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Adams County’s Future Workforce

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, November 8, 2018 What are our Adams County school districts doing to prepare today’s children for the future workforce? I recently attended an Adams County Council of Governments meeting, where our area school superintendents answered this [...]

By |2018-11-08T09:48:50+00:00November 8th, 2018|Workforce Development|

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+00:00September 13th, 2018|Adams County, Workforce Development|

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+00:00August 9th, 2018|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

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 [...]

PA Students: Learning Critical Skills to Meet Workforce Development Needs

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, April 12, 2018 By Kaycee Kemper Economic development cannot flourish in our community, let alone across the state, without numerous critical partnerships. Right now, two of the most critical fields where economic development intersects are education [...]

By |2018-05-10T18:45:47+00:00April 12th, 2018|Workforce Development|

Help Us to Help You

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, July 13, 2017: By Robin Fitzpatrick We (Adams County Economic Development Corporation staff) are passionate about advocating for Adams County’s businesses, economy, jobs, workforce, and quality of life. “Work Smart. Live Happy.” is the new slogan [...]

ACEDC: Tools At Your Fingertips

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, December 10, 2015 By Robin Fitzpatrick  Stop for a moment and consider all the tools, gadgets, and modern conveniences you use every day. I’m sure your list would be inconceivable to compile, from the computer keyboards [...]

ACEDC: Celebrating 26 Years Tonight

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, October 8, 2015 By Robin Fitzpatrick Tonight we celebrate an incredible milestone—a birthday of sorts: the Adams County Economic Development Corporation celebrates 26 years of economic development—a 26-year track record of success supporting businesses, creating and [...]

ACEDC Annual Meeting Celebrates Agriculture

Above: The Historic Round Barn and Farm Market, Biglerville PA This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, September 10, 2015 By Robin Fitzpatrick As fall approaches, our gorgeous Adams County vistas are filled with harvesting scenes, thanks to our agricultural bounty. Those scenes [...]

Adams Commerce Center Milestones

Above: Land designated for the Adams Commerce Park, prior to development, early 1990s. This article was published in the Gettysburg Times, August 13, 2015 By Robin Fitzpatrick Aerial view, Adams Commerce Center, today What was once a twinkle in Adams County’s eye—the Adams [...]

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