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Thursday, January 23, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2020 Contact: Alan Dakey, Carolyn Shirk or Jennifer Henderson | 570-975-5149 Jim Thorpe- Mauch Chunk Trust Company will support local schools in the sponsorship of The Carbon County Stock Market Challenge from the Pennsylvania Council on Financial Literacy (PennCFL). All Public and Private schools are invited to participate from Carbon County and the Tamaqua area. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Jenny’s Sweets & More114 S 1st Street | Lehighton, PA 18235570-249-0910www.jennyssweetsandmore.comjennyssweetsandmore@gmail.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Give a One-of-a-kind Gift this Valentine’s Day LEHIGHTON, PA, January 23, 2020 – It’s that time of year when sweethearts scorer stores to find just the right way to say “I LOVE YOU.” With Valentine’s Day just a few weeks away now is great ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, January 20, 2020
Carbon County – The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) invites all business professionals and community members to attend its first Carbon County Women in Business Luncheon of the new year on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 11:00am-1:00pm at Roadie’s Restaurant at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe. The events are open to the public and all are welcome and encouraged to attend for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 16, 2020
 The Palmerton71 | Princeton Avenue | Palmerton, PA 18071610-824-7406ccadden@inspiritseniorliving.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         The Palmerton Popup Boutique: Fashion with Compassion  Palmerton, PA – January 16, 2020 – Check  January 28, 2020 on your calendar and plan to join The Palmerton, Inspirit Senior Living in support of Truth for Women and My Sister’s Closet for a special community ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, January 10, 2020
 What Does Carbon County Mean To You?  Carbon County – If you visit, work or reside in Carbon County, the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) invites you to participate in their new Carbon County Branding & Economic Development Survey at CarbonCountyChamber.org.Dina Tulli Davis, CCEDC’s Director of Marketing and President of JumpSpark Creative Group, LLC, shares, “Carbon County ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Mauch Chunk Trust Financial Corp                           Subject:  Stock Repurchase Program 1111 North Street                                                                      Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 18229                                                                                      Contact:  Patrick H. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, December 23, 2019
FREE CCEDC Master Your Membership Workshop: Learn How to Leverage Your Chamber Benefits to Grow Your Business  Carbon County –  If you are a business owner or a current or future member of the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC), you are invited to attend CCEDC’s FREE “Master Your Membership” Luncheon on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm at Insurrection ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, December 19, 2019
For Immediate ReleaseFor More Information, Please Contact:Alice Wanamaker, CCEDC Membership Director & Asst. V.P. GLVCC Northern Region 484-274-2080 |alicew@carboncountychamber.orgMeet & Greet Mixer At Insurrection DistilleryCarbon County – December 18 2019- The Future Leaders of Carbon County (FLOCC) of the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) invite you to join us for our first ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, December 09, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The Equinox Agency Announces Company Name Change to Equinox Benefits Consulting  (Emmaus, Pennsylvania) – December 9, 2019The Equinox Agency, a regional leader in group healthcare insurance & employee benefits, has announced today that the company will begin operating under the new name Equinox Benefits Consulting (Equinox) effective immediately.  This rebranding strategy ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, December 06, 2019
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  A Caring Colossal Christmas is coming to Carbon CountyCarbon County, PA – December 6, 2019 - A deserving family who may need a little extra help this holiday season is going to get just that thanks to Colossal Radio and partnered businesses in Lehighton Pennsylvania. The internet based radio station that launched earlier this year is looking to give back to a Carbon County ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
 For Immediate Release    Contact:Jennifer Christman, mobile 610-322-4759 or jenchristman@me.comAki Susko, mobile 484-464-3535 or aki@40northmarketing.com  Magical Holiday Weekends Return to Jim ThorpeThe 38th Annual Olde Time Christmas Celebration Brings the Wonder of the Holiday Season to Historic Jim Thorpe  [Jim Thorpe, PA - December 3, 2019]  Jim Thorpe’s 38th Annual Olde Time Christmas ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
    BUCKNO LISICKY & COMPANY DONATES TO ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION    Allentown, Pennsylvania  December 3, 2019 – The employees of Buckno Lisicky & Company donated $1000 to the Allentown Rescue Mission.   Buckno Lisicky & Company holds a dress down day for charity every Friday where employees can donate $5 to dress down.  With participation in the Charity Dress Down Day, each employee can ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
“Path to Letting Passion In.” Carbon County Women in Business LuncheonCarbon County, PA-The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation invites all business professionals to attend this month's Carbon County Women in Business Luncheon on Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 11:00am-1:00pm at Orioles in Lehighton.Enjoy networking, lunch, a Holiday Shop, raffle prizes and our feature presentation, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Monday, November 25, 2019
Bringing People and Business Together …137 South Street | Lehighton, PA 18235Phone: 610.379.5000 | mail@carboncountychamber.org Media Release                Media Release                Media ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     Contact:Marlyn Kissner: 610.379.5000Marlynk@lehighvalleychamer.org  CCEDC Honors Business & Community Leaders for Excellence at Annual ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 18, 2019
CancerTelethon.org presents A Taste of Hope A Taste of Hope is the CancerTelethon.org’s newest event inviting everyone 21 and over to a tasting of some of the area’s finest wine, brews and distillery products with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. This Wine Fest and More is scheduled for Sat., Nov. 23rd from noon – 4PM at Catalpa Grove, the area’s newest venue, located at ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 18, 2019
Media Advisory                    Media Advisory          Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080          alicew@carboncountychamber.org  Insurrection Distillery Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration  Carbon County – November, 2019Insurrection Distillery is pleased to announce the opening of the new Lehighton distillery, located at 201 Main ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Representative Doyle Heffley122nd Legislative DistrictPennsylvania House of RepresentativesMedia Contact:  Andy Briggs717-260-6474abriggs@pahousegop.comRepHeffley.com / Facebook.com/RepHeffley FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 12, 2019 Heffley Announces State Grant for Bowmanstown Street Project HARRISBURG – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced the awarding of $842,185 in state funding to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, November 04, 2019
“Everyone Communicates. Few Connect.” Carbon County Women in Business Luncheon  Carbon County –  The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation invites all business professionals to attend this month's Carbon County Women in Business Luncheon on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Covered Bridge Inn in Palmerton.Enjoy networking, lunch and our feature presentation, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
TOURISM OFFICIALS & BUSINESS COMMUNITY UNITED IN SUPPORT OF RESOLUTION October 23, 2019- One week after the announcement that the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway (LGSR) intends to leave Jim Thorpe within a month over a tax dispute, the Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency (JTTA) along with concerned citizens implore all parties to work together for an equitable solution that provides a fair future for all ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Economic
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             DateContact: Alice Wanamaker                                                                                 October 22, 2019484-274-2080 AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org   Palmerton Area Community Blood Drive Gives Back!  Palmerton, PA – Miller-Keystone's community blood drive at St. John’s Lutheran ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Carbon County Women in Business Present “In Style for Success” Workwear Program  Carbon County, PA- The Women in Business Committee of the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) has established the “ In Style for Success” Workwear Program of Carbon County. This initiative is administrated by the Women in Business Committee in conjunction with other area organizations including ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Hawaiian Luau Gala to Honor Local Professionals   Carbon County, PA – The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) will honor businesses and business professionals in Carbon County for their dedication and service to our community on Friday, November 22, 2019 at the annual dinner at Blue Mountain Resort. The Hawaiian Luau Gala will focus on the great things happening in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
RELEASE: ImmediateCONTACT:  Fisher Insurance AgencyLOCAL INSURANCE AGENT RECOGNIZEDLehighton, PA, October, 2019 – Francis Mankos, Personal Lines Insurance Agent of Slatington, PA recently was awarded the designation of Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA), a professional designation conferred by the American Insurance Marketing and Sales Society (the AIMS Society).Francis successfully ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, September 27, 2019
Carbon County – Join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) and the Kidder Hike & Bike Trail Group for the Kidder Hike & Bike Trail Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm at Louie's Prime Parking Lot in Lake Harmony(across the street from the trailhead).Plan to have a fun evening on the trail and at Louie's Prime Open ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article, Chamber
Thursday, September 26, 2019
PRESS RELEASE   For more information contact:  Alicia SillimanLehighton Area Lioness Lions Club250 Lentz TrailJim Thorpe PA 18229570/657-7128  Celebrating Survivorship…Breast Cancer Awareness  Survivorship, engagement, and empowerment are key words when you speak to anyone who has or had breast cancer.    Each year, nearly 250-300 local women and men celebrate breast cancer survivorship and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, September 06, 2019
‘Tools for facing the drug epidemic’ Oct. 8 in Tamaqua  Zion Lutheran Church in Tamaqua is hosting “Strategies and tools for facing the drug epidemic,” a free workshop for faith leaders, mental health and drug and alcohol professionals and interested citizens in Schuylkill and Carbon counties, Oct. 8 beginning at 9 a.m.    This six-hour training, given by Greg A. Krause, who is accredited by ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 05, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             DateContact: Alice Wanamaker                                                                                 September 5, 2019484-274-2080 AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org   Palmerton Area Community Blood Drive to Celebrate National Teddy Bear Dayon Monday, September 9, 2019  Palmerton, PA – The next ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
                                                1000 Fayette Street                                        NEWS RELEASE                                    Conshohocken, PA 19428                              August 2019                                     www.LPRE.com                                      Contact: T.J. Price, tjprice@ptd.net    Smithfield Gateway Demolition Kickoff ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Monday, August 05, 2019
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080                                                                                       alicew@carboncountychamber.org  "The Curse of Reservoir Road" Youth Haunt Fundraiser  Jim Thorpe Youth Haunt “The Curse of Reservoir Road” is coming this fall to Jim Thorpe. The Haunt is the effort of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Alice Wanamaker | Assist VP | Carbon Chamber & Economic DevelopmentCell:  484-274-2080 | Email: AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org | http://carboncountypa.org                                                                                                                       Express Employment Professionals New Lehighton Location  Open House & Ribbon Cutting ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
For Information Contact:                                         William Williams                               570-675-1143                                                                                        williwilli@pa.gov   GLEN ONOKO FALLS TRAIL ON STATE GAME LANDS 141 CLOSED Hiking trail in Carbon County closed due to unsafe conditions       The Pennsylvania Game ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 30, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   May 28, 2019  Wolf Administration Announces Design Work to Improve Route 248 in Carbon County  Allentown, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Allentown-based region today announced that design work will begin soon to improve Route 248 (POW/MIA Remembrance Highway) in East Penn, Franklin, and Lower Towamensing ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080          alicew@carboncountychamber.org  Ground Breaking & Check Presentation at MaZzella EnterprisesJoin the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. for a ground breaking and check presentation reception ceremony at Mazzella Enterprises new warehouse on Hatchery Road in Jim Thorpe on Friday, May 17, 2019. The warehouse will ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6th, 2019Mary Fran Bachman Spotts Insurance Group 610-374-2911 bachmm1@nationwide.comSpotts Insurance Group Receives Award Summit Hill, Pennsylvania: Jeffrey Spotts, President of Spotts Insurance Group, has announced that the agency has earned the prestigious Premier Presidents Award from Nationwide Insurance for the 9th consecutive year. This award recognizes ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
SBA Announces National Small Business WeekRelease Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019Release Number: 19-10Contact: carol.wilkerson@sba.gov WASHINGTON – Today, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Linda McMahonannounced that this year’s National Small Business Week will be held from May 5-11, 2019. Administrator McMahon will start the week in Washington, D.C., where she ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The Mauch Chunk Museum and Cultural Center will be sponsoring this 24th annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Weekend on Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th.  This event is in honor of James Francis Thorpe, a Native American and “Athlete of the 20th Century”.   The festivities start off on Saturday, May 18th at 10:30 am with a Native American Tribute at the Jim Thorpe Mausoleum along with Don Wild ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 22, 2019
The Mahoning Drive-in Theater located on Seneca Road in Lehighton will open for their landmark 70th season this Friday, April 26th with their annual double feature; The Wizard of Oz and Willy Wonka. (films will also be presented on Saturday, April 27th). The crew welcomes families & local press to enjoy a weekend under the stars. *gates open at 6p. showtime at sundown.  Theater management is ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
  For more information, please contact: Elissa Garofalo, Executive Director Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor 2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd. Easton, PA Cell: 610-984-4786  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2019  Mansion House Bridge Phase II Construction Starts with Lock 1 Retaining Wall & Trail Project   Jim Thorpe, Pa. –   Last summer, Carbon County finished installing the Mansion ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 04, 2019
MAUCH CHUNK MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTERJIM THORPE OLYMPIAN BIRTHDAY EVENTMAY 18TH AND 19TH, 2019 The Mauch Chunk Museum and Cultural Center will be sponsoring this 24th annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Weekend on Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th.  This event is in honor of James Francis Thorpe, a Native American and “Athlete of the 20th Century”.   The festivities start off on Saturday, May 18th ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Pocono Mountains Restaurant Month Participate in Pocono Mountains Restaurant Month, “A Taste of the Poconos,” April 22 – May 19, 2019 WHAT: “A Taste of the Poconos” is the Pocono Mountains’ official restaurant month.Participating restaurants throughout the Poconos will have a chance to offer a variety of cuisines, so customers can taste that signature dish, or sample a variety of foods, sure ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Monday, February 25, 2019
 Bringing People and Business Together …137 South Street | Lehighton, PA 18235Phone: 610.379.5000 | mail@carboncountychamber.org  For Immediate ReleaseContact: Alice Wanamaker, CCEDC Membership Director & Asst. V.P.  Northern Region 484-274-2080 |alicew@carboncountychamber.org  CREATING YOUR OWN TRAIL FRIENDLY BUSINESS   Have you ever thought about opening your own business? How about one ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Lehigh Valley Voting will be extended 18 hours (until SATURDAY at 5:59PM). Voting Begins for Sixth Annual “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Lehigh Valley Campaign Public Polls Open for the Lehigh Valley's Manufacturing Student Video Contest   Greater Lehigh Valley, PA – Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – Public voting for the Lehigh Valley's sixth annual “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, February 18, 2019
 Bringing People and Business Together …137 South Street | Lehighton, PA 18235Phone: 610.379.5000 | mail@carboncountychamber.org Media Release                       Media Release                       Media Release  For Immediate ReleaseFor More Information, Please Contact:Alice Wanamaker, CCEDC Membership Director & Asst. V.P.  Northern Region 484-274-2080 |alicew@carboncountychamber.orgArt, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release

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