Meeting Agenda

Lancaster City Merchant Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

The Ware Center│Binns Room

    1. Introductions/Announcements – Marshall Snively, President, Lancaster City Alliance
    2. Member Spotlight: Central Market Trust presented by Melissa Siwiec, Executive Director, Central Market Trust, and Kathy Wachsman, Community Engagement Manager, Lancaster Central Market.
    3. Special Presentation: Sharing the Lancaster County Tourism Story – Where we’ve been and where we’re going presented by Ed Harris, CEO of Discover Lancaster. A review of tourism’s economic impact on Lancaster County in 2022, including projections for the holiday season – presented by Ed Harris, CEO of Discover Lancaster.
    4. Presentation: What’s New for ExtraGive 2022 presented by Tracy Cutler, Executive Vice President, Lancaster County Community Foundation
    5. Presentation: Lancaster City for the Holidays: The Official Holiday Guide – presented by DJ Ramsay, Communications Manager for the City of Lancaster Department of Neighborhood Engagement
    6. Member Intra Marketing Committee Report
    7. Open Discussion

Our next Merchant Meeting will be Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

Please let us know the Anniversary of your business by completing the following short survey.

Add value to your business with Downtown Dollars Gift Certificates! Merchants interested in participating in the program should contact the Lancaster City Alliance via email at or by calling 717.394.0783.

As a non-profit organization, the Lancaster City Alliance relies on the commitment of our generous corporate sponsors. Our 17 Visionary Sponsors demonstrate their commitment to the City’s collective good through their contribution to the Lancaster City Alliance. Thank you to Baker Tilly, Barley Snyder, City of Lancaster, Discover Lancaster, Ecklin Development, Irex Contracting Group, Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority, Murray, Orrstown Bank, PNC Financial Services, PPL Electric Utilities, The M&T Charitable Foundation, S&T Bank, UGI Utilities, Inc., Warehouse DistrictWillow Valley Communities, and Woodstream.