BMT Business and Community Expo set for April 17

First Posted: 3/22/2013

Misericordia University is hosting the 2013 Back Mountain Chamber Business and Community Expo and the spring meeting of the Back Mountain Historical Association beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17.

Both events are open free to the public and business community. The Expo is being held from 4 to 7 p.m., while the Historical Association’s presentation is from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Expo will offer more than 60 Back Mountain businesses and entrepreneurs considering establishing or relocating their businesses to the region an opportunity to showcase their wares and services with prospective clients and fellow business owners.

The Expo also provides businesses a community platform to outline how they contribute to the economic, social and cultural well-being of the Back Mountain.

Student volunteers in Misericordia University’s Business Professional Association, as well as students in Penn State-Wilkes-Barre’s Ambassador’s Club are assisting with organizing and running the event. The MU and PSU mascots also will make a special appearance along with the mascot from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.

An array of door prizes will be awarded to attendees and a display of refreshments will be provided by Gerrity’s Supermarkets and Fire and Ice Restaurant.

Businesses can register for limited exhibit space by logging on to