2019 Annual Awards Reception

Join the EGC in honoring retiring Westmoreland County Commissioner Charles Anderson, and Mona Pappafava-Ray, President and CEO of General Carbide. Where: The Palace Theatre, Greensburg When: 5:30 p.m. Awards Reception, Networking, Hors D’oeuvres, Open Bar, Dessert Table, Musical Entertainment RSVP by Tuesday, October 8, 2019 You can

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EGC announces Q3 2019 – PIDA rate Decrease!

Economic Growth Connection has announced that the interest rate on Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) loans for the 3rd Quarter 2019 has been reduced for all loans. Click here for current rates. Please contact EGC Business Development Officer Kyle Martin or Jim Smith at (724) 830-3604, or

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EGC Board Member Named PA Superintendent of the Year

Governor Tom Wolf joined Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera and educational leaders from across the commonwealth today to recognize Dr. Gennaro R. Piraino, Jr., Superintendent of the Franklin Regional School District, as the 2019 Pennsylvania Superintendent of the Year. We are proud to have Dr. Piraino

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Grants Available to Reduce Pollution and Save Money

Grant funding for energy efficiency and pollution prevention projects for small business owners and farmers is still available from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) through the Small Business Advantage Grant program. Pennsylvania-based small business owners with 100 or fewer full-time employees are eligible for the

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2018 Annual Awards Reception

Please join the EGC in honoring Tenaska, Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County, and Bruce Corna, Vice President of KACIN Companies. Monday, November 5, 2018 NEW LOCATION: The Palace Theatre View more information including sponsorship and ticket options here.

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Penn State New Kensington awarded $75,000 grant

The EGC is the financial administrator of the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund which recently awarded of $75,000 grant to Penn State New Kensington. The grant will aid Penn State New Kensington in incorporating sustainability and best practices to the Corridor of Innovation and revitalization efforts

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