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Domestic and International Travel Plans for the CVBA Travel Club

By Lark Kennedy | February 25, 2022

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) is excited to announce several new trip opportunities for local travelers in 2022 and 2023! Journey to exciting destinations from America’s canyons to the Australian outback with the CVBA Travel Club. All are welcome to travel with the club and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime while supporting CVBA…

Cumberland Valley Business Alliance Job Board

By Lark Kennedy | February 18, 2022

Local job seekers are invited to discover career opportunities and open positions on the new Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) regional job board at CVBAlliance.org/Jobs. The CVBA job board, created in partnership with the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation, allows local businesses to post their job openings for free as a member of CVBA. More than…

Types of Employee Benefits to Attract Key Talent

By Lark Kennedy | February 11, 2022

Businesses are searching for opportunities to attract and retain key talent. Student loan repayment programs offer a tremendous opportunity to help address this dilemma while building your employee benefit portfolio. Increasingly, individuals comprising today’s workforce are straddled with significant levels of student loan debt.  At the same time, these workers are often conflicted as to…

Member Spotlight: The Conococheague Institute

By Lark Kennedy | February 4, 2022

The past is brought to life at the Conococheague Institute (CI), a nonprofit organization located at Rock Hill Farm (near the village of Welsh Run), a well preserved 18th century homestead. Surrounded by open farmlands and with mountains on the horizon, it would be easy to think you have been transported to Colonial America. However,…

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week – Creating our next great workforce

By Lark Kennedy | January 21, 2022

As your partner in supporting local business, we know how difficult it is to find and keep great employees. Many of our young people lack the knowledge and skills you need, or they leave to pursue opportunities because they simply don’t know about the great local jobs available right here, right now. That’s why we…

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…

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