Category Archives: Chamber News

Now Hiring: Digital Experience Associate

Job Description: Digital Experience Associate The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC exists to improve our region’s quality of life. We’re a catalyst for dynamic job creation, policy change and economic growth that enhances the quality of life in our region: Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties. Together with our members, we’ve accomplished some pretty amazing things over the last 130 years. Getread more

CREDC HIGHLIGHT: More storage space to build more storage space

Solution Designers, LLC, a California Closets franchise based in Mechanicsburg, PA, will soon move to a bigger home and manufacturing facility in Harrisburg. Solution Designers designs, manufactures and installs custom storage solutions for every need imaginable, from garage storage, food pantries, laundry rooms, bedrooms and closet spaces. Solution Designers can create looks for any decorative style like contemporary, traditional, transitionalread more

Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC Hires New Communications Director and Economic Development Finance Specialist

The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC has recently added two staff members to its team. Erin Zakin was named the Chamber & CREDC’s Communications Director, and Jon Cherry joins the CREDC branch as an Economic Development Finance Specialist. “Jon and Erin bring a wealth of knowledge and experiences to our team, and we’re thankful to have them as representatives for ourread more

Harrisburg Act 47 Exit Plan Comments Submitted by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC

HARRISBURG, Pa. (July 23, 2018) – The July 9, 2018 City of Harrisburg Act 47 Exit Plan (PLAN) submitted to the City by the DCED Recovery Coordinator has been reviewed by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC staff and discussed by the Chamber & CREDC’s Boards of Directors and Government Relations Committee. Chamber & CREDC appreciates the opportunity to submitread more

CREDC SPOTLIGHT: Hamilton Health Center Expands Operations in Harrisburg

Hamilton Health Center of Allison Hill in Harrisburg will soon be expanding new services to its residents. In partnership with the Harrisburg Redevelopment Authority (HRA) and Hamilton Health Center, the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & Capital Regional Economic Development Corp (CREDC) has helped facilitate the environmental remediation of the former Allison Hill Automotive property. The currently vacant site will be transformedread more

Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC Issues Statement In Response to Harrisburg’s Fiscal Challenge

HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 25, 2018)  – The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC has issued the following statement in response to Mayor Eric Papenfuse’s announcement about the fiscal condition in the city: The Chamber & CREDC supports the city’s attempt to get authorization from state government to continue the higher rates on the Local Services Tax (LST) and Earned Income Taxread more

Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC Names New Director of Communications, Announces Promotion

HARRISBURG REGIONAL CHAMBER & CREDC NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF COMMUNCIATIONS, ANNOUNCES PROMOTION Abercrombie joins team, Roth expands role HARRISBURG (January 24, 2018) — The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC is pleased to announce the arrival of Ryan Abercrombie as its new Director of Communications as well as the promotion of Justin Roth to Marketing & Communications Manager. “Ryan and Justinread more

Meet Our 2018 Board Chairs

The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC is happy to welcome the organization’s 2018 Boards of Directors Chairs and new members of the boards of directors. Sheilah Borne will serve as Chair of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber Board of Directors and Nick DiFrancesco will serve as Chair of the CREDC Board of Directors. “We’re fortunate to have bold leaders guide ourread more

DeChalet Salon & Hair Enhancement to Hold Grand Opening at New Location in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG (December 12, 2017) – DeChalet Salon and Hair Enhancement, located at 2033 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, will be holding a grand opening celebration Wednesday, December 13th, beginning at 11:30am. A ribbon cutting, held in conjunction with the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC, will be held at 12 noon. DeChalet Salon & Hair Enhancement is more than just a full-service hairread more

Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC Honors Outstanding Contributions to Region at Catalyst Awards Ceremony: Join us as we Recognize the Region’s Best and Brightest

HARRISBURG (December 11, 2017) – The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC will hold the 2017 Catalyst Awards Tuesday, December 12 at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts (225 Market Street, Harrisburg). Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.; Program begins at 6:30 p.m. Each year, the Chamber & CREDC honors businesses and individuals for their outstanding contributions to the more