Posts from — February 2013

Nominees sought for Young Professional of Year

By JEREMY JOHNSON Staff writer The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the third annual Venango County Young Professional of the Year, according to Chamber director Susan Williams. Nominees will be invited to attend the FLEX Presents event Friday, March 22, at the Commons at Franklin, where one nominee will be recognized […]

February 23, 2013   Comments Off on Nominees sought for Young Professional of Year

Future Leaders moving forward with new president, strategies

By JEREMY JOHNSON The Derrick Staff writer Matt Caldwell of Oil City has taken over as the new president of the Future Leaders and Entrepreneurs Exchange (FLEX) group. He is pictured here with Susan Williams, director of the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce. (By Jerry Sowden) The new president of a local young professionals group […]

February 23, 2013   Comments Off on Future Leaders moving forward with new president, strategies

2013 Venango Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Presentation

Wednesday night, February 20, 2013, the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce held it’s Annual Dinner at Cross Creek Resort.  Executive Director Susan Williams addressed the crowd of 250 attendees, sharing the Chamber’s Mission, Values and Vision, along with the top three priorities for 2013. View the presentation in Prezi (without narration)

February 22, 2013   Comments Off on 2013 Venango Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Presentation

More of the Same but Different!

In our recent member survey we confirmed that one of the top reasons members belong to the chamber is for networking and business connections. While the Venango Chamber has long offered many networking events, 2013 started full tilt with four consecutive weeks of business after hours mixers. While the theme has been the same, four […]

February 4, 2013   Comments Off on More of the Same but Different!

Cranberry taking lead in School Counts! program

By KRISTI RUNYAN Staff writer School Counts! in the Oil Region A pilot program beginning this spring in Venango County will aim to arm high schoolers with the tools to become employable in the Oil Region and will tackle a problem facing employers everywhere — finding employees who can pass a drug test. The “School […]

February 4, 2013   Comments Off on Cranberry taking lead in School Counts! program