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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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April 2018

Healthcare and Professional Services: Commitment to a Better Community

Featured Stories

Robotic Surgery: Technology offers numerous benefits
Butler Health System introduced robotic surgery to patients last year and patients are reaping the health benefits of the new technology. - Page 33

Big Picture: Employers find encouraging healthier lifestyles can be better for workers' welfare and the company's bottom line
From smoking cessation to CPR to weight management, employers are investing in the health of their workers. - Page 32

Care Questions: Services available for those watching over an aging loved one
Deciding to keep an aging loved one at home can be a challenging decision, but regional services are here to help. - Page 34

Other Stories

Your Voice: Once of Prevention: Being aware of your surroundings can keep you out of dangerous situations
Former Army and Army National Guard infantryman, Ed Stoughton gives professional advice on staying safe at work by utilizing situational awareness, an educational program he offers through his company, Tier III. - Page 4

State of Mind: Hypnotist explains what happens in the process
There are many misconceptions about hypnotism, but licensed pharmacist, nutrition consultant and founder of Enlightened Wellness Solutions, Christina Tarantola dispels the myths and shares how the process can be a healthy choice. - Page 6

Dealing with Dementia: Health and Aging Coalition program intended to help caregivers
Butler County Business Matters editor, Beth Koop spent the morning learning about the unique inside out understanding of dementia and aging through the “Dementia Live” program held at Newhaven Court at Clearview in Butler. - Page 19

Business Memories

Focusing on Growth: St. Barnabas continues to expand services to meet needs
For 118 years, St. Barnabas Health System has been a meeting the needs of seniors throughout Western Pennsylvania. - Page 8

Photo Features

Growing Butler Speaker Series
The Butler County Chamber of Commerce hosted the first of its speaker series events, "Growing Butler," on Feb. 28 at Suncrest Golf and Grille with guest speaker, Jim Roddey, former chief executive of Allegheny County. - Page 14

YMCA 2018 Annual Support Campaign
The Butler County Family YMCA kicked off its 2018 annual Support Campaign, which funds opportunities to provide memberships and programs. The event was held on March 1 at the Hardwood Cafe. - Page 16

Crystal Ball
Butler Health System Foundation celebrated the 2018 Crystal Ball on March 10 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township. - Page 24

The Butler County Chamber of Commerce and Alle Kiski Strong Chamber hosted a networking luncheon as the first in a series of Meet-n-Move events for 2018 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot on March 6. - Page 44

Women's Leadership Council
The United Way of Butler County's Women's Leadership Council met for a spring mixer on March 20 at Vines Wine Bar in Seven Fields. The networking event was held in celebration of Women's History Month. - Page 46

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Aging Gracefully - Page 38
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ARC - Butler County - Page 57
Armstrong - Page 64
Baglier - Page 55
Balouris Eye Center - Page 35
BC3 - Page 28
Benko Orthodontics - Page 48
Berkshire Hathaway - Page 61
Bill's Interior Grooming - Page 56
Blumling & Gusky LLP - Page 26
Butler Co. Chamber of Commerce - Page 32
Butler County Tourism - Page 39
Butler Health System - Page 17
Butler Smiles Dental - Page 4
Butler West Business Park - Page 20
Callery Industrial - Page 51
Care Chiropractic - Page 49
CDC of Butler County - Page 12
Chatham University - Page 41
CHS Alera Group - Page 36
Clair Boring - Page 36
Community Health Clinic - Page 23
Concordia - Page 37
Concordia Visiting Nurses - Page 31
Consolidated Communications - Page 47
DBS Telecom Inc. - Page 10
Dittman Eyecare - Page 10
Fish Window Cleaning - Page 29
Goin Postal - Page 63
Grand Rental - Page 50
Grapevine Center - Page 20
Gray-Scheer Architecture - Page 42
Grove Manor Nursing - Page 45
Hagan Business Machines - Page 50
Harrisville Memorials - Page 28
Health Care Consortium - Page 5
Institute Hill Pharmacy - Page 6
J&J Power Equipment - Page 38
Kievit & Silbaugh - Page 11
Lifesteps - Page 18
Ligo Architects - Page 23
Lynch Law Group - Page 7
Maridon Museum - Page 42
Mars National Bank - Page 59
Metal Fence Supply - Page 54
Minuteman Press - Page 58
NexTier Bank - Page 22
Oberg Industries - Page 27
Petruso Audiology - Page 15
Pittsburgh North Regional - Page 4
Quality Life Services - Page 25
RBC Wealth Management - Page 12
Saxony Health Center - Page 60
Shelbourne Personal Care - Page 26
Slippery Rock University - Page 54
Specialized Staffing - Page 2
St. Barnabas Health - Page 9
State Farm - Mark MacTaggart - Page 43
Stay at Home Quality Care - Page 21
Stirling Landscaping - Page 58
Sunnyview Nursing - Page 53
Thompson Miller Funeral - Page 48
True Value Hardware - Page 60
Turner Insurance - Page 63
United Plate Glass - Page 56
VNA - Page 19
YMCA - Page 13

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