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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.

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Kim Paskorz

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

Editor: Kim Paskorz
Phone: 724.431.2209 Ext. 322
Fax: 724.431.2244
E-mail: kpaskorz@butlereagle.com

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June 2018

Small Business & Tourism: Destination Butler County

Featured Stories

Center of Attention
After years with little to show for their efforts, supporters of Butler County's Main Streets begin to see success, especially for small businesses. - Page 32

Brewery Biz Hopping
In Butler County, craft breweries are on the rise. Read about the entreprenaurs behind the scene. - Page 33

See The Money
The Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau has been awarding grants for tourism related activities for 8 years. Now, officials are starting to see the investment pay off by way of increased visitors to the county. - Page 36

Other Stories

On The Job: Packing It In - Shipping services (and peach pie) help Goin' Postal find its niche
Business Matters editor Kim Paskorz learns what's happening at Goin' Postal in Butler Township. - Page 4

Your Voice: Leaving the Workforce - Transitioning to retirement can make change easier
Michaele Geibel, regional director at WoodmenLife, talks about transitioning to retirement. - Page 7

Q&A: On The Floor - Flooring ship owner wears many hats
Frank Chrobak, owner of Elegant Wood Floors & More in Butler Township, fields questions about being a small business owner and the trends in his industry. - Page 8

Sticking It Out
Time is right for Stick City's former home brewers to open doors in Mars. - Page 38

One-Stop Shop
Butler County Children's Center will become a 5-county hub for state child care services. - Page 15

Business Memories

The Right Environment
Chatham University's Eden Hall takes a holistic approach to education. - Page 12

Photo Features

St. Barnabas Founder's Day - Page 18

2017 Butler County Distinguished Service Awards - Page 24

Toast to Tourism - Page 42

Butler County YMCA 2018 Annual Celebration - Page 48

Growing Butler - Page 58

The State of the Commonwealth - Page 60

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June Advertisers

Alliance For Nonprofit - Page 3
Airport Authority - Page 5
AGR - Page 23
ARC - Butler County - Page 53
Armstrong - Page 25
Arris Construction - Page 63
Balouris Eye Center - age 27
BC3 - Page 40
Benko Orthodontics - Page 62
Berkshire Hathaway - Page 61, 62
Better Living Patio - Page 64
Blumling & Gusky LLP - Page 28
Butler County Children's Center - Page 15
Butler County Tourism - Page 11
Butler Smiles Dental - Page 56
Callery Industrial - Page 55
CDC of Butler County - Page 20
Champagne Appraisal - Page 63
Chatham University - Page 13
Concordia - Page 16
Consolidated Communications - Page 39
DemEx - Page 62
Dillon, McCandless, King, Coulter & Graham - Page 19
Dittman Eyecare - Page 50
Elegant Wood Floors - Page 9
Elliott's Tire - Page 52
Fairground Market Catering - Page 50
Farmers Insurance - Page 62
Farmers National Bank - Page 22
Geibel Funeral Home - Page 46
Goin' Postal - Page 6
Grand Rental Station - Page 20
Hotel Saxonburg - Page 45
Institute Hill Pharmacy - Page 28
Interstate Pipe and Supply Co - Page 56
Ivory Grence Group - Page 59
J&J Power Equipment - Page 46
John's Automotive - Page 10
John W. Thrower, Inc - Page 17
Kievit & Silbaugh - Page 47
Lifesteps - Page 59
Ligo Architects - Page 21
Lynch Law Group - Page 7
Maridon Museum - Page 37
Mars Home For Youth - Page 22
Mars National Bank - Page 31
Martin Sales and Service - Page 21
McClymonds Supply & Transport - Page 41
Metal Fence Supply - Page 6
Minuteman Press - Page 10
NexTier Bank - Page 57
North Country Brewing - Page 54
P&W Construction, Inc. - Page 40
Petruso Audiology - Page 51
Pittsburgh North Regional - Page 30
Quality Life Services - Page 49
RBC Wealth Management - Page 26
Ridge Insurance - Page 43
Shelbourne, Inc. - Page 54
Siegel Insurance - Page 14
Skander Tire - Page 35
Slippery Rock Business Assoc. - Page 29
Slippery Rock University - Page 26
Specialized Staffing - Page 2
St. Barnabas - Page 3
State Farm - Mark MacTaggart - Page 16
Stay At Home Quality Care - Page 52
Thompson Miller Funeral - Page 44
True Value Hardware - Page 14
Turner Insurance - Page 30
WoodmenLife - Page 63

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