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 [...]

2018-04-12T07:05:17+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Workforce Development|

Welcome, Michael Cogliano; Healthcare Panel Set for April 10

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, March 8, 2018 By Robin Fitzpatrick Steve Jobs once said, “My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” Time: What a precious [...]

2018-03-12T18:01:29+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Adams County, Partnership|

South Central Region Hailed as the Commonwealth’s Model Region for “ENGAGE!”

Partnerships are tightly woven into the fabric of our organization. Community redevelopment efforts with the support of the County of Adams, municipal outreach with the AC Office of Planning and Development, Destination Gettysburg and HACC are but a few of the community efforts gaining momentum through the power of partnership. Today I’d like to highlight a partnership that hits close to home.

2018-02-21T11:31:38+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Adams County|

February 1 Annual Update on County’s Economic Development Initiatives

Sidney Willoughby Run, 730 Chambersburg Rd, Gettysburg, is the site of the ACEDC Annual Membership Meeting set for February 1, 2018. This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, January 11, 2018. By Robin Fitzpatrick Every year we are honored to showcase one of [...]

2018-02-15T09:26:22+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Adams County|

Press Release: Public Invited to ACEDC’s Annual Membership Meeting

President Robin Fitzpatrick to Provide Update on County’s Economic Development Initiatives at February 1 Meeting Sidney Willoughby Run, Gettysburg, will be the site of the AEA’s Annual Membership Meeting on February 1, 2018. The public is invited; call 717-334-0042 for details. GETTYSBURG, PA [...]

2018-02-10T18:15:20+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Adams County|

Tis the Season: Investing in Adams County

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, December 14, 2017 By Robin Fitzpatrick Last year (2016), Americans gave more than $390 billion—yes “billion”—dollars through charitable giving, a figure that was up 4.2 percent from 2015. Who made up the largest segment of givers? [...]

2018-02-10T18:16:09+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Adams County|

Budget Season:  How Does Economic Development Fit into the Mix?

This column was originally published in The Gettysburg Times, November 9, 2017. By Robin Fitzpatrick Working with the Commonwealth, it feels as though we’ve been in “budget season” for nine months. That’s because we have. Governor Wolf presented his 2017/2018 budget address in February, and [...]

2018-02-19T15:40:29+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Adams County|

Press Release: Economic Development Officials Talk Tax Base, Land Use

“Ambitious” Goal of Meeting with Every Municipality and School Board in Adams County GETTYSBURG, PA (November 2, 2017) – Officials with the Adams Economic Alliance (AEA) and the Adams County Office of Planning and Development (ACOPD) are in the midst of an “ambitious” goal—meeting with [...]

2018-02-12T08:58:14+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Adams County|

Press Release: Public Invited to “Manufacturing in Adams County” Event

October 31 Event to Highlight Manufacturing Industry’s Value, Challenges, Future GETTYSBURG, PA (October 18, 2017) – Business and community leaders are invited to a free roundtable discussion including lunch, focused on Adams County’s top industry—manufacturing—on Tuesday, October 31 at the Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC)—Gettysburg [...]

2018-02-19T15:26:41+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Adams County|

Advocating for a More Robust Business Environment

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, October 12, 2017: By Duane Kanagy, Manager of Communications/Community Services, Adams Electric Cooperative We have been asked why Adams Electric Cooperative supports the Adams County Economic Development Corporation (now part of the Adams Economic Alliance). Here [...]

2018-02-19T15:33:17+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Adams County|

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