From PA Chamber of Business & Industry Last week, the PA Chamber spoke out against a renewed attempt by proponents to impose mandatory wage hikes on employers. The “Raise the Wage” coalition marched to the state Capitol to voice support for legislation that would force employers to pay workers as high as $15 an hour, […]
About Fred Gaffney
Fred Gaffney has served as President of the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce since 2010. He previously served as Vice President of the Chamber for over four years before moving to the Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York to become Executive Director of the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce in 2006. Fred is a graduate of Southern Columbia High School and Bloomsburg University.
Entries by Fred Gaffney
On February 6th, 7th and 8th, Columbia & Montour counties will heat up with the second annual Destination Blues Music Festival, “Your Winter Blues Heaven on Route 11.” This event is presented by the Moose Exchange and Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. Friday’s activities expand this year from the four area brew pubs (Old Forge in Danville, […]
An event started by the Chamber in 2013 to draw people to the greater Berwick area will continue this spring. Celebrate Berwick is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2015. Activities for the entire family will be held along the Rt. 11 corridor from Briar Creek to Downtown. Celebrate Berwick was created to continue the spring […]
Last week PennDOT announced that the Borough of Danville is one of only 38 municipalities throughout the state that will be awarded funding through the 2014 round of Pennsylvania’s Municipal Partnership Program, also known as the “Green Light – Go Program.” Established by Act 89 of 2013, the Municipal Partnership Program is designed to improve […]
Still struggling for holiday gift ideas with very little shopping time left? Avoid the frustration and last-minute scrambling. Chamber Gift Certificates make a great option while supporting local businesses. Chamber Gift Certificates work just like a check and can be used at any member business. Recipients can use them at restaurants, stores, salons, etc. Give the […]