Thursday, Mar. 7, 2013
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Valencia Ballroom 142 N. George St. York, PA 17401 Directions
The 14th annual Nonprofit Innovation Awards honor local 501(c)(3) organizations of all sizes and their executives demonstrating innovation in their daily operations.
Thirty four finalists will be recognized at an awards breakfast on March 7, 2013. Winners in each of the categories will receive a monetary reward to continue their mission.
We have looked at the forecasts and decided to hold the Nonprofit Innovation Awards as scheduled on Thursday, March 7, 2013.
If you park in any of the following garages, you can receive a discounted event rate of $6. Please bring your parking ticket to the event registration desk to receive your voucher.
Preferred (Closest) Garages:
Philadelphia Street Garage at 25 West Philadelphia Street, York, PA 17401
Market Street Garage at 41 East Market Street, York, PA 17401.
Alternate Lot: King Street Garage at 15 West King Street, York, PA 17401.
**Please note that you will need to walk a few blocks to the event venue from any of the garages. There is an unloading zone in front of the Valencia Ballroom for quick drop-offs, if needed.
If you choose to park on the street, metered parking on the street is enforced starting at 8AM. Visit http://yorkcity.org/parking for more information.
TICKETS/NAME BADGES All registered attendees will have a name badge to pick up at our registration desk which serves as your “ticket” to the event. Your table assignment will be on that name badge. A guest list will verify the registered attendees. If you did receive a ticket to this event you do not need to bring it.
The basic agenda for the morning is as follows:
A few additional notes:
- Preferred attire for the event is business/professional.
- The served breakfast will include a fruit salad, eggs, potato casserole, bacon and assorted breads.
Finalists will be recognized in these 5 categories:
Brand Identity/Unique Marketing Campaign:
This nonprofit has been innovative in using a new marketing concept to attract financial support, volunteers and/or clients. This could include changing name and/or direction to better serve its constituency.
Collaboration:This nonprofit has been successful in executing an innovative program with another organization(s) to accomplish a common goal. (The organization recognized in this category will be the one that sought out the resources.)
Management Operations:This nonprofit has been innovative in adopting sound management principles that have led to a significant increase in the organization’s ability to meet its mission. This could include a new management plan to restructure an existing plan, procedure or technology that enables the organization to achieve cost savings and better employee–to–client communication.
Programs:This nonprofit has created and implemented a program or event locally to increase the effectiveness of its mission.
Nonprofit Leadership Excellence: This category identifies and recognizes an exemplary nonprofit leader whose accomplishments have advanced his/her organization and field of service. This nonprofit leader must manage an organization that serves the central PA region of Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and/or York counties only.
2013 AWARDS FINALISTS
Brand Identity/Unique Marketing Campaign
Hamilton Health Center
Lancaster Country Day School
Lutheran Social Services - SCP
Orthodox Christian Charities of Greater Harrisburg "dba" Agia Sophia Coffeehouse and Bookstore
Bell Socialization Services, Inc.
Carlisle Arts Learning Center
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
Community Basics, Inc.
Hospice & Community Care, founded as Hospice of Lancaster County
Perry County Literacy Council
Power Packs Project
United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County
Willow Valley Retirement Communities
York Art Association
Children’s Family Center
DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre
NHS ofHuman Services - Capital Area Unit
American Cancer Society - Capital Area Unit
Bethany Christian Services of Central Pennsylvania
Center for Community Peacemaking
Children Deserve A Chance Foundation
Community First Fund
Harrisburg Area YMCA
Hole in the Wall Puppet Theatre
Leg Up Farm
Steelton Borough Community Cats, a project of Steelton Community Development Foundation
York County Food Bank, Inc.
Nonprofit Leadership Excellence
Bonnie M. Goble, Cleve J. Fredricksen Library Association
Michael Hanes, Ph.D., Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts.
Emerson L. Lesher, Ph.D., Messiah Lifeways.
Eric Saunders, MSW, LCSW, New Hope Ministries
Robert Thomas, Ph.D., Tabor Community Services
Nicole Morgan email@example.com Central Penn Business Journal 1500 Paxton Street Harrisburg, PA 17101 Phone: 717-236-4300 Fax: 717-236-6803