2018 Commonwealth Awards

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10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania proudly presents:


The 2018 Commonwealth Awards


Thursday, December 6, 2018

5:30pm – 8:30pm

ArtsQuest, Bethlehem, PA


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Major Award Recipients

The Joanne Denworth Founders AwardRecognizing visionary institutional leadership in community revitalization: ArtsQuest/Jeff Parks, Founder of ArtsQuest

The Louis J. Appell, Jr. Leadership Award:  Recognizing outstanding private sector leadership and innovative investment:  Michael Perrucci, Owner/Founder, Peron Development.

The 10,000 Friends Public Sector Award:  Recognizing visionary public sector excellence: Redevelopment Authority, City of Bethlehem/Tony Hanna, Executive Director.

The Mark Schneider Friend of Pennsylvania Award:  Recognizing Individual Leadership: John Callahan, former Mayor of Bethlehem Pennsylvania.

Commonwealth Award Recipients 

In addition to this  year’s major award recipients, 10,000 Friends will recognize outstanding recent projects contributing to Bethlehem’s revitalization.  Recipients to be announced prior to the event.