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Open Enrollment Season

By Lark Kennedy | October 13, 2021

Just the thought of an approaching open enrollment period can cause stress for employers and their workers.  But with proper planning and a well-developed strategy, open enrollments can be organized, effective and a positive experience for all involved. Development of a detailed timeline well in advance of the start of open enrollment season is a…

Chamber Foundation Receives EITC Contribution

By Laiton Heckman | October 8, 2021

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation is pleased to announce that Orrstown Bank has generously committed $10,000 in Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) funds to support Foundation initiatives. The contribution will be used to provide Technology Innovation Grants for educators in Franklin County public schools. These grants are awarded annually to encourage the innovative use of…

CADC Reviews Financial Position and Looks Toward Future

By Lark Kennedy | October 1, 2021

Chambersburg Area Development Corp. (CADC) reported its 2020 total assets of $15.9 million to its members and community representatives this week at its 61st Annual Business Luncheon. CADC, a not-for-profit industrial development corporation, reviewed its strong financial position, covered highlights from 2020 and identified its impact on the community during the luncheon held at The…

Chambersburg Chamber Donates $1,600 to CASD Foundation

By Lark Kennedy | September 24, 2021

The Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) Foundation recently received $1,600 raised from the 17th Annual Tim and Susan Cook Memorial One-Mile Race hosted by the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce on July 10. More than 100 runners participated in the race this year, which pays tribute to the memories of Tim and Susan Cook, who…

Habitat for Humanity partners with Buchanan Auto Sales and VerStandig Media

By Lark Kennedy | September 22, 2021

Habitat For Humanity of Franklin County is pleased to announce that a partnership with VerStandig Media and Buchanan Auto Stores resulted in a $20,000 cash contribution to Habitat through a shared radio promotion. VerStandig Media, home of 104.7 WAYZ, 101.5 Bob Rocks, 92.1 The Goat, and 100.9 The Line, invited radio listeners over a five-week…

Chambersburg Chamber Honors Franklin County Young Professionals

By Laiton Heckman | September 17, 2021

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce honored one business and six young professionals for their dedication and achievements with more than 100 people in attendance at the Young Professional Awards on September 16. “It’s an honor to recognize our local young professionals in the inaugural year of this event,” said Stephen Christian, president of the…

Forecasting Covid-19 Impacts on Health Insurance Premiums

By Lark Kennedy | September 15, 2021

As the 2022 open enrollment season is quickly approaching, many business owners are beginning to turn their attention to forecasting insurance premium adjustments for budgeting purposes.  Of course, the question mark this year is how much. Although the severity and extent of the COVID-19 pandemic has been unprecedented in modern times, there are safeguards built…

Member Spotlight: Green Grove Gardens

By Laiton Heckman | September 10, 2021

Green Grove Gardens began as a working dairy farm owned by the Martin family. The Martins recognized the beauty of this unique setting and many years ago began hosting weddings for friends in the local community. Over the years, the Martins transformed the property with landscaped gardens and water features. Eventually, the wonderful old dairy…

Member Spotlight: Play Learning Center, LLC

By Lark Kennedy | September 3, 2021

Play Learning Center was founded in November 2019 by Annette Artis. Annette has 30 years of early childhood education experience working for Head Start, private preschools, military child development centers, child care consulting and operating a licensed child care home. Located at 128 S. Antrim Way in Greencastle, Play Learning Center offers full-time childcare services…

Bulletproofing Your Business From Online Giants Seminar

By Lark Kennedy | August 25, 2021

VerStandig Media and Cumberland Valley Business Alliance will host “Bulletproofing Your Business From Online Giants™,” a free workshop designed to empower local business owners with key strategies to compete, thrive and grow especially in the era of online retail and service giants. The workshop will be held twice on Tuesday, September 21 8:30 a.m. –…

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