Leadership Franklin County (LFC)

Community – Youth – Alumni

LFC Community


LFC Community is the flagship leadership program founded in 1985 and has a mission of “Developing an inclusive continuum of civic leaders engaged in the advancement of the quality of life in Franklin County”   Participants are taken through a nine month course where they learn about leadership and their community.

For more information and details on this program, check out our LFC main website or contact  Ginny Harriger at 717-264-7101 ext. 205 or [email protected]

Leadership Franklin County Youth


LFC Youth began in 2009 with the mission to create a community of young people who are actively engaged in responsible, ethical and effective leadership.  The program is open to sophomore high school students in any of the Franklin County school districts.

Applications will be accepted starting in late 2020 for the Class of 2022.  Students entering their sophomore year in fall 2021 may apply for this class.  Applications will be taken thru early Feb. 2021 with interviews conducted in March.

For more information click here, or contact Ginny Harriger at 717-264-7101 ext. 205 or [email protected]

Leadership Franklin County Alumni

LFC Alumni stay active and involved in the community.  To join the LFC Alumni Committee or for more information on sponsoring, volunteering or participating in these events contact committee chair Angi Quigley to volunteer at [email protected].

LFC Alumni partners with IceFest each year to host the Run Your Ice Off 5k. Funds raised from these events each year support the LFC Alumni scholarship, Relay for Life, and IceFestPa

Looking for a non-profit board or committee position in Franklin County where you can make a difference?  In 2017 a LFC Community project team created a resource titled Leadership Franklin County Service Opportunities for LFC Graduates available here.

LFC Alumni of the Year

Each year LFC acknowledges the accomplishments of an alumni with the LFC Alumni of the Year award.  Check out our main LFC page for more information on how to nominate your favorite LFC Alumni for this honor.

Recommendation Criteria:

Nominee must be a graduate of the Leadership Franklin County Program for at least three years

(75 %) – Community Services – “The scope and breadth of service nominee has provided, the impact of his/her actions on the community, and involvement in a variety of service initiatives.”

  • Position/Role
  • Role Model/Mentoring
  • Recognition & Awards
  • Influence/Impact on Community
  • Fundraising/Giving

(25 %) – Professional Service – “Career movement and development, professional recognition, professional accomplishments, and significant contributions to nominee’s profession.”

  • Leadership Role/Position
  • Longevity of Position
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Promotions