This page is for news regarding Clarion County businesses. Below you will find business changes and closings, event cancellations, and current services offered throughout the area. If you would like to add your information, please complete our COVID-19 Status Questionnaire and we will add your information to this list. This list is for ALL businesses, services and resources available to Clarion County residents. If anything changes, please resubmit the form.

JOB/EDUCATION CAREER FAIR “RESCHEDULED FOR WED., JUNE 24”
We are currently working on “Re-Scheduling” the Job/Education Fair for Wednesday, June 24. The event is slated for the Clarion Mall from 10am until 2pm. Click on the link above for details and registration.

COVID-19 CLARION COUNTY ESSENTIAL BUSINESS DONATION
Click the above link to either make a donation towards gift cards for employees of an essential business, suggest an essential business as a recipient, or both.

CLARION COUNTY FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
Click on the above link to find hours and availability for Restaurants and other food establishments in Clarion County. This document is still being updated so please check back daily to see information that is added. If you have a restaurant or other food establishment in Clarion County and your business is not on the list, please email [email protected] and we will get you added by the next business day.

CLARION STRONG COMMUNITY SUPPORT 2020
This is a website dedicated to helping Clarion businesses through a difficult time. Coronavirus has affected each and every one of us. Businesses can’t open and employees have been laid off. We are all holding our breath to see what tomorrow will bring.

ONLINE LEARNING RESOURCES
Click on the above link to find tons of online learning resources from games to worksheets to virtual tours to science experiments to full curriculum for all ages. All resources are/were free at the time this spreadsheet was created and it is continuously being updated. If you know of a resource that isn’t listed here (must be FREE) or you see something that is no longer being offered free of charge, please email [email protected] and we will update that resource by the next business day.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE
With everything going on, if you find yourself in need of supplies or prayer, please let Hope Rising Church in Clarion know. We have had HUGE blessings of donations from this community. We have seen this community come together and GIVE during this time of uncertainty! We are so thankful for each of you who have stopped by and dropped goods off!! Every item matters! If you would still like to be part of serving our community, we are still taking donations of paper products and food so we can bless those who call in for a need! We have people checking for goods at the church door every half hour! If you have a need or would like a prayer, please do not hesitate in asking! We are here for you! To request items or prayers or to find out how to donate, please email [email protected]
or call 814-297-8070. We also welcome you to join us every Sunday morning at 9am and 11am on our Facebook Page or YouTube channel as we broadcast our services LIVE online!

BELOW THE BUSINESS UPDATES, YOU WILL FIND VALUABLE RESOURCES AND UPDATED INFORMATION SHARED WITH US THROUGH GOVERNMENT AND OTHER SOURCES AS WELL AS TIPS AND INFORMATION TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS AND TO HELP KEEP EVERYONE SAFE AND VIGILANT DURING THIS TIME.

BUSINESS UPDATES:

(NOTICE: Some of the information below has changed due to the “non-essential-business closing order” announced this week by Governor Tom Wolf. We will continue to update this information as we have it, but please be sure to follow and respect all governmental regulations, suggestions and orders as we work through this current situation together)

ALL AMERICAN AWARDS AND ENGRAVING
Showroom closed until further notice per Governor Wolf’s order. However, owner Jim Carroll is in and available to take and fill orders. If you need anything please call 814-782-6264.

AMERICAN LEGION POST #066
Closed until further notice.

BARROW-CIVIC THEATRE
Performances of “Anne of Green Gables” at the Barrow-Civic Theatre in Franklin have been canceled. The theatre has gone dark through April 30, 2020. Find updates on Facebook.

BOB’S SUB SHOP
Take out only

BRIDGE BUILDERS COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS
The Week of Giving is proceeding. Make donation to local nonprofits online at bbcfgives.org by Friday, March 20, at 5 p.m.

BURNS & BURNS
Office closed to walk in customers. Please call us at 814-226-8041. Our office is fully staffed with our employees to service your needs. Paymens/documents can be placed in the night slot.

BUTLER HEALTH SYSTEM / CLARION HOSPITAL
For the latest updates from BHS please visit www.butlerhealthsystem.org and click on the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) updates link at the top of the page. Our website is being updated daily and is the best place to get information regarding any changes within our Butler & Clarion locations.

C&A TREES
We are open! Please help us spread the word. Monday – Saturday 9 to 5.
The following categories are deemed essential on the Governor’s List:
1114 Greenhouse, Nursery and Floriculture Production
111421 Nursery and Tree Production

CENTRAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (CEC)
Restricting access to the office and lobby area effective immediately and until further notice. Employees are still working and responding to member needs. Members can continue calling 800-521-0570 for member services, 800-282-8610 to report an outage, or visiting www.central.coop for questions, concerns, or issues. Drop box is still available outside of the entrance of CEC’s office for payments or required documents.

CHARITABLE DEEDS AND SERVICES
March Garage Sales and Food Giveaway are cancelled. The building will be CLOSED. If you are in financial need, please contact their office and leave a message and they will get back to you as soon as possible. Find updates on Facebook.

CLARION AREA AGENCY ON AGING
ALL Clarion County Senior Centers are CLOSED to the public from March 17, 2020 to March 31, 2020. The five Senior Centers and the Main Office will be closed to the public March 17, 2020 until March 31, 2020. The Senior Center staff will remain working to package and continue the Home-Delivered Meal service. The Senior Center Participants will be given the option to start Home-Delivered Meals service. The Agency staff will remain working and are able to assist individuals’ needs by phone. If you or someone you know, aged 60+, are in need of services, please call our office at 814-226-4640.

CLARION AREA CHAMBER OF BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
Not open to the public. The Executive Director will be in the office Monday-Friday from 8:30am until 5pm. You are more than welcome to call our office at 814-226-9161. If you need immediate assistance please give our Executive Director, Tracy Becker a call on her cell at 814-229-2709.

CLARION AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
~ Clarion Elementary School (and other schools in the county)
Clarion Area School District Food Service will provide an opportunity for families to drive thru or walk up and pick up meals for children 18 and under at Clarion Elementary School.
~ Clarion Area School District Kindergarten Registration has been POSTPONED (Reschedule date TBD).

CLARION CIGAR & PIPE
Closed until further notice.

CLARION COUNTY FAIR
The Clarion County Fair Gun Raffle is rescheduled for October 17, 2020. All purchased tickets will be honored for that date.

CLARION COUNTY YMCA – CLOSED to public.
~ Clarion County YMCA Sportsmanship 1 All-Star Game scheduled at Keystone High School for March 28 – Postponed indefinitely.

CLARION FARMERS MARKET is set to open May 9th.  Customers need to be socially distancing themselves and any gathering will be “prohibited”. Credit card sales/exact change are encouraged. We are working very carefully on safety measures as recommended by the  CDC and the Department of Agriculture

CLARION FREE LIBRARY (and other county libraries) – CLOSED until further notice. All due dates have been moved for currently checked out items to April 6. No overdue fees will be charged during this time. If the libraries need to stay closed longer, the due dates will be extended again.
~ Children’s St. Patrick’s Day Party – CANCELED

CLARION MOVIES ON MAIN
Temporarily Closed

CLARION PRINTING
Clarion Printing is offering a special on graduation signs for all local schools and customized signs. They are also offering free takeout menus to local restaurants as well as 10 off all orders for new and existing customers until May 31, 2020.

CLARION PSYCHIATRIC CENTER
Clarion Psychiatric Center is fully operational. We would greatly appreciate any PPE supplies that you can donate. If you can help, kindly contact Susan LaBruzzo at [email protected] or call 814-226-9545 Ext. 506 to arrange a pickup or drop-off date and time.

CLARION RIVER BREWING COMPANY
We are open for take out! Food & Brew. Curbside pickup. Delivery may also be available. Call for details. Monday – Friday, 4 – 8.

CLARION UNIVERSITY SBDC
The Clarion University Small Business Development Center is here to help businesses impacted by COVID-19. Consulting services are being offered remotely; businesses are encouraged to contact the SBDC by either calling our office at 814-393-2060 or email us at [email protected].

CLARK’S DONUTS
Take out only.

COUNTRY EATS & ICY TREATS
Since St. Joe’s is unable to continue with one of their biggest fundraisers of the year, we at Country Eats have decided to buy more fish and try to supply our customers their dinner during the rest of Lent. For every fish sandwich and fry we sell Friday during Lent, Country Eats will donate 25 cents to the school/church. Take out only.

COUNTY SEAT RESTAURANT
Closed until further notice.

CRAIG’S BARBER SHOP
Closed until further notice.

DACORA JEWELERS
Temporarily closed. If you have any questions or concerns during this time, please call 814-226-8711 and leave a message. If this matter requires immediate attention please call 814-316-3111.

DADDY’S MAIN STREET
Open regular hours for takeout and pick up. Also, if you can’t get in or don’t want to come in, you can park out back opposite the PNC drive thru, call in when you arrive, and they can bring your order out to you. Call if you need help: 814-223-4687

DB’s SMOKIN’ BBQ
Weekend hours 11-7 Fri thru Sunday. Delivery and takeout.

DMS PRINTING AND MAILING
FREE take out Menus for Local Restaurants. DMS is helping out our local restaurants. We are offering FREE takeout menus. Email us your current take out menus to [email protected] We will print and ship to you at no cost. Please share.

DUBROOK (M AND B SERVICES)
DuBrook will be continuing delivery for concrete, stone, and block. DuBrook store locations in Clarion and DuBois will be providing pickup services as well. Please call ahead to arrange delivery and pickup of all materials. 814-226-8411.

F.L. CROOKS & CO
Our website www.flcrooks.com is open for business. We continue to feature clothing. shoes, and accessories of exceptional quality, modern styling, and high intrinsic value. Use Coupon Code SPRING at checkout to Save $30 off of $100 order. One per customer please. Pennsylvania has NO SALES TAX on clothing & shoes. Shipping is FREE on orders over $99. Everyday shipping is only $4.99 for orders under $99.

FALLER’S FURNITURE
Showroom closed but you can purchase online at www.fallersfurniture.com

FARMERS NATIONAL BANK
– 18 of our 20 branch locations are operating primarily in a drive-thru only mode. Appointments for safe deposit box access, loan closings and transactions unable to be conducted through the drive-thru are available.
– Branches without drive-thru capabilities will remain open to ensure branch access across our communities.
– Please visit our Farmers Locations and Hours page to find a list of all of our locations, business hours and phone numbers. We will have employees available to help you during normal business hours.

FULMER HOUSE BOOKS & COLLECTIBLES
All books on our porch are free during this time. We want to make sure people can access something to read. 703 Wood Street.

GATEWAY LODGE
We are temporarily pausing our lodging, restaurant and spa operations until May 1st to take care of our families and keep our most vulnerable safe. As we remain closed, Mother Nature is blooming around us untouched by our circumstances. In these weeks ahead, we will continue to share Her calming presence with you through Facebook and Instagram.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PARISH SCHOOL
~ Registration Days scheduled for March 18th and 25th – Postponed – Registration packets can be picked up at the school. Screening day for incoming Kindergarten students TBD.
~ Parish Events CANCELLED
~ High School Faith Formation Classes – March 22 and march 29th – CANCELLED
~ Bunny Bingo – March 23rd, March 30th – CANCELLED
~ Purses & Bling – March 28th – CANCELLED – If you’ve purchased a ticket, please contact Chellsi Lesniak at 814-229-2534 for a refund. Purses & Bling 2020 will be rescheduled at a later date.
~ Celebrate Sunday Mass – 8:30 am on Radio Stations 943. FM & 1300 AM

KREATIVE KUTS BY D&S – Clarion and Cranberry
Open reduced hours. Offering all service. 814-297-8238 or 814-670-0316.

McDONALD’S MAIN STREET LOCATION
Drive Thru is Open

MONTANAS COUNTRY CAFE’
Gabe and Stan will be working hard to fill all your to go order needs from 11am-6pm.

PENNSYLVANIA WIC – CLARION OFFICE
Currently implementing curbside WIC. Please stay in your vehicle and call 814-226-8130 and we will come out to get your card. If you have no phone or vehicle, please knock on door and slide your WIC card under the door.

PJ’s COUNTRY MARKET
PJ’s as a Grocery/Meat Market will remain open during this period as long as supplies last. They will not be taking any orders, but will be stocking the shelves and coolers for first come first serve basis. They will also be serving take out orders for the Pizza/Sub Shop but there will be no eat in allowed. Their business hours during this period will be Monday through Sunday, 11:00am to 7:00pm. Any elderly or immune compromised customers are urged to call in your order and they will deliver your groceries as soon as they possibly can.

PNC BANK – MAIN STREET CLARION LOCATION
This office is temporarily closed.

S&W AUTO
S&W Auto Body will remain open during the caronavirus pandemic as it has been deemed as a life-sustaining business. They are located at 111 Schill Lane in Lucinda. To schedule your vehicle maintenance needs, please call 814-226-7046. Find updates on Facebook.

SHEETZ
For the safety of our customers and employees, our outside seating area has been closed until further notice.

SUGAR TREE BOUTIQUE
Closed until at least March 30th. Visit us @ thesugartreeboutique.com.

SWEET BASIL ITALIAN RESTAURANT & BAR
Open seven days per week, from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be a full menu and regular daily specials. Wednesday is Wing Night! Pick up your wings and a six-pack of ice-cold beer to go.

THE HASKELL HOUSE
The Haskell House renovation project is currently on hold.

THE LIBERTY HOUSE
Offering fresh donuts and prepped meals for pick-up.

TOBY HILL BAR & GRILL
We are open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 3 to 8 pm. Wings, burgers, fish and limited regular menu. 226-8629. 1912 N 5th Ave, Clarion.

TRI-COUNTY HEALTH & FITNESS
Private workout facility but new members are welcome during this time.

VENANGO COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND
The Association will continue to transport clients for medically necessary appointments and will ensure that clients have groceries and get bills paid. All other services and programs have been suspended until further notice. Call 676-1876 for any further information. Find updates on Facebook.

WALMART
Stores will now be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Also, starting on Tuesday, March 24 and lasting through Tuesday, April 28, Walmart stores will host an hour-long senior shopping event every Tuesday for customers aged 60 and older. This will start one hour BEFORE the store opens to the general public. Walmart Pharmacies and Vision Centers will also be open during this time. Walmart is also putting a limitation on the quantities shoppers can buy of certain high-demand items. The Auto Care Center is temporarily shutting down.

ZACK’S
Kicking it old school and dropping a brand new takeout menu that will feature everyone’s pizza shop favorites with a twist of Farm to Table

CLOSINGS

~ All PA Schools – CLOSED until April 9th

~ Clarion Antique Mall – CLOSED until guidelines are given from health officials on reopening.

~ Clarion BBQ Festival – CANCELED

~ Clarion County Career Center – CLOSED

~ Pennsylvania Courts are closed to the public – through at least April 3rd

~ PLCB ordered restaurants & bars to cease on-site food & alcohol services

~ PennDOT – All Driver License Centers and Photo License Centers in Pennsylvania will be closed for two weeks effective close of business on Monday, March 16. All PennDOT District and County maintenance offices are closed. Construction projects have been suspended in all counties until further notice. PennDOT crews are available to perform critical functions and emergency maintenance as needed. All PennDOT rest areas and welcome centers statewide will be closed to the public effective 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

~ Pennsylvania Game Commission – All office CLOSED to the public for at least two weeks in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Harrisburg headquarters and all region offices will be closed during this time, and purchases made online or by mail will not be filled until the offices reopen. The earliest date when offices could reopen is March 30.

CANCELLATIONS AND POSTPONEMENTS

All schools in the commonwealth will stay closed until further notice in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts – All events through May 31 – CANCELLED including:
April 4 – Lisa Bleil and Friends – Jazz Ballads to 80’s Dance Songs
April 28 – FAST TRACK – Star-Studded Bluegrass Veteran “Super-Group”
May 3 – Deanna Witkowski – SoulSongs: Crossing Boundaries from Chopin to Cole Porter
May 17 – Ken Double & Tenor, Daniel Mata – Wurlitzer Organ DOUBLE Duo

Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) 2020 First Responders’ Electrical Hazards Training – Postponed – Reschedule date TBA

Clarion Drug Free Coalition meeting scheduled for March 27 – CANCELED

Clarion First Presbyterian Church, 700 Wood Street in Clarion
~ Services for March 21, 2020 and March 28, 2020 -CANCELED
~ Community Sharing Supper at Clarion First Presbyterian Church scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. – CANCELED
~ The church office will reduce operating hours to Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. until April 6, 2020.

Little League – suspended until May 11

NCAA – All remaining winter sports championships as well as all spring NCAA championships have been canceled.

PSSA testing and Keystone exams for the 2019-2020 school year have been canceled due to COVID-19.

RESOURCES , UPDATES AND INFORMATION

How can you help local businesses during this crisis?
* Buy gift cards now and use them later
* Buy items now and pick up in the future
* If you know a business owner, ask how you can help
* Keep memberships current
* Order takeout from your local restaurants

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COVID-19 Fact Sheet and FAQ for Businesses

COVID-19 Information for Essential Businesses

COVID-19 Resources from Clarion County EDC

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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Advisory

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) – all facilities at state parks and forests in Pennsylvania will be closed until April 30. Find updates on Facebook.

Department of Health – Updates and LIVE daily briefings

Disaster Assistance

Guidance on Business Practices Amid COVID-19 – updated 3/27/2020

Guide to SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Guide to the Employee Retention Tax Credit

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Life-Sustaining Business Frequently Asked Questions

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PACP COVID-19 Updates

Paycheck Protection Program Application Form

Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet for Borrowers

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet for Lenders

Pennsylvania Department of Education Cancels Statewide Assessments

Pennsylvania’s disaster declaration has been approved by SBA. Our small businesses and private non-profits are able to apply for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Quarantine-Isolation Work Guidance

Request for Waiver/Exemption to Business Closure

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SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Small Business Paycheck Protection Program

Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Resource Page

Unemployment Compensation Guidelines

Updated Guidelines related to the Governor’s order for all “non-life-sustaining businesses” in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations.

USDA Unveils Tool to Help Rural Communities Address COVID-19

Waiver Process for Keeping Physical Locations Open Form