Nominees sought for small business awards
The St. Francis University Small Business Development Center is seeking nominations for its annual Small Business awards.
Nominations are being accepted from Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset counties until March 22 for Small Business Person(s) of the Year, Exporter of the Year, Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Financial Services Advocate of the Year and Women in Business Advocate of the Year.
Winners and nominees will be recognized at a luncheon at noon June 14 in the JFK Center on the St. Francis University campus.
For more information or to receive a nomination packet, call St. Francis University Small Business Development Center at 472-3200 or email email@example.com.
Restaurant celebrating 35 years in business
Slick’s Ivy Stone Restaurant, Osterburg, is celebrating 35 years in business as it opens for the season March 7.
When the Slicks purchased the restaurant in 1979, they opened with two dining rooms and a small kitchen.
Through the years, the Slicks have added indoor restrooms, a large waiting area, two dining rooms and several additions to the kitchen.
Thirty-five years later, the restaurant is filled with a collection of antiques and objects from the past.
Somerset job fair scheduled March 13
FRIEDENS – The Somerset County Spring Job Fair will take place from 1 to 6 p.m. March 13 at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory in Friedens.
Participation cost is $75 for members of the Somerset Chamber of Commerce and $150 for nonmembers.
The event is designed to target industries that traditionally need large seasonal work forces during the spring and summer.
Prospective employees will be able to provide resumes and take part in on-site interviews. There is no charge for job seekers to attend.
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