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Jamie Colecchi joins MVA as Director of Operations & Development

Mr. Jamie Colecchi has joined the Mon Valley Alliance as the new Director of Operations & Development. With over 20 years expierence in Economic & Community Development, Mr. Colecchi brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to work in the Mon Valley. Read the news release here: MVA News Release- Jamie Colecchi

New small business loan program available

**UPDATE** As of Tuesday, 3/31/20, this program has closed for applications pending additional funding.   Governor Tom Wolf has announced a new loan program designed to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19. ┬áThe Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) is administering the program through funding from the Commonwealth Financing Authority, making $60 million dollars available for […]

COVID-19: Business Assistance Programs

COVID-19 UPDATE: In this time of change and uncertainty, we are working to identify resources for our business community. Federal, State and local programs are being announced daily and we are compiling all of the information into a single resource page. Additionally, our Director of Operations, Jamie Colecchi, is available to discuss details of the […]

$7,500 in Grants awarded to California, Donora & North Charleroi Boroughs

Photo: Left to Right: Randy Durr, Manager, Regional External Affairs, FirstEnergy/West Penn Power; Steve Hega, Mayor, North Charleroi Borough; John McDonough, Mayor, Donora Borough; ┬áPatsy Alfano, President of Council, California Borough; John Easoz, Chairman, Mon Valley Alliance Foundation. The Mon Valley Alliance Foundation, with support from the First Energy Foundation, recently awarded $2,500 each to […]

Five Towns consider consolidation

On January 30th, 2020, residents from Roscoe, Elco, Dunlevy, Stockdale & Allenport came together to engage with State Senator Camera Bartolotta, PA Department of Community and Economic Development, Washington County Commissioners Diana Irey Vaughan and Nick Sherman, Washington county Redevelopment Authority, Washington County Elections Office, and the Mon Valley Alliance. Please see the attached article […]