Bette Slayton

BCTC Awarded Grant Funding to Boost Awareness of Manufacturing Careers

The Bedford County Technical Center (BCTC), 21st Century Community Learning Center Consortium and Bedford County Development Center (BCDA) are partnering on a $200,000 Manufacturing Training to Career grant that will bring funding towards two separate, but complimentary pieces: the implementation of the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing®” video contest and a parallel community awareness campaign. …

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CaptiveAire Ribbon Cutting

“A great relationship’ CaptiveAire showcases its expansion at Bedford facility

CaptiveAire Ribbon cutting for CaptiveAire’s expansion at its facility at the Bedford County Business Park. Top Row L-R: Brent Vernon, Secretary Dennis Davin, Rep. Jesse Topper, Brian Pachtman, Eric Shuke Bottom row L-R: Commissioner Alen Frederick, Nick Perry, Bette Slayton, John Zoltowski, Bill Griffin, Matt Carter, Kaitlyn Clark By the Gazette Staff State, local elected …

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PA Economic Developer of the Year Award

Slayton named Pennsylvania’s Economic Developer of the Year

BEDFORD, PA — Bette Slayton, president and CEO of the Bedford County Development Association (BCDA) has been designated Economic Developer of the Year for 2021 by the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association (PEDA). PEDA announced the honor at its annual conference, held this year on Oct. 7 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of …

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The Bedford County Development Association announces new Board members for 2020

“The Bedford County Development Association’s board of directors’ newest members bring with them a mosaic business and economic development expertise,” said James Gonsman, the board’s newly appointed chair.   “Bedford County is growing,” he said. “And together, we’ll cultivate an environment of entrepreneurial success.” The senior vice president of Hometown Bank of PA, Gonsman said …

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Bedford County Featured in MARE Journal

Bedford County was recently featured in the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal.  The attributes of doing business in the region as well as our available workforce and sites were showcased.  3-16-18 Mare Journal Pg 67 To view the complete journal flipbook, click here:  Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal 3/16/18