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On-the-Job Training Funds Available to Adams County Companies

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” In today’s column, I’m happy to share news about an on-the-job training program that actually reimburses employers for up to half of the wages of new employees undergoing training as they acclimate to [...]

By |2019-06-13T10:58:48-05:00June 13th, 2019|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

Adams County Manufacturers Invited to Join “Next Gen”

Connecting the dots is important. Think back to your grade school days and “connect the dot” puzzles. Before putting your pencil to paper, the paper contained random dots. But once you started connecting the dots by numbers 1, 2, 3, you could start guessing about [...]

#TBT: A Walk Down Memory Lane with Adams County Projects

During the past 30 years, Adams Economic Alliance and its three organizations have impacted and influenced our Adams County business and economic climate. In an effort to celebrate our success and educate the local community, this column will summarize our popular #TBT (Throwback Thursday) series!

By |2019-04-15T10:25:18-05:00April 15th, 2019|Adams County, Business Expansion, Business Financing|

Home: The Link Between Adams County’s Community and Economy

I want to begin today’s column by asking you what might seem like a simple question: What comes to mind when you hear the word “home?” Think about all the ways your home connects the fabric of your life—a place to live and raise your [...]

By |2019-03-14T09:34:47-05:00March 14th, 2019|Adams County, Partnership|

What Does “Economic Development” Mean to You?

Fear of the unknown can apply to many situations in life. But throughout 2019, we are embarking on a number of initiatives to help remove any fear that exists concerning the term “Economic development.” These two words can mean vastly different things to different people. [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:53:34-05:00February 14th, 2019|Adams County|

The Future of Adams County’s Workforce

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, September 13, 2018. How many times have you heard people say, “I wish I had a crystal ball so I could see into the future?” Unfortunately, we cannot predict the future with absolute certainty under any condition, but [...]

By |2018-09-13T09:03:26-05:00September 13th, 2018|Adams County, Workforce Development|

Press Release: Adams County Family Expands Poultry Farming Operations with Low-Interest Loan from Adams Economic Alliance

GETTYSBURG, PA (August 16, 2018) – Adams County poultry farmers Deborah and John Winand Jr, of Double W Farms, purchased a 19-acre Straban Township poultry farm financed in part via a low-interest loan facilitated through Adams Economic Alliance and Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) to increase [...]

By |2019-02-05T17:18:15-05:00August 16th, 2018|Adams County, Business Financing|

August’s Hot Topic: Apprenticeships

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, August 9, 2018 If you read my dear colleague Robin Fitzpatrick’s column last month, you were “in” on a great surprise. (If you missed it, click here.) To say I am grateful to count Robin as a [...]

By |2018-08-09T09:28:48-05:00August 9th, 2018|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

Celebrating Kaycee Kemper

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, July 12, 2018. This column is a complete surprise to my Adams Economic Alliance colleague Kaycee Kemper. It’s kind of like Christmas in July! It’s often the most humble, deserving people, who deserve surprise accolades! So [...]

By |2018-07-16T12:19:47-05:00July 16th, 2018|Adams County, Business Financing|

What is Smart Growth?

This column was originally published in the Gettsyburg Times, June 14, 2018 It’s one of the most positive, forward-thinking partnerships in which our organization is fortunate to participate and contribute: The Hanover Regional Economic Development Plan. In today’s column, I’m going to explain why it [...]

By |2018-07-16T10:33:11-05:00June 14th, 2018|Adams County, Partnership|

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