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Get Your Tickets Now for the 3rd Annual Young Professional Awards

Mark your calendars for the highly anticipated 3rd Annual Young Professional Awards, a formal ceremony by the Cumberland Valley Business Alliance that celebrates the exceptional accomplishments of young professionals in the Cumberland Valley region. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT at the elegant Green Grove Gardens, located at 1032 Buchanan Trail E, Greencastle, PA 17225.

This evening promises an unforgettable experience with dinner, delightful desserts, and a selection of fine wines. The highlight of the event will be the prestigious awards presentation, recognizing outstanding young individuals under the age of 40 who have made significant contributions to their communities and professions.

Now is the perfect time to secure your attendance at this exclusive event. Tickets are available for $65 for members and $75 for non-members. To reserve your spot, please make sure to RSVP by Monday, September 18, through the official website […/young-professional…].

The CVBA is offering sponsorship opportunities for individuals and businesses looking to support and connect with young professionals in the region. Starting at $200, these sponsorship packages provide excellent exposure and recognition, making it a rewarding experience for sponsors as well.

The CVBA has expressed heartfelt gratitude to their 2023 sponsors who have already shown their invaluable support:

Gold Sponsor:

  • WellSpan Health

Bronze Sponsors:

  • Black & Blush Boutique
  • PDM Insurance Agency, Inc.

Red Carpet Sponsor:

  • Providence Place Senior Living

This grand celebration wouldn’t be possible without the generosity and encouragement of the event sponsors. Their commitment to recognizing and uplifting the achievements of young professionals is commendable.

Let’s come together as a community to celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of our young professionals. Reserve your tickets today and be a part of this exciting event! Visit [] for more details and to secure your place at the 3rd Annual Young Professional Awards in Cumberland Valley.


Tammy Annette Robinson 1964-2024

For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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