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CHIRP Grant Recipients

Below is a list of recipients of the Cumberland County COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) funding. CAEDC received 151 Applications requesting over $4M in funding. After conducting financial evaluations, …

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Carlisle Named 2021 All-America City

Carlisle was one of 10 communities across the country to receive a 2021 All-America City Award from the National Civic League. This year’s theme was “Building Equitable and Resilient Communities.” …

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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

View updated mitigation efforts along with recovery and reopening information here. Signup for our e-newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 resources. The well-being of our partners, guests and residents is …

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Recovery & Reopening

Below are updated mitigation efforts for the state and resources aimed at recovery and reopening for our businesses. View financing options and other COVID-19 resources here.   View the chart below for Guidance …

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CDBG-CV Grant Recipients

Below is a list of recipients of Round 1 of the CDBG-CV Grant funding totaling $263,471 in awards. Small businesses in Cumberland County could apply for two months of working …

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COVID-19-Related Small Town Population Growth

In early 2020, COVID-19 ushered in a new era of living, from telecommuting to ordering groceries online. While this shift put an incredible amount of strain on our lives, it …

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Regional Partners Support New Healthcare Training Facility in Cumberland County

CUMBERLAND VALLEY, PA (April 8, 2021) - A collection of local educational institutions, organizations and healthcare providers are coming together in support of a feasibility study for a new healthcare training center …

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The Economic Impact of Tourism and Hospitality

Between Cumberland Valley's beautiful nature, incredible history and great food and attractions, tourists from all over the country travel to enjoy time here. The positive economic impact of tourism and …

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The Importance of Restaurants to Local Community

In an increasingly complicated economic reality, restaurants are a stronghold of local communities. The restaurant industry fosters regional job growth, supports local agriculture and keeps your hard-earned money in your …

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Cumberland Valley Beer Trail Launches Digital Passport Program

Beginning April 1st, the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) will launch its next iteration of the Cumberland Valley Beer Trail, this time through mobile devices. The updated Beer Trail rewards …

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