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Butler County Business Matters
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Butler, PA 16003

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December Editors Note

'Money' is what you make it... - Page 4

December 2018

Money: Banking on Opportunities


Banking for the Ages
How banks balance new trends with traditional needs - Page 24

Digital Assets
How and why business owners should make a plan for digital assets- page 25

The Gig Economy
Freedom, flexibility and Philanthropy draw workers to take 'gigs' - page 26

One nurse's choice
Why a local nurse is taking gig jobs instead of traditional nursing employment - page 26

Your Voice

Securing Business Financing:
Mark Buchek of Northwest Bank explains what business owners need - page 6


James Dionese
Mars Bank President James Dionese expands on his initiatives at the bank and as president of the PA Bankers Association - page 14

Business Profile

Magnetic Niche
A Butler man found his life's work by solving problems in his own life - page 36

Business Memories

NexTier Bank
Maintaining the community mission - page 8

Other Stories

Making change
What is next for the former PNC building on Main Street - page 17

Tax season is coming
Local accountants talk about how tax changes will impact business - page 20

Fundraising for non-profits
Experts talk about how to make the most of your next charity event - page 32

Municipal Money
County's Infrastructure bank marks one year - page 39

Power Outage Update
Local businesses reflect on impact of power outage - page 40

Photo Features

Multi-Chamber Meet and Greet - Page 18

Honoring Efforts - Page 22

Multi-Chamber Mixer - Page 46

Butler County Tourism Bureau Mixers - Page 42

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