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Laurie Smith-Greene from Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center.

Accomplished performing arts instructor and dancer herself, Laurie Smith-Greene, who serves as the Marketing & Communications Manager At Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center was a special guest on “A.M. Beaver County” Tuesday April 19, 2016 to talk about Authentic American Hot Jazz and Swing!  happening April 21, 2016 at the Black Box Venue at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center in Midland. Lincoln Park graduate and ballroom instructor, Alex Gorski will be teaching dance lesson before the show. Dancing is encouraged during the concert and Swing Dance Lessons begin at 6 PM!

The hot sounds of the jazz age come alive with the Boilermaker Jazz Band! Led by Paul Cosentino on clarinet, this acclaimed group serves up swinging renditions of jazz classics and rarities through superb instrumentals and heartfelt vocals. With their unique brand of musical Americana and hot jazz revelry, the Boilermakers bring the party to you! This fun, professional band has been making music and memories for more than 25 years!

Thursday, April 21
Presented by: Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
Venue: BlackBox Theater
Tickets: $20 adult, $10 student

Funding Available for Employee Training Discussed on WBVP-WMBA.

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Ami Gatts, Director of the Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board.

(Beaver County, PA) Employers in the manufacturing and construction sectors got some good news over the airwaves on Wednesday.  Ami Gatts, Director of the Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board, was a special guest on “A.M. Beaver County” and talked about special government funding that is now available for employee training.   The Program, which runs through June 30 is available in Beaver, Green and Washington Counties.  Gatts commented about how this is a fantastic way for companies to improve the skill levels and efficiency of their human resources without having to invest huge amounts of money themselves in  specialized training.  Often times this can mean being able to take on bigger projects, or increase over all capacity.  Interested applicants can call 724-229-5083.

Corridors of Opportunity coming to Beaver County

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Al Goehring from WBVP and WMBA and Alan Robertson from The Pittsburgh Business Times.

(Hopewell Township, PA)  The Pittsburgh Business Times has announced plans to hold a business symposium at the Fez in Hopewell Township entitled “Corridors Of Opportunity: Beaver” on Thursday April 7, 2016 from 11:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.    The luncheon event will feature keynote speakers Pat Nardeli from Castlebrook Development, Beaver County Commission Chair Woman Sandie Egley and CCBC President , Chris Reber.    The annual gathering functions as somewhat of a state of the union address fro the business community and offers attendees a chance to engage the guest speakers in panel discussion about the future of business in Beaver County.   Alan Robertson, Publisher of the Pittsburgh Business Times appeared on “A.M. Beaver County”, With Host Al Goehring on Thursday March 31, 2016 to talk about how the event is a great opportunity to discuss business and offer guidance for future areas of growth in Beaver County.  Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door.  Click here for more information.

 

Shovlin returns to WBVP and WMBA

Chris Shovlin, Community Engagement Manager for Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School
Chris Shovlin, Community Engagement Manager for Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School

(Beaver County, PA) Beaver County broadcasting legend and former WBVP and WMBA talk show host and sports anchor, Chris Shovlin appeared as a special guest on “A.M. Beaver County“.  Shovlin, who now serves as the Community Engagement Manager for Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, talked about the positive benefits of Charter schools for the community and the students who attend, and how Cyber and Charter schools are legally established public schools in Pennsylvania.   Shovlin spoke at length with show host Al Goehring about the opportunities that charter schools like Lincoln Park  provide for area students.

 

Pirates Spring Training Reports

For the third year in a row Beaver County Radio is going to Pirates Spring Training. On February  29th Al Goehring will talk to the Pirates Broadcasters Monday-Wednesday-Friday at 7:40 am on “AM-BEAVER-COUNTY”.  They will give you the inside stuff about the players, coaches, and management as the team prepares for 2016. This week Steve Blass is the guest broadcaster.

National Catholic Schools Week Interview Series Announced

(Beaver County, PA)  1230 WBVP and 1460 WMBA will again this year showcase the value of private, faith based, education by airing a week long series of interviews as part of  National Catholic Schools Week, February 1-5, 2016.  Each day from 8:40 to 9:00 A.M., representatives from Beaver County Catholic schools will Join host, Al Goehring, on “A.M. Beaver County” for a guest appearance  highlighting Beaver County’s local institutions.  The line up is as follows:

  • Monday February 1, 2016:  Dr. Ed Scheid, Educational Consultant, Diocese of Pittsburgh.
  • Tuesday February 2 , 2016:  Brad Diamond, Principal of  Saint Monica Catholic Academy.
  • Wednesday February 3, 2016:  Elaine Schreiber , Music teacher and Forensic Moderator at Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School.
  • Thursday February 4, 2016:  Maureen Lucci,  Preschool Teacher and parent, Saints Peter and Paul. She is  also the Parent Teacher Guild President.
  • Friday February 5, 2016:  Gabby Smith, Senior at Quigley Catholic High School and Saints Peter and Paul Elementary School  alumnus.

The National Catholic Schools Week celebration on WBVP and WMBA is sponsored by Rome Monument and Rome Inspirations, Fischer’s New Brighton Foodland, Fischer’s Beaver Falls Save A Lot, Fischer’s Beverage, Fort McIntosh Wealth Advisers, Beaver Valley Auto Mall and RAM Acoustical Corporation.

Bargain Shop January 19, 2016

BARGAIN SHOP

1/19/16

 

TEXAS ROADHOUSE

DINNER FOR TWO AT TEXAS ROADHOUSE, WAGNER ROAD, MONACA

VALUED UP TO : $30.00

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BEAVER COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT

ONE QUART OF GENUINE MAPLE SYRUP FROM THE BEAVER COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT

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VALUE: $18.00

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THE 19TH HOLE RESTAURANT AND BAR

$25.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO THE 19TH HOLE RESTAURANT AND BAR, 312 BLACKHAWK ROAD, BEAVER FALLS

VALUE: $25.00

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CITY HARDWARE

BOSCH 5 PIECE DRILL BIT SET FROM CITY HARDWARE, 1500 7TH AVENUE, BEAVER FALLS

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VALUE: $25.00

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New Site for PIAA Playoff Game

The PIAA has moved the site of Friday nights AA playoff game.  The Karnes City-Aliquippa Game was scheduled for Newman Stadium at North Allegheny High School.  There is a gas leak at the stadium.  The new site is Reeves Stadium at Geneva College. WBVP-WMBA airtime is 6:30 with the kickoff at 7pm.