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Supporting Local Businesses Through the Revolving Loan Fund Program

Posted on January 30, 2024 by Christine Myers

A strong local economy depends on the success of small businesses and entrepreneurs. That's why we’re excited to announce the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) program - an important tool for sustaining economic growth in communities like Ephrata. The RLF provides critical financing to both existing businesses looking to expand and new entrepreneurs ready to launch.

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Shop Small Saturday November 25

Posted on November 9, 2023 by Christine Myers

Discover the heart and soul of Ephrata by shopping small on Saturday, November 25! Explore the one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, and eateries that make our downtown so special.

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Building a Stronger Lancaster County through ExtraGive

Posted on October 17, 2023 by Christine Myers

Lancaster County is known for its picturesque landscapes, rich history, and thriving communities. It's a place where neighbors come together to support one another, and the spirit of giving back is deeply ingrained in the county's culture. One initiative that exemplifies this spirit is the ExtraGive, an annual event that brings communities together to support local nonprofits. 

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Ephrata Shines Bright: Celebrating 100 Years of Christmas Tree Lighting

Posted on October 4, 2023 by Christine Myers

Sometimes, the world seems to change by the minute. Just like the comfort that a good home-cooked meal can provide, traditions hold a special place in our hearts while they remind us of the values and joys of our community. In Ephrata, a cherished tradition has stood the test of time, and this year, it's shining brighter than ever as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Christmas tree lighting. The whole holiday season is marked by a series of enchanting events that promise to bring warmth and joy to our hearts. With a century of memories behind it, this year's festivities promise to be truly tree-mendous. 

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