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Member News March 14, 2024

Raise the Region - Happening NOW!

Raise the Region® is a unique 30-hour online giving campaign that allows community members to support our local nonprofits by helping them raise as much money as possible! Many Chamber Member NonProfits are participating. Check out how to give!

Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble Improv Show

Join the ensemble for our next Improv show on March 15 at 7:30 PM! Get ready for spontaneous hilarity and endless fun. Save the date and bring your friends for a memorable experience! Reminder: these shows are for adult audiences. For tickets, visit or call 570-784-8181.

Susquehanna Valley United Way Day of Action

Day of Action is an annual opportunity for United Way to provide their Funded Partners and other local nonprofits with practical and tangible solutions to challenges they may be facing through the power of volunteers.  If you are interested in volunteering or hosting a service project, please complete the online registration form.

March 2024 ReadyPA Monthly Newsletter out now

Every month, Ready PA publishes a newsletter highlighting preparedness and readiness news for the residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Check out this month's newsletter.

Second Annual: Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

Join Apollo Point Apartments 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!

Dent Heating and Plumbing Celebrates 42-year long Career

After a career spanning 42 years, Howard "Skip" Hare, a dedicated employee at Dent Plumbing and Heating Inc, has bid farewell to his role as a plumber and heating technician. Skip's unwavering commitment and exceptional service have left an indelible mark not only on his Dent Plumbing & Heating family but also on their cherished customers. Over the years, clients have expressed their gratitude with a multitude of heartfelt comments, describing Skip as a fine mechanic and friend, noting his helpful and quick courteous service, and praising his efficiency and excellence. Skip truly leaves behind a legacy of excellence and will be missed by all who had the pleasure of working with him. Congratulations on your retirement Skip!

Traditional Irish Music Comes to the Weis Center

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Irish music ensemble Dervish on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. Learn more.

Easter Eggstravaganza: A Joint Celebration with Bloomsburg YMCA and Children's Museum

Bloomsburg YMCA and Bloomsburg Children's Museum on Saturday, March 23rd for a special Easter event! The Bloomsburg Children's Museum starts the day with Chick & Bunny Day (10 AM - Noon), featuring photo opportunities with adorable chicks and bunnies. Then, hop over to the Bloomsburg Area YMCA for an Easter Egg Hunt (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM). Don't miss this fun-filled day for the whole family! 🐇

PPL offers solutions for Bill Help

Learn more about PPL assistance and options for residential and business customers.

PA Bureau of Workers' Compensation PATHS Free Safety Webinars

The Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Health & Safety Division will offer multiple free safety webinars in March 2024. To register, simply click on the topic title and complete the registration form before the day of the presentation

Danville Business Alliance Annual Meeting

March 28th from 5-8 pm at the Pine Barn Inn the Danville Business Alliance is hosting its annual meeting. Join them to celebrate the vibrant business community that makes up their membership. Tickets are on sale now through March 18th. 

Marr Development Heating and Cooling, LLC Announces New Hire

David Deroy, has joined Marr Development Heating and Cooling LLC. as our new HVAC-R Service Manager. David brings with him 20 years of extensive experience in the HVAC-R industry, with a proven track record of excellence in servicing and maintaining commercial refrigeration systems and restaurant equipment.  As the HVAC-R Service Manager, David will oversee all aspects of our commercial refrigeration and restaurant equipment services, ensuring that your systems operate efficiently, reliably, and cost-effectively. Welcome David!

Tanks on the Loose

The Stuart Tank Memorial Association announces the nearing completion of the restoration of "Lady Lois", our M3A1 Stuart Light Tank, with a parade and museum open house on April 14th in Berwick.  For more information, contact Tom McLaughlin at

Servpro of Columbia, Montour & Sullivan Counties offering CE classes

5 CE classes will be offered by Servpro of Columbia, Montour & Sullivan Counties.  Get the full schedule.

United In Recovery Naloxone Distribution Dates

United in Recovery is organizing free community naloxone giveaways. Community members can pick up naloxone kits along with information on substance use disorder treatment, counseling services, peer support, and basic needs assistance. Fentanyl and xylazine testing strips, along with other harm reduction, recovery, and treatment resources, are also available. Get a list of locations and dates here.

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.

Individual Member Mark Lawrence keeping busy

Individual member, Mark Lawrence Giesen, has been busy lately assisting the DACC with outreach, fundraising, and membership retention/growth. Currently, he is working on their next lecture scheduled for May 2, featuring two speakers from the McDowell Institute at Bloomsburg University on the topic of youth suicide prevention. Mark holds the position of Director of Community Engagement at the DACC. He can be reached at or 570-490-7475.

DCDC "Dinner and a Show"

Put two sharp-witted and talented musicians onstage with two grand pianos, and add a roomful of people: The result is an evening of fast, funny, unforgettable entertainment. There will be auction items and other surprises as well in honor of DCDC’s 50th Anniversary, and we hope for you to join us at the Pine Barn Inn for a grand celebration! Check out sponsorship and Tickets on sale now!

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.

Save the Date for Agapepalooza

Save the Date for Agapepalooza July 20th, 2024.  This is a day of free fun for the whole family with activities, local vendors, and food. Learn more.

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