Upcoming Community Events


Raffle Tickets For Sale At The Chamber Office!!

Be sure to stop by the Chamber office to get your  raffle tickets for $10! 1st prize is a side of beef valued at $775, 2nd prize is A Basket of Cheer valued at $200, and the 3 rd prize is $100 Chamber gift certificate. Winner to be drawn Light Up Night.

DEP Accepting Applications for the 2016 Small Business Advantage Grants

Up to $1,000,000 of grant funding is now available through the Commonwealth’s Small Business Advantage Grant Program for small businesses that adopt or acquire equipment or processes that promote pollution prevention and/or energy efficiency. Projects are reviewed in the order in which they are received until the appropriated grant monies have been depleted for the fiscal year. For more info and applications, visit the DEP Small Business Ombudsman’s Office Site.


Hula Hoop Fitness

date, time & location: 8-week session, Mondays from Oct. 3 – Nov. 21, 5:30 PM at BC3, 1200 Wood Street, Brockway, PA
description: Improve cardiovascular endurance, increase muscle strength, reduce stress, and more! Hoop dance is the fun way to get and stay fit! Each student will have a rofressional dance hoop to learn basic hooping and progress to learn a geginner hoop dance routine. Wear comfortable clothing. You keep the hula hoop, so you can use it at home. Registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 23. Register by emailing heidi.afton@bc3.edu or calling 265-1815 or 265-1810. Cost is $30 for class plus $27 for hoop – $57 total.


2016 Nonprofit Academy

date & location: Oct. 28 at at The Highlands in St. Marys
description: The Non-Profit Academy is a partnership between the Elk County Community Foundation and a network of Leadership Elk County alumni. In this 6-hour conference attendees will network, share, and learn; featured motivational speaker Todd Parish’s presentation is entitled “Empower The Hour, Slay The Day”. The event will be held at The Highlands in St. Marys and cost is $30, which includes continental breakfast and lunch. For more info call 814-335-2792.


Internship Information Event For Companies

date & location: Nov. 1, at 4 PM in the CEC at St. Marys.
description: Pitt-Bradford is inviting local companies to sign up to host internships. At this event you can learn the process for applying for interns, learn the expectations of hosting an intern, and hear from a successful former intern. Pitt-Bradford has hundreds of students within an hour’s drive of Elk County and they could use a good local internship at your company!! Degree programs from which interns may be available include accounting, business management, computer information, criminal justice, energy science and technology, environmental studies, petroleum technology, chemistry, biology, engineering, exercise science, athletic training, sports & recreation management. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 4 PM in the CEC at St. Marys. RSVP by Oct. 26; call 814-781-3437 or email cec@communityedcenter.com.


DuBois Area Concert Association Presents “Crosswinds Trio”

date & location: Sunday, November 6 at 3:00 p.m. in the DuBois Middle School Auditorium. Come early to be entertained by five area High School & Middle School music students starting at 2:15 p.m.
description: The DuBois Area Concert Association proudly presents the unique chamber music of Crosswinds Trio. Gary Ross (trumpet), Lawrence Kursar (horn), and Michael Toth (piano) draw on their diverse musical backgrounds and experiences from the orchestral stage, the jazz club, and the recital hall to create a refreshing sound. The Trio’s program will be “Wings Across Time” an appealing program of different styles and genres from classical to jazz and everything in between. The public is also invited to a Fund Raising Event at Luigi’s Restorante from 12 noon to 8:00 p.m. on the day of the concert. The Concert Association is a nonprofit organization chartered to cultivate interest in the arts and to bring top-rated talent to the area at a reasonable cost. The Crosswinds Trio will be joining us after the concert at Luigi’s to eat, meet, and greet. Please join us before or after the concert to support the DACCA. For concert ticket information, contact Ellie Klees at 371-3266, Frank Foulkrod at 371-1764 or Marcheta Kovalyak at 653-2986.


PennTAP Presents “Saving Money Through Energy Management Systems”

date & location: Nov. 8 from 1 – 4 PM at 330 North Point Drive, Suite 100, Clarion PA.
description: PennTAP helps PA companies improve their competitiveness by providing technical assistance and information to help resolve specific technical questions. This free PennTAP program will look at Energy Management Systems such as ISO 50002 and Superior Energy Performance, which are powerful tools to ensure that a facility is continuously reducing its energy usage and environmental footprint. PennTAP will review the steps and requirements for certification under each system, and outline the benefits beyond reducing energy costs. For more information or to register, visit www.nwirc.org/events or email mreichard@nwirc.org


St Marys Band Parents Present Holiday Bazaar

date & location: November 12, 9AM – 3PM at St. Marys Area High School
description: Get into the spirit of the season as you support the band!!

Open House – FirstEnergy Line Workers & Substation Electricians Training

date & location:  Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. – noon, at Westmoreland County Community College –145 Pavilion, Lane, Youngwood, PA 15697 – Founders Hall Amphitheatre.
Saturday, December 10, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. – noon, at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – 101 Community College Way, Johnstown, PA 15904 – Richland Campus Auditorium.
description: Visit www.firstenergycorp.com/psi and use the “Get Invited” link to receive an invitation a few weeks prior to the scheduled event.

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