• Don’t Miss Our 2nd Annual Job Fair!

    The MLCC Job Fair, open to all local employers and interested applicants, is slated for Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Celebration Place at the Donegal Days Inn. Organizers hope local residents and visitors will take advantage of the opportunity to learn about the variety of

  • The Power of Discounts & Coupons

    Who doesn’t love getting a discount or cashing in a coupon? Absolutely no one, that’s who! Follow along with Laurel Highlands’ leading marketer, Boss Bear Creative, as he shares interesting statistics for both businesses and customers alike. Businesses, if you aren’t using discounts and coupons as part of your marketing

  • The Power of Social Media

    The power of social media is not to be underestimated. Laurel Highlands’ leading marketer, Boss Bear Creative, shines some light on surprising statistics for both our local small businesses and social media users. Which social media platform is the current king? How long does the average user spend on social

  • The Importance of 2020’s Census

    IT’S TIME!! Do you know that every YEAR the federal government distributes more than $675 BILLION, that’s with a B, to states and communities?? And guess how they allocate that money … It is all BASED ON CENSUS DATA. Our United States Constitution REQUIRES that every 10 years we take

  • Returning Members – Thank You for Renewing!

    The Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce wishes to say thank you to these returning members for renewing their membership: BHHS The Preferred Realty – Josh Crowe, Champion Lumber Company, Christian Family & Children’s Center, Dipaola Quality Climate Control, Donegal Auto Body, Tri County Home Improvements, G&D Market, LHTC Broadband, Ridgeline

  • Build a Snowman Challenge Starts February 10th!

    Mother Nature always turns the Laurel Highlands into a winter wonderland . . . Let’s make the most out of it! The Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce invites you to build your best snowman (or snowwoman) and show it off to our local community in our BUILD A SNOWMAN CHALLENGE!

  • Chad Gales Named MLCC Community Service Recipient

    The Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Mr. Chad Gales of G&D Market for being the recipient of their 2019 Community Service Award!

  • The MLCC Flyer is Celebrating 14 Years!

    The Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce (MLCC) decided to produce an in-house marketing piece when we learned that a local printing business was no longer going to do a similar piece. A lot of our members advertised with them and were disappointed to learn it was no longer going to

  • 6th Annual Ladies’ Day Bash Recap

      Ladies Packed the House for the 6th Annual Ladies’ Day Bash! About 360 lucky ladies from all over the Laurel Highlands region packed the beautifully renovated Donegal Event Center on September 29, 2019 to enjoy food, drinks, desserts, vendors, games, prizes and an all around spectacular event at the

  • Enter to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card

    Things happen that impact our readers in between our monthly updates. Share your e-mail address with us to stay on top of community happenings and automatically enter to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

  • MLCC’s 6th Annual Ladies’ Day Bash

    This year marks the 6th Annual Ladies’ Day Bash! To be held at the Donegal Event Center on September 29th, 2019 at 1pm-5pm (doors open at noon!) Make sure you get your tickets in advance at the MLCC Office in Jones Mills or these other chamber members.

  • We’re Calling All Brides, Grooms, Moms and Mother-in-Laws . . .

    Are you or is someone you know getting married? Do you want a scenic, rustic, Americana or similar themed venue or wedding? Does a one-stop-shop for planning your wedding sound like it would be helpful? If so, then search no further! Visit LaurelHighlandsWeddings.com today.

  • 20th Annual Golf Outing Recap

    MLCC’s 20th Annual Golf Outing Recap If you weren’t able to attend our 20th Annual Golf Outing, enjoyed on the course at Norvelt Golf Club, on Friday, May 17th, 2019, this recap is for you! After the singing of our National Anthem by Katelyn Rose Ritenour, individuals and teams flooded

  • Laurel Highlands Fishing

    Get Hooked on Fishing in the Laurel Highlands

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. With the last days of winter fading away and local rivers and streams flowing once again, many are eagerly anticipating the opportunity to sit back, dip

  • Do You Have a Great Idea for a Community Event?

    Team up with the Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce through its Community Pop-Up Events program! It’s the perfect way to get your idea off the ground and get the marketing and planning support you need to make your event a success! Through this program we will be able to help

  • Joe Sarnelli Receives MLCC’s Community Service Award

    The Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Mr. Joseph Sarnelli for being the recipient of our Community Service Award.

  • 20th Anniversary Dinner Celebration Recap

      MLCC Celebrates Milestone 20 Year Anniversary in the Laurel Highlands Over one hundred Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce members and affiliates joined together recently in celebration of the non-profit organization’s 20th anniversary. Executive Director, Kris Enberg, said she was happy with the turnout and thrilled to honor the milestone


    A fixture in the Laurel Highlands for two decades, the Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce’s objective is to enhance the community and offer support for local economic development. The non-profit organization strives to promote local businesses and community events and increase awareness of issues important to the communities they serve.

  • Meet Our Team: Behind the Doors at the MLCC

    We would like to introduce you to a few of our extra special team members here at the MLCC whose talents, dedication, and support have helped us grow year after year.

  • It’s Official! The MLCC Office Has Relocated

    As of March 1, 2018, current and potential chamber members, local businesses and residents, and visiting tourists will now find the chamber office located at 4111 State Route 31, Jones Mills, PA 15646, only a half of a mile east of Sarnelli’s Corner. Long-time residents of the Jones Mills area

  • Petite Feet Pet Care

    We Ask Petite Feet Pet Care, “What Is Pet Sitting?”

    What is “pet sitting”? Mylyssa Wilson, owner and pack leader of Petite Feet Pet Care, has heard that question countless times over the last 10+ years in business in Westmoreland County. “Pet sitting, in a nutshell, is the perfect alternative to boarding or kennels”, she explains. “Pets stay at home

  • Rapid Bridge Replacement Project

    Rapid Bridge Replacement Project in Fayette County The Rapid Bridge Replacement Project is an $899 million public-private partnership (P3) between the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (PWKP). Through this initiative, 558 structurally deficient bridges will be replaced with newly designed structures, designed to last over

  • Route 31 Reconstruction Plans

    On Wednesday, April 13th, the Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce hosted an open forum where local business leaders and community members reviewed plans for the reconstruction of Route 31 in Donegal. The attendees were able to view the preliminary construction map from PennDOT which you can now also view from