The Valley Springs News

Business leaders

New board for VSABA introduced
- Jan. 17, 2014

   The 2014 board for the Valley Springs Area Business Association was introduced Wednesday at the organization’s first luncheon of the year.

   Officers for 2014 are Heather Ugale, chair; Diane Harris, vice-chair; Norma Snyder, secretary, and Melinda Evett, treasurer.  Other board members are Gary Tofanelli, Don Urbanus, Larry Parenti, Laurel Joliff, Renee Donofrio and Kim Irwin. To date the advisory board includes Colleen O’Connell.

   Board and advisory members who volunteered to chair events: Luncheons/Speakers – Joliff; Mixers – Tofanelli and Parenti; Marketing and Web Page – Urbanus; Advertising – O’Connell; Business Faire – Harris and Joliff.

   The Business Faire is scheduled for Sept. 19 and 20 and the tentative date for a barn dance is Sept. 27. The annual Christmas Parade and Craft Fair is scheduled for Dec. 6, while the Christmas dinner and Citizen of the Year presentation is set for Dec. 14.

   A tentative scheduled for mixers was released with one mixer per month through October. The next luncheon is planned for Wednesday, Feb. 19, at La Contenta and will feature a Curves and Fancy Things fashion show. Reservations can be made online at

New leaders for the Valley Springs Area Business Association include, from left, Colleen O’Connell, Larry Parenti, Norma Snyder, Heather Ugale, Kim Irwin, Dianne Harris, Renee Donofrio and Gary Tofanelli.





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