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Press Releases

Results Found: 52
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
Monday, February 11, 2019
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     Contact:Alice WanamakerAliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org  Carbon County Women in Business PresentDress for Success, Workwear Program  The Women in Business Committee of the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) has established the Dress for Success, Workwear Program of Carbon County. This initiative is being formed by the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Media Release                Media Release                Media ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     Contact:Alice Wanamaker: 610.379.5000AliceW@carboncountychamber.org  Future Leaders of Carbon County to Host Meet & Greet Mixer    Carbon County – February 5, 2019 - The Future Leaders of Carbon County (FLOCC) is hosting a Meet & Greet Mixer at the Covered Bridge ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
County Junction is welcoming applications for festival vendors for their newly renovated outdoor Village.  They are looking for vendors during weekends starting April through December 2019.   If you have interest, please contact Diane Sander at diane@countryjunction.com or call (610) 377-5050 Ext.1044 for more information.   Country Junction Village will also be hosting a Wine and Family ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Heffley Relocating District Office to Weissport   LEHIGHTON – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) today announced that he is relocating his district office in Lehighton to 204B Bridge St. in Weissport. The new office will open for business on Monday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m. The final day of operation for the Lehighton office was Monday, Jan. 28.   “The decision to move was necessitated by budget ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, January 28, 2019
The Parsonage Bed and Breakfast in Jim Thorpe, PA named in Top 10 B&B’s in the world! 25 January, 2019: Forbes Magazine recently unveiled the results of TripAdvisor’s 2019 ‘Travellers’ Choice Awards’. The Parsonage Bed and Breakfast in Jim Thorpe, PA was named #1 B&B in the U.S., and #6 B&B in the world. This coveted awards is the result of actual guest reviews and ratings in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Carbon County – SBA and partners will host a FREE “Financing and Resources for Farmers and Manufacturers” Workshop on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 (New Date) from 9:00am – 11:00am at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville.  Join us for a panel presentation that will inform farming and manufacturing businesses about various financing programs and other resources from your local ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Because of your support for Carbon County, Monroe County, Wayne County and the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, we wanted to make sure you know about our strategy to market the region to a national audience for talent attraction and business investment.In a continuous expansion of our digital marketing efforts, we work with Livability Media to promote the Pocono Mountains region online, in print ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, January 14, 2019
Carbon County, PA-Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, February 14th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Radical Wine Company in Lehighton for our Carbon County Women in Business February Luncheon.Attendees will enjoy a delicious lunch and our feature presentation: “Time Management Skills to Maximize ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 14, 2019
Carbon County – Attention current and future Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) members: join us on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 7:30am-9:00am at the Carbon Chamber in Lehighton for a new and exciting opportunity to grow your business!  CCEDC’s new “Perks at Work” is a FREE, informal presentation about all of the perks of joining the Carbon Chamber and your automatic ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 03, 2019
 Carbon County – January 2, 2018- Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, January 10th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at One Ten Tavern in Palmerton for our first Carbon County Women in Business Luncheon of the new year! The 2019 Carbon County Women in Business Luncheon Series: “See It, Make It ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Carbon County, PA – The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation is pleased to host the 6 th Annual 5K Earth Day Hippie Run/Walk/Bike on Saturday, April 27, 2019 on the D&L Trail in Lehighton.  This year we have added a distance bike ride to the event. Participants can choose between a 10k or 20 mile bike ride or the 5K run or walk. The fee for each event is $25 with a t-shirt ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, December 20, 2018
                                 NEWS RELEASEEastern Pennsylvania District Office                 Release Date:  Dec. 17, 2018                Contact: Shannon Degiglio (610) 382-3082 shannon.degiglio@sba.govRelease Number: 20181217-001        Follow us on Twitter, Facebook & Blogs  SBA, Lehigh Valley SCORE, Carbon County and Greater Pocono Chambers, to host Financing and Resources Workshop for ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Monday, December 17, 2018
NEWS RELEASEFOR RELEASE: ImmediatelyDATE: December 12, 2018CONTACT: ETA Insurance Group, 570-669-5050LOCAL INSURANCE AGENTS NAMED TO HEALTH CARE MARKETPLACE CIRCLE OF CHAMPIONS NESQUEHONING, Pa.—Two insurance agents from Nesquehoning-based ETA Insurance Group (formerly ETA Benefits Group) were recently recognized as members of the 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace Circle of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
BRODHEADSVILLE, PA– SBA and partners will host a workshop to explain financing programs and resources for farming and manufacturing businesses at the Western Pocono Community Library on Jan. 8th from 9-11 a.m.     WHO:       Shannon Degiglio, Lender Relations Specialist, SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District                    Jennifer Tilden, Business Opportunity Specialist, SBA Eastern ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, December 06, 2018
 Carbon County Non-Profit Expo  Carbon County – December 6, 2018  The Carbon Chamber is excited to announce the first Non-Profit Expo in Carbon County and invites all non-profit groups to participate.The expo is designed to be an opportunity for non-profit organization’s to share their mission with the community, local businesses and the 2019 Carbon Leadership Class. The primary goal is to help ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Carbon County, PA -Join THE FUTURE LEADERS OF CARBON COUNTY (FLOCC) on Wednesday, December 19th from 4:30-7:00pm  for a special holiday self-guided tour of the beautiful Harry Packer Mansion. Get into the spirit of the holidays and follow along to the beloved classic as you visit scenic displays from “The Nutcracker Suite” in each room. There will also be Nutcracker-inspired cocktails available at ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Carbon County – November 14, 2018- Join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) and the Carbon County Women in Business (WIB) on Thursday, December 13th from 11:30am-1:00 pm for their Year-End Holiday Luncheon Celebration at Broadway Grille in Jim Thorpe.Enjoy a delicious lunch, holiday networking fun and special surprises! Take a look back at our 2018 “Be Your Own Hero” ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 09, 2018
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 16, 2018 at the annual dinner at Blue Mountain Resort. The Wild West Gala will focus on the great things happening in Carbon County and will feature the presentation of awards to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
 The U. S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Disaster Assistance offers low interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, non-profit organizations to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery & equipment, inventory and business assets damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.  The SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center is now open in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Mom was wrong; you CAN talk to strangers! Please join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday November 1st from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Slopeside Pub & Grill at Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton for our Carbon County Women in Business November Luncheon. We’ll be engaging in an exciting and interactive presentation about “Elevating Your Elevator Speech” with Louis ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Grant funding for energy efficiency and pollution prevention projects for small business owners and farmers is still available from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)through the Small Business Advantage Grant program. “This grant was created with small businesses and farmers in mind. There are tremendous monetary savings available to Pennsylvania’s small business ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, October 08, 2018
         Carbon Schuylkill Luzerne (CSL) STEM Ecosystem“Promoting STEM opportunities for ALL students and arming them with 21st Century employability skills.”WHO ARE WE?The CSL STEM Learning Ecosystem was founded in spring 2016 and is one of only 68 designated STEM Ecosystems in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Kenya. stemecosystems.orgWe are composed of over 50 community partners from ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, October 08, 2018
YOU are Invited to aLehighton Downtown Revitalization Community ForumTuesday, October 23, 20185:30pm – 7:30 pm(Refreshments 5:30pm; Program starts at 6:00pm)Forum Location: Lehighton Outdoor Center, 123 Lehigh Drive, Lehighton, PATeresa Lynch, one of the two Main Street® specialists who led a Main Street® Community Assessment Visit to Lehighton in August, 2013 (funded by a grant award from the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Papers/Research
Friday, October 05, 2018
With the help of Turn To Us, Skin Deep, Inc. is giving back to breast cancer survivors and women who have lost their eyebrows to any illness. Skin Deep, Inc. is offering ONE FREE Areola Tattooing session for a breast cancer survivor. Areola Tattooing is the last step in breast reconstruction. Let Skin Deep, Inc. help you in this last part of your journey.  Skin Deep, Inc. is also offering ONE ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Caption information: Carbon County Commissioner Tom Gerhard (fourth from left), shelter director Tom Connors (far right), and Cinnamon, one of the dogs available for adoption, joined the team from ETA Insurance Group to kick off their donation drive for the Carbon County Animal Shelter. From left, ETA staff members present for the kickoff were Joann Chickilly, Wendy Shubeck, Sharon Ford, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 20, 2018
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 20, 2018  Wolf Administration Announces Grants and Rebates for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations  Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today launched new grant and rebate programs for zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) charging and fueling stations to increase options for ZEV owners and encourage more people to consider ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, September 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFill The Ford For Family Promise at Galen Glen WineryTwo Local Businesses Define TEAM - Together Everyone Achieves More 255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, PA.  For five years Galen Glen Winery has hosted an annual event in October to benefit Family Promise of Carbon County. The area's only shelter for homeless children and their parents. On October 27 and 28, they will hold ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, September 17, 2018
The Mahoning Drive-in Theater located on Seneca Road in Lehighton has grown into a Legendary Theater under its new management in just a few short years.. Being labeled “America’s Favorite Drive-in” & “The Coolest Drive-in” has drawn Hollywood to embrace their one of a kind events!On SEPTEMBER 21 & 22: Star of The Gremlins Franchise (ZACH GALLIGAN) will be LIVE at The Mahoning for their “Gremlins ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Monday, September 17, 2018
Growth, New Staff and Name Change for ETA Benefits GroupAgency marks a banner year after service expansion for Medicare coverage     NESQUEHONING, Pa.— ETA Benefits Group is pleased to announce a record year of growth since expanding its line of benefits and insurance to encompass the availability of Medicare plans and Medicare advisory services.  “This was a natural benefit expansion for us,” ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Economic
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Mauch Chunk Trust Offers Economic Outlook 2018  Lehighton, PA – September 12, 2018 – The Mauch Chunk Trust Company will be offering an Economic Outlook on October 16, 2018 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club in Lehighton, PA.  Dr. Edmond J. Seifried of Seifried & Brew will be the featured guest speaker. He has his eyes on the Federal Reserve and will report on what that organization is likely to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              Date:  September 12, 2018Contact: Alice Wanamaker         484-274-2080                AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org   Palmerton Area Community to Host Blood Drive on Monday, September 17, 2018September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month  Palmerton, PA – The Palmerton Area Community will be hosting a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Please Contact: Jonathan M. Blackwell-Rodgers, LSW Executive Director Family Promise of Carbon County 167 S. Third St. Lehighton, PA 18235fpccdirector@gmail.com 610-379-4757 www.familypromisecarboncounty.org      Help us help the homeless:  On-going support needed. Although we do annual campaigns and on-going fundraising efforts we can always use help and support from community ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, August 30, 2018
8/30/18Contact: Amber Breiner, (610)730-2526  or  director@cccfoundpa.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECarbon Community Foundation Gains Two New Founders Carbon County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that two new community members have been added as Founders. Bill and Penny Allison of Jim Thorpe and Michael and Marian Carty of Palmerton have each made the pledge for their family to donate ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Contact: Amber Breiner, (610)730-2526  or  director@cccfoundpa.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Carbon Foundation and the Chamber Partner to Host PICPA Tax Reform CLE/CPE Course“A New Plan for Growth: Important Guidance on 2018 Tax Reform” will be held Wednesday, September 19, 4:00-7:00pm at Macaluso's Restaurant and Cocktail Bar, Nesquehoning. The CPE/CLE presentation will take place from 4-6:00pm, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Friday, August 03, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     Contact:Alice Wanamaker: 610.379.5000AliceW@carboncountychamber.org  Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Annual Dinner and Awards Nominations SoughtJuly 10, 2018 - Carbon County, PA – The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development will be hosting our Annual Dinner on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5:30 PM at Blue Mountain Resort, Palmerton, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Panther Valley Elementary School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony   July 26, 2018- Join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) for the Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration of the Panther Valley Elementary School Playground.  The Panther Valley Elementary School serves students in grades K-3 from the boroughs of Nesquehoning, Coaldale, Lansford, and Summit Hill.  Join us on ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, July 26, 2018
PPL Electric Utilities line rebuilding project continues in Carbon and Schuylkill PPL Electric Utilities line rebuilding project is continuing in Carbon and Schuylkill counties and is strengthening service for local customers, as well as all those in a broader area served by the high-voltage electric grid.   PPL is rebuilding almost seven miles of 69-kilovolt transmission line in Rush Township ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 09, 2018
Contact: Nikki Hurley, Director of Marketing                Skirmish Paintball                1519 State Route 903    Jim Thorpe, PA  18229                1-800-SKIRMISH (1-800-754-7647)                Nhurley@Skirmish.com   For Immediate Release – June 2018  4000+ PAINTBALL PLAYERS RE-CREATE THE INVASION OF NORMANDY  Jim Thorpe, PA – The Invasion of Normandy was the largest invasion in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 05, 2018
For Immediate Release:  Site #2 Opens for Summer Food Service Contacts:         Debra Ranck                                        Pastor Ruth Ann                        484.425.0255                                    570.645.5524  TThe Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church and the Summit Hill Heritage Center (Center) are pleased to announce that the Presbyterian Church will begin to serve Free ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, June 18, 2018
Starting later this June, the Gallery will host two new shows. We will be comparing the works of different artists in a new show, “Cross-Patterns.” Here are a few examples in which we’ll analyze different approaches to outwardly similar subjects: A comparison of different genres: photography and painting, between John Prendergast’s “Zebra Grass” and Leith Kennedy’s “Bamboo”. John, from Beaver ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
(source: https://www.tripadvisor.com/blog/white-water-rafting-trips-usa-river-adventures/ )From high-energy rapids to laid-back river floats, we’re on a mission to find the best white water rafting trips in the USA. This is choose-your-own-adventure, whether you want to perfect your river surfing skills, or just hit the water for sun and swimming. Not that summertime’s the only time to head to the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT:Kathleen MatsonGalen Glen Winery255 Winter Mountain DriveAndreas, PA 18211Phone: 570-386-3682e-mail: gruveegruner@galenglen.com                 Tour de Wine ~ A Perfect Pairing of Cycling, Wine and Food TrucksLocal Winery & Bike Shop Partner For Three Exhilarating ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kelly Shannon Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau kshannon@poconos.org PoconoMountains.com  / @PoconoTourismPR (570) 730-64442018 Tourism Achievement Award Winners and Details on Pick Up the PoconosThe Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau announces this year’s Tourism Achievement Award winners and provides more information on new anti-littering campaign   POCONO MOUNTAINS, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
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: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, May 14, 2018
Lehighton Downtown Farmers Market  The Lehighton Downtown Initiative will be hosting 2nd Annual Lehighton Downtown Farmers Market!  Opening day will be held Saturday, May 19th from 9:00 AM - 3:00PM.  A Handmade Only Craft Show will also be held on opening day.  Special music will be provided by Damian Walck during the morning hours.  Afternoon music to be announced.  The Lehighton Downtown ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
PRESS RELEASE  For more information about this press release, contact:  Alicia SillimanCCLLFA (501 (C) (3) Non-profit organization)250 Lentz TrailJim Thorpe PA 18229570.328.8685  Carbon County Fair Queen & Junior Miss Candidates being sought  The Carbon County Fair is looking for young ladies to participate in the 2018 Queen and Junior Miss Programs.  Applications can be obtained by accessing ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                                         CONTACT: Melissa Yingling 610-826-7700 Ext: 1234Cell: 484-523-3864MYingling@SkiBlueMt.com  Blue Mountain Resort Donates over $26,000 to Carve 4 CancerCharity Event Raises Funds ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Mahoning Drive-in Theater located on Seneca Road in Lehighton will open for their 69th season this Friday, April 27th with their annual double feature; The Wizard of Oz and Willy Wonka. (films will also be presented on Saturday, April 28th). The crew welcomes families to enjoy a weekend under the stars.  Theater management is incredibly excited about this season and the growing popularity of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 09, 2018
Eckley Miners’ Village hosting an exciting benefit evening featuring a 50th anniversary party and the Jim Thorpe premiere of the Molly Maguires movie at the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Celebrating 50 years since the filming of the movie at Eckley and Jim Thorpe, the evening kicks off with a festive anniversary party with light hors d’oeurves, cash ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, April 09, 2018
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Amy Pienta Owner and Creative Director 570-413-1605 amy@somersaultletterpress.comSomersault Letterpress and Creative Sweeps the ADDYs With Seven American Advertising AwardsJim Thorpe, PA — (April 6, 2018) — The American Advertising Federation, Greater Lehigh Valley chapter, recognized Somersault Letterpress and Creative, 60 Broadway in historic ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic