EDC in Your Community

EDC Welcomes New Board Members

The EDC Board of Directors elected three new members to its ranks at its December meeting:   Bret Lieberman, Vice President of New Holland North America, CNH Industrial; Kendra D. McGuire, Member in Charge of the Lancaster Office, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC; and Susan L. Washburn, founding principal of Washburn & McGoldrick Inc. and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Franklin & Marshall College.
James D. Warner, CEO of Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority, will his second year of a two-year term as Chair of the Board, with E. Philip Wenger, Chairman and CEO of Fulton Financial, serving as Vice Chair.

EDC Finance Corporation Elects New Board Leadership

At its December meeting, the Board of EDC Finance Corporation elected Michael R. Carper, President and CEO of HDC MidAtlantic, as Chair after serving as Vice Chair of the organization for the past two years.  Michael W. Davis, Esq., Partner at Barley Snyder, was elected as Vice Chair.  Both will serve two year terms in these roles. 

EDC Finance Supports Outdoor Recreation Projects in Lancaster County

Refreshing Mountain Camp

Renovations have commenced at Refreshing Mountain Camp. With the help of a PIDA loan through EDC Finance Corporation, Refreshing Mountain Camp is renovating and expanding several components of its existing camping facility, including the pool complex, bunkhouses, zip line and other amenities.  Refreshing Mountain Camp has worked with EDC Finance in the past, using a PIDA loan for expansion and improvements in 2014.  You can read more about Refreshing Mountain Camphere.
Oma's Family Campground

Glenn and Connie Masse opened Oma’s Family Campground after purchasing the site, formerly known D & J Shady Rest Campground, in southern Lancaster County. The couple intends to maintain the welcoming, pet-friendly campground, with plans for additional improvements over time.  EDC Finance Corporation helped finance the project with an SBA 504 loan, along with financing from Union Community Bank.  The campground has 89 seasonal sites and 2 cabins.  You can learn more about Oma’s Family Campground here.

EDC Tours New Home at 115 E. King Street

EDC staff and board members toured 115 E. King Street at the end of December, checking out EDC’s space on the top floor along with the space for future neighbors the Lancaster City Alliance, Lancaster County Business Group on Health and Leadership Lancaster.  The Lancaster Chamber’s major renovation project continues on schedule, with tenants scheduled to take occupancy by the end of March.  

For more about the project and the Thrive! Capital Campaign, click here.
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