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sustainable communities in Columbia and Montour counties."

MEMBER NEWS – AUGUST 17, 2022

MEMBER NEWS – AUGUST 17, 2022 DBA Receives Funding to Enhance Canal Park State Senator John Gordner and Representatives Linda Schlegel-Culver and Kurt Masser presented the Danville Business Alliance with a $100,000 check on Tuesday to further enhance Canal Park. The public space next to Borough Hall was completed this Spring and has already been…

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CHAMBER, FOUNDATION REQUEST YOUR BUSINESS INPUT

CHAMBER, FOUNDATION REQUEST YOUR BUSINESS INPUT The Columbia Montour Chamber and its Foundation are requesting the help of local employers as we collaborate with local school districts in the development of a talent pipeline. Please take five minutes to tell us what career exploration opportunities you offer through your organization. Access the online survey here.…

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SPECIAL LOAN TERMS AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT MEMBERS

SPECIAL LOAN TERMS AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT MEMBERS As inflation impacts businesses and as part of its ongoing commitment to offer members meaningful tools to support a vibrant, sustainable business community, The Columbia Montour Chamber is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors have modified the terms of its Low Interest Bridge Loan program to…

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Establishing a Culture of Health Among Employees

Establishing a Culture of Health Among Employees As the American workforce continues to be dispersed in a hybrid work environment, the impact on company culture cannot be ignored. With workers less likely to see their connection to the mission and values of the company when working remotely, business leaders have a challenge that needs to…

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Congress Votes to Raise Taxes on Businesses

Congress Votes to Raise Taxes on Businesses On Aug. 12, Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act along part lines, with a vote of 220-207. The bill, which passed the Senate the week prior with a vote of 51-50, includes a bevy of energy subsidies and price controls on medicine, in addition to establishing higher taxes…

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CDC Updates COVID-19 Mitigation Guidance

CDC Updates COVID-19 Mitigation Guidance On Thursday, August 11, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its guidance for the mitigation of COVID-19.  This guidance lifts the requirement to quarantine if exposed to the virus, deemphasizes screening people with no symptoms and updates COVID-19 protocols in schools, eliminating a recommendation for test-to-stay after…

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Welcome New Member: American Red Cross

Welcome New Member: American Red Cross, Pennsylvania Rivers Chapter The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce is delighted to welcome its newest member, The Pennsylvania Rivers Chapter of the American Red Cross. The Pennsylvania Rivers Chapter is part of the 61-county Greater Pennsylvania Region, and serves Berks, Lehigh, Northampton, Schuylkill, Northumberland, Columbia, Montour, Union, and Snyder…

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Congressman Meuser to Discuss Business Issues with Members

Congressman Meuser to Discuss Business Issues with Members Chamber members will have the opportunity to discuss business-related issues with US Representative Dan Meuser (PA-9) at an upcoming breakfast meeting. The program will be held Thursday, August 25th from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Craft Catering at The Links Golf Course in Buckhorn. The event…

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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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