Agriculture, Preservation & Economic Development: Unlikely Partners? Not at All—and Here’s Why.

Can you say, “agriculture, preservation, and economic development” in the same breath? Or does it sound like one of those classic “pick the one that doesn’t belong” puzzles? As someone who’s devoted her entire career to economic development, I’m happy to devote this column to [...]

New Year, New Loan: Adams County Business Loan Options

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, January 13, 2022. The start of a new year is a natural time to set goals and priorities, and for many business leaders that means restructuring, diversifying or expanding their business. So I’m devoting today’s column [...]

Ambassadors for the Alliance: Hear from Our Board Members

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, December 9, 2021. Tis the season to be thankful! Having recently gathered with friends and family with the specific intention of giving thanks, I am more mindful than ever of how very fortunate I am. My [...]

Reminder: The Alliance Has Your Back

I’m hearing a lot of phrases these days that include the word “back.” As in, we’re getting back to normal, we’re back in business, tourists are coming back, customers are coming back and so on. Adams Economic Alliance is here to support all the comebacks! [...]

Propel Your Business with Intel

Time for a little Adams County trivia: Can you name the five closest airports to Adams County? How many homeowners are there in Adams County? Think about Adams County demographics: Which age group is largest? And this one might be tough: Think about the talent [...]

Press Release: Alliance Facilitates Federal SBA Loan, Helps Abbottstown Industries’ Ownership Transfer to Third Generation

GETTYSBURG, PA (February 8, 2021) –Adams Economic Alliance officials announce that Abbottstown Industries has secured a Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loan, which will allow the nearly 50-year old manufacturing facility to change hands, yet retain its tradition of being a family-owned and operated Adams [...]

By |2021-02-08T09:14:07-05:00February 8th, 2021|Business Expansion, Business Financing, Press Release|

Seeing the Pandemic, through the Eyes of Childcare

Quite often, I enjoy surprising people. Not in the “Boo!” spirit of Halloween, but more in an “Oh!” kind of pleasant surprise. Specifically, people are often surprised that Adams Economic Alliance takes a holistic approach to Adams County’s economy. We don’t focus exclusively on business [...]

By |2020-11-12T15:24:55-05:00November 12th, 2020|Adams County, Business Financing|

Press Release: New Childcare Center in Fairfield Sparked by Alliance-Aided Low-Interest Loan

GETTYSBURG, PA (Oct. 16, 2020) –Adams County has a new childcare center—Caterpillar Clubhouse, owned and operated by Melissa and Joseph Cavey through JaMaCavey, LLC—thanks in great part to a low-interest $275,000 state loan facilitated by Adams Economic Alliance that spurred the adaptive reuse of Fairfield’s [...]

By |2020-10-16T08:30:51-05:00October 16th, 2020|Adams County, Business Financing, Press Release|

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 [...]

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|

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