Week of: September 23, 2019
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Maestro James Blachly, music director of the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, shows a young fair attendee how to use a conductor's baton, along with Jessica Satava, executive director of the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra.
Cambria County Goes Back to School Event Held at Cambria County Library
On Thursday, September 19, several community organizations came together to celebrate the Cambria County Goes Back to School Community Fair.

One hundred and forty participants attended the no cost community event showcasing resources that spotlight Johnstown as a great place to live, work and play.

The Bridging Cambria County Capture Team, host of Thursday’s community fair, is a Vision 2025 initiative with the goal of identifying resources that will help bridge the gap between county residents and health and human services, education, information and services available. 

To see the full article in the Tribune-Democrat, click here .
Last Day to Register for the Safety Conference
Debi Balog
Director, Workforce Development

Thursday, September 26th is the last day to register for the 17th Annual Regional Safety Conference. Please use the buttons below to access the registrations forms.
Expertise Matters Covers “Sneak Peek” Into Upcoming Lunch & Learn Session
HR Consultants Inc.  provided valuable information to our  Expertise Matters  blog on JARI's website this week. The newest blog is a “sneak peek” of what will take place at our upcoming Lunch & Learn. Brooke Contacos provides valuable information on things employers should know when they are looking to hire.

For a more in-depth discussion on this topic be sure to attend our Rules, Regulations & Best Practices for Hiring Lunch & Learn on Thursday, October 17th. This Lunch & Learn will be held at JARI Center (160 Jari Drive, Johnstown, PA) from 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM. The cost to register is $5 per person and lunch will be provided. Click here for registration details and form. Please register by October 16th. No shows on the day of the event will be billed.
Expertise Matters  is a section of our blog in which we will invite area experts to write guest posts on topics of interest to businesses and people thinking about starting a business.  Let us know what topics you would like to see addressed in  Expertise Matters . Just get in touch with Jenn Seese at  jseese@jari.com .
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