Nazareth Business Council of The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber hosts Business Spotlight in Nazareth!

The Nazareth Business Council (NBC) hosted a packed house business spotlight on Wednesday May 15thto launch the new name and brand for Rice & Beans formerly known as the Internet Cafe in Nazareth.  Guests included newly appointed Mayor Carl Strye, Jr., NBC President Paul Luongo, NBC Vice President Megan van Ravenswaay, Hispanic Chamber Leader Alvaro Diaz, Executive Vice President of Regional Chambers Marlyn Kissner, Sandy Gaspar, Catholic Charities, Gale Hodavance, Jangle, Steven Blume ESSA, and Monica McCandless from Meals on Wheels.

Paul Luongo, NBC President, Maria Cortes, Owner of Rice and Beans, Nazareth Mayor Carl Strye, Jr. and Marlyn Kissner, Executive Vice President, The Chamber.

Owners Marco & Marie served a wide variety of fabulous Puerto Rican, Peruvian and Mexican Cuisine including Roasted Pork with Marco’s secret spicy green sauce.  Guests were under the patio enjoying the sounds of salsa music…a wonderful restaurant to add to your dining list!

Sign up for the next NBC event on Thursday May 30, 2013 NBC will host Grow Your Business with Social Media with a strong focus and hands-on training on Facebook® marketing at Moravian Hall Square at 7:30am -9:00am.  Seating is limited.

To register for the event contact Marlyn at or call 610-751-4932.

About the Chamber: The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to serve as the voice for business by continuously improving the economic climate and creating growth opportunities for the Greater Lehigh Valley region. We accomplish this through business-to-business networking events and marketing products, affinity programs and exclusive, money saving member benefits, training programs, government affairs initiatives and public policy advocacy, and community development enterprises.  With nearly 5,000 members who employ more than 200,000 individuals, The Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top ten nationwide.



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