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SmartAsset Ranks Cumberland County Top 10 in Purchasing Power & Median Income

Cumberland County ranked in the top 10 of a recent SmartAsset study that aimed to find the places where average living expenses are most affordable to the people who live …

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Carlisle Borough Awards Small Business Grants

The Borough of Carlisle, in collaboration with the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) and the Redevelopment Authority of Cumberland County (RACC), is proud to announce it has awarded almost …

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How to Maintain Your Business During a Recession

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted businesses across the country. Many were forced to shut down during the early part of the outbreak, and those that survived now face a recession …

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How To Improve Small Business Marketing

During a time of economic slowdown, many businesses slow their marketing efforts. They may think the effort isn't worth it since people aren't spending money. Actually, the opposite is true. A …

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NCAA D-III Cross Country Championships Coming To The Cumberland Valley in 2023

CUMBERLAND VALLEY, PA (October 21, 2020) - The Cumberland Valley region has been selected to host the 2023 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC), along …

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PA Tourism Sentiment Survey Results & CAEDC’s Plan to Restart Marketing the Destination

The Pennsylvania State Tourism Office has conducted three tourism sentiment surveys to better understand how people are feeling about traveling and visiting the state. Below are the main takeaways from …

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National Company Nestlé Purina PetCare Expands Operations in Mechanicsburg, Adding 94 Jobs

Governor Tom Wolf announced that national company Nestlé Purina PetCare will expand its operations in Cumberland County, hiring 94 employees and adding new processing and packaging lines to its Hampden …

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Five Tips for Returning to the Office Post-COVID-19

As states continue to modify and lift regulations, it may be time to consider how you want to reopen your small business. You'll have to make a few adjustments to …

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Workforce Development & Unemployment Trends for Cumberland County

The Coronavirus pandemic has shifted workforce trends since many workers were furloughed, unemployed, and/or working remotely from home.  As Cumberland County enters the green phase, businesses not only need workers, …

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Letter from the CEO

The safety of our healthcare providers and first responders are critical right now. We must each do our part to ensure their safety and the safety of our most vulnerable …

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