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New state loan program targets small, diverse businesses

State officials have launched a loan program to help out small businesses owned by women, minorities and veterans. The Small Diverse Business Capital Access Program looks to aid small, diverse businesses …

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Bowser: Healthcare critical to county growth

The following was published in the Cumberland Valley Business Journal Based on 2014 census and projections, Cumberland County continues to be the fastest growing county in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Cumberland Valley hotels pull in more customers, even as rates stay stubborn

This article was published in the Cumberland Valley Business Journal on May 27, 2016. By Zack Hoopes The financial gamble inherent in the hotel business isn’t all that different than any other commodity …

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May 2016 CAEDC Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation with the May Newsletter. Click here for the CAEDC May Newsletter

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Tourism part of winning economic strategy

By Valerie Copenhaver Director of Marketing, Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation In 2015, the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) contracted with North Star Destinations to conduct consumer perception, visitor conversion and …

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Wild Birds Unlimited Coming to Silver Creek Plaza on the Pike in Fall 2016

Mechanicsburg, PA (April 25, 2016) – Richard E. Jordan II, CEO/COB, of Smith Land & Improvement Corporation, announced today that the second Wild Birds Unlimited location in central Pennsylvania will …

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Multi-state members talk safety, economic development of Interstate 81

By Joshua Vaughn This was article was posted on Cumberlink.com on April 25, 2016. The Interstate 81 corridor spans from New York to Tennessee, crossing through Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, and …

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