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UPMC Hosted Forest Students for Medical Explorer Program


Before the end of the school year, ninth grade students from East and West Forest High School visited UPMC Northwest for a day of learning about various careers housed within the hospital, as part of UPMC’s Medical Explorer Program. The program includes touring the facility and visiting stations set up on a four-minute rotation to Read More…

MEET YOUR LOCAL LEADERS: Judy Lentz, Mayor of Emlenton


Judy Lentz was recently elected to the position of Mayor of Emlenton. We spoke with Judy recently to learn more about her and her position. What was your path to the position you now hold? I retired after 36 years as Manager of Medical Staff Services at UPMC Northwest. The position as Mayor was not Read More…

Business Tip of the Month: Email Marketing


By Morgan Pifer, Chamber Intern Using email for your business may seem challenging, but no matter the sector or size, there are a lot of benefits to using this type of advertising via email! Emails give customers updates about products, services, or information for your business. It’s a great way to build a community and Read More…

Several Interns Working in Venango County


Sophia Wilson • Oil City Main Street Program Sophia is a junior at Regent University in Virginia, studying animation and graphic design. Sophia is utilizing her skills in graphic arts, photography, and event coordination to assist with the Oil Heritage Festival Art Show, Oil City Uncorked, Farmers Market, Music on the Square, BridgeFest and other Read More…

Meet Our Summer Staff


Your Chamber staff has been hard at work this summer and we’re excited to have a full team! Most recently, we welcomed Morgan Pifer as our second intern. Morgan is specifically helping with the Be Here initiative and FLEX young professionals. So far she has been populating our events calendar and job board, putting together Read More…