The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


November 24, 2012

Business events 11/25/2012


ExCEL – Expanding Chamber Excellence in Leadership – will present a program titled “Generations: The Newest Form of Diversity” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the at the Holiday Inn-Downtown Johns­town, 250 Market St.

Guest speaker will be Aaron V. Nygren, president of Nygren Training Solutions.

Cost is $20 for members of the Greater Johnstown/Cam­bria County Chamber of Commerce and $25 for nonmembers.

For more information or to register, contact the chamber at 536-5107 or chamber@johns­town­

Nov. 29

NAMI Cambria County will present “Civilians in the Crossfire – Mental Health Casualties in a War-Torn Country” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-Downtown Grand Ballroom in Johnstown.

It will include the reflections of local resident Kathy Griffith on her work as a nurse-midwife among Afghans traumatized by the effects of war and oppression.

The program has been approved for two continuing education hours by Pitt-Johns­town. It is open to the public.

For registration and additional information, call NAMI at 535-3166 or email

Dec. 3

A Microsoft Excel Basics workshop will be held at the Holiday Inn-Downtown, 250 Market St., Johnstown.

The workshop will include Excel formulas and functions that enable spreadsheet work; worksheet design and organization; use of charts and graphs; editing; solving common printing problems; creating and using simple macros. Cost is $79.

The following day, Dec. 4, a workshop will be held on Microsoft Excel – Beyond the Basics. Cost is $99.

Register online at

Dec. 4

Three seminars on communication skills for women are scheduled in the region.

The first will take place Dec. 4 at the Holiday Inn Express, 3306 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona.

The second will take place Dec. 5 at the Comfort Inn and Suites, 455 Theatre Drive., Richland Township.

The third will take place Dec. 6 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 700 Powerline Drive, Greensburg.

Participants will build skills needed to overcome communications obstacles and get results.

Cost is $119.

For additional information, call (800) 780-8469 or register online at

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