YCEA Announces 2019 Showcasing YoCo! Annual Dinner Awardees & Talent
York County Economic Alliance Announces 2019 Showcasing YoCo! Annual Dinner Awardees & Talent
York, PA – (March 15, 2019) - The York County Economic Alliance (YCEA) is proud to announce the 2019 Annual Dinner awardees, and the line-up of local York talent. New this year is the Revolutionary Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Sponsored by WellSpan Health, the celebration will be held Friday, April 12 at the Wyndham Garden. The evening includes a reception at 5 p.m., and dinner and entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. A variety of local artists, musicians, and performers of all genres will be featured throughout the course of the evening.
Jessica Pastelak – freshman at York College of Pennsylvania
YWCA Temple Guard – under the direction of Mike Smith, this inspirational youth program has grown over the past 15 years
Garrett Shultz – a Central PA native making a splash with his EP “Go Like This”
The Rossums – Corrinne, Ciara, Carissa and Casey are four sisters known for their talent and robust voices in the York Community
YCP Rhapsody – a cappella talent from York College of Pennsylvania
The feature entertainment, and coordination of talent, will be Central City Orchestra, led by Katie Robinette. The 10-piece orchestra band promises to keep the evening full of non-stop energy and excitement. Attendees should plan to stick around and party with CCO into the evening!
A true celebration of York, recipients of the Ignite Young Professional Award, Small Business of the Year, ATHENA Award, White Rose Appreciation Award, and (NEW THIS YEAR!) the Revolutionary Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will be honored this evening as well. We are proud to announce:
- Ignite Young Professional Award Winner, presented by Barley Snyder – Dalynet Torres-Cruz, Mental Health Program Specialist and Licensed Social Worker with York/Adams Mental Health – Intellectual and Development Disabilities Program (MH-IDD)
- Small Business of the Year Award Winner, presented by BB&T – abSketches
- ATHENA Award Winner, presented by York Traditions Bank – Lyn Bergdoll, Executive Director, The Belmont Theatre
- White Rose Appreciation Award Winner, presented by Glatfelter Insurance Group – D. Reed Anderson, Stock & Leader
- NEW: Revolutionary Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Winner, presented by McNees Wallace and Nurick, LLC – L2 Brands (Legacy Athletic + League)
Legacy Athletic, known for headwear, apparel and home goods manufacturing, merged with League in May 2018, making the new company, L2 Brands, one of the county’s largest manufacturers in the industry serving college and resort destination markets. The merger will bring additional jobs and skills to the Hanover, PA headquarters in fields such as large volume screen printing, graphic design, marketing, and IT, all in under one year’s time. L2 Brands anticipates 90+ new positions in 2019, spurring economic growth in YoCo.
Tickets for this event typically sell out, and are available here through the YCEA website. Don’t miss your chance to join us in celebrating our 2019 award winners, and see York’s talent showcased live.
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YCEA drives York County’s economic growth by leveraging the collaboration, resources and expertise needed to create sustainable prosperity.
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