Chamber News & Announcements

Corporate Cup 2017 Golf Outing

News & Announcements From SMACC

We’d like to thank everyone who came out to help Celebrate our “Sweet 16” Wing Fling. It’s amazing to see how this event has grown over the years! We look forward to the next year!

Get Ready For The 2017 Corporate Cup Golf Outing – September 13!

Golfers, get ready for a great outing! The 2017 Corporate Cup will be an 18-hole, 4-person scramble, with shotgun start at 1 PM, registration & lunch at 11:30 AM, and dinner served in the Clubhouse following the outing. Place, flag, and skill prizes to be awarded. The Corporate Cup is open to everyone – Chamber membership not a requirement. Prize will be awarded for best team name! Super ticket $20 includes Mulligans, 50/50, Vegas Hole, and Skins Game. $55 BHGC Member, $70 non-member (includes cart). Registration deadline is Sept. 6. See this week’s Business Bullet for a printable entry form!
Be a 2017 Corporate Cup Sponsor – Call the Chamber office for sponsorship info today!
– $500 Hole-In-One Sponsor:  free foursome and special recognition for company at tee, on website, in event program, and at the dinner
– $400 Event Sponsor: free foursome, company name at tee & on website, company name in event program and recognized at the dinner
 – $150 Hole Sponsor: Company name at tee and on website, company name in the event program.

Training & Courses Offered Locally

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News & Announcements From SMACC Members

Thermistors Unlimited to be spotlighted on Manufacturing Marvels on the Fox Business Network

Local manufacturing business Thermistors Unlimited Inc. will be seen on “Manufacturing Marvels” on the Fox Business Network Tuesday, Aug. 22 between 9:30 and 9:44 PM, and Wednesday, August 23 between 8:30 and 8:44 PM. Locally, the Fox Business network can be found on DISH Network (channel 206) and DIRECTV (channel 359). The production will be narrated by nationally acclaimed narrator John Criswell. The 2 minute segment will highlight the manufacturing experience of Thermistors Unlimited in the area of Custom PTC Thermistors and PTC Heater Assemblies. TU has been in operation since 2015. The firm employs 3 full-time and 1 part-time worker at their Graphite Road facility. TU specializes in custom built thermistors, and they serve customers in the US and around the world.

United Way Collecting Items for Local Charities

The St. Marys Area United Way is collecting items for CAPSEA (personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, non-perishable food items, paper products, drug store needs, household items), Catholic Charities (diapers, baby wipes, baby shampoo, baby wash, new infant clothing), and the Guardian Angel Center (gently-used or new clothing for infants, toddlers, children, and school age young adults, especially boy’s sizes 8-16). Let’s kick off the 2017-18 campaign with a big bang by continuing to help others!


After Hours Party Sept. 15 – Join us for an After Hours Party from 5-9 PM on September 15! The event will kick off our 2017-18 membership drive and celebrate our artists and the work we’ve accomplished in the 2016-17 season. Artist demonstrations, food, and live music by Jacob Mosier and Anneliese Wolfanger.
Elk County Council on the Arts Call for Artists – Sept. 19 The Elk County Council on the Arts has a new artist jury session scheduled for Sept. 19, 2017. Jury session forms and artist requirements are available at in the ECCOTA Gallery section.  Artists may submit their work and materials to ECCOTA no later than Sept. 18, 2017. Gallery-ready submissions may be dropped off at the ECCOTA Gallery during regular business hours. For more information, please contact Sara Frank at or 814-772-7051, or visit
Apply To Be An ECCOTA Holiday Guest Artisan – The Holiday Guest Artisans program is open to artists who have previously applied to become an ECCOTA artist, past ECCOTA artists, those who will apply for the upcoming spring jury session, or who are otherwise approved by the Gallery Committee. No assembled or hobby craft items will be accepted. All items must meet ECCOTA presentation and quality requirements as described here.

American Spirit Aviation Festival – Aug. 26

Bring the entire family out for this fun festival. Activities include air show, airplane rides, bi-plane rides, ultra-light rides, static vintage aircraft displays, fly in breakfast (200 planes expected), car show by Elk County Cruisers, craft show, vendors, food vending, Straub Beer, National Guard with military equipment, Civil Air Patrol with 30 members to support all aircraft and fueling, City of St Marys – Fire – Police – Ambulance and much more to come….fun for all!!! For more information, call (814) 834-4671 or (814) 335-6139 or visit

St. Marys Boys & Girls Club Fundraiser “A Night for Continuing Traditions” – Aug. 26

The St. Marys Boys and Girls Club is holding a fundraiser on Aug. 26 at Edgewood Hall in St. Marys. Doors open at 5 PM; cocktails from 5 – 6:30 PM; dinner from 6:60 – 8 PM; and Calling of prizes, 8 – 9 PM. Live band “Moonshine Outlaws” will play from 9 – 11 PM. Contests include 50/50, Chinese Auction, and Silent Auction featuring prizes – Holiday Valley package, Steelers memorabilia and tickets, a private box at Spikes game, and more! Tickets: $30 single, $50 couple. For more info, visit

St. Marys Lion’s Club Annual Rabies Clinic – Sept. 9

The Elk County Veterinary Clinic will be vaccinating dogs and cats over 3 months old on Sept. 9 from 9-11 am at Benzinger Park. Cost is $13.All dogs and cats over 3 months old are required by PA law to be vaccinated. If the animal is under 1 year they will need a booster in a year. After that, every 3 years. The Annual Rabies Clinic is a community service event sponsored by the St. Marys Lions.

Bringing the World to PA 2017 – Sept. 21

This year’s “Bringing the World to PA” event, coordinated in partnership with the Regional Export Network, will be held at The Red Fern on Sept. 21 from 8 AM – 2 PM. Authorized Trade Representatives or ATRs will meet one-on-one with PA companies seeking foreign market intelligence, agent and distributor candidates, industry and government contracts, export assistance services, including market research and entry strategies, educational seminars,  technical training, and access to grant programs and financing. Appointments will be filled on a first come, first served basis. All participants need to fill out a registration (printable registration form available in this week’s business bullet). Deadline for registration is Sept. 6. For more info contact Christine Perneski, Director of Enterprise Development NCPRPDC at 814-773-3162 or

Electrical Safety Demonstration – Sept. 21 & 22

West Penn Power will present a safety demonstration on their electrical facilities, presenting information on working safely around electrical lines, types of equipment, voltages, and dangers when accidents happen. RSVP by Sept. 18 by calling 814-781-5533 or emailing Provide a name and phone number, the group you represent, the date, time, and number of people attending.


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