.St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce
....53 S. St. Marys St., St. Marys PA 15857 * phone 814-781-3804 * fax 814-781-7302
Chamber News & Announcements

Chamber News & Announcements
A Message from Chamber Choice:
Join us for a 30-minute webinar to understand if you are defined as an "Applicable Large Employer" (ALE) and to learn the specific requirements unique to "ALEs" effective in 2015. There are key Health Care Reform areas that require your company to develop a compliance strategy and action plan. Aaron Ochs and Chuck Whitford, Employee Benefits Consultants
from JRG Advisors, will discuss the following:
* How "Applicable Large Employer" status is determined
* The status of existing health insurance plans
* The reinsurance program
* The penalties for not offering health insurance coverage
* Transitional relief for non-calendar years
A Question & Answer session will immediately follow the webinar. The webinar is Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM. To register, please click here.

Member News & Announcements
Vaccine Value Packs from Elk County Veterinary Clinic
Pick your pet's level of protection! Feline packages starting at $53.99, Canine packages starting at $63.99. In & out in 30 minutes or less! Contact Elk Veterinary Clinic at 814-834-0036 or visit http://www.elkcountyvet.com . Veterinary protection at NEW affordable pricing!! Vaccine value days are offered every Thursday from 1 - 3 PM starting Jan. 8

Winter Book Club at The Winery At Wilcox, DuBois Mall
Book club meetings will be held the last Wednesday in January, February, March & April at 1 PM at The Winery at Wilcox in the DuBois Mall. Scheduled books are as follows:
January 28: The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
February 25: The Rose Project by Graeme Simsion
March 25: The Garden of Letters by Alyson Richman
April 29: Little Miracles by Heather Gudenkaul
Lite snacks will be provided by the Gourmet Kitchen. For more information call the DuBois Wine Shop at 375-6885 or email dubwineshop@winteryatwilcox.net

"To Fondue or Not Fondue" - Feb. 25
Join us for a night of fun and education by The Winery at Wilcox and The Gourmet Kitchen in the DuBois Mall. February 25, 2015 from 7-9 PM - tasting and pairing our wines with different fondue dishes. Cost $10. For details call 814-375-6885..

Mortgage Loans To Fit Your Style from Farmers National Bank
Unlock the door to your dream home with a mortgage loan from Farmers National Bank. Our local decision making is the key to helping you construct or move into your future home! Construction Loans, Conventional Mortgages, Adjustable Rate Mortgages, USDA Loans, and more. For info call 877-862-9270.


Business Expo - Feb. 28
New Location - Expanded Hours!

Join us on February 28 at Sacred Heart Activity Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year's Expo features expanded hours and a new location! Attractions include a Health Fair courtesy of Penn Highlands Elk and several free seminars, plus a huge "Shop Local" prize package!

For very reasonable rates (Chamber members $175, non-members $195) you can showcase your products and services, increase sales, and develop leads. If you are interested in booth space please contact the Chamber office.

Vendor package includes the following:

* booth space at the 2015 Business Expo
* Advertising in St. marys Area Chamber flyer
* A minimum 100 mentions on The River 98.9
* Ad in newspaper promoting the Expo
* Option for interview on The River 98.9 during the live broadcast.

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