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Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence

posted on April 2nd, 2021  |  Read more

Wolf Administration Recognizes Recipients of 2021 Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence April 2, 2021 Harrisburg, PA – On behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents. “After   

Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence

posted on October 26th, 2020  |  Read more

Wolf Administration Recognizes Recipients of 2020 Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence October 26, 2020   Harrisburg, PA – On behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents.   

PA APA New Management Company

posted on April 8th, 2019  |  Read more

DRI Professional Services Forms Management Partnership with Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association Press Release DRI Professional Services has been selected by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (PA APA) to provide full management services for the association. In the new partnership with PA APA, DPS will provide assistance with administration, customer   

Penn State Extension Offers Free Videos…

posted on January 11th, 2019  |  Read more

Jan. 10, 2019 Penn State Extension offers free videos with tools for better community meetings view press release >> UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — To help community leaders, municipal officials and others who work in the public and nonprofit sector, Penn State Extension is offering at no charge a video series titled, “Community Conflict: Finding Middle   

Introducing The New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

posted on November 27th, 2018  |  Read more

Given the synergy with all of the recent APA Healthy Communities work, including the Policy Guide, the Joint Call to Action, and the Collaborative, CDC wanted to pass on the important announcement below. For many of us, it is particularly exciting to see the revised Guidelines emphasize community-level interventions that can make being physically active   

Pennsylvania Chapter Receives Grant Funding to Advance Healthy Communities

posted on January 27th, 2017  |  Read more

For Immediate Release: 1/27/2017 Contact: Justin Dula, AICP, American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Chapter; chair@apapase.org Roberta Rewers, American Planning Association, 312.786.6395; rrewers@planning.org APA Pennsylvania Chapter Receives Grant Funding to Advance Healthy Communities HARRISBURG – The American Planning Association Pennsylvania Chapter has received a $50,000 grant through the Planners4Health initiative to build local capacity for integrating planning