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Cumberland County Proclaims March “Shop Local Month”

The Cumberland County Commissioners have proclaimed March “Cumberland County Shop Local Month” to encourage shopping at Cumberland County retail stores. The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) are promoting Shop Local …

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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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CAEDC Launches New Grant To Support Small Businesses For Pandemic Related Relief

CUMBERLAND VALLEY, PA (February 8, 2021) - The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) is announcing the Cumberland County Small Business Relief Working Capital Program to provide immediate support for Cumberland …

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Cumberland County Designates February Restaurant Month; Launches Come Back Cumberland Valley Promotion

CUMBERLAND VALLEY, PA (January 28, 2021) - The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) in partnership with the Cumberland County Commissioners, Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce, Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce, Shippensburg …

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4 Small Business Trends for 2021

2020 was a wild year. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we all do business. Small, local businesses were hit the hardest by statewide restrictions and lockdowns put in …

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American Hotel & Lodging Association Releases State of the Industry Report

The American Hotel & Lodging Association today released its first-ever State of the Industry report forecasting for 2021 and the immediate future. The report examines the high-level economics of the …

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Innovation in the Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley’s business community has responded to the changing economic climate caused by the coronavirus pandemic with innovative approaches to help generate income, stay connected to consumers, and ensure that …

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Pennsylvania Travel Indicators for November 2020

The State Tourism Office shared Pennsylvania Travel Industry Indicators for November 2020. Hotel Occupancy With hotel room demand down 41% year-to-date through November and a 19% drop in the average daily room …

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State Tourism Office Presents Findings from Tourism Sentiment Survey

The Pennsylvania Tourism Office recently presented the findings from their latest Tourism Sentiment Survey. The online survey of 25 questions was sent to 1,000 individuals from October 26 to 28. …

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