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Regional Leadership Award WinnerThe Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance held its Annual Dinner on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, Pocono Manor, PA. The dinner was well attended by over 330 business and community leaders from around the region.

During the dinner, NEPA presented the NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award. The award is presented to an agency, group or individual demonstrating a significant contribution to regional growth, development or cooperation within the seven county NEPA region. This year’s award recipient was Lamar Advertising for their impact on the regional economy and involvement in the regional community of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

This year’s Keynote Speaker was Department of Community & Economic Development Secretary, Dennis M. Davin.   Secretary Davin provided insightful commentary on regional partnerships and program initiatives within the northeast region.

The NEPA Alliance, a regional community and economic development agency, serves the seven counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania including Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne. NEPA Alliance services include Business Financing, Government Contracting Assistance, International Trade Assistance, Non Profit Assistance, Transportation Planning, Research and Information, and Local Government Services. For more information about NEPA Alliance visit www.nepa-alliance.org or call 866-758-1929.

Photo Caption:  From left, Philip Condron, NEPA Board Chairperson; Tom Donohue, Lamar Advertising;  Ryan McGowan, M&T Bank;  and Jeffrey Box, President & CEO, NEPA Alliance.