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

Writer: Steve Cukovich
Phone: 724.431.2209 Ext. 247
Fax: 724.431.2244
E-mail: scukovich@butlereagle.com

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September 2022

Energy, Land Resources & Agriculture




Helping people work together better

MBA members learn valuable skills through training – Page 6



Farm First

Program protects agricultural property from development – Page 16


Business Insider



Felt All Over

People, businesses at mercy of crude oil price fluctations- Page 24



First responders train for grain bin rescues

When piled up yards high in silos, grain becomes like quick sand – Page 13



Turning gas into plastic

Shell cracker plant expected to stimulate economy- Page 25



Sustainable Beacon

SRU’s Macoskey Center a model of renewable energy, efficiency – Page 18



Investing in the Future

County reaps benefits of gas drilling money – Page 26



Powered by the sun

Moraine, DCNR invest in solar panels – Page 22


Features



Your Voice Matters

First Energy invests $572M to prepare for severe weather- Page 4



Q & A

Aggregates form the foundation of society – Page 10



Day In The Life

Butler Farm Show the culmination of a year’s work for 4-H educator Amy Metrick – Page 14


Seen


YMCA Fore the Children Golf Classic

The YMCA Fore the Children Golf Classic took place Aug. 1 at Butler County Country Club.- Page 32


Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber Golf Outing

The Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber hosted its annual golf outing July 26 at Conley Resort and Golf Club.- Page 34


Glade Run Family Food Truck Festival

The event featured a cornhole tournament, car cruise, music, raffles, and a bake sale. – Page 43


Butler Catholic School Farm to Table Dinner

The dinner featured dishes that included fruits, vegetables and herbs grown in the Butler Catholic School Garden. – Page 48


Ghouls for Good fundraiser

The Butler County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 7th annual Ghouls for Good Fundraiser Aug. 11 – Page 46

Up Next:

October’s theme will feature Education – Deadline for submission: September 15

Community Spotlight:

Slippery Rock – Grove City

Behind the Business Podcast

Lisa Guard

Specialized Staffing and Industry Recruiters

Building a Staffing Company From Scratch

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