Wagman offices in two states collected Halloween candy and other frequently requested items for holiday care packages sent to troops. Wagman’s York offices and Berryville, Va., office collected items for Support Our American Recruits, while Wagman’s Dinwiddie, Va., office collected items for Operation Gratitude. The donations included cards signed by employees and cards colored by children who attended Take Your Child to Work Day. CONTINUE READING
On Dec. 10, CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health, a Lancaster nonprofit, treated families they serve and volunteers to a free pancake breakfast with Santa, face painting and balloon animals. A Lancaster-based dental center and a behavioral health center will open in 2017. From left are staff members Tiffany Keim, program coordinator; Phil Goropoulos, president; Mary Wubbolt, dental hygienist; and Gerardo Diaz, project coordinator.
The Society for Marketing Professional Services, Central Pennsylvania Chapter completed its third annual A/E/C Industry Golfing “Fore” Business four-person scramble at the Conestoga Country Club in Lancaster. More than 80 golfers participated. This year’s event raised $1,000 to benefit Leg Up Farm, a nonprofit therapy center in York County for children with special needs.
The Salvation Army York Christmas Food Box Packing community service project packed more than 900 boxes of food to be distributed this Christmas to local families. More than 30 PennAir Associates and family members participated. This is the fourth year PennAir has supported The Salvation Army.
Approximately 1,800 Giant associates adopted 180 local families in need through the Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region. The associates filled two tractor-trailers with gifts for the families including clothes, toys, bikes, skateboards, gift cards and more. Several Giant associates were on hand Dec. 12 to help unload the donations at the Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region.
Mid Penn Bank employees held a “No Shave November” campaign and raised $11,000 for Penn State Cancer Institute. The bank’s donation will support prostate cancer research that is being performed by Dr. Jay D. Raman, chief of the Division of Urology at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Throughout the month of November, male employees at Mid Penn Bank were challenged to grow their facial hair and remain unshaven in support of changing the face of men’s health.
Six members of the Hershey Bears recently visited with children and their families at Penn State Children’s Hospital. Riley Barber, Madison Bowey, Liam O’Brien, Zach Sanford, Tyler Lewington, Aaron Ness and Coco, the team mascot, signed autographs and posed for photos. The players also worked on crafts with patients and their siblings. The visit was one of several that Bears players typically make to the Children’s Hospital each season.
Area communicators and marketers networked with fellow professionals and sampled some Pennsylvania wines at this year's Joint Winter Social at Castlerigg Wine Shop, 110 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Members of the International Association of Business Communicators, Harrisburg chapter; Public Relations Society of America, Central Pa. chapter; and the Pennsylvania Public Relations Society gathered for an evening of networking, socializing, food and drink. Additionally, attendees raised 40 pounds in donations for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.