Entries by Fred Gaffney

Bloomsburg Town Council candidates address business owners

Candidate Forum: The six  on the ballot for Bloomsburg Town Council in the November 3rd general election answered a series of questions related to business and other issues during a candidate forum on Wednesday, October 7th. The event, sponsored by the Joint Governmental Affairs Committee of the Chamber and Visitors Bureau, was held at the […]

Member Spotlight

The Big Heart Pet Brands facility started with the Hunts Company in 1963.  It was purchased by Campbell’s Soup, then Heinz. In the early 2000s it was then purchased by DelMonte. In 2013, DelMonte split the fruit and vegetable business from the pet food business and they became Big Heart Pet Brands.  This year they were […]

Ribbon Cutting for Merle Norman

The Chamber is welcoming Merle Norman, a cosmetic studio, to 310 Mill Street in Danville on Thursday, September 10 at 4 p.m. Merle Norman will provide light refreshments and is running a Grand Opening Special from September 10-18. The special includes a free express makeover or facial, free gift with purchase and entrance to win […]

Member Spotlight

Tina Welch has been a corporate Human Resources leader for more than 20 years. In that time, she was able to position HR policies and practices in a strategic manner that enabled her organizations to achieve their corporate goals while creating an outstanding work environment for employees. She was able to help organizations grow from […]

Congressman Barletta addresses Columbia Montour Chamber

Barletta Breakfast: Congressman Lou Barletta spoke to members of the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce and Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau at a breakfast meeting held Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the Greenly Center in Downtown Bloomsburg. Barletta discussed the Iran Nuclear Deal, transportation funding, a proposed increase to the minimum wage, and Pennsylvania’s budget impasse. Click here for […]