The Community of Lebanon Association selected Vincent Garcia as 2022 CLA Merritt Marks Businessperson of the Year. Garcia is president of CPA firm Garcia Garman & Shea PC.
A senior vice president, wealth management in Morgan Stanley‘s Camp Hill office, Meron Yemane was recognized by the Association of African American Financial Advisors as a top 50 under 50 performer, with special distinction as the top producer, Wire House.
Patti Husic, president and CEO of Harrisburg-based Centric Financial Corp. and Centric Bank, has been selected from hundreds of national top-tier female bankers as one of American Banker’s Most Powerful Women to Watch.
Elizabethtown College Dean of the School of Engineering, Math and Computer Science and Associate Professor of Engineering Sara Atwood was named winner of the 2022 Women in Tech Diversity/Inclusion Award. The announcement was made at the sixth annual WIT Awards event, presented Sept. 14 in Harrisburg by the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Treasury’s Transparency Portal has received the 2022 Government Experience Project Award from the Center for Digital Government. Presented at the virtual GovX Summit, the award recognizes the achievements and best practices of states, cities and counties that are improving the experience of government and how citizen services are delivered.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Lebanon VA Medical Center announced that it was named the top VA Medical Center in the country for patient experience. The medical center and its five associated community clinics received the award during the VA’s annual Customer Experience Symposium held Sept. 7-8 in Washington, D.C. This is the second consecutive year the local veterans’ health care system received the prestigious national honor for patient and employee satisfaction.
Mechanicsburg-based Select Medical announced that 16 of its inpatient rehabilitation hospitals have been named to Newsweek’s 2022 list of America’s Best Physical Rehab Centers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Hummelstown.
Jenna Davis, an assistant professor of nursing at York College’s Dr. Donald E. and Lois J. Myers School of Nursing and Health Professions and a neonatal intensive care registered nurse at WellSpan York Hospital, earned the Robyn Main Excellence in Clinical Practice Award from the National Association of Neonatal Nurses.
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Awards during its in-person gala at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia. A total of 86 entries in 80 categories were recognized, honoring excellence in television news, programming and achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and parts of Ohio and West Virginia.
WHP CBS21, Harrisburg, was awarded the Emmy for Newscast – Evening – Smaller Markets, while WGAL-TV, Lancaster, and WPMT Fox43, York, won three awards each and WHTM abc27, Harrisburg, captured two awards.
Penn State University College of Medicine in Hershey received a $300,000 Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant and a $200,000 Young Investigator Grant Hyundai from Hope On Wheels, a nonprofit supported by Hyundai Motor America and its more than 820 U.S. dealers. The 2022 annual research and programmatic grants from the organization totaled $15 million.
Fulton Bank, a subsidiary of Fulton Financial Corp., donated $10,000 to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.
Regional premier advisory firm Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz raised $3,535 to benefit the United Way of the Capital Region through the BSSF 2022 Mini Golf Tournament. The tournament was held Aug. 24 at BSSF’s Camp Hill office, with 20 teams comprised of more than 80 players participating in the event.
Mechanicsburg-based West Shore Home installed a new shower for 96-year-old World War II veteran Donald Shank of Manheim as part of its West Shore for Warriors initiative, dedicated to serving U.S. veterans, active military members and their families. West Shore Home removed Shank’s old cast iron tub and replaced it with a walk-in shower with grab bars and a teak shower seat for safety.
Midwest Food Bank, Middletown, was the recipient of a donation from Mechanicsburg-based Pennsylvania American Water. The utility made $40,000 in donations to community food banks across the commonwealth, supporting more than 200,000 meals.
Chambersburg-based F&M Trust recently donated $5,000 to the American Heart Association, Capital Region, which serves Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Perry and York counties.
Plants & Pints, the family-friendly, plant-based, community event held in Strawberry Square in late August, presented checks for $2,000 each to Downtown Daily Bread and Harrisburg River Rescue & Emergency Services from the event proceeds.
ON THE MOVE
RDL Property LLC purchased Route 15 Beverage Express at 9 Tristan Drive, Carroll Township. The sale included the malt or brewed beverage license, real estate and other assets of the business. The new owners plan to operate Dillsburg’s local beverage store as usual. NAI CIR represented both parties.
Edwin L. Heim Co. purchased industrial properties at 1001 S. 14th St., Harrisburg, for $1.65 million. The sale comprised four buildings totaling 27,521 square feet and on 18 parcels. NAI CIR represented the buyer.
Skulsky Properties LLC purchased an 18,985-square-foot building at 3301 Hoffman St., Harrisburg, as an investment property. Both tenants, Focal Point and Levin Promotional, will remain. NAI CIR handled the transaction.
Cumberland County Veterans Affairs will now be known as the Office of Veterans Affairs and Services to better reflect the county’s role in serving and advocating for veterans. While the office does not provide state and federal services, it will assist veterans in applying for benefits and advocate on their behalf.
Hometown Refurnishing, a used furniture and home decor store in an historic building in downtown Ephrata, will be moving in January from the former Sprecher’s Hardware, 24 E. Main St., to 20 Snyder Lane in Clay Township.
Above Da Rim LLC has purchased 140 Paxton St. and 406 River St., Harrisburg, from 1524 Cedar Cliff Dr LP. Its current location on Paxton Street in Harrisburg specializes in commercial vehicle window tint and body shop services, car audio, sound systems, tire, rims and car detailing. The 140 Paxton St. and River Street sites will be additional locations for the business. Campbell Commercial Real Estate Inc. handled the transaction.
Fernandez Realty LLC purchased the 4,216-square-foot mixed-use building at 308 N. Second St., Harrisburg. This investment property is comprised of a retail storefront on the first floor and three apartments above. NAI CIR represented the buyer.
Peters & Wasilefski leased the 2,629-square-foot garden-level suite at 1035 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg. The law firm relocated from its former office on North Front Street in Harrisburg. NAI CIR handled the transaction.
Hanover Terminal Inc. leased 48,360 square feet of warehouse space at 1700 Harrisburg Pike, Middlesex Township. The space will be used for overflow storage. NAI CIR and NAI Robert Lynn handled the transaction.
Straight Mind Way LLC leased 1,800 square feet of retail space at 1274 Lititz Pike, Manheim Township, from Cedar Golden Triangle LLC. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the tenant.
Dragon Marett LLC leased 2,400 square feet of retail space at 4346-4348 N. George St., East Manchester Township, from Debra and Elwood McManus Jr. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord.
Kritunga LLC leased 7,200 square feet of retail space at 4900 Carlisle Pike, Hampden Township, from Hampden Center Inc. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord.
Hess Fitness Enterprises LLC leased 7,610 square feet of retail space at 241 W. Roseville Road, Lancaster, Manheim Township, from GNJ Roseville LP. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord.
H&R Block Eastern Enterprises Inc. leased 1,500 square feet of retail space at East Main Street and Pleasant Valley Road, Ephrata Township, from Property Investing and Management Inc. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord.
Let’s Get It Pizza Co. LLC leased 2,000 square feet of retail space at 1234 Millersville Pike, Lancaster Township, from Montgomery ACQ LLC. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the tenant.
BK Cakery LLC leased 2,450 square feet of retail space at 3548 Gettysburg Road, Lower Allen Township, from 44 N. Queen Street LLC. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord.
Edward D. Jones & Co. LP leased 1,040 square feet of retail space at 2900 Whiteford Road, Springettsbury Township, from LAW Meadowbrook LLC. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord.
ManeClass HairHealth and HairStyle LLC leased 1,078 square feet of retail space at 320 Market St., Harrisburg, from Strawberry Square Associates. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord.
Susquehanna Apparel LLC leased 3,000 square feet of industrial space at 75 Acco Drive, York Township, from ACCO Properties LP. Bennett Williams Commercial represented both parties.
- Troyer leased 1,493 square feet of office space at 2 Waterford Professional Center, York Township, from Waterford Associates. Bennett Williams Commercial represented both parties.
Leonhardt Metal Worx Inc. leased 6,547 square feet of industrial space at 555 Centennial Ave., Penn Township (York County), from H.B.H. Management Inc. Bennett Williams Commercial represented both parties.
Auto Paint Revolution leased 1,800 square feet of retail space at 1820 Columbia Ave., Manor Township, from A. Kontis and E. Kontis. Bennett Williams Commercial represented both parties.
RE Rosemont Holdings GP LP purchased 6,400 square feet of retail space at 530 N. Progress Ave., Susquehanna Township, from Progress Elmerton LP. Bennett Williams Commercial represented both parties.
130 W. King LLC purchased 21,400 square feet of mixed-use space at 130 W. King St., East Berlin, from T.R. and M.L. Nell. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the seller.
267 Cherry St. LLC purchased 5,100 square feet of industrial space at 267 Cherry St., Red Lion, from H.A. and C.J. Lohss. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the seller.
Colletti Inc. purchased 1,568 square feet of retail space at 100 N. Broad St., York, from F.A. Poff. Bennett Williams Commercial represented both parties.
Viking Mill Associates LP purchased 2,170 square feet of retail space at 152 S. Antrim Way, Greencastle, from ADC Atlantic Properties LLC. Bennett Williams Commercial represented the seller.
Natural Lands Trust Inc. purchased 158 acres in Rapho, South Londonderry and West Cornwall townships from Murry Development Co. Bennett Williams Commercial represented both parties.