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THE FINALISTS IN BEN FRANKLIN’S “BIG IDEA” CONTEST HAVE BEEN CHOSEN!

HARRISBURG, PA – We were looking for budding entrepreneurs, researchers, software developers, and even small manufacturers to participate in this year’s BIG IDEA contest, and we found them! Nearly 6,000 people visited our landing page to check out the rules, eligibility, and of course, the cash!   This year’s prize package – which will be awarded to two winners, is... read more

Alexander Building Construction Co. completes medical office building for Mount Nittany Health

Harrisburg, PA, February 9, 2016 . . . Alexander Building Construction Co., part of The Butz Family of Companies, recently completed renovations of an existing bank into the new Mount Nittany Health – Penns Valley medical office building. “This project was extremely important to Mount Nittany Health because of the focus and opportunity to expand primary care.  Mount Nittany Health... read more

Capital Campaign Aims to Raise $1 Million for Children’s Mental Health Services at Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute

HARRISBURG, Pa. (February 9, 2016) — The not-for-profit PinnacleHealth Health System is launching the Space to Grow, Room to Heal donor campaign to add inpatient beds and services for children ages 4 to 12 at the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI). The campaign aims to maintain age-appropriate treatment recommendations and address capacity limitations that resulted in more than 120 children who... read more

HARRISBURG REGIONAL CHAMBER & CREDC PRESENTS THE 2016 ECONOMIC FORECAST

HARRISBURG (February 5, 2016) — The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC (Chamber & CREDC) will hold the Harrisburg Regional Economic Forecast Breakfast on Thursday, February 11th from 8am-10am at Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey (4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg). Dr. Jay Bryson, Wells Fargo Managing Director and Global Economist, will be the featured keynote speaker.  Dr. Bryson will provide insight into the global, national,... read more

Promotions at Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz

Camp Hill, PA – January 2016: Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz (BSSF), CPAs is pleased to announce the following promotions:   James Barcheski was promoted from Staff Accountant to Senior Staff Accountant, after joining the firm with over two years of experience in 2015.   Lauren Fulmer was promoted from Staff Accountant to Senior Staff Accountant, after starting out with... read more

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HARRISBURG REGIONAL CHAMBER & CREDC PRESENTS THE 2016 ECONOMIC FORECAST

HARRISBURG (February 5, 2016) — The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC (Chamber & CREDC) will hold the Harrisburg Regional Economic Forecast Breakfast on Thursday, February 11th from 8am-10am at Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey (4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg). Dr. Jay Bryson, Wells Fargo Managing Director and Global Economist, will be the featured keynote speaker.  Dr. Bryson will provide insight into the global, national,... read more

Support for Nondiscrimination Legislation Grows to Historic Level of Nearly 1,000 PA Businesses

Harrisburg, Pa. (Feb. 3, 2016) – Nearly 1,000 Pennsylvania employers, representing an estimated 150,000 employees, are calling on the General Assembly to pass the Pennsylvania Fairness Act to ensure that sexual orientation and gender identity and expression cannot be used as the basis of discrimination. Current state law allows Pennsylvanians to be fired or denied housing and business services solely... read more

HARRISBURG-CARLISLE MSA UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 3.6%

HARRISBURG (FEBRUARY 2) – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the Harrisburg-Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) decreased three-tenths of a percentage point in December to 3.6 percent. The rate was down seven-tenths of a percentage point since last December. The Harrisburg-Carlisle MSA was tied with the Lancaster and the State College MSAs for the second-lowest unemployment rate among Pennsylvania’s 18... read more

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

Szeles Real Estate Development Company www.Szelesre.com Stoner Graphix, Inc. www.stonergraphix.com A Neumann & Associates www.neumannassociates.com The Mill in Hershey themillinhershey.com BioGuard, Inc. www.bioguardinc.com Meridian Recycling www.meridianrecycling.com

MEMBERS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ADDRESS THE HARRISBURG REGIONAL CHAMBER & CREDC’S MEMBERSHIP AT THE 2016 LEGISLATORS’ FORUM I

HARRISBURG (January 21, 2016)  – On Tuesday, January 26th, members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives will address the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC’s (Chamber & CREDC) membership at the organization’s 2016 Legislators’ Forum I, to be held at the Hilton Harrisburg at 8am.  The event is designed to facilitate interaction between our members and State Government officials.  Aside from... read more

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