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Member News – July 27, 2022

Member News – July 27, 2022 Knoebels Featured in Documentary Don’t miss the opportunity to stream WVIA’s Knoebels documentary, which follows the evolution from a family farm to the beloved, family-owned amusement park.   United Way of Columbia and Montour Counties Merging with Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way The boards of directors for the Greater…

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State Websites Promote Small Business eCommerce

State Websites Promote Small Business eCommerce It’s no secret that today, consumers are doing more and more of their shopping online. In fact, from April to June 2021, eCommerce sales in the US surpassed $222B – and the trend toward online shopping continues to grow. Because of this trend, it’s more important than ever for…

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Education Seeking to Connect With Businesses

Education Seeking to Connect With Businesses Launched in November 2018, the Future Ready PA Index is a collection of school progress measures related to school and student success. The index is the result of discussions with thousands of educators, parents, advocates, policymakers, and business leaders across Pennsylvania about how communities should evaluate schools. This method…

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Inflationary Impacts on Small Business

Inflationary Impacts on Small Business Inflation is having a devastating effect on American families and small businesses. As your Representative and a member of the House Small Business Committee, Congressman Dan Meuser is interested in hearing from small business owners and taking their concerns to Washington D.C. Click here to share the impact inflation has…

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Member News – July 20, 2022

Member News – July 20, 2022 Community Giving Foundation Welcomes New Operations Assistant The Community Giving Foundation is pleased to welcome Shelli Sarge to the Foundation team as Operations Assistant. Sarge will work closely with the Foundation’s Director of Philanthropy to provide support for the development and finance departments by processing incoming donations, offering technical…

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State Budget Deal Includes New Child Care Tax Credit

State Budget Deal Includes New Child Care Tax Credit As part of Pennsylvania’s 2022-23 budget deal, the Child and Dependent Care Enhancement Program provides a permanent state tax credit of up to 30% of child care-related expenses. Income-eligible people will be able to claim up to $3,000 for one dependent, and $6,000 for two or…

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Technology Advances Help Employees to Get More Value from Benefits

Technology Advances Help Employees To Get More Value From Benefits Since the widespread shift toward remote and hybrid work began a little over two years ago, a rapidly increasing number of employers have implemented and expanded their use of benefit administration technology.  And as the technologies involved have continued to advance, employees have enjoyed greater…

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TKO Graphix Joins The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce

TKO Graphix Joins The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce TKO Graphix is a national fleet graphics and vehicle wraps company. Since 1985, TKO Graphix has been helping businesses, large and small, brand their fleet of tractor-trailers, service trucks, and company vehicles with their full-service solutions including print production, design, graphics installation, removal, project management, and…

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Summer Edition of Business Matters Tab Published in Press Enterprise

Summer Edition of Business Matters Tab Published in Press Enterprise Today’s Press Enterprise includes the Summer edition of our Business Matters tab. This season’s publication includes information about the state budget, which was finalized late last week, details on the Chamber’s upcoming events including women’s Leadercast and our Third Annual Mixer w/ Nonprofits, and expanded…

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Monumental Tax Reforms a Win for Pennsylvania’s Economy

The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce joins the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry in applauding the General Assembly and Governor Tom Wolf for passage of significant reforms to the Commonwealth’s tax structure, including a reduction to the state’s uncompetitive Corporate Net Income Tax (CNI) rate and tax relief for small businesses. “There’s been discussion…

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