Entries by Fred Gaffney

Be One of the First to Experience Bakers Guild Cafe in Bloomsburg

Meet the bakers behind Columbia County Bread & Granola and welcome them to their new retail outlet on Wednesday, November 5. The Chamber will hold a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. for Bakers Guild Cafe at 225 Center Street in Bloomsburg. The Cafe will feature CCB&G’s entire product line of sprouted, naturally-leavened, flour-less bread, pocket pita, […]

Community Expo Only One Week Away

The 2nd Annual Community Expo, presented by the Chamber, is designed to specifically promote businesses and nonprofits to those who matter most, our community. This year’s Expo is October 23rd from 4 to 7 p.m. inside the Industrial Arts Building at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. Door prizes will be given away hourly to registered participants. The […]

Employers Identify Needs

Representatives of businesses, non-profit organizations, and local government shared their thoughts about how to strengthen area employers at a roundtable discussion last Thursday. Topics of discussion included assisting with the utilization of social media, peer to peer information sharing, and strengthening connections with local education. The program was held at the Chamber’s Berwick office in […]

B.U.’s Value to the Community Highlighted

The Fall edition of Bloomsburg, The University Magazine, features an article that highlights the many ways Bloomsburg University benefits the area. A number of representatives of Chamber members were interviewed including Autoneum, Fog & Flame Craft Coffee and Espresso Bar, Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, First Columbia Bank and Trust, the Columbia County Commissioners, and the Columbia-Montour […]

PA Chamber Working to Move Key Pro-Business Bills

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry As House and Senate lawmakers return to Harrisburg this week, the PA Chamber is working to help move several key pro-business bills to the governor’s desk before the November 4 General Election. Key issues that include workers’ compensation reform and preventing union intimidation in the workplace are well […]