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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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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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October 2017

Keep Educating Yourself

Featured Stories

Real World: Students learning outside classroom
Long gone are the days of learning from a textbook with a classroom setting. Today's instructors give students experiential learning experiences to teach future professionals real world skills.

Required: Leadership Skills - Colleges help develop individual talents, teamwork
Leadership skills have become the number one desired trait for new hires in the business world. Universities are responding by creating hands-on leadership programs to train the current and future workforce.

Giving Back: Businesses can easily set up scholarships
Think you have to be a millionaire to set up a college scholarship in the name of your business? Universities say it's easier than you may think.

Other Stories

Your Voice: Worth the Effort - Getting that graduate degree pays off with opportunities, earning potential
Slippery Rock University Director of Graduate Admissions, Brandi Weber-Mortimer weighs the benefit of graduate school over the obstacle of fear of failure.

High-Tech Jobs: Career night showcases manufacturing
The Butler County Manufacturing Consortium will host a Manufacturing Career Awareness Night to make students and parents more aware of the 285 county manufacturers offering high-tech careers.

Positive Impact: United Way of Butler County names interim executive director
Mary Ann Eisenreich, formerly the Southwest Regional Director for Gov. Tom Corbett, has been named the new interim executive director of the Butler County United Way.

Small Town Matters

Mars continues to grow from the 1790s beginning
Mars may seem like a strange name for a Butler County borough but history shows there was a logical explanation for the name of the little village that developed in the late 1700s.

Photo Features

Celebrate Business
Members of the Butler County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 2017 business year at the annual Celebrate Business dinner at the Robert M. Smith Student Center on the campus of Slippery Rock University on Sept. 13.

Multiple Mixer
Members of the Butler County, Greenville Area, Grove City Area, Mercer Area, Shenango Valley Chambers of Commerce and Slippery Rock Business Association attended a multi-chamber mixer on Aug. 30 at the Grove City Country Club.

Taste of Cranberry
Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber hosted the 2017 Taste of Cranberry at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Mars on Sept. 11. Attendees enjoyed a sampling of foods from more than 50 regional restaurants.

Don't Stop Dreamin'
The first Don't Stop Dreamin' Golf Outing was held on Sept. 14 at Conley Resort in Penn Township. Golfers raised funds for the program which provides dream fulfillment for residents of Quality Life Services nursing, rehab and personal care homes in Western Pennsylvania.

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