Entries by Fred Gaffney

Chamber Coalition Urges Congressional Delegation to Reject Federal Tax Hike Proposal

A letter to Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation that was spearheaded by the PA Chamber and signed by local chambers, including The Columbia Montour Chamber, and business groups this week has urged a resounding rejection of the Biden administration’s recently unveiled plans to impose anti-business tax hikes on the Commonwealth’s private sector. Most notably contained in the […]

Bloomsburg Town Council Candidates to Share Views at Public Forum

Candidates for Bloomsburg Town Council will share their views during an upcoming candidate forum being co-hosted by Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. and Bloomsburg University’s American Democracy Project. The five candidates that received the most votes in the primary are being invited to participate. The forum will be held Tuesday, October 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the […]

Chamber Publication Highlights Area Products, Services, and Communities

The Chamber of Commerce’s printed Membership Directory is designed to be a resource for area businesspeople and residents, as well as visitors and people considering moving to the area. The publication provides contact information for hundreds of businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations, as well as statistics and amenities for Columbia and Montour counties. The 2021-22 […]

Member News – September 29, 2021

Knoebels Receives Golden Ticket Award  Knoebels Amusement Resort was honored with a AmusementTODAY’s Golden Ticket award. Knoebels was ranked as the 4th best park in the world; 1st for best food of 2021; and 2nd for best overall guest experience. Click here for more on the award. McKonly & Asbury’s Own Named to Central Pa’s […]

Community Giving Foundation Announces Columbia County Commissioners Nonprofit Relief Grantround

Community Giving Foundation is administering the Nonprofit Relief Grantround in partnership with the Columbia County Commissioners. This grantround will provide qualifying nonprofit and government agencies a unique opportunity to assist in covering their organization’s operating, programmatic, and/or capital budgets impacted by COVID. Other COVID-related grant funding received will not be a determinant of eligibility for […]