Entries by Fred Gaffney

New Occupational Licensure Law Will Help Address Workforce Challenges

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry PA Chamber of Business and Industry President and CEO Gene Barr issued the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf signed S.B. 637, legislation that helps Pennsylvanians with criminal records re-enter the workforce by reforming the process by which they can obtain an occupational license: “Pennsylvania oversees the administration […]

Paycheck Protection Program Application Period Extended

On July 4, President Trump signed into law a bill extending the deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan to August 8. This modification gives businesses an additional six weeks to apply for a PPP loan. If you have already received a Payroll Protection Program loan, you may not receive a second loan. […]

Member News- July 8, 2020

Columbia/Montour Fireman’s Relief Carnival Columbia/Montour Fire Departments Weekend Carnival at The Bloomsburg Fair! Friday, July 17th  – 4 PM until 10 PM Saturday, July 18th  – 12 Pm until 10 pm Fireworks Scheduled for Saturday night at Dusk (9:30 pm-ish) Fire Department Companies from 2 Counties bringing hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, caramel corn, sweet corn, […]

Building Organizational Leaders Through Partnership with Bloomsburg University

The Chamber of Commerce and Bloomsburg University are again offering a program to help develop and sharpen skills for leading in today’s workplace environment. The five-module management and leadership certificate program is appropriate for existing leaders, managers, and supervisors; or those who are new or emerging in any business sector. Dozens of individuals working at […]

Rebuilding Businesses with the Small Business Recovery Webinar

On July 7th, the Chamber and Bloomsburg University‘s Zeigler College of Business co-hosted a webinar to assist small businesses with recovery.  Dr. Todd Shawver, Dean of the Zeigler College of Business, also discussed how Bloomsburg University’s Small Business Recovery Program (SBRP) is available to provide individualized consulting services to small businesses impacted by COVID-19.  Topics […]