Press Release: Adams Economic Alliance Announces Sale of Gettysburg Station Site

Jim Williams, Chairman of the Adams County Industrial Development Authority (ACIDA), announced today that an agreement of sale has been signed with Timothy C. Harrison of Staten Island, New York, for the acquisition and development of 108 North Stratton Street, Gettysburg, known publicly as the [...]

By |2018-05-18T08:51:06-05:00May 18th, 2018|Adams County, Business Attraction, Partnership|

LocalIntel: Showcasing Adams County’s Stats

By Kaycee Kemper - This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, May 10, 2018 My colleague Robin Fitzpatrick and I could not have been prouder: At the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association’s (PEDA) biannual conference in April, Adams County was in the spotlight for [...]

Press Release: Gettysburg Goat Farm Established with Funding Secured by Alliance

  A low-interest loan facilitated through Adams Economic Alliance and Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) helped secure the purchase of a Civil War-era, 10-acre Adams County farm that’s being developed into a meat goat farm plus a family bakery business. A $103,600, 10-year low-interest (two percent) [...]

By |2018-05-10T18:49:21-05:00May 2nd, 2018|Adams County, Business Financing|

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 [...]

By |2018-05-10T18:45:47-05:00April 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 [...]

By |2018-05-10T18:43:22-05:00March 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.

By |2018-02-21T11:31:38-05:00February 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 [...]

By |2018-02-15T09:26:22-05:00January 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 [...]

By |2018-02-10T18:15:20-05:00December 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? [...]

By |2018-02-10T18:16:09-05:00December 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 [...]

By |2018-02-19T15:40:29-05:00November 9th, 2017|Adams County|

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