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Ribbon Cutting: Russell Standard

By Lark Kennedy | March 8, 2023

We were honored to cut the ribbon yesterday with Russell Standard at 1514 Black Gap Road in Fayetteville – a milestone that has been three years in the making! Russell Standard joined the community in 1992 with the purchase of Hammaker East and subsequently rebranded the entire company under one Russell Standard name in 2020.…

Tours of Leg Up Farm

By Lark Kennedy | March 6, 2023

CVBA Members are invited to join Patti Nitterhouse for a tour of Leg Up Farm in Mt. Wolf, Pa. to help envision Leg Up Farm in Franklin County, Pa. Leg Up Farm began in the York, Pa. area more than 10 years ago and is the only facility in the country to provide physical, occupational,…

Franklin County Plans Public Meeting on Broadband Internet Services

By Lark Kennedy | February 27, 2023

The Franklin County Commissioners invite residents interested in broadband internet services to attend a public meeting on Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Franklin County Administration Building, 272 N. Second St., Chambersburg. During this meeting, the county’s project consultant will present its findings following a recent community survey as well as community feedback…

Black History Month Program at Conococheague Institute

By Lark Kennedy | February 20, 2023

Some of the excitement at the Conococheague Institute is the continuing work to explore the story of all the people who walked the grounds of Rock Hill Farm and the Pennsylvanian frontier. By the mid 18th century, this included several enslaved individuals. By 1780, about 6,000 enslaved persons remained in Pennsylvania and the state was…

Member Spotlight: Fort Loudoun Historical Society

By Lark Kennedy | February 13, 2023

The Fort Loudoun Historical Society (FLHS) was incorporated in 1976, in preparation for the bicentennial celebrations of the birth of the nation. Initially the mission of the FLHS was to work jointly with the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission in preservation and future reconstruction efforts at the historic site of Fort Loudoun, built in 1756,…

Leadership Program Accepting Applications for Upcoming Class

By Lark Kennedy | February 1, 2023

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation is accepting applications for its nine-month leadership course known as Leadership Franklin County (LFC) Community. The program is designed to offer training to professionals in the areas of leadership development, community needs and service opportunities with local nonprofits. The LFC Community course engages with local business and community leaders at…

Beside the Point: The Orchards

By Lark Kennedy | January 26, 2023

The Orchards is the place for everyone. Our style is your style! We welcome you to relax and have a brew with us at our RELAX Lounge. A place to unwind, watch sports and enjoy the outdoor weather. We host local bands and DJ’s to extend the energy throughout the evening hours. But if fine…

CVBA Travel Club Announces Upcoming Tour Destinations

By Lark Kennedy | January 17, 2023

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) is pleased to announce two upcoming trips to see the unforgettable European Christmas Markets and experience an exciting inter-island Hawaiian cruise. Community members and friends are invited to join Kay’s World Class Travel and Collette for the European Christmas Markets tour happening November 25 – December 4 in 2023.…

Local educators encouraged to apply for Innovative Technology Grants

By Lark Kennedy | January 13, 2023

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation will award more than $14,000 to selected educators in Franklin County for innovative technology projects in the classroom. The Chamber Foundation, an affiliate of the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, is seeking grant applications from public school teachers in Franklin County, grades K-12, that offer creative technology projects benefiting the…

CVBA Seeks Nominations From Community

By Lark Kennedy | January 9, 2023

Local businesses and leaders will be honored for their significant contributions to our region at the Cumberland Valley Business Alliance’s (CVBA) Awards Breakfast; members of the community are invited to submit nominations online by Monday, February 6 at The awards to be presented will recognize both individuals and businesses that have made an impact…

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