Entries by Fred Gaffney

Mobility Often Taken for Granted

From rabbittransit Often, many people take for granted the ability to travel to everyday locations — a place to buy milk, receive an immunization, maintain employment or learn the alphabet. Without these connections, individuals cannot provide for their basic needs or dare to explore opportunities for their future. 3P Ride is a nonprofit organization dedicated […]

Chamber and Chamber Foundation to Host PA Free Enterprise Week Information Session

Over the past 21 years, the Columbia Montour Chamber and its members have been supporters of the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW).  This unique educational summer program provides students from across the state the unique opportunity to learn about business and manufacturing.  Thanks to continued generous support of Chamber members through The Foundation of the […]

Bloomsburg Ordinance Change Seeks to Increase Parking Availability

Bloomsburg Town Council recently approved an amendment to its zoning ordinance with a goal of increasing the amount of public parking available for people who visit and work in the downtown. The changes, approved by Council at its December 10th meeting, require that any new residential development in the downtown commercial district provide private parking. […]

PA Chamber Signs Letter Urging Federal Passage of “Prisons to Paychecks Bill”

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry Last week, the Justice Action Network – a national coalition of chambers of commerce, corrections programs and business associations – sent the legislative leaders of the U.S. House and Senate a letter urging passage of the bipartisan FIRST STEP Act, which will help address a skills gap within the nation’s […]

Holiday Open House Shuttle Information

Our members and their guests have helped us set a record for the largest registration in the history of the Holiday Open House. Because parking will fill up quickly at the Pine Barn Inn, we have made arrangements to have the use of two additional overflow lots and a shuttle to bring attendees from these […]