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Butler County Business Matters
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Butler, PA 16003

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April Editors Note

Virus presents challenges for all of us. Stay Safe - Page 4

April 2020

Healthcare & Fitness - Your Life Matters


MSA donates protective masks
Butler County company has donated 65,000 respiration masks to assist health care providers - Page 15

Working Remotely
Neighbors, friends and maybe even co-workers talk about their long-term or first-time experiences working from home. - Page 16

Layoffs a new reality
Coronavirus-related business restrictions have prompted layoffs at local businesses, including Hotel Saxonburg, above, with the hospitality industry taking the biggest hit. - Page 16

Workers may be eligible for jobless benefits
Workers affected by the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for unemployment benefits. - Page 17


Healthcare a major economic force
Continued growth and demand has pushed health care to the top of Butler County's employment industries. - Page 10

Butler surgeon touts MACI procedure
One local doctor talks about his experience in treating people with damaged cartilage. - Page 19

Food for thought: Plant-based meals growing
Hot and trendy meet wholesome and healthy with the plant-based eating movement. - Page 23

Extraordinary efforts
Butler Health System Foundation couldn't decide between two women's accomplishments to honor as a "Woman of Legacy." So they honored both. - Page 30


YMCA's Ihlenfeld uses her edge to build healthier community
Sandy Ihllenfeld took untraditional roads to find herself as a leader of leaders. - Page 8

In Your Voice

Your Voice Matters
Infectious disease expert and Butler native Amesh Adalja shares his thoughts on COVID-19. - Page 6

On Scene

Butler Health System Foundation Crystal Ball - Page 14

United Way Women's Leadership Council - Page 21

Meet & Move at Concordia - Page 22

Innovation Pittsburgh - Page 24

Butler Eagle 150th anniversary - Page 26


Personnel Matters - Page 25

Real Estate Matters - Page 28

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