Chamber News

Our IGNITE Program Partners with DiscoverNEPA
September 9, 2020

Our IGNITE Program Partners with DiscoverNEPA

If you are thinking of starting a business in Lackawanna County, The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s IGNITE program is... Read More

September Momentum is Here
September 4, 2020

September Momentum is Here

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Wolf Administration Announces $2 Million for COVID PEDA Restart Grants
September 2, 2020

Wolf Administration Announces $2 Million for COVID PEDA Restart Grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced that the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) opened a $2 million... Read More

New Bus Route to Service Mid Valley Industrial Parks
August 28, 2020

New Bus Route to Service Mid Valley Industrial Parks

Officials from the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) and The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announced a new bus... Read More

August 18, 2020

The Importance of Masks

Our president, Bob Durkin, recently collaborated with Dr. Steven Scheinman, president and dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, on... Read More

August 17, 2020

Chamber Hires New Finance Assistant

The Chamber has announced the addition of Lisa Bandru as the finance assistant II. Bandru is responsible for the accounting... Read More

Main Street Lending Program from the Federal Reserve
August 7, 2020

Main Street Lending Program from the Federal Reserve

The program is designed to help credit flow to small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations that were in sound... Read More

August 7, 2020

Masks vs. Face Shields

Effectiveness of Masks The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says masks are recommended as a simple barrier to... Read More

August 7, 2020

Scranton Chamber Slates Signature Events for 2021

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce recently scheduled its 2021 signature events, which includes postponing the 2020 Empower NEPA Women’s... Read More

Small Business Advantage Grant Application Now Open
July 28, 2020

Small Business Advantage Grant Application Now Open

Available through the Department of Environmental Protection, the Small Business Advantage Grant provides 50% matching grants, up to a maximum... Read More