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12th Annual “Power of the Partnership” Celebration


About the Event

Come celebrate the region with good friends, local food, and incredible views!

The South Mountain Partnership hosts the Annual “Power of the Partnership” Celebration each year, with more than 100 people in attendance from throughout Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, and York counties. It is the only regional event for celebrating the efforts that are protecting and promoting this wonderful place that we all call home. This year, we’re excited to announce the event has moved to a new format, offering a lunch menu, inspirational speakers, and an opportunity to connect and celebrate with friends and colleagues new and old.

The event highlights and celebrates the landscape, local products and cuisine, and the people that protect and promote this unique place. To include networking hour with a view, local food lunch, Speakers Secretary Cindy Adams-Dunn, awarding over $50,000 of grants and the “Spirit of South Mountain,” plus additional activities.

Come celebrate with us!

Event Details


Friday, September 30, 2022


11:00 am – 2:30 pm EDT


Hauser Hill
410 Cashtown Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307


 $25 per person, registration required

Registration Deadline:

September 16, 2022 or until registration cap of 130 has been reached



11:00 am
Connections Across the Landscape

Reconnect with colleagues on the patio of Hauser Hill, offering 360-degree views of the region, while also participating in activities and listening to local music.

12:00 noon

Enjoy a high-quality catered lunch sourced from local farmers and growers.

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Welcome & Guest Speakers
Be inspired by our guest speaker, Secretary Cindy Adams-Dunn of the PA Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources

Celebrate Accomplishments
The network’s achievements will be highlighted and we will share plans for new projects on the horizon.

Grant Awards
Over $50,000 of grants funds will be awarded to exciting projects that partners are undertaking in 2023 as recipients of South Mountain Mini-Grants and Flex Grants.

Spirit of South Mountain Award
Who will be awarded this distinction that recognizes individuals, projects, or organizations that have gone above and beyond to advance a positive future for the South Mountain landscape? Join us to see!