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08
February
2018

Etna Featured in NEXTpittsburgh!

Things to Do in Etna!

Etna Featured in NEXTpittsburgh!

Read this article from NEXTpittsburgh featuring some of the things that help make Etna a great place to live, work and explore!

31
January
2018

Night at the Races!

Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 3!

Night at the Races!

The EEDC hosts its 8th Annual Night at the Races on Saturday, March 3 at Fugh Hall. Doors will open at 7:30 P.M., and betting windows open at 8:00 P.M.  This fundraising event supports the many initiatives of the Etna Economic Development Corporation throughout the year.

You can buy a horse for only $5.00 and the winning horse from each race pays $25.00 (winner need not be present). Admission to the event and beer are FREE! Please bring any other drinks you would like and your own snacks.

You can purchase horses from any EEDC member, or at Cop Out Pierogies, Winschel Hardware, Porky's Plain Old Bar or the Etna Borough Municipal Building by February 25. For more information, call 412-781-0569.

19
January
2018

Etna Winter Street Skate

Etna Winter Street Skate

Butler Street transforms into an outdoor ice rink for a FREE, fun-filled, family-friendly Street Skate. Bring your ice skates or get a pair at the rink and skate in the street! Sponsored by Etna Economic Development Corporation, The Borough of Etna, Etna Deck Hockey & Etna Volunteer Fire Department.

Sponsored by: The Borough of Etna, Etna Economic Development Corporation, Etna Deck Hockey Association, and the Etna Volunteer Fire Department.

30
November
2017

EEDC 2018 Lottery Calendar Sale

EEDC 2018 Lottery Calendar Sale

The Etna Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) 2018 LOTTERY CALENDARS are now on sale for ONLY $20!!!

Now in its fifth year, this EEDC fundraising calendar keeps you up to date on Etna events and happenings and gives you a daily chance to win to boot! For $20.00, you can purchase a 2018 calendar based on the three-digit evening Pick 3 number drawn each night. Prizes range from $20.00 to $300.00 a day.

Need the Perfect Christmas Gift? Get the gift that could give 365 days a year in 2018!
The Lottery Calendar makes a great CHRISTMAS gift for those “hard-to-buy-for” friends and relatives who have everything and need nothing! A gift that is practical, entertaining and lucrative at the same time. What more could you ask for???!!!
Calendars can be purchased at the Etna Borough Municipal Building, Cop-Out Pierogies, Winschel Hardware, or from any EEDC member through December 31st.

20
November
2017

Small Business Saturday!

Shop Small in Etna on Saturday, November 25

Small Business Saturday!

In conjunction with the Etna Economic Development Corporation, retail shops, restaurants, salons and specialty businesses as well as two pop-up shops are opening their doors for Small Business Saturday on November 25!

Many proprietors are offering specials, sales and giveaways, and the EEDC is championing our local businesses by providing special promotional holiday ornaments to encourage people to #SHOPSMALL. Select Etna retailers will be distributing the limited-edition ornaments and Shop Small tote-bags while quantities last.

20
November
2017

Light the Night in Etna!

Friday, November 24 - 6:00 to 9:00 PM

Light the Night in Etna!

The streets of Etna illuminate to welcome the holiday season on the day after Thanksgiving!  

 

Festivities begin with a hometown parade escorting Santa down Butler Street. The evening features a host of family fun, including trolley rides, live reindeer, children’s games and activities, photo booth, balloon artist, Christmas card collection for soldiers and of course Old Saint Nick and Mrs. Claus! Performances by Pine Creek Community Band and strolling musicians, and a dramatic reading of “The Night Before Christmas”. The finale at the ballfield includes the Firemen’s Open House with a toasty bonfire and a magical fireworks display!

 

28
September
2017

Annual Lottery Calendar Ads for Sale

Annual Lottery Calendar Ads for Sale

The EEDC is officially launching their 2018 Lottery Calendar Ad Campaign!   People have already come in to see if the 2018 Calendar is available for sale!!  WOW – that shows its popularity!

This is a major fund raiser for the Etna Economic Development Corporation which has been working hard the last year, leveraging the funds raised into GOOD THINGS in our community!

This year, they awarded a façade grant of $3,000.00 (work to begin shortly!); have initiated a SIGN GRANT program, whereby business owners can get up to $1,200.00 towards the purchase of new signage for their business (one already up!); sponsored numerous community events, including the WINTER STREET SKATE, the BEE-A-FRIEND SEED TOUR, the third annual ART TOUR, the STREET CARNIVAL; continued publishing the BUSINESS BUZZ – promoting our wonderful businesses;  sponsored the FARMER’S MARKET (celebrating 10 years this year!); received a grant of $250,000.00 for the Etna Riverfront Park Project; received a Heinz Foundation Grant of $25,000.00 for a market analysis of our core business district (study underway as we speak!) and are working with the Borough to install a new gateway sign as you come into Etna on Route 8!

WOW – that’s a lot accomplished in a year! 

Why not help those efforts by purchasing an ad for your business or organization in our 2018 Lottery Calendar?  Your money will be put hard to work – and you will have the satisfaction of knowing you were a part of the exciting work the EEDC is doing!

To purchase an ad, or if you have any questions, please give us a call, Melinda, our Economic Development Coordinator, would be happy to assist!!!  412-781-0569

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