Mike Peters is one of our newest clients and a Board Member of The Union Centre Boulevard Merchant Association. The UCBMA has around 100 members and meets once a month to network and learn about other businesses in the area. They also host a summer event you won’t want to miss…right on Union Centre Boulevard! (Keep reading.)
Q: Tell us about the Union Center Boulevard Marchant Association?
A: UCBMA is an organization that exists to promote business in the Union Centre area. It is a dynamic, fast-growing group, full of professionals interested in seeing Union Centre businesses thrive. The organization meets monthly at various local businesses; the meetings are fast-paced, fun and include a happy hour after the meeting adjourns. Each year, UCBMA hosts the annual Food Truck Rally. This year’s event happens on Friday, Aug 11 – there will be 35 food trucks, lots of live music, beer, wine and the only fireworks show in West Chester. Go to www.UCBMA.com for more information or check out this video.
Q: Who should join UCBMA?
A: Anyone interested in promoting business in the Union Centre area. You need not have a business there, you need not reside there, you simply need to have an interest in seeing Union Centre continue to thrive. Annual membership is a mere $50.00. For that, you get your logo scrolling across the website and you gain access to the 100+ membership base.
Q: What do you enjoy most about the organization?
A: Great value, great mission, great potential. Check out this video to learn more about the potential of the I-75 Corridor
Q: What do you like the most about OfficeKey so far?
A: We initially joined for the multi-location resources, the professional environment, and the welcoming staff. Since joining, we’ve learned that other tenants are entrepreneurial, friendly and approachable – it is a great work environment.
Q: How do you spend your time outside of work?
A: I am a recent empty-nester, so I am still adjusting to that. I am an avid networker, I give away a lot of my time in volunteering and I spend a lot of time researching nutrition and non-traditional medicine.
Q: Do you have a favorite quote?
A: “You miss 100% of the shots you do not take.”
Q: If you could stock the OfficeKey fridge with anything you wanted, what would it be?
A: Avocados (organic), bacon (uncured, nitrate free), coconut oil (non-GMO), Pellegrino
Q: Which OfficeKey Location do you think has the best dining options close by?
A: West Chester; the President of UCBMA owns Uno Pizzeria and Grill – see me for special discounts, and don’t forget about the Union Centre Boulevard Merchant Association Food Truck Rally, with more than 30 food trucks! You can get more information about this year’s event on our website.