Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Sheri Collins participated in an event to promote Touchdowns Against Cancer, a partnership between PLEDGE IT, a leading sports fundraising platform, MaxPreps and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Partnership to support childhood cancer awareness and fundraising. PLEDGE IT is a Harrisburg-based technology company. Scott Shirley, CEO of PLEDGE IT, is joined by Collins and players from Salisbury Township and Red Land PLEDGE IT staff. CONTINUE READING
Julie Rockey, chairwoman and founder of the Ta-Ta Trot 5K Run/Walk, presented a check for $14,267.65 to The Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital in support of its breast cancer survivorship program. Pictured, from left, are Katrina Emery, office coordinator, and Michelle Heimbach, surgical scheduler at The Thrya M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical; Julie Rockey, Ta-Ta Trot chairwoman and founder; and John Turner, MD, FACS, clinical co-manager at the Center for Breast Health.
Wagman hosted its annual summer version of “Take Your Child to Work Day” in the York office on Aug. 5. The event invites employees to bring their children/grandchildren to work. Older children were welcome to shadow employees for the day and a program for children of all ages was planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program included a presentation featuring history, notable construction projects and careers in construction.
Members of the PinnacleHealth Community Life Team accept the 2016 Mission: Lifeline award sponsored by the American Heart Association on Aug. 25. This award recognizes EMS services across the county that have demonstrated “continued success” in “applying the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and outcomes” in all cardiac care. From left are paramedic Jake Evans, EMT Andy Damon and paramedic Kevin Piersol.
Walmart associates volunteered to feed students on the first day of school Aug. 29 at the Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster’s Jack Walker Clubhouse. The volunteer effort coincided with Boys & Girls Club receiving a $104,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to support its Supper Club program. Pictured from left, are Lancaster Walmart associate Milagros Ruiz, manager Jay Benjamin, and associates Betsy Hernandez, Diane Yoder and Lexa Negron.
Harrisburg Area Community College students of the Gettysburg campus completed 120 hours of certified nursing assistant training Aug. 23 at SpiriTrust Lutheran, The Village at Gettysburg. Front row, from left are students Robin Welty, Katlyn Ball and Denzel Lewis. Back row, from left, are Desiree Layman, Kimberly Stoudt, Courtney Mercer and Davi Mirandea.
The team at Art Communication Systems volunteered at Downtown Daily Bread in Harrisburg on Aug. 28. Throughout the afternoon, they served 84 people. Pictured are Amy Van Kirk, Rebecca Ford, Frank Ramirez and Wilson Wolfe.
The Colonial Park Rotary Club recently celebrated its annual Community Giving Day by presenting donation checks totaling $11,550 to several community organizations. Colonial Park Rotary Club immediate past President Aaron Hoke, front row, far right, is joined by volunteers from the community organizations.