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Butler County Business Matters is the only avenue in the county where industry leaders can stay on top of issues and the moves of other innovators. It is direct mailed monthly to the owners, managers and key executives of over 6,000 county-wide companies.

Business leaders from retail, manufacturing, governmental and financial sectors have come to rely upon Business Matters as the most dependable source of business related news and information in Butler County.

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Beth Koop

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

Editor: Beth Koop
Phone: 724.431.2209 Ext. 322
Fax: 724.431.2244

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July 2017

Legal and Insurance Expertise Secures Your Business: It Pays to be Prepared

Featured Stories

Patent Pending: Protect your idea – know your obligations when trying to take an invention to market
They say necessity is the mother of invention. But safeguarding your business' intellectual property in an increasingly global marketplace should be your No. 1 job.

Business Interrupted: Does your insurance policy cover expenses, loss of income?
If your business has standard property insurance, your income may not be covered if you experience downtime.

Inside Out: Policy needs to cover business's many facets
Too many business owners believe that their Business Owners Policy covers all aspects of the business, but what happens if an accident occurs outside your business?

Your Voice

Altering Act 170: Take note of new rules affecting limited liability companies
Lynch Law Firm Attorney, Delia Bouwers Bianchin explains about the new Pennsylvania Act 170 law and how it will affect LLCs.

Business Profile

Value Added: Strategic People Solutions builds businesses with end game in mind
Strategic People Solutions has helped hundreds of Western Pennsylvania companies with business planning, leadership coaching, and human resource services.

Small Town Matters

Visitors find Zelie's charms are surprisingly short drive away
Baron Dettmar Basse came to America in 1802 and established Zelienople named after his eldest daughter, Zelie.

Other Stories

Tour de Force: Officials criticize proposed cuts in state tourism
Tourism officials say proposed state cuts in tourism dollars will have a damaging effect on the state's economy as whole.

Guide to Success: New brochure offers information on starting a business in Butler
A new brochure will assist potential business owners steer in the right direction to open up their establishments in downtown Butler.

Share Alike: ConnectWork offers business people chance to try a shared environment
ConnectWork on Main is a new space in the Hollypointe building in downtown butler that hopes to provide business people with a shared environment for work, networking, joint ventures, business incubation and education.

How Much is Enough? Survey: Small businesses, government disagree on minimum wage issue
An SMC Business Council survey revealed that 85 percent of business owners in Western Pennsylvania disagree with Gov. Tom Wolfe's proposed increase in the minimum wage.

Photo Features

Celebrating Life
Business leaders and community members gathered on June 8 to celebrate the completion of the newly expanded Life Butler County on West Diamond Street in Butler.

Mixing it Up
Members of the Butler County Young Professionals met for their 3rd. Thursday Mixer on June 15 at Anna Marie's Winery in East Butler.

On Course
More than 100 golfers participated in the 61st Annual Chamber Golf Outing on June 8 at Lake Arthur Golf Club in Franklin Township.

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