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Rebuilding–with Data

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, June 11, 2020 Economic recovery is underway, as Adams County businesses continue to reopen and adjust to our “new normal” amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the recovery process, we want to remind Adams Countians [...]

Press Release: Alliance Announces $1.18 Million Awarded to Adams County Businesses

GETTYSBURG, PA (June 10, 2020) –Adams Economic Alliance announced that a total of 15 Adams County businesses received a combined total of $1,186,950 of the state’s COVID-19 Working Capital Access (CWCA) Program administered by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) and the Department of Community [...]

Adams Together, through Good and Bad, Thick and Thin

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, May 14, 2020 We are going to get through this challenging crisis. In Adams County, there are sparks of ingenuity, glimmers of hope, and bright flames of the entrepreneurial spirit. I know there are people who [...]

By |2020-05-14T06:55:38-05:00May 14th, 2020|Adams County, COVID-19 News|

Where Do We Go from Here?

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, April 9, 2020. First, I want to begin today’s column by saying I wish everyone reading this good health and well wishes. To many, our work at Adams Economic Alliance is focused on economics—the very word [...]

By |2020-05-13T22:05:52-05:00April 9th, 2020|Adams County, COVID-19 News, Partnership|

Alliance Supports Farm Preservation

Photo Courtesy Mark Clowney, Senior Planner, Adams County Office of Planning & Development This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, March 12, 2020. Quality of life is consistently one of the top benefits people mention in relation to living, working or playing in [...]

By |2020-03-12T08:28:21-05:00March 12th, 2020|Adams County, Business Financing, Partnership|

#AdamsCoAdvantage

Whether you make a New Year’s resolution, choose a “word of the year,” or set a series of goals for the new year, all of these strategies are designed to propel you forward into new growth and achievements. The same is true for businesses and [...]

Celebrating Robin Fitzpatrick

Robin Fitzpatrick, my dear friend and mentor, has dedicated the past 20 years of her career to Adams County’s economic development, and in this column I’m going to attempt to summarize the indelible mark she has made—and continues to make—on our lives, the county and [...]

By |2019-12-12T09:11:30-05:00December 12th, 2019|Adams County, Partnership|

Adams Commerce Center Milestones

What was once a dream—the Adams Commerce Center—is now a thriving reality. And just as parents raise a child, there were countless people for many years who nurtured the idea of a commerce center and participated in the development of the full-blown, successful economic hub [...]

By |2019-10-10T09:29:15-05:00October 10th, 2019|Adams County, Business Attraction|

Adams County Tech Prep: 25 Years of Workforce Development

Not many people know my career roots are in healthcare. I’ve worked in a psychiatric hospital, a brain injury rehabilitation center and a local long- term care facility.  I loved them all.  My reason to be is people! But then, like many women, my career [...]

By |2019-09-12T06:54:08-05:00September 12th, 2019|Adams County, Workforce Development|

Workforce Development: It’s All About Skills

We know that finding the right employees with the right skillsets can be challenging for many Adams County businesses. That’s basically what workforce development is—ensuring that we are cultivating the skills needed for tomorrow’s jobs in today’s students and residents. In today’s column, I’m going [...]

By |2019-08-08T09:21:58-05:00August 8th, 2019|Adams County, Workforce Development|

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