Business news of local interest

Hoss’s treating veterans

Veterans can eat free from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House locations.

With valid identification, veterans can choose from one of several entrees.

Sheetz offers vets free meal

Sheetz Inc. will thank veterans and active duty military personnel on Veterans Day by offering a free meal and a free car wash.

On Saturday, Sheetz invites veterans and active duty military personnel to enjoy a free 6-inch turkey sub and a regular size fountain drink at any of Sheetz’s 564 locations. Sheetz stores that offer carwashes also will provide a free car wash to veterans and active duty military. Military ID or proof of service must be presented to qualify.

Chamber plans trip to Greece

Greece and the Mediterranean will be included in the next international excursion offered through the Blair County Chamber of Commerce.

The trip, scheduled for July 11-20, features ground transportation from Altoona, round-trip airfare, a four-night Greek Isle cruise and guided tours, including the Parthenon and Acropolis. The cost is $3,699 per-person, double occupancy.

An informational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Devorris Center for Business Development, 3900 Industrial Park Drive. There is no cost or obligation to attend the informational meeting.

For more information, call the chamber at 943-8151.

Hotel company aids children

FREDERICK, Maryland — Plamondon Hospitality Partners will be making a monetary donation to Save the Children. Throughout November, $1 of every room night sold at each of its hotels, up to $5,000, will go to Save the Children to support its hurricane relief efforts.

Plamondon Hospitality Partners is a hotel management and business development company with eight hotels including the Fairfield Inn & Suites and TownePlace Suites property at 2915 Pleasant Valley Blvd.

NAC achieves certification

DUNCANSVILLE — NAC Inc., a leader in direct mail marketing, has earned HITRUST CSF Certifica­tion.

Achievement of HITRUST CSF Certifi­cation recognizes NAC’s ability to protect and secure sensitive, private health care information and that NAC’s practices and controls are implemented, monitored and tested to meet the highest level assurance to meet or exceed defined requirements.

JARI sets Lunch n Learn

JOHNSTOWN — JARI will hold its next Lunch n Learn program from noon to 1:15 p.m. Nov. 30 at JARI Center, 160 Jari Drive.

Corey Christman of Predictive Synergistic System will discuss behavioral analytics within the workplace. 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