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Member News April 26 2024

Congratulations Bear Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram on Ribbon Cutting

On April 25th, Bear Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram celebrated their new management staff with a ribbon-cutting celebration that included "Lady Lois" from the Stuart Tank Memorial Association. Congratulations!

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.

4th Annual First Keystone Community Bank Teacher Appreciation Award Nominations open now

Do you know a teacher who has truly inspired you or your child? First Keystone Community Bank will be recognizing one teacher from each of the areas they serve; Columbia County, Montour County, Monroe County, Luzerne County, and Northampton County. Nominate them by completing the application and briefly telling us how they have impacted your life (or your child’s life) and why they deserve this recognition.  The deadline for submission is Thursday, May 9th at 5:00 pm via email to or by dropping it off at any of their branch locations.

Fromm Appoints Patrick Standish as Regional Vice President

Fromm, an independent electrical distributor in the Mid-Atlantic Region, announced the appointment of Patrick Standish as Regional Vice President. Learn more about Patrick.

38th Annual Spring Fling Happening May 4th

Held the first Saturday in May, Danville's 38th Spring Fling is a celebration of the foods, shopping, and sounds that make it a special place. The all-ages outdoor event features over 200 downtown and area businesses, food trucks, craft vendors selling their handmade wares; activities for the kids, and entertainment on the Canal Park stage. Mark your calendars & don't miss the food, drink, music, arts, shopping and fun in downtown Danville on Saturday, May 4th from 9am-4pm.

Joy and Smiles Cross two Milestones

Opening in August of 2023 Joy and Smiles Gifts has had its 100th Sing a Gram on April 17th and its 100th gift delivery on April 24th.  Congratulations to Jody Giger, Joy and Smiles owner on such a successful 9 months!

Best of the Best Nominations open until May 5th

The Press Enterprise's Annual Best of the Best Nominations are open until May 5th.  Click here to start nominating your favorite area businesses!

Servpro Welcomes New Sales and Marketing Talent: Meet Lauren!

Welcoming Lauren to the sales and marketing team at Servpro of Columbia, Montour & Sullivan Counties!

Glen Brook Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Car Show May 19th

Join Glen Brook Rehab at their 2nd Annual Car Show Sunday, May 19th from 11 am-3 pm.  They will be having food trucks, music, prizes, craft vendors, and so much more! For any questions, please contact Maria Fazio at (570) 204-8308 or

PPL Electric Utilities Reminds Customers to Call 811 before Digging

If you’re breaking ground on a spring project – a pool, a new fence or mailbox, or landscaping work – don’t start any digging until you call 811. It’s free, simple and can prevent injuries and damage to underground utilities. Get more information here.

Sean-Black State Farm Insurance Agent Photo contest

Have you entered yet? This year's categories are People, Nature, Places, and Miscellaneous. Limit one entry per category. Submissions must be sent to by May 17 at 8 p.m. to be considered!

Bloomsburg Public Library will sponsor a Braver Angels Skills for Disagreeing Better Workshop on May 4, 2024

On May 4, 2024, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., at Bloomsburg Public Library, 225 Market Street, Bloomsburg, Braver Angels will hold a workshop designed
to teach skills for having political conversations across the divide. To learn more and to register click here.

Workshop Series for Nonprofits in Columbia County

As part of the Columbia County Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge, a series of workshops will be held for nonprofits in May and June. See the flyer for dates and topics, and visit the project website for more descriptions/locations/times. These workshops are free to all Columbia County nonprofit employees, so please share with anyone you think might be interested.

CSIU offering SYNCH Training

Community Health Workers are instrumental in increasing equitable access to healthcare in underserved communities across Pennsylvania. The SYNCH CHW Training Program, administered by the CSIU, still has funding for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of others and are new to the field of community health. Find out more on the SYNCH Program Website or call (570) 246-5902.

Central Susquehanna Opportunities hosting two resource fairs

CSO is planning a Resource Fair for both Bloomsburg and Berwick. The Bloomsburg event will be held on Tuesday, May 28th, 9am - 12pm, and the Berwick event on Thursday, May 30th, 11am - 2pm. Please see flyers for more information and coordinator contact information to sign up to participate. CSO is also in the process of gathering information for their community needs assessment.  Fill out that survey here. This survey will be open through April 30, 2024.

Washingtonville 10th Annual Beautification Day

Saturday, May 18th the Washingtonville Borough Council, Washingtonville Revitalization Committee, and the Jane D. Delong Memorial Hall Association will be hosting a beautification day and needs volunteers to help with several projects.  Find a full list of projects and more details here.

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.

Compassus hosting Health & Wellness Expo at Apollo Point June 12th

Door prizes, Giveaways, and tours will all be apart of a Health & Wellness Expo Compassus is hosting at Apollo Point Apartments.  Get more information 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.

Berwick Historical Society Revealing Nanny's Room

May 25th the Berwick Historical Society will be revealing Nanny's room.  The only domestic help to live with the Jackson family in the mansion was Helen Jameson or as the family called her - Maggie. Her room is being sponsored by Marilyn Gibbons in memory of her husband Joseph Gibbons and in honor of their children.  Learn more.

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.

Individual Member Mark Giesen staying busy

Mark Giesen, an individual member of the Columbia Montour Chamber, is actively involved in organizing events at the Danville Area Community Center. Currently, he's spearheading several free events including the Inspire & Transform: Changing Lives and a 'Veterans Community Day'. For more information on these events, you can reach Mark at

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.

3rd Annual Recovery Picnic Happening June 13

Bringing the community together to uplift and support those in recovery and celebrate the dedication of service providers and community members who make recovery in all its forms possible.  Learn more and RSVP here.

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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