Briefcase

Chamber sets event

The Blair County Chamber of Commerce WE-LEaD committee will host a networking event geared toward women in the business community from 5 to

7 p.m. March 11 at Altoona Grand Hotel.

The event, sponsored by Leonard S. Fiore Inc., will feature an opportunity to learn tips and techniques for successful networking.

The cost to attend is $20 for chamber members and $40 for non-members, and includes hot hors d’oeuvres and two complimentary beverage tickets.

To register, contact the chamber at 943-8151 or online at www.blairchamber.com.

NEW ENTERPRISE

NES&L gets mineral reserves

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc. announced the acquisition of about 100 million tons of estimated mineral reserves near the borough of Garrett in Somerset County.

The company plans to utilize the additional reserves to support its existing operations in the area.

“We are pleased to add the additional mineral reserves to our almost 2 billion tons of proven and probable existing reserves,” said Paul Detwiler III, president and CEO, in a statement.

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