Reclaiming the Dream

Fewer people believe in the American dream. The belief that anyone, from any background, can work hard and be successful in business, in life, in home ownership—including that proverbial white picket fence… it’s vanishing. Only 36% of voters believe in this rags-to-riches scenario, according to [...]

By |2024-02-08T14:33:54-05:00February 8th, 2024|Gettysburg Times Column|

Press Release: Alliance Recaps 2023, Looks Forward to 2024

In 2023, a federal SBA 504 loan facilitated through Adams Economic Alliance helped small business owners Timbrel and Scott Wallace purchase the property at 17 Lincoln Square, which houses their popular gift shop, Lark – A Modern Marketplace. GETTYSBURG, PA (January 18, 2024) – Adams [...]

By |2024-01-18T07:47:35-05:00January 18th, 2024|Press Release|

How Invested Are You, in Your Community?

Community ties are a good thing, right? The New Year is always a natural time to reflect on our goals and lives, so I’m going to get a little philosophical with this column—but applied to Adams County of course! I was reflecting on the word [...]

By |2024-01-11T09:35:08-05:00January 11th, 2024|Gettysburg Times Column|

Press Release: Alliance Announces New Spark Loan Program for Adams County Small Businesses

The composition of Adams County’s business community is 99.9% small businesses, and are eligible to apply for Spark Loans, a new program available to Adams County small businesses through Adams Economic Alliance. GETTYSBURG, PA (November 10, 2023) – Adams County’s small businesses are invited [...]

By |2023-12-13T18:13:03-05:00November 13th, 2023|Press Release|

Recognizing Veterans, Celebrating VAN

As we approach Veterans Day, there’s a lot to celebrate. Certainly, our veterans themselves are worthy of our recognition and gratitude. And in Adams County, there’s a growing grassroots movement known as VAN that is acting upon their gratitude and making real strides to help [...]

By |2024-01-10T11:14:11-05:00November 9th, 2023|Gettysburg Times Column|

Press Release: Adams-York Manufacturer Expands, Powered by Low-Interest Alliance Loan

GETTYSBURG, PA (October 27, 2023) – Adams and York County-based manufacturer Covington Plastic Molding recently expanded by purchasing its third facility—a $1.39 million property in West York, financed in part by a $595,000 low-interest loan arranged through Adams Economic Alliance and the state’s Pennsylvania Industrial [...]

By |2023-10-27T08:39:13-05:00October 27th, 2023|Business Expansion, Business Financing, Press Release|

100% of Adams Countians Agree

It’s not often—and that’s an understatement—that you ask a question, and everyone agrees on the answer. In this day and age, is anything “unanimous” anymore? Yes—apparently, we have found a unicorn! Findings from the Adams County Broadband Task Force were recently released, and 100% [...]

By |2023-10-12T12:43:44-05:00October 12th, 2023|Gettysburg Times Column|

Press Release: Alliance Celebrates “National Farmer’s Day” by Facilitating Two Loans to Local Farmers, Releasing Agribusiness Report

GETTYSBURG, PA (October 11, 2023) – Two low-interest loans facilitated by Adams Economic Alliance will allow local farmers to expand their agricultural operations, as we recognize the contributions of the ag industry via National Farmer’s Day on October 12. Additionally, the Alliance concluded and released [...]

By |2023-10-11T15:12:55-05:00October 11th, 2023|Business Financing, Press Release|

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