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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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Pennsylvania Announces Additional $96 Million for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that an additional $96 million in state grants have been approved for 5,373 Pennsylvania small businesses that were impacted by the business closure order due …

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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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