News & Announcements From SMACC
The Chamber of Commerce Is Holding a Photo Contest!
Each contestant may submit 2 photos. Winners will be featured as part of the St. Marys Local Guide and Business Directory. One thousand copies will be distributed! Photos should be submitted no later than April 15th by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Important Announcements for Chamber Members
- Please check your membership information and notify us of changes
Check your member page on the Chamber website and send us updated info (address, phone, email, website, contact person, etc.) for use in our upcoming Chamber book and on the Chamber website.
- NEW – make the most of your Member Page on the Chamber website!
All members are invited to provide additional information for their member pages in the Member Directory section of the Chamber website – logos, photos, a description of your business, your business hours, your social media contact info, etc. You may include as much as you choose – click here to see an updated Member Directory page in action!
- Reserve your ad space in our upcoming St. Marys Business Directory
The Chamber of Commerce is producing a new St. Marys Business Directory, which will be distributed in July to all hotels, businesses, realtors, hospitals and any location that hosts visitor traffic. We will not be publishing again until late 2019. Make your firm or organization a part of this professional publication, which focuses directly on our community and and businesses! Ad design is included (see this week’s Business Bullet for samples) and will be available for your future use at no additional charge. Click here for details! You may receive a phone call to confirm. A portion of the advertising proceeds will go to the Elk Creek Park project and the new Chamber Business Scholarship.
- Share Your News In The Business Bullet and on our Facebook Page!
Send us your news – anything from weekly specials to job openings to an accomplishment – and we’ll include it on our website, on our Facebook page, and in our weekly newsletter, the Business Bullet.
News & Announcements From SMACC Members
Shoe Sensation Clarks Trunk Show – March 15
Entire stock of Clarks on sale from 10 AM – 6 PM, plus unique styles featured during this one-time event. Additional styles, colors, and widths available for order, plus enter to win a free pair of Clarks!!
Get a $50 Bag Bingo Bonanza Ticket from Cricket Wireless!
Cricket Wireless will give a $50 Bag Bingo Bonanza ticket to any person who would like to attend the event, if they join as a new customer or port their cellular carrier to Cricket by enrolling for unlimited plan before April 20. Phone or text 412-537-8242 for details!
ECCOTA Announces Sara Frank as New Executive Director
The Elk County Council on the Arts is excited to announce Sara Frank as its new Executive Director. Sara’s experience at ECCOTA began as a board member in 2009. In 2016 she was hired as the Community Outreach and Gallery Coordinator and has since taken the lead in managing the organization. A Ridgway native with a degree in Communication Media, Sara has worked for many years with non-profit organizations, small businesses, and local artisans.
Winery at Wilcox News
Winery at Wilcox “Rabbit Red” Pre-Sales Underway – Pre-sales for our new spring wine “Rabbit Red” (also known as Reindeer Red or Rooster Red) are underway! The wine’s official release date is March 23. It will only be available at our retail locations and on a first come, first served basis. To pre-order call the winery (814-929-5598), our DuBois location (814-375-6885), or our Settlers Ridge location (412-490-9590).
Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt – March 24 – This year our Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 24. We’ll have lots of snacks, special discounts, and a specialty drink, the Winery at Wilcox Sunset! Whoever finds the golden egg wins a special prize. Mark your calendars! This event will sell out and you won’t want to miss this! Please RSVP and pay by March 22. You can pay in-store or by phone – cost is $10 per person from 2-4 PM. RSVP at 814-375-6885, at email@example.com, or at The Winery at Wilcox in the DuBois Mall.
Elk County Council on the Arts Call for New Artists – March 20
Artist submissions for ECCOTA’s upcoming March 20 jury session are being accepted now. Complete details and requirements are available at ECCOTA.com/Artist, or at the gallery on Main Street in Ridgway. Artists may submit their work and materials to ECCOTA at any time, but jury sessions are only held in March and September. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org , call 814-772-7051, or visit ECCOTA.com.
Sacred Heart Parish Social Committee’s 24th Annual Spring Fling – March 24
Be at the Sacred Heart Parish Center on March 24 between 9 AM and 3 PM to stock up on spring goodies – a bake sale, first Friday breads & more, soup, sandwiches, and over 75 craft tables!! FREE shuttle service from ECCHS to Sacred Heart Parish Center throughout the event!
Elk Haven Nursing Home Craft & Bake Sale – March 27
We are having a Craft & Bake Sale on Tuesday, March 27 from 10 AM – 4 PM. Coconut eggs, crafts, peanut butter eggs, a lunch special and much more will be available! Any donations of baked goods or crafts would be greatly appreciated. All proceeds will benefit resident activities. For more information please call the activity department at 834-2618, ext. 522. Thank you!!
Seeking Companies to Attend May 1 High School Job Fair – Register by April 1
The Job Fair will be held on May 1 in the St. Marys Area High School gymnasium and schools will attend as follows: SMAHS, 8 – 9 AM; JAHS, CCHS, and SMAHS, 9 – 10 AM; RAHS, ECC, and SMAHS, 10 – 11 AM. The event is sponsored in part by The Community Education Center’s DISCOVER Partnership, St. Marys Area School District, the Stackpole Hall Foundation, Mee Foundation, and Workforce Solutions. Register by April 1. Click here register online , or complete the registration form and email to email@example.com