From left to right: Nick Felice, Miffin County Industrial Development Corporation and Roger Heasley, FirstEnergy.

 Lewistown, PA – FirstEnergy Corporation, provider of electric services to throughout Central Pennsylvania is investing $1,000 in Focus Central Pennsylvania to support regional growth by promoting the region to attract investment that cultivates economic growth. A check was presented by FirstEnergy Senior Advisor, Economic Development Roger Heasley to Nick Felice, President of Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation (MCIDC) a member of Focus Central PA.

Roger Heasley with FirstEnergy stated “Our economic development team understands the challenges in attracting and retaining businesses.  We are pleased to invest in Focus Central PA who continues to support agencies like MCIDC and CBICC.  Both of these groups are important to the economic strength and success in our region.”  

FirstEnergy Corporation is headquartered in Akron, OH. Penelec, the subsidiary servicing Centre and Mifflin Counties and approximately 29 other counties throughout Pennsylvania, is based in Erie, PA.

“This support from First Energy demonstrates the collaborative nature of all stakeholders involved with promoting economic development here in central Pennsylvania. As a board member of Focus Central PA, we sincerely appreciate First Energy’s investment in our efforts to attract new investment to our region and look forward to continuing our positive relationship”. Nick Felice, President/CEO of Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation (MCIDC)

Focus Central Pennsylvania is part of a committed team of economic development organizations in the region driving economic growth for communities in Centre, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Union, Snyder and Mifflin Counties. Focus Central PA proactively markets the region as a choice location for quality companies to invest and grow their businesses. The mission of Focus Central PA is to attract investment that cultivates economic growth in Central Pennsylvania.