Entries by Fred Gaffney

Penn State offering new online master’s degree in marketing analytics

From Penn State World Campus Note: Employees of all Columbia Montour Chamber members, their spouses and dependents are eligible for a 5% discount on tuition through the PSU World Campus.  In today’s business world, marketers have an abundance of data at their disposal. However, they can struggle to analyze this volume of information and maximize the data […]

Dependent Care Assistance Program Compliance Basics

From ChamberChoice The cost of childcare is a growing burden on families across the country, but employers can address this cost to some extent by making a Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP) available to employees as a benefit funded through pre-tax salary deductions through a cafeteria plan. DCAPs are also sometimes referred to as dependent […]

Arconic Foundation and Kawneer Partner with Central Columbia to Prepare Students for Careers in Manufacturing

The Arconic Foundation and Kawneer have partnered with the SME Education Foundation to make available education opportunities for students of Central Columbia High School, in a collaboration formed through the Foundation’s Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education (PRIME) schools initiative. SME PRIME schools directly address the manufacturing and engineering talent shortage by partnering with industry to […]

Member News – June 5, 2019

Local motorists are advised that Norfolk Southern Railroad Co., plans to replace the railroad crossing on Route 54 (Elysburg Road) just off the Danville-Riverside bridge in Riverside Borough. The crossing replacement is scheduled to start Friday, June 14, at 9 a.m. Work includes removing existing concrete panels to inspect the track, and repaving. A detour will […]