Business Expo offers visitors array of vendors

A steady crowd was on hand throughout Saturday at the 2014 Business Expo held at the Red Fern. The four-hour event, sponsored by the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce andThe River 98.9, provided visitors with an opportunity to peruse services and products available from area businesses. Among the 40 plus vendors were educational and banking institutions, organizations and several businesses ranging from construction and home repair/renovation businesses, computer technicians, healthcare, outdoors, real estate, jewelry, insurance, law enforcement, as well as a winery and travel agency. Penn Highlands Elk once again hosted its annual Patient Appreciation Day with a variety of free health screenings and more. In addition a large amount of donations were collected for the St. Marys Christian Food Bank. An array of door prizes were awarded throughout the event along with a grand prize drawing. Each of the nearly 1,000 visitors were eligible for all of the prizes.