Starting on the left, Huntingdon County Foundation president Lawrence Newton, John Leone, Sophia Wood, and Ann Dunlavy of Lincoln Caverns. Sophia Wood, a sophomore at Penn State University, is the latest recipient of the Leone Family Scholarship. The scholarship was founded nearly a decade ago by Bonney Forge CEO John Leone and his family in memory of their son, Rick Leone, who passed away unexpectedly in April 2012. The Leones donated the sum of $150,000 to the Huntingdon County Foundation to be utilized
It’s Small Business Season! From October 31 – December 31st, we’re celebrating Small Business Season™. The chamber is encouraging every person of our community to support friends and neighbors by shopping, dining, and exploring our small businesses. Small Businesses Are a Big Deal to the Huntingdon County Community Small businesses made up over 60% of all new jobs this year and yet they face many challenges from rising costs to filling vacancies. Plus, according to JP Morgan Chase, “The median
FEMA Cold and Flu Toolkit For the month of November, we’re debuting a new toolkit for cold and flu season. Cold and flu season can range from annoying to downright disruptive. We all remember years when the flu sweeps through the office or our homes and knocks everyone out for a few days at a time, and where a cold can linger and nag us for weeks at a time. For most of us, the cold and the flu are almost a rite of passage. For others, with chronic conditions or who catch a particularly nasty strain of the
Seated from the left, Bernice Dysard, accepting Volunteer of the Year on behalf of Barbara Covert; Pam Grugan, ATHENA Award; Joe Brenneman of Brenneman’s Meat Market, Entrepreneurial Success Award. Standing, Mike Scott of Arize Federal Credit Union, Business of the Year; Jordan Canner, HAHS band director, Educator of the Year; immediate past Chamber chair Mike Simone; current Chamber chair Amanda Jenkins; Joy Myers on behalf of Penn Highlands Huntingdon, Customer Service Award; Ted Aurand, David K.
What Is a Chamber of Commerce, and Why Should You Join One? Joining a chamber of commerce can help you build your professional network and market your business. By: Jamie Johnson, Contributor (CO, by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Joining a chamber of commerce can give you access to the guidance and experience of local business leaders. As a small business owner, you’re always looking for new ways to market and grow your business. Joining your local chamber of commerce can help you do exactly
UC Fraud and UC-1099G Tax Forms https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-treatment-of-unemployment-compensation Victim of unemployment fraud?Criminals using stolen identities filed claims for unemployment compensation in other people's names. Because unemployment compensation is taxable, state unemployment agencies submit Forms 1099-G to individuals in whose names and Social Security numbers the unemployment compensation was paid and to the IRS. Victims of fraud who receive Forms 1099-G with inaccurate amounts of
PACP Awards Chamber Professional With Pennsylvania Certified Chamber Executive (PaCCE) Designation The Pennsylvania Association of Chamber Professionals (PACP) awarded the designation of Pennsylvania Certified Chamber Executive (PaCCE) to a deserving chamber professional during their 2021 PACP Chamber Professionals & Leadership Conference held in Johnstown, PA. Our newest PaCCE is Yvonne Martin, Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO. The PaCCE program was established in 2008 to
SOCIAL MEDIA AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS POLICY POLICY STATEMENTAdopted June 6, 2016 The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce fully acknowledges and recognizes the emergence and influence of Social Media and Electronic Communications in the modern world, as well as the rights of individuals to actively participate in the undertaking of such activities. The goal of electronic communication from our organization is to cultivate an environment wherein the usage of electronic media contributes to the