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Welcome New Members

Darla SuZ
Darla Caley
621 Broad Avenue
Belle Vernon, PA  15012
Phone: 724-470-3001
Women's Boutique

Cora's Closet
Julie Yurkovich
1175 B Rostraver Road
Belle Vernon, PA  15012
Phone: 724-984-9865
Children's & Women's Boutique
Annual Recognition Dinner
The annual Recognition Dinner will be held Thursday, April 21st at The Willow Room.  The celebration which started as the Founder’s Dinner will mark the 41st year of honoring the best from our community. 
(Last call for all reservations is today, Monday, April 18th).
This year’s honorees are Keystone Bakery – Legacy Award, Jennifer Carota, The Counseling House – Visionary Award and Casey Clark, Off the Wall Arts – Young Professional of the Year. 

Keystone Bakery - JJ, Melisa, Athena, Anastacia, Niko Georgagis
Legacy Award
The Legacy Award was created to honor and recognize an iconic business in the community that has remained true to the business plan, while experiencing growth and sustainability.

Keystone Bakery, which celebrates 90 years in business, is truly deserving of the Legacy Award. The business is a community icon and while experiencing growth, has remained consistent through the years.

Keystone Bakery has been family owned since 1926 when Costas Croussouloudis emigrated from Greece.  In 2007, JJ Georgagis, (nephew) took over the business, along with his wife Melissa.  The business employs 36 people in two locations (Monessen and Belle Vernon).  In addition to traditional bakery items, Keystone Bakery has expanded products and offers take and bake pizzas, pierogis and raviolis to prepare at home.
Jennifer Melnick Carota - The Counseling House
Visionary Award

The Visionary Award was created for a forward thinker and someone who has made contributions to ensure inclusion and equity in their community or business.

Jennifer Melnick Carota is a visionary leader who has dedicated her life to helping others.  Always ahead of the curve, she is generous with her unique talents, from social media consulting to collaboration building. Jennifer is well known for her vast professional network and passion to improve the community having helped numerous families, businesses and charities reach their personal and professional goals.  She has spearheaded several charitable initiatives including “Records for a Reason”, “The Black Pants Project” and has helped raise thousands of dollars for many local charities including The Puppy Connection Rescue.

A hallmark of her professional career was founding The Counseling House, located in Belle Vernon, in 2011.  Jennifer lives in Belle Vernon with the love of her life, Robert and their beloved rescued pets Lexi, Bella, Blu and Georgie.

Casey Clark - Off the Wall Arts
Young Professional of the Year

Young Professional of the Year honors a young professional or entrepreneur who has displayed growth, expansion, employment opportunities and advancement within their business or industry.

Casey Clark is a local artist and young entrepreneur who resides in Carroll Township. Starting her business in early 2013, Casey followed her heart and passion for art and created Off the Wall Arts.  Casey worked in the Mechanical engineering field for ten years, all while balancing and building her business. She is currently a supportive and active member of Greater Rostraver Chamber as well as a board associate for Mon Valley Regional Chamber. Casey was accepted in 2015 into the Leadership Washington county program with graduation on the horizon in May.

Her studio is located in Charleroi where she is active with coordination and organization for TEAM Charleroi meetings and community events. Casey donates her time and skills to aid others with community service, always focusing on helping anyone in need.  Casey is a mother of two, Haden and Haley Clarkwife of Eric Clark.
"Fitness for Your Business"

The Growth Coach 3 Rivers will present "Fitness for Your Business", a two part series of 1 hour interactive workshops. 
Register for the entire series, or by individual sessions.  GRC members at discounted rate.  Each 1 hour morning session will be held at a GRC Host Business.  (If you are interested in hosting a session, call 724-929-3329).

Our first session will be held on Tuesday, April 19th at Off the Wall Arts.  Pre-registration is required and there is still time to register.

Register by calling 724-929-3329, email or online at

See flyer below for addition details.  This is an added benefit to chamber membership and a very educational component to help your business grow and succeed.  This workshop is open to business owners, sales representatives, executives and managers.   
Join us for the Ribbon Cutting
Serendipity Hall

435 Speer Street, NBV
Tuesday, April 26th
Light Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome! 

Serendipity Hall is the area's newest venue for showers, parties and events.  Learn more about the space, availability and catering options at the ribbon cutting.
GRC Mixer at Winslow Winery

Friday, June 3rd
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Wine Tasting, Appetizers, Networking
Wine by the Glass and Bottle Available

Upcoming Member Events & Promotions! 

Chef Showdown
Limited tickets remain - May 10th - Chef Showdown
Use the EventBrite link at to purchase tickets and reserve your seat!  Attendees must have a paid ticket to attend and tickets will not be sold at the door.
Vista One Professional Center

17 Arentzen Boulevard, Charleroi, PA 15022   

Suite 204 Available Immediately
2,500+ SF
$18.00 Per Square Foot 
Includes Utilities, Maintenance and Cleaning
Established Medical/Office Building 
2,500+ SF of Space Available 
Modern Building Built 2001
Free Parking 
Convenient Location 
Interstate 70 Less Than 1 Mile Away 
Property Manager Next Door
Passenger Elevator
To inquire call Kristine Hall 724.483.1600 x 206
or email:

Featured Advertising Space is Available on the GRC Website. $40/Month (artwork design available for additional charge). Call 724-929-3329 or email for more information.

Thank you to our Newsletter Advertisers this Week

Janney, Tregembo Motors,
South Hills-Mon Valley Messenger, Off the Wall Arts and Valley 1st Community FCU

You can learn more about each business included in this electronic newsletter by clicking on their business card below or on the event flyers above. Just another way of adding value to your Chamber Membership!  Want to learn more, call 724-929-3329.
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