Posts from — May 2009

There’s No Better Time…

There is no doubt that these are tough times for business, but I had a few experiences this week that really made me think about their strategies. The first was a call I received from a regional pharmacy that proposed a service they wanted to offer to small businesses. It sounded like a worthwhile benefit […]

May 31, 2009   Comments Off on There’s No Better Time…

Getting Ready for Summer

I’m thinking about the shift in gears that takes place about now at the Chamber.  There is a note-able change that occurs in our office that seems to permeate everyday.  Festival Season is here!  Every other phone call we receive seems to be related to the whens and the wheres of what will go on […]

May 23, 2009   Comments Off on Getting Ready for Summer

Arts in Venango

Arts in Venango County are nothing new. The communities that scatter Northwest PA have a long history of all genres from Painters and Potters to Singers and Dancers. Creative Writers have found the serene setting to provide a great background for their Art, often enhance by a colorful history to provide a subject for their […]

May 12, 2009   1 Comment

Oil Heritage Festival 2009 Plans Underway

Plans are well underway at the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce for the 31st annual Oil Heritage Festival.  A festival of this size requires year around planning.  A few changes are in store for this year.  Community volunteers are at the heart of the festival and this year they will be adding new events and […]

May 12, 2009   2 Comments

New Chamber Email Look

Keeping consistent with the new look and feel of the Chamber Website, we recently introduced a new format for emails that go out to our membership.  We continue to try to limit email notices to only include time sensitive notices about Venango Chamber events and deadlines.  The new format includes links to the most popular […]

May 12, 2009   Comments Off on New Chamber Email Look