CVBA: Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings and Networking Events

Lots of exciting things are happening in Franklin County. New businesses are opening and opportunities to network, learn and grow your business are plenty.

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance is a partnership between the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce and the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce.

Here are some of the events happening over the next few months.

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Ribbon Cuttings

Community Center & Early Learning Center
Wednesday, June 8
10 a.m. at 440 West Washington St., Chambersburg
Come support the Franklin County Housing Authority and First Start Partnerships for their grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony.

Drayer Physical Therapy Open House
Tuesday, June 14
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at 125 S. Antrim Way, Suite 103, Greencastle
Join us for the ribbon cutting/open house at Drayer Physical Therapy! The ribbon will be cut at 4:45 p.m.

Lunch & Learn: Change Your World

Join The Boys & Girls Club along with REEL PD on June 7th as we discuss how we can make a difference in the world, based on thoughts from “Change Your World” by John Maxwell. Lunch provided courtesy of Subway!

Lunch & Learn is held at the Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce board room, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg. Lunch & Learns are free to attend for CVBA members but registration is required. No shows will be billed $10. If you are not a CVBA member but would like to attend, please contact Lark Kennedy at


CVBA Summer Mixer presented by RKL LLP

Kick-off summer with door prizes, networking, BBQ, ice cream, outdoor games, and music! CVBA members and guests are invited to attend the 2nd Annual CVBA Summer Mixer presented by RKL LLP.

The event will happen at Antrim BIC Church Tuesday, June 9th, from 4 to 6 p.m. If you are interested in showcasing your business with a promo table at the event Download the sponsor form here:

RSVP for the Summer Mixer:

Greencastle Sidewalk Days

The 55th Annual Greencastle Sidewalk Days is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 8 & 9, 2022. This two-day event runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. G-ACC is looking forward to two great days of activities, food, and entertainment! We hope you can join us!

CVBA Economic Development Breakfast

Join us for the Economic Development Breakfast on July 21, 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. at Green Grove Gardens where we will honor our members for their 2021 accomplishments. The breakfast will feature an awards presentation, property improvement recognition, and guest speaker Mike Ross of Franklin County Area Development Corp.


$25 for Members
$30 for Non-Members
Must register by July 14. 

CVBA Lunch & Learn: How Habitat Works

Join us Tuesday, July 26th from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way E, Chambersburg, PA 17201 to learn what qualifies a family for Habitat housing, how volunteers and donors make a difference in their local communities and how Habitat recycles money and materials to build the next house. 

CVBA Lunch & Learn: Stocks – The Nuts and Bolts by Edward Jones

As you consider your long-term financial goals, how do stocks measure up? This seminar shares basic information to help evaluate how stocks may fit into an overall strategy. We’ll discuss and review common versus preferred stock, dividends, investment strategy, and different ways to own stock. Presented by Andrew Given, Edward Jones Branch Office Administrator

Held on Tuesday, October 25th, 2022 at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce. 217 E Baltimore St, Greencastle, PA 17225.


Kimberly Ann Zimmerman 1960~2023

Kim was always a very outgoing person who loved the outdoors and spending time at her campsite she enjoyed life to the fullest and had an overabundance of friends.

Linda K Ditzler obituary 1953~2023

Linda was a counselor at TruNorth Counseling Services. She also was employed at Wilderness Lodge Leather’s & Hat Shop and The Horse You Rode In On.

John J Durkan obituary 1939~2023

Born in Brooklyn, New York on July 3, 1939, John will be remembered as a man of great faith, unwavering integrity and endless generosity.