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“Proud Member” Decals Will Mail Soon


Over the years and throughout the world, membership in chambers of commerce has offered business owners credibility to consumers looking to purchase products and services. The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce has provided its members with the seal of approval from the early days when hand typed, mimeographed membership directories were distributed within the community Read More…

Three Years of Be Here


In early 2016, Venango Chamber President and CEO Susan Williams met with a few Chamber board members about a problem we were facing in Venango County–people talking negatively about our area. Fast forward to January 26, 2017, and the launch of Be Here, focused on changing the narrative of our region and attracting and retaining Read More…

Professional Development Tip of the Month: Networking


By Rachel Stiller, FLEX Events & Fundraising Committee Co-Chair As a young professional, it is inevitable that at some point you will be networking. The difference is—will you do it well or poorly? Here are a few tips to start practicing now so that at you’ll feel confident and prepared at your next networking event: Read More…

Winter Wellness: Keeping Your Sickness to a Minimum


As a new year kicks off, many people will make resolutions. Keeping some resolutions can be difficult, but many are attainable by taking small steps. We talked to some local business on how to set and achieve attainable New Year goals related to wellness. Winter Blues Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression Read More…