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Get Involved! Harrisburg Service Summit

Congratulations to our 2012 Get Involved! Award winners
2012 Get Involved! Man of the Year- Dr. Hector Ortiz
2012 Get Involved! Woman of the Year- Diane Crawford
Dr. Tom Baker Community Leader Award- Dr. Ralph Anttonen
Male Emerging Leader- Eric Kazda
Female Emerging Leader- Christiana Kasian
Preston Kilgore Young Leader Award- Domingo Urrutia
Southcentral PA Rising Stars- Brittany Brock, Clint Eisenhower, Neil Fortier, Josiah Frederick, Erin Grady, Sondra Iannelli, Rachel Lawruk Killeen, Erica Koup, Justin Leventry, Julia Liberatore, Katie Mahoney, Daniel Mohler, Michelle Reed Pollis, Matthew Schmidt, Kayla Vollmer, Jolene Weaver, Amy Whiting
The 2nd Annual Get Involved! Harrisburg Service Summit was held on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 in the Harrisburg Capitol Rotunda from 10:00a.m.-1:30p.m. Laura Schmidt from ABC 27 and Get Involved!, Inc. Founder Tom Baker served as Co-Hosts of the summit, George Fernandez was Chair of the Host Committee, and Matthew Dowling and Dave Slusarick of Coordinated 360 were the event planners. State Representative Ryan Aument served as the lunchtime keynote speaker.  
Get Involved!, Inc. and Baker Leadership were proud to introduce the 2011 Southcentral PA Service Summit to Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York counties on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. A tremendous group of community leaders became part of the Get Involved! movement as non-profits, community leaders, and elected officials gathered to share how they leave their handprint and make a difference in our communities.  Some of the region’s top speakers and leaders discussed topics such as civic engagement, public service, and creativity in business and service.  
- Commissioner Scott Martin, Chairman of Lancaster County Board of Commissioners
- Ruth Koup, Founder & CEO of Dress for Success Southcentral PA
- Dr. Bob Thomas, President of Tabor Community Services
- Captain Ryan Greenawalt, U.S. Army Harrisburg Company
- Daniel Giovannelli, Global Solutions
- Sarah Darling (student speaker), former Millersville University Student Body President and member of PA SSHE Board of Governors
Man of the Year-Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley
Woman of the Year- Mayor Kim Bracey
Male Emerging Leader- George Fernandez
Female Emerging Leader- Christina Beall
Preston Kilgore Young Leader- Daniel Malcolm  
2011 SOUTHCENTRAL PA RISING STARS: Colleen Anderson, Faith Bender, Valerie Caras, Colin Day, Ethan Demme, Mike Downing, Charles Gehret, Tim Hortsmann, Joel Jukus, Puja Khare, Todd Kowalski, Cindy Lonergan, Zach Love, Andrew Moyer, Joe Murzyn, Ace Reddy, Jennie Shade, Kelly Silvis, Kathryn Tartaglia, Jeff Varner, Colleen Weldon, Meron Yemane

All participants will receive a program with the day’s schedule and other information. Space is available for your organization to reach out to the 150+ attendees. This is an excellent opportunity for your organization to reach some of the most engaged and motivated individuals in our community.

Please be our guest at our beautiful state capitol, as we bring together dynamic individuals who are leaving their handprints throughout the middle of the state. This event will bring together our regions most engaged, dedicated, and motivated individuals. Don’t miss this networking opportunity. Can’t attend? Consider a donation to Get Involved!, Inc. (PO Box 81566 Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

For questions on event participation, please contact Erica Koup at 717-756-2121 or