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July 18
  • Lower Allen Township-based Members 1st Federal Credit Union participated in the third annual Carlisle Construction Downtown Carlisle Mile, which benefits the Carlisle Employment Skills Center. Pictured, from left, are Jessica Hunter, Melissa Hollis, Nick Smith, Eric Hess and Shawn Woltz. Photo/Submitted
  • Four accountants from the Harrisburg office of SF&Co. participated in a United Way of the Capital Region Bridges Society event at Barnes & Noble, where they chaperones third-grade students from Harrisburg’s Ben Franklin Elementary School. The students picked out books to buy and completed a store scavenger hunt. Pictured is Megan Southard with one of the students. The other participants were Matt Angelo, Joe Bentz and Brandi Manna. Photo/Submitted
  • Upper Allen Township-based Messiah Lifeways’ Pathways Institute for Lifelong Learning took 70 of its students to a performance May 24 of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s circus performance in Derry Township. The trip capped off Pathways’ class on the history of “The Greatest Show on Earth.” Photo/Submitted
  • Lancaster-based Rhoads Energy held a symposium May 7 featuring experts who detailed advantages of propane buses for representatives from area school districts. Photo/Submitted
  • East Pennsboro Township-based Highmark Blue Shield raised about $290,000 May 17 during its ninth annual Walk for a Healthy Community at Harrisburg Area Community College. Pictured, The Deductibles, a band featuring Highmark employees, entertains guests during the event. Photo/Submitted
  • More than 125 riders and their horses participated in the 17th annual York Country Day School Horse Show May 18 at South Branch Farms in Seven Valleys. The event raised $10,000 for York Country Day School’s scholarship fund. Photo/Submitted
  • Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Harrisburg Area volunteers raised more than $15,000 at the May 14 Bruce Springsteen concert at Hersheypark Stadium. Pictured, from left, are Mark Mattern, Hannah Foster, Gina Ushkowitz, Tara Latsha, Kate Hall, Eve Wachhaus, Aaron Wachhaus, Shonica Pasche, Shannon Deatrich and Antron Watson. Photo/Submitted
  • Kori Constein, preschool teacher at the Children’s Learning Center at Landis Homes in Manheim Township, received the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children’s Tylenol National Child Care Teacher Award for her commitment and dedication to the children she serves. Pictured with Constein are students Logan Kramer, left, and Benjamin Doumaux. Photo/Submitted
  • Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce unveiled May 12 a plaque on the front of its building recognizing member businesses that served as naming rights sponsors for a portion of the chamber’s offices. Pictured, from left, are Richard Margut, Northwest Savings Bank; Steve Heisey, TempForce; Margie Yohn, chamber board chairwoman, BeYohnd Mail & Marketing; Patty Naumann, LMS Commercial Real Estate; Robert Hoffman, Beers & Hoffman Architects, who designed the chamber’s offices; and Ed Martel, Jonestown Bank & Trust Co. Photo/Submitted
  • Members of Boy Scout Troop 55 in Lemoyne volunteered to construct two raised wooden gardens for the PinnacleHealth Heart Failure Center in Harrisburg. The gardens will be used to grow herbs and vegetables both as a teaching tool and for patients who are unable to afford healthy foods. Photo/Submitted
  • Swatara Township-based Metro Bank donated $10,000 to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape in East Pennsboro Township in support of its Vision of Hope Gala, which raises funds for child sexual abuse prevention. Pictured, from left, are Gary Nalbandian, Amanda Brigaman and Karen Smith of Metro Bank, and Delilah Rumburg of PCAR. Photo/Submitted
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