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Beth Koop

Butler County Business Matters
P.O Box 271
Butler, PA 16003

Reporter: Beth Koop
Phone: 724.431.2209 Ext. 322
Fax: 724.431.2244
E-mail: bkoop@butlereagle.com

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April 2017

Health Care: Rx for Care

Featured Stories

Emergency Call: Funding, manpower issues fuel EMS crisis
If you call for an ambulance in Butler County, will one come? That's questionable now that services around the region are experiencing severe funding and staffing issues.

Price of the Problem: Drug addiction crisis costs continue to grow
Drug-related deaths are increasing every year in Butler County and health officials say the costs to fight the war on drugs are also on the rise.

Medical Marijuana: State begins first steps to putting program in place
The business of growing medical cannabis is about to start in Pennsylvania. Advocates say the new business will help patients and be good business for the state.

Small Town Matters: Callery traces its roots to exploits of rail magnate
The small town of Callery in Adams Township began with the start of the Pittsburg and Western Railroad and its builder, James Callery.

On the Job

Superior Ambulance: Selfless actions of ordinary people doing extraordinary things
Butler County Business Matters Editor, Beth Koop goes on the road in Grove City on emergency calls with Superior Ambulance Service.

Other Stories

Chamber conducting minimum wage survey
A survey went out to all Butler Chamber of Commerce business owners to get their opinion of a state-mandated minimum wage increase.

Sister Cities: Tourist bureau fosters relationships
The Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau has been forging relationships throughout the world with Germany and China in an effort to promote international travel to Butler County.

Healing Heroes: Program brings service dogs to veterans
Armstrong and Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs have partnered to provide service dogs to five disabled veterans in the Armstrong service area.

Photo Features

Meet and Move
Members of the Butler County Chamber of Commerce met for the chamber's first series of Meet-n-Move networking luncheons on March 7 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Winfield Township.

An XChange
Butler County professionals met for the monthly Business Referral Xchange networking event on March 15 at Family Bowlaway Fun Center in Butler.

Coffee Club
The Butler County Chamber of Commerce's Friday Morning Coffee Club gathered for networking at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Butler Township on March 17.

Crystal Ball
Butler Health System Foundation's annual Crystal Ball gala was March 11 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township.

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