Left to right: Board Members, Jerry Fronzaglio, Cathy Glad, Judi Robbins, Owner Connie Sewchek, Board Members Jake Cuthbert and Justin Brovey
Welcome to the GRC and community Serendipity Hall located at 435 Speer Street, North Belle Vernon. Offering a wide range of services for parties, from sit down service to buffet style. For sit down tea parties, a High Tea, Lite Tea or Princess Tea are offered.
Jennifer Melnick Carota, JJ and Melissa Georgagis, Casey Clark
GRC RECOGNITION DINNER 2016 A Night to Remember
Thursday April 21, 2016 marked 41 years of recognizing individuals and businesses that excel in their community. What began as Founders Day for the Rostraver Business Association has evolved through the years, with changes to the name of the dinner as well as the number of honorees. In 2016 another new direction was taken with the categories being changed to The Legacy Award, The Visionary Award and the Young Professional of the Year.
Celebrating their 90th year of operation, The Legacy Award was a perfect fit for the honoree Keystone Bakery. Owner JJ Georgagis spoke on behalf of the iconic business sharing family and business history, the loyal longtime employees and the expansion of new products and ideas that have contributed to the sustainability, growth and success. JJ expressed his gratitude for the recognition and the love and support of the family. The Visionary Award was presented to Jennifer Melnick Carota of The Counseling House for her forward thinking and leadership skills as well as her generous giving to the community. Involved in many projects, the hallmark of Jennifer's professional career came in 2011 when she founded The Counseling House. Expressing her gratitude to family and friends, Jennifer challenged the guests at the dinner to be a visionary leader, look forward and stay positive. The third award of the evening was presented to Casey Clark, Off the Wall Arts, as the Young Professional of the Year. Following her love of art and instruction, Casey founded Off the Wall Arts and is extremely involved in her community. She highlighted her involvement and commitment with the Greater Washington Food Bank. Thanking her family and friends Casey shared how a thought became a dream and then became a reality.
An elegant setting, soft music, and a superb dinner contributed to the evening. The common theme of vision, persistence, determination and humbled gratitude expressed by each of the honorees completed another event that was a successful celebration of our communities.
Special thanks to the following for their contribution: Jake Cuthbert as Master of Ceromonies, Gina Lynn for the many tasks involved but especially the beautiful DVD Tribute, Jennifer Condeluppi for event photos, Pat Alberts for invitations and mailing, Pastor Custer for Invocation, Keystone Bakery for the delicious cake, Gene and Boots for the chocolate favors and The Willow Room for their outstanding dinner service.
Respectfully Submitted by Mary Esther Antal, GRC Vice President and Chairwoman.
The Big Fish Contracting
New Eagle, PA 15067
Phone: 724-292-4244 www.thebigfishco.com
Fitness for Your Business
The Growth Coach 3 Rivers will present "Fitness for Your Business", a two part series of 1 hour interactive workshops.
Our next session Sales Strategies will be held Thursday, May 19th - 9am at Northwood Realty, 201 Associates.
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).
This is an added benefit to chamber membership and an educational component to help your business grow and succeed. This workshop is open to business owners, sales representatives, executives and managers.
Upcoming Member Events & Promotions!
Featured Advertising Space is Available on the GRC Website. $40/Month (artwork design available for additional charge). Call 724-929-3329 or email email@example.com for more information.
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.