BETHEL PARK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION MEETING
March 21, 2019
Attendees: 15 Attendees
Guest Speaker: Liz Kanche with American HealthCare Group
- Her company is involved with Employee Wellness Programs and Farm to Table Events
- Liz spoke of current wellness trends and how to implement wellness programs
- Talked about importance of educating employees about physical, mental, and financial health
- Provided handout of PowerPoint presentation
Minutes: Minutes from the February 2019 meeting were approved.
Membership Report: 38paid memberships, we had 40 members at this time last year.
Communications Report: Barb asked that members please respond to her emails regarding meeting attendance and other BPBA items.
Treasurer’s Report: Evan reported that we have a balance of $11,560.86 in the account.
Job Fair: May 16th from 3p – 8p (set up 1pm) at the Bethel Park Community Center. Evan and Connie Ruhl made a video about the Job Fair that will air on BPTV. Barb created a tentative vendor application and asked for edits. It was decided that the Chamber sponsorship section be removed and that the option of a $50 contribution to the schools be left on.
Comprehensive Plan Committee: Meeting held on 3/14. There was a good turnout at the most recent meeting.40 attendees, and 90 on Facebook Live. Five main topics came out of the discussion: Connectivity, Vibrant Care, Prosperity, Resilience, and Governing. A plan is currently being worked on.
Shade Tree Commission: Meeting was held on 3/19. Neil Armstrong school will participate in a planting of 20 trees during Arbor Week. Hoping to do some planting at some of the Business Park rights-of-way.
Trash Removal: Waste Management provided a questionnaire regarding the size of containers needed. It will be brought to next month’s meeting.
Chamber of Commerce videos: Still looking for companies interested in being featured in videos.
Shredding Day: Not much of a response of interested companies.
The idea of offering payment to someone that can update the BPBA website and Facebook page was mentioned: posting minutes, keeping membership list updated, listing current events, etc.
April 6: Shredding Event – 9am to 11am @ BP Independence Middle School
April 6: Shredding Event – 10am to 1pm @ Artis Senior Center Parking Lot
May 11: Glass Recycling Event – 9am to 2pm @ Village Square Mall
May 16: Job Fair @ BP Community Center – 3pm to 8pm. Contact email@example.com for more info.
April 18th, 2019