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Member News – August 2, 2023

Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project Informational Session to be held.

There will be an informational session on the next phase of the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project held on August 15.  Learn more. 

First Fridays this week in Bloomsburg

Check out all the things happening this Friday, August 4th from 5 pm to 8 pm in Bloomsburg.

Camp Victory receives a $10,000 donation

A $10,000 donation was made to Camp Victory to support the operation of Camp Echo and Camp HERO. Camp HERO is a camp for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and Camp Echo is a camp for children with heart disease. See the full press release here.

Glen Brook hosting Back to School Carnival

Join Glen Brook Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center for a Back to School Carnival on Wednesday, August 16th.  Learn more.

Bloomsburg Town Pool to offer Sensory Friendly Swim

Town officials announced a sensory-friendly swim hour every Sunday at 11 am at the town pool.  The weekly swim will have no music, water features or whistles.  There will be limited number admitted to assure a calmer than usual environment.  All underage or nonverbal swimmers must be accompanied by a caregiver.  For more information call 570-594-7230.

First Columbia Bank Photography back in 2023

The second annual 2023 First Columbia Bank Photography Competition is open for entries. Open to residents within a 50-mile radius of a First Columbia Bank office and local university students! Submit your captivating images by September 29th to Entry is free! Get the registration packet here.

Community Giving Opens Healthy Workplace Grant

2023 Healthy Workplace grantround for Community Giving Foundation is now Open!   The application opened on August 1, 2023, and the deadline to apply by August 31, 2023. Learn more.

Bloomsburg Community Luau

Bloomsburg Community Luau, Saturday, September 9, 2023, at the Bloomsburg Town Park starting at 6PM. Enjoy live music and entertainment, great food, fun tropical activities, enter the Tiki Lounge decorating contest, and see Elvis on the outdoor big screen in the classic film Blue Hawaii. Bring a chair or blanket to relax and enjoy the entertainment at the corner of Market Street and Fort McClure Blvd.

Geisinger Doctors Recognized by State Medical Society's Top Physicians Under 40

Three Geisinger providers have been recognized by the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) for achievement early in their careers. See which three doctors here.

Commonwealth University - Bloomsburg Offers Parking Help

Commonwealth University - Bloomsburg is making their hospital parking lot available until classes start on August 21, 2023, for those customers and business owners who are losing their parking spaces due to the construction on the East Pine Avenue lot construction. Thank you to Commonwealth University - Bloomsburg for the help to Bloomsburg businesses.

Glen Brook teaming up for Estate Planning Seminar

Glen Brook Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is hosting a free seminar on estate planning with Eric Young from Steinbacher, Goodall, and Yurchak on September 19th.  Learn More.

Fall 2023 Career Expos

Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania is excited to bring the power of all 3 of our universities together to benefit our students and employer partners across the state in a Fall 2023 Accounting and Financial Services Career Expo and Management, Supply Chain, Marketing, Technology and Analytics Expo on campus in Bloomsburg.  Reach out to Darwin Kysor at 570-484-2181 to get more details about participation.

SBDC Students help with Websites

Applications are being accepted for Bucknell students to create websites for local businesses and organizations.  Click here for the application.

BU Community Day Fair & Carnival

Set to take place August 18, from 6 PM to 8 PM, this event is on the B.U. Academic Quad and provides students with the opportunity to connect to the community.  Local businesses and non-profit organizations are encouraged to attend.  Learn more by reaching out here to Rebecca Toth, at 570-389-4189.  See the flyer.  

NEPIRC Manufacturing Day: October 13

Join NEPIRC on Friday, October 13th to celebrate the many contributions of our region’s manufacturing industry! At Manufacturing Day, you’ll be able to see product demonstrations; learn more about the cool products made right here in our local communities, and more!

Coming in October...Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc.'s Chili Cookoff & Fall Festival!

Stunning fall foliage and cooler temperatures create the perfect atmosphere for this first annual, family-friendly downtown Bloomsburg event.  Read more.  

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