ABCD and Chamber Boards Agree to Merger Discussions
May 18, 2023
The Altoona Blair County Development (ABCD) Corporation and the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Boards of Directors have announced the two organizations are initiating formal merger discussions. “This is an exciting and impactful opportunity,” said Ron McConnell, ABCD Board Chair. “Today’s business of economic development increasingly involves all aspects of a community, its businesses, its people, and how we experience the place we live. As that change occurs, we need to adapt to meet the next generation’s needs and demands,” McConnell added.
The merger move represents a large...