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Members 1st Federal Credit Union associates recently participated in a highway cleanup along the Interstate 81/Route 581 interchange to pick up trash for Adopt-A-Highway. The Adopt-A-Highway program is designed to keep Pennsylvania roadways litter-free and beautiful.
Members 1st Federal Credit Union associates recently participated in a highway cleanup along the Interstate 81/Route 581 interchange to pick up trash for Adopt-A-Highway. The Adopt-A-Highway program is designed to keep Pennsylvania roadways litter-free and beautiful. DeSouza Brown Inc. donated $6,835 to The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central PA. Eleven area businesses partnered with DeSouza Brown, including Bailey Landscaping, Chivas Painting, Classic Dry Cleaners, Konhaus Printing, RestoreCore, Touch of Color, Waste Management, Wilmar, IFR Furniture, Flinchy’s and Mid State Carpet to sponsor the 4th annual Chicken BBQ to raise money for The Ronald McDonald House of Hershey. From left are Paula Gribble, Robbin Roth, Kim Reardon, Patrice Stillwell, Michelle Stevenson, Loni Greene, Kristin Morrissey, Jas Jonas and Jamie Zurat. SevenBridge Financial Group served as the presenting sponsor at the Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership’s annual tribute dinner, this year honoring Realtor and community advocate Mary C. Eberly as the Person of the Year. From left are Deborah McCreary, treasurer of the Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership and owner of Eckels Ice Cream Fountain; Taylor Eisenberger, DMP secretary and owner of Taylored for You bridal boutique; Charles Eberly, managing partner of SevenBridge Financial Group; Larry DeFluri, managing partner, SevenBridge Financial Group; and David Galloway, president of the Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership and a partner with Walters & Galloway. The Junior League of Lancaster, PA Inc. announced its new president, Ann Carter, and its 2016-2017 board of directors. In the front row, from left, are Beth Valentin, recording secretary; Carter; Sarah Ganse, president-elect; Nicole Clair, nominating chair. Back row, from left, are Angela Ward, parliamentarian; Kate Mullen, placement chair; Samantha Besnoff, treasurer; Carolyn Witwer, VP membership development; Libby Roman, VP community impact; Carol Graham, sustainer board chair and past president; Erica Croce, VP communications; Debi Chen-Sloan, VP fund development. Young professionals from the Lancaster office of RKL LLP visited Wickersham Elementary in the School District of Lancaster on Sept. 9 to deliver school supplies donated as part of the firm's annual school supply drive. Pictured with Wickersham students, back row, from left, are Jeremy Witmer of RKL's Business Consulting Services Group and Rachel Horst, Steve Roth and Alison Dowdrick of RKL's Audit Services Group. Dr. Michael B. Younes from Martin Foot and Ankle helped raised more than $100,000 for the Young Survival Coalition during the Tour De Pink bike ride in September. Dr. Younes and his team, The Clydesdales, participate in the 220-mile bike ride annually, but this year they raised the most funds compared to the other teams. They had a new member join their 28 rider team: a woman stricken with breast cancer for a second time, with metastases to her bone and liver. First Capital Engineering participated in a casual day on Sept. 29 in an effort to raise money for the Margaret E. Moul Home, a local long-term care facility providing services for adults with special needs such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida. The York County-based civil engineering firm raised over $325. Pictured, from left, are some of the participants: Joe Gurney, Scott Gunnet, Diane Kosicki, Diane Phan, Cheryl Frazer, Erin Thomas, Jacob Dortch, company President John Luciani, Mike White, Paul Shaefer, and Tom Fox. Associates in Ahold USA's produce department recently donated $2,500 to Project SHARE. Pictured from left behind the check are Elaine Livas, Project SHARE; Dave Lessard, vice president of produce, Ahold USA; Joe Kloza, Project SHARE; and Rob Palmeri, category manager, produce merchandising, Ahold USA, along with the entire produce merchandising team. The donation was the result of a department decorating contest at the Ahold USA corporate office located at 1149 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle. Employees from Brechbill & Helman Construction Company Inc. participated in the fifth annual Diakon Outdoor Adventure Challenge in Boiling Springs on Sept. 17. It was the company’s third year participating in the event as a Trail Marker sponsor. Pictured from left are Kristi Meier, Morgan Hukill, April Knepper and Deb Cordell. The Paxton Presbyterian Church will receive $1,000 and Shalom House will receive $500 after a volunteer from each organization received Rotary Club of Harrisburg's “Service Above Self Award'' for 2016. Barbara Greenwood of Paxton Presbyterian and Marsha Fortney of Shalom House, a shelter for women and children, received the annual award this week during a lunch meeting of the Rotary Club of Harrisburg at the Harrisburg Hilton. Pictured from left are Fortney, J. Stephen Feinour, Harrisburg Rotary president, and Greenwood. With contributions by Red Lion Chevrolet, its customers and neighbors, General Manager Wes McCullar delivered 15 bags of new school supplies to the Red Lion Area School District. The supplies will be used by students in need. Pictured from left are McCullar; Kim Schlemmer, assistant superintendent, Red Lion Area School District; and Libby Stambaugh, principal, Pleasant View Elementary School. On Sept. 8, Belco Community Credit Union employees attended a Lancaster Barnstormers game and donated $300 to Our Lady of Angels Little League team as part of a Little League fundraiser. Belco will partner with the Barnstormers to help revamp the Ephrata Baseball Little League field for next year’s baseball season. The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Adams-York Sports Performance and Hickory Falls Family Entertainment Center, hosted the third annual Corporate Challenge on Sept. 16, sponsored by McDonalds. The event raised over $4,000 to benefit the chamber's workforce development initiatives. The team from Clark's NA took first place in the afternoon's events. Staff at Manheim Auto Auction kicked off the American Red Cross Central Pennsylvania Region’s annual Totes of Hope Campaign when they delivered close to 70 backpacks plus additional items to be used to fill backpacks to the Red Cross office in Harrisburg on Sept. 22. Reilly Wolfson was a sponsor of the Lebanon Valley Family YMCA’s annual Evening at the Mansions on Aug. 20. Held at Brasenhill and Stone House in Lebanon, the event, which celebrated Hollywood glamour from the 1950s and 1960s, raised nearly $34,000, up $3,000 from last year’s total. Pictured from left are firm partners Paul C. Bametzreider and Colleen S. Gallo at the event. The Law Offices of Dale E. Anstine served as the official sponsor of the 2016 York Revolution Home Run Blast benefiting the Catholic Harvest Food Pantry. The local law firm recently presented the pantry with a $1,775 donation in honor of the Revolution’s 71 home runs. Pictured, from left, are Kris Pollick, director of the Catholic Harvest Food Pantry; Eric Menzer, president of the York Revolution; and David Pollick, a managing partner of the Law Offices of Dale E. Anstine.

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