Member News & Events


Member News & Events is a special section exclusively featuring the latest news and events from Chamber & CREDC members. Content ranges from new hires to company awards and achievements to grand openings and community events. Submitting company press releases or event flyer’s for inclusion in Member News & Events is an effective and convenient way to gain visibility and recognition among fellow Chamber & CREDC members and the business community. To share your company news and events, simply log-in to the Member Dashboard by clicking here. Once you are logged-in, select Submit Member News & Events to upload your press release or event flyer. Don’t forget to share your fellow members news and events by clicking the social media icons below each feed! 


Member News

APPALACHIAN BREWING COMPANY RECEIVES CREDC FINANCING ASSISTANCE TO EXPAND SODA MANUFACTURING LINE

MECHANICSBURG, PA – The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC (Chamber & CREDC) announced today  that Appalachian Brewing Company (ABC) closed on a $1,762,000 SBA 504 loan to support the expansion of the company’s craft soda line.  ABC began operations in 1997 as a brewery manufacturing operation with an on-site brewpub restaurant at Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA.  The company has since grown... read more

Great American Outdoor Show producers buy new cruiser for Harrisburg Police Department

Harrisburg, PA – The National Rifle Association (NRA), producers of the Great American Outdoor Show (GAOS), today donated $50,000 from the NRA Foundation to purchase a fully equipped police cruiser for the City of Harrisburg Police Department. GAOS representatives were joined by Dauphin County Commissioner Jeff Haste and Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) President Mary Smith for the special check presentation at Hoffman Ford on Jonestown... read more

Internship Association Announces January 15 Application Deadline: Summer Program Allows Local College Students to Learn About Public Service

YORK (December 18, 2014) – For more than 35 years, the mission of the 4th Congressional District Internship Association has been to give local college students an opportunity to take part in the democratic process. The Association is continuing that proud tradition by announcing the application process for its 2015 summer internship program. The application deadline for the summer 2015... read more

Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz (BSSF) is holding a Community Giving Campaign on Facebook through December 25th

Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz (BSSF) is holding a Community Giving Campaign on Facebook through December 25th.  To create awareness and support for Central PA Food Bank and New Hope Ministries, we are donating $1 to these organizations for each new BSSF Facebook Fan.  The BSSF page had 188 Facebook “likes” at the beginning of the campaign, which started in late November. BSSF’s... read more

HOLLENBACH CONSTRUCTION LEADS CONSTRUCTION OF NEW KIA AND HYUNDAI DEALERHIPS IN HAZLETON

Boyertown, PA, December 18, 2014 …….  Hollenbach Construction, Inc. is leading the construction of new Kia and Hyundai  dealership facilities in Hazle Township off Airport Road near Hazleton, PA.   Glenn Ebersole, Strategic Vice President, Business Development and Marketing, said, “We are very pleased to have been selected as the General Contractor and to lead the construction of the new... read more

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Chamber & CREDC News

APPALACHIAN BREWING COMPANY RECEIVES CREDC FINANCING ASSISTANCE TO EXPAND SODA MANUFACTURING LINE

MECHANICSBURG, PA – The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC (Chamber & CREDC) announced today  that Appalachian Brewing Company (ABC) closed on a $1,762,000 SBA 504 loan to support the expansion of the company’s craft soda line.  ABC began operations in 1997 as a brewery manufacturing operation with an on-site brewpub restaurant at Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA.  The company has since grown... read more

Great American Outdoor Show producers buy new cruiser for Harrisburg Police Department

Harrisburg, PA – The National Rifle Association (NRA), producers of the Great American Outdoor Show (GAOS), today donated $50,000 from the NRA Foundation to purchase a fully equipped police cruiser for the City of Harrisburg Police Department. GAOS representatives were joined by Dauphin County Commissioner Jeff Haste and Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) President Mary Smith for the special check presentation at Hoffman Ford on Jonestown... read more

Internship Association Announces January 15 Application Deadline: Summer Program Allows Local College Students to Learn About Public Service

YORK (December 18, 2014) – For more than 35 years, the mission of the 4th Congressional District Internship Association has been to give local college students an opportunity to take part in the democratic process. The Association is continuing that proud tradition by announcing the application process for its 2015 summer internship program. The application deadline for the summer 2015... read more

Kessler’s Receives CREDC Financing to Pursue SQF Certification

HARRISBURG, PA (December 4, 2014) – The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC (Chamber & CREDC) recently announced that Kessler’s Incorporated closed on a $65,400 Enterprise Zone Loan through the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC).  Kessler’s was originally founded in 1916 as the Genther Bologna Company by George Anthony Kessler in Easton, PA.  In 1929 the company made its way... read more

Please Welcome the Chamber & CREDC’s New Members of November!

Academic Wealth Strategies Faulkner Family of Dealerships Mechanicsburg www.tobesure.com Harrisburg School District www.hbgsd.k12.pa.us Merry Maids www.merrymaids.com Pennsylvania CASA Association www.pacasa.org Purple Deck Media, Inc. www.purpledeck.com

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Upcoming Chamber & CREDC Events

January 2015

1/14 (Wed.) 7:30am – 9:30am 2015 Legislators' Forum I - PA House of Representatives Harrisburg Hilton Details
1/15 (Thu.) 5pm – 7pm Business After Hours WITF Details

February

2/12 (Thu.) 7:30am – 9:30am 2015 Harrisburg Regional Economic Forecast Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Details
2/26 (Thu.) 7:30am – 9:30am 2015 Legislators' Forum II - Senate Harrisburg Hilton Details

March

3/19 (Thu.) 5pm – 7pm Business After Hours Keystone Technical Institute Details

April

4/1 (Wed.) 5:30pm – 9pm 2015 Annual Dinner Hershey Lodge Details
4/16 (Thu.) 5pm – 7pm Business After Hours Tanner Furniture Details

May

5/5 (Tue.) 11:30am – 1pm May Leads Over Lunch Dixon University Center Details

June

6/18 (Thu.) 5pm – 7pm Business After Hours Milton Hershey School (Catherine Hall) Details

August

8/13 (Thu.) 5pm – 7pm Business After Hours Penn National Insurance Details

September

9/17 (Thu.) 5pm – 7pm Business After Hours David's Furniture & Interiors Details

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