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Press Kit

For media inquiries about the HVAB, its mission, programs and the economic impact of visitation, contact Lesley Kistner, Public Affairs Director, at

Travel journalists, if you are working on a story about Happy Valley, Pennsylvania, please contact Ed Stoddard, Communications Director at the Happy Valley Adventure Bureau: or (800) 358-5466 or (814) 231-1401 x310. 

Official Press Release Archive:

HVAB unveils The Adventure Bureau Dispatch (May 6, 2020)

Event organizers announce cancellations, plans for virtual celebrations (April 17, 2020)

HVAB, CBICC: support and celebrate local agriculture (March 24, 2020)

HVAB extends tourism grant program deadline (March 17, 2020)

Celebrity judge on board for HVAB’s “PTGo” contest (February 24, 2020)

Assignment looks at tourism through eyes of university students (February 13, 2020)

More Than One Fourth of Employed Americans Do Not Take All The Paid Vacation Time Their Job Offers (February 6, 2020)

Applications being accepted for HVAB’s 2020-21 Tourism Grant Program (January 23, 2020)

HVAB announces addition to sales force (January 14, 2020)

HVAB to offer sneak peek at new tourism promotion campaign (January 14, 2020)

HVAB to serve as Science Pub presenter (January 9, 2020)

Introducing: The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau! (October 15, 2019)

CPCVB/CBICC launch countywide agritourism promotion campaign (October 2, 2019)

Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces New Hires (May 21, 2019)

Travelers to Centre County Spend More in 2017 (May 28, 2019)

Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau to announce 2019 Tourism Grant recipients (May 30, 2019)
CPCVB Announces Hiring of Allen & Gerritsen (May 30, 2019)