Posts from — March 2010

Going W.I.L.D to Network

This past Friday I had the privilege of attending the 2010 Women in Leadership Development Conference in Erie. While this was my first year to attend, it was the third annual event for the Gannon Small Business Development Center. I could, and just may, write several posts about this wonderful event, but I don’t want […]

March 28, 2010   Comments Off on Going W.I.L.D to Network

Where’s the Gatekeeper?

For any membership organization there is no greater asset than our members but a very close second is our member’s contact information.  I’m a bit geeky so I thoroughly enjoy spending hours verifying that I have the most updated address, email and website for our members.  Really, I’m not kidding! So, while recently reviewing our […]

March 28, 2010   Comments Off on Where’s the Gatekeeper?

Venango Campus 1st recipient of award

The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce has established a new award called the Partner in Business Award. It recognizes a non-profit, governmental or educational organization that has developed a close partnership with the business community as a means to achieve its mission. The chamber has named Clarion University-Venango Campus to be the first recipient. It […]

March 18, 2010   Comments Off on Venango Campus 1st recipient of award

Chamber honors Northwest Savings

Susan Williams (center), executive director of the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce stands with Lance Titus (left) of Northwest Savings Bank in Oil City and Chris Reber, executive dean of Clarion University-Venango Campus, Wednesday morning in the Chamber offices on Main Street in Oil City. Both Northwest Savings Bank and Venango Campus were named Venango […]

March 18, 2010   Comments Off on Chamber honors Northwest Savings

Persistence & Timing to Get Noticed

How will you get in front of your next customer? Like most of you, our business (the chamber) gets calls and emails everyday from vendors who would like us to look at their products. Some days it can be a real irritation for us and I’m sure it is frustrating for those vendors who are […]

March 11, 2010   Comments Off on Persistence & Timing to Get Noticed