Member News – January 10, 2024
For the Cause Open Bloomsburg Teen Center
February 8th saw For the Cause open their second location in Bloomsburg. Check out the coverage on 22/28 News.
Focus Central PA hosting Forum
Focus Central PA will be hosting an Industrial Development Forum on March 13, 2024. The forum will be held at Commonwealth University- Bloomsburg. Early bird registration rates are good until January 13, 2024. Learn more on their website and check out the flyer.
Does your small business need a website?
Bucknell students will create websites for local businesses this semester in a Marketing and Design course in the Freeman College of Management. This web design project will provide a hands-on learning experience for students while also benefiting local organizations. Websites will be free of charge; with preference given to small local businesses and organizations with greater need for a free solution. Click to learn more and to apply by January 22nd, 2024
Columbia Montour AVTS Hosting Open House
Columbia-Montour AVTS will be hosting an Open House on Feb 4, 2024 from 1-4pm. They are recruiting businesses to come in and be present for a career fair for prospective students and parents. The event will be focused on the career opportunities that companies may have to offer for prospective students and parents to start thinking toward their future. To learn more contact Pamela Slusser, 570-784-8040 ext.3345 OR ar firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Giving Foundation 2024 Grant Round is Now Open!
Community Giving Foundation is pleased to announce 2024 competitive grant rounds are now open. Grant rounds include opportunities through Berwick, Bloomsburg, Danville, Selinsgrove, and Sunbury affiliate foundations. The process opens January 2nd and closes February 29th. Learn more.
Bloomsburg Children's Museum Announces January Calendar
Commonwealth University offering CMA Training
Get trained to assist physicians with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram,
obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and other related tasks. To get more information on the program here and to learn about scholarship opportunities here.
Non-Profits Serving Columbia County Invited to Open House
The Partners and Tenants of The Hub at Mulberry are inviting non-profits serving Columbia County to an open house February 1st 4:30 - 6:30. The evening will include light hors d'oeuvres, tours and the opportunity to learn how to utilize the facility.
DCDC Celebrating 50 Years
Danville Child Developing Center will be hosting a 50th Anniversary Celebration on February 5th. Check out the invitation.
Mckonly & Asbury Announces Promotions
Jamie Poeth has been named System Administrator. She joined McKonly & Asbury’s administrative team in 2022. She provides administrative support to the Northeast office in many different capacities. She assists with billing, client set up, engagement letters, QuickBooks inputting and assists our tax team during busy season. Jamie also provides administrative assistance to our affiliate company M&L Compliance Management. She is a licensed Notary and a member of the Pep Squad committee. Jamie works out of our Northeast (Bloomsburg) office. Congratulations Jamie!
The ARC of Pennsylvania has Programs to help with Employment Needs
Arc Discovery Employment and Transitions (ADEPT)
ADEPT is a program of the Arc of Pennsylvania that helps individuals
with disabilities to transition to work through Customized
Employment Process. Learn more about this program by reaching out to Jennifer Hipps and check out this informational flyer.
Going Gold Committee Raises Awareness and $15,000 for ThinkBIG® Pediatric Cancer Fund
Several Chamber members helped to raise Awareness and Funds during Pediatric Care Awareness Month in September. Learn more about their efforts in a press release provided by Service 1st Federal Credit Union.