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CAEDC Workforce Summit

Last week CAEDC hosted our annual Workforce Summit.  This year featured updates from Cumberland County Commissioner Gary Eichelberger.  He shared county-wide planning efforts and initiatives for workforce development in our …

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Carlisle Borough Launches “COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant”

The Borough of Carlisle, in collaboration with the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) and the Redevelopment Authority of Cumberland County (RACC), is pleased to announce “Carlisle Borough’s COVID-19 Small …

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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 – 5/18/20

Yellow…who would have ever thought that the color of caution would be so enticing. I know that it has been a long road for many of our businesses over the …

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Letter from the CEO – 4/20/20

CAEDC Friends, It has been a month now since we closed the office. Challenging as it has been, we have been able to accomplish much working from home, as I am …

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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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COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA) Now Closed

The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA) has reached its limit and we are unable to accept any additional applications. This program is currently closed. Please …

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