Erie Chamber Blog
Friday May 24, 2019 

Memorial Day Thought

  • reflection
  • memorial day
  • memorial day weekend
Wednesday May 22, 2019 

A Successful Day 

Even though the weather was less than cooperative, a great time was had by all at our annual golf outing held Monday at the Lake Shore Country Club.

A full roster of players enjoyed the day on the links with fellow ERCGP members competing and networking. Thank you to all who attended and to the crew at the Lake Shore Country Club for your partnership hosting our event this year. 

We want to thank all of our sponsors for their generous contributions and support which helped to make the day a success! 

Event Sponsors:

Allegheny Health Network/Saint Vincent Gannon University  Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Team Hardinger  Total Energy Resources  AETNA           Superior Toyota/Hallman Group  Erie Insurance McGill Power Bell  HUB International Cannon's Chophouse  Erie Beer Allegheny Beverage Luminary Distilling

Hole Sponsors:

AIM Nationalease Presbyterian Senior Care Bridgeway Capital Custom Engineering Knox Law Erie Federal Credit Union Electrical & Mechanical Systems, Inc. Schaffner Knight Minnaugh & Co. Marquette Savings Bank Andover Bank National Community Development Services ECCA Building Systems Inc. First National Bank

Thank you thank you thank you! And we'll see you next May!


  • golf
  • business building
  • outing
Tuesday May 21, 2019 

May Business After Hours hosted by Edinboro University

When bagpipes greet you at an event, you know it is going to be special!

Our May Business After Hours was held at the Learning Commons and NWPA Innovation Beehive on the campus of Edinboro University. Members and guests had the opportunity to tour the Innovation Beehive and Forensic Lab, and also view the renderings of several projects new to the campus including the E-Sports Arena, BORO Pit, and new home to the Bruce Art Galleries.

Guests enjoyed delicious hors d'oeuvres prepared by the universities own Chartwells. 

Thank you for being such gracious hosts!


  • business after hours
  • networking
  • business building
  • university
  • beehive
Monday May 20, 2019 

Our Host, Quinn Law Firm

Erie Regional Chamber members gathered at the offices of the Quinn Law Firm on West Grandview Blvd. for our May morning event to make connections and build their networks.

A little about our host. Quinn Law Firm, with more than 25 attorneys and professionals in all practice areas, has been serving families and businesses in the region for more than 100 years. They have been in their current location for 30 years, and their practice reaches into Warren and McKean counties and down to I80.

Here's what we learned about some of our members:

Thank you once again to our friends at Quinn Law Firm for your awesome hospitality!

  • connections
  • coffee
  • networking
  • business building
  • chamber of commerce
Saturday May 18, 2019 

Four in One Week!

We've been busy celebrating with businesses and their grand openings this month. 

Homestead Mortgage

On Wednesday, May 8th, we went to Homestead Mortgage and cut the ribbon in celebration of their new name, new ownership, and new look. Located in the Village West Plaza, Homestead Mortgage makes the process of securing a mortgage simple and straightforward, and they strive to keep an open line of communication with all parties while exceeding expectations for outstanding customer service. 

Movement Mortgage

Friday, May 10th, Movement Mortgage celebrated the opening of their new location, 2320 West 8th Street. Centered around servant leadership, Movement's focus on responsible lending, transparency, and loving and valuing people. The staff at Movement Mortgage has more than 15 years experience in the mortgage industry and they look forward to working with the community in their new location.


Saturday, May 11th, PopLuck introduced their Roadie to Erie! The mobile unit is an expansion of their brick and mortar shop which opened in July of 2017 at 8th and Greengarden. You'll see the PopLuck Roadie out and about in the Erie area at events, and you can even book the Roadie for private events.

Rolling 2 You Mobile Bike Repair

Owner Alex Grennan officially rolled out his mobile bike repair shop on wheels, Rolling 2 You, Wednesday, May 15th with a grand opening celebration at Presque Isle State Park. Rolling 2 You is now serving the greater Erie area and surrounding communities. The large step van is equipped with a full repair and service shop, along with bike parts and accessories. Rolling 2 You is always on the move to the next home, business, or event in need of bike repair services!

Wow! Congratulations to all of these businesses, we wish you years of success!

  • celebration
  • new business
  • small business
  • ribbon cuttings
  • chamber of commerce

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