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Tyrone Area Business and Career Expo 2007

The Eighth Annual Tyrone Area Business and Career Expo is scheduled for Thursday, October 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Tyrone Area High School gymnasium.
The purpose of the event is to showcase businesses and higher education institutions for the Tyrone Area High School grades 9-12, Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce members and the Tyrone community. The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce Advantage Night will follow the Expo from 4-6 p.m.
A scholarship, from the event proceeds, is awarded each year to an outstanding graduating senior who plans to further his/her education pursuing a career in business. Last year’s scholarship recipient was Kimberly Cherry, who now attends Penn State Altoona, majoring in Business Management.
Past participation has aided in the continued growth and improvement of this event. The Chamber hopes everyone will plan to attend and contribute toward the success of the 2007 Expo.
This year’s participants include: Triangle Tech; Albemarle Corporation; Allegany College of Maryland; Altoona Beauty School Inc.; Andrea\’s School of Dance; Central PA Inst. Sci. & Tech; Cowfer\’s Custom Design; DelGrosso\’s Amusement Park; Det 720, Air Force ROTC; Dream Events & More; Dubois Business College; Gardners Candies; Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center; Indiana Univ. of PA; Lock Haven Univ. of PA; New Pig Corporation; Northern Blair County Recreation Center; PA DOC, SCI Rockview; PA National Guard; Penn College of Technology; Penn State Altoona; Pennsylvania Highlands Community College; Pennsylvania State Police; Princess House; Pruonto\’s Hair Design Ins., Inc; South Hills School of Business & Technology; St. Joseph Institute Massage School; The Daily Herald; The Hancock Group Inc.; Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce; Tyrone Colonial Courtyard; Tyrone Hospital; U.S. Army and YTI Career Institute.
For additional information on the Expo, contact Rose Black, Executive Director of the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce at 684-0736; Laurie Cowfer, committee member at 684-6025 or Gail Nale, committee member and TAHS career guidance counselor at 684-1800, extension 3706.