Entries by Fred Gaffney

New Ways to Approach Employee Performance Reviews

From ChamberChoice & Smart Business Pittsburgh What does the term “performance review” mean to you? To many people, it means sitting down at the end of the year with a manager to discuss work performance over the past 12 months. To others, it could mean a quarterly meeting to report on the status of specific […]

Bloomberg Economic Index Gives PA Top Ranking for “Most Diverse Economy”

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry In its inaugural “Economic Diversity Index,” the financial news company Bloomberg has awarded Pennsylvania with the distinction of being the nation’s most diverse economy. As reported in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Commonwealth edged out Texas for the No. 1 ranking after an analysis of the GDP generated in both […]

Congressman Dan Meuser Speaks to Chamber Members at Legislative Breakfast

Congressman Dan Meuser visited with members of the Columbia Montour Chamber for the first time since he was elected to represent Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District last November at the Chamber’s annual legislative breakfast held on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Greenly Center in downtown Bloomsburg. The event was sponsored by PPL Electric Utilities. Prior to […]

Member News – August 21, 2019

Wild For Salmon will holds its annual Fishtival on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at its retail store at 521 Montour Blvd. (Rt. 11) in Bloomsburg. The annual event, which welcomes back the fishermen from a successful fishing season in Alaska, features an assortment of delicious dishes with the signature sockeye […]

Chamber Joins Businesses in calling for a Review of Sewer Rates

The Chamber’s Board of Directors voted unanimously at its August meeting to support a petition calling for a review of sewer rates for new customers in Cooper Township, Montour County. Construction of a new line in portions of the township, including the Rt. 11 corridor, was recently completed under a mandate by the Pennsylvania Department […]