Entries by Fred Gaffney

Chamber Seeking Input of Impacts of Tariffs

President Donald Trump held a rally Aug. 2 in Wilkes-Barre, where he touted his “America First” trade policy that has included the imposition of tariffs on a variety of goods from countries with which the United States has traditionally enjoyed a strong trade partnership, including Canada and Mexico.   These tariffs have prompted approximately $75 billion worth […]

Merger of Berwick Ambulance Association and Geisinger Finalized

On Monday, Aug. 6, Geisinger welcomed 57 employees of the Berwick Area Ambulance Association (BAAA) into the Geisinger family. The merger with Geisinger’s West Shore Advanced Life Support Services, Inc., which includes Danville Ambulance Service and Holy Spirit EMS–a Geisinger affiliate, was announced in February and approved by the Attorney General in the spring. A […]

Member News – August 8, 2018

Member News Sykes Enterprises, located at 1361 Columbia Blvd. (Rt. 11) in Bloomsburg, is hosting its annual free Back to School Giveaway all day today, Aug. 8. More information is available on its Facebook event page.    North Branch Group – Thrivent Financial, after holding a ribbon cutting and open house for Chamber members last […]

Area Businesses Invited to Participate in Video Project Highlighting Building, Construction & Trade Careers

The Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation (CPWDC) is trying to help address the shortage of skilled workers that companies need to thrive in its nine-county Central PA region, which includes Columbia and Montour counties. As part of its strategy to find a solution, CPWDC convened career & technical education (CTE) directors and several business leaders […]

Welcome Spherion

More than 400 businesses and organizations belong to the Chamber to receive benefits and support efforts to strengthen their businesses and our region. Increased membership allows us to offer additional programs and benefits, have a stronger voice in advocacy and be involved in more activities and initiatives in our communities. The Chamber welcomes its newest […]