Friday, February 8, 2013
The members will serve three-year terms.
The following Peters Township Chamber of Commerce members have begun serving three-year terms on the board of directors: Click here to visit the chamber's website and here to check out the chamber's Facebook page.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Corey Grabowski was also charged with loitering at night.
A Venetia man was jailed Monday after being charged by Peters Township police for two felony counts of burglary and one count of loitering at night. Corey Grabowski, 23, was arraigned on the charges by district Judge James Ellis and remanded to the Washington County Jail on $50,000 bond, online court records show. Peters Township police said Grabowski allegedly broke into the Peters Township Chamber of Commerce building and stole a laptop computer. Police said he also broke into a nearby dental office and stole $200. Police apprehended Grabowski when a resident called early Sunday morning to report a man walking through a rear yard dressed in all black, police said. Grabowski is scheduled to appear before Ellis for a preliminary hearing on…
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Lynne Horensky will serve a two-year term on the Board of Directors for Women's Business Network, Inc.
Lynne Horensky, of Peters Township, was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Women's Business Network, Inc. (WBN) to serve a two-year term. Horensky is a relationship banker for Brentwood Bank. She said she believes in supporting local businesses in the same way Brentwood Bank serves the Pittsburgh area. She brings 25 years of sales experience and 30 years in the finance/banking industry with concentrations in systems and customer service. Horensky has a Bachelor of Science (business administration degree) from Robert Morris University. As a member of the South Hills chapter of WBN for four years, she is also a board member of the Peters Township Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Southpointe/Marcellus Shale Chamber, CREW …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
1939 - 2012
Peters Township Chamber of Commerce Director Carol Foley, of McMurray, died Tuesday afternoon. She was 73. Foley was the beloved wife of 22 years to Edward L. Foley, M.D.; loving mother of Scott Edward Rawlings, Robert Brent (Alexis) Rawlings; caring stepmother of Jeffrey Scott (Vicki) Foley, Amy Elizabeth (Jim) Morton, Eric Kendall (Amy) Foley, and Mark Andrew Foley; dear grandmother of Elizabeth Anne, Kyle Edward, Sarah Marie, Alexis Grace, Andrew Scott, Amelia Maree, Evan Griffith, Olivia Morgan, Marjorie Elizabeth and Hannah Marie; sister of Lynne Coppa of Carson, CA; aunt of Rebecca Carbullido, Lynda Atkinson, Chris Mapel and Mark Mapel. Foley was born June 22, 1939 in Steubenville, OH to the late Arch Edward and Marjorie Emily Ledger…
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Peters resident Carol Foley died Tuesday afternoon.
Peters Township Chamber of Commerce Director Carol Foley died Tuesday afternoon. The news came unexpectedly. She did not attend Peters Township Community Day two weeks ago, which came as a shock to many Peters residents. This year marked her 25th year as chamber director. In March, she told Patch she felt so blessed to be in this community. "Peters is a great place to live, work and play,” she said. “People care about their kids and what goes on here. It’s a good community.” With her leadership, the chamber grew to more than 400 members, which makes the organization one of the largest in the region. Foley grew up in Follansbee, WV, and graduated third in her class. She completed business school in Steubenville, OH, before returning to …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Learn top advice from a local innovator and advisor at a social media seminar in Peters Township—registration closes Friday.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
A 2012 study by Forrester Consulting, a global research and advisory firm, has revealed that “To succeed in the connected world, marketers must create connected brands: brands that continuously engage with people when they want, where they want, and how they want—particularly through social media.” Patch is all about Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest—among others. Locally, to help you learn how to use social media most effectively for your small business, the Peters Township Public Library will host “Social Media Implementation; How to Take Your Business to the Next Level” on Tuesday, April 24. The program will be presented by Robert Stein, director of the Informational Technology Leadership program at the University of Pittsburgh Institute for…
Monday, February 13, 2012
Nominate them today—here's how.
Spring is on its way and so are this year's Character Counts Recognition Awards, which are scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 in council chambers. Do you know a Peters Township resident who goes above and beyond while demonstrating the ideals of respect, responsibility and honesty? Peters Township wants to know! If you said "yes," the Character Counts Committee would like to hear from you. PT Character Counts is a community-based character building initiative. PTCC is a collaboration of many community groups including the Peters Township School District, the PT Chamber of Commerce, Peters Township, the McMurray Rotary Club, local ministerium and PTAs. This initiative has been the catalyst behind many inspirational and educational…
Friday, September 23, 2011
The Peters Township Public Library, and the PT Chamber of Commerce, hosted a program, 'The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business,' Thursday.
Margaret Dietzer, the reference librarian at the Peters Township Public Library, introduced three guest speakers from various organizations that support and foster new businesses. Lindsey Biddle of the Small Business Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh; Jonathan Higie, attorney for Peacock, Keller & Ecker, LLP, in Washington, PA; and Edward Nemeth, senior loan officer of the Washington County Council on Economic Development, were the guest speakers at the “The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business,” Thursday. In addition to the large turn out of budding entrepreneurs, was Carol Foley, executive director of the Peters Township Chamber of Commerce. She was there in partnership with the library on this program, but…