Ben Allatt, a local business leader and resident of midtown Harrisburg, has announced his candidacy for City Council in the City of Harrisburg. He made a public pronouncement at a Capital Region Stonewall Democrat fundraiser held at The LGBT Center of Central PA located in midtown Harrisburg. Allatt, a Democrat, has lived in Harrisburg for more than 14 years and is employed as Vice President of JFC Medical, based in Camp Hill.
Allatt maintains several board appointments for organizations here in Central PA, including currently serving as President of Open Stage of Harrisburg and Vice President of the Human Resource Professionals of Central PA, a local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. He also currently serves on the board for the Capital Region Stonewall Democrats. Allatt is a volunteer with The LGBT Center of Central PA and is a Democratic Committeeman for the 12th ward.
"My decision to run is one based on a strong desire to see the city move forward out of its current state, and to a more sustainable future," Allatt says. "I want to see more coalition-building inside City Hall. We need to work together and spend our energy coming up with viable solutions for Harrisburg's fiscal crisis."
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