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Member(s) Highlight: Heather & Jessica


Heather Hondel and Jessica Wilson are back at the Chamber as summer interns! This is Heather’s third summer at the Chamber. She helps with the monthly newsletter, coordinates the Oil Heritage Festival (OHF) Basket Raffle, runs the Chamber and OHF Facebook page, edits website pages, among many other duties. She will be a senior at Read More…

PA 30 Day Fund Benefits Small Businesses


With a goal to help save as many Pennsylvania jobs as possible while small businesses await federal funding, the PA 30 Day Fund has made a difference in our own community. Pennsylvania businesses that qualify for assistance from the fund must: Employ three to 30 people (may be part-time or contracted) Be based in Pennsylvania Read More…

FLEX to Hold Curbside Bike ‘n Brew


This time of year is typically packed full of fun events bringing the community together. The recent pandemic has put a halt to many of these, which can put a damper on summer. While our typical Bike ‘n Brew format of bringing hundreds of people together with beer samples isn’t possible this year, that isn’t Read More…

Small Business Assistance Grant Program


The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance program will provide grants from $5,000 to $50,000 to small businesses economically impacted by COVID-19. Bridgeway Capital is a participating CDFI and will support small businesses in western Pennsylvania to access the grant funds. This is not a first-come, first-served program. There will be multiple rounds of Read More…

The Role of the Business Supply Chain


David Carroll is a partner and thought leader with Reveal USA in Naperville, IL, residing in Franklin with his family. A Supply Chain Specialist and global speaker with over 30 years of manufacturing experience, over the last 10 years, David has been working with companies to educate and enable operational excellence in Supply Chain. Using Read More…