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Member News – May 3, 2023

Future Leaders in STEM Event - May 20

The Bloomsburg Children's Museum, The Foundation of The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce, The Bloomsburg YMCA, and the Teen Center are working together to bring TEDx-style talks, vendors, activities, and workshops. The event is free but registration is required.  Register here.

Zartman Construction Celebrating 50 Years of Construction Excellence

Zartman Construction invites you to join in celebrating their 50-year milestone with an Open House TONIGHT from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please tour our facility and meet with our staff while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.  Learn more about the history of Zartman Construction here.

Glen Brook Rehab to Host Open House

On May 11th from 3:00 - 6:00 pm, Glen Brook Rehab is celebrating their newly renovated sub-acute rooms. See their Open House Flyer 5.11

Columbia County Farm Bureau Reads to Schools

As part of Agricultural Literacy Week over 30 volunteer readers read “The Day the Farmers’ Quit” to over 1900 students in 15 schools, 1 library, and 1 museum. What great work educating our community!

Wilkes University SBDC to Accept Award

On Monday, May 8, 2023, the Wilkes University Small Business Development Center will be presented with the Eastern Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award.   The presentation will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the Wilkes University SBDC office located at 85 South Main Street in Wilkes-Barre. Congratulations to them!

OSHA - National Beat the Heat Contest

OSHA is sponsoring a “Beat the Heat Contest” to raise awareness about the hazards of heat exposure in indoor and outdoor workplaces and identify how businesses across the nation control these hazards. Participants are asked to submit an awareness tool (e.g., infographic, poster, training curriculum, webpage, logo, etc.,) to increase heat hazard recognition among employers and workers.

To enter the contest and get more details go here.  The contest is open now through June 9, 2023.


Now through May 5th, The Exchange will be featuring artwork featuring the color and/or the concept of “green”. All artists of all ages and levels of experience were encouraged to submit work, and all media accepted, 2D and 3D, with only one rule: The art must fit through the front door. More details are here.

Hand in Hand - I AM Safe meetings

I AM Safe! provides support and encouragement for individuals looking to live their best life, promoting self-advocacy and safety. Safety in the home and the community, digital citizenship, and safety within ourselves. Learn more about I AM Safe at

2023 Covered Bridge Photo Contest Returns! - Experience Columbia -Montour Counties

Each year, the Visitors Bureau holds a photo contest to produce a 550-piece puzzle featuring one of the area-covered bridges. The 2023 Covered Bridge Photo Contest runs from Saturday, April 1st through Wednesday, May 31st at midnight EST. We’re excited to see another fantastic set of entries from everyone! Click HERE to learn how to enter!

PATHS Training May Webinars

The Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Health & Safety, will be offering numerous FREE safety webinars in May 2023. To access the PATHS Training Calendar visit 

First Commonwealth Bank Offering Virtual Seminar

Do you have customers that have questions about Buying a New Home?  First Commonwealth Bank is offering a virtual seminar  Thursday, May 18, 2023, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hosted by Jeff Woodward, FCB Senior Mortgage Loan Originator Feel free to join or alert your clients. To RSVP, please visit here: Home Buyer Seminars | First Commonwealth Bank (

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