In Pennsylvania and across the country, child care is identified as one of the top barriers to employment. In the changing landscape of workforce development, businesses want to better understand how child care affects their bottom line and Pennsylvania’s edge in the national and global marketplace. The effects of COVID-19 mitigation mandates have created new […]
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.
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On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” (WSCM) student video program will conclude its seventh season with the “Best of PA” Statewide Awards Event. Due to the unprecedented challenges presented by social distancing, this year’s event will stream ‘live from home’ on YouTube, and will include 22 teams competing for first, […]
Geisinger will be hosting Back to Business Town Hall- part two, on June 4th from 11 am-12 pm. This event will feature Dr. Stanley Martin, Infectious Diseases; Allison Hess, VP, Health & Wellness; Brion Lieberman, VP, Human Resources. Register for the event here. This Virtual Meeting will be taped and added to their business resources […]
Your Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan was approved, now what? The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center is hosting a free webinar on June 2nd at 10 a.m. to help business owners maximize loan forgiveness. Jeffrey Berdahl, CPA, Shareholder with RLB Accountants, will discuss the following topics: general rules of the program, program updates, tips for […]
Facing a projected $5 billion revenue shortfall, lawmakers in Harrisburg are working on a short-term state budget. The Legislature has also advanced a number of bills to support businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Information on these efforts will be provided by our elected officials at the Chamber’s annual State Legislative Program, sponsored […]