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Kim Paskorz

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

Editor: Kim Paskorz
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Fax: 724.431.2244
E-mail: kpaskorz@butlereagle.com

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October Editors Note


Uncertainties create opportunities... - Page 4

October 2018

Career Evolution: Education provides options


Features

Learning Curve
Going back to school to start a new career becomes more of the norm - Page 32

School Daze
What it's like to run a business from a former school, four owners took the challenge - page 33

The Great Unknown
Advancing Technology creating new jobs at unprecedented pace - page 34

Your Voice

Slippery Rock University:
Continuing to Thrive William Behre, president of SRU - page 5

Butler County Community College
A Top 10 List Nicholas Neupuer, presidents of BC3 - page 6

Q&A

Judicial Decisions
Marilyn Horan talks about her transition from Butler County Court to federal court - page 12.

On The Job

Jeff James
A day after retiring from the US Secret Service, James took the security helm at Seneca Valley Schools - page 20

Business Profile

All Things Art
Harmony's Bottlebrush Gallery marks 10th anniversary - page 26

Business Memories

Changing Lives
The Summit Academy counts success on child at a time - page 8

Other Stories

Know your Numbers
YMCA offers corporate wellness outreach program - page 15

Learning the Law
Lawyers required to continue their education - page 18

Science Lesson
Seneca Valley senior takes part in annual BASF academy - page 24

Celebrating Business
Chamber dinner celebrates business - page 49

Low Numbers
Unemployment ticks further down in Butler County - page 50

Humane Course
Butler County Humane Society initiates business ambassador program - page 52

Photo Features

Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber Meet and Greet - Page 16

Lifesteps Star Gala - Page 30

Multi-Chamber Mixer - Page 46

Butler County Chamber of Commerce Celebrating Business - Page 48


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October Advertisers

AES Specialized Services - Page 50
ARC - Butler County - Page 31
Armstrong - Page 3
Balouris Eye Center - Page 43
BC3: Affordable - Page 14
BC3: Accessible - Page 37
BC3: Quality - Page 40
BC3: Excell - Page 42
BC3: Good Buy - Page 45
BC3: Leader - Page 51
Benko Orthodontics - Page 35
Berkshire Hathaway: Swidzinski - Page 61
Berkshire Hathaway: DiDomenico - Page 63
Bill's Interior Grooming - Page 63
Blumling & Gusky, LLP - Page 42
Bottlebrush Gallery Shop - Page 28
Butler Co. Children's Center - Page 4
Butler County Outreach - Page 10
Butler County Tourism - Page 22
Butler County Vo-Tech - Page 21
Butler Smiles Dental Care - Page 14
Carpenters Training Center - Page 12
CDC of Butler County - Page 4
Champagne Appraisal - Page 60
Chatham University - Page 25
Clarion University - Page 17
Consolidated Communications - Page 27
DBS Telecom Inc - Page 62
DemEx - Page 61
Dittman Eyecare - Page 44
Elliott Tire - Page 53
Farmers Insurance - Page 61
Fish Window Cleaning - Page 40
Ford Business Machines - Page 64
Gateway Engineering - Page 41
Goin' Postal - Page 50
Gray-Scheer Architecture - Page 63
Grove Manor - Page 39
I.U.P. - Page 11
Institute Hill Pharmacy - Page 28
J&J Power Equipment - Page 62
Kievit & Silbaugh - Page 45
Lenape Practical Nursing - Page 24
Lenape Tech - Page 18
Ligo Architects - Page 10
Maridon Museum - Page 12
Mars National Bank - Page 7
Martin Sales & Service - Page 6
Metal Fence Supply - Page 36
Minuteman Press - Page 23
NexTier Bank - Page 15
North Country Brewing - Page 36
Oberg Industries - Page 55
PA Cyber - Page 23
Penn Christian Academy - Page 6
Penn Power Group Solutions - Page 22
Quality Life Services - Page 5
RBC Wealth Management - Page 20
Shelbourne, Inc. - Page 20
Shelor School of Dance - Page 37
Slippery Rock University - Page 19
Specialized Staffing - Page 2
St. Barnabas Health System - Page 47
St. Wendelin's School - Page 13
State Farm - Mark MacTaggart - Page 29
Stay At Home Quality Care - Page 53
Summit Academy - Page 9
Thompson Miller Funeral Home - Page 44
True Value Hardware & Rental - Page 62
United Plate Glass - Page 29
Valley Bus Lines - Page 35
WoodmenLife - Page 63
YMCA - Page 24

Women in Business

Blumling & Gusky LLP - Page 58
Butler Beauty School - Page 58
Clear Choice Realty - Page 58
Community Health Clinic - Page 59
Family Bowlaway - Page 56
Farmers National Bank - Page 57
Hunter Truck Sales - Page 58
Leslie Osche - Page 57
Lung & Wellness Center - Page 56, 57
Mars National Bank - Page 56, 57, 58, 59
MIU4 Entrepreneur Academy - Page 56
New Haven Court - Page 56
NexTier Bank - Page 56, 57, 58, 59
Proforma Advertising - Page 56
Thistlesea - Page 58
Thompson Miller Funeral Home - Page 59
United Way of Butler - Page 59
WoodmenLife - Page 59

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