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Member News – August 24, 2022

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.

Stuart Tank Memorial Museum Expands Hours

Due to the tremendous response to the opening of the Museum in April and the commitment of our volunteers the Stuart Tank Memorial Museum is expanding its hours. Beginning August 26 the Museum will be open from 2pm to 8pm on Fridays in addition to its current schedule.

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.

Town of Bloomsburg to Begin Enforcement of Revised Parking Restrictions

As a result of the recently emplaced bicycle lane on Market Street in Bloomsburg, traffic patterns and parking areas have been revised.  Enforcement of the revised restrictions will begin Monday, August 29.

Bringing the World to Central PA

SEDA-Council of Governments and The Pennsylvania Office of International Business Development (OIBD),  are ‘Bringing the World to PA’ on September 21, 2022.  This event provides the opportunity for businesses to meet one-on-one with Pennsylvania’s Authorized Trade Representatives and discuss how your company can enter and grow in over 40 markets. This event is free of charge. Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is September 8th.

Congratulations to Autoneum in Bloomsburg!

Congratulations to the team at the Bloomsburg location of Autoneum, who in August were recognized with two outstanding achievements.  First, Bloomsburg was one of three Autoneum plants to have received the General Motors (GM) 2021 Supplier Quality Excellence Award.  The second accolade though, is even more impressive - Bloomsburg was the only plant who for the fifth time since 2014 were named one of GM’s top performing supplier manufacturing locations.  Hats off on a job well done!

SECV8 Publishes Fall Live Broadcast Schedule

The fall broadcasts will include local high school football, boys and girls soccer, and field hockey.

PPL Electric Utilities Warns Customers About Scammers and Fraud

Electric supply scammers turn up their efforts during the summer and times of high inflation, so PPL is warning customers that now is the time to be extra vigilant.  Here's a few tips to avoid scammers' tricks.

Innotek Offers Checklist to Help Businesses Eliminate Tech Problems

When thinking about your business's tech, don't just think about the big problems.  Things like file access, password protection, being able to print and recovering files are all common needs for small businesses.  Read on for more of what Innotek recommends you review.

Helping Low-Income Households Pay for Internet Services

Looking for resources for your employees or their families? Service Electric Cablevision is reminding the community about The Affordable Connectivity Program, an FCC program that can help eligible households struggling to pay for Internet service.

Bloomsburg Area YMCA Seeks Cancer Survivors for Free Personal Training Program

Cancer survivorship can mean anything from receiving your diagnosis today, to being 20+ years out.
The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is looking for survivors 18 years-old and older who want to regain their grasp on their health & wellness.  The LiveSTRONG program is free, and features programming such as tours to help navigate the "healthy" sections of grocery stores, guest speakers, easy-to-grasp lectures, introduction to new exercise disciplines, survivor support and much 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.