Saturday, May 19, 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018

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GEISINGER LIFE FLIGHT: Geisinger Executive Explains New Program to Improve Healthcare and Lower Costs for Rural Hospitals in Pennsylvania

Geisinger Life Flight issued the following announcement on March 29.Rural hospitals are facing mounting financial challenges.

GREATER CHAMBERSBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Perfect Blend to be Held April 11

“The Perfect Blend” – Coffee, crafting and community group (open to grievers and non-grievers who wish to show their support for those who are grieving) – Wed. Mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

GREAT PHILADELPHIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Blue Ocean Shift with Renée Mauborgne to be Held April 6

Continuing the Defining Innovation Global Speaker Spring 2018 Series, the Arts + Business Council (ABC) invites you to experience the work of Reneé Mauborgne—professor and co-author of Blue Ocean Strategy and co-director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute in Fontainebleau, France—as she presents Blue Ocean Shift, a definitive guide to the human side of innovation strategy.

GREATER DUBOIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Treasure Lake Church: God's Little Treasures Early Enrollment & Open House

Treasures Childcare & Preschool, a ministry of Treasure Lake Church will be hosting an Early Enrollment and Open House on Friday, April 6 from 6-8 PM.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA: Cumberland-Perry Drug & Alcohol Commission Community Advisory Board Meeting

Cumberland-Perry Drug & Alcohol Commission Community Advisory Board Meeting Thursday, April 5, 2018 Date: April 5, 2018 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Cumberland County Human Services Building, Conference Room D Address: 16 W.

CLEAR COALITION: The Inquirer: “Raise Pennsylvania’s embarrassingly low minimum wage”

The Philadelphia Inquirer makes the right case for raising our state’s embarrassing wage, “The raise would affect 1.6 million minimum and other low-wage workers in Pennsylvania, who, in turn, would put their money right into the economy for housing, food, and other essential goods and services, according to Mark Price, a labor economist with the Keystone Research Center.”

Analysis: 569,475 students played college sports in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

Lindenwood University, Cornell University and Harvard University reported the most students participating in athletics in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

BUCKS COUNTY: Attention: Monday, April 16th, 2018 is the Last Day to Register to Vote in the May 15, 2018 General Primary

General Primary As a reminder to the citizens of Bucks County, the Board of Elections encourages all eligible voters to participate in the election process.

COMCAST CORPORATION: The Countdown is On - Comcast Cares Day

In less than a month, Comcast NBCUniversal volunteers will lend a hand in support of communities around the world where we live and work during the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day on Saturday, April 21.

CITY OF ALLENTOWN PENNSYLVANIA: City Council Elects O'Connell Mayor

City of Allentown Pennsylvania issued the following announcement on March 30.Allentown City Council has elected Ray O'Connell mayor of the city.

CROWN HOLDINGS, INC.: Crown Opens New Easy-Open Ends Facility In Hungary

To better serve its customers in Eastern Europe and across the continent, Crown Food Europe has opened a new easy-open end manufacturing facility in its Nagykörös plant, Hungary, approximately 100 kilometers south of Budapest. The facility is comprised of two lines that manufacture 65mm and 73mm diameter ends, which run in compliance with Crown’s high quality standards and meet customers’ needs for service at every level.

CONCURRENT TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION: Navy Awards Potential $6.4 Million Quality Metal Additive Manufacturing (Quality MADE) Contract to Concurrent Technologies Corporation

The Office of Naval Research, through its Quality Metal Additive Manufacturing (Quality MADE) program, has awarded Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) a $2.6 million two-year contract to supply technology solutions that will ensure the manufacturability of quality metallic parts from additive manufacturing (AM) machines.

ERIE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 2018 Athena Powerlink Awardees Announced

Marketing, cash flow concerns, growth projections…these are just a few of many reasons why a woman business owner might seek the help of ATHENA PowerLink®.

Carnegie Mellon, Mitsubishi Hitachi present 2018 Carbon Index

From Higher Education Tribune

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) jointly shared the 2018 Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Carbon Index during CMU Energy Week at the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation in Pittsburgh.

Nationally, 4-year schools face borrower default rate of 8.95%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College, 41 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

EXTON REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Community Event: Annual Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Service

On this special night, we will remember loved ones who were lost to violent crime and will hear from speakers whose lives have been forever impacted The service will conclude with a short Candlelight Walk to the Victims’ Memorial in Kardon Park, Downingtown (weather permitting).

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