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  • Maker Monday: Panther Boards

    November 26, 2018

    Panther Boards is a student-run company at William Tennent High School that produces fully custom, high-performance skis. The business offers student employees a unique way to gain experience as entrepreneurs through taking on executive positions in marketing, finance, technology, human resources, product design, graphic design, supply chain management, and hands-on production. Panther Boards creates each […]

  • Support Local Small Businesses – Shop Small on November 24

    November 21, 2018

    Pennsylvania is a state of small businesses, with our one million small businesses forming the bulk (more than 99%!) of our business economy. How have so many small businesses found success here? There are a variety of factors, but it’s largely a combination of our welcoming communities, flourishing main streets, state support and assistance, robust […]

  • Small Business Spotlight: ConnexiCore

    November 09, 2018

    November 11 marks Veterans Day, a time to celebrate the brave military personnel who have served in the United States Armed Forces. According to a 2017 report from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Pennsylvania ranks fifth in the country for the total number of veteran-owned businesses (97,969). This number includes Pike County’s ConnexiCore, a drone […]