Thank you to those who were able to support and attend our 2022 Annual Event on October 25th! We were fortunate to have engaging company, pleasant weather, and good food and drink which made for a great evening.

Pictured L to R: Jim Smith, President & CEO, Economic Growth Connection, Westmoreland County Commissioner Doug Chew, Westmoreland County Commissioner Sean Kertes, EGC Chairman and Community Service Award Recipient Kevin Jansma, PNC Bank; Jake Wrigley and Frank Fuhrer, III, of Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Company, Recipient of the Economic Development Award.

Information and Updates:

New Interest Rates Announced

PIDA, the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority, announced updated interest rates for loans submitted during quarter 4 of 2022.  If you are considering a project, give us a call to discuss your options.   Contact Kyle Martin at 724-771-5427 or email at

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EGC Awarded $3.5 million for Loan Fund

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SWPA Receives $62.7M BBB Grant

(PITTSBURGH – September 2, 2022) – The Southwestern Pennsylvania New Economy Collaborative (the Collaborative) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $62.7 million federal Build Back Better Regional Challenge grant awarded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (U.S. EDA). The southwestern Pennsylvania region is one of Read more

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Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland

Phone: 724-830-3604
Fax: 724-850-3974

Fifth Floor, Suite 510
40 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Greensburg, PA 15601