Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chair Gayle Manchin Tours PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Kinzua Bridge, Sees ARC Investments in Action

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-Chair Gayle Manchin joined partners last week in touring projects in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Federal Co-Chair Manchin spent Wednesday afternoon and evening at the Elk Country Visitor Center, meeting with the Local Development District Association of Pennsylvania and learning more about elk country from the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, which…

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Moving ahead after BBBRC

Moving ahead after BBBRC By Tataboline Enos, PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship Founder + CEO Well friends, we tried so hard to bring this home for rural PA. As the only outdoor recreation industry cluster to make it to the final round, representing a highly rural landscape, we left it all on the field. Everything.…

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C&N Bank donates $4,000 to PA Wilds educational programs

Citizens & Northern Bank (C&N) made a generous donation of $4,000 to the Pennsylvania Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship in May. The check was accepted by Julie Iaquinto, Founding CFO of the PA Wilds Center. Julie and the entire team of the PA Wilds Center thanks them for their support! The donation is an EITC, or…

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2022 PA Wilds Champions receive awards at July 28 dinner

Please join the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) in congratulating the recipients of the 2022 Champions of the PA Wilds Awards! The winners were honored at the 2022 PA Wilds Dinner & Awards, which was held July 28, 2022, at Bald Birds Brewing in Jersey Shore, Lycoming County. The Champion of…

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PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Videographer

PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Videographer The PA Wilds Center is looking to contract with a juried photographer/videographer from The Wilds Cooperative of PA (WCO) program to develop three (3) 1-minute videos showcasing testimonials from the winners of the 2022 PA Wilds Big Idea Contest. The 2022 PA Wilds Big Idea took place between…

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PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Financial Statement Preparer

PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Financial Statement Preparer PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship invites firms to submit a proposal to assist the Organization in the preparation of six month and annual financial statements and related notes and supplementary information. The financial statements must be prepared in accordance with the requirements of a federal single…

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Survey: Share your insights about PA Wilds

With funding support from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, Susan Ryan, PhD from Pennsylvania Western University, is conducting a study on the community and economic impacts of the PA Wilds brand. We appreciate PA Wilds partner organizations, residents, business owners, visitors and potential visitors taking a few minutes to participate in this confidential survey. Participation…

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PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Auditor

PA Wilds Center Issues RFP for Auditor PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship invites firms to submit a proposal for the preparation of its yearly audited financial statements and related filings for a three-year period beginning with the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022. Our organization requires a federal single audit. The audit of the PA…

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Ta Enos on Appalachia Meets World podcast

Big thanks to brothers Will and Neil for featuring PA Wilds Center Founder and CEO Ta Enos on their podcast, Appalachia Meets World, where they chat about outdoor recreation as a rural economic driver, lightning bugs, the Build Back Better Regional Challenge competition, and how the road less traveled makes all the difference. Check out…

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