ERCGP in the News
Over the past five years, the Sassy Peacock has evolved into more than just an upscale ladies consignment shop. Owner, Sabrina Fisher, has expanded services to include men's attire in a "Galleria" section that also now has interior design services. Here's a look at the growing Erie business.
A former college and NFL player, and a career military Lieutenant Colonel have teamed up to create a sports academy serving Erie, and the tri-state region. The aim of JD Sports Academy is not only to foster better athletes, but also students and citizens, as well. Here's what more, the new business is doing.
Scott Enterprises, the newest Platinum level investor with the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership hosted our December Business After Hours event with more than 400 in attendance. Guests enjoyed over-the-top hors d'oeuvres, wine, craft beer, specialty pineapple upside down cake martini's from the ice luge, carving stations, mash potato bar and much, much more!
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Hours of drilling, precision finish and machining, is what an Erie company strives to do. They've been at it for early 100 years. American Hollow Boring on Raspberry Street has put on additions to the original 1918 site. The core of the company is deep hole drilling, along with large-part machining and assembly. Here's a look inside the business that serves customers in the Erie area, and beyond.
Called the World's Largest Selection of YoYo's, "YoYoSam" is a place where no electronic toys are sold. Owner Mitch Silver opened the business in Fairview a few months ago, hoping to garner interest in not only yoyo's, but kites, juggling equipment and more. He even started a YoYo Club in Erie Co., that meets the first Saturday of every month at the store: 7870 W. Ridge Rd. It's free and open to the public. Here's an overall look at the store.
"We Question and Learn" is dedicated to being a community interest program devoting an entire hour to interviews with Erie's prominent leaders, business people, educators, focusing in on business and technology as well as interviews with community development leaders.
More than 100 people call Niagara Village their home. It's just one retirement community in the region. It's not just filled with amen ties for comfort and socializing of the seniors that live there. An immense amount of legacy, is prevalent, too. Here's a look at some of the people who live there and what they have to say.
It's just been a few months, but Penn West Industrial Trucks is getting used to their new location. The company, which sells and services forklifts, just relocated down the road, on 23rd Street in Erie. The company also rents various forklifts, or "trucks"--as they call them, and does the same with Magliners as well. Here's a look inside the business.
Convenience and Comfort is what the Regional Cancer Center aims for, in treating its patients. This year, the RCC is celebrating 25 years of being in Erie. It's a unique place, being that patients can have a number of office visits, all in one place, without having to drive out of town. Here's a look at what the RCC provides, and what plans are in the works for its future.
With almost 100 years of keeping a place in Erie's business community, The Warren Company acts as a "middle-man" between steel mills and the consumer. The company specializes in work with steel, brass, plexi-glass and even wood. It's run by Wendy & Robert Warren, who are carrying on the legacy of their late great-grandfather, who started the company in Erie, in 1913. Here's a closer look.
With roots, dating back to 1872: Hart, McConahy & Martz take pride in being the "Oldest Independent Insurance Agency In Erie." A total of 13 people work at the agency off Peach Street, and deal with more than 40 insurance companies. Besides providing the typical home, and auto insurance services, the agency also has an in-house claims department. Here's a look at how long-time family ties also come into play with this company.
After just a few months of being open, "Around the Chef's Table" is making strides in serving companies and people in the food industry. The Erie business has a vast inventory of commercial kitchen items. But, the business is also open to the public. You'll find everything from pots and pans, replacement fewcetts, uniforms for cooks, and even bar furniture. Used items are also stored in a seperate area for those who are starting out in the food business.
The October-November 2012 issue of ERIE Magazine focuses on the education and economics of sustaining our region's agriculture and how it contributes to our well- being and healthy lifestyle.