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Local Share Account for Monroe County Projects Approved

Stroudsburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin announced on May 25, 2021 dozens of new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) from the Local Share Account (LSA) Monroe and the LSA …Read More »

SBDC Offers Live Q&A Help for your Business – Register Today!

Attention all Monroe County, PA entrepreneurs and small business owners! Join the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center for a LIVE Q&A on Thursday, 5/13/2021 between 10 a.m. to noon to talk about your small business questions dur …Read More »

SBA Update on PPP Loans

The SBA is currently offering PPP loans originated only by participating community financial institutions including Certified Development Companies (CDCs), SBA Microlenders, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), and Minority Depository …Read More »

Webinars Scheduled for the SBA’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The U.S. Small Business Administration will host two webinars on Tuesday, April 27 and Wednesday, April 28 covering the Restaurant Revitalization Fund program details and how to submit an application. The webinars will cover the same content.  The webi …Read More »

Gov. Wolf Announces Alpha Recycling Selects PA as Site for New Processing Center, Creating 30 New Jobs

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Alpha Recycling—a recycler of catalytic converters and other scrap metals—has selected Pennsylvania as the best site to expand its operations and create a new processing center in Stroudsburg Borough, Monroe County. The …Read More »

SBA to offer Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The SBA recently released information regarding the imminent launch of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund: Restaurant Revitalization Fund (  This program will be critical in helping restaurants access capital and recover from the COVID-19 Pand …Read More »

Pocono Job Fair Aims to Fill Hospitality Positions

Region-wide event planned for Thursday, May 13th

NEPA Business Journal names Top 25 Women in Business

The March 2021 edition of the Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal includes a special section honoring local women who are making an impact and are proven leaders in the business community.  PMEDC’s Michelle Bisbing is among those profiled in the se …Read More »

Monroe County COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) Guidelines Available

Program Guidelines and Applications are now available for interested hospitality industry businesses who are interested in applying for a grant through the newly created Covid-19 Hospitality Recovery Program (CHIRP). Key eligibility items*: The busines …Read More »

Financial Help is On the Way for the Hospitality Industry, Bars and Restaurants

On February 10, 2021, the Monroe County Commissioners applied for and anticipate receiving $1.9 Million under Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP). This grant program will be administered by Pocono Mountains Industries, …Read More »

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