Member News – September 29, 2021

Knoebels Receives Golden Ticket Award 

Knoebels Amusement Resort was honored with a AmusementTODAY’s Golden Ticket award. Knoebels was ranked as the 4th best park in the world; 1st for best food of 2021; and 2nd for best overall guest experience. Click here for more on the award.


McKonly & Asbury’s Own Named to Central Pa’s Forty Under 40

McKonly & Asbury is proud to announce that Principal, Charles Eisenhart has been named one of Central PA’s Forty Under 40 by the Central Penn Business Journal. The Forty Under 40 program recognizes forty professionals under the age of 40 based on professional accomplishments, community service and commitment to inspiring change. Click here for the full list.


Community Giving Foundation: Alex Wagner Football Fund

Alex Charles Wagner, 23, passed away suddenly at his home in August 2021. Alex was a graduate of Central Columbia High School in Bloomsburg, PA, where he loved serving as the equipment manager for the Blue Jay’s football team. . In his memory, family and friends have established the Alex Wagner’s Football Fund to provide charitable grants to the Central Columbia School District to support the football team with equipment and supplies that benefit player safety, learning, and experience. Contributions can be made to the Alex Wagner’s Football Fund online at csgiving.org (click Donate and search “Wagner”), or mail to the Community Giving Foundation, Attn: Alex Wagner’s Football Fund, 725 West Front Street, Berwick PA 18603. The designated fund will provide grants to Central Columbia to support the football team with equipment and supplies that benefit player safety, learning and experience.


SEDA-COG Welcomes Three New Staff Members

SEDA-COG recently welcomed three new staff members in the community development program. Aaron Crawford joined the Community Development staff as a program analyst. Susan Martin was hired as a program assistant and Nadine Simpson joined the community development program as a program assistant. SEDA-COG is a community and economic development agency in Lewisburg and is one of seven Local Development Districts in Pennsylvania.  SEDA-COG enhances the quality of life and economic advantage for residents and businesses in the 11 central Pennsylvania counties through its vital partnerships and initiatives.