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Cutting through Confusion—with Presumed Benevolence

“Why can’t I understand this?,” I’ve said to myself more often than I’d like to admit during this pandemic.  I am an economic development professional; certified!  And yet I’ve struggled to grasp what is happening. How about you? In an effort to cut through the [...]

By |2020-07-09T09:06:41-05:00July 9th, 2020|COVID-19 News|

Rebuilding–with Data

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, June 11, 2020 Economic recovery is underway, as Adams County businesses continue to reopen and adjust to our “new normal” amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the recovery process, we want to remind Adams Countians [...]

Press Release: Alliance Announces $1.18 Million Awarded to Adams County Businesses

GETTYSBURG, PA (June 10, 2020) –Adams Economic Alliance announced that a total of 15 Adams County businesses received a combined total of $1,186,950 of the state’s COVID-19 Working Capital Access (CWCA) Program administered by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) and the Department of Community [...]

Adams Together, through Good and Bad, Thick and Thin

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, May 14, 2020 We are going to get through this challenging crisis. In Adams County, there are sparks of ingenuity, glimmers of hope, and bright flames of the entrepreneurial spirit. I know there are people who [...]

By |2020-05-14T06:55:38-05:00May 14th, 2020|Adams County, COVID-19 News|

Where Do We Go from Here?

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, April 9, 2020. First, I want to begin today’s column by saying I wish everyone reading this good health and well wishes. To many, our work at Adams Economic Alliance is focused on economics—the very word [...]

By |2020-05-13T22:05:52-05:00April 9th, 2020|Adams County, COVID-19 News, Partnership|

Alliance Supports Farm Preservation

Photo Courtesy Mark Clowney, Senior Planner, Adams County Office of Planning & Development This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, March 12, 2020. Quality of life is consistently one of the top benefits people mention in relation to living, working or playing in [...]

By |2020-03-12T08:28:21-05:00March 12th, 2020|Adams County, Business Financing, Partnership|

Press Release: IDA Board Reorganizes; Steers Gettysburg Station Project

Faces of the Adams County Industrial Development Authority: Gary Hartman (solicitor), Michael Hanson, Ronald Hankey, James Williams, Ken Farabaugh, Justin Hockley, and Max Felty. Missing from photo: John Lott and Kaycee Kemper. GETTYSBURG, PA (March 11, 2020) – The eight-member Adams County Industrial Development Corporation [...]

By |2020-03-11T11:30:29-05:00March 11th, 2020|Press Release, Uncategorized|

Press Release: Alliance Facilitates Low-Interest Loan for Land of Little Horses Expansion

GETTYSBURG, PA (February 26, 2020) – Land of Little Horses owners and operators Maggie and Bill Baldwin purchased a 15-acre Highland Township property adjacent to the popular Adams County attraction, aided by a low-interest loan arranged through the Adams Economic Alliance and Pennsylvania Industrial Development [...]

By |2020-02-26T09:58:05-05:00February 26th, 2020|Press Release|

Press Release: Slate of 10 Joins Board of Directors

Board of Directors, Adams County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) - Photo Credit: Alex Hayes GETTYSBURG, PA (February 13, 2020) – Five new faces and five returning community members were all elected to the Board of Directors for the Adams County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) this [...]

By |2020-02-13T14:43:29-05:00February 13th, 2020|Press Release|

Adams County Middle School Students: Our Future Workforce

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, February 13, 2020. When someone has energy and passion for a cause, it’s contagious. Kim Jenkins is one of those people! There’s a growing movement recognizing that a 4-year college degree isn’t the only post-secondary career [...]

By |2020-02-13T09:44:23-05:00February 13th, 2020|Workforce Development|

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