CAN DO, Inc., the economic development organization serving Greater Hazleton and beyond, announced that Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) products and loans are available at record-low interest rates for the 2016 third quarter.
Interest rates for several products dropped a quarter of a percent since the second quarter, including those for fixed interest rate full-term loans for up to a 15-year period.
PIDA loan applications must be packaged, underwritten and submitted by a Certified Economic Development Organization such as CAN DO, which is authorized to assist with applications in Greater Hazleton and throughout Luzerne County.
The Student Action Committee consists of juniors and seniors from high schools throughout Greater Hazleton who are appointed as student members of the CAN DO Board of Directors and plan and execute the “Operation: CAN DO” and CAN DO Community Christmas service projects as well as attend board meetings.
The Student Action Committee was formed many years ago to encourage involvement in community advancement and to reach out to those who may someday become future leaders in our area. Nancy Stasko, CAN DO Director of Administration, and Charles Burkhardt, CAN DO Board of Directors member, are the Student Action Committee co-advisers.
Stasko gave a speech during the dinner detailing the Student Action Committee’s efforts over the past fiscal year and presented certificates of participation to the outgoing senior committee members.
CAN DO, Inc. honored board member Elaine Judd with its 2016 Chairman’s Award during CAN DO’s 60th annual dinner on June 7.
CAN DO Board of Directors Chairman Dr. John Madden presented the award, which recognizes outstanding volunteer contributions to the organization, to Judd for her commitment to CAN DO. Judd currently serves as Chair of the CAN DO Community Relations Committee, serves as a member of the Executive Committee and is involved in other aspects of the organization as well.
Located directly along the I-81 corridor in Northeast Pennsylvania and just minutes from I-80, Greater Hazleton offers an ideal location, just two hours to New York City and Philadelphia and within a day's drive of half the nation's population.