Meadville’s Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, Rachael Ray help hurricane victims

   November 14, 2012 2:19 pm

People and property weren’t the only victims of Hurricane Sandy. Meadville-based Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, well known as the maker of Dad’s pet foods, has made a donation to help four-legged victims left homeless or separated from their families by the deadly storm. The family owned company donated more than four tons of its premium Rachael…

Meadville-based Dad’s buys Arkansas company

   February 2, 2010 12:30 pm

Meadville-based Dad’s Pet Care has purchased Arkat Nutrition, a dog and pet food company based in southeastern Arkansas. With the purchase, Arkat becomes Arkat Animal Nutrition LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dad’s Pet Care. In addition to dog food, Arkat makes a wide range of feeds, including food for fish, cats, horses, turtles and…

Anderson to step down from Meadville chamber

   July 22, 2009 3:05 pm

Charlie Anderson, president of the Meaville-Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce for the past 13 years, has announced that he plans to retire by the end of the year. Anderson said: “It’s been an honor and a pleasure to represent the chamber of commerce and serve the interests of the community and work to make…

Meadville Steak n Shake closes

   June 17, 2009 11:49 am

Meadville’s Steak n Shake restaurant is no more. It shut down for business on Tuesday. Owner Nick Scott said the business never lived up to potential, and that its space will soon become home to a dual business. The Erie Steak n Shake is doing well, though, he said.