Shenango Valley Chamber 
Sept. 28
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Chamber Perks
Calling all Small Businesses!
Free opportunity to grow your business!
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Save the Date: Oct. 30
Presented by: Linda Shumaker, RN
Date: Monday, October 30
Time: 9:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Carnegie Alumni Hall at Grove City College
260 South Broad Street, Grove City, PA
Understanding Hoarding Behaviors & Developing Hoarding Task Forces
This training is an introduction to the Mental Health diagnosis of Hoarding. It uses real-life examples of the struggles as well as the treatment options for people living with this disorder.
The last half-hour of the session will focus on multi-system community task force development and implementation
Intended Audience: Any person, including both community members and professionals, who is interested in learning more about hoarding.
Human Services Leadership, including Mental Health, Substance Use, Aging Directors, and Children and Youth Services. FREE CEU's for Case Managers and PCH Administrators 

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Pictur e of the Week
Flags at Waterfire Sharon

More than 500 flags donated by the Sharon American Legion, Post 299,  were passed out by veteran volunteers at the chamber's Veteran Stand during Waterfire. 

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Join us for our 
Shenango Valley Chamber Annual Dinner!
Held Nov. 8 at the Park Inn by Radisson
celebrating our 
Shenango Valley Business Ambassador 
Jim Landino of JCL Development
and our 
Shenango Valley Champion Organization 
Buhl Park!

Highlights include our Creative Cocktail Hour featuring startups, disc golf and public art stations with musical guest Grant Street Exit! 

Plus HopeCAT centerpiece giveaways and 
Shenango Valley Swag Bags!
  Celebrate all the good things happening in the Shenango Valley with a great evening of good music, good food, good networking plus a few special surprises!!
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Sponsorship opportunities available here!
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Members in the News

Omega Inc. on frontlines of region's lumber industry.
Shenango Valley Chamber puts the 'fun' in corporate functions.
PNC reports sunny outlook for economic growth.
Appreciating the arts in Mercer County.
WaterFire Sharon still a hot ticket.
Community embraces Michael Anthony's, Sharon
Mercer County State Bank Invests in Shenango Valley.
Mercer County historian completes Shenango Dam History book.
Fund established for Shenango Valley Animal Shelter.
Sharpsville pizza store giving away free flags makes US News & World Reports online.
City of Hermitage comprehensive plan moves forward.
Penn State Shenango holds 6th annual memorial 5K.
Buhl Community Recreation Center daycare almost ready for opening.
O'Neill Coffee opens new location in West Middlesex.
First responder training in Hermitage springs from tragedy.
Sharpsville 'Farm Day in Town' teaches students about healthy food choices.
Autosoft DMS announces integration with Mitchell 1's ProDemand.
Bootlegging, big bands, big names part of Brookfield's well-known ballroom. 
New home decor 'superstore' coming to Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles, OH.

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Chamber 101  Oct. 5
New to the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce or just want to get a refresher on what the chamber has to offer? 
Then join us at our Chamber 101 to learn about the benefits, services, resources and opportunities that come with membership! The free Orientation event includes a light breakfast, the opportunity to meet chamber members and the staff, learn about the benefits of membership and how to maximize those benefits, and also how to best utilize the chamber website to post events on the community calendar, update member details and register for events.

Held 7:45 AM - 9 AM Oct. 5 at the Training & Workforce Development Center adjacent to the  eCenter@LindenPointe  on LindenPointe Business Campus in the  City of Hermitage, PA !

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Career Opportunities

Production Assistant, G.W. Becker, Hermitage

Bartender, Brewtus Brewing, Sharon

Data Comm Specialist, UPMC Horizon, Farrell

Business Banking Relationship Manager, Huntington Bank, Youngstown, OH

Merchant Account Executive, PNC Bank, Hermitage

Claims Adjuster, Synergy Comp Insurance Company, Sharon

Controls Executive, FNB Bank, Hermitage

Registered Nurse, The Nugent Group, Sharon & Mercer

Optimization Technician, NLMK, Farrell

NDE Level II Inspector, Warren Fabricating & Machining Corporation, Hubbard, OH

Quality Technician, American Cap Company, Wheatland

Metallurgist, Ellwood Group, Sharon

Marketing & Sales, Roemer Industries, Masury, OH

CPA-Audit, Black Bashor & Porsch, LLP, Sharon, PA

Nov. 7, Covelli Center, Youngstown

Job opening? Let us 
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PNC Bank ranked No. 1 in the J.D. Power 2017 National Bank Satisfaction Study!

Penn State Shenango one of only 5 Penn State campuses to offer Master of Science in nursing for Nurse Practitioner field.

Congratulations to the businesses in Mercer County that were named to the 2017 List of Best Places to Work in PA!
 Hudson Companies, Hermitage; Synergy Comp Insurance Company, Sharon; and Autosoft DMS, West Middlesex!

Won an award? Received a prestigious honor? Let us know and we'll let everyone else know!
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Shenango Valley Trick or Treat Hours
Farrell: Oct. 31, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Hermitage: Oct. 31, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
Hubbard City: Oct. 28, 2 - 4 p.m.
Hubbard Township: Oct. 28, 2 - 4 p.m.
Jefferson Township: Oct. 31, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Lackawannock Township: Oct. 31, 4 - 6 p.m.
Shenango Township: Oct. 31, 4 - 6 p.m.
West Middlesex Borough: Oct. 31, 4 - 6 p.m.
Eastwood Field in Niles: Oct. 24, 6 - 8 p.m.

For Trick or Treat Hours in Mercer & Lawrence counties and Trumbull and Mahoning counties in Ohio, check here!
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Shenango Valley Events

Sept. 27-Oct. 31: Brother and Sister Show at Sokol Gallery, Sharon

Sept. 28: Intro to Comic and Cartoon Illustration, Sokol Studios and Art Gallery, Sharon

Sept. 28: Hack Night Hermitage, Youngstown Game Development, eCenter@Lindenpointe, Hermitage

Sept. 28: Step up your Photography with Aimee Lambes, Random Acts of Artists, Maennerchor Club, Sharon

Sept. 29: Rockin' on the Rails, Quaker Steak & Lube, Sharon 

Sept. 29: 35th Anniversary Bash, Georgia's City Lights, Hermitage

Sept. 30: Harvest Day at Villa Maria Farm, Villa Maria, Pa

Sept. 30: Anytime Fitness Free Family Workout, Anytime Fitness, Hermitage

Oct. 5: Seniors for Safe Driving Refresher Course, Buhl Community Recreation Center, Sharon

Oct. 5: Junior Achievement of Mercer County Chairman's Reception, Gilbert's Risk Solutions, Sharon

Oct. 6: Dentistry from the Heart, Braydich Dental, Hubbard, OH

Oct. 6: Michael Anthony's First Fridays Networking, Michael Anthony's, Sharon

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Upcoming Chamber Events

Special Events by the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce or in collaboration with other great organizations!
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Oct. 5 : Chamber 101, eCenter@Lindenpointe, Hermitage

Oct. 21: Valley Fall Sampler Food Demos at 
Valley Voices Fall Fest & Expo,
Shenango Valley Mall, Hermitage

Nov. 8 : SVCC Annual Dinner, Park Inn by Radisson, 
West Middlesex

Nov. 21: Mercer County 8th Grade Job Fair, Hickory VFW, Hermitage

Dec. 7: SVCC Annual Holiday Luncheon, The Corinthian, Sharon

Jan. 30: Shenango Valley Forecast Breakfast, 
Avalon@Buhl, Hermitage

Feb. 10: Shenango Valley & Mercer Area Chamber Business & Recreation Expo, Park Inn by Radisson, West Middlesex

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Ribbon Cuttings

10:30 AM Oct. 2: Lady-K, Alterations & Tailoring, 
1526 E. State St.,  Hermitage

11 AM Oct. 3: Mercer County State Bank, Hermitage

3 PM Oct. 5: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Laurel Technical Institute, Hermitage location followed by a business mixer until 6 PM.

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Golf Outings in the Shenango Valley

Oct. 2: 13 Annual PHNCF Fall Classic Golf Tournament
New Castle Country Club

Have a charitable golf outing? 
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Volunteer Opportunities

Mentors needed for  Mercer County Mentoring (Ongoing)

Need volunteers for a charitable event or project? Let us  know and we'll get the word out!
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