10th Annual “Power of the Partnership” Celebration

 

About the Event

Join us for the 10th annual celebration of the Partnership’s accomplishments, and to preview what’s to come in 2021. Learn more about the Partnership and our work, find out how you can engage with the Partnership, and meet a diverse group of individuals and organizations that are making a difference. Join us in conversation and action as we strive to build a sustainable future for this landscape that we call home! Anyone involved in making the South Mountain region a better place to live, work, and play is welcome to attend. Join over 100 of the region’s top conservation, planning, recreation, tourism, government, education, and revitalization leaders in this celebration.


Event Details

Date:

Friday, January 29, 2021

Time:

8:30 am – 10:00 am EDT
optional informal virtual networking will begin at 8:00 am

Location:

ONLINE VIA ZOOM 

Costs:

 FREE, registration required

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 or
until 300 registrant cap has been reached

Log-on information will be emailed to all registered guests approximately 3-5 days prior to the event.


Agenda

8:00 am

OPTIONAL NETWORKING
While we cannot gather in person, we are providing this fun opportunity to connect you to others across the landscape.

8:30 am

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
 – Secretary Cindy Dunn, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
 – Commissioner Vince DiFilippo, Cumberland County Government

PROFILES OF ACTION PANEL
On this 10th anniversary of celebrating the work of our Partners and programs, new and old faces will join us to discuss the evolution of the South Mountain Partnership, the need for preserving and promoting this landscape, why the diverse work of our Partners and programs matter, and the value that Landscape Conservation brings to the region.
 – Deputy Secretary Lauren Imgrund, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources 
 – Dennis Shaffer, Director of Landscape Conservation, Appalachian Trail Conservancy 
 – Jon Peterson, Catalyst Fund Manager, Network for Landscape Conservation 
 – Janet Pollard, Director of the Franklin County Visitors Bureau 
 – Antonia Price, Program Manager of the Center for Land Use and Sustainability, Shippensburg University 

2021 PLANS, ACCOMPLISHMENTS in 2020
We have much to celebrate and look forward to! Reconnect with the Partnership to understand our 2020 work. Then, in with the new as we share our plans for 2021.

MINI-GRANT AWARDS
Hear about the exciting projects that partners are undertaking in 2021 as recipients of South Mountain Mini-Grants.

SPIRIT OF SOUTH MOUNTAIN AWARD PRESENTATION
This meaningful award recognizes individuals, projects or organizations that have gone above-and-beyond to make significant contributions to advancing a positive future for the South Mountain landscape.

Thank you to sponsors of the 10th Annual “Power of the Partnership” Celebration!
Investing in the South Mountain landscape benefits us all. 

We could not accomplish our goals without the support of generous partners.


Registration