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Member News – August 9, 2023

Community Giving Foundation Announces New Fund

A new regional donor-advised fund has been created at the Community Giving Foundation.  Learn more.

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 Megaproject held on August 15. Space is limited.  Learn more. 

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Announces Auditions

BTE is pleased to announce an audition date for young community actors in the holiday production of A Christmas Story. Auditions for children ages 8-13 will be held on August 26, 2023, at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center Street, Bloomsburg. Learn More.

Cats in Bloom hits 1000 Adoptions

Congratulations to Cats In Bloom on their 1000 adoptions!  Founded in 2019 Cats in Bloom's mission is to help stray, abandoned and abused cats and kittens in our community find great adoptive homes. Learn more about Cats in Bloom.

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.

Coffeehouse Series continues Tonight

The sixth concert in the Coffeehouse Series will take place on Wednesday, August 9th, with two acts comprising three great acoustic musicians.  Learn More.

Social Security Launches New Webpage for Rural Communities

Social Security in Rural Communities webpage launches to highlight programs for members of rural communities.  Visit the page here.

Community Giving Opens Healthy Workplace Grant

2023 Healthy Workplace grant-round 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.

Dead Man Walking Distillery started a Newsletter

DMWD has started a newsletter with the latest locations offering their spirits, new flavor offerings and upcoming events.  Get the latest newsletter here.

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.

Bloomsburg YMCA July/August Newsletter out now!

Get all the latest happenings at the Bloomsburg YMCA.

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.

IMC and Drive sponsoring PA Tax Credit Webinar

This informational session will review the various tax credit programs the Commonwealth has available to support businesses across many industries, whether an early-stage company or a long-established business. If you are in the tech field, manufacturing, property development, agriculture, or a community-based non-profit,  join DRIVE and IMC to learn about some of the tax credit programs you can be taking advantage of.  Register for this free webinar here.

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.

Press Enterprise Best of the Best Voting is Underway

Many Chamber members are nominated for the Best of the Best of Columbia, Montour and Lower Luzerne Counties.  Check out all the nominees and vote today!

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.

Weis Center Announces 2023-2024 Season

The 2023-24 season at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts includes 25 professional performances – including world music, classical, Americana and roots music, modern dance, jazz, soul, and so much more. All performances take place at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. See full line-up here.

SBDC Students help with Websites

Applications are being accepted for Bucknell students to create websites for local businesses and organizations. Deadline to apply is August 15th.  Click here for the application.

Camp Victory Community Open House Happening September 10th

Check out all the things planned for Camp Victory's 30th Anniversary Open house.

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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