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Beside the Point: Bell Insurance, Inc.

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…

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Open Enrollment Season

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…

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Chamber Foundation Receives EITC Contribution

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…

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CADC Reviews Financial Position and Looks Toward Future

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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Chambersburg Chamber Donates $1,600 to CASD Foundation

The Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) Foundation recently received $1,600 raised from the 17th Annual Tim and Susan Cook Memorial One-Mile Race hosted by the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce on July 10. More than 100 runners participated in the race this year, which pays tribute to the memories of Tim and Susan Cook, who…

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Habitat for Humanity partners with Buchanan Auto Sales and VerStandig Media

Habitat For Humanity of Franklin County is pleased to announce that a partnership with VerStandig Media and Buchanan Auto Stores resulted in a $20,000 cash contribution to Habitat through a shared radio promotion. VerStandig Media, home of 104.7 WAYZ, 101.5 Bob Rocks, 92.1 The Goat, and 100.9 The Line, invited radio listeners over a five-week…

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Chambersburg Chamber Honors Franklin County Young Professionals

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce honored one business and six young professionals for their dedication and achievements with more than 100 people in attendance at the Young Professional Awards on September 16. “It’s an honor to recognize our local young professionals in the inaugural year of this event,” said Stephen Christian, president of the…

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Forecasting Covid-19 Impacts on Health Insurance Premiums

As the 2022 open enrollment season is quickly approaching, many business owners are beginning to turn their attention to forecasting insurance premium adjustments for budgeting purposes.  Of course, the question mark this year is how much. Although the severity and extent of the COVID-19 pandemic has been unprecedented in modern times, there are safeguards built…

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Member Spotlight: Green Grove Gardens

Green Grove Gardens began as a working dairy farm owned by the Martin family. The Martins recognized the beauty of this unique setting and many years ago began hosting weddings for friends in the local community. Over the years, the Martins transformed the property with landscaped gardens and water features. Eventually, the wonderful old dairy…

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Member Spotlight: Play Learning Center, LLC

Play Learning Center was founded in November 2019 by Annette Artis. Annette has 30 years of early childhood education experience working for Head Start, private preschools, military child development centers, child care consulting and operating a licensed child care home. Located at 128 S. Antrim Way in Greencastle, Play Learning Center offers full-time childcare services…

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