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The 100 and 200 blocks of South Allen Street will be filled with over 75 engagement stations, food and entertainment on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about services and ordinances in place, which helps to maintain the quality of life while enjoying:

  • Games & activities
  • Music & entertainment
  • FREE giveaways and food

Community Resource Fair + Block Party = LION (Living in One Neighborhood) Bash

Inaugural Lion Dash 5K

New and returning students and community members are invited to participate in the inaugural LION Dash 5K, which will take place on Saturday, August 25 at 9 A.M.
Beginning on the 200 block of Allen Street. participants will tour Downtown, the Highlands, and State College South, exploring some of the neighborhoods that make State College such a unique place to live.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Centre County Women’s Resource Center.

Are you interested? Go to the Facebook Event Page to learn more information and sign up!

*You do NOT need a Facebook account to sign up for the LION Dash. 



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LION Bash Engagement Stations

  • 3rd Way Collective
  • Alliance of Heroic Hearts
  • Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity
  • American Red Cross
  • Amy S. Gavlock, CFP®, CRPC® - Ameriprise
  • Angelina's Invigorating Hour
  • Appalachian Outdoors
  • Ben Salinas- Magical Entertainer
  • Bethany Christian Services
  • Black Caucus
  • Blue & White Society
  • Borough of State College
  • Bradley's Cheesesteaks & Hoagies
  • Bridge of Hope Centre County
  • Campus Recreation
  • Canon
  • Canyon Pizza
  • CAPS Chat
  • Cedar Heights Student Organization
  • Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State
  • Central PA SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice)
  • Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA)
  • Centre County Democratic Committee
  • Centre County Housing Associations
  • Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority
  • Centre County Women's Resource Center
  • Centre Helps
  • Centre LifeLink
  • Centre Moves
  • Centre Region Code Agency
  • Centre Region Council of Governments
  • Centre Region Office of Emergency Management
  • Centre Region Parks and Recreation
  • Centre Wildlife Care
  • CentreBike
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma
  • Chip Mock Caricatures
  • Community and Campus in Unity (CCU)
  • Community Diversity Group
  • Crops for Christ Inc.
  • Downtown State College Improvement District
  • Duck Donuts
  • Encore Farms
  • F45 Training
  • F45 Training State College
  • FairDistrictsPA - Centre County
  • Federal Taphouse
  • Freeze Thaw Cycles
  • Gender Equity Center
  • Global Connections
  • Greentree Neighborhood Association
  • Happy Valley Improv
  • Happy Valley Launchbox powered by PNC Bank
  • Happy Valley Rugby Football Club
  • Highlands Civic Association
  • Holmes Foster Neighborhood Association
  • Homes for Heroes/Keller Williams Realty
  • Hope Here Hope Now
  • Jana Marie Foundation
  • Jersey Mike's Subs
  • LGBTQA Student Resource Center
  • Lion Ambassadors: The Penn State Alumni Corps
  • Mad Mex
  • Magical Memory Planners, LLC
  • Moms Demand Actions, Centre Region
  • New Leaf Initiative
  • Newman Catholic Student Association
  • Panera Bread
  • Penn State Athletics
  • Penn State Career Services
  • Penn State Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic
  • Penn State College Democrats
  • Penn State College Republicans
  • Penn State Esports
  • Penn State GPSA
  • Penn State Health Promotion and Wellness - HealthWorks and Healthy Penn State Ambassadors
  • Penn State Infusion
  • Penn State Interfraternity Council
  • Penn State Latino Caucus
  • Penn State Panhellenic Council
  • Penn State Transportation Services
  • Penn State University Police/State College Police
  • Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board-Bureau of Alcohol Education
  • PLCB - Bureau of Alcohol Education
  • Property Management, Inc.
  • Rachel Gaston-Pifer, Certified Babywearing Consultant
  • Raw Aesthetic Movements (RAM Squad)
  • Rita's Italian Ice
  • Schlow Centre Region Library
  • Seven Mountains Media (B94.5)
  • Speak Your Peace!
  • St. Paul's UMC and Wesley Foundation
  • Stand for State
  • State College Area Bahá’í Community
  • State College Area Roller Derby
  • State College Borough Public Works
  • State College Borough Tax Office/Centre Tax Agency
  • State College Borough Water Authority
  • State College Federal Credit Union
  • State College Presbyterian Church
  • State College Volleyball
  • State College Young Professionals
  • Tapestry Dance Company
  • Taproot Kitchen
  • TedxPSU
  • The Apartment Store
  • The Centre County HOPE Initiative
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • The Makery
  • The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
  • The State Theatre
  • The Valley
  • The Venture Club
  • Trailhead
  • United Nation Association of Centre County
  • University Health Services Pharmacy
  • University Park Undergraduate Association
  • Veterans Multi-Service Center
  • Webster's Bookstore Cafe
  • Yoga Fest State College
  • Youth Service Bureau & Big Brothers Big Sisters

What is an engagement station? 

An engagement station is a great opportunity to inform students and families about the work your organization is doing in the community. How can you best represent your organization? Don't worry there's plenty of FUN ways: games, giveaways, brochures, and much more! 

Our Mission

The mission of Living in One Neighborhood (LION) is to enhance the unique town-gown relationship between Penn State and the Borough of State College by providing residential community members with robust experiences that bring Penn State students, permanent residents, and community leaders together for healthy dialogues.

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