Business news of local interest

Chamber event at Epworth

The Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. May 25 at Epworth Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. The event will be held at the personal care facility at 925 S. Lincoln Ave., Tyrone.

Cost to attend is $10 per chamber member and $20 per non-member, pre-registered.

For more information or to make reservations, visit the chamber online at or call 943-8151.

Yuengling ice cream at Sheetz

Yuengling’s Ice Cream has partnered with Sheetz convenience stores to bring its premium ice cream to more than 300 Sheetz locations in six states, ranging from Ohio to North Carolina.

Six flavors of Yuengling’s Ice Cream, including signature Black & Tan, award-winning Vanilla, Root Beer Float, Sea Salt Caramel, Peanut Butter Cup and Vanilla Fudge Chunk with Pretzels will be available.

Yuengling’s President David Yuengling said in a statement, “We’re happy to partner with Sheetz to provide on-the-go workers, soccer moms, and travelers our delicious ice cream as a sweet treat during their busy day.”

Conemaugh adopts mission

JOHNSTOWN — Since 1889, the Conemaugh Health System has served the health care needs of people throughout west central Pennsylvania. Now, as part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, Conemaugh will deepen its connection with Duke LifePoint by adopting the company’s Mission, Vision and High Five Guiding Principles.

“These important philosophies have guided LifePoint since its founding in 1999 and represent one of the reasons this organization is the right partner for Conemaugh,” said Steve Tucker, Conemaugh Health System CEO in a statement. “Duke LifePoint shares our commitment to improving the overall health and well being of our communities and ensuring that people here have access to quality care close to home.”

Conemaugh’s new mission is “Making Communities Healthier” with a focus on a vision to create places where people choose to come for health care, physicians want to practice and employees want to work.