Erie Chamber Blog
Thursday July 25, 2019 

Ribbon Cutting Held Today in Celebration

It is time to check out the newly renovated Molly Brannigan’s

Red Letter Hospitality hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning at Molly Brannigan’s to celebrate their re-opening with an updated look and menu. 

The $500,000 project had several goals – refresh the décor and seating which had grown tired since the Irish pub opened almost 20 years ago, and ready it for a starring role in downtown Erie’s renaissance.  The new design was careful to honor all the existing wooden structures including the massive bar moved over from Ireland while adding some truly special new elements. 

The menu, which was revamped shortly after Red Letter Hospitality purchased the restaurant in 2018, now includes an Express Lunch Menu. Served Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the menu now includes an Express Lunch Menu designed to get weekday diners in, out and back to work.

Red Letter Hospitality is a management company created by business partners, Billy Lewis and Greg Brown. The company, which includes The Cork 1794, the newly renovated Molly Brannigan’s, The Skunk and Goat Tavern, and several CoreLife Eateries, is headquartered in North East and employs 250.

Congratulations! Way to grow!


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Friday August 2, 2019 
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  • motivation
  • reflection
Friday July 26, 2019 
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  • beer
  • beer on the bay
  • inspiration
Wednesday July 24, 2019 

Join Us at the Erie International Airport on August 15th

The Erie Regional Airport Authority cordially invites you to experience the new and improved terminal at Erie International Airport. You will have an opportunity to see terminal enhancements including new flooring throughout, new seating, tables with built-in power in the lobby and business center, and the Airport's new food concessionaire at Presque Isle Bar + Grill, Gem City Gifts, and Lake Erie Coffee. The Erie Regional Airport Authority has partnered with FastSigns as the airports new advertising concessionaire. FastSigns is rolling out a new program to feature the best of Erie.

  • Enjoy a variety of beverages and hors d'oeuvres provided by Presque Isle Bar + Grill
  • Parking is available in the long- or short-term parking lots. Fees are posted at lot entrances or on the airports' website

Register Now

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  • networking
  • business building
  • chamber of commerce
Tuesday July 23, 2019 

submitted by Pamela Marlow, Public Relations Coordinator

Better Business Bureau Serving Western Pennsylvania

Encouraging and supporting ethical business practices is a key purpose of the Better Business Bureau. The Torch Awards for Ethics (Torch Award) honors companies whose leaders demonstrate a high level of personal character and ensure that the organization's practices meet the highest standards of ethics. These companies generate a high level of trust among their employees, customers and their communities. The BBB Torch Award embodies the Better Business Bureau mission of advancing marketplace trust. 

If your company not only holds these business standards in high regard but also acts on them, you could be eligible for the BBB Torch Award for Ethics: 

  • Build Trust - Establish and maintain a positive track record in the Erie marketplace.
●     Advertise Honestly - Adhere to established standards of advertising and selling.
●     Tell the Truth - Honestly represent products and services.
●     Be Transparent - Openly identify the nature, location, and ownership of the business.
●     Honor Promises- Abide by all written agreements and verbal representations.
●     Be Responsive - Address marketplace disputes quickly, professionally, and in good faith.
●     Safeguard Privacy - Protect any data collected against mishandling and fraud.
●     Embody Integrity - Approach all business dealings, marketplace transactions and commitments with integrity.

The Torch Award is open to all for-profit companies with headquarters located within the 28 county service area of the Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania (Erie, Warren and Crawford counties included) and meet the guidelines.

If you know an ethical business in Erie that is deserving of this award, place your nomination here. The deadline for nominations is the end of day Friday, August 9, 2019.

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  • torch awards
  • nominations
  • ethics

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