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Lemoyne financial company targeting blue collar growth

Jeffrey West was looking over the geographic territory of his client base — what he calls his heat map — when he noticed something about York County, especially the southern portion of it: There are a lot of people making good blue-collar wages who might need financial advice.

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Lancaster County event-planning business changes name

Lancaster County-based Alegre Concierge Services has announced that is has changed its name to Alegre Events, along with adding two new employees. The event-planning business operating out of Penn Township is not changing its scope or focus, company officials said, but is renaming to better reflect their offerings that include consulting, corporate and non-profit event ...

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Hershey in talks to acquire NC nutrition bar maker

The Hershey Co. expects to close on a $395 million deal by the end of the year with a Charlotte, North Carolina, nutrition bar manufacturer. One Brands LLC, a nutrition bar company with an emphasis on low-sugar and high-protein snacks has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the Derry Township-based Hershey Co. ...

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Notes from your CPA: 2017 tax law requires strategic refresh for nonprofits

Tax experts agree: adjusting to new accounting standards and the effects of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act can make the nonprofit world more confusing – and challenging. Here are some tips to help ensure your nonprofit, one of more than 13,000 operating in Pennsylvania, maintains the strong financial backing it needs to continue its meaningful work while meeting today’s state and federal regulations.

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Laboratory, Analytical & Biological Services of New Oxford relied on a federally-funded SBA 504 loan through Adams Economic Alliance to move from East Berlin and ren-ovate a larger facility, shown above, near Cross Keys in eastern Adams County. PHOTO/SUBMITTED

SBA loan fuels growth of Adams lab

When Fred Richstien II sought financing last fall to expand his business in Adams County, he heard about a federal loan program that might help him achieve his vision.. By summer, he had a financing package totaling $845,000 in hand for his company, Laboratory, Analytical & Biological Services, or LABS, of New Oxford, part of which included a Small Business Administration 504 loan facilitated by the Adams Economic Alliance.

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Rite Aid announces new CEO

Rite Aid Corp. announced Monday morning that a new leader has been found to run the embattled company, taking over management immediately. Heyward Donigan, a longtime executive in the health care industry, will serve as Rite Aid’s CEO and join the board of directors.

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