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Beside the Point: WellSpan Health

By Lark Kennedy | January 19, 2022

The five physicians and staff at Chambersburg Gastroenterology Associates have joined WellSpan Health, to expand access to expert care in digestive health for patients in Chambersburg and surrounding communities. Now called WellSpan Digestive Health, the practice operates with the same care teams at its same location, 835 Fifth Ave., Chambersburg. The practice includes an endoscopy…

Member Spotlight: Penn’s Youth Initiative, Inc.

By Lark Kennedy | January 14, 2022

“I learned how to love myself.” This anonymous feedback came from a high school student at the end of a presentation series by Penn’s Youth Initiative, Inc. (PYI). The social and emotional needs of today’s youth are complex and very real. That’s why Penn’s Youth Initiative, Inc. is partnering with schools and youth organizations to…

IceFest in Chambersburg, Pa

By Lark Kennedy | January 4, 2022

The largest ice festival in Pennsylvania will return in 2022 from January 27-30 in downtown Chambersburg, Pa. More than 80 ice sculptures and over 30 events will attract thousands to the four-dat festival. Be sure to bring your favorite scarf and mittens, bundle up the kids and bring your camera to celebrate the 20th Annual…

F&M Trust Donates $25,000 to The Salvation Army

By Lark Kennedy | December 29, 2021

F&M Trust recently announced a donation of $25,000 to The Salvation Army in South Central Pennsylvania. Corps in Chambersburg, Carlisle, and Harrisburg will receive the funds as part of the bank’s continued commitment to provide COVID relief. “F&M Trust makes these donations knowing that The Salvation Army helps so many in our communities, especially in…

Member Spotlight: E.L.M. Department Store, Inc.

By Lark Kennedy | December 23, 2021

Conveniently located on the Greencastle square, E.L.M. Department Store has been a fixture of the community since 1941. From their beginnings as mobile general stores located in repurposed school buses, they have constantly adapted with their customers’ needs but have never changed their mission of helpful courteous customer service that aims to add value to…

CASD Foundation Raises Funds for New Scholarships

By Laiton Heckman | December 17, 2021

The Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) Foundation has raised $6,100 so far for their new initiative providing scholarships for dual-enrollment students with demonstrated financial need. They received $1,600 from the Exchange Club Foundation and $3,000 from the Rotary Club Foundation. Congratulations! Special thanks to the organizations involved in creating new financial aid opportunities for local…

Community is Key to UPMC

By Lark Kennedy | December 9, 2021

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute recently hosted a key presentation event in conjunction with the opening of its latest Heart and Vascular office at 830 Norland Avenue in Chambersburg. We were honored to attend and represent the Cumberland Valley Business Alliance with other UPMC leaders. UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute’s experienced adult and pediatric cardiologists…

CVBA Names Bradley Kearns 2021 Business Person of the Year

By Lark Kennedy | December 8, 2021

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) recently announced Bradley Kearns, member of the firm at SEK, CPAs & Advisors as the 2021 Business Person of the Year during its Annual Meeting on December 7 sponsored by WellSpan Health. Kearns was selected as the recipient because of his business accomplishments, leadership and positive impact on the…

Martin’s Potato Rolls Breaks Ground for Bakery Expansion

By Laiton Heckman | December 6, 2021

Martin’s® Famous Potato Rolls and Bread broke ground preparing for its ninth expansion to their bakery headquarters. Over the past two years, Martin’s has seen significant growth in both their fresh retail business and their frozen international business. In order to supply the increase in demand, Martin’s will be adding an additional bakery line to…

Heritage Christmas Schedule in Greencastle, PA

By Lark Kennedy | December 2, 2021

The 2021 Greencastle-Antrim Heritage Christmas is back with amazing events happening in December! Heritage Christmas Horse & Wagon Rides – December 3 & 10 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Greencastle-Antrim Heritage Christmas will feature horse and wagon rides during Heritage Christmas in the Square! Rides are $10 per person and 30 minutes long, departing and…

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