• October 19, 2020

    Indiana County Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) - CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

    The Indiana County Commissioners made enhancements to the Indiana County RLF program, making working capital available at low interest rates.

    Due to COVID-19, the RLF application process has been streamlined with lower fees, modified collateral requirements, and flexible terms. Businesses may contact the CEO with questions or to request an RLF application.

    Businesses are also encouraged to contact the CEO to discuss any building, equipment or working capital projects.
  • October 19, 2020

    Former WyoTech Blairsville Campus Acquired by New Village Initiative Trade School Relaunch Planned for 2021

    Orlando, Florida based New Village Initiative (NVI) today announced the acquisition of the Blairsville, PA campus of the former WyoTech vocational school.

  • October 7, 2020

    $2.2 Million Loan Fund Supporting Creative Small Businesses

    On October 1, Karl Blischke, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), announced the launch of the Creative Business Loan Fund, in partnership with Bridgeway Capital and the Community First Fund. The fund will make available $2.2 million in the form of affordable, flexible financing to small, creative businesses across the commonwealth.

Indiana County CEO News

Indiana Gazette

  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:59:00 -0500

    COVID-19 task force launches website

    A task force seeking to coordinate an overall community response to the COVID-19 pandemic has formed what it terms “a collective voice and official source for information about emerging concerns and opportunities” for Indiana County residents.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:54:00 -0500

    Vote for your favorite Red Kettle

    Indiana County-area residents can vote for their favorite Create-a-Kettle entry by making donations online, on websites touting Indiana Area, Penns Manor Area, Purchase Line and United high school teams, as well as Our Lady of Assumption Parish in Coral. A…
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:54:00 -0500

    This year, Red Kettles taking on various forms

    Kettles of all sorts have gone out in the Indiana area, for its part of The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division’s “Rescue Christmas” program.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:54:00 -0500

    Cross-country hiker makes his way through Indiana

    A Virginia man has been walking across the United States to promote an activities camp for sick and terminally ill children in North Carolina.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:54:00 -0500

    Indiana's Christmas tree erected in IRMC Park

    A crane erected the Christmas tree Monday morning at IRMC Park that will serve as the centerpiece of Indiana Borough’s holiday celebrations.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:49:00 -0500

    State 4-H fashion, textile revue held

    Five Indiana County 4-H members from Marion Center Handy Helpers participated in a state fashion and textile revue. The showcase was done digitally due to the pandemic.
  • Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:59:00 -0500

    Turkeython raises nearly $46,000

    The 31st annual Oldies Attic Turkeython raised $45,982 through Saturday for the United Way of Indiana County.
  • Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:45:00 -0500

    Teacher shortage forces PM classes online

    KENWOOD — In a week already shortened by parent/teacher conferences and the Thanksgiving holiday, a shortage of high school teachers is forcing students at Penns Manor Area High School to remain home today, working in their Google classrooms.
  • Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:40:00 -0500

    Community Thanksgiving dinner scheduled

    The Share Your Blessings community dinner will return for a third year on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Coral-Graceton Fire Hall.
  • Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:35:00 -0500

    Girl Scout troops use cookie sale proceeds to help the homeless

    While the ongoing pandemic changed many experiences, Indiana County Girl Scouts continue to find ways to embrace the new way of being Girl Scouts. From virtual programming to socially distanced learning — and service projects, too — local troops have…
  • PA Business Central

  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    2020 FOREMOST UNDER 40

    No one could have predicted a more dramatic and unexpected year than 2020. With the pandemic and a conten­tious election, the challenges for the business community have been greater than ever. And yet, through all the con­troversy and uncertainty, a rising genera­tion of business leaders has adapted and innovated to meet the unique challenges before them. Pennsylvania Business Cen­tral is […]
  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    Bidenomics: More stimulus, tougher regulation, and gridlock

    (AP) President-elect Joe Biden will in­herit a vulnerable economic recovery un­der threat from a resurgent virus, likely with a divided Congress that will hinder his ability to address the challenges. Yet despite the obstacles, the former vice president and senator will pursue a dras­tic shift in America’s economic policy. He has vowed to reverse much of the Trump administration’s aggressive […]
  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    Banking CEO Round Table

    2020 has been a year of dramatic, unanticipated change. The pandemic has upended the way we live, the way we interact and the way we do business. With the recent surge in cases throughout the country, it has become the most potent factor in our daily lives and in our economic activity. Businesses and the fi­nancial institutions that support them […]
  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    Candice Bradley

    Manager of Business Development & Marketing Envinity Candice thrives in markets driven by change management and profits based on purpose. Seeing the current energy crisis as one of the biggest and most important challenges of our generation, when considering her career path, she was attracted to Envinity. Their focus on high performance Engineering, Solar, and Construction leads to projects that […]
  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    Renee Daly

    Executive Director Redevelopment Authority of Cambria County Renee Daly became the Executive Director of the Redevelopment Authority of Cambria County (RACC) in December 2017; the first woman to do so. Along with managing multiple federal, state and local grants, she is responsible for administering over $3 million in county-wide Community Development Block Group funds, with projects that assist low income […]
  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    Ashley Henry

    Vice President/Lending Services Manager Kish Bank Ashley is Vice President and Lending Services Manager at Kish Bank. With Kish since 2005, Ashley’s career began in accounting. Her tenure includes promotions to Profitability Specialist in 2009, Credit Administration Portfolio Specialist in 2013, and Services & Systems Analyst in 2015. She was promoted to Systems & Projects Manager and appointed Assistant Vice […]
  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    Brandi Noye

    Director of Business Development Doing Better Business, Inc. Brandi is currently Director of Business Development for Doing Better Business’ Central PA office. Her role is to support the four members of the sales team and grow the market share in our 13-county region. For the past 15 years, she has held several positions in the company including direct hardware sales, […]
  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    Christine Scholl

    Marketing Director Catanese Group Christine Scholl serves as Marketing Director at Catanese Group, a regional Certified Public Accounting and business advisory firm with offices in Johnstown and Pittsburgh, PA. She was hired as a Marketing Associate in 2013 and promoted to Marketing Director in 2017. Her role is to lead and implement all business development and promotional initiatives for the […]
  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    Jennifer Lechner

    Business Relationships Manager Doing Better Business, Inc. Recently, Jennifer began her new career with Doing Better Business as a Business Relationships Manager. She is working in Centre County and Huntingdon County to help local business with their office technology needs. Jennifer has been with Doing Better Business since August 2019. Prior to working at DBB, Jennifer was a 4th grade […]
  • Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000

    Ryan Shellenberger

    Business Relationship Manager Doing Better Business Inc. Ryan is a Business Relationship Manager at Doing Better Business, Inc (formerly WPS, Inc). He has been with the company for 10 years offering a consultative approach for businesses seeking ways to improve their document workflow efficiency and lowering operational cost. Ryan is a member of the Altoona Rotary club and enjoys giving […]
  • Pittsburgh Business News

  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 20:33:58 +0000

    No different than a shutdown: Restaurant owners express anger, frustration over new mitigation efforts imposed day before Thanksgiving

    On Nov. 23, Gov. Tom Wolf announced new orders that prohibit the sale of alcohol for on-site consumption at bars, restaurants and privately catered events after 5 p.m. starting on Nov. 25 and until 8 a.m. the next day.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:08:45 +0000

    Pittsburgh manufacturing leaders talk increased reshoring of jobs in 2020

    “A million jobs in this country over 10 years. There is still a lot of opportunity there I think…A million a year would be a good number.”
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:29:11 +0000

    University of Pittsburgh to limit capacity at home basketball games

    The University of Pittsburgh announced it would limit capacity at 500 people for its home basketball games at the Petersen Events Center, according to a news release.  The limit includes players, coaches and staff, and the university said it would not offer single-game tickets for general seating at this time.  It’s a decrease from the 1,250 person capacity the university previously set earlier this month. Pitt chose to lower the number after Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced Monday…
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:16:01 +0000

    One of the region's biggest banks shifts to appointment-only policy at branches

    Covid-19 spike across the country prompts Northwest to limit the number of people in a branch at any one time.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:11:30 +0000

    How’s UPMC doing financially during the pandemic? Pretty well

    That’s notable given the huge financial blow that hospitals and health care systems were dealt in the spring with the rise of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 17:46:54 +0000

    Next act for Dick's Sporting Goods CEO includes spearheading new store concept

    Retailer posts strong 3Q earnings and announces leadership change.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:08:00 +0000

    Giving Guide: Pittsburgh's business community steps up during the pandemic

    The Pittsburgh business community has stepped up with major contributions to nonprofits in the region during the pandemic.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 13:07:07 +0000

    Producers, online news and sports teams at KDKA-TV unionize in agreement with SAG-AFTRA

    Television producers and members of the online news team at KDKA-TV announced they are officially unionized members under a card check and voluntary recognition agreement between SAG-AFTRA and CBS Broadcasting Inc. SAG-AFTRA has represented hosts, anchors, meteorologists and reporters at KDKA-TV since the 1950s and represents approximately 160,000 media and entertainment professionals nationwide. "This is a win for KDKA producers and a testament to the power of union membership," SAG-AFTRA President…
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 13:03:24 +0000

    CMU spinout company uses AI to encourage healthy eating for children

    Little Moochi saw its app users triple in the last six weeks.
  • Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:59:39 +0000

    Lauren Hobart to succeed Ed Stack as CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods

    Stack led company since 1984 and will become executive chairman; Hobart joined in 2011 and has been president since 2017.
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