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.

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FLEX Socials

FLEX holds socials occasionally at local businesses as a way to have casual meetings to discuss upcoming events and initiatives, as well as an opportunity to network with other FLEX members and have fun! These include Happy Hours, Coffee Chats, 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. Learn more about the event here.

FLEX Summer Kick-Off

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FLEX holds the Summer Kick-Off each year to welcome students home and celebrate the beginning of a new summer! This year, the event is on Saturday, June 9, beginning at 11 a.m. we will have brunch at Outdoor Allegheny River Services (OARS), located at 250 Elk Street in Franklin, then kayak down the Allegheny River.

Register for the Summer Kick-Off

Oil Heritage Festival Ice Cream Social


FLEX members volunteer to serve ice cream and toppings during the Venango Chamber’s annual Oil Heritage Festival Ice Cream Social. This year, the event will be held on Thursday, July 26, from 6-8 p.m. in the Central Avenue Plaza in Oil City. Learn more about the Oil Heritage Festival at


Oil Heritage Festival Bike & Brew

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FLEX hosts the Oil Heritage Festival Bike & Brew, consisting of outdoor activities, food vendors, entertainment, and a brewfest with local and national craft breweries. The 2018 event will be held on Saturday, July 21. Click here for more information.

Student Appreciation Luncheon

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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 will be on Friday, August 3, 12 to 1 p.m. at Komatsu Mining Corp.

FLEX Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting consists of a brief business meeting, networking, a guest speaker, and refreshments.IMG_0154-1

The 2017 Annual Meeting was held on October 20 at Karma Coffee Co in Oil City. See photos on our Facebook page.

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