Welcome to Our New Board Director

We held our January Board of Directors meeting at the renovated Grand Pine Commons yesterday. We welcomed our newest Board of Director Brenton Gilmore who owns BodyShop Group Fitness in Ellwood City. We are pleased to have him join us at the Chamber. Thank you to all our Board of Directors who volunteer their time and energy to help the Ellwood City Area! More about the Grand Pine Commons: The building used to be the North Sewickley Grange and was bought by Karen & John Trozzo. They renovated and are looking for tenants to rent office space. For more information call Karen & John at 724-847-3349. Thank you to everyone who came to yesterday’s...

Our First Seminar of 2018

The Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the first networking event of the year “Minimizing Commercial Litigation Risks for Small and Family Owned Businesses” which was presented by John DeCaro Jr. from Cusick & DeCaro P.C.& Frank Salpietro from Rothman Gordon P.C. They spoke about ways small businesses can prevent litigation. You are welcomed to stop by the Chamber and pick up information from the seminar if you were not able to be...

Ellwood City Christmas Tree Decorating

  Ten adorn 30-foot Christmas tree with 5,000 lights, 300 ornaments ELLWOOD CITY – Members of the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce and others on Friday adorned a 30-foot blue spruce Christmas tree in the Community Plaza with 5,000 lights and 300 ornaments in preparation for Ellwood City’s “Let There Be Lights Weekend.” Raymond Santillo, the chamber’s executive director; Caroline Golmic, chamber president; and Jillian Court, chamber executive assistant; worked to decorate the tree donated by INMETCO, as did Ron Freehauf, of Ohioville; Russell Barge, of Wampum; Anthony Mazzant, of New Castle; Ellwood City residents Jen Eller, Ashley Smith and Ashley Jubach; and Shelley Collins, of Lynchburg, Va. “Let There Be Lights Weekend” begins at 6 p.m. Dec. 1. The festival will include vendors, entertainment, horse and trolley rides, reindeer, fireworks and the lighting of the Christmas tree. After the festivities, “A Christmas Story” will be shown in the Lincoln High School auditorium at 8:15 p.m. A Christmas parade, with special guest Santa Claus, begins at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 2 on Lawrence Avenue. Santa will travel to Treefoil Lodge at Ewing Park afterwards and meet with children while visitors can ride through the park and admire the lights and displays of “Christmas in the...

Doing Business in the Era of Shell Seminar

Take a look at the following presentations to get an overview of “Doing Business in the Era of Shell.” “Doing Business in the Era of Shell” presented by Chet Mroz “Southwest Louisiana Economic Development” presented by iberiabank “Opportunities for Regional Business Growth Entrepreneurship” presented by R.B. Smith...