Chamber event to focuson economic forecast
BOARDMAN -- The Regional Chamber's Economic Forecast Breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mr. Anthony's. The keynote speaker will be Jack Kleinhenz, chief executive of Kleinhenz & amp; Associates and an adjunct faculty member at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
For reservations, call Jennifer Mascardine at (330) 744-2131, Ext. 12, or register online at www.regionalchamber.com. The cost is 20 for Chamber members and 25 for others.
Former Delphi workeropens Precision Tune
AUSTINTOWN -- Bob Johnson, a former Delphi Packard Electric worker, has opened Precision Tune Auto Care at 4801 Mahoning Ave. The Hermitage, Pa., resident bought a franchise of the Virginia-based company after accepting a buyout offer from Delphi last year. The business is in a seven-bay center that used to house Superior Auto. Three former employees from a Superior store in Niles have been hired to staff Precision Tune.
Chamber of commerceselects officers for '07
SHARON, Pa. -- The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce has named these officers for 2007: president, Ron Errett, Community Action Partnership of Mercer County; president-elect, Jack Janoso, Sharon Regional Health System; vice president, Don Reed Jr., Reed & amp; Reed Accounting & amp; Tax Service; secretary, Holly Fritz, Internet Data Management; treasurer, Pete Stanovich, Reali, Giampetro & amp; Scott; and past-president, Tom Burich, UPMC Horizon.
At-large members on the executive council are Jerry Nighswander, Chadderton Trucking, and Angela Palumbo, Mercer County CareerLink.
Seven new members have been elected to the board of directors: Cris Anderson, Fidelity Empower -- Eastern Software; Kim Bonadio, First National Bank; Art Catterson, Sharon Tube Co.; Larry D'Onofrio, Mr. D's Food Fair; Tracey Oppman, National City Bank; Dawn Roper, Primary Health Network; and Tony Zucco, Penn Power Co.
Remaining board members are: Eric Brown, Gilbert's Insurance & amp; Consulting; Gary Dalessandro, JFS Wealth Advisors; Tim Feeney, Wheatland Tube Co.; David George, Joy Cone Co.; Greer Hayden, HHSDR Architects/Engineers; Tim Jablon, Wheatland Steel Processing; Lizette Olsen, AW/ARE, Inc.; Kathy Orr, Woodland Place; Ryan Tyson, Reinhardt's Agency; and Peggy Mazyck, Mercer County Convention & amp; Visitors Bureau.
Employee becomesAllstate agency owner
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Chad Gettemy has become the new owner of a Allstate Insurance agency at 1929 E. Washington St. Gettemy, an Allstate employee of 10 years, bought former agent Gail Wolfe's book of business.
As a former underwriting and product manager with Allstate, Gettemy is fully licensed for handling insurance and also maintains licenses to offer other financial products.
Spickos Giant Eagleis retailer of the week
WARREN -- The Ohio Lottery named Spickos Giant Eagle as retailer of the week for last week. The store at 2587 Parkman Road has been servicing Ohio Lottery customers for almost 12 years. Eleanor and Patty Spicko own the store.
Each week, the Ohio Lottery recognizes one retail partner who offers courteous service and sales enthusiasm. Winners are chosen based on recommendations by their Lottery sales representative and regional sales office staff.
Vindicator staff reports