Annual Report

LNC Accomplishments for 2016

 

General

  • Held 7 Board and Executive Committee Meetings (44 total including those for committees)

 

Liaisons

  • Communicated with state and federal legislators’ offices concerning grants and flood insurance rate changes
  • Launched projects in communication with Borough Manager, Borough Council Committees and Borough Commissions — presentation to Council Planning Committee; coordination with Shade Tree Commission
  • Met with GSVCC-Downtown Affiliates, Buffalo Valley Rail Trail, Lewisburg Arts Council, Bucknell Community Garden, Town and Gown Committee, Susquehanna Greenway Partnership, etc.
  • Maintained communications with Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) and DCED
  • Attended 4 PDC managers’ meetings
  • Completed DCED/Elm Street Program requirements for reporting and annual assessment

 

Visibility

  • Appeared in news articles — 26 media mentions in either the Daily Item, Standard Journal, or WKOK
  • Updated website – launch pending
  • Maintaned social media/facebook – 1,337 “friends” for the organization and 604 “likes” for LNC page
  • Launched On the River – Lewisburg and Walk It! Bike It! Lewisburg facebook pages — 735 and 64 “likes” respectively
  • Launched OnTheRiverLburg Instagram and Twitter
  • Continued weekly update emails – sent to 350 people involved with the LNC
  • Maintained online calendar; integrated Borough and community events

 

Engagement

  • Held 4 special events with 240 volunteers/attendees
  • Ran 4 community clean ups with 150 volunteers
  • Engaged 12 new committed volunteers in WIBI committee, subcommittees, and fundraising