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U.S. Charitable Giving Tops $450 Billion in 2014

Feb 18, 2015 No Comments by

Initial forecast for 2015 predicts drop in donations

DALLAS, Texas (January 28, 2015)—Atlas of Giving today shared the 2014 final report on charitable giving in the United States and released the initial 2015 giving forecast. As noted in the final …

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PPL Supports Marketing Efforts of PMEDC

May 07, 2012 No Comments by

Tobyhanna, PA – PPL has presented the Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC) with a $10,000 grant supporting economic development marketing in 2011.  The PPL Blue Ribbon Marketing Partnership Program allows local economic development organizations to submit proposals for funding …

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Brown Says Budget Reflects Economic Reality

Feb 08, 2012 No Comments by

Harrisburg, PA – Citing the need to keep state spending in check with revenues, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) said the governor’s 2012-13 state budget proposal reflects current economic conditions while looking to fund many core government services.

“For the

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Three Years of Relief for New Homebuyers and the Building Industry

Jan 27, 2012 No Comments by

Pike County, PA – The Pennsylvania Builders Association and the Pike County Builders Association are pleased that the Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council voted 11 to 5 on Wednesday, January 18 to not adopt any 2012 International Code …

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C3i Bringing 75 Jobs to Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Dec 15, 2011 No Comments by

Luzerne County, PA – C3i, a leading provider of technology enablement and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services for the life sciences industry, has leased approximately 41,000 square feet of flex space from Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services at 240 Armstrong …

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Amazon Fulfillment Center near Allentown, Hiring Hundreds

Jul 07, 2011 No Comments

Allentown, PA – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that its Breinigsville, Pennsylvania fulfillment center is hiring for several hundred full-time jobs with comprehensive health care benefits.

“We’re excited to be hiring for hundreds of additional jobs at Amazon’s fulfillment …

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Six Tips For Small Businesses Waiting for Economic Recovery

Apr 04, 2011 No Comments

Expert Reveals 6 Killer Ideas For After the Recession

As recovery creeps up on the U.S. economy like molasses going uphill in the winter time, small businesses are starting to feel the pressure ease, but that doesn’t mean it’s time …

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