Chamber updates mixers, sessions
POTTSVILLE — The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce has several upcoming sessions on its agenda. People may register for all chamber programs online at www. schuylkillchamber. com. The chamber and the SEDCO/ chamber conference center are at Union Station, 1 Progress Circle, Suite 201, Pottsville, PA 17901.
· Shannon Brennan,
Schuylkill Technology Centers, will present a session from 11: 30 a. m. to 1 p. m. Nov. 29 regarding strategies for retaining the millennial workforce. It will be held in the SEDCO/ chamber conference center, costing $ 40 for chamber members and $ 80 for nonmembers with lunch included.
· A session called Find Your Stressor, Achieving Zen in the Workplace, will be held from 8: 30 to 10: 30 a. m. Dec. 18 at the SEDCO/ chamber conference center with Edy P. Pierre of In Search Innovation. The education seminar is eligible for the Tiers Education Seminar Credit for partner members and higher. The cost is $ 25 for chamber members and $ 50 for nonmembers. The reservation deadline is Dec. 14.
· The chamber offers a newmember benefit, a human resources helpline that provides “fast, personal help from real live HR professionals,” according to a chamber flier.
Help is available regarding FMLA, ADA or leaves of absence; employee discipline, termination or employee relations; questions about drug testing or harassment, officials said in the flier.
“Call during regular business hours to speak with an HR expert,” according to the flier. The toll- free helpline is 844- 318- 0699. For afterhours calls, leave a message and the call will be returned the next business day. People may also email questions to Hrhelpline@ schuylkillchamber. com.
People may register for all chamber programs online at www. schuylkillchamber. com. The chamber and the SEDCO/ chamber conference center are at Union Station, 1 Progress Circle, Suite 201, Pottsville, PA 17901.
A program called WEDNETPA is funded by the state Department of Community and Economic Development and administered by Lehigh Carbon Community College, according to a chamber flier.
“You may qualify for WEDNETPA funding if your company is based in Pennsylvania, a manufacturing or a technology- based business,” according to the flier.
Organizations may be eligible to receive up to $ 450 per person for essential skills training and up to $ 850 per person for advanced technology training.
For more information, apply to Maureen Donovan, Center for Leadership & Workforce, be emailing mdonovan@ lccc. edu or calling 570- 668- 6880 or 610- 799- 1245.