Chamber News & Announcements

News & Announcements From SMACC

Members – is your information up to date?

Members, please take a moment to check out how your business is listed in our directory. It’s nearly time for the new Membership Directory and Community Profile to be published and we want to make sure your information is correct. Click here to search our directory for your listing!

Leadership Elk County Still Accepting Applications for 2016-2017

Just a few more applicants are needed to ensure the success of this program!! Application deadline has been extended to Friday, August 5th . Click here to download your application Or go to the Leadership Elk & Cameron webpage: Since 2007, the CEC’s Leadership Elk & Cameron County (LEC) program has graduated 133 local leaders, helped dozens of nonprofits through service projects, and raised more than $50,000 for charitable causes. Act 48 Credits are available for Educators.

Get Ready For Our Annual Golf Outing, The Corporate Cup 2016

Join us on September 14 for a day of great golf and great fun at the Chamber’s annual golf outing, The Corporate Cup 2016! Click here for details!

News & Announcements From SMACC Members

Elk County Council On The Arts Presents Jesus Christ Superstar – July 21 – 29

The Elk County Council on the Arts is excited to announce upcoming performances of Jesus Christ Superstar, the beloved 1970s rock opera. This epic production will be directed by Jason Phipps, elementary music teacher at the Ridgway Area School District. This is Jason’s second time directing Jesus Christ Superstar and his vision for the show has become more grandiose each time. “The show will be a morph of modern day and past depiction using technology to enhance the story while sticking to the original script,” Phipps said.  The call for auditions drew interest from as far away as Pittsburgh, Cleveland and the New York border. Phipps said the production will feature a well-established orchestra, exceptional choreography, and top notch lighting and sound. Performances: July 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, at  7 PM at the Ridgway High School, 1403 Hill Street, Ridgway. Tickets: $10, available at the door or in advance at the ECCOTA Gallery, 237 Main Street, Ridgway. For more information see or call 814-772-7051.

St. Marys Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day – July 28

Put your money where the miracles are. $1 or more of each Blizzard Treat sold will benefit our local Children’s Miracle network Hospital. Pre-order your Blizzard Treats today – please pre-order by 5 PM on July 25.  Great for co-workers & employees, group functions, celebrations, framily, and friends!! Valid only at Dairy Queen Ltd Brazier, 802 S. St. Marys St., St Marys, PA. For more info, call 814-781-1417

Straub Brewery Wins Gold & Bronze Medals at the 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship

Straub Brewery is pleased to announce that Straub American Lager was awarded Gold in the American Premium Lager category, and Straub American Light received Bronze for the American Light category at the 2016 International U.S. Open Beer Championship in Oxford, OH, on July 11, 2016. The winning beers are the core beers produced by Straub Brewery, one of four remaining American Legacy Breweries™ in the country, and one of only a very few Craft Breweries that still produce these styles of sessionable American Lagers. The contest was judged by an international panel and featured nearly 5,000 beers representing over 90 different styles from professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers around the world.  Straub Brewery’s Köslch Style Ale won the Bronze Award for German-Style Koelsch at the World Beer Cup℠ 2016 and Straub Brewery was also the recipient of a National Beer Wholesalers Association “Brewer Partner of the Year” Award in October, 2015.

 Elk County ABATE Chapter 36 Dice Run – Benefits The Elk County Humane Society – Aug. 6

Join the fun and help the Humane Society! Be part of the Dice Run on Saturday, Aug. 6. Registration from 9 – 11 Am at the St. Marys Eagles; ride starts at 11 AM and goes 110 miles through Hallton & Cook Forest, with Last Roll at the Elk County Humane Society Shelter. Cost: $15 per rider, $5 per passenger (includes dinner). Dinner will be held at the St. Marys Eagles following ride and is open to the public starting at 5 PM. Cost: $8 per person. Band “Moonshiners” will play from 6 – 10 PM.  Extra door prize tickets given to those who make a donation of items from the following ECHS wish list: Salmon & Potato dog food & treats, canned dog or cat food, kitten food, cat litter, Dawn dish soad, garbage bags, paper towels, postage stamps, and gas cards.

Penn Highlands Healthcare 2016 Butterfly Release – Aug. 7

Penn Highlands Healthcare will sponsor a live butterfly release at 2 PM on Aug. 7, offering a unique and beautiful way to memorialize loved ones. The event will include inspirational readings and music and the reading of loved ones’ names at Pinecrest Manor Dining Hall, followed by the release of butterflies and light refreshments in the Serenity Gardens. The event is open to the public, and you can sponsor butterflies to be released for $25 each; sponsorship requests and payment should be submitted by July 29. For more information contact the Community Nurses at 814-781-1415 or 1-800-841-9397.



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