Trapper and the Gang!

Trapper and the Gang!

This is a podcast by a local business-supporting local business! We are Nittany Valley Varmints LLC. We are a wildlife control company in State College PA. We wanted to get to know some of our local businesses in the area, so we threw the microphones in the truck and set out to do some interviews!. Get to know some of the AMAZING businesses that are right here in your back yard! If you have a business or know someone who does, get ahold of us and lets have a chat! trappergang21@gmail.com

Episodes

June 21, 2021 56 min
Today we talked with Kara and Holly from SignGypsies Happy Valley! If you don’t know this company…now is the time to change that! They sneak in like “ninjas” and put up decorations in your yard, living room, around your car, WHEREVER you can imagine for ANY occasion you are having!
We had them set up a sign for Trapper’s birthday this year and I was blown away when I saw all they had set up! I was also amazed they did it without ale...
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Today we talked with Marc from Customer Follow Up, Inc. I was introduced to Marc a few years ago when I was invited to speak at www.tips-club.org. TIPS is one of the oldest Networking Clubs in State College, so if you’re in search of NUMEROUS local businesses from a wide array of areas, definitely start with this website!
Marc’s business was started by himself and his lovely wife Tracy in 1997. CFU helps businesses provide the leve...
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June 8, 2021 35 min
Today we talked with Nhi, from Nhi Thai Photography! And we also had a special guest…her son Khai, from the podcast KHAI’S KID CORNER! If you have children or are an elementary school teacher, you should definitely check out their podcast. They are about 7-10 minutes long where they discuss a different animal each episode! It’s very cool, Trapper loves it!
As far as Nhi’s photography, definitely check out her beautiful website at w...
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June 2, 2021 63 min
Today we talked Mieke, the owner/operator of Pelvic Shanti. It was such a wonderful conversation because we were linked up through a mutual friend, so we had lots to talk about and it was absolutely wonderful learning! She runs her own Physical Therapy Business right here in State College.
What I did find so endearing about Mieke is that she bases her entire business plan around forming “relationships” and not just clients! A major...
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May 29, 2021 79 min
If you’re looking for 1 podcast that has an awesome “feel good” story we all need right now...this is the one!

Today we talked with Nancy and Susan from Roar for More, which is a branch of Susquehanna Service Dogs. They are a Nonprofit Organization that trains dogs to help pair with Partners who have Autism, PTSD, Hearing Loss, Heart Complications and the list goes on!
Just talking to these two you can hear the passion they have fo...
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May 26, 2021 72 min
Today we sat down with Dr Cymbor and Marketing Manager Rachel from Nittany Eye Associates. They have been a staple for eye care here in the Center Region for a Quarter Century! It’s easy to tell in this conversation that, without a doubt, have a “patient first” mentality. You’ll also learn that they are FAR more than just eye exams with specialties ranging from Dry Eye Treatment, Glaucoma treatment, Vision Therapy and of course L...
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May 13, 2021 63 min
Today we talked with Allison and Rachel who are decorators at Dolce Vita Desserts here in State College. They make just about anything you can dream up from wedding cakes to “pie calzones!” (Which is the goofus name I came up with, they call them “hand pies”) Along side their special order stuff, they have an absolutely huge location that you can swing in and grab a pre-made treat and a coffee or tea to go! They are located at 2490...
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May 12, 2021 63 min
Today we spoke with Tammy of Tammy Miller Auctions. I could have talked to her for hours because she’s such a wonderful person and so easy to chat with! Auctioneering is such an underrated skill and incredible asset, and you can tell by this conversation she excels at it! It’s awesome to hear some of her stories and learn how EXTREMELY beneficial her skill set can be if you’re selling a home, open land, having a fundraiser, or mu...
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May 1, 2021 46 min
Today we talked with Heather, the owner operator of The Bake Shoppe of Devonshire. Since it was a gorgeous day we recorded in our backyard, and she brought one of her lovely daughters who jumped on to help with The Trappers questions which was awesome! Heather makes personalized and extremely BEAUTIFULLY decorated sugar cookies for any special event you can dream up! She has a PA certified kitchen and with her skills can decorate...
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April 28, 2021 63 min
Today we talked with John and Lisa from Moody Culture Kombucha! If you want to listen to the definition of “down to Earth, hearts of gold, awesome people...this is is your podcast! John has his own Estate Planning Law Firm, and Lisa is a State High Teacher and an absolute AMAZING artist. If that wasn’t enough, they make Moody Culture Kombucha using state of the art brewing equipment that most breweries would drool over!
Their pass...
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April 26, 2021 41 min
Today we sat down with Jane Adams from Kissinger, Bigatel & Brower Realtors. Jane has been in the real estate “game” here in State College for almost 10 years! Everyone hopes to buy or sell a house at some point in their lives and sometimes, “where to start” is the hardest question. Without going too far down “the rabbit hole,” it was nice to hear questions like that explained as well as others.
You’ll also hear Jane’s awesom...
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April 21, 2021 50 min
Today we talked with Michele and David, the owners of The Old Farmhouse Eatery & Brewery. They are located at 226 Nittany Valley Drive in Bellefonte PA right at the “Y” of Zion Road. They totally remodeled this old farmhouse and made it an absolutely gorgeous gathering spot. They have a wide variety of American Fare, Wing Night specials, Friday Fish Fry and the list goes on!
My personal favorites are the amazing beers they off...
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April 15, 2021 43 min
Today we talked with Sarah from Out Of The Cold: Centre County! They are a community supported non-profit organization that helps our local community with people experiencing homelessness and hard times. They provide food, shelter, and numerous support services to their guests during their transition to permanent housing and employment.
I’m thankful we were practicing social distancing during this interview so Sarah couldn’t see me...
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Today we talked with Dr. Molly Love! What an honor for her to take time out of her schedule to chat with me. She is one of the Chiropractic Doctors at Nittany Valley Chiropractic and Wellness Center right here in State College.
I will be completely honest, I have NEVER talked to a Doctor of any concentration that made me feel so EXTREMELY comfortable with their procedures and practices! As you will hear in the interview, she talks ...
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Today we talked with Elizabeth, she’s the owner of Custom Stuff here in State College! If you need ANYTHING promotion wise for your business or family reunion T-shirts or anything you can dream up, she’s who you need to talk to! Contact her at 814-234-7833 and check out the website at www.customstuff.net
On top of that Elizabeth founded the Empowered Women’s Experience! This is an awesome group by women, for women to celebrate those...
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March 30, 2021 34 min
Today we talked with Melissa the owner/operator of The Cakery in Bellefonte! She is located right on the river behind the new Bonfatto’s Restaurant. She makes handmade cakes, cupcakes, sugar cookies and anything you can dream up! The best part is she has cakes and mini cakes “ready to go” at anytime! So if you wanna be the “star guest” of your next event or you just love cake like we do, stop in and grab one at a moment’s notice! T...
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March 24, 2021 49 min
Everybody loves the Ice Cream Man! Today we talked with Eric, the owner of Classic Cones! He drives his vintage ice cream truck all over the area so listen for his patented jingle. Follow them on Facebook at Classic Cones and you can link to his Tracker and know EXACTLY where the truck is!
We also talk about his DJ business Nittany Entertainment. So book him for music at your next event also book the ice cream truck he does privat...
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March 21, 2021 38 min
Today we talked with Rob and Shannon the owner/operators of The Brew Coffee and Tap located at 25 West 10th Street in Tyrone PA this awesome couple prides their establishment on pairing with as many local PA vendors as possible! The have local coffee, local sandwiches, local snacks and rotating beer handles from all over the State!
Such a great place, great folks and an AWESOME atmosphere for your coffee and breakfast in the mornin...
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March 21, 2021 46 min
If you want to support local...this is the definition! You’ve all had pancakes or waffles with syrup, but did you ever stop to think about what goes into that little jug as you pour it out?
It’s UNBELIEVABLE the amount of work that goes into it! We were lucky enough to be invited to gather up the seasons last run and learn how it’s done. So the Trapper put her work gloves on and... this LOCAL, FAMILY RUN Maple Syrup Company showed ...
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March 17, 2021 58 min
Today we talked with Mya, the owner/operator of Marie Lane Bakery! They are a sugar free, keto friendly, diabetic friendly bakery! How awesome is that!? She was such a sweetheart to talk to and very funny! You can order their stuff from their website at www.marielanebakery.com as well as find them in numerous locations around the area.
You can also find them on Instagram and Facebook at Marie Lane Bakery.
Check them out and get some...
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