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PREVIEW: State Of The County Event

Now more than ever it’s critical to reset and learn about the current state of the business and community landscape in Lancaster at one of our most popular signature events of the year: State Of The County. We’re bringing this event to you virtually this year and will feature community partner experts who will offer …

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16 Words That Activate Change Articles

The Lancaster Chamber strives to provide opportunity for local business and community leaders to share insight and perspective on a variety of current topics. Since Summer 2020, we have been elevating voices from the community through our Words That Activate Change series. This campaign is focused on uplifting voices in our community that encourage dialogue, cultivate …

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Milk Milestone: Oregon Dairy’s First-In-The-Nation Creation

Oregon Dairy becomes first dairy in nation to create natural Omega-3 milk! This story originally appeared in the Winter 2021 Thriving Magazine. Read the entire Thriving Magazine online here. We chatted with some team members at Oregon Dairy to learn more about this major dairy development and what it means for the industry. Enjoy our Q&A …

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The Show Must Go On: But How?

COVER PHOTO: 2017 American Music Theater Original Show called Vegas Legends This story originally appeared in the Winter 2021 Thriving Magazine. Read the entire Thriving Magazine online here. Theatre and the performing arts is not only a key economic driver for Lancaster County, but it also provides spaces to escape, to laugh, to think, and …

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Words That Activate Change: Featuring Mike McKenna

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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Words That Activate Change: Featuring Vanessa Philbert

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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NEW: Winter 2021 Thriving Magazine Is Here

Our new Winter 2021 Thriving Magazine has arrived! As we begin our 2021 journey as a business community, we strive to continue providing inspirational stories, business insights, spotlight news, and helpful resources through this quarterly magazine. This issue features a variety of stories including the below: The Show Must Go On: But How? – An …

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Words That Activate Change: Featuring Heidi Castillo and Olé Hongvanthong

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, be stronger, …

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The Role Of Business In Strengthening Democracy

Below is a statement from the Lancaster Chamber on 01-08-2021. American democracy came under assault this week.  And the Lancaster Chamber condemns the behavior of the rioters and perpetuators of untruths in the strongest of terms.  It bent –but, most importantly, didn’t break- all that we hold true about our democracy and way-of-life in the …

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Good Lancaster County Business Moments In 2020

We can all agree 2020 was a year full of immense challenge. But as we reflect on 2020, there are moments to celebrate. The Lancaster business community is resilient, and that dedication to the County, to each other, and to moving forward, was on full display this year in a variety of ways. This article is not …

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