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Chambersburg Chamber Donates $1,200 to CASD Foundation

The Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) Foundation recently received $1,200 raised from the 19th Annual Tim and Susan Cook Memorial One-Mile Race hosted by the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce on July 8. The race is held each year to honor the memories of Tim and Susan Cook, who died well before their time in…

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CVBA Honors Franklin County Young Professionals

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance honored one business and six young professionals for their dedication and achievements with more than 100 people in attendance at the third annual Young Professional Awards on September 26. “We were honored to recognize the hard work and dedication of these amazing young professionals.” said Stephen Christian, president of the…

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Visit Chambersburg Heritage Center

The Chambersburg Heritage Center & Gift Shop offers interesting exhibits focused on the history of Franklin County, Pa in the heart of downtown Chambersburg. The Heritage Center is an interpretive center, explaining five areas of historical merit in Chambersburg and Franklin County through exhibits. There is also a Children’s Activity Room, walking tours are available…

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Adult Leadership Course Begins

The Leadership Franklin County Community Class of 2024 kicked off the program by completing their team-building retreat in early September. The course is designed to provide personal and professional development opportunities to help train the next generation of community leaders and volunteers. The group of 22 adults engaged in various activities during the retreat and…

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$1M Donation for Early American History Programs in Franklin County

The Conococheague Institute and Mercersburg Academy recently received a generous donation of $1M to support early American history opportunities for students and the community. This generous donation made by philanthropist Robert Kurtz Jr will be equally split between these two institutions. For the Conococheague Institute, a 30-acre 18th century museum and homestead (located near Mercersburg,…

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Meet Mark Hollar, Membership Director

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) is pleased to announce Mark Hollar as the new membership director who will serve more than 800 members of the business community.  Mark has served as a CVBA Ambassador for the past three years and previously worked for The Franklin Shopper as the sales and operations manager. He has…

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