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2010 09 Newsletter

2010 09 Newsletter

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Published by: Butler County Chamber of Commerce on Oct 12, 2011
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September 2010
Message fromthe President Page 2Member NewsPages 4 - 7Lunch & LearnPage 8New Members
Page 9Ladies Golf Outing Insert Page
olume 20
ssue 9
Spt 2010
a guide to Butler County business information
T h e o f f i c i a l n e w s l e t t e r o f t h e B u t l e r C o u n t y C h a m b e r o f C o m m e r c e
Printing provided by:
Minuteman Press
in the Pullman Commerce Center
(724) 283-7403
"Serving theButler Countybusiness communitysince 1896" 
"We Mean Business" 
Ibis Tek LLC, Butler Health System and The Butler EagleTo Be Honored At Annual Dinner On September 15
Written by: Jillian Lagner 
oin the Butler County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on Wednesday, September15, 2010, and “Celebrate Business” at the Annual Chamber Dinner. The evening will recog-nize the accomplishments of local businesses and highlight the activities of the Chamber, ourprograms and our volunteers.The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Butler Country Club with an hors d’oeuvres cocktailparty, and continues with dinner and presentations.The Chamber is pleased to present the 2010 William A. Morgan Jr. Entrepreneur of the YearAward to John Buckner, Executive Vice President, and Tom Buckner, President and Chief ExecutiveOfficer, of Ibis Tek LLC. Ibis Tek LLC was founded in 1999 and is a veteran-owned small businessspecializing in products and accessories critical to the Defense Industry and other State and FederalAgencies. The Entrepreneaur of Year Award is presented to a local outstanding business ownersand is recommended by the Chamber’s Past President’s Advisory Council and past award recipients.Past recipients of the William A. Morgan Jr. award include David Lloyd, Richard Musko, WilliamMcCarrier, N. Lee Ligo and Matthew Diehl.The Chamber Business Champion Award is presented to an outstanding business or organizationthat displays vision, ingenuity, commitment and determination and is based on business accom-plishments. This year the award will be presented to the Butler Eagle and Butler Health System.The Butler Eagle is a family-owned newspaper, founded in 1903. Butler Health System, founded in
Candidates’ Debate Scheduled For Monday September 27, 2010
 he Legislative Action Committee of the Butler County Chamber of Commerce has joined withthe Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce and Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureauto hold a Candidate’s Forum on
Monday, September 27, 2010, at 6:00 pm.
Butler CountyCommunity College will host the event at the Succop Theater in the Science, Technology,and Cultural Building on their main campus.Congressional Candidates for District 3 and 4 have been invited to attend as well as the Candi-dates for U.S. Senator. We are pleased that Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper and challenger MikeKelly have both confirmed their attendance. The committee is also optimistic that Congressman JoeSestak and Ex-Congressman Pat Toomey will also join us.
Congressman Jason Altmire is unable to participate therefore there will be no debate for District 4.
This event will be conducted as a formal debate, and Dr. Michael Coulter, Professor of PoliticalScience at Grove City College, will serve as moderator. Dr. Coulter teaches courses in Parties andElections, State and Local Government and Public Policy. ARMSTRONG has been actively involvedwith coordination of the program and will be exclusive for taping and televising.We encourage you to attend this important event and we thank our partners and sponsors. Res-ervations are not necessary and the event is open to the public.
continued on page 3 
Butler County Chamber of Commerce
Bad f Ditpfina taff
Brenda Lemmon
Board Chair 
 Minuteman Press of Butler 
Dr. Nicholas Neupauer
Vice Chair 
 Butler County Community College
 Joe Taylor
Vice Chair 
Sherry Kyne
 Eisler Nurseries, Inc.
 Jocelyn Howard Sinopoli
Past Chair 
C.W. Howard Insurance Agency
 John Brautigam
Clearview Mall 
Dr. Edward Bucha
Slippery Rock University 
Dino Capestrani
Concordia Visiting Nurses 
Cecelia Buechele Foster
Community Health Clinic of Butler County 
Aubery Hulings
Farmers National Bank 
Brian McCafferty
Kenmac Rentals & Sales 
Glenn Miller
Thompson-Miller Funeral Home
 Jody Offstein
Furniture Galleries 
Stephanie Roskovski
Butler Health System
Vic Rozic
Calumet-Penreco LLC/Karns City 
Tammy Schuey
Butler Eagle
Ken Raybuck
CDC of Butler County 
Daniel Swartz
Nextier Bank 
Dean Weiland
Friedman’s Freshmarkets Affilate Organizations: 
Butler County Young ProfessionalsButler DowntownButler Human Resources AssociationFriday Morning Coffee ClubLeadership Butler CountyNew Visions for ButlerSlippery Rock Business Association
Stan Kosciuszko ..............................Ext. 23
Bobbi Jo Cornetti ............................Ext. 22
Communications Director  
Jennifer Monaco ..............................Ext. 21
 Administrative Assistant  
Jillian Lagner.................
2010 Summer Intern
A Message From The President
“Back to School” and “Back to Business”
ne of the things we do best here at the Butler County Chamber of Com-merce is promote our Members here in Butler County. To do this, youmust give us the opportunity and select the specific event that allowsmaximum exposure. Additionally, we have our newsletter, business re-source guide, website and map as avenues to promote your services.September is the time to think about planning and budgeting for the upcomingyear and we invite you to consider one of the available options outlined below.As you know from reading this publication, our mailings and advertising andour website, we promote our sponsors in print, via the airwaves prior to, duringand after the event. From the invitation to the thank you, your organizationis prominently recognized for their generosity and given every opportunity tomarket your services.We encourage you to think about getting “Back to School” and “Back to Busi-ness” for 2011 by signing up to sponsor one of our well attended events, be ita Membership Orientation or an Annual Golf Outing. Give us the opportunityto promote your business to the Butler County Community. Call and ask mefor details and options for any of the annual events listed, or as you all know,we are always open to new networking and educational opportunities.
Friday Morning Coffee Club Back In Business
Written By: Jillian Lagner 
tart your Friday mornings off right with the Friday Morning CoffeeClub, sponsored by PNC Bank and hosted at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot, located at 200 Fairfield Lane in Butler. Chamber membersare getting ‘back to business’ starting on September 3, 2010. You won’twant to miss this FREE event of networking and sharing of referrals andleads. The Coffee Club meets from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. with a continental breakfast and a variety of morning presentations.No reservations are required. All non-chamber member guests can at-tend up to two times before they are asked to join, and members of otherarea chambers, CDC and Butler County Tourism are encouraged to attend.The following is the event schedule for September and October:September 3- Geneva College Adult and Graduate Studies in Butler -Alice Price & Linda RoundtreeSeptember 10- Marci McDeavitt, Promotions with PersonalitySeptember 17- NO MEETING
September 24- Brian Pitell, Luttner Financial Group- “Landowner Advocacy”
October 1- NO MEETINGOctober 8- Aubery Hulings, Farmers National BankOctober 15- Roger Kelly, Irene Stacy Community Mental HealthCenter - Mental HealthOctober 22- Becky Smith, Butler DowntownOctober 29- Jeff Carr & Rick Sickle, Friedman’s Freshmarkets
September 2010
T h e o f f i c i a l n e w s l e t t e r o f t h e B u t l e r C o u n t y C h a m b e r o f C o m m e r c e
Annual Dinner
continued from page 1
9th Annual Expo At The Mall - Sponsorships Available
Friday & Saturday, February 4 & 5, 2011 - The Clearview Mall
• Spring Meet-N-Move Networking
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 
Hosted and Sponsored By: Concordia Lutheran Ministries 
 Additional Sponsorships Available 
• Member Orientation
Wednesday, April 6, 2011- Chamber OfceSponsorships Available
• Employee Appreciation Luncheon & Mini Expo
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - The Atrium 
Main Sponsor: The Atrium Featuring Employee Of The Year Award Sponsored By Butler Memorial Hospital 
Additional Sponsorships Available
• Chamber Mixer At Butler Little Theatre
Thursday, May 12, 2011 
Sponsored By: R.P. Musko & Associates & Leadership Butler County 
• Spring Garden Market & Home & Garden Show
Saturday, May 14, 2011 – Succop Conservancy
Main Sponsor: Kenmac Rental & Sales 
Additional Sponsorships Available
• Human Resource Forum
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - Butler County CommunityCollege Succop Theater
Butler Human Resource Association & Butler County Chamber
Sponsor: Butler County Community College And 
Additional Sponsorships Available
• 55th Annual Golf Outing
Thursday, June 9, 2011 - Lake Arthur Country Club 
Major Sponsors: Concordia Visiting Nurses And Butler Health System Beverage Sponsor: Lake Arthur Country Club Hole-In-One Sponsor: Honda North Prize Sponsor: Conley Resort 
Cocktail Hour Sponsor: Available – ($1,000.00) 
Dinner Sponsor: Friedman’s Freshmarkets Breakfast Sponsor: Frames & Pixels 
Lunch Sponsor Available – ($500.00)Golf Cart Sponsor Available – ($500.00)Putting Contest Sponsor Available – ($500.00)Tee Sponsors Available – ($150.00 For Both Outings) 
• Leadership Graduation & United Way Annual Meeting
Featuring The Red Apple Awards Sponsored By ArmstrongWednesday, June 15, 2011 - Founders Hall At Butler CountyCommunity College
Leadership Graduation Sponsor: C.W. Howard Insurance Agency 
Program Sponsor: Minuteman Press 
Additional Sponsorships Available
• Chamber Summer “Bash” Party - Sponsorships Available
Friday, July 15, 2011 
Main Sponsor: The Atrium 
Additional Sponsorships Available 
• Community Champion Award Luncheon
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - Tba 
Award Sponsored By: 4-Most Group Architects 
Lunch Sponsor Available – ($500.00) 
• 17th Annual Ladies Golf Outing
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - Conley Resort 
Main Sponsor - Farmers National Bank Dinner Sponsor - Minuteman Press Beverage Sponsor – Culligan Hole-In-One Sponsor - Lake Arthur Country Club 
Lunch Sponsor Available – ($300.00)Cocktail Party Sponsor Available – ($500.00)Cart Sponsor Available – ($500.00)
• Joint Chamber Mixer At Foxburg Inn & Allegheny Grille
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 – Foxburg Inn 
Main Sponsor: Farmers National Bank 
• Celebrate Business Annual Dinner - Sponsorships Available
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 – Butler Country Club 
Printing Sponsor - Minuteman Press Cocktail Party Sponsor - C. W. Howard Insurance Agency 
• Fall Meet- N- Move Networking
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Hosted & Sponsored By: Newhaven Court 
• Member Orientation
Wednesday, November 9, 2011- Chamber OfceSponsorship Available 
• Holiday Gathering
 Friday, December 2, 2011 – Succop Conservancy
 Upcoming Events 
1898, provides individualized services in locations throughoutWestern Pennsylvania.We would like to extend special thanks to our sponsors: C.W.Howard Insurance Agency, Minuteman Press, Butler CountryClub, Northwest Savings Bank, Frames & Pixels Productionsand past presidents and chairs, Lisa Guard, D. Michael Hartley,Jay Shaffer and Bill Wilson.Join the Chamber and enjoy a great evening of food, friendsand fun. The cost is $50.00 per person and tables of 10 may be reserved. For more information, contact the Chamber at724.283.2222 or via e-mail at Jennifer@ButlerCountyCham- ber.com.

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