East Berlin Community Library Announced as a 2016 Finalist
East Berlin, PA (January 5, 2016) – East Berlin Community Library is pleased to announce that along with a select few charitable organizations in the region, East Berlin Community Library will be recognized as a finalist in the 2016 Nonprofit Innovation Awards program. [An alphabetical listing of all finalists follows at the end of this press release.]
An awards breakfast will be held on Friday, February 26, 2016, from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Wyndham Gardens York to recognize 35 central Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations and their leaders for developing creative ways to help the region’s citizens with limited resources.
During the program, the winning organization in each category will be revealed and they will receive a check to continue their good work in our community.
Everyone is welcome to attend the event, where they can congratulate and network with the honorees. Seats and tables can be reserved online at www.CPBJ.com/events.
The 2016 Nonprofit Innovation Awards are made possible by a partnership of the Central Penn Business Journal, the Lancaster County Community Foundation, The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC), and the York County Community Foundation. The presenting sponsor of the program is WellSpan Health. Other program sponsors include: Maher Duessel; Metro Bank; Philadelphia Insurance Companies; Temple University Harrisburg; and Engle Printing & Publishing.
For more information about these special awards, please visit www.CPBJ.com/events. Please contact Jill Caldwell with the Central Penn Business Journal at 717-236-4300 or email@example.com with any questions.
List of 2016 Nonprofit Innovation Awards Finalists
Listed in alphabetical order within each awards category. The winner of each category will be revealed during an awards event to be held on February 26, 2016 at the Wyndham Gardens York.
Brand Identity/Unique Marketing Campaign Category
These nonprofits have used a new marketing concept to attract financial support, volunteers and/or clients.
Camp Hebron—Dauphin County
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank—Lebanon County
Susquehanna Service Dogs program of Keystone Service Systems Inc.—Dauphin County The Harrisburg Area Riverboat Society—Dauphin County
York County Heritage Trust—York County
YWCA Greater Harrisburg—Dauphin County
These nonprofits have executed an innovative program with another organization(s) for a common goal.
American Red Cross of Central PA—Dauphin County
Brethren Housing Association—Dauphin County
Dreamwrights Youth & Family Theatre—York County
East Berlin Community Library—Adams County
Employment Skills Center—Cumberland County
First Nonprofit Foundation—Dauphin County
ForSight Vision—York County
Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership—Lancaster County
New Hope Ministries—York County
United Way of Lancaster County—Lancaster County
Management Operations Category
These nonprofits have adopted sound management principles, leading to a significant increase in their organization’s ability to meet its mission.
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet—Cumberland County
Mission Central—Cumberland County
South Central PA Sickle Cell Council—Dauphin County
UDS Foundation—Lancaster County
These nonprofits have created and implemented programs or events locally to increase the effectiveness of their mission.
Chinese Cultural & Arts Institute —Dauphin County
Diakon Child, Family & Community Ministries—Dauphin County
Family First Health— York County
Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg—Dauphin County
JumpStreet— Dauphin County
Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art—Dauphin County
The Arc of Cumberland and Perry Counties—Cumberland County
The Lancaster Symphony Orchestra—Lancaster County
York Jewish Community Center—York County
Nonprofit Leadership Excellence Category
This category identifies and recognizes an exemplary nonprofit leader whose accomplishments have advanced his/her organization and field of service.
Lindsay Drew, The Jessica Drew Sunshine Memorial Fund—Dauphin County
Jessica King, ASSETS—Lancaster County
John W. Lloyd, MANTEC—York County
Rev. Glen Miller, SpiriTrust Lutheran—York County
Jeannine Peterson, Hamilton Health Center—Dauphin County
Dr. Ronald E. Schafer, Central Pennsylvania Symphony —Dauphin County