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
VA Butler Healthcare Walk & Roll
ou are invited to attend the second annual VA2K Walk& Roll Event on Wednesday May 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.at VA Butler Healthcare, Butler, PA. VA facilities acrossthe Nation are holding VA2K walk and roll events forwellness and in support of homeless Veterans. Last year’snational VA2K events were hugely successful. A total of 16,847 employees, Veterans, volunteers, and communitymembers donated over 25,935 items for homeless Veteransvalued at approximately $172,000.Community members are invited to join in. There is noregistration fee, but participants are asked to donate an itemfor a homeless Veteran (see wish list below). Registrationfor the VA Butler 2K starts at 10:30 am in the Auditorium onWednesday May 16, and the event begins at 11:00 am outsidethe main entrance. Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Inthe event of inclement weather, the VA2K will be held insideVA Butler’s Auditorium.For additional information, registration and more eventdetails, please contact VA Butler’s VA2K coordinator, HardyBang at 724.287.4781, ext. 4403 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you there!Between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. volunteers are asked todonate “wish list” items for these homeless veterans. Thelist includes: Small Flashlights, Deodorant, Plastic Cooking/Eating Utensils, Combs/Brushes, Hand Sanitizer – AlcoholFree, Small Camp Chairs, Flushable Wipes, Plastic RainPonchos, Bath Tissue, Hand/Feet Warmer Packets, Power/Granola Bars, Sewing Kits, Tea Bags, First Aid Kits, InstantCoffee Packets, Hand Towels/Wash Cloths, Sports WaterBottles with Lids, Backpacks, Insulated Coffee Cups with Lids,Toothbrush/Toothpaste, Manual Can Openers and Bar Soap.
SRU Women’s Golf Outing scheduledfor June 15
lippery Rock University officials have scheduledthe 17th Annual Women’s Athletics Golf Outing forFriday, June 15 at Pine Grove Golf Course in GroveCity. The four-person scramble event will feature anoon shotgun start. The day will culminate with dinner andthe awards presentation at approximately 5 p.m.Held in conjunction with the golf competition will bea putting contest as well as numerous hole contests andprize raffles. Cost of the event is $340 per foursome priorto June 1 and $400 per foursome after June 1. Individualgolfers may register for $85 prior to June 1 and $100after June 1. A separate dinner-only ticket is also availablefor $20. All registration should be done online at www.rockalumnicafe.com/wago.Sponsorships are also available, ranging from TitleSponsor through Hole Sponsor. For more information,contact Pearl Shaffer, associate director of alumniengagement, at 724.738.2768 or email@example.com.
VIP Dining and Entertainment -A Win ~ Win Strategy
IP Dining and Entertainment is proud to introducethe VIP Book, Butler County’s stimulus packagethat provides free advertising to the Butler Countymerchants featured in the book as well as discountsand savings to the consumer! Just as important, The VIPBook is manufactured right here in Butler, another way toshow dedication to our community.The VIP Book is used primarily for fundraising. Itcurrently retails for $25.00 and the selling organizationsyield $10.00 per book sold. With no upfront fees orcosts, no minimums to sell, the book is an easy and riskfree opportunity to raise money. The VIP Books can bepurchased in bulk quantities for only $19.95 and used forcustomer appreciation gifts, employee incentives as wellas company Christmas gifts. They provide free gift boxes,premium gift wrap and bow.Chamber Members can purchase their personal copy fora discounted rate of $20.00! Call 724-968-7826 for freedelivery. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.vipdiscountdining.com.
Meet and Greet theButler County Commissioners
e encourage you to take advantage of this opportunityto meet with the Butler County Commissioners,Chairman William L. McCarrier, A. Dale Pinkertonand Jim Eckstein in an informal “Get to know ourCounty Commissioners” along with an informal“Question and Answer Session”. This morning event is being held in cooperation with the Butler County Chamber of Commerce, Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau,Community Development Corporation of Butler County andCranberry Township. We invite you to join us for a continental breakfast and informal Meet & Greet on Friday, May 11, 2012,8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Cranberry Township Municipal Building,2525 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township, PA 16066. There isno charge; however, reservations are requested. Please contactthe Butler County Chamber of Commerce at 724.283.2222 tomake reservations.