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MEMBER NEWS – AUGUST 17, 2022

DBA Receives Funding to Enhance Canal Park

State Senator John Gordner and Representatives Linda Schlegel-Culver and Kurt Masser presented the Danville Business Alliance with a $100,000 check on Tuesday to further enhance Canal Park.

The public space next to Borough Hall was completed this Spring and has already been used as a venue for live entertainment and performances. The additional dollars will be used to install additional seating, a mural, and a sound barrier on the back of the stage, making is more useable for programs and performances.

 

 

 Central Columbia School District and Commonwealth University Offer Increased Opportunities for Students

Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, and Mansfield, together as Commonwealth University and the Central Columbia School District, have signed an agreement guaranteeing admission, eligibility for merit-based scholarships, and on-campus housing at any of its locations.

The agreement guarantees admission for Central graduates who enroll in a bachelor’s degree program and who...read more.

Bloomsburg University Students Returning this Week

Bloomsburg University's traffic pattern changes during move in this week.  Read more.

Montour Preserve Trail Closures to Begin Today

Temporary closures of portions of several trails and one pavilion due to pipeline construction.  Read more.

CareerLink To Host Job Fair in Berwick Friday

More than twenty employers will join CareerLink as they partner with BIDA.  Read more.

Weis Center Kicks Off 35th Anniversary Season With Free Concert on Renovated Outdoor Plaza

Concert by global fusion/brass band Red Baraat will be Friday, August 26 at 6 p.m.  Read more.

Need a new business website? Bucknell students may be able to help!

Sign up for the web development project by August 19 if you're interested in a new website.  Sign up here!

Developing a Comprehensive Marketing Plan

On August 24 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm, The Wilkes University SBDC will host a free how-to webinar for the development of a comprehensive marketing plan for your business.  Register here  

Enjoy the 14th Annual Artfest

Event will take place this Saturday, August 20, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. surrounding the fountain on the Square in downtown Bloomsburg, with more than fifty artists, crafters, food vendors, and local non-profit organizations, with live music and fun activities all day.  Check it out here.

McKonly & Asbury to Host Webinar: Addressing the Manufacturing Labor Shortage

On August 25, free program will discuss the shortage in skilled labor, non-labor solutions, and how your organization can improve in attracting and retaining employees in manufacturing.  Read more.

Camp Victory to Host Community Open House

Free activities scheduled for September 18, 12pm to 3:00pm, including wall climbing, zip line, ice cream, hot dogs, drinks, moon bounce, arts & crafts, wagon rides, and music by the Martin Davis Band.

Want to get some paddling in before summer ends?

Check out the "Quick Guide" from the Columbia-Montour Visitor's Bureau and Susquehanna Greenway Partnership.