented during the conference. StudioBE, SchoooldxFrugal Athlete, and American Paper Bag all talk about their story and beginnings, passions, and the impact their product or service has.  

Episode 15 - Connect Conference - Elyse Wilson

Episode 15 - Connect Conference - Elyse Wilson

November 21, 2019

Elyse Wilson speaks with us about the Westmoreland Club's newest initiative "501(c) Free" that will serve as a fundraising competition for nonprofits in Luzerne County. Those interested should follow-up at elyseidewilson@gmail.com

Episode 14 - Connect Conference - North Slope Brewery

Episode 14 - Connect Conference - North Slope Brewery

November 21, 2019

We sit down with Mike and Rich from North Slope brewery to discuss their story and brewing process. 

Episode 13 - Connect Conference - Alexander Dale

Episode 13 - Connect Conference - Alexander Dale

November 21, 2019

Dr. Dale, the Senior Officer for MIT Solve’s Sustainability pillar, speaks us with us about the fact that there are plenty of problems and causes that need solving around us. He talks with us about not just looking at how tech can help these problems but also building an impact model that will work the community to learn about the real issues that need tackling. 

Episode 12 - Connect Conference - Ced Funches

Episode 12 - Connect Conference - Ced Funches

November 21, 2019

Ced Funches, CEO at Schooold, talks with us about moving beyond just creating a product but creating something that has an impact on others and truly helps to move them forward. Ced also discusses Schooold and how our education system is dropping the ball on preparing students for real life. 

Episode 11 - Kevin Jones

Episode 11 - Kevin Jones

November 19, 2019
We sit down with Kevin Jones, CEO of VizVibe, a transmedia storytelling company that is bringing a digitally layered approach to the educational experience. He also shares his journey through the world of media, and teaches us to always roll with the punches in the creative industry. 

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