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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|

Top 10 Ways Economic Development Impacts Your Life

If you work in construction, you can point to buildings that you had a hand in creating. If you’re a teacher, your students are living testaments to your classroom lessons. If you work in food service, you can place a delicious dinner, cake, or cup [...]

By |2019-07-11T09:23:44-05:00July 11th, 2019|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

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|

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