Business news of local interest

Workshop to focus on grants

Penn State Extension and the Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission, will offer a free workshop, “Exploring USDA Small Business Innovation Research Grants,” from 1 to

4 p.m. June 19 at the SAP&DC office, 3 Sheraton Drive.

The workshop is geared toward small business owners, inventive farmers or researchers wanting to link with rural businesses. Register online at: https:// or call Penn State Extension at 877-345-0691.

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Rowland Creative recognized

Rowland Creative, a marketing and design agency,won a number of awards, including “best in show” for its work with API Technologies during the Central Pennsylvania Creative Professionals annual Bracket Award ceremony.

Besides the best in show award, the team at Rowland took home five gold awards and one silver award in categories ranging from event promotion to web design.