Archive for April, 2014
Mary Pat Kessler, of the BCA team, spent her Friday Morning participating in the Read to Me Early Literacy Program. Each year, the Chamber and its partners hold the Read to Me Early Literacy Storyteller Event to support the Read to Me Program. As part of the event, regional executives and business leaders go into Philadelphia classrooms to read to students and showcase their personal and financial commitment to helping children understand the value of reading.
BCA is very excited to have Jamie Clarke as the speaker for the June Hospitality Breakfast
Jamie Clarke is best known for his summit of Mount Everest… TWICE, His expedition across the Empty Quarter of Arabia, and scaling the Seven Summits, the worlds seven tallest Mountains. Jamie translates his adventurous accomplishments into his public speaking by asking the audience to achieve their own Everest. His talk will get you thinking about how to overcome some of the difficult obstacles in your life, and look at challenges from a new perspective.
April 11 2014- What an uplifting morning at the National Constitution Center. Special guest Speaker Laura Ling’s story was a true testament of strength and courage. Laura Ling taught us that to do things that have meaning, the smallest actions have huge impacts.