(Posted: October 2015)



The Union of JOY (Jobs, Opportunity & YOU) Transition Team and Statewide Early Warning Network (SEWN) invite you to attend an informational session on the state of Pennsylvania’s energy sector on:

October 29, 2015
from 8 – 11:30 AM
at Cross Creek Resort, 3815 PA-8;
Titusville, PA 16354

  • What are your next steps?
  • What options do you have to diversify your business?
  • What assistance is available?

Understanding local and global forces affecting the commonwealth’s mining, oil, and natural gas industries is crucial to making informed business and workforce decisions.  Attendees will receive sector-specific labor market information; learn how to receive and leverage local, state, and federal resources; and foster partnerships with local and state employment services networks that can provide recruiting, retention, training, and outplacement help.

Scheduled speakers include: Mr. Dan Weaver, PIOGA Public Outreach Director and Mr. Bud Shuffstall Esq., Senior Vice President Northwest Savings Bank and Senior Oil, Gas, and Mineral Officer will speak on energy-industry futures; Ms. Beverly Rapp, Department of Labor & Industry Rapid Response Coordination Services will discuss Commonwealth employment and outplacement services; and Mr. Bob Value, SEWN Deputy Director will talk about layoff aversion and reemployment strategies.

This event is free to attend. Space is limited. Register by October 23 to reserve your seat.

For more information: Call Lance Hummer at Keystone Community Education Council at 814-677-4427 or Deb Lutz at the Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry & Tourism at 814-677-3152 ext. 115.