Local Stories

Words That Activate Change: Featuring Alexandra Jorgensen

The Lancaster Chamber strives to provide opportunity for local business and community leaders to share their insight and perspective on a variety of current topics. This Words That Activate Change series is focused on uplifting voices in our community that encourage dialogue, cultivate transformation, offer thought-provoking ideas, and challenge all of us to be better, …

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Q&A: How Business Can Cultivate Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold and change in ways that create uncertainty and without a historical reference or a definitive ending point, heightened stress is sure to follow.   The Lancaster Chamber is offering two mental health sessions for businesses to learn how to impact positive mental health in the workplace. The first session, Understanding …

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Think Local: Why It’s Extra Important This Year

This story originally appeared in the Fall 2020 Thriving Magazine and was written by Tony Gorick, Creative Services Manager at the Lancaster Chamber. Read the entire Thriving Magazine online here. Cover photo is of assorted gifts at Ellicott & Co., a shop downtown Lancaster. In Lancaster County, we have a strong community that prides itself on “thinking local.” …

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ExtraGive 2020: Different Kind of Year, Same Giving Spirit

This story originally appeared in the Fall 2020 Thriving Magazine and was written by Aaron Spangler, Communications Manager at the Lancaster County Community Foundation. Read the entire Thriving Magazine online here. On November 20, our community will be transformed once again into a single day celebration of generosity, hope, and local spirit unmatched by anywhere …

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New COVID-19 Letter from Tom Baldrige (11/13)

I write this letter with a mix of both concern and determination, coupled with a Call to Action. Nationally, statewide and in our own County, concerns over the growing number of COVID cases is palpable, with recent trends only adding to the angst.  We simply can not sit back and hope for the best.  Action …

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Q&A With Lisa Graybeal, Delp Award Winner

During these unprecedented times, our agriculture industry have been heroes of the pandemic – continuing to work to harvest food and other commodities for our local community and the broader industry. As we have for 40+ years, the Agriculture Industry Outlook will take a moment to celebrate our local agriculture community, and in turn, provide …

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Words That Activate Change: Featuring General David Wood

The Lancaster Chamber strives to provide opportunity for local business and community leaders to share their insight and perspective on a variety of current topics. This Words That Activate Change series is focused on uplifting voices in our community that encourage dialogue, cultivate transformation, offer thought-provoking ideas, and challenge all of us to be better, …

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Welcome New Members – September 2020

We are excited to welcome businesses in Lancaster County who have become Members with us at the Lancaster Chamber in September 2020.  Because of businesses that choose to be Members, we are able to fund powerful initiatives that are vastly changing the landscape of business. Now more than ever, your support is truly helping to …

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