The Progress Fund is pleased to share the most recent study on economic impact along the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP). According to Bryan Perry of Fourth Economy, “Tourism along the 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage drove over $121 million in economic impact in 2019, according to a year-long analysis by Pittsburgh-based consulting firm Fourth Economy released on November 30, 2021. Fourth Economy conducted 64 interviews … Continue reading
The Trail Town Program was mentioned in a November 14th article in the Adirondack Express.
PART SIX: Our entrepreneurial summer series has taken us to B&Bs, distilleries, trails, docks, restaurants, climbing gyms and ice cream shops. If you’re pumped to take on your own business, then we’re thrilled. If, on the other hand, we’ve got you pondering retirement, we get that, too. Either way, our sixth and final episode has exactly what you’re looking for. Read … Continue reading
PART FIVE: When one location just isn’t enough, growth brings opportunity and threats. We’re at that point in our entrepreneurial summer when the days are so long and bright that you’d almost think they’ll never end. When a small business owner finds that the line of customers just doesn’t end, it may be time to open a second location. In … Continue reading
PART FOUR: If you joined our entrepreneurial summer series during week three (we hit the rafts, bikes, canoes, kayaks), you may still be hungry. This week, we’ll share a booth with some of the most innovative restaurateurs in the region, where they’ll try to read the minds of the dining public – an exercise which might go better with a … Continue reading