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Prospering with a Multi-Generational Workforce
Sep
26
11:00 AM11:00

Prospering with a Multi-Generational Workforce

The Shenango Valley Chamber presents Prospering with a Multi-Generational Workforce featuring Kelley Ashby, of Kelley Ashby Consulting LLC, Youngstown, OH

Join us for a presentation centered around successfully working with and retaining a multi-generational workforce, plus interactive activities, lunch and a panel and special take-away information!

Tickets are $40 - register for free via eventbrite and the Shenango Chamber will invoice you! Sponsorships are available for $125 and include two tickets; mention in the program, social media, e-blasts, signage at the event and from the stage.

RSVP by September 19 or for additional information, 724-981-5880 or info@svchamber.com

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Ask an Expert 2019 Series
Sep
26
6:30 PM18:30

Ask an Expert 2019 Series

  • The Keifer Building at St. Paul's (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tax Savings & Charitable Giving

Experts:

  • Amy Atkinson, Associate Director, Community Foundation of W. PA & E. OH

  • Howard Hawkins, Director of Business Development at United Church Fund

  • Don Hill, President, Don Hill Consulting

  • Robert Sherbondy, Partner, Campbell & Sherbondy, CPAs

Reservations required: jkather@sp1867.org or 724-589-4646

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Coffee Connections
Aug
16
8:30 AM08:30

Coffee Connections

Connecting Businesses to Create a Better Community

Co-Sponsored by: Primary Health Network

PHN and PHN Foundation invite business members of Mercer County and surrounding areas to attend Coffee Connections to create networking opportunities and educate others on what our area has to offer.

RSVP by Friday, August 9: rdean@primary-health.net, 724-456-3038

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Ask an Expert 2019 Series
Jun
27
6:30 PM18:30

Ask an Expert 2019 Series

Navigating Health Insurance: Medicare, Co-insurance & Prescription Coverage”

Presentation begins at 6:30 followed by a Q&A session. Topics include:

  • Medicare Open Enrollment

  • How various deductibles, co-insurance and co-pays operate within Medicare

  • Medicare supplements

  • Medicare Advantage Plans

  • Choosing a prescription drug plan

Experts:
Debbie Yoos, billing specialist, St. Paul’s
Mike Johnston, director of individual accounting services, Davevic Benefit Consultants
Bretton Walberg, pharmacist & owner, Walberg Family Pharmacies

Reservations required: jkather@sp1867.org or 724-589-4646

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Healthy Living Series
Jun
25
6:00 PM18:00

Healthy Living Series

  • Howard Miller Student Center, Sawhill Georgian Room at Thiel College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Know the Facts About Breast Cancer

Join Dr. Maryann Payne, breast surgeon, who will be discussing the latest facts about causes, risk factors, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. 

Registration: 800-974-9634 The program is free, but space is limited. Snacks and refreshments provided.

Series sponsored by Sharon Regional Medical Center & Thiel College

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Reaching for Success Workshop
Jun
24
to Jul 31

Reaching for Success Workshop

  • PHN Charitable Foundation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hosted by PHN Charitable Foundation

Free event for teens ages 15-19

Workshops are July 23-23, 30-31 from 9 am - 3 pm; graduation ceremony Aug. 1 at 11 am

Locations vary for each session.

Sessions include:

  • Team building

  • Job readiness

  • Career planning

  • Recreational activities

Breakfast and lunch provided each day. Transportation to and from the host locations is available, if needed.

Limited seating. Call to register, 724-981-2875 x404 or online

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17th Annual Pioneer Frolic
Jun
22
to Jun 23

17th Annual Pioneer Frolic

  • M.K. Goddard State Park Marina Area (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Co-sponsored by the Friends of Goddard (FROG) and Goddard State Park.

The community celebration and pioneer workday focuses on the pioneers who settled the Lake Wilhelm watershed area in the 1700s through 1840s. View complete weekend schedule.

Demonstrations include blacksmithing, tanning, spinning, and dutch oven cooking. Entertainment both days, wagon rides, artisans, food vendors and more! Live Cresswell Charity Auction on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Admission and parking are free.
M. K. Goddard State Park is located five minutes from I-79. Take Exit 130 to 358 West and follow the signs to Lake Wilhelm Road, leading directly to the marina. For further directions or more information contact the park at 724-253-4833. Park maps are available on their web page.

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Opioids & Dangerous Drugs Safety Awareness Program
Jun
21
12:30 PM12:30

Opioids & Dangerous Drugs Safety Awareness Program

Sponsored by Rep. Mark Longietti

“Controlling the Opioid Epidemic in our Aging & Disabled Populations”
Presented by Alan L. McGill, Senior Supervisory Special Agent, PA Office of Attorney General

The program is designed to provide the general public with current information on the drug crisis including opioids. The presentation centers on prescription opioid abuse, illicit opioid drugs, methamphetamine, bho / marijuana and designer drugs that are a health hazard and safety risk to our communities.

For more information, contact: Caremella Ansinger, legislative assistant, 724-588-1005.

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Healthy Living Series
Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

Healthy Living Series

  • Howard Miller Student Center, Sawhill Georgian Room at Thiel College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hernia Education & Screening Event

Join Dr. Randy Hofius, general surgeon, will be offering a hernia awareness seminar to discuss hernias and hernia treatment. A free hernia screening will be available following the presentation. Learn more about the new options available at Sharon Regional including minimally-invasive robotic surgery.

Registration: 800-974-9634 The program is free, but space is limited. Snacks and refreshments provided.

Series sponsored by Sharon Regional Medical Center & Thiel College

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Healthy Living Series
May
21
6:00 PM18:00

Healthy Living Series

  • Howard Miller Student Center at Thiel College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Managing Joint Pain

Is knee pain keeping you from enjoying the things you love? Find out about new treatment options for knee pain including the use of the area’s only robotics assisted technology used for total and partial knee surgery.

Presented by Steven Hand, DO, orthopedic surgeon

Registration: 800-974-9634 The program is free, but space is limited. Snacks and refreshments provided.

Series sponsored by Sharon Regional Medical Center & Thiel College

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12th Annual WILD Conference
May
2
8:00 AM08:00

12th Annual WILD Conference

  • Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

WILD is a national conference bringing together women for a day of inspiration, motivation, networking and professional development. There will be breakout sessions consisting of leadership and marketing workshops by community and business leaders from throughout the region. Breakfast and lunch will be served with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. 

With a 2019 theme of Inspiration, the conference will feature opening speaker Karla Wludyga, Executive Coach and Senior Management Consultant with PRADCO in Cleveland. Author and entrepreneur Donna Reese will be the closing keynote speaker. Breakout sessions will focus on leadership and marketing topics. 

In a very special presentation inspired by our Legacy award, we will be celebrating the life of longtime Gannon University Small Business Development Center Senior Business Consultant John Snyder. 

Tickets are $75 and are available NOW at our new website, http://www.wildconf.org. Now is a perfect time to gather a group of your friends and fill a table. It’s also a great time to follow us on Facebook here for updates and announcements.

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Ask an Expert 2019 Series
Apr
25
6:30 PM18:30

Ask an Expert 2019 Series

Brain Health: Alzheimer’s Care & Caregiver Tips

Presentation begins at 6:30 followed by a Q&A session. Topics include:

  • Keeping our brains healthy as we age

  • Diet and lifestyle for preventing chronic diseases including Alzheimer’s

  • UPMC’s “Powerful Tools for Caregivers Program”

Experts:
Jill Curtis, Education & Outreach Coordinator, Alzheimer’s Association, Greater PA Chapter
Jacqueline Flowers, Clinical Dietician, St. Paul’s Senior Living Community
Heather Miller, Community Relations Coordinator, Northwest PA UPMC for Life

Reservations required: jkather@sp1867.org or 724-589-4646

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Managing the Gift of Time: Achieving Your Full Potential
Apr
10
to May 8

Managing the Gift of Time: Achieving Your Full Potential

  • John "Jack" Laeng Board Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Two part workshop to help you identify and accomplish what is most important to you.

Session 1: April 10

  • Setting purpose-driven goals

  • Prioritizing multiple opportunities

  • Building your personal plan

Session 2: May 8

  • Managing daily time demands

  • Clarifying urgent vs. important activities

  • Overcoming procrastination

Hosted by PHN Charitable Foundation and presented by Eagle Training & Development.
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Cost is $20 per session or $35 for both. RVSP to Kristen Mild, 724-981-2875. All proceeds benefit the “Reaching for Success” youth summer workshop, a free program offered by the foundation.

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Lunch & Learn
Mar
21
11:00 AM11:00

Lunch & Learn

  • Headland Friendship Commons at The Villas - St. Paul's (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Health Care Today: Taking Ownership of Your Health Care

Health care is more volatile today than ever before and making informed decisions is crucial. Find out what today’s health care consumers should know and understand to make the system work for you.

Presented by Chris Wright, President & CEO of St. Paul’s Senior Living Community.

RSVP by March 4 to jkather@sp1867.org or 724-589-4646

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Lunch & Learn
Mar
13
11:00 AM11:00

Lunch & Learn

  • Anderson Fellowship Hall at The Heritage - St. Paul's (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Decoding the Challenging Behaviors of Dementia

Throughout the stages of dementia, a person can exhibit what caregivers label “challenging behaviors.” The anger, confusion, fear, paranoia, and sadness that people with the disease are experiencing can result in aggressive and sometimes violent actions. This session reviews strategies which are most effective in caring for people living with a dementia-related disease.

Presented by Lori L. Dierolf, a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners

RSVP by March 4 to jkather@sp1867.org or 724-589-4646

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Ask an Expert
Feb
28
6:30 PM18:30

Ask an Expert

  • The Keifer Building at St. Paul's (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Identity Protection & Online Security: Business, Banking & Scams

Thursday, February 28
6:30 p.m.
Kiefer Building at St. Paul's, 341 E. Jamestown Road

Presentation begins at 6:30 followed by a Q&A session. Topics include:

  • Identity Protections

  • Online Security and Scams

  • Financial Abuse of Elders

Experts:
Dave Spangler, Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist, LegalShield
David Reeves, President, Reeves Information Technology
Dave Leyde, Vice President/Branch Manager, First National Bank

Reservations required: jkather@sp1867.org or 724-589-4646

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Job Fair
Jan
10
10:00 AM10:00

Job Fair

St. Paul’s Without Walls Job Fair

St. Paul’s is looking for honest, dependable, compassionate individuals to become Care Partners and Companions.

Join them as current employees and clients share their experiences about how Without Walls has changed their lives.

Two sessions: 10 - 11 am and 3 - 4 pm
Fill out an application and schedule an interview ON SITE

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Leadercast - Eagle TD
Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Leadercast - Eagle TD

Leadercast‐EagleTD is the world’s largest one‐day leadership event, reaching over 100,000 attendees in 20 countries around the globe. This year's event features five of the most recognized and respected speakers for an experience unlike any other.

Speakers include Andy Stanley, Mae Jemison, Michael Hyatt, Carey Lohrenz and Joe Torre. Meet the speakers.

This event, originally simulcast from Atlanta, GA, will challenge all of us to focus on leadership skills to better serve our families, organizations, and communities. 

Conference includes lunch, breaks, professional development credits.

Early bird $89; General $99; Group $85. Chamber members receive a discount using code ETDC1327. Register here.

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