April 2018 Newsletter

Ben Franklin Bootcamp Winners Announced The Ben Franklin TechCelerator@Altoona, an important component of the Startup Alleghenies initiative, enabled six entrepreneurs to participate in an intensive 8-week Business Startup Bootcamp.  The program offered those from the community, who had a business idea they wanted to explore, the opportunity to receive entrepreneurial … Read More

March 2018 Newsletter

Seventh Class of Sheetz Fellows Inducted Front Row: Matthew Pettinato, Makayla Plants, Nicole Watt, Steve Sheetz, Donna Bon, Nancy Sheetz, Dominic Pezzotti, Katherine Christoff, Vincent DeFazio, and Kyrstin Johnson. Back Row: Dennis Abramov, Keon Diggs, Scott Glenn, Chase Galbraith, Sam Evans, Jose’ Hernandez, Hunter Lewis, Gregory Bayles, and Eric Neff. … Read More

February 2018 Newsletter

Young Entrepreneurs Academy in Full Swing! ​The Young Entrepreneurs Academy, or YEA!, is a class sponsored by The Blair County Chamber of Commerce that teaches 11–18 year old students how to start and run their own business or non-profit organization. The class has been meeting weekly since October at Penn … Read More