Posts from — June 2018

Meet the Mayor – Oil City

As mayor of Oil City, William P. Moon Jr. has a goal to move the city forward and provide a better quality of life for the residents and newcomers moving there. Bill has served for almost two and a half years and his vision is to bring Oil City into the future with new technology and […]

June 18, 2018   No Comments

Meet Our Board – Cathy Kentzel

  Cathy Kentzel has been serving the Venango Chamber as a board member since January of 2017. As owner of the Barnard House, a bed & breakfast in Emlenton, with her husband Paul, Cathy sees her role as directing some of the spotlight to the southern tier of our county.Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Cathy […]

June 18, 2018   No Comments

Preserving Regional History, While Framing Our Future

Victorian City Art & Frame has been in downtown Franklin since 1994 and will celebrate 25 years in 2019. Kyla Mazurkewiz, a Certified Picture Framer, bought the shop in 2011 and has grown the business annually, adding new services, design ideas and support. Kyla, along with Amy Ivell, has gained a trusted reputation for framing our […]

June 18, 2018   No Comments

Need Volunteers? – Be Here Can Help!

We frequently hear that local organizations are in need of volunteers for boards, events, and initiatives. We recently added a “Volunteer Here” page on the Be Here website to help connect organizations with volunteers. At you’ll find a list of volunteer opportunities. Do you have volunteer opportunities available? Just click the link on that […]

June 15, 2018   No Comments

COSTARS Meeting Held

At the request of Representative R. Lee James, a meeting was recently held to update local municipalities on the  COSTARS program.COSTARS is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s cooperative purchasing program administered by the Department of General Services (DGS)  Bureau of Procurement.  The COSTARS program provides registered local public procurement units, state-affiliated entities (together known as COSTARS Members) […]

June 14, 2018   No Comments