[vip_committees] Fwd: Monday Morning Update

  • From: Blaine Clark <thelight9@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: vip_committees@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 01 May 2011 11:03:25 -0400

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Subject: Monday Morning Update
Date: Sun, 1 May 2011 11:00:25 -0400
From: DuBois Chamber of Commerce <dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <dacc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>



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This Week:


SPECIAL THANKS to Brady Street Florist – What a great MIXER and Open House celebration they hosted last Friday to announce their new location at 44 North Brady Street.  If you haven’t been there yet – you won’t believe your eyes!  Congratulations to Ron and Jenn and the entire crew.


Taxpayers United for Representation Now announ ces the Jefferson County Commissioners Candidates Forum on Tuesday, May 3, 6:30 PM .  All Commissioner Candidates are invited to participate. There are several co-sponsors for the event which will be held in the Main Courtroom, Brookville. www.turnpa.com


411 NETWORKERS – Kickoff Meeting – a close-knit networking group who meet weekly with the purpose of giving and receiving quality business referrals.  Only one professional per business category will be accepted.  Attend the meeting on Wednesday, May 4th beginning at 7:15 am at TJ’s in the Clarion Hotel.  Visit our www.411networkers.com or email us at 411networkers@xxxxxxxxx


There’s always something happening at the DuBois Mall: May 5th -7th Mother's Day Craft & Gift Show: Find the perfect gift for Mother's Day or treat yourself to something special.

Vendors will have displays of jewelry, perfume, kitchen gadgets, wooden crafts & so much more.  Then on May 7th - Model Train Show from 10-4; Come & enjoy this fun display.


CHICKEN BAR-B-Q THIS FRIDAY, MAY 6TH – The DuBois Nursing Home is the pick-up location for this annual event where $7.00 buys you buy ½ chicken, potato salad, baked beans, roll & butter, and dessert.  Buy for lunch 11-1:30, or for dinner 3-4:30.  For ticket information, 375-9100 or 375-5483.


First Friday Block Party in Downtown DuBois – set for this Friday, May 6th between Brady Street and High Street, 5-8 pm.  Bring the kids and enjoy rides on fire truck while listening to the great sounds of local performers, The Moore Brothers!  F or more information, downtowndubois@xxxxxxxxxxx or call 371-3064.

RESERVATIONS NOW - Our next Business Over Breakfast, will be held on 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.


CHOOSE YOUR TEE TIME NOW – for the Chamber  / JC Annual Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, May 27th at Treasure Lake Silver Course.  Tee times are either 8:00am or 1:00pm – contact us know for your preferred tee time:  < a href="">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 May 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:


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 Industry. 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.

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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 also include a listing of board of directors and staff contact information.


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 won derful 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.  


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!



Next Week:


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 emailin g 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.  Ove rnight packages available at discounted prices. Limited availability, early reservations encouraged.  Tickets may be purchased at: Bob's Army & Navy Store - Downtown Clearfield - 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 Te mple 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.


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.



Coming Soon:


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 walking 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 Saturdays at DuBois Hampton Inn from 8:30–noon.  The dates of the workshops are May 21, 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.


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.


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.


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 J. Micks, President/CEO

Greater DuBois Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development

P:  814-371-5010     F:  814-371-5005





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