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Member News March 27, 2024

What's So Cool About Manufacturing? Contest Voting open NOW!

Central Susquehanna What's So Cool About Manufacturing? video contest. voting is open from thru 11:59 P.M. on March 28th. Vote for your favorite video as many times as you'd like. The contest videos were created by students from Bloomsburg, Central Columbia, Mount Carmel, Huntingdon, Williamsport and Southern Columbia middle schools and feature the following manufacturers: West Pharmaceutical Services, Bloomsburg Carpet, Gardners Candies, GAF, Great Dane, and Press Enterprise. The 2024 Central Susquehanna What’s So Cool About Manufacturing contest is produced by IMC, CSIU, The Foundation of The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce, BLaST IU 17 and Advance Central PA.

Pure Health By Andrea Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

On March 21st, Pure Health by Andrea celebrated its 3rd Anniversary with a ribbon cutting and reception.  The Chamber was on hand to help with the ribbon cutting and join in on the celebration.

Bloomsburg Children's Museum Announce April Program

Garden Party to Benefit Ronald McDonald House of Danville

A captivating evening amidst the beauty of spring at Garden Party at Dark. On April 5th, put on your finest cocktail attire and head to the AEREA in Milton, PA from 6:30-10pm.  The evening will feature music, entertainment, silent auction, cocktails, and more! Get your tickets here.

Bloomsburg Rotary PB & J Drive underway

Now through April 25th the Bloomsburg Rotary is collecting PB & Jelly to be distributed through the Bloomsburg Food Cupboard.  Get a list of drop off locations here.

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

Bloomsburg YMCA hosting Healthy Kids Day April 20th

Healthy Kids Day is on April 20th, 2024 and partners with the Bloomsburg Children's Museum Mini Maker Faire. This event will last from 10AM until 4PM.  There will be free crafts, activities, games and sports for children and their families to take part in including a mini farm market, skee ball, inflatable soccer, sand art, and more! 

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.

Renaissance Jamboree April 27th

Renaissance Jamboree will be happening Rain or shine 10 am - 5:00 pm on April 27th at Main and Market Streets in Downtown Bloomsburg. Get all the details here.

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.

April Weis Center for the Performing Arts Shows

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.

BOOM Camps happening

Better Orientation Onboarding & Mentoring (BOOM) Camps will be hosted free and online April - July.  Get dates, session topics and to register by clicking here.

Free NonProfit and Municipality Workshop April 17th

As part of the Columbia County Placemaking Initiative, there will be a free workshop to help nonprofits and municipalities in Columbia County find and prepare competitive state and federal grant applications. The workshop will be in Bloomsburg on Wednesday, April 17 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Click here to register.

Community Giving Foundation: Danville announces "Neighbor of the Year" award

The Neighbors Helping Neighbors Event Committee and Community Giving Foundation: Danville are pleased to announce the 2024 Robert N. Pursel Award for “Neighbor of the Year”—Bob Stoudt. Bob will receive the award at the upcoming event on April 20th at the Pine Barn Inn. More information about the event is available at

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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