Webco Industries Makes Donation to Oil City Playground

Webco Industries, a longtime member of the Chamber, recently made a donation of $15,000 to support the Land of Laughter Playground in Oil City. The City plans to install new playground equipment and to landscape the property, which has not been upgraded since it was built over 20 years ago. The donation from Webco is […]

May 17, 2018   No Comments

Meet the Mayor–Sugarcreek

In January of this year, Charlie McDaniel was sworn in as Mayor of Sugarcreek Borough, and he looks forward to continuing to serve and make a difference in his community. “As a concerned tax-paying resident of Sugarcreek, my goal is to help preserve and maintain what we already have,” he said. “I was elected to […]

May 15, 2018   No Comments

Do you want to be an ambassador for our region?

We have more than 25 community members signed up to help us spread the message of Be Here—that Venango County is a great place to live, work, and play! Through our new Be Here Ambassador Program, we ask ambassadors to attend a training, taking only 1-2 hours, where we’ll provide them with information and resources […]

May 10, 2018   No Comments

Glenview Apothecary Serves Community for 50 Years

“A few years ago I didn’t think we’d make it, but we did it,” said James (Jim) Himes, owner of Glenview Apothecary in Oil City, as he reflects on the past 50 years that the pharmacy has served our area. Glenview Apothecary was originally opened as a partnership in 1968, became a single owner business […]

May 9, 2018   No Comments

Best Wishes to Dottie!

Dottie Tawney joined the staff of the Venango Chamber as Executive Assistant in February of 2011. While not a native of Venango County, Dottie easily fit in, when moving from West Virginia with her family in 1996. Many locals first got to know her in her work with the March of Dimes, where she had […]

April 30, 2018   No Comments