The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance held its 49th Annual Dinner Oct. 2 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton. The dinner was attended by over 160 business and community leaders from around the region.
During the dinner, NEPA presented the NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award. The award is presented to an agency, group or individual demonstrating a significant contribution to regional growth, development or cooperation within the seven county NEPA region. This year’s award recipient was Eyewitness News.
The dinner’s keynote address was presented by Robert G. Bee, Vice President and General Manager of WBRE-TV and digital services including community web portal Pahomepage.com and Pahomepage.mobi which serve the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Designated Market Area. Bee outlined several factors he believes make upcoming double digit growth in the region a high probability.
The NEPA Alliance, a regional community and economic development agency, serves the seven counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania including Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne. NEPA Alliance services include Business Financing, Government Contracting Assistance, Non Profit Assistance, Transportation Planning, Research and Information, and Local Government Services. For more information about NEPA Alliance visit www.nepa-alliance.org or call 866-758-1929.