The 2017 Venango County Democrats Spring Mixer held at the Barrow Civic Theatre on Saturday, April 22, 2017 was well attended, providing time to enjoy music, conversation, refreshments and information sharing. Jackie Anderson from the Fundraising Committee opened the presentations introducing John Kluck, the new Chairperson for Venango County Democratic Party. Chip Abramovic, Venango County Commissioner was the keynote speaker. Sam Amendola, Recording Secretary, discussed the precinct focus and Mike Wilcox of Oil Region Rising gave a summary of local initiatives. Special guest, Judy Hines, Chair of the Mercer County Democratic Women, encouraged a regional connection and collaboration. It was a fun, positive, and informative evening.