Tovar named So. Chester Chamber Outstanding Citizen of the Year

SCCCC 2023 Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award AnnouncementFront: Luis Tovar, 2023 Outstanding Citizen Award Recipient, Dorothy Tovar, Luis’s wifeRear: L to R: Cheryl B. Kuhn, SCCCC President & CEO; Jerry Strusowski, Sales Manager, Berkshire Hathaway; Annalie Korengel, 2019 Award Recipient & Committee Chair, Doug Doerfler, SCCCC Chairman of the Board, Joan Holliday, 2014 Award Recipient;...

Benchmark Federal Credit Union’s staff provides holiday gifts for 22 children in Chester County

Benchmark Federal Credit Union President and CEO Daniel J. Machon, Jr. and Chief Commercial Operating Officer Mark Pizzi (center left and center right) deliver gifts to Family Service of Chester County on Friday. Tis the season of giving for local financial institutions, but the staff at Benchmark Federal Credit Union’ is setting itself apart when it comes to generosity. “Each year we put out...

Victory Brewing celebrate reopening of Kennett Sq. brew pub

The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce was proud to partner with Victory Brewing Company, Kennett Square for their Ribbon Cutting and Grand Re-Opening.  Many members & friends were on site to raise a glass and celebrate a brewery that was truly missed by the community. Victory Brewing Company officially reopened their doors on November 1, 2022.  The team has worked hard to safely...

So. Chesco Chamber welcomes Cypress Veterinary Clinic

The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce was proud to partner with Cypress Veterinary Clinic for their Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening on Saturday, October 29th. Chamber members, friends, and clients were on site to welcome the new business and resource to the Southern Chester County community. The Mission of Cypress Veterinary Clinic is to provide high-quality compassionate medicine while...

So. Chester Chamber welcomes fearless Martial Arts as new member

Photo Caption: Melissa Dietrich, SCCCC Board (Longwood Gardens); Eric Kuhn, SCCCC Board (Pillar Real Estate Advisors, LLC); Kevin Schaible, Michael Lynskey and Sean McCormick, Fearless Martial Arts, LLC; Vanessa Ross, Vanessa Ross Cakes, Sweet Cakes Supplies, LLC; Christine Gordon, SCCCC Board (Christine Gordon Merrill Lynch Wealth Management); Jason R. Feller, SCCCC Board (Kennett Square Golf...

Cathell named as new Exec. Director of Western Chesco Chamber

Rachel Cathell COATESVILLE — The Board of Directors of the Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce announced this week the appointment of Rachel Cathell as the incoming Executive Director of the organization. Cathell will replace outgoing  Executive, Donna Steltz who retires at the end of this year after 20 years at the helm. Cathell has served as the Chamber’s Communications Coordinator...

Kennett Copy & More and KACS stand strong

Nancy Tapia, Leah Reynolds, Julissa Gama, Rhonda Thorpe, Lori Amway. When you walk into Kennett Copy & More in Kennett Square, there is a good chance you are there to pick up office or art supplies, a copy or print job, or possibly even participate in one of the art classes they offer. Whatever brings you into the store owned and operated by Rhonda Thorpe and Lori Amway, you will be greeted...

Village Optical to open new location at Bradford Plaza

Village Optical will open a new location at Bradford Plaza in West Chester, announced Levin Management Corporation (LMC). The store at Bradford Plaza marks the fifth Pennsylvania location for this family-owned and operated vision care services provider. The 161,000-square-foot, grocery-anchored shopping center – located at 700 Downingtown Pike – is exclusively leased and managed...

MacElree Harvey to merge with Delaware law firm

Celebrating the merger of MacElree Harvey with Crossland, Heinle & Bryde: Back row left to right – Patrick J. Boyer, Daniel T. Crossland, Courtney D. Heinle, Sean M. Quinn, Marie I. Crossley, Tanya MurrayFront row left to right – Danielle Sawyer, Carolina R. Heinle, Tiffany M. Shrenk, Renae Pagano, Cara E. Williams MacElree Harvey, one of Pennsylvania and Delaware’s leading law...

Paradigm Financial Group, Elite Collegiate Planning move to bigger facility in Exton

EXTON — Due to remarkable growth, Paradigm Financial Group and Elite Collegiate Planning are excited to announce their move to a new, stand-alone office at 120 Arrandale Boulevard, in Exton. This spacious complex will be the new headquarters for both companies. “With the support of the community and those who’ve invested in our company we’re excited to be moving to this larger operation...