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News and information about CAN DO for the community, investors, volunteers and board members.

CAN DO employees mark milestones with organization

Five CAN DO employees marked milestones in their careers with CAN DO recently: Nancy Stasko, Melissa Frederick, Joseph Lettiere, Philip Wegener, and Adam Hover. See below for more details and photos.


CAN BE wraps up successful seminar series

can-be-start-your-own-business-seminarCAN BE, CAN DO’s business incubator program, has concluded another successful round of its “Start Your Own Business” seminar series.

The CAN BE incubator program helps establish new business and industry for the area, giving local entrepreneurs the keys to turn their ideas into ventures that will become successful firms able to function on their own.


Federal funding to assist with improvements to water systems in Corporate Center, Humboldt

kanjorski-cando-fundingCAN DO has received nearly $750,000 to fund improvements to the water systems in Humboldt Industrial Park and the CAN DO Corporate Center.

During a press conference at the CAN DO Corporate Center, just off Interstate 80 in Drums, U.S. Congressman Paul Kanjorski and United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Pennsylvania State Director Tom Williams announced that CAN DO would receive a $649,800 loan and a $99,000 grant to help fund the improvements of the water supply systems in the industrial park and corporate center.


CAN DO Community Foundation holds annual meeting

can-do-community-foundation-officersThe CAN DO Community Foundation held its 18th annual meeting, where officers were elected and accomplishments highlighted.

During the meeting, foundation President Gary F. Lamont recognized the members of the board, volunteers, the community and CAN DO for their contribution of time, talent and resources to the foundation during the past year.


"CAN DO Corner" appearing on SSPTV & YouTube

cando-ssptv-youtubeCAN 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 Curb Appeal Awards mixer set for Sept. 22, 2010

curbappeal_logo_colorCAN 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.


New officers elected during annual board meeting

cando-officers-2010CAN DO, Inc., marked another year during its 54th annual dinner meeting June 9 at Best Western Genetti Inn & Suites, Hazleton.

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.


Route 924 roadwork to be completed in fall

Work on Route 924 is nearing completion ahead of schedule, according to Patricia Fritsky, construction manager with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.


CAN DO launches redesigned website

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.


Burger King, Sonic open at Humboldt Station

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.


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