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Member News – February 7, 2024

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Service Electric Cablevision Continues Fiber to Home Deployments

Service Electric Cablevision, is excited to announce it has completed deploying Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) to residents in a Columbia County network expansion area in Mount Pleasant Township. Read all the details here.

Nominate Your Favorite! What's the Coolest Thing Made in PA?

It’s back! Last year, the PA Chamber ran its inaugural, wildly fun “Coolest Thing Made in PA” competition. What made-in-PA item do you think is the “Coolest Thing Made in PA?” Nominations are being accepted until February 14. Your submission can be something you love to eat or drink, a product that’s been long-associated with Pennsylvania manufacturing, an item that’s new to the tech start-up field – it just has to be made here, in the Keystone State.  Submit your nomination today.

T-Ross Brothers announces new Hire

T-Ross Brothers Construction is thrilled to announce the addition of Steve Chiado to our team as the new Sales Estimator/Project Manager. Steve, a native of Bloomsburg, is a proud alumnus of Bloomsburg High School. His academic journey in Civil Engineering led him to the University of Pittsburgh, marking the beginning of a notable career in the industry. Welcome Steve!

Empower Your Community: Volunteer with Bloomsburg YMCA

Join the Bloomsburg YMCA in making a difference! They are on the lookout for dedicated volunteers to contribute to our vibrant community. Reach out to Collin at to get involved and be a part of positive change.

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.   Learn more on their website and check out the flyer.

Susquehanna Valley United Way's Annual Kindness Campaign is Back!

Join SVUW for Kindness Week, Feb. 12-16! This year’s themes are Kind is the New Cool, Be Kind to all Kinds, Random Acts of Kindness, Be Kind to Your Mind, and Celebrate Kindness. Learn more about Kindness Week.

Cheers to a Printing Pioneer: Celebrating Kenny Schakel's

After an impressive 12-year journey with TKO Graphix and a remarkable 45-year career, Kenny bids farewell to the world of printing. Here's to Kenny, wishing him a well-deserved and fulfilling retirement!

BIDA Semi-Annual Wage Survey

BIDA is conducting a job & wage survey.  Your input would be appreciated. They will share the final report with everyone who participated. If you would like more information please do not hesitate to contact them at 570-752-3612. Start the survey here.

Weis Center February Performances

Research Study participants needed

Research Participants needed for a study conducted by the Exercise Science Department of Bloomsburg University. It is a wrist worn heart rate study and participants should be between 30 - 60.  They will need to attend 1 exercise visit to 113 Centennial Hall. Contact Dr. Joseph Andreacci for more information!

All Abilities Night at the Bloomsburg Children Museum

Join the Bloomsburg Children's Museum for a fantastic All Abilities Night at the Bloomsburg Children's Museum on Friday, March 15th! Experience a more relaxed atmosphere with fewer visitors, ample space, and the freedom to explore at your own pace.

Community Giving Foundation Annual Meeting

On March 6th join the Community Giving Foundation at their 2024 Annual Meeting as they celebrate 25 years of our Foundation.  Register on their website. by February 21st.

Second Annual : Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

Join Apollo Point Apartments second for the second annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt at Apollo Point Apartments on March 23rd at 10 am! All furry friends, regardless of size, are invited to join in the fun. See you there!

PCT Offering Professional Development Classes

Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering training across a broad spectrum of topics. From the novice learning a new program or skill, to seasoned users aiming to hone the most advanced skills, our vast library of available course topics meets the needs of any business.  Check out their upcoming Training opportunities flyer.

Commonwealth University offering CMA Training

Commonwealth University is hosting Clinical Medical Assistant training at the Bloomsburg Campus.  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.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Event & Pursel Award Nominations

Community Giving Foundation Neighbors Helping Neighbors Event will be held Saturday April 20th.  As part of that event the Pursel Award for Neighbor of the Year will be honored.  Nominations for the 2024 Pursel Award are open until February 16th.  Learn more and nominate an individual or organization here.

Teen Center Hosting Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

Teen Center of Berwick is hosting a Pasta Dinner Fundraiser on February 10th with 100% of the donations going towards the Orangeville Manor Veterans home.  Click here to get all the details and register.

CMSU Hosting Recovery Simulation

February 16 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CMSU will be hosting a Recovery Simulation.  Join them for an interactive experience to understand the challenges faced by those in early recovery from Substance Use Disorder
Space is limited!  For more information and to learn how to register click here by February 12th.

NonProfit Leadership Series Continues in February

Facilitated by the Community Giving Foundation and United Way Partners Addressing Burnout in the Non Profit Sector will be offered on February 22 1:00 - 4:00 at the Old Forge Brewing Company. Register Online for the Session by February 16th. This session is limited to 2 attendees per organization. If you have additional staff that would be interested in attending if capacity allows, you can add them to our waitlist by emailing

Charging Ahead: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Partnership Event

SEDA-COG and Penn College are hosting a Charging Ahead: Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Partnership Event on February 22.  This EV "EVent" to be hosted at Penn College in Williamsport will feature interactive discussions on the challenges and opportunities of EV infrastructure, ways to increase public EV charging station availability, and consideration of funding opportunities for new charging infrastructure across the region. If you have any questions about the event please contact Don Kiel or 814-553-8689. To register click here.

Penn College to host Baja SAE Competition in May

Baja SAE challenges engineering students to design and build an off-road vehicle that will survive the severe punishment of rough terrain and in some competitions, water. Penn College will host a Baja SAE international competition, May 16–19, 2024, at the Schneebeli Earth Science Center’s heavy construction equipment operations training site. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities for the BAJA SAE Williamsport and ways to support the team.

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