Entries by Fred Gaffney

Business Park Intended for Light Industrial Use

By Fred Gaffney, President, Columbia Alliance for Economic Growth Recently, the Columbia County Industrial Development Authority (CCIDA) and Columbia Alliance were seeking approval to bring significant tax incentives to the new Columbia County Business Park in Scott Township, Columbia County. Designation as a Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone (KOEZ) would have been a significant tool in […]

PennDOT Makes Announcement at the Chamber Construction Update

The Chamber held a Construction Update and Meet & Greet for Berwick businesses last week at the Berwick Elks. Approximately 35 members attended this event to listen to representatives from the Borough, PennDOT, and Peters Consultants. The representatives provided an overview of the construction project as well as a projected outline of paving efforts. PennDOT […]

Swing into Spring with the Chamber’s Golf Outing

The Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing sponsored by at&t will be held on Thursday, May 24th at Mill Race Golf Course in Benton. Registration and lunch will start at 11:00 a.m. followed by a noon shotgun start. For just $85 per golfer or $340 per team (foursome), you can participate in this relaxing day of golf. […]

Have Fun with Friends and Family at the Renaissance Jamboree

Rain or shine, thousands of visitors will fill the streets of historic downtown Bloomsburg for the Renaissance Jamboree. This festival has something for everyone, free entertainment, games, food stands, and hundreds of art and craft vendors. The Jamboree is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and parking is available at the Fairgrounds. There will be […]

The 71st Annual Membership Dinner & Awards: A Great Success!

Member businesses and individuals of The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce were recognized during the organization’s 71st Annual Meeting on Thursday, February 2nd.  The event was held at Rolling Pines Golf Course & Banquet Facility in Berwick, and was sponsored by PPL Corporation.  More than 190 people attended the dinner meeting which celebrated outstanding member […]