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New Member Highlight-Brewskis

New Member Highlight-Brewskis Brewskis Coffee & Bar is downtown Bloomsburg’s best place to meet with friends and colleagues. They are the only coffee shop bar in the area and established their name by offering coffee, beer, and homemade pierogi. General Manager Norman Mael has been working with the kitchen staff to offer evolving menu offerings…

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Member News ~ July 15, 2024

Member News ~ July 15, 2024 Geisinger announces plans for major expansion of Geisinger Medical Center On July 11th Geisinger officials announced major plans to make better health easier for the central Susquehanna Valley and beyond with a proposed $880 million expansion of Geisinger Medical Center. Learn more. Central PA Energy Summit Happening July 22…

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July Business Matters Hits Newsstands

July Business Matters Hits Newsstands Thanks again to our partner The Press Enterprise, the newest edition of Business Matters has officially hit newsstands (today)!  Inside the edition, you’ll see a recap of the last quarter’s member news highlights, ribbon cuttings, events, and more.  You’ll also learn about upcoming programs and events, and business news that…

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Mathematics for Decision-making: The 37% Rule

Mathematics for Decision-making: The 37% Rule Have you ever been stuck between multiple options and simply unable to make a decision? Of course, you have — you’re a human being. While the human brain is the most complex computing system known to man, people are still prone to finding big life decisions difficult. Nobody likes…

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Last week in Legislature

Last week in Legislature Source: PA Chamber of Business and Industry With negotiations still ongoing, the state House of Representatives and Senate returned to Harrisburg last week to continue working on the 2024-25 state budget, accompanying code bills, and other legislative initiatives tangentially related to the annual spending plan. Despite missing the June 30 budget…

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Enhancing Workplace Satisfaction Through Employee Recognition Programs

Enhancing Workplace Satisfaction Through Employee Recognition Programs Employee recognition programs are essential for boosting morale, productivity, and job satisfaction through awards, bonuses, and public acknowledgment. Such programs create a motivational environment, fostering a sense of accomplishment and belonging among employees. Effective recognition reduces turnover rates, with studies showing over 40% higher engagement and less likelihood…

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50+ Local Chambers of Commerce Across PA Urge State Investments inChild Care Teacher Recruitment and Retention

50+ Local Chambers of Commerce Across PA Urge State Investments inChild Care Teacher Recruitment and Retention Local chambers of commerce from across Pennsylvania, including the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce submitted a letter to state lawmakers urging them to address Pennsylvania’s continuous child care crisis. The letter, signed by more than 50 local chambers of…

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SCOTUS Ruling Creates More Stable Regulatory Environment for Business

SCOTUS Ruling Creates More Stable Regulatory Environment for Business Source: U.S. Chamber of Commerce In its decision in the Loper Bright and Relentless cases, the Supreme Court overturned its 40-year-old administrative law precedent from Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council, taking a major step toward improving the regulatory environment for businesses. Why it matters: The…

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Innovative Hiring Strategies for Small Businesses

Innovative Hiring Strategies for Small Businesses Securing top talent is essential for small business growth, facing unique recruitment challenges. Innovative hiring strategies, like leveraging social media and advanced technologies, enhance recruitment and provide a competitive edge. Over 71% of recruiters use social media for hiring, tapping into a wider talent pool and engaging with candidates…

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Member News ~ July 8, 2024

Member News ~ July 8, 2024 Bloomsburg Parking and App information Parking Brochure Passport Press Release New Passport Parking Instructions Merchant Validation Information “On Track” out now! Check out the North Shore Railroad Company & Affiliates quarterly newsletter. Central PA Energy Summit Happening July 22 Participate in the Central PA Energy Summit to delve into…

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