Tannersville – Board Members, Legislators, PMEDC Members, local businesses and economic development enthusiasts gathered last evening at Trails End in the Camelback Lodge to celebrate another year of economic development success in Monroe County.
PMEDC staff provided a presentation that included completed projects, new companies and successes along with 2019 initiatives. The presentation can be viewed here: PMEDC Presentation An Monroe County Economic Overview was also provided to all guests:Economic Overview – Monroe County, Pennsylvania (1)
Following the presentation, Colonel Nathan Swartz, Commanding Officer of the Tobyhanna Army Depot gave an overview of the renovations and changes happening at the installation. “We are hiring and looking for great people to add to Team Tobyhanna. If you know of anyone, please send them our way,” stated Colonel Swartz. Job postings can be found on their website or by clicking on this link: Tobyhanna Jobs
Team Tobyhanna also presented PMEDC Marketing Director, Michelle Bisbing with a Certificate of Appreciation and engraved shield for Outstanding Achievement and Excellence. Ms. Bisbing worked with the depot staff and the PA Regional Railroad Authority to complete the façade improvement of the railroad trestle at the entrance to the depot. The project was funded by a Local Share Account for Monroe County grant and was completed this past June.
“It was a pleasure working with everyone to see this project to completion,” commented Ms. Bisbing. “It is amazing the difference some sandblasting and paint can make, we’ve had nothing but positive comments about how great it looks.”
In his closing remarks, Chuck Leonard, PMEDC Executive Director recognized the coming retirement of Mr. Marc Troutman of Met Ed and the recent promotion of NEPA Alliance’s Debbie Langan to Senior Program Manager for the International Business Development program. Ms. Langan will take over for the retiring Mike Horvath.