News/Events

Economic and Job Growth



Jul 27 16

Shell selects Beaver County, PA for multi-billion petro-chemical plant.

Complex to include an ethylene cracker and polyethylene derivatives unit; construction to begin in 18 months. Following years of speculation, Shell Chemical Appalachia, LLC, has announced plans to build a multi-billion-dollar petrochemical complex in Potter Township, Beaver County. The location along the banks of the Ohio River, I-396 and rail facilities, will be one of […]

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Quality Education



Jun 5 18

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County

  Big Brothers Big Sisters is the premier one-to-one mentoring program in Beaver County.  Through Big Brothers Big Sisters, adults are paired with children desiring a one-to-one relationship.  Studies have demonstrated that when children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and to focus on […]

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May 16 18

Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls “Comprehensive Plan for Vision Transformation”

“To Inspire and Empower Lifelong Learning and the Exchange of Knowledge” is the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls’ Vision.  CFLBF is currently implementing a long-term plan to transform existing library services into a 21st Century experience it’s called the “Comprehensive Plan for Vision Transformation”.   Director Jean Barsotti said “Today, the Library must be more […]

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Desirable Housing



May 9 18

BEAVER COUNTY CHAMBER INTRODUCES WELCOME & RELOCATION GUIDE

Comprehensive online directory provides helpful information for current residents and newcomers. Helpful links to events, education, healthcare, worship, housing, entertainment and government resources permit easy access to community information. Finding things to do or locating social services in Beaver County is now a lot easier for residents and newcomers to Beaver County. A new Beaver […]

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Quality of Place



Oct 11 18

United Way Day of Caring

   

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Aug 30 18

BCRC Work-Based Learning Experience Program

The Work-Based Learning Experience (WBLE) program went into effect with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in January 2016.  This program offers a student 90 hours of work experience in the community.  It is to be utilized primarily for students with disabilities ages 16-21 who are enrolled in high school or college, and are […]

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Aug 20 18

Faith Restorations Inc.

David Brailey, Executive Director Janet Chalmers, President Candice McMunn, Vice President The crowds gather every Tuesday evening from 6 pm to 8 pm and Thursday from 11 am to 1 pm, many arrive over 1 hour early. People driving by wonder what is going on. The parking lot is full of cars, some people take […]

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Jun 5 18

A Special Day for Caring

The Annual Day of Caring coordinated by the United Way of Beaver County is a community event that highlights the kinds of work that goes on all over our county for the remaining 364 days of the year. Each year well over 100 volunteers provide love and labor throughout Beaver County. Dozens of non-profits provide […]

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