Lawrence Chamber Helps 142 Businesses

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Lawrence County Regional Chamber of Commerce helped 142 businesses – both members and nonmembers – obtain financial assistance in 2020.

Working via phone and videoconferencing, the chamber’s team, led by CEO Alex McCoy, Lawrence County Economic Development Corp. director Linda Nitch and assistant director Diane Richardson, processed more than $7.5 million in grant requests and other financial aid.

Work continued with LaCarte Development to convert Stonecrest Golf Course in New Beaver into an industrial park. The chamber worked with LaCarte to secure $5 million in loans and grants.