Mar 01 2015 10:44am    Comments: 0    Categories: Chamber      Tags: your chamber  news item  

Spring often represents a time of revitalization; we renovate our homes with an improvement project, spring clean or restore a garden after a harsh winter. While we focus on our homes and gardens, we should also focus on ourselves.


One way to focus on you is to look toward bettering your career or starting a career. Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. recently opened an employment resource center. It is located at the Career and Arts Center, 2 East Arch St., Shamokin, third floor, room 307. The job center is designed to provide employment services to job seekers. The center provides internet access, interview space and a courtesy phone. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a grand opening Tuesday, March 17 from 10-3 with current hiring companies participating in the event. They include Experience Works; Shamokin Carbons; Manpower; Mountain View, A Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Family Home Medical and Knoebel’s Amusement Resort.


The Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way’s Poverty Impact Council, Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc and the Northumberland County Coalition are sponsoring a Bridges Out of Poverty Program. This community training will address practices, ideas and tools to bring people from all economic classes together to address the causes of poverty. Community nonprofits, criminal justice systems, government agencies and all other interested parties are welcome to attend. This free training session will be offered at the Career and Arts Center (2 East Arch St., Shamokin), Wednesday, March 11 from 10 am to 11:30 am. Please contact the United Way office to register at 570-988-0993.


Upcoming Chamber Events:

March 17- Luncheon at Brewsers with The Shamokin Valley Railroad as speaker.

May 8- Golf Tournament at Knoebel’s Three Ponds. We are currently looking for golf tournament sponsors and participants.


To register for a Chamber event, contact the Chamber office at 570-648-4675 or by visiting


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