News and information about CAN DO for the community, investors, volunteers and board members.
CAN DO has partnered with SSPTV to produce the CAN DO Corner, a two-minute segment that appears monthly as part of the News 13 broadcast and CAN DO's YouTube channel.
Those watching the CAN DO Corner will learn more about the organization itself as well as current CAN DO projects and economic development news. Each segment features two speakers from CAN DO, typically a staff member and a board member, who are particularly familiar with the subject matter.
CAN DO will present awards to industries in its parks and corporate center during its third annual Curb Appeal Awards industry mixer. The mixer will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. September 22, 2010, at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Humboldt Station.
Before the dinner, the organization’s board of directors met to discuss the highlights of the last fiscal year and to elect officers and at-large board members.
CAN DO has launched a redesigned website at www.hazletoncando.com.
The site includes information for the Hazleton community as well as real estate professionals considering Greater Hazleton as a location for their business. It features property search capabilities, park maps and community and demographic information. Visitors can also learn more about the various industry clusters in CAN DO parks and Greater Hazleton, including the food service industry, plastics industry, distribution and logistics cluster and back office/business continuity cluster.
June was a busy month for Humboldt Station, as both Burger King and Sonic opened their doors on consecutive days. Burger King began serving the public on June 8, and Sonic followed on June 9.
“Burger King and Sonic will provide new dining options for the 7,000 employees in Humboldt Industrial Park and the thousands of people who travel the busy Interstate 81 corridor each day,” CAN DO President Kevin O’Donnell said.
Members of the Freeland Builders Club were working to support “Operation: CAN DO,” a project of the CAN DO Student Action Committee to collect food, entertainment and hygiene items for servicemen and women.
(Freeland, PA – November 4, 2010) – After months of planning and weeks of collecting donations, members of the CAN DO Student Action Committee on Thursday delivered thousands of items donated by businesses and individuals throughout Greater Hazleton as part of the annual “Operation: CAN DO” drive.
The food, books and personal care items, delivered to American Legion Post 473 in Freeland, will be used to create care packages that will be delivered to men and women serving in the armed forces in the Middle East with ties to Greater Hazleton.
CAN DO, Inc., Greater Hazleton’s economic development agency, has been approved as an area loan organization for Luzerne County by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
The designation means that CAN DO is able to secure financing for many different types of small businesses throughout Luzerne County. The funding can be used for a variety of business needs, including start-up, expansion and working capital.