Volunteers make things happen in our Chamber. Committee participation is fun and there is a great sense of reward that comes with accomplishment. Fresh ideas are so very important as our Chamber moves forward! We appreciate the many volunteers who give of their time to make our organization successful. Service on more than one committee is very acceptable Chamber behavior!

Business Education - Work together to make connections between the business community and the schools.
Committee Members – Dr. Elizabeth Stenkowski, Chair – Community College of Allegheny County, Jill Awes – Northern Westmoreland Career & Technology Center, Tammy Croyle – PA CareerLink Alle-Kiski, Marie Douglas – Douglas Insurance Services, Kathy Firestone – Community Library of Allegheny Valley, Debby Helwig – Deer Lakes School District, Pat Hollinger – Penn State New Kensington, Caroline Jackson – Highlands School District, Carrie Jacobus – Newport Business Institute, Jeff Lesko – Freeport Area School District, Joe Lucchino – New York Life/Eagles Strategy Corp., Richard Muth – IUP at Northpointe, Cindy Wittman – Forbes Road Career & Technology, Janice Zastawniak – Allegheny Valley School District, Pat Ziringer – Alle-Kiski HOPE Center

Golf Outing
Plan our annual golf outing and assist at the event! A great reward … A day in the sun!

Government Affairs
Monitor local, state and federal legislation as it affects business. Meet with elected officials. Provide membership programs on key issues.

Holiday Gala – Annual festive event honors community non-profit organizations and includes a silent auction fundraiser. Fun event to organize!
Committee Members – Marsha Spence – First National Bank, Kathy Firestone – Community Library of Allegheny Valley, Shirley Fryer – Concordia Lutheran Ministries, Joe Gajdosik – Curtiss-Wright EMD, Laurie Harris – First National Bank, Jean Ipoletta – PPG & Associates Federal Credit Union, Tom Kuhns – West Wood Finishing, William McCready – Allegheny Valley Hospital Trust, Rick O’Domes, PA CareerLink Alle-Kiski, Jeannie Rabick – First National Bank, Mary Rivers – Special Thoughts Gifts & Catering, Gordon Taylor – Senate Engineering Company, Colleen VanDruff, Green Oaks Country Club, Wade Woolford – Highland Tire

Interact with current members as well as plan fascinating networking and training events for our membership

Special Events
Look for creative ways to engage with the greater community with events like Trivia Night and Taste of the Allegheny Valley.  Events like these that are open to the public increase awareness in the communities which we serve.

Allegheny Valley Chamber of Commerce
1 Acee Drive, Suite 2
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

724-224-3400 [phone]
724-224-3442 [fax]
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