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|Subject:||Monday Morning Update|
|Date:||Sun, 8 May 2011 10:53:33 -0400|
|From:||DuBois Chamber of Commerce <dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>|
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< strong>This Week:
National Nurses Week is through May 12 – Join Uniformity as they offer a sale on print tops at $13 each, or 3 for $30. Also, register for a $100 Gift Certificate, no purchase necessary. Uniformity is open 10-5, Monday through Friday, and !0-1pm on Saturday.
The North Central PA Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at the DuBois Diner. The meeting will begin with breakfast at 8 AM followed by a presentation by Randy Liddle, PA Department of Labor and I ndustry. His topic is “Exempt/Non-Exempt Status” under the PA Minimum Wage Act. Penn State DuBois Continuing Education is the sponsor for the meeting. Reservations for the meeting can be made by a fax to 653-8425. Interested individuals are encouraged to visit the society’s website at www.hrmancpa.org.
A Ribbon Cutting will take place on Tuesday, May 10th at noon to celebrate the Grand Opening of the dental office of Dr. Joseph P. Zeitler, Jr. located at 462 Barnoff Road, DuBois.
Make reservations now for a Great Program - Our next Business Over Breakfast, will be held this Thursday, May 12th at the DuBois Diner, 7:30am. There will be a panel discussion about “The Current State of the Powder Metallurgy Industry – 3 Perspectives. Our panelists will include Tom Gasbarre, Gasbarre Products; Dick Pfingstler, Atlas Powdered Metals; and Joel Simbeck, Netshape Technologies. The discussion will include growth statistics, industry changes, and the view, strategy and future outlook. This promises to be a great meeting – register now by emailing us at dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx and we can send you some information.
This Saturday – join TEAM GARY, family and friends at a benefit dance for our good friend Gary Stormer. The dance will be at the Pulaski Club this Saturday, May 14th. Tickets are available at Sunny 106 by calling 375-5260 - Call today!
Reservations Due - Helpmates, Inc. invites you to an Open House / Chamber Mid-day Mixer at their DuBois office location at 12 East Long Avenue. The event will be held on Friday, May 13th from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Luncheon served by Stew’s Brew. Reserve now by emailing dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
PASSAGES, Inc 'Funny Fundraiser' - Headliner David Kaye has appeared on ABC and Comedy Central. He and his fellow comedians will provide an evening of fun and laughter.
Date: May 14, 2011 at the Travelodge in Brookville, PA. Doors Open - 6:30pm, with the show time - 8:00pm. Ticket price: $20 ea or 2/$35; Silent auction and 50/50 raffle. Ticket price includes snacks and light refreshments - * Alcoholic drinks may be purchased at the lounge and brought to the fundraiser if desired. NO outside alcoholic beverages permitted to be brought into fundraiser per Travelodge rules. Overnight packages available at discounted prices. Limited availability, early reservations encouraged. Tickets may be purchased at: Bob's Army & Navy Store - Downtown Clearfiel d - 765-4652; Sage Meadows - Downtown Clarion - 226-5203; DuBois Harley Davidson - DuBois - 371-5750; Dougherty Real Estate - Downtown New Bethlehem - 275-2750; King's Korral - Rt. 28, Mayport - 365-5548; Caterina's - Downtown Punxsutawney - 938-8781; Travelodge and Means-Lauf Super Drug - Downtown Brookville - 849-7504; PASSAGES offices, Clarion, Brookville, DuBois 226-7273
On Sunday, May 15, 2011,the Fort Worth Restaurant, DuBois, PA will host a fundraiser dinner to benefit the Kristin Federici Bowser Scholarship Fund at Temple University. Bring your friends and family to enjoy great food and great company while supporting the Temple University Harrisburg Social Work Alumni fundraiser in memory of Kristin Federici Bowser. Twenty percent (20%) of the total cost of your meal will go directly to the scholarship which will help other aspiring Social Workers and honor Kristin’s dream. For more information, and a copy of the flyer and VIP Coupon, please email us at dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.
DO WE HAVE YOUR TEE TIME? – the Chamber / JC Annual Golf Tournament will take place on Fri day, May 27th at Treasure Lake Silver Course. Tee times are either 8:00am or 1:00pm – contact us know for your preferred tee time: dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
PLEASE CONTACT - Our students and school district needs volunteer help to provide an important interview process for the students as they proceed beyond high school. The interview dates will be May 24 and Ma y 25, from 8am-noon and noon-3pm at the DuBois Area High School. You business people are the best to provide this opportunity to our students. They need to see what the process actually is ‘out there.’ Mr. Sam Bundy is your contact person at sbundy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx - Click on this link - http://www.dasd.k12.pa.us/5759192692840/blank/browse.asp?A=383&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&C=56727.
Newly Added Today:
WE NEED YOUR HELP-The newly formed Rumbarger Cemetery Association is looking for people who would like to mow or adopt a section of Rumbarger Cemetery. This valuable and historic piece of our community needs care and attention immediately, especially with Memorial Day quickly approaching. HELP is needed now. Look to your friends, associations, clubs, and family – then Please call 814-661-4596 and volunteer.
The Chamber is asking for nominations for our Silver Ribbon Award, which will be presented on Thursday, July 7th. The nominees are people who have attained a proud level of professionalism. He or she must actively mentor others in professionalism and leadership; must demonstrate excellence and initiative in own business or profession; and provide valuable community service with time and energy in improving the quality of life for others. I’ll bet you know of someone you may wish to nominate. Give us a call at 371-5010 or email us at dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx .
The DuBois Rotary Club is now accepting applications for project funding for their 2011-2012 Rotary Year. Any 501 ( c ) 3 agency who wishes to submit an application should clarify the project to be funded on agency letterhead and send request to PO Box 271, DuBois by the end of this month. Please a lso include a listing of board of directors and staff contact information.
Library Craft Raffle: Works of Heart - The Friends of the Library are planning their annual craft display and raffle, Works of Heart. Craft items donated by the Friends of the Library as well as by other members of the community may be viewed at the DuBois Public Library beginning on May 27. Tickets will go on sale on June 1 and will be available to purchase for $1 each at the library and at the Festival of the Arts. The drawing will take place on June 10 at 3:00 P.M. Anyone who would like to donate a craft item for the display and raffle may drop it off at the library beginning May23.
Sunset at The Winery—Enjoy sights and sounds of summer in the picnic pavilion at Laurel Mountain. Ten dollars buys you a logo wine glass, wine discounts and loads of fun. Food is available while listening to live music. We have increased the number of events to satisfy demand. Mark your calendar for the following 2011 dates: Friday, May 27-7 PM; Music by “The 2 of Us”: Saturday, June 4-7 PM; Music by Gary and Luke Bickerstaff: Friday, June 24-7 PM; Music by “Bad Hair Day”: Saturday, July 9-7 PM; Music by “The 2 of Us”: Friday, July 22-7 PM; Music by Tim & John Chelednik: Friday, August 5-7 PM; Music by “The 2 of Us”: Saturday, August 20-7 PM; Music by “The 2 of UsR 21;: Saturday, Sept. 10-7 PM; Music by “Bad Hair Day”. Come see us at Laurel Mountain Winery. Tons of fun!
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children will benefit from the nationwide effort of cosmetology schools and salons across the country as a Cut-A-Thon will take place on Wednesday, May 25th from 9am to 8pm. Our own Pa. Academy of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences in DuBois is participating in this wonderful effort. To join the challenges of this great cause by donating a raffle item or to make a financial commitment, please contact Sharon Wells in the DuBois location at 371-4151 or email s.well@xxxxxxxxx.
Children’s Fishing Rodeo- Sunday, June 5, 1:00pm-3:00pm in Cook Forest State Park. Children 12 years and under are permitted to fish freshly stocked Tom’s Run from the Swinging Bridge to the Children’s Fishing Pond. Registration and prize give-away will be held at the Children's Fishing Pond behind the Park Office. This event is sponsored by the Marienville Rod & Gun Club, PA Fish & Boat Commission, Cook Forest Vacation Bureau, and Cook Forest State Park. All prizes donated by area merchants.
AmServ LTD/DuSan C ommunity Ambulance is proud to be able to share with the community the dedication of our building addition on Saturday June 25th at 11:30 am. Open house will take place from 10 am to 1 pm. AmServ LTD/DuSan Community Ambulance has been serving DuBois, Sandy Township and the surrounding area for 32 years. Our employees along with the board of directors will provide tours and activities for all ages featuring blood pressure screenings, demonstrations, educational information and refreshments. Stop by and learn more about your ambulance service, see you on June 25th.
The North Central Communities Conference will continue its overwhelming success from last year’s event by meeting at Penn State DuBois on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 9am to 3:30pm. The day-long workshops will run in four separate tracks, such as Improving Communities; Developing Workforce; Municipal Training; and GIS/Computer Training. Register online at www.ncentral.com before no later than May 6th – registration fee is $5.00 per person.
The DuBois Area Historical Society will host the May 19th – Third Annual Spring Walk, during which Anne Young and students of DuBois Area High School’s Pupil Enrichment Program will unveiling their downtown DuBois wa lking tour; leaving from E. D. Reitz Museum, 6 p.m. This is rescheduled from April 23.
First Step: Starting a Small Business – Workshop each month January through December 2011 designed to give you a head-start with your business. Topics that will be covered during each session: What to consider before starting a business; License and tax information; Regulations governing a business; Guidelines on how to finance your business; How and why to prepare a business plan; Other resources you can use to help you plan and succeed. Sessions will be held Saturday at DuBois Hampton Inn from 8:30–noon. The date of the workshop is May 21. The cost is $20 per person. To register online www.web.clarion.edu/sbdc/training or call toll free at 877-292-1843.
Featured Member for May - There will be a Ribbon Cutting at New Story in their new location on Hoover Avenue at 3:00pm on Tuesday, May 24th . There will be an Open House from 2-6pm. Plan to stop and visit as these Autism professionals share their insight.
There will be a golf tournament for the benefit of Children’s Miracle Network on Friday, May 27th at Eagles Ridge golf course, 9am shotgun start. Deadline for prepaid entry fee is May 17th – tournament is open to first 24 prepaid teams! For information, call Chairman Brian Rosenberger at the Walmart Distribution Center, 857-4419. Hole sponsorships are $100, individual golfer-$65. For more information, you can email Chamber at dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.
The 6th Annual First Bash of Summer Carnival sponsored by the American Red Cross, DuBois chapter, will be in the DuBois City Memorial Park June 1-June 4. The Carnival is open Wednesday through Friday 6 pm to 10 pm and Sat 3 pm.
ReMax Select Group is hosting the 5th Annual “Miracle” Golf Outing on Friday, June 3, 2011 at the DuBois Country Club, benefitting the Children’s Miracle Network. $70 Entry Fee includes lunch, greens fee & cart, dinner, beverages and prizes. Call Gabrielle @ 814.375.1102 to sign up or for information on becoming a tournament sponsor. CALL TODAY and show your support for this great cause!
Sunset at The Winery—Enjoy sights and sounds of summer in the picnic pavilion at Laurel Mountain. Ten dollars buys you a logo wine glass, wine discounts and loads of fun. Food is available while listening to live music. We have increased the number of events to satisfy demand. Mark your calendar for the following 2011 dates: Saturday, June 4-7 PM; Music by Gary and Luke Bickerstaff: Friday, June 24-7 PM; Music by “Bad Hair Day”: Saturday, July 9-7 PM; Music by “The 2 of Us”: Friday, July 22-7 PM; Music by Tim & John Chelednik: Friday, August 5-7 PM; Music by “The 2 of Us”: Saturday, August 20-7 PM; Music by “The 2 of Us”: Saturday, Sept. 10-7 PM; Music by “Bad Hair Day”. Come see us at Laurel Mountain Winery. Tons of fun!
First Step: Starting a Small Business – Workshop each month January through Dec ember 2011 designed to give you a head-start with your business. Topics that will be covered during each session: What to consider before starting a business; License and tax information; Regulations governing a business; Guidelines on how to finance your business; How and why to prepare a business plan; Other resources you can use to help you plan and succeed. Sessions will be held Saturdays at DuBois Hampton Inn from 8:30–noon. The date of the workshop is June 25. The cost is $20 per person. To register online www.web.clarion.edu/sbdc/training or call toll free at 877-292-1843.
Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter – Walk to End Alzheimer’s – September 17, 2010 – Memorial Park, DuBois – Become a planning committee member – help with team and sponsor recruitment, walk day logistics, and awareness activities; or - Become a sponsor – full packet is available for review; or - Form a Team by visiting http://2011walktoendalz.kintera.org/dubois; or - Walk as an Individual http://2011walktoendalz.kintera.org/dubois; or - Host a speaker.&nbs p; If you are interested in helping with any of these, please contact Robin Hecker at (814) 456-9200 or Robin.Hecker@xxxxxxx. The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets at Mountain Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation, 700 Leonard Street in Clearfield Pa 16830 the 2nd Thursday of each month at 3pm; Facilitator: Deb Dodson (814) 765-7545 for more information.
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Have a great Chamber Day!
Nancy J. Micks, President/CEO
Greater DuBois Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development
P: 814-371-5010 F: 814-371-5005