420 Parade Street Erie Pa 16507 | 814 456-7062

February 2018


B.E.S.T. Affiliates

B.E.S.T. was founded upon the concept of partnership.  Many, but not all, of our partners provide financial support to B.E.S.T., but that financial support does not, in and of itself, represent partnership. Our partners are those organizations who join us to accomplish mutually important goals.



Our Partners Include:


East Bayfront Neighborhood Watch Northwest Savings Bank
Erie Insurance Group Neighborhood Churches
UPMC Healthplan Orsini's Market
The City of Erie PA DCED
Erie Redevelopment Authority PNC Bank
Erie Weed & Seed Port Harbor Company
Frontier Lumber Scotty’s Jazz Bar
Janitor Supply St. Martin Center
Marquette Savings Bank and more

The following individuals, companies and organizations made a financial contribution to B.E.S.T.: 

A-1 Automotive

Scott Little

Attorney Evan Adair  Malin Bergquist & Company
Samuel P. Black III  Marquette Bank
Del Birch  Mercyhurst College
City of Erie  Attorney Laura Mott
Church of the Nativity Sue Moyer
Decision Associates  Tim NeCastro
Erie Community Foundation Tom NeCastro
Erie Insurance Group Northwest Savings Bank
Erie Neighborhood Growth Partnership Joe Koehle
Filippi & Associates Karen Kraus Phillips
Gannon University Port Harbor Company
Glowacki Management Company PNC Bank
Thomas Hage  Redinger Realty
Donald Inderlied Dan Sweeney
Jefferson Education Society Joe & Lila Sweeney
Judy Johnson  United Way of Erie County
Monsignor Henry Kriegel UPMC Hamot
Joe Krol  PA Department of Community & Economic  Development


The following businesses made in-kind contributions to B.E.S.T.:

Beer & Pop Warehouse Kidder Wachter Architects
Benjamin Moore Paint Orsini’s Corner Market
Coca-Cola Erie Catering on Parade
Decisions Associates Spaulding Banks Project Managers
Gannon University Small Business Development Center Troyer Farms
Gannon GAINS Program Wheeler’s Paints



Corporate Collaborations 


The makeup of B.E.S.T. has been a primary strength from the beginning. UPMC Healthplan and Erie Insurance are anchor businesses in the East Bayfront community, and representatives of both organizations serve central roles in our company's governance. Community members and representatives of local businesses and the East Bayfront Neighorhood Watch come together with UPMC Healthplan and Erie Insurance on the B.E.S.T. Board of Directors to ensure diverse viewpoints and interests form a common vision



If you are interested in becoming an affiliate, please contact us.

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