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Angel Tree Project hosted by the CVBA Ambassadors

By Lark Kennedy | November 23, 2021

The Angel Tree Project hosted by the CVBA Ambassadors provides gifts for the women at the House of Hope and Gracie’s Place as well as clothing and toys for their children. Your donation will enable every mother and child to receive a meaningful gift and necessity this holiday season. Coordinated by the CVBA Ambassadors Group…

Grand Opening: Franklin County Judicial Center

By Lark Kennedy | November 17, 2021

We were honored to participate in the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of the Franklin County Judicial Center with business and community members! Located on the first block of Main Street, the new facility is adjacent to the historic Old Courthouse in downtown Chambersburg. The project broke ground in October 2019 with the goal to…

Supporting Workplace Mental Health

By Lark Kennedy | November 16, 2021

Focusing on employee wellness not only benefits your employees but can boost your company’s bottom line as well.  Estimates that one in five Americans experience some form of mental illness, most without getting treatment, means that many will continue to struggle with their issues, impacting both family life and work life, if employed.  And although…

Wilson College helps Habitat for Humanity with its 50th home in Franklin County

By Lark Kennedy | November 10, 2021

Volunteers aged 18 to 80 turned out to build a shed to complete a family’s new home in Franklin County, Pa. The collaboration between Wilson College and Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County (HFFC) was the brainchild of HHFC’s Mark Story and Wilson’s Rev. Derek Wadlington. Story, HHFC’s community engagement director, read an article about…

Beside the Point: XPO Logistics, Inc.

By Lark Kennedy | November 3, 2021

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a leading provider of freight transportation, primarily a top-three provider of truck brokerage and less-than-truckload (LTL) capacity in North America. We help companies to de-risk their supply chains by moving their goods using cutting-edge technology. Our company provides truck capacity at scale to 50,000 shippers through a global network…

State Legislators Attend 6th Annual Legislative Breakfast

By Lark Kennedy | October 29, 2021

A panel of four state legislators gathered to discuss issues regarding the supply chain crisis, government regulations, budgeting and more with the business community at the 6th Annual Franklin County Legislative Breakfast held recently in Chambersburg, Pa. Hosted by the five chambers of commerce on behalf of the Franklin County Government Affairs Committee, more than…

Beside the Point: Bell Insurance, Inc.

By Lark Kennedy | October 20, 2021

Bell Insurance, Inc. is a full-service independent insurance agency, founded by Edward Bell in 1987. His son, Rich Bell, is now the President and is taking the agency to new heights, while still maintaining the small, neighborhood agency feel. Bell Insurance is now more powerful than ever, with more than 50 A-rated carrier options. The…

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…

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