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First Friday Continues on August 1st

Gather your friends and come downtown to see what’s new and exciting! Shops and boutiques are open late and showing off their newest summer fashions and giftware. Browse the in-store specials while enjoying refreshments. Check out First Friday’s complete retail directory by clicking here, and be sure to pay a visit to businesses that are participating in ThinkShopBuy … LOCAL (TSBL) for some sweet deals (a program of the Greater West Chester Chamber). For more information on First Friday in Downtown West Chester click here.

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Celebrate Wawa’s 50th Anniversary With Free Coffee

Wawa_CoffeeFifty years ago today, Wawa opened its very first store in Folsom, PA. In honor of this tremendous milestone, Wawa is kicking-off its 50th anniversary in retail by giving back to the people that support them. Today only, visit any store for a FREE cup of your favorite Wawa Any Size Coffee. Wawa announced on their official Facebook page, “Our customers have treated us to countless smiles over the past 50 years. Now we’d like to treat you to a cup of coffee and lots of fun! Visit any store for your FREE Any Size Coffee on April 16!”

The day will also include in-store activities, most notably at Wawa’s very first store in Folsom, P.A. as well as the location at 17th and Arch Street in Philadelphia, where Mayor Nutter will officially proclaim April 16 as Wawa Day in the City of Philadelphia. Both events will honor this milestone, recognizing the customers, associates and stories of the past five decades that make Wawa a living, breathing brand. We would like to thank Wawa for the countless years of serving our community and congratulate them on 50 years! For more information on the events visit http://www.wawa.com.


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The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce Offers Special Programs

The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce proudly offers the best in ongoing educational programming for businesses of any size. Their goal is to be a first-class resource for like-minded professionals to learn, teach and connect while providing tools to do better business in the greater West Chester area. For more information check out this article by Westchesterdish.com or visit Greaterwestchester.com. Below are some of the upcoming educational programs offered by The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce.

Creating an Excellent Corporate Culture

  • Time: 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
  • Location: West Chester University, Lawrence Building
  • Cost: $25 per person

Award-winning businesses will share essential steps on how to craft successful company cultures. Hear from small, medium and large companies with cultures that encourage employees to do their best work.

What I Am Learning About Leadership Series

  • Time: 5:30–7:30 p.m.
  • Date: 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Location: Pietro’s Prime, 125 W. Market St., West Chester
  • Cost: $55 per person

Executive Round Tables feature an expert and are limited to 12 guests. The format gives every attendee access to the expert and focused discussion on the topic during a gourmet food and wine pairing.  Attendees must have executive responsibilities at their place of business.


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