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Member News ~ May 31, 2024

Geisinger Offers Stop the Bleed Training

As part of the national Stop the Bleed campaign Geisinger Medical Center participates in community outreach for the public on how to manage life-threatening bleeding until Emergency Medical Services (EMS) or first responders arrive. To learn more about the program and have a training at your business click here.

Free Summer Learning Kick-Off Event

Bloomsburg Public Library and the Columbia County Traveling Library are teaming up to bring our communities a fun and free event to launch their cooperative summer learning program. Learn more.

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak Announces Addition of Law Office ; New Real Estate Legal Services

Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, an elder and special needs law firm with locations in Altoona, State College, Wilkes-Barre, Williamsport, Wyalusing and Wysox, Pa., is pleased to announce that the Law Office of J. Howard Langdon in Muncy, Pa., has joined SGY. Learn More.

Covered Bridge Photo Contest open until May 31st

May 31st is the LAST day to get your photos in! Spring is a great time to see the bridges. Get rules and regulations and enter here.

Bloomsburg Town Pool Opening June 8th

Get the latest information on the Norris E. Rock Memorial pool.

Updated Contact information for PPL

Check out the updated contact information flyer for PPL.

Advanced Central PA Survey Closes May 31st

The survey's goal is gain insights into the current and future needs
of both employers and employees in our region. Take Survey 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.

DCDC continues 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Snack N'Shop happening June 22 rain or shine at 1459 Bloom Rd. Danville, PA 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.  More information here.

Geisinger Medical Center road relocation project to begin in June

This June, Geisinger Medical Center will begin the first phase of its road relocation project on Medical Center Drive in front of the hospital. The roadwork will happen in multiple phases and is expected to be complete in early 2025. The work is expected to start Monday, June 3, weather permitting. Learn more.

Bloomsburg Children's Museum Celebrates 40th Anniversary

In case you missed it, The Bloomsburg Children's Museum was highlighted on WNEP last week!

Pennsylvania College of Technology offering Workforce Development Courses

Check out PCT's full listing of Workforce Development Courses happening all year long! Courses include Excel Training and Fundamentals of GD & T.

Construction and Maintenance Training Programs offered at CMAVTS

This workforce development opportunity is provided by Columbia County Commissioners in partnership with Community Strategies Group and funded by the COVID19-ARPA, Whole-Home Repairs Program Funds.
This program is tuition free for Residents of Columbia County. Training is provided by Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School. For more information and to register for a course, call 570-784-8040, extension 3320, and check out the course schedule here.

 Upcoming Bucknell SBDC Events

Register today for two events happening in June through the Bucknell SBDC. "Using AI Tools like ChatGPT to Help You Launch and Grow Your Business" will be happening June 11 as a webinar and "Establishing Your Online Presence: Your Business is Official, Now What?"  will be an in-person event on June 13th.

Chamber Members Partner on Cooking Classes

Chamber members Pure Health By Andrea and Shanty Secrets are partnering with Food for Thought on children's cooking/nutrition classes over the summer.  Happening every Wednesday starting June 12th with rotating locations and themes.  Reach out to Pure Health by Andrea or Shanty Secrets for more details.

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.

PPL Electric Utilities customers to see lower supply charge heading into summer cooling

PPL Electric Utilities customers who don’t shop for electricity supply will see a drop in their supply price starting June 1, 2024. The supply charge is included in the Price to Compare (PTC) and passed along to customers without markup. Learn 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.

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.

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.

Celebrate Elizabeth Dowd in her Final Mainstage Performance at BTE

Annapurna will run from May 23rd- June 9th, 2024 at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. This production will honor the illustrious 45 year career of Elizabeth Dowd in her final mainstage performance as full-time company member of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. Tickets are now available for purchase online at or by calling the Box Office at 570-784-8181

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.

MCFCU Hosting Golf Tournament

On Friday, June 21st, 2024, MC Federal Credit Union is hosting its 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Knoebels Three Ponds Golf Course. Learn more about the event.

Covered Bridge & Arts Festival Call for Vendor Applications

The 2024 Application is NOW AVAILABLE for all returning vendors and prospective new vendors. The application is the same whether you are a returning or new vendor. RETURNING VENDORS: please submit as soon as possible to receive priority consideration. The application window for prospective NEW vendors will remain open until JULY 15. Get more details 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.

Stay Connected to the Women's Giving Circle

"On the Bright Side" Sessions will continue on August 15th and November 14th and their Annual Meeting & Grant Presentations will happen July 17th.  Learn more about these events and what the Women's Giving Circle is all about!

LCBC hosting annual Global Leadership Summit

For over 30 years, the Global Leadership Summit has been empowering leaders worldwide. LCBC will be hosting this virtual summit at their Columbia - Montour Campus on August 8-9.  Learn more.

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