For more than 110 years Water Street Mission has been serving the Lancaster community by fulfilling its mission: “to advance the kingdom of God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to do missionary, relief and rescue work of all kinds.” Water Street offers hope to those experiencing poverty and homelessness by providing their guests with meals, shelter and access to medical, dental, behavioral health, spiritual and career support. In addition, the Mission serves children and youth through the Wonder Club Early Learning Center, Teen Haven (a program designed to mentor teens to become leaders), and various children’s ministries.
With roots dating back to the 1920’s, APR Supply Co. has grown into a full service distributor of plumbing, HVAC and hydronics products, with over 32 locations across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. A third generation family business with corporate offices and central distribution in Lebanon, PA, APR Supply Co. was one of the first in the industry to launch a successful e-commerce website providing real-time inventory availability and 24/7 purchasing to customers.
Located in Lebanon, PA, Laserfab specializes in laser cutting, waterjet cutting, and other metal fabrication services. Laserfab serves manufacturers and fabricators throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond, providing unparalleled customer service by delivering high quality service in a reliable and timely manner.
Stoltzfus Meats, now a second generation family business with Myron and Sally Stoltzfus as sole owners, has been producing fresh and smoked meats since 1954. The business began with Myron’s dad, Amos, taking Lancaster County products to a retail stand at New Castle Farmer’s Market in New Castle, Delaware. As demand grew, he started making and selling his own items. In 1966 he opened a retail store in Intercourse, PA.
Warfel Construction Company provides construction management, design/build and general contracting services in the Mid-Atlantic region. The company seeks to be the most knowledgeable and ethical company in the business as it manages long-term, complicated and multi-phased projects. It relentlessly focuses on a “Clients for Life” philosophy.
Formed on July 1, 2013, the Lancaster City Alliance (LCA) is the culmination of two vital Lancaster City organizations consolidating into a single, more powerful force. The James Street Improvement District (JSID) and the Lancaster Alliance joined forces into a single community-service organization. Together, the JSID and the Lancaster Alliance offer 30 years of experience in community and economic development.