News & Events

Great Things Are Happening

Right here, right now – in Venango County and throughout the region – great things are happening! I know because every week I’m working with new startup companies, small businesses on the move, and manufacturing companies that are shipping product across the country. These are stories … READ MORE

Investing in the Future

For a regional initiative set on attracting young professionals to the area, “connection” is the key word. “Be Here,” created by program manager Ashley Cowles at the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce, has been working to attract and retain residents since its launch in January. … READ MORE

Be Here Has Officially Launched

The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce officially launched its Be Here Initiative at an event on Thursday, January 26, at Karma Coffee Co in Oil City. Be Here was created to attract and retain people and create an overall positive attitude of the area. People … READ MORE

Submit A Testimonial

Did you grow up in Venango County and leave for years, but now you’ve moved back and found a happy, successful life here? Have you lived here your whole life and never plan on leaving? Are you from another area, but moved here because of … READ MORE

Let’s Talk About Jobs

The Be Here initiative was created to spread the word about great opportunities in the Venango Area, but we want to do more than just talk! We are working to help improve the issues that do exist in the area, one of those being JOBS. … READ MORE