The Kidney Foundation of Central PA recently participated in the annual Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on May 21 at Harrisburg Area Community College. Team Nanis came out in full force to raise money for kidney health and those impacted by chronic kidney disease. Team captains Michael and Irene Mills are seen in the center of the first row, dressed in purple. CONTINUE READING
Water Street Ministries recently received a grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation thanks to the help of Murray Securus. From left to right are Paul Pearce, vice president of advancement with Water Street; Richard Rankin, chairman, president and CEO of Murray Securus; Bob Stauffer, CFO and operations director of Water Street; Jack Crowley, president of Water Street; and William Young, account executive at Murray Securus.
Alcoa Foundation recently provided a $2,500 grant to Victory House. In addition, Alcoa Lancaster employees donated over 300 toiletry items such as deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, baby wipes, floss and sunscreen that will be distributed to homeless veterans as they transition at Veterans Victory House. VVH provides 17 rooms and supportive services for veterans at the TLC location at 105 E. King St.
The Pennsylvania Builders Association recently announced that 822 students were awarded a certification from the PBA Endorsed Trade Program at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. The program includes 121 technical programs from 30 different schools throughout the state. Endorsement of a trade program involves a thorough review and evaluation by people working in the construction industry using criteria established by the National Association of Home Builders.
On June 20, Sophia's on Market captured first place in a bake-off sponsored by the Rotary Club of Harrisburg to raise money for the creation of a children's eye clinic at the Hamilton Health Center in Harrisburg that will serve the central Pennsylvania region. Sophia's beat out the sweet treats offered by more than 15 bakers gathered at the Harrisburg Hilton with a salted caramel pot de crème.
Wagman Inc. recently sponsored its second annual Can-struction contest. Offices and job sites were broken into teams and invited to collect canned goods and food for local charities. On the final day, teams had an hour and a half to construct the donations into sculptures. Wagman's Dinwiddie, Va., office claimed first place again this year with their “Wagman Survey Team” sculpture, pictured. “Wagman Kingdom” built by a team at Wagman's corporate York office won second place.
Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP lent a strong show of support to CASA of Lancaster County's SuperHero 5K on June 11 at Landisville Middle School. Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP team members also helped with registration, course direction and runner hydration.
On June 17, First Capital Federal Credit Union staff members helped prepare The ARC of York County's Camp Pennwood for this season's campers. They painted playground equipment, mowed, weeded, power washed and cleaned pavilions. First Capital volunteered as part of the United Way Day of Action.