Posts from — November 2009

Spaghetti Dinner Benefits Humane Society

The Venango County Humane Society will be having a spaghetti dinner on Thursday December 3rd from 6-8 pm at the Oil City Moose Club located on Halyday Run Rd.  Tickets are available in advance by contacting Carol Gustafson at 814-676-8877 or at the door.  Tickets are $8.00  for adults and $6 for children 12 and […]

November 30, 2009   Comments Off on Spaghetti Dinner Benefits Humane Society

Stuff Your Stocking Event Planned

Oil City’s Southside Business Association has scheduled their third annual Stuff Your Stocking Christmas customer appreciation event.  On Friday December 11th, from 5-7pm, children are invited to bring their empty stockings downtown to the area’s businesses and have them stuffed with goodies.  There will be door prizes, family entertainment and pictures with Santa.   For more […]

November 30, 2009   2 Comments

Technically Speaking

2009 has definitely been the year of technology for the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce, beginning with the new website launch in March, a new email service in April and our venture into the world of social media. While many of our members have embraced these new tools for doing business, others remain skeptical as […]

November 24, 2009   Comments Off on Technically Speaking

Where’s Your Third Place?

The Bridge Builders Community Foundation hosted an excellent event yesterday. Along with representatives from non-profit representatives from Venango and surrounding counties, I attended the Wealth Transfer Symposium at Seneca Hills Bible Conference. The basis for the conference was a presentation by  Barry Denk, Director of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania about the projected Transfer of […]

November 14, 2009   3 Comments