Business news of local interest

Saint Francis recognized

LORETTO — Saint Francis University has been ranked No. 50 in the nation by in its top “Online Christian Colleges and Universities” from 2016.

Schools were ranked by a number of sources including the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator, The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and more.

Great Value Colleges is committed to discovering colleges and universities that will offer the most return on a student’s investment in education.

Business Before Hours set

The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business Before Hours from 7:30 to 9 a.m. April 28 at Lemme Audiology Associates, 613 Valley View Blvd.

Free hearing screenings and tours will be provided at the event.

There is no cost to attend for chamber members. Nonmembers may attend at $10 per person. Breakfast is included.

To make reservations, visit the chamber online at or call 943-8151.

JARI hosts Lunch n Learn

JOHNSTOWN — Manpower Inc. Vice President/Managing Director Brock Kull will speak at the next JARI Lunch n Learn on Thursday at the JARI Center, 160 Jari Drive.

Kull will share his expertise on how to prepare to interview candidates and how to attract the best applicants and get them to want to work for your business. Attendees will learn what types of interview processes exists and what can work best for their company.

The cost to register is $5 per person, and lunch will be provided. To register, visit and click on the calendar to access the registration forms or contact Lauren Brewer at