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  • North Washington Rodeo
  • Wiest Audiology and Professional Hearing Aid Service
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  • Bulldog Garage Builders LLC
  • A-Notary
  • The Beacon
  • Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau
  • Hutchinson's Dry Cleaners
  • Moses Jewelers
  • Spectrum Insurance Services
  • Recycling and Waste Management
  • Superior Ambulance Service
  • Cranberry Village / Forest Park
  • Life Butler County
  • Just What the Doctor Ordered Inc.
  • BHS Faster Care
  • Snack n Pack
  • XTO Energy
  • Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School
  • Lifesteps
  • Penn United Technologies Inc.
  • Hefren-Tillotson
  • Butler Smiles Dental Care
  • Conlon Tarker
  • Center for Community Resources
  • Butler Area Rural Transit
  • Community Builders Group
  • A-Tech
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Butler County Community College
  • HouseMaster
  • Mars National Bank
  • Pediatric Therapy Professionals, Inc.
  • Quality Carpentry
  • Marburger Farm Dairy
  • Skander Tire
  • Cooper Station Restaurant
  • Vein Institute of Pittsburgh
  • R.W. Petruso Hearing & Audiology Center, Inc.
  • Kennedy-Meeder Insurance, Inc.
  • Dr. Michael S. Vactor, D.C.
  • Lake Forest Gardens
  • Battery Warehouse Plus
  • Stirling Landscaping Nursery
  • Sweeper City
  • Gold's Appliance
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Butler County Symphony Orchestra
  • Trader Horn
  • Grand Rental Station
  • Northwest Bank
  • Heritage Elder Law & Estate Planning, LLC
  • Quality Life Services
  • Purvis Brothers / Jiffy Lube
  • Penn Fencing Inc.
  • R.W. McDonald & Sos
  • Schneider's One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Autobody Products Inc.
  • Monday's Shoe Store
  • Best Insurance
  • Joe Pierrel Auto Inc.
  • Fred Vero Photography
  • Bickner Financial Services
  • Clair Boring Painting & Services, Inc.
  • Butler County Federated Library System
  • Parkers Appliance
  • Butler Eyecare / Chicora Eyecare
  • Butler Gymnastics Club / Butler Dance Center
  • Concordia Lutheran Ministries
  • Institute Hill Pharmacy
  • Butler County DA 24 Hour Drug Tip Line
  • Villa Grande Ristorante & Pizzeria
  • Pediatric Alliance P.C.
  • Small Parts Machine Inc.
  • Alameda Park
  • Golf Etc.
  • Mental Health Association
  • First Commonwealth Mortgage
  • Kennihan Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Peter's Chocolate Shoppe
  • Ritenour Equipment Center
  • Double Image Styling Salon
  • Sarver Animal Hospital
  • Butler Transit
  • Vena Health and Wellness
  • Saxony Health Center
  • Bill's Interior Grooming
  • Butler Ambulance Service
  • Cummings Candy & Coffee
  • Cafe Contrary
  • Butler Montessory School
  • Allegheny Chesapeake Physical Therapy
  • The Workingman's Store
  • Pizza Hut
  • Style-Rite Kitchen Sales
  • Harmony Organ & Piano Studio
  • Pets in the Park
  • Oesterling's
  • Benjamin Beetle Clothiers
  • Stock and Patterson Attorneys at Law
  • Robert Stephens Custom Jewelers
  • Cranberry Hearing & Balance
  • Ed Matteson, Northwood Realty Services
  • Tanglewood Bingo
  • Lutheran SeniorLife
  • Max C. Smith Company
  • Ellen O'Brien Gaiser Center
  • Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic
  • Butler County Community Development Corporation
  • Campbell's Notary Service
  • Business Groups

    Chambers and Business Associations

    Butler County Chamber of Commerce

    Address: 101 E. Diamond St., Lower Level, Suite 116, Butler, PA 16003
    Phone: 724-283-2222
    Website: www.butlercountychamber.com
    E-mail: jennifer@butlercountychamber.com
    President: Stan Kosciuszko

    Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau

    Address: 310 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople, PA 16063
    Phone: 724-234-4619
    Website: www.visitbutlercounty.com
    E-mail: visitors@visitbutlercounty.com
    Executive director: Jack Cohen

    Butler Downtown

    Address: 101 E. Diamond St., Suite 116, P.O. Box 1082, Butler, PA 16003
    Phone: 724-256-5769
    Website: www.butlerdowntown.org
    E-mail: info@butlerdowntown.org
    President: Meredith Glendening

    Community Development Corporation of Butler County

    Address: 112 Hollywood Drive, Suite 102, Butler, PA 16001
    Phone: 724-283-1961
    Website: www.butlercountycdc.com
    E-mail: butlercdc@butlercountycdc.com
    Executive director: Ken Raybuck

    Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce

    Address: 119 S. Broad St., Grove City, PA 16127
    Phone: 724-458-6410
    Website: http://grovecityareachamber.com
    E-mail: info@shopgrovecity.com
    Executive director: Beth Black

    Harmony Business Association

    Meets: 6:30 p.m. first Thursday of each month at members’ businesses
    Address: 229 Mercer St., Harmony, PA 16037
    Website: www.harmonybusinessassociation.com
    E-mail: dwmlaw@zoominternet.net
    President: Dennis McCurdy

    Mars Area Business Association

    Meets: 9 a.m. first Thursday of each month at members’ businesses
    Phone: 724-822-2069
    Website: www.facebook.com/marsareabusinessassociation
    E-mail: maba@justmath.net
    President: Melanie Sittler

    Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber of Commerce

    Address: 5000 Brooktree Road, Suite 100, Wexford, PA 15090
    Phone: 724-934-9700
    Website: www.pghnorthchamber.com
    E-mail: info@pghnorthchamber.com
    Executive director: Jim Boltz

    Saxonburg Area Business Association

    Meets: Noon second Tuesday of each month at Centennial Hall, 310 W. Main St., Saxonburg; also hosts quarterly events for members
    Address: P.O. Box 542, Saxonburg, PA 16056
    Website: www.saxonburgbusiness.org
    E-mail: info@saxonburgareabusiness.com
    President: Phil Wain, pwainscape@zoominternet.net

    Slippery Rock Business Association

    Meets: 11:45 a.m. third Wednesday of each month in lower level of NexTier Bank, 121 S. Main St., Slippery Rock
    Phone: 724-283-2222
    Website: http://goslipperyrock.com
    President: Lara Wozniak, lwozniak@nextierbank.com

    Zelienople Area Business Association

    Address: P.O. Box 51, Zelienople, PA 16063
    Website: www.gozelie.com
    Phone: 724-612-2519
    E-mail: djfritch@zoominternet.net
    President: Dan Fritch

    Networking Groups

    AmSpirit Business Connections, Cranberry chapter

    Meets: 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at North Park Lounge Deckhouse, 20810 Route 19, Cranberry Township
    Website: www.amspirit.com/pittsburgh
    Contact: Mary Ann Sembrat, msembrat@printdaughters.com

    AmSpirit Business Connections, Wexford chapter

    Meets: 7:15 a.m. Mondays at Eat ’n Park, Franklin Village, 2650 Brandt School Road, Marshall Township, Allegheny County
    Website: www.amspirit.com/pittsburgh
    Contact: Hilah Mason, hilahj@comcast.net

    BNI, Capital Gains chapter

    Meets: 7:15 a.m. Thursdays at Adams Ridge Clubhouse, 100 Adams Ridge Blvd., Adams Township
    Contact: Jared Scholl, jared.x.scholl@ampf.com

    Business Referral Xchange

    Meets: 8 a.m. second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Christ Community Methodist Church, 205 N. Duffy Road, Butler Township. Also hosts monthly mixers
    Contact: Kandy McCool, cooltwo@zoominternet.net

    Butler Area Networking Group

    Meets: 11:45 a.m. first and third Thursdays of each month at Rachel’s Roadhouse, 100 Fairfield Lane, Butler Township
    Website: www.butlerbang.org
    President: Phil Crouse, 724-504-6977

    Butler County Chamber of Commerce’s Friday Morning Coffee Club

    Meets: 8 a.m. Fridays at Fairfield Inn & Suites, 200 Fairfield Lane, Butler Township. Takes summer break in July and August
    Phone: 724-283-2222
    Website: www.butlercountychamber.com

    Christian Business Partners, Butler chapter

    Meets: 8:15 a.m. Thursdays at Mac’s Route
    8 Cafe, 16 Pittsburgh Road, Butler Township
    Website: www.christianbp.com
    Contact: John McCool, 724-991-8488

    Christian Business Partners, Cranberry chapter

    Meets: 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays at The Sports Grille, 1294 Freedom Road, Cranberry Township
    Website: www.christianbp.com
    Contact: Jennifer White, 724-759-0669

    Christian Business Partners, Wexford chapter

    Meets: 8:15 a.m. Wednesdays at King’s Family Restaurant, 105 VIP Drive, Marshall Township, Allegheny County
    Contact: Alex Giannetti, 724-779-3613 or alexgiannetti5@gmail.com

    Commercial, Industrial, Service Trade North

    Meets: 9:15 a.m. first Wednesday of each month at Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, 20581 Route 19, Cranberry Township. Attendees should be involved in construction or property management.
    Contacts: Jill McKibbin, jmckibbin@mckibbinconsulting.com; or Lyn Null, lnull@rossmaintenance.net

    Inspired Women Paying it Forward

    Meets: 6 p.m. quarterly at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 910 Sheraton Drive, Marshall Township, Allegheny County. Along with networking, members vote on a women’s charity to support and then each donate $100.
    Contact: Debra Dion Krischke, 724-935-6100 or debra@teameffortevents.com

    Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber’s Chamber Connections

    Meets: 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the chamber headquarters, 5000 Brooktree Road, Pine Township, Allegheny County; 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille, 285 Northgate Drive, Marshall Township, Allegheny County; 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Cranberry Township Municipal Center, 2525 Rochester Road; 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 4859 McKnight Road, Ross Township, Allegheny County
    Phone: 724-934-9700
    Website: www.pghnorthchamber.com

    Toastmasters, Cranberry Area club

    Meets: 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Cranberry Public Library in the Cranberry Township Community Center, 2525 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township
    Website: cranberryarea.toastmastersclubs.org
    E-mail: cranberrytoastmasters@gmail.com

    Toastmasters, Cranberry High Noon Club

    Meets: Noon Mondays at the Pella Windows Training Center, 230 Thorn Hill Road, Marshall Township, Allegheny County
    Phone: 412-407-7734
    Website: cranberryhighnoon.toastmastersclubs.org
    E-mail: chntoast@gmail.com

    Toastmasters, Early Bird Club

    Meets: 7:30 a.m. second and fourth Saturdays of each month at the Butler YMCA, 339 N. Washington St., Butler
    Website: 2255.toastmastersclubs.org
    Contact: John McCool, 724-991-1320 or coolone@zoominternet.net

    Women’s Business Network, Cranberry chapter

    Meets: 7:30 a.m. first and third Thursdays of each month at Cranberry Community United Presbyterian Church, 2662 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township
    Website: wbninc.com
    Contact: Marcia Miller, 724-538-3059

    Women’s Business Network, Criders Corners chapter

    Meets: Noon second and fourth Thursdays of each month at The Sports Grille, 1294 Freedom Road, Cranberry Township
    Website: wbninc.com
    Contact: Annette Locke, 724-316-8005

    Women’s Business Network, North Hills chapter

    Meets: 9 a.m. second and fourth Fridays of each month at Eat ’n Park, 930 Butler St., Etna
    Website: wbninc.com
    Contact: Jean Russ, 724-443-0990

    Women’s Business Network, Sarver chapter

    Meets: 11:30 a.m. first and third Thursdays of each month at Savor in Sarver, 123 Malone Drive, Buffalo Township
    Website: wbninc.com
    Contact: Michelle Schulteis, 724-353-2431

    Women’s Business Network, Wexford chapter

    Meets: 8 a.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Atria’s Restaurant & Tavern, 12980 Perry Highway, Pine Township, Allegheny County
    Website: wbninc.com
    Contact: Kathy Baum, 724-934-5143

    Local Organizations

    Butler County Community College, Community & Workforce Division

    Purpose: Open enrollment and customized noncredit training for business and industry
    Address: Continuing Education Building, Butler County Community College, 107 College Drive, Butler, PA 16002
    Phone: 724-287-8711
    Website: www.bc3.edu/communityworkforce
    Contacts: Lisa Campbell, Business & Industry; Kip Deleonibus, Public Safety; and Paul Lucas, Lifelong Learning

    Butler County Health Care Consortium

    Purpose: Networking and sponsored training for health care businesses
    Meets: 8:30 a.m. first Wednesday of each month at members’ businesses
    Website: www.tricountyhealthcare.org
    Contact: Mary Salony, planning and grant coordinator for the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board
    Phone: 724-282-9341, Ext. 35
    E-mail: msalony@tricountywib.org

    Butler County Manufacturing Consortium

    Purpose: Networking and sponsored training for manufacturers
    Meets: 8 a.m. third Wednesday of each month at the Public Safety Training Facility at Butler County Community College, 107 College Drive, Butler
    Website: site.butlercountymfg.org
    Contact: Mary Salony, planning and grant coordinator for the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board
    Phone: 724-282-9341, Ext. 35
    E-mail: msalony@tricountywib.org

    Butler County Young Professionals

    Purpose: Networking and community engagement for young professionals
    Phone: 724-283-2222
    Website: www.butlercountychamber.com

    Butler Human Resources Association

    Purpose: Education and networking for human resources professionals
    Meets: 11:30 a.m. second Tuesday of each month at Conley Resort, 740 Pittsburgh Road, Butler; no meetings in July or August; hosts annual HR Forum in spring
    Address: P.O. Box 303, Butler, PA 16003
    Website: butlerhra.org
    President: Alta Roqueplot, aroqueplot@elwd.com

    East Brady Area Development Council

    Purpose: Promote business development in the East Brady area
    Meets: 6:30 p.m. second Wednesday of each month at Allegheny Hills Retirement Residence, 421 Kellys Way, East Brady
    Contact: Dawn Weibel, 724-526-3264

    Government Contracting Assistance Center at Slippery Rock University

    Purpose: Assist businesses with getting government contracts
    Phone: 724-738-2346
    Website: www.sru.edu/offices/governmentcontracting-assistance-center
    E-mail: gcac@sru.edu
    Manager: Renee Decker, renee.decker@sru.edu

    SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)

    Purpose: Small business assistance
    Meets: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. third Monday of each month at Butler County Chamber of Commerce office for business counseling for chamber members. By appointment only.
    Address: 101 E. Diamond St., Suite 116, P.O. Box 1082, Butler, PA 16003
    Phone: 724-283-2222
    Website: www.butlercountychamber.com

    Slippery Rock Development

    Purpose: Revitalize Slippery Rock and support its businesses
    Address: 100 S. Main St., P.O. Box 273, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
    Phone: 724-794-2338
    Website: www.slipperyrockpa.org
    E-mail: srockdevelopment@aol.com
    Administrator: Tom McPherson

    Slippery Rock University Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator

    Purpose: Promote regional economic development through student learning opportunities in new venture creation and business consulting
    Address: 165 Elm St., Slippery Rock, PA 16057
    Phone: 724-738-1606
    Website: www.seasru.com
    E-mail: sea@sru.com
    Director: John Golden

    Tri-County Technology Consortium

    Purpose: Networking and education for technology professionals and businesses
    Meets: 9:30 a.m. first Tuesday of each month at rotating sites in Butler, Armstrong and Indiana counties
    Website: tc2tech.com
    Contact: Jeanne Glauser, jglauser@tricountywib.org, 724-282-9341, Ext. 108
    Chairman: Steve Higgins, sth@sasforge.com, 412-309-3495

    Tri-County Workforce Investment Board

    Purpose: Meet current and future needs of employers and job seekers
    Address: 112 Hollywood Drive, Suite 201,Butler, PA 16001
    Phone: 724-282-9341
    Website: www.tricountywib.org
    Executive director: Fred Fornataro

    Regional Organizations

    Catalyst Connection

    Purpose: Assistance for manufacturers
    Address: 2000 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Phone: 412-918-4300
    Website: www.catalystconnection.org

    Clarion University Small Business Development Center

    Purpose: Small business assistance
    Address: 330 N. Point Drive, Clarion, PA 16214
    Phone: 814-393-2060
    Website: www.clarion.edu/sbdc
    E-mail: sbdc@clarion.edu

    Duquesne University Small Business Development Center

    Purpose: Small business assistance
    Address: 108 Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15282
    Phone: 412-396-6233
    Website: www.sbdc.duq.edu
    E-mail: duqsbdc@duq.edu

    Innovation Works

    Purpose: Assist technology startups and small businesses with consulting and funding
    Address: Nova Tower 2, Two Allegheny Center, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Phone: 412-681-1520
    Website: www.innovationworks.org

    German American Chamber of Commerce, Pittsburgh chapter

    Purpose: Promote and support trade between the U.S. and Germany. Provide support and networking opportunities for Germanowned businesses operating in southwestern Pennsylvania
    Address: 625 Liberty Ave., 5th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Phone: 412-330-1273
    Website: gaccpittsburgh.wordpress.com

    Marcellus Shale Coalition

    Purpose: Trade association for businesses involved in the natural gas industry in the Appalachian region
    Address: 24 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275
    Phone: 412-706-5160
    Website: marcelluscoalition.org

    Master Builders’ Association of Western Pennsylvania

    Purpose: Construction industry trade association
    Address: 631 Iron City Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    Phone: 412-922-3912
    Website: www.mbawpa.org
    E-mail: info@mbawpa.org

    National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Pittsburgh chapter

    Purpose: Trade association for developers, owners and investors in industrial, office and related commercial real estate
    Address: Rosslyn Commons, 333 Baldwin Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    Phone: 412-928-8303
    Website: www.naiopwpa.com
    E-mail: info@naioppittsburgh.com

    Pennsylvania Coal Alliance

    Purpose: Advocate for the coal industry
    Harrisburg office: 212 N. 3rd St., Suite 102, Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Phone: 717-233-7900
    Pittsburgh office: 200 Hightower Blvd., Suite 304, Pittsburgh, PA 15275
    Phone: 412-489-6143
    Website: www.betterwithcoal.com

    Pittsburgh Technology Council

    Purpose: Assistance for technology companies
    Address: 2000 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Phone: 412-687-2700
    Website: www.pghtech.org

    Small Business Administration, Pittsburgh district office

    Purpose: Small business assistance and funding in connection with the U.S. Small Business Administration
    Address: 411 Seventh Ave., Suite 1450, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Phone: 412-395-6560
    Website: www.sba.gov/offices/district/pa/pittsburgh

    SMC Business Councils

    Purpose: Advocacy and assistance for small- to medium-sized businesses
    Address: 600 Cranberry Woods Drive, Suite 190, Cranberry Township, PA 16066
    Phone: 412-371-1500
    Website: www.smc.org

    University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center

    Purpose: Small business assistance
    Address: 230 S. Bouquet St., 1800 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Phone: 412-648-1542
    Website: entrepreneur.pitt.edu/institutecenters/small-business-development-center

    U.S. Export Assistance Center in Pittsburgh

    Purpose: Assist businesses with exporting goods and services to international markets
    Address: 1000 Liberty Ave., Suite 807, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Phone: 412-644-2800
    Website: www.export.gov/pennsylvania/pittsburgh
    E-mail: office.pittsburgh@trade.gov

    Young Professionals in Energy, Pittsburgh chapter

    Website: ypepittsburgh.org
    Contact: Josh Hickman, 304-952-9397, josh.hickman@ypenergy.org