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MVEDP Honors Businesses at 28th Annual Awards Event
At a luncheon held Friday, April 29th, the Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership honored three businesses that are making a difference in the Moshannon Valley region:
Community Beautification Award: Felicity Cowfer of Night and Day Salon and Spa
Contribution to the Quality of Life: Penn Highlands Clearfield
Business of the Year: Long Motor Buses, Inc.
"We are honored each year to recognize people and businesses that are making a very positive difference here in the greater Philipsburg/Moshannon Valley region," said Stan LaFuria, Executive Director of the Partnership. "This is our 28th year of providing recognition and awards to difference-makers here in this area and it also is our 28th year of providing economic and community development services to the area," he said.
Names in the photo from left to right: Stan LaFuria, Executive Director of the MVEDP, Ted Long,Owner of Long Motor Buses, Felicity Cowfer, Owner of Night & Day Salon and Spa, Gary Macioce, President of Penn Highlands Clearfield, and Rusty Christoff, President of MVEDP Board of Directors.
2016 Luncheon Sponsors
2016 Board of Directors
Front row: Robert Steward, Steven Lyncha, Rusty Christoff,Karen Blair, Laura Holden, Jared Ricotta
Second row: Rick Kistler, Michael Kovalcin,, Bryan Bennett, Tom Scott, Jim Pollock, Jeff Herr, Bill Jones, John Shimko and Jerry McKinney
2015 Award Winners
First Row left to right: Bob Selfridge, TMMData (Entrepreneur of the Year Award), Jackie Skytich, DuBois Business College (Contribution to the Quality of Life), Stan Maguire & Jim Washburn, Committee for a Moshannon Valley Veterans Memorial (Community Beautification Award).
Second Row left to right: Stan LaFuria, Executive Director of the MVEDP, Jeff Herr, Board President of the MVEDP.
And special thanks to our sponsors:
MVEDP 2015 Board of Directors
First Row: Jared Ricotta, Jeff Herr, Laura Holden, Jerry McKinney, Michael Kovalcin
Second Row: Bryan Bennett, Steven Lyncha, Jim Pollock, Robert Steward, John Shimko, Tom Scott
Missing from Photo: Karen Blair, Rusty Christoff, Bill Jones, Rick Kistler
MVEDP 2014 Luncheon
At a luncheon held on Friday, April 25th, the Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership honored two area business owners: Bryan Bennett, owner of Central Steamer and Joel Albert, founder and president of GeoTech Engineering. Bennett was honored as the MVEDP’s Entrepreneur of the Year while Mr. Albert and his GeoTech Engineering company was recognized as the MVEDP’s Small Business of the Year. [More...]
First row: Bryan Bennett, owner of Central Steamer, Entrepreneur of the Year; Joel and Patty Albert, owners and founders of GeoTech Engineering, Small Business of the Year; and Jeff Herr, MVEDP Board of Directors President.
Second row: Stan LaFuria, MVEDP Executive Director; State Rep. Tommy Sankey; State Rep. Scott Conklin; and U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson.
MVEDP 2014 Board of Directors
First Row: Steven Lyncha, Jeff Herr, Rusty Christoff, Jared Ricotta
Second Row: Rick Kistler, Robert Steward, Jim Pollock, Karen Blair, Jerry McKinney, John Shimko, Tom Scott, Michael Kovalcin
Missing from Photo: Michael Conte, Bill Jones, Mark Nartatez
MVEDP 2014 Executive Committee
First Row: Steven Lyncha, Jeff Herr, Rusty Christoff
Second Row: Jim Pollock, Jerry McKinney
Missing from Photo: Michael Conte
MVEDP Honors Twenty-Five Year Members
At a luncheon held on Friday, April 19th, the Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership honored the businesses from the Moshannon Valley area that have been members of the Partnership for twenty-five years. [more...]
Stan LaFuria, Representative Tommy Sankey Julie Brennan for Senator Wozniak, Representative Scott Conklin, Mike Glazer for Congressman Glenn Thompson and John Shimko, MVEDP Board President.