Week of: October 7, 2019
JARI is the collaborative force that enhances all aspects of our region to grow a diverse economy and build vibrant communities.
JARI board members receive Senate Citation from Senator Langerholc.
JARI Receives Senate Citation from Senator Langerholc

On October 3rd, JARI was presented with the honor of a Senate Citation from Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr . The citation celebrates JARI's impact on the region in the areas of government, commercial lending, equity investing and real estate over the past 45 years.

We would like to thank Senator Langerholc, our board members and partners for their continued support.
Attention Schools! Last Week to Register for YPDC
Debi Balog
Director, Workforce Development

Attention superintendents, principals and guidance counselors! Friday, October 18th is the last day to register for the 8th Annual Youth Professional Development Conference. To register, please click here .

This year’s conference includes a workshop line-up of our area’s premiere professionals in the areas of STEAM. The workshop presenters will be speaking on careers in the areas of arts and recreation, science and math, and information technology and robotics. 

Our keynote speaker will be Joe Markiewicz, renowned motivational speaker for youth at Building Stronger Communities. Mr. Markiewicz will address quality of life in our region, touching on the culture and recreational activities offered here. 

Attention, businesses! If your business is interested in donating a door prize, please contact Jenn Seese at (814) 266-3844 or jseese@jari.com . Arrangements can be made for door prize pick up or drop off. Your support of the Youth Conference is much appreciated!
Reminder: Rules, Regulations & Best Practices for Hiring
Michele Clapper
VP, Economic Development

Brooke Contacos, PHR, HR Consultants, Inc., will present Rules, Regulations & Best Practices for Hiring on Thursday, October 17th. Attendees will learn how to place an effective job ad, the employer’s role in hiring, the cost of a bad hire, topics to avoid during hiring, and smart and legal interviewing.
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.
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