Oil Region National Heritage Area | The Valley that Changed the World


Membership in the Oil Region Alliance affords you and your organization multiple benefits.

In addition to access to the region’s premier economic development resources (resources that can be as effective for companies already established in the area as for companies new to the area), enrollment puts you in the middle of a network of the region’s leading companies, professionals and organizations.

Furthermore, membership in the Oil Region Alliance signifies your support of our mission, demonstrates your commitment to preserving our area’s unique history-changing heritage, and validates the impact the work of the Oil Region Alliance has on the quality of life in the Oil Region National Heritage Area.

Additional benefits of membership include:

  • Discounted advertising rates for the Oil Region Guide
  • Ability to serve on ORA committees and the Board of Directors
  • Voting privileges at annual and special meetings
  • Direct notice of grant programs and contests
  • Invitations to cultural and educational events

Join the ORA

To become a member, download, complete, and return the following form.

ORA 2024 Membership Enrollment

Member Directory

The Oil Region Alliance thanks the following businesses, organizations, and individuals who have renewed their membership in 2024 for their support:

  • AA Nagy Excavating and Construction, Inc.
  • Jim & Janet Aaron
  • Allegheny Valley Trails Association
  • Barr’s Insurance
  • Barrow-Civic Theatre (Franklin Civic Operetta)
  • John Bartlett
  • Beith Associates (Real Estate)
  • Belles Lettres Club
  • Darl & Marilyn Black
  • Central Electric Cooperative
  • Christ Episcopal Church of Oil City
  • City of Franklin
  • City of Oil City
  • City of Titusville
  • Clarion County Economic Development
  • County of Venango
  • Cranberry Township
  • Barry Cressman
  • Dale, Woodard, Gent, McFate Law Firm
  • DeBence Antique Music World
  • Sharon & George Dorogy
  • The EADS Group
  • Edward Jones –Christopher Rakow Office
  • Jennifer Feehan
  • Foxburg Hotel
  • Franklin Industrial and Commercial Development Authority
  • Friedhaber’s
  • Friends of Drake Well
  • Gustafson General Contracting
  • Clark & Carole Hall
  • Hepler General Contracting
  • Hydetown Borough
  • Ice Cleaning and Painting
  • Jacob A Weaver Company, LLC.
  • Maureen James
  • Kellner’s Fireworks, Inc.
  • Deb Lutz
  • Matric
  • May and Co.
  • Northern Pennsylvania Regional College
  • Oil Creek Railway Historical Society, Inc.
  • Cinda Richards
  • RL Murray, LLC.
  • Sandycreek Township
  • Senator Scott Hutchinson
  • Small Business Development Center —
    PennWest Clarion
  • Specialty Fabrication and Powder Coating
  • State Representative R. Lee James
  • Cecile Stelter
  • Stifel
  • Svetz Consulting Services LLC
  • George Thompson
  • Titusville Community Development Agencies
  • Titusville Council of the Arts
  • Titusville Historical Society
  • Titusville Renaissance, Inc.
  • UPMC Northwest
  • Venango Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Venango County Fairgrounds
  • Voyten Electric
  • Wanango Country Club
  • Washington’s Trail 1753
  • Webco Industries
  • Wildcat Mansion
  • Vince Witherup

The Oil Region Alliance would also like to thank the following for their support of the Oil Region National Heritage Area.

  • John Bartlett
  • Benson Memorial Library
  • Bridge Builders Community Foundation
  • Lee Ann Glowzenski
  • Great Eastern Cutlery
  • Kapp Alloy & Wire, Co.
  • Allan Montgomery
  • Oil Creek Railway Historical Society, Inc.
  • RL Murray, LLC.
  • Vince Witherup


If you have not yet renewed your membership in the ORA, would like to join the ORA or support the ORNHA for the first time, or have any questions on becoming a member, please contact Emily at ealtomare@OilRegion.org.

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