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Mid Penn Bank Donates $2,500 to Tri-County Housing Development Corporation

HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 28, 2015) – Mid Penn Bank recently presented Tri-County Housing Development Corporation with a $2,500 donation.   The donation was made in support of the organization’s 2015 primary project which entails rehabilitating a home in Middletown Borough for a low-income family.   Tri-County Housing Development Corporation serves low to moderate-income residents of South Central Pennsylvania through the... read more

Harrisburg video company produces craft beer documentary

HARRISBURG, APRIL 27 – GK Visual, a local photography and video production company, will premiere its first feature-length documentary, Brewed in the Burg, about the greater Harrisburg area’s craft beer community on April 28 at Midtown Cinema, as part of Harrisburg Beer Week. Co-Owner and Executive Producer Nate Kresge said his team partnered with Sara Bozich, with whom they co-produce... read more

Commuter Services Designates Five Employers as “Best Workplaces for Commuters”

York, Pa. (April 23, 2015) – Commuter Services of Pennsylvania, in partnership with the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida, has designated five local employers as “Best Workplaces for Commuters” for 2015.  The employers are receiving this national recognition for the standard of excellence they have set while offering an extensive list of commuter... read more

AT&T Mentoring Initiative Prepares Harrisburg Students for Brighter Futures

Harrisburg high school students recently received a first-hand look at career opportunities beyond high school, thanks to Junior Achievement of Southcentral Pennsylvania and AT&T’s Aspire Mentoring Academy. The most recent program took place on April 17, 2015, at AT&T’s offices in Susquehanna Township, where 20 Harrisburg students had the opportunity to learn about various careers within the company and in... read more

Wohlsen Personnel Earn Healthcare Credentials

Two Wohlsen employees received certification from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) this year, bringing Wohlsen’s total ASHE-certified staff to 48. The new recipients of the Healthcare Construction Certification (HCC) are Vice President and Project Executive Steve Davies and Superintendent Jim Del Vecchio. Senior Project Manager Dave Marsden received his Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) certification from the American Hospital... read more

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Chamber & CREDC News

Dauphin Highlands Golf Course Enjoys Most Rounds Played Since 2001

(HARRISBURG, PA) – Dauphin Highlands Golf Course – managed by Billy Casper Golf (BCG), the largest owner-operator of golf courses, country clubs and resorts in the U.S. – realized a record-high performance in 2014, buoyed in large part by immaculate conditions on and surrounding the golf course. Under BCG management since January 2013, rounds played grew by nearly 20 percent,... read more

BIG SPRING, GETTYSBURG AREA AND HERSHEY HIGH SCHOOLS ADVANCE TO FINAL ROUND OF CHAMBER HIGH SCHOOL BUSINESS CHALLENGE

HARRISBURG (April 22, 2015) –  The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC recently announced the names of the finalists that will participate in the 2015 Chamber High School Business Challenge.  On Thursday, April 30th from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (326 Market Street Harrisburg) the following four teams will go head to head as... read more

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

Women of Color Network www.wocninc.org Drug Free Workplace PA www.drugfreeworkplacepa.com Focused Business Solutions, LLC www.fbstax.com Pennsylvania School Bus Association www.paschoolbus.org Dauphin Highlands Golf Course www.golfdauphinhighlands.com Paul Miller Trucking, Inc. www.paulmillertrucking.com Artworks Gallery www.artworksgallery.com Riverview Bank www.riverviewbankpa.com Aegis Security Insurance & Aegis General Insurance Company aegisfirst.com The Millworks www.millworksharrisburg.com

HARRISBURG-CARLISLE MSA UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 4.3%

Click here – Feb UE Numbers

NEED A SUMMER INTERN? HIRE A HARRISBURG STUDENT TODAY!

The Chamber & CREDC is collaborating with the City of Harrisburg, Harrisburg School District, and the Community Action Commission to encourage regional businesses to hire an intern for the summer from the City School District.  The internship would be a 6 to 8 week experience and would be paid by the business.  The program has set a modest goal to... read more

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