Schools & Industry Partnership Group Seeks Additional Industry Partners

The purpose of this group is to foster a relationship between schools and industries while developing programs to focus on missing soft skills and to build a pipeline of students (i.e., applicants) for future vocational positions (Assembler, Machinist, Maintenance, Welder, etc.) in Venango County. The Schools & Industry Partnership Group meets three times a school […]

October 16, 2017   Comments Off on Schools & Industry Partnership Group Seeks Additional Industry Partners

CDC Accepting Enrollments

Child Development Centers, Inc. (CDC) is accepting enrollments for a number of programs that it offers for infants, toddlers and preschool children. Here are the details about each program: Head Start – Head Start is the federal government’s preschool program for three-, four- and five-year-old children from low-income households. The full-day program is intended to […]

October 13, 2017   Comments Off on CDC Accepting Enrollments

Hickmans Featured in Hardwood Floors “40 Under 40″

Jake and Jessica Hickman of Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring out of Emlenton, PA, were named two of the first ever “40 Under 40” in the Hardwood Floors Magazine. This edition of the magazine recognized 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the wood flooring industry. These individuals are […]

October 11, 2017   Comments Off on Hickmans Featured in Hardwood Floors “40 Under 40″

2017 FLEX Presents Nominees

Congratulations to the 14 local young professionals who have been nominated for FLEX Presents Young Professionals of the Year! FLEX Presents will be on Friday, March 31, 2017, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Venango Museum in Oil City. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. The cost is $15 a person and cocktail […]

February 27, 2017   1 Comment

Chamber Launches Be Here Initiative

The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce officially launched its Be Here Initiative at an event on Thursday, January 26, at Karma Coffee Co in Oil City. Be Here was created to attract and retain people and create an overall positive attitude of the area. People often have the perception that there are no jobs and […]

February 7, 2017   Comments Off on Chamber Launches Be Here Initiative