Think of Us as Economic Allies

What do you think of, when you hear the word “alliance?” I enjoy turning to the dictionary on occasion, to refresh or reset my understanding of words. Today, I decided to look up the definition of our organization’s one-word name, “the alliance.” Here’s what [...]

By |2023-07-31T12:55:41-05:00August 10th, 2023|Gettysburg Times Column|

Dishing the Dirt: It’s Part of the Process

There it was, front page, top of the fold. What placement! Gleaming gold shovels and the requisite hard hat photograph. Big smiles from everyone. I wonder what they’re building… I intend to find out! But, here’s “the dirt.” By the time you see shovels [...]

By |2023-07-13T09:56:08-05:00July 13th, 2023|Gettysburg Times Column|

Let the Sparks Fly: Spark Loan Program Designed to Reignite Small Businesses

Back in February, our column announced that plans were underway to launch a revolving loan fund to help Adams County’s small businesses get back on their feet following the pandemic. And now those plans are becoming a reality! Introducing the Spark Loan Program, designed [...]

By |2023-06-08T07:35:33-05:00June 8th, 2023|Gettysburg Times Column|

Press Release: Alliance Facilitates Low-Interest Loan to Preserve Historic Round Barn & Farm Market with New Roof

GETTYSBURG, PA (June 1, 2023) – One of Adams County’s most-recognized and unique landmarks, the Historic Round Barn & Farm Market operated by Knouse Fruitlands boasts a new, engineered-to-look-original roof, thanks in part to a low-interest loan facilitated by the Adams Economic Alliance and the [...]

By |2023-06-01T11:33:23-05:00June 1st, 2023|Press Release|

Agribusiness: Where do we go from here?

Adams County’s green spaces are some of the biggest reasons for our highly-rated quality of life. It seems like everyone enjoys and appreciates our expansive battlefield vistas, fields and forests, orchards and nature. And those agricultural green spaces drive one of our most unique industries: [...]

By |2023-05-11T10:25:47-05:00May 11th, 2023|Gettysburg Times Column|

Welcoming Senator Casey, Welcoming Broadband

On Monday, April 10, the Adams Economic Alliance welcomed one of the biggest, most distinguished gathering of guests in our office’s history within the Adams Commerce Park. U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) joined local, state, and Biden Administration officials to announce $200 million from [...]

By |2023-04-11T12:16:03-05:00April 11th, 2023|Economic Development|

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|

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