Posts from — June 2009


The Chamber has been working to learn, use and teach social media.  The advantages are many but one of the most important is reasons for our engagement is to drive traffic to our website, which is one of our most dynamic ways to promote our members.  As we learn how to better use these valuable […]

June 24, 2009   Comments Off on Technorati

Toot Your Own Horn

As we prepare to publish yet another monthly newsletter I think of all the great news there is to share about business in our region.  I am painfully aware that it’s tougher than ever and many of us are struggling with trimmed down budgets, hiring freezes and first time ever layoffs, but new businesses continue […]

June 22, 2009   Comments Off on Toot Your Own Horn

History: However You Like It

I have no problem admitting that I’m no history buff, nor am I interested in becoming one. This can be tough at times as I live in a region surrounded by an interesting past that attracts visitors and occupies the thoughts and energy of many locals. With a healthy respect I do my best to […]

June 7, 2009   Comments Off on History: However You Like It

Venango Regional Airport 2009 Business of the Year

The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce has selected the Venango Regional Airport as the 2008 Business of the Year.  This annual honor is awarded to a local business that meets several criteria in recent years, including the ability to overcome adversity, marketing achievements, expansion or quality improvements and commitment to the community. Established in 1946, […]

June 1, 2009   Comments Off on Venango Regional Airport 2009 Business of the Year