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30 Minutes with Mike FCADC Podcast

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FCADC President Mike Ross discusses the socio-economic and quality-of-life issues impacting Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Hear from local business, cultural and community leaders from across the County. Who knows maybe a little comedy, sports, and politics thrown in.
14 Episodes
Mike and David sit down with surfer dude Tim Henry, President and CEO of F&M Trust.  Tim shares his opinion on what 2021 holds-in-store for banking, the economy and everything in between.  Plus Tim is a Green Bay Packers he is nursing his wounds from the NFC Championship loss.   
Mike and David discuss the year that was not the election...but just about everything else, including economic development in Franklin County.  They also discuss their favorite Christmas movie and both agreed that Clark W. Griswald is the best with cousin Eddie a close second.  Take a listen.  
Mike and David "plan their work and work their plan" with Steve Thomas, Director of the Franklin County Planning Department.  I mean who else to help you plan something, than the planning director.  Learn about all the exciting efforts currently being spearheaded by the Planning Department.  Including Ag land preservation, community block grants, and the always entertaining land development and subdivision plan review.  
Mike and David learn all about the Letterkenny Munitions Center (LEMC) in Chambersburg as they talk with its commander, LTC Dennis Williams.  The Munitions Center makes things go boom...sometimes big booms.  Listen in to learn about all the good things going on at LEMC. 
Mike and David discuss every topic under the Sun, including the upcoming Small Business Recovery Grant in Franklin County, the optimism for a strong post-covid economic recovery locally, what Netflix shows they're currently watching, college sports, and the PIAA decision to play high school sports this Fall.  
Mike and Bosco talk with Dave Keller, Chairman of the Franklin County Board of Commissioners regarding the County's COVID response as well as an update on the construction of the County Judicial Complex.  Plus a little sidebar on favorite WWII movies and Seinfeld episodes.  
Mike and David remotely (and socially distant) talk shop with Jesse McCree, CEO of South Central PA Works.  We learn a little bit about regional workforce development pre-pandemic and post-pandemic.  Being from New England we assumed he was a Patriots fan, turns out he is the Switzerland of NFL football.    
Mike and David chat with Susan Small, Director of Business Development, Washington County, Maryland.  Tired of COVID this and COVID that, take a few minutes to learn about our colleague from "South of the Border"...I mean after all she lived in Waynesboro for 20 she is super smart like David.  
Mike and David chat with Amy & Amy from Franklin County United Way about all the good stuff their organization is doing to positively impact the quality of life in Franklin County.  
Mike and Bosco are joined by Janet Pollard, Director of the Franklin County Visitors Bureau.  Together they discuss all things tourism in Franklin County.  Plus we learn that Janet is a die-hard Boston Celtics fan and she's not even from Boston.  Go figure.  
Mike and Bosco sit down with Bill Kohler, Director of Economic Development for Mainstreet Waynesboro Inc.   Lot's of good stuff happening in downtown Waynesboro, take a listen to find out more. Bosco would like to take a moment and let everyone know that Waynesboro is the best Borough in the County.  
Mike and Bosco are joined by Tim McMahon, CEO, Triangle Tech to discuss the post secondary vocational training available at Triangle's new location in Chambersburg. They also discuss Pittsburgh sports...which Bosco can't stand.   
Mike and Bosco talk shop with Letterkenny Army Deport Commander, COL Greg Gibbons.  All things Letterkenny Army Depot...with a little diddie about COL Gibbons mixed in.  
Mike and Bosco discuss the who, what, where, and why of the new FCADC Podcast Show.  
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