28 in attendance: Joe Yurick, Mandy Leggett, Jan Wagner, Cathy Kaschak, Chyanne Hart, Anthony Cavallaro, Alan Oliver, Kelli Brandenberger, Kris Bradley, Mike Price, Heather Kreiger, Chris Heal, Jadan Willis, Patten Mills, Tom Lutz, Bill Regitz, Austin Glanzer, Kathy Trapp, Dayna Reidenouer, Deb Riddell, Tony Bennett, Mike Corcoran, Colleen Davis, Jennifer Goldman, Jen Evans, Holly Filius.
Mandy opened the meeting on Zoom at 7:30am. She announced that scholarships are due on 4/15/21, Barnstormers tickets are available 4 at a time per game for the Chamber’s seats and to contact her or Maureen to get on the schedule and Women in Business is meeting for breakout rooms on Monday at 7pm on Zoom. Also, she thanked Keith and Joe for their service to the board.
Everyone introduced themselves and their businesses. Joe mentioned that he will be on a reality TV show on the Discovery Channel and needs one more contestant with a house/garage/barn that needs cleaned out. Bill Regitz talked about business loans and that SCORE can help navigate. Miles for Mental Health is happening at New Hope soon, per Deb Riddell. The Quarryville Police Foundation will be at the Daily Grind with free coffee on April 17th for the community to meet officers from 9-11am. Willow Valley/DoubleTree is hiring, especially the hotel operations, and dinner service is now available at the café, per Alan Oliver. Kris Bradley mentioned that the vaccine is available to 12,000 people at Vaccinate Lancaster. Giant is always looking for volunteer opportunities in the community, per Tony Bennett, store manager. Rhoads is celebrating their 104th year, per Jennifer Goldman. Jen Evans said their business will also be featured on a TV show out of Maryland.
5 panelists including Kelli Brandenberger, Jadan Willis, Austin Glanzer, Tom Lutz and Heather Kreiger presented on real estate. Mandy asked a series of questions about residential and commercial real estate, investment properties, wholesale real estate, financing, marketing, how the market has changed since Jan started 36 years ago (she hopped in the panel), Colleen Davis commented on staging houses and it was an EXCELLENT presentation full of great info!