Honors, designations and recognitions
Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County gave its C. Emlen Urban Leadership Award to the New Holland Area Historical Society for its adaptive reuse of the former Kauffman's Hardware Store in downtown New Holland into its 1,300-square-foot New Holland Area Historical Society Museum. Follin Smith and John Gerdy received a Preservation Award for adaptive re-use of a tobacco barn at 409 Sickman's Mill Road in Conestoga Township as a 3,500-square-foot residential guest house. The Drogaris Cos. received a Preservation Award for converting two former Armstrong World Industries properties at 1060 N. Charlotte St. in Lancaster into Liberty North apartments, offices and commercial space, and Meeder Development and Wohlsen Construction Co. received it for renovating the Historic East Side Suites at 141-159 E. King St. in Lancaster into residential, office and retail space while maintaining the unique historic character of East King Street. James Street Improvement District received a Community Revitalization Award for its North Central Elm Street program, a five-year initiative that focused on residential and pedestrian improvements in accordance with historic guidelines. Mountville Borough Authority received the award for converting the former Mountville Elementary School at 120 College Ave. into the Mountville Area Commun- ity Center, and Susquehanna Wagman Associates was recognized for Sycamore Square, which is made up of the four historic structures that were once utility buildings for the Masonic Village in West Donegal Township, near Elizabethtown. Matt Bupp received the Elvin N. Heisey Volunteer Award for his support of the 2012 Gourmet Gala. He is CEO of Lenders Group. Jonathan and Jennifer Owens received the Nancy J. Haubert Volunteer Award for their loyal service to the trust. Jonathan Owens is CEO of Brookline Builders.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health gave Excellence in Health Care Compliance awards to Good Shepherd Penn Partners Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse in Philadelphia, Butler Memorial Hospital in Butler County, St. Vincent Health Center in Erie County, HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital in Centre County and Gnaden Huetten Memorial and Palmerton hospitals in Carbon County in recognition of having no health citations or major life safety-code deficiencies during their most recent licensure surveys and building inspections.