As we welcome summer, FLEX is gearing up to make this season not only enjoyable but also meaningful. With two exciting upcoming events, FLEX is inviting young professionals and community members alike to get involved.
Three ways to get involved:
1. Attend and Experience – Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere, connecting with fellow young professionals and community members. Expand your network, create lasting memories, and support the community.
2. Spread the Word – Be an advocate for FLEX. Share the excitement with your friends, family, and colleagues, inviting them to join in on the festivities. By spreading the word, you contribute to the growth and impact of these events, making them even more memorable.
3. Volunteer and Give Back – Volunteer opportunities offer a chance to contribute directly to the community while forging new connections and building your professional repertoire.
The first event on the summer calendar is the highly anticipated Bike n’ Brew Saturday, July 15, at the Venango Chamber in Oil City.
Bike n’ Brew includes a Biking Scavenger Hunt from 2 to 4 p.m. and a brew portion from 4 to 7 p.m. There are two ways to participate:
• Curbside Pickup ($40): Pick up a package full of at least 8 craft beers from local breweries in a cooler tote bag, along with fun swag from brewers and sponsors.
• VIP Ticket ($50): Includes the package listed above PLUS a tasting of several different craft beers with Scierka’s Tavern.
The second event on FLEX’s summer lineup is the beloved Ice Cream Social, an integral part of the Oil Heritage Festival. Mark your calendars for Thursday, July 21, as Central Ave Plaza, adjacent to the Oil City Library, transforms into a hub of sweet indulgence. From 5 to 7 p.m., FLEX will be serving up ice cream and beverages to the community during the festivities.
To make these events truly unforgettable, FLEX encourages everyone to get involved in multiple ways. Whether you’re an enthusiast of craft beer, a fan of ice cream, or simply looking for a way to contribute to your community, there are several avenues to engage and make a difference.
To get involved or to stay updated on FLEX’s upcoming events, visit us at venangoflex.org.
This article was published in the Future Leaders & Entrepreneurs Exchange’s (FLEX) July 2023 edition of the FLEX Your Ideas (FYI) Newsletter.