Blair County Chamber of Commerce

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Roaring Spring Community Library
Ms. Michelle McIntyre
320 East Main Street
Roaring Spring, PA 16673
(814)224-2994
Fax (814)224-4472
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Member Since 2012


Stepping Stones for Life
Ms. Georgette Selecky
341 Blacksnake Rd.
Dysart, PA 16636
(814) 330-1451
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Member Since 2013


American Heart Association
Mrs. Stephanie Fost
509 7th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 548-7634
Fax (814) 548-7634
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Member Since 2012


Quaint Corner Children's Discovery Center
Ms. Coreena Detrich
2000 Union Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814)944 6830
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Member Since 2013


Altoona Chapter of AMBUCS
Rachael Lenhart
309 1st Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 946-1631
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Member Since 2011


American Red Cross
Ms. Jane Gable
415 Orchard Avenue, Suite 1
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 944-6146
Fax (814) 944-1753
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Member Since 2012


Blair County Community Action Agency
Mr. Allan Robinson
2100 6th Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 946-3651
Fax (814) 946-5451
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Member Since 2012


Carlisle Barracks/Cumberland Valley Chapter, Assn of the US Army
Mr. John (Sonny) Sloan
233 W. South St
Carlisle, PA 17013
717-243-9558
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Member Since 2012


International Association of Firefighters Local 299
Mr. Shawn Patosky
3960 6th Ave.
Altoona, PA 16602
(814)329-6097
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Member Since 2012


Joshua House Community Center
James Kilmartin
123 West 10th St
Tyrone, PA 16686
(814)684-2032
Fax (814)684-2032
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Building Community with Kids, Teens, and Young Adults Through Education, Athletics, and Faith.
See Also Recreation/Entertainment

Member Since 2010


Mountain Lion BackPack Program
Mrs. Heather Little
1516 26TH AVE
Altoona, PA 16601
(814)946-3216
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The Mountain Lion BackPack Program is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation providing weekend food for elementary children in need in the Altoona Area School District, equipping them to come to school physically and mentally prepared to learn.

Member Since 2013


Southern Alleghenies Service Management Group
Helen Terza
150 Lakemont Park Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 949-2912
Fax (814) 949-2916
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Member Since 2011


Altoona Symphony Orchestra
1331 12th Avenue, Suite 107
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 943-2500
Fax (814) 943-7115
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The Altoona Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is celebrating its 80th season and is pleased to welcome new Music Director and Conductor, Teresa Cheung. The ASO presents high-quality, live orchestral music to audiences throughout Central Pennsylvania. Classical and Pops programming are presented to the community each year. The ASO offers 4 Classical Concerts and 2 Pops concerts each year. Subscriptions can be purchased by phone or online. Our free education programs include Young People's Concerts, Cushion Concerts, Musicians in the Schools programming, and our Imagination Music Station. Our music is truly for everyone!
See Also Music/Musical Instruments

Member Since 1996


Hollidaysburg Area Public Library
Janet Eldred
405 Clark Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 695-5961
Fax (814) 695-6824
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Member Since 2009


Hollidaysburg Area YMCA
Mary Bradley
1111 Hewitt Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 695-4467
Fax (814) 695-5748
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The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA is a charitable, non-profit organization combining state of the art health and wellness facilities with positive role models, healthy activities and opportunities where youths, adults and families are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body.
See Also Health Clubs/Organizations, Child Development/Day Care, Recreation/Entertainment

Member Since 2003


AMED
Diehl, P. Craig
1012 7th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 943-8993
Fax (814) 943-7199
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AMED is a municipal ambulance authority providing all aspects of emergency medical services as well as specialty care inter-facility patient transportation, non-emergency ambulance transportation, and wheelchair transportation.
See Also Ambulance Service, Transportation

Member Since 1982


Hollidaysburg Community Partnership
Jamie Baser
401 Blair Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 696-0544
Fax (814) 696-0636
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The Hollidaysburg Community Partnership is a volunteer driven, non-profit organization that assists with the revitalization of Hollidaysburg’s business district and coordinates special events for the community.

Member Since 1900


St. Patrick School
Mrs. Joan Keller
PO Box 400, 731 Patrick Lane
Newry, PA 16665
(814) 695-3819
Fax (814) 695-5274
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See Also Schools/Colleges/Training, Churches/Synagogues/Church Supplies

Member Since 2012


Fort Roberdeau
Mr. Glenn Nelson
383 Fort Roberdeau Road
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 946-0048
Fax (814) 943-5074
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See Also Tourist Attractions, Schools/Colleges/Training, Recreation/Entertainment

Member Since 2013


Blair-Bedford Builders Association
Dave DeBiase
1410 Allegheny Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 693-9710
Fax (814) 693-9712
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Member Since 1988


Charitable Concepts & Consulting, LLC
Tommi Burchfield
1859 Dixie Lane
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 931-6135
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See Also Business & Management Consultants

Member Since 2009


CONTACT Altoona
Terriann Grove
2729 8th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 946-0531 (814) 946-9050
Fax (814) 946-4573
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CONTACT Altoona is a telephone helpline service providing listening services, reassurance calls, crisis intervention, and information and referral services to the community. Telephones are staffed 365 days a year by trained volunteers who are prepared to offer stability in times of confusion and to assist people of all ages to resolve their own problems and develop their inner resources. All services are free and confidential.
See Also Human Services

Member Since 2000


Family Services Incorporated
Ms. Lisa Hann
2022 Broad Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 944-3583
Fax (814) 944-8701
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Family Services Incorporated, a non-profit organization, offers services that focus on building healthier relationships between individuals, families and communities. Programs like the Domestic Abuse Project, Crime Victim Support Services, Teen Shelter, Street Wise Outreach and Opportunity, Emergency Shelter for Men, Counseling and Developmental Disabilities offer individual services to clients.
See Also Human Services, Business & Management Consultants, Counseling

Member Since 2001


Goodwill Industries of the Conemaugh Valley, Inc.
Phyllis Bandstra
540-542 Central Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15902
(814) 536-3536
Fax (814) 536-5171
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See Also Employment/Training, Retail, Human Services

Member Since 1995


Intelmarx, Inc.
Benjamin Mazur
1331 12th Avenue, Suite 303
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 941-9218
Fax (814) 941-9028
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Intelmarx provides marketing and software solutions primarily for nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions. The company’s solutions include fundraising, online donation processing, social networking, constituent relationship management, variable data printing, direct mail, email marketing, and more.
See Also Software Development, Advertising/Public Relations/Marketing, Mailing Services

Member Since 2008


SCORE
Dale Hill
3900 Industrial Park Drive, Suite 8
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 942-9054
Fax (814) 569-1146
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See Also Counseling, Business & Management Consultants

Member Since 1900



Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger
Mike McMullen
1304 7th Street
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 943-8887
Fax (814) 942-1530
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Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger helps to make miracles happen every day for children treated at Geisinger’s Janet Weis Children’s Hospital and numerous outreach locations across Pennsylvania. A nonprofit organization, it has raised more than $46 million for pediatric equipment, programs and services since its 1984 inception.
See Also Hospitals/Health Care

Member Since 1991



Home Nursing Agency Affiliates
Robert Packer
20 Sheraton Drive
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 946-5411 800-445-6262
Fax (814) 941-1648
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See Also Visiting Nurse Association, Home Health Care

Member Since 1983


Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Matt Stever
927 South Logan Boulevard
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 695-5579
Fax (814) 695-8894
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The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown serves 94,000 Roman Catholics throughout Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clinton, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset Counties. The Diocese is home to 89 parishes, 20 Catholic elementary schools and four independent Catholic high schools.
See Also Churches/Synagogues/Church Supplies, Schools/Colleges/Training, Cemeteries

Member Since 2011


Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy
Marie Polinsky
512 Old Route 764
Duncansville, PA 16635
(814) 262-9600 877-371-1110
Fax (814) 262-9650
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Alleghenies United Cerebral Palsy is a Medicaid approved provider of non medical, in-home personal care services to any individual with any physical disability. These services are provided in a 22 county region in Central PA. For more information on our services, call us toll free 1-877-371-1110 or visit us online at www.alucp.org.
See Also Human Services

Member Since 2004


Improved Dwellings for Altoona, Inc.
Roger Bunnell
1600 8th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 944-9466
Fax (814) 941-3708
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See Also Apartments and/or Mobile Home Parks, Developers

Member Since 1985


Blair County Historical Society
Jeannine Treese
3419 Oak Lane
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 942-3916
Fax (814) 942-7078
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See Also Museums, Archivist/Historian, Tourist Attractions

Member Since 2008


AAA East Central
Theresa Trude
1634 Valley View Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 946-1277
Fax (814) 941-4306
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See Also Travel Agencies

Member Since 1931


Blair Township
Mrs. Betty Robertson
375 Cedarcrest Drive
Duncansville, PA 16635
(814) 696-4363
Fax (814) 695-0744
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See Also Government

Member Since 2012


Juniata College
Gabe Welsch
1700 Moore Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652
(814) 641-3131 (814) 641-3119
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Juniata College is a national liberal arts college dedicated to providing engaging, personalized experiences with a global context, empowering students to develop the knowledge and values that lead to fulfilling lives of service and leadership.
See Also Schools/Colleges/Training

Member Since 2007


PA Career Link Blair County
Charles McClellan
3001 Fairway Drive
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 940-6201
Fax (814) 940-6236
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See Also Employment/Training

Member Since 2008


Presbyterian Homes in the Presbytery of Huntingdon
Debra Larkin
220 Newry Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 693-4000
Fax (814) 693-9029
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The mission of PHI is to offer Christian understanding, compassion and a sense of belonging to those whose needs may be physical, pscholological, social, financial or spiritual in nature, by providing a full range of high-quality health care, housing and other related community services directed primarily to the elderly and which contribute to the wholeness of body, mind and spirit.
See Also Nursing Home/Assisted Living/Retirement Communities, Rehabilitation Services

Member Since 1993


Altoona Area Public Library
Jennifer Knisely
1600 Fifth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 946-0417
Fax (814) 946-3230
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The Altoona Area Public Library provides materials, services, and programming to the public to support their educational, recreational, and cultural needs. Including but not limited to: circulating books, magazines, audio and video materials, children’s services and reference and referral services. All are provided free to all ages.

Member Since 1994


American Cancer Society
Tammy Ahles
1004 N. Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(888) 227-5445
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The American Cancer Society - No matter who you are . . . we can help. 1.800.ACS.2345 - Trained cancer information specialists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist callers with questions about cancer, local programming and community resources. www.cancer.org - A Web site providing accurate, up-to-date information about cancer. The site includes information on diagnosis, treatments and history as well as prevention, detection, and local resources information.

Member Since 1989


Blair County Chamber of Commerce
Joe Hurd
3900 Industrial Park Drive
Suite 12
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 943-8151
Fax (814) 943-5239
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The Blair County Chamber of Commerce is organized to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Altoona – Blair County area as it pertains to all areas of its business community. All necessary means of promotion shall be provided, and particular attention and emphasis shall be given to the economic, civic, commercial, cultural, industrial, and educational interests of the area.
See Also Networking

Member Since 1904


Blair County Drug and Alcohol Program, Inc.
Judy Rosser
3001 Fairway Drive, Suite D
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 693-9663
Fax (814) 693-9661
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Blair County Drug and Alcohol Program, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation. BCDAP provides the management of public drug and alcohol funding, free assessments for individuals in need of drug and alcohol service, prevention services to schools, employers and community groups and provides driving under the influence programming
See Also Human Services

Member Since 2010


Buccinese Society
John Dell
612-14 8th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 943-9406
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Member Since 2010


Element Church of God
Mr. Michael Hammer
1209 Broadway
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 952-6214
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See Also Churches/Synagogues/Church Supplies

Member Since 2014


Independent Catholic Foundation- Diocese Altoona-Johnstown
William Hiergeist
3618 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 201-2080
Fax (814) 201-2092
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The Independent Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown provides perpetual financial support to parishes, schools and ministries. A public charity, the ICF holds permanent endowments with a combined value of nearly $15 million and provides planned giving options for donors committed to Catholic institutions in our region.

Member Since 1994


Jaffa Shrine Center
Mr. Don Grove
Broad Avenue & 22nd Street
Altoona, PA 16603
(814) 944-4043 (814) 949-6205
Fax (814) 944-3414
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See Also Convention Services/Supplies, Caterers, Rental/Banquet Facilities

Member Since 1989


Laurel Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America
Mike Morrell
201 W. High Street, Suite 1
Ebensburg, PA 15931
(814) 471-1090
Fax (814) 471-1094
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BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, PENN’S WOODS COUNCIL 201 W. High St.; Ste. 1, Ebensburg, PA 15931 (814) 471-1090 pwcbsa.org Scouting makes a positive and profound difference by strengthening families, providing youth with caring mentors, instilling civic pride and compassion through service to others, and building self-confidence through achievement and recognition. Programs include Cub Scouts, boys ages 7-10, Boy Scouts, boys ages 11-17, Venturing, coed youth ages 14-17, and Learning for Life and after-school programs for all youth grades K-12. Serving over 5,000 youth and their families annually in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Indiana, Somerset Counties, and portions of Armstrong, Huntingdon, and Westmoreland Counties.
See Also Human Services, Employment/Training

Member Since 1997


Primary Health Network
Ms. Amber Walters
1701 12th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 942-9600
Fax (814) 942-9617
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The Altoona Community Health Center provides medical care to adults under the direction of Zane Gates, MD. The office is open five days per week and evening hours are available. Most insurances are accepted and a sliding fee is available for those who qualify. Call 814-942-9600 for an appointment. New patients welcome.
See Also Physicians/Surgeons

Member Since 2008


Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission
Mr. Steven Howsare
3 Sheraton Drive
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 949-6500
Fax (814) 949-6505
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See Also Economic Development

Member Since 1989


WISE Women of Blair County
Diane Osgood
1330 11th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 515-0095
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Member Since 2009


Allegheny Ridge Heritage Area/ Allegh. Ridge Corp.
Jane Sheffield
1421-1427 12th Avenue
PO Box 348
Altoona, PA 16603
(814) 940-1922
Fax (814) 940-1423
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The Allegheny Ridge Corporation develops and promotes amenities that facilitate economic growth, historic preservation, outdoor recreation, and environmental conservation. ARCorp’s Main Line Canal Greenway™ is “making new connections between old neighbors” by linking communities and heritage sites with trails and scenic byways following the path of the 1830s era canal.
See Also Tourist Attractions

Member Since 2000


Altoona Community Theatre
Steven Helsel
1213 12th Street
P.O. Box 908
Altoona, PA 16603
(814) 943-4357
Fax (814) 942-4728
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Altoona Community Theatre (ACT) presents outstanding musicals, comedies, dramas and children's productions in The Historic Mishler Theatre, offering great entertainment at reasonable prices for its patrons as well as the opportunity for area residents to express themselves creatively onstage and backstage. ACT also conducts summer workshops for children and teens.

Member Since 1996


American Red Cross Blood Services
Ms. Joanna Martyak
415 Orchard Avenue, Suite 10
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 941-8385 (814) 659-7529
Fax (814) 941-5054
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Member Since 1995


Blair County Respiratory Disease Society
Elizabeth Hurst
159 Lakemont Park Blvd.
PO Box 1954
Altoona, PA 16603
(814) 944-8222
Fax (814) 944-8850
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Member Since 1988


Center for Independent Living of South Central PA
George Palmer
1019 Logan Boulevard
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 949-1905 V/TTY
Fax (814) 949-1909
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The mission of CILSCPA is to empower people with disabilities to lead independent lives in their communities. CILSCPA is a federally funded non-profit agency, established in 1988 to provide independent living services people with disabilities and their families in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana and Somerset Counties.

Member Since 1994


Junior Achievement of Western PA
Jennifer Knepper
647 Main Street, Suite 300
Johnstown, PA 15901
(814) 266-2125
Fax (814) 269-4884
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Junior Achievement of Western PA is a partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers - all working together to inspire young people to dream big and reach their potential. JA's hands-on, experiential programs teach the key concepts of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to young people throughout Blair County.
See Also Schools/Colleges/Training

Member Since 1996


National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Sharon O'Keiff
506 3rd Avenue
Duncansville, PA 16635
(814) 696-1017
Fax (814) 696-1069
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Member Since 1992


Saint Francis University - Small Business Development Center
Edward Huttenhower
PO Box 600
Loretto, PA 15940
(814) 472-3200
Fax (814) 472-3202
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Member Since 1987


Through, Inc.
Mr. David D. Cadle Jr.
2879 Everett Road
East Freedom, PA 16637
(814) 312-0224
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"Through" exists to empower people as they move through physical, emotional, social and spiritual obstacles by connecting them to a network of people and providing access to available resources. Through is a faith-based Christian 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is committed to empowering God's people to show the love of Christ to individuals in the area who are in need.

Member Since 2012


Altoona-Blair County Development Corp.
Martin Marasco
Devorris Center for Business Development
3900 Industrial Park Drive
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 944-6113
Fax (814) 946-0157
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The Altoona-Blair County Development Corporation is a private, non-profit development corporation working as a catalyst for business expansion in Blair County and, through its regional partnerships, along the I-99 Innovation Corridor. Our organization is dedicated to business growth and wealth creation in Blair County. We provide Professional Business Development Services for business ranging from Fortune 500 to the Entrepreneur.
See Also Economic Development

Member Since 1991


American Rescue Workers, Inc.
Evangeline Subisak
811 Scotch Valley Road
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 695-0762
Fax (814) 695-1593
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Our mission is to provide food, clothing, household items and furniture to those in need. At this writing we are serving 500 people a month just in our food pantry. We offer free counseling, life skills classes, and home visits. Our chapel services are each Sunday evening at 5:30 pm. For information on additional services not listed, please call (814) 695-0762.

Member Since 2006


Blair HealthChoices
Ms. Amy Marten-Shanafelt
1906 N. Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 696-5680
Fax (814) 695-5132
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Blair HealthChoices is the administrative entity charged with overseeing a contract between the State Department of Public Welfare and the County of Blair for Medical Assistance Behavioral Health Services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services are provided to Medical Assistance recipients by Community Behavioral HealthCare Network of PA (CBHNP), a Behavioral Health Managed Care Organization who in turn, contracts with a wide array of service providers to provide the services. As the oversight entity, we ensure that the Medical Assistance recipients receive a choice of providers for their services, that they receive quality care, that medical necessity criteria are met and it is all done with an eye on cost containment.
See Also Hospitals/Health Care, Human Services

Member Since 2007


Central Labor Council
Bob Kutz
302 East Wopsy Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 944-4081
Fax (814) 944-7809
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Central Labor Council is the head for labor in Blair County. It is structured to meet under the same roof and is the hub of labor activity in Blair County.

Member Since 1900


Kiwanis Club of Altoona, Inc.
Karen Terrill
809 Spruce St.
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 695-1583
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Member Since 1970


The Nehemiah Project
Ms. Kathy Salyards
1001 S. 1st Street
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 944-1948
Fax (814) 944-9739
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The Nehemiah Project is a Christian Non-Profit organization designed to provide Children & Families with workable alternatives preventing a cycle of poverty, crime and dependency, as well as providing resources for the enhancement of family structure. This is done through ongoing programs such as; The After School Program, Back Pack Program. Summer Reading Program, Vacation Bible School Program and many others.

Member Since 2011


United Way of Blair County
Robin Beck
5414 6th Avenue, Suite C
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 944-0884
Fax (814) 946-5113
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Member Since 1985


Bavarian Aid Society
Rick Fogal, Sr.
112 South 13th Street
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 944-3698
Fax (814) 941-6719
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Member Since 1989


Blair Senior Services, Inc.
Steven Williamson
1320 12th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 946-1235 800-245-3282
Fax (814) 949-4857
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Blair Senior Services, Inc., the private, non-profit Area Agency on Aging for Blair County, helps older adults maintain their health and well-being by providing thirty-two services, including meals-on-wheels and Congregate Meals, Transportation, Care Management, In-Home Support Services, Guardianship, Advocacy, Senior Community Centers, volunteer opportunities and more.
See Also Human Services, Transportation, Home Health Care

Member Since 1991


Central PA Community Foundation
Jodi Cessna
1330 Eleventh Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 944-6102
Fax (814) 381-7104
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The Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charitable organization. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in our communities by encouraging charitable giving through the involvement of individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

Member Since 2001


Operation Our Town, Inc.
5508 6th Avenue, Rear
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 296-8730
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Operation Our Town's mission is to facilitate partnerships between community and business to fight drug use and crime through proven law enforcement, treatment, and prevention techniques. Operation Our Town accepts donations from businesses, civic groups, charitable organizations, and individuals. Donations are used to fund programs proven to reduce both the supply and demand for illegal drugs.

Member Since 2012


St. Leonard's Home, Inc.
Cynthia Meyer
601 N. Montgomery Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814) 695-9581 (814) 695-2920
Fax (814) 695-2606
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St. Leonard's Home provides licensed personal care and supportive living for 28 adults aged 55+. Located in a gracious Victorian mansion in Hollidaysburg, St. Leonard's offes a home-like environment for those needing assistance with daily living activities such as medication administration, healthy eating, personal hygiene and socialization. For more infomation, call 814-695-9581.
See Also Nursing Home/Assisted Living/Retirement Communities

Member Since 1985


UPMC Altoona Foundation for Life
Mr. Tim Balconi
620 Howard Avenue, 5th Floor Tower
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 889-6406
Fax (814) 889-3115
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The Foundation for Life is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which exists to secure charitable donations to help financially support exceptional health care for the well-being of all Central Pennsylvania residents.
See Also Hospitals/Health Care

Member Since 2009


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County
Gail Clapper
891 23rd Street
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 944-6129
Fax (814) 944-9094
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Member Since 2008


Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Gloria Pattie
300 5th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 944-2021
Fax (814) 944-3197
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Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for individuals in Blair & Clearfield Counties who are visually impaired. We shall provide supportive services including but not limited to, transportation, social activities, life skills programs, reduced cost eye glasses, and information and referral services.

Member Since 2009


Pennsylvania Economy League, Inc., Central Div.
Gerald Cross
88 N. Franklin Street, Suite 200
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 824-3559
Fax (570) 829-8099
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Member Since 1900


Blair County Arts Foundation
Kate Shaffer
1212 12th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 949-2787
Fax (814) 949-3909
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See Also Tourist Attractions, Event Planning/Coordination, Rental Services

Member Since 1992


Day One of Greater Altoona
Sharon Shock
1212 13th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 949-9210
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See Also Counseling

Member Since 2002


The Salvation Army, Altoona
Capt. Matt Morrison
1813 6th Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 942-8104
Fax (814) 942-8312
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See Also Human Services, Churches/Synagogues/Church Supplies

Member Since 2014


Blair County Chamber Foundation
Joe Hurd
3900 Industrial Park Drive, Suite 12
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 943-8151
Fax (814) 943-5239
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Member Since 2004


Easter Seals Western & Central Pennsylvania
Ms. Patty Mallad
501 Valley View Blvd
Altoona, PA 16603
(814) 944-5014
Fax (814) 944-6500
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Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania helps people with disabilities, including autism, overcome obstacles to independence. Therapy services include occupational, physical, aquatic, sensory integration, speech, feeding and swallowing therapies. AgrAbility, audiology, child care, DeafLink, early intervention and therapeutic recreation also available. Centers located in Altoona, Chambersburg, State College, Mechanicsburg, Waynesboro, York.

Member Since 1986


Veteran Community Initiatives, Inc.
Tom Caulfield
727 Goucher Street
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 255-7209
Fax (814) 255-7892
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Veteran Community Initiatives/Veterans Leadership Program is a Non-Profit agency providing job search assistance/career counseling to veterans, their families, unemployed/underemployed; provides professional resumes, job search workshops, and state of the art job fairs. Lead organization for Pennsylvania Disabled Veterans Rehabilitation/Vocational Retraining Project.
See Also Employment/Training, Counseling

Member Since 2004


Griffith Family Foundation
Mrs. Cathy Griffith
PO Box 28
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(814)937-1082
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Member Since 2012


Healthy Blair County Coalition
Mrs. Coleen A. Heim
5414 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 944-0884
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The Healthy Blair County Coalition is overseeing the community health needs assessment and implementation of strategies to address all aspects of a healthy Blair County. The results of the first needs assessment were outlined in a report, Blair County Profile: Our Strengths, Challenges, and Issues. After the assessment was completed, the Blair County Community Plan was developed which included goals and strategies to address challenges related to healthcare, economy, crime, and drugs and alcohol.
See Also Community Planning, Environmental/Safety/Health Consulting, Networking

Member Since 2012