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Announcements & Ongoing Events
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 today!
– $500 Hole-In-One Sponsor includes free foursome and special recognition for company at tee, on website, in event program, and at the dinner
– $400 Event Sponsor include free foursome, company name at tee & on website, company name in event program and recognized at the dinner
– $150 Hole Sponsor includes Company name at tee and on website, company name in the event program.
Upcoming Community Events
NWIRC Sales Process Workshop
date, time & location: Aug. 25, 8 am – 3 pm, Community Education Center in St. Marys
description: This workshop will help your company become more proactive, qualify leads more effectively, and stay in alignment with your customers buying process. After this workshop you’ll have a higher probability of success leading to increased revenues and improved profitability. Cost: $250 P/P for a company team of 3 or more; otherwise, $350 per person. Value add: receive 2 hours of virtual post-workshop coaching support. For more information or to register: call 814-898-6888
St.. Marys Boys & Girls Club Fundraiser “A Night for Continuing Traditions”
date, time & location: Aug. 26 at Edgewood Hall in St. Marys, 5 PM – 11 PM
description: 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 www.smboysandgirlsclub.com/fundraiser
American Spirit Aviation Festival
date & location: August 26 at the St. Marys Airport
description: 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 StMarysMunicipalAirport.com.
St. Marys Lion’s Club Annual Rabies Clinic
date, time, & location: Sept. 9th from 9-11 am at the Benzinger Park main bldg.
description: The Elk County Veterinary Clinic will be vaccinating dogs and cats over 3 months old 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. A community service event sponsored by the St. Marys Lions.
ECCOTA After Hours Party
date & time: 5-9 PM, September 15
description: Join us for an After Hours Party to 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.
Bavarian Fall Fest
date & time: Fri. Sept. 15, 11am-10pm; Sat. Sept. 16, 9am-10pm; Sun. Sept. 15 9am-3pm
location: Downtown St. Marys
description: Food, crafts, live entertainment, pancake breakfast, huge basket raffle, folk mass
Elk County Council on the Arts Jury Session
date, & location: Sept. 19 at the ECCOTA Gallery, 237 Main St., Ridgway
description: 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 eccota.com 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, Gallery Coordinator, at email@example.com or 814-772-7051 or visit ECCOTA.com
Bringing the World to PA 2017 – Sept. 21
date, time & location: Sept. 21 at the The Red Fern, from 8 AM – 2 PM
description: “Bringing the World to PA” events are coordinated in partnership with the Regional Export Network or REN. This year the event will be held in 9 different locations across the state. Authorized Trade Representatives or ATRs will meet one-on-one with PA companies seeking foreign market intelligence, agent and distributor candidates, as well as industry and government contracts. The event will be held at The Red Fern on Sept. 21 from 8 AM – 2 PM; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEPTEMBER 21 & 22
Electrical Safety Demonstration
date: September 21 & 22
description: 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 email@example.com. Provide a name and phone number, the group you represent, the date, time, and number of people attending.
Habitat for Headwaters 3rd Annual Sporting Clays Challenge
date, time, & location: Sept. 29, 10 AM – 7 PM at the Warrior’s Mark Wingshooting Lodge and Kennels, 548 Hunt Club Drive, Ginter, PA. For more information: 814-594-2339 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPTEMBER 29 – OCTOBER 1
Quehanna Elk Quest Weekend
date: September 29 – October 1, 2017
description: Explore the Moshannon and Elk State Forests, hike with KTA staff and Board members, view the elk herd in the Benezette area, and complete your weekend adventure at Gunners – a quaint motel/restaurant in historic St Marys, PA. This weekend package trip includes: Two nights lodging as well as two breakfasts, one lunch, and two dinners. We will take four hikes throughout the three day adventure, visit the Elk Country Visitor Center, and a State Game Lands in the heart of the elk viewing area. Click here to sign up.