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Susan Williams Presented With Chamber Executive Designation and Service Award

The Pennsylvania Association of Chamber Professionals (PACP) awarded the designation of Pennsylvania Certified Chamber Executive (PaCCE) to Venango Area Chamber of Commerce President Susan Williams, at the Awards Ceremony of the 2019 PACP Chamber Professionals & Leadership Conference held October 17 at the DuBois Country Club.  The PaCCE program was established in 2008 to promote Read More…

FLEX Member Highlight: Ashley Sheffer

Congratulations to FLEX member Ashley Sheffer, owner of Core Goods in Oil City. Core Goods was awarded a $5,000 grant through the Get on the Trail Business Plan Contest, sponsored by the Oil Region Alliance. Core Goods is a store that sells bulk foods, produce, grab and go items and more.  Ashley wrote a concept Read More…

What Our Members Are Saying

“As the message of the Chamber’s Be Here initiative says, this is a great place to live and work, and I am proud to have my businesses here.”

Jack Roser

“Our school and the Chamber have developed a partnership that is crucial to the future of our students’ success and our region’s workforce.”

Heather Motter

“With the help of the Chamber’s advocacy committee, the voice of business was heard, benefiting the entire region.”

Greg Lander

“The Chamber helped us craft our message and promote it throughout the region–something we couldn’t have done on our own.”

Marie and Shaun Alcorn

“FLEX was a networking opportunity and confidence builder for me. It gave me the skills and experience to now run a nonprofit and make an impact in the community.”

Trenton Moulin


Be Here is an initiative of the Venango Chamber created to change the narrative of our region. Launched in January 2017, the goal of Be Here is to show the many opportunities to live, work, and play in the Venango Area, while we work to tackle the challenges that do exist.

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