Community Planner John Steinmetz Receives Prestigious Honor Barton & Loguidice has announced that John E. Steinmetz, Senior Managing Community Planner in the firm’s Rochester office, has been accepted into the College of Fellows by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). This designation of AICP Fellow is the highest honor that can be bestowed on […]
Association member Wavelength Marketing of Lancaster has been awarded three Hermes Creative Awards in this year’s competition, including one Platinum and one Gold. Their team was recognized for its work in the following categories: Platinum Award: [con•cept] Magazine Gold Award: Datum Website Honorable Mention: Argos Security Print Ad https://wavelengthresults.com/wavelength-receives-hermes-creative-awards/ In addition, the Wavelength creative team also […]
Member company USI Insurance has created a COVID-19 landing page with information and resources for businesses regarding questions and guidance on property and casualty insurance, return to work questions, and other business topics. They also are conducting Q&A sessions regarding business interruption and resource tools. Click here to access their new COVID-19 library of information.
The Secretary of the Department of Health has issued new guidelines for in-person operations within the Commonwealth. This new directive can be viewed here.
Coulson Technologies, an Association member, is hosting a Zoom meeting, ‘PLANNING FOR RECOVERY – An Open Chat with Business Owners Discussing What to Do Now, for Recovery.’ The event is this Friday April 17 at lunchtime from 12 noon to 1:00 PM, for any members that want to attend. It will be a live Q&A […]
On March 27, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Act contains a few key provisions designed to assist retirement plan participants and IRA account holders who are struggling financially during these unprecedented times. For a qualified individual, the CARES Act waives […]
The FirstEnergy Foundation is donating $500,000 to 42 local food banks and hunger centers in communities served by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) electric utility operating companies in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maryland to help provide essential food and nutrition to those who need it the most during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, […]
Governor Wolf Orders Closure of Non-Life Sustaining Businesses in PA “Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all non-life sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. today to slow the spread of COVID-19. Enforcement actions against businesses that don’t comply will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21, according to […]
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is authorized to issue up to $2 million in loans, with a generous 3.75%/30 year repayment. For some companies, this may be a critical piece of their strategy for surviving economic setbacks during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance […]