Leadership Awards Program

2021 Leadership Awards Celebration, Wednesday, June 23
Come celebrate the best of planning leadership in Lancaster County.

About this event
Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 6:30-9:00pm

Location: Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA 17601

RSVP: Register at Eventbrite or call 717-299-8333 or email Faith Gaddie at fgaddie@co.lancaster.pa.us to attend virtually.

This event will highlight and recognize planning projects and individuals that demonstrate leadership and effectiveness in bring major community projects to fruition in Lancaster County. Come and see displays of projects which demonstrate a significant leadership role in championing excellence in planning, implementation, or advocacy and have contributed to community improvement in Lancaster County. Community champions will be recognized in the categories of Champion for Place, Distinguished Service, and Lifetime Achievement. Help Lancaster County Planning to recognize those who contribute to the implementation of places2040.

Exhibits on view 6:30-7:00pm

Program 7:00-9:00pm

Keynote Speaker: Joshua R. Druce, President, Coalition for Smart Growth, "Leadership Beyond Boundaries"


The deadline for submissions has now passed. Stay tuned for information about the awards event.

 Leadership Awards

We are pleased to announce a new awards initiative for our plan, places2040. The awards are a way to recognize organizations, projects, and individuals in the county, who are meeting the goals of places2040. The awards are divided into three separate sections: Individuals, Planning Projects, and Students. The Student awards program will be reintroduced in 2021.

Individual Awards

These awards are specifically designed to recognize individuals who demonstrate leadership and effectiveness in bringing major community projects or projects of regional importance to fruition in Lancaster County. 

Planning Project Awards

These awards are specifically designed to recognize planning projects which demonstrate leadership and effectiveness in implementing places2040 during the last three years (2017-2019).