05-18 Communicator

NEWS AND ACTIVITY REPORT

May 2018

YEA! Schuylkill Saunders Scholar Chosen The Young Entrepreneurs Academy Schuylkill held its Investor Panel on Tuesday, March 27 at Penn State Schuylkill. The panel of 10 Investors had the opportunity to hear the “pitch” from the aspiring entrepreneurs and award real money to the entrepreneurs to help them launch their business. A total purse of $9,000 was available to the investors to award. The Saunders Scholar winner was Lily Stoyer with Project Love, a matchmaking web-page for donors, charities and recipients. Project Love is an advertising board for the nonprofits in Schuylkill County to help Schuylkill County residents find the best place they fit in while providing a way to ensure that their generosity stays at home. As the Saunders Scholar winner, Lily will be the Schuylkill County representative of YEA! at the Saunders Scholar semi-finals in Rochester, NY on May 4, 2018. Upcoming events for YEA! Schuylkill include the Trade Show on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. outside of Vito’s Coal Fired Pizza at Coal Creek Plaza. YEA! student entrepreneurs will be on hand with their ventures, taking orders and selling product. The YEA! Schuylkill Class of 2018 will graduate on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Penn State Schuylkill Health & Wellness Building. YEA! Schuylkill is an initiative of the Schuylkill Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)3 corporation established in 2008 to 1959: Joe Zerbe Airport is dedicated. 35,000 vehicles and 50,000 people attend. 1959: Pottsville-Minersville Highway opens 1962: County Commissioners donate a 39-acre track of land south of Schuylkill Haven to Penn State University A gallon of milk is $. and a loaf of bread is $. Point of Interest… SCHUYLKILL CHAMBER

promote community and workforce development in Schuylkill County. An affiliate of the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce, the Foundation solicits funds from Chamber Member businesses to support community development and leadership programs. The Foundation also provides funding for initiatives that support the vocational career development needs of the community. YEA! Schuylkill Class of 2018 Josh Allison, Allisonshine’s Chocolates; Corbin Ney, Piro Cubranich; Molly Ulsh, Joli; Piro Cubrabich, Piro Cubranich; Kalynna Steely, The Bright Side; Dustin Wyatt, BiO-Systems Fabrication Innovation; Lily Stoyer, Project Love; Anthony Rulavage, BiO-Systems Fabrication Innovation; Hannah Burke, Best Buds; Shelby Moyer, Jaws & Paws Photography; Crystal Morales, The Bright Side; Mary Jo Moss, YEA! Schuylkill Program Manager; Sara Ryman , Love in a Jar; Caleb Shaner; Precision Targets; and Duncan Girard, The Grill.

100th Anniversary Events 5-4-18 100th Annual Luncheon

with Pete Hegseth at Mountain Valley

5-16-18

Business After 5:00 Mixer with Adelphia Seafood and Schuylkill Country C;ib 5th Wednesday Mixer with Murphy Jewelers & Wheel

5-30-18

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