LIMERICK PA – You know it’s January when college football bowl games continue endlessly on television, when weathermen and women predict the next storm could be a “snowicane,” and when Jim King returns with his crystal ball for businesses.

Speaker Jim King.

King, president and chief investment officer of National Penn Investors Trust Company, this Thursday (Jan. 13, 2011) makes what has become his annual foray to the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Forecast Breakfast to offer is thoughts on what lies ahead for the local, state and national economies, as well as a review of notable market and economic events during 2010.

Networking at the breakfast begins at 7 a.m. in the Copperfield Inn at Lakeside, 594 W. Ridge Pike, Limerick PA; the meal will be served at 7:30 a.m., followed by King’s remarks. Chamber members who have heard him speak several times, by the way, report he’s been accurate more often than not.

King is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and the Central Atlantic School of Trust. Locally, he is a director of the Inter-Faith Housing Alliance. Professionally, King also is a member of both the CFA Institute and Bond Club of Philadelphia, as well as an affiliate member of the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia.

The breakfast is sponsored by National Penn and National Penn Investors Trust. Tickets for the event are still available, according to chamber President Eileen Dautrich, priced at $25 for members, $30 for members who must be invoiced, and $50 for non-members. To buy tickets or for more information, call the chamber office at 610-326-5158.

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