Events and Meetings

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Monthly Meetings

FLEX meets on the third Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at various locations (unless there is a schedule conflict). Monthly meetings are held to plan future initiatives and events.

FLEX Socials

FLEX holds socials about once a month at local businesses as a way to have casual meet-ups to network with other FLEX members and have fun! These include Happy Hours, Coffee Chats, Historical Walking Tours, Tailgate Socials, and more!

We post our socials on our Facebook page here.

FLEX Presents


FLEX Presents is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of local young professionals who contribute to their community through civic engagement. Nominations are accepted and each year one young professional is named “Young Professional of the Year.” The 2018 event took place on Friday, April 6, at the Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad.

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FLEX Summer Kick-Off

FLEX holds the Summer Kick-Off each year to welcome students home and celebrate the beginning of a new summer! This year, the event was on Saturday, June 9, with brunch at Outdoor Allegheny River Services (OARS), then a kayak trip down the Allegheny River. Details on the 2019 Summer Kick-Off coming soon.

Oil Heritage Festival Ice Cream Social

Thursday, July 25  |  Central Ave Plaza, Oil City

FLEX members volunteer to serve ice cream and toppings during the Venango Chamber’s annual Oil Heritage Festival Ice Cream Social each July. Learn more about the Oil Heritage Festival at


Oil Heritage Festival Bike & Brew

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Saturday, July 20  |  Justus Park, Oil City

FLEX hosts the Oil Heritage Festival Bike & Brew, consisting of outdoor activities, food vendors, entertainment, and a brewfest with local and national craft breweries.

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Student Appreciation Luncheon

FLEX holds the Student Appreciation Luncheon to show our appreciation to college students who choose to spend their summer in the Venango Area. The event consists of a luncheon with a brief program, in which young professionals share their stories and the opportunities that exist here.

We invite any students, interns, and young professionals working in the area to join us! The 2018 luncheon was held on August 3 at Komatsu Mining Corp. Details on the 2019 luncheon coming soon.

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Friday, October 26  |  5:30 p.m.  |  Karma Coffee Company, Oil City

The Annual Meeting consists of a brief business meeting, networking, free professional headshots, hors d’oeuvres and beverages, and entertainment.

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