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The Progress Fund News

Batting .454

A recent New York Times article about traveling in Pennsylvania featured twelve places, including the famous Frank Lloyd Wright property, Fallingwater. Of the eleven other places mentioned, five of them are our borrowers. That makes our batting average .454, which isn’t bad odds. Continue reading

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Going full circle

Last week, we shared an article written by TABLE Magazine about some noteworthy tourism businesses we funded. This goes full circle because ten years ago, we helped TABLE Magazine get started! TABLE Magazine was recently honored with a proclamation from the Council of the City of Pittsburgh for “playing a vital role in promoting the great work of the region’s farmers, entrepreneurs, restauranteurs, … Continue reading

Related Project: TABLE Magazine

All in the family

Ridge Runner Distillery, one of our newest borrowers was featured in TABLE magazine along with the rest of their culinary clan. (Article by Kelly Gould) “There’s Nothing Like Family. John and Sharon Klay would probably agree, considering that they named their Western Pennsylvania winery after their only son, Christian.  If you’ve lived in the area for a while, you’ve probably … Continue reading