Posts from — March 2018

Second Annual Week of Giving—March 19-23

The Second Annual Week of Giving will take place from March 19 – 23, and Bridge Builders Community Foundations has seen an increase in nonprofits signed up to participate. “We are ecstatic about the nonprofits who chose to join in on the second Week of Giving. We’ve gone from 88 nonprofits and funds last year, to more […]

March 19, 2018   No Comments

Meet Our Board – Trenton Moulin

Trenton Moulin is currently serving his second year as a member of our board. He previously served as president of the Chamber’s young professionals group, FLEX. He was a major presence in founding FLEX and establishing the group as an effective network of young professionals dedicated to empowering future leaders in the Venango region.  Trenton […]

March 16, 2018   No Comments

How your Business Could Benefit from Hiring Local Students

By Zach Beichner, Cranberry High School Student For many high school students, getting a summer job is the first experience they have in the workforce. Babysitting, lifeguarding, waiting tables, and camp counseling are common starting points for many. While these jobs probably will not turn into careers, they do provide opportunities for teens to build […]

March 13, 2018   No Comments

Meet the Mayor – Emlenton

In January of this year, Jamie Hunt became the mayor of Emlenton, and he’s excited to help the borough move forward. Jamie grew up nearby in Slippery Rock and attended college in New Mexico. He then lived in multiple states out west for about 14 years, which included some time in the United States Navy. […]

March 12, 2018   No Comments

How to Deal With Networking: An Introvert’s Perspective

By Kurtis Bell “I wish I was at home right now.” Recently I was watching a stand up comedy special and the comic opened with that statement. Instantly I was hooked. I was able to relate to what he said because that thought dominates my mind most days. I walk in to a place and […]

March 9, 2018   No Comments