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Legislative Update from Commissioner Sam Breene—Preparing the County Budget


Among the many tasks pressing on businesses in December is preparing a budget for 2022. Venango County, under the leadership of our three elected commissioners, is one of the largest employers in the county, with a budget in excess of 60 million dollars. Preparation and oversight of the annual budget is the primary responsibility of Read More…

Storytelling Through the Business Review & Forecast


As we approach the publishing of The Derrick’s 2022 Business Review and Forecast, exploring the story of your business’ past, present and future is a timely thing to do. The Derrick is finalizing details for the Business Review & Forecast, but it’s never too early to start brainstorming how to share your story in this Read More…

Professional Development Tip: Finding A Great Book


By Joslyn Dechant, UPMC Health Plan (and avid reader) The nights are getting longer, the air is getting colder, and the need for a cozy escape can be found in a book, but how do you pick the right one? Luckily, whether you’re a bookworm or a casual reader, there are plenty of resources available Read More…

Hagan Welcomes Cullen Wester


Hagan Business Machines of Meadville would like to welcome Cullen Wester as their newest Managed Network Services (MNS) Helpdesk Technical Support Specialist. Cullen is originally from Greenville, PA and has an Associate Degree in Specialized Technology from Laurel Technical Institute with a certification in CompTIA Network+. Cullen’s hobbies include technology, art, and gaming. His favorite Read More…