Business Breakfast EventThe EEDC will be sponsoring a free breakfast for all business and property owners in our central business district. PLEASE PLAN ON ATTENDING! Come and meet your neighbors and members of the EEDC and get a good hearty breakfast before heading off to work! The breakfast is slated for Friday, April 15 from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. at Fugh Hall (27 Crescent Ave near ballfields). It is an Open House atmosphere so stop in on your way into work and kibitz with other business owners! RSVP at the Municipal Building. 412-781-0569.
TOWN HALL MEETINGEEDC and the Borough are sponsoring a TOWN Hall meeting for a re-enegizing of our combined efforts to revitalize the business district! Help us plan our strategies going forward and offer some insight as to what you see as important to helping your business and all of our businesses thrive! Everyone is invited, including our residents! the meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Fugh Hall! WE WELCOME YOUR IDEAS!
Facade Grant Open to all BusinessesThe EEDC is now accepting applications for the 2016 Facade Grant Program. Application deadline is May, 31. Eligible applicants must be a current dues paying member of the Development Corporation. Applications will be available at the Municipal Building. This is a matching grant program, with a maximum award of $3,500.00 (applicant’s project would total $7,000.00 or above). The EEDC Board of Directors will select the winning applicant in June 2016.
Only 3 Months until the Etna Farmers' Market...It was a great summer at the Etna Farmers Market and we just heard the great news that Dillner Family Farms will be back with us again next year! The Etna Market will reopen in June and will be there every Thursday from 3:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. through mid Oct. If the weather permits, it may last until the end of October. As we mentioned Dillner Family Farms will be supplying us with their freshly picked fruits and vegetables. We will have homemade jams and jellies, honey from Stein's Apiary, fresh herbs, pizzelles, baked goods, hot foods, Pollak's candy, homemade chips and salsa, tea; and pasta sauce, salad dressings and Italian specialties from Callifonte Foods. There is no telling what else will be for sale as we continue to add vendors.
Open Streets Comes to EtnaGet ready for OPEN STREETS Etna/Sharpsburg June 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Open Streets is an opportunity for people to get and utilize a roadway for pedestrian and bicyclist use! Etna will be closing a portion of Butler Street from Maplewood to High and Bridge Streets during this time frame. There will be food, fun and live music to enjoy and lots of healthy activities to participate in or watch! We encourage you to bring your family down to take part in this one-of-a-kind event! Soft road closures will help you get over to our neighbor, Sharpsburg for more fun and activities!