Shift. Sustain. Succeed.

The Venango Chamber’s new business development resource series.

EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY AT 9 A.M.

Open to everyone!

Shift. Sustain. Succeed. is a business development series brought to you by the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce. Each week we will answer your outstanding questions, to help:

  • SHIFT your business to navigate the circumstances
  • Identify what is most important to SUSTAIN your mission
  • Plan for SUCCESS in the future

We’re inviting local experts to address frequently asked questions and will allow time for additional questions. Each session is 30 minutes and interactive, through Zoom.

In consideration of the quickly evolving environment we are in, each session topic is broad, but the specific content will be focused on the every-changing situation. 

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS TO: swilliams@venangochamber.org


Upcoming Sessions every Tuesday and Thursday at 9 AM: (click to register)

Tuesday, May 19 – Public Relations and Marketing through Change

Thursday, May 21 – Insurance Concerns and Opportunities

Tuesday, May 26 – County Leadership, An Update With the Commissioners

Thursday, May 28 – Stress Check, Maintaining Good Mental Wellness

Tuesday, June 2 – Diversify Your Revenue Stream

Thursday, June 4 – Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association

Tuesday, June 9 – Staying Healthy and Fit, A Doctor’s View

Thursday, June 11 – Opening Messages

Tuesday, June 16  – Non-Profits – The Pulse of a Community

Previous Session Recordings and Resources:

April 28 – PPP/EIDL
View session recording here (due to technical difficulties the first 15 minutes of this session were not recorded)
Resources mentioned: The SBA Customer Service number is 1-800-659-2955 and e-mail is disastercustomerservice@sba.gov to check on status of EIDL.

April 30 – Tax Credits/Accounting
View session recording here.
SBA website for rules and guidance
Refusal for Work form

May 5 – Human Resources/Labor Law
View session recording here.
US Dept of Labor FFCRA Poster
US Dept of Labor FFCRA FAQs
Flow Charts for HR Professionals
UC 1921 Refusal for Suitable Work form
House Bill 68 – has information about Unemployment claims related to COVID-19
CDC: How to Wear a Mask
CDC: Cloth Face Coverings Q & A

May 7 – Returning to Work
• View session recording here.
• Information on phased re-opening
• FAQ’s on phased re-opening
• Senate Bill 1110 (Release of communicable disease information to first responders)
• House Bill 2408
• How to contact the Governor
• How to register to vote by mail

May 12 – Disinfecting the Workplace/PPE
• View session recording here.
• Clorox: How to Make Your Own Disinfecting Solution
• Disinfectants for use against COVID-19
• Public Health Dept of Ontario – Bleach Dilution Calculator
• PPE Dos and Don’ts
• CDC: Mask Recommendations

May 14 – Keeping Your Team Connected
• View session recording here.
• Create your own Zoom account
• Zoom video tutorials
• Microsoft Teams
• Cisco Webex
• TED Talks
• Coursera

May 19 – PR/Marketing Through Change
• View the session recording here.
• Core Goods
• Gibbons Business Solutions
• Clarion University SBDC
Examples mentioned: Oil Region Library Association, Eckert Chiropractic, Trailasana Yoga, Show Us Your Local, Action Auto Service

May 21 – Insurance Concerns and Opportunities
• View the session recording here.
• Rossbacher Insurance Group Website

May 26 – County Leadership, An Update With the Commissioners
• View the session recording here.
• Voter Registration and Election Information
• Information from the Governor about the Green Phase
• Contact information for the Venango County Commissioners

May 28 – Stress Check, Maintaining Good Mental Wellness
• View the session recording here.
Hand in Hand Christian Counseling
• Regional Counseling Center
• Venango County Mental Health Services

June 2 – Diversify Your Revenue Stream
• Coming soon!

June 4 – Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association
• Coming soon!