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Subject: Monday Morning Update
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2011 12:50:05 -0400
From: DuBois Chamber of Commerce <dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse - We specialize in amazing coffee and specialty drinks with the best light fare around. Looking for a place to connect? As the newest stop on the PA Wilds Artisan Trail, you couldn't ask for a better atmosphere to visit with old and new friends, or utilize our FREE WiFi.  We sell coffee by the pound, Idle Acres Pottery, Carriage House Creations jams and jellies and much, much more.  Let the BREW CREW take care of you!  www.stewsbrew.com  

 

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This Week:

 

Tri County Church will sponsor “Mega Sports CampJuly 25th-July 29th  9 am - Noon at the DuBois City Park!  Mega Sports Camp teaches solid athletic skills, and team work, along with character traits and virtues that will help your child in sports and in life. This is open to kids who have finished Kindergarten through 5th grade. Kids will be placed in groups based on age and experience. There is also a Pre-Kindergarten program “Mini All Stars” that is open for kids not yet in Kindergarten who are 4 and 5 years old.  Children may choose from basketball, baseball, soccer or cheerleading options. All kids will receive a T-shirt, snacks and fun extras for a registration fee of $10, with the second child at $5, and a family maximum of $20! Register or receive more information by calling Tri County Church at 371-0727.

 

The Winery at Wilcox reminds you of Wine-ee Wednesday in the DuBois Mall store is July 27, 2011 from 4-9pm. There will be special sales and or discounts for Wine-ee Women with memberships (you can become a member at anytime!). The ladies with Estee Lauder from the DuBois Bon-Ton will be here with samples and tips for you.

Hope to see you there!

 

Concert in the Park Series Thursday, July 28th hear Sharptones – City Park Amphitheatre from 7 – 8:15 pm.  Bring your chair and come over to the Park for this FREE evening of entertainment.

 

Super Massage Weekend at Hand, Nails and Body Works in Treasure Lake.  Saturday, Sunday, Monday – July 30, 31, Aug. 1 – call 371-4411 for appointment.

 

Install Energy Efficient Equipment and Get Cash Incentives!  FirstEnergy’s business programs will help pay for energy efficiency measures, including lighting, HVAC, motors and more.  Met-Ed, Penelec and Penn Power, FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities (FirstEnergy), offer a variety of incentives and assistance programs designed to encourage commercial and industrial customers to install high-efficiency equipment.  Equipment purchased and installed on or after October 28, 2009 is eligible. This could mean thousands of extra dollars to you, so don’t delay.  Get your applications in NOW! 

Available programs include:

·         The Standard Lighting Incentives for Business program for installations of high-efficiency linear fluorescents, Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs), Light Emitting Diode (LED) exit signs and lighting controls. 

·         The Non-Standard Lighting Incentives for Business program incentivizes various energy saving lighting measures not eligible for the Standard program.

·         The Motors and Drives Incentives for Business program for installation of high-efficiency motors and Variable Speed Drives (VSDs).

·         The HVAC Incentives for Business program offers incentives for installation of high-efficiency heat pumps, chillers, unitary/spli t systems and packaged terminal systems.

·         The Custom Incentives for Business program supports projects not fitting into other programs.

Call us at 866-554-4430, or visit the For Your Business section of www.energysavePA.com  for applications and more information. 

 

 

Newly Added Today:             

 

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.  Mark your calendar for the following 2011 dates: Friday, August 5-7 PM; Music by “The 2 of Us”:  Come see us at Laurel Mountain Winery. Tons of fun!

 

Public Hearings for the 814 Area Code Plan:  All residents and businesses are reminded that the Pa Public Utility Commission (PUC) will be holding public hearings to gather input on the effects of both a geographic split and overlay options designed to ensure adequate numbering resources in the 814 Area Code.  Do you feel your business will suffer from changing your area code?  Will there be a financial impact for your business?  Does it sound like the change would work for you?  Whatever the case, this is your opportunity to express your opinion and hear what others think.  If you wish to speak at the hearing, you are asked to bring a written statement with copies for the hearing board.  The decision for changing the 814 Area Code has been suspended to allow for these he arings-so SPEAK NOW – OR DON’T!  Two local dates:  Wednesday, August 17th at 6:00 pm at the DuBois Area High School Auditorium; or Thursday, August 18th at 6:00 pm at the Punxsutawney Community Center Auditorium in Punxsy.

 

Month of MIXERS goes on and on: Please Mark your Calendars and make Reservations NOW:  Who says there’s nothing going on in DuBois??

 

After Hours MIXER and Scholarship Reception on Wednesday, August 3rd from 5-7pm at Luigi’s Ristorante.  The DuBois Area Jaycees are celebrating their 55th Anniversary!  Call for details and reserve your spot!

Mid-Day MIXER on Tuesday, August 16th at Farmers National Bank, Beaver Drive.  Join us as we celebrate with our friends at Farmers!

Top of the Morning MIXER on Wednesday, August 17th at Stew̵ 7;s Brew on Brady Street.  Stop in from 7 – 10 am for a bite and a cup to celebrate their First Anniversary!

These are going to be great events so plan to attend.  For food and beverage reasons, please call or send reservations to the Chamber at 371-5010 or dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Afternoon Delight MIXER, Thursday, August 18th from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, hosted by DuBois Village located on 8th Street.  Take a tour while enjoying great food and networking.

Mid-Day MIXER on Tuesday, September 10th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, hosted by DOMTAR at their location on Shaffer Road.  Watch for further details…

Another Afternoon Delight MIXER is scheduled for Wednesday, September 21st at the new multi-tenant building of the Clearfield County Economic Development Corporation in Clearfield.  Watch for further details as we have an opportunity to view this new location built especially for the gas and oil industry.

After-Hours MIXER at the Winery at Wilcox in the DuBois Mall – scheduled for Wednesday, October 5th from 5-7pm.  Keep watching for details…

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 First Step: Starting a Small Business – Workshop each month July 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 Saturdays at DuBois Best Western from 8:30–noon.  The date of the workshop is August 20.  The cost is $20 per person.  To register online www.web.clarion.edu/sbdc/training or call toll free at 877-292-1843.

 

Time to sign up for the Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by the DuBois Rotary Club!  No Entry Fee – but we do need your registration information: Registration now online at the Rotary homepage, http://duboisrotary.org/chilis - deadline is August 26th.  The Cook-Off will take place at the First Friday Block Party, September 2.  For further information, contact the Chamber at 371-5010 or dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.   

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Next Week:

 

RESERVATION DUE NOW -  After Hours MIXER and Scholarship Reception on Wednesday, August 3rd from 5-7pm at Luigi’s Ristorante.  The DuBois Area Jaycees are celebrating their 55th Anniversary!  Call for details and reserve your spot!

 

Concert in the Park Series every Thursday from 7:00-8:15pm at the Amphitheatre: August 4th hear Harold Bundy and Friends. Bring your chair and come over to the Park for this FREE evening of entertainment.

 

“Blast in the BURG”- Jr. Drum & Bugle Corps Competition will take place Thursday, August 4th at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.  Call the DuBois Chamber for tickets, 371-5010.

 

Why the Y?  Saturday, August 6th, the 8th Annual Triathlon at Treasure Lake Bimini Beach.  Registration by July 29; contact Paula DuBois at 375-9622.

 

Motorcycle Cruise, Bike Night at the First Friday Block Party on August 5th  from 5-8pm, between Main St. and Franklin St.  Music by Dos Hombres.

 

 

Coming Soon:

 

Friedman Electric invites everyone to their 5th annual Summer Bash on Wednesday, August 10th from 10-2.  For further information, call 814-913-3047.

 

Concert in the Park Series every Thursday from 7:00-8:15pm at the Amphitheatre: August 11th hear Deacons of Dixieland. Bring your chair and come over to the Park for this FREE evening of entertainment.

 

The DuBois Ar ea Council on the Arts (DACOTA) will present the fourteenth season of its summer poetry series, Poetry in the Park, at the DuBois City Park in the large pavilion near the YMCA.  Each session will be on a Friday and will last from noon-1 p.m.  The date for the readings - August 12.  This event features readings by area poets of all ages, some of whom have published their poetry.  The public is invited to read poetry or just bring lunch and enjoy the readings.  There is no charge and the event which will be held rain or shine.

 

SAVE THE DATE – August 13, 2011“Secret Garden Tour” – You’re walking through a city neighborhood and a glorious purple clematis creeping over a fence, beckons you to take a look at the garden beyond. You steal a peek; wishing you could see the backyard…You do not want to intrude but you want that “fix” hoping their ideas will enhance your own garden.  Does this sound like you?  Then please join us Saturday, August 13th  for the SECRET GARDEN TOUR, sponsored by the Downtown DuBois Revitalization Group.  Tickets are on sale at Stew’s Brew Coffee House,  Brady Street Florist, Alvetro’s, Hanzely’s and the Downtown DuBois Revitalization Office.  Tickets are General Admission:  $15 (Walking Tour – 6 gardens, a garden gift & journal) or the VIP tour: $25 (Walking Tour – 6 gardens, a garden gift, journal – 1 extra garden with a catered luncheon, door prizes & wine tasting) .  Many thanks to our sponsors:  Alvetro’s Landscaping & Garden Center,  Brady Street Florist, Hanzely’s Nursery & Garden Center, Tim Britton Construction,  Stew’s Brew Coffee House, and The Winery at Wilcox.

Timberland FCU is holding its 4th Annual Golf Outing to End Alzheimer’s this year on Saturday, August 13th at Scottish Heights in Brockway, PA. It is a shotgun start at 1:00pm with a cost of $60 per golfer that includes round of golf with cart and golfer’s choice of Steak or Chicken dinner following the event. For more information, call Joe Klaiber at 371-2676.

 

Concert in the Park Series every Thursday from 7:00-8:15pm at the Amphitheatre: August 18th hear Redding Run Ramblers; August 25th  hear Post 17 American Legion Band; and September 1st hear NBC Chorus.  Bring your chair and come over to the Park for this FREE evening of entertainment.

 

Please join us on August 19, 2011 at Beechwoods Golf Course for the 26th Annual North Central Golf Classic.  This year’s event will be a scramble format.  For further information, please email us at dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx so we can forward a flyer for further details.

                 

Penn State DuBois Athletics Golf Benefit will be held on Saturday, August 27th at the TL Silver Course, shotgun start at 8:30am.  For more information on this e vent sponsored by Johnson Motors and Veolia, contact Ken Nellis at 375-4837.  Support the athletics programs at our own Penn State DuBois!

 

First Step: Starting a Small Business – Workshop each month July 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 Saturdays at DuBois Best Western from 8:30–noon.  The dates of the workshops are September 17**, October 8, November 19 and December 10.  ** The September 17 meeting will be a the DuBois Hampton Inn.  The cost is $20 per person.  To register online www.web.clarion.edu/sbdc/training or call toll free at 877-292-1843.

 

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.  Mark your calendar for the fo llowing 2011 dates: 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!

 

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter – Walk to End Alzheimer’s – September 17, 2011 – Memorial Park, DuBois – Become a planning committee member – help with team and sponsor recruitment, walk day logistics, an d 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.  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 DuBois Public Library the Last Monday of the month at 6:00pm, Facilitator:  Jen Crytser from DuBois Continuum of Care (814) 375-9100 and 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.

 

If you know of someone who may wish to receive the Monday Morning Update, please have them email dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.

 

 

Have a great Chamber Day!

 

Nancy

 

Nancy J. Micks, President/CEO

Greater DuBois Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development

P:  814-371-5010     F:  814-371-5005

dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

www.duboispachamber.com

 

 

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