Editor’s note: The business calendar runs each Saturday and features area events geared toward local businessmen and women. To submit items to the calendar, contact Business Editor Kim Hayes at or 248-6741, ext. 116.

Lunch & Learn to focus on ‘the cloud’

LEWISTOWN – Cloud technology will be the topic of the next Lunch & Learn Series presentation at Pennsylvania CareerLink Mifflin County.

The program will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Matt Penning will speak on how “the cloud” can impact the workplace. The $10 registration fee includes lunch and should be sent to Cher Harpster, 6395 state Route 103 N., MCIDC Plaza Building 58, Lewistown, PA 17044.

The Lunch & Learn Series is sponsored by the Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce and TIU 11 Community Education Services.

Contact Harpster at 248-4942, ext. 105 or for more information.

Business to business group meets Thursday

LEWISTOWN – The next Tri-County B2B meeting will be held at 8 a.m. Thursday at Downtown OIP. Matt Bolich and Jana Stevens from The Sentinel will discuss the newspaper’s new All Access website. For more information, contact Doug Koch at 250-4428 or

JVEAC to present

accountability seminar

LEWISTOWN – The Juniata Valley Employer Advisory Council will hold a “Choosing accountability” seminar featuring business coach and author Leta Beam. The seminar will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on May 20 at PA CareerLink Mifflin County.

Beam will speak on what accountability means, the importance of holding oneself and one’s team to the highest standard of responsibility and how to engage staff.

The fee is $40 per person at the door. Checks should be made payable to JVEAC. Registration is required by May 16 by contacting Margaret Winter at or 248-9849, Tom Moore at or 248-4942, ext. 182 or Shane Strohecker at or 248-4942, ext. 186.

Chamber to hold networking event

LEWISTOWN – The Juniata River Valley Visitors Bureau and Chamber of Commerce will hold Business Expo After Hours 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on May 21, at Brookmere Winery and Vineyard Inn in Belleville.

Admission to the networking event is $5 and includes food, beverages and live music.

Local businesses are invited to register as exhibitors for the expo at a cost of $150. The fee includes a 10-by-10-foot space with two chairs, marketing of the event and food. Exhibitors are expected to provide their own tables, a door prize and a professional display. Set up is from 3 to 5 p.m. and tear-down is at 7:30 p.m.

To reserve space or register for the event, call 248-6713 or email