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Incentive Offered for OBTT Course Completion

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Free online courses and the chance to win a Microsoft Surface 2 Tablet

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No-Cost Leadership Development Seminar Offered by NEPIRC

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December 4th at Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation, Monroe County

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Penn Regional Business Center (PRBC) III To Develop Medical Office Facility

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East Stroudsburg, PA October 17, 2104 – Penn Regional Business Center III
is announcing that on property located on Independence Road, Route 447, they will develop a Medical Office Facility for Pocono Health System-Pocono Medical Center. The building will be 35,000 square feet and Pocono Health System-Pocono Medical Center will occupy…

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PMEDC's Leonard Named Pennsylvania Developer of the Year

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Chuck Leonard, PMEDC executive director, was named Developer of the Year by the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association

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Local Share Gaming Revenue will Support Monroe County Roadway Cleanup Programs

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Pennsylvania State Representatives Rosemary Brown (R-189), Mike Carroll (D-118), and Mario Scavello (R-176) joined the Monroe County Industrial Development Authority (MCIDA) on Wednesday to present a check for more than $66,000 in Local Share Account (LSA) gaming revenue to the Monroe County Municipal Waste Authority.

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OSHA Training Event Available at NCC in November at NCC

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Northampton Community College (NCC) will team with OSHA (the Occupational Health and Safety Administration) to provide an industry outreach training program, conducted over two sessions in November.

The course curriculum provides entry-level and temporary industry workers with a broad awareness on how to recognize and prevent hazards and safety…

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SBDC Entrepreneur Training Set for Thursday

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Entrepreneurs looking for guidance in how to start their own business will get a boost from a workshop offered on October 23 at the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce in Stroudsburg

During “The First Step: Starting Your Business,” aspiring entrepreneurs will learn how to evaluate business ideas, develop business plans, and…

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Pocono Medical Center to Build New Hospital Campus On 40 Acres in Tannersville

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Pocono Medical Center (PMC) plans to increase and improve access by constructing a state-of-the-art second campus hospital facility, called Pocono Medical Center West, on a 40-acre site in Tannersville, Pocono Township owned by the Farda Family and DF Pocono Associates L.P.

Pocono Medical Center West will feature an emergency department and, in conjunction with its existing ED and Level III Trauma Center, will provide facilities sized to accommodate the approximately 80,000 annual emergency visits that make PMC Pennsylvania’s third busiest hospital emergency department. Other specific plans for the new campus are being finalized.

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Online Broadband and Technology Program Offering Free Courses

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NEPA Alliance announced that the Pennsylvania Online Broadband and Technology Program is offering free online courses. Course listings and registration are available at PAOBTT.com.

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NEPA Alliance Reduces Interest Rate to 2% on USDA Rural Development Loan Program

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The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) has announced a reduction in the rate of interest charged for the US Department of Agriculture – Rural Development (IRP) Loan Program. The rate will go from 4% to 2%.

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NEPA Alliance Offers Primer on Doing Business with PennDOT

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PennDOT is trying to become more agile in the way it works with Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. On June 19, NEPA Alliance is offering a free training program to help these enterprises get up to speed on registering as a PennDOT business partner and gaining the proper certifications.

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PMEDC Video Series Promotes Local Companies

  Filed under: Press Releases 

PMEDC’s new video series focuses on innovative local manufacturers and PMEDC’s ability to assist local companies through infrastructure development, grant, and low-interest loan programs. The first installment features East Stroudsburg flavor and fragrance innovator Vigon International.

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West End Employees Come Home to Mobility Manufacturing Facility

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After more than 20 West End residents lost their jobs at a Bethlehem manufacturing facility last year, their plant manager reached out to one of their top clients and asked them if they wanted to get into the manufacturing business. Today, TCI Mobility is poised to be the nation’s leading manufacturer of mobility vans and its new manufacturing facility in Monroe County, PA will help most of those people get their jobs back.

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Governor Corbett Calls on DCED to Reduce Loan Program Interest Rates

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Governor Corbett recently called upon Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development to reduce interest rates for three small business loan programs.

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Casey Urges Marine Corps to Bring New Mission to Tobyhanna Army Depot

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New York Based Recruiting Headquarters is Considering Move to Northeastern PA…Decision Would Add 100 Marines, Families to Base; U.S. Marine Corps Is Tobyhanna’s Fastest Growing Customer…Additional Mission Would Strengthen Army Depot, Support Economic Growth in Region

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NEPIRC Leadership Development Course Starts January 31

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The Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center – NEPIRC – announced that its 10-week Leadership Development Essentials series will begin on January 31, teaching a new generation of leaders how to effectively manage today’s workforce and day-to-day organizational operations. Classes will take place at NEPIRC’s offices at Hannover Industrial Estates.

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NEPIRC Innovation Workshop Series Set for Early February

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A NEPIRC workshop on February 3, 4 & 6 will help you identify customer opportunities and generate ideas to capitalize on those opportunities.

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Wilkes University Offering BBA/MBA Programs to Pocono Residents

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Wilkes University intends to begin offering Bachelor’s and Master’s of Business Administration programs at it’s Pocono location in Tannersville.

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