Importance of Cyber Security and User Training

Michele Clapper
VP, Economic Development

Michael Stohon, In-Shore Technologies, will be presenting “The Importance of Cyber Security and User Training” at JARI’s March 30th Lunch & Learn event.

Attendees will learn how serious cyber risk is and what can be done to prevent it. In this interactive session, Stohon will also provide information on what types of scams and hacks are most common today and the best way to prevent prevent them.

The cost for this event is $5 and registration is required. Please send registration forms to Lauren Brewer by mail or via e-mail at .

Executive Director of CCDC Addresses Local Businesses

(Photo courtesy of The Tribune Democrat)

Ronna Yablonski, Exective Director of the Cambria County Drug Coalition (CCDC), spoke with members of the JARI Healthcare and Safety Consortia on January 24th.  The meeting was planned to help members join the fight against drug abuse in an effort to create a capable workforce for our local businesses.

Yablonski mentioned that the CCDC was formed to bring together existing programs and develop new resources to battle the epidemic across the area. Area businesses can take part by supporting the coalition as a whole or supporting specific coalition components.

V25 Annual Celebration to be Held Next Week!

Don’t miss our first-ever Annual Celebration, to be held December 15 at 5:30 pm, at Aces in Cambria City! Join us for a holiday-themed party where capture teams and special guests will be presenting all the great things that are happening in Johnstown! Let’s celebrate, learn and network about the various V25 initiatives that have developed over the past year. All interested persons are invited to attend this free event. Hors D’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available.

New Holiday Inn Express Opens in Richland

The Holiday Inn Express in Richland Township held their grand opening event on Monday, December 5. The new building was built in the same location that the former Holiday Inn Express building once stood. The Holiday Inn Express consists of 75 standard rooms, 18 suites, an outdoor pool, fitness center, free WiFi, business shuttle and two business spaces.
To view photos or book a reservation, visit their website.

Mount Aloysius College Expands Facility

Mount Aloysius College broke ground on Friday, December 2 for the college’s future Learning Center for Health Science and Technology. The project will modernize and expand the college’s health science programs. It is expected to be completed in the fall of 2018.
To read the full article from the Tribune Democrat, click the link.

JARI PTAC Announces Supplier Briefing



JOHNSTOWN, PAThe JARI PTAC, in conjunction with Lockheed Martin AeroParts, Inc., will hold a supplier briefing on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center. Lockheed Martin Small Business/Supplier Diversity will present information on how to market core capabilities, technologies, and inventions to Lockheed Martin’s engineers, as well as procurement and program managers.


Registration for the event is free and the deadline is Friday, May 27, 2016.  The briefing will begin at 9 a.m. with sign-in staring at 8:30 a.m.


The JARI PTAC is one of a nationwide network of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers that work with companies interested in selling to federal, state, and local government agencies or to their supply chains. Our specialists provide a wide range of no– or low-cost services to help you succeed in this trillion dollar marketplace. If you would like to register for the briefing or would like more information, please contact Lenora Leasure, JARI PTAC program manager, at (814) 254-4022 or .