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Week of Giving Hits New Record


The annual Week of Giving, hosted by Bridge Builders Community Foundations (BBCF), focuses on our region’s nonprofits that serve the neediest among us. They combine donations from the community with a matching pool and prizes provided by sponsors to maximize charitable giving. This year, BBCF has reached a milestone they have never seen before—a total Read More…

Penelec Needs Updated Information to Notify of Planned Outages


Penelec continually invests in the communities in their service area to upgrade power lines and substations to enhance electric service reliability for customers. As part of these investments, utility crews are at work every day in your community. Over the next five years, Penelec will spend hundreds of millions of dollars to perform this critical Read More…

Save the Date: Chamber Summer Events


With cautious optimism, we are beginning to schedule summer events, beginning with the Golf Scramble. Scheduled for June 24, at Wanango Country Club, we’ll begin with a business Trade Show and an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Registration will be open for teams and trade show participants, online: venangochamber.org/events. Plans have begun for the 43rd annual Read More…

Oil City Celebrates 150th Birthday


The Oil City 150th Anniversary Committee is planning the city’s official “birthday party,” set for April 11. The committee, chaired by Bill and Robin Moon, has a program of speakers and music set for the event in Justus Park. There will be performances by OCHS students, speeches from local dignitaries and community members, and an Read More…

CEO Conversations with the Venango Chamber


Get to Know Local Business Leaders The past year may have left some of us feeling a bit disconnected and, like everyone, we miss face-to-face meetings. However, we have found plenty of new opportunities to meet virtually with friends, family, and business contacts, without the time needed for traveling. Through our many webinars, this has Read More…