Posts from — November 2017

Small Business Saturday

First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday, and November 27, 2010, was the first ever Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is the day we celebrate the Shop Small movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the U.S. The Venango Chamber encourages you to support local business on November 25th and every other day […]

November 20, 2017   Comments Off on Small Business Saturday

Local Business Owners Participate in Oil Creek 100

Is there anything more challenging than being a small business owner? Well, maybe running through the woods for over 7 hours, on trails covered by wet leaves, rocks and roots, climbing over 5400 feet. Two Venango Chamber member business owners completed such runs recently, and neither for the first time.  Dr. Scott Kennedy, Optometrist, and […]

November 14, 2017   Comments Off on Local Business Owners Participate in Oil Creek 100

PFEW Breakfast Showcases Local Students

The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce and our members have been long time supporters of the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW), a summer program that provides students from across the state the unique opportunity to learn about business and manufacturing. The Chamber will be hosting a breakfast at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, November 29, at […]

November 10, 2017   Comments Off on PFEW Breakfast Showcases Local Students

New Owner at Oil City Automotive

Congratulations to Shawn Alden, the new owner of Oil City Automotive!  Shawn grew up in the auto repair industry and his first job was washing cars. He and his wife, Carrie, are from Rocky Grove and are excited to take over the business, which they purchased at the beginning of the month. Please join us […]

November 9, 2017   Comments Off on New Owner at Oil City Automotive

Oil City McDonald’s Ribbon Cutting Planned

McDonald’s in Oil City has recently undergone a complete makeover. The project, which began October 9, was completed in less than one month, with a soft opening held on November 3 and a ribbon cutting planned for November 9 at 10 a.m. Area Supervisor Nick Delligatti, son of franchise owner Dan Delligatti, sat down with Chamber Director Susan […]

November 7, 2017   Comments Off on Oil City McDonald’s Ribbon Cutting Planned