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October 2018 Young Professional Profile: Marlie Manning

If you attended the FLEX Historical Walking Tour of Franklin, you will recognize our guide Marlie Manning, who is executive director of the Venango County Historical Society. Marlie earned her bachelor’s degree in history from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, as well as her master’s degree in museum studies from Appalachian State University. As executive director […]

October 16, 2018   No Comments

Leadership Venango Holds Inaugural Retreat

The 2019 Class of Leadership Venango got off to a great start on Friday, September 21st with a full-day retreat held at Whitehall Camp and Conference Center in Emlenton. The class of 13, representing all areas of the county with a diverse mix of men and women in different fields and various positions of leadership, […]

October 15, 2018   Comments Off on Leadership Venango Holds Inaugural Retreat

Making Connections & Getting Involved

“The mission of all nonprofits boils down to trying to change the world for good,” said Trenton Moulin, executive director of Bridge Builders Community Foundations (BBCF). Trenton spoke at the FLEX Speaker Series in September about running a nonprofit, networking, and serving on a board. Trenton is one of the young professionals who helped form […]

October 11, 2018   Comments Off on Making Connections & Getting Involved

Member Spotlight: Goodwill Industries of North Central Pennsylvania

Meeting life challenges through opportunity, education, training, and work. Goodwill Industries of North Central Pennsylvania (NCPA) continues to expand and meet the needs of the communities they serve, including Venango County. Currently, there is a Goodwill store in Cranberry and an attended donation center in Seneca, and they recently opened the new Oil City store […]

October 9, 2018   Comments Off on Member Spotlight: Goodwill Industries of North Central Pennsylvania

Member Spotlight — Venango County Economic Development Authority

Fostering Economic Growth in Venango County They may not be a typical “business,” but the Venango County Economic Development Authority (VCEDA) focuses its efforts on helping our economy thrive each day. The VCEDA is the lead economic development agency in Venango County. Created by the Board of County Commissioners in January of 2018, the VCEDA’s […]

October 5, 2018   Comments Off on Member Spotlight — Venango County Economic Development Authority