Shenango Valley Chamber 
Sept. 8
In This Issue

Proceeds benefit the 
All-Inclusive Playground at Buhl Park!
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Casino Night at Buhl Casino Sept. 9!
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You're Invited! 
Join The Buhl Community Recreation Center in honoring James Feeney at their annual Henry & Catherine Evans Community Service Award Dinner 
Sept. 20 at Tiffany's Banquet Center!
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SV Chamber Office, 41 Chestnut Avenue, Sharon.
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
All-inclusive playground ribbon-cutting at Buhl Day

A five-year labor of love was realized by The Rotary Club of Sharon at Buhl Park Monday with the ribbon-cutting for the 
all-Inclusive playground.

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Think there isn't innovation in the Shenango Valley?
Think again!
Spotlight Shenango Valley Innovation 
A tech & startup breakfast event 
8 AM - 10 AM Sept. 14 
at the new CHIP building, 
LindenPointe campus,  Hermitage

Featuring the Tiger Techs Award-Winning Robotics Team; Big Dog R/C (Radio-Controlled Cars); Backyard Buddy-Free Standing Home Garage Auto Lifts: Kopocan Water Purifier; 

Event tickets ($20) include breakfast, interactive tech/startup vendor experiences, networking opportunities and
 can be purchased here
Chamber members can register and be invoiced here

Plus the chance to win 4 Pittsburgh Pirate tickets!
See you there!
Chamber Annual Dinner Nov. 8!
Save the Date!
Join us for our Chamber Annual Dinner 
Wednesday Nov. 8 at the Park Inn By Radisson where we will celebrate the accomplishments of the Shenango Valley in 2017, share some of the exciting plans for the Valley in 2018, as well as honor our 
Shenango Valley Ambassador (TBA) and our 
Shenango Valley Champion Business/Organization (TBA)!
Musical Guest: Grant Street Exit!
Come out for a great evening of good music, good food, good networking plus a few special surprises!!
Dinner for chamber members and guests - reserve your tickets here!  
Members in the News

James Feeney to receive award at Buhl Community Recreation Center's annual dinner Sept. 20.
Inaugural TechBrek to take place Sept. 14 at the new CHIP building at Lindenpointe.
HBK CPAs & Consultants acquires Pittsburgh firm.
Hermitage Police K-9 Willem to be part of Holiday Light parade.
Buhl Day activities herald end of summer in Shenango Valley.
Community Food Warehouse, schools and churches partner together for student backpack program.
Congratulations to 2017 Buhl Day honorees.
Tickets for Sharon Police K-9 fundraiser Sunday still available.
The Herald 'Shoe our Children' program up to $7500.
JCL Development renovates Sharon building for digital marketing firm relocation.
PSU Shenango makes big strides.
War veterans honored at Quaker Steak & Lube, Sharon.
Small campus, big opportunity at Penn State Shenango.
Brewtus Brewing food & drink worth the drive.
Brookfield resident is a hometown hero.
K-9s coming to both Sharon and Hermitage.
Shenango Valley Community Center activities for September.
New playground at Buhl Park inclusive for all children.
Carolyn Williams honored for years of service by 

In the news? Tell us   about it and we'll include it!
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Career Opportunities

Director of Nursing, St. Paul's - A Continuing Care Community, Greenville

Manager Supply Chain, Sharon Regional Health System, Sharon

Carpenters and Restoration Cleaning Technicians, First General Services of Western PA, Farrell
 (send resume' to the email address on website link.)

Cashier, Save-A-Lot, Sharon

Data Comm Specialist, UPMC Horizon, Farrell

Direct Care Professional, Diversified Family Services, Hermitage

F-T Law Enforcement Officer, City of Farrell Police Dept.

Cooler/Warehouse Supervisor, Dean Foods, Sharpsville

Post Closing Document Clerk, First National Bank, Hermitage

Store Manager, Spirit Halloween, Hermitage

Administrative Assistant, First General Property Restoration Services, Farrell (send resume' here)

Residential Support Professional, Whole Life Services, Hermitage

Terminal Clerk, Estes Express Lines, West Middlesex

Foundry Material Handler, Cronimet Specialty Metals, Wheatland

Patient Transportation Driver, Primary Health Network, Mercer County

Architect, HHSDR Architects & Engineers, Sharon

Saw Operator/Material Handler, Ellwood Specialty Steel, Sharon

General Manager, Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Hubbard

Job opening? Let us 
know and we'll  include it in our next e-newsletter!
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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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Shenango Valley Events

Sept. 9: Fall Beer Extravaganza, Webb Winery, Sharspville

Sept. 9: Intro to Alcohol Ink Class, Sokol Gallery, Sharon

Sept. 9: Sharon Blues Fest, Quaker Steak & Lube, Sharon

Sept. 10: Sharon Police K-9 Fundraiser, The Keg Bar & Grille, Hermitage

Sept. 12: Herbalism & Tea Blending 101, Emerald Tablet, Sharon

Sept. 13: 5th Annual Steel Valley Wing Challenge, Tiffany's, Brookfield

Sept. 14: Sip & Gel Wax Paint Furniture, Extending Grace, Hubbard, OH

Sept. 15: Parents Night Out, Buhl Community Recreation Center, Sharon

Sept. 15: Pirate Costume Party, Georgia's City Lights, Hermitage

Sept. 16: 2018 Slingshot Invitational, Northstar Power Points, Hermitage

Sept. 16: Small Ships Re-Do, Quaker Steak & Lube, Sharon

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Upcoming Chamber Events

Special Events by the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce or in collaboration with other great organizations!
For a printable copy of the 2018 chamber event dates, 
click here !

  Sept.14: TechBrek: A Tech/Startup
Breakfast Event

Sept. 23: Veteran's Stand at Waterfire Sharon (Chestnut Ave.)

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

Ask us about sponsorship marketing and collaboration opportunities or call us at 724.981.5880

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"At DQE, we don't sell services - We sell solutions that are going to last and scale with the customer as they grow. We integrate technology into our business to improve efficiency, speed and responsiveness, delivering customized services our customers are seeking to drive their business to the next level."
For more details, contact Gregg Traverso here!
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.

New business or expansion? Let us
know and we'll get the word out!
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Laurel Technical Institute
Cordially Invites You to Their
October 5th 2017
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.  
2370 Broadway Ave.,  Hermitage
Celebrate the growth of Laurel Technical Institute as they commemorate the opening of their new Hermitage campus. The event is  3pm until 6pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3:30pm and an open house to follow.  Check here for more details!
Golf Outings in the Shenango Valley

Sept. 13 : Ladies Tee Off for the First Tee of Sharon, Buhl Farm Golf Course, Hermitage

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

Have a charitable golf outing? 
Let us  know and we'll get the word out!
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Volunteer Opportunities

Waterfire Sharon (Ongoing)

Need volunteers for a charitable event or project? Let us  know and we'll get the word out!
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Shenango Valley Chamber office, 41 Chestnut Ave., Sharon
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