Lancaster Equity, a community development corporation, made a $10,000 contribution to Housing Development Corp. MidAtlantic to purchase energy efficient refrigerators at Duke Manor Apartments in Lancaster. Duke Manor Apartments is an affordable housing community home to 80 households. HDC MidAtlantic has been managing the apartment community since 1981. Dan Jurman, president of CAP of Lancaster County, presented $10,000 to HDC MidAtlantic President and CEO Michael R. Carper at Duke Manor Apartments in Lancaster. Pictured from left are, Nancy Batchelder, HDC MidAtlantic operations manager; Jaime Shillady, Duke Manor Apartments community manager; Jim Dougherty, Fulton Bank; Carper; Jurman; Ed Gower, HDC MidAtlantic senior facilities manager and Ray D'Agostino, LHOP CEO. CONTINUE READING
A groundbreaking was recently held for Infinity Charter School's new building on a six-acre property purchased by the school at 5405 Locust Lane in Lower Paxton Township. Pictured, from left, are Dawn Brotherton, Matthew Blaylock, Suzanne Gausman, Michelle Coleman, Michelle Haring, Megan Mines-Hall and Shelley Fredericks. The new building project, designed by Crabtree, Rohrbaugh and Associates, includes 4,000 square feet of renovation and 23,000 square feet of new construction. Lobar Construction will complete the three-story, 15-room facility.
Cornerstone Federal Credit Union employees selected Salvation Army, serving the greater Carlisle area, as its charity of choice for December. A check for $250 was presented to the nonprofit from employee jeans days and monetary donations from members. Major John Riley, the Salvation Army Carlisle Corps commanding officer/pastor, left, and Alma Riley, the Salvation Army Carlisle Corps commanding officer/pastor, right, are presented a check by Lauren Kell, marketing assistant at Cornerstone Federal Credit Union, center.
Two teams from Lemoyne-based RSR Realtors raised $360 during Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School's Mini-THON on Jan. 28 to benefit children fighting cancer and their families. Money raised for the event benefited the Four Diamonds Fund, which helps children being treated at Penn State Children's Hospital. Pictured are members of RSR Mini-THON team, standing, from left, Charity Castner, Sue Rupp, Bill Rothman, Derek Bicksler and Hank Straub. Kneeling from left, Caroline Mellinger, Alyssa Brewer, Jola Rothman and Dede Rothman.
DOCEO Office Solutions gave back to the community through its DOCEO Gives Back donation program. A total of $10,570 was divided equally and given to both the ALS Association and the American Cancer Society. Pictured, from left, are Seth Lewis, Danielle Lavetan of the American Society, Amy Haines and Michael Black.
Orrstown Bank recently donated $10,000 to The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties in continued support of its inclusive Early Education Centers in Perry County through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program. The donation will allow families in Perry County to have easier access to high-quality pre-kindergarten education. Pictured, from left, are John Reardon, CPARC executive director; Jory Glaser, Orrstown Bank; Christina Dudley, Orrstown Bank; Tia Bruner, EEC director; and Anne Couldridge, CPARC director of development.
During the fourth quarter of 2016, First Capital Federal Credit Union held a credit card promotion to benefit the York Cancer Center. The promotion stated that for every person who opened a credit card from October through December, First Capital would donate $2 to the York Cancer Center.
On Jan. 19, Central Penn College students were invited to visit the Capital BlueCross Theatre for a clothing drive to help jumpstart their professional wardrobes. Racks of gently used garments were on hand for students to browse and try on. All outfits chosen by students were given to them for free. More than 50 students came out for the event. The clothing was donated by faculty, staff and community members.