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FLEX President Joins Chamber Team


We love witnessing young professionals gaining skills and growing in their careers, and we’re especially excited for Kat Thompson, FLEX President, as she begins a new journey. Kat recently joined the team at the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce, the parent organization of FLEX, as Membership and Education Manager. In her new role, Kat will Read More…

Introducing the Leadership Venango Class of 2022


Leadership Venango is a nine-month program designed to identify, educate, involve and motivate individuals who desire to become more effective leaders. This is the fourth year of the program and there are 16 people in the class of 2022. Learn more about the program at leadershipvenango.org. Class of 2022 Liz Amendola is the Service Administrator Read More…

ZingTrain Tip: Liked Best, Next Time


Giving and receiving feedback can be awkward and uncomfortable, but if you practice and find the right tools, feedback can become natural and improve your work culture significantly. One of those tools, taught by ZingTrain, is “Liked Best, Next Time,” referred to as “LB/NT.” When meeting with a trainee, rather than the trainer doing most Read More…

Legislative Update from Senator Scott Hutchinson—Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative


When Governor Wolf signed an executive order in October 2019 to have Pennsylvania enter the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative – or RGGI – he took the first step in a process that could force the closure of Pennsylvania’s coal-fired electric generation plants, eliminate thousands of jobs, and increase energy costs for every Pennsylvania family and Read More…

Leadership Venango Kicks Off Class of ‘22


The Chamber’s leadership program, Leadership Venango (now in it’s 4th year) kicked off with a retreat at Whitehall Camp in Emlenton on September 9-10. Leadership Venango is a 9-month program designed to identify, educate, involve and motivate individuals who desire to become more effective leaders. This year’s class features 16 professionals ranging in age from Read More…