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This message is directed to Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce members & their employees.  Please forward this email to your employees, as they are eligible for the employee discounts as well.

TODAY... Monday, September 19, 2016
*NEXT CyberNews out Monday, October 3, 2016
SPOTLIGHT EVENT — SEPTEMBER 27 – LUNCH & LEARN, Communications for Businesses, GOACC Office, 301 North Union Street, Olean, Noon – 1 p.m.  The speaker is Johnnie Huff, Account Executive Time Warner Cable.  In this hour lunch & learn, you will learn how technology can and has increased productivity, profitability for businesses small and large. The seminars held at the Chamber office, are FREE for members, with a $10 charge for non-GOACC members. The seminars feature a topic of concern to membership.   PARKING is available for seminar attendees at the City Parking Lot off North First Street, Olean.  For more information or to make a reservation, please contact GOACC at 372-4433 or email
SEPTEMBER 20 — MILWAUKEE BLOWOUT SALE, Hull Electric, 2409 Constitution Avenue, Olean, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  All inventory on sale!  Milwaukee Sales rep will be on site.  For more ifnromation, please call 716-373-1686.
SEPTEMBER 21, 26, 28 — EXCEL 2013 - LEVEL I, JCC Manufacturing Technology Institute, Olean, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. You will receive instruction on the newest Microsoft Excel 2013 interface, entering data into cells, viewing data, and printing out worksheets.   Class fee which includes the book is $127.  Please call 716.376.7506 to register!  Mention your GOACC Membership and get 15% off of the tuition.
SEPTEMBER 22 — CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT SERIES 31, St. Mary of the Angels, West Henley Street, Olean, 7:30 p.m. Admission free with refreshments following the concert.  The program includes Mozart: String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat major, K.458 "The Hunt" and Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115.  The artists include Associate Concertmaster of Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Wilfredo Deglans (Violin), Director of Greatbatch School of Music Amenio Suzano (Clarinet), Faculty member of Eastman Community School Alexander Pena (Viola), Faculty member of Houghton College Steve Thomas (Violin) and Rintaro Wada (Cello) Director of Chamber Music Society of Olean.
SEPTEMBER 22 – OPENING RECEPTION for Southern Tier Biennial Solo Exhibit, Wayne Claypatch, Olean Public Library, 6 to 8 p.m.  The reception, presented by Catt. County Arts Council welcomes friends, family, and the public are welcome to the free opening reception.  The free reception will feature refreshments provided by Friends of the Library. The exhibition will be open until October 28. For more information, please call 716-372-7455 or visit
SEPTEMBER 23 – FALL GIRL’S NIGHT OUT, Seasons Hallmark Store, Olean Center Mall, Olean, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Free gift will be given to first 100 customers with a purchase and 20% off your entire purchase. The store will be collecting food for our local food pantries.
SEPTEMBER 23 — FROM Olean to Broadway, vocalist and actor Patrick Mulryan with pianist Adam Marks, a Friends of Good Music event, The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University, 7:30 p.m.  For tickets, please call 716-375-2494.
SEPTEMBER 23 — SHREDFEST2016, Fox Financial, 487 North Union Street, Olean, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Stop in for lunch and bring your financial records*** to have properly disposed by Shred-It© .  Fox Financial values your privacy and wants to help protect it.  ***Each car will be limited to 5 boxes of documents (paper only) for disposal.  Please call with any questions (716) 373-5904, (800)724-0656 or email at
SEPTEMBER 24— RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, Olean Center Mall, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is appreciated, but walk-ins are always welcome.  For more information go to or 1-800-RED-CROSS
SEPTEMBER 24 — NEIGHBORHOOD BEER & WINE FEST, Archbishop Walsh, Olean, 6 to 9 p.m.  Beer tastings, wine tastings, food pairings, chef demonstrations, beer wheel, wine walk, grape stomping, live music, a great evening and lots of fun.  This is a fundraiser for the Neighborhood School of Dance.  Tickets are $25 each.  CHAMBER MEMBER SPECIAL SAVINGS
-- Chamber members and their employees will receive $5 off ticket with promo code CHAMBER. Get tickets:
SEPTEMBER 24 — ESSENTIAL YOGA PROGRAM, Lavender Lotus Yoga, 133 North Union Street, Olean, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  This workshop combines yoga with essential oils and provides you with an amazing experience.  Space is limited.  The fee is $30.  To sign up, please email
SEPTEMBER 27 — TARGET COMMUNICATIONS, JCC, Manufacturing Technology Institute, Olean, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  It is said that your most successful people are also the ones who know how to communicate. We all know the importance and power of good communication within an organization, as well as in our own personal lives. This program will help determine your communication style so that it can be used to your advantage. In addition, you will learn how to become a better and more effective communicator by learning and using key techniques and best practices.  The fee is $59.  For more information or to register for a class, please call 716.376.7506.
SEPTEMBER 27 — FREE BLOOD PRESSURE and BODY FAT ANALYSIS, Olean Public Library, 12:15 to 1:45 p.m.  An employee of the Olean General Hospital will be here to offer these free screenings.
SEPTEMBER 27 — COLORING and COFFEE, Olean Public Library, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.  Be a part of the adult coloring craze sweeping the nation.  Bring your own book and crayons/colored pencils or use the pages and crayons we provide.  Coffee and tea will be provided.  Proven benefits of coloring: relaxation, trains the brain to focus, and exercises fine motor skills.  Come, relax, and socialize.  All events are free and open to the public.  For more information call (716) 372-0200 or visit
SEPTEMBER 28 — BUSINESS AFTER HOURS, hosted by Bradford Performing and Creative Arts Center and Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, 301 North Union Street, Olean, 5 to 7 p.m.  BAHs are for GOACC members and member employees, and guests.  You can meet new business colleagues, gather in a casual atmosphere, and enjoy appetizers, refreshments, raffles and door prizes.  Enjoy a mini Taste of Union Street Member restaurants.  Check out the new schedule for the BCPAC.  Tour the new offices of GOACC.  Check out the Olean Business Development Building and tour the second and third floors.  This month’s Attendance Fund Sponsor is AnnMarie Baklava and Wright Home Realty. If you attend seven out of eleven BAH, you will be entered to win the attendance fund raffle that will be drawn at this BAH. PLEASE RSVP by September 26 to 372-4433 or
SEPTEMBER 28 — SOCIAL MEDIA FOR HR & MANAGERS, JCC Manufacturing Technology Institute, Olean, 9 a.m. to Noon.  The class will focus on understanding and managing benefits and risks associated with the use of social media in recruitment and employee engagement while promoting and protecting your brand reputation with employees and customers. The fee is $59.  Please call 716.376.7506 to register or email:
Take individual workshops or take all five workshops and save.  Four-hour workshops are $49 each.  Take all five workshops for $229!
All classes will be held in the Manufacturing Technology Institute on the Olean Campus.
These five workshops in this series will give you a better understanding of your website from how it’s created to how your customers will use it.  Let us show you how your business will benefit.  Call now to reserve your seat! 

Thursday, Sept. 29; 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday, Oct. 13; 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday, Nov. 3; 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday, Nov. 17; 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday, Dec. 1; 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

To register or for more information: Call 716.376.7506
OCTOBER 2 — YOUNG ARTISTS CONCERT SERIES 10, First Presbyterian Church, 212 Laurens Street, Olean, 3 p.m. Admission Free
EVENTS OCTOBER 4 and later will appear in the next cybernews.
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CYBERNEWS — this is a promotional member benefit used by Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce that is sent out via email every other Monday to its members.  GOACC member businesses/organizations are encouraged to send GOACC their business/organization events and activities to be listed in the cybernews.  Non-member’s events will only be listed in GOACC’s web calendar as well as its printed events brochure, pending when the information is received.  {GUS MACKER 2017 - August 19, 20 in Olean}
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