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Why Cumberland
Valley PA?

  • • Ranked the #1 County to Live

  • • Fastest Growing County in PA

  • • High Quality of Life

  • • Skilled & Trained Workforce

  • • Within 3 hours of DC, Baltimore, NYC, Philly & Pittsburgh

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  • 5 Ways Hospitality and Tourism Shape Economic Development

    Residents of the Cumberland Valley already know why we’re the fastest growing county in Pennsylvania. Our diverse regional assets — such as our incredible history, gorgeous natural resources and fun attractions for people of all ages and interests — mean …

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    Online retailer thredUP highlighted by DCED during minimum-wage pitch

    This article was published on June 14, 2016 from the Central Penn Business Journal. Minimum wage "just is not an option." ThredUP distribution center manager Tammy Salas-Miller didn't mince words this afternoon when a line of reporters asked her about how the …

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    South Middleton appoints two to future TIF committee on proposed project

    This article was published on Cumberlink.com on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. South Middleton School Board Monday appointed two representatives to a committee being formed to consider Tax Increment Financing as a strategy for infrastructure improvements planned for a mixed-use development proposed …

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  • Business Leaders Coffee Hour — Discussion Group

    Presented by the Mechanicsburg Chamber at the Messiah Lifeways Welcome Center. This discussion group is for business owners, decision makers, and management staff. This event is free for members. Email RSVP to info@mechanicsburgchamber.org or call 717-796-0811.

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    Breakfast with Congressman Barletta

    Join the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce for breakfast with Congressman Lou Barletta as he discusses issues facing the 11th legislative district of Pennsylvania and how they affect Cumberland County. The Congressman will provide a brief presentation on the following …

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    AM Strategies…for Business Success

    The Mechanicsburg Chamber presents AM Strategies...for Business Success. Speaker: Bob Buhrig, president of Myers-Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory. Sponsored by The Bridges at Bent Creek and Zimmerman's Automotive. Free for members. $10 for non-members.

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  • CAEDC Holiday Open House

    Join us on December 14th from 4:00-6:00 pm for our Holiday Open House.

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    CAEDC November 2016 Roundtable

    Join us on November 9th at Noon for our Monthly Roundtable that will focus on downtown revitalization efforts.

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    CAEDC October 2016 Roundtable

    Join us on October 12th at 8 am for our Monthly Roundtable focused on Holiday Merchandising.

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  • Business Leaders Coffee Hour — Discussion Group

    Presented by the Mechanicsburg Chamber at the Messiah Lifeways Welcome Center. This discussion group is for business owners, decision makers, and management staff. This event is free for members. Email RSVP to info@mechanicsburgchamber.org or call 717-796-0811.

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    Breakfast with Congressman Barletta

    Join the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce for breakfast with Congressman Lou Barletta as he discusses issues facing the 11th legislative district of Pennsylvania and how they affect Cumberland County. The Congressman will provide a brief presentation on the following …

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    AM Strategies…for Business Success

    The Mechanicsburg Chamber presents AM Strategies...for Business Success. Speaker: Bob Buhrig, president of Myers-Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory. Sponsored by The Bridges at Bent Creek and Zimmerman's Automotive. Free for members. $10 for non-members.

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