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Pennsylvania Legislation Enhancing Small Business Growth in 2023

Pennsylvania recognizes the critical role small businesses play in driving economic growth, creating jobs, and fostering innovation. In 2023, the state has implemented several legislative changes aimed at supporting and empowering small businesses. These initiatives focus on various aspects, such as taxation, regulatory reform, access to capital, and workforce development. Pennsylvania Business Central will explore the key legislative developments in […]

AccuWeather Names Steven R. Smith CEO

Founder Dr. Joel N. Myers to Continue in an Active Strategic Leadership Role as Executive Chairman

AccuWeather, located in State College, PA, recently announced that Steven R. Smith has been named CEO, effective immediately. He takes over as CEO from AccuWeather’s Founder, Dr. Joel N. Myers, who will become Executive Chairman, a new strategic leadership role. This senior leadership evolution is part of a calculated succession plan that the company has been working toward over the […]

Women’s Business Networking Groups in Pennsylvania: Empowering Connections and Success

Networking is a powerful tool for professional growth and business success. In Pennsylvania, numerous women’s business networking groups have emerged, providing a supportive platform for women entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals to connect, collaborate, and thrive. These groups foster a sense of community, facilitate knowledge sharing, and empower women in their pursuit of professional goals. In this edition, Women in Business […]

Celebrating Women-Owned Business!

Each year, Women in Business looks forward to honoring those visionary and intrepid women who have followed their entrepreneurial dream by starting and leading their own businesses. We’re especially proud that this is the fifth year for our annual 50 to Follow Women-Owned Businesses recognition program, honoring women-led businesses and organizations throughout the central Pennsylvania region. As always, Women in […]

The Thriving Casino Business in Central Pennsylvania

Is it a Gamble Worth Taking?

Central Pennsylvania, once known for its picturesque landscapes and serene countryside, has emerged as a thriving hub for the casino industry. Over the past decade, this region has witnessed a significant growth in the number of casinos, transforming it into a popular destination for both locals and tourists seeking entertainment and gaming experiences. The emergence and success of the casino […]

Business Financing for Small Businesses in Central Pennsylvania

Unlocking Growth and Success

Small businesses play a vital role in driving economic growth and job creation in Central Pennsylvania. However, one of the biggest challenges they face is securing adequate financing to start, expand, or sustain their operations. In this article, we will explore the various options available for business financing in Central Pennsylvania, highlighting both traditional and alternative sources. By understanding these […]

Five Exciting Summer Activities for Seniors!

As the sun shines bright and the temperatures rise, summer offers the perfect opportunity for seniors to engage in exciting activities that promote physical, mental, and social well-being. From outdoor adventures to creative pursuits, there are numerous enjoyable summer activities tailored specifically for seniors. Here are five exciting activities that will keep seniors active, entertained, and connected during the sunny […]


Women in Business always looks forward to recognizing the top fe­male nonprofit talent and leadership throughout our 23-county region with our annual Top Nonprofit Fe­male Leaders list. These dynamic and engaged women in central Pennsyl­vania were selected by our editorial team from the numerous nomina­tions sent in by local business lead­ers, chambers of commerce and you, our loyal readers. The […]

Starting your own remote business – What Women Entrepreneurs should know!

Starting your own business can be an ex­citing and rewarding endeavor, but it can also be challenging, especially for women, who often face unique barriers in the en­trepreneurial world. However, thanks to advances in technology and changing social attitudes towards remote work, it has never been easier for women entrepreneurs to start their own businesses, even from the comfort of […]

Meeting the Nursing Shortage Crisis in Pennsylvania

Healthcare officials, policymakers move to address issue

The nursing shortage in Pennsylvania is a growing concern for healthcare provid­ers and patients alike. The state, like many others, is facing a shortage of nurses that is expected to worsen in the coming years. Pennsylvania Business Central wanted to explore the reasons behind the nursing shortage in Pennsylvania and its potential impact on the state’s healthcare system. One of […]

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