CHESTER COUNTY 2020 is a board-run charity established in 1996 by a few visionary philanthropists. We educate, convene and facilitate for our communities. We address most quality-of-life issues, with an emphasis on wise land use
CELEBRATE THE CITIZEN PLANNERS OF CHESTER COUNTY
Help us recognize the value of land use planning, and the service of our municipal volunteers and officials, at the annual CITIZEN PLANNER reception. Join us as we celebrate the land use achievements of Joe Duckworth and East Bradford Township.
Date: April 27
Party Venue: Chester Valley Golf Club, 430 Swedesford Rd, Malvern, PA 19355.
Open Bar service and cocktail hour begin at 6:00 pm. Valet parking is provided.
Program begins at 7:00; we expect to wrap up the fun around 8:30.
Tickets are $88 online; $85 by mail.
Register online RIGHT HERE
Or, you can send a check payable to CC2020, P.O. Box 321 Lyndell PA 19343.
Questions? Call 484-680-5570 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsorship opportunities are available to suit any budget: call or email for information.
This year’s EmCee is West Chester University of PA President Chris Fiorentino. Honoree presenters are: prominent builder and agriculture advocate Mark Bedwell and Lancaster Farmland Trust Executive Director and former Chester County Commissioner Karen Martynick.
CITIZEN PLANNER of 2017 –
EAST BRADFORD TOWNSHIP
East Bradford Township shows what can be achieved when place, programs and people work together to realize a vision. The Township has established 17 public parks or preserves and nearly 30 miles of trails connectiong people to open space. East Bradford has committed $15.5 million in local funds for conservation and leveraged an additional $4.5 million in county, state and federal funding. Using ‘cutting edge’ conservation tools, the township has protected 65% of its land mass. And recognizing that Good Stewardship = Good Business, East Bradford has made itself one of the most sought-after places to live, work and play in the Wester Suburbs
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT 2017 –
W. Joseph Duckworth is a founding partner of Arcadia Land Company and named NATIONAL BUILDER OF THE YEAR for 1992 by magazine. He was a member of the Chester County Planning Commission from 1992 to 2002 and served as its Chair for the last three years of his term. Past and present Board service includes the National Constitution Center, Natural Lands Trust, the Franklin Institute, and the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design. Joe holds a BS degree from Carnegie-Mellon University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and we at Chester County 2020 are very pleased to honor his Lifetime Achievement.