Week of: October 14, 2019
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What's Your Story? How to Engage & Attract Customers
Michele Clapper
VP, Economic Development

Brian Law, President, Prime Design Solutions and Innovative Tomato, will present What's Your Story? How to Engage & Attract Customers on Thursday, October 31st. Attendees will learn why storytelling makes a memorable connection, how a brand reflects its story and how to use multiple channels to communicate a story.
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 30th. No shows on the day of the event will be billed.
JARI PTAC and NCMA to Hold Cyber Security Workshop
Lenora Leasure
PTAC Program Manager

The JARI Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) along with NCMA Greater Johnstown Chapter, in honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, would like to invite you to join us on Thursday, October 24, 2019, for a great workshop to be presented by Dr. Kevin Slonka, Precision Business Solutions and Brian Shrift, Gryphon Technologies, Inc. The registration deadline has been extended through close of business Thursday, October 17.

For more information, please click here to view the flyer.
Small Business Funding Available through the Department of Environmental Protection

There is still over $600,000 available to Pennsylvania small businesses for energy efficiency and pollution prevention projects through the Small Business Advantage Grant.

Even if you applied in previous years, you may be eligible for a new project you are considering, such as upgrading to LED Lighting, Digital X-Ray equipment, High Efficiency HVAC or Boiler upgrades, motors, pumps, APUs for trucks, etc. Farmers also have the opportunity to apply for agricultural BMP projects which would reduce sediment and nutrient runoff into our waterways.

For more information, please click here .
Take the Community Foundation for The Alleghenies Community Perceptions Survey by October 18th
The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies has launched a public survey to gather the perceptions of the community, in order to facilitate change and shape the future of our region.

You can participate in the quick, easy-to-navigate survey by clicking here . The deadline for participation is Friday, October 18, 2019.

You can read more about the survey in the Tribune-Democrat article by clicking here .
Vision 2025 to Hold Lecture and Exhibition

Please plan to join Vision 2025 in partnership with Columbia University for a lecture and exhibition with Kate Orff, one of the world's most renowned landscape architects. The lecture and exhibition will be held at BottleWorks Arts on 3rd Avenue beginning at 5 PM on Sunday, October 27th.
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