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2019 Sponsors

Erie Insurance

Erie Insurance is a publicly held insurance company, offering auto, home, commercial and life insurance through a network of independent insurance agents.

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PNC Bank

For more than 160 years, we have been committed to providing our clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals. We are proud of our longstanding history of supporting not only our customers but also our communities, employees and shareholders.

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DCED

The Department of Community and Economic Development’s mission is to encourage the shared prosperity of all Pennsylvanians by supporting good stewardship and sustainable development initiatives across our commonwealth. With a keen eye toward diversity and inclusiveness, we act as advisors and advocates, providing strategic technical assistance, training, and financial resources to help our communities and industries flourish.

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UPMC Hamot

UPMC Hamot is a 423-bed hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center. Supported by a 300-member medical staff and nearly 3,000 dedicated employees, UPMC Hamot’s mission is to serve its patients, communities, and one another in the UPMC Hamot tradition of quality, health, healing, and education.

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UPMC Health Plan

UPMC Health Plan, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is among the nation's fastest-growing health plans. As part of an integrated health care delivery system, UPMC Health Plan is committed to providing its members better health, more financial security, and the peace of mind they deserve.

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Erie Downtown Partnership

The Erie Downtown Partnership is an agent of change in the area bounded by Presque Isle Bay to the north, the 14th Street railway bridge to the south, and stretching from Sassafras to Holland Streets in Erie, PA. The organization is dedicated to the renewal of Erie’s historic and economically vital central business district.

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City of Erie

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Erie County

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Erie Downtown Development Corporation

Erie Downtown Development Corporation (EDDC), a privately funded nonprofit led by a group of business and community leaders, is working together in the name of transformational change. The EDDC’s core mission is to fuel economic growth through real estate development in downtown Erie.

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Erie Regional Chamber & Growth Partnership

The growth of our vibrant community in Erie, PA depends on a dynamic business environment. We are the voice of the business community and strive to attract, retain and expand business in the Erie region.

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Jefferson Educational Society

As a nonprofit think tank, the Jefferson Educational Society of Erie was founded in 2008 to promote civic enlightenment and drive community progress for the Erie Region through the study, research, and discussion of ideas and events that have influenced the human condition.

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Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority

Grant making organization, ECGRA, invests money in countywide cultural vitality, economic development, municipal infrastructure & social services.

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Visit Erie

VisitErie is the leader for marketing Erie’s tourism industry and promoting its economic growth.

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Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority

Whether it’s to work, to school, to the casino, to the mall or to the heart of downtown Erie, the “e” takes you there.

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U.S. Brig Niagara & Erie Maritime Museum

The Erie Maritime Museum and the U.S. Brig Niagara educate the public regarding the region’s maritime heritage, The War of 1812 in Lake Erie, and the experience of the U.S. Brig Niagara under sail.

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FHLBank Pittsburgh

Founded as a cooperative by Congress in 1932, we assure the flow of credit to our members and support their housing finance and community lending businesses.

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Honeycomb Credit

Honeycomb Credit unlocks growth opportunities for small businesses to build vibrant, financially empowered communities.

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StreetPlus

Streetplus is the industry leader in supplying Cleaning, Safety, and Hospitality services to Downtowns and Improvement Districts.

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