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Member News – September 6, 2023

DRIVE Executive Director Appointed to Workforce Development Board

Jennifer Wakeman, Executive Director of DRIVE has been appointed to Governor Josh Shapiro's revamped Workforce Development Board.  Learn more.

Millville Mutual President Elected to State Board

Eric Raski, President of Millville Mutual Insurance Company was recently elected to the Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies Board of Directors.  Learn more.

Ken Pollock Ford Dealership Hosting Benefit Car Show

The annual Car Show to benefit Johns Hopkins Stepping Stones Transplant Patient Fund is being held at the Ken Pollock Ford Dealership in Berwick on Sunday September 17, 2023. Learn More.

Arconic Foundation Announces 2023 Scholarships

Arconic Foundation recently announced the winners of the 2023 Scholarship Program. The program awards grants of $5,000 to children of Arconic employees to recognize their outstanding achievements and provide financial assistance to help pursue further educational opportunities. Learn about this year's winners.

Fromm Electric to Celebrate 100 years

Join Fromm Electric on September 28th from 11-1 pm at Fromm's Bloomsburg branch for an outdoor BBQ featuring a catered lunch and amazing giveaways from suppliers such as Milwaukee, Signify, and Eaton. The event is "rain or shine,". Find more details.

Martha Graham Dance Company coming to Weis Center

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome the renowned Martha Graham Dance Company (MGDC) on Thursday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. Learn more.

United in Recovery announces SCOPE Trainings

SCOPE Trainings provide evidence-based education for first responders, fire, EMS, police, employees, volunteers, and others affiliated with the agency on SUD, especially OUD. See full list of training dates.

Press Enterprise Commercial Printing Goes Social

Press Enterprise Commercial Printing recently created a Facebook page to bring print to a new platform. Follow them at pressenterpriseprinting to see employee and company news, product and service promotions, and production spotlights. Chamber members who follow the page will be entered into a contest. Learn more about the contest here!

CSIU offers a Community Health Worker Training Program

Community Health Workers (CHWs) are trained public health professionals who know their community and have the heart for helping others and serving their community. Learn more about the program the CSIU is offering here.

Arts is Bloom welcomes Shayna Steele

Powerhouse vocalist Shayna Steele will kick off the 2023-2024 Season of Arts in Bloom at Commonwealth University-Bloomsburg. Steele, at home singing soul, jazz, and blues, will perform Friday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Learn more.

PA CareerLink, Columbia Montour hosting Job Fair Oct. 5th

The 2023 Columbia-Montour Fall Job Fair will be held on Thursday, October 5th at the LCBC Church campus, 2421 Columbia Blvd., Bloomsburg, PA. The event will begin at 11:00 a.m. and close at 2:00 p.m. Businesses interested in attending can register here. Space is limited.

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak Opens New Office in Wilkes-Barre; Welcomes Attorney Stacey Acri

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, an elder law firm with current locations in State College, Williamsport, Wyalusing and Wysox, Pa., is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth office, located at 273 East Northampton St. in Wilkes-Barre. Additionally, SGY welcomes Attorney Stacey Acri to its staff as an associate attorney. Learn more.

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.

SBDC Fall Training Events

In-person and virtual events are happening at SBDC this fall.  Check out the full schedule.

Covered Bridge Festival happening October 5 - 8

The 41st Annual Covered Bridge & Arts Festival will have something for everyone! The Festival is one of the largest craft festivals on the East Coast, and four-day annual attendance is typically near 150,000 visitors. 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 Environmental Service Department receives National Recognition

The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) announced recently that the Environmental Services (EVS) Department at Geisinger Medical Center has been honored as Environmental Services Department of the Year among U.S. teams operating in facilities of similar size. Learn More.

Central Susquehanna Opportunities' Financial Workshops open for September

CSO offers a variety of free workshops to help you develop new skills and achieve your life goals. At our Community Action offices in Shamokin, Sunbury, and Bloomsburg, you can learn about budgeting, getting organized, improving your credit score, and more! See the full schedule here.

BTE To Offer Matinees and Workshops for
Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ in September

BTE’s production of William Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ features special school matinees and workshops for middle and high school students in several regional venues. See venues 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.

Bloomsburg Fair September 22 - 30th

The 168th Bloomsburg Fair will begin on September 22 with a preview day from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Grandstand, admission, parking, and ride tickets are all on sale now! And don't forget to get your exhibits entered. Learn more about the Bloomsburg Fair.

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!

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