Posts from — March 2009

Energy Grants

The first of three breakfast forums planned for 2009 was held last Friday at th Arlington Hotel.  Twenty five attendees heard informations about Pennsylvania’s Energy Independance Program.  For those unable to attend, you can find out more by visiting the Department of Environmental Protection website:|

March 30, 2009   Comments Off on Energy Grants

Leading Through Difficult Times

Each day seems to usher in more bad news about the economy. It seems as if no business is left untouched. As we struggle to make our way we look to our leaders for direction. Today I had the good fortune to visit with a number of community leaders, as I do most days. Under […]

March 30, 2009   1 Comment

Working Together for Better

My day today began with an early meeting that was all about working together.  So, it’s not always easy but it is obviously necessary.  I have been attending the community meetings of Take Pride in Oil City for more than 4 years now and while there have been ebbs and flows in attendance and the […]

March 25, 2009   Comments Off on Working Together for Better

Lower Energy Costs

The Franklin, Titusville and Venango Area Chambers of Commerce and the Oil Region Alliance will hold a public breakfast forum at 7:30 a.m. Friday at the Arlington Hotel, Oil City. The breakfast, set for the fifth-floor of the hotel, will focus on different ways businesses can lower energy costs. Geoff Bristow, manager of the Pennsylvania […]

March 21, 2009   Comments Off on Lower Energy Costs

Busy Chamber Conference Room

The Chamber will be host to a busy week of events beginning this Wednesday, March 18th with another Brown Bag Lunch.  This will be the third in a series on Social Networking for business.  There is no shortage of interesting information to share on the subject.  This month we’ll look into RSS Feeds and how […]

March 16, 2009   Comments Off on Busy Chamber Conference Room