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Ephrata Celebrates New Businesses

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Ephrata Celebrates New Businesses

Posted on October 25, 2023 by Christine Myers

New businesses have been popping up, adding to the town's vitality and diversity. 

Ephrata has witnessed a recent surge in entrepreneurial spirit over the past three years, as new businesses have been popping up, adding to the town’s vitality and diversity. They have not only breathed fresh life into Ephrata but have also created opportunities for economic growth and job creation. They demonstrate the entrepreneurial spirit alive and well in the heart of this picturesque Pennsylvania town. The dedication and innovation of these entrepreneurs ensure that the town continues to prosper and evolve, creating a bright future for the local community. Ribbon cuttings and opening celebrations are some of the privileges are Ephrata Boro businesses can enjoy through Mainspring.

As we eagerly await what the next few years will bring, one thing is clear: Ephrata is a town on the rise.

Let’s take a closer look at a few of these exciting newcomers.


U3 Nutrition: As health-consciousness continues to grow, U3 Nutrition has answered the call for Ephrata residents looking to fuel their bodies with nutritious and delicious options. This smoothie and juice bar specializes in nutrient-packed beverages that cater to a wide range of dietary preferences. Whether you’re seeking a post-workout protein shake or a refreshing, fruit-filled smoothie, U3 Nutrition has you covered.

View the ribbon cutting here




For His Glory Boutique: One of the most heartwarming additions to Ephrata’s business scene is “For His Glory Boutique.” This charming store offers a unique range of clothing, accessories, and gifts for women and children, all with a focus on faith and style. From elegant dresses to inspirational home decor, this boutique has quickly become a local favorite, offering residents a new place to find fashionable pieces that reflect their values. View the ribbon cutting here.



Tacos El Gordo: When it comes to satisfying culinary cravings, Tacos El Gordo has quickly become Ephrata’s go-to spot. This authentic Mexican restaurant serves up mouthwatering tacos, burritos, and more. The fresh, flavorful ingredients and friendly service make it a must-visit for anyone seeking a taste of Mexico right in the heart of Pennsylvania. View the ribbon cutting here.




Myers & Bell Insurance: In addition to the new retail and dining options, Myers & Bell has opened an office on Main Street. This addition brings insurance expertise and support closer to the community, making it easier for residents to access the insurance coverage and guidance they may need for their homes, businesses, and more. View the ribbon cutting here.


Ephrata Pharmacy: The pharmacy’s mission is to provide accessible, personalized, and high-quality healthcare services to the Ephrata community.
“Our decision to open a store in Ephrata is driven by a deep-rooted desire to contribute positively to the community we serve,” said Sai Vuyyuru, Ephrata Pharmacy owner. “We want to create a healthcare destination where individuals feel heard, valued, and empowered to make informed decisions about their health. We are excited about the opportunity to become an integral part of the community and look forward to forging long-lasting relationships with our customers, healthcare partners, and fellow community members.” See the ribbon cutting here.