Coming Soon: An Exciting Loan Program for Small Businesses

The economic impacts of the pandemic are still being felt by many businesses. Although none of us unfortunately have a magic wand to fix everything, the Alliance may actually have the next-best thing for struggling and recovering Adams County businesses. Personally, I’d say it’s one [...]

By |2023-03-09T11:12:41-05:00March 9th, 2023|Business Financing, Gettysburg Times Column|

Press Release: Alliance Facilitates Low-Interest Loans for Two Family-Based Businesses

One loan assists Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant; another helps farming family transition to full-time agriculture GETTYSBURG, PA (March 8, 2023) – Two Adams County family businesses are expanding and improving, aided by low-interest loans arranged through the Adams Economic Alliance and the state’s Pennsylvania [...]

By |2023-03-08T13:27:23-05:00March 8th, 2023|Business Expansion, Business Financing, Press Release|

Press Release: Alliance Releases Quality of Life Report and Announces New Board Members

GETTYSBURG, PA (February 9, 2023) – A ground-breaking “Quality of Life Report” by the Adams Economic Alliance is now available to the public, after being unveiled at the Alliance’s Adams County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC)’s annual membership meeting this morning. Additionally, the Alliance welcomed [...]

By |2023-03-08T13:11:29-05:00February 9th, 2023|Press Release|

Quality of Life: How Would You Rate Adams County?

I’m just going to come out and say it. The world needs fewer annual reports. No disrespect to anyone whose business depends on annual reports—they definitely fulfill a function for many successful businesses. But personally, who among us gets excited to sit down and [...]

By |2023-02-08T20:43:31-05:00February 8th, 2023|Gettysburg Times Column|

Ready for the Next Generation of Farmers

January might seem like an unlikely time to talk about farming. But there’s never been a better time to sow some seeds for Adams County’s agricultural growth—and here’s why: America’s agriculture industry, as a whole, is concerned about farming’s future. Likewise, Pennsylvania state officials [...]

By |2023-01-12T09:51:07-05:00January 12th, 2023|Gettysburg Times Column|

Press Release: Alliance Facilitates Federal Loan, Enabling Lark Owners to Purchase Lincoln Square Property

Entrepreneurs Timbrel and Scott Wallace of Gettysburg tap into low-interest SBA 504 loan program GETTYSBURG, PA (January 10, 2023)–Adams Economic Alliance officials facilitated a $428,000 Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loan, which allowed Gettysburg small business owners Timbrel and Scott Wallace to purchase the 1800s-era [...]

By |2023-01-10T13:53:12-05:00January 10th, 2023|Press Release|

Holiday Gift Giving: It’s All About Quality, Not Quantity

Holiday gift giving season is in full swing, filled with surprises and thoughtfulness. Most everyone loves receiving gifts. I love to give gifts. My favorite gifts are those from the heart, with meaning and purpose. There is something magical about finding the perfect present [...]

By |2022-12-08T11:35:39-05:00December 8th, 2022|Press Release|

Politics, Change and Economic Development: It’s All Local

“All politics is local,” is a statement made famous by former longtime U.S. Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill. Similarly, I’ve heard many people say, “All change begins at the local level.” And guess what? Economic development is local too! Sometimes it’s difficult for the [...]

By |2022-11-10T09:37:43-05:00November 10th, 2022|Adams County, Gettysburg Times Column|

How to Hit the “Reset” Button on the Workforce

Workforce development is top of mind for many people in this current economic climate. All industries are feeling the stress of the lack of workers. Where did they go? While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer or quick fix—here’s one probable cause, as well as a [...]

By |2022-09-08T08:28:56-05:00September 8th, 2022|Partnership, Workforce Development|

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