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May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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The HYP Economic Development Committee will be partnering with Harrisburg University and the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC to bring recent award recipients of the 2023 Catalyst Awards celebration. These visionary leaders and businesses were recognized for their commitment to leading positive change in the region, creating more opportunities for business, and building a brighter future in the region.

Tonight we will be joined by the following award recipients:
Catalyst Award: Corrie Lingenfelter, Downtown Daily Bread
Diversity Influencer of the Year: TE Connectivity’s African Heritage ERG-PA Chapter
Entrepreneur of the Year: Jonathan Bowser, Steel Works Construction
Government Leader of the Year: Senator Greg Rothman, Senate of Pennsylvania
Small Business of The Year: Burn 30
Volunteer of The Year: Michael Burke, PNC Bank
Athena Award: Virginia Roth

6:00pm – 6:15pm – Registration & Light Refreshments
6:15pm – 6:25pm – Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC
6:25pm – 7:25pm – Featured Guest Speakers
7:25pm – 7:30pm – Economic Development Closing Remarks

About Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC – Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC serves as a catalyst for promoting growth and quality of life in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry Counties through bold leadership, visionary members and powerful results. Building on its 136- year history, the organization provides a unique blend of business, community/economic development and advocacy services under one roof to
boost economic vitality and livability across the region. The Chamber & CREDC is 5-star accredited by the United States Chamber of Commerce, a distinction achieved by less than five percent of chambers across the nation.

The event is free from HYP Members and $10 for non members. Registration is encouraged. Please register here.

Free street parking is available downtown after 5:00 PM. Paid garage parking is also available.

If you have questions, contact development@hyp.org

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors who support the Work pillar of our mission! Members First Federal Credit UnionKPMG, and PNC Bank.


May 22
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Economic Development Committee


Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
326 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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