#IMPACTLANCASTER is a framework and platform for business professionals and community members to collaboratively leverage their assets to solve problems affecting our region, fostering a local business community culture where individuals are actively investing their passions, time, resources and expertise in making Lancaster County an even better place!

 

Bigger Challenge. Bigger IMPACT. The 2017 #IMPACTLANCASTER Challenge is Underway! We sat down with each of our teams for informal interviews about their projects and how they are making a positive impact on Lancaster County. Click on the links, below, to watch the videos and learn about this year's exciting #IMPACTLANCASTER Team Projects:

Cooperative Living House

Garden Spot Village has partnered with CrossNet Ministries, area churches and other organizations to address the issue of older  adults aging in poverty and isolation by building a cooperative living house that will allow up to five community members to share a home.

 

STEM Rain Garden 

The Junior League of Lancaster PA has partnered with the North  Museum and other local organizations to address issues of  stormwater management and encouraging young women to explore STEM careers by creating a rain garden program and curriculum designed to teach young women about STEM.

 

NuLife at Nimble Thimble

The NuLife at Nimble Thimble team has launched an upcycled clothing and sewing retail and repair shop in Lancaster, where they train Lancaster City community members in sewing and sewing maching repair, giving them new opportunities to rise above poverty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winners will be announced in November. 

  • Third Prize - $500
  • Second Prize - $750
  • Grand Prize - $1,000

 

Grow Your Business and Your Local IMPACT with an #IMPACTLANCASTER Sponsorship!

Sponsorships levels start at $250. Click here to learn about available sponsorship options. Contact Audrey Fiske-Esbenshade at impactlancaster@lcci.com to learn more.

 

2016 #IMPACTLANCASTER Projects

In 2016, community members and businesses formed nearly 30 teams and tackled issues impacting our community, from preparing students for the workforce to restoring local green spaces to collecting art supplies for non-profits and schools to providing therapeutic arts for veterans and much more. Read their stories, Here  .

 

For more information, email impactlancaster@lcci.com.

 

Follow the #IMPACTLANCASTER Challenge on social media for team updates, tips, best practices and more!

 

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Special Thanks to our 2017 #IMPACTLANCASTER Sponsors!

Signature Sponsor

E4 Strategic Consultancy partners with you to create groundbreaking organizational Mindsets, Habits, Cultures, Strategies, Business Models, and Operational Performance Management. We’re different because we help you weave your very own threads of candor, vision, energy, authenticity, passion and discipline into every engagement. Create your future - www.e4exchange.com

Silver Sponsor

Lancaster Campus/HACC

Bronze Sponsors

Laura Schanz Consulting Associates, LLC

Inspiring People. Influencing Culture. Transforming Organizations.”

RLPS Architects