Nonprofits & Service Clubs: Helping Others Take the Next Step to Success
Meeting the Challenge: People with disabilities aided finding path into the work force
U. S. studies show 70 percent of youth with disabilities are unemployed. Butler nonprofit organizations say these reliable employees are an untapped resource for employers.
Dress for Success: Agency assists women in finding better futures
Opening in July last year, Dress for Success has helped more than 100 women, empowering them to achieve better futures.
Pass it On: Volunteers put their experience to good use in mentoring programs
January is National Mentoring Month. Three Butler nonprofit organizations provide mentors for those looking for help getting to the next level of their lives and careers.
Small Town Matters
Petroleum Valley sprang from the Earth
Small Town Matters is a new Business Matters' column that each month will feature the legacy of Butler County's small towns, introducing readers to the people and businesses which helped form these communities. This month, we feature the boroughs of Petrolia, Karns City, and Bruin in Fairview and Parker Townships.
On The Job
Food for Thought: Cadre of volunteers delivers meals, companionship
Business Matters Editor, Beth Koop delivers food to the homebound of Butler with Meals on Wheels.
Words of Wisdom: Tips to make grant writing a better, more successful experience
Grant writing can be complicated and cumbersome, but Roxann Tyger, Director of Administrative Supports for Alliance for Nonprofit Resources in Butler gives tips for navigating through the grant writing obstacle course.
Finding Hope: The Lighthouse Foundation aims to put people on path of self-sufficiency
The Lighthouse Foundation has been serving Butler County for more than 30 years with services that help people get to the next level of of their lives.
Butler County Chamber of Commerce members gathered for the annual Holiday Celebration on Dec. 2 at Furniture Galleries on Pittsburgh Road in Butler.
Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber members enjoyed the holidays at the annual Giving Tree Holiday Celebration on Dec. 8 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Cranberry Township.
The first snow storm of the season greeted members of the Saxonburg Business Association during their annual Christmas Party on Dec. 13 at the Main Stay B&B in downtown Saxonburg.
Slippery Rock Business Association members and family celebrated the holiday on Dec. 7 at the Slippery Rock University Alumni House on the SRU campus.