Entries by Fred Gaffney

Loan Program Available to Members

Chamber members have access to a low-interest loan program that can provide up to $10,000 in funding. The interest rate is 3% for a maximum term of five years. Members have used the program to purchase inventory, renovate locations, or for other business investments. The guidelines and application process are simple. Applications are reviewed by […]

Chamber Co-Signs Letter Opposing Minimum Wage Increase

As the debate on whether to increase the state’s minimum wage goes on, the Chamber joined a coalition of local chambers of commerce from across the Commonwealth and the PA Chamber in sending a letter last week to state lawmakers warning of the adverse effects on jobs and urging their opposition to a mandated wage […]

Montour County Seeking Possible Assistance for Storm Damage

As a result of the hail storm that affected parts of Montour County last Thursday, the County’s Department of Emergency Services is collecting information about the extent of uninsured damages that took place in the area. The intent of this data collection effort is to assess whether there is eligibility for the County to be […]

Chamber Energy Program Can Help You from Being Slammed

Having the ability to choose which company you buy electricity from for your home and business provides the opportunity to find the best combination of price, product, customer service and consultative experience that can give you peace of mind while you save money off monthly bills.   Unfortunately, providers have been contacting local businesses, including […]