What Does “Economic Development” Mean to You?

Fear of the unknown can apply to many situations in life. But throughout 2019, we are embarking on a number of initiatives to help remove any fear that exists concerning the term “Economic development.” These two words can mean vastly different things to different people. [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:53:34-05:00February 14th, 2019|Adams County|

Press Release: Business Owners Invited to Apply for Low Rate Financing

GETTYSBURG, PA (February 13, 2019) – Adams County business owners are encouraged to apply for low, fixed-rate financing programs available through the nonprofit Adams Economic Alliance. Current Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) loan rates are between 2.75 and 3.75 percent for applications submitted by March [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:54:10-05:00February 13th, 2019|Business Financing, Press Release|

Progress is Truly Optional

By Duane Kanagy, Manager of Communications/Community Services, Adams Electric / This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, December 13, 2018 What considerations do businesses prioritize, if they’re evaluating a move to Adams County? Would it be the labor force, the quality of life, the roads [...]

By |2018-12-13T09:59:27-05:00December 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Press Release: Alliance Touts 2018 Accomplishments, Invites 2019 Investors

Public Invited to Annual Membership Meeting on January 24 GETTYSBURG, PA (November 30, 2018) – Adams County saw “significant economic boons” in 2018, according to Robin Fitzpatrick, Adams Economic Alliance President, and she says the county is poised for a continued upswing in all areas [...]

By |2018-11-30T12:57:21-05:00November 30th, 2018|Press Release|

Press Release: Butler Township Farm Purchased with Low-Interest Loan through Alliance

Purchase Underscores Impact of Ag on Adams County this Thanksgiving Season GETTYSBURG, PA (November 9, 2018) – An Adams County couple purchased a 71-acre Butler Township farm, aided by a low-interest loan arranged through the Adams Economic Alliance and Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA). The [...]

By |2018-11-09T10:55:03-05:00November 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Adams County’s Future Workforce

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, November 8, 2018 What are our Adams County school districts doing to prepare today’s children for the future workforce? I recently attended an Adams County Council of Governments meeting, where our area school superintendents answered this [...]

By |2018-11-08T09:48:50-05:00November 8th, 2018|Workforce Development|

Press Release: Alliance Announces $2.4 Million Expansion, $1.2 Million Low-Interest Loan at Precision Cut Industries

GETTYSBURG, PA (October 24, 2018) – Precision Cut Industries (PCI), one of the largest laser-cutting contract manufacturers on the East Coast, is launching a $2.4 million expansion of its Conewago Township, Adams County facility through both office and manufacturing space, financed in part by a [...]

By |2018-10-24T11:45:41-05:00October 24th, 2018|Business Expansion, Press Release|

Thoughts from the Road: “I Believe in Erie”

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, October 11, 2018 The large hand-painted sign on the door of a bait and tackle shop at the Erie Bayfront Marina says, “I believe in Erie.” Every session, reception and sponsor thereafter echoed the same sentiment [...]

By |2018-11-08T09:54:14-05:00October 11th, 2018|Partnership|

The Future of Adams County’s Workforce

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, September 13, 2018. How many times have you heard people say, “I wish I had a crystal ball so I could see into the future?” Unfortunately, we cannot predict the future with absolute certainty under any condition, but [...]

By |2018-09-13T09:03:26-05:00September 13th, 2018|Adams County, Workforce Development|

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