JARI PTAC Supports Showcase Events

The JARI PTAC is pleased to support Showcase for Commerce 2017.  Please join us for the following events:
Supplier Briefings – JWF Defense & Kitron
May 31, 2017
8:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center
For information and to register, click here.
Successful Contract Management & Performance
Sponsored by Wessel & Company
May 31, 2017
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Holiday Inn Ballroom
For information and to register, click here.
Government Procurement Expo
June 1, 2017
9:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Cambria County War Memorial Arena
For more information, click here.
To register, click here.
If you have questions, please contact Lenora Leasure, at or (814) 254-4022.

Showcase for Commerce 2017 – Next Week!

The 27th annual Showcase for Commerce will be held May 30 through June 1 in downtown Johnstown. As always, there are great opportunities for developing relationships with decision makers at all levels over the 3-day event.

This year’s Government Acquisition Leaders Briefings speakers include: Congressman Rob Wittman; Brigadier General Brian P. Cummings, PEO-Soldier; Brigadier General Anthony J. Carrelli, The Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, PA Army and Air National Guard, and Major General David Bassett, PEO, Ground Combat System.

The 23rd annual BAE Systems/Showcase for Commerce golf outing will be held on May 30 at Sunnehanna Country Club.  If you are interested in registering for one of the few slots remaining, please contact Cindy Saylor at or 814.262.8369.

For a complete agenda of Showcase events, click here.

We look forward to seeing you at Showcase!

Showcase for Commerce 2017 – Join Us!

Showcase for Commerce 2017 is just around the corner — May 30 through June 1.

As always, there are some great opportunities for networking, education and to learn about the capabilities of other businesses.

This year’s confirmed Government Acquisition Leaders Briefings speakers include: Congressman Rob Wittman; Brigadier General Brian P. Cummings, PEO-Soldier; and Brigadier General Anthony J. Carrelli, The Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, PA Army and Air National Guard. Additional speakers will be announced as they are confirmed — stay tuned!

The 23rd annual BAE Systems/Showcase for Commerce golf outing will be held on May 30 at Sunnehanna Country Club.  If you are interested in registering for one of the few slots remaining, please contact Cindy Saylor at or 814.262.8369.

For a complete agenda of Showcase events, click here.

We look forward to seeing you at Showcase!

BCL Manufacturing Hosts Government Business Development Forum

BCL Manufacturing hosted the JARI PTAC’s Spring 2017 Government Business Development Forum on Tuesday, May 9th.  Congressman Rothfus, along with 40 others, attended this networking event and learned more about BCL Manufacturing as well as Great Dane Powder Coating, a BCL supplier. Attendees were able to network with local company CEOs, business owners and business development specialists to share their capabilities. BCL also gave a tour of their state-of-the-art facility.

The JARI PTAC and the Defense Business Council have been facilitating the Government Business Development Forums since 2010. These forums are a great way for small businesses to meet and network with area government contractors. The forums are for all government contracting. Contact us for any of your government contracting assistance needs at (814) 254-4022 or (814) 254-4023 or via email at .

JIDC Board Members Honored For Service

Kevin Volk of Northwest Bank and Jim Huerth of AmeriServ Financial were recognized recently for their service on the Johnstown Industrial Development Corporation (JIDC) Board or Directors. Both Volk and Huerth served on the board from 2011 through 2017.

A big thank you to Kevin and Jim, and the current and previous JIDC Board members!

 

Payroll Taxes

On Tuesday, May 16th, Lynn Rovan, Barnes Saly & Company, will be presenting information on payroll taxes and deductions, what forms are needed when hiring an employee and the current withholding tax rate. Attendees will also learn about quarterly and annual payroll tax reports and recording payroll transactions in a book keeping system.

This Lunch & Learn will be held at the JARI Center (160 JARI Drive) from 12 to 1:15 PM. The cost to register is $5 per person and lunch will be provided.

Registration is required. If you are interested in attending, please complete the registration form and e-mail it to Lauren Brewer at .

21st Annual Cambria County Job Fair Has Great Success

The Cambria County Job Fair was a resounding success!  Over 500 job seekers had the opportunity to meet with 76 businesses offering around 500 positions.

Based on employer and job seeker survey results, employers commented that it was one of the best job fairs they ever attended and the quality of the job seekers was impressive. Danielle Bowers, The Martha & Mary House, stated “The Cambria County Job Fair was a great resource for us at The Martha & Mary House. Not only were we able to meet with potential employees but all of our residents attended and were able to apply for jobs!”

Job seekers also said they were happy to see a variety of employers with many different job opportunities available in our region.

Many thanks to the sponsors and in-kind contributors for their support and to the Job Fair Committee for their hard work in planning and executing this event. to view the job fair program with the a list of employers and job openings, click here or visit our website.

Thank you to all of our sponsors!
Admiral Peary AVTS
Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy
AmeriServ Financial Bank
CTS Driving School
DRS Technologies
First Commonwealth Bank
Forever Media, Inc.
JARI
JWF Industries
PA CareerLink Cambria County
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Southern Alleghenies Workforce Development Board
QNS Recruiting
Riggs Industries
Schneider
United States Army/Army Reserves
Watkins Security, LLC
WJAC-TV
WorkLink Staffing
Thank you to the Job Fair Committee!
Debi Balog
JARI
Lauren Brewer
JARI
Larry Brugh
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Jeff Dick
PA CareerLink Cambria County
Sarah Helman
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Alleghenies
Rebecca Marshall
Hiram G. Andrews Center
Tina Pelesky
Veteran Community Initiatives, Inc.
Mallie Stephens
PA CareerLink Cambria County