HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Lots of businesses in the Midstate struggled when the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic because many businesses rely on the major events hosted in the complex.
But now, events are slowly bringing a cash flow back into Harrisburg, including the Mecum Auctions, back after three years away.
“We’re pretty excited to be back. We would have loved to be here in ’20 and ’21 but there was a little thing going on called the pandemic,” said Dave Magers, CEO of Mecum Auctions.
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That “little thing” was holding back a ton of money without major events in Harrisburg.
“The fact that it’s open again, the fact that we’re here tonight, to do the block party, and kick off the show tomorrow and have the show run through the weekend is…