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Have A Heart for the Small Businesses of the City of Lancaster!

HAVE A HEART during this critical holiday season by committing to Buy Local. Bundle up the family and come to the city to shop, eat, and make memories during three Festive Saturdays (and all week long) designed to make buying local even more fun this #shopsmallseason.

💙 Shop Online with your favorite City of Lancaster shop, boutique, gallery, or merchant. See a list of Lancaster City shops with an online shopping presence here:
💙 Participate in the “Have A Heart Festive Saturday” events. Find all the details here.  
💙 Don’t miss the magic of the Lancaster Barnstormers Christmas Tree Lane Decorating Contest to support Lancaster County nonprofit organizations and the small business community throughout the City of Lancaster this year! VOTE for your favorite tree today!

The Have a Heart campaign is brought to you by Fig Lancaster, Discover LancasterLancaster City Alliance, the City of Lancaster, and the Lancaster Barnstormers.  

Building On Strength Year 3 Summit

June 2018 marked the end of three years of implementation on Building On Strength, the City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania’s 15-Year Economic Development Strategic Plan. At this milestone, Lancaster City Alliance invited the Plan’s nationally recognized consultants from Mahan Rykiel Associates, Inc., Arnett Muldrow & Associates, Ltd., and RGS Associates, Inc. to return for a special panel discussion with the Plan’s steering committee, the Lancaster City Alliance’s Economic Development & Planning Executive Leadership Team, as well as the organization’s Chairpersons Council and Advocacy Executive Leadership Teams. The consultants’ feedback highlighted the community’s achievements and where the community should focus its attention moving into Year 4.


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