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Friday, March 27, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 26, 2020View OnlineWolf Administration Launches Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Critical Medical Supplies Procurement PortalHarrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the creation of a new web portal that will expedite the procurement of critical medical supplies for Pennsylvania’s health care system during the COVID-19 pandemic.“The commonwealth, and the nation, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 26, 2020
             Blood Donations are Safe and Vital to Respond to COVID-19.  Click here for information from Miller-Keystone Blood Center.              Items Needed (by County)         Northampton County:Accepting donation of PPE items at Gracedale Nursing Home. Please contact the Gracedale Volunteer Coordinator first at 610-829-3686 to see if your donation meets ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
SBA Offers Daily Disaster Loan Training Webinars for Small BusinessThe U.S. Small Business Administration Eastern Pennsylvania District Office and the Chester Delaware Counties SCORE Chapter will hold webinar training on the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program for small businesses and private non-profits due to COVID-19.The webinar will provide you with answers and help you ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA): COVID-19 Working Capital Assistance Fund (CWCA)Updated: 03/24/2020    Carbon County, PA –  In response to the economic environment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) is making $60 million in favorable working capital loans available to vulnerable, impacted businesses. PIDA loans are ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic
Monday, March 23, 2020
Why Social Distancing Matters   This week, we are sharing important information regarding social distancing. Please see below and attached for a comprehensive overview of the importance of social distancing and resources that you can share directly through email and social media. We have also included a helpful ‘symptom-checker’ graphic as an attachment that can be shared.   In our own ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 23, 2020
Mauch Chunk Trust’s Commitment to our CustomersMarch 20, 2020, Jim Thorpe, PA We’re all facing an unprecedented challenge with the COVID-19 pandemic, and our hearts go out to all who have been affected by it. Our customers and employees are our highest priority. We are committed to providing services, resources and support to our customers while maintaining the safety and health of our ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, March 20, 2020
Contact:  Kathy Henderson 484-464-9576         khenderson@carboncountychamber.org   COVID-19 Small Business Financing Assistance  Carbon County – March 19, 2020-   Our communities and businesses in Carbon County continue to feel the increased impact of COVID-19. Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) along with our partner Northeast PA Alliance (NEPA) have been engaged since the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest, Chamber
Friday, March 20, 2020
     March 20, 2020  SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Pennsylvania For Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)  PENNSYLVANIA - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers low-interest federal disaster working capital loans to Pennsylvania small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Contact: Marlyn Kissner 610-751-4932 marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org                      Sharps Compliance Inc. to Donate Critical Supplies to Local Hospitals and  Emergency Management    Carbon County – March 2020: In the midst of COVID 19 a local Carbon County Business, Sharps Compliance Inc., Nesquehoning, is shipping critical supplies from their main location in Texas to support ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  March 18, 2020Licensees,The PLCB today issued Advisory Notice 26, which mandates the temporary cessation of the sale of food and alcohol for on-premises consumption relative to the COVID-19 public health emergency.For your convenience, the advisory notice, which appears at www.lcb.pa.gov under the “Advisory Notices” heading within the “Legal” section, is copied and pasted below.Thank you for ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Contact Information: Stephen Ursich(570) 891-4649 sursich@nepa-alliance.org                                         NEPA Alliance Offering Business Loan Assistance During Coronavirus Crisis The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance is committed to working with regional small businesses and non-profits during the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, commonly known as Coronavirus. NEPA Alliance ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Harrisburg, PA – Earlier today, the Wolf Administration strongly urged non-essential businesses across the state to close for at least 14 days to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The governor’s request protects employees, customers, and suppliers and limits the spread of the virus through personal contact and surfaces. Previously the governor designated Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Monday, March 16, 2020
SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans Release Date: March 12, 2020 Contact:Jennifer.Kelly@sba.gov (202)205-7036 Release Number: 20-24                            WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber
Monday, March 16, 2020
March 16, 2020The situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) is evolving rapidly. Starting today, PRLA will be sending daily updates on the latest information and resources available to you. This afternoon, Gov. Wolf ordered the statewide shutdown of all non-essential stores as of midnight tonight for at least two weeks. This order includes the closure of restaurants and bars ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
PMVB Member Survey, Feedback on Effects of COVID-19 Stroudsburg, PA- March 16, 2020- We know that we are facing an uncertain time. This time dictates that we implement measures to protect the Pocono mountains brand, yet do everything that we can to help our destination weather this storm. We wanted to share with you the steps that we are proposing, and are also asking for your assistance. The ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 12, 2020
MAUCH CHUNK MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTER JIM THORPE OLYMPIAN BIRTHDAY EVENT MAY 16TH AND 17TH, 2020Jim Thorpe, PA -  The Mauch Chunk Museum and Cultural Center will be sponsoring this 25th annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Weekend on Saturday, May 16th and Sunday, May 17th.  This event is in honor of James Francis Thorpe, a Native American and “Athlete of the 20th Century”.   The festivities start off on ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 12, 2020
“What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Announces 2020 Lehigh Valley Awards Online Votes Tally 225,477 and over 1,000 People Attended the Event, Broadcast Live on WFMZ LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. – February 26, 2020 – The Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) is proud to announce the award recipients for the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Lehigh Valley student video contest awards. The ceremony was ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 12, 2020
FREE Spring 2020 Hotel Tax Disbursement Application Workshop   Carbon County –  The deadline for the Spring Round of Hotel Tax Disbursements is on Tuesday, April 30, 2020. To assist applicants with preparing their application, a FREE Hotel Tax Disbursement Application Workshop will be held at the CCEDC office on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 4:00 pm. Christopher Barrett, President/CEO, Pocono ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
There is no denying that COVID-19 poses a challenge to all of our operations including the various chamber events you have come to expect from us. The health and safety of our members is a top priority. We also believe in the power of events to both build networks and communities, and as a valuable channel for driving business. As of now, all of our events remain a GO. We will certainly monitor ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Stroudsburg, PA- The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation aggressively on a daily basis. The Pocono Mountains are still open for business, and places the priorities of health and accurate information first to help our communities, partners and visitors. The PMVB has created a web page specifically for the virus (and suggest you bookmark it), ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
UPDATE 3.12.2020 Carbon County Band Festival at Jim Thorpe High School that was scheduled for next week is officially cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.  We will do what we can to plan for a one or two day festival later in the school year if possible.The 60th Annual Carbon County Band Festival is coming to Jim Thorpe High School.  This festival involves high school band students from the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, March 09, 2020
CancerTelethon.org / Carbon-Tamaqua Unit American Cancer Society (non-profit organization)  ACS Chinese Auction/Basket Raffle – Returns to the BallroomWe are back in the Ballroom!!  Plenty of room, plenty of baskets and plenty of new things are coming your way.  Are you looking for an afternoon of fun for the whole family with an opportunity to win a large variety of prizes?  If so you’ll want to ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, March 06, 2020
The Mauch Chunk Museum and Cultural Center will be sponsoring this 25th annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Weekend on Saturday, May 16th and Sunday, May 17th.  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 16th at 10:30 am with a Native American Tribute at the Jim Thorpe Mausoleum along with Don Wild ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, March 06, 2020
Carbon County, PA – The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation invites all administrative professionals and guests to a celebration luncheon and a fashion show in their honor on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.  Guests are invited to enjoy a luncheon and fashion show featuring high-end resale items from Wear it Again Boutique in Jim Thorpe. Local models are currently being selected. Doors ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 05, 2020
 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:Jennifer Washney      American Cancer SocietyPhone: 570-244-9570Email: jennifer.washney@cancer.org  Volunteers Needed For The Road To Recovery Program  Mayfield:  PA –March 4, 2020— Many  PA residents will learn they have cancer this year and getting to their scheduled treatment will be their greatest concern. The American Cancer Society  has a volunteer program ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, March 05, 2020
For Immediate ReleaseFor More Information, Please Contact:Lorie Reinert, Executive Director- Chamber Foundation, Main Street Lehigh Valley 610-739-1597 |lorier@lehighvalleychamber.org2020 Main Street Lehigh Valley Grants Open in Carbon CountyLehighton, PA- March 5, 2020- The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s mission is to improve the appearance and vitality of every main ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
All American Dream Abstract, LLC.  Ribbon Cutting Celebration Carbon County –  The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) invites you to join us as we officially welcome All American Dream Abstract, LLC. to Jim Thorpe with a Ribbon Cutting Celebration at their office on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm (Ribbon cutting at 6:00pm). Come out and meet the staff and learn ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 02, 2020
Carbon County Contractor Under 40 Gets Recognized as the #1 Remodeler Statewide  The Pennsylvania Builders Association's Annual Gala was graced by Pennsylvania state senators, business and chamber leaders, and the like this past Friday February 21st, 2020 at the Valley Forge Casino just outside of Philadelphia.  Black ties, entertainment and great music filled the space as over 270 business ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community
Monday, March 02, 2020
Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation137 South StreetLehighton, PA 18235Phone: 610.379.5000Email: mail@carboncountychamber.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPalmerton Holiday Lights Expansion – Train coming in 2020CARBON COUNTY, PA MARCH 2, 2020 - The Palmerton Lighting Committee, a committee of the Palmerton Chamber of Commerce is working on expanding the holiday lights for 2020 and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 02, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 19, 2019  State Historic Preservation Office Recognizes Preservation Efforts across the State with Community Initiative Awards  Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office (PA SHPO) has announced its Community Initiative Awards for 2019. Recipients include a heavyweight champion’s former retreat, a drive-in theater, a restored hospital that ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, March 02, 2020
“Focused Conversation”  Carbon County Women in Business Luncheon  Carbon County –  The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) invites all business professionals and community members to attend its “Focused Conversation” Carbon County Women in Business Luncheon on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 11:00am-1:00pm at The Hofford Mill in Weissport. Enjoy networking, lunch and our ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community
Monday, March 02, 2020
NEPA Metropolitan Planning Organization Carbon County – March 2, 2020- The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) is designated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Carbon, Monroe, Pike, and Schuylkill counties. The NEPA MPO considers and approves the plans, programs and funding for highway and transit systems in the four-county MPO ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, February 21, 2020
  The CCEDC Invites You to Celebrate  #LeapOfKindnessDay 2020 Carbon County –  Leap year only arrives every four years. What will you be doing on Saturday, February 29th? The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) invites you to take this extra day to make a difference: celebrate #LeapOfKindnessDay 2020 by doing something kind for someone else and for your community. Founded in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, February 20, 2020
  “Go Green with the CCEDC” 2020 Kickoff Mixer Carbon County –  The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) invites you to join us at our “Go Green with the CCEDC” 2020 Kickoff Mixer on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 from 5:30pm-7:00pm at Shenanigans of Lake Harmony. Sport your favorite green attire or St. Patty’s Day swag and help us kickoff the start to CCEDC Event Season with a fun ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, February 20, 2020
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, March 25, 2020 from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm at Boomers at ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Allentown, Pennsylvania  February 17, 2020 – The employees of Buckno Lisicky & Company donated $1000 to the Lehigh Conference of Churches.     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 submit the name of their charity of choice to receive the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (Feb. 18, 2020) – Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) today announced it will renovate the former Payless ShoeSource shoe store in the Carbon Plaza Mall into an outpatient center. The health network plans to offer services that include radiology, ultrasound, 3D screening mammography and lab services through Health Network Labs (HNL) at the property at 1205 Blakeslee Blvd. Dr. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Friday, February 14, 2020
Carbon County –  Public voting for the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Lehigh Valley 2020 Student Video Contest will open on Wednesday, February 19th and run through the 21st. Produced by Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC), Allentown, with the support of MediaWorks, Center Valley, the Lehigh Valley 2020 Video Contest encourages students to explore and get excited about cool manufacturing ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
USDA Seeks Applications to Increase Rural Access to Education, Training and Health CareWASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2020 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is accepting applications for grants to help increase access to education, training and health care resources in rural communities. USDA is making $71.7 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
APPLY PROGRAM STATUS: Open APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 10, 2020  What does this program do?Traditional DLT The Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, February 07, 2020
Carbon County –  Kathy Henderson The Director of Economic Development for The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. attended the Balancing Nature and Commerce in Rural Communities and Landscapes course at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV as a member of the Kittatinny Ridge Team.  The National Conservation Training Center is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, February 07, 2020
MYST. Winterfest Ribbon Cutting Celebration   Carbon County –  The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) invites you to join us as we officially welcome MYST. Hibachi, Sushi, Gastropub to Jim Thorpe with a Winterfest Ribbon Cutting Celebration at their restaurant on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm (Ribbon cutting at 4:00pm). Come out and enjoy Carbon County’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 03, 2020
LOVE & LIGHT LUMINARY WALK IN JIM THORPE JIM THORPE, PA, January 31, 2020 – O Valentine's Day. A holiday made for sharing love! A time to show those closest to you how much you care about them!  The business owners in downtown Jim Thorpe invite all to stroll through town and enjoy the love and lights with the first ever luminary walk in Jim Thorpe on Friday, February 14th from 6-9pm. If you are ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, January 31, 2020
For Immediate ReleaseFor More Information, Please Contact:Alice Wanamaker, CCEDC Membership Director & Asst. V.P. GLVCC Northern Region 484-274-2080 |alicew@carboncountychamber.orgCarbon County Women in Business Plus One Evening Mixer  Carbon County – January 31, 2020- The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) invites all business professionals and community members plus ...read more
Categories: Chamber, 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
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
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: Economic, Community, Press Release
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: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
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: Press Release, Community
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
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, 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: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Monday, May 21, 2018
Clean & Green PoconosHere in the Poconos, we live clean and green lives; practicing an environmentally-friendly lifestyle. We’ve provided some resources and tips for visitors, local communities, and residents to stay clean and green in the Pocono Mountains to help reduce litter. A simple rule to follow is to treat the places you visit with the same respect you would treat your own home and ...read more
Categories: Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release

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