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Leadership Program Graduates 21 Students and Announces Alumni of the Year

By Lark Kennedy | May 10, 2024

On Wednesday, the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation hosted the graduation ceremony for 21 students from the Leadership Franklin County Community (LFCC) program and also announced the 2023 Alumni of the Year. Hosted at the 11/30 Visitors Center in Chambersburg, the students completed the last of their nine-month leadership training by presenting their group projects to…

CVBA Travel Club Announces Alaska Trip by Land & Sea

By Lark Kennedy | May 2, 2024

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) is excited to announce a land tour and cruise of Alaska scheduled for 2025 that will enable local travelers to check off another thrilling destination from their bucket list! Community members are invited to travel with the club on this once-in-a-lifetime excursion led by Cathy Folmar and Rhonda DeShong…

Member Spotlight: Greencastle Antrim Food Pantry

By growthzone | April 23, 2024

The Greencastle Antrim Food Pantry exists to improve the health and wellbeing of those in our community by providing access to food, nutrition and other related resources. Beginning in 1984, this pantry has been serving those in need for forty years! While there have been many changes over the past four decades, having people in…

National Small Business Week Virtual Summit

By growthzone | April 18, 2024

During National Small Business Week, join the Small Business Administration for the free Virtual Summit from April 30-May 1, 2024. This year’s summit, designed for entrepreneurs and small business owners, will feature access to critical federal resources, educational workshops, and networking opportunities. Learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, chat with industry experts and…

Member Spotlight: The Floor Trader Outlet

By growthzone | April 10, 2024

Greg Meyers and Kacie Gelsinger are the father and daughter duo behind The Floor Trader Outlet and Chambersburg Kitchens and Countertops (CKC), a locally owned flooring and kitchenbusiness, renowned for its quality, selection, price and customer service. The family-owned business has been around for over 20 years and is continuously growing to meet the incredible…

Leadership Franklin County Seeks Project Proposals for the Class of 2025

By growthzone | April 5, 2024

Local nonprofits, education groups and government organizations interested in volunteer project assistance are encouraged to submit project proposals for the Leadership Franklin County Class of 2025. Students enrolled in the leadership program, hosted by the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation, are required to work on a team project during the nine-month course. These community projects allow…

CVBA Recognizes Business and Community Members

By growthzone | March 28, 2024

Nearly 250 business leaders and community members of the Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) gathered to honor individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements at the CVBA Awards Breakfast, sponsored by M&T Bank, this morning. “We are honored to highlight the incredible work of our business and community leaders this morning,” said Chris Grimm, chair…

Penn National Event to Showcase Items Crafted from Historic Oak Tree

By growthzone | March 25, 2024

Penn National Golf Course Community is hosting the Wood Crafters Expo & Food Truck Festival that will feature local artists who are making items from their Champion Black Oak Tree. The Black Oak Tree was designated in 1990 by the Pennsylvania Forestry Association to be a PA Champion as the oldest, tallest & widest in…

Foundry Art Market joins Lincoln Way West Revitalization Efforts

By growthzone | March 12, 2024

The Foundry Art Market will leave its Main Street home for the past 8 years and move to 54 Lincoln Way West this spring.  “We loved our location at Queen and Main,” said Foundry artist Anne Finucane, “but we look forward to an exciting new chapter with a location closer to the Square, and across…

WellSpan Health Opens New Health Center at Penn National Golf Club

By growthzone | March 6, 2024

As part of its ongoing commitment to expanding access to care, WellSpan Health opened a new health center in eastern Franklin County on Monday that offers an array of primary and specialty care practices at one convenient location. The WellSpan Health Center at Penn National is located off the main entrance of the Penn National…

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