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Member News- October 21, 2020

Telephone Town Hall for Solar Farm Project this Thursday

Talen Energy is partnering with Pattern Energy to develop a 1,000 solar farm in northern Montour County. A telephone town hall will be held Thursday, October 22nd at 7 p.m. to provide an overview of the project and answer questions. Information is available at

Your Neighbors: LGBTQ in Central and Northeast Pennsylvania

A community panel discussion on living in Pennsylvania as a member of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community will be hosted on Zoom the evening of October 22, 2020.

This event is made possible through a confluence of organizations concerned for the cultivation and growth of the LGBTQ community in Pennsylvania.

It is through sharing our experiences that we hope to show our similarities, provide insight into our struggles, and help inspire understanding.

All those who would like to learn more about the lives of LGBTQ people in Central and Northeast Pennsylvania, and how to support them, are invited to attend this event.

Spellbinding Social Media Strategies Webinar

On October 27th from 9-11 am the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center will be hosting a webinar on social media strategies. 

Social media isn’t just for social media sake, it’s a low cost high impact marketing option for small businesses if you know how to use it. Using it isn’t complicated and there are ways to get a big bang for a few bucks.

Topics covered will include:
*Understanding the Algorithms
*Tag you’re it: how many hashtags should you use and how do you choose?
*Cross-posting: do you post the same thing everywhere?
*Video killed the radio: why you need video content
Register here
Creating Effective Job Postings & Ads
Join PA Careerlink and Press Enterprise on Tuesday, October 27th from 10-11 am as they partner together for a virtual webinar on how to create effective job posting and ads.  
Register here to receive the Zoom link. 




Civil, Social, Human Services and Healthcare Expo at Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg University will be holding an expo to help connect employers with students interested in careers in the Social, Health, and Human Services & Non-Profit career fields on October 28 & 29 from 2-5 p.m. Recommended employers include: Health Care Providers, Non-Profit Organizations, Government Agencies and Residential Treatment Facilities. Primary student attendees are those majoring in Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, Exercise Science, Communication Studies, Languages & Cultures, Social Work, Sociology, and Psychology.

The standard registration fee includes your participation on both dates of the expo and our Fall Finale Bonus Expo in November. 

Upon registration, we will review the details you submitted for approval. At our fair, you’ll be able to engage with students in a variety of formats, including:

  • Video, audio, and chat communication with students
  • Group meetings with up to fifty students
  • 1:1 meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session
  • Share documentation with students ahead of time and have access to students who register to attend one of your sessions, resumes and contact information.

 Note: During registration, you’ll be asked to share the number of representatives who plan to attend the fair—up to 15 representatives per employer are able to participate in the fair. Each representative you register will be able to create their own unique schedule to engage with students. To learn more about these features check out this Handshake-hosted training webinar.

Employers are invited to discuss job shadowing, internship or employment opportunities with freshmen through graduate students and alumni. All expos are open and promoted to students from all majors and class years.

Although recruiting at Bloomsburg may look a little different this Fall, we are available to assist with all of your recruitment needs! Please review the toolkits provided by Handshake which will answer many of the questions you may have about participating in virtual events.

 If you have any remaining questions after reviewing the toolkits or need help registering for the event in Handshake, please contact our team at

Veterans Day Dinner Celebration with Geisinger

Geisinger thanks all of our veterans for their service to our country, and hopes you’ll join them for an appreciation dinner for U.S. veterans. Pick up your complimentary dinner via a drive-through arrangement on Thursday, November 12th. 

Reservations are required by Thursday, November 5th. Servings are limited, so reserve your meal today.

Complimentary for all U.S. veterans and one guest. You must wear a mask when picking up your meal.

To make a reservation at Geisinger-Bloomsburg, call 866-462-5127 or visit

To make a reservation at Geisinger-Danville, call 866-578-3427 or visit

To make a reservation at Geisinger-Shamokin, call 866-278-9806 or visit


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