Entries by Fred Gaffney

New Kiosks in Danville Showing Results

On March 1st, the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau unveiled two new interactive kiosks located in the Danville area. The first kiosk was placed at Geisinger Medical Center in the Atrium Café, which is a heavily trafficked area of the hospital complex.  The other kiosk is located in the lobby of the Pine Barn Inn.  These displays […]

Welcome the Chamber’s Newest Members

More than 600 businesses and organizations belong to the Columbia Montour Chamber to receive benefits and support efforts to strengthen 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 six organizations that […]

Fiscal Code Veto Means Loss of Dollars to Education

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry The 2015-16 PA budget was finalized last week as Gov. Tom Wolf allowed various appropriations bills to become law. Of the number of bills sent to the governor’s desk, only one – the Fiscal Code – was vetoed. The veto reduces by $439 million the amount of money […]

Chamber Board Welcomes New Members

With the start of the Chamber’s new fiscal year on April 1, several new members will be welcomed to the Board. Incoming members are as follows: Martin Bowman, Columbia Alliance for Economic Growth Diane Ljungquist, Berwick Hospital Center Travis Petty, Borough of Berwick Denise Stone, Geisinger Health System Jeff Whitenight, First Columbia Bank & Trust […]

Bloomsburg Parking Committee Organized

In February, the majority of Bloomsburg Town Council members voted not to advance an ordinance that would have expanded parking enforcement times in the downtown. That decision followed calls from the Chamber and dozens of business and property owners for a more comprehensive approach to managing parking. A sub-committee was formed by the Town’s Community […]