Member News

Member News is a special section exclusively featuring the latest news from Chamber & CREDC members. Content ranges from new hires to company awards and achievements to grand openings and company expansions. Submitting company news releases for inclusion in Member News 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, simply click hereOnce the information is submitted and approved, the news release will appear below. Most news releases will also be shared via our social media accounts, and if space allows, some news releases will be included in the Chamber & CREDC’s bi-weekly Members in the News email and the Harrisburg Regional News Magazine.

Member News

Centric Bank CEO Patti Husic Named to American Bankers Association

HARRISBURG (October 24, 2016) — Patricia A. (Patti) Husic President and CEO of Centric Financial Corporation and Centric Bank has been elected to a three-year term on the American Bankers Board of Directors. The new board members were announced Tuesday, October 18, during the association’s Annual Convention in Nashville, Tenn. ABA’s board is the association’s governing body between annual conventions... read more

Gunn-Mowery, LLC Celebrates New Location in State College

State College, PA (October 25, 2016) – On Friday, October 21, Gunn-Mowery, LLC hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at their new office in State College. The new office is located at 718 Bellaire Avenue, State College, PA 16801. Working with Reynolds Enterprises, a full-service building solutions provider based out of Harrisburg, PA, Gunn-Mowery renovated the entire inside... read more

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region Relocates in Carlisle

Since it’s inception, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region has always served Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry and Lebanon Counties but recently opened a full service office in Carlisle as programming and community partnerships have continued to grow and expand in recent years. The new Carlisle office will benefit from the visibility of the vibrant downtown atmosphere. With this new... read more

Russ DiGilio Named 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC

MECHANICSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA (PRWEB) OCTOBER 21, 2016 Russ DiGilio, Founder and Owner of Duck Donuts Franchising Company LLC, has been named the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC (Capital Region Economic Development Corporation). “I am incredibly honored to receive this award from The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC,” says DiGilio. “It’s extremely humbling to be... read more

Gunn-Mowery Named to the Best Places to Work in Insurance List

Lemoyne, PA (October 18, 2016) — Gunn-Mowery, LLC is pleased to announce it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2016 by Business Insurance. This is the fifth time Gunn-Mowery has made the list. The Best Places to Work in Insurance program recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can... read more

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Chamber & CREDC News

Catalyst Award Recipients Announced – Recipients will be recognized at the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC’s 2016 Catalyst Awards Event #CatalystAwards

HARRISBURG (October 10, 2016) – The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC has announced the recipients of the 2016 Catalyst Awards.  Recipients will be recognized at the annual awards event on Wednesday, November 30th at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts (225 Market Street, Harrisburg). Each year member businesses and individuals are honored for their outstanding contributions to the... read more

Staff Changes at the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC

HARRISBURG (October 7, 2016) –  David Black, President & CEO of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC, recently announced two promotions and a new hire. Patricia Bucek, currently the Vice President of Chamber Operations, will be named Vice President and will become the Chamber & CREDC’s second in command; Melissa Stone, currently Director of Business Finance, will be promoted to... read more

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

Army Heritage Center Foundation Norfolk Southern Corporation Youth Advocate Program Inc. Freedom Financial Wealth Management Talecris Plasma Resources Equipment Depot Utility Services Group, Inc. Ella Health Hospitalist Direct

The Millworks Opens Brewery

HARRISBURG (September 7, 2016) – The Millworks, a local sustainable restaurant, will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony, in conjunction with the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC, on Thursday, September 8th, 4:30pm to celebrate the grand opening of their craft brewery.  The event will take place at their restaurant, located at 340 Verbeke St., Harrisburg. The mission of The Millworks... read more

Thinking About Starting Your Own Business? Check out Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Program for Startups!

South Central PA – Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Program is inviting area entrepreneurs, researchers, software developers or anyone with a new business idea to attend their next 8-Week Boot Camp for Business Startups.  This exciting program has already helped launch more than 25 companies in the area, and yours’ could be next!  The sessions begin Thursday, September 22, 2016 and run... read more

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