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FLEX to Recognize Local Young Professionals—Friday, April 5


Have you ever heard the comment: “All young people have to leave our area to be successful”? We know this is absolutely untrue, and on Friday, April 5, we will recognize 12 professionals under the age of 40 who are making a difference in Venango County. These nominees’ professions range from business owners and accountants, Read More…

Annual Chamber Board Retreat


The Board of Directors of the Venango Chamber met for their annual planning retreat on February 21 in the newly renovated meeting rooms of the First Presbyterian Church in Oil City. The location was perfect for the group to meet for a group discussion and then break out for committee planning. The objective of the Read More…

Gibbons Hires Social Media Marketing Specialist


The latest addition to the Gibbons Business Solutions, LLC team is Social Media Marketing Specialist Tara Fleming.  She will be assisting with creating and posting social media content and graphics for businesses whom GBS manages social media content.  Tara is also a talented photographer and will be utilizing those skills at GBS as well, capturing images for social media Read More…

Leadership Venango Holds 6th Session – Importance of an Educated Workforce


On Wednesday, February 13, the Venango Leadership Class met at Clarion University – Venango for the monthly class which focused on preparing a ready workforce, career and education alliances, 40 developmental assets and generational differences. The information presented was a mix of new ideas in addition themes formerly introduced during prior meetings. Tammy Dulaney, Coordinator Read More…

Bridge Builders Holds Week of Giving—March 18-22


Bridge Builders Community Foundations (BBCF) will host the Week of Giving this month—a campaign to spur collective charitable giving and garner excitement that will allow donors to give to numerous nonprofits throughout our region. Last year, more than $240,000 was raised through the Week of Giving, with 128 nonprofits participating. Approximately 150 nonprofits have signed Read More…