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Beside the Point: Shippensburg University

By Lark Kennedy | October 12, 2022

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a regional public institution committed to student learning and personal development through highly effective and innovative teaching, complemented by a wide variety of out-of-class experiences.  At Ship, we build a better, stronger South Central Pennsylvania both economically and culturally. We recruit, retain, and develop students of varying backgrounds and abilities,…

Franklin County Community Foundation awards $70,340 in grant funding

By Lark Kennedy | October 11, 2022

The Franklin County Community Foundation (FCCF) held its annual grantee reception recently at The Orchards Restaurant in Chambersburg. The event recognized the upcoming projects of 17 organizations in Franklin County that received grants through FCCF. In total, 17 organizations received $70,340 to be used in 2023.   FCCF is a regional foundation of The Foundation…

Travel Club Announces Hawaii Inter-Island Cruise

By Lark Kennedy | October 10, 2022

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) is excited to announce the Hawaii Inter-Island Cruise scheduled for 2024 that will allow local travelers to mark another exciting destination off their bucket list! Community members and friends are invited to join Dream Vacations on this memorable Hawaiian cruise scheduled for March 9 – 16, 2024. Travelers will…

David H. Martin hosts Career Day at CareerTech

By Lark Kennedy | October 3, 2022

David H. Martin Excavating recently organized a Career Day at Franklin County Career and Technology Center for 190 students and staff. It represented the largest event in CareerTech history that was presented by an employer and included 11 different programs throughout the day. Students toured five areas including safety, shop/mechanics, utilities, environmental & seeding and…

Menno Haven Donates to COSTA Academy

By Lark Kennedy | September 29, 2022

Menno Haven is excited to announce a $30,000 donation to COSTA Academy to be paid in increments over the next three years. The COSTA Academy is a 501(c) 3 culinary institute in Chambersburg, Pa. It has a proven record of accomplishment in training professionals for employment in the food service industry. Through a unique blend…

Ribbon Cutting: QPS Employment Group

By Lark Kennedy | September 27, 2022

Welcome QPS Employment Group to Chambersburg! QPS brings more than 30 years of staffing service experience to the area with a specialized recruitment team focused on finding placements in clerical, light industrial, skilled trade and professional jobs. The company offers temporary jobs, temp to hire positions and direct hire opportunities to help candidates find the…

Beside the Point: Bartlett Tree Experts

By Lark Kennedy | September 20, 2022

Bartlett Tree Experts has been providing scientific tree care since 1907 with offerings that help our customers maintain beautiful, healthy trees and shrubs. Our services include tree and shrub pruning, fertilization and soil care, plant analysis and diagnostics and insect and disease management. Bartlett Arborists are trained to evaluate the condition of the trees. They…

CVBA Honors Cumberland Valley Area Young Professionals

By Lark Kennedy | September 16, 2022

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 second annual Young Professional Awards on September 15. “We have exceptional young professionals in our community whose dedication, commitment and service is not only inspiring, but invigorating,” said Stephen…

Grand Opening: Community State Bank

By Lark Kennedy | September 15, 2022

We were honored to join the Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting of Community State Bank’s newest branch in Mercersburg, Pa. The bank celebrated the opening of their ninth branch by announcing $9,000 in donations to nine local non-profits including: M.M.P&W Volunteer Fire Company My Neighbor’s Bounty Food…

Celebrating 10 Years: Chambers’ Apothecary

By Lark Kennedy | September 12, 2022

Congratulations Chambers’ Apothecary on your 10 year anniversary! We were honored to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony and community celebration that included face painting, food trucks and a dunk tank with proceeds supporting the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance. The Apothecary has served the greater Chambersburg community with quality medications, an amazing variety of health…

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