Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program (PDIP)

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Finance Authority met on September 19th. They approved several loans including Epsucheolige and Curtis Hoffman. EDC Finance Corporation assisted the Hoffman’s in acquiring a $400,000, 15-year agriculture loan through PIDA at a 2.75% rate.

Also at the meeting, new funding was announced to aid Pennsylvania’s dairy industry. The $5 million is […]

Published on September 20th, 2018|

Twisted Bine Beer Co. – Favorable Reviews For Beer & Food

Twisted Bine has received two favorable reviews since their grand opening during the weekend of July 27th. The Lititz Record Express ran their synopsis of the new establishment in early August while LNP’s Amber DeGrace wrote about her dining experience in the August 22nd edition of the newspaper. EDC’s relationship with Twisted Bine started […]

Published on August 23rd, 2018|

BP – Grand Opening: Twisted Bine Beer Co (Mount Joy, PA)

Article featured on Breweries in PA.

Twisted Bine Beer Co. was recently featured on breweriesinpa.com as an up and coming PA brewery. EDC is excited about this project and Twisted Bine’s recent successes. EDC’s relationship with Twisted Bine started through the Boroughs Collaborative and continues with the facilitation of an SBA 504 loan.

If you’ve followed us for […]

Published on July 26th, 2018|

LNP – Twisted Bine Beer Co. opening restaurant and brewery Friday in Mount Joy

Article featured on Lancaster Online.

EDC is excited to announce Twisted Bine’s grand opening during the weekend of July 27th. EDC’s relationship with Twisted Bine started through the Boroughs Collaborative and continues with the facilitation of an SBA 504 loan.

Twisted Bine Beer Co., a new restaurant and brewery, has opened in Mount Joy.

The brewpub at 93 E. […]

Published on July 24th, 2018|

LNP – 3 Lancaster County creameries among those on a new Pennsylvania Ice Cream Trail

Article featured on Lancaster Online.

EDC Finance Corporation client, Fox Meadows Creamery, is part of the newly announced Pennsylvania Pursue Your Scoops Ice Cream Trail.

Three Lancaster County dairies are among the 12 creameries in seven eastern Pennsylvania counties that are part of the state Department of Agriculture’s new Pennsylvania Pursue Your Scoops Ice Cream Trail.

The trail […]

Published on July 20th, 2018|

MCC – Governor Wolf Announces New Funding for Five Projects to Promote Energy Efficiency, Support Farmers, and Spur Economic Development

Article featured on MyChesCo.

Governor Wolf recently announced the approval of several new projects including Verdant View Farm. The farm’s loan was facilitated by EDC Finance Corporation through the PA Department of Community & Economic Development. The loan will support not only the farm operations, but also the farm’s bed & breakfast which offers educational […]

Published on July 20th, 2018|

PA.Gov – Governor Wolf Announces New Funding for Five Projects

Article featured on PA.gov.

Governor Wolf recently announced the approval of several new projects including Verdant View Farm. The farm’s loan was facilitated by EDC Finance Corporation through the PA Department of Community & Economic Development. The loan will support not only the farm operations, but also the farm’s bed & breakfast which offers educational […]

Published on July 19th, 2018|

LNP – State helps couple buying Paradise Twp. farm in $948,000 project

Article featured on Lancaster Online.

Governor Wolf recently announced the approval of several new projects including Verdant View Farm. The farm’s loan was facilitated by EDC Finance Corporation through the PA Department of Community & Economic Development. The loan will support not only the farm operations, but also the farm’s bed & breakfast which offers […]

Published on July 18th, 2018|

Lancaster Farm Show Weekend

Congratulations to the Lancaster Barnstormers and the Lancaster County Agriculture Council on a successful Lancaster Farm Show Weekend at Clipper Magazine Stadium! The spotlight for the weekend was on the farming and agriculture industry of Lancaster County. There was farm equipment, farm animals, wagon rides, appearances by the Pennsylvania Dairy Princesses and much […]

Published on June 27th, 2018|

Family Farm Days 2018

On the morning of June 14, 2018 EDC staff members spent time at Oregon Dairy volunteering for Family Farm Days. This annual family-friendly event is a co-operative effort between Oregon Dairy Family Farm and the Lancaster County Agriculture Council. During the three day event the farmstead of open to the public and visitors can enjoy […]

Published on June 14th, 2018|

EDC Member Briefing

EDC’s Member Briefing was held on Tuesday, June 6, 2018 at Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim, PA. The theme presented throughout the luncheon was Business Retention & Expansion with an update on EDC’s Center for Regional Analysis (CRA).

Phil Wenger, Chair of EDC’s Board and President and CEO of Fulton Financial Corporation opened the event by […]

Published on June 7th, 2018|

LNP – Hotel Lancaster secures $23.4M for renovation, conversion to Holiday Inn

EDC was happy to be a part of Friday’s official announcement of The Hotel Lancaster’s full funding package which will support their major renovation project. There are multiple institutions that put forth great effort to bring this project to fruition. EDC is excited for the continued redevelopment of this block of Queen Street in Lancaster […]

Published on June 4th, 2018|

Penn Live – PIDA Loan Announcement

Article featured on Penn Live.

Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority program for eight business projects in six counties. In the midstate, they include:
Lancaster County
Flex-Cell Precision Inc., a full-service CNC milling shop for military and commercial electronics enclosures, was approved for a $584,000, 10-year loan at a […]

Published on May 31st, 2018|

LNP – Tobacco Avenue project in Lancaster city begins with $5M HQ for Security Partners

Article featured on LancasterOnline.

Ground was broken Wednesday for phase one of the $20 million Tobacco Avenue revitalization project on Lancaster city’s east side.

The project developers are Patrick Egan, founder of Security Partners and Select Security, and his brother Pete Egan, owner of contractor Caldwell, Heckles & Egan.

The project, unveiled last year, takes its name from […]

Published on May 31st, 2018|

LF – Low-Interest Loans Support Family Farming

Article featured on Lancaster Farming.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf announced seven new low-interest loan approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority that will help small family farms make the necessary capital improvements to sustain and grow their livelihoods in Adams, Bedford, Berks, Columbia, Lancaster, Northumberland and Snyder counties.

“The survival of small family farms is not […]

Published on May 30th, 2018|