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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|

Press Release: “Adams Intel” Launched by Adams Economic Alliance

New Microsite Features Adams County Data GETTYSBURG, PA (June 11, 2018) – “Adams Intel,” an extensive collection of Adams County data, research and information, is now available online as a microsite within the Adams Economic Alliance website, AdamsAlliance.org. The project was developed by the Alliance [...]

Press Release: Adams Economic Alliance Announces Sale of Gettysburg Station Site

Jim Williams, Chairman of the Adams County Industrial Development Authority (ACIDA), announced today that an agreement of sale has been signed with Timothy C. Harrison of Staten Island, New York, for the acquisition and development of 108 North Stratton Street, Gettysburg, known publicly as the [...]

By |2018-05-18T08:51:06-05:00May 18th, 2018|Adams County, Business Attraction, Partnership|

LocalIntel: Showcasing Adams County’s Stats

By Kaycee Kemper - This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, May 10, 2018 My colleague Robin Fitzpatrick and I could not have been prouder: At the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association’s (PEDA) biannual conference in April, Adams County was in the spotlight for [...]

Press Release: Gettysburg Goat Farm Established with Funding Secured by Alliance

  A low-interest loan facilitated through Adams Economic Alliance and Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) helped secure the purchase of a Civil War-era, 10-acre Adams County farm that’s being developed into a meat goat farm plus a family bakery business. A $103,600, 10-year low-interest (two percent) [...]

By |2018-05-10T18:49:21-05:00May 2nd, 2018|Adams County, Business Financing|

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