The Red Rose Gala Through The Years
In 2016, Lancaster Young Professionals hosted its 2nd Annual Red Rose Gala on October 20th at the gorgeous Excelsior in downtown Lancaster. Emceed by WGAL News Reporter and LYP Member Meredith Jorgenson, she shared her experiences with pursuing her dream of starting her own business (Life and Legacies) while using her networking abilities and working full-time. Also, Lentz Films debuted a 7-minute video featuring board members and committee members of how they are impacting the Lancaster community though LYP. During the gala, the Lancaster Young Influencer Award was presented to its 2016 recipients, Maian Ly of Wells Fargo and Josh Kiefer of Bench Mark Program. Proceeds raised during the silent auction portion of the event were donated to A Week Away for the second year, as selected by the award recipients.
In 2015, the Lancaster Young Professionals held its inaugural Red Rose Gala on Wednesday, October 28th at the Cork Factory Hotel. Emceed by WGAL News Anchor and LYP Board Member Danielle Woods, the 2015 Red Rose Gala featured two influential community speakers, Bob Shoemaker from the Lancaster City Alliance and Lisa Riggs from the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County. During the gala, the Lancaster Young Influencer Award was presented to its 2015 recipients, Joshua Funk of Annie Bailey’s/TFB Restaurants and Co. and Nicole Vasquez of That Shuu Girl Boutique. Proceeds raised during the silent auction portion of the event were donated to A Week Away, as selected by the award recipients. Special thank you our sponsors for making our first-ever gala such a success.