The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) hosted the Economic Development Breakfast at Green Grove Gardens on Thursday, July 21. The event, sponsored by F&M Trust, recognized six businesses for their property improvements accomplished in 2021.
The winners were recognized for outstanding real estate improvements. Franklin County Housing Authority won in the category that included up to $150,000; The Barrel House for $150,000 to $500,000; Greencastle-Antrim Education Foundation for the Kaley Field Project for $500,000 to $1M; Premier HVAC Services for $1M to $5M; Franklin County Government for the Franklin County Judicial Center for $10M and up; and Zoeller Real Estate Company for Historic Preservation.
Mike Ross from Franklin County Area Development Corporation was the keynote speaker, with Steve Christian from the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, Jocelyn Melton of the CVBA board and Debby Cunningham from Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce announcing the winners and Bill Kick, chair of the CVBA Board of Directors, emceeing.
Laura Wallace of Aura Properties shared a future perspective for downtown Greencastle and Sam Thrush of Downtown Chambersburg, Inc., shared an update on Chambersburg.
“Congratulations to our winners this year. All have shown exceptional work that is vital to the development of the Cumberland Valley. We appreciate their hard work, dedication and determination to follow through with these projects and to see the potential of our region,” Christian said.
Special thanks to the Table sponsors including Blue Spring Egg Farm – Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch Inc.; Boyer & Ritter; Franklin County Government; Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc.; Keystone Health; Manitowoc Cranes; Noelker & Hull Associates, Inc.; Patriot Federal Credit Union; SEK, CPAs & Advisors; Shafer Equipment Company; and Wilson College.
The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance is a partnership between the Chambersburg and Greencastle-Antrim chambers of commerce. CVBA is the largest business advocacy organization in Franklin County with more than 850 members. It is committed to the prosperity of its members while enhancing the quality of life in the Cumberland Valley area. For more information, visit CVBAlliance.org.
Join us for food, music and Irish shenanigans on March 12, 2022, at The Barrel House. Tickets are $20 and include entertainment, event shirt, soft drinks & water, Sweet Rollers soft pretzel bites, and one complimentary beer!
Beer is by TBC Brewing, music is by Across the Pond, and additional food for sale by Chameleon 1648.
Special thanks to Patriot Federal Credit Union for sponsoring this Saint Patrick’s Day celebration. Cumberland Valley School of Music is the benefactor of this celebration. Purchase tickets here.
Downtown Chambersburg Inc., TBC Brewing Company and The Barrel House invites the public to join them on Friday, July 16th at our Private Stock Single-Barrel Bourbon Release and Tasting Event, hosted by our special guest, Taylor Bostock – Master Blender at Wigle Whiskey!
And now for the details…
What: TBC Brewing Company/The Barrel House’s Official Release and Guided Tasting of our Private Stock Single-Barrel Bourbons crafted by Wigle Whiskey in Pittsburgh, PA. Named in honor of the Burning of Chambersburg, these bourbons are available exclusively from TBC at The Barrel House! Our Burning Barrel is a four-year straight bourbon whiskey barreled in Kelvin Cooperage oak barrels and bottled at 92 proof, and our Smoking Embers is a 2.75-year Wapsie straight bourbon whiskey made with locally-grown Wapsie corn, barreled in Kelvin Cooperage oak barrels and bottled at 92 proof.
When: Friday, July 16th. Doors open at 6 PM with Tasting starting at 7 PM
Cost: $50 + $3 processing fee
Event Ticket Includes:
– Drink ticket for one “welcome” Wigle bourbon slush
– Whiskey education and guided bourbon tasting with Taylor Bostock- Master Blender at Wigle Whiskey
– Food pairings with select meats, cheeses, fruits, nuts and other bite-sized morsels
– A special gift from TBC and The Barrel House- a Rocky Patel Barrel Aged Toro Cigar to enjoy while mingling in the courtyard or to take home! Don’t forget your cigar cutter!
– Drink ticket for one neat, rocks or mixed drink pour after the tasting is completed
– Early access to the new line of Barrel House Bourbon soaps from Bawauna Bath + Body
– Additional beverages may be also purchased from the brewery from 6-7 and 830-10
Space is limited, so get your tickets today. For ticket purchase, please go here.