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Bob Garrett, President & CEO
Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Zach Stotter, Director of Membership & Workforce
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
On Wednesday, May 15th, the Chamber held its 103rd Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony. We celebrated our collective achievement, looked forward towards our coming goals, and recognized the contributions of our members. Read more
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Bob Garrett, President & CEO
Thursday, April 25, 2024
Social Determinants of Health, sometimes simply referred to as SDoH, are a board set of circumstances that conspire to affect, either positively or negatively, one’s state of health and lifespan. Last week, I along with four other local ‘community development warriors’ (those in the picture), attended a national conference along with 650 colleagues on this topic. Read more
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Bob Garrett, President & CEO
Friday, April 12, 2024
“True wealth is having health and knowledge of self.” - Benjamin Franklin. Your Chamber’s Mission is: “The Prosperity of Commerce, Communities, Culture, and Citizens here in the Greater Susquehanna Valley." Mr. Franklin's quote above about wealth could easily read true prosperity is having health and knowledge of self. Read more
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Robert Garrett, President & CEO
Thursday, March 28, 2024
“Economic prosperity is not just the numbers and charts that I’ve reviewed with you today. But it’s the beating hearts of the people in your area. Their chance for progress. It’s the opportunity for all to rise and to flourish.” -Dr. Anirban Basu, 16th Annual Economic Forecast Awakening on the morning after our economic forecast to the horrific images of a collapsing interstate highway bridge in the Baltimore Harbor our thoughts were of the human tragedy and material destruction. Very quickly, at least for me, I reflected on the words spoken by Anirban Basu just 13-hours prior to the bridge collapse. Read more
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Robert Garrett, President & CEO
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Our March 25th Annual Economic Forecast with Dr. Anirban Basu is just around the corner. This registers as our 16th annual forecast and we’ve added some special incentives for you to register today. Please keep in mind that you must pre-register at gsvcc.org to save your seat... Read more
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Robert Garrett, President & CEO
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
As we get closer to our March 25th Annual Economic Forecast with Dr. Anirban Basu I took some liberties and had a little bit of fun with this week’s radio ad. Reaching deeply into my bag of tricks recalling an old quote uttered by Vice President Spiro Agnew. Read more
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Robert Garrett, President & CEO CCO
Monday, March 4, 2024
For this morning’s show: Money Matters Monday-On The Mark, given that the March Jobs Report doesn’t come out until later this week we will move directly into the topic of forecasting the future of our economy. Read more
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Bob Garrett
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Chamber welcomes Evangelical Community Hospital's partnership with WellSpan Health. Read more
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Bob Garrett, President & CEO
Friday, February 16, 2024
Each year your Chamber of Commerce strives to put together an Innovation Summit built around a cutting-edge theme of interest to you and a broad swath of your fellow Chamber members. This past year our focus was on Artificial Intelligence, simply AI for short. As we pulled together the Summit’s format and panelists, a theme came into focus which was: “AI and You—Perfect Together!?” That funny punctuation at the end of the theme had a purpose. As you can imagine the topic of AI had plenty of interest, lots of fuzzy understanding or misunderstanding, along with a big dose of prickly intrigue... Read more
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